Faculty, Post-Professional OTD and Transitional DPT Programs job in St. Augustine
The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences (USAHS) seeks a dynamic, innovative faculty member for a full-time (FT) position in the Transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy and Post-Professional Doctor of Occupational Therapy programs. Primary responsibilities will include teaching activities in both programs.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Effectively and proficiently using online technology and resources including providing informed feedback and critique in a thoughtful, well-written and timely manner.
Optimizing the online environment to be conducive to student learning by developing creative, challenging, and evidence-based learning opportunities.
Uses learning assessment information to improve teaching and curriculum; participates in quality improvement initiatives to meet program and institutional goals.
Adheres to all USAHS faculty expectations, which are clearly set forth to the faculty member at the start of his/her employment with the University.
Upholds the expectations of masters/doctoral level work with respect to the program and course learning outcomes.
Participates in a culture of assessment of academic integrity, effectiveness and doctoral quality teaching and learning.
Teaches a minimum of three to four assigned courses/sections per trimester in accordance with the faculty expectations and as outlined in the USAHS employee handbook.
Effectively supervises capstone projects;
Participate in residency or dissemination experiences as assigned (may require travel).
Establishes and implements an approved scholarship plan/faculty development plan as required by accreditation and university standards.
Stays current with clinical practice and evidence that support content area expertise, professional growth, and professional certification and licensure requirements.
Disseminates scholarly work consistent with University policies and accreditation expectations.
Demonstrates commitment to scholarly advancement through research, written artifacts, scholarly inquiry and presentations at state, national and international professional events (minimum one per year).
Serves on programmatic and university committees as assigned.
Actively participates in his/her professional association(s).
Serves as university liaison in community and/or professional activities.
Uses release time that enhances the program (e.g., clinical practice, consultation, advanced degree attainment, research, service) as approved by the program director.
Participates in university governance, curriculum planning, and functions to support development and growth of the institution.
Participates in a minimum of two to three committees (depending on requirements) and attends all university functions as assigned.
Performs lead instructor roles as assigned; works collaboratively with members of the team.
Advises students on academic, professional and/or personal issues while providing referrals when appropriate.
Provides other administrative duties as assigned.
Completes annual self-evaluation of faculty performance and sets goals for the next year in collaboration with the program director and is actively engaged in faculty development opportunities to meet performance goals.
Professionalism: displays the behaviors of a professional academician and follows expected discipline specific Code of Ethics
Promotes professionalism by modeling and encouraging such behaviors inside and outside the classroom setting.
Supports and exemplifies the University’s core values.
Actively engages in interprofessional collaboration activities.
Upholds and enforces student and faculty handbook policies and University policies/procedures.
Other responsibilities as assigned by the program director
Travel: Some travel may be requested.
- Earned terminal doctorate (i.e., EdD, PhD, DHSc or similar).
- A significant record of intellectual and professional contributions to the field of physical and/or occupational therapy, including experience in the practice of interprofessional education.
- Three to five years of teaching experience at doctoral level of the program is preferred.
- Experience with distance learning preferred.
- Commitment to advocating for the learning and development needs of students earning their degrees in a distance learning environment.
- Commitment to the promotion of applied research and the recruitment and development of a diverse faculty; excellent leadership, communication, team, and human relations skills.
Licensing / Certification:
Faculty Members must be appropriately credentialed, possess an earned degree from an accredited institution or recognized by a country's ministry of education in the discipline being taught, and be licensed or license-eligible in order to teach in specific programs.
This role could be right for you if you are passionate about teaching, scholarly activity, and service. Individuals who are dedicated to student-centered values and the pursuit of continued personal growth will thrive at the University of St. Augustine. As a member of the USAHS team, you will enjoy a competitive salary and attractive benefits, including medical, dental and life insurance; 401k plan; and much more.
University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences is an equal opportunity employer. EOE.