Job Information

University of Utah Physician Assisant Faculty (DOQ) in St. George, Utah

Position/Rank Physician Assisant Faculty (DOQ)

Department 00958 - DFPM-Administration

City St. George, UT

Track Non Tenure Track

New Position to Begin ASAP


The University of Utah Physician Assistant Program at the University of Utah is seeking applicants for a 12 month faculty position, Career-line (rank and track DOQ ) 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 expanded campus in St. George, 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 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 primarily be clinical site development and maintenance in the southern 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. Additionally, the faculty member will participate in student admissions, advising of a small group of students, program evaluation and

planning. The candidate will also participate in didactic teaching and assessment of students.

Please contact Jared Spackman, MPAS , PA-C ( with any questions regarding this posting.

St. George is located in the southwest region of Utah. It is located near beautiful canyons (Zions and Bryce) with many outdoor activities year-round that include hiking, rock climbing, mountain biking and other recreation.

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

•A minimum of three years’ clinical experience

•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

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

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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


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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 05/25/2021

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN02653F

Type Faculty