Assistant Professor/Assistant Director

Position: Assistant Professor/Assistant Director

Location: Glendale, AZ


The Cardiovascular Science Perfusion Program matriculates 35 students each year and awards the Master of Science in Cardiovascular Science degree after successful completion of the 21-month curriculum. The curriculum includes three-quarters of didactic and laboratory education, including a state-of-the-art simulation laboratory, followed by four quarters of clinical education practicums off campus at various affiliated hospitals located throughout the country. The Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) and has six faculty members and three support staff members.

Midwestern University is an independent institution of higher education committed to the education of healthcare professionals. The Glendale campus is located on a spacious 143-acre campus in Glendale, AZ and is home to the Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine, the College of Pharmacy, the College of Dental Medicine, the College of Optometry, the College of Veterinary Medicine, College of Graduate Studies and the College of Health Sciences. The Cardiovascular Science program is housed in the College of Health Sciences which also houses programs in Nurse Anesthesia, Physician Assistant Studies, Podiatric Medicine, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Clinical Psychology and Speech-Language Pathology. The University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission, a Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.


The College of Health Sciences at Midwestern University invites applications for the full-time position of Assistant Professor/Assistant Director  Cardiovascular Science Program, Glendale, AZ campus.  The candidate must have a Masters degree and document academic experience with a record of teaching along with a minimum of 5 years clinical practice.  Salary and benefits are competitive for this tenure-track position.   In addition to teaching in the practical laboratory and didactic courses and participation in scholarship and service, the candidate will have administrative responsibilities as assigned by the Program Director. Specific areas of responsibility will vary depending on the individual’s educational background and experience 

Contact:; Questions: Dr. Kyle Dana, Program Director, or 623.572-369

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