Tenure or Clinical Track Faculty - Physical Therapy Program

Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not specified
Jan 12, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Tenure or Clinical Track Faculty - Physical Therapy Program
Carroll University

Assistant/Associate Professor Starting Date: Fall 2021 semester
Carroll University is seeking a diligent and innovative full-time faculty member to join our team.
Physical Therapy faculty members work collaboratively with other College of Health Sciences faculty, including directors, department chairs, college dean, and external constituents.

Responsibilities: Responsibilities of this 9-month appointment include teaching, scholarship, and service. Teaching to be assigned based on areas of expertise, with preference for one or more of the following areas: Physiology, Kinesiology, and Clinical decision making. Candidates who have a documented record of teaching and professional service excellence, who are innovative and value a dynamic, integrated and comprehensive approach to physical therapy education, and who are seeking a vibrant, interdisciplinary working environment are encouraged to apply.

Additional expectations involve advising and mentoring students, participating in program and department open houses, and participating in the DPT evidenced based courses and student capstone projects. Duties also include maintaining a scholarly agenda that is consistent with University. program mission and philosophy, as well as CAPTE standards. Participation in program, department, and university services is also required. Opportunities to participate in both local and international service-learning initiatives are available.

Qualifications: Carroll University (www.carrollu.edu) invites applications and nominations for the position of tenure track or clinical assistant/associate professor of Physical therapy.
Candidate requirements:
  • Academic doctoral degree (PhD, EdD, DSc).
  • Have a minimum of 3 years professional clinical experience or research preferred.
  • Postsecondary level teaching experience is preferred.
  • Current licensure or eligibility for licensure in the state of Wisconsin as a physical therapist preferred.

    Rank and Salary: Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications.

    The Department and Program: The Physical therapy program is housed in the Department of Physical Therapy. The program is primarily a direct admit program. The program is located at the Carroll University Center for Graduate Studies, a 55,000 sq. ft. interdisciplinary graduate facility. This facility includes comprehensive teaching and state of the art laboratory spaces for both teaching and scholarly endeavors.

    The College: The College of Health Sciences offers undergraduate and graduate programs through four departments—Health and Medicine, Human Movement Sciences (athletic training, exercise science, exercise physiology); Nursing; and Physical Therapy (DPT). Health sciences account for ~60% of the University enrollment. The mission of the College of Health Science is to educate students to be innovative professionals who collaborate to serve the health needs of their communities. A dynamic and

    growing entity, College wide foci include interprofessional education and practice, the integrated approach to health, innovative learning and healthcare technologies, community partnerships and service to medically underserved populations. To support these initiatives the University has recently purchased a medical arts building to house and support its service learning and Community Health Service programs. The College supports the interdisciplinary nature of health science education and has received federal and private foundation grant awards to support these as well as program specific initiatives.

    The University: Founded in 1846, Carroll University is an independent, co-educational comprehensive University. The Carroll mission is to “provide a superior education, rooted in its Presbyterian and liberal arts heritage, and draws upon the Christian tradition to prepare all students for vocational success,
    lifelong learning and service in a diverse and global society.” Carroll University is located in suburban Waukesha, 16 miles west of Milwaukee and 60 miles east of Madison. The University serves 3600 undergraduate and graduate students. The University though intentionally ecumenical and non- sectarian in approach, is related to the Presbyterian Church, USA. Candidates must be willing and able to support and advance the University mission.

    Application: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please submit as attachments to an email with the subject line “Assistant/Associate Professor of Physical Therapy ” and in Word or PDF format 1) a letter of application, 2) curriculum vitae, and 3) statement of teaching philosophy to facapp@carrollu.edu.
    Final applicants will be asked to submit graduate transcripts, and three letters of reference.

    Carroll University is an Equal Opportunity Employ