The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at Eastern Washington University invites applications for one full-time faculty position to begin September 2018. Faculty rank upon hire is dependent on the qualifications of the selected candidate; position is approved to be filled as either Assistant or Associate Professor.
Position responsibilities include teaching, student advising, scholarship, and service to the university, community, and/or profession. We are seeking a faculty member who can teach in their area of expertise and contribute to departmental scholarship. Opportunities to teach in several areas of the curriculum are available; qualified candidates with all areas of expertise are invited to apply. 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 9 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.
Screening for this position will begin in mid-December. Applications will be accepted through the end of January. Applications will be held in confidence, and references will not be contacted prior to candidate notification.
About Eastern Washington University
Eastern is a regional, comprehensive university located in Cheney, 20 minutes from downtown Spokane. In addition to Eastern's Cheney campus, we also offer our Riverpoint campus in Spokane, plus additional teaching/learning centers located in other cities throughout Washington State. Enrollment has reached over 12,000 students. The Cheney-Spokane area is the heart of the Inland Northwest, with excellent restaurants, theater, shopping, skiing, hiking, lakes, a choice of living in a medium-sized city or a small town, 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. Eastern Washington University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.
Conditions of Employment
Please note: This position begins September 2018, and for academic year 2018-19, the Physical Therapy program will operate on a quarter-based academic calendar. Effective Fall 2019, Physical Therapy will transition to a semester based academic calendar, and will operate from mid-August through mid-May, beginning in August 2018.
If the selected candidate is hired in with the rank of Associate Professor, the candidate must go up for tenure in his/her third year.
Earned doctoral degree (PhD or equivalent)
ABD considered, but doctorate must be completed by start date;
WA PT license eligible;
Clinical practice experience as a physical therapist;
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.
Preference may be given to candidates with one or more of the following:
Established record of scholarship (peer-reviewed publications, national presentations, grant funding);
Experience teaching at the university level;
Current membership in the American Physical Therapy Association.
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 op...portunities. 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.