Assistant Director of Clinical Education in the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program

Lebanon Valley College invites applications for a 12-month, part-time (20 hours per week), assistant director of clinical education in the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program. The assistant director of clinical education will report directly to the director of clinical education. Responsibilities include clinical faculty development, student advising, clinical education administration, and assistance in coordination and assessment of clinical experiences. Candidates must be willing to travel regionally for clinical site visits. Qualifications include: a minimum 2 years of clinical experience that must include experience as a CCCE or CI. Completion of an academic doctoral degree (Ph.D., Ed.D., D.Sc.) in physical therapy or a related discipline, or DPT is preferred. Clinical instructor training is also preferred.

The physical therapy program is fully accredited, and recently opened a physical therapy clinic where our student-run free clinic also operates. The program is housed in the Arnold Sports Center, which includes a comprehensive fitness center, multiple gymnasiums, an Olympic size swimming pool, indoor track, and wellness pool. A new state of the art 60,000 sq. ft. facility, including a human performance and cadaver lab, will house the professions programs, including physical therapy, speech pathology, and athletic training (targeted completion by 2018). Nine full-time faculty members, supplemented by a number of adjunct instructors, are responsible for the instruction of the professional phase of the curriculum. Please refer to www.lvc.edu/physical-therapy/ for more information about the department.

The anticipated start date is July 1, 2017. Salary and rank are commensurate with qualifications and experience. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, philosophy on clinical education, description of experience as a clinical instructor and/or CCCE, curriculum vitae, and complete contact information for three professional references to Assistant Director of Clinical Education/PT.

 

Assistant Professor of Speech and Language Pathology (January 2018)

The newly created Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders in the College of Health Professions at Lebanon Valley College is seeking a qualified applicant for a full time 12-month tenure track faculty position to begin January of 2018 at the rank of assistant professor.  We seek forward thinking individuals who can successfully engage our students in the classroom with a strong commitment to current research and evidence based practice. We are accepting students into the undergraduate program in the fall of 2017 and seeking accreditation through the Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA). We will be moving into the new Jeanne and Edward H. Arnold Health Professions Pavilion in 2018.

Candidates must have PhD or equivalent in Communication Sciences and Disorders with a Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC/SLP). The ideal candidate will have expertise in one or more of the following areas: voice disorders, motor speech disorders, augmentative and alternative communication, cleft and craniofacial disorders, and / or adult neurogenic communication disorders. Teaching and clinical supervision experience, familiarity with ASHA standards, policies and procedures; and evidence of a commitment to inclusion and educational excellence are also required. Teaching will consist of both undergraduate and graduate level courses as well as clinical supervision.

Application materials should be submitted through Assistant Professor of Speech and Language Pathology and must include: a cover letter addressing teaching and clinical supervision experience appropriate for supporting both undergraduate and graduate students; familiarity with ASHA standards, policies and procedures; evidence of a commitment to inclusion and educational excellence; a CV (including current email address and phone number); three current letters of recommendation; and a copy of a transcript from institution awarding highest degree. The review of application materials will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled.

 

Visiting Professor of Education

The Lebanon Valley College Department of Education invites applications for a one year visiting professor with an opportunity to explore a 3 year renewable contract beginning August 2017.  Qualifications include private or public school experience in special education, K-8. Master’s Degree required, PhD. Or Ed.D preferred.  Responsibilities include teaching courses in special education and supervising student teachers along with departmental responsibilities.  Additional expertise in one or more of the following areas is preferred: early childhood/special education, behavior, assessment, intensive language instruction, and the special education process.  The successful candidate will be expected to provide service to the college, department and professional discipline.  Lebanon Valley College’s Education Department is one of the larger departments on campus and has a long established reputation for producing quality educators that go on to make great contributions to the education field.   Send cover letter, vitae, teaching philosophy statement and three recent letters of recommendation, including telephone numbers of the recommending parties to Visiting Professor of Education.  Applications will be reviewed immediately, position open until filled.  Salary is commensurate with educational credentials, licenses, certification and experience.