Arcadia University, Domestic

  • Principal Faculty - Physician Assistant Program

    Location US-PA-Glenside
    12 month Faculty
    Department of Medical Science - Glenside
  • Overview

    Arcadia University invites applications for a full-time, twelve-month, faculty position in the Physician Assistant Program. As a principal faculty position, this individual will be instrumental in the day-to-day operations of the Physician Assistant Program and the education of its students. This faculty member will have the primary responsibility to provide first year physician assistant students with anatomy and pathophysiology instruction throughout the didactic phase of the program. Other responsibilities will be contingent on additional content expertise.


    Arcadia's College of Health Sciences (CHS) houses the University's Community and Global Public Health Program, Genetic Counseling, Health Education, Medical Science (Physician Assistant Studies), and Physical Therapy programs. Through evidence-based practice and project-based learning, these programs prepare healthcare professionals for success in a rapidly changing global environment, with applied and pro bono clinical thesis work, clinical rotations, international fieldwork, and multicultural assessment. Graduates of Arcadia's CHS programs are at the forefront of their respective fields and employed with leading health organizations.


    Arcadia University is a top-ranked private university in Greater Philadelphia and promises a distinctly global, integrative, and personal learning experience that prepares students to contribute and lead in a diverse and dynamic world. A national leader in study abroad and international education, Arcadia has been named #1 in undergraduate study abroad participation by the Institute of International Education’s Open Doors Report for the past seven years. Approximately 3,900 students attend Arcadia, and the University’s 2,500 undergraduate students choose from more than 65 fields of study.


    Applications must be submitted online through Arcadia's Human Resources portal to receive full consideration. Please do not email application materials to hiring manager.

    For additional information and to apply, please visit: and submit a cover letter, resume and names and phone numbers of three professional references.


    Application review will begin immediately. Posting will be removed from the website once we've established a sufficient talent pool for consideration.


    Arcadia University seeks candidates of diverse cultural backgrounds and abilities. Arcadia University encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply. All offers of employment are conditional based on successful completion of a background check.


    • Evaluate, revise, and coordinate didactic course curriculum
    • Provide didactic instruction throughout all phases of the program
    • Develop and evaluate didactic year student assessments
    • Develop, maintain, and mentor adjunct instructors
    • Participate in committees at the department and university levels
    • Mentor and advise physician assistant students
    • Participate in the evaluation of the overall effectiveness of the Program in meeting its mission


    Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • At least three years of teaching experience
    • Strong organizational skills and keen attention to detail
    • Adept interpersonal and communication skills
    • Skillful problem solving capabilities
    • An ability to work effectively in a team environment


    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Master's degree in field related to position description; doctoral degree or willingness to pursue a doctoral degree is preferred

    Other Requirements:

    • Ability to travel between the Glenside, PA and Newark, DE campuses

    Application Instructions and Requirements

    Applications must be submitted online through Arcadia's Human Resources portal to receive full consideration.  Please do not email application materials to hiring manager.


    Please upload the following in PDF form:

    • Cover letter, to include a statement adressing teaching philosophy
    • Curriculum Vitae
    • Names and contact information for 3 professional references (References will only be contacted for finalists)


    For additional information and to apply, please visit:


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