Adjunct Faculty for Problem-Based Learning (PBL) for PA Studies

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Adjunct Faculty for Problem-Based Learning (PBL) for PA Studies

Chatham University is accepting applications for Adjunct Faculty for our Physician Assistant Studies program.

Chatham University strives to promote a campus environment that understands and embraces multiculturalism while increasing individuals' intercultural competence. We actively work to build and sustain a diverse and culturally vibrant campus, which promotes employee and student success and retention. Learn more at: .

Position Summary:

The adjunct will facilitate PBL (Problem-Based Learning) sessions 3 times a week for 5-week instructional unit(s).

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Facilitate PBL sessions 3 times a week for 3.5-4 hours each for the duration of each PBL unit.
  • Facilitate a number of units per academic year as agreed upon by the PBL Coordinators and PBL Adjunct not to exceed 5 units per academic year.
  • Attend facilitator meetings once or twice weekly as scheduled by the PBL Coordinators.
  • Attend one of two options for an end-of-unit meeting.
  • Grade both the MCQ remediations and PMA written exam as assigned by the PBL Coordinators for any unit that they also facilitate.
  • Review the exam material prior to the deadline given by the PBL Coordinator, which typically occurs prior to the start of each PBL unit.
Required Qualifications:
  • PBL adjuncts must be board-certified PAs.
Desired Qualifications:
  • 3 years of clinical experience.
How to Apply:

Applications accepted only via (direct link is ) and follow the instructions to complete the application process. To ensure full consideration, please include:
  • Cover Letter outlining your qualifications for the position
  • Curriculum Vitae or Resume
  • Contact information for three professional references
All application materials should be uploaded at the same time at the time of application. The system will not allow applicants to make edits to their applications after submission.

Chatham University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity. Persons of color, women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups are highly encouraged to apply. Chatham University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, or national origin.


Founded in 1869, Chatham University has an enrollment of over 2,200 students across over 60 undergraduate and graduate programs in our areas of excellence: sustainability & health, business & communications, and the arts & sciences. 

As the alma mater of environmental icon Rachel Carson '29, Chatham is perennially ranked as one of the "greenest" colleges in the United States. 

Located in Pittsburgh, PA—one of the country's most livable cities and great college towns—Chatham is composed of three distinct locations: the historic arboretumShadyside CampusChatham Eastside in the fast-growing East End; and Eden Hall Campus, one of the world's most sustainable campuses. 

Chatham's mission is "to prepare students to build lives of purpose, value, and fulfilling preparing graduates to be informed and engaged citizens in their communities; to recognize and respect diversity of culture, identity, and opinion; and to live sustainably." Building on this mission, Chatham is committed to creating a supportive and inclusive learning, living, and working environment for all members of the campus community. 

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