Residential Program Director - Physician Assistant Faculty

Glenside, PA
Commensurate with experience
Oct 26, 2020
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Arcadia University is pleased to welcome applications for the Residential Program Director of a Master of Medical Science in Physician Assistant Studies. This program will be housed within the Department of Medical Science. Arcadia University's Department of Medical Science Physician has a sustained reputation for training highly competent, globally aware physician assistants who are prepared to be life-long learners. The master's degree program in Medical Science (MMS) is committed to fostering excellence in patient care and promoting professionalism, leadership, cultural competency, scholarship, and service. Arcadia University's residential PA program has maintained a 99-100% first time PANCE pass rate.

The ideal candidate is innovative, dynamic and collaborative with a strong commitment to academic excellence and student and faculty success. Current NCCPA certification, eligibility for licensure in Pennsylvania, and at least three years of teaching and leadership experience in an accredited physician assistant program are required.

Founded in 1853, Arcadia University provides a distinctively global, integrative, and personal learning experience for intellectually curious undergraduate and graduate students. Arcadia offers Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctoral degrees, and educates nearly 4,000 undergraduate and graduate students through its College of Arts and Sciences, College of Global Studies, College of Health Sciences, School of Global Business, and School of Education. Arcadia University is recognized as a leader in international education with sites in 12 countries. Arcadia places strong emphasis on student-centered teaching and learning. Arcadia has a welcoming campus community that strives to be inclusive and accessible. The April 2018 arrival of Ajay Nair, Ph.D., Arcadia's new President, has brought energy and excitement to the campus. His inclusive, transparent, and collaborative style and his emphasis on student success, access, and social justice have inspired confidence from the Board of Trustees, faculty, staff, students, and other constituencies. His leadership has ignited strategic planning efforts that will clarify and strengthen Arcadia's identity in a distinctive way to attract and to retain the best students, faculty, and staff.

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At Arcadia University, our JEDI principles of Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion are the foundation of our highly-regarded, values-based learning community, which reflects the world in which we want to live. As such, Arcadia actively seeks and welcomes candidates of diverse backgrounds and abilities. Arcadia prohibits discrimination against individuals on the basis of ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, race, color, religion, creed, sex, gender, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, age, gender identity, military or military veteran status, disability, family medical or genetic information, or any other legally protected characteristic.

All offers of employment are conditional based on successful completion of a background check. Employment may not begin until the University accepts the results of the background check.

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