Colleges of the Fenway Adjunct Faculty - Physical Therapy - MCPHS University in Boston, Massachusetts
For nearly 200 years, MCPHS University, formerly known as Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, has been at the forefront of innovation in the healthcare world. We take pride in our history, yet are motivated by a curiosity about the future. That?s why we are constantly updating our state-of-the-art labs, innovating our curriculums, and adding programs to coincide with the needs of an ever-changing healthcare landscape.
Faculty and staff continue to bring their talents and skills to MCPHS University to contribute to our mission of guiding and supporting students toward successful and sustainable careers in healthcare. Whatever position an employee holds, their efforts make an important impact on the overall quality of campus life. Employees are an integral part of a community that is proud of its heritage and the accomplishments that make MCPHS University a first-class educational institution.
The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program invites applications for adjunct faculty to teach in the following courses:
Fall 2018 (September 4 to December 14, 2018): PTH 640 Evidence for PT Practice III (2 credits): This course is primarily practical application of critical appraisal in relation to real world clinical questions.
Spring 2019 (January 7 to April 26, 2019): PTH 658 PT Management of the Pediatric Patient (3 credits): This course provides a survey of pediatric concerns relating to each of the body systems and the corresponding physical therapy management of the child from the newborn period through adolescence. Emphasis is on development including motor patterns, sensory integration and oral motor; setting specific considerations; health promotion and wellness for children with and without disabilities; and family/therapist collaboration and communication.
Spring 2019 ((January 7 to April 26, 2019) PTH 525: Clinical Medicine and Pathology II (1.5 credits): The course provides foundational knowledge of general medicine and pathophysiology as related to patient conditions and the impact on physical therapy management. We are seeking an adjunct faculty to cover the neurological pathologies content of this course.
Responsibilities for these courses include course preparation, instructional delivery, student grading, and record-keeping.
Additional responsibilities may be assigned by the supervisor.
Required: Current MA physical therapist licensure A minimum of three to five years of clinical experience as a licensed physical therapist Excellent organizational and communication skills A commitment to graduate education Demonstrated teaching effectiveness Ability to engage and motivate students in the Physical Therapy profession
Desired: DPT or an advanced degree or continuing education beyond entry level with higher education teaching experience
To apply, please visit www.mcphs.edu/careers. Attach a cover letter and a curriculum vitae. No phone calls, please. Principals only. No relocation available. Finalist candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check as a condition of employment. MCPHS University is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants who would enrich the University?s diversity are encouraged to apply.
Date Posted: 8/2/2018