Department Chair, Physician Assistant Studies

Washington D.C.
Commensurate with experience
Apr 07, 2021
Administrative Jobs
Academic Affairs
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences seeks a full-time faculty member to serve as Chair of the Department of Physician Assistant (PA) Studies.  This is an open rank, non-tenure track faculty appointment.  Our location in the heart of the nation's capital affords faculty and students the opportunity to develop deep connections to Washington, D.C.-based governmental and non-governmental organizations involved in health care policy and health professions education.

The Department of PA Studies is one of twenty-three departments in the School and one of four within the Health Sciences. The Chair reports directly to the Senior Associate Dean for Health Sciences and will use their leadership skills and administrative experience to guide the department’s education programs, clinical activities, research, and service initiatives. The Chair will develop innovative approaches to enhancing the department’s research and clinical initiatives and will partner with fellow chairs and other leaders to advance interprofessional education and collaborative practices. The Chair will foster a culture that advances scholarship and advancements in teaching and learning.

Basic qualifications: Applicants must hold a terminal degree, specifically a master’s degree for a PA or doctoral degree for a physician, and be eligible for licensure in the District of Columbia at the time of appointment. A minimum of five years of experience in a research-intensive university or academic medical center is required.

To Apply: Please complete the online application at and upload a CV and cover letter. Review of applications will begin on April 29, 2021, and continue until the position is filled. Only complete applications will be considered. Rank and salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. Employment offers are contingent on the satisfactory outcome of a standard background screening.

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.