Adjunct - Physician Assistant Studies

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Work type: Faculty Part-time
Department: Katz School
Location: Resnick Campus, 1165 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx, NY
Categories: Education/Teaching


Position Summary:      

The Department of Physician Assistant Studies at YU’s Katz School of Science and Health is seeking part-time faculty to teach coursework in pharmacology, anatomy and physiology, pathophysiology, genetics and clinical medicine.

Adjunct responsibilities include development of course syllabi, instruction of didactic year students, and evaluation of course and student success.

Position Responsibilities:

The responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop and write syllabi for coursework taught in the didactic phase of the Katz School’s PA Program
  • Teach didactic and clinical year student, in both lectures and laboratories
  • Assess and evaluate student learning
  • Collaborate with members of the Katz School’s PA faculty and the University faculty
  • Provide remediation instruction to ensure student success
  • Participate in curriculum review and evaluation

Experience & Educational Background:

If a Physician Assistant, a Masters degree is required, as well as:

  • Current PA national certification (candidate is required to maintain certification throughout employment)
  • Eligibility for licensure in NYS
  • Minimum of two years clinical experience
  • Higher education teaching experience preferred
  • Experience as clinical preceptor preferred

If a Physician, current eligibility or unrestricted license as an allopathic or osteopathic physician in NYS is required, as well as:

  • Certification by an ABMS or AOA approved specialty board
  • Minimum of three years clinical experience
  • Experience as clinical preceptor preferred

If a Pharmacist, a Doctor of Pharmacy degree is required, as well as:

  • Residency and/or fellowship or equivalent experience
  • Teaching experience at graduate level in pharmaceutical science

About Us:       

Founded in 1886, Yeshiva University (YU) has a strong tradition of combining Jewish scholarship with academic excellence and achievement in the liberal arts, sciences, medicine, law, business, social work, Jewish studies, education, psychology, and more. 

We are a leading global educational institution that employs 2,000 people across our various campus locations -- Wilf Campus, Beren Campus, Brookdale Center, Resnick Campus in the Bronx, the Gruss Institute in Jerusalem, the Boys High School in Manhattan and the Girls High School in Queens. From the distinguished faculty who teach here, to the dedicated staff, we work to fulfill our mission through all that we teach, by all that we do and for all those we serve.  We seek to attract and retain engaged and committed individuals who contribute to an exciting working environment, where there is a sense of community and belonging, balanced with a significant cross section of people from diverse backgrounds working and studying together.

The University offers an excellent compensation package, and a broad range of employee benefit plans, including immediate participation in the University’s retirement plan. Staff members are typically eligible for four weeks paid vacation each year and have access to a shuttle to nearby subway locations.

Equal Employment Opportunity:           

Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.


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