Seton Hill University — Physician Assistant Faculty and Director of Clinical Education

The Physician Assistant Program at Seton Hill University invites applications for a full-time, twelve-month, tenure track faculty position for the 2023-2024 academic year.

The primary responsibility of the position will be to coordinate the placement of students at supervised clinical sites that meet the program’s and accreditation body’s standards. Responsibilities will also include the evaluation of the clinical sites and preceptors, and the evaluation of student performance on rotations. The position will include teaching lecture and/or laboratory courses each semester. All program faculty contribute to student advising, student evaluation, admissions, curriculum development and University activities. Clinical practice time is encouraged.

Bachelor’s degree required; masters preferred. Applicants must have current certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) and at least three years of experience as a practicing physician assistant. Additional requirements include excellent teaching skills or potential to develop such skills; ability to use current technologies in teaching and development of clinical sites and preceptors; strong ability to organize, plan and multi-task; good written and oral communication skills; above average initiative and team skills; strong work ethic.

This position reports directly to the Program Director and coordinates supervised clinical practice sites and clinical preceptors. Incumbent will supervise students on clinical practical experience, work with other faculty assigned to the clinical education process and work in coordination with the Administrative Clinical Coordinator to procure and maintain clinical sites.

If you are interested in applying for this position please submit a cover letter and Curriculum Vitae to: James E France, MD, Seton Hill University Physician Assistant Program, 1 Seton Hill Drive – 511F, Greensburg, PA 15601 or e-mail to

Applications will be accepted through Monday August 21st or until the position is filled by the Search Committee.

“Diversity is a core value at Seton Hill University. We are passionate about building and sustaining an equitable and inclusive learning and working environment for all students, faculty, and staff. We actively seek to recruit applicants who will contribute to a climate that supports students, faculty, and staff of all identities and backgrounds.”

“Chartered in 1918, Seton Hill University is a leading Catholic coeducational liberal arts university founded by the Sisters of Charity and embracing students of all faiths. Located in southwestern Pennsylvania’s Laurel Highlands (yet only 35 miles from Pittsburgh), Seton Hill educates its more than 2000 students to “think and act critically, creatively, and ethically as productive members of society committed to transforming the world.”

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