Western University of Health Sciences — Physician Assistant Faculty Position

The Department of Physician Assistant Education at Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, California invites applications from individuals interested in joining our dynamic and growing faculty for a full-time 12-month tenure option-track faculty position at the Instructor, Assistant, or Associate level. Faculty responsibilities include teaching, scholarship / research, advising PA students, and service. Participation in professional activities is encouraged and supported. Specific assignments are dependent upon program needs.


  • Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts Degree.
  • Current NCCPA certification.
  • Licensure or eligibility for licensure in California.

Preference will be given to a candidate with one or more of the following:

  • Those who have earned a master’s degree or doctorate degree. Consideration will be given to those
    currently enrolled in a master’s degree program or doctorate program.
  • Evidence of teaching effectiveness and/or curriculum development experience at Community
    College Level or higher
  • At least two years of current clinical work experience

Salary and rank will be based upon documented relevant experience and qualifications.

Interested candidates are encouraged to submit application materials (letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three (3) letters of recommendation) as soon as possible.
For further inquiries about the position, please contact:

Grant Hirayama, PT, DPT, OCS
(Chair, Search Committee)
450 E. Second Street, Pomona, CA 91766-1854
(909) 469-5598

Western University of Health Sciences is a non-profit, independent, graduate health professions/sciences university whose mission is to educate compassionate, competent, health care professionals. The University is home to more than 3,800 students in 9 health sciences colleges and 21-degree programs, with exciting opportunities for inter-professional teaching, research, and service. The University is located in Southern California, east of Los Angeles, in view of the San Gabriel Mountains, with a 30-minute drive to the mountain ski slopes, and a 45-minute drive to the ocean. The Department of Physician Assistant Education supports the mission of Western University of Health Sciences by educating PAs to deliver high quality, competent, and compassionate healthcare as team members within the healthcare system. The PA Program is accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission for PAs (ARC-PA) since 01/1990, matriculates 98 students each year. Further information about the university, department, and faculty is available on the Western University of Health Sciences Web Site at www.westernu.edu.