Assistant/Associate Professor - Physician Assistant

Assistant/Associate Professor - Physician Assistant 

Fort Wayne, Indiana


Trine University invites applications for a faculty position in the College of Health Professions. The Trine University College of Health Professions in Fort Wayne addresses a significant regional need for outstanding graduates and is being strongly supported by the region’s largest health systems. The School of Health Sciences is committed to educational excellence, producing outstanding graduates, and making a positive impact on the health care needs of our communities through service, leadership and scholarship.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The position of Assistant/Associate Professor is a core member of the program faculty.  Under the direction of the MPAS Program Director, he/ she will be responsible for contributing to the design, planning, and assessment of the curriculum; teaching, advising and mentoring students; and engaging in scholarship and service activities.

  • Develop, implement and assess curriculum, including creation of syllabus
  • Assess student competence and performance (including taking attendance and providing formal student evaluations)
  • Advise and mentor students by providing academic counseling
  • Attend faculty meetings and participate in faculty committees including program strategic plan and accreditation
  • Contribute to the Trine University’s greater community with scholarship and service with activities leading to professional growth and development, which may include publications, presentations, participation in conferences and seminars

Education and/or Experience

  • Must be a physician assistant, with doctorate/PhD degree preferred, and possess a current NCCPA certification and eligibility for licensure in Indiana with a minimum of two years clinical experience
  • OR, be a Certified Nurse Practitioner with experience in graduate level teaching and a minimum of two years clinical experience
  • OR, be a physician with current eligibility or unrestricted license as an allopathic or osteopathic physician in Indiana, certified by an ABMS or AOA approved specialty board minimum of two years clinical experience
  • OR, be a PhD basic scientist or hold other academic/doctoral qualifications and relevant academic/clinical experience and fit into the mix of the other professionals of the developing program


The salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.


Trine University offers a comprehensive benefit package designed to provide a variety of choices to best fit your needs and the needs of your family. Benefits offered include:

  • Health – medical, dental, vision, prescription drugs, flex spending or HSA accounts
  • Retirement – after one year of full-time service you are eligible for employer contribution of 5% and up to an additional 5% employer match
  • Life Insurance – a variety of voluntary life options are available along with employee life insurance (1½ times annual salary)
  • Financial Insurance – employer paid Long Term Disability and voluntary Short-Term Disability, Accident, Hospital Indemnity, and Critical Illness options are available
  • Education – after 6 months of full-time service education benefits are available for employee, spouse, and dependent children
  • Vacation and Sick Pay – in accordance with Trine's policy

Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Projected starting date can be immediate. Trine University reserves the right to verify academic (transcripts) and professional credentials prior to extending offers of employment.  Please include a cover letter, resume/CV, and references when applying.


Trine University is an equal opportunity employer.  Applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, genetic information, citizenship status, military status, or any other basis prohibited by law, unless such basis constitutes a bona fide occupational qualification. Trine will comply with its legal obligation to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and for religious beliefs.