Assistant/Associate/Professor of Physical Therapy

Lincoln Memorial University

United States

December 31, 2021

Description

Position Details Position Title Assistant/Associate/Professor of Physical Therapy

Department PHYSICAL THERAPY Position Category Faculty Job Description

The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at Lincoln Memorial University – DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine – Knoxville is searching for a full-time core faculty member who will contribute to the Programs research, teaching, and service missions. The ideal applicant will be pursuing a scholarly agenda in neurologic rehabilitation, have college and/or clinical teaching experience and demonstrate evidence of professional service. Rank commensurate with credentials and experience. Salary and start-up support are negotiable.

Required Qualifications

- Doctorate in Physical Therapy degree (DPT) or BSPT/MSPT with academic doctorate – Current licensure as a physical therapist in the state of Tennessee, or eligible to obtain licensure prior to initiating teaching duties – Relevant clinical experience in neurological rehabilitation – At least 3 years of clinical experience as a physical therapist – Minimum of 2 years teaching experience in a clinical setting or at the college level – Strong organizational skills and interpersonal skills – Demonstrated commitment to cultural diversity, equity, and inclusion – Strong commitment to student learning and success – Ability to work independently, but demonstrated ability to collaborate with an interprofessional team

Preferred Qualifications

- Academic doctorate (PhD, Ed.D. ScD, DHSc, etc.) in relevant field. ABD will be considered. – ABPTS Board Certified Specialist in relevant field – Additional continuing education/certifications in relevant field – Experience with the CAPTE accreditation process

Physical Demands Campus LMU-Knoxville

Job Duty

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Promote the mission of Lincoln Memorial University to all faculty, staff, students and to the community at large

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promote effective working relationships among faculty, staff and students

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contribute to the planning, development and evaluation of courses within the DPT program

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promote by precept and example a general atmosphere of respect for knowledge, thought and inquiry

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have on file in the appropriate office an outline and list of the goals and objectives for each lecture

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carry out lecture, seminar, small group discussion and/or clinical assignments and responsibilities effectively

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design and present a course, series of integrated lectures and/or small group discussions

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prepare examination questions as well as grade a course or portion of course

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meet classes according to published schedule

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serve as an active member of the program, working closely with the Program Director to further the Program, College, and University mission and vision

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commit to working in a multicultural environment that fosters diversity

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serve as an example to learners and colleagues of appropriate professional behavior

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participate in scholarly activity

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serve as mentor to physical therapy and other healthcare profession students

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provide service by attending scheduled faculty meetings and by serving on appointed and or elected committees as required

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complete required institutional, program accreditation, and other reports necessary for the operation and advancement of the program

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perform other duties as assigned.

Posting Number F00514P

Job Open Date 09/03/2021 Job Close Date 12/31/2021 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions Summary About the Institution

Lincoln Memorial University is a values-based learning community dedicated to providing educational experiences in the liberal arts and professional studies. The main campus is located in Harrogate, Tennessee. For more information about employment opportunities, contact the Office of Human Resources at 423-869-7112 or humanresources@lmunet.edu.

AA/EEO Statement

Lincoln Memorial University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action education institution. Lincoln Memorial University prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, gender, gender identity, gender expression, and genetic information in all University programs and activities.

Background Check Statement

The University will conduct criminal background checks on all employees. Background checks may include but are not limited to confirmation of the individual's identity, credit information, motor vehicle driving record, review of an individual's criminal conviction record (if any), verification of any license, and certificate or degree required for the position.

Quicklink for Posting https: // careers.lmunet.edu/postings/22764

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Please describe your teaching philosophy.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Please describe your experience, if any, with the accreditation process in physical therapy education
  • (Open Ended Question)

    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Optional Documents

  • Transcripts
  • Letter of Recommendation 1
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