Physical Therapy Faculty | Tenure Track Spring 2022 | I01793

Slippery Rock University

United States

November 26, 2021


Posting Details Posting Number I01793

Classification Title Assistant or Associate Professor Working Title Physical Therapy Faculty Tenure Track Spring 2022 I01793 Employee Group Faculty Bargaining Unit APSCUF Location Main Campus Department School of Physical Therapy Pay Rate Employment Type Regular FT Work Schedule

Position Summary

The School of Physical Therapy at Slippery Rock University is seeking applicants for a full-time, tenure-track faculty member at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in our well-established, three year, fully accredited Doctor of Physical Therapy Program. Slippery Rock University is one of 14 universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, offering an excellent salary structure, a comprehensive benefits package, and an exceptional retirement program. Faculty may consider pension options through the State Employee Retirement Program.

Responsibilities will include managing all facets of clinical education experiences within the curriculum, including but not limited to coordination of student clinical placements; clinical site contracts; clinical site, clinical instructor, and student evaluations; exploring opportunities for clinical site training and education; development and maintenance of clinical education partnerships; development and coordination of clinical education within the program curriculum; maintaining compliance with accreditation standards; exploring contemporary teaching and learning opportunities; and intermittent travel to clinical sites.

Responsibilities may include teaching in the faculty member's area of expertise and areas of need within the department's curriculum. Other duties include service at the department, college, university, and professional levels, student advising, and pursuit of scholarly activity through research, publications and professional presentations. All faculty must comply with accreditation requirements of the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE).

Minimum Qualifications

Current unrestricted license or eligibility for PT licensure in Pennsylvania.

Doctoral preparation with a DPT, PhD, EdD, or other doctoral degree.

Minimum 3 years of full-time post-licensure clinical PT practice.

Minimum 2 years of experience as Director of Clinical Education (DCE) for a CAPTE accredited physical therapy program, or a minimum of 2 years of experience in teaching, curriculum development and administration in a physical therapy education program, or minimum 2 years of experience as a Center Coordinator of Clinical Education (CCCE) or Clinical Instructor (CI) at a physical therapy facility.

Successful candidates must possess strong communication, organizational, interpersonal, problem-solving, and mentoring skills.

Candidate must demonstrate a commitment to the education of diverse populations.

Successful performance in an interview and teaching demonstration, are required.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with EXXAT or similar clinical education management program.

Strong skills in use of educational technology.

APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor certification.

Experience with in-person or online teaching in higher education.

Record of scholarship and service to the profession; current scholarly agenda with potential to involve student researchers.

Current clinical practice, advanced training, or board certification in physical therapy clinical specialization.

Academic doctoral degree (PhD, EdD, or other).

Posting Date 10/25/2021

Closing Date Open Until Filled No Respect for Individuals in the Community

Slippery Rock University provides an environment that respects, encourages, and promotes the talents and contributions of all. Slippery Rock University values a community with a shared sense of purpose, where people demonstrate mutual respect and appreciation. Slippery Rock University values diversity that honors and includes all persons regardless of age, creed, disability, ethnic heritage, gender, gender identity, race, religion, sexual orientation, or socioeconomic status in academic and extracurricular endeavor, in the working environment, and in the daily life of the university community.

Notice of Non-Discrimination

Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, religion, age, disability, or veteran status in its programs or activities in accordance with Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and University policies.

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Assistant Vice President of Human Resources and Compliance/Title IX Coordinator 008 Old Main Building 104 Maltby Avenue Slippery Rock University Slippery Rock, PA 16057 724.738.2016

Special Instructions to Applicants

Graduate and undergraduate transcripts are required for this position. Applicants may upload either official or unofficial transcripts using the “Transcript” selection under Required Documents. Official transcripts will be required prior to appointment. Recommended candidates will be required to complete criminal background check, including Act 34 Background Check and Act 151 (Child Abuse) Background Check and Federal Criminal (FBI) clearance prior to appointment. Full consideration will be given to applications received by November 26, 2021.

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Teaching Philosophy
  • Unofficial Transcripts
  • Unofficial Transcripts 2
  • Optional Documents

  • Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness (e.g. peer reviews, student evaluations, honors and awards, etc.)
  • Unofficial Transcripts 3
  • Research Plan
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