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SMU-Adjunct Instructor - Physical Therapy Program
Date : November 6, 2017
Department : Physical Therapy
Type : Faculty
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Cost Center : 8021
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Description :
An adjunct faculty is a temporary faculty member in an academic department who is responsible for guiding the learning of students in classrooms and/or clinical settings. This faculty member is assigned to teach the courses for which they are qualified by education, certification and professional experience. Instructional duties include planning courses and curricula, didactic and clinical teaching and evaluating courses. Related duties include academic advising of students, supervision of independent study projects, maintaining weekly office hours, attending meetings, serving on committees and participation in special University events.

The University has an institution-wide commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive to build a welcoming and supportive campus environment, and acknowledge that diversity is an educational imperative to achieve excellence.

Education and/or Experience:
Doctoral degree preferred. A master’s entry-level degree can suffice with American Board of Physical Therapy Specialities certification and/or completion of a post-graduate residency or fellowship. Two years of full time teaching experience in specialty area with entry-level students or licensed practitioners preferred. Prior teaching experience in a baccalaureate or higher degree program required for masters prepared faculty and strongly preferred for doctorally prepared faculty at this rank. Clinical expertise in the clinical specialty area of teaching assignment.

Skills and Abilities:
Excellent communication skills (verbal and written).
Excellent interpersonal relationships.
Ability to calculates exam scores and grades.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
Current licensure as a physical therapist in California is required. Other specialized certification or license may be required depending on the nature of the instructional assignment.

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