Concordia University Wisconsin/Ann Arbor
  • 02-Nov-2018 to 01-Jan-2019 (CST)
  • Ann Arbor, MI, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Concordia University invites applications for the new full-time faculty position of Program Director in the Department of Physical Therapy.  Concordia plans to establish a new Doctorate of Physical Therapy program on the Ann Arbor, MI campus and is seeking a qualified physical therapist to develop the program.  The Physical Therapy Department is housed in the School of Health Professions and this position reports to the Dean of the School of Health Professions.

Concordia University full-time faculty fulfill the university's mission to help students develop in mind, body, and spirit for service to Christ in the Church and the world via teaching, scholarship and service. Concordia seeks an individual who has a strong vision for physical therapy, higher education, and innovative education strategies to prepare physical therapists to meet the challenges of changing healthcare systems and collaborate with interprofessional teams.

Responsibilities

  • Vision for the physical therapy department
  • Program development in accordance with CAPTE standards
  • Program assessment
  • Hiring and mentoring of faculty
  • Working with other CU departments to promote interprofessional education
  • Other related duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Knowledge of and experience with CAPTE accreditation standards preferred
  • Demonstrated evidence of teaching, administrative, and scholarship experience in an academic setting
  • Effective communication and collaborative skills

Required Education and Experience

  • Current licensure to practice physical therapy in any US jurisdiction, specifically Michigan
  • An earned academic/research doctorate degree required
  • Current rank of associate professor, professor, clinical associate professor, or clinical professor
  • A minimum of six years of full time higher education experience, with a minimum of three years of full-time experience in a physical therapist education program

Compensation and Benefits 

This is a full-time, faculty, exempt position. Salary and academic rank will be commensurate with qualifications, education, and experience. Concordia health, disability, and retirement plan enrollment is available to full-time employees and eligible dependents. Tuition benefits are also available for employees and their qualified dependents.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until successful candidate(s) are identified. To apply, please complete the online application and submit cover letter, resume/CV, statement of teaching philosophy and contact information for three professional references. 

Equal Opportunity Employer

It is the policy of CU to provide equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment in accordance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws.

The University will not discriminate against or harass any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, pregnancy, national origin (including ancestry), citizenship status, physical or mental disability, age, marital status, gender, veteran or military status, predisposing genetic characteristics, domestic violence victim status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. 

However, CU is an institution of the LCMS and, to the extent allowed by law, CU reserves the right to give preference in employment based on religion. In addition, preference in holding certain employment positions is given to ordained or rostered ministers of the LCMS. Based on a religious tenet, CU recognizes only male, LCMS ordained Ministers of the Gospel, but recognizes both male and female LCMS Rostered Ministers of the Gospel.

The Human Resources Department has been appointed to manage the equal employment opportunity program, including all equal employment opportunity activities, as required by federal, state and local agencies. If any employee or applicant for employment believes this policy has been violated, he/she must contact the Director of Human Resources.

Concordia University is a HLC accredited, co-educational, liberal arts school offering more than 70 undergraduate majors, over 40 master's degree programs, and 4 doctoral programs. There are also a variety of accelerated evening and e-learning programs.

Physical Demands/Equipment

Concordia is a Lutheran higher education community committed to helping students develop in mind, body and spirit for service to Christ in the Church and in the world.

Concordia University Wisconsin/Ann Arbor
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