Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences, Chapman University

Position ID:Chapman University-Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences-CAP [#11363]
Position Title: Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor of Physician Assistant Studies
Position Location:Irvine, California 92618, United States [map]
Subject Area: Health / Health
Appl Deadline:2018/12/01 filled (posted 2018/07/17, updated 2018/06/29)
Position Description:    

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Job Description:

Job Title

Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor of Physician Assistant Studies





Physician Assistant Studies Program

Rinker Campus (Irvine)



General Information

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

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 cadaver anatomy laboratory, advance learning center with innovative technology, Grand Rounds Auditorium, multi-sized classrooms, and inter-professional, collaborative centers. The campus is home to several accredited graduate health science professional programs, including Doctor of Physical Therapy, Master of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders, and Doctor of Pharmacy. 

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


Graduate of a fully accredited PA Program. NCCPA Certified. Master’s degree required. Eligibility for California licensure as a PA. Preference will be given to candidates who also hold a second graduate degree such as PhD, Ed.D., DHsc, MPH, M.S., or other graduate degree that would complement the PA program. Experience in teaching, research, inter-professional education and incorporating technology into teaching and professional practice is highly desirable.


Teach in area(s) of expertise, advise PA students, participate in inter-professional educational experiences, assist in curriculum development and assessment, create course syllabi, provide professional and academic service, participate in University and community service, maintain clinical competency, assist in accreditation, direct and co-direct course(s) in curriculum, clinical site recruitment, assist in admissions process, participate in scholarly activities, participate in student society within program, develop teaching strategies, and participate in ongoing program self-evaluation, assessment and improvement. Assist in 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 a faculty application, letter of application, curriculum vitae, reprints of publications, samples of curriculum development, or other materials that support your application to: 

Jennifer Grumet, MD – Search Committee Chair
C/O Academic Jobs Online at

Inquiries: Please direct inquiries to Ms. Christy Dumaual at or Dr. Jennifer Grumet at Please use “CAP Faculty Position” as the email 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.

Important Note: The ARC-PA has granted Accreditation– Provisional status to Chapman University Master of Medical Science Physician Assistant Studies Program Sponsored by Chapman University. Accreditation-Provisional is an accreditation status granted when the plans and resource allocation, if fully implemented as planned, of a proposed program that has not yet enrolled students appear to demonstrate the program’s ability to meet the ARC-PA Standards or when a program holding Accreditation-Provisional status appears to demonstrate continued progress in complying with the Standards as it prepares for graduation of its first class (cohort) of students. Accreditation-Provisional does not ensure any subsequent accreditation status. It is limited to no more than five years from matriculation of the first class.

Download a copy of the Chapman Faculty Application for Employment here.

Chapman University is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community. The University is 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.

Chapman University, One University Drive, Orange, CA 92866 Human Resources Department

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9401 Jeronimo Road Irvine, CA 92618

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