The College of St. Scholastica Physical Therapy Department invites applications for a faculty position with an anticipated start of Summer 2022. Faculty rank, tenure option and salary are negotiable based on terminal degree and experience. The position is an 11-month appointment with full benefits available.
The department is specifically seeking applicants with anatomy expertise. We are also seeking to bolster the content areas of pediatrics, and oncology. Primary faculty responsibilities include teaching in the entry-level DPT program, scholarship, and service to the college and profession. Preferred qualities include; experience teaching in a professional program, fostering a culture of inclusion, and a developed scholarly agenda. We desire to have a diverse applicant pool, therefore applicants from underrepresented populations and those holding academic doctoral degrees in rehabilitation related fields (e.g. anatomist, biomedical engineering, etc.) are encouraged to apply.
Our Physical Therapy department is located in the Health Science Center (HSC) one mile from the main campus, which houses the Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and Physician Assistant programs. The HSC building has spacious shared classroom and laboratory spaces, conference rooms, faculty offices, student lounges, and a pro-bono community clinic. In addition, there is an 800 square foot research space with a motion capture system, force plates, and EMG. The department supports and encourages collaborative research, both within the department and college, and outside stakeholders.
The College of St. Scholastica is a thriving independent private college with its main campus overlooking Lake Superior in Duluth, extended campuses throughout Minnesota, and vibrant online programs that attract learners from around the world. The College serves an enrollment of over 3700 students in undergraduate and graduate degree programs throughout six schools— Nursing, Arts and Letters, Business and Technology, Education, Health Sciences, and Sciences.
Duluth is home to a vibrant downtown district on the Lake Superior waterfront, with unique shops, restaurants, microbreweries, nightlife spots, and office spaces. Duluth boasts over 100 parks covering 11,000 acres, providing plenty of opportunities for walking, hiking, skiing, biking, etc. Bayfront park hosts numerous music festivals, art and food fairs, and pride festivals. The Duluth Entertainment and Convention Center hosts performing arts events, is home to the UMN Duluth hockey arena, and an 11-screen movie theater. The international airport offers daily services to Minneapolis/St. Paul and Chicago. Numerous community organizations provide volunteer opportunities. Duluth is home to a number of LGBTQ+ friendly places of worship as well as local organizations which offer opportunities for community involvement. Duluth has two large hospital systems, St. Luke’s and Essentia Health, which provide an array of specialty services. St. Luke’s recently opened an updated, state of the art emergency department. Essentia is completing an $800 million-dollar improvement project which includes a new hospital tower, clinic, and outpatient center. In addition to the hospitals there are rehab and long-term care facilities as well as outpatient therapy clinics.
Physical Therapist applicants must hold:
Earned doctoral degree in physical therapy (DPT)
Minnesota PT license (or eligible) is required for candidates with a physical therapy degree
Non-Physical Therapist applicants:
Academic doctoral degree (PhD, DSc, EdD, or equivalent) in desired content area or rehabilitation related field
PhD candidates who are ABD with similar qualifications
All qualified candidates for the position will be considered, with in-person interviews anticipated to begin in October 2021. For more information and to apply, visit https://www.csshrjobs.com/postings/10916. Any questions related to qualifications may be directed to Christine A. Cabelka, PT, MA, PhD at firstname.lastname@example.org
The College of St. Scholastica is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer committed to creating an educational and work environment that is rich in diversity, inclusive and supportive of all students, faculty and staff. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law. To learn more about how St. Scholastica supports diversity and inclusion throughout the College, visit our Inclusive Excellence page.
About The College of St. Scholastica - Duluth, MN
The College of St. Scholastica (CSS) is a thriving independent private college with its main campus overlooking Lake Superior in Duluth, extended campuses throughout Minnesota and vibrant online programs that attract learners from around the world. Since 1912, The College of St. Scholastica has been preparing students for responsible living and meaningful work by emphasizing the Catholic Benedictine values upon which it was founded: Community, Hospitality, Respect, Stewardship and Love of Learning. At CSS, equity and inclusion are viewed as key ingredients to academic excellence and student success.
Duluth is a beautiful and vibrant city of 86,000 set on the shore of Lake Superior, the largest freshwater lake by surface area in the world. For outdoor enthusiasts, Duluth offers four seasons of first-rate opportunities: beaches, bike paths, jogging trails, ski resorts, cross-country skiing trails, boating and fishing sites, and rinks for skating, curling, and hockey. The Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness is an easy drive. Outside magazine has recently named Duluth as the number one “Outside City” in the US. The magazine also named Duluth as a runner-up fo...r the “best adventure hub” in a worldwide survey of destinations for outdoor activities. The College was also pleased to learn that the nonprofit American Institute for Economics ranked Duluth as one of America’s best small metropolitan areas for college students. Similarly, the travel site DreamPlanGo named Duluth in the Top Ten of America’s Most Scenic College Towns. Duluth’s public schools are Minnesota’s most highly ranked, the cost of living is considered reasonable, and the city has more acres of municipal public parks than any other city in the country. The arts scene is booming with galleries, music venues, and a lively theater and dance community.