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Table 1 PA Faculty Job Ads (2014–2020)a

From: Assessing demand for doctoral-prepared PA faculty: a five-year longitudinal study

PA Faculty Job Ads (2014–2020) Count Percentage (%)
Total number of unique job ads analyzed 612 100
Program Director/ Chair/Division Chief Job Ads 142 23.2
Principal faculty/adjuncts/research director job ads 470 76.8
Tenure track/eligible positions 123 20.1
Total positions that required or preferred a doctoral credential 238 38.9
Program director job ads that required or preferred a doctoral credential 71 50.0
Principal faculty job ads that required or prefer a doctoral credential 167 35.5
Tenure track/eligible job ads that required or preferred a doctorate 77 62.6
  1. aData for 2014 are from Burning Glass Technologies and for 2015–2020 are from other academic job search engines