Assistant Professor

Western University of Helth Science
September 18, 2023
Offerd Salary:$101,609
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Contract Type:Other
Working Time:Negotigation
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Posting Details

Pay Transparency Act- Western University of Health Sciences is required to provide a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. This range takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. It is not typical for an individual to be offered a salary at or near the top of the range for a position. Salary offers are determined based on final candidate qualifications and experience. The full salary range for this position is defined as the Full Pay Range. The budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position defined as the Expected Pay Scale. Placement within the Expected Pay Scale is determined by internal equity, and relevant qualifications.

Classification Details

Function College of Health Sciences - OR

Family Instruction Classification Series Details Faculty

Full Salary Range

Minimum $101,609.38

Maximum $107,752.80

Expected Pay Scale

Minimum $101,609.38

Maximum $107,752.80

Posting Details

Posting Number F00617

Position Title Assistant Professor Campus Western University Campus-Lebanon, OR Department 16041-DPT- Doctor of Phys. Therapy-Oregon Type of Position Faculty Job Summary

Prepare and administer a curriculum that will develop students into empathetic, competent, dynamic physical therapists as life-long learners.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Individuals must possess these knowledge, skills and abilities or be able to explain and demonstrate that the individual can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities. 1. Strong interest in and prior exposure to conducting research beyond graduate thesis/dissertation. 2. Knowledge of contemporary physical therapy practice. 3. Experience of 3 or more years in the area in which courses will be taught. 4. Knowledge of content in the area of assigned instruction. 5. Ability to organize and present material in lecture and laboratory. 6. Ability to communicate effectively in large and small groups as well as one-on-one. 7. Ability to accurately examine the knowledge and clinical skills attained by the students.

Required Qualifications

1. Education: An entry-level doctoral degree from an accredited physical therapy program. 2. Experience: Three years experience teaching in content area. 3. Licensure: As required. California State PT license or eligible for State licensure. 4. Preferences: Preference will be given to individuals with knowledge of physical therapy practice and an established research agenda and interest in administration.

Preferred Qualifications List comments regarding work hours


Posting Date 08/18/2023 Closing Date Special Instructions to Applicants

Essential Job Duties

Job Duty

Teaching Teaching in the classroom and/or laboratory. Provide the highest quality of teaching with the most current content information possible. . Provide the highest quality of clinical supervision. Maintain and promote high standards of intellectual integrity. Provide a syllabus at the beginning of each course to guide the student in planning. Maintain records of student grades and progress. Prepare examinations that assess the student's accomplishment of lecture and laboratory objectives.

Percentage Of Time 40 Job Duty

Communication Be open to interaction with students in class and available through office hours at least two (2) hours per week when students are not scheduled to be in class. Be willing to schedule further time as needed by the student. Be a mentor to the students. Exhibit teamwork and cooperation within the department and other departments within the University. Interact appropriately within the department and University with all levels of administration and support staff, from President to Security Guard. Be timely and accurate in all communications.

Percentage Of Time 20 Job Duty

Scholarship and Research Participate in grant proposals, scholarly publications or oral/poster presentations. Conduct research individually or in collaboration with University faculty and/or community clinicians. Maintain current knowledge in the profession by conference and seminar attendance, as well as by research and teaching.

Percentage Of Time 20 Job Duty

Service Serve on Departmental, College, and University committees. Become involved in elected, appointed and/or volunteer American Physical Therapy Association or other professional activities. Participate in community service activities.

Percentage Of Time 20 Job Duty

Clinical Practice of Physical Therapy/Professional Development Maintain skill levels and acknowledge by clinical practice or continuing education. Align to CAHP expectations and maintain compliance with CAPTE standards, policies and procedures. Special projects as assigned from year to year. May be required to be a committee chair. May guest lecture for other programs in the University. May be required to attend university functions outside normal working hours. Assist other faculty with practical examinations. Provide tutorial classes for students who require remediation.

Percentage Of Time 10

Physical Demands

Physical Demands

Do the essential functions of this job require lifting? Yes

If yes, list maximum weight and duration

WesternU Policy requires persons employed by the University to provide proof of vaccination against the SARS-CoV2 (COVID-19), subject to limited exemptions, regardless of whether the employee is on-site or working authorized to work remotely. Exempted employees, or those whose status of full vaccination is pending, will be required to submit to regular COVID-19 testing for in-person/on-campus work assignments. ​

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by any employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be available to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to use hands to grasp laboratory objects, equipment and animals (if applicable). The employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, talk or hear, and smell. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hand and arms, climb and stoop. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to (XX) pounds. Vision abilities required by this job include close and color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus in order to monitor the various computer screens and instruments used during the physiological processes.

Describe Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be available to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Duties are routinely performed in a typical laboratory setting. While performing duties in this setting the employee may be exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, extreme cold (non-weather), and risk of electric shock.

The employee is regularly exposed to wet humid conditions (non-weather), moving mechanical parts, and high precarious places. The employee is occasionally exposed to outdoor weather conditions, extreme heat (non- weather), and risk of radiation. The noise level in this setting may be loud due to the noise of ventilation system and hydraulic body hoist.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Letter of Recommendation #1
  • Letter of Recommendation #2
  • Teaching Philosophy
  • Required License/Certification
  • Optional Documents

  • Additional Applicant Document
  • Supplemental Questions

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  • This position is located in Lebanon, Oregon. Are you willing and able to work from this campus location?
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