Assistant/Associate Professor, Doctor of Physical Therapy Program

San Antonio, Texas, United States

Job description

UIW Mission
University of the Incarnate Word is a Catholic institution that welcomes to its community persons of diverse backgrounds, in the belief that their respectful interaction advances the discovery of truth, mutual understanding, self-realization, and the common good.Position Summary
The problem-based learning entry-level Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at the University of the Incarnate Word is seeking a full time, 12-month, tenured track faculty member. The faculty hired will be responsible for teaching, service and scholarship. Official duties and responsibilities of faculty members at the University include teaching, scholarship, service and professional activities. In all matters, faculty are expected to maintain the highest standards of professional ethics consistent with the UIW Mission.

Essential Functions

  • Teach as part of an integrated team in a problem-based curriculum.
  • Develop curriculum content aligned with the problem-based learning teaching philosophy in the School of Physical Therapy.
  • Develop and manage a course website in the Blackboard, the Learning Management System used by the program.
  • Demonstrate teaching effectiveness related to content expertise, instructional design, instructional delivery and student engagement.
  • Active engagement in a scholarly agenda.
  • Meet scholarship expectations of both CAPTE and UIW Rank & Tenure committee.
  • Service to School, University, community and profession.
  • Participate in faculty development workshops
  • Maintain contemporary currency in area of teaching
  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

  • Strong communication, organization, interpersonal, problem-solving and academic counseling skills.
  • Current knowledge and skill in the use of information and computer technology or proven ability to learn these skills.
  • Demonstrated expertise in an area of physical therapy practice
  • Willingness to develop effective learning facilitation skills.
  • Knowledge of legislative, regulatory, legal, and practice issues affecting the profession of physical therapy.
  • Ability to work independently with confidence and to effectively coordinate work with colleagues and peers.
  • Proficiency in human relations, communication, organizational, interpersonal, and academic counseling.
  • Proficiency in working collaboratively and effectively in a team.
  • Proficiency in multitasking, and meeting deadlines.
  • Ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures.
  • Employee shall adhere to all applicable rules and regulations of the University, the Conference, and the NCAA.

Required Education

  • Graduate of an accredited physical therapy program
  • Earned academic (PhD, EdD, DSc) or clinical (DPT) doctoral degree with board certified specialization

Required Work Experience
Minimum of 5 years experience as licensed physical therapist.Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior teaching experience in a physical therapy academic program.
  • Prior clinical instructor experience
  • Expertise in acute care rehabilitation
  • Active in clinical practice
  • Active in professional activities at local, state, and/or national levels

Required Certifications, Licenses or Registrations
Licensed in TexasMember of the American Physical Therapy Association

Reports to
Stephen Goffar

Rank and salary commensurate with experience, responsibilities and qualifications.

How to apply

Apply online

UIW is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in employment, without regard to race, color, national origin, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sex, gender, age, or religion (except in limited circumstances when religious preference is both permitted by law and deemed appropriate as a matter of University policy).

One of the leading comprehensive universities in Texas, the University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio strives to educate men and women who will become concerned and enlightened citizens with values developed in a Judeo-Christian tradition. In 1881 the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word founded Incarnate Word College as a center of higher education for young women. The college was admitted to membership in the Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools in 1919, and joined the Texas Association of Colleges as a senior college in 1920. The Graduate Studies division was established in 1950. Male students were first admitted into the college's undergraduate programs in 1970. Incarnate Word College became the University of the Incarnate Word in 1996. Today, UIW is a Hispanic-Serving Institution under federal guidelines.