Job Information

University of Utah Assistant Professor (Lecturer) in Salt Lake City, Utah

Position/Rank Assistant Professor (Lecturer)

Department 00958 - DFPM-Administration

City Salt Lake City, UT

Track Non Tenure Track

New Position to Begin


Job Summary

The University of Utah Physician Assistant Program at the University of Utah is seeking applicants for a 12 month faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor (Lecturer) in the Division of Physician Assistant Studies.

The program’s close affiliation with the University of Utah Health Sciences Center provides faculty an opportunity to become involved in research and development as well as being an environment conducive to educational and technological advancements.

Job Responsibilities

We seek an experienced physician assistant educator to join our faculty team. The successful applicant will serve as a general faculty member at the Salt Lake campus in Salt Lake City, Utah with primary responsibilities within the clinical year. This position is intended to be a 12-month faculty position with rank commensurate with qualifications with 0.5 to 1.0 FTE , with the opportunity for clinically credentialed applicants to divide responsibilities between academic and clinical time, as determined by applicant preparation, qualifications and programmatic need.

The responsibilities of this position will be clinical site development and maintenance in the Northern Utah area, preceptor scheduling, affiliation agreements, assessment, and administration of the clinical year curriculum. Additionally, this position has responsibility for orientation visits, clinical site visits for students, and student return visits during the clinical year.

Required Qualifications

Applicant must have a Master’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited academic institution. The following are also requirements:

•A current NCCPA certification

•Hold or be eligible for unrestricted Utah State PA licensure

•Excellent leadership, communication, and organizational skills

•Interest in areas that align with our program mission is strongly preferred

•An interest in scholarship and professional development

Preferred Qualifications

•Teaching and clinical precepting experience

•Three years of clinical experience is preferred

•Knowledge of Utah and the surrounding area clinical training and practice environment

To Apply

The search committee will accept applications until the position is filled. Applicants should include a letter describing relevant experiences and interest in the position, curriculum vitae, a complete application and the names and contact information of three personal references.

The online application is available at: ( contact Jared Spackman, MPAS , PA-C ( with any questions regarding this posting.

The University of Utah is ranked among the top 100 universities in the world. Located in Salt Lake City in the foothills of the Wasatch Mountains, the University of Utah is the flagship institution of higher learning in Utah. Founded in 1850, it serves over 31,000 students, including over 2000 international students and scholars from over 114 different countries. The University of Utah is ranked as one of the top public research universities in the nation with a particular distinction in medicine, genetics, and engineering.

The University of Utah Health (U of U Health) is a patient focused center distinguished by collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. The U of U Health values candidates who are committed to fostering and furthering the culture of compassion, collaboration, innovation, accountability, diversity, integrity, quality, and trust that is integral to our mission.

EEO/Non-Discrimination Information

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students, staff, faculty and patients from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education, employment opportunities, and quality healthcare for historically underrepresented groups.

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:

Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA)

135 Park Building

Salt Lake City, UT 84112


Online reports may be submitted at

For more information:

To inquire about this posting, ( or call 801-581-2300.


The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“ URS ”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen and immunizations.

Special Instructions for Candidates

Open Date 06/25/2020

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN02466F

Type Faculty