Assistant or Associate Professor – Physician Assistant Studies Program

Franklin Pearce University

Posted 3 weeks ago

Franklin Pierce encompasses a far-reaching geographic and virtual network. Regardless of whether programs are delivered online or from our campus in Rindge, New Hampshire; our centers in Manchester, Portsmouth, and Lebanon; or our programs in Goodyear, Arizona, we meet students where they are, enabling them to succeed academically and prepare for rewarding careers across a breadth of fields. Franklin Pierce professors challenge and support students throughout their entire academic journey. They urge students to aim higher and venture beyond their comfort zone, and they develop meaningful, genuine relationships with students that often continue after graduation.

Job Summary:
The Master of Physician Assistant Studies program is committed to the training of high quality clinicians with particular emphasis on service to rural and underserved populations. The program is located only minutes from Dartmouth College and Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center where facilities for gross anatomy, clinical simulation, and clinical experiences are routinely utilized.  In addition, there are numerous opportunities to interface with faculty at the Geisel School of Medicine and there is an emerging interest in interprofessional education.  Physician Assistant faculty are eligible for a day per week for clinical practice or scholarship activities. The program is currently on accreditation-probabtion status from ARC-PA. 

As a member of this MPAS faculty, this full-time, 12-month position is primarily responsible for administration of the didactic and clinical aspects of the program, including curriculum development, delivery and review.
Non-teaching assignments will include (but not be limited to):

⦁course coordination,
⦁ oversight of clinical experiences,
⦁ academic advising,
⦁ small group facilitation,
⦁ participating in admissions decisions, and
⦁ clinical site evaluation.

Experience and Qualifications:
To be successful in this role, you will:

⦁ be a graduate of an accredited PA program with a relevant master’s degree,
⦁ NCCPA certified,
⦁ a minimum of five years clinical experience,
⦁ possess, or have the ability to obtain, licensure in the State of New Hampshire or Vermont,
⦁ teaching experience in health-related subjects of at least two years,
⦁ previous relationship-centered approach to teaching experience, and
⦁ excellent organization and interpersonal skills.

As a full-time faculty member, you will be eligible for our health, dental and vision plans, as well as tuition benefits and retirement contributions when criteria is met. Franklin Pierce University recognizes the impact of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, backgrounds and perspectives.

To apply, please submit a letter of application, a resume/curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references online at FPU Careers


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