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The Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program within the Division of Healthcare Professions at DeSales University invites applications for two full-time, 12-month faculty positions at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor beginning in May 2021. We are specifically searching for one individual to lead the year-long Anatomy component of our entry-level curriculum, and a second posiition to provide instruction on cardiopulmonary rehabilitation and acute care patient management.    

The ideal candidate for the anatomy position is responsibie for teaching didactic and laboratory content in human gross anatomy in synergy with DPT faculty teaching musculoskeletal/orthopaedic curriculum across the first three semesters of the program. In collaboration with anatomy faculty from the Healthcare Division, this individual will co-teach cadaver dissection in our state-of-the-art cadaver lab in the Gambet Center for Business and Healthcare. 

A dynamic and dedicated individual with teaching, research and clinical expertise in acute care and cardiopulmonary rehabilitation will be the ideal candidate for the second position. The opportunity to expand one's professional interest in collaborating with faculty in our physician assistant science and nursing programs through medical simulation and standardized patient encounters is also a component of this position.

Core faculty provide service to the DPT Program through mentoring graduate student research projects, on-going participation in university, division and program faculty meetings, advising, assisting with recruitment and accreditation activities, and supervising student performance in pro bono clinic experiences.

Successful candidates are expected to pursue scholarly lines of inquiry in accordance with his or her content areas of teaching and clinical practice. The DPT Program has a substantial budget to purchase research equipment to support areas of inquiry, and numerous opportunities with clinical partners within the surrounding community with whom to collaborate.

Salary and rank are commensurate with the candidate’s experience and training. Qualifications include:

  • Three to five years of graduate-level teaching and contemporary clinical expertise 
  • PhD, EdD, DHSc or other research-based terminal academic degree in physical therapy or related field is preferred. Applicants with post-professional DPT plus board certification in a physical therapy clinical specialization, and/or ABD candidates will also be considered
  • Prior history of published scholarship and/or commitment to develop and engage in a line of scholarly inquiry
  • Eligibility for licensure as a physical therapist in Pennsylvania
  • An history of active participation in the American Physical Therapy Association and other professional leadership experiences are desired

The DPT Program is a full-time, residential, CAPTE Accredited program that has graduated 4 cohorts of students.  Our outcomes in the areas of graduation, employment and ultimate pass rates on the National Physical Therapy Examination are very positive.  Our class size per cohort is 28 students, with 123 credits in the graduate curriculum.  The DPT program has dedicated classroom space and shared access to the Gambet Center for Business and Healthcare with a state-of-the-art cadaver laboratory, a 5-bay medical simulation center and 8 standardized patient care treatment areas.  Numerous opportunities for collaborative inter-professional teaching, practice and research experiences with our regionally and nationally recognized faculty and students in Physician Assistant and Nursing programs are also one of our greatest assets. 

Review of applications is ongoing until the position is filled. Interested applicants are encouraged to submit: (1) an introductory letter of interest, (2) current curriculum vitae, (3) statement of teaching philosophy, (4) contact information for three professional references to the Program Director, Dr. Kay Malek at kay.malek@desales.edu. For more information about the DPT program or the position, Dr. Malek may be contacted directly at (610) 282-1100 extension 1839.

DeSales University, in Center Valley, PA, is a private, coeducational, four-year liberal arts Salesian, Catholic university, under the leadership of the Oblates of Saint Francis de Sales. Founded in 1965, the 550-acre suburban campus is located 50 miles north of Philadelphia and about 90 miles southwest of New York City. A total enrollment of nearly 3,500 includes undergraduate day and evening students, and graduate students. DeSales has approximately 135 full-time faculty members and offers more than 40 bachelor’s degrees, twelve graduate programs, and over 20 certificate programs in a wide range of disciplines; many of these can be completed fully online. To learn more about all the opportunities available with the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program, please visit our website, https://www.desales.edu/academics/academic-programs/detail/doctor-of-physical-therapy. EOE

 

October 26, 2020

Company: DeSales University
Location: 2755 Station Avenue, Center Valley, PA, USA
Contact: Dr. Kay Malek Email: kay.malek@desales.edu
Phone: 6102821.100.1839 Website: Click to visit
 
 

Job #1: Core faculty, Bay Shore NY

The Touro College DPT program invites applications for a full time, 12-month faculty appointment at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor for our Bay Shore Campus.  Our Bay Shore Campus is located on beautiful Long Island, close to beaches and Fire Island and the Long Island Railroad. There are 17 faculty between the two DPT campuses and our class size is 35 students per cohort. The PT Department consists of two DPT programs, one in Manhattan and one in Bay Shore, a Post Professional DPT program and an ABPTRE accredited Orthopedic Residency Program.  We are fully accredited by CAPTE and are housed within the School of Health Sciences which includes programs in OT, PA, Nursing, SLP, and Behavioral Health.

Responsibilities

  • Teaching, scholarship, professional service, student advisement, and participation in departmental and college wide committees.
  • Teaching assignments will be based on applicant’s expertise.

Qualifications:

Required

  • An earned terminal (academic) doctoral degree (PhD, EdD, ScD, DHSc, etc.) by the start date of employment 
  • A minimum of 5 years of clinical experience
  • Teaching experience
  • Eligibility for licensure as a physical therapist in New York

Preferred:

  • Record of scholarship as evidenced by peer-reviewed publications and conference presentations
  • ABPTS certification

Applications are now being accepted with an anticipated start date of December 1, 2020. This is a 12-month position and rank and salary are commensurate with experience and expertise.

Qualified applicants should apply online at https://tcnycareers-touro.icims.com/jobs/6567/job?utm_source=indeed_integration&iis=Job+Board&iisn=Indeed&indeed-apply-token=73a2d2b2a8d6d5c0a62696875eaebd669103652d3f0c2cd5445d3e66b1592b0f

For further inquiries: Please email Dr. Robert Troiano, Search Committee Chair, at robert.troiano@touro.edu. and/or view our website at https://shs.touro.edu/programs/doctor-of-physical-therapy/

Job #2 Adjunct DPT faculty, Manhattan, NY

The Touro College DPT program invites applications for an ADJUNCT faculty position with expertise in Neurologic Physcial Therapy for the Manhattan CampusABPTS certification as a Neurologic Clinical Specialist is preferred.

Applications are now being accepted with an anticipated start date of January 3, 2021. Qualified applicants should send a CV and cover letter to the Chairperson of the PT Department, Dr Jill Horbacewicz, at jill.horbacewicz@touro.edu

Touro College and University System provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and is committed to ensuring a productive and non-discriminatory work environment in compliance with the Higher Education Act and Amendments, the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Violence Against Women Act (“VAWA”), the New York State Education Law, New York Human Rights Law and other applicable laws. It is the policy of the Touro College and University System to prohibit unlawful discrimination in employment on the basis of race, religion, sex, color, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws.

 

 

September 23, 2020

Company: Touro College
Location: 1700 Union Boulevard, Bay Shore, NY, USA
Contact: Robert Troiano Email: Robert.troiano@touro.edu
Phone: 631.665.1600 Website: Click to visit
 
 

Principal Functions

This position:

  • Coordinates the activities of the Central Panel; prepares materials for panel business and program review and all follow up from meetings.
  • Provides information and counsel to the Central Panel and CAPTE related to the changing higher education context and its implications for accreditation.
  • Manages the preaccreditation processes conducted by the Central Panel, including assignment of Candidacy and CAPTE reviewers.
  • Monitors the accreditation and higher education environment for changes that might require modification of CAPTE processes and procedures.
  • Consults with institutions and program officials related to CAPTE candidacy and accreditation decisions.
  • Plans and delivers Developing Program Workshops; participates in the delivery of Self Study Workshops and On-site Reviewer training.

Qualifications

  • Physical Therapist and doctoral degree preferred
  • Advanced degree or equivalent combination of education and related experience
  • 10+ years in professional level related position
  • Executive level experience/expertise in accreditation required
  • Broad experience in programmatic accreditation of health education programs
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including competency with conflict management
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Experience in organizational leadership and management

Physical Demands

  • Ability to be mobile.
  • Travel time required:  15%

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Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employer Principals Only.  No phone calls please.  Position is located in Alexandria, VA.

Not eligible for remote work.

Please send resume and cover letter with salary requirements when applying.

American Physical Therapy Association is 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. 

APTA participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. For more information please visit e-verify.uscis.gov. 

 

September 22, 2020

Company: American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)
Location: 1111 North Fairfax Street
Contact: Marrisa Clarke Email: marrisaclarke@apta.org
Phone: 1703.706.3200  
 
 

The faculty at the Trine University Doctor of Physical Therapy program are seeking a teacher/scholar to join our team. We are energetic, innovative, and dedicated to the success of our students and our profession.

Program Highlights

  • Integrated clinical education courses ensure students are learning in the clinic every semester
  • Robust interprofessional education component enables our students to learn alongside students in OTD, MD, PharmD, PA, and NP programs.
  • Strongly supported by the two major health systems in Fort Wayne.
  • Collaboration with Turnstone (http://turnstone.org/), a center for people with disabilities and a USOC Gold Level Paralympic Sport Club.
  • First class facilities on the Parkview Hospital campus in Fort Wayne.
  • Responsive, modest sized University with an action-oriented administration focused on providing quality education.

The successful candidate will have:

  • A terminal academic degree
  • A record of successful teaching and scholarship
  • Eligibility for licensure as a physical therapist in Indiana

Salary: Competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.

This is a full-time, 12-month position with a preferred start date of May 2021. Application materials should include a focused letter of interest, a current curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references. All applications and nominations will be considered highly confidential.

Questions can be addressed to Dr. Max Baumgarter, DPT Program Director at baumgartnerm@trine.edu.

Trine University is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, genetic information, citizenship status, military status, or any other basis prohibited by law, unless such basis constitutes a bona fide occupational qualification. Trine will comply with its legal obligation to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and for religious beliefs.

 

September 21, 2020

Company: Trine University
Location: 1819 Carew Street, Fort Wayne, IN, USA
Contact: Max Baumgartner Email: baumgartnerm@trine.edu
Phone: 260.203.2695 Website: Click to visit
 
 

Program Director for PT Program position 

The Division of Physical Therapy at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio is seeking an experienced and innovative leader to serve as the Program Director because of the retirement of the current Program Director. The Division of Physical Therapy is located in the College of Health Sciences and Professions which is one of the largest health colleges in the US. The program has a 35-year history of being a leader in physical therapy education in Ohio as the first program in Ohio to transition to both the master’s degree and the DPT degree. We have consistently provided a strong and challenging academic and clinical preparation for the students.The program includes 13 talented faculty, 2 staff members, and 10 PT’s and PTA’s in the Ohio University Therapy Associates clinical unit.

The program was recently re-accredited for 10 years. The Program Director will be responsible for strategic planning, faculty scholarship and professional development, departmental operations and budget, curricular planning/implementation, and oversight of Ohio University Therapy Associates (providing contract clinical services in Athens County). The successful candidate will have previous experience with strategic planning, program growth, program and personnel assessment, curriculum analysis, diversity and inclusion, and accreditation.

Minimum Qualifications:

Hold an earned academic doctorate (PhD, EdD, DSc, or equivalent)

Minimum of 6 years of experience in higher education

Minimum of 3 years of experience in a physical therapist education program

Previous experience in academic leadership

Scholarship record consistent with appointment at the associate or full professor rank

Licensed physical therapist in Ohio or eligible to be licensed in Ohio

To apply for this job, please click the following link -

http://www.ohiouniversityjobs.com/postings/35382

 

September 8, 2020

Company: Ohio University
Location: Ohio University, Athens, OH, USA
Contact: Gary S. Chleboun Email: chleboun@ohio.edu
Phone: 740.593.1208 Website: Click to visit
 
 

Summary:

The Campbell University Doctor of Physical Therapy program is seeking applicants for a 12-month full-time, tenure track faculty appointment to join our team. Candidates must have doctoral preparation and completed an academic doctoral degree (PhD, EdD, or ScD); ABD candidates will be considered if completed by Summer of 2021. The position includes teaching courses in the candidate’s area of expertise. Rank appointment based on applicant qualifications and experience.

The program housed within the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (CPHS) on the health sciences campus. State of the art facilities provide excellent resources for faculty to carry out the program philosophy and mission. Multiple hi and low fidelity simulation areas and simulated patients are available along with OSCE suites and software for quality reflective learning experiences. Interprofessional teaching and learning is recognized and readily available with multiple programs on health sciences and main campus (osteopathic medicine, physician assistant, nursing, public health, engineering, and pharmacy).

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and present materials in areas of assigned teaching that meet course objectives
  • Assess student competence within courses
  • Be an active member on assigned committees and department meetings
  • Advise students
  • Demonstrate and/or develop and carry out a defined scholarly agenda
  • Be active in service (e.g. community, university, and profession)
  • Participate in assessment of the program, college, and university, as assigned
  • Identify and develop adjunct teachers that assist in laboratory experiences and guest speaking
  • Participate in patient care and program pro bono clinical services
  • Other duties as assigned

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES

  • Excellent communication skills including conflict resolution and mentoring
  • Knowledge of Blackboard, ExamSoft, Adobe and Microsoft Office products is highly desirable
  • Ability to work with survey generators (survey monkey, qualtrics, etc)
  • Work and make decisions independently
  • Meet deadlines
  • Maintain a professional appearance and attitude

Education/Experience

  • A PT degree (or post-professional DPT) and academic doctoral degree (PhD, EdD, or ScD) is required from an accredited institution recognized by the Department of Education; ABD candidates will be considered if completed by Summer of 2021
  • ABPTS or other specialty certification preferred
  • Teaching experience in physical therapy program
  • 5-7 years of practice experience as a licensed physical therapist with eligibility for licensure as a PT in NC

Physical Demands:

  • Moving, sitting, standing and walking for extended periods
  • Some lifting required

Mental Demands: (complexity of duties, decision-making responsibilities, etc.)

  • Must be adaptable to new technology systems
  • Must have excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to work in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of individuals and constituencies in a diverse community
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to keep confidential matters confidential
  • Ability to take initiative and be independent
  • Ability to handle situations with sensitivity

Other Information:

This position demands honesty, integrity and the ability to work with the Christian mission of Campbell University.

 

October 28, 2020

Company: Campbell University
Location: 4350 US Highway 421 South, Lillington, NC 27546, USA
Contact: Priscilla Weaver Email: pweaver@campbell.edu
Phone: 910.893.1758 Website: Click to visit
 
 

Dean; College of Nursing and Health Professions

Arkansas State University

Position no: A00016

 

Position Summary

Arkansas State University invites applications for the position of dean of the College of Nursing and Health Professions (AState.edu/CoNHP). The university seeks a dynamic, innovative and articulate leader who will continue the tradition of excellent educational programming. The college is home to 11 different academic areas and has the largest undergraduate enrollment and the second-largest graduate enrollment at A-State. The college provides an important service to Northeast Arkansas and the region by providing skilled healthcare professionals. The Arkansas State campus hosts the first osteopathic medical school in Arkansas with New York Institute of Technology’s College of Osteopathic Medicine at A-State. A-State is located in the city of Jonesboro which is the healthcare hub for a 23-county region and is home to two large, thriving healthcare systems.

Nursing Dean job description:

https://www.astate.edu/college/conhp/dean-search/ 

 

 

 

October 27, 2020

Company: Arkansas State University/CSM
Location: Arkansas State University, Aggie Road, Jonesboro, AR, USA
Contact: Marsha Trusty Email: mtrusty@astate.edu
Phone: 870.972.3079 Website: Click to visit
 
 

The Department of Pathology and Anatomy at the Eastern Virginia Medical School seeks qualified applicants for a full time salaried faculty position as a medical educator at the ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE/FULL  PROFESSOR level. Eastern Virginia Medical School is Southeastern Virginia’s premier medical education institution. Based in Norfolk’s historic Ghent neighborhood on an impressive and growing campus with access to a state of the art simulation center, world class hospitals and newly renovated educational facilities, EVMS offers a broad range of programs and areas of concentration in education, research and patient care.  This community based medical and health profession’s school provides ample opportunities for growth for a professional interested in developing their career as a medical educator. The successful candidate will join a collegial department that teaches in Anatomy, Neuroscience, Histology, Embryology, and Pathology to our medical and graduate students. There are many opportunities for basic science collaborations, clinical and translational research as well as for educational research. The school also has an integrated ultrasound curriculum.

Position Description:
Candidates should have a Ph.D., M.D., D.P.T. or equivalent terminal degree, and experience teaching undergraduate medical education sciences classes. The successful candidate will be a motivated enthusiastic educator with a desire to work in a dynamic academic environment. Duties will include lab, classroom and small group instruction, service on school committees and active scholarship in medical education, community-oriented research, or basic science research.

Persons with expertise in several of the following areas are encouraged to apply:

  • Human dissection skills
  • Human neuroscience
  • Histology
  • Embryology
  • Facilitation of small group and case base learning activities.
  • Supervision and facilitation of simulated medical cases.
  • Development of medical and graduate curricula.

Rank and salary: The successful applicant will hold a full-time academic appointment in the Department of Pathology and Anatomy. Rank and salary are dependent upon the applicant’s qualifications.

Please visit the following EVMS link to apply:

https://internal-evms.icims.com/jobs/3430/assistant-associate-full-professor/job

(Position number 1229416).          

Please include the following items in your online submission:

  • Cover letter addressing the candidate’s strengths and qualifications.
  • Statement of teaching interest, experience, and philosophy.
  • Statement of research and/or scholarly achievements.
  • Curriculum vitae.
  • Three individuals who can provide letters of reference, along with the mailing and e-mail addresses of references.

EVMS is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer of minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is a drug and tobacco free workplace.

 

October 23, 2020

Company: Eastern Virginia Medical School
Location: 700 West Olney Road, Norfolk, VA, USA
Contact: Laurie Wellman Email: wellmall@evms.edu
Phone: 757.446.7366  
 
 

The Department of Pathology and Anatomy at the Eastern Virginia Medical School seeks qualified applicants for a full time salaried faculty position as a medical educator at the ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE/FULL  PROFESSOR level. Eastern Virginia Medical School is Southeastern Virginia’s premier medical education institution. Based in Norfolk’s historic Ghent neighborhood on an impressive and growing campus with access to a state of the art simulation center, world class hospitals and newly renovated educational facilities, EVMS offers a broad range of programs and areas of concentration in education, research and patient care.  This community based medical and health profession’s school provides ample opportunities for growth for a professional interested in developing their career as a medical educator. The successful candidate will join a collegial department that teaches in Anatomy, Neuroscience, Histology, Embryology, and Pathology to our medical and graduate students. There are many opportunities for basic science collaborations, clinical and translational research as well as for educational research. The school also has an integrated ultrasound curriculum.

Position Description:
Candidates should have a Ph.D., M.D., D.P.T. or equivalent terminal degree, and experience teaching undergraduate medical education sciences classes. The successful candidate will be a motivated enthusiastic educator with a desire to work in a dynamic academic environment. Duties will include lab, classroom and small group instruction, service on school committees and active scholarship in medical education, community-oriented research, or basic science research.

Persons with expertise in several of the following areas are encouraged to apply:

  • Human dissection skills
  • Human neuroscience
  • Histology
  • Embryology
  • Facilitation of small group and case base learning activities.
  • Supervision and facilitation of simulated medical cases.
  • Development of medical and graduate curricula.

Rank and salary: The successful applicant will hold a full-time academic appointment in the Department of Pathology and Anatomy. Rank and salary are dependent upon the applicant’s qualifications.

Please visit the following EVMS link to apply:

https://internal-evms.icims.com/jobs/3430/assistant-associate-full-professor/job

(Position number 1229416).          

Please include the following items in your online submission:

  • Cover letter addressing the candidate’s strengths and qualifications.
  • Statement of teaching interest, experience, and philosophy.
  • Statement of research and/or scholarly achievements.
  • Curriculum vitae.
  • Three individuals who can provide letters of reference, along with the mailing and e-mail addresses of references.

EVMS is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer of minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is a drug and tobacco free workplace.

 

October 23, 2020

Company: Eastern Virginia Medical School
Location: 700 West Olney Road, Norfolk, VA, USA
Contact: Laurie Wellman Email: wellmall@evms.edu
Phone: 757.446.7366  
 
 

The Physical Therapy Program in the Department of Rehabilitative Sciences at East Tennessee State University seeks applicants for a full-time core faculty position. This position is a 12-month clinical or tenure-track appointment. Candidates considered for a tenure-track position must demonstrate the potential for research productivity and possess a terminal academic degree by the start date.

The required qualifications include a doctorate of physical therapy (DPT) degree with clinical specialist certification or a physical therapy degree with a terminal academic degree (PhD, DSc, EdD, etc.). Eligibility for licensure as a physical therapist in Tennessee is also required.

Preferred qualifications include clinical specialist certification or other demonstration of content expertise in one or more of the following areas: geriatrics, cardiopulmonary, wound care, pharmacology, pathology, and/or physiology. Preference will be given to candidates with a terminal academic degree, prior teaching experience in a physical therapy academic program, record of peer reviewed publications and/or presentations, and documented history of service within the profession and/or university. 

The Department of Rehabilitative Sciences is housed within the College of Clinical and Rehabilitative Health Sciences which includes graduate programs in audiology, speech-language pathology, nutrition, social work, as well as developing occupational therapy and prosthetics & orthotics programs. The college is part of the Academic Health Sciences Center which includes the James H. Quillen College of Medicine, the Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy, the College of Public Health and the College of Nursing. There is a strong emphasis on interprofessional education and research.

The successful candidate is expected to contribute to the Physical Therapy Program through teaching, scholarship, and service activities in accordance with the programmatic mission, vision and priorities. Preference will be given to applications submitted by December 1, 2020. The preferred start is summer or fall semester of 2021. (AA/EOE)

http://jobs.etsu.edu/postings/16294

 

October 23, 2020

Company: East Tennessee State University
Location: 1276 Gilbreath Drive, Johnson City, TN, USA
Contact: Craig Wassinger Email: wassinger@etsu.edu
    Website: Click to visit
 
 

A.T. Still University's Arizona School of Health Sciences (ATSU-ASHS) seeks both an innovative and pragmatic leader as Chair of the Physical Therapy department to oversee four programs including the Doctor of Physical Therapy residential program, the Post Professional Physical Therapy Program (fully online) and two residencies, the Physical Therapy Orthopedic Residency and the Physical Therapy Neurologic Residency. The chairperson will join a dynamic interprofessional team of departmental chairs committed to new growth, innovation, interprofessional collaboration and evidence based practice models. The Department of Physical Therapy, comprised of 13 faculty members and three staff members, has a long history of providing excellent physical therapy education and most recently joined the Department of Occupational Therapy in developing and implementing the Center for Occupational and Physical Therapy, a campus clinic offering free services to individuals in the community while serving as an integrated clinical experience for students. 

The Chairperson leads the strategic planning for the department, provides mentorship and scholarly development to faculty, oversees budget and fiscal management for the department, contributes consistently to the interprofessional strategic plan of the school, and has a teaching, scholarly and service agenda at the rank of associate or full professor. The Chairperson is a strong advocate for diversity and inclusion with a commitment towards whole person health care and underserved communities and reports directly to the Dean. 

Requirements include rank of Associate Professor or Professor, a PhD or EdD, Physical Therapy licensure or eligibility for licensure in the state of Arizona, and previous administrative experience at the level of academic program director or equivalent.

Previous experience with programmatic accreditation, university strategic planning committee work, diversity and inclusion initiatives, new program or program growth proposal development are highly recommended. 

Interested applicants may apply here.

A.T. Still University (ATSU) is the founding institution of osteopathic healthcare, established in 1892 by Andrew Taylor Still. As a leading health sciences university, ATSU is comprised of two campuses (Kirksville, Mo., and Mesa, Ariz.) on more than 200 acres with six prestigious schools. The culturally rich learning environments include residential and online healthcare related graduate degrees as well as community-based partnerships worldwide. ATSU has more than 1,300 employees dedicated to its not-for-profit mission and an average annual enrollment of over 3,100 students from 35 countries. 

ATSU is renowned for its preeminence as a multidisciplinary healthcare educator. The University is focused on integrating the founding tenets of osteopathic medicine and the advancing knowledge of today's science. ATSU continually earns distinctions as the graduate health sciences university with best-in-class curriculum and a community outreach mission to serve the underserved. The University has a rich history of leadership in both healthcare education and correlated research.

ATSU instills within students the compassion, experience and knowledge required to address the whole person and shape healthcare in communities where needs are greatest. Inspired to influence whole person healthcare, ATSU graduates contribute to the future of integrated care while also leading with a selfless passion in the communities they serve.

ATSU does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnicity, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, or veteran status in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in its programs and activities. Dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault (e.g., non-consensual sexual contact/intercourse), stalking, harassment, and retaliation are forms of discrimination prohibited by ATSU.

 

October 23, 2020

Company: A.T. Still University
Location: Mesa, AZ, USA
Contact: Human Resources Email: hraz@atsu.edu
Phone: 480.219.6000 Website: Click to visit
 
 

The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at the University of Lynchburg invites applications for a full-time (12 month) tenure-track or clinical track assistant/associate professor level faculty position to begin January of 2021. 

Position:
The ideal candidate should have experience teaching orthopedic/musculoskeletal content to entry-level Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) students. Additionally, candidates should possess strong communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to collaborate with colleagues. Responsibilities for this faculty position, in addition to teaching orthopedics content, will include teaching in other areas of expertise, advising students, providing service to the program and University, and performing scholarly activities. 

University and Program:
The University of Lynchburg is a private four-year liberal arts institution located in Central Virginia in the beautiful foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The University is ranked in the top 20 of U.S. News & World Report’s Best Regional Universities (South), and is recognized by Princeton Review as one of the “Best-Run Colleges” in the United States.

The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program is part of the College of Health Sciences with opportunities for interprofessional experiences with a variety of other health science programs. The program is housed in the Graduate Health Sciences Building with more than 37,000 square feet dedicated to physical therapy instruction, service, and research. The curriculum features an innovative hybrid model of instruction that prepares student physical therapists to become generalist practitioners who become leaders in the profession. Clinical practice is promoted among faculty and opportunities exist within the onsite free clinic. The Program received initial accreditation in 2013 and is scheduled for re-review in 2028.  

Required Qualifications: 

  • Experience teaching orthopedic/musculoskeletal content to entry-level DPT students

  • ABPTS Certification in orthopedics and/or sports

  • A minimum of five years of contemporary physical therapy clinical practice

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills 

  • Licensed or eligible for licensure as a physical therapist in the Commonwealth of Virginia (Virginia licensure is expected within one year of employment)

  • A scholarly agenda that contributes to teaching and/or practice

  • Membership in the American Physical Therapy Association

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in faculty teams for teaching, service, and scholarship

  • Manual therapy certification

  • Fellowship training in an area related to orthopedics or sports physical therapy

  • An earned academic doctoral degree (e.g. PhD, EdD, DSc, or DHSc);  candidates approaching completion of a terminal academic degree will also be considered

The University of Lynchburg offers a competitive salary with a generous benefits package, relocation reimbursement, a promotion and tenure system that is compatible with the clinician/teacher model, and partnerships with regional healthcare systems that provide a variety of clinical opportunities. Salary and rank are commensurate with experience and academic qualifications. The final candidate must pass a background check that is satisfactory to the University.  

Interested applicants should send 1) a letter of interest describing their teaching philosophy, 2) a current CV, 3) official graduate transcripts, and 4) telephone and email contact information for three references to:

Jason Grandeo, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT
Chair, Physical Therapy Search Committee
University of Lynchburg
College of Health Sciences
School of Physical Therapy
300 Monticello Ave., Suite A
Lynchburg, VA 24501
grandeo.j@lynchburg.edu 
434-544-8862
EOE

University of Lynchburg is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. University of Lynchburg strives for a diverse and inclusive community; under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to candidates with experience working with a multicultural and diverse student body.

 

 

October 21, 2020

Company: University of Lynchburg
Location: 1501 Lakeside Drive, Lynchburg, VA, USA
Contact: Jennifer Rickman Email: rickman_j@lynchburg.edu
Phone: 434.544.8126 Website: Click to visit
 
 

Physical Therapy Education Faculty

The College of Health and Human Services (CHHS) at Rockhurst University is seeking applications for two full-time tenure track faculty in the Department of Physical Therapy Education. Teaching, scholarship, and service expectations are dependent upon applicant experience and background.

Rockhurst University is a welcoming and inclusive private Catholic, Jesuit institution with a strong mission aligned with the core values of physical therapy practice. The DPT program is one of four academic departments housed in CHHS, including Communication Sciences and Disorders; Health, Physics and Applied Sciences; and Occupational Therapy. Rockhurst’s Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program is known for its innovative teaching using a broad range of active learning experiences, close faculty-student interactions, and our strong mission focused on service, advocacy, and leadership. The faculty have established close relationships with many community partners, enabling community-based service learning for students and clinical practice opportunities for interested faculty. Rockhurst DPT students are often commended for excellence in academics, professionalism, service, and leadership. Additional details about the Physical Therapy Program are available on the program’s website, click here: https://www.rockhurst.edu/physical-therapy

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Required qualifications for the positions include:
• Terminal academic degree (PhD, EdD, DSc, DHS)
• Teaching in a PT professional program (adjunct and/ or core)
• Eligible for or possess or be eligible for Missouri PT licensure
• Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills
• A commitment to interprofessional collaboration, service and teaching methods to develop reflective leaders in health and human services who are ethical, inclusive and compassionate professionals.

Preferred qualifications for the positions include:
• Teaching in the area of content expertise (differential diagnosis, pediatrics and neuroscience are preferred)
• Record of scholarship and a defined research agenda
• Record of service to the profession and/or community
• A strong background of clinical practice

Positions will remain open until they are filled. Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications. Applicants who would enhance the diversity of the University, such as individuals from historically underrepresented groups, are strongly encouraged to apply. All application materials must be submitted through our online application system. Please submit your Curriculum Vitae, Cover Letter, Teaching Philosophy, and 3 references to be considered for this position. Rockhurst University is an EOE employer and uses E-Verify. Questions or inquiries about the position can be directed to Dr. Marcie Swift, PT, PhD, Chair of the PT search committee: https://www.rockhurst.edu/directory/faculty/marcie-swift

For more information or to apply, visit: https://apptrkr.com/2025300

 

October 20, 2020

Company: Rockhurst University
Location: Kansas City, MO, USA
Contact: Human Resources Email: hr@rockhurst.edu
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Director, Physical Therapy Department

St. Ambrose University in Davenport, IA seeks an innovative, visionary and collaborative leader for our Physical Therapy Department. Established in 1993, our program enrolls 36 students each year and has a record of exceptional outcomes including a 100% graduation rate, pass rate on the licensure examination, and employment in the last two years. Our Orthopaedic Residency Program began in 2006 with 48 therapists completing the program and 96% achieving clinical specialization. 

The department enjoys strong support from the clinical community and has a long tradition of preparing physical therapists with exceptional clinical skills across all areas of practice. Our ten core faculty members are committed to our vision of becoming a premier physical therapy department creating leaders who optimize healthcare. The faculty promote student centered learning and have established records of service and scholarship.

The Physical Therapy Department is one of ten units in the College of Health and Human Services. Faculty from throughout the college work together to support interprofessional education, person centered care, collaborative practice, community service and scholarship.

Responsibilities: The Director is responsible for all aspects of academic leadership and administration, providing mentorship and faculty development, budgeting and fiscal management, oversight of assessment and evaluation, and development of new initiatives. These efforts are supported by highly engaged personnel and a mature committee structure. Teaching responsibilities will be based on contemporary expertise and the needs of the department.

Qualifications: Applicants should hold an earned academic doctorate (PhD, EdD, DSc, or equivalent), have a minimum of 6 years of experience in higher education with a minimum of 3 years of experience in a physical therapist education program, and be eligible for licensure in Iowa. In addition, the Director should have demonstrated leadership experience, strong communication skills, and a record of teaching, scholarship, and service consistent with appointment at the associate or full professor rank. The position is a 12-month appointment with rank and salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.  The position starts on July 1, 2021, but an earlier start date could be negotiated. 

St. Ambrose University is an independent, comprehensive, and Catholic diocesan university firmly grounded in the liberal arts.   St. Ambrose University is located in Davenport, Iowa, part of a metropolitan bi-state region along the scenic Mississippi River known as the Quad Cities. More information about the Physical Therapy Department can be found at www.sau.edu/pt. Questions can be directed to Lynn Frank, PT, DPT (FrankLynnM@sau.edu) or Michael Puthoff, PT, PhD (puthoffmichaell@sau.edu). People from under-represented populations are encouraged to apply. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until filled. Applicants should apply online at https://Stambroseuniv.applicantlist.com and upload a cover letter, resume and contact information for three references. EOE

 

October 15, 2020

Company: St. Ambrose University
Location: St. Ambrose University, 518 West Locust Street, Davenport, IA, USA
Contact: Michael Puthoff Email: puthoffmichaell@sau.edu
Phone: 563.333.6009 Website: Click to visit
 
 

Seton Hill University

School of Natural and Health Sciences

 

POSITION OPENING: Assistant Professor

DEPARTMENT: Physical Therapy

POSITION: Full-time (10 or 12 month contracts)

START DATE: Varying during 2021-2022

The School of Natural and Health Sciences, Physical Therapy Program at Seton Hill University, Greensburg, PA invites applications for 3 full time faculty appointments with the first appointment to begin in August, 2021 and the other 2 during 2021-2022. The program will submit an Application for Candidacy on March 1, 2021, with anticipation that the inaugural class will be admitted in August of 2021.

 

POSITION SUMMARY: The program seeks collegial individuals to assist with program development and primary teaching responsibilities. The successful candidates will contribute to the teaching, service and scholarly activities in accordance with the PT Department Policy and Procedures and CAPTE standards. The developing Department of Physical Therapy will offer the Doctor of Physical Therapy degree and feature a blend of systems-based and case-based curricular models with a patient centered philosophy utilizing student centered teaching methods designed to foster exceptional abilities for critical analysis, problem solving, communication and proactive involvement in healthcare. Consistent with the mission of the Sisters of Charity, students will be expected to participate in service with multiple foci including international service learning experiences. Applicants may contact Dr. Craig Ruby (cruby@setonhill.edu) for additional information.

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Doctoral degree (Ph.D., Ed.D, D.Sc, and DPT) or have a formal plan in place for the acquisition of said degree. An academic doctorate is preferred.

Licensed or eligible for licensure as a PT in Pennsylvania

Five (5) years clinical experience, and two (2) years of experience preferred in teaching, curriculum development and administration in a physical therapy education program.

Commitment to implementing the vision, mission, and values of a Catholic university

Expertise in one (1) or more of the following areas: neuromuscular, cardiopulmonary, pediatrics, or foundational sciences (anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology)

 

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

 

Teach the Physical Therapy curriculum in the Physical Therapy Program;

Assist with curricular development;

Participate in the Accreditation process for CAPTE;

Participate in APTA Conferences, university service, department and School faculty meetings and committees;

Mentor academic advisees and research advisees;

Evaluate students to determine entry-level proficiency to proceed with clinical education experience.

 

All applicants must provide the following:

Letter of application outlining how qualifications and experience will enable the candidate to carry out the essential functions of the position and advance the Mission of Seton Hill University;

A current resume or curriculum vitae (cv);

A list of references to include three (3) personal references and contacts at all prior; places of employment listed on the c.v.;

Transcripts from all schools awarding degrees to the applicant (official copies preferred).

 

Submit application materials to Craig Ruby, DEd, MPT, Program Director, Physical Therapy Program, School of Natural & Health Sciences, Seton Hill University, 1 Seton Hill Drive, Greensburg, PA 15601 or to telam@setonhill.edu (electronic applications preferred); fax (724)-830-1571. Application deadline, November 30, 2020.

 

October 14, 2020

Company: Seton Hill University
Location: 1 Seton Hill Drive, Greensburg, PA, USA
Contact: Craig Ruby Email: cruby@setonhill.edu
Phone: 724.830.1208 Website: Click to visit
 
 

The College of Health Professions at Mercer University invites applications for a full-time faculty member in the Department of Physical Therapy. This position is for a tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor in a progressive and innovative department that includes an 8-semester Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program; residencies in cardiovascular and pulmonary, neurologic, and orthopaedic physical therapy; a fellowship in orthopaedic manual physical therapy; and an on-campus outpatient physical therapy clinic that serves patients from the metro Atlanta area. Our DPT program emphasizes proficiency in clinical reasoning and evidence-based practice, and strong patient/client examination and intervention skills. Our integrated clinical education series includes service-learning in non-traditional environments and part-time experiences in traditional clinical environments. Professional and leadership development is threaded throughout the curriculum. Students in our DPT program also engage in regular interprofessional education activities with our other College programs (Physician Assistant Studies, Clinical Psychology, Public Health, and Athletic Training) and with students in Nursing, Pharmacy, and Medicine.

Responsibilities include classroom/laboratory instruction and evaluation related to contemporary clinical practice; advisement and mentoring of students; admissions and accreditation activities; committee involvement; and scholarly activities (publications, grants, presentations, and collaborative projects). The ideal candidate will have a strong research orientation with potential for extramural support, and a record of and commitment to excellence in physical therapist education.

Qualifications include a minimum of five years’ experience as a physical therapist, a CAPTE-recognized terminal academic degree (PhD, EdD, DSc, DHS, or equivalent), and eligibility for licensure in Georgia as a physical therapist. Experience teaching, examining, and mentoring physical therapist students is desirable. Preference will be given to individuals with a history of externally funded research and scholarly dissemination.

Mercer University’s Department of Physical Therapy strives to hire people of diverse backgrounds and to promote policies to retain faculty. We urge people of diverse backgrounds to apply. Diverse backgrounds include but are not limited to race, cultural identity, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or veteran status.

This position will be a 12-month appointment based at Mercer University’s Cecil B. Day campus in Atlanta, Georgia, conveniently located near all the amenities of the city and situated on over 250 wooded acres. More information can be found at http://www.mercer.edu

Selection of the final candidate is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.

Interested applicants will need to complete the brief online application and attach a letter of interest (please indicate your commitment to diversity and inclusion), current curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, description of research agenda, and the names and contact information for three references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications may be submitted at: https://mujobs.mercer.edu/en-us/job/494857/assistantassociate-professor-physical-therapy

Questions regarding this position may be directed to Dr. Jeannette Anderson, anderson_jr@mercer.edu, 678.547.6247.

EEO Statement: AA/EEO/Veteran/Disability. Mercer University recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds.

 

October 12, 2020

Company: Mercer University
Location: 3001 Mercer University Drive, 100 Davis Building, Atlanta, GA 30341
Contact: Jeannette Anderson Email: anderson_jr@mercer.edu
Phone: 678.547.6247 Website: Click to visit
 
 

The Department of Physical Therapy in the School of Education and Health Sciences at North Central College is excited to announce a search for a full-time, 12-month, non-tenure track faculty position to assist in the development and implementation of an innovative Doctor of Physical Therapy Program built on a liberal arts foundation. The program will prepare physical therapists who will be able to navigate the complexities of future health care systems with strong skills in movement science, relationship and patient/client-centered care, professionalism, communication, and technology focused on the pursuit of excellence. We are currently seeking an innovative individual with experience and/or interest in instructional design and assessment to craft innovative curricular delivery and assessment methods, however, faculty with other interests are also encouraged to apply. The successful candidate also will have the opportunity to shape the future of the program during the development phase by assisting with overall curricular design, establishment of assessment procedures, and development of curriculum relevant to their content area of expertise. Individuals who enjoy working collaboratively with others, enjoy working closely with students, and have an interest in being innovative in physical therapy education are encouraged to apply. The preferred start date is July 1, 2021.

The successful applicant is required to have an earned academic doctorate from an accredited institution (ABD considered if also hold a DPT degree) that is complementary to the field of physical therapy; a minimum of 3 years of experience teaching in higher education, ability to function well within a collegial and collaborative environment, ability to live by and role model the mission, vision, values, and commitment of the North Central College Doctor of Physical Therapy Program, and evidence of contemporary expertise in one or more content areas taught within physical therapy curriculum. It is preferred the successful candidate be a licensed physical therapist in the state of Illinois or be eligible for and have intent to obtain physical therapist licensure in Illinois and evidence of an ongoing or developing record of a scholarly agenda or the potential to develop a scholarly agenda consistent with the mission of the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program. Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring of students, and ongoing scholarship.

Founded in 1861, North Central College is a nationally recognized institution of about 3000 students, located in Naperville, IL, a thriving suburb just west of Chicago. North Central College is within walking distance of the Naperville Metra station and is next to downtown Naperville. The College is expanding its clinical professional programs. A new Health Sciences Building, slated to open in early 2021, will house state of the art simulation, classroom, interprofessional education, and research spaces. The Naperville area is home to many excellent school districts and Naperville, IL has been ranked as one of the best places to live by Money magazine. For more information, please visit: http://www.noctrl.edu. North Central College is an EEO Employer.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, unofficial graduate transcripts and contact information for three professional references in an electronic format to https://northcentralcollege.peopleadmin.com/postings/7796. For further information, please email Sara Scholtes, PT, DPT, PhD, Chair, Department of Physical Therapy, at sscholtes@noctrl.edu.

North Central College values diversity and is committed to social justice, equity and inclusiveness. Experience working with diverse student populations and communities will be weighed in the candidate’s favor.

Review of applications will begin November 1, 2020 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants who would enrich the diversity of the campus community are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

October 12, 2020

Company: North Central College
Location: 30 North Brainard Street, Naperville, IL, USA
Contact: Sara Scholtes Email: sscholtes@noctrl.edu
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Stony Brook University is located on Long Island and is part of the State University of New York system. The School of Health Technology and Management offers a 3-year Doctor of Physical Therapy degree that is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education. The program has delivered the highest quality of education for over four decades. Housed on both the Stony Brook University East Campus-Health Sciences Center and the Stony Brook Southampton Campus, the program enrolls 85 students per year.

The Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program at Stony Brook University invites applications for a full-time, 12-month non-tenure/tenure eligible faculty position as the Executive Director of Clinical Education. The DPT program is part of the School of Health Technology and Management (SHTM) and is located at two campuses: Stony Brook East Campus and Southampton Campus.

This full-time, twelve-month position includes leadership and administration of the clinical education program, teaching, service, and scholarship responsibilities. The successful candidate will serve as a liaison between the program and clinical education sites, facilitate ongoing development of clinical education sites and clinical faculty, manage students’ placements, supervision and assessment, and have the lead responsibility for management of the clinical education program with the other Directors of Clinical Education (DCEs). The preferred candidate will demonstrate a successful history and participation as a DCE in a physical therapy program, as well as teaching and scholarship.

To learn more about Stony Brook University and the Physical Therapy Program, visit: https://healthtechnology.stonybrookmedicine.edu/programs/pt

How We Stand Out: 

  • Diverse and dedicated faculty members, who are certified clinical specialists by American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties.
  • Faculty and student led local and national community service.
  • Excellent feedback from employers who hire our graduates.
  • 100% pass rate on NPTE.
  • SHTM houses an interdisciplinary research lab (RRAMP Lab) that provides opportunities for collaboration in multiple areas of quantitative and qualitative research.

Stony Brook Campus Description:

Long Island's premier academic medical center, Stony Brook Medicine represents Stony Brook University's entire medical enterprise and integrates all of Stony Brook's health-related initiatives:  education, research and patient care.  It encompasses Stony Brook University Hospital, Stony Brook Children's Hospital, the five Health Sciences schools -- Dental Medicine, Health Technology and Management, Medicine, Nursing and Social Welfare -- as well as the major centers and institutes, programs and more than 50 community-based healthcare settings throughout Suffolk County.  

Southampton Campus Description:

Stony Brook Southampton is located on an 84-acre campus on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean and home to programs from the School of Health Technology and Management, Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, and Southampton Arts. Health Technology and Management offers graduate programs in Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant Studies, Speech Language Pathology and Health Informatics. The campus was recently modernized with a new Student Center, dormitories, campus facilities and the first Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Gold Certified library on Long Island, featuring world-class collections and services.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications: 

  • Earned academic terminal doctoral degree from a regionally accredited institution or (such as PhD, EdD, or DSc); ABD is acceptable.
  • Licensed (or eligible for licensure) to practice physical therapy in New York State.
  • Five years of experience as a full time faculty member in an academic institution
  • Two years of participation as a Director of Clinical Education in a physical therapy education program.
  • Experience as Clinical Instructor and/or Site Coordinator of Clinical Education.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proven record of scholarship.
  • Excellence in teaching and experience with curriculum content, design and evaluation.
  • Involvement with CAPTE accreditation process.
  • Certified in APTA clinical specialization.
  • History of community service.

Application Instructions

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. If invited for an interview, candidates will conduct a professional presentation. Salary and academic rank are commensurate with qualifications and experience. Anticipated Start Date: Fall 2020.

Application Instructions:

The application will be open until October 16, 2020. All application materials are online at Interfolio.com.  Please use the Apply Now button to begin your application. For technical support, please visit Interfolio's Support Site (https://support.interfolio.com/), help@interfollio.com or (877) 997-8807.

For questions regarding this position, please contact Ann Cuccia, Chair of Search Committee at ann.cuccia@stonybrook.edu

 

October 9, 2020

Company: Stony Brook University
Location: Stony Brook University Health Sciences Tower, 100 Nicolls Road, Stony Brook, NY
Contact: Kyle Hewson Email: kyle.hewson@stonybrook.edu
Phone: 631.632.5105  
 
 

Assistant or Associate Health Sciences Clinical Professor, Physical Therapist
Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science

The UCSF Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science at University of California, San Francisco is seeking a full-time Director of Clinical Education faculty member in the Health Sciences Clinical Professor series (at the ranks of Assistant or Associate Professor).

The Director of Clinical Education will be responsible for coordinating all clinical education experiences that involve student placements at clinical sites, cultivating relationships with current and potential clinical partners, teaching and mentoring students, collaborating with clinical instructors, and performing site visits. Additional responsibilities will include one day of clinical practice in our Outpatient Faculty Practice, teaching and advising in our UCSF/SFSU Doctorate of Physical Therapy Program, engaging in scholarly activities, and participation in institutional and professional service activities. The faculty member is also expected to participate in university governance, faculty meetings, departmental administrative meetings, quality assurance programs and continuing education.

At time of hire, applicants must hold a DPT degree, be a licensed physical therapist with a minimum of three years of full-time post-license clinical practice, and the applicant must have a license to practice physical therapy or be eligible for licensure in California. A minimum of two years of clinical practice must include experiences as a Site Coordinator of Clinical Education (SCCE) or Clinical instructor (CI) in physical therapy, and preferred two years of experience in teaching, curriculum development and administration in a physical therapy education program. The applicant must have Knowledge of legislative, regulatory, legal, and practice issues affecting clinical education, students, and the profession of physical therapy as well as demonstrated experience in clinical practice, clinical education and teaching with evidence of scholarship. Applicant’s materials must list (pending) qualifications upon submission.

The Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science (DPTRS) is a department in the School of Medicine, and has 28 faculty members, 150 DPT graduate students, and volunteer faculty. In addition to the DPT program, the department has an Orthopedic residency, Acute Care residency, and a PhD program in Rehabilitation Science. The DPT program is a joint program with San Francisco State University. The DPTRS also operates three faculty practice clinics and a Health and Wellness Center.

UCSF is a world-renowned Health System, located in one of the most desirable cities in the country. The physical beauty and diversity of San Francisco inspires visitors and residents alike. UCSF seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. UCSF is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. As an institution that values diversity, UC San Francisco especially encourages application from minorities, women, and individuals with a commitment to mentoring underrepresented groups in the sciences. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

Should you have any questions, please address them to Ekahi Casino at: Anthony.casino@ucsf.edu. Applications will be considered immediately and accepted until the position is filled. Please submit a Cover Letter, CV, Statement of Research, Statement of Teaching, Statement of Contributions to Diversity, and the contact information for three references online at https://apptrkr.com/2018029.

 

October 9, 2020

Company: University of California San Francisco
Location: San Francisco, CA, USA
Contact: Ekahi Casino Email: Anthony.casino@ucsf.edu
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Position Summary

The Department of Physical Therapy in the School of Education and Health Sciences at North Central College is excited to announce a search for a full-time, 12-month, non-tenure track Director of Clinical Education to assist in the development and implementation of an innovative Doctor of Physical Therapy Program built on a liberal arts foundation. The program will prepare physical therapists who will be able to navigate the complexities of future health care systems with strong skills in movement science, relationship and patient/client-centered care, professionalism, communication, and technology focused on the pursuit of excellence. We are currently seeking a dynamic and innovative individual to join our team as the Director of Clinical Education. This individual will primarily be responsible for the initial development and ongoing maintenance of the clinical education components of the program, including clinical site partnership development, development of student site selection procedures, and development of integrated clinical experiences. The successful candidate also will have the opportunity to shape the future of the program during the development phase by assisting with overall curricular design, and development of curriculum relevant to their content area of expertise. Individuals who enjoy working collaboratively with others, are passionate about clinical education, enjoy working closely with students, and have an interest in being innovative in physical therapy education are encouraged to apply. The preferred start date is January 1, 2021 with an expected start no later than June 1, 2021.

The successful applicant is required to have an earned clinical (DPT) or academic doctorate (PhD, EdD, etc.) from an accredited institution (academic doctorate preferred); be a licensed physical therapist in the state of Illinois or be eligible for and have intent to obtain physical therapist licensure in Illinois; a minimum of 3 years of clinical experience (or equivalent) as a licensed physical therapist; a minimum of 2 years of clinical practice as a CCCE and/or clinical instructor, or 2 years of experience in teaching, curriculum development, and administration in a physical therapy program; the ability to function well within a collegial and collaborative environment; ability to live by and role model the mission, vision, values, and commitment of the North Central College Doctor of Physical Therapy Program, and evidence of contemporary expertise in one or more content areas taught within physical therapy curriculum. It is preferred the successful candidate have evidence of an ongoing or developing record of a scholarly agenda or the potential to develop a scholarly agenda consistent with the mission of the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program. Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring of students and ongoing scholarship.

Founded in 1861, North Central College is a nationally recognized institution of about 3000 students, located in Naperville, IL, a thriving suburb just west of Chicago. North Central College is within walking distance of the Naperville Metra station and is next to downtown Naperville. The College is expanding its clinical professional programs. A new Health Sciences Building, slated to open in early 2021, will house state of the art simulation, classroom, interprofessional education, and research spaces. The Naperville area is home to many excellent school districts and Naperville, IL has been ranked as one of the best places to live by Money magazine. For more information, please visit: http://www.noctrl.edu. North Central College is an EEO Employer.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of clinical education philosophy, unofficial graduate transcripts and contact information for three professional references in an electronic format to https://northcentralcollege.peopleadmin.com/postings/7797. For further information, please email Sara Scholtes, PT, DPT, PhD, Chair, Department of Physical Therapy, at sscholtes@noctrl.edu.

North Central College values diversity and is committed to social justice, equity and inclusiveness. Experience working with diverse student populations and communities will be weighed in the candidate’s favor.

Review of applications will begin October 26, 2020 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants who would enrich the diversity of the campus community are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

October 9, 2020

Company: North Central College
Location: 30 North Brainard Street, Naperville, IL, USA
Contact: Sara Scholtes Email: sscholtes@noctrl.edu
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Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy

Search Status: Review of application material will begin October 30, 2020, and continue until the position is filled.

Saint Francis University in Loretto, Pennsylvania invites applications for a full-time, 12-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.  Teaching load will be developed in the candidate’s area(s) of expertise.  Areas of consideration include:  Anatomy, Neurology, Pediatrics, or any area of clinical specialization.    This position includes: teaching in professional curriculum as assigned; participation in University faculty meetings; service on University, School of Health Sciences and Education, and Department committees as appointed; participation in departmental activities including accreditation activities, curriculum development and evaluation, student research, student advisement, professional development activities; participation in the University’s General Education Program; performs other duties as assigned.

The successful candidate will engage in research, which may be through the Human Performance Laboratory in the DiSepio Institute for Rural Health and Wellness.  Faculty participate in service to the University, student advisement, and are encouraged to be involved in community outreach activities.

The successful candidate will hold a doctoral degree in Physical Therapy (DPT).  The candidate should hold, or provide proof of eligibility for, licensure in Pennsylvania, 3-5 years of clinical experience, demonstration of prior teaching or lecture experience, and an active APTA membership. Preferred qualifications include: A physical therapist with a terminal doctoral degree (PhD, EdD, DSc, or equivalent) or who is completing a doctoral degree; prior teaching experience at a similar rank or as an instructor or adjunct; Board Certified Clinical Specialization recognized by ABPTS.  Candidates who do not possess a terminal doctoral degree may be required to agree to obtain such as a condition of hire.

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

For more information related to this position, please contact Dr. Mark Boland, Search Committee Chair, at (814)-471-1112 or mboland@francis.edu.

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

 

 

 

October 9, 2020

Company: Saint Francis University
Location: 169 Lakeview Drive, Loretto, PA, USA
Contact: Monica Shedlock Email: mshedlock@francis.edu
Phone: 814.472.3264 Website: Click to visit
 
 

The developing Doctor of Physical Therapy Program (DPT) at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point invites applications for a full-time faculty member (9-month appointment) with an expertise in exercise physiology/exercise science.   The primary teaching opportunities for this position are specific to instruction in exercise physiology and therapeutic exercise courses with additional teaching based on expertise.

The successful candidate is a core faculty in the UWSP DPT program and will contribute to establishing UWSP as a leader in helping to address the rehabilitation needs of rural communities through contributions in teaching, scholarship, and service.  Program highlights include:

  • An innovative faculty and curriculum anchored in community-engaged learning aligned with the university mission of 'Healthy Communities'
  • Opportunities for interdisciplinary research with a rural health emphasis
  • An engaged and supportive clinical community interested in academic partnerships
  • Developing instructional and research space that will serve the campus and surrounding community

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Terminal academic doctorate (PhD, EdD, DSc, ScD) from a regionally accredited institution with contemporary expertise in exercise science.  Candidates at dissertator status/ABD will be considered, with a plan for degree completion within 1 year of hire
  • Background sufficient to provide instruction in exercise physiology, exercise science and biomechanics in an entry-level DPT program.  Background will be demonstrated on review of transcripts, continuing education/conference history, and publication history.
  • Experience with remote instruction (synchronous and asynchronous)
  • Effective oral and written communication
  • Clearly articulated scholarly agenda and scholarship record consistent with requested rank at the time of hire.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Licensed or license eligible for a rehabilitation-related profession.  Applicants who are qualified for licensure will be expected to attain a valid license to practice in their discipline within 6-months of assuming position responsibilities.
  • A successful record of research and scholarly productivity 
  • A record of involvement in service activities related to holistic admissions
  • Prior record of university instruction
  • Record of community engagement with preference given to those with clear background in rural health/rural rehabilitation
  • Record of successful extra-mural funding

APPLICATION PROCESS:

To apply, please visit www.careers.wisconsin.edu and search 16658 for the position listing.
Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application:

  • Cover letter addressing qualifications and experience
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Contact information for three professional references
  • Unofficial Transcripts
  • If licensed, proof of licensure
  • Statement of scholarly agenda.  This statement should include a discussion on how the current or preferred line of research maps onto a Program Research agenda aligning broadly with issues associated with health and rehabilitation challenges associated with rural communities.

To ensure consideration, completed online applications must be received by end of day, 11:59 pm, on October 22, 2020. However, screening may continue until the needs of the recruitment are met.

ANTICIPATED APPOINTMENT DATE: January 25, 2021

 

 

October 8, 2020

Company: University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point
Location: 2100 Main St, Stevens Point, WI, USA
Contact: Kathryn Zalewski Email: kzalewsk@uwsp.edu
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The developing Doctor of Physical Therapy Program (DPT) at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point invites applications for a full-time faculty member (9-month appointment) with an expertise in Neurorehabilitation in Physical Therapy. The primary teaching opportunities for this position are specific to instruction in neuroscience and adult/pediatric clinical neurorehabilitation.

The successful candidate is a core faculty in the UWSP DPT program and will contribute to establishing UWSP as a leader in helping to address the rehabilitation needs of rural communities through contributions in teaching, scholarship and service. Program highlights include:

  • An innovative faculty and curriculum anchored in community-engaged learning aligned with the university mission of 'Healthy Communities'
  • Opportunities for interdisciplinary research with a rural health emphasis
  • An engaged and supportive clinical community interested in academic partnerships
  • Developing instructional and research space that will serve the campus and surrounding community

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Terminal academic doctorate (PhD, EdD, DSc, ScD) from a regionally-accredited institution with contemporary expertise in neurorehabilitation. The program will consider applicants who have enrolled and completed at least 2 years toward the academic doctoral degree with a plan for completion to be detailed in the applicant's cover letter.
  • Current and unrestricted license to practice physical therapy. The successful applicant will be required to achieve licensure as a physical therapist in Wisconsin within 6 months of the start of contract.
  • Background sufficient to provide instruction in neuroscience/neurorehabilitation in an entry-level DPT program. Background will be demonstrated on review of transcripts, continuing education/conference history, clinical practice, and publication history.
  • Effective oral and written communication
  • Clearly articulated scholarly agenda and scholarship record consistent with requested rank at the time of hire.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A successful record of research and scholarly productivity
  • A record of involvement in service activities to the profession including active membership in the American Physical Therapy Association
  • Certification through the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties
  • Prior teaching experience in an entry-level DPT program
  • Experience with remote instruction (synchronous and asynchronous)

APPLICATION PROCESS:

To apply, please visit www.careers.wisconsin.edu and search 166541 for the position listing.
Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application:

  • Cover letter addressing qualifications and experience
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Contact information for three professional references
  • Unofficial Transcripts
  • Proof of licensure as a physical therapist
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Statement of scholarly agenda. This statement should include a discussion on how the current or preferred line of research maps onto a Program Research agenda aligning broadly with issues associated with health and rehabilitation challenges associated with rural communities.

To ensure consideration, completed online applications must be received by end of day, 11:59 pm, on October 15, 2020. However, screening may continue until the needs of the recruitment are met.

ANTICIPATED APPOINTMENT DATE: January 25, 2021

 

 

October 8, 2020

Company: University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point
Location: 2100 Main Street, Stevens Point, WI, USA
Contact: Kathryn Zalewski Email: kzalewsk@uwsp.edu
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Full-time Faculty: Physical Therapy Assistant - Academic Coordinator of Clinical Education

Founded in 1967, Lakeland Community the College now serves more than 9,000 students annually and provides a continuum of education, from offering college credit courses for high school students to preparing students for the workforce upon completion of certificates, associate degrees or transfer to a four-year institution. Additionally, the College is home to the Holden University Center where partner, four-year institutions offer bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs.

FACULTY RESPONSIBILITIES: (Non-inclusive)

This position description includes all of those responsibilities currently being carried out by full-time teaching faculty. It is not expected that all faculty carry out all of these responsibilities in a given year. Each year, in conjunction with the division dean, faculty will be expected to establish goals and objectives which will serve as the basis for evaluation. Some of the responsibilities included in the position description refer only to special disciplines or special faculty activities. When this is the case, the term ‘when appropriate’ is appended.

  • Establish relationships with the clinical sites for the purpose of student placement.
  • Secure and maintain clinical affiliation agreements/contracts to remain in compliance for student placement.
  • Work with clinical sites to assign student placements.
  • Provide support to clinical sites in relation to student training and completion of clinical requirements.
  • Prepare students throughout the curriculum for successful fieldwork placement.
  • Assign students to clinical sites taking into consideration attributes of both the student and the site.
  • Provide support to students at clinical sites to encourage student success.
  • Provide remediation activities that address areas of less than optimal student performance.
  • Provide review materials and activities for national certification exam preparation.
  • Possess strong communication, organization, interpersonal, problem-solving, and counseling skills.
  • Maintain current knowledge and skill in the use of information and computer technology (e.g., word processing, e-mail, database) or proven ability to learn these skills.
  • Work with students with special needs based on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
  • Insure program compliance with the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) standards for clinical education requirements.

See posting on Lakeland website for more information on faculty responsibilities related to: INSTRUCTION, COURSE AND CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT, PROFESSIONAL GROWTH, PROFESSIONAL SERVICES RELATED TO COLLEGE ACTIVITIES, SERVICE TO THE COLLEGE, and PROFESSION AND COMMUNITY.

QUALIFICATIONS (Required/Preferred)

  • A bachelor’s degree in a related major awarded by an institution accredited by a regional accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (required). Masters’ or higher degree preferred.
  • Graduate of an accredited physical therapist assistant or physical therapist program, or deemed equivalent program (required).
  • Minimum of three (3) years of clinical experience as a physical therapist assistant or physical therapist (required).
  • Minimum of two (2) years of clinical teaching and/or clinical coordination experience (required).
  • Strong communication, organization, interpersonal, problem-solving, and counseling skills (required).
  • Current knowledge and skill in the use of information and computer technology (e.g., word processing, e-mail, database) or proven ability to learn these skills (required).
  • See additional preferred qualifications on the college's website.

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS: Please review Lakeland’s comprehensive compensation package, including salary and benefits, for full-time faculty. 

APPLICATION PROCESS: Apply for this position through the college’s Human Resources website. Please be prepared to do the following:

  1. Complete all questions in the application*
  2. Attach a current curriculum vitae, and a cover letter addressing the required and preferred qualifications
  3. Attach unofficial college transcripts

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; however, application review will begin October 19, 2020.

*To avoid difficulties when submitting your application, be sure your web browser (e.g., Google Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer) is updated to the latest version and allow yourself sufficient time to complete the application since you will not be able to save a partially completed application and work on it later.

Lakeland Community College is an equal access and equal opportunity employer. We have a strong commitment to the principle of diversity and, in that spirit, seek a broad spectrum of candidates and will not unlawfully discriminate based upon race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, ancestry, veteran or Vietnam-era veteran status, age, or familial status. Under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. Please call 440.525.7575 if you need an accommodation to apply for the position.

 

October 5, 2020

Company: Lakeland Community College
Location: 7700 Clocktower Drive, Willoughby, OH, USA
Contact: Lisa Durst Email: ldurst@lakelandcc.edu
Phone: 440.525.7721 Website: Click to visit
 
 

Director of Doctor of Physical Therapy Program

 

The University of Mary invites applications for the Director of the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program beginning spring or summer 2021. The program is seeking a skilled and knowledgeable faculty member to join our experienced team of individuals who have diverse clinical and educational backgrounds. The program director plans, implements, and directs the academic and clinical education components of the physical therapy program and ensures compliance with all accreditation elements.  Responsibilities include:  Developing a vision for the professional education program; curriculum development, review, and revision and program and curricular assessment; faculty professional development; human resource management of faculty and staff; communication and collaboration with the institution (marketing, admissions, public affairs, academic affairs); policy development, review, and revision; resource management; negotiation for resources and strategic planning.

 

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Terminal academic doctoral degree (PhD, EdD, DHSc, DSc)

  • Minimum of 6 years full-time experience in higher education with a minimum of 3 years of full-time experience in a physical therapist education program

  • Eligible for rank of associate or full professor

  • Clinical expertise related to teaching area

  • Licensed or eligible for licensure as a physical therapist in North Dakota

 

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS

  • Graduate of the APTA Education Leadership Fellowship Program

  • Prior experience with extramural research funding

  • Active involvement in professional activities at the local, state, or national level

  • Evidence of scholarly productivity (peer reviewed publications and/or presentations)

 

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  • Personnel Management

  • Budgeting

  • Program Planning

  • Preparing and maintaining CAPTE accreditation

  • Student recruitment and retention

  • Strong communication, interpersonal and organizational skills, ability to identify and solve problems, and flexibility

 

Application review will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Salary and rank are commensurate with experience and qualifications. For more information regarding the University of Mary, this position and benefits please visit our website at www.umary.edu

 

Qualified applicants should apply online at: https://www.umary.edu/about/jobs.php and be prepared to submit a cover letter, CV, official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended, and names of 3 professional references with contact information

 

Questions about the position can be directed to:

Dr. Mary Dockter, PT, PhD

Dean, School of Health Sciences

mdockter@umary.edu

701-355-8045

 

OR

Dr. Donald Allen, PT, PhD

Search Committee Chair

University of Mary

7500 University Drive

Bismarck, ND 58504

 

 

PROGRAM INFORMATION

The 8 semester program admits 48 students each fall and devotes time and attention to the professional development of its students.  Unique aspects of the program include a student-driven, long-standing on-campus pro bono clinic and an international service-learning opportunity in Guatemala. In addition to a hybrid curriculum that produces outstanding clinicians, the program emphasizes leadership development and ethical decision making. There are strong collaborative relationships with the other health sciences programs allowing for rich interprofessional teaching and learning as well as a supportive medical community and alumni base.

 

 

UNIVERSITY INFORMATION

The University of Mary overlooks the beautiful Missouri river and is located in Bismarck, North Dakota, a community of approximately 80,000 people, with wonderful family life, friendly neighborhoods, enjoyable recreational and cultural facilities, a low crime rate, clean air, and excellent schools. The University of Mary, with an enrollment of over 3000 students, is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association. The Physical Therapy Program is housed in the St. Gianna School of Health Sciences and received full 10-year accreditation in 2012 by the Commission on Accreditation of Physical Therapy Education. The School provides a stimulating academic environment with excellent collaborative relationships with the other programs such as occupational therapy, speech language pathology, respiratory therapy, nursing, athletic training, and exercise science. Faculty in the program have a diverse set of knowledge, skills, and clinical expertise and exhibit a strong sense of commitment and loyalty to the program with many having 20+ years of experience. The program is strongly supported by the University administration with a commitment to move into newly renovated space in the near future. 

 

October 2, 2020

Company: University of Mary
Location: University of Mary, University Drive, Bismarck, ND, USA
Contact: Dr. Mary Dockter Email: mdockter@umary.edu
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POSITION:  Director of Admissions

POSITION TYPE: Full-time (12 month)

DEPARTMENT:  Academic Affairs - Doctor of Physical Therapy

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:  Program Director, DPT Program

Augustana university seeks applications for a full-time, Director of Admissions, a 12-month non-tenured faculty appointment at the level of Assistant, Associate, or Professor for the developing hybrid Doctor of Physical (DPT) Program to start in June of 2021.  This accelerated two-year DPT program is a blend of online and on-campus activities that allow faculty members to live remote to Augustana University.  However, DPT faculty members must be able to travel and stay in Sioux Falls, SD or Minneapolis, MN for designated time periods each semester.  The successful candidate will have teaching experience in higher education, a developed research and scholarship agenda, a record of community service, and a spirit of innovation to explore new teaching strategies in hybrid learning. 

The Director of Admissions is responsible for all student recruitment, application, and admissions processes for the program. Oversees and recommends updates to recruitment materials and admissions policies and procedures. Serves as Chair of the Admissions Committee, which is responsible for all matters concerning student admission to the DPT Program including recruitment, application, selection, and matriculation. This committee is responsible for overseeing faculty involvement in a transparent admissions process that guarantees nondiscrimination and equal opportunity for all applicants.

The optimal candidate should possess an understanding of higher education and contemporary physical therapy practice; knowledge of legislative, regulatory, legal, and practice issues affecting didactic and clinical education, students, and the profession of physical therapy; and activity in professional activities at local, state, and/or national levels.  In addition, excellent communication and strong computer skills are required to meet the needs of our online didactic instructional format.

Individuals will possess a terminal academic doctorate in a discipline appropriate for teaching responsibilities (Ph.D., EdD, DSc, etc.) or Doctor of Physical Therapy degree (or tDPT), with the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS) or certification credentials appropriate for their teaching responsibilities.  This position is a clinical track with salary and rank commensurate with qualifications.  The candidate, if a physical therapist, must possess an active physical therapy license and be eligible for licensure in the states of South Dakota and Minnesota.

Teaching and Education Responsibilities: Teach courses as agreed upon with the DPT Program Director.

Service and Scholarship Responsibilities: Refer to appropriate faculty rank within the Augustana University Faculty Manual.

Professional Development Responsibilities: Refer to appropriate faculty rank within the Augustana University Faculty Manual.

Essential Tasks and Functions of the Director of Admissions:

Candidates must demonstrate the following knowledge, skill, and ability or be able to explain and demonstrate that the faculty member can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of knowledge, skill, and ability.

    1. Demonstrates the ability to adhere to the Core Values of the Physical Therapy profession;
    2. Demonstrates knowledge and skill expertise in the area of teaching;
    3. Demonstrates the ability to communicate effectively and professionally both written and orally, both online and in-person;
    4. Demonstrates the ability to interact effectively with people from diverse backgrounds, including students, administration, faculty, and staff;
    5. Demonstrates the ability to handle detail-oriented assignments and maintain confidentiality;
    6. Demonstrates the ability to handle a wide range of responsibilities in the DPT Program.

Application Procedure: Interested candidates should submit electronically to HumanResources@Augie.edu the following:

  • A cover letter of application addressing the above qualifications, statement of teaching philosophy, history of innovation within the profession of physical therapy, and commitment to diversity (how you worked to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion in your previous position and how you plan to continue to do so at Augustana),
  • Current vitae,
  • Augustana University employment application, and
  • Contact information (email, address, and phone) for three professional references. 

Website: www.augie.edu  Dr. Matt Volansky is the Search Committee Chair (Matt.Volansky@Augie.edu)

Augustana University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Title IX Employer that seeks to recruit, develop, and retain a talented and diverse workforce. Augustana University is committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community. Submission of official transcripts will be required upon employment. Finalist candidates must satisfactorily complete a pre-employment background check.

 

October 1, 2020

Company: Augustana University
Location: 2001 South Summit Avenue, Sioux Falls, SD, USA
Contact: Elizabeth Soukup Email: liz.soukup@augie.edu
Phone: 605.274.4107 Website: Click to visit
 
 

Augustana University seeks applications for a full-time, Director of Curriculum, a 12-month non-tenured faculty appointment at the level of Associate or Professor for the developing hybrid Doctor of Physical (DPT) Program to start in June of 2021.  This accelerated two-year DPT program is a blend of online and on-campus activities that allow faculty members to live remote to Augustana University.  However, DPT faculty members must be able to travel and stay in Sioux Falls, SD or Minneapolis, MN for designated time periods each semester.  The successful candidate will have teaching experience in higher education, a developed research and scholarship agenda, a record of community service, and a spirit of innovation to explore new teaching strategies in hybrid learning. 

Responsibilities: The Director of Curriculum is responsible for all program curricular planning, implementation, and review processes. Works directly with program faculty to ensure a comprehensive and coordinated curriculum based on foundational documents, best evidence, and contemporary clinical practice. Directs the evaluation of stakeholder input as part of ongoing curriculum review processes. Serves as Chair of Curriculum Committee, which serves as the primary coordinating body for all issues involving the DPT curriculum. This committee educates faculty regarding the overall curriculum and how each course contributes to the overall curricular design; responds to college policies, employer, student and graduate feedback, and accreditation standards; conducts regular meetings with the faculty related to the curriculum; and coordinates the Annual Curriculum Review.  Responsible for institutional curricular review within the Graduate Education Committee and Curriculum Council at the University. 

Qualifications: The optimal candidate should possess an understanding of higher education and contemporary physical therapy practice; knowledge of legislative, regulatory, legal, and practice issues affecting didactic and clinical education, students, and the profession of physical therapy; and activity in professional activities at local, state, and/or national levels.  In addition, excellent communication and strong computer skills are required to meet the needs of our online didactic instructional format.

Individuals will possess a terminal academic doctorate in a discipline appropriate for teaching responsibilities (Ph.D., EdD, DSc, etc.) or Doctor of Physical Therapy degree (or tDPT), with American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS) or certification credentials appropriate for their teaching responsibilities.  This position is a clinical track with salary and rank commensurate with qualifications.  The candidate, if a physical therapist, must possess an active physical therapy license and be eligible for licensure in the states of South Dakota and Minnesota.

Teaching and Education Responsibilities: Teach courses as agreed upon with the DPT Program Director.

Service and Scholarship Responsibilities: Refer to appropriate faculty rank within the Augustana University Faculty Manual.

Professional Development Responsibilities: Refer to appropriate faculty rank within the Augustana University Faculty Manual.

Essential Tasks and Functions of the Director of Curriculum:

Candidates must demonstrate the following knowledge, skill, and ability or be able to explain and demonstrate that the faculty member can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of knowledge, skill, and ability.

    1. Demonstrates the ability to adhere to the Core Values of the Physical Therapy profession;
    2. Demonstrates knowledge and skill expertise in the area of teaching;
    3. Demonstrates the ability to communicate effectively and professionally both written and orally, both online and in-person;
    4. Demonstrates the ability to interact effectively with people from diverse backgrounds, including students, administration, faculty, and staff;
    5. Demonstrates the ability to handle detail-oriented assignments and maintain confidentiality;
    6. Demonstrates the ability to handle a wide range of responsibilities in the DPT Program.

Application Procedure: Interested candidates should submit electronically to HumanResources@Augie.edu a letter of application addressing the above qualifications, current vita, statement of teaching philosophy and commitment to diversity (how you have and will continue to promote diversity, equity and inclusion), Augustana University employment application, and contact information for three professional references.  Dr. Matt Volansky, Program Director, is the Search Committee Chair (Matt.Volansky@Augie.edu)

Augustana University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Title IX Employer that seeks to recruit, develop and retain a talented and diverse workforce. Augustana University is committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community. Submission of official transcripts may be required upon employment. Finalist candidates must satisfactorily complete pre-employment background check.

 

October 1, 2020

Company: Augustana University
Location: 2001 South Summit Avenue, Sioux Falls, SD, USA
Contact: Elizabeth Soukup Email: liz.soukup@augie.edu
Phone: 605.274.4107 Website: Click to visit
 
 

DPT Faculty Position

The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions (RMUoHP) is currently accepting applications for a faculty position at the assistant, associate, or professor level. This position is a 12-month appointment that will begin in the winter/spring semester of 2021. The ideal candidate will have teaching experience in neurologic physical therapy and/or foundational sciences, earned a post-professional doctoral degree (PhD, DSc, ScD or EdD), and be eligible for licensure as a physical therapist in the state of Utah.  Applicants with a clinical doctorate, advanced clinical certification and/or specialty certification will also be considered. Salary and rank are commensurate with academic qualifications and experience.

Responsibilities include instruction of entry-level DPT students in neurologic physical therapy, physiology, and other areas of expertise with a focus on evidence-based practice; participate in scholarly activity; and be involved with the departmental, university, professional and community service.  Interested applicants may apply using the Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions website.  Application reviews will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled.

Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions' mission is to educate current and future healthcare professionals for outcomes-oriented, evidence-based practice. The University recognizes the importance of life-long learning and development for faculty, as well as students, and offers numerous faculty development seminars, courses, and opportunities throughout each year, in addition to external continuing education funding. The university is located 45 miles south of Salt Lake City with easy access to hiking, mountain biking, and world-class skiing at multiple resorts.

 

September 25, 2020

Company: Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions
Location: 122 East 1700 South, Provo, UT, USA
Contact: Paul D Stoneman Email: Paul.Stoneman@rm.edu
Phone: 845.662.1093 Website: Click to visit
 
 

The Department of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Science (PTRS) at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) is recruiting for a 12-month, full-time, non-tenure track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in an acute care and outpatient clinical setting as the Director for Student Clinical Practice. We seek outstanding applicants interested in contributing to the education mission and the coordinating of clinical experiences for students within our entry‑level Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT).

The Director for Student Clinical Practice (DSCP) will report directly to Victoria Marchese, PhD, PT, Chair, Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, UMSOM. In addition, this individual will work collaboratively with Diana Johnson PT, MS, Senior Director, Patient Care Service, University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) and other UMMC rehab managers and supervisors.

Applicants for this position must possess or be eligible for a Maryland physical therapy license; have a minimum of five years of clinical practice experience in the acute care setting; and have a minimum of three years of experience as a physical therapist clinical instructor.  Applicants should also be American Physical Therapy Association Level 1-Clinical Instructor Credentialed (CCIP) and have a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree (DPT), with American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS) certification.

The Roles and Responsibilities of the Director for Student Clinical Practice will include the following:  

1. Serve as Site Coordinator for Clinical Education only for UMSOM PTRS students.  Will be responsible for administering, managing, and coordinating clinical   assignments and learning activities for students during their clinical education experiences.  Will determine the readiness of physical therapists to serve as clinical instructors for students.  Will supervise clinical instructors in the delivery of clinical education experiences.  Will communicate with the academic program regarding student performance and provide essential information to the academic program.

2.  Provide physical therapy patient care services.

3.  Serve as a PTRS Student Clinical Instructor.

4.  Coordinate and provide PTRS student opportunities within UMMC.

5.  Serve as the UMSOM PTRS-UMMC liaison to coordinate and interview eligible UMSOM PTRS DPT student candidates for the PTRS-UMMC Scholars Program.

6.         Fulfill the responsibilities of a core faculty member for UMSOM PTRS.

Rank and salary are commensurate with experience and qualifications.

For immediate consideration, please send a cover letter, a recent CV, a teaching portfolio, and the names and contact information of three references to the following link:

https://umb.taleo.net/careersection/umb_faculty+and+post+docs/jobsearch.ftl?lang=en&portal=8100108441

Search for Job Number 200000W2.   Cover letters should be addressed the Chair of the Search Committee: Cara Felter, PT, DPT, MPH, NCS, PCS.  Please cite Position Number:  03-329-54 in your letter of application.

UMB is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy.  We value diversity and how it enriches our academic and scientific community and strive toward cultivating an inclusive environment that supports all employees.

For additional questions after application, please contact: 

Cara Felter, PT, DPT, MPH, NCS, PCS, Chair, Search Committee

University of Maryland School of Medicine

Department of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Science

100 Penn Street, Baltimore, MD 21201‑1082

E-MAIL:  cfelter@som.umaryland.edu

 

September 25, 2020

Company: University of Maryland School of Medicine
Location: 100 Penn Street, Baltimore, MD, USA
Contact: Donna Bethke Email: dbethke@som.umaryland.edu
Phone: 410.706.5216 Website: Click to visit
 
 

Whitworth University’s Doctor of Physical Therapy Program invites applications and nominations for multiple 12-month tenure-track and non-tenure-track faculty positions to join its founding DPT faculty. Our program is avidly preparing to submit an Application for Candidacy to CAPTE in Fall 2021. The DPT program/faculty is in the process of creating an innovative learner-centered curriculum design, rich in evidence-based practice, interprofessional learning experiences and community clinical partnerships. The program will prepare DPT graduates with the leadership, professional and clinical competencies, and moral courage to collaboratively lead health teams and be effective movement system experts in the promotion of health of individuals, communities, and our diverse society. The selected candidates will join a group of core faculty members over the next few years whose collective expertise will comprise needed DPT curriculum content areas. Faculty will engage in scholarly opportunities that contribute to the advancement of the profession and create innovative learner-centered delivery models that provide education excellence and meet national accreditation standards for Doctor of Physical Therapy education. The University is interested in expanding its graduate health program portfolio; to that end, it is investing in a state of the art new building to house teaching and research that includes a motion analysis research lab, exercise physiology labs, anatomy lab, simulation labs, dedicated classroom and functional lab spaces to support the unique needs of each of its health programs. The new facilities will reflect the institutional commitments to quality, faculty, student and staff support, accessibility, and environmental sustainability.

Interested candidates may review the job description and apply at https://www.whitworth.edu/faculty-positions

EOE

 

September 24, 2020

Company: Whitworth University
Location: Spokane, WA, USA
Contact: JaCenda Davidson Email: jdavidson@whitworth.edu
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The Division of Physical Therapy at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio is inviting applications for a full-time, 11 month tenure track faculty position at the level of assistant professor. This position is available due to faculty retirement. While we are seeking the most qualified applicant, those with expertise in neurological rehabilitation and pain science are especially encouraged to apply. Starting date is July 1, 2021 – although this is negotiable. The program has created a strong student-centered learning environment. Faculty value collegiality, diversity and inclusive, and interprofessional working relationships that all lead to a positive work environment.

Consideration will be given to candidates who complement and/or expand current department research and teaching strengths. The ideal candidate should show evidence of the ability to develop a successful, extramurally funded research program. Teaching will be within the area of expertise of the candidate. All faculty within the Division participate in service at the division, college, or university level and advise entry-level Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) students.
Teaching and research collaborations within the college and university are fostered and encouraged. Resources for teaching and research are available within the division, college, and university.
Responsibilities
• Teach graduate courses with a commitment to active learning and use of technology in the learning process
• Sustained productivity and growth in a focused research program
• Successful grant writing using internal and external sponsors
• Advise and mentor DPT students
• Service to the Division, School, College, University, profession, and community
• Contribute to an interdisciplinary environment of research, instruction, and community collaborations

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

Licensed physical therapist in Ohio or eligible to be licensed in Ohio

Clinical expertise in physical therapy developed over at least 3 years of clinical experience.

Terminal academic degree (PhD, DSc, EdD or similar).

ABD considered with degree completion by employment start date.

Demonstrated scholarly productivity as evidenced by recent completion of terminal academic degree or a track record of peer reviewed publications.

Plan for establishing and conducting independent research.

Contact Dr. Betty Sindelar at sindelar@ohio.edu for questions.

Use this link to apply: 

http://www.ohiouniversityjobs.com/postings/35383
 

September 14, 2020

Company: Ohio University
Location: Grover Center W 290
Contact: Betty Sindelar Email: sindelar@ohio.edu
Phone: 740.597.1883  
 
 

Faculty Development Resident

Division of Physical Therapy, Duke University

Nationally, there is a shortage of available faculty for physical therapy education programs, including program directors and directors of clinical education. Likewise, Duke DPT seeks highly qualified and dedicated educators trained in educational theory, methodology, academic service, and governance for our classrooms. The Duke DPT Faculty Development Residency has been accredited by the American Board of Physical Therapy Residency and Fellowship Education (ABPTRFE).

Qualifications

  • Eligible for licensure in the state of North Carolina
  • Minimum of two years of practice experience
  • Demonstrated experience in teaching physical therapy
  • A focused area of clinical experience, though not required, will be viewed favorably

Responsibilities

  • 24-month residency
  • 0.75 FTE in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program
  • A minimum of 30 hours per week of instructional preparation, classroom, and laboratory teaching, and student assessment
  • 0.25 FTE in clinical practice with a local health system or private clinic is recommended
  • Residents will have regular mentoring sessions with the residency director(s), Initially, once a week, progressing to twice a month
  • Residents will be assigned to manage didactic content in a focus area and as needed.
  • Residents will regularly undergo 360-degree evaluations of their classroom management, teaching, and student assessment

Duke University and Department of Orthopaedic Surgery is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and are committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, and learners without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status. We consider diversity and inclusion a critical core value of the institution.

Interested candidates selected for an interview will be asked to present on a topic reflective of their interest and experience in education. The Duke University Doctor of Physical Therapy Division Faculty Development Residency will begin accepting applications for the 2021/2022 cycle in October 2020. Please check back once RF-PTCAS reopens on October 1, 2020.

More information about the residency and the application process is available by contacting Dr. Carol Figuers at carol.figuers@duke.edu or Dr. Kyle Covington at kyle.covington@duke.edu.

 

 

September 14, 2020

Company: Duke Doctor of Physical Therapy Division
Location: 311 Trent Drive, Durham, NC, USA
Contact: Meloney Williams Email: meloney.williams@duke.edu
Phone: 919.681.8657 Website: Click to visit
 
 

POSITION DESCRIPTION: The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) College of Health Sciences invites nominations and applications for a full-time tenured/tenure-track Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor in the Department of Rehabilitation Sciences’ Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program. This is a 9-month appointment with potential for summer teaching. The successful applicant will be a licensed physical therapist with an academic doctorate (preferably PhD) in physical therapy or a related field, and have expertise in any clinical field (e.g, Orthopedics). Job responsibilities include teaching, scholarly activity (e.g., grant writing, manuscript submissions, and conference presentations), and service to the program, college, university, community, and profession. Anticipated appointment date is Fall 2021. Teaching excellence and current scholarship/research will determine appointment at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level.

THE PROGRAM: Each cohort of 36 students attends for 9 consecutive semesters. Physical Therapy faculty members hold a primary appointment in the DPT Program and have the opportunity to participate in the Interdisciplinary Health Sciences PhD Program.

THE UNIVERSITY: UTEP is a comprehensive public research university that is increasing access to excellent higher education. It is one of the largest and most successful Hispanic-serving institutions in the country, with a student body that is over 80% Hispanic.

EL PASO: El Paso County is a highly livable, bi-cultural community of almost 800,000 people that offers affordable homes and attractive neighborhoods. It has been repeatedly named among the safest large U.S. cities.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates are required to have: (1) a clinical doctoral or non-doctoral degree in physical therapy;  (2) an academic doctorate (preferably PhD) in physical therapy or a related field (ABD will be considered at Assistant Professor rank if graduation is anticipated by August 2021); (3) a demonstrated record of or potential for high scholarly/research activity including securing external funding; (4) demonstrated experience with or potential for graduate teaching excellence; (5) at least 3 years of clinical experience as a physical therapist; (6) current membership in the American Physical Therapy Association; (7) demonstrated skills or potential to develop proficiency in instructional technology; (8) eligibility for physical therapist licensure in Texas; (9) experience in or potential for service to the program, college, university, community, and profession; and (10) ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, and students from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds.

Preferred qualifications include: (1) demonstrated record of securing external funding; (2) post-doctoral research training (3) ABPTS clinical specialization; (4) demonstrated record of substantively involving undergraduate and/or graduate students in scholarship/research; and/or (5) a record of leadership roles in physical therapy.

SALARY/BENEFITS: The initial salary is negotiable and based on qualifications and experience. The position comes with research start-up package and excellent fringe benefits.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Review of applications will begin immediately, and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Candidates must submit the following 1) letter of interest addressing how candidate meets each required qualification, and any applicable preferred qualifications; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) abbreviated research plan (2 pages or less); 4) brief teaching philosophy (2 pages or less); 5) copies of up to three first-authored or co-authored peer-reviewed publications relevant to current scholarly/research agenda; and 6) complete contact information for at least three references. Applicants will be notified before references are contacted.

For more information about the position, contact:

Dr. Celia Pechak, Search Committee Chair

Department of Rehabilitation Sciences

Doctor of Physical Therapy Program

cmpechak@utep.edu

 

To view full ad & apply, please visit https://www.utep.edu/employment

Hiring decisions are based upon budget approval.

In keeping with its Access and Excellence mission, the University of Texas at El Paso is committed to an open, diverse, and inclusive learning and working environment that honors the talents, respects the differences, and nurtures the growth and development of all.

The University of Texas at El Paso is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or sexual orientation in employment or the provision of services in accordance with state and federal law. Discrimination on the basis of sex includes an employee's or prospective employee's right to be free from sexual harassment under Title IX of the Higher Education Amendments of 1972.

 

 

August 21, 2020

Company: The University of Texas at El Paso
Location: 500 West University Avenue, El Paso, TX, 79968, USA
Contact: Celia Pechak Email: cmpechak@utep.edu
     
 
 

The University of Evansville is seeking a faculty member to join our team of energetic and motivated faculty for a full-time, 10-month appointment for the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program located in Evansville, Indiana.  Tenure track is available with an earned terminal degree (PhD, EdD, DSc, HSD, etc.).  Requirements for the position include a Doctor of Physical Therapy Degree with a specialist certification from ABPTS/board certification eligible or a terminal degree in related field, eligibility for physical therapy licensure in the state of Indiana, and at least 3 years of clinical experience.  Responsibilities include teaching in the areas of physical therapy evaluation, examination, and other areas based on the applicant's experience.  Content expertise in at least one of the following areas (preferred):  acute care, neurologic rehabilitation and/or pediatrics.  Additional responsibilities include student advising, focused scholarship, and service within the department, university and the profession.  The position begins August 1, 2021.

The University of Evansville operates under a nondiscriminatory policy with regard to race, color, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, creed or religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status and all federally protected groups/classes. Minorities and underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

Board Certification eligibility through The American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS).  ABPTS offers nine specialty areas of physical therapy: Cardiovascular and Pulmonary, Clinical Electrophysiology, Geriatrics, Neurology, Oncology, Orthopaedics, Pediatrics, Sports, Women's Health, and Wound Management.

The University of Evansville participates in the E-Verify program.

Please complete the University of Evansville on-line application located at http://www.evansville.edu/offices/hr/employmentApp.cfm

Email letter of application, curriculum vitae, and a list of three references with email addresses to: Dr. Phil Plisky, Faculty Search Committee, Department of Physical Therapy, University of Evansville, at pp2@evansville.edu.

 

August 18, 2020

Company: University of Evansville
Location: 515 Walnut St, Evansville, IN 47708, USA
Contact: Bethany Huebner Email: bh212@evansville.edu
Phone: 812.488.4062 Website: Click to visit
 
 

Simucase is seeking expert clinicians to assist in developing clinical simulations and capturing patient videos designed to enhance clinical competency. If your clinical simulations or videos are selected, you will receive an honorarium for your time and expertise. 

Simucase combines the power of simulation-based learning with a comprehensive patient video library. Soon, Simucase now brings its patented simulation technology to a new profession: physical therapy curriculum. With this technology, users can observe, assess, diagnose, make recommendations, and provide intervention for virtual patients.

To learn more, please visit: simucase.com/APTE20

 

August 1, 2020

Company: Simucase
Location: Remote 12333 Sowden Road STE B #79931
Contact: Emily Gherghel Email: editorial@simucase.com
Phone: 570.506.8380 Website: Click to visit