Physical Therapy Adjunct (40643)

Rockhurst University

United States

November 9, 2021


Job Details

Job Location

Kansas City - Kansas City, MO

Position Type

Part Time

Education Level

Doctorate Degree

Job Category

Health Care

The Department of Physical Therapy Educations Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program invites applications for adjunct faculty positions for acute care lab courses and integrated clinical experience courses, working with acute care and older adult populations. Responsibilities of the adjunct positions include teaching students in classroom and community-based settings.

The College is committed to being learner-centered, service and community- minded. Rockhursts DPT program is distinctive for its quality teaching using a broad range of active learning experiences, close faculty-student interactions, and strong mission focused on service, advocacy, and leadership. Additional details about the Physical Therapy Program are available on the programs website: https: // www.

Founded in 1910 and located in the heart of Kansas City, Missouri, Rockhurst is a Catholic university in the Jesuit tradition committed to providing inclusive, innovative and transformative education. As a comprehensive university and supportive community of nearly 4,000 students, our mission is to form lifelong learners in the liberal arts tradition who engage the complexities of our world and serve others as compassionate, thoughtful leaders.

Required qualifications for the positions include:

  • Doctoral degree (DPT, EdD, PhD, DSc, DHS, etc.) or Masters degree and at least 3 years of general professional experience in physical therapy
  • Possess or be eligible for Missouri PT licensure
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills
  • Preferred qualifications for the positions include:

  • Teaching experience at the post-baccalaureate level
  • Advanced certifications or credentials in field
  • A strong background of clinical practice
  • Expertise in acute care, geriatric, or neurological physical therapy
  • Contracts are provided on a semester basis. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until positions are filled. Interested candidates should electronically submit a curriculum vitae along with their resume (in one upload file) and names and contact information of three references through the online application system. If hired, candidates will need to submit their academic transcripts. Please contact Dr. Christina Wisdom at 816-501-4174 or with questions.

    Rockhurst is an Equal Opportunity Employer and uses E-Verify. Applicants who would enhance the diversity of the University, such as individuals from historically underrepresented groups, are strongly encouraged to apply.

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