Assistant Professor/Clinical Coordinator, Physician Assistant Program

Gannon University   Erie, PA   Full-time     Education
Posted on May 31, 2024
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Assistant Professor/Clinical Coordinator, Physician Assistant Program


Position Summary:


The Gannon University Physician Assistant program in Erie, PA has an opening for a full-time faculty member. The appointment for this 12-month position at the rank of Assistant Professor or Assistant Teaching Professor will begin in July 2024. Gannon seeks excellence through inclusiveness and invites members of underrepresented groups to apply.


Gannon University faculty work collaboratively with colleagues, deliver instruction, advise students, engage in scholarship, and participate in service. The candidate will be responsible for in-person classroom teaching, coordination of clinical experiences for students, academic advising, and collaboration on duties related to the program's and University's needs.


The successful candidate will teach 24-27 credits in the academic year, depending upon appointment, and work closely with the Program Director to perform necessary operations for the optimal function of the program. The responsibilities will include involvement in the development of student clinical experiences, the development and facilitation of the program curriculum and assessments, active participation in program accreditation processes, and preparing motivated students intellectually, professionally, and personally.


Gannon University is located in the heart of downtown Erie, Pennsylvania, along the shores of Lake Erie. Erie is a regional tourist destination boasting 11 beaches, a wide variety of seasonal activities, professional sports teams, a professional symphony, multiple venues for live theater and music, and many other entertainment options. Pittsburgh, Cleveland, and Buffalo are located within a two-hour drive from campus. The Physician Assistant Department at our Erie, Pennsylvania campus is housed within the School of Medical Sciences in the Morosky College of Health Professions and Sciences. For more information about Gannon University visit


Required Qualifications:


Requirements include an earned terminal degree for the PA profession (e.g. Doctorate or Master’s degree), current NCCPA certification (if applicable) or other appropriate board certification and at least 2 years of relevant clinical experience. Candidates are required to have or be eligible for licensure in Pennsylvania. Additional requirements include effective interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills, and the ability to be an effective team member. Candidates must be able to support and promote the University’s inclusive Mission, its Catholic identity, and its liberal arts and professional education traditions.


Preferred Qualifications:


A Doctorate degree and previous teaching experience are preferred.


Location: Erie, Pa


Employment Status: Full Time


Department: Col.Health Professions & Sci.


Division: School of Health Professions


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