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Tenure-Track Faculty: Physical Therapist Assistant

Posted 11/21/2019

We invite applicants for a tenure-track faculty position in the College’s Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) program. This is a full-time, 9-month appointment within the Health Sciences division that includes teaching in the classroom and laboratory settings as well as assisting with administrative responsibilities of the PTA program. Position is anticipated to begin Spring 2020 or Fall 2020. 

For more information about the PTA program and course offerings, please visit


  • Associate’s degree
  • Current Illinois Physical Therapist or Physical Therapist Assistant license
  • Documented 3 years of full-time post-licensure clinical experience in physical therapy
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in teaching, curriculum development, in a PT or PTA program 

Desired Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in education or healthcare related field
  • Ability to teach courses within other Health Sciences disciplines (Medical Assistant, Radiography, Nursing, Health, Pharmacy Technician, Dental Assistant, or Veterinary Assistant) 

Application Submission

Review of applications will be ongoing until position is filled. For consideration, please submit the following.

  • HCC employment application
  • Cover letter addressing how your qualifications meet the position requirements
  • Résumé or curriculum vitae
  • Statement of teaching philosophy with description of teaching and assessment practices
  • Transcript copies and copy of professional license (included as part of application package)

Heartland Community College
Attn: Executive Director of Human Resources
1500 West Raab Road
Normal, IL 61761

You may also submit requested application materials as email attachments to Documents sent through email may not be secure.

Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled.

A PDF version of the HCC Employment Application (PDF) is available for you to download and complete.

HCC is an Equal Opportunity Institution

Heartland Community College affirms the value of diversity among students and employees.

The College provides equal educational opportunities to all students and equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, status as a veteran, or any other protected status under federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of enrollment and employment.

Individuals needing reasonable accommodations due to a disability in order to participate in the application process should contact the Human Resources Office, (309) 268-8130, TDD (309) 268-8030.

Contact Us

Human Resources

Community Commons Building 1300
1500 W Raab Road
Normal, IL 61761

Phone: 309-268-8130
Fax: 309-268-7983

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