Chapman University, Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences

Position ID:Chapman University-Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences-PANTT [#15046]
Position Title: Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor of Physician Assistant Studies, Non-Tenure Track, Spring 2020
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Orange, California 92866, United States [map]
Subject Area: Health Sciences
Appl Deadline: finished (2019/10/09, finished 2020/08/09, listed until 2020/02/06)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer being accepted. ***

Job Description:

Job Title

Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor of Physician Assistant Studies, Non-Tenure Track, Spring 2020





Physician Assistant Studies

Rinker Campus (Irvine)



General Information

Chapman University’s graduate program in Physician Assistant Studies seeks applications for two Clinical Assistant/Associate Professors beginning in Spring 2020.

The Physician Assistant Studies graduate program is located on the Chapman University Rinker Health Science Campus in Irvine, California. The Rinker Campus designed to foster an inter-professional educational environment and to use cutting-edge technology in teaching and practice. Chapman University has made significant infrastructure investments focused on state-of-the-art facilities and equipment including human cadaver anatomy laboratory, advanced learning center with innovative technology, Grand Rounds Auditorium, multi-sized classrooms, conference rooms, and inter-professional, collaborative centers. The campus is home to several current accredited, graduate health science professional programs, including Doctor of Physical Therapy, Master of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders, and the Doctor of Pharmacy.

Chapman University is a nationally ranked institution offering traditional undergraduate and graduate programs in the heart of Orange County, one of Southern California’s most diverse and vibrant regions. The university achieved R2 status in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, a distinction held by just 10 percent of all U.S. universities. Our faculty include academic leaders who excel in research, publishing and world-class teaching in our 11 schools and colleges, including Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences. Dedicated to forward-looking, personalized education, we create an environment for unlimited achievement by both our students and faculty. More information about the university and Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences is available at

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


Required Qualifications
Graduate of a fully accredited PA, MD, or DO Program. Eligibility for California licensure as a PA, MD, or DO. PAs must have Master’s degree or higher, and active NCCPA certification. Candidates must have 2 or more years of direct patient care experience.

Desired Qualifications
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 teaching in medical or higher education, inter-professional education, and incorporating technology into teaching and professional practice is highly desirable. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience and are proficient in hands on clinical skills.


Teach and direct course(s) in area(s) of medical expertise and knowledge, create course syllabi, assist in curriculum development and assessment in medical modules such as Cardiology, Neurology, Gastroenterology, etc.

Maintain clinical competency, participate in inter-professional education experiences, assist in clinical site recruitment and maintenance, and provide assistance to clinical year team.

Participate in admissions process, University and community service, and ongoing program accreditation, evaluations, assessment, and improvement.

Participate in student society within program, 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 are invited to electronically submit:

1) Chapman University Faculty Employment Application
2) Letter of Application
3) Curriculum Vitae
4) or Other materials that support your application such as reprints of publications and/or samples of curriculum development

Please address materials to:
Stephanie Saldivar, MSHS, PA-C, Search Committee Chair
c/o Academic Jobs Online at

Inquiries may be directed to Christine Dumaual ( Please use “PA Principle Faculty” as the email subject line.

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

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

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
One University Dr.
Orange, CA 92866

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