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Assistant Professor of PA Medicine

University of Lynchburg
Lynchburg, VA

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Position Type: Faculty

Education Level: Graduate Degree

Job Shift: Full time

Description The University of Lynchburg, a private, regional university in the beautiful foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Central Virginia, invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track position for a Principal Faculty, Assistant Professor/Associate Professor position within the School of PA Medicine for the 2023 - 2024 academic year for the College of Medical Science.

This is a residential position requiring the successful candidate to work on-campus.

The candidate for the Principal Faculty, Assistant/Associate Professor position within the School of PA Medicine must be a motivated PA with a proven record of success. The PA Medicine program has received Accreditation-Continued from the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for PAs. Responsibilities include teaching core medicine courses within the PA Medicine program, teaching bedside ultrasound, assisting both the clinical and didactic directors, teaching in the Doctor of Medical Science (DMSc) program if doctorally trained, and participating in program management including the continuous evaluation, assessment, and compliance for accreditation. The candidate selected for this position will engage in scholarly and service activities consistent with the requirements of the College of Medical Science, collaborate with local community agencies, and actively pursue involvement in professional organizations at the regional, state, and national levels. Clinical faculty will participate with providing clinical oversight to students in a free clinic setting.

Work Remotely: No


  • Generous sick time and family leave, comprehensive insurance (medical, dental, vision, etc.) and retirement plans, flexible spending account, tuition remission, life and long term disability insurance, and more. Learn more about employment benefits
  • Physical Demands:

      Prolonged periods standing or sitting at a desk

    Qualifications Required Qualifications/Education:

      NCCPA certified PA or Board certified allopathic or osteopathic physician

      Virginia PA/MD / DO license or eligible for licensure

      Minimum of a Master’s degree in Health Related Field. For PAs, a doctoral degree or willingness to enter and complete a doctoral program is preferred (Must have doctorate to teach in the DMSc program)

      Greater than 3 years of clinical experience

      Experience teaching in a PA program or Medical School is preferred

      Experience in communities with multi-cultural and multi-lingual students and healthcare providers

      Teaching, scholarship, and service interests in diverse communities

      Strong commitment to underserved populations and improving healthcare access

      It is preferred that candidates have extensive experience as a PA in the fields of data analysis, clinical practice, education, and/or administration.

    University's website:

  • We seek candidates who are committed to the University of Lynchburg’s efforts to create an environment that fosters a student-centered environment, develops the breadth of knowledge associated with liberal education, respects and supports diversity, equity, and inclusion, values and celebrates diverse faith traditions, and sustains close working relationships among faculty, staff, students, alumni, and community partners.

    Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interested candidates should upload all the following documents "as one file"

    1) A statement of teaching philosophy

    2) A current CV

    3) Evidence of teaching effectiveness

    4) Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion statement outlining how you approach diversity, equity, and inclusion in your work

    5) Graduate transcripts

    6) Names of three work references. References will be checked prior to employment.

    For more information about the University of Lynchburg, visit our website at

    The selected candidate must complete a background check that is satisfactory to the University. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

    The University of Lynchburg is committed to diversity within its community and welcomes applications from persons of color, women, Indigenous/aboriginal people of North America, persons with disabilities, the LGBTQIA+ community, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the University of Lynchburg community.

    The University of Lynchburg is an equal opportunity employer.


    The University of Lynchburg is a comprehensive, independent institution that offers distinctive undergraduate and graduate programs reflecting a commitment to teaching and learning, scholarship, and service to the broader community. As a student-centered university, Lynchburg is one of 40 institutions included in the book "Colleges That Change Lives."

    Nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Central Virginia, the University of Lynchburg is located on a 250 acre campus. Undergraduates number approximately 2,000 students in 40 majors, and graduate programs serve 650 students through 16 master's degrees and three doctoral programs.

    The strategic plan, Vision 2020, supports the dynamic campus atmosphere by enhancing student engagement in the classroom, active learning, integrated co-curricular activities including Division III athletics, and alumni connections.

    Founded in 1903, the University of Lynchburg is affiliated with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and welcomes people of all beliefs. In the fall of 2018, the institution will became the University of Lynchburg. See http:

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