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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Doctor of Physical Therapy

Company: Oregon State University
Location: North Bend
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Position Details Position Information Department Acad Prog / Student Aff (LCB) Position Title Assistant Professor Job Title Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Doctor of Physical Therapy Appointment Type Academic Teaching/Research Faculty Job Location Bend Position Appointment Percent 100 Appointment Basis 9 Faculty Status Regular Tenure Status Cascades Campus (Tenure Home in Corvallis) Pay Method Salary Pay Period 1st through the last day of the month Pay Date Last working day of the month Recommended Full-Time Salary Range Starting salary will commensurate with skills, education, and experience. Position SummaryOSU -Cascades is seeking an Assistant Professor or Associate Professor or Full Professor for the Doctor of Physical Therapy ( DPT ) Program. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE ), 9-month position Tenure Track Assistant Professor or Tenured Associate Professor or Tenured Full Professor rank, with the expectation of teaching, research, and institutional/professional service.The OSU -Cascades DPT program launched fall 2021 with a cohort of 45 students and will have 3 cohorts of 45 students at full buildout. The program is housed in a new state-of-the-art, net zero energy building at the expanding OSU -Cascades campus in Bend, Oregon. Facilities for the program include clinical-skills classrooms, cutting-edge biomechanics and exercise physiology research laboratories, and a large human cadaver laboratory. The DPT program is currently comprised of 7 full-time core faculty and 25 part-time faculty. All core faculty are engaged in scholarly activity.We will be hiring for two full-time core faculty positions. Faculty for one position is expected to have expertise to teach in the neuroscience and neuroanatomy curriculum as well as additional areas across the wide range of DPT curriculum. Faculty for the other position will be expected to have expertise to teach in their area of expertise across the wide range of DPT curriculum. This could include courses in the areas of physiology, pathology, cardiopulmonary dysfunction, principles of disease, orthopedics, prosthetics and orthotics, or differential diagnosis. The successful candidates are also expected to engage in research and participate in service.OSU -Cascades, located in Bend, Oregon, is a campus of Oregon State University. Established in 2001, the university currently enrolls more than 1,300 students in bachelor's and master's degree programs. The campus expanded to a four-year university in 2015, and opened its 10-acre campus in fall 2016. The Oregon legislature approved additional funding in 2017 and 2018 for continued campus expansion, which is currently in progress. The campus has ambitious enrollment goals to reach 3,000 students and is engaged in building a culturally diverse and community-centric educational environment.The expected start date will be in September 2023.Position DutiesTeaching - 50%Teaching in content areas such as neuroscience, neuroanatomy, physiology, pathology, cardiopulmonary rehabilitation, principles of disease, orthopedics, prosthetics and orthotics, or differential diagnosis with other areas considered.Research- 40%Sustaining scholarly/creative achievement that is of a high standard in the field of physical therapy or health sciences as evidenced by the publication of articles in refereed journals, delivery of papers at regional, and national conferences and meetings, submission and attainment of research grants or funding. Service - 10%Participating in activities that support, enhance, or extend the work and missions of the DPT program, OSU -Cascades campus, college and/or university. Serving on committees and participating in activities in service of the program and larger issues. Interacting with others in a collegial and professional manner.Participating in activities that support, enhance, or improve the profession, whether defined as one's discipline or teaching.Service to the profession includes, but is not limited to, offices held and committee assignments performed for professional associations.Minimum/Required QualificationsApplicants must have earned a PhD in a discipline generally related to physical therapy and health sciences from an accredited university prior to position start date.Physical therapists must possess an Oregon Physical Therapist License or be eligible for licensure in Oregon.Demonstrated ability or significant potential for research.Demonstrated ability or significant potential for excellent teaching.Significant potential to develop a research program that can be supported by the existing infrastructure at OSU -Cascades or in collaboration with OSU -Corvallis or industry.Strong communication and collaborative abilities.Experience actively engaging in professional and/or community service activities.Strong leadership skills.Demonstrable experience with curriculum development.Ability to coordinate and effectively collaborate with internal and external stakeholders in building/maintaining constructive and cooperative working relationships.A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.Preferred (Special) Qualifications3 years of prior teaching experience in a DPT program or an academic setting.A strong record or signification potential for research publications and funding.Postdoctoral experience.Experience conducting scholarly work.Clinical experience as a physical therapist.Working Conditions / Work ScheduleThis position will require occasional travel and some night/weekend work as determined by business needs.This position requires a clear and unambiguous commitment to compliance of all National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) regulations for Division I (FBS) universities. No Posting Detail Information Posting Number P05871UF Number of Vacancies 1 Anticipated Appointment Begin Date 09/16/2023 Anticipated Appointment End DatePosting Date 07/18/2022 Full Consideration Date 08/31/2022 Closing Date 09/30/2022 Indicate how you intend to recruit for this search Competitive / External - open to ALL qualified applicants Special Instructions to Applicants To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by August 31, 2022. Applications will continue to be accepted after the full consideration date, until a sufficient applicant pool has been achieved or the position is filled. The closing date is subject to change without notice to applicants.When applying you will be required to attach the following electronic documents:1) A CV2) A cover letter indicating how your qualifications and experience have prepared you for this position3) A diversity statement detailing your knowledge and experience regarding commitment to equity, inclusion and diversity in a diverse workplace and/or classroom setting4) A one page statement of your research philosophy5) A one page statement of your teaching philosophyYou will also be required to submit the names of at least three professional references, their e-mail addresses and telephone numbers as part of the application process.For additional information please contact: human.resources@osucascades.eduOSU is committed to the health of our local and global community. All employees and students are required to comply with the university's COVID -19 Vaccination Program. Please visit for additional information about OSU's plans for safety and success, as well as options for compliance with the vaccination program.OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). Documents Needed to Apply Required Documents Cover Letter Curriculum Vitae Statement of Research Statement of Teaching Diversity Statement Optional Documents

Keywords: Oregon State University, Eugene , Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Doctor of Physical Therapy, Healthcare , North Bend, Oregon

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