Instructor for Entry-Level Doctor of Physical Therapy Program (2023-2024 Academic Year)

University of the Incarnate Word
May 31, 2024
Offerd Salary:Salary Commensurate with experience.
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Instructor for Entry-Level Doctor of Physical Therapy Program (2023-2024

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Position Title Instructor for Entry-Level Doctor of Physical Therapy Program (2023-2024 Academic Year)

UIW Mission

University of the Incarnate Word is a Catholic institution that welcomes to its community persons of diverse backgrounds, in the belief that their respectful interaction advances the discovery of truth, mutual understanding, self-realization, and the common good.

Position Summary

The School of Physical Therapy is seeking qualified part-time faculty members to serve as small group facilitator/tutor and/or teaching assistant in skills development laboratory. Part-time faculty are expected to participate in comprehensive practical examination and/or interview sessions. In all matters, faculty are expected to maintain the highest standards of professional ethics consistent with the UIW Mission.

This applicant pool will remain online and be used to hire interested part- time faculty as needed. This position is considered a “Responsible Employee” under Title IX federal regulations and “Mandatory Reporter” under Texas state law and the UIW Sexual Misconduct Policy. As a Mandatory Reporter, this position requires you, as the employee, to promptly report any incident that you witness or receive information about Title IX violations. These reporting responsibilities are set out in the UIW Sexual Misconduct Policy.

Essential Functions

  • Serve as a small group facilitator/tutor in the Physical Therapy Reasoning course series or as a teaching assistant in the Patient-Client Management course series, including, meeting time with faculty prior to class as well as participation in the Comprehensive Practical Exam at the end of the semester as needed.
  • Participate in the Interview Sessions as needed.
  • Teach assigned course based on approved departmental syllabi.
  • Work collaboratively with departmental faculty to ensure standard curriculum outcomes are met.
  • Be available outside of class to help students learn and to answer their questions (1 hour per 3-hour class, physically and/or electronically).
  • Conduct respectful relationships with faculty, staff, and students both in and outside the classroom.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Qualifications

    Knowledge Skills and Abilities

  • Strong communication, organization, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills.
  • Current knowledge and skill in the use of information and computer technology or proven ability to learn these skills.
  • Knowledge of legislative, regulatory, legal, and practice issues affecting physical therapy education and practice.
  • Ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures.
  • Employee shall adhere to all applicable rules and regulations of the University, the Conference, and the NCAA.
  • Required Education

  • Earned doctoral degree.
  • Graduate of an accredited physical therapy program.
  • Required Work Experience

  • Five (5) years experience as a licensed physical therapist, OR
  • Two (2) years if graduate of a problem-based learning program, OR
  • Two (2) years if a graduate of a residency.
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Board-certified clinical specialization.
  • Prior clinical instructor experience.
  • Active in clinical practice.
  • Prior teaching experience in a physical therapy academic program.
  • Active in professional activities at local, state, and/or national levels.
  • Required Certifications, Licenses or Registrations

  • Licensed to practice Physical Therapy
  • Member of the American Physical Therapy Association.
  • Work Hours

    Based on course assignment.

    Physical Demands


    Posting Details

    Posting Details

    Posting Number UN758PO

    Number of Vacancies 8 Job Type Part Time Job Category Faculty Desired Start Date 01/08/2024 Position End Date (if temporary) Reports to Dean, School of Physical Therapy Salary Commensurate with experience. Open Date 07/27/2023 Close Date 05/31/2024 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicant

    Assignment start date will be based on needs of the school.


    UIW is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in employment, without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship status, national origin, age, marital status, disability, genetic information, gender identity or expression, veteran status, pregnancy, and religion (except in limited circumstances when religious preference is both permitted by law and deemed appropriate as a matter of University policy).

    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Unofficial Transcripts 1
  • Optional Documents

  • Unofficial Transcripts 2
  • Unofficial Transcripts 3
  • Other Document
  • Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
  • UIW Website
  • Indeed
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  • Personal Referral
  • Employee Referral
  • Other
  • If you selected other, please tell us where?
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Are you a graduate from an accredited physical therapy program AND either hold an earned doctoral degree or currently enrolled in a doctoral program?
  • No
  • Yes, currently hold PHD and/or DPT in required field
  • Yes, currently enrolled in doctoral program in required field
  • Do you have five (5) years of experience working as licensed physical therapist OR 2 years of experience working as licensed physical therapist (if you are a graduate of a problem-based learning program) OR two (2) years if a graduate of a residency?
  • No
  • Yes, 2 years of experience as a Licensed PT (graduated from a problem-based learning program)
  • Yes, 5 years of experience as a Licensed PT
  • Yes, 2 years of experience as a Licensed PT (graduate of a residency)
  • Are you currently licensed to practice PT in Texas or eligible for licensure in Texas?
  • No
  • Currently hold PT Licensure in Texas
  • Eligible for PT Licensure in Texas
  • Are you currently a member of the American Physical Therapy Association?
  • No
  • Yes
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