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Faculty Position Physical Therapy: Department of Rehabilitation Sciences

Company: The University of Oklahoma
Location: Norman
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

THIS IS A JOB ANNOUNCEMENT ONLY. INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO APPLY ARE AT THE END OF THIS ANNOUNCEMENT.

THE UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER

University of Oklahoma-Tulsa Schusterman Center

COLLEGE OF ALLIED HEALTH

Department of Rehabilitation Sciences

Physical Therapy Program

Faculty Position in Established and Growing Program

TWELVE MONTH, NON-TENURE TRACK, CONSECUTIVE, 1.0 FTE APPOINTMENT (.15 FTE Clinical Education)

Job Description:

Teaching:

  • Teach in PT and OT professional curricula
  • Student advisement and mentoring.
  • Supervision of students in the campus interprofessional education and community engagement programs.
  • Support and promote a collaborative and positive learning environment for students.
  • Work closely with the Physical Therapy Program Director and course coordinators to ensure course content is delivered in a manner that is aligned with curriculum design.
  • Deliver innovative and evidence-based teaching strategies.
  • Work with Program Director and course coordinators to measure student outcomes.

Service:

  • Participate in University, College, Department, and Program committees.
  • Participate and supervise in clinical service activities that support the mission of the institution.
  • Participate in the development of innovative and interprofessional outreach/community engagement programs.
  • Active participation in APTA, APTA Oklahoma, or other professional associations.

Scholarship:

  • Participate and maintain a consistent record of scholarly activities related to physical therapy, interprofessionalism, and/or education.
  • Mentor students in scholarly and community projects as needed.

Administration:

  • Work closely with the Director of Clinical Education in the coordination of the clinical education program.
  • Dedicated effort to foster and support current clinical education sites, while creating innovative sites in line with the program mission.
  • Engage in student support during clinical education experiences.

Our Department is committed to social justice, the elimination of

health disparities, and an inclusive environment for all.

The University of Oklahoma is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

Individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Qualifications:

  • Physical Therapist with an earned post-professional doctoral degree (PhD, EdD, DSc) or a Physical Therapist with a DPT who is presently enrolled in a post-professional doctoral degree program with completion by 2025. Consideration may be offered to an applicant who has a DPT degree and already possess an ABPTS specialization and will enroll in a post-professional doctoral degree program within one (1) year of hire with completion by 2025.
  • Candidate must be licensed in Oklahoma or meet all eligibility requirements for immediate Oklahoma Licensure.
  • Candidate must have at least three years of current clinical experience. Preference will be for those with neurological rehabilitation practice, followed by areas of geriatric or acute care practice.
  • Candidate must have at least two years' experience as a clinical instructor.
  • The successful candidate will collaborate with faculty and clinicians from other OUHSC disciplines contributing to the interprofessional education of physical and occupational therapy students.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Teaching experience in an academic or clinical setting.
  • Experience with distance technology and learning management platforms.
  • Contemporary knowledge and experience with neurorehabilitation, geriatrics, or acute care.
  • Record of involvement with professional associations.
  • Evidence of scholarly contributions to the profession (i.e. presentations and/or publications at local, state or national levels).
  • Openness to new technology.
  • Demonstrates effective communication skills through engagement and reflection.
  • Evidence of innovative solutions in practice and/or community engagement.

Responsibilities:

Supports the growth of the physical therapy program through teaching, service, scholarship, and community engagement activities.

APPLY ONLY AS DIRECTED HERE:

SEND LETTER OF INTEREST AND CURRICULUM VITA TO:

Lynn Jeffries, PT, DPT, PhD Associate Professor, Chair of the Search Committee

Lynn-jeffries@ouhsc.edu, 405-271-2131 ext: 47131

Keywords: The University of Oklahoma, Norman , Faculty Position Physical Therapy: Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Other , Norman, Oklahoma

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