Assistant Director of Clinical Education

Aurora, CO
Apr 25, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

University of Colorado - School of Medicine
Doctor of Physical Therapy Program

Assistant Director of Clinical Education

This applicant will be joining a dynamic faculty and clinical education team committed to excellence in education, research, clinical care, and service. In this fulltime faculty position, the applicant will assume a primary leadership role working closely with the Director of Clinical Education in further development and implementation of clinical education program initiatives related to 1) innovative curriculum; 2) program outcomes; 3) strong partnerships with clinical sites; and 4) scholarship. Primary teaching focus will be in clinical education, including coordination of clinical experiences in the early phase of the curriculum. Other responsibilities involve clinical faculty development, student advising, and clinical education administration. Opportunities exist for teaching, clinical practice, and research based on applicant's area of expertise and Program need.

The University of Colorado Physical Therapy Program, in the University of Colorado School of Medicine, is located on the Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora, CO. The campus is a state-of-the-art, leading, academic health sciences center comprised of the Schools of Dental Medicine, Medicine, Public Health and Pharmacy, the College of Nursing, and the Graduate School. Core affiliate hospitals include the University of Colorado Hospital, Children's Hospital Colorado, and the Denver VA Medical Center. The Anschutz Medical Center is in the thriving Denver metropolitan area adjacent to the Rocky Mountains.


Minimum Qualifications:

Include current physical therapy license and eligibility for licensure in Colorado, earned doctoral degree (PhD, EdD, DSc, DPT), a minimum of 5 years in clinical practice, and previous experience as a CI/CCCE. The ideal candidate will have a passion for clinical education, APTA credentialed clinical instructor, previous teaching experience in a DPT program, and record of successful leadership and/or program development.

Salary and Benefits:

Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services.

The University of Colorado Denver is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.

The University of Colorado strongly supports the principle of diversity. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

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Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV

Application Materials Instructions:

Applications are accepted electronically at CU Careers, refer to requisition ID: 08601

When applying, applicants must include:
  1. A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications
  2. A current Resume/CV
  3. The names, addresses, daytime telephone numbers and e-mail addresses for three professional references, either attached to your resume/CV or uploaded as a separate document
Please be advised that the University does check references as part of the employment process.

Please do not submit any of your application material (via email) to the job posting contact.

Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Aurora

Department: H0001 -- Anschutz Medical Campus - 20884 - SOM-RM Physical Therapy

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Feb 22, 2017

Closing Date: Jun 1, 2017

Posting Contact Name: Tami Struessel

Posting Contact Email:

Position Number: 00699019


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