Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy/Associate Director of Clinical Education
Bellarmine Univeristy - Louisville, KY

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The Lansing School of Nursing and Health Sciences at Bellarmine University is expanding its faculty and invites applications for 12-month, tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program. This faculty member also will serve as Associate Director of Clinical Education (Associate DCE) will need additional expertise in neuromuscular practice, anatomy or acute care. Candidates with other areas of expertise will be considered. The successful candidate will work closely with the DCE to administer a well-established clinical education program, teach in their specialty area, perform independent research, and integrate teaching, scholarship and practice into a student-centered and service oriented curriculum. Position begins June 2011.
Bellarmine University is a dynamic, growing university with a strong liberal arts focus in the Catholic tradition and a bold vision for the future. By 2020, Bellarmine intends to triple undergraduate and graduate enrollment (currently about 3,000 students) and add several new graduate programs, while maintaining small class sizes and personal attention to students. Bellarmine is a Top 100 university in Forbes, is listed in the Princeton Review's 373 Best Colleges and is ranked 12th among Southern universities in the 2010 U.S. News and World Report. Bellarmine was designated as one of the Best Places to Work in Kentucky by the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce in 2008. In 2009, Bellarmine was named one of the Best Colleges to Work For in the United States. Bellarmine is located on a scenic 135-acre campus in the Highlands neighborhood of Louisville, KY, America's 16th largest city. In 2008, Louisville was named Most Livable Large City in America by the U.S. Conference of Mayors.

Deadline for applications is March 1, 2011, and will continue until the position is filled. Send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three letters of professional reference to: Dr. Peri Jacobson, DPT Program, Bellarmine University, 2001 Newburg Road, Louisville, KY 40205. Applications will be accepted by email to . Members of the search committee with attend the Combined Sections Meeting of APTA in New Orleans in February 2011 and look forward to meeting interested candidates.
Bellarmine is an equal opportunity employer. Persons of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Job Requirements

Candidate must hold or be eligible for PT licensure in Kentucky, hold an advanced doctoral degree (PhD, EdD, DHS or advanced practice DPT) and have previous teaching experience. Applicants with a research agenda, history of scholarship and juried publications will be given preference.