Arcadia University, Domestic

Academic Coordinator & Assistant Professor (Physician Assistant) - Glenside, PA

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


Arcadia University invites applications for a full-time, twelve-month, non-tenure track faculty position in the Physician Assistant Program at the Glenside campus in Glenside, PA. As a principle faculty position, the Academic Coordinator is instrumental in the day-to-day operations of the Physician Assistant Program and the education of its students.


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, curriculum vitae and names and phone numbers of three professional references.


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.


Essential Functions:

  • Evaluate, revise, and coordinate didactic course curriculum
  • Instruct didactic and clinical year students
  • 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 clinical 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 is required; doctorate degree or willingness to pursue a doctorate degree is preferred


Other Requirements:

  • NCCPA certification

Application Instructions and Requirements

Full consideration will be given to applicants who successfully upload the following materials:


  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Names and contact information for 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.



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