Clinical Instructor - Physician Assistant Program

Summary of Duties

Marywood University invites applications for the position of Clinical Instructor of the Physician Assistant (PA) Program, which offers a Master of Science in PA Studies. This is a full-time, 12-month, non-tenured, ranked Clinical Faculty appointment, with the potential for renewal.

The Clinical Instructor will be a principal faculty member in the Physician Assistant program. The role will primarily involve teaching responsibilities in the areas of expertise and as assigned by the Program Director.   In collaboration with the Program Director and Academic Director/ Coordinator, he/she will be involved with the ongoing assessment, evaluation, and development of the didactic phase of the PA program. Additional responsibilities will include faculty recruitment, evaluation and correspondence, curriculum development, scheduling, text selection and grade preparations. 

Marywood University is a comprehensive Catholica university sponsored by the Congregation of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary and located in northeastern Pennsylvania.


  • Educational:

    The applicant should be a graduate of an accredited PA program and must hold an advanced degree from an accredited institution, a current NCCPA certification, and hold, or be eligible for, Pennsylvania licensure.  Three years clinical experience is also preferred.  

  • Work Experience Requirements:

    Preferred qualifications include:  teaching experience, PA program teaching or precepting experience; strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills; good organizational skills; knowledge of ARC-PA Standards related to clinical education; and strong computer skills.

How to Apply

Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  A letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three persons qualified to serve as references should be submitted via email to:

Dr. Lori Swanchak, Search chairperson

Program Director

Marywood University Physician Assistant Program

2300 Adams Avenue

Scranton, PA  18509