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Clinical Education Director/Clinical Assistant Professor, Physician Assistant Studies

Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
Indiana, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Apr 29, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Other Education, Health & Medicine, Medicine, Other Health & Medicine
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Clinical Education Director/Clinical Assistant Professor, Physician Assistant Studies


The Department of Physician Assistant Studies in the School of Health & Human Sciences at Indiana University invites applications for a 12-month clinical assistant professor to fill the role of Clinical Education Director. The successful applicant will oversee the clinical phase of the program’s curriculum. Responsibilities include clinical placement, recruitment of clinical preceptors and sites, conduct clinical site visits, orient clinical instructional faculty, evaluation of clinical student performance, clinical course management, clinical phase curriculum development, and program evaluation and accreditation related to clinical phase. Additionally, the successful applicant will serve on program and school committees. Faculty members have opportunities and support for scholarly activity and faculty development.


Job Duties:
30% Administrative
50% Teaching
10% Scholarship
10% Service


Basic Qualifications:
· Master’s degree level or higher

  • Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion


Additional Qualifications:

  • Superb organizational skills
  • Management experience
  • Experience in the health care industry or health care education
  • Reliable transportation to conduct site visits
  • Ability to effectively network with internal and external partners
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Easily adapt to computer-based databases and software


The Department of Physician Assistant Studies is part of a dynamic academic and research community that includes eight departments in the School of Health and Human Sciences (SHHS), 15 research labs and institutes, and over 400 clinical and community partnerships.

IUPUI is Indiana’s premier urban public research university and holds a Carnegie Classification for Community Engagement. It is home to more than 30,000 students pursuing degrees across 17 distinct schools, including the Indiana University School of Medicine. IUPUI’s innovative practices with respect to health and life science have earned national recognition and offer numerous opportunities for collaborative, interdisciplinary research efforts.

As the state’s premier urban research institution, IUPUI is committed to being a welcoming campus community that reflects and enacts the values of diversity, equity and inclusion that inform academic excellence. We seek candidates who will not only enhance our representational diversity but whose research, teaching, and community engagement efforts contribute to diverse, equitable, and inclusive learning and working environments for our students, staff, and faculty. IUPUI condemns racism in all its forms and has taken an anti- racist stance that moves beyond mere statements to interrogating its policies, procedures, and practices. We hope to identify individuals who will assist in our mission to dismantle racism so that everyone has the opportunity to succeed at IUPUI.

The School of Health & Human Sciences is looking for scholars who will contribute to our commitment to engage the city, state, nation, and beyond through teaching, research and service, in consideration of the rich diversity of our campus and city as we prepare our graduates to enter and lead in an increasingly complex world. SHHS is committed to the development of an inclusive multicultural environment. We seek greater diversity in our faculty and staff to broaden students’ academic experience and to enrich our school and the university.

Review of applications will begin May 8th, 2022. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The preferred start date for the position is June 1, 2022. Application materials should include: a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of diversity, equity, and inclusion, and names/contact information for three references.

For more information on the position, please contact the search committee chair, Ron Contreras, at Additional information on the Department of Physician Assistant Studies and the School of Health & Human Sciences can be found at


Indiana University pledges itself to continue its commitment to the achievement of equal opportunity within the university and throughout American society as a whole. In this regard, Indiana University will recruit, hire, promote, educate, and provide services to persons based upon their individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on the basis of age, color, disability, ethnicity, sex, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status. 

Indiana University shall take affirmative action, positive and extraordinary, to overcome the discriminatory effects of traditional policies and procedures with regard to the disabled, minorities, women, and veterans. 

Individuals who require a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the search process must notify the School’s HR Business Partner, Paige Hummel, at, in advance.


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