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  Assistant Or Associate Professor Of Physical Therapy

posted: Feb 5, 2016

The Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health Sciences at The University of South Dakota is accePTing applications for t

The Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health Sciences at The University of South Dakota is accepting applications for the tenure-track position of Assistant or Associate Professor of Physical Therapy. The position is for the twelve-month academic year. Salary will be competitive and commensurate with the applicant's qualifications.

The preferred candidate will have an earned academic doctorate or DPT with APTA Clinical Specialist Certification or commensurate certification/residency training. (Preferred OCS; however SCS also considered). Candidates enrolled in a doctoral program or willing to seek doctoral training may be considered at the instructor rank. Candidates should demonstrate a passion for teaching. In addition, the successful candidate will be required to actively engage in research, as well as clinical and services activities consistent with the Department's formal faculty expectations and scholarly productivity guidelines.

Teaching expectations for this position will focus on orthopedic and musculoskeletal content, in addition to biomechanics and manual therapy. The preferred candidate will be joining the current 9 tenure tract academic faculty with complimentary backgrounds and areas of clinical expertise. Currently the program is located in the Lee Medical building on the Vermillion, SD campus. The program anticipates moving into a brand new, state-of-the-art facility located adjacent to the DakotaDome in the Sports Performance Enhancement Complex in the Fall of 2017 (https://spec.usd.edu/).

The Department of Physical Therapy, within the School of Health Sciences, is accredited by the Commission on the Accreditation of Physical Therapy Education. The Department is committed to academic excellence through the development of scholars and practitioners to provide care within underserved environments and be leaders in interprofessional education. The selected candidate for this position can anticipate a supportive, collaborative environment with manageable class sizes of 28 DPT students per class. Please visit our website http://www.usd.edu/health-sciences/physical-therapy for more information.

The University is located on an attractive 274-acre campus in Vermillion, a small community nestled along the bluffs above the Missouri River in the southeast corner of South Dakota. Vermillion serves as a safe, welcoming host for the University along with recrational and cultural opportunities abound in town, the nearby countryside and in neighboring communities. (http://www.usd.edu/about-usd/usd-at-a-glance)

Applicants must complete application through the University of South Dakota's on-line application process found at https://yourfuture.sdbor.edu. Applicants are required to provide: (1) letter of application, (2) vita, (3) college transcripts (copies accepted) showing highest degree earned, and (4) contact information for three references (please include e-mail addresses and current telephone numbers).

Any offer of employment is contingent on the university's verification of credentials and other information required by law and/or university policies, including but not limited to a criminal background check.

For questions on the position, contact Chair of the Search Committee, Dr. Kory Zimney at 605-658-6373.

Review of applications will begin on January 3, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.

The University of South Dakota is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff and students. Diversity and inclusiveness are values that are embraced and practiced at the University of South Dakota. Candidates who support these values are encourged to apply.

 
Company: University Of South Dakota
Location: Vermillion, SD
 
Contact: Kory Zimney Email: kory.zimney@usd.edu
Phone: 605-658-6373 FAX: 605-677-6745
 
  Assistant Or Associate Or Full Professor

posted: Feb 4, 2016

West Coast University Center for Graduate Studies is currently seeking an individual with a desire to grow with a developing pr

West Coast University Center for Graduate Studies is currently seeking an individual with a desire to grow with a developing program for the position of Assistant/ Associate/ Full Professor in our Doctor of Physical Therapy program. West Coast University is private for profit with a focus on educating health care professionals. Our DPT program is located in a state-of-the art building in Los Angeles, California near Hollywood. The ideal faculty candidate is a physical therapist who is innovative, creative, and motivated. Experience in clinical and didactic teaching physical therapy students is desirable, as well as having a clinical specialization or academic doctoral degree. Our faculty are actively engaged in program initiatives including program development, teaching, scholarship and community outreach. We have spacious classrooms and laboratories including a newly created Movement Analysis Teaching and Research Laboratory. Adjunct teaching positions are also available. Rank is commensurate with qualifications.
 
The mission of West Coast University’s Doctor of Physical Therapy Program is to provide a student-centric education that prepares graduates for caring, innovative, interdisciplinary, evidence-based approaches to patient-centered care.
 
West Coast University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and we seek candidates who desire to work in and serve an ethnically diverse population.
 
Current faculty members will be available at CSM to meet with all interested individuals. 
 
To apply, please submit a letter of interest, current CV, and contact information for three (3) professional references to the Program Director:
 
Dr. Ann Newstead, PT, PhD
aNewstead@westcoastuniversity.edu.
 
 
Company: West Coast University
Location: Los Angeles
 
Contact: Ann Newstead, Program Director Email: aNewstead@westcoastuniversity.edu
Phone: 323-300-5155    
Web Site: http://westcoastuniversity.edu/programs/doctor-physical-therapy.html
 
  Director, School Of Physical Therapy

posted: Feb 2, 2016

Husson University is a private institution of approximately 3500 undergraduate and graduate students. Bangor has been ranked as

Husson University is a private institution of approximately 3500 undergraduate and graduate students. Bangor has been ranked as one of the top 50 small cities in the U.S., and offers a safe, affordable community with excellent education, healthcare, easy access to major urban centers, and a wealth of outdoor recreation opportunities. Summer and winter activities can be enjoyed on numerous lakes, on the ocean, and in the nearby mountains of Acadia National Park.

The School of Physical Therapy at Husson University in Bangor, Maine, is seeking an innovative, visionary, and experienced person to fill the Program Director/Chairperson position. This is a full time 12-month administrative position with a faculty rank of Associate or Full Professor and limited teaching responsibilities. The program Director is responsible for mentoring and developing faculty, guiding the curriculum and providing leadership in all aspects of the program including developing, implementing and monitoring pertinent academic policies. The Program Director is a direct report to the Dean of the College of Health and Education.

The fully accredited Doctor of Physical Therapy program has a long and successful history at Husson University. The program is organized in a 3 + 3 format for entering freshman. Transfers into the pre-professional and professional-only phases of the program are also considered. Over 90% of the full-time faculty hold doctorates and enjoy an excellent student faculty ratio for the professional phase of the program. The average physical therapy faculty tenure at the University is 12 years.

The School is part of the College of Health & Education, which also includes the Schools of Nursing, Occupational Therapy, and Education. The University is committed to delivering premier professional programs that emphasize experiential learning, student success and interprofessional education. In addition to its smart, classrooms and standard laboratories, the School of Physical Therapy boasts the Dahl Anatomy Lab, one of only two cadaver labs in the State of Maine, the Kenduskeag Motion Analysis Lab, and a student-run outpatient clinic that is fast becoming a venue for interprofessional education.

 

To be considered, applicants must have an academic doctorate (Ph.D, Sc.D., Ed.D.) and be eligible for Maine licensure and APTA membership. The successful candidate must demonstrate eligibility for senior faculty status with qualifications to hold the rank of Associate or Full Professor. Preference will be given to applicants with:


•a minimum of 6 years'' experience in higher education, at least 3 of which are in Physical Therapy
•a proven record of scholarship
•demonstrated excellence in teaching
•knowledge of issues in higher education
•evidence of an in-depth understanding of contemporary physical therapy practice
 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and talk or hear.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

 

Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/f67jv8dbtw

 
Company: Husson University
Location: Bangor, Maine, United States, 04401
 
Contact: Human Resources Email: none@given.com
Phone: 888-888-8888    
Web Site: http://www.Click2Apply.net/f67jv8dbtw
 
  Assistant/associate Professor, Physical Therapy

posted: Feb 2, 2016

Gannon University's Morosky College of Health Professions and Sciences of Gannon University (Ruskin, Florida Campus) seeks

Gannon University's Morosky College of Health Professions and Sciences of Gannon University (Ruskin, Florida Campus) seeks a full-time, 12-month faculty member at the rank of Assistant or Assoiate Professor for the Doctor of PhysicalTherapy Program to begin spring 2016.  The successful candidate will teach in his/her area of expertise and assist the program director with course development, scholarly activities, community service and advising students.

Qualified candidates will be expected to engage in scholarly activities in keeping the Boyer Model of Scholarship as is appropriate to the application and receipt of tenure and promotion a Gannon.  Candidates will be completing a post-professional Doctoral Degree (PhD, EdD, DHS, DSc, etc.) and/or a DPT degree with a Clinical Specialization.  Additional requirements include greater than three years of clinical experience; contemporary expertise in at least one physical therapy content area; experience in teaching and higher education with a demonstrated commitment to research and service appropriate for appointment at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor; strong written and verbal communications skills; and eligibility for Florida state licensure.  Candidates must be able to support and promote the University's inclusive Mission, its Catholic identity, and its liberal arts and professional education traditions.

Gannon, a Catholic university, is a comprehensive Masters L institution that is committed to student-centered learning, with an emphasis on professional education integrated with liberal-learning student outcomes.  The Ruskin Florida Campus is located along the Gulf Coast of Florida in the Tampa Bay/St. Petersburg/Bradenton area.  To learn more about Ruskin visit:  http://visitruskin.com/index.htm.

Gannon University seeks excellence through inclusiveness and invites women and members of underrepresented groups to apply.  Application Procedure:  Submit a cover letter, CV, evidence of effective teaching methods and productive scholarship in your respective field, and the contact information for three professional reference to www.gannon.edu/employment. Review of applications will begin immediately and this position will remain open until filled.  The finalist will be required to submit an original transcript from the institution awarding his/her terminal degree.  References will not be contacted without prior notification to the applicants.  For more information about Gannon visit www.gannon.edu. Gannon University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Will be at Combined Section Meeting in Anaheim, California.

 

 

 
Company: Gannon University
Location: Ruskin, Florida
 
Contact: Dr. Pamela Reynolds Email: reynolds@gannon.edu
Phone: (724) 316-6878    
Web Site: employment.gannon.edu/JobPosting.aspx?JPID=515
 
  Associate Professor / Professor In Entry Level Doctor Of Physical Therapy Program

posted: Feb 2, 2016

Job DescriPTion: 12 month, full-time, tenure track position. Rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experi

Job Description:

12 month, full-time, tenure track position.  Rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. 

 

This faculty should be an individual dedicated to teaching in an innovative, learner-centered DPT Program, which utilizes modified case-based curriculum and independent and group learning facilitated by the faculty through discussions, problem-solving, and integrated classroom and clinical experiences.  The faculty member should be willing to participate in team teaching, occasionally supervising student rotations through surrounding clinical venues as part of classroom preparation, and will be expected to work collaboratively with surrounding health care facilities and other health professionals.  Teaching responsibilities are negotiable and dependent on the candidate's area of expertise, and area of teaching needs in the curriculum.  Other responsibilities include academic advising of students; participation on relevant departmental, college, and university committees; and active engagement in scholarly activites and inservice activities within the academic environment, community, and professional organizations; and, if applicable, active in clinical practice.  Candidates must be willing to contribute to the university's general education curriculum with its emphasis on a common First-Year Seminar and core curriculum courses that enhance students' critical thinking, and/or to university inter-professional programs of study.

 

Required Qualifications:

Doctoral degree in Physical Therapy or related field; Specialist Certification preferred; a minimum of five years of Physical Therapy clinical experience.  Three to five years academic teaching experience preferred.  Preference will be given to applicants with demonstrated engagement in scholarly activities such as professional presentations, publications, and/or attainment of grants.  Candidates must be eligible for Physical Therapy licensure in West Virginia.   

 

Required documents:

1) Cover letter

2) Curriculum vitae

3) Teaching philosophy

4) List of three references with contact information

5) Statement of teaching and research interests

 

Please apply by using the website link above. 

 

 
Company: Marshall University
Location: Marshall University- Huntington, West Virginia
 
Contact: Human Resources Email: evansn@marshall.edu
Phone: 304 696-6455    
Web Site: marshall.peopleadmin.com/postings/search?utf8=%E2%9C%93&query=001902&query_v0_posted_at_date=&query_position_type_id=&co
 
  Long Island University - Brooklyn Full Time Tenure Track Faculty Position - Meet Us At CSM!

posted: Feb 1, 2016

Meet with LIU - Brooklyn PT Faculty at CSM to learn about our Full Time Tenure Track Faculty Position. Title: Tenure Track

Meet with LIU - Brooklyn PT Faculty at CSM to learn about our Full Time Tenure Track Faculty Position.

Title: Tenure Track Faculy Position - Musculoskeletal Expertise Preferred.

Position Description: The Deparment of Physical Therapy of Long Island University in Brooklyn, NY invites applicants for a full time tenure track position.  The ideal candidate will have clinical expertise in musculoskeletal physical therapy and will have a successful history of teaching and service in an accredited physical therapy program.  The preferred candidate will have completed, or made substantial progress toward a research doctorate.  ABPTS specialist certification (OCS) also preferred.  The position will require teaching in the DPT program, scholarly productivity, and service to the Department and University.  Salary and rank are commensurate with education and experience.

The Brooklyn Campus is one of two major campuses of Long Island University, a private educational institution dedicated to educational access and excellence.  Located in Downtown Brooklyn, with easy access to Manhattan, this urban campus serves a highly diverse population of approximately 9,000 students.  In addition to Health Professions, the campus offers a comprehensive range of programs in the Schools of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Business; Public Administration and Information Sciences; Education; Pharmacy and Nursing.  More information about the Department of Physical Therapy and the DPT program can be found at www.liu.edu/dpt.

Qualifications: Eligibility for licensure in New York State is required.  Qualified candidates will have a Doctorate in Physical Therapy and substantial evidence of scholarship; will have a successful history of teaching in a physical therapy program; and will have clinical expertise in musculoskeletal physical therapy.

Salary: Commensurate with experiece

FLSA Classification: Exempt                                                                                                                                                                                                   

Application Review will begin immediatly and will continue until the position is filled.  Preferred start date is July or September 2016

Instructions to Applicants:  Please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae and contact information for three references to Cristiana.Kahl@liu.edu or via hardcopy to:                                                

                                                                               Cristiana K Collins, PT, PhD, CMFT, NCS                                                                                      

                                                                                       Department of Physical Therapy

                                                                                          1 University Plaza - HS 222

                                                                                               Brooklyn, NY 11201

                                     For those interested in meeting with LIU Faculty Members at CSM in Anaheim CA,  Please contact:

                                                                                 Ellen M. Godwin PT, PhD,PCS,  Department Chair 

                                                                                               Ellen.Godwin@liu.edu or  718-488-1498

 

Long Island University is proud to be an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. We are committed to seeking qualified candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.  We encourage applications from women minorities, and persons with disabilities.  Hiring is contingent on eligibility to work in the United States

 

                                                                                          

 

 

 
Company: Long Island University - Brooklyn
Location: Brooklyn NY
 
Contact: Ellen M. Godwin Pt, Phd, Pcs Email: ellen.godwin@liu.edu
Phone: 718-488-1498 FAX: 718-780-4002
Web Site: www.liu.edu/dpt
 
  Physical Therapy Faculty

posted: Feb 1, 2016

The School of Health and Natural Sciences at Mercy College (Dobbs Ferry, NY) is seeking candidates for a full time faculty memb

The School of Health and Natural Sciences at Mercy College (Dobbs Ferry, NY) is seeking candidates for a full time faculty member in the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program.  The anticipated start date for this position is September 1, 2016.


Mercy College is a Hispanic serving institution. Its main campus encompasses 55 acres alongside the picturesque Hudson River in Dobbs Ferry, New York, 25 miles north of New York City. The College is easily accessible by car or public transportation from mid-town Manhattan.


The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at Mercy College is a weekend model program designed for the adult learner.  Faculty teach one weekend day 9 – 12 times across the semester.  This is an opportunity to join engaged, professional, and dedicated colleagues in a CAPTE accredited program. Many opportunities exist for collaboration in teaching and research projects, in addition to growing opportunities for interprofessional collaboration with other School of Health and Natural Sciences faculty, including CD, OT, OTA, Nursing, Exercise Science, and Physician Assistant.


Qualifications


Qualified candidates are licensed physical therapists who are eligible for licensure in New York and have an earned advanced academic degree (PhD, EdD, or DSc) however candidates that have made substantial progress toward completion of a doctoral degree will be considered.    Priority will be given to candidates who have expertise in musculoskeletal care, neurological care or experience in the acute care setting.  Candidates in other specialty areas are welcome to apply and will be considered.  Applicants must have a minimum of five years of clinical experience and academic involvement in a physical therapy program.  The selected individual will participate in teaching, scholarship, service, program development, and student academic and research advisement. 


Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications. Electronic applications are required and must include a cover letter, CV, and the names and contact information of at least three references. Candidates must apply online at https://jobs.mercy.edu.   Mercy College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.    
  
 

 
 
Company: Mercy College
Location: Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522
 
Contact: Kathryn Ryans, Chair Of Search Committee Email: kryans@mercy.edu
Phone: 914-674-7826    
Web Site: jobs.mercy.edu
 
  Dean, College Of Health Sciences

posted: Jan 27, 2016

This is a 3-year appointment with anticipated renewal. The University of Rhode Island, the public flagship university of

This is a 3-year appointment with anticipated renewal.  The University of Rhode Island, the public flagship university of the state of Rhode Island and a leading teaching and research institution, invites nominations and applications for the position of Inaugural Dean of the College of Health Sciences and Executive Committee Member of the Academic Health Collaborative. The University of Rhode Island has recently undergone an exciting reorganization to include an Academic Health Collaborative that contains a new College of Health Sciences and a new Institute for Integrated Health and Innovation.  The College of Health Sciences will be home to seven departments or majors (Communicative Disorders, Health Studies, Human Development and Family Studies, Kinesiology, Nutrition and Food Sciences, Physical Therapy, and Psychology) and approximately 3000 undergraduate and 350 graduate students.  The Dean has a unique opportunity to work in close collaboration with faculty and staff to establish a clear vision for the College of Health Sciences and implement that vision through the development of a strategic plan that embraces a diverse group of health-related disciplines. He or she will work with the faculty to ensure contemporary, robust, and forward-looking educational and research programs relevant to the evolving roles of health and healthcare in the 21st century, including promoting interprofessional education and experiential learning, advancing externally funded programs of research, and developing the College’s reputation for excellence throughout the state, region, nation, and world.  The Dean of Health Sciences will be an accomplished leader in a health-related field and set the intellectual tenor and scholarly standards for the College of Health Sciences. She or he must draw on administrative acumen and academic rigor to establish the college as a leader in health and must be committed to excellence in education, research, and outreach across all disciplines. The ideal candidate is a dynamic and effective leader with administrative experience, a demonstrated record of keen fiscal management ability, and a notable profile of academic accomplishment. The Dean must embrace the opportunity to develop creative funding models and increasing external support. He or she should be someone with exceptional judgment, strategic vision, and a commitment to excellence. Candidates will have a track record of effectively supporting diversity, equality, and inclusion in all its forms and the capacity to be an energetic fundraiser. The Dean of the College of Health Sciences will serve as a member of the Provost’s leadership team, actively supporting the missions and goals of the University, the Academic Health Collaborative, and the College. As a member of the Council of Deans, the Dean of the College of Health Sciences will participate in the development of the strategic priorities of the Division of Academic Affairs. In collaboration with the Dean of the College of Pharmacy and the Dean of the College of Nursing, the Dean of the College of Health Sciences will serve as a member of the Academic Health Collaborative Executive Committee.

 

As a member of the Academic Health Collaborative Executive Committee, the Dean will work with faculty across all health programs within the Academic Health Collaborative to create an interdisciplinary vision for “health” at URI, the health programs strategic plan, and financial investment strategy in support of health education, research, and outreach at the University with attention to contemporary issues, such as population health, the recognition and elimination of health disparities, and the promotion of behavioral and physical health and wellness. In addition, as a member of the Executive Committee, the Dean will oversee the Institute for Integrated Health and Innovation that will facilitate collaboration among multidisciplinary faculty, students, and community health agencies.

Visit the URI jobs website at: https://jobs.uri.edu  to apply and view complete details for job posting (SF00213).  Please attach 2 (PDF) documents to your online Employment Application: (#1) Cover letter and (#2) Resume, which should include the names and contact information of three professional references.  

APPLICATION DEADLINE: The search will remain open until the position is filled. First consideration will be given to applications received by March 7, 2016. Second consideration may be given to applications received by March 23, 2016. Applications received subsequent to the second consideration date (March 23, 2016) may not be given full consideration. Only electronic applications will be accepted.  The University of Rhode Island is an AA/EEOD employer.  Women, persons of color, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, and  members of other protected groups are encouraged to apply.  

 
Company: University Of Rhode Island
Location: Kingston, RI
 
Contact: No Name Email: noemail@noemail.com
Phone: 000-000-0000    
Web Site: jobs.uri.edu
 
  Tenure Track Physical Therapy Faculty

posted: Jan 27, 2016

The University of Findlay Tenure Track Physical Therapy Faculty The Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program at The Uni

The University of Findlay

Tenure Track Physical Therapy Faculty

The Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program at The University of Findlay invites applications for a 12-month tenure-track position. The start date for this position is August  2016.

Candidate must be committed to student-centered education, as well as professional development, service, and scholarship. One of the primary responsibilities for the position includes teaching in the musculoskeletal area. Additional teaching and research opportunities may be available in the candidate's areas of expertise. Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications. Candidate with teaching experience in a Doctor of Physical Therapy program is highly preferred.

Required Education/Experience/Skills (Minimum Qualifications) are: Doctorate in PT with board certification or a terminal academic doctoral degree in a related field (e.g. Ph.D.), preferred; eligibility for Ohio physical therapy licensure; experience as a successful academic and/or clinical teacher in a Doctor of Physical Therapy program preferred; ability to function well within a collegial, collaborative work environment.

Founded in 1882, The University provides innovative programs grounded in the liberal arts and sciences to prepare students for meaningful lives and productive careers. The University of Findlay’s distinctive and renowned programs include MBA, animal science, equestrian studies, pre-veterinary medicine, nuclear medicine technology, occupational therapy, physical therapy, pharmacy, and physician assistant, as well as environmental, safety and occupational health management. For more information on these distinctive programs, visit http://www.findlay.edu/aboutuf/nationally- renowned-programs . Both traditional and specialized professional degrees are offered in a variety of delivery approaches during day, evening, weekend, and online sessions. The University is committed to the education of diverse students and enrolls students from nearly 40 nations and most US states.

The City of Findlay, just south of Toledo and located approximately 1.5 hours from Columbus, Dayton and Detroit, has been designated a "dreamtown" by Demographics Daily, repeatedly named one of the top 20 micropolitan areas (small towns) in the United States by Site Selection magazine and is the only municipality in Ohio to be selected three times as one of the 100 Best Communities for Young People by America's Promise.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The UF Employment Application may be found on the website at: http://www.findlay.edu/offices/businessaffairs/humanresources/ . For optimal consideration for this exciting opportunity, send a cover letter highlighting the reasons for applying for the position; current Curriculum Vitae; a statement of teaching philosophy; current research agenda; and a Faculty Application to: Human Resources, The University of Findlay, 1000 N. Main Street Findlay, Ohio 45840.  Materials may also be emailed to HR@findlay.edu.  Make sure to indicate that the application is for the “Physical Therapy Faculty 2015037” position. The University of Findlay is an equal opportunity employer and educator. For more information on The University of Findlay, visit http://www.findlay.edu

 

The University of Findlay is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer Male/Female/Disabled/Vet.

 

 
Company: The University Of Findlay
Location: Findlay, Ohio
 
Contact: Sharon Walsh Email: walsh@findlay.edu
Phone: 419-434-5679 FAX: 419-434-4336
Web Site: www.findlay.edu
 
  Physical Therapy Faculty

posted: Jan 26, 2016

Mount St. Joseph University, (MSJ), currently has one open full-time, 12-month Physical Therapy Faculty position. R

Mount St. Joseph University, (MSJ), currently has one open full-time, 12-month  Physical Therapy Faculty position.  Rank assigned will be commensurate with experience and may be tenure-track or professional-track.

MSJ is a private institution founded by the Sisters of Charity in 1920 emphasizing values, integrity and social responsibility.  MSJ provides excellent graduate education for students grounded by a strong foundation in the liberal arts and sciences and dedicated to holistic, individual attention to students as they develop personal and professional skills. 

The Department of Physical Therapy is part of the School of Health Sciences which includes Nursing, Athletic Training, Health and Wellness, and a developing Physician Assistant program.  The School of Health Sciences is leading MSJ in new ventures to promote continuing education and development opportunities for healthcare professionals including the Interprofessional Education Initiative, and the Institute for the Advancement of Health Sciences.  MSJ has a well-established graduate program in Physical Therapy with a diverse faculty team with expertise across all practice patterns and settings.  Our graduating students are well-known for their professionalism, service to others, and clinical reasoning skills.

We are seeking a faculty members who is:

• A physical therapist committed to teaching and pursuing his/her own lifelong learning through professional development and scholarly activity

• Special interest in candidates with expertise in acute care, cardiopulmonary and/or exercise physiology

• A team player with strong skills in the areas of communication, organization, collaboration and problem-solving

 

Qualifications:

• Candidates with an academic doctoral degree in physical therapy or a related field (PhD, EdD, DHS, DSc) are preferred. We will consider candidates with a DPT and ABPTS certification

• Candidates eligible for licensure in Ohio

• Candidates with prior academic experience

 

MSJ is located in Cincinnati, Ohio on the banks of the Ohio River, offering both urban and rural opportunities for recreation and living.  The Greater Cincinnati region has a national and international reputation for quality healthcare and provides many opportunities for leadership, professional practice and research for physical therapists.

To learn more about our department, faculty, and this opportunity please contact:

Chair, Faculty Search Committee:
Lisa Dehner PT, PhD, CEEAA

Professor of Physical Therapy

Mount St. Joseph University
   5701 Delhi Road
   Cincinnati, Ohio  45233-1672
lisa.dehner@msj.edu 
Office: (513) 244-4409

 

Applicants should provide a letter of interest and curriculum vita. Additional items may be requested later. Please send your materials via e-mail to Human.Resources@msj.edu with "PT Faculty Search" as the headline.

 
Company: Mount St. Joseph University
Location: Cincinnati, OH
 
Contact: Lisa Dehner Email: lisa.dehner@msj.edu
Phone: 513-244-4409    
Web Site: http://www.msj.edu
 
  Assistant / Associate Professor – Physical Therapy

posted: Jan 25, 2016

The University of North Georgia is currently accePTing applications for an Assistant / Associate professor in the Depa

The University of North Georgia is currently accepting applications for an Assistant / Associate professor in the Department of Physical Therapy with a doctoral degree in exercise science, kinesiology or similar field; with expertise in cardiopulmonary rehabilitation.

Located in the fastest-growing region of the state, the University of North Georgia is a multi-campus university with an enrollment of over 17,000 students, making it one of the largest institutions in the University System of Georgia. UNG is focused on a mission of educational excellence, leadership development and community engagement opportunities that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society. Through a variety of educational pathways that provide access and range from certificates and associate degrees to a professional doctoral program, UNG is responsive to regional education and economic development needs. Federally designated as a senior military college, one of the university's signature leadership programs is its 800-member Corps of Cadets on UNG's Dahlonega Campus.

The Assistant  / Associate Professor will provide instruction in PT doctoral courses, primarily in the area of cardiopulmonary rehabilitation. This individual will also establish and/or continue research agenda in cardiopulmonary rehabilitation as well as support university and departmental functions, including serving on committees and performing additional duties as assigned.

Must have the ability to teach stress testing and EKG interpretation and principles of cardiopulmonary rehabilitation.

PhD or EdD in cardiopulmonary related field required. Clinical expertise in cardiopulmonary rehabilitation is required. Must possess an established line of research in cardiopulmonary rehabilitation.

Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae, Unofficial Transcripts
 
Please submit contact information for three professional references.
 
All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, as determined by the University of North Georgia in its sole discretion. The University of North Georgia, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sex or national origin, age, disability, religion, genetics or veteran status. Georgia is an open records state. Also, UNG is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans.

We provide equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, protected veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.

 

 
Company: University Of North Georgia
Location: Dahlonega, GA
 
Contact: A J Robinson Email: ajRobinson@ung.edu
Phone: (706) 864-1899    
Web Site: ung.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=19685&job=assistant-associate-professor-physical-therapy
 
  Faculty - Physical Therapy

posted: Jan 22, 2016

For nearly 200 years, MCPHS University, formerly known as Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, has

 

For nearly 200 years, MCPHS University, formerly known as Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, has been at the forefront of innovation in the healthcare world. We take pride in our history, yet are motivated by a curiosity about the future. That’s why we are constantly updating our state-of-the-art labs, innovating our curriculums, and adding programs to coincide with the needs of an ever-changing healthcare landscape.

 

Faculty and staff continue to bring their talents and skills to MCPHS University to contribute to our mission of guiding and supporting students toward successful and sustainable careers in healthcare. Whatever position an employee holds, their efforts make an important impact on the overall quality of campus life. Employees are an integral part of a community that is proud of its heritage and the accomplishments that make MCPHS University a first-class educational institution.

 

Responsibilities:

 

The School of Physical Therapy invites applications for a 12-month faculty position for a skilled educator and clinician, engaging in teaching, scholarship, and service activities. 

 

• Participate in teaching selected classroom and laboratory classes

• Engage in teaching, scholarship, and service activities as defined in the Faculty Manual

• Maintain a program of scholarly productivity appropriate to academic rank

• Participate in clinical related activities as designated by the Dean of the School of Physical Therapy

• Participate in the implementation and evaluation of the curriculum for physical therapy education that conforms to MCPHS and School of Physical Therapy policies and procedures

• Provide supervision, instruction, advice and counsel to students assigned to the didactic phase and thereby facilitate the students’ successful completion of all learning objectives

• Maintain accurate and appropriate records, assist with periodic accreditation reports, accreditation site visits, and ongoing program evaluation

• Represent the DPT Program through participation in service activities of the MCPHS School of Physical Therapy

• Identify sources for and participate in the preparation and implementation of grants and contracts supportive of the activities of the School

• Serve on MCPHS University and School of Physical Therapy specific faculty committees when appointed or elected.

• Participate in local, state, and national professional organizations for professional development and to ensure program excellence and appropriateness of curriculum and instruction and its application to clinical instruction

 

Additional responsibilities may be assigned by the Dean of the School of Physical Therapy.

 

Rank is commensurate with education and experience.   

 

Qualifications:

 

Required:

 

• Current physical therapist licensure or eligible for Massachusetts state licensure

• A minimum of three to five years clinical experience as a licensed physical therapist

• Earned academic doctorate (PhD, EdD, ScD) desired, post-professional entry-level degree required

• Higher education teaching experience preferred

• Clinical specialization preferred

• Areas of clinical expertise desired: neuromuscular, pediatric or generalist

• Ability to successfully manage multiple priorities in a deadline-driven environment and meet deadlines

• Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team and make significant contributions to the successful outcome of the projects/assignments

• Capacity for accepting responsibility without need for follow-up

• Demonstrate respect for co-workers, faculty and students as well as others within the institution

 

Physical requirements: 

 

• Standing, sitting, manual dexterity, ability to move between offices and floors of buildings

• Ability to meet deadlines and perform well under pressure

• Ability to be physically in attendance at designated worksite during scheduled work hours

• Normal range of vision and hearing (with or without correction)

• Ability to lift 10 – 50 lbs.

 

Setting:

 

The School of Physical Therapy is located in Worcester, a healthcare center, an educational center, and a dynamic and exciting place. New England's second-largest city is home to 30,000 students, fifteen higher education institutions, dozens of clinics, several major hospitals, biomedical firms-and MCPHS University–Worcester's intimate and convenient campus located right downtown on Foster Street and at 10 Lincoln Square.

 

MCPHS offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits, including a substantial health/dental insurance subsidy, generous holiday/vacation policy, and a significant pension plan contribution.

 

Application:

 

To apply, please visit https://careers-mcphs.icims.com/jobs/2018/faculty---physical-therapy/job. Attach a cover letter and a curriculum vitae. No phone calls, please. Principals only. Finalist candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check as a condition of employment. MCPHS University is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants who would enrich the University’s diversity are welcome to apply.

 

Contact information: Dr. Frances Kistner will be attending APTA Combined Sections Meeting, Feb 18-20, in Anaheim, CA.  If you’re also planning to attend and would like to arrange a meeting with her, please contact her at frances.kistner@mcphs.edu

 
Company: Mcphs University
Location: Worcester, MA
 
Contact: Dr. Frances Kistner Email: frances.kistner@mcphs.edu
Phone: xxx-xxx-xxxx    
Web Site: www.mcphs.edu
 
  Clinical Or Tenure Track Faculty

posted: Jan 21, 2016

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The University of New England

Department of Physical Therapy

Portland, Maine

 

The Department of Physical Therapy on the Portland Campus of UNE is currently inviting applications for a full-time faculty position.  The decision to fill this position with a Clinical or Tenure Track faculty will be dependent on the qualifications of the chosen candidate.  Applications will be accpted until the position is filled.  Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications.

Qualified candidates are physical therapists who are eligible for licensure in Maine and have an earned advanced academic doctorate (PhD, EdD, ScD, or DSc).  Priority will be given to those with neurological, cardiovascular and pulmonary, or geriatric expertise, but all are encouraged to apply.  Teaching responsibilties will depend on areas of clinial and academic expertise.  All successful candidates will develop an active research and scholarship agenda, and participate in Department, College, and / or University service.

The University of New England is an innovative health sciences university grounded in the liberal arts.  UNE has a growing reputation for excellence in interprofessional education and in pain neuroscience.  Faculty members in the Department of Physical Therapy maintain active collaborations wtihin the College and University, with clinicians, researchers, scholars and service organizations in the local community, as well as with investigators from around the country.  Research facilities and equipment include a 1500ftMovement Analysis Lab on the campus that is managed and staffed by a full-time, Masters prepared biomechanist.  Programs and activities are available to mentor junior faculty in research and scholarship.

Persons interested in meeting with our faculty at CSM are welcome to contact the Chair of the Search Committee, Dr. Adrienne McAuley at jmcauley@une.edu to arrange a meeting.  Applications must be received in advance.

Applications should include: letter of interest, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, description of current or planned research, and the names / contact information of 3 professional references.  All applications should be sent electronically to: careers@une.edu.  Please include JOB ID #793 in the subject line.

 

 
Company: University Of New England
Location: Portland, Maine
 
Contact: Human Resources Email: careers@une.edu
Phone: 207-221-4387    
Web Site: http://www.une.edu/wchp/pt
 
  Physical Therapy Faculty

posted: Jan 21, 2016

St. Ambrose University welcomes qualified candidates to apply for a full-time, 12 month tenure track position in the Physical T

St. Ambrose University welcomes qualified candidates to apply for a full-time, 12 month tenure track position in the Physical Therapy Department.  The candidate will be joining a well-established department focused on enriching the lives of others to positively impact the Physical Therapy profession and society.  Our department values clinical practice, interpersonal skills, professionalism, scholarship and service in our vision to be a premier department creating leaders who optimize healthcare.

The ideal candidate should have expertise in one of the of following areas:  Cardiopulmonary, Exercise Physiology, Kinesiology, or Geriatrics.  Those with experience in a motion analysis laboratory are also encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities of this position include teaching in areas of expertise, advising and mentoring students, serving on department and university committees and implementing a scholarship agenda.

Candidates for this position should have an earned terminal doctoral degree (e.g. PhD, EdD) or be nearing completion of doctorate.  Candidates should be eligible for licensure as a physical therapist in the State of Iowa.  Demonstrated effectiveness in teaching, interest in future department leadership, and evidence of scholarly works will enhance the candidate's application.

The Department is one of six health science departments within the College of Health and Human Services.  In addition to our Doctor of Physical Therapy program, we administrate an Orthopaedic Clinical Residency in Physical Therapy.  Our department coordinates the Human Movement Studies Laboratory focused on the study of human biomechanics and motor control in health, aging, and disease and are part of an interprofessional student led pro bono health clinic meeting the needs of the underserviced in the Quad Cities.

An independent, diocesan, and Catholic institution of over 3,300 undergraduate and graduate students, St. Ambrose University is located in Davenport, Iowa, part of a metropolitan bi-state region along the scenic Mississippi River.  The University's Core Values include catholicity, integrity, the liberal arts, life-long learning, and diversity.

For additional information, contact Michael Puthoff, PT, PhD, GCS, Director of the Physical Therapy Department at puthoffmichaell@sau.edu or 563-333-6009.

More information about St. Ambrose University Physical Therapy Department can be found on our website at www.sau.edu/pt.

Interested individuals should apply online at http://www.sau.edu/human_resources/jobs by submitting a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references.

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

 

 
Company: St. Ambrose Univesity
Location: Davenport, Iowa
 
Contact: Human Resources Email: HumanResources@sau.edu
Phone: 563-333-6364 FAX: 563-333-6326
Web Site: www.sau.edu/human_resources/jobs
 
  Assistant / Associate Professor

posted: Jan 20, 2016

Title: Assistant / Associate Professor Rank: Professorial appointment (assistant or associate) on tenure

Title:  Assistant / Associate Professor 
Rank:  Professorial appointment (assistant or associate) on tenure track or non-tenure track
 
Job Description:
 
Position Announcement
The College of Health Professions at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) seeks applicants for full-time faculty positions in our new Department of Physical Therapy, which is located at the UAMS Northwest Campus in Fayetteville, Arkansas.  This is an exciting opportunity for creative, resourceful individuals to help develop an innovative new program that will enjoy strong institutional and community support, exceptional facilities and a small class size.  Faculty positions are 12-month tenure-track positions at the assistant or associate professor rank, beginning spring 2016.  Salary and academic rank are commensurate with qualifications and college promotion and tenure criteria. 
 
 
The Program
The UAMS Physical Therapy program admits 24 students per year, utilizing an individualized, holistic admission process that considers both academic and non-academic admission factors.
The curriculum emphasizes active learning methods that focus on integration and application of material and critical thinking skills. In-class sessions will involve problem-based and team-based learning, as well as inter-professional learning experiences.
Newly renovated facilities include 14,000 square feet of dedicated teaching and research space and two outpatient clinics, a multi-disciplinary clinic and a dedicated out-patient rehabilitation therapy clinic. Faculty and students will have ongoing patient contact in these out-patient clinics as well as an onsite skilled nursing facility, beginning early in the curriculum.
Simulations labs using standardized patients and in-house clinics will allow a progressive, ongoing clinical education experience, cumulating with, but not relying solely upon, clinical internships.
Onsite research equipment includes a Tekscan VersaTek Walkway, a 12-camera Vicon Bonita 10 System, a 16-channel Delsys Trigno EMG unit, a BTE Primus, a Neurocom Balance Master and Invision unit, a Cosmed Quark CPET Metabolic Testing System, an AlterG Anti-gravity Treadmill and a Cadwell Sierra Summit NCV/EMG unit. Collaborative research opportunities exist with other faculty at UAMS Northwest, UAMS Little Rock and the nearby University of Arkansas campus.
The Program achieved Candidacy Status in August 2015. The site visit for full Accreditation is scheduled for Fall 2017.
 
Setting
The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) is the only academic health sciences university in the state of Arkansas and the state’s largest public employer with more than 10,000 employees in 73 of Arkansas’ 75 counties. UAMS offers 64 professional and specialist degree programs and certificates through our Colleges of Health Professions, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health and Graduate School.  Students attend classes at the UAMS main campus in Little Rock and our regional campus in northwest Arkansas.  The College of Health Professions enrolls students at numerous regional campus sites throughout the state.
Located in the heart of Fayetteville, Arkansas, UAMS Northwest was established in 2007 to expand the opportunities to educate health care professionals in the state. UAMS Northwest offers educational opportunities for students in the UAMS Colleges of Health Professions, Medicine, Nursing and Pharmacy. The campus offers state of the art library and clinical simulation facilities. Programs at the campus are designed to promote inter-professional learning and clinical experiences.
 
Job Requirements:
 
Qualifications
Required
Doctoral degree, either (i) post-professional or (ii) DPT with advanced clinical specialization;
Physical therapy license, or license eligible, in Arkansas;
Minimum of 3 years experience as a licensed physical therapist;
Strong communication, organizational & interpersonal skills; ability to identify & solve problems; 
Contemporary expertise in clinical practice area;
Interest and/or experience with designing and conducting independent or collaborative research in area of clinical expertise.
 
Preferred
Advanced (non-clinical) Doctorate
Teaching and clinical expertise in one or more of the following: biomechanics; cardio-pulmonary disorders; musculoskeletal disorders; pediatrics. 
An ongoing scholarly agenda;
3 years prior teaching experience in a physical therapy academic program;
Active involvement in professional activities at the local, state or national level.
 
Responsibilities
Design and teach academic courses in area(s) of content expertise;
Engage in scholarly and service activities, consistent with university, college, and CAPTE expectations for core faculty;
Contribute to program and curriculum assessment and planning activities.
 
Application Process
Evaluation of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled. Please send a curriculum vitae and letter of interest electronically or by mail to:
 
John Jefferson, PT, Ph.D.
UAMS Department of Physical Therapy
1125 N. College Ave.
Fayetteville, AR  72703-1908
(479) 713-8601
jrjefferson@uams.edu
 
 
Company: University Of Arkansas For Medical Sciences- Northwest Campus
Location: Fayetteville, AR
 
Contact: Dr. John Jefferson Email: jrjefferson@uams.edu
Phone: 479-713-8601    
Web Site: www.uams.edu
 
  Assistant/associate Professor - Neurological Physical Therapy

posted: Jan 20, 2016

PHYSICAL THERAPY TENURE TRACK FACULTY APPOINTMENT Neurological Physical Therapy Minimum Qualifications:The candidat

PHYSICAL THERAPY

TENURE TRACK FACULTY APPOINTMENT

Neurological Physical Therapy

Minimum Qualifications:The candidate must be a physical therapist with 3 years of clinical experience and eligible for licensure in Oregon.  Neuroscientists with experience teaching in physical therapy professional degree programs may be considered.  Prior academic or clinical teaching experience and specialization are valued assests as well as an earned post-professional (academic) degree.  All candidates without an earned post-professional degree must have an extablished plan of study for obtaining a degree.

Special Position Characteristics: Primary areas of teaching are neuroanatomy and evidence informed neuroscience.  Additional teaching areas may include neuromuscular rehabilitation, basic physical therapy skills, therapeutic exercise, post-amputation rehabilitation, and evidence-based practice.  In addition, the candidate will supervise entry-level physical therapy students regarding their evidence-based capstone projects, advise students, engage in School, College, and University service, and conduct research/scholarly activities.  Opportunities exist for maintaining clinical practice, for participating in service learning projects with physical therapy students, and for inter-professional collaboration with faculty and students from within the College of Health Professions and with the other University Colleges.

Founded in 1849, Pacific University is one of the oldest chartered institutions of higher education in the West.  With the historical campus located in Forest Grove, Oregon (about 25 miles west of Portland), the University also has campuses in Hillsboro, Eugene, and Woodburn.  Currently the University enrolls more than 3,000 undergraduate and graduate students.  Pacific University strives to provide an education of exceptional quality in liberal arts and sciences and in selected professional programs to prepare students for service to a changing community, nation, and world.  Pacific University has been recognized by both the U.S. News and World Report and Barron's as a "Best Buy" based on quality, price, and financial aid. 

NOTICE OF NONDISCRIMINATION POLICY; It is the policy of Pacific University not to discriminate on the basis of sex, disability, race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, age, religious preference or disabled veterans or Vietnam ERA status in admission and access to, or treatment in employment, education programs or activities as required by Title IX of the Education Admendments of 1972, section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and their implementing regulations.

Application Procedure: To appy for this position, submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and names, addresses and phone numbers of three references to:

Richard A. Rutt, PT, PhD, AT/C

Professor and Director

School of Physical of Physical Therapy

Pacific University

222 SE 8th Avenue

Hillsboro Oregon

E-mail: ruttra@pacificu.edu

(503) 352-7377

 

 

 
Company: Pacific University
Location: Hillsboro, OR
 
Contact: Richard A. Rutt Email: ruttra@pacificu.edu
Phone: (503) 352-7377 FAX: (503) 352-7340
Web Site: http://www.pacificu.edu/current-graduate-professional/academics/areas-study/physical-therapy
 
  Assistant Director Of Clinical Education

posted: Jan 16, 2016

Elon University In partnership with Cone Health - Alamance Regional Medical Center announces the availability of a full-tim

Elon University
In partnership with Cone Health - Alamance Regional Medical Center
announces the availability of a full-time faculty position
in the entry–level DPT Program
Available June 1, 2016

School of Health Sciences
Department of Physical Therapy Education (DPTE)

Come to North Carolina and join our highly qualified, dynamic faculty including 13 full-time and 5 part-time faculty.  The position responsibilities include:  half-time Assistant Director of Clinical Education and half-time teaching corresponding to the background and experience of the candidate. Additional responsibilities include academic advising, student mentoring, scholarly activity, and school and university service.

The successful candidate will have:
• A terminal degree  (post-professional doctorate, or DPT with ABPTS or other specialty certification)
• Minimum of 5 years clinical practice
• A record of scholarship or commitment to developing a scholarly agenda
• Eligibility for licensure as a physical therapist in North Carolina
• Strong oral/written communication, organizational, problem-solving and technology skills

Preferred candidates will also have:
• Teaching experience
• 2+ years of experience as a clinical instructor and/or clinical coordinator of clinical education; experience as assistant director of clinical education or director of clinical education

About the Department: In 2012 the Department of Physical Therapy Education (DPTE) moved to the Gerald L. Francis Center where the newly formed School of Health Sciences is located.  The DPTE occupies approximately 32,000 square feet with state-of-the-art equipment for teaching and research.  The DPTE and the School of Health Sciences enjoy a strong collaborative partnership with Cone Health-Alamance Regional Medical Center. The Department of Physical Therapy Education website can be found at www.elon.edu/dpt. 

Elon is a dynamic private, co-educational, comprehensive institution that is a national model for actively engaging faculty and students in teaching and learning. To learn more about Elon, please visit us at www.elon.edu.  Elon is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body and welcomes all applicants.  Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and level of experience.

To Apply: Application deadline is February 29th, 2016 with review of applicants beginning immediately.   Application (letter of intent including statement of clinical education, teaching, and research interests, curriculum vitae, and the names of three references) should be directed electronically to:
Stephen Bailey, PT, PhD
Search Committee Chair, DPTE
Elon University
Elon, NC 27244
baileys@elon.edu

CSM 2016 – We would be glad to meet with potential applicants at the APTA Combined Sections Meeting.  Please email the search committee chair if you are interested in meeting with a faculty member or department chair at CSM. 
 

 
Company: Elon University
Location: Elon, North Carolina
 
Contact: Stephen Bailey Email: baileys@elon.edu
Phone: 336-278-6400    
Web Site: www.elon.edu
 
  Two Tenure Or Non-tenure Assistant Or Associate Professors

posted: Jan 15, 2016

ANNOUNCEMENT OF VACANCY Clinical Assistant/Clinical Associate Professor/ Assistant/Associate Professor Full-time Faculty Po

ANNOUNCEMENT OF VACANCY
Clinical Assistant/Clinical Associate Professor/ Assistant/Associate Professor
Full-time Faculty Positions

Entry-level Doctorate of Physical Therapy Program

Stony Brook University and the School of Health Technology and Management are inviting applicants to apply for full time teaching positions in the Department of Physical Therapy. Positions are available for full-time, non-tenure, or tenure track faculty, dependent on the candidate’s qualifications. Faculty responsibilities will include: scholarly activity in the areas of clinical expertise; teaching in one or more of the following areas: neurology, cardiopulmonary, and pediatrics; and engagement in University and professional service. In addition, we are seeking those applicants with expertise in curricular development.

Qualifications:
• Earned advanced academic degree (PhD, EdD, ScD, or DSc) and/or a DPT with advanced clinical expertise
• Must demonstrate evidence of scholarly activity and academic experience
• Must be eligible for New York State licensure (if applicable)

Stony Brook University (SBU), located on Long Island, is part of the State University of New York system. The SBU Department of Physical Therapy has been delivering high quality education for over four decades. In 2013, we expanded to the Stony Brook Southampton campus with a cohort of 35 students. Together with 50 students that attend the Health Science Center in Stony Brook, the DPT Program now enrolls 85 students.

In addition to large teaching facilities, the program boasts a 7000 square foot Rehabilitation Research and Movement Performance (RRAMP) laboratory for interdisciplinary research in rehabilitation. The atmosphere in this program is collegial, supportive and professional. To learn more about Stony Brook University, visit www.stonybrook.edu
http://www.stonybrook.edu/sb/ataglance.shtml
http://www.stonybrook.edu/sb/fastfacts/

To learn more about the physical therapy department, visit http://healthtechnology.stonybrookmedicine.edu/programs/pt/eldpt

Anticipated effective date: Fall 2016. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. If invited for an interview, candidates will be asked to conduct a professional presentation. Salary and academic rank are commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Online application deadline is 2/29/2016:
http://naplesd.cc.sunysb.edu/Admin/CampusJob.nsf/369e5b5c664750f98525797b00567353/1a8afa3032f667bf85257f0f006b64e2?OpenDocument

Also can contact Dr. Kyle Hewson, Chair of the Search Committee, Stony Brook Southampton, 239 Montauk Highway, New Library, Room 209, Southampton, NY 11968-6700  kyle.hewson@stonybrook.edu       631-632-5105

Stony Brook University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action educator and employer.
 

 
Company: Stony Brook University
Location: Stony Brook And Southampton, New York
 
Contact: Dr. Kyle Hewson, Chair Of Search Committee Email: kyle.hewson@stonybrook.edu
Phone: 631-632-5105 FAX: 631-632-5130
Web Site: http://healthtechnology.stonybrookmedicine.edu/programs/pt/eldpt
 
  Biomechanical Engineer

posted: Jan 14, 2016

Position DescriPTion: Applications are invited for a full-time 12-month, open track faculty position (rank and track dependen

Position Description:
Applications are invited for a full-time 12-month, open track faculty position (rank and track dependent on qualifications) in a 3-year entry-level DPT Program http://orthopaedics.unm.edu/pt/ ), with ten core faculty positions and a small, culturally diverse student body (30 students per class).  We are seeking a faculty member whose primary charge would be a bio-engineering role in our state-of-the-art motion analysis laboratory (MAL).

Responsibilities (of the successful candidate) include:
• Monitors and assures proper configuration, integration, and operation of all computer systems, data collection equipment, and associated peripheral devices in the MAL.
• Designs and develops gait data collection and analysis hardware and software enhancements as needed.
• Works with MAL Physical Therapists to collect motion capture on clinical and research patients.
• Assists in research activities including research design, data collection, data analysis, and scientific writing.
• Monitors data and protocols for accuracy, reliability, and appropriateness.
• Serves as backup for testing personnel.
• Monitors MAL data and protocols for accuracy, reliability and appropriateness.
• University services (serve on committees, attend faculty meetings, etc.)
• Student advisement and mentorship
• Teaching within area of expertise (when applicable)

Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. The position requires an individual who has the skill set to succeed in a research intensive environment.

The UNM Division of Physical Therapy is located in the culturally diverse city of Albuquerque which lies in the high desert ecosystem in central New Mexico. The city straddles the Rio Grande River and is bordered by the Sandia Mountains on the East and a string of five inactive volcanoes on the West. A number of Native American Reservations and Pueblos exist in or near the city. Besides being renowned for the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, numerous hiking and biking trails are within easy access and river rafting and skiing are just around the corner. UNM is accredited by the Higher Leaning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. The Physical Therapy Program has been accredited since its inception in 1976.  The School of Medicine has a state of the art Anatomy Lab which we utilize in teaching anatomy.  The Physical Therapy Program has a state-of-the-art motion analysis lab for research and educational use. 


Minimum Qualifications:

• B.S. in engineering, computer science, biomechanics or related field.
• One year experience working with the VICON motion analysis system or related system.
• Must be eligible to work in the U.S.


Preferred Qualifications:

• M.S. or PhD, EdD, DSc or equivalent in engineering, computer science, biomechanics or related field.
• Additional experience working with Vicon or related motion analysis system
• History of Scholarship in Biomechanics or related research
• Experience with programs used for the analysis of gait lab data:

o MatLab
o C++
o JAVA
o Abacus
o Python
o LabView
o Statistical software

• Experience with clinical and/or research gait analysis
• History of grantsmanship in biomechanics or related research
• Experience with programming digital motion analysis code (HTML/XML based)
• Experience integrating other technologies into gait data
• Post-secondary educational experience (teaching, mentoring, working with students, sitting on committees and other faculty requirements when applicable)

Starting Date:
Summer 2016. For best consideration, applications must be received by March 1, 2016; however, position will remain open until filled.

UNM’s confidentiality policy (“Disclosure of Information about Candidates for Employment,” UNM Board of Regents’ Policy Manual 6.7), which includes information about public disclosure of documents submitted by applicants, is located at http://www.unm.edu/~brpm/r67.htm

The University of New Mexico offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits. For complete details of this position and to apply, access Faculty Postings at https://unmjobs.unm.edu.  Reference posting #0833183. 

Complete applications must include:  Cover Letter, C.V., and three Letters of Recommendation emphasizing direct experience or background and commitment to working with a motion analysis lab as stated in the preferred qualifications; and strong commitment and/or potential ability of scholarship and grantsmanship.

Letters of recommendation may be emailed or mailed to Amy Dunlap, Program Manager, Email: adunlap@salud.unm.edu , mailing address: Division of Physical Therapy, MSC 09 5230, 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM  87131-0001

Inquiries may be directed to: Burke Gurney, PT, PhD, OCS, Search Committee Chair, Email:  bgurney@salud.unm.edu.  Phone: (505) 272-6850 or 272-5756.

The University of New Mexico is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Educator.

Offer of employment is contingent upon verification of individual’s eligibility for employment in the United States.

This position may be subject to criminal record screening in accordance with NM law.
 

 
Company: University Of New Mexico, Division Of Physical Therapy
Location: Albuquerque, NM
 
Contact: Burke Gurney Email: bgurney@salud.unm.edu
Phone: 505-272-6850 FAX: 505-272-8079
Web Site: http://orthopaedics.unm.edu/pt/
 
  Director/Chair, Physical Therapy Studies

posted: Jan 13, 2016

Georgia Campus - Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM), in the greater Atlanta area, is seeking qualified ind

Georgia Campus - Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM), in the greater Atlanta area, is seeking qualified individuals for a full-time Director/Chair Physical Therapy Studies. The Director/Chair will report to the Vice President for Graduate Programs and Planning and will work closely with administration, department chairs and faculty at the PCOM-Georgia (branch campus) and the Philadelphia (main) campus. The Founding Director/Chair will appoint and work with a Clinical Director to secure sites for experiential placements within the health care community in Georgia and the southeast region. He/she will also establish formal relationships with undergraduate institutions for pre-PT education. The Founding Director/Chair will foster research among the faculty and pursue external funding opportunities. The Director/Chair will provide effective financial management; and will serve as a visionary educational leader for the new Department of Physical Therapy in a manner that is consistent with the mission of the College and its strategic objectives.

 

Candidates must possess a terminal physical therapy degree (D.P.T). A record of exceptional teaching, scholarship, and service is expected. The person chosen will have exceptional interpersonal and administrative skills, a commitment to learning outcomes, and vision indicative of the ability to shape and energetically lead a new department and doctoral program in physical therapy.

 

All inquiries must include salary requirements and should be directed to:

 

Department of Human Resources

GA-Campus

625 Old Peachtree Road

Suwanee, GA 30024

Call (678) 225-7515

Fax (678) 225-7519

Email: hr@pcom.edu

 

PCOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

Contact Us

 
Company: Philadelphia College Of Osteopathic Medicine, Georgia Campus
Location: Atlanta, Georgia, United States, 30024
 
Contact: Human Resources Email: hr@pcom.edu
Phone: 678-225-7515 FAX: 678-225-7519
 
  Two, Full-time Assistant Professor, Non-tenure Track

posted: Jan 13, 2016

The University of Maryland Baltimore, School of Medicine, Department of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Science, Entry Le

The University of Maryland Baltimore, School of Medicine, Department of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Science, Entry Level Doctor of Physical Therapy program (PTRS) is now accepting applications for TWO full-time, non-tenure track faculty positions with significant time spent in clinical practice.

Responsibilities include evaluation and treatment of patients referred from University of Maryland Orthopedic Associates (UMOA) surgeons and others.  Collaboration opportunities with other services provided at the practice include radiology, occupational therapy, and orthotics/prosthetics.  Teaching responsibilities include didactic instruction within the PTRS DPT Program in areas of content expertise; participation in curriculum evaluation and development of the DPT program; student advisement; engagement in scholarly activities; and service.

A physical therapy license or Maryland eligibility for PT licensure, a clinical doctoral degree, and prior experience working with patients with orthopedic conditions are required.

Preferred Qualifications include Orthopedic Certified Specialist (OCS), previous academic teaching experience, ability to work collaboratively and successfully within multiethnic, multicultural campus and community settings, Spanish-speaking, and experience treating patients covered by Workers’ Compensation.

Rank and SalaryAbout PTRS and UMOA:

We are located on the professional campus of the University of Maryland in Baltimore within the University of Maryland School of Medicine. The PTRS Department offers the Entry‑level DPT and a PhD in Physical Rehabilitation Science (http:pt.umaryland.edu). UMOA is a non-profit group (501c3) affiliated with the University of Maryland School of Medicine.

About Baltimore:

Baltimore is known as “charm” city because of its beautiful downtown skyline and waterfront as well as many historic and vibrant neighborhoods.  Culturally on a par with nearby cities of Washington DC, Philadelphia and New York, Baltimore has an international airport, is home to the Orioles and Ravens and has close access to a variety of beaches and two mountain ranges.   

The University of Maryland, Baltimore is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/ Employer.  Minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

 
Company: Department Of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Science, University Of Maryland School Of Medicine
Location: Baltimore, MD
 
Contact: Mary Rodgers Email: mrodgers@som.umaryland.edu
Phone: 410-706-5658 FAX: 410-706-4903
Web Site: http://pt.umaryland.edu/default.asp
 
  Assistant / Associate Professor

posted: Jan 13, 2016

The College of Health Professions at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) seeks applicants for full-time facu

The College of Health Professions at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) seeks applicants for full-time faculty positions in our new Department of Physical Therapy, which is located at the UAMS Northwest Campus in Fayetteville, Arkansas.  This is an exciting opportunity for creative, resourceful individuals to help develop an innovative new program that will enjoy strong institutional and community support, exceptional facilities and a small class size.  Faculty positions are 12-month tenure-track positions at the assistant or associate professor rank, beginning spring 2016.  Salary and academic rank are commensurate with qualifications and college promotion and tenure criteria. 
 
 
The Program
 
The UAMS Physical Therapy program admits 24 students per year, utilizing an individualized, holistic admission process that considers both academic and non-academic admission factors.
The curriculum emphasizes active learning methods that focus on integration and application of material and critical thinking skills. In-class sessions will involve problem-based and team-based learning, as well as inter-professional learning experiences.
Newly renovated facilities include 14,000 square feet of dedicated teaching and research space and two outpatient clinics, a multi-disciplinary clinic and a dedicated out-patient rehabilitation therapy clinic. Faculty and students will have ongoing patient contact in these out-patient clinics as well as an onsite skilled nursing facility, beginning early in the curriculum.
Simulations labs using standardized patients and in-house clinics will allow a progressive, ongoing clinical education experience, cumulating with, but not relying solely upon, clinical internships.
Onsite research equipment includes a Tekscan VersaTek Walkway, a 12-camera Vicon Bonita 10 System, a 16-channel Delsys Trigno EMG unit, a BTE Primus, a Neurocom Balance Master and Invision unit, a Cosmed Quark CPET Metabolic Testing System, an AlterG Anti-gravity Treadmill and a Cadwell Sierra Summit NCV/EMG unit. Collaborative research opportunities exist with other faculty at UAMS Northwest, UAMS Little Rock and the nearby University of Arkansas campus.
The Program achieved Candidacy Status in August 2015. The site visit for full Accreditation is scheduled for Fall 2017.
 
Setting
 
The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) is the only academic health sciences university in the state of Arkansas and the state’s largest public employer with more than 10,000 employees in 73 of Arkansas’ 75 counties. UAMS offers 64 professional and specialist degree programs and certificates through our Colleges of Health Professions, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health and Graduate School.  Students attend classes at the UAMS main campus in Little Rock and our regional campus in northwest Arkansas.  The College of Health Professions enrolls students at numerous regional campus sites throughout the state.
Located in the heart of Fayetteville, Arkansas, UAMS Northwest was established in 2007 to expand the opportunities to educate health care professionals in the state. UAMS Northwest offers educational opportunities for students in the UAMS Colleges of Health Professions, Medicine, Nursing and Pharmacy. The campus offers state of the art library and clinical simulation facilities. Programs at the campus are designed to promote inter-professional learning and clinical experiences.
 
Job Requirements:
 
Qualifications Required
 
Doctoral degree, either (i) post-professional or (ii) DPT with advanced clinical specialization;
Physical therapy license, or license eligible, in Arkansas;
Minimum of 3 years experience as a licensed physical therapist;
Strong communication, organizational & interpersonal skills; ability to identify & solve problems; 
Contemporary expertise in clinical practice area;
Interest and/or experience with designing and conducting independent or collaborative research in area of clinical expertise.
 
Preferred
 
Advanced (non-clinical) Doctorate
Teaching and clinical expertise in one or more of the following: biomechanics; cardio-pulmonary disorders; musculoskeletal disorders; pediatrics. 
An ongoing scholarly agenda;
3 years prior teaching experience in a physical therapy academic program;
Active involvement in professional activities at the local, state or national level.
 
Responsibilities
 
Design and teach academic courses in area(s) of content expertise;
Engage in scholarly and service activities, consistent with university, college, and CAPTE expectations for core faculty;
Contribute to program and curriculum assessment and planning activities.
 
Application Process
 
Evaluation of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled. Please send a curriculum vitae and letter of interest electronically or by mail to:
 
John Jefferson, PT, Ph.D.
UAMS Department of Physical Therapy
1125 N. College Ave.
Fayetteville, AR  72703-1908
(479) 713-8601
jrjefferson@uams.edu
 
Dr. Jefferson will be at CSM in Anaheim (Feb 17-20) to meet & discuss this opportunity further.
 
UAMS is an inclusive Equal Opportunity
and Affirmative Action Employer committed to excellence.
 
 
Company: University Of Arkansas For Medical Sciences- Northwest Campus
Location: Fayetteville, AR
 
Contact: Dr. John Jefferson Email: jrjefferson@uams.edu
Phone: 479-713-8601    
 
  Assistant/associate Professor Of Physical Therapy

posted: Jan 13, 2016

The Clarkson University Department of Physical Therapy (http://www.clarkson.edu/PT) invites applications for a 10-month tenure

The Clarkson University Department of Physical Therapy (http://www.clarkson.edu/pt) invites applications for a 10-month tenure track or clinical track faculty position. Candidate expertise can be in a variety of practice areas including kinesiology, orthopedics, biomechanics, or therapeutic exercise. Other areas of expertise will be considered as well. The ideal candidate will possess a record of excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service. Candidates should be comfortable working in a highly interactive and collaborative teaching/learning environment.
 
The Department of Physical Therapy accepts up to a maximum of 30 students per year into its entry-level DPT program, which allows for an interactive, personalized educational experience. The Department utilizes problem-based learning with clinical experiences integrated throughout the curriculum to prepare students to become autonomous practitioners who emulate the core values of the physical therapy profession. Clarkson University is New York State’s highest ranked small research institution and fosters a collegial and collaborative scholarly environment. This atmosphere facilitates collaborative research between the Department of Physical Therapy and faculty from across the university, including strong ties in Biomedical/Rehabilitation Engineering. There are also opportunities for clinical practice.
 
A doctoral-level research degree (e.g., PhD, DSc, EdD) or ABD is required for tenure-track position and a professional doctoral-level degree (DPT, t-DPT) is required for clinical track position. Individuals with ABPTS certification are encouraged to apply. The candidate must be eligible for physical therapy licensure in the state of New York.
 
 
Company: Clarkson University
Location: Potsdam, NY
 
Contact: Stacey Zeigler Email: szeigler@clarkson.edu
Phone: 315-268-1699 FAX: 315-268-1539
Web Site: clarkson.edu/pt
 
  PTA Program Specialist

posted: Jan 8, 2016

The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) is an individual membership professional organization representing more than 9

The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) is an individual membership professional organization representing more than 90,000 member physical therapists (PTs), physical therapist assistants (PTAs), and students of physical therapy. APTA seeks to improve the health and quality of life of individuals in society by advancing physical therapist practice, education, and research, and by increasing the awareness and understanding of physical therapy's role in the nation's health care system.

This position works with PTA Lead Specialist to manage accreditation processes. Serves as staff for the PTA Panel during meetings of the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education. Participates in the over-all planning for and operation of Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education.

·       Provides initial editorial review of all documents describing CAPTE actions about PTA programs

·       Edits Visit Reports in a timely manner; provides feedback to reviewer

·       Reviews Self-study Reports and AASCs for overall completeness and quality

·       Provides final editorial review of all documents describing CAPTE actions about PT programs

·       Assists in the preparation for and follow-up after CAPTE meetings

·       Assists with the generation of draft PTA Summaries of Action; assists with PTA program Report Cards for CAPTE meetings

·       Assists with onsite workshops and orientations

·       Assists in the development and revision of accreditation documents

 
Qualifications
 

•       4+ years’ experience in accreditation or certification

•       Undergraduate degree or equivalent related experience

•       Excellent interpersonal skills

•       Excellent organizational skills , including the ability to manage multiple projects and communication skills, including strong copy editing skills

•    Excellent oral and written communication skills

     Strong computer/database experience required

•     Association background in physical therapist education, or accreditation, preferred

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

Please send resume and cover letter with salary requirements to: jobs@apta.org
 

 
Company: American Physical Therapy Association
Location: Alexandria, VA
 
Contact: Kristy Dunston Email: jobs@apta.org
Phone: 703/706-3200    
 
  Vice President, Education

posted: Jan 8, 2016

The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) is an individual membership professional organization representing more than 9

The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) is an individual membership professional organization representing more than 90,000 member physical therapists (PTs), physical therapist assistants (PTAs), and students of physical therapy. APTA seeks to improve the health and quality of life of individuals in society by advancing physical therapist practice, education, and research, and by increasing the awareness and understanding of physical therapy's role in the nation's health care system.
 

As a member of the organization’s leadership team, responsible for collaborating to achieve the association’s strategic goals and objectives, especially as they relate to education of physical therapists and physical therapist assistants. Provides leadership, direction, knowledge, and expertise to the association in the area of education, including academic and clinical affairs, accreditation, student affairs, residencies and fellowships, higher education leadership, professionalism, interprofessional education, admissions, and career pathway development. Leads education staff to contribute to and support the work of the professional affairs unit and to achieve the goals of the association. Represents the organization on issues related to education with both internal and external stakeholders. Programmatic areas of responsibility include academic services, accreditation of physical therapist and physical therapist assistant education programs, and accreditation of residency and fellowship education. 

 

·       Serves as a member of the association’s leadership team to support achievement of the organization’s goals and objectives

·       Demonstrates knowledge of higher education and professional education for physical therapists and physical therapist assistants across a continuum from professional (academic and clinical) to postprofessional (academic and clinical) levels

·       Advances the profession by facilitating the dissemination of and support for new knowledge and information and the development and maintenance of standards in physical therapist and physical therapist assistant education

·       Develops and maintains strategic relationships with members and with external stakeholders in education to achieve the strategic goals and objectives of the organization


QUALIFICATIONS

·       Advanced degree or equivalent related combination of education and related experience; PhD or equivalent preferred

·       7-10 years’ experience in health profession higher education, accreditation, and research

·       Previous supervisory, senior managerial, and fiduciary experience

·       Excellent interpersonal skills

·       Exceptional oral and written communication and presentation skills

·       Demonstrated competency in leadership and management

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

Please send resume and cover letter with salary requirements to: jobs@apta.org
 

 
Company: American Physical Therapy Association
Location: Alexandria, VA
 
Contact: Kristy Dunston Email: jobs@apta.org
Phone: 703/706-3200    
 
  Sr. Practice Specialist

posted: Jan 8, 2016

The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) is an individual membership professional organization representing more than 9

The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) is an individual membership professional organization representing more than 90,000 member physical therapists (PTs), physical therapist assistants (PTAs), and students of physical therapy. APTA seeks to improve the health and quality of life of individuals in society by advancing physical therapist practice, education, and research, and by increasing the awareness and understanding of physical therapy's role in the nation's health care system.
 

As a member of the association’s providing management, implementation, and content expertise of clinical practice projects, initiatives, and priorities within the Professional Affairs Unit and support for projects within the department of Clinical Practice and Research Department.   Provides clinical perspective and supportive resources in policy development and strategy related to practice.  Serves members and customers on physical therapy related inquiries.  Monitors trends and assists the Association in advancing the clinical practice of physical therapy.  Provides support and information to members related to standards of practice and APTA’s positions and policies related to practice

·       Develops, maintains and coordinates relevant practice resources for members

·       Advances customer services and consultations on clinical practice to members and staff


QUALIFICATIONS

·       3+ years’ experience in physical therapy practice

·       Advance Degree in Physical Therapy or equivalent related experience

·       Knowledge and experience in association, health care, and project management

·       Excellent interpersonal skills

·       Excellent oral and written communication skills  

·       Strong presentation/public speaking skills 

·       Strong computer/database experience required 

·       Ability to represent Association and present to a variety of external audiences and stakeholders

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

Please send resume and cover letter with salary requirements to: jobs@apta.org
 

 
Company: American Physical Therapy Association
Location: Alexandria, VA
 
Contact: Kristy Dunston Email: jobs@apta.org
Phone: 703/706-3200    
 
  Lead Accreditation PTA Education Programs Specialist

posted: Jan 8, 2016

The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) is an individual membership professional organization representing more than 9

The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) is an individual membership professional organization representing more than 90,000 member physical therapists (PTs), physical therapist assistants (PTAs), and students of physical therapy. APTA seeks to improve the health and quality of life of individuals in society by advancing physical therapist practice, education, and research, and by increasing the awareness and understanding of physical therapy's role in the nation's health care system.

This position manages the accreditation and accreditation activities for physical therapist assistant (PTA) education programs. This position serves as primary staff for the assigned Panel of the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education, and participates in the overall planning for and management of the Accreditation Department.

  • Provides effective consultation to physical therapist assistant (PTA) education programs/institutions and on-site reviewers by responding to inquiries for information regarding accreditation status and consulting with programs, institutions, and on-site reviewers regarding CAPTE's expectations for the accreditation and substantive changes
  • Manages the review of the evaluation process within the on-site review teams, including the effectiveness of individuals who serve as on-site reviewers
  • Provides final editorial review of all documents describing CAPTE actions about PTA education programs
  • Serves as the principle staff liaison to the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education for the assigned panel and coordinates activities and prepares materials for panel business and program review
  • Assists with New Commissioner Orientation
  • Assists with developing program workshops and materials for the APTA Learning Center
  • Effectively maintains currency of documents and public information

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Advanced degree beyond the baccalaureate
  • Physical Therapist (for PT or PTA Panel) or Physical Therapist Assistant (for PTA Panel)
  • 5+ years in a professional-level related position
  • Background in physical therapist education or accreditation preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated competency in leadership and management


Equal Opportunity Employer

Please send resume and cover letter with salary requirements to: jobs@apta.org.

 
Company: American Physical Therapy Association
Location: Alexandria, VA
 
Contact: Kristy Dunston Email: jobs@apta.org
Phone: 703/706-3200    
 
  Associate Director, School Of Physical Therapy

posted: Jan 7, 2016

Texas Woman's University (TWU) invites applications and nominations for Associate Director of the School of Physical Ther

Texas Woman’s University (TWU) invites applications and nominations for Associate Director of the School of Physical Therapy, to be housed at the Dallas Center.  TWU is a publicly funded co-educational institution that is designated as a Doctoral/research-intensive University, by the Carnegie Foundation. The main TWU campus is in Denton, with two health science campuses, one in Dallas and one in Houston.

The School of Physical Therapy: The School is a nationally ranked, accredited program.  TWU has been awarding degrees in physical therapy for forty years. Currently, TWU School of Physical Therapy is offering the entry level DPT and Transitional DPT. In addition, the school offers a PhD in Physical Therapy, one of only 5 in the country.  The School is seeking an Associate Program Director who will foster a climate of intellectual vitality and excellence, and support the existing strong faculty in the Dallas Centers, in their teaching, scholarship, and service activities. The Associate Director manages the day to day operations of the Dallas campus.  The Associate Director of the School will work closely with both the Associate Director in Houston and the Program Director in Dallas, and with the Dean of the College of Health Sciences, in Denton.

Desired Qualifications:

  • An earned doctorate; PhD, EdD, DSc, ScD
  • Graduation from an accredited physical therapist program
  • Eligible for physical therapist licensure in the State of Texas
  • A distinguished record of scholarship, teaching, and service at the local, state or national level
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Financial management skills to assist with budget development and management of the Dallas PT budget
  • Ability to guide faculty on the Dallas campus toward promotion/tenure and professional growth

Setting: The School of Physical Therapy is located in a new state-of-the art, multi-story facility in Dallas. The Dallas Center is located in the heart of the Southwestern Medical District.  Close ties to academic and medical facilities in the greater Dallas area contribute to (1) a rich and diverse environment for research and scholarship collaboration, (2) excellence in clinical practice and, (3) exciting teaching opportunities.

Application:  Please submit a letter of interest, a curriculum vita, and the names and contact numbers of four references via email to facultyjobs@twu.edu.  Unofficial transcripts of all academic work will be expected before your application can be fully reviewed. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 

Questions may be directed to Dr. Linda Csiza at lcsiza@twu.edu.

Linda Csiza, PT, DSc, NCS

Chair, Search Committee

Texas Woman’s University

T Boone Pickens Institute of Health Sciences

5500 Southwestern Medical Ave

Dallas, TX 75235

Texas Woman's University strives to provide an educational environment that affirms the rights and dignity of each individual, fosters diversity, and encourages a respect for the differences among persons. Discrimination or harassment of any kind is considered inappropriate.

Texas Woman's University is committed to equal opportunity in employment and education and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, veteran's status, or against qualified disabled persons.

 

 
Company: Texas Woman's University
Location: Dallas, TX
 
Contact: Linda Csiza, Pt, Dsc, Ncs Email: lcsiza@twu.edu
Phone: 214 689-7700 FAX: 214 689-7703
Web Site: http://www.twu.edu/
 
  Assistant Professor - Physical Therapy

posted: Jan 6, 2016

The Physical Therapy Program at Midwestern University, Glendale, Arizona invites applications for a full-time 12 month tenure t

The Physical Therapy Program at Midwestern University, Glendale, Arizona invites applications for a full-time 12 month tenure track faculty appointment. Rank and salary negotiable depending on experience.  Position responsibilities include teaching, student advising, focused scholarship, and service within the university/community/profession. Teaching expertise is desired in the following areas: clinical decision making, management of special populations, physical modalities and electrotherapeutic techniques, and health promotion and wellness.  A startup funding package is available based on the candidate’s research needs and record of scholarly production.

Midwestern University is an independent, not-for-profit organization that provides graduate and postgraduate education in the health sciences. Midwestern University has two campuses, one in Glendale, Arizona and a second in Downers Grove, Illinois. The Glendale campus includes the College of Health Sciences, Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine, College of Pharmacy-Glendale, College of Dental Medicine-Arizona, Arizona College of Optometry, and College of Veterinary Medicine.  The College of Health Sciences includes programs in Biomedical Sciences, Cardiovascular Perfusion, Clinical Psychology, Nurse Anesthesia, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant, Speech Pathology, and Arizona School of Podiatric Medicine.  The University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission, a Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. We encourage you to visit www.midwestern.edu for additional details about our dynamic University.

The Physical Therapy Program is located in the College of Health Sciences and offers the entry-level Doctor of Physical Therapy degree, matriculating 50 students each year. The Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education and currently has 12 faculty members and a complement of clinical adjunct faculty members.  The Program is housed in Glendale Hall which was completed in 2008 and contains state of the art classrooms and laboratory spaces.

Job Requirements:

The preferred candidate will have (1) Ph.D. or equivalent post-professional doctorate degree, (2) at least three years of clinical experience in physical therapy, (3) eligibility and willingness to secure physical therapy licensure in Arizona, (4) a demonstrated record or potential for scholarly publications and research, and (5) ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, and students from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. Relocation assistance is available.

Please submit your application packet through MWU's online job board (position JW10835).  
https://www4.recruitingcenter.net/Clients/midwestern/PublicJobs/controller.cfm?jbaction=JobProfile&Job_Id=10835&esid=az

Your online profile should include:

  • Cover letter (upload as an attachment or inserted as text)
  • CV   (upload as an attachment or inserted as text)
  • Application (you will be prompted to complete the online application)

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. If you have questions feel free to contact Dr. Woehrle.

Judy Woehrle, P.T., Ph.D., OCS

Associate Professor and Search Committee Chair

Physical Therapy Program

College of Health Sciences

Midwestern University

19555 N. 59th Avenue

Glendale, AZ 85308

jwoehr@midwestern.edu

Phone: 623/572-3921

Fax: 623/572-3929

 

 

Midwestern University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not discriminate against an employee or applicant based upon race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, or veterans status, in accord with 41 C.F.R. 60-1.4(a), 250.5(a), 300.5(a) and 741.5(a). We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

 
Company: Midwestern University
Location: Glendale, Arizona
 
Contact: Judy Woehrle, P.t., Ph.d., Ocs Email: jwoehr@midwestern.edu
Phone: 623/572-3921 FAX: 623/572-3929
Web Site: www.midwestern.edu
 
  Department Head

posted: Jan 6, 2016

The Department of Physical Therapy (PT) invites applications for the position of Department Head to lead the Physical Therapy P

The Department of Physical Therapy (PT) invites applications for the position of Department Head to lead the Physical Therapy Program. This is a full-time, 12-month appointment, eligible for tenure at the associate or full professor level. Rank is commensurate with experience. The Department expects the successful candidate to possess outstanding communication skills and evidence of teaching, service and scholarly activity.  The Department Head is responsible for leading and managing the departmental activities related to provision of entry-level physical therapy education; assuring compliance with the broad scope of standards/requirements for various regulatory agencies, including the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE); representing the Department with diverse constituencies; and directing the Department’s activities related to fulfilling the vision, mission and strategic plan of the Department, College of Health and Human Sciences (CHHS) and university. 

Candidates interested in an academic career with a focus on leadership, teaching, service, and scholarly pursuit are strongly encouraged to apply. Successful candidates will have strong written, oral, and interpersonal skills including the ability to listen well and communicate priorities, as well as the ability to be flexible and exercise collaborative decision making.

Required Qualifications:

·      Earned academic doctoral degree

·      Licensed (or eligible for licensure) to practice physical therapy in North Carolina.

·      Eligible for the rank of associate professor or professor

·      Active involvement in the physical therapy profession and understanding of key issues in physical therapy education

·      Minimum of six years of full time higher education experience with a minimum of four years of full time experience in a physical therapist education program.

·      Strong written, oral, and interpersonal skills including the ability to listen well, to consult, and to make decisions.

·      Ability to work well at all levels in a complex and diverse environment, fostering a spirit of collaboration with faculty, colleagues, and administrators

·      Outstanding judgment and the capacity to set and communicate priorities

Preferred Qualifications:

·      Experience with CAPTE accreditation

·      Record of successful, dynamic leadership

·      Experience with management of human and fiscal resources

·      Understanding of and experience with curriculum content, design, and evaluation

·      Experience in strategic planning

·      Outstanding judgment and the capacity to set and communicate priorities.

WCU is a regional comprehensive university within The University of North Carolina system located in Cullowhee, NC, a scenic rural valley between the Blue Ridge and the Smoky Mountains, serving people of North Carolina from its main residential campus in Cullowhee, 50 miles from Asheville, NC and 2 ½ hours north of Atlanta, GA.

Other noteworthy qualities of the physical therapy program include: excellent collaborative teaching, service and research opportunities with on-campus programs and regional health care organizations, strong administrative support, and recent CAPTE accreditation. The program is housed in the new Health and Human Sciences Building with custom designed laboratories and excellent instructional technology resources. New facilities and services include a Human Movement Science Laboratory, a primary care clinic, a sports medicine physical therapy clinic, a student-run pro bono physical therapy clinic, a collaborative venture with Vecinos Farmworker Health Program to serve migrant and seasonal farmworkers, and a specialized interprofessional Balance and Fall Prevention Clinic.

WCU embraces its role as a community-engaged university designated by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. WCU has adopted the Boyer Model of Scholarship to support its commitment to integrated learning and the scholarship of engagement. Extensive support is available for faculty development. Preference will be given to candidates who can demonstrate a commitment to community engagement through their teaching, service, and scholarship. The physical therapy program fosters a student-centered, collaborative learning environment. The diverse faculty values teamwork and a dynamic, positive work environment.

Please apply online at https://jobs.wcu.edu/postings/3280 and include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a list of references (include complete contact information with phone numbers).  For questions or more information, please contact Dr. Judy Neubrander, Search Committee Chair at 828-227-3526.  Review of applications is ongoing until the position is filled.  For more information about the program and the university, please visit our web site at http://pt.wcu.edu.  WCU is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer and conducts background checks.

 
Company: Western Carolina University Department Of Physical Therapy
Location: Cullowhee, North Carolina
 
Contact: Dr. Judy Neubrander Email: jneubrander@email.wcu.edu
Phone: 828-227-3526    
Web Site: jobs.wcu.edu/postings/3280
 
  Faculty Position, Women's Health

posted: Jan 6, 2016

FULL-TIME PHYSICAL THERAPY FACULTY POSITION The West Virginia University Division of Physical Therapy has a full-time, 12-m

FULL-TIME PHYSICAL THERAPY FACULTY POSITION

The West Virginia University Division of Physical Therapy has a full-time, 12-month faculty position opening in its clinical (non-tenure) track for a women’s health physical therapist. The program has been consistently accredited since1970 and has a proud tradition of preparing excellent clinicians. For the last decade, the division has had a faculty member whose primary responsibility is to provide teaching and clinical services in the area of women’s health. The successful candidate will be expected to collaborate with faculty in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology on program development and clinical care, including urogynecology, pelvic pain, pre- and post-partum musculoskeletal issues, and other aspects of women’s health.

The minimum qualifications for the position are: graduate of an accredited US physical therapist education program, clinical (DPT) or academic (PhD, EdD, or equivalent) doctoral degree, physical therapist licensure in US (eligible in WV), ABPTS certification as a women’s health clinical specialist (WCS), experience in clinical program development, experience as a clinical instructor, and experience in collaboration as part of an interprofessional team.

Preferred qualifications are: Academic doctorate (PhD, EdD, or equivalent), completion of an accredited residency in women’s health physical therapy, demonstrated classroom/laboratory teaching experience and effectiveness, expertise in clinical practice management, APTA clinical instructor credentials.

Responsibilities will include provision and development of clinical services in women’s health, teaching women’s health content in the entry-level DPT curriculum, service on division and department committees, and participation in research/scholarship. 

West Virginia University Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center’s designation as a Center of Excellence in Women’s Health reflects the high quality of patient care, education and research at West Virginia University.  The Center continues to progress toward its mission to improve the health of West Virginia women across their life span by identifying, delivering and participating in activities for women’s health across the State of West Virginia. 

U.S. News & World Report ranked West Virginia University Hospitals in Morgantown #1 in the state for the last three years. WVU Healthcare is a 645 bed hospital system, providing tertiary referral services and the advanced care. Women’s health outpatient care is delivered in a new three story, 110,000 square foot ambulatory care facility.

The Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center has a full complement of academic programs in the clinical and basic sciences. Morgantown, WV is located just over an hour south of Pittsburgh, PA and three and one-half hours from Washington, DC and Baltimore, MD. Morgantown offers culturally diverse, large-city amenities in a safe, family-like setting. There is an excellent school system and an abundance of recreational opportunities.

Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Interested candidates should send a letter of introduction summarizing experience and goals, a curriculum vitae, and the names of three references to (jobs.wvu.edu).

WVU is an AA/EO employer - Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran - and is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity.

 


I will be attending APTA Combined Sections Meeting, Feb. 18-20, in Anaheim, CA. If you'd like to meet 1:1 at the conference to discuss the position/program, please email me at rutzman@hsc.wvu.edu
 
Ralph R. Utzman, PT, MPH, PhD
Faculty Search Committee chair
 
Company: West Virginia University Division Of Physical Therapy
Location: Morgantown, WV
 
Contact: Ralph R. Utzman Email: rutzman@hsc.wvu.edu
Phone: 304-293-1318    
Web Site: http://medicine.hsc.wvu.edu/pt
 
  Instructional Faculty Physical Therapy

posted: Jan 5, 2016

Vacancy Apply by Jan 16 St. Petersburg College has an opening for a full time instructional faculty in physical thera

 Vacancy Apply by Jan 16

St. Petersburg College has an opening for a full time instructional faculty in physical therapy.  A faculty member at St Petersburg College has the primary function of instruction. Secondary functions include assisting the college in developing and maintaining a quality program of instruction, providing service to the college and continuing professional development.

Openings: 1 Total (0 Filled) 

Department: Physical Therapist Asst

Location: Health Education Center 7200 66th St. N., Pinellas Park, FL 33781. 

Job Type: Full-time Instructional

Contract Type: Annual Contract Appointment

PeopleSoft ID: 3340   

Posting Date: Dec 9, 2015

Apply By: Jan 16, 2016

Contacts: Davanh Sengphrachanh (727) 341-3333

https://web.spcollege.edu/hrapp/jobs/F

• Graduate of a CAPTE accredited PT Program with a minimum of a Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy.  Bachelor’s degree will be considered if enrolled in a transitional Doctorate of Physical Therapy Program.  Licensed to practice as a Physical Therapist in the State of Florida in good standing.

• Five or more years of clinical experience as a physical therapist including work experience in the physical therapist/physical therapist assistant relationship.  Experience as a clinical instructor, background in neuroscience and experience working with neurologically involved patients preferred.

• PTA faculty are expected to model a strong commitment to the profession of physical therapy through professional association membership (must be an APTA member or willingness to join upon hire) and being active in professional activities at local, state and/or national level(s) (meeting attendance, task force involvement, advocacy efforts, etc).

• Instruct students in lecture and lab courses in the skills required for entry level PTAs in accordance with CAPTE criteria and college policies, procedures and approved curricula.

• Supervises and visits students in clinical internships, with travel required mostly in the Pinellas, Hillsborough, Pasco, Hernando and Manatee county area.

• Faculty are expected to participate in continuous quality improvement, on-going review and curriculum development keeping courses current, in accordance with CAPTE criteria and  reflecting content on the national licensure exam as stated by FSBPT.  Attendance at new student orientations, staff meetings and advisory board committee meetings as scheduled and requested by the program director.

• Participation in projects/activities to assist in meeting department goals as determined by the program director.

• Knowledgeable in the use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and strong computer skills.  Must be willing to explore and utilize new technology.

• Beyond the required education and experience instructors must have a passion to share their knowledge of legal/ethical responsibilities and procedures/evidenced based practices of the physical therapy profession. 
• Desire and ability to facilitate the learning process of students with emphasis on developing sound clinical reasoning skills.

• Strong ability to communicate orally and in writing (knowledge of sentence structure, knowledge of word usage, reading comprehension, proofreading).
• Proficiency with organizational skills is a must in a fast-paced academic environment.

 
Company: St Petersburg College
Location: 7200 66th St. N., Pinellas Park, Fl 33781
 
Contact: Davanh Sengphrachanh Email: Sengphrachanh.Davanh@spcollege.edu
Phone: (727) 341-3333    
Web Site: web.spcollege.edu/hrapp/jobs/F
 
  Assistant, Associate Or Full Professor - Doctor In Physical Therapy Program (2 Positions Available)

posted: Dec 30, 2015

The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor's Doctor of Physical Therapy Program seeks applicants for two (2) full-time tenure tra

The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor's Doctor of Physical Therapy Program seeks applicants for two (2) full-time tenure track positions at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank to begin summer 2016. Desirable candidates will have an academic doctorate (or candidate status) and teaching experience in an area of physical therapy clinical management.  UMHB seeks faculty who are active Christians and dedicated teacher-scholars to prepare students for leadership, service, and faith-informed discernment in a global society.

 

UMHB is conveniently located in Belton, an historic town of 19,000 in the heart of central Texas. Excellent schools, abundant cultural and recreational opportunities, and a high quality of life are hallmarks of the local community.

 

Faculty Responsibilities: Activities required of graduate faculty include exemplary teaching; scholarly attainment; curriculum development and student advising; professional attainment; and service to department, college, university, and the community. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to direct student research projects and conduct research through the UMHB Human Performance and Motion Analysis Labs and area clinical research facilities.

 

Specific Responsibilities: Teach doctoral courses in area of expertise and/or related areas.

 

Qualifications:

1. Must possess a current and valid Texas Physical Therapist license in good standing or be eligible to obtain Texas licensure within 90 days of hire.

2. Earned doctoral degree required, terminal academic doctorate (Ph.D.,Ed.D, DSc) preferred.

3. A minimum of three (3) years full or part time clinical experience in a physical therapy environment.

4. Excellent teaching and communication skills.

5. A dedication to professional attainment, professional organization engagement, and commitment to quality improvement are essential.

6. Previous teaching experience in a physical therapist education program and board certification in a related specialty area (CCS, NCS, PCS) are desirable.

7. Must be active, committed Christian.

 

Salaries & Benefits: Competitive salary commensurate with experience, excellent benefits including Day One medical and dental insurance for employees, retirement plan with match and UMHB tuition benefits for employees and their dependents.

 

TO APPLY:   Visit www.jobs.umhb.edu for more details and to apply.  Please submit a cover letter, CV, transcript copies and evidence of quality teaching performance with your online application.  Application packets may also be submitted/completed in person: UMHB Human Resources, 900 College Street, Belton, TX. 76513.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

 
Company: University Of Mary Hardin - Baylor
Location: Belton, TX
 
Contact: Human Resources Email: hr@umhb.edu
Phone: 254-295-4527    
Web Site: http://jobs.umhb.edu/all
 
  Physical Therapy, Assistant/Associate Professor-in-residence

posted: Dec 21, 2015

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for the position of Department of Physical Therapy, Assistant/Asso

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for the position of Department of Physical Therapy, Assistant/Associate Professor-in-Residence [16248].

 

PROFILE of the UNIVERSITY

UNLV is a doctoral-degree-granting institution of approximately 29,000 students and more than 3,000 faculty and staff that is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as a research university with high research activity. UNLV offers a broad range of respected academic programs and is on a path to join the top tier of national public research universities. The university is committed to recruiting and retaining top students and faculty, educating the region's diversifying population and workforce, driving economic activity through increased research and community partnerships, and creating an academic health center for Southern Nevada that includes the launch of a new UNLV School of Medicine. UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in Southern Nevada. For more information, visit us on line at: http://www.unlv.edu . The Department of Physical Therapy at UNLV is housed with the School of Allied Health Sciences along with the Department of Kinesiology and Nutrition Sciences and the Department of Health Physics and Diagnostic Sciences. The program is fully accredited through CAPTE and graduated its first class of DPT students in 2006. The overall NPTE pass rate is 100%. For more information, please visit us at: http://pt.unlv.edu .

 

ROLE of the POSITION

This is a full-time, 9-month position for Assistant/Associate Professor in a non-tenure track clinical faculty line. Primary responsibilities include teaching in the entry-level DPT program and conducting research activities consistent with accreditation expectations. Additionally, this position will be required to participate in university, professional and department service activities. The successful clinical track candidate will be expected to meet University criteria related to teaching and service. The successful candidate will also be expected to adhere to UNLV Top Tier Initiatives regarding teaching. Anticipated start date would be August 2016.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

A licensed physical therapist (required) with an earned terminal degree (PhD, DSc, or EdD) is preferred. However, candidates with a DPT and clinical specialization will be considered. Candidates must have at least 5 years of clinical experience. Applicants must be eligible for licensure by the Nevada State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners.

 

SALARY RANGE

Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Position is contingent upon funding.

 

APPLICATION DETAILS

Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.

 

Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates' materials will begin on April 10, 2016 and best consideration will be gained for materials submitted prior to that date. Materials should be addressed to Dr. Louie Puentedura, Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted via on-line application at https://hrsearch.unlv.edu . For assistance with UNLV's on-line applicant portal, contact UNLV Employment Services at (702) 895-3504 or applicant.inquiry@unlv.edu .

 

UNLV is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action educator and employer committed to achieving excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or any other factor protected by anti-discrimination laws. The University of Nevada, Las Vegas employs only United States citizens and non-citizens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

 
Company: University Of Nevada, Las Vegas
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
 
Contact: Human Resources Email: none@given.com
Phone: 888-888-8888    
Web Site: http://www.Click2Apply.net/v75zb775mk
 
  Physical Therapy, Assistant/Associate Professor

posted: Dec 21, 2015

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for positions of Physical Therapy, Assistant/Associate Professor [

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for positions of Physical Therapy, Assistant/Associate Professor [16247].

 

PROFILE of the UNIVERSITY

UNLV is a doctoral-degree-granting institution of approximately 29,000 students and more than 3,000 faculty and staff that is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as a research university with high research activity. UNLV offers a broad range of respected academic programs and is on a path to join the top tier of national public research universities. The university is committed to recruiting and retaining top students and faculty, educating the region's diversifying population and workforce, driving economic activity through increased research and community partnerships, and creating an academic health center for Southern Nevada that includes the launch of a new UNLV School of Medicine. UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in Southern Nevada. For more information, visit us on line at: http://www.unlv.edu. The Department of Physical Therapy at UNLV is housed with the School of Allied Health Sciences along with the Department of Kinesiology and Nutrition Sciences and the Department of Health Physics and Diagnostic Sciences. The program is fully accredited through CAPTE and graduated its first class of DPT students in 2006. The overall NPTE pass rate is 100%. For more information, please visit us at: http://pt.unlv.edu.

 

ROLE of the POSITION

This is a full-time, 9-month position for Assistant/Associate Professor which will be filled within the tenure-track. Primary responsibilities include teaching in the entry-level DPT program and engaging in research leading to publications in refereed journals and procuring internal and external grants. This position may have teaching and advising responsibilities in a newly developing interdisciplinary PhD program in Rehabilitation Sciences. Additionally, this position will be required to participate in university, professional and department service activities. The successful tenure-track candidate will be expected to meet University criteria related to teaching, research, and service. The successful candidate will also be expected to adhere to UNLV Top Tier Initiatives regarding research productivity. Anticipated start date would be August 2016 or August 2017.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

A licensed physical therapist with an earned terminal degree (PhD, DSc, or EdD) is required. Candidates with a successful record of scholarly activities (peer-reviewed publications and grants) in rehabilitation sciences are preferred. Applicants must be eligible for licensure by the Nevada State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners.

 

SALARY RANGE

Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Position is contingent upon funding.

 

APPLICATION DETAILS

Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.

 

Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates' materials will begin on April 10, 2016 and best consideration will be gained for materials submitted prior to that date. Materials should be addressed to Dr. Daniel Young, Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted via on-line application at https://hrsearch.unlv.edu. For assistance with UNLV's on-line applicant portal, contact UNLV Employment Services at (702) 895-3504 or applicant.inquiry@unlv.edu.

 

UNLV is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action educator and employer committed to achieving excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or any other factor protected by anti-discrimination laws. The University of Nevada, Las Vegas employs only United States citizens and non-citizens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

 
Company: University Of Nevada, Las Vegas
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
 
Contact: Human Resources Email: none@given.com
Phone: 888-888-8888    
 
  Physical Therapy Faculty- Assistant/Associate Professor

posted: Dec 18, 2015

Mary Baldwin College, a private institution in Staunton, VA, with a 175 year history of quality e

DESCRIPTION:  

Mary Baldwin College, a private institution in Staunton, VA, with a 175 year history of quality educational programs, has developed several health sciences programs through its new Murphy Deming College of Health Sciences. The Physical Therapy Program’s charter class entered in June 2014 followed by a second cohort in June 2015. An additional core faculty member is needed to join our team of 7 PTs as the program continues to grow.

SUMMARY OF POSITION:

The Murphy Deming College of Health Sciences (MDCHS) at Mary Baldwin College in Staunton, VA invites applications for a full-time, 12 month faculty position at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor. MDCHS is seeking candidates with clinical experience in the acute or rehab environment, teaching expertise in one or more of the areas of integumentary management (wounds, burns, amputations, lymphedema and cancer management), and in psychosocial and professional issues. The candidate should be comfortable working in a highly interprofessional and collaborative teaching and learning environment, with a variety of instructional technology applications.

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:

REQUIRED:

·         Terminal Doctoral degree (Ph.D., D.Sc., Ed.D.) or equivalent. Doctoral candidates are encouraged to apply if degree completion will occur prior to start of contract.

·         A minimum of 3 years of clinical experience as a physical therapist and eligible for licensure in Virginia.

·         Commitment to learner-centered education, innovative educational models, and readiness to participate in interprofessional education opportunities with Occupational Therapy and Physician Assistant faculty and students.

·         Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

·         Content expertise for teaching in one or more of the following areas:  Integumentary Management (wounds, burns, amputations, lymphedema and cancer management), and psychosocial and professional issues.

PREFERRED:

·         Prior didactic teaching experience.

·         Specialty certification through ABPTS in a related clinical area, or related certification (wound care management)

 

MURPHY DEMING COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES:

Murphy Deming College of Health Sciences is rooted in a tradition of innovation and in a compelling vision as a part of Mary Baldwin College (MBC). Building upon its historic mission in the liberal arts and sciences and ethos of leadership and service, Mary Baldwin’s goal is to prepare compassionate health care providers with a focus on meeting the needs of the communities it serves. Murphy Deming College of Health Sciences currently has four programs including the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT), Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD), Master of Science in Physician Assistant (MSPA), and an online RN to BSN Program. A new health sciences campus, located in the medical corridor of Augusta County, is complete and provides a technology rich environment to support students in the health sciences. 

TO APPLY:

Send the following information to Search Committee Chair, C/O Ms. Miriam Burrows at HS-Apply@mbc.edu:

·         Letter of application addressing qualifications, personal characteristics, and responsibilities;

·         Curriculum Vitae

·         Names and contact information for three references (include e-mail addresses)

Review of applications will begin February 1, 2016 and continue until the position is filled. Projected start date July 1, 2016 or August 15, 2016. EOE.

 
Company: Mary Baldwin College – Murphy Deming College Of Health Sciences
Location: Fishersville, VA
 
Contact: Search Committee Chair Email: HS-Apply@mbc.edu
Phone: 5408874320 FAX: 540-887-4329
Web Site: http://www.mbc.edu/health_sciences/
 
  Assistant Professor-Physical Therapy

posted: Dec 18, 2015

Assistant Professor-Physical Therapy The University of Evansville invites applicants for a 10-month tenure track position i

Assistant Professor-Physical Therapy

The University of Evansville invites applicants for a 10-month tenure track position in the Department of Physical Therapy. Requirements for the position include a terminal academic degree from an accredited institution or a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree, at least three years of clinical experience, eligibility for Indiana physical therapy licensure, and experience in musculoskeletal physical therapy. Clinical specialty credentials are preferred. Responsibilities include teaching, advising, scholarship, and service to the university, community, and profession. Ample opportunities exist to participate in clinical practice in the community and to conduct research in the department’s Dunigan Movement Analysis Laboratory.

The position begins August 1, 2016. Email letter of application, curriculum vitae, and a list of three references with email addresses to: Dr. Kyle Kiesel, Chair, Faculty Search Committee, Department of Physical Therapy, University of Evansville, Evansville, IN  47722. kk70@evansville.edu. Additional information is available at http://pt.evansville.edu.

The University of Evansville is an independent, comprehensive, selective admissions university recognized for excellence in its core liberal arts and sciences curriculum and professional programs.  Enrollment is approximately 2,700 students. The University is a leader in study abroad and owns a campus in England, Harlaxton College. The University of Evansville is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer strongly committed to educational excellence through diversity.

 
Company: University Of Evansville
Location: 1800 Lincoln Avenue, Evansville, IN 47722
 
Contact: Dr. Kyle Kiesel Email: kk70@evansville.edu
Phone: 812-488-2646 FAX: 812-488-2717
Web Site: http://pt.evansville.edu
 
  Assistant, Associate Professor, Tenure Track

posted: Dec 17, 2015

The Department of Rehabilitation and Movement Science, Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at the University of Vermont (UVM) in

The Department of Rehabilitation and Movement Science, Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at the University of Vermont (UVM) invites applications for two full time 9-month faculty positions. One position will be filled at either the associate or assistant professor rank and the other position at the assistant professor rank, tenure track preferred for both, clinical considered.  These positions are available in anticipation of upcoming faculty retirements and in preparation for growth opportunities in professional entry and post professional physical therapist education. Positions are available beginning August 2016 and rank is commensurate with qualifications.

Successful candidates will be physical therapists who hold academic doctoral degrees and who have or are eligible for licensure in the state of Vermont.  Candidates are expected to have an interest in collaborative teamwork, be active in research and/or have potential to develop an independent scholarship agenda while being committed to teaching, advising, and professional development of our students. Applicants with scholarly and teaching expertise in musculoskeletal, neurological, pediatric, and/or cardiopulmonary physical therapy are strongly encouraged to apply, however, all qualified candidates are welcome to submit applications for consideration.  Teaching responsibilities will be dependent on content expertise.

Established in 1972, the Doctor of Physical Therapy program is well recognized for its quality, research and innovative teaching and learning opportunities. It is an integral component of the Department of Rehabilitation and Movement Science in the College of Nursing and Health Sciences within the University.  Uniquely positioned on the UVM main campus, along with our academic colleagues in Medicine, Health Sciences, Engineering, Nutrition and Psychology and our clinical colleagues in the Medical Center, the College provides a exciting academic environment with excellent collaborative relationship potentials for new faculty. The College priorities focus on promoting excellence in research, teaching and learning and interprofessional education and practice collaborations within a stimulating Academic Medical Center environment. 

The Department of Rehabilitation and Movement Science integrates three complementary applied human science faculty groups that focus on promoting optimal health and disease and injury prevention through participation in healthy lifestyles, exercise and physical activity. Department faculty have strong interdisciplinary research ties and labs include a state-of-the-art Human Motion Analysis lab to support a wide range of three-dimensional, biomechanical measurement and analyses for static and dynamic human movement research, a physical activity and exercise behavior laboratory, and an adapted physical activity laboratory. Other laboratory space for bench research interests is a potential through our interdisciplinary faculty collaborators.

The University of Vermont combines faculty-student relationships most commonly found in a small liberal arts college with the resources of a major research institution and medical center.  The University is home to 9,970 undergraduates, 1,317 graduate students, 454 medical students and 1,484 full- and part-time faculty.  Located in Burlington, Vermont (perennially voted one of America's most exciting small cities), UVM's setting in a valley on the shores of Lake Champlain, between the Adirondack and the Green Mountain ranges, inspires visitors and residents alike.

Review of applications will begin January 2016 and continue until filled. The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Applications from women, veterans, individuals with disabilities and people from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds are encouraged.  The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and/or service. Applicants are requested to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal.

Prospective candidates should apply online at www.uvmjobs.com and search for the position using the department name "Rehabilitation & Movement Science”.  To apply, please submit a letter of interest, current CV, and contact information for 3 professional references to the Chair of the Search Committee: Dr. Nancy Gell at nancy.gell@med.uvm.edu. 

 
Company: University Of Vermont
Location: Burlington, Vermont
 
Contact: Nancy Gell Email: Nancy.Gell@med.uvm.edu
Phone: 802-656-9265 FAX: 802-656-6586
Web Site: www.uvm.edu/~rms
 
  Tenure Track Assistant Professor Of Physical Therapy- Neuroscience And Research Methods

posted: Dec 14, 2015

Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy- Neuroscience and Research Methods Starting Date: SePTember 1, 2016

Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy- Neuroscience and Research Methods

Starting Date: September 1, 2016

Responsibilities: Responsibilities of this 9 month appointment are in the Department of Physical Therapy and include teaching, scholarship and service. Teaching responsibilities include neuroscience and research methods. Other opportunities available include motor learning, human behavior, and pain. Opportunities for partnerships with healthcare networks and grant development are available. Candidates who have a documented record of teaching and scholarship excellence, who are innovative and value a dynamic, integrated and comprehensive approach to physical therapy education, and who are seeking a vibrant, interdisciplinary working environment are encouraged to apply.

Qualifications: The ideal candidate currently holds a terminal degree with an emphasis in neuroscience or a related area with an established research record. Candidates possessing a physical therapy degree are preferred however a physical therapy degree is not required. For those possessing a physical therapy degree, physical therapy licensure or eligibility for licensure in Wisconsin is required.

Rank and Salary: Rank of Assistant Professor. Salary commensurate with qualifications.

The Department: The Carroll University Department of Physical Therapy offers an entry-level Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. The department has recently been approved to increase enrollment to meet societal needs. With the recent growth in the size of the department, additional faculty positions are being added. The hallmark of the department’s mission is to educate students for general physical therapy practice in a dynamic and interdisciplinary healthcare environment. Interdisciplinary research initiatives and innovative local and international service learning programs support the mission. The Department of Physical Therapy is housed in the College of Natural Sciences and Health Sciences. It is closely affiliated with the Athletic Training, Exercise Science, Nursing, Physical and Health Education, Public Health, and Physician Assistant programs. The Department of Physical Therapy is housed at the Carroll University Center for Graduate Studies, a newly renovated 55,000 sq. ft. interdisciplinary graduate facility. This facility includes comprehensive teaching and state of the art laboratory spaces for both teaching and scholarly endeavors.

The College: The College of Natural Sciences and Health Sciences includes the Department of Computational and Physical Sciences, Department of Life Sciences, Department of Health and Medicine, Department of Human Movement Sciences, Department of Nursing, and Department of Physical Therapy. The College supports the interdisciplinary nature of health and science education and has received federal and private foundation grant awards to support these as well as program and department specific initiatives.

The University: Founded in 1846, Carroll University is an independent, co-educational comprehensive institution grounded in the liberal arts tradition. The Pioneer Core general education curriculum has a strong emphasis on developing intercultural awareness and includes cross-cultural immersion experiences. Carroll University is located in suburban Waukesha, 16 miles west of Milwaukee and 60 miles east of Madison. The University serves approximately 3,480 full-time and part-time students. The University, though intentionally ecumenical and non-sectarian in approach, is related to the Presbyterian Church, USA. Candidates must be willing and able to support and advance the University mission.

Application: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please submit as attachments to an email with the subject line “Instructional Faculty-Assistant

Professor of Physical Therapy” and in Word or PDF format 1) a letter of application, 2) curriculum vitae, and 3) statement of teaching philosophy to facapp@carrollu.edu.

Final applicants will be asked to submit graduate transcripts, proof of certification, and three letters of reference.

Carroll University is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Company: Carroll University
Location: Waukesha, WI
 
Contact: Human Resources Email: noemails@jobelephant.com
Phone: 999-999-9999    
Web Site: http://apptrkr.com/720709
 
  University Of Miami - Two Faculty Positions

posted: Dec 9, 2015

The University of Miami, Department of Physical Therapy is seeking candidates for two faculty positions. The first is a t

The University of Miami, Department of Physical Therapy is seeking candidates for two faculty positions.  The first is a tenure-track faculty position for Program Director for PhD Studies at the rank of Associate or Full Professor.  The second is a tenure or non-tenure track position at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor with primary teaching responsibilities in the DPT program. 

 

Program Director for PhD Studies: We are seeking candidates with expertise in physical therapy clinical science, translational research, or other related area. Candidates must have a PhD in an area related to physical therapy, experience teaching and mentoring PhD students, and have an established record of scholarship as evidenced by research publications and extramural funding.   Competitive start-up package commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and needs are available with this position. Teaching and service expectations will be appropriate to permit pursuit of a rigorous research program. Potential for collaboration and secondary appointment with other departments and schools is high. Responsibilities include teaching, research, mentorship of PhD students, intra- and extra-departmental collaborations, and participation in University and professional service activities.  Salary and rank will be commensurate with experience and scholarship history. Licensure or eligibility for licensure to practice physical therapy in Florida is preferred. 

 

Assistant/Associate Professor:  We are seeking candidates with expertise in neurorehabilitation, pediatrics, geriatrics, pharmacology, or other physical therapy clinical sciences.  Candidates must have an earned academic doctorate (PhD, EdD, DSc) in an area related to physical therapy, experience teaching and mentoring DPT students, and a clear record of scholarly activity related to physical therapy. Primary responsibilities include teaching, research, mentorship of DPT students, intra- and extra-departmental collaborations, and participation in University and professional service activities.  Salary and rank will be commensurate with experience and scholarship history. Licensure or eligibility for licensure to practice physical therapy in Florida is preferred. 

 

The DPT Program at the University of Miami is an outstanding physical therapy graduate program, consistently ranked in the Top 10 by US News and World Report. The Physical Therapy PhD Studies Program is a young and evolving program with excellent potential.  The University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine is a strong research institution with a broad range of clinical and research centers, including Centers of Excellence such as The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, the Interdisciplinary Stem Cell Institute, the Miami Institute for Human Genomics, the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer, and the Diabetes Research Institute. The Department has a clinical division that is part of the University of Miami Health System. There is outstanding potential for collaborations and sharing of resources throughout the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, related graduate programs and clinical centers, and the Miami community.  

 

Applicants should send a copy of their curriculum vitae to Neva Kirk-Sanchez, PhD, PT by email to nkirksanchez@miami.edu or by mail addressed to:

 

Neva Kirk-Sanchez, PhD, PT

Chair

Department of Physical Therapy

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

5915 Ponce de Leon Blvd, 5th floor: Coral Gables, FL  33146

 
Company: University Of Miami
Location: Coral Gables
 
Contact: Neva Kirk-sanchez Email: nkirksanchez@miami.edu
Phone: 305-284-4535    
 
  Assistant Chair of Clinical Education

posted: Dec 9, 2015

Assistant Chair of Clinical Education Job DescriPTion The Assistant Chair of Clinical Education is a full-time f

Assistant Chair of Clinical Education Job Description

 

The Assistant Chair of Clinical Education is a full-time faculty position with administrative, academic, service, and scholarship responsibilities. The Assistant Chair of Clinical Education reports to the Associate Chair of Professional Education (ACPE) and collaborates with the ACPE, the Directors of Clinical Education (DCEs), and the faculty to ensure excellence in clinical education for the DPT program. The duties specific to the role of Assistant Chair include but are not limited to the following:

  • Leading effort for developing, implementing, assessing, and refining of the clinical education component of the curriculum.
  • Working collaboratively with department leadership to identify opportunities for DCE faculty development.
  • Communicating between the academic institution and affiliated clinical education sites.
  • Facilitating quality-learning experiences for students during clinical practice seminars and full-time clinical internships.
  • Evaluating students' performance, in cooperation with other faculty, to determine their ability to integrate didactic and clinical learning experiences and to progress within the curriculum.
  • Educating students, clinical and academic faculty about clinical education.
  • Teaching in the DPT program within area of expertise.
  • Developing relationships with clinical partners within Northwestern Medicine, locally, nationally, and internationally, to maintain a sufficient number of clinical education sites to ensure quality, quantity and diversity of learning experiences.
  • Providing clinical faculty with professional development opportunities to promote sound patient/client management that is consistent with contemporary physical therapy practice.
  • Maximizing available resources for the clinical education program.
  • Providing documented records and assessment of the clinical education component of DPT program.
  • Actively engaging core faculty in clinical education planning, implementation, and assessment.
  • Engaging in a scholarly line of research and mentoring students in research studies.
  • Able to collaborate with available services provided by the University to support students with special needs based on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Qualifications:

  • Graduate of an accredited physical therapist professional program.
  • Earned academic doctorate preferred (e.g. PhD, EdD, DSc, DHS).
  • Licensed or eligible for licensure in the state of Illinois.
  • Minimum of ten years of experience as a physical therapist.
  • Minimum of three years experience as a DCE.
  • Effective written and oral communication, organization, interpersonal, and counseling skills.
  • Able to effectively collaborate with others in the administration, assessment, and documentation of the clinical education program.
  • Knowledge of educational, management, and adult learning theory and principles.
  • Knowledge of legislative, regulatory, legal, and practice issues affecting clinical education, students, and the profession of physical therapy.
  • Current knowledge and skill in the use of information and computer technology.
  • Design and conduct independent and/or collaborative research in clinical education or related areas.
  • Able to travel, as needed, for clinical site visits and regional and national professional meetings.
  • APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor or willing to enroll in next course offered.

Rank:  Associate or Assistant

 
Company: Northwestern University- PTHMS
Location: Chicago, IL
 
Contact: Julie Alexander Email: julie.alexander@northwestern.edu
Phone: xxx-xxx-xxxx    
 
  Founding Chair Of Physical Therapy & Director Of Doctor Of Physical Therapy With Rank And Tenure

posted: Dec 8, 2015

Create your legacy as the Founding Chair of Physical Therapy and Director of the DPT Program at Western Michigan University.

Create your legacy as the Founding Chair of Physical Therapy and Director of the DPT Program at Western Michigan University.

Western Michigan University invites applications and nominations for the position of Chair, Physical Therapy department, which will offer a doctorate in physical therapy. This is a newly created program, and the incumbent will serve as founding chair. The chair is the department’s chief academic and executive officer and reports to and advises the dean of the College of Health and Human Services regarding the department. The incumbent will hold rank and tenure, and also serve as Director of the DPT program. The chair also serves on the College Administrative Council, which addresses college-wide policy and planning issues. The position is located in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

The Department of Physical Therapy and the Doctor of Physical Therapy program were established and approved in 2015, after the completion of a comprehensive feasibility study and planning document. The curriculum has received initial approval, and on-going budget funding has been identified. The Founding Chair will have significant impact on the facility development, composition of faculty and staff, initial accreditation, and further development of the curriculum and overall department and DPT program, which expects to accept its first cohort in Summer 2018.  

Chair Responsibilities

The chair promotes shared governance and provides overall management and leadership for the department and all of its functions and activities, including but not limited to:

Planning, developing, delivering, and assessing innovative academic programs, including further development of the DPT curriculum, and academic policies and procedures consistent with established requirements of Western Michigan University, the College of Health and Human Services, and the Commission on Accreditation of Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE).

Initiating steps required for successful CAPTE accreditation of a DPT program at WMU; provide leadership to ensure on-going CAPTE accreditation.

Working with the dean of the CHHS and appropriate WMU administrative offices in planning and on-going management of physical facilities for a DPT program consistent with CAPTE requirements.

Recruiting, hiring, developing, supporting, and evaluating faculty and staff.

Fostering excellence in faculty teaching and supporting a learner-centered culture. 

Promoting scholarship and externally funded research, with continued growth in these areas.

Financial and resource management.

Managing student enrollment and retention with emphasis on academic excellence and diversity.

Fostering growth of and strengthening community partnerships and relations, and related outreach activities consistent with duties of the chair.

Engaging the PT community to build relationships for DPT program support, including clinical education resources. 

Fundraising and developing external constituencies.

Communicating effectively with all constituents.

Promoting university goals and policies as well as strong advocacy for Western Michigan University and its faculty, staff, and students.

Adhering to all university policies and practices as well as ensuring compliance with all state and federal regulations and laws as related to the department, relevant collective bargaining agreements, and the school’s policy statement.

Participating and contributing to the overall mission of the university, including but not limited to actions for and by the Physical Therapy department that will further the goals as described in the Diversity and Multiculturalism Action Plan (accessible at http://wmich.edu/diversity).

Contributing to an interdisciplinary environment of research, instruction, and community collaborations.

Contributing to professional organizations at the local, state, and national levels.

Engaging in service at the school, college, university, and community level.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Earned academic doctorate
  • Degree sufficient for physical therapy practice and licensure
  • Physical Therapy license in Michigan or eligibility for licensure in Michigan
  • Six years of experience in higher education, including teaching or administration, three years of which are full-time experience in a physical therapist education program.
  • A record of teaching, research, and service excellence sufficient to merit appointment with tenure and rank as associate or full professor  
  • Evidence of administrative experience
  • Experience in collaboration with stakeholders
  • Experience or working knowledge of CAPTE accreditation process
  • Demonstrated understanding of contemporary clinical practice
  • Demonstrated commitment, ability, and experience in promoting cultural competency, diversity, and inclusion

Desired Qualifications

  • Evidence of promoting and facilitating teaching excellence
  • Understanding of and successful advocacy for scholarship and externally funded research consonant with the university’s Carnegie classification
  • Dedication to the development of interdisciplinary programs and initiatives
  • Determination and vision to maintain a learner-centered academic environment while promoting research
  • Demonstrated ability to raise funds for program, faculty, and student development
  • Demonstrated record of ability to build and enhance partnerships with communities and alumni
  • Demonstration of progressively higher administrative responsibilities
  • Demonstration of visionary and innovative accomplishments in the administration and management of programs
  • Effective leadership, communication, collaboration, management, and delegation abilities
  • Record of securing external funding (i.e., awards, grants, gifts, and research funding)

The University:  Western Michigan University, a learner centered, discovery driven and globally engaged public research university, enrolls more than 23,000 students from 100 nations around the globe.  WMU has been designated by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as one of just 147 public institutions in the nation with high or very high research activity.  The U.S. News & World Report has designated WMU one of the country’s best national universities for 24 consecutive years and has placed it in the top tier of those universities annually since creating the tier five years ago. WMU is one of only 90 universities in the nation with both a medical school and a law school under its aegis.  Please visit http://www.wmich.edu/ to learn more about Western Michigan University.

The College:  The College of Health and Human Services is located in a new 195,000 square foot building with state-of-the-art teaching technologies and spacious research laboratories. The college enrolls over 3,200 students, with more than a third of those at the graduate level. The Doctor of Physical Therapy will join existing academic programs in interdisciplinary health services, blindness and low vision studies, nursing, occupational therapy, physician assistant, social work, speech pathology and audiology, holistic health care, alcohol and drug abuse, public health, and a Ph.D. in interdisciplinary health sciences. The U.S. News & World Report ranks Western Michigan University's College of Health and Human Services' audiology, occupational therapy, rehabilitation counseling and speech pathology graduate programs among the top 50 programs of their kind in the nation.  Social work and physician assistant programs are also ranked among the best graduate schools in the nation. The college has received a number of grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), and the Department of Education. The college also operates the Unified Clinics, a multidisciplinary service/training clinic. Learn more about our growing college at http://www.wmich.edu/hhs.

The College of Health and Human Services—Preparing professionals today. Transforming health and human services tomorrow.

The Community:  Kalamazoo, Michigan, is located in southwestern Michigan, halfway between Chicago and Detroit. The Kalamazoo community is a great place to live and work. Learn about our community at: http://wmich.edu/hr/kalamazoo and http://www.discoverkalamazoo.com/.

Salary:  Competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience, with an excellent benefits package.

Expected Start Date:  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled; expected start date is as soon as possible.

Applicants should submit the following

  • Cover letter describing qualifications and experience related to the above-described chair responsibilities, minimum qualifications, and desired qualifications if applicable.
  • Curriculum vitae. 
  • List of references with names, titles, telephone numbers, and postal and email addresses of three (3) professional references.

To apply:  Please visit http://www.wmich.edu/hr/jobs for instructions and the ‘search postings’ link to posting #0603335.
 

WMU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  Minorities, women, veterans, individuals with disabilities and all other qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.


 

 
Company: Western Michigan University
Location: Kalamazoo, Michigan
 
Contact: Kathlene Scheffers Email: kitty.scheffers@wmich.edu
Phone: (269) 387-2649 FAX: (269) 387-2683
Web Site: http://www.wmich.edu/hr/jobs
 
  Assistant Professor Of Physical Therapy

posted: Dec 4, 2015

Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy Saint Francis University in Loretto, Pennsylvania invites applications for a newly cr

Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy

Saint Francis University in Loretto, Pennsylvania invites applications for a newly created, full-time, 10 month faculty position in their entry-level Doctoral program.  The Department of Physical Therapy is seeking a dynamic and dedicated individual interested in teaching in the program’s progressive curriculum.  Depending on the applicant’s area of expertise, teaching may include, but is not limited to, oncology, wound care, amputee/prosthetics, geriatrics, or foundational sciences.

The successful candidate will engage in research, which may be through the Human Performance Laboratory or Center for Rehabilitation in the DiSepio Institute for Rural Health and Wellness.  Faculty will participate in service to the university, student advisement, and are encouraged to be involved in community outreach activities.  Faculty clinical practice opportunities are available through the on-campus Center for Rehabilitation.

The successful candidate should hold a doctoral degree in Physical Therapy.  The candidate should hold, or be eligible for, licensure in Pennsylvania, with 3-5 years of clinical experience.  Preferred qualifications include: a  physical therapist with a terminal doctoral degree (PhD, EdD, DSc, or equivalent) or who is completing a doctoral degree; 4 years of prior full-time teaching experience at the assistant professor rank; and active APTA membership.

Apply on line at http://francis.edu/employment, and submit letter of application; resume; and names, addresses and phone numbers of three references to: positions@francis.edu

Primary consideration will be given to applications received before February 28, 2016.  The position is open until filled.

For more information related to this position, please contact Ms. Peg Calvert, Chair of the Search Committee.  She may be reached at pcalvert@francis.edu or you may discuss the position with her at CSM in February.

Saint Francis University is committed to diversity of students, staff, and faculty, and encourages applications from historically underrepresented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities.  AA/EOE

 

 

 
Company: Saint Francis University
Location: Loretto, PA
 
Contact: Monica Shedlock Email: mshedlock@francis.edu
Phone: 8144723264    
Web Site: http://www.francis.edu/employment
 
  Assistant Or Associate Professor Of Physical Therapy

posted: Dec 1, 2015

Krannert School of Physical Therapy Tenure Track The Krannert School of Physical Therapy (KSPT) at the Unive

Krannert School of Physical Therapy

Tenure Track

 

The Krannert School of Physical Therapy (KSPT) at the University of Indianapolis invites applications for a full-time (10-month), tenure-track faculty position at the rank of assistant or associate professor. We are looking for an individual who wishes to join an outstanding faculty at the nationally recognized Krannert School of Physical Therapy.  The desired start date for this position is fall 2016.

 

Primary responsibilities:

Opportunities for teaching and scholarship in areas of expertise across the entry-level DPT, post-professional MHS/DHS, and/or physical therapist assistant programs. Additional responsibilities include academic and research advising and service to the University, college, and community.

 

The University of Indianapolis is a diverse, private, and comprehensive university affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Ranked in the top tier of universities in its class by U.S. News and World Report, UIndy offers a comprehensive undergraduate liberal arts education as well as advanced degrees in the arts and sciences, education, and health care. As part of a five-year strategic plan, the University is investing $50 million to improve campus facilities and program offerings. In August 2015, a 160,000-square-foot health pavilion was opened offering a unique space for students from UIndy’s highly ranked health sciences programs, including physical therapy, and for clinical facilities to serve both the campus community and the local neighborhood.

 

Position requirements:

·       A terminal academic doctoral degree (e.g. PhD or DHS) preferred. Doctoral candidates (ABD) or candidates with a DPT and exceptional clinical experience may be considered

·       Terminal degree must be from a regionally accredited institution

·       Eligibility and intention to obtain an Indiana physical therapy licensure with the expectation for ongoing engagement in clinical practice and/or clinical research

·       Experience as a successful academic and/or clinical teacher

·       Evidence of an on-going or developing scholarly agenda

·       A record of involvement within the professional community

·       Ability to function well within a collegial, collaborative work environment

       

Desired areas of expertise: Preferred expertise in musculoskeletal physical therapy, general clinical skills, and therapeutic exercise; however, expertise in other areas of physical therapy will be considered.

 

Apply electronically at https://jobs.uindy.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. In order to be assured of full consideration, applicants should submit all application materials by December 20, 2015.

Inquiries should be directed to Emily Slaven, PT, PhD, OCS, FAAOMPT, Cert MDT Assistant Professor, 317-788-3305, slavene@uindy.edu or Renee VanVeld, PT, MS Assistant Professor, 317-788-3460, rvanveld@uindy.edu; Co-Chairs of Academic Faculty Search Committee.

 

The University of Indianapolis is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer and provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, creed, sex, sexual orientation or identity, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. The University of Indianapolis does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission as required by Title IX.

 
Company: University Of Indianapolis
Location: Indianapolis
 
Contact: University Of Indianapolis Email: xxx@xxxxx.com
Phone: xxx-xxx-xxxx    
 
  Full-time Assistant Professor, Non-tenure Track

posted: Dec 1, 2015

The University of Maryland Baltimore, School of Medicine, Department of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Science, Entry Le

The University of Maryland Baltimore, School of Medicine, Department of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Science, Entry Level Doctor of Physical Therapy program (PTRS) is now accepting applications for a full-time, non-tenure track faculty position.  Responsibilities include didactic instruction within the PTRS DPT Program in areas of content expertise; participation in curriculum evaluation and development of the DPT program; student advisement; engagement in scholarly activities; and service; participation in clinical activities as appropriate.

Qualifications: The ideal applicant will possess or be eligible for Maryland Physical Therapy licensure, have Doctoral training and previous academic teaching experience or experience teaching physical therapists or physical therapy students; didactic and clinical expertise in the area of Neurological Rehabilitation and / or Acute Care , with ability to teach in both foundational and clinical science courses; evidence of scholarly work and service involvement; ability to work collaboratively and successfully within multicultural campus and community settings. 

Rank and Salary:  Assistant or Associate Professor (Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications)

Applications:  Accepted until position is filled. Submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae and a teaching portfolio to the Chair of the Search Committee:   Sandy McCombe Waller, Director of Academic Affairs, Entry Doctor of Physical Therapy Program, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Science, 100 Penn Street Room 115, Baltimore, MD 21201‑1082.  email: smccombewaller@som.umaryland.edu

Please cite Position # 03-329-41 in your letter of application.

About PTRS and the Campus:

PTRS is located on the professional campus of the University of Maryland in Baltimore, the founding campus of the University of Maryland system, residing within the research-intensive University of Maryland School of Medicine. The Department offers the Entry‑level DPT and a PhD in Physical Rehabilitation Science http://pt.umaryland.edu. Extensive opportunities exist for collaborations with researchers and clinicians in PTRS, as well as other Departments and Schools, and with established research and clinical centers on the Baltimore campus including the Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center (OAIC), the Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center (GRECC) and the Maryland Exercise and Robotics Center of Excellence (MERCE). Ranked within the top 10% of physical therapy programs, PTRS has state of the art facilities which includes access to the world class Health Sciences and Human Services Library and the recently constructed multipurpose Student Campus Center.  The campus is within walking distance of Baltimore’s beautiful Inner Harbor as well as Camden Yards and the Raven’s M and T Bank Stadium.  Additionally it is within a one hour drive of Washington, DC and is 20 minutes from Thurgood Marshall Baltimore Washington International Airport. 

The University of Maryland, Baltimore is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

 
Company: Department Of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Science, University Of Maryland School Of Medicine
Location: Baltimore, MD
 
Contact: Donna Bethke Email: smccombewaller@som.umaryland.edu
Phone: 410-706-5216 FAX: 410-706-4903
Web Site: http://pt.umaryland.edu
 
  Tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor Of Physical Therapy

posted: Dec 1, 2015

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                                                                    INDIANA STATE UNIVERSITY

                                        DEPARTMENT OF APPLIED MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION

                                                     DOCTOR OF PHYSICALTHERAPY PROGRAM                             

 

POSITION: New Tenure-Track Assistant/Associate Professor of Physical Therapy. This is a 12-month position.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Teach Physical Therapy clinical coursework (prefer musculoskeletal but other areas considered), advise students, conduct collaborative and independent research, mentor student research and engage in department, college, university and professional service. Teaching will include classroom, clinical laboratory and possible on-line courses.

QUALIFICATIONS: Current licensure as a physical therapist in the United States and significant clinical experience. Individuals meeting the criteria at either rank by the date of opening are encouraged to apply. Individuals with Doctorate (DPT, PhD, Ed.D., etc.) are encouraged to apply.  ABD considered. Individuals with ABPTS specialty certification are preferred (especially OCS).

SALARY: Competitive, commensurate with experience.

THE PROGRAM: The DPT program at Indiana State University has been admitted to candidacy status by CAPTE and admitted the first cohort of students in May of 2015.

THE DEPARTMENT: The Department of Applied Medicine and Rehabilitation: contains a Physical Therapy (DPT) program, a Physician Assistant program, an Occupational Therapy program, a CAATE-accredited entry-level Bachelors program, and an NATA-PPEC accredited Master's program and provides healthcare to student-athletes through Athletic Training Services and Physical Therapy Services for the public.

THE UNIVERSITY: Founded in 1865, Indiana State University is comprised of the Colleges of Arts & Science, Business, Education, Health and Human Services, Technology, and a School of Graduate Studies. Indiana State University is a comprehensive, research-intensive institution with degree programs ranging from Associate to Doctoral levels.

LOCATION: Terre Haute, a metropolitan community of approximately 60,000 people serving as a major retailing area for west central Indiana and east central Illinois, has two private colleges in addition to the University, is 70 miles from Indianapolis and 180 miles from Chicago, Cincinnati, Louisville and St. Louis.

APPLICATION: Screening will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates should apply online at https://jobs.indstate.edu/postings/8972. Follow the link "Apply For This Posting". It will direct you to attach your cover letter, curriculum vitae, transcripts, and a list of at least three professional references to applicant tracking program.

Inquiries to Dr. Alvaro N Gurovich, PT, PhD, FACSM, Chair of the Search Committee Alvaro.Gurovich@indstate.edu

 

EOE/Minority/Female/Individual with Disability/Veteran

 
Company: Indiana State University
Location: Terre Haute, IN
 
Contact: Alvaro N Gurovich Email: Alvaro.Gurovich@indstate.edu
Phone: 812-237-4200 FAX: 812-237-3615
Web Site: jobs.indstate.edu/postings/8972
 
  Assistant Or Associate Professor Of Physical Therapy

posted: Nov 30, 2015

Krannert School of Physical Therapy Tenure Track The Krannert School of Physical Therapy (KSPT) at the Unive

Krannert School of Physical Therapy

Tenure Track

 

The Krannert School of Physical Therapy (KSPT) at the University of Indianapolis invites applications for a full-time (10-month), tenure-track faculty position at the rank of assistant or associate professor. We are looking for an individual who wishes to join an outstanding faculty at the nationally recognized Krannert School of Physical Therapy.  The desired start date for this position is fall 2016.

 

Primary responsibilities:

Opportunities for teaching and scholarship in areas of expertise across the entry-level DPT, post-professional MHS/DHS, and/or physical therapist assistant programs. Additional responsibilities include academic and research advising and service to the University, college, and community.

 

The University of Indianapolis is a diverse, private, and comprehensive university affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Ranked in the top tier of universities in its class by U.S. News and World Report, UIndy offers a comprehensive undergraduate liberal arts education as well as advanced degrees in the arts and sciences, education, and health care. As part of a five-year strategic plan, the University is investing $50 million to improve campus facilities and program offerings. In August 2015, a 160,000-square-foot health pavilion was opened offering a unique space for students from UIndy’s highly ranked health sciences programs, including physical therapy, and for clinical facilities to serve both the campus community and the local neighborhood.

 

Position requirements:

·       A terminal academic doctoral degree (e.g. PhD or DHS) preferred. Doctoral candidates (ABD) or candidates with a DPT and exceptional clinical experience may be considered

·       Terminal degree must be from a regionally accredited institution

·       Eligibility and intention to obtain an Indiana physical therapy licensure with the expectation for ongoing engagement in clinical practice and/or clinical research

·       Experience as a successful academic and/or clinical teacher

·       Evidence of an on-going or developing scholarly agenda

·       A record of involvement within the professional community

·       Ability to function well within a collegial, collaborative work environment

 

Desired areas of expertise: Preferred expertise in musculoskeletal physical therapy, general clinical skills, and therapeutic exercise; however, expertise in other areas of physical therapy will be considered.

 

Apply electronically at https://jobs.uindy.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. In order to be assured of full consideration, applicants should submit all application materials by December 20, 2015.

Inquiries should be directed to Emily Slaven, PT, PhD, OCS, FAAOMPT, Cert MDT Assistant Professor, 317-788-3305, slavene@uindy.edu or Renee VanVeld, PT, MS Assistant Professor, 317-788-3460, rvanveld@uindy.edu; Co-Chairs of Academic Faculty Search Committee.

 

The University of Indianapolis is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer and provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, creed, sex, sexual orientation or identity, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. The University of Indianapolis does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission as required by Title IX.

 
Company: University Of Indianapolis
Location: Indianapolis
 
Contact: University Of Indianapolis Email: https://jobs.uindy.edu
Phone: xxx-xxx-xxxx    
 
  Tenured Senior Faculty Position, Department Chair

posted: Nov 30, 2015

The Department of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training at Boston University College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences: Sa

The Department of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training at Boston University College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College invites applications for the position of Department Chair.  We are seeking an individual with strong leadership skills, an established research program, and a professional vision consistent with emerging health care practice patterns who will build on the Department’s tradition of excellence in physical therapy, athletic training, and rehabilitation sciences with respect to education, practice, and scholarship. 

 

The Chair represents the Department within the University as well as locally, nationally, and internationally. He/she is a member of the Sargent College Administrative Advisory Council and works directly with the Dean. The Chair collaborates with the PT&AT program directors to ensure effective delivery of the academic programs; he/she is responsible for strategic planning, faculty development and evaluation, coordination of departmental goals and resources.

 

This is a full-time tenured faculty position at the Associate/Full Professor level. Salary and rank are commensurate with qualifications and experience. Minimum qualifications include:

  • Earned research doctoral degree; potential areas of interest include sports medicine, neuroscience, biomechanics, or community-based interventions
  • Professional licensure as a physical therapist (preferred)
  • An established record of funded research
  • Strong interest and proficiency in faculty development and mentoring
  • Demonstrated experience and excellence in teaching and curriculum development
  • Effective leadership skills
  • Previous experience in academic administrative/management (preferred)

 

The Department is housed within a vibrant academic and research community including Boston University, the BU Medical Campus and the metro Boston area. Our programs include an undergraduate degree in Health Studies (preparatory to the DPT) as well as professional programs in Physical Therapy and an MS in Athletic Training that will launch in fall 2016. Research faculty also participate in the interdisciplinary PhD program in Rehabilitation Sciences. Our post-professional offerings include a Neurologic PT Residency and an Orthopaedic Manual PT Fellowship program. The Department houses the NIDRR Rehabilitation Research and Training Center in Arthritis, the Center for Neurorehabilitation, the Human Adaptation lab, the Barreca Motion Analysis Lab and the BU Physical Therapy Center. For more information on BU Sargent College and our programs, visit http://www.bu.edu/sargent/ptat

 

Please send applications (letter of intent including statement of research interests, curriculum vitae, and three references) by postal mail to:                            

 

          Prof. Julie Keysor

PT&AT Department Chair Search Committee

BU College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College

635 Commonwealth Avenue

Boston, MA 02215

 

Or electronically to jkeysor@bu.edu

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

 
Company: Boston University
 
Contact: Christopher D Ramsey Email: cdramsey@bu.edu
Phone: 6173532724    
Web Site: http://www.bu.edu/sargent/academics/departments/programs-in-physical-therapy-athletic-training/
 
  Assistant Or Associate Professor Of Physical Therapy

posted: Nov 25, 2015

Krannert School of Physical Therapy Tenure - Track The Krannert School of Physical Therapy (KSPT) at the University of

Krannert School of Physical Therapy

Tenure - Track

The Krannert School of Physical Therapy (KSPT) at the University of Indianapolis invites applications for a full-time (10-month), tenure-track faculty position at the rank of assistant or associate professor. We are looking for an individual who wishes to join an outstanding faculty at the nationally recognized Krannert School of Physical Therapy.  The desired start date for this position is fall 2016.

 

Primary responsibilities:

Opportunities for teaching and scholarship in areas of expertise across the entry-level DPT, post-professional MHS/DHS, and/or physical therapist assistant programs. Additional responsibilities include academic and research advising and service to the University, college, and community.

 

The University of Indianapolis is a diverse, private, and comprehensive university affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Ranked in the top tier of universities in its class by U.S. News and World Report, UIndy offers a comprehensive undergraduate liberal arts education as well as advanced degrees in the arts and sciences, education, and health care. As part of a five-year strategic plan, the University is investing $50 million to improve campus facilities and program offerings. In August 2015, a 160,000-square-foot health pavilion was opened offering a unique space for students from UIndy’s highly ranked health sciences programs, including physical therapy, and for clinical facilities to serve both the campus community and the local neighborhood.

 

Position requirements:

·       A terminal academic doctoral degree (e.g. PhD or DHS) preferred. Doctoral candidates (ABD) or candidates with a DPT and exceptional clinical experience may be considered

·       Terminal degree must be from a regionally accredited institution

·       Eligibility and intention to obtain an Indiana physical therapy licensure with the expectation for ongoing engagement in clinical practice and/or clinical research

·       Experience as a successful academic and/or clinical teacher

·       Evidence of an on-going or developing scholarly agenda

·       A record of involvement within the professional community

·       Ability to function well within a collegial, collaborative work environment

 

Desired areas of expertise: Preferred expertise in musculoskeletal physical therapy, general clinical skills, and therapeutic exercise; however, expertise in other areas of physical therapy will be considered.

 

Apply electronically at https://jobs.uindy.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. In order to be assured of full consideration, applicants should submit all application materials by December 20, 2015.

Inquiries should be directed to Emily Slaven, PT, PhD, OCS, FAAOMPT, Cert MDT Assistant Professor, 317-788-3305, slavene@uindy.edu or Renee VanVeld, PT, MS Assistant Professor, 317-788-3460, rvanveld@uindy.edu; Co-Chairs of Academic Faculty Search Committee.

 

The University of Indianapolis is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer and provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, creed, sex, sexual orientation or identity, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. The University of Indianapolis does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission as required by Title IX.

 
Company: University Of Indianapolis
Location: Indianapolis
 
Contact: University Of Indianapolis Email: https://jobs.uindy.edu
Phone: xxx-xxx-xxxx    
 
  Assistant, Associate Or Full Professor

posted: Nov 25, 2015

The Doctor of Physical Therapy program within the Department of Health Professions at the College of Health and Public Affairs

The Doctor of Physical Therapy program within the Department of Health Professions at the College of Health and Public Affairs invites applications for a 12-month faculty position at the assistant, associate or full professor rank to begin the summer of 2016. (Position # 33106)

The successful candidate will teach gross anatomy and neuroscience classes to the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) students and other students as required. This position has an expectation of interdisciplinary research with utilization of the DPT gross anatomy lab and/or applied physiology lab, as well as student and faculty mentoring as required. All department faculty must fulfill duties in the areas of teaching, research, and service as assigned by the department chair.

The Department of Health Professions also houses baccalaureate programs in Athletic Training and Health Sciences Pre-Clinical. For more information about the Physical Therapy program, visit our website at: https://www.cohpa.ucf.edu/hp/physical-therapy-program/

The University of Central Florida’s (UCF) 1,415-acre main campus provides modern facilities, with 600 acres set aside for lakes, woods and an arboretum. More than 60,000 students attend classes on UCF’s main campus and its 10 regional campuses located throughout Central Florida, making it the second largest university in the country. UCF has 12 colleges, including the newly established College of Medicine at the Lake Nona campus.

Position Minimum Qualifications:

An earned Ph.D. in a basic science from an accredited institution and sufficient graduate credits in the anatomical sciences that would qualify the applicant to meet the academic standards set by regional accreditors for faculty in the discipline.

In order to be eligible for appointment as a tenured associate or full professor upon hire, the successful candidate must have a distinguished record of scholarly achievement and teaching experience commensurate with a tenured faculty appointment at the rank of associate or full professor.

Preferences:

Candidates who possess a proven record of extramural funding and a displayed ability to pursue funding, and two years of experience in teaching anatomy in a clinical graduate program or DPT courses in a CAPTE-accredited institution program.

Additional Application Materials Required:

The university requires that all applicants apply and submit all supporting documents through the UCF Online Recruitment System at https://www.jobswithucf.com  No paper applications will be considered.  http://www.jobswithucf.com/postings/42702

Applicants must complete the online faculty applicant affirmation form and submit the following: (1) a letter of application indicating qualifications for the position; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) unofficial copy of transcripts; and (4) contact information for at least three professional references. The selected candidate will be required to provide official transcripts within thirty days of hire date.

NOTE: Please have all documents ready when applying so they can be attached at that time. Once the online submission process is finalized, the system does not allow applicants to submit additional documents at a later date.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates are responsible for ensuring all materials have been uploaded correctly.

For further questions about this position, please contact Dr. Gerald Smith, Search Committee Chair, at gerald.smith@ucf.edu

UCF is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply, including minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability or national origin. As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.

 

 
Company: University Of Central Florida
Location: Orlando, Florida
 
Contact: Dr. Gerald Smith, Search Committee Chair Email: gerald.smith@ucf.edu
Phone: 407-822-0094    
Web Site: http://www.ucf.edu/
 
  Assistant Or Associate Professor Of Physical Therapy

posted: Nov 24, 2015

Krannert School of Physical Therapy Tenure Track The Krannert School of Physical Therapy (KSPT) at the University of In

Krannert School of Physical Therapy

Tenure Track

The Krannert School of Physical Therapy (KSPT) at the University of Indianapolis invites applications for a full-time (10-month), tenure-track faculty position at the rank of assistant or associate professor. We are looking for an individual who wishes to join an outstanding faculty at the nationally recognized Krannert School of Physical Therapy.  The desired start date for this position is fall 2016.

 

Primary responsibilities:

Opportunities for teaching and scholarship in areas of expertise across the entry-level DPT, post-professional MHS/DHS, and/or physical therapist assistant programs. Additional responsibilities include academic and research advising and service to the University, college, and community.

 

The University of Indianapolis is a diverse, private, and comprehensive university affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Ranked in the top tier of universities in its class by U.S. News and World Report, UIndy offers a comprehensive undergraduate liberal arts education as well as advanced degrees in the arts and sciences, education, and health care. As part of a five-year strategic plan, the University is investing $50 million to improve campus facilities and program offerings. In August 2015, a 160,000-square-foot health pavilion was opened offering a unique space for students from UIndy’s highly ranked health sciences programs, including physical therapy, and for clinical facilities to serve both the campus community and the local neighborhood.

Position requirements:

·       A terminal academic doctoral degree (e.g. PhD or DHS) preferred. Doctoral candidates (ABD) or candidates with a DPT and exceptional clinical experience may be considered

·       Terminal degree must be from a regionally accredited institution

·       Eligibility and intention to obtain an Indiana physical therapy licensure with the expectation for ongoing engagement in clinical practice and/or clinical research

·       Experience as a successful academic and/or clinical teacher

·       Evidence of an on-going or developing scholarly agenda

·       A record of involvement within the professional community

·       Ability to function well within a collegial, collaborative work environment

·        

Desired areas of expertise: Preferred expertise in musculoskeletal physical therapy, general clinical skills, and therapeutic exercise; however, expertise in other areas of physical therapy will be considered.

 

Apply electronically at https://jobs.uindy.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. In order to be assured of full consideration, applicants should submit all application materials by December 20, 2015.

Inquiries should be directed to Emily Slaven, PT, PhD, OCS, FAAOMPT, Cert MDT Assistant Professor, 317-788-3305, slavene@uindy.edu or Renee VanVeld, PT, MS Assistant Professor, 317-788-3460, rvanveld@uindy.edu; Co-Chairs of Academic Faculty Search Committee.

 

The University of Indianapolis is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer and provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, creed, sex, sexual orientation or identity, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. The University of Indianapolis does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission as required by Title IX.

 
Company: University Of Indianapolis
Location: Indianapolis, IN
 
Contact: University Of Indianapolis Email: https://jobs.uindy.edu
Phone: xxx-xxx-xxxx    
 
  Assistant/Associate Coop Coordinator - Bouve

posted: Nov 24, 2015

Northeastern University Assistant/Associate Coop Coordinator - Bouve Requisition Number: FTFR0007

Northeastern University

 

Assistant/Associate Coop Coordinator - Bouve

 

Requisition Number: FTFR000729

 

Division/College: Bouve College of Health Sciences

 

Location: Boston Main Campus

 

Full-time/Part-time: Full Time

 

Responsibilities:

 

The Bouve College of Health Sciences is seeking a full time, non-tenure track co-op faculty member to work with students majoring in physical therapy. This is a non-tenure track appointment in the Bouve College of Health Sciences at the assistant or associate cooperative coordinator rank depending on education, qualifications, and experience.

 

Responsibilities:

The co-op coordinator to be hired is expected to: develop partnerships with employers by working with executive, supervisory and human resources contacts; develop new and maintain ongoing co-op positions and make appropriate referrals for students to apply to these positions; and maintain a current understanding of the industry/field, employers, and positions. Activities to support this endeavor include site visits to new and existing employers and continued efforts to develop new and enhance current relationships with employers.

 

The co-op coordinator will prepare students for the co-op search and work experience both by teaching co-op related courses each semester and through individual career advising meetings. Preparation includes teaching interviewing skills, resume writing, communication skills, professional behavior, ethics, and other relevant learning objectives. The coordinator will be available to advise students during their co-op assignments and will provide an opportunity for students to reflect about their co-op experience. The coordinator will collaborate with other college faculty and administration to help students integrate their co-op and academic education, and will share knowledge of industry with academic faculty to integrate work-based learning with curriculum-based learning.

 

Service

The coordinator will also perform co-op, departmental, college, and university service as agreed upon by the coordinator and Director of Co-op for Bouve College of Health Sciences. Further, he/she will be encouraged to engage in service opportunities outside the University to enhance the reputation of the co-op program and the University.

 

To apply, visit the Bouve College of Health Sciences website http://www.northeastern.edu/bouve/ and click on `Faculty Positions'. Applicants should submit a cover letter of interest, the names and contact information for three references and a curriculum vitae or resume. For more information, please contact the search committee chair [Moira Mannix Votel] (phone: +1 617 373 3422, e-mail: mailto:m.mannix@neu.edu )

 

Qualifications:

 

Master’s degree in higher education, allied health professional or related field is required, and a minimum of three years of professional work experience is desired. Experience related to physical therapy, a health profession, career development and/or higher education is also desired. Knowledge of cooperative education is a plus, and excellent written and oral communication skills are expected. The ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal skills to interact with diverse groups including students, employers, faculty and administrators.

 

Additional Information:

 

Co-op at Northeastern is an educational program in which students complete semesters of full-time employment in positions related to their academic and/or career interests in the U.S. or globally between semesters of academic study. Starting with a required co-op course that prepares students to succeed in their co-op experiences, the first co-op opportunity typically begins in the summer after the sophomore year, with students completing two co-ops in the six year, early assurance program. A cohort of post-baccalaureate students also complete one co-op. Northeastern provides a broad-based network of support that helps students prepare for and get the most from co-op, including an academic advisor and a co-op coordinator. Co-op coordinator(s) help guide students through the co-op process and help identify various positions that best match their skills and career interests. After completion of the co-op assignment, students will be asked to reflect upon the experience and explain how it integrates with classroom studies. The reflection process may include a variety of options, such as: participating in company seminars, faculty conferences, one-on-one meetings with the co-op coordinator, writing assignments/or presentations.

 

Bouvé College of Health Sciences has over 200 faculty members, with approximately 2,100 undergraduate and 1,500 graduate students. It is the leading national model for education and research in the health, psychosocial and biomedical sciences and supports the University’s mission of educating students for a life of fulfillment and accomplishment and creating and translating knowledge to meet global and societal needs. Within Bouvé, the Behrakis Health Sciences Center houses a state of the art human performance and exercise laboratory with teaching and research space, including fully equipped exercise stress testing stations, metabolic carts, Lunar DEXA machine, an underwater weighing tank, Cybex and Keiser strength and power equipment, wet lab facilities for blood processing and muscle biopsies. The new Arnold S. Goldstein Simulation Laboratories Suite opened in September 2013 and provides a state-of-the-art simulation center for interprofessional education.

 

Northeastern University is on an exciting trajectory of growth and innovation. The University is a leader in inter-disciplinary research, urban engagement, experiential learning, and the integration of classroom learning with real-world experience. Northeastern University is home to 20,000 students and to the nation’s premier cooperative education program. The past decade has witnessed a dramatic increase in Northeastern’s international reputation for research and innovative educational programs. A heightened focus on interdisciplinary research and scholarship is driving a faculty hiring initiative at Northeastern, advancing its position among the nation’s top research universities. Northeastern University is situated on the Avenue of the Arts in Boston’s historic Back Bay, four blocks from the Longwood Medical Area, encompassing Harvard Medical School, Children’s Hospital Boston, Brigham & Women’s Hospital, and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and eight blocks from the Boston Medical Center.

 

Northeastern University Equal Employment Opportunity Policy: Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action, Title IX, and an ADVANCE institution. Minorities, women, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Northeastern University embraces the wealth of diversity represented in our community and seeks to enhance it at all levels. Northeastern University is an E-Verify employer.

 

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: http://apptrkr.com/712058

 

Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. Northeastern University particularly welcomes applications from minorities, women and persons with disabilities. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.

 

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  Full Time - Tenure Track Faculty Position

posted: Nov 23, 2015

Long Island University - Brooklyn Doctor Of Physical Therapy Program

Long Island University - Brooklyn

Doctor Of Physical Therapy Program                                                                                                                                                                   

Title: Full Time Tenure Track Faculty Position                                                                                                 

Department:  Physical Therapy                       

 

Position Description:  The Department of Physical Therapy at Long Island University in Brooklyn, NY, invites applications for a full time, tenure track faculty position.  The ideal candidate will have clinical expertise in musculoskeletal or cardiopulmonary physical therapy and will have a successful history of teaching and service in an accredited physical therapy program.  The preferred candidate will have completed, or made substantial progress toward, a research doctorate. ABPTS specialist certification also preferred.  The position will require teaching in the DPT program, scholarly productivity, and service to the Department and University.  Salary and rank are commensurate with education and experience. 

 

The Brooklyn Campus is one of two major campuses of Long Island University, a private educational institution dedicated to educational access and excellence.  Located in Downtown Brooklyn, with easy access to Manhattan, this urban campus serves a highly diverse population of approximately 9,000 students.  In addition to Health Professions, the campus offers a comprehensive range of programs in the Schools of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Business, Public Administration and Information Sciences; Education; Pharmacy; and Nursing.  More information about the Department of Physical Therapy and the DPT program can be found at www.liu.edu/dpt.

 

Qualifications:  Eligibility for licensure in New York State is required. Qualified candidates will have a minimum a Doctorate in Physical Therapy (DPT), academic degree preferred (PhD); substantial evidence of scholarship; will have a successful history of teaching in a physical therapy program; and will have clinical expertise in musculoskeletal or cardiopulmonary physical therapy.   

 

Salary:  Commensurate with experience

 

FLSA Classification:  Exempt

Application review will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  More information about the Department of Physical Therapy and the DPT program can be found at www.liu.edu/dpt

 

Special Instructions to Applicants: Please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references to Cristiana.Kahl@liu.edu or via hardcopy to:
 

Cristiana K Collins, PT, PhD, CFMT, NCS

Department of Physical Therapy

1 University Plaza - HS 222

Brooklyn, NY 11201


Long Island University is proud to be an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.  We are committed to seeking qualified candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.  We encourage applications from women, minorities, and persons with disabilities. Hiring is contingent on eligibility to work in the United States.

 
Company: Long Island University - Brooklyn
Location: Brooklyn, NY
 
Contact: Cristiana Kahl Collins Email: ckahl@liu.edu
Phone: 718-780-4521 FAX: 718-780-4002
Web Site: www.liu.edu/dpt
 
  Chair, Physical Therapy Department

posted: Nov 23, 2015

Nova Southeastern University (NSU), a private, not-for-profit University, is actively searching for a Chair of the Physical The

Nova Southeastern University (NSU), a private, not-for-profit University, is actively searching for a Chair of the Physical Therapy Department. The PT Department is one of 9 departments in the College of Health Care Sciences (CHCS). The CHCS is the largest college at NSU, serving approximately 3,000 students.  

The University is classified as a High Research University and also holds the elective Carnegie Classification as a Community Engaged Campus, indicating collaboration and partnerships between NSU and the local, state, national, and global communities. The newly created Center for Collaborative Research (CCR) is located on NSU’s Ft. Lauderdale campus in Davie, Florida. This 215,000-square-foot Center is scheduled to open in spring 2016. The CCR will house the university’s Technology Incubator, which will enable qualified companies to collaborate with NSU researchers.

The Physical Therapy Department currently has 4 high-quality programs serving both entry-level and post professional students: the professional DPT Program-Ft. Lauderdale, professional Hybrid DPT Program – Tampa; the post-professional T-DPT Program, and the PhD PT Program. The department also has 2 residency programs: the Neurologic Residency (candidacy status by ABPTRFE) and a faculty residency (developing status by ABPTRFE).  This is an outstanding opportunity to serve and lead a department with a rich history of innovation and excellence.

We are seeking candidates who have academic leadership experience and who can manage, lead, inspire, and oversee a diverse community of faculty, staff, and learners. The Chair will work with colleagues across the college and university to expand the current initiatives in interprofessional education, simulation, hybridization, and telemedicine. Candidates should possess a terminal academic degree and have experience with all aspects of the academy including teaching, scholarship, service, and governance.

Thank you for considering this opportunity or for sharing it with colleagues. Applicants may apply for the position online at  www.nsujobs.com- the position number is 999057 and the title is: Chair, Physical Therapy/ Faculty Rank TBD.

If there are further questions you may contact:

 

Sandra Dunbar DPA, OTR/L, FAOTA

Search Committee Chair

Chair and Professor, Occupational Therapy

Nova Southeastern University

College of Health Care Sciences

954-262-1305

sdunbar@nova.edu

 

 
Company: Nova Southeastern University
Location: Ft. Lauderdale Florida
 
Contact: Sandra Dunbar Dpa, Otr/l, Faota Email: sdunbar@nova.edu
Phone: 954-262-1305    
Web Site: www.nsujobs.com
 
  Clinical Assistant Professor Of Physical Therapy

posted: Nov 16, 2015

Physical Therapy, Clinical Assistant Professor (2 positions) The College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions at th

Physical Therapy, Clinical Assistant Professor (2 positions)

The College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions at the University of Hartford invites applications for two (2) full-time (10-months, non-tenure track) positions of Physical Therapy at the rank of Clinical Assistant Professor, each to begin August 2016. Our inclusive University community is well situated in New England at the nexus of suburban and urban Hartford within a two hours drive from Boston and New York.

The chosen candidates’ primary responsibilities will include: culturally responsive teaching in areas of expertise primarily at the doctoral level; contributions to program development and assessment; active involvement in Department, College, and University committees; active clinical involvement; service to academic, professional, and Hartford area communities; and demonstrating high levels of professional productivity as evidenced by sustained excellence and innovation in her/his field of practice. Teaching in our innovative interdisciplinary All University Curriculum is an option for those interested in broadening student interest in health topics. The requirements for the positions include: a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree with eligibility for licensure as a registered physical therapist in Connecticut; at least five years of experience in the field; and demonstrated clinical expertise in musculoskeletal systems and/or orthopedics. Preferred qualifications include: teaching experience in higher education settings; willingness to employ educational technologies; ABPTS Certification; advanced certification in the treatment of musculoskeletal disorders; a defined area of scholarship, and experience in presentations and dissemination.

The Department of Rehabilitation Sciences pursues national prominence offering both the Doctor of Physical Therapy and the Master of Science in Prosthetics and Orthotics programs along with undergraduate degree components. Our signature scientific inquiry course sequence offers opportunities for close teaching and student mentoring in support of faculty members’ research agendas. Our state-of-the-art research facilities include a Human Performance Laboratory, a Neurotronics Laboratory, a Motor Control Laboratory, a Pediatric Balance Laboratory, a Sims (human simulator) Laboratory, and an on-campus clinic. Our faculty members enjoy translational work advancing clinical practice, publishing in top-level journals, serving on editorial boards, and competing for grant funding from national agencies.

The College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions (ENHP) offers 27 undergraduate to doctoral programs and certificates united by a common goal, to achieve “excellence through relevance.” Known for its partnership work in urban Hartford, as well as internationally in Peru, Brazil, Mexico, Kenya, and Rwanda, the college emphasizes activities that help “translate theory into best practice, and back.” Signature annual events such as the Connecticut STEM Conference and our celebratory ENHP Day provide opportunities for students, faculty members, and community partners to network and showcase their scholarly works. ENHP embraces diversity and its role in preparing students and future professionals to address the needs of an increasingly multicultural society. Its innovative Institute for Translational Research supports collaborative initiatives through seed funds and a comprehensive grants infrastructure. More information about the College can be found at www.hartford.edu/ENHP.

Students at the University of Hartford find success in a learning environment that both challenges and mentors them. Our academic mission is to engage students in acquiring the knowledge, skills, and values necessary to thrive in, and contribute to, a pluralistic and complex world. Our new five-year strategic plan was approved in May of 2014 and is being implemented by teams of faculty and staff. The full text of our academic mission can be seen at http://hartford.edu. The University of Hartford is an open and welcoming community, which values diversity in all its forms. In addition, the University aspires to have its faculty and staff reflect the rich diversity of its student body and the Hartford region. Candidates committed to working with diverse populations and conversant in multicultural issues are encouraged to apply.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae with current email address, the names and contact information for three references, and representative publications and writings to Diana Veneri, EdD, DPT, Search Committee Chair, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Hartford, 200 Bloomfield Ave, West Hartford, CT 06117, veneri@hartford.edu, (860)768-4542. Inquiries are encouraged. Please combine materials into a single PDF. Application reviews will begin December 1, 2015 and continue until the position is filled.

The candidate offered the position will be required to furnish transcripts and complete a background check prior to the start of employment. Level of appointment will be commensurate with degree and prior experience.

The University of Hartford is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, Male/Female/Disabled/Veteran. Women and members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. EEO/M/F/D/V. 

 
Company: University Of Hartford
Location: West Hartford, CT
 
Contact: Dr. Diana Veneri Email: veneri@hartford.edu
Phone: (860) 768-4542    
Web Site: http://www.hartford.edu/enhp/about-us/employment.aspx
 
  Physical Therapy Faculty Positions

posted: Nov 13, 2015

SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY DPT Program Expansion New Physical Therapy Faculty Positions Sacred Heart

SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY

DPT Program Expansion 

New Physical Therapy Faculty Positions

 

Sacred Heart University, in Fairfield, Connecticut, is the second-largest Catholic university in New England.  The Princeton Review includes SHU in its “Best 379 Colleges:  2015”, U.S. News & World Report’s “America’s Best Colleges 2014 ranks SHU among the best regional Universities in the North.  Nearly 8,235 students are enrolled in its six colleges and schools:  Arts & Sciences; Communication & Media Arts; Health Professions; Nursing, University College; and the AACSB-accredited John F. Welch College of Business.

Applications are invited for four new faculty positions in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program.  Both tenure track and clinical faculty track positions have been added to address program expansion. The 9-month tenure and clinical track positions begin August, 2016 in the Department of Physical Therapy and Human Movement Science.  The Physical Therapy Program utilizes a trimester schedule and teaching responsibilities may fall in any two of the three trimesters.  The positions include collaborative teaching, student advising, participation in curriculum development and program evaluation, scholarship activities commensurate with the rank, and university and professional service. The program is searching for faculty with expertise in the following areas:

·         Musculoskeletal

·         Neurology

·         Health Policy/Practice or Project Management/Public Health

·         Clinical Education

·         Evidence in Practice

·         Managing Medically Complex Patients (Cardiovascular & Pulmonary)

 

The ideal candidates will be a physical therapist with:

Tenure Track:  an earned doctorate (PhD, EdD, ScD) in a related discipline, demonstrated teaching experience in higher education, a record of ongoing and relevant scholarship.  The candidate must be eligible for licensure in Connecticut.

Clinical Faculty Track:  an earned doctoral degree (DPT, PhD, EdD, ScD), advanced clinical competency credentials in the area of expertise, clinical practice experience, experience in teaching in higher education, and a demonstrated interest in clinical scholarship. The candidate must be eligible for licensure in Connecticut.

Successful candidates will join a nationally recognized faculty in physical therapy that provides an effective problem-based learning entry-level DPT curriculum and a variety of post-professional education offerings for those in the field.  The Department of Physical Therapy and Human Movement Sciences houses undergraduate programs in Athletic Training (BS) and Exercise Science (BS) and graduate programs in Physical Therapy (DPT), and Exercise Science and Nutrition (MS).  The Department supports human anatomy, motion analysis and human performance laboratories, and operates a diverse faculty practice, which includes an orthopedic residency program.  

Ecumenical in spirit and led by the laity, Sacred Heart University is dedicated to excellence in academics and to the Catholic intellectual and liberal arts traditions.  We are looking for individuals who value the University’s Catholic identity, tradition and spirit, and support its commitment to the intellectual and ethical development of our students.

Sacred Heart University is an EOE/AA employer

Please visit the university website for more information at:

www.sacredheart.edu/jobs

Please submit to:  Dr. Kevin Chui, Chair, Department of Physical Therapy and Human Movement Science, College of Health Professions, Sacred Heart University, 5151 Park Avenue, Fairfield, CT  06825-1000, voice:  203-365-4724. Email: riveram6@sacredheart.edu.

 

 
Company: Sacred Heart University
Location: Fairfield, CT
 
Contact: Dr. Kevin Chui Email: riveram6@sacredheart.edu
Phone: 203-365-4724 FAX: 203-396-8075
Web Site: www.sacredheart.edu/jobs
 
  Director Of Clinical Education

posted: Nov 9, 2015

The Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences at Drexel University is currently recruiting a dynamic and innov

The Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences at Drexel University is currently recruiting a dynamic and innovative individual to serve as Director of Clinical Education (DCE) for its Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program.  The ideal candidate will  understand the current dynamics in clinical education, possess visionary thinking about clinical education, and have the administrative skills to implement a successful strategy. 

The successful candidate will hold the faculty rank of assistant professor or higher in a clinical (non-tenure) track.  To qualify, candidates should possess a clinical doctorate or advanced academic doctoral degree, and have or be eligible for Pennsylvania licensure.  Specialization in an area of practice is preferred and prior experience with academic teaching and clinical education either in an academic or clinical setting is essential. The position is available immediately.

As a member of the faculty, the DCE will teach in their area of expertise, engage in scholarship and participate in service to the College, University and community.

Drexel University’s Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences is nationally and internationally known for excellence in education, clinical practice and research.  The 31 month DPT program admits approximately 52 students per year who participate in 38 weeks of full-time clinical education throughout the curriculum.  The 19 faculty and 3 staff members in the department work cohesively to provide a rich environment for student success.

Interested candidates should complete an application at:   

www.drexeljobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=79932.    

 

For additional information, please contact:

Kevin Gard, PT, DPT, OCS

Director, Doctor of Physical Therapy Program

Vice-Chair, Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences

Kg29@drexel.edu

 
Company: Drexel University Department Of Physical Therapy And Rehabilitation Sciences
 
Contact: Kevin Gard Email: kg29@drexel.edu
Phone: 267-359-5534 FAX: 267-359-5576
Web Site: http://drexel.edu/cnhp/academics/departments/Physical-Therapy/
 
   Chair Of The Physical Therapy Doctoral Program

posted: Nov 9, 2015

Chair of the Physical Therapy Doctoral Program The University of Findlay is seeking applications for the positio

Chair of the Physical Therapy Doctoral Program

 

The University of Findlay is seeking applications for the position of Chair of the Physical Therapy Doctoral Program. Reporting to the Dean of the College of Health Professions, the Chair of the Program will work closely with all academic colleagues, most notably with P.T. faculty, to enhance the ongoing development of the Physical Therapy doctoral program. The department operates effectively as a self-governed unit and the Chair will provide effective leadership for the program, including the responsibility for program assessment and planning, fiscal management and faculty evaluation. This position is a full-time tenure track 12 month appointment.

 

The Physical Therapy Program, located in the College of Health Professions, offers the entry-level Doctor of Physical Therapy degree matriculating 36 students each year in each program. The Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), and currently has 13 faculty members and a complement of clinical adjunct faculty members. Students in the DPT program are offered two options through The University of Findlay: Traditional Program or the Weekend College Program.

 

Required qualifications, skills and accomplishments:

  • An earned terminal degree (evidence of other professional qualifications – e.g. ABPTS or other specialty certification – would distinguish the candidate);
  • Eligibility and willingness to gain licensure as a physical therapist in Ohio;
  • Requisite experience necessary to be awarded the rank of associate or full professor;
  • A minimum of six years of full time experience in a higher education environment, some experience in clinical education is preferred;
  • A minimum of three years of full time experience in a PT education program;
  • Experience and knowledge in a supervisory role is required, with preference given to academic administrative experience;
  • Prior college teaching experience is required and graduate level preferred;
  • A record of scholarly research;
  • Strong communication, organization, interpersonal, problem-solving and counseling skills; and
  • A commitment to innovation, improvement and student-centered engaged learning.


 

About the University of Findlay (www.findlay.edu)

The University of Findlay is a flexible, forward-looking institution that is constantly seeking ways to better serve students and the community. With a growing enrollment of approximately 4,000 undergraduate and graduate students, The University of Findlay is the largest private university in northwest Ohio and ranks in the top tier of the U.S. News & World Report’s “America’s Best Colleges” in the Midwest and was named a “Best Midwestern College” by the Princeton Review. For more information about the program, visit: http://www.findlay.edu/healthprofessions/physicaltherapy/

 

About Findlay, OH

Findlay, Ohio is a small city that is pleasant and progressive. Findlay has been designated a “dream town” by Demographics Daily, and it has been repeatedly named one of the top 10 “micropolitan” areas (small cities) in the U.S. by Site Selection magazine. Findlay is the only city in Ohio to have been named one of the 100 Best Communities for Young People three consecutive times by America’s Promise Alliance, an organization founded by Colin Powell.

 

The University of Findlayis being assisted by the partners of Hyatt - Fennell. Nominations and application materials should be submitted to: Cheryl Hyatt at Findlay@hyatt-fennell.com.Applications will include a focused letter of interest, a current CV/résumé, and complete contact information for five professional references. The University will review applications as received and the search will remain open until the position is filled. All applications and nominations will be considered highly confidential.

 

Findlay@hyatt-fennell.com

www.HYATT-FENNELL.com

724-242-0476


 

The University does not engage in discrimination in its programs, activities and policies against students, prospective students, employees or prospective employees, on account of race, color, religion, sexual orientation, marital status, height and weight, ethnic or natural origin, age, non-disqualifying handicap, genetic information, or sex.

 

 

 

 
Company: The University Of Findlay
 
Contact: Human Resources Email: Findlay@hyatt-fennell.com
Phone: 724-242-0476    
 
  New Appointment; Assistant Or Associate Professor Rank

posted: Nov 9, 2015

New 12-Month Faculty Appointment Assistant/Associate Professor As we grow into our full complement of 12 fac

New 12-Month Faculty Appointment

Assistant/Associate Professor

 

As we grow into our full complement of 12 faculty, the Department of Physical  Therapy at Wingate University invites applications for one 12-month, full-time appointment at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor. The successful candidate will be a physical therapist licensed or eligible for license in the State of North Carolina and have an earned terminal academic degree (PhD, EdD) in the field of physical therapy or other affiliated teaching areas. Applicants with expertise in integumentary/wound management, teaching and learning, management of patients with neurological disorders, and/or research methodology are especially encouraged to apply. Responsibilities include teaching in the entry-level DPT curriculum, including course coordination in the area of specialty, student advising, scholarship and service to the Department, University, and community.  Opportunities are also available to participate in the two post-professional clinical and academic residency programs currently in development. 

The innovative student-centered DPT program at Wingate University has a clear focus on a team-based highly integrated curriculum that develops every student to their fullest potential. The program is housed in a newly renovated state-of-the-art space in the center of campus with easy access to the student center, library, athletic facilities and student services.  Facilities include newly renovated classrooms, faculty offices, instructional laboratories, lounge & study areas, research labs, faculty work space, and a 10 cadaver dissection laboratory, all of which are dedicated to the DPT program only. The department currently has 11 full-time faculty members, each highly respected in their fields and recognized as experts in education, scholarship and clinical/professional service. More program information can be found at: www.dpt.wingate.edu.

Located approximately 20 miles southeast of Charlotte, NC, Wingate University is consistently ranked as a top 10 "best value" in the South by U.S. News & World Report, serveing more than 3,100 students on three campuses in Wingate, Charlotte and Hendersonville, N.C. Founded in 1896, the University offers 35 undergraduate majors, 37 minors and career concentrations, numerous pre-professional programs, graduate degrees in business, accounting, education, physician assistant studies and sport management, and doctorates in pharmacy, physical therapy and education.

Qualifications:  The preferred candidate will have an earned terminal academic degree from a USDE recognized regionally accredited university (PhD, EdD). All candidates must be a physical therapist eligible for licensure in the State of North Carolina, be a member of the American Physical Therapy Association, and demonstrate contemporary clinical expertise in teaching required areas of the curriculum.  An established on-going scholarly agenda and teaching experience are pluses, but mentoring in scholarly activities and teaching is available with our experienced faculty. Persons nearing completion of a terminal academic degree (ABD) will be considered if the degree will be earned prior to the start of the appointment. Preference may be given to applicants with earned ABPTS board certification.

Applications:  The new faculty appointment is approved to begin February 1, 2016 with the application review process to begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Please email letter of application, current CV and contact information for 3 references able to address the qualifications described above to:

Kevin Brueilly, PT, PhD

Director, Dept of Physical Therapy

Wingate University

PO Box 159

Wingate, NC 28174

 

Phone: 704-233-8358

Email: k.brueilly@wingate.edu

 

Equal Opportunity Employer: It is the policy of Wingate University to abide by all Federal and State laws prohibiting employment discrimination solely on the basis of a person’s race, color, creed, national origin, religion, age (over 40), sex, marital status or physical handicap, except where a reasonable, bona fide occupational qualification exists. Successful candidates will be required to pass a criminal background check to the satisfaction of the University.

 

 

 

 

 
Company: Wingate University
Location: Charlotte, NC Region
 
Contact: Kevin E Brueilly, P T, Ph D Email: k.brueilly@wingate.edu
Phone: 704-233-8358    
Web Site: www.dpt.wingate.edu