Concordia University Wisconsin seeks applicants for a full-time faculty position in Physical Therapy. This is a twelve-month contract with the University. Full-time faculty fulfill the university's mission to help students develop in mind, body, and spirit for service to Christ in the Church and the world via teaching, scholarship and service. Faculty members participate in curriculum development and assessment, and advise and mentor students while serving as Christian role-models. This position reports to the Director of the Physical Therapy Program and the Dean of the School of Health Professions and is at the Mequon, WI campus.
To apply please complete the online application and submit cover letter, resume/CV, statement of teaching philosophy, copy of transcripts, and 3 letters of reference.
Responsibilities Each faculty member is expected to comply with all rules and regulations for University faculty as outlined in the CU and Faculty Handbooks. In addition, each has the following responsibilities:
Teach 24 academic credits per year, or the equivalent
Participate actively in curriculum development and assessment
Hold 10 office hours each week when classes are in session
Perform research, scholarship or creative activities according to the standards established in the CU Faculty handbook
Meet CAPTE criteria for active scholarship and research agenda
Serve actively on committees within the department, school and/or university
Assist in student recruitment, advising and mentoring
Attend opening service, faculty retreat and commencement exercises
Attend and participate in plenary faculty meetings and the annual faculty retreat
Currently hold or be eligible for Wisconsin licensure as a physical therapist
Previous teaching experience in an entry level physical therapy program and/or clinical supervision of physical therapy students during clinical education experiences
Post professional doctoral degree in related field (PhD, EdD, ScD, etc) required, regardless of entry level physical therapy degree
Board Certified Clinical Specialist (ABPTS) is a plus
Prefer teaching experience or documented expertise in at least one of the following content areas of physical therapy practice: cardiopulmonary physical therapy, pathophysiology, pharmacology, and/or foundational physical therapy skills
Be available on select weekends throughout the year to teach assigned courses
Familiar with blended and/or on line teaching a plus
Compensation and Benefits This is a full-time, faculty, exempt position. Salary and academic rank will be commensurate with qualifications, education, and experience. Concordia health, disability, and retirement plan enrollment is available to full-time employees and eligible dependents. Tuition benefits are available for employees and their qualified dependents.
Equal Opportunity Employer
It is the policy of CU to provide equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment in accordance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws.
The University will not discriminate against or harass any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, pregnancy, national origin (including ancestry), citizenship status, physical or mental disability, age, marital status, gender, veteran or military status, predisposing genetic characteristics, domestic violence victim status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
However, CU is an institution of the LCMS and, to the extent allowed by law, CU reserves the right to give preference in employment based on religion. In addition, preference in holding certain employment positions is given to ordained or rostered ministers of the LCMS. Based on a religious tenet, CU recognizes only male, LCMS ordained Ministers of the Gospel, but recognizes both male and female LCMS Rostered Ministers of the Gospel.
The Human Resources Department has been appointed to manage the equal employment opportunity program, including all equal employment opportunity activities, as required by federal, state and local agencies. If any employee or applicant for employment believes this policy has been violated, he/she must contact the Director of Human Resources.
Concordia University is a HLC accredited, co-educational, liberal arts school offering more than 70 undergraduate majors, over 40 master's degree programs, and 4 doctoral programs. There are also a variety of accelerated evening and e-learning programs.
Concordia is a Lutheran higher education community committed to helping students develop in mind, body and spirit for service to Christ in the Church and in the world.
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