The Department of Physician Assistant Studies at SUNY Upstate Medical University invites applications from qualified candidates to join our faculty.Â We are seeking experienced and innovative individuals who will help advance our department into the future, and further enhance the department's excellent reputation for entry-level physician assistant education.
Job Responsibilities & Requirements
This full-time instructional faculty member is responsible for course instruction and/or course coordination in the didactic and/or clinical phase of the program, evaluation, advising, service, and scholarship. Candidates for this position must be NCCPA certified and NYS PA licensed (or eligible). Primary care clinical experience and teaching experience are preferred.
Information About PA Program & University
Since 2011, Upstate Medical Universityâs Physician Assistant Studies Program has produced graduates with strong clinical skills who are recruited in multiple disciplines in many medically underserved communities throughout the United States.Â We offer a 27-month, entry-level PA program and enjoy strong support from the clinical community in the Central NY region.
SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY, is the only academic medical center in Central New York. It is part of the nationâs largest education system â the State University of New York â and is also the regionâs largest employer.
Upstate offers more than 30-degree programs through its four colleges. Students incorporate a high degree of clinical experience into their education, and each degree program from SUNY Upstate Medical Universityâs Colleges of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions is aimed at meeting health care needs of the population. Across all four of our colleges, Upstate Medical University attracts particularly dedicated students. Attrition rates for students are among the lowest in the SUNY system.
About Syracuse, New York
According to the US News & World Report 2022-23, Syracuse ranks 38th in the âBest Places to Liveâ with affordable housing, excellent public education, a wide variety of cultural offerings, and proximity to the Finger Lakes and Adirondack regions. Our convenient location at the crossroads of New York State puts us within five hours or less of nearly every major eastern metropolitan area. Syracuse is a scenic treasure amid rolling hills, tranquil lakes, and picturesque forests. Our changing seasons allow for colorful autumns, while winter snows transform our gently rolling hills into a perfect playground for winter sports enthusiasts.
Review of applications will begin immediately.