Salus University is a fully accredited academic institution offering professional and graduate degree programs. Founded as the Pennsylvania College of Optometry in 1919, today Salus University is a diversified, globally recognized, professional academic medical center of learning that offers a wide range of accredited post-graduate degree programs in: Optometry, Audiology, Physician Assistant, Public Health, Rehabilitation and Education in low vision and visual/sensory impairments, Biomedicine, and Occupational Therapy. The University’s nearly 1,029 students include PhD and post-doctoral candidates, and there are more than 10,000 Salus alumni worldwide. For more information, please visit www.salus.edu.
Salus University celebrates its 94-year legacy that demands academic excellence and a commitment to thoughtful development and growth. Salus people are caring, focused and dedicated to the University’s mission, vision and credo. The Salus community includes our faculty, staff, students and our families and friends, as well as our campus neighbors in Elkins Park and Oak Lane, and our business and community neighbors in Chestnut Hill and East Falls.
Salus University, by choice, declares and reaffirms its policy of complying with federal and state legislation and does not in any way discriminate in education programs, employment or in service to the public on the basis of race, color, creed or religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disabilities, or veteran status. In addition, the University complies with federal regulations issued under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, and The Americans with Disabilities Act.
The Salus University Affirmative Action Program is organized in compliance with several federal and state laws, executive orders and implementing regulations. As a federal contractor, Salus University is required to have a written affirmative action compliance program. The Salus University Affirmative Action Plan in its entirety is available for review by staff, faculty, and members of the public in the Human Resources Office during the hours 8:30 am - 5:00pm M-F.
Questions concerning any of the above policies or information should be addressed to:
Maura Keenan, Director, Human Resources
Affirmative Action Officer, Salus University
8360 Old York Road
Elkins Park, PA 19027
Physician Assistant – 2 Part Time
Department: Physician Assistant Program
Posted Date: February 26, 2014
Primary Function: The faculty member will work with the Program Director, Academic Coordinator, Clinical Coordinator, PA faculty and staff, and the University faculty to ensure that the educational environment demonstrates qualities needed to provide a superior medical education in accordance with ARC-PA standards. FOR COMPLETE INFORMATION
Speech-Language Pathology Faculty
Department: College of Education and Rehabilitation
Posted Date: December 30, 2013
Primary Function: The Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) faculty member will work with the Program Director, Clinical Director/Educator, Administrative Assistant, future SLP faculty and staff, and CER and Salus University faculty and administrators to ensure that the program, college and university environment develops and implements programs and activities to assure a superior didactic and clinical educational experience for enrolled SLP graduate students. Further, that the educational process is conducted in accordance with the standards, principles and scope of practice set forth by the Council of Academic Accreditation for Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (CAA/ASHA) for training graduate students to become competent speech-language pathologists. As such, the faculty member will engage in teaching, research, clinical and community service activities to advance the education and training of students enrolled in the SLP masters (and in the future doctoral) programs while simultaneously contributing to the general body of knowledge of the SLP profession. FOR COMPLETE INFORMATION
Dean, Pennsylvania College of Optometry
The Dean is the Chief Academic and Administrative Officer of the Pennsylvania College of Optometry and reports to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs (P/VPAA). The Dean is responsible for providing overall leadership in the College to promote new levels of academic excellence in curriculum, assessment methods, research and scholarship.
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Department: Academic Affairs
Posted Date: October 23, 2013
Primary Function: Salus University is accepting applications for an open rank, tenure-track faculty position in Pathophysiology/Physiology areas. Duties include providing didactic, laboratory, and small group instruction in Physiology/Pathophysiology to the various health-care professional programs at Salus University. The candidate will also be expected to work as part of an inter-professional team of basic science and clinical faculty to develop and implement an integrated health-professions curriculum. In addition to teaching and instruction responsibilities, the successful candidate must have a strong publication record and will be expected to develop an extramurally funded research program and to support and mentor graduate students in the Biomedical Sciences program. Applicants must have a PhD or equivalent degree. Appropriate additional post-doctoral training is desirable. While individuals with expertise in any area of Physiology will be considered, preference will be given to candidates conducting interdisciplinary research in the following areas: cardiovascular, pulmonary, endocrinology and neuroscience physiology. Successful applicants must have an understanding of organ systems physiology and will contribute to team-taught courses for OD, Au.D, PA, OT, and graduate students. For more information
Provost/Vice President of Academic Affairs
Department: Academic Affairs
Posted Date: October 9, 2013
The Provost/Vice President of Academic Affairs is responsible for promoting and maintaining a distinctive academic vision at the University and for providing innovative, high quality inter-professional education for health care, rehabilitation, and education professionals. The Provost/Vice President of Academic Affairs is the Chief Academic Officer of the University and provides global leadership and operational accountability for all activities related to the academic enterprise of the University. For more information
Associate Dean for the Practice of Optometric Medicine
Primary Function: The mission of the Pennsylvania College of Optometry (PCO) at Salus University is to provide programs of excellence worldwide that prepare optometry students, optometry residents, Doctors of Optometry, and related providers to deliver exceptional patient care services that exceed practice standards and positively impact the quality of life. PCO’s programs are offered in an interprofessional environment dedicated to teaching/learning effectiveness, enhancing career development, inspiring/developing leadership, and fostering new discoveries through research. To assist us in successfully achieving these goals, we are seeking candidates for the position of Associate Dean for the Practice of Optometric Medicine. Post Date: 03.21.2013 - For complete details
Posted Date: February 25, 2014
Primary Function: Manages all library clerical functions. Assists the Director and Librarian as required in Reference, Research and in technical support functions. Provides routine library services to faculty, staff and students, as required. FOR COMPLETE INFORMATION
Department: Housekeeping/Physical Plant
- 1 Full Time Custodial Technician II
Posted Date: January 30, 2014
Primary Function: The Custodial Technician is responsible for the cleaning of buildings, exam rooms, cafeteria, offices, classrooms and grounds of college properties, whether owned or leased. For complete details
Department: Physical Plant
Posted Date: November 22, 2013
Primary Function:The Maintenance Technician is responsible for the repair, maintenance and renovation of the University's properties and facilities to include leased and/or rented areas owned and/or occupied by the University.
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