Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences, Chapman University

Position ID:Chapman University-Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences-IAP [#10663]
Position Title: Instructional Assistant/Associate Professor of Physician Assistant Studies, Spring 2018
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Irvine, California 92618, United States [map]
Subject Area: Health / Health
Appl Deadline: finished (posted 2017/12/19, finished 2018/01/29)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***


Chapman University’s graduate program in Physician Assistant Studies seeks applications for a Non-Tenure Instructional Assistant/Associate Professor within Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences beginning in Spring 2018. 

General Information

The program is located on the Rinker Health Science campus in Irvine, California. The new campus is designed to foster an inter-­professional educational environment and to use cutting-­edge technology in teaching and practice. The campus features state­ of­ the ­art facilities, including a human anatomy laboratory, teaching and learning spaces with innovative technology, and inter-­professional, collaborative centers. The campus is home to several current and developing accredited, graduate health science professional programs, including Doctor of Physical Therapy, Master of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders, and Doctor of Pharmacy. The Rinker campus is strategically located near numerous health service, medical device, and bio-pharmaceutical companies.

Chapman University is located in the heart of Orange County, California. It offers traditional undergraduate programs in the arts and sciences and select pre­ professional and graduate programs. Ranked in the top tier of western universities by U.S News and World Report, Chapman has gained national recognition with its commitment to excellence through research and innovative teaching. Recently, the University has made a strategic commitment to graduate health professional programs, including physical therapy, pharmacy and physician assistant studies. More information about the University is available at

• PhD, EdD, or DHsc in Human Physiology, Exercise Physiology, Biological Sciences or a related discipline is required.

• Experience in teaching, research, inter-professional education and incorporating technology into teaching and professional practice is highly desirable.

• MD with teaching experience in research methods, pathophysiology and human physiology is desirable.

Teach Principles of Medical Science/Physiology, Evidence Based Medicine, Research Methods and Design to first year students (didactic year).

Serve as a course director in Graduate Project 1 and Graduate Project 2 (second year students/clinical year). 

Faculty member will incorporate pathophysiology in medical courses offered throughout the curriculum. 

Faculty member will engage in research with students, advise physician assistant students, participate in inter-professional educational experiences, assist in curriculum development and assessment, create course syllabi, provide professional and academic service, University and community service, assist in accreditation, direct and co- direct course(s) in curriculum, assist in admissions process, participate in ongoing program self-evaluation, assessment and improvement, participate in scholarly activities, participate in student society, develop teaching strategies, and, any other tasks/responsibilities as directed by the Program Director and/or Dean of Crean College of Health & Behavioral Sciences.

Contact Information:
Qualified candidates should electronically submit the copies of:

  • Cover letter 
  • Curriculum Vitae
  •  Reprints of publications
  • Samples of curriculum development

or other materials that support your application to:

Please direct any inquiries to Ramona Alonalon at 
Include “Instructional Assistant Professor of PAS” as the subject line.

Application reviews will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Salary is competitive and will be commensurate with experience. Successful completion of a criminal background check is required for the final candidate.

The University is dedicated to enhancing diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruitment and employment. More information on diversity and inclusion at Chapman University is available at:

Chapman University is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community.  The University s dedicated to enhancing diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruitment and employment.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law.  The University is committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply. 

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Chapman University
Rinker Health Science Campus
9401 Jeronimo Road
Irvine, CA 92618

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