Program Director

Carlow University


Pittsburgh, PA


10 days ago


August 19, 2023
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Carlow University’s College of Health and Wellness is seeking a full-time 12-month faculty to join our faculty at the Oakland campus located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. We seek a faculty member to serve as the Director of our Physician Assistant Program. Candidates should have expertise in teaching Physician Assistant students and have academic leadership experience. Academic rank and salary are commensurate with educational preparation and experience.


Required Experience/Qualifications:


• Valid Pennsylvania Physician Assistant License and NCPAA certification

• A minimum of at least a master's degree in Physician Assistant Studies; A doctoral degree is preferred

• A minimum of three (3) years of full-time higher education experience as an appointed faculty member or program director in an ARC-PA accredited program

• A minimum of 5 years of full-time experience as a Physician Assistant

The ideal candidates will have:

• A deep commitment to effective teaching, developing innovative courses, mentoring students, and interprofessional practice

• A strong commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusiveness and actively promote diversity.

• A commitment to professional service within the University and beyond.


Why Carlow University?

  • Culture of integrity, dignity and respect for all   
  • Strong commitment to social justice
  • Ethical forward-thinking leadership
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vision, life & disability benefits package
  • Tuition benefits for undergraduate and graduate programs
  • Health Savings Account and Flexible Spending Account options
  • Wellness and Employee Assistance Program
  • Complimentary use of Carlow’s fitness center and amenities

Successful candidates must be committed to envisioning the future of liberal arts and professional education in a rapidly changing environment; have experience working with diverse populations; actively support Carlow’s commitment to equity, inclusion, and community; and be able to articulate how they will contribute to Carlow University’s Catholic, Mercy mission and values through their teaching, scholarship, and service.


Carlow University employees commit themselves to the highest standards of ethical conduct. They commit to act with integrity, treat others with respect and dignity, carefully steward the University's resources, avoid conflicts of interest or commitment, maintain confidentiality, and comply with legal and professional obligations. 


Carlow University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We strive for a campus that reflects our urban setting and is inclusive of underrepresented groups to enhance our university community.