Northwestern Health Sciences University
  • College of Chiropractic
  • Bloomington, MN, USA
  • Full Time

Benefits-eligible


Our Mission:

Northwestern Health Sciences University prepares the next generation of healthcare professionals to deliver and advance health care.

NWHSU Overview:

Founded in 1941, NWHSU is a progressive institution educating the next generation of health care professionals. While the institution's history is rooted in the chiropractic profession, NWHSU now focuses more broadly on integrative care, health, and wellness. In addition to our Doctor of Chiropractic, we offer a Doctor in Chinese Medicine, and offerings in massage therapy, nutrition, undergraduate health sciences, and the allied health professions - medical assisting, medical laboratory science, medical laboratory technology, radiation therapy, and radiologic technology. We are a mission- and vision-driven university, preparing the next generation of healthcare professionals to not only deliver, but advance health care.

Position Information:

The Department of Chiropractic Studies seeks a full-time teaching faculty member for technique courses. Duties include laboratory instruction of chiropractic evaluation and treatment techniques, providing frequent and formative feedback to students, performing assessments aligned with the course objectives and assisting in course management. University committee work, assignment for student mentoring, teaching within other departments and clinical opportunities may also be expected.

The ideal candidate is self-motivated, has excellent communication skills, works well within a collaborative environment and is highly motivated toward teaching as a profession

This is a 12-month, faculty position where academic rank and compensation will be determined by qualifications and experience.

Work Location:

Bloomington, MN with flexibility to work up to 1 day per week remotely; must live local and be able to come to campus as needed.

Duties:

  • Instruct of labs with daily student interaction that includes demonstrating procedures and techniques, directing students in procedures and techniques, answering questions and providing immediate feedback.
  • Assist with Force Sensing Table and other simulated adjusting systems.
  • Provide emergency coverage of classes and lectures in the event that the lead instructor suddenly becomes unavailable.
  • Assist in the assessment of student skills via practical, and competency exams
  • Monitoring and evaluating major assessment measures of student learning pertaining to department courses and curricular threads.
  • Support lead instructors in developing laboratory lesson plans that aide in the development of clinical skills and provide opportunities to apply knowledge in a hands-on setting.
  • Assist the primary instructor with developing and improving class content that is consistent across the College of Chiropractic departments and clinical environment.
  • Advise and mentor students
  • Assist in developing ExamSoft exams and Moodle course development
  • Determine and developing corrective action as needed for continuous quality improvement of student outcomes specific to courses and curricular threads.
  • Respond to student concerns regarding courses and attempt to resolve concerns according to established processes and the chain of command.
  • Maintain a responsive and respectful student learning experience.
  • When needed, act as a supervising doctor for the T6 clinic class Clinical Internship 1.
  • Attend university and college related events (ex. White Coat Ceremony, commencement, orientation, committee meetings)
  • Further clinical and academic knowledge through scholarly activity

Qualifications:

  • Doctoral degree required
  • Experience in graduate or undergraduate teaching and/or practice
  • A passion for teaching technique
  • Working knowledge of adjustive procedures using high-velocity, low-amplitude thrusts.
  • Minnesota chiropractic license required

Our Benefits:

NWHSU is proud to offer you and your eligible family members a comprehensive benefits package. Our package is designed to change with you meeting current needs and anticipating your future needs. We offer medical, dental, and vision care insurance. Flexible spending accounts that allow you to pay for out of pocket medical and daycare or eldercare expenses with pre-tax dollars. Life insurance, short-term disability and long-term disability that allow you to be protected for an unexpected loss or income interruptions. As your partner in building retirement income, NWHSU provides a 403(b) Plan. On-site clinic services for you and your immediate family. Tuition reimbursement to support employees in job-related courses outside of NWHSU and Tuition Remission for academic courses and continuing education classes offered by NWHSU. Our generous time away program helps you enjoy a health work/life balance.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Northwestern Health Sciences University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate.

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