Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor, Physician Assistant Program

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Work type: Full-time Faculty
Location: Atlanta, GA
Categories: Physician Assistant Studies

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Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor, Physician Assistant Program


Physician Assistant Studies


College of Health Professions

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The College of Health Professions at Mercer University invites applications for a faculty member for the Physician Assistant (PA) Program. This is a non-tenure track Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor position. Join a progressive and innovative physician assistant program that emphasizes patient centered care, evidence-based medicine, and critical thinking application.

Principle responsibilities include performing classroom and laboratory instruction and evaluation; facilitating student small group instruction; participating in the advisement of students; admissions activities; ARC-PA accreditation maintenance; committee involvement; and participating in scholarly activities to include publications, grants, presentations, creative projects, and collaborative projects. The successful candidate must be able to work in a collegial and collaborative atmosphere.


A graduate of an accredited master’s degree physician assistant program with a current NCCPA certification and eligibility for licensure in Georgia or a graduate of an accredited medical school with current licensure as an allopathic or osteopathic physician in Georgia and certified by an ABMS- or AOA-approved specialty board. Clinical experience as a practicing PA, DO, or MD. Teaching experience preferred.

This position will be a 12-month appointment based at Mercer University’s Cecil B. Day campus in Atlanta, Georgia, conveniently located near all the amenities of the city. More information can be found at Questions regarding this position may be directed to Dr. Jill Mattingly,, 678.547.6508.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Background Check

Selection of the final candidate is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.

Pay Rate

Commensurate with experience

Required Documents

CV, Cover Letter, References

Special Instructions to Applicants

Interested applicants will need to complete the brief online application and attach a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy statement, and the names and contact information for three references.

EEO Statement


Mercer University recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds.


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