Lecturer - Physical Therapy
Lecturer - Physical TherapyPosting Number:
8209RCW Exemption Criteria:
10 - Academic PersonnelEWU Position Number:
51.23 - Rehabilitation & Therapeutic ProfessionsFLSA:
Exempt - TeachingBargaining Unit :
UFE% Full Time:
100Salary / Wage Range:
The expected salary upon hire is $64,409.Anticipated Start Date:
8/16/2021Term of Appointment:
9 months, mid-Aug to mid-MayLocation:
Yes - BothLevel 1 User with Access:
Cynthia ChadwickResponsible HR User:
Britt PirkerResponsible HR User Email address:
[email protected] "inquiries only"Job Summary:
The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at Eastern Washington University invites applications for a full-time (9-month) Lecturer position to begin August 16, 2021.
Position responsibilities include teaching, scholarship, and service to the university/community/profession. We are seeking a faculty member who can teach multiple content areas including clinical research, and assist in other program coursework. The lecturer will also assist in the integrated clinical experiences (ICE) 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 8 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.
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. We are an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged. Successful candidate will be required to pass a background check and show proof of eligibility to work in the U.S. pursuant to U.S. immigration laws. Special Accommodations: Eastern strives to satisfy all requests for special access needs for persons with disabilities. Requests for such accommodations are welcome and may be made by calling Human Resources at: (509) 359-2381.About Eastern Washington University:
Eastern Washington University is a regional, comprehensive public university located in Cheney and Spokane, Washington, with programs offered throughout the state and online with an enrollment of over 12,000 students. Eastern is one of six state-funded four-year institutions of higher education in Washington reporting to its own Board of Trustees.
Eastern’s 300-acre main campus is located in Cheney, a community of 11,000 residents 16 miles southwest of the state’s second largest city, Spokane. Eastern also offers programs in downtown Spokane at the Brand new Catalyst building and on the Riverpoint Campus which is shared with Washington State University. Eastern also offers program throughout the state based on the needs of the community. Eastern offers an array of bachelor’s and master’s degrees and one applied doctorate in physical therapy. EWU offers 135 fields of study, 9 master’s degrees, 12 graduate certificates, 39 graduate programs, 1 educational specialist degree, and 1 applied doctorate to more than 10,000 enrolled students.Diversity Statement:
EWU does not discriminate in its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship or immigration status, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, genetic information, age, marital status, families with children, protected veteran or military status, HIV or hepatitis C, status as a mother breastfeeding her child, or the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability or the use of a trained guide dog or service animal by a person with a disability, as provided for and to the extent required by state and federal laws.Conditions of Employment:
This position, during the course of university employment will be involved in the receipt of, or accountability for, university fund or other items of value, as well as the unsupervised access with the developmentally disabled, vulnerable adults or children under the age of 16. Employment will be contingent upon successful completion and passing of a background check.
Note: Interviews will be conducted via Zoom (camera must be enabled). While we anticipate being open for in-person instruction for academic year 2021-22, should Washington State or university pandemic restrictions disallow for in-person instruction, then courses will be taught via online platforms, including Zoom and other technologies. Candidates must be able to demonstrate competence using these technologies.Physical Demands :
Essential Functions Analysis forms (“EFA”) describe the physical and mental demands associated with our positions. You may access this document at the link provided below:
EFA for Lecturer – Physical Therapy Position
NoHearing Test :
NoMedical Monitoring Post Hire :
NoProtective Equipment :
Disposable gloves; University, local, regional and state mandates for public and personal protection should be followed as needed.Required Qualifications:
- Earned clinical and/or academic doctoral degree (DPT and/or PhD or equivalent)
- State of Washington physical therapist license or eligible
- 3 years clinical practice experience as a physical therapist
- Proficient in use of classroom technology
- Strong communication and organizational skills
- 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
- established record of scholarship (publications, national presentations, grant funding)
- Board-certification in physical therapy or equivalent
- Current membership in the American Physical Therapy Association
- Current active service to the physical therapy profession
Schedule will vary from semester to semester to fulfill position’s responsibilities. Typical annual teaching schedule is 45 credit hours. Schedule will be on the semester schedule (Aug-May) beginning Fall, 2021Posting Date:
05/03/2021Open Until Further Notice:
YesScreening to Begin:
05/17/2021Special Instructions to Applicants:
To be considered for this opportunity, please submit your application materials through our online applicant portal located at http://jobs.hr.ewu.edu. If you are unable to submit through the applicant portal, please contact Human Resource Services at (509) 359-2381.
Questions about the position may be directed to Dr. Dan Anton, Professor and Chair, at [email protected]
All materials will be held in strictest confidence. Required application materials include:
Required documentation includes all of the items listed below:
- Cover letter: please describe how you meet each of the qualifications, both required and preferred, and any experience you offer that is relevant to the position’s required teaching responsibilities
- Resume or CV: please include a list of references as the last page of your resume or CV, including names, phone numbers, and email addresses
- Diversity Response – As an equal opportunity employer with a multicultural staff and student population, we are interested in how your qualifications prepare you to work with diverse faculty, staff, and student populations representing various cultures and backgrounds that may be different from your own. Please describe how you will apply an approach that is supportive to the diverse needs, including universal access, of our students, faculty, staff, and the public.
- Optional: Letters of reference are NOT required, and will not be accepted via email or regular mail. If you have them available, you may only attach them at the time you complete your online application. If you have more than one letter, scan them into a consolidated pdf file, and attach to the link labeled “Letter of Recommendation 1.” Letters may also be provided at the time of interview.
To ensure full consideration, please submit materials by 05/17/2021. Review will continue until position is filled. Salary will be commensurate with experience and academic credentials.% of Time:
100Responsibility / Duty:
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.
A workload plan will be developed and included as part of the faculty contract. Teaching normally will comprise 100% of the workload, 45 credits in a 2-semester year.
Teaching includes the following additional responsibilities as defined in the faculty CBA:
• Meet all scheduled classes
• Plan, organize and inform students of course content, texts, readings, assignments, attendance expectations and methods of evaluation including grading scales
• Schedule and attend office hours
• Turn in grades according to established deadlines
Additionally, all faculty are expected to engage in effective teaching and assessment of student learning.Essential Function Indicator: