Faculty Vacancies

Vacancy - Physical Therapist Assistant Program Director

(Recruitment Number 3280917)

revised 10/03/2017

Washburn University’s Department of Allied Health in Topeka, KS invites applications for the position of Physical Therapist Assistant Program Director beginning January 1, 2018.   This position is a 12-month full-time faculty appointment. Appointment to a non-tenure or tenure track position will depend on qualifications. If hired as non-tenure track, possible conversion to tenure track after three- year review. The criteria for Faculty Rank are posted in the Washburn University Faculty Handbook: http://www.washburn.edu/faculty-staff/faculty-resources/faculty-handbook/faculty-handbook-section-3.html#

The responsibilities of this position will include:  Administration of the Physical Therapist Assistant program; teaching assigned courses, academic advising to students, holding on-campus office hours at least 3 days per week, maintaining data for CAPTE program accreditation requirements, and service (professional, community, and university). If the position is hired as a tenure-track Assistant Professor, responsibilities will also include scholarly activity. Salary competitive and commensurate with education/experience. 

Required Education/Experience:  1) minimum of a master’s degree with current license/certification to practice as a PT in any United States jurisdiction; 2) a minimum of five years (or equivalent), full-time, post licensure experience that includes a minimum of three years (or equivalent) of full-time clinical experience; 3) didactic and/or clinical teaching experience; 4) experience in administration/ management

Preferred qualifications for consideration of tenure-track appointment:  1) DPT or Doctoral degree; 2) Experience in online education or with use of online learning management systems; 3) Experience in educational theory and methodology, instructional design, student evaluation and outcome assessment, including the equivalent of nine credits of coursework in educational foundations

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Review of Applicants begins October 20, 2017*, and continues until the position is filled.  Send application letter, vita, transcripts, and names and contact information for three professional references to: Ms. Beth Kuhn, School of Applied Studies, Washburn University, 1700 SW College Ave, Topeka, KS 66621; beth.kuhn@washburn.edu. Electronic or hardcopy applications and application materials will be accepted.  The successful candidate will be required to submit to a background check prior to hire and to submit official transcripts. Washburn University is an EOE. To enrich education through diversity, candidates from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. http://www.washburn.edu

*Review of applications has been extended from October 9, 2017 to October 20, 2017.