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Adjunct Faculty - Physical Therapy

Adjunct Faculty - Physical Therapy

ID 
2017-2800
# of Openings 
2
Job Locations 
US-MA-Worcester
Category 
Adjunct Faculty

More information about this job

Overview

For nearly 200 years, MCPHS University, formerly known as Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, has been at the forefront of innovation in the healthcare world.  We take pride in our history, yet are motivated by a curiosity about the future.  That’s why we are constantly updating our state-of-the-art labs, innovating our curriculums, and adding programs to coincide with the needs of an ever-changing healthcare landscape. 

 

Faculty and staff continue to bring their talents and skills to MCPHS University to contribute to our mission of guiding and supporting students toward successful and sustainable careers in healthcare. Whatever position an employee holds, their efforts make an important impact on the overall quality of campus life. Employees are an integral part of a community that is proud of its heritage and the accomplishments that make MCPHS University a first-class educational institution.

Responsibilities

The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program invites applications for adjunct faculty to teach in one or both of the following courses during the 2018 Spring semester, which begins on January 8, 2018 and concludes on April 27th. 

 

  • PTH 560 Standardized Measurement in PT Practice with lab.  Class will meet on Tuesdays, with lecture from 10-12 and two labs between 1:30-5:30.  This course involves instruction and application of the standardized outcome measures used in multiple physical therapy practice settings.
  • PTH 645 Evidence Based Practice IV.  This class is a lecture format and is currently scheduled on Thursdays. The course requires knowledge and experience with Evidence Based Practice.

Responsibilities include course preparation, instructional delivery, student grading, and record-keeping.

 

Additional responsibilities may be assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications

Required:

 

  • Current MA physical therapist licensure
  • A minimum of three to five years of clinical experience as a licensed physical therapist
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • A commitment to graduate education
  • Demonstrated teaching effectiveness
  • Ability to engage and motivate students in the Physical Therapy profession

Desired:

 

  • DPT or an advanced degree or continuing education beyond entry level with higher education teaching experience

 

Please attach a cover letter and a curriculum vitae. No phone calls, please. Principals only.  No relocation available. Finalist candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check as a condition of employment. MCPHS University is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants who would enrich the University’s diversity are welcome to apply.