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Clinical Instructor, Adjunct Track - Physical Therapy

Rosalind Franklin Univ. of Medicine & Science
North Chicago, IL 60064
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Rosalind Franklin Univ. of Medicine & Science

Job Type: Part-Time Staff
Location: North Chicago, IL, US

Position Summary

The Department of Physical Therapy in the College of Health Professions at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science is seeking to fill a part-time faculty position. The University encourages applications from individuals belonging to groups underrepresented in their field and those that can add new and valuable perspectives to the academic environment. We are also particularly interested in applicants with a commitment to mentoring and to increasing diversity in the health professions. Rank will be based on experience and qualifications of applicant. Applicants with academic teaching experience, ABPTS Certification in Pediatric Physical Therapy or intent to sit for a specialty certification examination are preferred. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status or status as an individual with disability. All qualified applicants will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Who We Are

Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, a national leader in Interprofessional medical and healthcare education, is a graduate-level health sciences university situated on an attractive 85-acre campus in North Chicago, Illinois, approximately 40 miles north of the city of Chicago and 50 miles south of Milwaukee. As such, the University benefits from active collaborations with local hospitals, as well as academic institutions in both cities. The campus is shared with the North Chicago VA Medical Center and the Great Lakes Naval Training Center, both of which provide the University with potential research and clinical training resources.

Rosalind Franklin University is comprised of five Schools: the Chicago Medical School, College of Health Professions, Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine, the College of Pharmacy and the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies. Rosalind Franklin University enrolls approximately 2,000 students per academic year, and is supported by 850 full and part-time faculty and 338 staff members. Founded in 1912, Rosalind Franklin University has educated more than 16,000 medical and advanced health sciences degree graduates in the United States and worldwide.

Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science promotes a dynamic learning environment in which qualified individuals of differing perspectives and cultural backgrounds pursue academic goals with mutual respect and shared inquiry.

The mission of Rosalind Franklin University is to serve the nation through the education of health professionals and the discovery of knowledge dedicated to improving the health of its people. Life in Discovery.

Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities

Essential Duties & Responsibilities
  • Promote the mission and goals of the Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, the College of Health Professions, and the mission and goals of the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program
  • Promote effective working relationships among faculty, staff, and students
  • Teaching in areas associated with pediatric physical therapy and other areas associated with the individuals expertise
  • Participation in Department, College and University service opportunities
  • Contribute to efforts of maintaining compliance with CAPTE accreditation standards
  • Participate in creation, implementation, and evaluation of DPT program curriculum
  • Participate in collaborative, team teaching environment

Conditions of Employment
  • Must achieve satisfactory results from a background check
  • Must have proof of COVID 19 vaccination or a university approved exemption

Required Education & Experience
  • Graduation from an accredited CAPTE program and eligibility for licensure in Illinois with the expectation of obtaining an Illinois license within 6 months of employment
  • A Doctor of Physical Therapy degree
  • Three years of clinical experience as a practicing pediatric physical therapist

Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
  • Excellence in communications, teamwork, organization and critical thinking are essential components for success in this position
  • Skilled verbal and written communication
  • Excellent time management skills, strong work ethic and high level of integrity
  • Ability to work in an interprofessional, collaborative setting
  • Ability to embrace diversity
  • Skilled in providing quality educational experiences

Preferred Qualifications
  • Prior experience in DPT or higher education with knowledge of effective classroom teaching strategies and assessment methodologies

Typical Physical Demands & Working Conditions
  • Selected candidate must have the mental and physical capabilities to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.

EOE, Including Disability / Vets


Posted: 2021-12-21 Expires: 2022-01-22

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