October 22, 2016
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Faculty Lab Instructor - Flex DPT

University of St Augustine - Austin, TX

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  • Company
    University of St Augustine University of St Augustine
  • Location
    Austin, TX
  • Job Type
  • Job Classification
    Full Time
  • Experience
    Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
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Job Description

Job Description
About the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences
The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences (USAHS) is committed to the development of professional health care practitioners through innovative, individualized, and quality classroom, clinical, and distance education. The institution has a far-reaching presence with campuses located in San Marcos, California; Austin, Texas; St. Augustine and Miami, Florida. USAHS is a member of Laureate International Universities, a network of more than 80 institutions in 29 countries and one of the most significant global higher education providers for health sciences.
What s it like to work for USAHS*
As a Lab Instructor you help to create the energy and excitement about the Entry Level Flex MOT/DPT programs. Clinical Excellence is our sacred mantra and every day is an opportunity for you to live the mission of developing professional health care practitioners through innovative, individualized and quality teaching methods. Together with the support of fellow clinical experts, USAHS is dedicated to delivering a top notch education to our students.

The Role
The USAHS seeks Lab Instructors to teach the lab component of required courses. Lab Instructors have various responsibilities such as organizing/maintaining equipment, preparing the lab environment, monitoring student progress and facilitating student participation in learning activities. Lab Instructors assess student performance on practical examinations, which may include an oral and/or written component. They have regular communication with the Lead Course Instructor to ensure consistency with content delivery and testing, and may recommend changes to procedures in the lab for any upcoming terms. Lab Instructors supervise Lab Assistants when available and are responsible for reporting student grades on practical examinations, after the completion of each practical, and at end of term to the Lead Course Instructor.

The Flex program has a need for Lab Instructors in the following areas:

Musculoskeletal I-IV
Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation

Movement Science I & II

Applied Anatomy I & II

Neuromuscular I-III
Patient Care Management I-III


External Requirements
Candidate s Background Requirements
The qualified candidate must be a licensed occupational or physical therapist with demonstrated expertise in the area being taught. At least 1 year of practical hands-on experience in a patient care setting is preferred but not required. The successful candidate will have excellent oral communication and organizational skills, be responsive to adult student needs, and be able to work collaboratively in a team environment. Prior teaching experience is preferred.

Job Category
Faculty - Part time


United States

Position Type

Employment Type
Contract Employee

Job Type
Part Time

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