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MCPHS University Faculty - Physician Assistant Studies in Boston, Massachusetts


The primary function of faculty members in the School of Physician Assistant (PA) Studies is to provide high-quality education that meets the students' needs and fulfills the vision and mission of the Program and the University.


Responsibilities (and examples of those responsibilities) include:

Participate in teaching:

  • Direct/coordinate courses

  • Provide and/or participate in lectures, laboratories, and experiential learning activities to didactic and clinical year students

  • Assess student performance

  • Provide remedial instruction as directed

Participate in program administration

  • Interview and select applicants as directed

  • Design, implement, coordinate, and evaluate the curriculum

  • Participate in program evaluation and accreditation

Participate in scholarly activities

  • Deliver scholarly presentations

  • Publish posters and/or papers

  • Participate in research activities

Participate in service activities

  • Serve on committees

  • Serve on regional, state, or national organization committees

  • Volunteer activities

  • Represent the PA program and University in/at community functions

  • Attend School and institutional activities such as Commencement, White Coat and Awards ceremonies

  • Support student activities such as health fairs and service projects

Additional responsibilities may be assigned by the Program Director.

Rank is commensurate with education and experience.



Applications may be considered as follows:

Physician Assistantswith the following:

  • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies (Candidates without a master's degree would be required to obtain a master’s degree in an appropriate field from an accredited institution within three years of hire.)

  • Current NCCPA certification and eligibility for MA licensure

  • A minimum of three years of clinical experience

  • A doctoral degree in a health-related field is preferred.

  • Teaching experience in higher education is preferred.

Physicianswith the following:

  • Current eligibility or unrestricted MA license as an allopathic or osteopathic physician

  • Certification or eligibility for certification by an ABMS or AOA-approved specialty board

  • A minimum of three years of clinical experience

  • Teaching experience in higher education is preferred.

Health profession clinicianswith the following:

  • A terminal degree in a relevant discipline

  • If bachelor's degree is not the terminal degree for the profession, the faculty member must obtain the terminal degree within three years of hire.

  • Current eligibility for or possession of an unrestricted MA license in the applicable field of practice

  • A minimum of three years of clinical experience

  • Teaching experience in higher education preferred.

Candidates must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, strong organizational ability and skills in using computers and common software programs.

MCPHS offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits that includes a substantial contribution toward the cost of medical and dental insurance, generous time off benefits, and a significant pension plan contribution. To learn more about our total rewards, please visit.

Please attach a cover letter and a curriculum vitae. No phone calls, please. Principals only. Finalist candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check as a condition of employment.

MCPHS University is an equal opportunity employer that celebrates a diverse community. We seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any characteristic protected by law.

About Us

MCPHS University, an innovator in health and professional education, is setting the pace in the health science fields. MCPHS has more than 7000 students across campuses in Boston’s Longwood Medical Area, downtown Worcester, MA and downtown Manchester, NH. Here, we are preparing future generations of global leaders and promoting systems to improve the health of the public. In the midst of implementing an ambitious strategic plan that will bring us to our 200th anniversary in 2023, MCPHS offers meaningful work that benefits society overall, provides competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, and fosters a sense of connectedness and collaboration among our employees. We are a fast-moving, data-driven educational institution with a strong entrepreneurial mindset.

Come join us and be a part of a diverse community that is at the forefront of advancing the healthcare landscape! To learn more about working at MCPHS University, please visit.

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