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Faculty, DPT Program

Company:
Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions
Job Location:
Category:
Physical Therapy
Type:
Full-Time

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Your Role With Us: 

The advancement and delivery of top-notch, effective healthcare education is at the heart of what we do! Utilizing a comprehensive approach, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the next generation of physical therapists by imparting clinical care techniques aimed at mitigating disability, promoting functional independence, and optimizing human performance.

This position is a 12-month appointment that will begin in the fall semester of 2024 or early 2025.

What We Offer:

Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions (RMU) offers a competitive benefits package that prioritizes your mental and physical health, financial stability, family obligations, and professional growth.

  • Complete comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans
  • Basic and voluntary life insurance
  • Short and long-term disability
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • 401(K) retirement plans with employer contributions
  • Financial wellness program
  • Generous paid time off (PTO) accrual and holiday pay
  • An onsite fitness center with 24/7 badge access
  • Education assistance program

Core Functions: 

  • Instruction, evaluation, and progression of entry-level DPT students with a focus on evidence-based practice, preferably in foundational science and in-patient physical therapy. 
  • Advisement and mentoring of DPT students
  • Active involvement in scholarly activities and/or clinical practice commensurate with rank and overall development.
  • Involvement in departmental and university committees as well as professional and community service.
  • Preparation of class materials and teaching of classes as scheduled.
  • Advancement of the university and physical therapy program’s mission, goals, and outcomes.
  • Adherence to the policies of the physical therapy program and University.

Background/Expertise:

  • Post-professional Doctoral degree (PhD, DSc, ScD, or EdD) preferred. 
  • Applicants with a clinical doctorate, advanced clinical certification, and/or specialty certification will also be considered. 
  • A minimum of three (3) years of clinical experience is preferred for licensed physical therapists.
  • If applicable, be eligible to obtain licensure as a physical therapist in the state of Utah. 
  • Knowledge of practice issues affecting contemporary physical therapy education and the profession of physical therapy.
  • Knowledge of educational, management, and adult learning theory and principles is preferred.

Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for applicants. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact hr@rm.edu

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