Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy
Department: Physical Therapy
Work Location: Klamath Falls
The Doctor of Physical Therapy Education Program in the College of Health, Arts and Sciences at Oregon Institute of Technology in collaboration with Oregon Health Sciences University (OHSU) announces a search for a full-time, 12-month tenure track faculty position in our developing program.
Responsibilities will include teaching entry-level DPT students in areas of expertise; participating in research, scholarship and dissemination activities according to University and CAPTE requirements; and participating in department, university, professional, and community service. The incumbent should be interested in or familiar with using innovative teaching and learning pedagogies, including technology, and grounded in educational theory and research. The incumbent will be expected to work collaboratively to continually update and enrich the curriculum.
The DPT program enrolls 24 students each year into our full-time program. The curriculum emphasizes integrated active learning experiences throughout the students' matriculation with a focus on rural physical therapy through clinical experiences.
The Doctor of Physical Therapy is a joint Oregon Institute of Technology and Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) program that will provide a comprehensive entry-level and post-baccalaureate DPT education, with the unique focus of preparing high quality graduates with the skills to become practitioners of choice and leaders in rural physical therapy practice.
The Oregon Institute of Technology is a public polytechnic university in Oregon with a residential campus in Klamath Falls, Oregon, an urban campus in Wilsonville, Oregon, and additional locations in Salem and Seattle. It is Oregon's only polytechnic university, emphasizing technical subjects and applied sciences The university offers a rigorous, experiential education that allows students to pursue their passions and professional opportunities in internships, externships and field experiences.
Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) is a public corporation dedicated to improving the health and quality of life for all Oregonians through excellence, innovation and leadership in health care, education and research. As the state's only academic health center, OHSU educates the physicians, nurses, dentists, other health care professionals, and scientists who will lead health care and scientific discovery across Oregon and around the world. In support of its education mission, OHSU partners with other public universities in Oregon to educate pharmacists and health professions practitioners. The university is the only institution in the state that grants doctoral degrees in medicine, dentistry, and a Ph.D. in nursing.
Oregon Tech's Doctor of Physical Therapy program is committed to inclusive thought and action in support of our diverse community. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups and all those who share our commitment to inclusivity and passion for the strength of our diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.
- Licensed or currently eligible for physical therapist licensure in Oregon.
- A completed academic doctorate (PhD, DSc, EdD or equivalent) in physical therapy or a related area of study
- Prior academic faculty experience
- Prior experience teaching in a full-time faculty capacity
Application Screening Begins: 11/08/2021
Special Instructions to Applicant:
Initial review of applications will begin on November 8, 2021. Applications will continue to be accepted after the initial review date until a sufficient applicant pool has been achieved or the position is filled. Therefore, at the discretion of the University, materials received after the initial review date may not receive full consideration.
To apply, upload the following elements to your application.
- A cover letter indicating how your qualifications and experience have prepared you for this position.
- A curriculum vitae
- A statement of your teaching philosophy
- A statement of your scholarly interests and accomplishments
- A copy of your current PT license
For additional information, please contact:
Marc Campolo, PT, PhD, Program Director, at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Any offer of employment to a successful candidate will be conditioned upon the University's receipt of a satisfactory background check, motor vehicle check, physical abilities check, and/or any other conditions of employment contained in the vacancy announcement.
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