Physical Therapy Faculty

Location
Wheeling, West Virginia
Posted
Feb 17, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

POSITION:  Full-time (12-months)

APPLICATION CLOSING DATE:    March 31, 2017

POSITION SUMMARY:  The successful candidates will contribute to the teaching, service and scholarly activities in accordance with the PT department Policy and Procedures and CAPTE standards.  The Department of Physical Therapy offers the Doctor of Physical Therapy degree and features the unique Problem Based Learning curricular model which has been successful in producing graduates with exceptional abilities for critical analysis, problem solving, communication and proactive involvement in healthcare.  The local, regional and international service learning component of the curriculum is another highlight adding to the attributes of this program and making it a national model.  Candidates are encouraged to review the Department of Physical Therapy website to learn more.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Doctoral degree (Ph.D., Ed.D, D.Sc, and DPT) or have a formal plan in place for the acquisition of said degree.  An academic doctorate is preferred.
  • Licensed or eligible for licensure as a PT in West Virginia  
  • Five (5) years clinical experience
  • Expertise in neurological rehabilitation preferred
  • Prior teaching experience in the classroom or clinic   
  • Commitment to implementing the vision, mission, and values of a Catholic, Jesuit, university

 ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Teach the Physical Therapy curriculum in the Physical Therapy Program.
  • Participate in APTA Conferences, university service, Physical Therapy faculty meetings, retreats, and other departmental activities including participation in department decision making processes.
  • Mentor academic advisees and research advisees.
  • Evaluate students to determine entry-level proficiency to proceed with clinical education experience.
  • Archive student documents necessary for education assignments, ascertaining that students submit all documents in a  timely manner.

All applicants must provide the following:

  • Letter of application outlining how qualifications and experience will enable the candidate to carry out the essential functions of the position and advance the Mission of Wheeling Jesuit University
  • A current resume or curriculum vitae (cv)
  • A list of references to include three (3) personal references and contacts at all prior places of employment listed on the c.v.
  • A copy of transcripts from all schools awarding degrees to the applicant (official copies preferred)

Wheeling Jesuit is one of 28 Jesuit colleges and universities in the country offering more than 30 undergraduate programs of study and five graduate degrees.  We provide a Jesuit, Catholic, liberal arts education, and our affordable programs unite the Jesuit tradition of intellectual excellence allowing students to receive an education for life, leadership and service with and among others.  The 65 acre campus is situated on the Ohio River 50 miles south of Pittsburgh, and two hours east of Columbus, in Wheeling, WV.  Wheeling is an old Victorian city that is a particularly agreeable and affordable place to live and raise a family, with good schools and extensive cultural and recreational activities.  Visit the friendly city of Wheeling through the Wheeling Convention and Visitors Bureau to discover its history and charm.

WHEELING JESUIT IS A CATHOLIC, JESUIT INSTITUTION DEDICATED TO PROVIDING STUDENTS WITH AN EDUCATION FOR “LIFE, LEADERSHIP AND SERVICE.”
AS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER, WE ENCOURAGE APPLICATIONS FROM QUALIFIED VIETNAM ERA VETERANS, DISABLED INDIVIDUALS, MINORITIES, AND WOMEN
 

Wheeling Jesuit University does not discriminate in employment on account of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, age, sex (including sexual harassment), sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability, military status or status in any other protected group.