USC's Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy has a strong reputation for excellence in physical therapy education. We invite applicants for a part-time, open rank, non-tenure track faculty position to join our hybrid entry level DPT@USC program.
The primary responsibilities will include teaching and creating teaching modules designed for the online entry level DPT program.Â The faculty will teach in live, interactive web-based sessions with supporting access to the course syllabus, written texts and other supportive course materials. Course facilitation and availability to students for web-based office appointments are essential. There will be opportunities to teach in the on-campus program as well.Â The total effort will vary depending on the weekly class schedule.
A DPT degree and at least one year of clinical experience in physical therapy is required. Minimal requirements are clinical specialization, prior teaching experience and evidence of a scholarly agenda. Board certification specialists are preferred. Preferred applicants will be comfortable using social media, computer-assisted learning applications, or have previous experience using technology to support teaching.Â This position is not restricted geographically and can be filled by any candidate with broadband internet access.
Initial appointments are made for oneyear, with annual performance review, followed by continuing appointments subject to school and university policies.Â Salary and rank will be based on qualifications and experience. Faculty are appointed at the instructor, assistant professor, associate professor and full professor ranks, with opportunities for promotion and other forms of School and University recognition.
Please also note that some travel is required for all part-time USC@DPT faculty during the academic year, including initial orientation and annual faculty retreats in Los Angeles.
USC is the leading private research university in Los Angeles—a global center for arts, technology and international business. With more than 47,500 students, we are located primarily in Los Angeles but also in various US and global satellite locations. As the largest private employer in Los Angeles, responsible for $8 billion annually in economic activity in the region, we offer the opportunity to work in a dynamic and diverse environment, in careers that span a broad spectrum of talents and skills across a variety of academic and professional schools and administrative units. As a USC employee and member of the Trojan Family—the faculty, staff, students, and alumni who make USC a great place to work—you will enjoy excellent benefits, including a variety of well-being programs designed to help individuals achieve work-life balance.