Physician Assistant

Job Number
Job Type
Temporary Full-Time
School Of Medicine
SOM: Medicine: Infectious Dis
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
Not Applicable
Job Category
Location : Name
Hope Clinic
Campus Location (For Posting) : Location

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Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.


The Hope Clinic of the Emory Vaccine Center is an international Center of Excellence in clinical and translational research in infectious diseases vaccines, treatment, and prevention. The mission of the Hope Clinic is to conduct human research studies and clinical trials for infectious diseases of public health importance. The clinical studies encompass vaccines, treatments, prevention, community-based research, and laboratory-based translational human immunology. We are currently seeking an Advanced Practice Provider to join our research response to the COVID-19 virus. 


This is a full-time temporary assignment.


The Physician Assistant will (under the supervision of a physician):

  • Act as an Investigator on NIH, industry-sponsored, and investigator initiated clinical research studies.
  • Conduct informed consent discussion.
  • Obtain medical history and physical exams.
  • Order and interpret diagnostic tests.
  • Provide oversight of study participants in outpatient and inpatient settings.
  • Supervise and mentor research nurses, clinical research coordinators, interns, and students.
  • Provide occasional evening, weekend, and hospital coverage.
  • Contribute to writing and developing research protocols, manuscripts, and papers.


  • Provides medical care to patients under the direction of a supervising physician.
  • Examines, evaluates, and treats patients with medical conditions, illnesses or injuries.
  • Advises patients on the maintenance of good health. 


  • Graduation from a nationally accredited Physician Assistant program.
  • Current licensure as a Physician Assistant in the state of Georgia.



  • BLS certification.
  • Research experience preferred, but not required.


NOTE: Position tasks are required to be performed in-person at an Emory University location; working remote is not an option. Emory reserves the right to change this status with notice to employee.

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