Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor of Physical Therapy

Carroll University in Wisconsin

Date Posted July 22, 2014
Type Non tenure track
Salary Commensurate with experience
Employment Type Full-time

Starting Date:  January 1, 2015

Responsibilities: Responsibilities of this 12 month appointment are in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program and include teaching, scholarship and service.  Teaching responsibilities include patient/client management and other areas of expertise including cardiovascular, pulmonary, integumentary, general acute/inpatient, or special populations care.  Opportunities for partnerships with healthcare networks and grant development are available.  Candidates who have a documented record of teaching and professional service excellence, who are innovative and value a dynamic, integrated and comprehensive approach to physical therapy education, and who are seeking a vibrant, interdisciplinary working environment are encouraged to apply.


Qualifications:  The ideal candidate is a physical therapist with an advanced degree and/or advanced certification.  Current physical therapy licensure or eligibility for licensure in Wisconsin is required with at least 3 years of clinical experience.


Rank and Salary: Commensurate with qualifications


The Program: The Carroll University Doctor of Physical Therapy program has recently been approved to increase program enrollment to meet societal needs.  With the recent growth in the size of the program, additional faculty positions are being added. The hallmark of the programs mission is to educate students for general practice in an evolving and interdisciplinary healthcare environment. 
Interdisciplinary research initiatives and innovative local and international service learning programs support the mission.  The direct admit Doctor of Physical Therapy program is housed in the Department of Human Movement Sciences and College of Natural Sciences and Health Sciences.  It is closely affiliated with the Athletic Training, Exercise Science, Nursing, Physical and Health Education, Public Health, and Physician Assistant programs. The program is housed at the Carroll University Center for Graduate Studies, a newly renovated 55,000 sq. ft. interdisciplinary graduate facility.  This facility includes comprehensive teaching and state of the art laboratory spaces for both teaching and scholarly endeavors. 

The College: The College of Natural Sciences and Health Sciences offers undergraduate and graduate programs through five departments - Life Sciences (animal behavior, biology, environmental science, psychology); Computational and Physical Sciences (actuarial science, applied physics/engineering, chemistry, computational science, computer science, information technology, mathematics, physics, software engineering); Health and Medical Sciences (health science-radiological sciences and medial sonography, physical and health education, physician assistant studies, public health, sports and recreation management, therapeutic recreation),  Human Movement Sciences (athletic training, exercise science, exercise physiology, physical therapy); and Nursing (BSN, RN to BSN).  The College has a strong staff of academic administrative and support personnel.


The University: Founded in 1846, Carroll University is an independent, co-educational comprehensive institution grounded in the liberal arts tradition. The Pioneer Core general education curriculum has a strong emphasis on developing intercultural awareness and includes cross-cultural immersion experiences.  Carroll University is located in suburban Waukesha, 16 miles west of Milwaukee and 60 miles east of Madison. The University serves approximately 3,540 full-time and part-time students. The University, though intentionally ecumenical and non-sectarian in approach, is related to the Presbyterian Church, USA.

Application: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please submit as attachments to an email with the subject line Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor of Physical Therapy and in Word or PDF format 1) a letter of application, 2) curriculum vitae, and 3) statement of teaching philosophy to

Final applicants will be asked to submit graduate transcripts and three letters of reference.


Carroll University is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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