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Assistant/Associate Professor - Doctor of Physical Therapy Program - Spring or Summer 2022
University of Mary Hardin-Baylor
Location: Belton, Texas
Type: Full Time
Preferred Education: Doctorate
Faculty Careers - Health Professions
Faculty Careers - Other
Internal Number: 1506
The University of Mary Hardin Baylor’s Mayborn College of Health Sciences seeks qualified faculty for its Doctor of Physical Therapy Program beginning either January 2022 or June 2022, with initial appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, commensurate with experience. The program is seeking applicants with expertise in neuroscience, neurologic or pediatric rehab. UMHB seeks faculty who are active Christians and dedicated teacher-scholars to prepare students for leadership, service, and faith-informed discernment in a global society.
UMHB is conveniently located in Belton, an historic town of 22,000 in the heart of central Texas. Nearby cities are Temple (5 miles), Waco (45 miles), Austin (65 miles), San Antonio (130 miles) and Dallas/Ft. Worth (130 miles). Excellent schools, abundant cultural and recreational opportunities, and a high quality of life are hallmarks of the local community.
Faculty Responsibilities: Activities required of all faculty include exemplary teaching, curriculum development, student advising; professional attainment; and service to department, college, university, and the community.
Specific Responsibilities: Teach doctoral-level physical therapy courses in areas related to clinical expertise and experience. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to direct student research projects and conduct research through the UMHB Human Performance and Motion Analysis Labs, as well as provide patient care and supervise students in the pro bono Cru Community Clinic.
Degree: Earned doctoral degree is required, terminal academic doctorate (PhD, EdD, DSc) is preferred.
Licensure and Certification: Must possess a current and valid Texas physical therapist license in good standing or be eligible to obtain Texas licensure within 90 days of hire.
Professional Experience: Minimum of three (3) years full or part-time clinical employment experience in a physical therapy environment is required.
Teaching Experience: Previous teaching experience in a physical therapist education program and board certification in a related specialty area (NCS, PCS) are desirable.
Excellent teaching and communication skills, a dedication to professional attainment and professional organization engagement, and commitment to quality improvement are essential.
Must be an active, and committed Christian.
Salaries and Benefits: Competitive salary commensurate with experience, excellent benefits including medical and dental insurance, retirement plan with match and UMHB tuition benefits for employees and their dependents.
Application Deadline: Position will remain open until filled.
To Apply: Please click the “Apply Now” link to apply for this position.
Please submit a cover letter, CV, transcript copies and evidence of quality teaching performance with your online application. Your letter of interest should also respond to UMHB’s mission and values, found at http://about.umhb.edu/our-mission. In addition, include in one page or less, a description of your own Christian beliefs and commitments. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.
Founded in 1845, the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor has traditionally been known for producing excellent educators, nurses, business leaders and missionaries. That has not changed, but today UMHB is also earning recognition for its talented science and music graduates, for top-notch graduate programs in counseling, physical therapy and more.
Research done in the university's Human Performance Laboratory is being applauded for its contributions to the field of sport nutrition. The university's new competency-based education program for adult learners is the first of its kind among private colleges and universities in Texas. And enrollment at UMHB has set new records every year for the last seven years.
What's behind this success? An unapologetic dedication to Christian principles. An emphasis on inspired teaching, on making each student's learning experience the best it can be. A commitment to excellence in every aspect of university life.
If one word could be chosen to summarize what is happening at UMHB today, that word would be "MOMENTUM."
It takes a powerful force to gain momentum in an upward trajectory, and that force is present and real at UMHB today. ... Mary Hardin-Baylor is moving forward, offering Christian higher education in compelling new ways to a growing number of students. UMHB has nearly 4,000 students pursuing degrees at the undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral degree levels and nearly 500 employees including 190 full-time faculty members.
UMHB is conveniently located in Belton, an historic town of over 20,000 in the heart of central Texas. Excellent schools, abundant cultural and recreational opportunities, and a high quality of life are hallmarks of the local community.