Chapman University, Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences

Position ID:Chapman University-Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences-PANTT [#12091]
Position Title: Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor of Physician Assistant Studies
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Irvine, California 92618, United States [map]
Subject Area: Health / Health
Appl Deadline:2018/12/30 finished (2018/09/26, finished 2019/07/07)
Position Description:    

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

Job Title

Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor of Physician Assistant Studies, January 2019





Physician Assistant Studies

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, January (Spring) 2019.

The PA program is located on the new Rinker Health Science campus in Irvine, California. This 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, advanced learning center with innovative technology, Grand Rounds auditorium with 3D projection capabilities, simulation lab, multi-sized classrooms, a medical library, and collaborative work 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, one of California’s oldest and most respected private universities, 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. The University has made a strategic commitment to graduate health professional programs, including physical therapy, pharmacy and physician assistant studies, and its undergraduate degree program in Health Sciences was recently ranked among the Top Ten Health Sciences programs in the nation. More information about the University is available on our website:


Graduate of a fully accredited PA Program, NCCPA Certified, eligibility for or current unrestricted California PA licensure, and Master’s degree are required. 

Preference will be given to candidates who hold additional graduate degrees such as PhD, EdD, DHSc, MEd, MPH, etc. that would additionally benefit PA Education. Experience in teaching, educational and clinical practice technologies, and inter-professional education is highly desirable.


Lecture in area(s) of expertise, direct/co-direct course(s), assist in curriculum development and student assessment, conduct clinical site visits and monitor student progress, assist in clinical site recruitment, advise PA students, provide professional and academic service, participate in University and community service, maintain clinical competency, assist in admissions process, participate in scholarly activities, participate in inter-professional educational experiences, participate in student society activities, and participate in accreditation requirements including ongoing program self-assessment, evaluation, and improvement. Assist in 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 interest, curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference to: 

Anne Walsh, PA-C, MMSc, DFAAPA – Search Committee Chair
C/O Academic Jobs Online at

Inquiries: Please direct inquiries to
Ms. Anne Walsh at and cc Ms. Christy Dumaual at Please us “PA 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.

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 (December 2018). 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.

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:
9401 Jeronimo Road
Irvine, CA 92618

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