Tenure-Track Faculty Positions

Central Michigan University in Michigan

Date Posted September 1, 2014
Type Tenured, tenure track
Employment Type Full-time

THE HERBERT H. AND GRACE A. DOW COLLEGE OF HEALTH PROFESSIONS
Tenure-Track Faculty Positions

Master of Public Health, Director
The Community Health Division in the School of Health Sciences at Central Michigan University is recruiting for a Full-Time, Twelve Month, tenure-track Associate/Full Professor, beginning as early as January 2015 or when negotiated to be the Program Director and Administrator for the newly formed Master of Public Health program. Earned Doctorate in Public Health or an equivalent degree in health field with MPH; demonstrated leadership skills; and successful college teaching. Additional requirements for rank of Associate/Full Professor: an established line of research, experience in securing extramural grants and/or contracts, previous rank of Assistant Professor or higher, eligibility for rank based on School of Health Sciences tenure and promotion guidelines. Inquiries may be sent to Jodi Brookins-Fisher, PhD, MCHES, fishe1jb@cmich.edu.

Physical Therapy, Program Director
The Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy in the School of Rehabilitation and Medical Sciences at Central Michigan University is seeking a dynamic leader committed to working in a collaborative, inter-professional teaching and learning environment. This is a Twelve Month, tenure eligible position reporting to the Dean starting January 2015, or negotiated. Earned post-professional doctoral degree from an accredited university (PhD, EdD or equivalent); have teaching and scholarship experiences appropriate for appointment as Associate or Full Professor within the College of Health Professions; adept leadership skills; effective oral and written communication; knowledge of contemporary issues in physical therapist education; and eligibility for licensure as a physical therapist in Michigan. Inquiries may be sent to Dr. Debbie Silkwood-Sherer, silkw1d@cmich.edu.

Physical Therapy – Orthopedics
The Graduate Program in Physical Therapy at Central Michigan University invites applications for a Twelve Month, Full-Time, tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August 2015 or when negotiated. CMU offers the doctoral degree program in Physical Therapy (DPT) through its School of Rehabilitation and Medical Science. Faculty in Physical Therapy have access to a biomechanics laboratory, a Neurocom Balance-Master unit, movement analysis, motion capturing equipment, rotary chair and a functional assessment laboratory. The BRAIN (Brain Research in Neuroscience) Center facilities would also be available for appropriate research activities. Earned Doctorate of Philosophy (or equivalent degree) in health field or related degree (ABDs in the final stages of doctorate will also be considered); demonstrated clinical experience; successful college teaching; and must be eligible for physical therapy licensure in Michigan. Inquiries may be sent to Dr. J. Tim Zipple, zippl1jt@cmich.edu.

Physician Assistant (PA) Masters in Science Program
The Physician Assistant (PA) Masters in Science Program (http://chp.cmich.edu/pa) in the School of Rehabilitation and Medical Sciences at Central Michigan University invites applications for two Full-Time, Twelve Month, tenure-track faculty positions to begin August 2015 or when negotiated. These positions will involve classroom and clinical laboratory instruction of PA educational competencies and supervision of PA students in clinical settings. The successful candidates will work with our Program Director to recruit, develop and manage clinical rotation sites and ensure that the clinical learning environment demonstrates qualities needed to provide a superior clinical education and enriched training experience. Earned Doctorate of Philosophy or equivalent degree in health-related field (ABD in the final stages of doctorate will also be considered if completed by start date); must be certified by NCCPA; demonstrated clinical experience; successful college teaching; and must be eligible for licensure in Michigan. Inquiries may be sent to Jessica Gardon Rose at gardo1jj@cmich.edu.

Speech-Language Pathology / Communication Disorders
The Speech-Language Pathology Division in the Department of Communication Disorders at Central Michigan University is recruiting for one (1) Full-Time, Nine Month, tenure-track Assistant Professor, beginning August 2015 or when negotiated. The CMU Department of Communication Disorders offers undergraduate and graduate degrees. Earned doctorate degree is required although ABD considered if completed by start of appointment; CCC-SLP and eligibility for MI licensure required. Expertise in one or more of the following areas: dysphagia, voice disorders, motor speech disorders, or phonology. Other areas considered. Effective oral/written communication skills required. Inquiries may be sent to Dr. Mark Lehman at Mark.Edward.Lehman@cmich.edu.

Starting salaries are commensurate with qualifications and experience. Attractive benefits package and research support is available. For a complete list of position descriptions with qualifications, refer to www.jobs.cmich.edu.

Application Procedure: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled. Applications must be submitted through an on-line process beginning at: www.jobs.cmich.edu. Electronically attach a letter of application, curriculum vita, evidence of teaching ability, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research interests, copy of academic transcripts, and a list of three professional references, including telephone numbers and e-mail addresses. 

 

Central Michigan University was established in 1892 and is among the nation's 100 largest public universities. As a tier-one university, CMU serves nearly 20,000 students on its Mount Pleasant campus. It also enrolls more than 7,000 students and working adults online and at 50 out-of-state locations.

CMU delivers a superior educational experience for students that is built on close relationships with faculty and staff, hands-on learning including undergraduate research, an emphasis on leadership and volunteerism, and a global perspective.

With a $440 million budget, CMU offers more than 200 academic programs from the undergraduate to doctoral levels. Premier programs include the sciences, business, accounting, health professions, communications, teacher preparation, educational leadership, engineering, neuroscience, psychology, apparel merchandising design, music, and political science. CMU in 2013 launched the nation's 137th College of Medicine.

The Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow College of Health Professions consists of four academic units (Physical Education and Sport, Communication Disorders, the School of Health Sciences and the School of Rehabilitation and Medical Science). It offers undergraduate and/or graduate degree programs in audiology, communication disorders, community health education, health services administration, school health education, physical therapy, physician assistant, exercise science, substance abuse prevention, health promotion, speech-language pathology, physical education, athletic training, athletic coaching and sport management, delivered by 100+ faculty/staff. CMU's website is http://www.cmich.edu. The Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow College of Health Professions website is http://www.chp.cmich.edu.

CMU, an AA/EO institution, strongly and actively strives to increase diversity and provide equal opportunity within its community. CMU does not discriminate in employment against persons based on age, color, disability, gender, gender identity/gender expression, familial status, height, marital status, national origin, political persuasion, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or weight (see http://www.cmich.edu/ocrie/).


 

How To Apply

You can apply for this position online at http://www.jobs.cmich.edu