Position in Department of Physician Assistant Studies

Gardner-Webb University maintains a policy of non-discrimination. No aspect of employment will be influenced by race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, veteran status, genetic information, age, or any other basis prohibited by statute.

Gardner-Webb University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity within its faculty, staff, and students.

Principal Faculty

The Gardner-Webb University Department of Physician Assistant Studies seeks a qualified candidate to fill a 12-month full-time assistant faculty position at the main campus in Boiling Springs.   


The primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, those aligned with didactic instructional preparation for delivering classroom lectures or clinical skills instruction, development and implementation of OSCEs, ongoing curriculum assessment and modification, student progress and performance assessment, mentoring and advising students in their professional development, participating in continuous program self-assessment and accreditation compliance, and contributing to admissions recruitment, interviews, and selection processes. Opportunities are provided for clinical practice, and professional service to the PA profession is strongly encouraged.


Highly qualified applicants must possess a Master’s degree (doctorate preferred) from a regionally accredited university/accredited PA program or medical school. Also required are at least two years of professional clinical practice experience in a clinical health-related field involving direct patient care; current certification by the appropriate certifying body (e.g., NCCPA, ABFM, ABIM, ABP, etc.); and eligibility for medical licensure in North Carolina.

The successful candidate will possess strong interpersonal communication skills, including excellent verbal and written communication. Experience in PA or graduate medical education or clinical precepting is desirable. The applicant is expected to participate in inter-professional education opportunities, provide service with active participation in program, school, and university committees, and pursue professional development opportunities annually. Enthusiasm about working in a collaborative environment and self-motivation are essential qualities of a successful applicant.

To apply, please send 1) a cover letter providing a narrative of your qualifications relative to the position, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) a concise statement of teaching philosophy, and 4) a list of references via email to:

Dr. Ami Steele
Director, Department of Physician Assistant Studies
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Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.