University of the Sciences (USciences) has an immediate need for a qualified candidate for the position of Instructor, Pre-PA Program Director. The individual will be predominantly responsible for advising pre-PA students (~100 students/year), teaching courses (orientation courses, interview seminar, and laboratories within the Biological Sciences Department), and preparing students to apply for PA school. In addition, the individual will ensure that students have sufficient shadowing hours and experiences to be competitive applicants for PA school. The individual will also be responsible for all administrative responsibilities that are associated with program directorship (some examples include, but are not limited to: aiding in admissions and recruitment events, scheduling courses, ensuring students are meeting graduation requirements, and performing assessments to verify students are meeting learning and programmatic outcomes).
This is the perfect opportunity to join a vibrant campus community whose excellence is reflected in its diversity and student success.
For consideration, please upload your resume and cover letter. These documents must be submitted together as one document through the resume upload field.
Applications received before May 1st will receive priority consideration with reviews continuing until the position is filled.
Advising undergraduate students with an interest in becoming a Physicians Assistant (PA)
Teaching orientation, interview seminar, and laboratory courses in Biological Sciences, and as related to the pre-Physician Assistant program
Administrative duties associated with the pre-PA program
Performs other duties as assigned or requested.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:
M.S. Degree or higher in a Biological Sciences or related field
Advise students on appropriate course and career choices
Ability to work with students individually and as a group
Strong organizational skills
Ability to schedule appointments in-person and virtually
Ability to develop objectives which can be measured and assessed
The finalist will be required to successfully pass a background check.