• Adjunct Faculty - Physician Assistant Studies

    Job Locations US-MA-Boston
    # of Openings
    Adjunct Faculty
  • Overview

    For nearly 200 years, MCPHS University, formerly known as Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, has been at the forefront of innovation in the healthcare world. We take pride in our history, yet are motivated by a curiosity about the future. That’s why we are constantly updating our state-of-the-art labs, innovating our curriculums, and adding programs to coincide with the needs of an ever-changing healthcare landscape.


    Faculty and staff continue to bring their talents and skills to MCPHS University to contribute to our mission of guiding and supporting students toward successful and sustainable careers in healthcare. Whatever position an employee holds, their efforts make an important impact on the overall quality of campus life. Employees are an integral part of a community that is proud of its heritage and the accomplishments that make MCPHS University a first-class educational institution.


    In consultation with the PAS Program Director, adjunct faculty will develop, coordinate, oversee, and/or teach specific didactic courses and activities as assigned. 


    • Participate in teaching selected classroom and laboratory classes, including online or virtual teaching sessions.
    • Participate in the development, implementation and evaluation of the curriculum for physician assistant education that conforms to University, School, and Program policies and procedures, and ARC-PA accreditation standards.
    • Participate in the development, initiation and incorporation of instructional experiences within the curriculum designed to achieve and maintain compliance with ARC-PA standards.
    • Ensure the development of core knowledge, skills and attitudes requisite to the development of competencies required for the successful completion of board examinations and safe practice at the time of entry to the profession.
    • Assist with the development of individualized learning objectives intended to facilitate each student’s potential to achieve while enrolled in the PAS program.
    • Maintain accurate and appropriate records.
    • Provide supervision, instruction, advice and counsel to students assigned to the didactic phase and thereby facilitate the students’ successful completion of all learning objectives.

    Additional responsibilities may be assigned by the supervisor.




    • A minimum of one year of clinical experience
    • A master’s degree is required
    • If a Physician Assistant, candidate must be NCCPA Board-Certified
    • Higher Education experience preferred
    • Organizational and computer skills

    Please attach a cover letter and a curriculum vitae. No phone calls, please. Principals only.  No relocation available. Finalist candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check as a condition of employment. MCPHS University is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants who would enrich the University’s diversity are encouraged to apply.


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