Vocational Lecturer - Physical Therapy Assistant

Illinois, United States
Salary Not Specified
Jul 09, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time



Malcolm X College is currently seeking Vocational Lecturers to teach in the Physical Therapy Assistant program. If you have passion for teaching and learning and are committed to the mission of the community college, consider joining our team. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated success in the classroom by developing and using effective teaching strategies that meet students’ diverse needs and engage the students in critical thinking and problem-solving.

The Physical Therapist Assistant Program provides specialized educational and clinical experiences to prepare graduates for the National Physical Therapist Assistant Exam (NPTAE) and to gain employment in a variety of direct patient care settings under the supervision of a licensed physical therapist.

The mission of Malcolm X College is to provide accessible liberal arts and health-focused education that fosters personal and professional achievement. To fulfill this mission, we focus on the following core values: accountability, community, diversity, empowerment, learning, and respect.


  • Must demonstrate excellence in teaching, commitment to integrating new technologies in the learning process and the ability to inspire, motivate and empower students to succeed.
  • Maintain office hours for advising, mentoring and coaching students. Development and revision of courses and instructional materials as necessary.
  • Post syllabi and grades
  • Proctor students in a hands-on lab setting


  • Associate's degree or higher
  • Current Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) or Physical Therapist (PT) license in Illinois
  • At least one year of full-time (or equivalent) post-licensure clinical experience in physical therapy with contemporary expertise in assigned teaching areas
  • Knowledge of Brightspace Learning Management System or similar Learning Management System, preferred
  • Prior experience with online teaching (via Zoom) and/or online teaching certification is strongly preferred
  • Scholarship work, publications, committee work, and other relevant work is highly considered
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to communicate with diverse group of staff and students, required
  • Experience with a diverse, multi-lingual student population is desired, as is a commitment to the open access mission of the community college

When applying, please attach your unofficial transcripts and include any scholarship work, publications, committee work, and other relevant engagements in your cover letter.

We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

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