Assistant Professor-DPT

    UnityPoint Health
    1950 Heath St, Waterloo, IA 50703
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    Job Description

    Allen College seeks applications for a full-time,12-month non-tenured faculty for its new hybrid Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program. The faculty will be hired at a rank commensurate with their credentials, qualifications and experience at the Assistant or Associate Professor level, starting in August 2020. The DPT program uses a combination of online and on-campus learning experiences. The hybrid learning model allows faculty to live remotely from campus. However, DPT faculty must be able to travel and stay in Waterloo, IA for designated periods each semester. Ideal candidates will have clinical and teaching expertise in neurology, cardiopulmonary rehab, differential diagnosis, therapeutic exercise, psychosocial aspects of healthcare, diagnostics, and/or evidence-based practice.

    Faculty are members of the Allen College Faculty Organization Committee at large and are appointed to other faculty committees. Faculty are involved in the development and evaluation of the program and of the students. Faculty are actively involved in teaching, guidance and academic advising of students and report to the School's Dean.

    In compliance with the Clery Act, Allen College publishes an Annual Security report containing three previous years of crime statistics, institutional policies concerning campus safety, and a fire safety report. The report is available at A paper copy is available upon request.

    • Participate in the development, coordination, implementation and evaluation of individual courses and overall curriculum within the college.
    • Participate in faculty development, governance and college decision making.
    • Participate in faculty organization committees.
    • Teach:
      • Classroom and clinical preparation, instruction, supervision and evaluation.
      • Other activities directly related to the academic program.
    • Serve as academic advisor for students.
    • Participate in professional activity and community service.
    • Participate in scholarly activities (may include the following):
      • Ongoing study and research to maintain expertise, proficiency and growth in one's field of professional specialization.
      • Write, edit, and review texts and articles.
      • Serve as a consultant in the profession.
      • Attend and participate in meetings, conferences and conventions of professional associations.
      • Scholarly activities must meet CAPTE's expectations for scholarship.
    • Participate in the coordination, advisement and supervision of student organization and other activities of the College not related to academics.
    • Assume administrative duties as assigned by the School's Dean/Provost/President (if at the associate professor rank).
    • Effectively work with the daily mental and physical stresses of the job which includes, but not limited to meeting deadlines, attending meetings, completing compliance requirements, meeting and working with staff, faculty, students and the public.

    Minimum Qualifications:
    • Terminal academic degree (PhD, EdD, DSc) or equivalent.
    • Doctoral degree awarded by institution that is accredited by a regionally accredited institution of higher education.
    • Licensure as a physical therapist in any U.S. jurisdiction and eligibility for licensure in Iowa.
    • Demonstrate contemporary expertise in an area of teaching responsibility.
    • Demonstrate effectiveness in teaching and student evaluation.
    • Three years full-time clinical experience.
    Preferred Qualifications:
    • Professional Doctoral degree and American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS) certification.
    • Two years prior teaching experience at the graduate level.
    • Experience with distance learning.
    Posting ID: 555273760Posted: 2020-04-08