Adjunct Physician Assistant Faculty – Anatomy

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Adjunct Physician Assistant Faculty – Anatomy

At PCOM, we espouse to grow a culturally competent workforce to advance healthcare that touches the lives of underserved communities. Diversity and inclusion is the core component of our institutional identity and a key pillar of PCOM’s strategic vision. Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine affirms that diversity and inclusion are crucial to the intellectual vitality of the campus community. It is through freedom of exchange over different ideas and viewpoints in supportive environments that our graduates develop the critical thinking and citizenship skills that will benefit them throughout their lives.

Since 1899, PCOM has trained highly competent, caring physicians, health practitioners, and behavioral scientists who practice a “whole person” approach to care - treating people, not just symptoms. As the field of medicine has changed, we've changed with it - adapting our program offerings to better meet the needs of healthcare providers and the communities they serve. At the main campus in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (PCOM), the branch campus in Suwanee, Georgia (PCOM Georgia), and our newest location in Moultrie, Georgia (PCOM South Georgia), PCOM students learn to approach problem-solving in a more professional, more team-oriented manner, which prepares them to work successfully in integrated healthcare settings with other health professionals. At Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine you will be part of a caring, professional, and committed community focused on making the PCOM experience the best possible for our students.

We are currently seeking to fill our Adjunct Physician Assistant Faculty – Anatomy position at the Philadelphia campus with a highly qualified and passionate individual.

Job Title: Adjunct Physician Assistant Faculty – Anatomy

Department: Physician Assistant

Reports To: Chairperson or her/his designee

Primary Location: Philadelphia

Employment Type: Non-Exempt

Position Summary:

The Master of Physician Assistant Studies Program within the College of Health Sciences is seeking an instructor of anatomy on the Philadelphia, PA campus. This is an exciting opportunity for an individual to educate PA students and cultivate learning through traditional and innovative approaches in lecture based learning and cadaver dissection lab.


The anatomy course is a 6 credit hour course that is delivered through in person instruction. The course is approximately 10 weeks in length beginning at the start of June and concluding the first week of August. This course entails a lecture component and human cadaver dissection lab component. Lecture and lab are typically delivered 3 times per week. Designated lecture and lab time will total about 15 – 20 hours weekly. Several graduate students will serve as teaching assistants to aid in the delivery of instruction during the lab and outside of designated lab time. Student assessments consist of several computerized exams and practical assessments. A PA faculty member will serve as a course liaison to provide guidance and assistance with administrative aspects of the course.

Anatomy Faculty Duties and Responsibilities:

· Serve as a course director for the anatomy course which is comprised of lecture and lab components

· Develop learning objectives to guide student learning

· Prepare and deliver instruction in traditional lecture based format

· Deliver instruction and provide oversight in human cadaver dissection lab

· Participate in the creation and refinement of lecture based exam questions

· Participate in the creation of practical lab based exam questions

· Evaluate student academic performance

· Provide academic advisement to PA students

· Assist in student remediation

· Oversee anatomy teaching assistants

· Communicate and collaborate with PA faculty in the design, coordination, and implementation of the course

Required Education and Experience:

Minimum of a Master's degree
Teaching experience

Compensation: Competitive and commensurate with experience.

PCOM is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration. We adhere to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.



Since 1899, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM) has trained healthcare professionals to see the whole person—not just the symptoms. We focus on preventative health—developing attitudes and lifestyles that help prevent disease—as part of our comprehensive approach to providing high quality, holistic care.

At PCOM, we continue to strengthen the worlds of health and science by providing our students with unique opportunities to work in teams across disciplines in a dynamic medical school environment at our Philadelphia, PA; Suwanee, GA and Moultrie, GA locations.

At Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, you will be part of a community of caring, professional and committed individuals who focus on making the PCOM experience the best possible for our students.

Why Work at PCOM?

Our dedication to academic and institutional excellence drives everything we do. As a PCOM employee at our Philadelphia, PA Suwanee, GA or Moultrie, GA locations, you can make a meaningful contribution to the continued success and improvement of the College.

At PCOM, you can become part of our rich heritage, enjoy a competitive compensation and benefits package, and take advantage of opportunities for professional and personal growth. Our professional development programs include leadership training and mentoring as well as diversity, equity and inclusion certificates.

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