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ASHS - Assistant/Associate Professor, Physician Assistant Program

A.T. Still University
Arizona, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Apr 4, 2024

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

ASHS - Assistant/Associate Professor, Physician Assistant Program

Job Category: Faculty
Requisition Number: ASHSA002796
Full Time
Mesa, AZ 85206, USAMesa, AZ 85206, USA

Job Details

A.T. Still University's Arizona School of Health Sciences is seeking full-time exempt Assistant/Associate Faculty for the Physician Assistant Studies program on the Mesa, Arizona campus. This position reports to the Director of Didactic Education and will teach, evaluate, and counsel students, and provide departmental administrative support.

Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Assist the DDE and Chair in the development, content, implementation, and evaluation of the curriculum for programs within the PA Department.
  • Provide guidance and direction to department staff and faculty involved in the coordination and instruction of the curriculum.
  • Teach, evaluate, and counsel students.
  • Provide liaison with appropriate offices and departments involved in medical allied health education with external agencies useful to didactic instructions.
  • Secure, orient, and evaluate adjunct faculty.
  • Provide feedback to instructors to help them improve their teaching skills.
  • Assist DDE and Chair in evaluating teaching and learning effectiveness of curriculum.
  • Counsel students with academic and professionalism issues, referring them to appropriate personnel as needed.
  • Assist the DDE and Chair in maintaining ongoing progress for evaluating and reporting the teaching/learning effectiveness of the curriculum to be incorporated in the ongoing self-study.
  • Interact with key external organizations to enhance the role of programs within the PA Department.
  • Assist with the preparation of grants, reports, and self-studies related to funding and accreditation.
  • Assist with the preparation of handout materials, audiovisual aids, and any other assistance needed by instructors.
  • Monitor student progress with assistance from instructors; serve as a primary academic advisor for a cohort of students.
  • Review educational literature and learning media to keep faculty abreast of new teaching/learning strategies.
  • Assist in reviewing applications, interviewing, and selecting candidates for programs within the PA Department.
  • Other duties as assigned by the department chair.

Education & Experience:
  • Master's degree required. Doctoral degree preferred.
  • Two to three years of healthcare experience required.
  • At least one year of educational experience in a faculty leadership role is preferred.
  • Knowledge of PA practice competencies.
  • Strong ability to develop and deliver medical course instruction.

ATSU offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, and vision coverages, among more. If eligible, employee-elected benefits would begin the first of the month following hire date. For more information, please visit:


Required Multitasking Intermediate

Teamwork Intermediate

Planning & Organizing Intermediate





Masters or better.

Required 2-3 years: Healthcare experience

Licenses & Certifications

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