Program Director of Physician Assistant Studies Master's Program

Program Director of Physician Assistant Studies Master's Program

Program Director of Physician Assistant Studies Master's Program


Non-tenure-track Faculty


Graduate Studies - Physician Assistant Studies

Agnes Scott College invites applications for a full-time, open rank faculty program director of its new master’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies. Launching in August 2025, the program will educate students as they become highly-skilled physician assistants who demonstrate clinical excellence, lead inclusively, and serve their patients and communities.

The program director will provide the vision and leadership necessary to develop a nationally recognized PA program. The ideal candidate will possess academic excellence, clinical expertise, and program administration experience. Reporting directly to the Associate Vice President and Dean for Graduate Studies, the program director will be responsible for developing clinical sites in the metro-Atlanta area, hiring and supervising faculty and staff as the program grows, coordinating the curriculum, conducting program assessment and leading the program through the ARC-PA accreditation process, among other key functions. Additionally, the director will participate in the admission process and the supervision of staff as required by ARC-PA..

The program director will teach two courses per year in addition to administering the program. This is a 12-month, full-time non-tenure track faculty position, with a start date of August 1, 2023.

Successful candidates will be licensed or license-eligible as a physician assistant in the State of Georgia, and have a master’s degree or higher in physician assistant studies or related field. Commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, and experience working with diverse populations is required. Additionally, candidates will have experience in program leadership, ARC-PA accreditation, budget management, PA faculty and staff development, and clinical site development and stewardship. Active involvement with professional societies is preferred.

Review of applications begins January 15, 2023, and will continue until the position is filled. To ensure full review of your application, please submit your completed application by January 15, 2023 . Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Application materials should be directed to the associate vice president and dean for graduate studies, Dr. Kelly Ball ( ) with the subject line “Application: PA Director.”

Applications should include a cover letter that addresses a vision for the program, curriculum vitae, and names and contact details for 3 professional references. Materials should be compiled as a single file attachment. Additional materials such as a teaching statement, evidence of teaching effectiveness and/or a statement of the candidate’s commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion may be requested of all candidates as the search progresses. Official graduate transcripts will be required before hiring. Please note that it is college policy to hire candidates who are legally authorized to work in the United States.

Agnes Scott College is a highly selective, independent national liberal arts college for women and offers multiple coeducational graduate and post-baccalaureate programs. The college is located in metropolitan Atlanta. An equal opportunity employer, Agnes Scott College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, disability or genetic information, gender identity, gender expression or any other characteristic protected by law in its employment. Agnes Scott College has a strong commitment to diversity and urges members of underrepresented groups to apply.

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