Adjunct Faculty, Physician Assistant Program Basic Science

Dominican is seeking a qualified Basic Science faculty member to teach core courses in the graduate Master of Science PA program. This is an adjunct, academic year position. The candidate should ideally have expertise in teaching human anatomy, physiology and possibly pathophysiology, biochemistry, and genetics.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Develop and teach core basic science courses in the MSPAS program over the 3 semester during the first 12 months of the didactic curriculum.


  • Master’s or Doctoral degree in one of the following human basic sciences:
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Pathophysiology
  • Biochemistry
  • Genetics
  • Ability to teach anatomy with the use of the Anatomage Table (or be prepared to be trained in the use of Table in place of a cadaver lab)
  • Previous experience in teaching master’s level basic science

The MSPAS program is located in the Department of Health Sciences within the School of Health and Natural Sciences. The program is experiencing significant growth as it matriculates its second cohort (30 students) fall, 2018.  This position would offer minimally 3 units of credit in each of the 3 semesters of the PA didactic curriculum.

Application Procedures

  • A cover letter is required.
  • Letters of application and resume should be directed to: Ana Maldonado DHSc, MPH, PA-C:


For More Information Contact:

Dr. Ana Maldonado, Director of Physician Assistant Progrm
Department of Health Sciences

 Dominican University of California is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to excellence through diversity, and takes pride in its multicultural environment. We are committed in thought, word, and deed to recruiting and retaining a workforce that values the diversity of its student body. The University actively promotes an institutional culture that practices equity and inclusion. We strongly encourage applications from members of all under-represented groups in higher education.