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Northwest University
Kirkland, WA, United States (on-site)
25 days ago


Northwest University - School of PA Medicine has applied for Accreditation - Provisional from the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA). The School of PA Medicine anticipates matriculating its first class in August of 2024, pending approval for Accreditation - Provisional status at the March 2024 ARC-PA meeting.

Northwest University is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Principal Faculty - Assistant/Associate Professor for the School of PA Medicine.  This position will serve as a principal faculty member and collaborate with all members of the program faculty and staff.

The successful candidate will provide support with assessment, course, and curriculum sequencing to align with ARC-PA standards, as well as providing general leadership and direction to all enrolled students. The principal faculty candidate will report to the Dean of the PA program.

The principal faculty member must possess a meaningful commitment to Jesus Christ, the church, and the Gospel. We are seeking someone with a winsome, encouraging, and culturally engaged faith. Candidates with previous academic experience including precepting or teaching is preferred.

Application review will be conducted on an ongoing basis until the position is filled. Members of underrepresented groups are highly encouraged to apply.

Although not preferred, part-time appointments will be considered, please contact the Dean of the School of PA Medicine if part-time is your preference.


Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Candidate must be a current licensed physician assistant or an allopathic/osteopathic physician.
  2. Candidate must be board certified.
  3. Candidate must have a demonstrated, vibrant evangelical faith compatible with the mission of Northwest University.
  4. Candidate must have the ability to apply a faith-based worldview to program design, instruction, and advising.
  5. Part-time appointments must be a minimum of 0.5 FTE (20 hrs./week)

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Candidate has previous academic appointments in education.
  2. Candidate has previous leadership experience in education.
  3. Candidate is willing to enroll in a doctoral program related to area of instruction.
  4. Candidate has established relationships with area hospitals and local clinics.
  5. Candidate is an active member of a local church.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 70579108
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Kirkland, Washington, United States
  • Company Name For Job: Northwest University
  • Position Title: Assistant or Associate Professor: Principal Faculty - Physician Assistant Studies (Tenure track)
  • Industry Sector: College or University
  • Job Function: Education / Faculty - PA
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Credentials: Master's Degree
  • Min Experience: 2-3 Years
  • Required Travel: 0-10%
  • Practice Contact Name: 115000
  • Practice Contact Details: 125000
  • Incentive Bonus: Yearly Salary
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