Lecturer - Physical Therapy
The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at Eastern Washington University invites applications for a full-time (9-month) Lecturer position to begin September 2018.
Position responsibilities include teaching, scholarship, and service to the university/community/profession. We are seeking a faculty member who can teach musculoskeletal/orthopedics content, clinical research, and assist in other program coursework. The lecturer will also assist in implementing the integrated clinical experience aspect of the curriculum. The successful candidate will possess strong communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
Eastern Washington University is a regional, comprehensive university with its main campus in Cheney, WA. The DPT Program is located at EWU Spokane, a primarily health sciences campus, with state-of-the-art space and facilities. The DPT Program is 2 years 9 months in length, has 9 full-time faculty positions, and admits 38 students each fall. Opportunities for summer teaching may be available. The Spokane area is the heart of the Inland Northwest, with excellent restaurants, theater, shopping, skiing, hiking, lakes, and high quality schools and housing.
About Eastern Washington University
Eastern is a regional, comprehensive university located in Cheney, 20 minutes from downtown Spokane. In addition to Eastern's Cheney campus, we also offer our Riverpoint campus in Spokane, plus additional teaching/learning centers located in other cities throughout Washington State. Enrollment has reached over 12,000 students. The Cheney-Spokane area is the heart of the Inland Northwest, with excellent restaurants, theater, shopping, skiing, hiking, lakes, a choice of living in a medium-sized city or a small town, and high quality schools and housing.
Eastern Washington University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Eastern Washington University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.Required Qualifications:
- Earned clinical and/or academic doctoral degree (DPT and/or PhD or equivalent)
- State of Washington PT license or eligible
- Clinical practice experience in orthopedics and/or sports physical therapy
- Clinical specialization in orthopedics and/or sports physical therapy
- Demonstrated ability to apply a culturally responsive and flexible approach that is supportive to the diverse needs, including universal access, of our students, faculty, staff, and the public.
Preference may be given to candidates with one or more of the following:
- Experience teaching at the university level
- Current membership in the American Physical Therapy Association
- Physical Therapy Specialty Certification in Orthopedics (such as OCS, CMPT, COMT)