The College of Health and Human Services (CHHS) at Rockhurst University invites applications for two full-time tenure track (11-month) faculty in the Department of Physical Therapy Education. We’re looking to start one position in January 2020, with the other beginning in August 2020. Rockhurst’s Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program is distinctive for its quality teaching using a broad range of active learning experiences, close faculty-student interactions, and our strong mission focused on service, advocacy, and leadership. The successful applicants will join a dynamic faculty in a program recognized for excellence within the University and the community.
Responsibilities of these tenure-track positions include teaching and advising students, conducting and mentoring research, and participating in Department and University committees. Candidates with a strong background in research methods and/or kinesiology are highly encouraged to apply.
Rockhurst University is a welcoming and inclusive private Catholic, Jesuit institution with a strong mission aligned with the core values of physical therapist practice. The DPT program is one of four academic departments housed in CHHS, including Communication Sciences and Disorders; Health, Physics and Applied Sciences; and Occupational Therapy. The College is committed to being learner-centered, and service- and community-minded. The faculty have established strong relationships with many community partners, enabling community-based service learning for students and clinical practice opportunities for interested faculty. Rockhurst DPT students are often commended for excellence in academics, professionalism, service, and leadership, and graduates of the program are highly sought for employment. Additional details about the Physical Therapy Program are available on the program’s website: http://www.rockhurst.edu/physical-therapy.
Located in the heartland of the nation, Kansas City is an affordable city with a metropolitan population of 2.5 million, known for its barbeque, jazz heritage, sports teams with enthusiastic support, and numerous cultural opportunities. Additional information about Kansas City can be found at http://www.visitkc.com/.
Required qualifications for the positions include:
• Terminal academic degree (PhD, EdD, DSc, DHS) completed or in progress
• Possess or be eligible for Missouri PT licensure
• Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills
Preferred qualifications for the positions include:
• Teaching experience at the post-baccalaureate level
• A strong background of clinical practice
• Ability to contribute to teaching in research methods and/or kinesiology
• Record of scholarship and a defined research agenda
• Record of service to the profession and/or community
Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications. Applicants who would enhance the diversity of the College, such as individuals from historically underrepresented groups, are strongly encouraged to apply.
Applicants are encouraged to apply early. Applications received prior to September 1, 2019 will be reviewed first. Positions will remain open until they are filled. Rockhurst cannot accept any application materials (resumes, cover letters, etc.) by email, mail, or walk-in. All applications and application materials must be submitted through our online application system.
Interested candidates should submit electronically a letter of interest that includes a statement of teaching philosophy; curriculum vitae; and names and contact information for three professional references.
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June 25, 2019
|Location:||Kansas City, MO, USA|
|Contact:||Kirsten Potter||Email:||[email protected]|
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