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POST DATE 8/18/2016
END DATE 10/20/2016

University of St Augustine Miami, FL

Company
University of St Augustine
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
11386BR
AJE Ref #
575917542
Location
Miami, FL
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular

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Job Description
Immediate need in the following content areas:

The expansion entry-level DPT program in Miami, FL is seeking a variety of core faculty with expertise in one or more of the following content areas: Anatomy, DPT Skills and Procedures, Research and Critical Thinking, Physiology, Biomechanics, Pathology, Wellness, Musculoskeletal Care, Modalities, Therapeutic Exercise, Pediatrics, Neuroscience, Gerontology, Neuromuscular Care, Prosthetics, Pharmacology, and Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation.

Essential Tasks/Responsibilities:

1. Oversees course management
a. Prepares and delivers course instruction as assigned
b. Maintains class/lab environment conducive to learning
c. Monitors student progress; gives feedback and advisement as necessary; facilitates student participation in learning activities
d. Assesses student performance on practical and/or examinations
e. When pertinent, communicates with lab assistant regarding student difficulties or issues that arise and to ensure consistent content and testing and to recommend changes for upcoming semester
f. Submits grades, course evaluations, etc. as required; uses student learning assessment evidence to improve teaching and course effectiveness
g. Collaborates with St. Augustine and San Marcos faculty to ensure consistency; suggest changes, etc.
2. Advisement
a. Advises entry-level students with academic and/or personal issues

3. Scholarship
a. Sets scholarship plan, implements plan as prescribed by accreditation standards
b. Participates in journal club activities; stays current with content expertise
4. Service
a. Participates in university governance, curriculum planning, and functions to support development and growth of the institution
b. Serves on programmatic and university committees as assigned
c. Serves as university liaison in community and/or professional activities
5. Upholds student and resident faculty handbook policies and University policies/procedures
6. Exhibits professional behavior that supports University s core values by modeling such behaviors inside and outside the classroom setting
7. Completes annual self-evaluation of faculty performance; sets goals for improvement; participates in faculty development activities
8. Utilizes release time productively for clinical practice, professional development, and scholarly endeavors
9. Other responsibilities as assigned by program director
External Requirements Immediate need in the following content areas:

Qualifications (Competencies):

1. Expertise in the area being taught; maintaining content currency through clinical or research endeavors
2. Excellent organization and time management skills
3. Excellent oral communication skills
4. Professional role model
5. Able to provide a nurturing, respectful learning environment
6. Responsive to adult learner needs
7. Working knowledge of educational theory and motor skill development
8. Able to work in a team environment with a focus on clinical excellence
9. Able to accept and implement constructive criticism

External Requirements

Education/Experience:

1. Doctoral preparation and expertise beyond that obtained in an entry-level physical therapy program that represents knowledge and skills reflective of current practice in assigned teaching areas
2. Faculty who are PTs and who are teaching clinical PT content are licensed, or able to be licensed, in the jurisdiction where the program exists
3. Physical therapist preferred
4. Prior teaching experience preferred
5. Experience in scholarly activity preferred

Job Category
Faculty - Full time

State/Province/Region
FL

Country
United States

Position Type
Faculty/Academics

Employment Type
Regular

Job Type
Full Time

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