- 08-Mar-2021 to Until Filled (CST)
- Mequon, WI, USA
- Depends on Experience
- Full Time
Eligible for Benefits
Concordia University 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.
Concordia University is now seeking applicants for two full-time faculty positions in the Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) program. 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. These positions report to the Director of the Physical Therapy Program and the Dean of the School of Health Profession and is at the CUW Mequon, WI campus. All Concordia University faculty are members of Christian congregations; members of the Lutheran Church Missouri-Synod are particularly encouraged to apply.
Job Duties & 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
- Teach in both our traditional DPT and weekend-intensive PTA to DPT bridge program
- 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
- Current Wisconsin licensure as a physical therapist, or eligibility for Wisconsin license
- Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree, or entry-level physical therapy degree (BSPT, MPT, DPT) and post-professional academic doctoral degree in a related field (PhD, EdD, ScD, etc.)
- Previous teaching experience in an entry-level physical therapy education program, physical therapist assistant program and/or clinical supervision of physical therapy students during clinical education experiences
- Clinical and academic preparation working with adults with neurological disorders and/or orthopedic disorders, wound care and gait dysfunction
- Working knowledge of and application of Evidence Based Practice principles, Exercise Physiology/Wellness, Practice Management, Movement Science (motor learning and control), Neuroscience and/or Biomechanics
- Board Certified Clinical Specialist (ABPTS) is an advantage
Compensation & Benefits
This is a full-time, exempt (salary) faculty position. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until successful candidate(s) are identified. Salary and academic rank will be commensurate with qualifications, education, and experience. Concordia University benefit options include, but are not limited to the following:
- Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
- Personal Spending Account, Flexible Spending Account, and/or Health Savings Account
- Disability and Survivor Plan
- Retirement Pension Plan
- Retirement 403(b) Savings Plan
- Basic Life and Supplemental Life Insurance
- Accidental Death and Dismemberment Coverage
- Critical Illness and Accident Insurance
- Tuition waiver benefits (available for employees and their qualified dependents)
To receive full consideration, all applicants are asked to complete and submit an online employment application through the Concordia University Employment page. Please complete the online application and submit cover letter, resume/CV, statement of teaching philosophy, copy of transcripts, and 3 letters of reference. To begin, please click the Apply Now section on the job page and then click the Apply For This Position button to begin the application process.
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.