Overview

St. Catherine University in St. Paul/Minneapolis is a comprehensive Catholic university with the nation’s largest college for women at its center. Founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet in 1905, the University integrates liberal arts and professional education within the Catholic traditions of intellectual inquiry and social teaching. Committed to excellence and opportunity, St. Catherine enrolls over 5,200 students in Associate’s, Baccalaureate, Master’s and Doctoral programs in both traditional day, online, and weekend formats. Associate and Graduate programs enroll both women and men.

The Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program in the Henrietta Schmoll School of Health invites applicants for the position of Open Faculty Position Assistant or Associate Professor of Physical Therapy and a half-time Ranked Faculty Physical Therapy beginning in August 2018.

Responsibilities: Primary responsibilities include team teaching in our dynamic integrated curriculum; establishment of an active research agenda; involvement with ongoing curriculum development, implementation and evaluation; participation in student academic and research advising/mentoring; and service on department and university committees as well as to the profession.
The physical therapist education program at St. Catherine began in 1991 and has enrolled Doctor of Physical Therapy students since 2003. The mission of the DPT Program is to educate students to lead and influence within the physical therapy profession. To this end, all DPT faculty members are expected to serve as role models for our students.

Required Qualifications for the Assistant or Associate Professor are: Candidates must have an earned DPT with ABPTS specialist certification, an earned academic Doctoral degree (PhD, EdD, or DSc) or be enrolled as an advanced doctoral candidate as ABD or currently enrolled in a doctoral program and have a minimum of five years clinical/physical therapy experience to be considered. Eligibility for physical therapist licensure in MN is also required. Teaching experience, clinical expertise in geriatrics and/or general practice physical therapy with a related specialty certification as well as an interest in and commitment to service learning is highly recommended. The DPT Program is committed to teaching and mentoring a diverse student population. Demonstrated success in working with diverse populations is preferred.

Qualifications for the Ranked Faculty Physical Therapy position are: Candidates must have an earned DPT with ABPTS orthopedic or sports specialist certification, an earned academic doctoral degree (PhD, EdD, or DSc), or be currently enrolled in a doctoral program with significant progress toward completion. Eligibility for physical therapist licensure in MN and a minimum three years of orthopedic physical therapy experience is also required. Highly regarded applicants will have clinical expertise in orthopedic and sports physical therapy with teaching experience and an interest in and commitment to service learning. The DPT Program is committed to teaching and mentoring a diverse student population. Demonstrated success in working with diverse populations is preferred.

St. Catherine University seeks creative, adaptable faculty who enjoy working in a university climate that promotes cultural diversity and multicultural understanding. Candidates of color are encouraged to apply. Consistent with the university’s commitment to women, diversity, and social justice, preference will be given to candidates who manifest these themes in their teaching, research, and service.

To apply: Please go to the St. Catherine University Employment Site to apply for these positions via https://stcatherine.peopleadmin.com/. Applicants may also visit the University Human Resources office, located in Derham Hall Room 8, to submit an electronic application. Attach an application letter, CV and copies of transcripts. Candidates selected for interview will need to provide 3 references. Official transcripts will be required for hire. For information, visit our website at www.stkate.edu or contact Dr. David Chapman, search committee chair for the Assistant or Associate Professor position at ddchapman@stkate.edu, application review begins January 8, 2018. And for the Raked Faculty Physical Therapy position contact Dr. John Schmitt, search committee chair, at jsschmitt@stkate.edu. Application review begins January 15, 2018. Positions will remain open until filled.

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Our university is a proud member of the Upper Midwest HERC and is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff and assisting dual career couples. For more information and to find other higher education jobs in the Upper Midwest region, visit: www.uppermidwestherc.org

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