Physician Assistant (2 positions)

Northwestern College invites applications for full-time faculty  in the developing physician assistant (PA) program to begin August 2019. The persons hired to the position will have the option to be tenure-track or professor of practice. The candidates must be PAs, allopathic physicians or osteopathic physicians who are licensed or eligible for licensure in the state of Iowa (licensure will be required upon hiring). PA candidates must have current NCCPA certification and physician candidates must have current specialty board certification.

The successful candidates will work with the program faculty to develop, implement and assess the didactic curriculum for the PA program. These persons will be responsible for teaching in areas of their expertise including individual, lab and team-taught courses. These persons will serve as faculty advisers to PA students and will work with the PA faculty team to select students for the program, perform self-study for accreditation, network on behalf of the program, and evaluate student progress in developing essential skills for PA practice. Candidates must demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills. Preference will be given to candidates with experience educating PA and/or medical students. 

The candidates will exhibit a love of Christ and an embrace of the Gospel, and support the college’s mission as expressed in our Statement of Christian IdentityVision for Learning and Vision for Diversity. Northwestern College is affiliated with the Reformed Church in America. We seek faculty invested in teaching, a program of scholarly activity, and the mission of excellence in the liberal arts, as a vital expression of commitment to Christ’s redemptive work in the world. Accordingly, Northwestern College seeks to more fully reflect the cultural and ethnic diversity of the body of Christ in its faculty, staff, administration and students. Women and candidates from historically underrepresented groups are enthusiastically encouraged to apply. 

Apply online below and send a letter of interest in which you (1) describe your teaching experience and (2) interact with our Statement of Christian IdentityVision for Learning and Vision for Diversity. Include a current curriculum vitae/resume, submitted to

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. 

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