Faculty Part Time / Internship Supervisor - Physical Therapy and Kinesiology
Job no: 496251
Position Type: Faculty Part Time/Adjunct
Benefit Status: Non-Benefited - Union
Campus: UMass Lowell
Department: Physical Therapy & Kinesiology
Applications Open: Oct 19 2018
Applications Close: Open until filled
General Summary of Position:
The Department of Physical Therapy and Kinesiology at UMass Lowell invites applications for an Adjunct Faculty-Internship Supervisor for its Exercise Science undergraduate program. Specifically, we seek an individual to administrate the Internship Program (Clinical Practicum) for senior Exercise Science students and teach the associated course(s). This appointment is expected to start in the Spring 2019 semester, but will comprise both semesters of the academic year moving forward. Expected time commitment is approximately 10 hours per week. Our department desires a candidate who possesses exceptional communication and organizational skills who can manage students in current practicum assignments and cultivate future clinical sites. Prior teaching experience in higher education is preferred.
The University of Massachusetts Lowell is committed to increasing diversity in its faculty, staff, and student populations, as well as curriculum and support programs, while promoting an inclusive environment. We seek candidates who can contribute to that goal and encourage you to apply and to identify your strengths in this area.
Minimum Qualifications (Required):
- Master's in Exercise Science or related field
- The ability to work effectively with diverse groups
- Strong communication and collaborative abilities
- Clinical experience with clients and/or patients
- Academic doctoral degree in Exercise Science or related field
- Prior experience in higher education teaching and/or supervising practicum or internship programs
Special Instructions to Applicants:
**This will continue to be an ongoing posting to develop a pool of applicants for openings as they arise. However, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received.
Please include a CV and cover letter outlining prior related experience. Names and contact information of three references will be required during the application process.
The University of Massachusetts Lowell is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action, Title IX employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age over 40, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, or other protected class.