About Eastern Washington University: Eastern Washington University is a regional, comprehensive public university located in Cheney and Spokane, Washington, with programs offered throughout the state and online with an enrollment of over 12,000 students. Eastern is one of six state-funded four-year institutions of higher education in Washington reporting to its own Board of Trustees.
Easterns 300-acre main campus is located in Cheney, a community of 11,000 residents 16 miles southwest of the states second largest city, Spokane. Eastern also offers programs in downtown Spokane at the Brand new Catalyst building and on the Riverpoint Campus which is shared with Washington State University. Eastern also offers program throughout the state based on the needs of the community. Eastern offers an array of bachelors and masters degrees and one applied doctorate in physical therapy. EWU offers 135 fields of study, 9 masters degrees, 12 graduate certificates, 39 graduate programs, 1 educational specialist degree, and 1 applied doctorate to more than 10,000 enrolled students.
Job Summary: Please note: this recruitment will be closed to further applications as of Midnight Saturday, June 19, 2021.
The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at Eastern Washington University invites applications for a full-time (9-month) Lecturer position to begin August 16, 2021.
Position responsibilities include teaching, scholarship, and service to the university/community/profession. We are seeking a faculty member who can teach multiple content areas including clinical research, and assist in other program coursework. The lecturer will also assist in the integrated clinical experiences (ICE) aspect of the curriculum. The successful candidate will possess strong communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
Eastern Washington University is a regional, comprehensive university with its main campus in Cheney, WA. The DPT Program is located at EWU Spokane, a primarily health sciences campus, with state-of-the-art space and facilities. The DPT Program is 2 years 9 months in length, has 8 full-time faculty positions, and admits 38 students each fall. Opportunities for summer teaching may be available. The Spokane area is the heart of the Inland Northwest, with excellent restaurants, theater, shopping, skiing, hiking, lakes, and high quality schools and housing.
Eastern Washington University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. We are an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged. Successful candidate will be required to pass a background check and show proof of eligibility to work in the U.S. pursuant to U.S. immigration laws. Special Accommodations: Eastern strives to satisfy all requests for special access needs for persons with disabilities. Requests for such accommodations are welcome and may be made by calling Human Resources at: (509) 359-2381.
State of Washington physical therapist license or eligible
3 years clinical practice experience as a physical therapist
Proficient in use of classroom technology
Strong communication and organizational skills
Demonstrated ability to apply a culturally responsive and flexible approach that is supportive to the diverse needs, including universal access, of our students, faculty, staff, and the public.
Preferred Qualifications: Preference may be given to candidates with one or more of the following:
Experience teaching at the university level
established record of scholarship (publications, national presentations, grant funding)
Board-certification in physical therapy or equivalent
Current membership in the American Physical Therapy Association
Current active service to the physical therapy profession
Other Skills and Abilities:
Job Duties: % of Time: 100 Responsibility / Duty: Position responsibilities include teaching, scholarship, and service to the university/community/profession. We are seeking a faculty member who can teach musculoskeletal/orthopedics content, clinical research, and assist in other program coursework. The lecturer will also assist in implementing the integrated clinical experience aspect of the curriculum. The successful candidate will possess strong communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
A workload plan will be developed and included as part of the faculty contract. Teaching normally will comprise 100% of the workload, 45 credits in a 2-semester year.
Teaching includes the following additional responsibilities as defined in the faculty CBA: Meet all scheduled classes Plan, organize and inform students of course content, texts, readings, assignments, attendance expectations and methods of evaluation including grading scales Schedule and attend office hours Turn in grades according to established deadlines
Additionally, all faculty are expected to engage in effective teaching and assessment of student learning.
Essential Function Indicator: Yes
Conditions of Employment: This position, during the course of university employment will be involved in the receipt of, or accountability for, university fund or other items of value, as well as the unsupervised access with the developmentally disabled, vulnerable adults or children under the age of 16. Employment will be contingent upon successful completion and passing of a background check.
Note: Interviews will be conducted via Zoom (camera must be enabled). While we anticipate being open for in-person instruction for academic year 2021-22, should Washington State or university pandemic restrictions disallow for in-person instruction, then courses will be taught via online platforms, including Zoom and other technologies. Candidates must be able to demonstrate competence using these technologies.
Salary Information: The expected salary upon hire is $64,409.
Posting Date: 05/03/2021 Open Until Further Notice: No Closing Date: 6/19/2021 Screening to Begin: 05/17/2021
Special Instructions to Applicants: Submit your application materials through our online applications portal provided below. If you are unable to submit through the applicant portal, please contact Human Resources Services at (509) 359-2381.
EWU does not discriminate in its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship or immigration status, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, genetic information, age, marital status, families with children, protected veteran or military status, HIV or hepatitis C, status as a mother breastfeeding her child, or the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability or the use of a trained guide dog or service animal by a person with a disability, as provided for and to the extent required by state and federal laws.
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Eastern Washington University is a regional, comprehensive public university located in Cheney, Washington. Home to over 12,000 students, Eastern offers more than 100 fields of studies, nine master’s degrees, one applied doctorate, one educational specialist degree, and 11 graduate certificates. The university offers an exceptional learning environment that offers hands-on, real-world learning opportunities. Eastern offers a comprehensive liberal arts curriculum, which prepares students to succeed in the competitive job market. Students at Eastern receive a traditional, yet unique college experience.