Teach courses in the Diagnosis and Radiology department. Duties include preparing/presenting lectures, composing and grading exams, practicals, quizzes and assisting student in developing the psychomotor skills required in performing patient evaluation and management.
The term “Faculty” is limited to regular personnel at Palmer whose regular assignment includes instruction, research and/or public service as a principal activity and who hold academic rank as Professor, Associate Professor, Assistant professor or Instructor. Faculty play an important role in curriculum and policy development; faculty are planners who must constantly look to the long-term future of education and discovery. The faculty is expected to work closely with students, other faculty and administration of the College in promoting interests of the Palmer University System and it’s strategic plan.
Palmer College of Chiropractic provides a generous array of benefits for full time employees, including but not limited to:
Paid Time Off
Health Benefits – Health, vision, dental insurance, Flex spending, Health Savings Account
403(b) Retirement – 6% of salary employer contribution after 1 year of employment, with immediate vesting and optional employee contribution
Free Chiropractic care for employees & their dependents
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
On-site recreation facility & personal training
Responsible to the assigned administrator and has a support responsibility to all other departments and college personnel as necessary.
Responsible for the direct supervision of department personnel and others as assigned by the appropriate administrator.
SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Faculty duties fall under several areas: teaching, scholarly work, service/citizenship and advising/mentorship. Some faculty may also have patient care responsibilities as part of their assignment. Specifically, the following activities are expected of all faculty:
Preparation and presentation of individual lectures.
Course syllabus management, contents review.
Development and administration of formative and summative assessments.
Contribute to the development, administration and grading of course evaluations.
Maintain appropriate office hours as required.
Coordinate all learning activities.
Proctoring exams and other responsibilities related to teaching and advising.
Serve on appointed committees, task forces and other teams.
Perform all responsibilities in a manner that fully complies with Palmer’s Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action policy.
Perform other duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Ability to perform assigned teaching duties effectively.
Ability to utilize general office equipment and other necessary equipment in teaching.
Ability to effectively advise and mentor students.
Ability to work effectively with others.
Ability to work independently and autonomously.
Ability to communicate effectively.
Ability to work various hours as job requires.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Qualified applicants must possess a Doctor of Chiropractic degree, current active licensure in the state of Iowa and a minimum of 3 years documented practice experience and/or teaching experience in an institution of higher education.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT
Performs sedentary to light work in a ventilated, lighted, and temperature controlled office setting.
Frequent need to stand, stoop, walk, sit, lift light objects (up to 10 pounds) and perform other similar actions during the workday.
Applicants MUST apply online using our job board: http://www.palmer.edu/about-us/jobs/
INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE PROCESSED
About Palmer College of Chiropractic
Palmer College of Chiropractic is the founding college of the chiropractic profession, and is known as The Trusted Leader in Chiropractic Education®. It was founded in 1897, in Davenport, Iowa, by D.D. Palmer, the discoverer of chiropractic. More than 2,200 students attend Palmer College campuses in Davenport, Iowa; Port Orange, Fla.; and San Jose, Calif. Palmer’s doctor of chiropractic curriculum is a five-academic-year program typically completed in three-and-one-third calendar years