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Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy (1872)
Posting Number: req872
Working 9 months per year

Faculty Tenure Track
Division of Health Sciences

Primary Purpose

Serve as a tenure-track core faculty member in the physical therapy program.

Key Responsibilities

1) Develop, organize, and deliver course content as assigned related to clinical expertise in line with the program curriculum, which includes coordination and collaboration with other faculty to assure curriculum cohesiveness.
2) Evaluate student performance and overall learning achievement through development and administration of objective learning assessment, which may include conducting written and practical examinations and assessment of other learning assignments.
3) Engage in independent research including grant writing and submission.
4) Serve as primary advisor for student projects and general academic progression.
5) Actively participate in the program, department, and college administration needs as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

1) Earned Academic Doctorate (PhD, EdD, ScD), (ABD will be considered if applicant has a doctorate in physical therapy), in physical therapy-related field; 2) University or clinical teaching experience; and 3) desire and capacity to conduct physical therapy-related research.

Preferred Qualifications

1) Doctoral degree in Physical Therapy with an Earned Academic Doctorate (PhD, EdD, ScD); 2) five years clinical experience; 3) three years teaching experience in physical therapy or physical therapist assistant  program; 4) licensed PT and eligible for Idaho PT license; 5) established record of scholarly activity; 6) evidence of leadership in a professional organization at the state or national level; and 7) Ability to demonstrate diversity into teaching, service and research. 8) Teaching and clinical expertise in one or more of the following areas: orthopedics, neurology, or pediatrics.

Please submit the following documents with your application:
CV/Resume, Cover Letter, Submission of a proposed 5-year research plan and a short essay on Teaching Philosophy (2 page limit), and a list of three (3) professional references with contact information.

Priority consideration will be given to applications received by November 16, 2019. However, the position will remain open until filled. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. Includes a competitive benefits package. Offers of employment may be conditional pending successful completion of a background investigation.

About Idaho State University

Idaho State University (ISU) combines exceptional academics amidst the grand natural beauty of the West. ISU faculty and students are leading the way in cutting-edge research and innovative solutions in the areas of energy, health professions, nuclear research, teaching, humanities, engineering, performing and visual arts, technology, biological sciences, pharmacy, and business. ISU is the state's designated lead institution in health professions and medical education.

Idaho State University, a Carnegie-classified doctoral research and teaching institution founded in 1901, serves a diverse population by attracting students from around the world to its Idaho campuses. At the main campus in Pocatello, and at locations in Meridian, Idaho Falls, and Twin Falls, ISU offers access to high-quality education in more than 280 programs. Over 12,000 students attend ISU, receiving education and training in those programs. To read more, visit: Idaho State University Home
Idaho State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We have an institution-wide commitment to inclusion and diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply. Veterans' preference.
Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

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