Assistant Professor (Physician Assistant)

  • Ypsilanti, Michigan, United States
  • College of Health and Human Serv
  • Academic & Student Affairs
  • College of Health & Human Services
  • Faculty Full Time
  • Opening on: Nov 16 2022




Physician Assistant Program - Assistant Professor

Eastern Michigan University (EMU) seeks a motivated, energetic, and collaborative faculty member to join its Physician Assistant (PA) Program.  This faculty member will have a 12 month, full-time, tenure-track position and will be an integral member of our synergistic team of educators. . The EMU PA Program matriculated the first class of students in May of 2014 and has been granted Accreditation-Continued from the ARC-PA.

Position Highlights:

  • Clinical Release Time enables faculty to continue practicing on a part-time basis, while retaining all income.
  • The EMU Faculty Development Center allows new faculty members to gain crucial educational skills
  • Release time enables the new faculty member to become acclimated to the university and complete faculty development activities
  • Highly competitive salary and a robust benefits and retirement package
  • Built in mentorship opportunities through team teaching of courses

Come and join our progressive team of PA educators!


  • Current licensure and certification as a Physician Assistant, Physician or related healthcare professional (if applicable)
  • Minimum of 2 years of clinical practice experience as a Physician Assistant, Physician or related healthcare professional (experience working as a PA and in PA education is preferred)
  • Minimum of a master’s degree (PA degree focus, doctorate preferred)
  • Excellent oral, written, interpersonal communication and teamwork skills

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Instruction, coordination, and evaluation of students in the classroom, exam and procedural laboratory, and simulation settings
  • Curricular planning and delivery of didactic and clinical education - including clinical rotations
  • Active participation in ongoing program evaluative processes and maintenance of ARC-PA accreditation
  • Participate in ongoing program development related to policy, syllabi, pedagogy, and lecture/presentation preparation
  • Participation in scholarly research activity and/or documented continuation of clinical experience
  • Involvement and participation in required and recommended service activities
  • Program/department committee participation

Application Requirements:

  • Complete an on-line application, providing all requested information
  • Attach a cover letter, with specific narrative regarding position qualifications and interest
  • Attach a Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Provide three (3) professional references. 
  • Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

    For more information contact:

    Julia M. Burkhardt, MS, PA-C

    Assistant Professor, Search Committee Chair

    Phone: 734.487.2887 or Email (preferred):

    About the University:

    EMU enrolls approximately 23,000 students and offers an outstanding benefits package and a collegial work environment.  EMU's distinct mix of comprehensive academic resources, strong community initiatives, focus on Education First, and nationally-recognized undergraduate and graduate student research achievements set it apart.

    The EMU campus is located in the Ypsilanti/Ann Arbor community, 5 miles from downtown Ann Arbor and 35 miles west of Detroit, MI and Windsor, Ontario.

    EMU is an equal opportunity employer, and the institution is regularly recognized by U.S. News and World Report for its diversity.


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