Physical Therapist Assistant Full-Time Tenure Track Faculty

Location
Palatine IL
Posted
Dec 07, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Community College

Schedule Information: Per course schedule; maintains a minimum of 15 contact hours of teaching and 10 office hours per week for student consultation; evening and weekend instruction may be required.  Serves on college committees; participates in departmental and division initiatives.

Weeks per fiscal year:   Faculty are covered under a 9-month contract period (August thru May)

Benefits:   Health, Dental, Life & Disability Insurance; Sick and Holiday pay; Personal Business; Educational Assistance: Tuition Waivers at Harper & Professional Expense

Position Description and Duties:  Harper College is building a Physical Therapist Assistant program that will prepare students to provide quality direct patient care under the supervision of a licensed physical therapist in a variety of health care settings. As a Physical Therapist Assistant Faculty, the successful candidate will provide full-time instruction and clinical supervision for Physical Therapist Assistant students. This includes responsibility for oversight and procurement of clinical sites. The successful candidate will be responsible for a full-time teaching load in the PTA program.

Educational Requirements:   Must be a physical therapist assistant who is licensed in any United States jurisdiction as a PTA . Associates in Applied Science degree-Physical Therapist Assistant required. Bachelors degree in a health related discipline required. Master's degree in a health related discipline preferred.

OR a Physical Therapist who is licensed in any United States Jurisdiction as a PT. 

Experience Requirements: Three years of full-time post-licensure clinical practice experience required. Two years of clinical practice experience as a CCCE or CI in physical therapy, or a minimum of two years of experience in teaching, curriculum development and administration in a PT or PTA program required. Experience in inpatient, acute care, skilled nursing, or home health preferred.

Application Review Date:  Applications are accepted until the position is filled though priority will be given to applications received on or before December 11, 2017.

Special Notes:

*You will not be able to complete the application without attaching the following documents:

  • Cover letter
  • CV/Resume (Does not substitute for completed application)
  • Copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts from Regionally accredited institutions
  • A one page single-spaced statement of your teaching philosophy. In your teaching philosophy, please include how you approach classroom management, how you assess students, and how you use instructional technology.

*Official transcripts required upon hire.

*Employment is contingent upon a Criminal Background Check

*Employment Sponsorship is not available

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