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The University of Michigan-Flint Physical Therapy Department is seeking applications for a LEO Lecturer for the 2017 Spring/Summer semester as primary instructor for INT 594 Study Abroad – International Service Learning, Roaton, Honduras.

In order to be considered for this position, candidates must attach a cover letter as the first page of the CV/resume.  The cover letter should address specific interest in the position and outline experieence that directly relate to the position.


"Estimated salary for position is $4,340 teaching one course with associated field experience."

The LEO faculty member for INT 594 Study Abroad: Roaton, Honduras International Service Learning course will be responsible for developing the course syllabus and course Blackboard shell, conducting lectures and discussion, prepping for and leading field experiences, create and administer written exams and assignments. The expertise of the LEO faculty member will be utilized in meeting course objectives for modules related to international service learning where students will be immersed in a different culture while learning the importance of their role as engaged global citizens.  Students will be providing physical therapy service and other roles of health care delivery and/or meeting other needs as appropriate.  The didactic portion of this course is taught May, June and July.  The international travel experience will take place July 29 - August, 12, 2017.  All travel expenses for faculty member are funded by the department.

"This position is covered under the collective bargaining agreement between the U-M and the Lecturers Employee Organization, AFL-CIO, which contains and settles all matters with respect to wages, benefits, hours and other terms and conditions of employment."

Required Qualifications*

  1. Graduate of a CAPTE accredited (or its equivalent) professional Physical Therapy program.
  2. Currently licensed as a physical therapist in the State of Michigan or eligible for licensure in the State of Michigan.
  3. Master’s degree required.
  4. 36 months of full time (or equivalent) post licensure clinical experience with contemporary expertise in physical therapy in order to direct students in an international experience in service learning.  Student will be providing physical therapy service and fulfill other roles of health care delivery and/or meeting other needs as appropriate.

Desired Qualifications*

DPT degree preferred

Member of APTA preferred

Background Screening

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and by use of a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of 7 calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.