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SMU-1822467-Adjunct Instructor-Physical Therapy
Date : November 6, 2018
Department : Physical Therapy
Type : Faculty
Location : Oakland
Contact : Nicole Christensen
Email :
To Apply : Visit Taleo Link
Cost Center : 8021
Description :
Job Summary:

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 students and courses. Related duties include course-related academic advising of students, supervision of independent study projects, maintaining weekly office hours, attending course coordination meetings, and may involve serving on departmental committees and/or participation in special Departmental events.

Education and/or Experience:
• Doctoral degree preferred. A master’s entry-level degree can suffice with American Board of Physical Therapy Specialty 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.

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

Physical Effort Required:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
•While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear.
• Clinical instruction positions require the employee to move with students around a clinical nursing unit which caring for patients.
• The employee must be able to express or exchange ideas and receive detailed information through verbal and written communication.

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.

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