Instructor Educator PTA, Clermont College

UC Clermont College
Ohio, United States
Salary Not specified
Feb 22, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati embarks upon its third century – building on the past and defining the future by leading urban, public universities into a new era of innovation and impact through its strategic direction, Next Lives Here. Underscoring the power of creativity, ingenuity, invention and inclusion, what’s Next will accelerate our unrivaled momentum, evidenced by eight straight years of record enrollment and rankings that include placement among America’s top 100 public universities by U.S. News & World Report. Home to a diverse student body of nearly 47,000 and more than 4,200 distinguished faculty, the university combines its Research 1 (Very High Research Activity) Carnegie Classification with a physical setting that The New York Times recently acclaimed as “the most ambitious campus design program in the country. This position will not be sponsored. To apply for this position, you must be a US citizen or a valid US green card holder.

About Clermont College
University of Cincinnati, Clermont College provides student-centered undergraduate education in an open-access, regional college environment. We foster diversity as well as intellectual, cultural, and social development in our community.  UC Clermont College has an enrollment of approximately 3,000 students and is located in Batavia, Ohio, twenty miles east of the University of Cincinnati’s downtown campus.  We offer a variety of associate’s degrees, two-year technical degrees and certificates, and prepare students for transition or transfer into baccalaureate degree programs. UC Clermont’s open-access nature presents a unique opportunity for faculty with a strong commitment to provide a solid foundation for students at all levels to develop their academic skills and reach their educational goals.

Job Overview
To this end, the Science & Health Department at UC Clermont College seeks applications for a full-time, Educator-track faculty position in the Physical Therapist Assisting Program at the level of Instructor Educator based upon education and experience. The position will begin Fall Semester starting August 15, 2021.  We are recruiting applicants who are interested in the position for Academic Coordinator of Clinical Education as well as teaching responsibilities for lecture and laboratory portion of courses in the Physical Therapist Assistant program in the area of musculoskeletal rehabilitation. Faculty must adhere to the stated course objectives, content, and delivery as part of the approved program curriculum.

Essential Functions

Educator-track faculty responsibilities include the following:

  • Teaching twelve (12) credit-hours for three semesters (Fall, Spring, and Summer), including lectures and labs during day, and possibly evenings, as needed.
  • Scheduling a minimum of four office hours per week
  • Participating in service to the department, college, university, and community
  • Current licensure, and licensure eligible in Ohio, as a Physical Therapist or Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Work with core faculty to establish academic regulations and to design, implement and evaluate the curriculum
  • Maintain contemporary expertise that represents knowledge and skill reflective of current practice
  • Demonstrates effectiveness in teaching and student evaluation
  • Selected candidates should expect to focus on teaching Physical Therapist Assistant courses but may be asked to teach other courses included in the Science and Health Department.

The Academic Coordinator of Clinical Education is responsible for developing, conducting, and coordinating the clinical education program to assure depth and breadth of clinical education experiences and toward the goal that each student achieves entry-level performance prior to graduation.

Minimum Requirements

  • Associate's degree in Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA) with a Bachelor's degree or higher in a health care related field or a Bachelor's degree or higher in Physical Therapy. Educational credentials must be from accredited institutions
  • Current licensure as a Physical Therapist or Physical Therapist Assistant.
  • A minimum of three years of full-time post-licensure clinical practice
  • A minimum of two years of clinical practice as a SCCE or CI in physical therapy clinical education or a minimum of two years of experience in teaching, curriculum development and administration in a PT or PTA program
  • Evidence of contemporary practice and continued professional development
  • The candidate must also demonstrate a commitment to maintaining high academic standards while encouraging and supporting students with diverse backgrounds, interests, and aptitudes.

Additional Qualifications Considered

  • Master’s degree or higher in Physical Therapy
  • At least two years of experience as an Academic Coordinator of Clinical Education (ACCE) or administrator for a PT or PTA program
  • Familiarity with use of computer-based instruction, distance learning, learning technologies, and competency-based instruction
  • The candidate must demonstrate a commitment to maintaining high academic standards while encouraging and supporting students with diverse backgrounds, interests, and aptitudes.

Application Requirements

Applicants must apply online at and include the following attachments:

  • A cover letter
  • Current Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Names and contact information for three (3) professional references
  • Transcripts from highest degree obtained
  • A brief statement of teaching philosophy
  •  Evidence of professional development

To apply for this position, go to Only applications received through this website will be considered.


The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.