The Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program in the Henrietta Schmoll School of Health invites applicants for a 10 month, full-time ranked faculty position beginning Summer 2020. Rank and salary are commensurate with education and experience. The DPT Program utilizes an innovative curriculum that integrates basic and clinical sciences and incorporates traditional as well as case-based learning strategies, including tutorials. Candidates must demonstrate leadership, initiative, creativity, problem solving skills, and the ability to collaborate. The physical therapist education program at St. Catherine University began in 1991 and has enrolled Doctor of Physical Therapy students since 2003. The mission of the DPT Program is to educate students to lead and influence within the physical therapy profession. To this end, all DPT faculty members are expected to serve as role models for our students.
Primary responsibilities include team teaching in our dynamic integrated curriculum.
Establishment of an active research agenda.
Involvement with ongoing curriculum development, implementation and evaluation.
Participation in student academic and research advising/mentoring; and service on department and University committees as well as to the profession.
Numerous opportunities for collaborative research are available with other departments at St. Catherine University, as well as with other local higher education institutions, clinical partners, and healthcare institutions.
Preferred candidates will have an earned academic doctoral degree (Ph.D., Ed.D. or DSc), or be currently enrolled in a doctoral program with ABD status and possess a minimum of three years of physical therapy experience.
Candidates with an earned DPT and ABPTS clinical specialist certification with a minimum of five years of clinical experience will also be considered.
All candidates must be eligible for physical therapist licensure in MN.
Highly regarded applicants will have clinical expertise and teaching experience in acute care, cardio-pulmonary, pediatrics, neurorehabilitation, practice management and/or informatics, and a commitment to pro bono service and service learning.
The DPT Program is committed to teaching and mentoring a diverse student population. Demonstrated success in working with diverse populations is preferred.
St. Catherine University seeks creative, adaptable faculty who enjoy working in a university climate that promotes cultural diversity and multicultural understanding. Candidates of color are encouraged to apply. Consistent with the university’s commitment to women, diversity, and social justice, preference will be given to candidates who manifest these themes in their teaching, research, and service.
Please go to the St. Catherine University employment site to apply for this position. Applicants may also visit the University Human Resources office, located in Derham Hall Room 8, to submit an electronic application. Please attach an application letter, CV, and statement of teaching interests. Three references and successful completion of a background check will be required for employment. For information, please email search committee chair, David Chapman at firstname.lastname@example.org. Application review begins November 1, 2019 and will remain open until filled.
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