Clinical Assistant Professor of Physician Assistant Studies



Job description

Job Summary:
Participates in the coordination the Clinical Phase (Professional Year II) of the PA Program, provides instruction and analyzes students’ performance and overall program outcomes for the Clinical Phase.


  1. Participates in the coordination of Supervised Clinical Practice Experiences in the Clinical Phase of the PA Program.
  2. Actively participates in the processes of designing, implementing, coordinating and evaluating the curriculum (A2.05g) preparing syllabi for all courses in the Clinical Phase of the program.
  3. Assists in the analysis of supervised clinical practice experiences for appropriateness of settings, patient demographics, types of patient interactions and diagnoses.
  4. Assists in the scheduling of required and elective supervised clinical experiences.
  5. Provides student instruction for an equivalent of one-two courses workload per semester (A2.05c).
  6. Prepares and reviews exams, collaborates with faculty in test construction. Participates in the analysis of item performance and overall test construction.
  7. Evaluates student performance (A2.05d) and monitors progress.
  8. Assists in the analysis of clinical curriculum outcomes.
  9. Assists in the analysis of student evaluations of rotations and preceptors.
  10. Actively participates in the process of selecting applicants for admission to the PA Program (A2.05b).
  11. Participates in clinical site visits as assigned.
  12. Actively participates in the remediation process of students of remedial instruction, when needed (A2.05f).
  13. Serves as a faculty advisor for PA students, meets with students, provides counseling, and assures appropriate intervention, when required. (A2.05e).
  14. Attends and participates in PA committee meetings, program activities, and campus events.
  15. Actively participates in the process of developing, reviewing and revising (as necessary) the mission statement, goals, and competencies (A2.05a) of the program.
  16. Serves as a member of committees, assisting with preparing minutes and outcome reports.
  17. Contributes to ongoing self-study process, evaluation of the program (A2.05h) and formal report to ARC-PA.
  18. Serves as faculty leader for service-learning events.
  19. Attends professional conferences, representing the PA Program and the University.


Required Qualifications:
Work Experience: Minimum 3-5 years clinical experience

Academic experience (preferred)

Education: Graduate of an ARC-PA accredited PA Program

Masters degree (MS, MPA, MPH), Doctorate preferred

Certification: Licensure:

NCCPA Certification

Licensed as a PA


1 day a week dedicated to Clinical Practice or Research

Available weekends for Campus Events (e.g. Campus Visit Days)

Available evenings for program events (e.g. Research Forums)

Note: As per the 5th edition of the ARC-PA Standards (effective September 2020), two principal faculty members must be hired by the institution on a permanent basis at least 9 months prior to the date of the scheduled site visit (D1.01c).

Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory background check. Candidates for hire will be required to sign a waiver authorizing the background check and produce a Social Security Card.

Status: Full-Time

Campus: Florham Campus, Madison, NJ

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