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Assistant Director and Curriculum Coordinator

  • Medical University Of South Carolina
  • Charleston, SC, USA
  • Aug 22, 2019

Job Description

The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) Division of Physical Therapy is pleased to announce a search for an Assistant Director and Curriculum Coordinator for the Division of Physical Therapy's Doctor of Physical Therapy Program in the College of Health Professions. We invite applicants at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor. Educating physical therapists since 1973, the MUSC Physical Therapy Program has a sustained record of excellence in education, research, leadership, and service. With our world class teaching hospital and our state of the art teaching facility, our students engage in inter-professional groups that mirror the world beyond our classrooms.   Qualified applicants must have:
  • Terminal academic degree required (eg.PhD, EdD, DSc)
  • Minimum of five years of experience in academic physical therapist education
  • Record of leadership in PT education, including curriculum development
  • Experience with DPT program accreditation
  • Prior classroom and/or online teaching experience
  • History of scholarly activity relevant to physical therapist education
  • Knowledge of professional issues and clinical education
  • Actively licensed as a PT with potential to transfer license to SC
The Assistant Director will assist the PT Division Director in overseeing activities of the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program, the MUSC Physical Therapy Residencies, and emerging clinical relationships with the MUSC Health.   Duties of the Assistant Director
  • Guide curricular development to ensure it meets the needs of the students and the profession
  • Assist with faculty development and planning for Division growth
  • Understand the clinical education needs of the DPT program and assist with academic - clinical partnerships for existing and developing clinical sites
  • Promote collaboration within and outside of the Division, Department, College, and the MUSC enterprise
  • Assist with CAPTE and SACS accreditation processes
  • Carry a teaching load in the DPT program that includes serving as the course coordinator for clinical reasoning throughout the curriculum
  • Provide service across Division, College, MUSC enterprise, and profession
  • Additional duties commensurate with administrative responsibilities

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