Program Director, Master of Physician Assistant Studies

Indiana University School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences in Indiana

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted June 17, 2014
Type Non tenure track
Salary Commensurate with experience
Employment Type Full-time

The Indiana University School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences (SHRS), one of the health science schools at Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI), invites application and nominations for an experienced and visionary physician assistant or physician to serve as the director of its Master of Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS) program.

This is a full time 12-month administrative faculty appointment.  Reporting directly to the Dean of SHRS, the program director will provide strong leadership for the academic program by implementing and evaluating PA curriculum, building effective relationships with faculty, staff, students and other stakeholders, recruiting qualified faculty, and promoting excellence in classroom/clinical teaching and scholarship.  The successful candidate will have demonstrated knowledge of PA education profession, accreditation, and must be either a board-certified physician or NCCPA, and currently licensed or eligible for PA licensure in Indiana.  The ideal candidate will have documented academic PA program teaching experience as a principal program faculty, and five years clinical and/or academic experience as a PA, MD or DO.  Preference will be given to PA with a doctorate degree.

Academic rank and salary are commensurate with level of education and experience.

Application should be accompanied by a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy and goals, and the names and contact details of a least three professional reference.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, and review of applications will begin immediately.

Indianapolis is the countrys 13th largest city, large enough to play host to the Indianapolis 500 (the largest single-day sporting event in the world), the 2012 Super Bowl, the worlds largest childrens museum, the Heartland Film Festival, Black Expo, and Indy Jazz Fest.  And Indy is small enough to personify small-town charm, with flavorful cultural districts, convenient public transportation, and a strong sense of community.

IUPUI is in the heart of it all, located just two blocks from the Indiana State Capitol and adjacent to the White River State Park (home of the State Museum and Indianapolis Zoo) and the Indiana Avenue cultural district.

Candidates should send all application materials to:

Joyce Mac Kinnon, Associate Dean

Indiana University School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences

1140 W Michigan Street, CF 120

Indianapolis, IN  46202


Indiana University is an EEO employer.  Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply.

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