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Faculty, Full Time - Doctor of Physical Therapy Flex Program

San Marcos, California Job ID: Req #166
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Overview

A core faculty member at the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences (USAHS) provides engaging clinically-focused learning opportunities for students in the health science professions through face-to-face, blended, and online delivery methods. A faculty member is responsible for teaching, academic advising, and service involving collaboration across other departments and campuses. They provide service to the University through committees, curriculum improvement, and advocacy for their profession. Faculty members are scholars, being involved in building and integrating knowledge for the advancement of the profession and the University.

  • Job Type
    Full-time
    Core

  • Experience
    2 years of clinical experience

  • Certification
    Licensed or eligible for license per one’s discipline in which the campus in located

Success Profile

What makes a successful core faculty member at The University of St. Augustine? Check out the traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • Committed to Mission and Core Values
  • Dedicated to Students First
  • Accountable
  • Academic and Professional Expertise
  • Educational Design and Delivery
  • Effective Teaching

Our Core Values

The mission of the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences is the development of professional healthcare practitioners through innovative, individualized, and quality classroom, clinical, and distance education.

  • Student first
  • Professionalism
  • Promoting excellence and innovation in education
  • Collaboration
  • Integrity
  • Health and wellness
  • Responsiveness
  • Creative and critical thinking

Culture

Faculty members at the University of St. Augustine are very involved in their professional associations and pursuing clinical excellence and innovative practice. Our diverse array of clinical specialties promotes a varied scholarship agenda and contribute well to our blended-learning model, preparing our students for excellence starting on day one of employment.

Career Path

The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences offers a career path to support your immediate and future success.

  • Instructor
  • Assistant Professor
  • Associate Professor
  • Professor

Key Benefits

  • Generous Medical, Dental & Vision Plans

  • Higher Education Tuition Assistance

  • Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Short and Long Term Disability Coverage

  • Life and Accident (AD&D) Insurance

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan

Position Description

Job ID Req #166 Date posted 06/27/2019

GENERAL SUMMARY A core faculty member at The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences (USAHS) provides engaging clinically-focused learning opportunities for students in the health science professions, through face-to-face, blended, and online delivery methods. The faculty member is responsible for academic advising and overseeing final program projects. They provide service to the University through committee, curriculum improvement, and advocacy for the profession. The faculty are scholars, being involved in building and integrating knowledge for advancement of the profession and the University. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Teaching: provides student-centered learning through best practice teaching activities • Optimizes class/lab/online environment that is conducive to student learning by developing creative, challenging and evidence-based learning opportunities • Uses learning assessment information to improve teaching and curriculum; participates in quality improvement initiatives to meet program and institutional goals • Provides current, organized, error free instructional materials • Maintains all components of the learning environment including online course portal management Scholarship: actively engages in scholarship to advance knowledge • Establishes and implements an approved scholarship plan/faculty development plan as required by accreditation and university standards • Stays current with clinical practice and evidence that support content area expertise and professional growth • Disseminates scholarly work consistent with University policies and accreditation expectations Service: supports shared governance and promoting one’s profession • Serves on programmatic and university committees as assigned • Actively participates in his/her professional association • Serves as university liaison in community and/or professional activities • Uses release time that enhances the program (e.g. - clinical practice, consultation, advanced degree, research, service) as approved by the program director • Participates in university governance, curriculum planning, and functions to support development and growth of the institution Administration: supports efficient and consistent practices across all programs • Performs course coordinator and lead instructor roles as assigned; works collaboratively with members of the team • Advises students on academic, professional and/or personal issues while providing referrals when appropriate • Provides other administrative duties as assigned • Completes annual self-evaluation of faculty performance and sets goals for the next year in collaboration with the program director; is actively engaged in faculty development opportunities to meet performance goals Professionalism: displays the behaviors of a professional academician and follows expected discipline specific Code of Ethics • Promotes professionalism by modeling and encouraging such behaviors inside and outside the classroom setting • Supports and exemplifies the University’s core values • Actively engages in interprofessional collaboration activities • Upholds and enforces student and faculty handbook policies and University policies/procedures OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Other responsibilities as assigned by the Academic Program Director POSITION IN ORGANIZATION Reports to: Academic Program Director/Assistant Academic Program Director Positions Supervised: Contributing Faculty, Lab Assistants when assigned to courses

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