Physical Therapy (12-month - Lecturer)

Central Michigan University

United States

August 23, 2021

Description

Position Information Position Title Physical Therapy (12-month - Lecturer)

College/Unit The Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow College of Health Professions Home Department Department of Physical Therapy Employee Group Fixed-Term Faculty - 12 month Employment Status Full-Time Position Type 12 month Position Classification Fixed-Term Faculty Position Begin Date 08/23/2021 Position End Date Position Summary

The Department of Physical Therapy at Central Michigan University invites applications for a 12-month, non-tenure track, Fixed-term faculty lecturer position in our entry-level Doctor of Physical Therapy Program. This position will have an initial 2-year appointment with renewal determination based on performance. The anticipated start date is August 23, 2021 but is negotiable. Applications will be reviewed as received.

We seek candidates who will support our commitment to fostering a diverse community supported by an equitable, inclusive campus climate that engages diverse stakeholders in physical therapy education. Responsibilities will primarily include teaching and direct patient care in the Carls Center Physical Therapy Clinic on the Mount Pleasant, Michigan campus. Preference will be given to applicants who have experience in one or more of the following areas: advanced practice in musculoskeletal, neurological rehabilitation, and/or general acute care. General practitioners and individuals with other expertise are encouraged to apply. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. An attractive benefits package is available, and this position is eligible for membership in CMU's Union of Teaching Faculty.

The Carls Center for Clinical Care and Education is the premier specialty rehabilitation center in Mid-Michigan pooling the talents of clinicians, faculty, and students from various healthcare disciplines. The Carls Center offers specialized clinical and primarily outpatient rehabilitation services provided by physical therapists, speech-language pathologists, psychologists and audiologists. The Carls Center is also home to Hands for Health, our pro bono, student-managed physical therapy clinic, providing services to uninsured and underinsured members of our community. Treatment at Hands for Health is provided by Doctor of Physical Therapy students, supervised by CMU faculty who are licensed and board-certified clinical specialists.

Recruitment Contact Information:

Dr. Jennifer Sansom, Associate Professor, sanso1jk@cmich.edu

All application materials must be uploaded to Central Michigan University's Faculty Personnel Services site: www. jobs.cmich.edu

Please do not send documents to listed recruitment contact.

Required Qualifications

· Current physical therapy license or eligibility to obtain licensure in Michigan

· A professional physical therapy doctorate (DPT), or equivalent

· At least three years of clinical experience treating diverse populations

· Experience or expertise that will contribute to the teaching and learning environment as well as clinical practice of the department

· Excellent communication, initiative, problem-solving, and ability to work collaboratively in a team setting

Ability to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations.

Preferred Qualifications

· Prior didactic teaching experience in physical therapy

· Potential to contribute to scholarship, teaching and learning, evidence- based and/or innovative practice to enhance student learning

· American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS) certification or certification credentials appropriate for teaching responsibilities

· Record of service to the profession and/or community

· Experience or desire to work with rural/underserved populations

· Experience or interest in interprofessional education and/or simulation

Message to Applicants

You must submit an online application to be considered as an applicant for this position.

How to Apply

Application Procedure: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Electronically attach a cover letter, curriculum vita, and names with contact information for three professional references, including telephone numbers and e-mail addresses.

About the Department

About the College of Health Professions

The Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow College of Health Professions consists of five academic units: Department of Physical Therapy, Department of Physical Education and Sport, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, the School of Health Sciences, and the School of Rehabilitation and Medical Science. It offers undergraduate and/or graduate degree programs in athletic training, audiology, communication sciences and disorders, exercise science, environmental health and safety, health administration, physical activity specialist, physical education, physical therapy, physician assistant, public health, school and public health education, speech-language pathology, and sport management, delivered by 100+ faculty/staff. CMU's website is https:// www. cmich.edu The Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow College of Health Professions website is https:// www. chp.cmich.edu. Please visit the Department of Physical Therapy's department website for more information.

Posting Begins 07/01/2021 Posting Ends Open Until Filled No Type of Recruitment External About CMU

Central Michigan University has a more than 125-year legacy of preparing students to become leaders and changemakers in their communities and in their personal and professional lives.

We serve nearly 19,500 students on our Mount Pleasant campus, in satellite locations around the state and throughout the country, and through flexible online programs. Many of our approximately 300 undergraduate, master's, specialist and doctoral programs in the arts, media, business, education, human services, health professions, liberal arts, social sciences, medicine, science and engineering are nationally ranked for excellence.

CMU leads the nation in leadership development programming through our Sarah R. Opperman Leadership Institute, and we are proud to be among only 5% of U.S. universities in the top two Carnegie research classifications. Our faculty work with graduate and undergraduate students in areas such as Great Lakes research, medical innovation, engineering technology and more.

Central is home to 17 men's and women's Division 1 sports including football, basketball, gymnastics, baseball, wrestling and more. Our student-athletes achieve great success in competition and in the classroom, capturing Mid- American Conference championships and maintaining an average cumulative GPA of 3.17.

CMU is located in Mount Pleasant, a community that blends the best of small- town living with big-city amenities. It's part of the culturally varied and vibrant Great Lakes Bay Region that also includes Saginaw, Bay City, Midland and the state's largest Native American community, centered on the Saginaw Chippewa Isabella Reservation in Mount Pleasant.

Area residents enjoy the mix of outdoor activities, cultural events, shopping and dining options, and family attractions. Other major Michigan destinations and attractions — Lansing, Grand Rapids, Detroit, Traverse City, wineries, beaches, golf and ski resorts, and many more — are within easy reach of the city's central location in Michigan's Lower Peninsula.

CMU employees enjoy access to a nationally recognized wellness program along with health care and benefits that exceed regional, state and national norms.

EEO Statement

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  • Cover Letter
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
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