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.
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.
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
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.
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.
Please 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.