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Assistant/Associate Professor of Physical Therapy

The University of Central Arkansas, Department of Physical Therapy invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. Candidates without the terminal academic degree may be considered for a non-tenure-track appointment at the rank of clinical instructor. We offer the DPT and PhD in PT degree programs. Teaching responsibilities include DPT-level critical care and cardiopulmonary courses, or orthopedic physical therapy (including manual therapy), and other clinical science areas commensurate with education and experience. We value teamwork and the ability to effectively gather, analyze, synthesize, and present information to audiences in meaningful and engaging ways. Proficiency is expected in effective teaching, scholarly productivity, and university/community service or the substantiated potential for developing in these areas. Expectations exist for mentoring and advising students in our PhD program and for advising DPT student research practica. Numerous opportunities exist for collaborative research and clinical teaching within the department, college, and at area institutions. 

The University of Central Arkansas is an affirmative action/equal opportunity institution dedicated to attracting and supporting a diverse student, faculty and staff population through enhanced multicultural learning environments and opportunities. 

TO READ MORE AND APPLY:  Interested applicants should go to https://jobs.uca.edu/postings/9667 to review the position description and proceed with the application process and submission of all required materials. Desired start date is 01/04/2022 and the position will be open until filled.

 

Company:  University of Central Arkansas, Department of Physical Therapy

Location: 201 Donaghey Ave, Conway, AR  72035  USA

Contact:  James Fletcher PT, PhD Email: fletcher@uca.edu

Phone: 501-450-5556 Website: https://uca.edu/pt

 

December 1, 2021

Company: University of Central Arkansas Physical Therapy Department
Location: 201 Donaghey Ave, Conway, AR 72034, USA
Contact: Dr. James Fletcher Email: fletcher@uca.edu
Phone: 501.450.5556 Website: Click to visit
 
 

FOR FULL JOB DESCRIPTION PLEASE VISIT  http://apply.interfolio.com/99404. Interested candidates should submit a curriculum vitae (CV), a cover letter, a research statement, a teaching statement, a summary of teaching evaluations, and three professional letters of recommendation. 

The Tufts University School of Medicine's Department of Public Health and Community Medicine invites applications for a full-time, 12-month non-tenured faculty appointment at the level of Associate, or Professor to serve as the Program Director for the developing hybrid Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program. This accelerated 7 semester DPT program is a blend of online and on-campus activities which allows the faculty member to live remote to the School of Medicine campus. However, DPT faculty members must be able to travel and stay in the Seattle area for designated time periods each semester. Collaboration and coordination with Tufts Boston and Tufts Phoenix DPT Programs and the School of Medicine is envisaged.  The successful faculty candidate is expected to enhance current teaching and mentoring activities within the DPT program, as well as develop a scholarly agenda and participate in community and professional service appropriate to a university faculty member. 

We desire a team-oriented colleague who is willing and able to collaborate and share instructional methods and student-learning activities with their colleagues and with Tufts Boston and Tufts Phoenix DPT programs. We also are eager to identify candidates who show a genuine appreciation of evidence-based teaching, integration of technology within the classroom and building a inclusive student-centered community within the online classroom. 

The successful candidate serving in the role of Program Director is expected to enhance curricula development and mapping of objectives to accreditation standards within the DPT program. The ideal candidate will have previous experience with curriculum development, program assessment, and accreditation reporting. This faculty member should have a scholarly agenda including the scholarship of teaching and learning or desire to conduct research in this area.

We seek a collegial individual who has a terminal academic doctorate in a discipline appropriate for teaching responsibilities (Ph.D., Ed.D, etc.). Candidates for the rank of Associate Professor or Professor must have a proven track record of scholarship, excellence in teaching, and service to their university and the profession. Additionally, the successful candidate will have a history of leadership and demonstrated understanding of higher education and contemporary clinical practice. The candidate should be licensed in their state of residence and eligible for licensure in Washington.

Excerpted Teaching and Education Administrative Responsibilities (Please see Interfolio listing for full list)

  1. 1. Establish and maintain program accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE). Overall responsible for coordinating the Program’s compliance with all expected standards and rules.
  2. 2.  Develop and maintain a contemporary and evidence-based Doctor of Physical Therapy curriculum that meets accreditation standards and achieves program goals and expected outcome
  3. 3. Plan and administrate the DPT Program pro forma, annual budget, and financial resources to support the current and anticipated program needs, to include academic and clinical education, faculty, facilities, and equipment needs
  4. 4. Provide faculty and staff with mentorship and regular evaluations, to include an organized professional development plan in the areas of teaching, research, leadership, and servic
  5. 5. Provide leadership, vision, and strategic direction for the DPT Program in collaboration with Tufts other DPT programs and the School of Medicin
  6. 6. Develop, maintain, and uphold regulations, policies and procedures that meet accreditation standards and achieve program goals and expected outcomes
  7. 7. Provide recommendations on continued employment and promotion of faculty in accordance with the Tufts University System for Faculty Rank
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  9. Tufts University is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty and staff and fostering their success when hired. Members of underrepresented groups are welcome and strongly encouraged to apply. See the University’s Non-Discrimination statement and policy here https://oeo.tufts.edu/policies-procedures/non-discrimination/. If you are an applicant with a disability who is unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs, please contact us by calling Johny Laine in the Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) at 617.627.3298 or Johny.Laine@tufts.edu. Applicants can learn more about requesting reasonable accommodations at http://oeo.tufts.edu.
 

November 24, 2021

Company: Tufts University School of Medicine
Location: Seattle, WA, USA
Contact: Rachael Littlehale Email: rachael.littlehale@tufts.edu
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The University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM), Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science (PTRS), Entry Level Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program is recruiting for a full-time, non-tenure track faculty position at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor.  Responsibilities include didactic instruction within the UMSOM PTRS DPT Program in areas of content expertise, participation in curriculum evaluation and development of the DPT program, student advisement, engagement in scholarly activities and service, and participation in clinical activities as appropriate.

Qualifications: The ideal applicant will possess a Maryland Physical Therapy license (or be eligible for Maryland physical therapy licensure), an academic Doctoral degree (EdD, PhD, DSC, DHS), previous didactic teaching experience, and experience teaching physical therapists or physical therapy students. The candidate should have clinical expertise as a generalist, with the ability to teach in both foundational and clinical science courses, evidence of scholarly work and service involvement, and be able to work collaboratively and successfully within a multicultural campus and community settings.

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

Applications: Accepted until the position is filled. For immediate consideration, please send a cover letter, addressed to the Chair of the Search Committee:  Dr. Linda Horn, PT, DScPT, MHS, along with a recent CV, including names and contact information for three references to the link below.  Please cite Position Number #03-329-56 in your letter of application and submit your packet at:

https://umb.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=210001M5&lang=en

About PTRS and the Campus:

PTRS is located on the professional campus of the University of Maryland in Baltimore, the founding campus of the University of Maryland system, residing within the research-intensive University of Maryland School of Medicine. The Department offers the Entry‑level DPT and a PhD in Physical Rehabilitation Science http://pt.umaryland.edu. Extensive opportunities exist for collaborations with researchers and clinicians in PTRS, as well as other Departments and Schools, and with established research and clinical centers on the Baltimore campus including the Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center (OAIC); the Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center (GRECC); the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center (UMGCCC); and the Baltimore Veteran’s Administration Medical Center.  PTRS has state of the art facilities, which includes the world class Health Sciences and Human Services Library (HSHSL) and the multipurpose Southern Management Corporation (SMC) Campus Center.  The campus is within walking distance of Baltimore’s beautiful Inner Harbor, as well as Camden Yards and the Raven’s M & T Bank Stadium.  Additionally, it is within a one-hour drive of Washington, DC and is 20 minutes from Thurgood Marshall Baltimore Washington International Airport. 

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, please contact:

Linda Horn, PT, DScPT, MHS

University of Maryland School of Medicine

Department of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Science

100 Penn Street, Room 115

Baltimore, MD 21201-1082

Email: lhorn@som.umaryland.edu

 

November 12, 2021

Company: University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science
Location: 100 Penn Street, Baltimore, MD, USA
Contact: Linda Horn, PT, DScPT, MHS Email: lhorn@som.umaryland.edu
Phone: 410.706.1950 Website: Click to visit
 
 

The Doctor of Physical Therapy program within Grand Valley State University’s College of Health Professions invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position with emphasis on teaching in the neurologic curriculum. An earned post-professional doctoral degree is preferred and a successful applicant must be licensed as a physical therapist (or eligible) in the State of Michigan. Options for service-related activities include 10% of the candidate’s activity in support of the University co-sponsored ABPTS Neurologic Physical Therapy Residency with Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital. The start date for this position is Fall 2022. 

Required Qualifications and Education:

  • Possess a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from a CAPTE accredited institution.
  • Licensed (or eligible) in the State of Michigan.
  • Strong collaborative and collegial interpersonal relationships with peers and students
  • Excellent time management and leadership skills.
  • Supportive of goals to improve diversity, equity and inclusion within the profession.
  • Committed to supporting the mission, vision, goals and objectives of the university, college, program, and the profession.

Preferred Qualifications and Education:

  • Possess a post-professional terminal degree (PhD, EdD, DSc)
  • ABPTS Board Certification (Neurologic PT preferred)
  • History of successful teaching in a DPT program in neurologic rehabilitation
  • A developed scholarly agenda, and demonstrate potential for extramural grant funding

The physical therapy program offers a 3-year Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree. This well-established, highly respected program is housed in a state-of-the-art facility with access to adequate space for instructional (both lecture and laboratory), research, and simulation purposes. The GVSU DPT program is situated in a growing health campus within the rapidly expanding healthcare corridor of Grand Rapids, Michigan. Opportunities exist for clinical and scholarly interprofessional collaboration with faculty from other programs within the College of Health Professions and the University, as well as with healthcare professionals from community institutions. For additional information visit our website at www.gvsu.edu/pt.

Apply online at GVSU Jobs and select "Apply now".  Please include a cover letter, Curriculum Vitae, and brief statements outlining your scholarship/research experiences and teaching philosophy. The online application will allow you to attach these documents electronically. On the application, you will be required to provide names, phone numbers, and e-mail address of three professional references. Applicants selected for interviews will be required to submit official transcripts prior to the interview. If you need assistance, please call Human Resources at 616-331-2215. For additional information, contact Dr. Todd Sander, Search Chair at sandetod@gvsu.edu.

Consideration of applicants will begin immediately, and the posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University. Although the position will remain open until filled, applications submitted prior to January 1, 2022 will receive priority consideration. The successful candidate will begin the position August 4, 2022. 

 

 

November 3, 2021

Company: Grand Valley State University
Location: Cook-DeVos Center for Health Sciences (CHS), 301 Michigan Street Northeast, Grand Rapids, MI, USA
Contact: Todd Sander, PT, PhD Email: sandetod@gvsu.edu
Phone: 616.331.2678 Website: Click to visit
 
 

Widener University is seeking an experienced and innovative leader to serve as the next Program Director for the Institute for Physical Therapy Education. Widener University is located outside of Philadelphia in Chester, PA where we have a robust relationship with community partners providing reciprocal service and experiential learning opportunities in our local community.  We are seeking a leader with the vision, dedication and commitment to collaboration to join our faculty in the advancement of our mission to graduate competent physical therapists who demonstrate exemplary character and are prepared to assume the responsibilities of citizenship.

The Program Director is a 12-month, dual academic leadership and tenure-track faculty appointment. This role reports to Associate Dean of the Institutes of the College of Health and Human Services and serves as the Institute for Physical Therapy Education’s strategic, academic and operational leader. 

The Program Director will collaborate interprofessionally with Program Directors in the Institutes for Occupational Therapy, Speech and Language Pathology, Clinical Psychology, and soon to be Physician Assistant Studies, as well as the Centers for Social Work, Education, and Human Sexuality Studies. Interprofessional collaboration occurs at a minimum within the curriculum with team-taught courses, the interprofessional student-run pro bono clinic, and interprofessional faculty scholarship.

The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute positively to interprofessional collaboration and to the diversity and excellence of the institution. Individuals with demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion are desirable as establishing a diverse and inclusive culture is a priority at Widener University.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (including, but not limited to):

Essential duties: 

  • Advance a program strategic plan congruent with the Widener University’s mission and vision
  • Develop goals and objectives for program development
  • Ensure completion of program assessment activities
  • Direct and prepare program outcome information and reports as needed
  • Assure continued accreditation of the program
  • Provide leadership for program faculty, staff and students
  • Manage faculty course loads and adjunct faculty needs
  • Provide faculty mentoring and evaluation
  • Collaborate with staff in professional development and performance reviews
  • Advise and advocate for students
  • Conduct programmatic fiscal management including enrollment and budget
  • Oversee curricular revision and continuous pursuit of educational best practices
  • Participate in marketing and admissions activities
  • Oversee admission processes, orientation, and graduation verification
  • Develop and maintain the program website, student handbook, and policies and procedures for directing the physical therapy program
  • Develop collaborative partnerships within and outside of Widener University

Secondary responsibilities:

  • Teach courses in areas of content expertise
  • Demonstrate competency in knowledge and skills in teaching as evidenced by peer and student evaluations
  • Participate in team and/or interprofessional teaching
  • Engage in scholarship activities
  • Participate in service to the Unit, College, University, and the local and professional community
  • Collaborate with Program Directors within the College and University
  • Develop and maintain collaborative clinical and community partnerships, including alumni and development relations

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (education/training and experience required):

Required:

  • Has earned an academic doctoral degree (PhD, EdD, DSc, or equivalent)
  • Demonstrates a strong record of impactful scholarly accomplishment in the last five years
  • Holds or is eligible to hold the rank of assistant, associate or full professor
  • Is tenure-eligible
  • Has a minimum of four years of full-time higher education experience 
  • Has a record of teaching excellence in an accredited entry-level DPT program
  • Exhibits knowledge of CAPTE requirements and accreditation processes
  • Is a licensed physical therapist (PT) eligible for licensure in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • Possesses strong mentoring, communication, and collaboration skills
  • Embraces a commitment to increasing diversity and inclusion within our profession
  • Demonstrates success in working with diverse populations

Preferred:

  • An active APTA member
  • A record of demonstrated advocacy and leadership in physical therapy education and/or clinical practice at the local, state and/or national level
  • Experience in accreditation, curricular evaluation and design, and assessment
  • Experience in programmatic fiscal and personnel management
  • Previous experience in education leadership such as Program Director, Associate Program Director, Academic Director, Clinical Director or another director-level role.

Our students represent a multitude of diverse identities. We aspire to be a College of Health and Human Services faculty, staff, and curriculum that is anti-racist, anti-oppressive and reflects and respects our professional values. We seek to create an intentionally diverse educational community in which students, staff, and faculty perspectives are valued and meaningfully incorporated into our work.

 

November 1, 2021

Company: Widener University
Location: Widener University, One University Place, Chester, PA 19013, USA
Contact: Robert Wellmon Email: rhwellmon@widener.edu
Phone: 610.499.1295 Website: Click to visit
 
 

The Division of Physical Therapy within the School of Kinesiology and Physical Therapy (SKPT) at the University of Central Florida (UCF) invites applications for an assistant professor with a focus in cardiovascular and pulmonary physical therapy. The position is a 9-month, tenure-track faculty appointment with a projected start date of August 2022.

The Division of Physical Therapy at UCF resides within the College of Health Professions and Sciences, which is a core component of the newly-formed UCF Academic Health Sciences Center (AHSC) along with the College of Medicine, College of Nursing, UCF Health, UCF Student Health, and the recent addition of a teaching hospital, the UCF Lake Nona Medical Center.

The UCF Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program has a small-to–medium-sized student cohort (<40) and possesses numerous partnerships involving hospital organizations and rehabilitation clinics for research and scholarly activity. The program possesses outstanding student outcomes for licensure pass rates and scores, substantive involvement in professional duties, community engagement, and research. For more information about the program, visit: https://healthprofessions.ucf.edu/kpt/physicaltherapy/.

Faculty and student research opportunities exist within the SKPT Institute of Exercise Physiology and Rehabilitation Science, which possesses numerous basic, applied clinical, and community research laboratories. For more information, visit: https://healthprofessions.ucf.edu/kpt/institute/.

SKPT includes a Division of Physical Therapy, a Division of Kinesiology, and a graduate Athletic Training program. The Division of Physical Therapy consists of the DPT program, Graduate Certificate in Anatomical Sciences, Neurological Residency Program partnered with Orlando Health and a faculty practice with locations at UCF Student Health and UCF Athletics. The Division of Kinesiology includes a B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. in Kinesiology. The Division of Kinesiology is also developing a Clinical Exercise Physiology track within its M.S. program.

The successful candidate will be a core faculty member in the UCF DPT program and contribute to excellence in physical therapy education through exemplary teaching, research, and university/professional service to advance the program, college, and university mission. The candidate will lead instruction in coursework related to clinical medicine, which includes cardiovascular and pulmonary physical therapy and pharmacology in rehabilitation sciences. The candidate will also contribute to instruction and collaboration within SKPT’s developing clinical exercise physiology M.S. track within the Division of Kinesiology, emphasizing cardiovascular physiology.

Minimum Qualifications: 

An entry-level physical therapy degree from an accredited institution and a Ph.D. in Exercise Physiology, Health Science, Rehabilitation Science, or a related field from an accredited institution. An independent line of research is expected to demonstrate strong potential for extramural funding. Applicants must have current licensure or eligibility for licensure as a physical therapist in the state of Florida and an area of contemporary expertise according to professional accreditation guidelines in the clinical practice areas related to cardiovascular and pulmonary physical therapy.

Preferred: Preference will be given to applicants who are board-certified clinical specialists in cardiovascular and pulmonary physical therapy by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialists, have experience in the mentorship of physical therapy students, experience as a faculty at a CAPTE-accredited DPT program, postdoctoral experience, or additional expertise in acute care physical therapy.

The university requires that all applicants apply and submit all supporting documents through the UCF online recruitment system at https://www.ucf.edu/jobs/. No paper applications will be considered.

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

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

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates will not be considered until all of the above materials are received. Candidates are responsible for ensuring all materials have been uploaded correctly.

For further questions about this position, please contact Dr. Patrick Pabian at Patrick.pabian@ucf.edu.

 

 

October 27, 2021

Company: University of Central Florida
Location: 4000 Central Florida Boulevard, Orlando, FL, USA
Contact: Patrick Pabian Email: patrick.pabian@ucf.edu
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The Department of Physical Therapy is accepting applications for two full-time, 12-month, core faculty members to join our dynamic and collaborative team. Application reviews will begin immediately and continue until both positions are filled. Rank is commensurate with experience and credentials.

The Baylor Physical Therapy Department is home to an innovative and accelerated (2-year) DPT program that uses a hybrid learning curricular model. Although the Department is based in Waco, Texas, faculty may live anywhere in the U.S. However, faculty must be willing to travel to Waco, Texas, and stay for designated periods of time.

The successful candidate will have a strong scholarly agenda and experience teaching entry-level DPT students in areas of expertise. Additional responsibilities include coaching/mentoring graduate students, and engaging in institutional and professional service. Applicants with a background in innovative teaching and learning, who have experience collaborating remotely with a diverse population of students, faculty, and staff, and who are interested in novel solutions for research productivity in a hybrid environment are encouraged to apply.

Baylor University is a private Christian university and a nationally ranked research institution, consistently listed with highest honors among The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For.” The University is recruiting new faculty with a deep commitment to excellence in teaching, research and scholarship. Baylor seeks faculty who share in our aspiration to become a tier one research institution while strengthening our distinctive Christian mission as described in our strategic vision, Pro Futuris, and academic strategic plan, Illuminate. As the world’s largest Baptist University, Baylor offers over 40 doctoral programs and has more than 17,000 students from all 50 states and more than 85 countries.

Required: Both a terminal doctorate (e.g. PhD, DSc, EdD) and a degree in physical therapy (e.g. MPT, DPT) or in a related discipline are required. Applicants must be active in research within their area of specialization, have contemporary teaching expertise in physical therapy or related areas, and be active in professional activities at local, state, and/or national levels. 

Preferred: Special consideration will be given to candidates who demonstrate a strong interest and background in research, a strong publication record, and experience with acquisition of grant funding. Previous university-level teaching experience is desirable, especially with hybrid, online, or “flipped” educational formats. Preference will be given to applicants who will support the development of a PhD and/or DSc program within the PT Department and whose philosophy is compatible with the Department’s mission to advance societal health through innovative education, connection, inquiry, and leadership in physical therapy education and practice, and the University's mission to be a world-class institution dedicated to Christian principles and ideals. 

 

October 20, 2021

Company: Baylor University
Location: 900 Washington Avenue, Waco, Texas, USA
Contact: Lori McNamara Email: lori_mcnamara@baylor.edu
Phone: 972.576.9061 Website: Click to visit
 
 

The Department of Physical Therapy in the Congdon School of Health Sciences at High Point University announces a search for a faculty member with expertise in human neuroscience and neuroanatomy. This faculty member may either be on a tenure or clinical track and rank will be commensurate with experience. The faculty is a close-knit, collaborative group that is both accomplished and highly productive in teaching, research, clinical practice, professional service, and community engagement. There is tremendous opportunity for mentorship for those relatively new to academia. 

 

The Department of Physical Therapy at High Point University offers all of the teaching and research resources of a research-intensive institution with the quality of life of a small, private institution. We offer two outstanding laboratory spaces in the Human Biomechanics and Physiology Laboratory (HBAPL) and the Virtual Reality and Clinical Gait Analysis Laboratory (VRCGAL). The HBAPL is a 16,000 square foot facility which includes 48, 3D motion capture cameras strategically placed to include coverage of the hardwood court, running and turf functional areas, 14 tri-axial force platforms, a high speed, instrumented force treadmill, integrated wireless EMG, pressure distribution systems, and a DEXA scanner. The VRCGAL has a virtual reality treadmill, an overhead body support device, exoskeleton, and a forceplate mat. In addition, a 500 square foot basic neuroscience research laboratory is also available with the potential to be upfitted to meet the applicant’s research needs. Faculty may practice clinically and/or mentor students in the Pro Bono Physical Therapy Clinic (open 40+ hours/week) or fee-for-service faculty clinic. 

 

Minimum requirements of this position are as follows:

  • Earned DPT degree or masters/bachelors PT degree in combination with an academic doctorate in a related field.
  • Expertise in neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, and/or neuropathology
  • Willingness to contribute actively to the mission, vision, goals, and objectives of the Department, School, and University
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

 

Preferred qualifications:

  • Earned PhD or other advanced doctoral degree
  • Experience in DPT education
  • Experience teaching neuroscience and neuroanatomy
  • History of scholarship and active research agenda
  • Current physical therapy license and/or eligible for licensure in the state of North Carolina
  • ABPTS Board Certified in Neurology

 

Responsibilities will include:

  • Teach neuroanatomy and neuroscience in the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program.
  • Additional teaching will be negotiated based on contemporary content expertise and curricular needs.
  • Conducting research resulting in peer-reviewed publications and national presentations
  • Contributing to the Department, School, and University through service, clinical practice, and/or clinical mentorship as agreed to in the variable workload policy

 

High Point University’s 500-acre campus is located in High Point, NC and forms part of the Triad region with the cities of Greensboro and Winston-Salem. US News & World Report annually ranks the university as a #1 regional college in the South. More information about the Department of Physical Therapy can be found at: http://www.highpoint.edu/physicaltherapy/

 

Applications will be accepted immediately and the position will remain open until filled. Appointment date is flexible but can be as early as January of 2022.

 

For more information regarding this position, please contact Dr. Jeff Taylor, Chair of the Department of Physical Therapy, at jtaylor@highpoint.edu.

 

December 3, 2021

Company: High Point University
Location: High Point University, High Point, NC
Contact: Jeffrey B Email: jtaylor@highpoint.edu
Phone: 336.841.9728 Website: Click to visit
 
 

The Department of Physical Therapy at Hunter College, The City University of New York (CUNY) invites applications for a tenure track Faculty position, open rank (Associate or Assistant Professor) to begin in August 2022. Primary responsibilities will include teaching in your area of expertise and an on-going program of research and publication. Service at the departmental, college, university, and community level is also required.

Hunter College is committed to active engagement with students and the community at large, and embraces equity, inclusiveness, and global awareness in all dimensions of our work. Located on the Brookdale Campus of Hunter College on the East side of Manhattan, the Department enjoys research, teaching collaborations, and clinical affiliations with major medical centers throughout the tristate and metropolitan area. The Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program has dedicated classroom/laboratory space, a cadaver laboratory, and a Movement Analysis Lab with state-of-the-art technology including ViconTM motion tracking system, ZenoTM walkway system, AMTITM force plate, and more. Faculty have access to the New York Simulation Center for the Health Sciences (NYSIM) and inter-professional teaching opportunities across CUNY campuses.

Qualifications:

  • PhD, EdD, DSc or equivalent

  • Prior experience in teaching at the college / university level

  • Prior experience of at least 5 years in a specialty area of physical therapy clinical practice

  • Board certifications in a specialty area preferred

  • Cardiopulmonary clinical and teaching experience a plus but not required

  • A record of scholarly activity (peer-reviewed publications, grants / awards, presentations)

    preferred

  • The ability to integrate technology into instruction and be open to a variety of course delivery

    methods (e.g. online or hybrid) preferred

  • History of active participation in the American Physical Therapy Association and other

    professional leadership experiences preferred

  • Eligibility for licensure as a physical therapist in New York State

    Compensation:

    CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. The DPT faculty are committed to ongoing faculty professional development and are engaged in faculty mentorship and support for research, scholarship, and publication.

    How to Apply:

    Applications must be submitted online by accessing the CUNY Portal at http://www.cuny.edu/employment/ and following the CUNYFirst Job System Instructions. New users should follow the instructions to set up an account and click on “Apply Now”. To search for this vacancy, click on Search All Postings, scroll down, select Filter by Campus, and click on Hunter College. The application will require your curriculum vitae with scholarly and clinical experience, a cover letter, personal statement, and contact information for 3 references. Please note that the required materials should be uploaded as ONE document in .doc,.docx, .pdf, .rtf, or text format under CV/ Resume. (do not upload individual files for a cover letter, references, etc.).

Closing Date:

The position will be open until filled, with resume review beginning on November 1st, 2021.

Equal Employment Opportunity

CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

Questions about this job posting may be directed to:

Tom Holland, PT, MS, PhD, (tholland@hunter.cuny.edu) or Jaya Rachwani, PT, MS, PhD, (jaya.rachwani@hunter.cuny.edu)

 

December 2, 2021

Company: Hunter College/The City University of New York
Location: 425 East 25th Street, New York, NY, USA
Contact: Jaya Rachwani Email: jr5856@hunter.cuny.edu
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Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions (RMU) has developed an online Faculty Academic Residency program.  A full didactic component along with active applied mentorship experiences is designed to support a new instructor’s transition into a role as a full time productive faculty member.  At this time we are seeking affiliate institutions to host a resident within the faculty residency. The affiliate site will act as the practice setting providing individual mentorship to the resident in education, scholarship, service, and governance in higher education. RMU will provide the overall curriculum, direction, accreditation, and didactic component of the residency. 

An affiliate site must be an institution of higher education that houses an accredited physical therapy program. The affiliate must also designate a faculty mentor(s) for the resident. This faculty mentor must meet the following qualifications:

  • Faculty member in an entry-level DPT program

  • Rank of Associate Professor

  • At least 5 years of experience in a DPT education program

  • Quality instructor/course evaluations scores with a proven record of effective teaching

  • Experience in scholarly activities (instructional and scholarly mentors can be separate).

  • Approval from department chair/program director for availability as a mentor.

We plan to begin accepting residents in the fall semester, 2022. *Residents should gain experience in teaching and assessment, scholarship, governance, department and university committees, program administration and assessment, clinical education and research. 

The cost to the affiliated site would be $16,000 per resident for the entire 18 month residency ($10,666 per year).  In turn the resident would:

  • Complete 30 credit hours in teaching and scholarship of which can be transferred to the RMU PhD Health Science program should the resident decide to continue in the PhD program.

    • Complete a healthcare education certificate program (included in the 30 credit hours)

    • Complete 4 research courses

    • Complete a research practicum supervised by a research mentor at the affiliated site. 

  • Complete teaching activities supervised by a teaching mentor at the affiliated site.

    • Skill labs

    • Co-instructor of didactic courses

    • Student advisement 

    • Clinical education

  • Participate in department governance as seen fit by the affiliated site

  • Participate in department/professional service as seen fit by the affiliated site

  • Anticipated workload is 30-40 hours per week in addition to time spent in  didactic courses (i.e, 2 or 3 courses per semester)  

The cost to the affiliated program would be a salary to the resident of 75% of an instructor salary (based upon each individual institution/department) in addition to the $16,000 for the residency program. For more information and to express interest in hosting a faculty resident, please contact Joel Tenbrink, PT, PhD, ATC at joel.tenbrink@rm.edu

 

December 1, 2021

Company: Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions
Location: 122 East 1700 South, Provo, UT, USA
Contact: Joel Tenbrink Email: joel.tenbrink@rm.edu
Phone: 801.691.3472 Website: Click to visit
 
 

Simucase is seeking expert clinicians to assist in contributing clinical simulations and sharing/capturing patient videos, designed to enhance clinical competency. Acute care content is a plus. 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 along with a comprehensive patient video library. Our patented simulation technology for physical therapy allows users to observe, assess, diagnose, make recommendations, and provide intervention for virtual patients in a safe learning environment.

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

 

 

November 30, 2021

Company: Simucase, LLC
Location: Virtual Way Houston, TX USA
Contact: Emily Gherghel Email: emily.gherghel@simucase.com
Phone: 570.506.8380 Website: Click to visit
 
 

The Department of Physical Therapy at the University of North Florida (UNF) is seeking to fill several tenure track Assistant professors to serve in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program. Faculty with expertise in orthopedics, pediatrics, pelvic health, and acute/critical care are particularly encouraged to apply. However, all areas of expertise will be considered. All positions will have primary responsibility in the DPT professional program; one position will also serve as the faculty liaison for the UNF-Brooks Rehabilitation Orthopedic Residency program.

UNF is a Metropolitan public university in Jacksonville, FL and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees to approximately 16,000 students.

UNF’s 1300-acre campus is surrounded by a natural preserve and is located 15 minutes from the white sandy beaches of the Atlantic Ocean. A city of bridges on Florida’s First Coast, Jacksonville is 30 minutes from the country’s oldest city Saint Augustine, 2 hours from Orlando’s theme parks, with one of America’s fastest growing economies. Jacksonville is home to professional sports teams, an international airport, a waterfront downtown and numerous entertainment venues. The Department of Physical Therapy in the Brooks College offers the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree. The program admits 30 students each year and has a three-year graduation rate and NPTE pass rate that exceeds the national average and all other Florida state university system physical therapy programs. The faculty have active research agendas supported by internal and external funding with dedicated research laboratory space. Opportunities for community-engaged service and research are supported by UNF’s Center for Community Based Learning. The faculty also participates in the education of physical therapy residents in partnership with Brooks Rehabilitation. Students and faculty participate in service-learning experiences throughout Jacksonville and Florida.

 

  • Candidates must have an earned academic degree and be eligible for physical therapy licensure in Florida.
  • Graduation from an CAPTE-accredited physical therapy program
  • Earned academic doctoral degree (e.g. PhD, EdD, DSc, or DHSc); § Experience teaching entry-level DPT students (academic or clinical) within area of clinical or research expertise;
  • Licensed or eligible for licensure as a physical therapist in the state of Florida;
  • A scholarly agenda with evidence of dissemination that contributes to teaching and/or clinical practice;
  • Record of active involvement in the APTA and/or other professional organizations


The recently elevated Department of Physical Therapy is part of the larger MedNexus initiative which envisions UNF at the center of the Northeast Florida healthcare enterprise by connecting healthcare providers with University students, faculty and researchers. Visit our website to learn more about the Department, faculty and curriculum at https://www.unf.edu/brooks/physical_therapy/DPT.aspx . Apply online at https://www.unfjobs.org/postings/16945 and https://www.unfjobs.org/postings/18242. Submit all required documents to be considered an applicant for this position.

UNF is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution.

 

November 26, 2021

Company: University of North Florida
Location: 1 UNF Dr., Jacksonville, FL 32224, USA
Contact: Sherry Pinkstaff Email: s.pinkstaff@unf.edu
Phone: 904.620.5758  
 
 

Assistant/Associate Professor - Doctor of Physical Therapy Program - Spring or Summer 2022

 

ID: 1506

 

Department: Doctor of Physical Therapy Program

 

Post Date: 07/12/2021

 

Position Available Date: N/A

 

Description

 

The University of Mary Hardin Baylor's Mayborn College of Health Sciences seeks qualified faculty for its Doctor of Physical Therapy Program beginning either January 2022 or June 2022, with initial appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, commensurate with experience. The program is seeking applicants with expertise in neuroscience, neurologic or pediatric rehab. UMHB seeks faculty who are active Christians and dedicated teacher-scholars to prepare students for leadership, service, and faith-informed discernment in a global society.

 

UMHB is conveniently located in Belton, an historic town of 22,000 in the heart of central Texas. Nearby cities are Temple (5 miles), Waco (45 miles), Austin (65 miles), San Antonio (130 miles) and Dallas/Ft. Worth (130 miles). Excellent schools, abundant cultural and recreational opportunities, and a high quality of life are hallmarks of the local community.

 

Faculty Responsibilities: Activities required of all faculty include exemplary teaching, curriculum development, student advising; professional attainment; and service to department, college, university, and the community.

 

Specific Responsibilities: Teach doctoral-level physical therapy courses in areas related to clinical expertise and experience. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to direct student research projects and conduct research through the UMHB Human Performance and Motion Analysis Labs, as well as provide patient care and supervise students in the pro bono Cru Community Clinic.

 

Qualifications:

• Degree:

 

• Earned doctoral degree is required, terminal academic doctorate (PhD, EdD, DSc) is preferred.

 

• Licensure and Certification:

 

• Must possess a current and valid Texas physical therapist license in good standing or be eligible to obtain Texas licensure within 90 days of hire.

 

• Professional Experience:

 

• Minimum of three (3) years full or part-time clinical employment experience in a physical therapy environment is required.

 

• Teaching Experience:

 

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

 

• Other:

 

• Excellent teaching and communication skills, a dedication to professional attainment and professional organization engagement, and commitment to quality improvement are essential.

 

• Must be an active, and committed Christian.

 

Salaries and Benefits:

Competitive salary commensurate with experience, excellent benefits including medical and dental insurance, retirement plan with match and UMHB tuition benefits for employees and their dependents.

 

Application Deadline:

Position will remain open until filled.

 

To Apply:

Please click the “Apply Now” link to apply for this position.

 

Please submit a cover letter, CV, transcript copies and evidence of quality teaching performance with your online application. Your letter of interest should also respond to UMHB's mission and values, found at http://about.umhb.edu/our-mission. In addition, include in one page or less, a description of your own Christian beliefs and commitments. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

 

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

 

For information regarding employment at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, please visit our http://hr.umhb.edu/careers.

 

To apply, visit https://apptrkr.com/2649663

 

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November 23, 2021

Company: University of Mary Hardin-Baylor
Location: Belton, TX, USA
Contact: Susan Bain Email: sbain@umhb.edu
    Website: Click to visit
 
 

POSITIONDirector of Admissions/Core Faculty - Full Time

DEPARTMENT:  Academic Affairs - Doctor of Physical Therapy

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPProgram Director, Doctor of Physical Therapy Program

Hanover College seeks applications for a full-time, Director of Admissions, a 12-month non-tenured faculty appointment at the level of Clinical Assistant, Clinical Associate, or Clinical Professor for the hybrid Doctor of Physical (DPT) Program.  The accelerated two-year DPT program combines online and on-campus activities that allow faculty members to live remote to Hanover College.  However, DPT faculty members must travel and stay in Hanover or Southern Indiana for designated periods each semester.  The successful candidate will have teaching experience in higher education, a developed research and scholarship plan, a record of community service, and a spirit of innovation that fosters the exploration of new teaching and learning strategies in the hybrid space.  This is a clinical track position and includes teaching responsibilities negotiated with the Program Director. 

The Director of Admissions is responsible for all student recruitment, application, and admissions processes for the program.  Other essential duties include overseeing and updating student recruitment materials and admissions policies and procedures, chairing the Admissions Committee, and leading the faculty in a transparent admissions process that guarantees nondiscrimination and an equal opportunity for all applicants. 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Earned terminal academic doctorate in a discipline appropriate for leadership responsibilities;
  2. Contemporary expertise in orthopedic physical therapy;
  3. Minimum of five years full-time teaching experience in an entry-level DPT or PTA program;
  4. Physical therapist licensure in the state of residence and eligible for physical therapist licensure in Indiana;
  5. Established record of scholarly activity;
  6. Active in service at local, state, or national levels;
  7. Experience consistent with Hanover College system for faculty rank.

PREFERRED:

  1. ABPTS orthopedic specialization;
  2. Leadership experience in DPT admissions;
  3. >3 years leadership experience in higher education or in clinical practice;
  4. Hybrid teaching and learning experience or certification;
  5. Proficient in Office 365 including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Adobe; early adopter of emerging technologies;
  6. Experience in faculty governance and committee work;
  7. Knowledge of legislative, regulatory, legal, and practice issues affecting didactic and clinical education, students, and the profession of physical therapy.

Service and Scholarship Responsibilities: Refer to appropriate faculty rank within the Hanover College Faculty Manual.

Professional Development Responsibilities: Refer to appropriate faculty rank within the Hanover College 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.

Hanover College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing an inclusive, welcoming, and diverse college environment. We seek candidates of all backgrounds regardless of age, race, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, marital status, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. No person, on the basis of protected status, shall be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to unlawful discrimination, harassment, or retaliation under any College program or activity, including with respect to employment terms and conditions. We embrace diversity and encourage all who are interested to apply.

Interested candidates should submit a curriculum vitae (CV), a cover letter, a teaching statement, a diversity statement (how you worked to promote diversity, equity and inclusion in your previous position and how you plan to continue to do so at Hanover College), and three professional letters of recommendation.  To apply, go to: hanover.edu/about/employment.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

 

November 23, 2021

Company: Hanover College
Location: 517 Ball Drive, Hanover, IN 47243, USA
Contact: Kerry Volansky Email: volansky@hanover.edu
Phone: 440.221.0444 Website: Click to visit
 
 

The School of Physical Therapy at Slippery Rock University is seeking applicants for a full-time, tenure-track faculty member at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in our well-established, three year, fully accredited Doctor of Physical Therapy Program. Slippery Rock University is one of 14 universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, offering an excellent salary structure, a comprehensive benefits package, and an exceptional retirement program. Faculty may consider pension options through the State Employee Retirement Program.

Responsibilities will include managing all facets of clinical education experiences within the curriculum, including but not limited to coordination of student clinical placements; clinical site contracts; clinical site, clinical instructor, and student evaluations; exploring opportunities for clinical site training and education; development and maintenance of clinical education partnerships; development and coordination of clinical education within the program curriculum; maintaining compliance with accreditation standards; exploring contemporary teaching and learning opportunities; and intermittent travel to clinical sites. 

Responsibilities may include teaching in the faculty member’s area of expertise and areas of need within the department’s curriculum. Other duties include service at the department, college, university, and professional levels, student advising, and pursuit of scholarly activity through research, publications and professional presentations. All faculty must comply with accreditation requirements of the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE).

Minimum Qualifications

Current unrestricted license or eligibility for PT licensure in Pennsylvania.

Doctoral preparation with a DPT, PhD, EdD, or other doctoral degree.

Minimum 3 years of full-time post-licensure clinical PT practice.

Minimum 2 years of experience as Director of Clinical Education (DCE) for a CAPTE accredited physical therapy program, or a minimum of 2 years of experience in teaching, curriculum development and administration in a physical therapy education program, or minimum 2 years of experience as a Center Coordinator of Clinical Education (CCCE) or Clinical Instructor (CI) at a physical therapy facility.

Successful candidates must possess strong communication, organizational, interpersonal, problem-solving, and mentoring skills.

Candidate must demonstrate a commitment to the education of diverse populations.

Successful performance in an interview and teaching demonstration, are required.

 

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with EXXAT or similar clinical education management program.

Strong skills in use of educational technology.

APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor certification.

Experience with in-person or online teaching in higher education.

Record of scholarship and service to the profession; current scholarly agenda with potential to involve student researchers.

Current clinical practice, advanced training, or board certification in physical therapy clinical specialization.

Academic doctoral degree (PhD, EdD, or other).

 

November 19, 2021

Company: Slippery Rock University
Location: Slippery Rock University, 1 Morrow Way, Slippery Rock, PA 16057, USA
Contact: Nancy K. Shipe Email: nancy.shipe@sru.edu
Phone: 724.738.4127 Website: Click to visit
 
 

605726 Assistant / Associate Professor of Physical Therapy – PHX BioMed Campus

A tenure track faculty member at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor is being sought for the Doctor of Physical Therapy program on the Phoenix Biomedical Campus.

Responsibilities for this position will include developing and teaching courses related to entry-level physical therapy education, with opportunities in various areas of emphasis. The candidate will also be expected to develop and sustain an independent research line related to their area of expertise; collaborations across campus are possible and encouraged.

Successful applicants will demonstrate evidence of the skills and commitment necessary to develop a successful, extramurally funded research and/or scholarship program. Other expectations include participation in curriculum development, student advisement, and service to the department, college, university, and/or profession.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Licensure as a physical therapist in the state of Arizona by the start date.
  • Academic doctorate degree (PhD, EdD, DSc) in physical therapy, a health-related field (rehabilitation science, neuroscience, public health), or in education from an accredited institution. Candidates nearing completion of a doctorate (ABD) may be considered, but the doctorate must be received by the start date.
  • Prior experience in the development, implementation, and dissemination of research projects.

Application Deadline:

This vacancy will be open until filled or closed. Review of applications will begin on November 22, 2021.

Annual Salary:

Salary is commensurate with academic credentials and experience.

Additional Information:

This is a 9-month tenure track position at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank in the Department of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training on the Phoenix Biomedical Campus.

The position is anticipated to start as soon as the spring 2022 semester.

Please see nau.jobs for full job descriptions and details on how to apply online!

NAU is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Institution. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

 

November 18, 2021

Company: Northern Arizona University
Location: Phoenix Biomedical Campus Northern Arizona University, North 5th Street, Phoenix, AZ, USA
Contact: Dr. Patricia Pohl Email: Patricia.Pohl@nau.edu
    Website: Click to visit
 
 

9-month Visiting Clinical Assistant Professor in the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program

The Department of Rehabilitation and Movement Science and the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program (DPT) at the University of Vermont (UVM) invites applications for a 9-month visiting clinical assistant professor in the CAPTE accredited Doctor of Physical Therapy Program.

Primary responsibilities of the position include teaching in the neurological, acute care, cardiopulmonary patient management curriculum. This position also has clinical practice, scholarship and academic service responsibilities. The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and/or service.

Minimum Qualifications (Required):

  • A professional doctoral degree i.e. DPT from an accredited university.
  • Board certified clinical specialist.
  • A Physical Therapist who is licensed in any United States jurisdiction.
  • Prior teaching experience in an entry-level DPT educational program.
  • Strong communication and collaborative abilities.

The DPT faculty model academic, clinical and research expertise, in addition to innovative teaching and learning opportunities (www.uvm.edu/cnhs/rms/physical_therapy). The small class size of 40 students allows for a variety of teaching approaches between clinical and tenure-track faculty, as well as time for scholarly activity. The DPT program is an integral component of the Department of Rehabilitation and Movement Science in the College of Nursing and Health Sciences within the University. Uniquely positioned on the UVM main campus, along with our academic colleagues in Medicine, Health Sciences, Engineering, Nutrition,  and Psychology and our clinical colleagues in the Medical Center, the College provides an exciting academic environment with excellent collaborative relationship potentials for new faculty. The College priorities focus on promoting excellence in research, teaching and learning, interprofessional education, and practice collaborations within a stimulating Academic Medical Health Sciences Center environment.

The Department of Rehabilitation and Movement Science is comprised of four related areas of study including physical therapy, exercise science, emergency medicine services, and integrative health. A new Master’s degree in Physical Activity and Wellness, plans for a Doctorate in Occupational Therapy, and an interprofessional Ph.D. in Interdisciplinary Health Sciences also contribute to a growing Department.  Departmental facilities include the recently renovated Human Motion Analysis lab which houses multiple force plates, EMG, and three-dimensional biomechanical equipment for static and dynamic human movement research; a physical activity and exercise behavior lab; and a neurophysiology lab that utilizes TMS and EEG. Other laboratory space for bench research interests is a potential through our interdisciplinary faculty collaborators.

The University of Vermont combines faculty-student relationships most commonly found in a small liberal arts college with the resources of a major research institution and medical center. The University is home to 10,700 undergraduates, 1,627 graduate students, 478 medical students and 1,692 full- and part-time faculty. Located in Burlington, Vermont (perennially voted one of America’s most exciting small cities), UVM’s setting in a valley on the shores of Lake Champlain, between the Adirondack and the Green Mountain ranges, inspires visitors and residents alike.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until filled. The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category legally protected by federal or state law. The University encourages applications from women, veterans, individuals with disabilities and people from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds.

The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and/or service. Applicants are requested to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal.

 

TO APPLY

Applications must include: 1) letter of interest, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) personal statement of how the applicant will contribute to “Our Common Ground”, diversity and excellence, 4) contact information for three professional references. Apply at the following link:

https://www.uvmjobs.com (search for the position using the department name "Rehabilitation & Movement Science”)

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE POSITION, PLEASE CONTACT

Denise Peters, PT, DPT, PhD; Search Committee Co-Chair

Email: Denise.Peters@med.uvm.edu

Telephone: (802) 656-1709

 

November 15, 2021

Company: University of Vermont
Location: Burlington, VT 05405, USA
Contact: Denise Peters, PT, DPT, PhD Email: Denise.Peters@med.uvm.edu
Phone: 802.656.1709 Website: Click to visit
 
 

The Department of Physical Therapy at Texas State University is recruiting two full-time tenure-track faculty to join our dynamic Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program. The positions will be at the assistant professor, associate professor, or professor rank; rank and salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s experience and qualifications, based on university and department established standards. The position is for a nine-month contract with summer employment available. The DPT program enrolls 40-44 students annually and is a nine-semester (three-year) curriculum.

Texas State has a current enrollment of 38,000 undergraduate and graduate students and offers more than 200 bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degree programs. The DPT program is located on Texas State’s Round Rock campus, just north of Austin. We are proud of our beautiful new building with state-of-the-art teaching and research equipment. The DPT faculty and program value diversity, inclusiveness, and collaboration and are recognized by students for being a “family” community. The ideal candidate will demonstrate experience to support the vision of the department, “To be recognized in the region, state, and nation as an outstanding physical therapist educational program with quality faculty members, staff, and students” and contribute to the mission of the department “to address the health needs of society through excellence in education, scholarship, service and professional practice.” Faculty responsibilities include teaching, scholarship, and service in the entry-level DPT program.

Required Qualifications                               

A terminal doctorate degree (Ph.D., Ed.D., D.Sc., or all-but-dissertation status); clinical experience and scholarship to support expertise in graduate-level teaching and research; demonstrated excellence in teaching, commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI); and a physical therapist who is eligible for physical therapist licensure in Texas.

Preferred Qualifications                               

An active research agenda and the desire to expand research expertise; the ability to collaborate with a variety of professionals within a university and clinical/community setting; advanced clinical training in area of expertise with demonstrated teaching and scholarship in chosen area; and professional association engagement and commitment to professional and community service.

Position 202227TTL: Demonstrated knowledge and expertise in one or more of the following areas: pediatric management, oncology, pelvic health management, anatomy, differential diagnosis, or health promotion and wellness.

Position 202228TLL: Demonstrated knowledge and expertise in one or more of the following areas: cardiopulmonary management, geriatrics, adult neurology management, acute care, pathology, or health promotion and wellness.

Application Procedures                               

Application reviews will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.

Only applications submitted for this specific posting through the Texas State University website will be accepted and considered, https://jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/23192.

To ensure full consideration, please submit the following: a current curriculum vitae, a letter of intent that specifically addresses the required and relevant preferred qualifications noted in this posting, and an unofficial transcript. The selected candidate will be required to provide official transcripts from all degree-granting universities.

For additional information please contact:

Lois Stickley, PT, PhD

Search Committee Chair

Department of Physical Therapy

College of Health Professions

Texas State University

200 Bobcat Way

Round Rock, TX 78665

Lois.Stickley@txstate.edu

512-716-2665

 

November 10, 2021

Company: Texas State University
Location: 200 Bobcat Way, Round Rock, TX, USA 78665
Contact: Lois Stickley Email: lois.stickley@txstate.edu
Phone: 512.716.2665 Website: Click to visit
 
 

The Gannon University’s Doctor of Physical Therapy Program located at the Ruskin, Florida campus seeks two core faculty members to serve as Assistant Professors. These full-time, 12-month positions begin January 2, 2022, or upon hire.


  1. University faculty work collaboratively with colleagues, deliver instruction, advise students, engage in scholarship, and participate in service. Requirements for a tenure track appointment include an earned advanced post-professional degree (PhD, EdD, DHS, DSc) in physical therapy or a related field. Additional required qualifications include greater than three (3) years of teaching experience in a DPT program, greater than five (5) years of clinical experience and a contemporary academic curriculum expertise in one or more of the following areas: orthopedics, amputee and prosthetic management, statistics and research design, clinical medicine, pharmacology, health policy and pediatrics. Preferred qualifications include a record of scholarship and service, and an ABPTS. Candidates must be able to support and promote the University’s inclusive Mission, its Catholic identity, and its liberal arts and professional education traditions.

    is a comprehensive Masters L institution that is committed to student-centered learning, with an emphasis on professional education integrated with liberal-learning student outcomes. Ruskin is located along the Gulf Coast of Florida in the Tampa Bay/St. Petersburg/Bradenton area.  For more information visit: http://visitruskin.com/index.htm. The DPT program is housed within the School of Rehabilitative Sciences in the Morosky College of Health Professions and Sciences.

     

Gannon University seeks excellence through inclusiveness and invites women and members of underrepresented groups to apply.  Application Procedure: Submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references with application to https://gannon.peopleadmin.com/postings/6205. Review of applications will begin immediately, and this position will remain open until filled. The finalists will be required to submit an original transcript from the institution awarding his/her terminal degree. For more information about Gannon University visit www.gannon.edu. Gannon University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

November 10, 2021

Company: Gannon University
Location: Ruskin, FL, USA
Contact: Human Resources Email: hrdept@gannon.edu
     
 
 

OU COVID-19 VACCINATION POLICY

COVID-19 vaccinations are now required for all Oakland University students, faculty and staff.

The Physical Therapy Program in the Department of Human Movement Science at Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan, invites applications for one (1) tenure-track assistant/associate professor position to begin August 15, 2022.

This is an exceptional growth opportunity to join a genuinely supportive faculty team with excellent resources that enjoy engaging in a meaningful balance of teaching, research, and service.

Through your teaching, bring disciplinary and experiential expertise to our broad range of physical therapy programs, including entry-level Doctor of Physical Therapy; graduate and post-professional certificate programs in Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy, Oncology Rehabilitation, Teaching and Learning; and the Ph.D. in Human Movement Science program. 

In your research, benefit from our well-equipped laboratories, diverse clinical partnerships, and strengths in upstream care and community engagement as you progress your line of peer-reviewed research and scholarship.

Through your service, help to advance clinical professional relationships with our clinical partners for mutual research, clinical, and teaching goals. Provide distinct energies to our school, university, and communities of practice, including participation in student recruitment and retention activities. Contribute to our continuous academic program refinement and actively participate in professional organizations.

Creating and maintaining a diverse, equitable and inclusive campus is a strategic priority for Oakland University.   We are seeking applications from individuals who are interested in and committed to supporting our Diversity Equity and Inclusion institutional values.  It is the policy of Oakland University that there shall be no discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, age, height, weight, familial status, marital status, disability, creed, sexual orientation, veteran status or other prohibited factors in employment, admissions, educational programs or activities.

We are seeking applicants to broaden and advance our strengths in the foundational and clinical sciences. Persons with experience in teaching, research, and mentoring PhD students or holding board certifications or graduate certificates are especially encouraged to apply.

Oakland University is a nationally recognized doctoral university of high research activity located on 1,443 acres of scenic land in the cities of Rochester Hills and Auburn Hills in Oakland County, Michigan. The University has 142 bachelor’s degree programs and 138 graduate degree and certificate programs. Academics include programs in the College of Arts and Sciences, School of Business Administration, School of Education and Human Services, School of Engineering and Computer Science, School of Health Sciences, School of Medicine and School of Nursing. As an anchor institution in southeastern Michigan, Oakland University is committed to building ongoing and collaborative relationships with the surrounding communities. Community and civic engagement enhances the lives of our students and has a positive impact on our broader community.

Minimum Qualifications:

1.     A minimum of three years’ experience as a physical therapist

2.     A CAPTE-recognized terminal academic degree (PhD, EdD, DSc, DHS, or equivalent) or ABD if applicant holds a DPT degree

3.     Eligibility for licensure, or licensure, in Michigan as a physical therapist.  

Application Information: 

1.     Positions begin August 15, 2022. 

2.     Review of applications will begin January 15, 2022 and will be accepted until the position is filled. 

3.     For questions regarding the position, contact the Search Chair, Dr. Sara Arena at arena@oakland.edu.

4.     To apply, upload:

a.     letter of interest outlining experience in clinical practice, teaching, and service

b.     one-page teaching philosophy statement

c.     curriculum vita 

d.     the names, addresses, email addresses and telephone numbers of three (3) professional references. Contact information for references will be requested in the Professional References section of the application and a link provided through which references can submit letters.

e.     copy of current physical therapy license

f.      academic transcripts (unofficial) for the physical therapy degree and the terminal degree

g.     evidence of completion of post graduate certification or specialization if applicable

h.     diversity statement that describes your interest or efforts in furthering diversity and inclusion, e.g., through mentoring, pedagogy, activism, faculty recruitment/retention, or research on issues related to diversity and social inequality.

Oakland University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.

https://jobs.oakland.edu/postings/22980
 

November 8, 2021

Company: Oakland university
Location: Oakland University, Meadow Brook Road, Rochester, MI, USA
Contact: Maria Ebner-Smith Email: ebnersmi@oakland.edu
Phone: 248.364.8671 Website: Click to visit
 
 

OU COVID-19 VACCINATION POLICY

COVID-19 vaccinations are now required for all Oakland University students, faculty and staff.

The Physical Therapy Program in the Department of Human Movement Science at Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan, invites applications for one (1) tenure-track assistant professor position to begin August 15, 2022. 

This is an exceptional growth opportunity to join a genuinely supportive faculty team with excellent resources that enjoy engaging in a meaningful balance of teaching, research, and service.

Through your teaching, bring disciplinary and experiential expertise to our broad range of physical therapy programs, including entry-level Doctor of Physical Therapy; graduate and post-professional certificate programs in Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy, Oncology Rehabilitation, Teaching and Learning; and the Ph.D. in Human Movement Science program. 

In your research, benefit from support and mentoring as you establish a line of peer-reviewed research and scholarship, drawing benefit from our well-equipped laboratories, our diverse clinical partnerships, and strengths in upstream care and community engagement.

Through your service, help to advance clinical professional relationships with our clinical partners for mutual research, clinical, and teaching goals. Provide distinct energies to our school, university, and communities of practice, including participation in student recruitment and retention activities. Contribute to our continuous academic program refinement and actively participate in professional organizations.

Creating and maintaining a diverse, equitable and inclusive campus is a strategic priority for Oakland University.   To this end, we are seeking applications from individuals who are interested in and committed to supporting our Diversity Equity and Inclusion institutional values.  It is the policy of Oakland University that there shall be no discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, age, height, weight, familial status, marital status, disability, creed, sexual orientation, veteran status or other prohibited factors in employment, admissions, educational programs or activities.

We are seeking applicants to broaden and advance our strengths in the foundational and clinical sciences. Persons holding board certifications or graduate certificates are especially encouraged to apply.

Oakland University is a nationally recognized doctoral university of high research activity located on 1,443 acres of scenic land in the cities of Rochester Hills and Auburn Hills in Oakland County, Michigan. The University has 142 bachelor’s degree programs and 138 graduate degree and certificate programs. Academics include programs in the College of Arts and Sciences, School of Business Administration, School of Education and Human Services, School of Engineering and Computer Science, School of Health Sciences, School of Medicine and School of Nursing. As an anchor institution in southeastern Michigan, Oakland University is committed to building ongoing and collaborative relationships with the surrounding communities. Community and civic engagement enhances the lives of our students and has a positive impact on our broader community.

Minimum Qualifications:

1.     A minimum of three years’ experience as a physical therapist

2.     A CAPTE-recognized terminal academic degree (PhD, EdD, DSc, DHS, or equivalent) or ABD if applicant holds a DPT degree

3.     Eligibility for licensure, or licensure, in Michigan as a physical therapist.  

Application Information: 

1.     Positions begin August 15, 2022. 

2.     Review of applications will begin January 15, 2022, and will be accepted until the position is filled. 

3.     For questions regarding the position, contact the Search Chair, Dr. Sara Arena at arena@oakland.edu.

4.     To apply, upload:

a.     letter of interest outlining experience in clinical practice, teaching, and service

b.     one-page teaching philosophy statement

c.     curriculum vita 

d.     the names, addresses, email addresses and telephone numbers of three (3) professional references. Contact information for references will be requested in the Professional References section of the application and a link provided through which references can submit letters.

e.     copy of current physical therapy license

f.      academic transcripts (unofficial) for the physical therapy degree and the terminal degree

g.     evidence of completion of post graduate certification or specialization if applicable

h.     diversity statement that describes your  interest or efforts in furthering diversity and inclusion, e.g., through mentoring, pedagogy, activism, faculty recruitment/retention, or research on issues related to diversity and social inequality.

Oakland University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.

https://jobs.oakland.edu/postings/22977
 

November 8, 2021

Company: Oakland University
Location: Oakland University, Meadow Brook Road, Rochester, MI, USA
Contact: Maria Ebner-Smith Email: ebnersmi@oakland.edu
Phone: 248.364.8671 Website: Click to visit
 
 

OU COVID-19 VACCINATION POLICY

COVID-19 vaccinations are now required for all Oakland University students, faculty and staff.

The Exercise Science program in the Department of Human Movement Science at Oakland University, in Rochester Michigan, invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position to begin August 15, 2022. 

This is an exceptional growth opportunity to join a truly supportive faculty team. Enjoy engaging in a meaningful balance of teaching, research and service. 

Through your teaching, bring disciplinary and experiential expertise to our broad array of undergraduate and graduate programming, including: the BS in Exercise Science degree with (4+1 advanced option for graduate study) specializations in Pre-Physical Therapy or the unique Orthotist and Prosthetist Assistant program; and the graduate degrees of MS in Exercise Science, and the Doctor of Philosophy in Human Movement Science degree. 

In your research, enjoy rich student support and faculty mentoring while establishing a line of peer-reviewed research and scholarship. Draw benefit from our well-equipped laboratories and on-campus athletics, recreation and wellbeing facilities, as well as our diverse clinical partnerships and strengths in upstream care and community engagement.

Contributing service, help advance our professional relationships with campus, community and clinical partners for mutual research, clinical, and teaching goals. Provide distinct energies to our school, university, and communities of practice, including eager participation in student recruitment and retention activities. Contribute to continuous academic program refinement, and participate actively in professional organizations. Throughout, contribute meaningful efforts to promote diversity, equity and inclusion.  

The School of Health Sciences serves over 2000 undergraduate, masters, doctoral, and post-professional students through a singular model of advancing community-engaged translational relationships, and connecting theory to best practices. Built upon the foundations of the natural and behavioral sciences we are organized departmentally into four themes: Public and Environmental Wellness, Interdisciplinary Health Sciences, Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences, and Human Movement Science (HMS). 

The HMS department, advancing and restoring physical function, offers degree programs at the bachelor’s, master’s, clinical professiona, and research doctorate levels, as well as post-professional degrees and certificates. Our programs span exercise science, physical therapy, and uniquely, orthotics and prosthetics (O&P), with multiple teaching/research labs available for EXS (Exercise Physiology, Biomechanics Ergonomics Abilities Research, Strength and Fitness); PT (Acute Care Simulation, Musculoskeletal, Neurorehabilitation); and O&P (Orthotics and Prosthetics Fabrication).  

Oakland University is a nationally recognized doctoral university of high research activity located on 1,443 acres of scenic land in the cities of Rochester Hills and Auburn Hills in Oakland County, Michigan. The University has 142 bachelor’s degree programs and 138 graduate degree and certificate programs. Academics include programs in the College of Arts and Sciences, School of Business Administration, School of Education and Human Services, School of Engineering and Computer Science, School of Health Sciences, School of Medicine and School of Nursing. As an anchor institution in southeastern Michigan, Oakland University is committed to building ongoing and collaborative relationships with the surrounding communities. Community and civic engagement enhances the lives of our students and has a positive impact on our broader community.

Minimum Qualifications:

The position requires a terminal academic degree (PhD, EdD, DSc, DHS, or equivalent), or ABD (scheduled for completion). Our interest areas include human performance in diverse populations with focus on exercise physiology, strength and fitness, motor control and biomechanics, inclusive of persons with physical disability.

Application Information: 

1.    Position begins August 15, 2022. 
 

2.    Review of applications will begin Dec 1, 2021, and will be accepted until the position is filled. 
 

3.    For questions regarding the position, contact the Search Chair, Dr. Daniel Goble at dgoble@oakland.edu.
 

4.    To apply, upload:
 

a.    letter of interest outlining experience in teaching, research, service and practice 
 

b.    one-page teaching philosophy statement
 

c.     curriculum vita 
 

d.    academic transcripts (unofficial) for all degrees
 

e.    evidence of post-doctoral or post graduate certification or specialization (where applicable)
 

f.      diversity statement that describes your interest or efforts in furthering diversity and inclusion, e.g., through mentoring, pedagogy, activism, faculty recruitment/retention, or research on issues related to diversity and social inequality.
 

g.    Contact information for references will be requested in the Professional References section of the application and a link provided through which references can submit letters.

Oakland University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.

https://jobs.oakland.edu/postings/22925
 

November 8, 2021

Company: Oakland University
Location: Oakland University, Meadow Brook Road, Rochester, MI, USA
Contact: Maria Ebner-Smith Email: ebnersmi@oakland.edu
Phone: 2483.648.6671 Website: Click to visit
 
 

The Physical Therapy Program at Midwestern University, Glendale, Arizona invites applications for a full-time, 12-month tenure track faculty appointment.  Rank is negotiable and dependent upon the applicant’s qualifications. Position responsibilities include teaching entry-level physical therapy students in the areas of cardiopulmonary rehabilitation and exercise physiology. Other opportunities may include integumentary repair and biopsychosocial issues. Additional responsibilities will include student advising, focused scholarship, and service within the department, university, and the profession. A startup funding package may be negotiated based on the candidate’s needs and record of scholarly production.

Midwestern University is an independent, not-for-profit organization that provides graduate and postgraduate education in the health sciences. Midwestern University has two campuses, one in Glendale, Arizona and a second in Downers Grove, Illinois. The Glendale campus includes the College of Health Sciences, College of Graduate Studies, Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine, College of Pharmacy-Glendale, College of Dental Medicine-Arizona, Arizona College of Optometry, College of Veterinary Medicine, and the Arizona College of Podiatric Medicine.  The College of Health Sciences includes programs in Cardiovascular Perfusion, Clinical Psychology, Nurse Anesthesia, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant, and Speech Language Pathology.  The University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission, a Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (visit www.midwestern.edu). Midwestern University has state-of-the-art academic and clinical facilities including a simulation center and a new, 74,000 square foot outpatient therapy clinic that houses physical and occupational therapists, speech-language pathologists, and low and sports vision rehabilitation specialists.  The clinic houses a CAREN (Computer Assisted Rehabilitation Environment) virtual reality system for advanced clinical evaluation, analysis, and rehabilitation, one of only ten in the United States. Midwestern University offers a competitive benefits and continuing education package.

The Physical Therapy Program is accredited by CAPTE and offers the entry-level Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. The Program is housed in Glendale Hall which was completed in 2008 and contains state of the art classrooms and laboratory spaces.

Job Requirements:

Required qualifications include: (1) a terminal degree (PhD, EdD, DSc, DHS, etc.) or near completion, (2) at least five years of clinical experience, (3) prior experience working with physical therapy students or residents, (4) immediately eligible for and willingness to secure physical therapy licensure in Arizona, and (5) the ability to work effectively as a collaborative team member with faculty, staff, and students from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds.

Preferred qualifications include: (1) prior teaching experience in a classroom or laboratory setting and (2) ABPTS certification in geriatrics or cardiopulmonary rehabilitation. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Relocation assistance is available.

Please submit your application packet through MWU's online job board at https://recruiting.ultipro.com/MID1016/JobBoard/14e53f57-a561-4a17-e6ef-fbd661b8b6c1/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=653028c9-b1cb-46dc-8186-1283ada42391.  

Your online profile should include:

  • Cover letter that highlights your qualifications for the position
  • CV (upload as an attachment)
  • Application (you will be prompted to complete the online application)

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. If you have questions, feel free to contact the Chairperson of the Search Committee.

Dr. Mia Erickson               
Professor and Assistant Director
Search Committee Chairperson
Physical Therapy Program
College of Health Sciences
Midwestern University
19555 N. 59th Avenue
Glendale, AZ 85308
merick@midwestern.edu
Phone: 623/572-3926
Fax: 623/572-3929

Midwestern University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not discriminate against an employee or applicant based upon race; color; religion; creed; national origin or ancestry; ethnicity; sex (including pregnancy); gender (including gender expressions, gender identity; and sexual orientation); marital status; age; disability; citizenship; past, current, or prospective service in the uniformed services; genetic information; or any other protected class, in accord with all federal, state and local laws, including 41 C.F.R. 60-1.4(a), 250.5(a), 300.5(a) and 741.5(a). Midwestern University complies with the Smoke-Free Arizona Act (A.R.S. 36-601.01) and the Smoke Free Illinois Act (410 ILCS 82/).  Midwestern University complies with the Illinois Equal Pay Act of 2003 and Arizona Equal Pay Acts.

 

 

November 5, 2021

Company: Midwestern University
Location: 19555 North 59th Avenue, Glendale, AZ, USA
Contact: Kaitlyn Gaede Email: kgaede@midwestern.edu
Phone: 630.515.7644 Website: Click to visit
 
 

Anderson University’s School of Physical Therapy is seeking applicants to fill a full-time faculty position in its newly developed Doctor of Physical Therapy program. Although the main campus is in Anderson, SC, the DPT program is housed at the University Center in nearby Greenville, SC. Anderson University is an innovative, entrepreneurial, premier comprehensive, liberal arts university affiliated with the South Carolina Baptist Convention. Candidates with a strong Christian value system, lifestyle, and commitment to the integration of faith and learning are encouraged to apply.

Qualified applicants must be licensed physical therapists with experience in the management of pediatric clients. Individuals who are board certified clinical specialists in pediatrics and/or those who hold academic doctoral degrees (e.g., Ph.D., Ed.D., D.Sc., D.HSc., or similar) are highly desired as are those with prior teaching experience. Qualified applicants must also be willing to teach other courses in the DPT program, mentor students, engage in professional and community service, and disseminate scholarly products. Salary is negotiable depending on applicant’s prior level of academic and clinical experience.

Interested individuals should submit a letter of application, current curriculum vita, and list of 3 professional references to:

Dr. Martha Hinman, Professor and Chair, School of Physical Therapy/225 S. Pleasantburg Drive, Suite B-3 Greenville, SC 29607/mhinman@andersonuniversity.edu

About our Commitment to Diversity

Anderson University is committed to developing a diverse campus and culture that is reflective of God’s Kingdom and biblical unity. Anderson University does not illegally discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, disability, age, religion, genetic information, veteran or military status, or any other basis on which the University is prohibited from discrimination under local, state, or federal law, in its employment or in the provision of its services, including but not limited to its programs and activities, admissions, educational policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other University-administered programs. In order to fulfill its purpose, the University may legally discriminate on the basis of religion in employment. The University has been granted exemption from certain regulations promulgated under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 which conflict with the University's religious tenets.

Please direct inquiries about our commitment to diversity to Dr. L. Dianne King, Associate Vice President for Student Development/Dean of Student Success/ Title IX Coordinator, Thrift Library Office 203, 316 Boulevard, Anderson, SC 29621, (864) 231-2026, ldking@andersonuniversity.edu. or to the Office of Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education at ocr@ed.gov.

 

November 3, 2021

Company: Anderson University
Location: 316 Boulevard Anderson, SC 29621
Contact: Casey Baldwin Email: hr@andersonuniversity.edu
Phone: 864.231.2450 Website: Click to visit
 
 

The DPT Program at Indiana Wesleyan University is housed in the School of Health Sciences and is in the Candidacy status of Accreditation. Our inaugural cohort began in May 2021. Our Vision is dedicated to the development of an autonomous practitioner, motivated through faith, who can effect change in health outcomes for the individual, and the local, regional, national and global community through service, leadership, advocacy and exemplary, evidence-based clinical practice. Our program will be life-transforming for our students, faculty, and staff. We work as a team to equip our students to change the world through character, sholarship, and leadership.

 

Program Highlights

  • Housed within a Christ-centered academic community committed to changing the world by developing students in character, scholarship, and leadership
  • Interprofessional Global Experience with OTD students
  • Early Integrated Clinical Experiences facilitating the mastery of classroom skills concurrent with learning
  • Exciting opportunities for collaborative research with the community and established researchers
  • Very strong Institutional and community support and commitment
  • Significant faculty development opportunities
  • New, state-of-the-art facilities

Core Faculty Position Summary:

Position is a full-time 12-month faculty appointment with administrative, academic, service and scholarship responsibilities consistent with the mission and philosophy of the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program and Indiana Wesleyan University (IWU) as well as accreditation standards as set forth by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE).  The qualified individual will demonstrate competence in teaching, curriculum development, student advising, teamwork, and research.  The DPT Core Faculty responsibilities are to 1- teach within a specific area of PT education (generalist, orthopedics, neurology, cardiopulmonary, pediatrics, administration, etc.), 2- participate in program development, implementation, assessment, and accreditation, 3- represent the Program and the School of Health Sciences on University initiatives, 4- Contribute to research within a chosen field.

Reporting Relationships: 

  • Program director for the Doctor of Physical Therapy program
  • Dean School of Health Sciences

Education Requirements:

  • Minimum required – A Doctor of Physical Therapy degree or a lower level physical therapy degree with a terminal degree such as PhD, DHS, EdD, etc.
  • Preferred educational requirements – DPT and terminal degree with ABPTS specialization.
  • Certificates and/or licenses required – A current PT license with eligibility for licensure in Indiana. 

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Participates in academic program meetings, institutional governance, and/or community service activities as appropriate to the mission of Indiana Wesleyan University and the Program.
  • Contributes to the development, evaluation and revision of the curriculum, and departmental and student polices.
  • Facilitates quality learning experiences for students during didactic education that integrate with the integrated clinical experience (ICE) portion of the curriculum and concurrent courses.
  • Selects, plans, organizes and implements learning experiences in assigned courses that assist students to meet course and program outcomes.
  • Actively participates in scholarly activity as required by CAPTE.
  • Manages administrative responsibilities consistent with CAPTE, federal/state regulations, institutional policy, and practice setting requirements; participate in the preparation of accreditation documentation and outcome performance assessment of students in the DPT program.

Qualifications: 

  • A minimum of 5 years full-time clinical experience in physical therapy
  • Commitment to teaching excellence is required.  A minimum of one-year teaching experience at the graduate level is preferred.
  • Expertise in a particular focus area of physical therapy.
  • Knowledge of principles, methods, and current developments in the field of physical therapy and healthcare.

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experiences and qualifications.

University Profile

Founded in 1920, Indiana Wesleyan University (IWU) is an evangelical Christian comprehensive university of The Wesleyan Church. IWU is the largest school in the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities (CCCU) with over 3,200 traditional students on the main Marion, Indiana campus and another nearly 12,500 adult learners at regional sites throughout Indiana, Kentucky, and Ohio, and online.

According to Indiana Wesleyan University, employment policy all employees must possess a strong Christian commitment and adhere to the standards outlined in the IWU Community Lifestyle Statement.

 

 

November 1, 2021

Company: Indiana Wesleyan University/ School of Health Sciences
Location: 4201 South Washington Street, Marion, IN 46953, USA
Contact: Rosanne Thomas Email: rosanne.thomas@indwes.edu
Phone: 765.677.3698 Website: Click to visit
 
 

Description

This faculty will hold primary responsibilities in the clinical Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program and will include teaching and research mentorship, with additional expectations in scholarly productivity in physical therapy.  Secondary responsibilities in the PhD program may include teaching and PhD student mentorship in the candidate’s areas of expertise.  There is potential for responsibilities in teaching or mentoring in post-professional residency/fellowship programs depending on area of expertise. The faculty member will interact in both teaching, research, and service roles with other members of the Department of Physical Therapy and of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine Community.

Accountabilities:

  • Teach courses in the professional (entry-level) DPT, post-professional residency/fellowships, and PhD curriculum such as research methods, clinical sciences, and foundational sciences according to the candidate’s areas of expertise and the needs of the department. 
  • Participate collegially in departmental and university service and governance functions.
  • Participate in clinical program development in the area of specialization.
  • Perform scholarly activities and conduct research in the physical therapy clinical sciences or physical therapy education.
  • Serve as an advisor for entry- level clinical doctorate students.
  • Perform other responsibilities as may be assigned by the Chair of the Department.
  • Other duties as assigned: “Job descriptions are not intended, and should not be construed to be exhaustive lists of responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with a job.  Management reserves the right to revise duties as needed.”

Requirements

  • An entry level physical therapy degree and an earned doctorate (PhD, EdD, ScD) in an area relevant to Physical Therapy
  • Eligibility for Physical Therapy licensure in Florida.
  • University level teaching experience in physical therapy clinical sciences.
  • Experience in teaching, mentoring, and advising DPT students.
  • Record of scholarly activity in physical therapy clinical sciences or physical therapy education.
  • Record of foundation or federal funding or potential for such funding.
 

October 29, 2021

Company: University of Miami
Location: 5915 Ponce de Leon Blvd, Coral Gables, FL, USA
Contact: Jhelane Fuentes Email: jvfuentes@miami.edu
Phone: 305.284.5175 Website: Click to visit
 
 

Description

This faculty will hold primary responsibilities in research, teaching, administration, and service and will serve as the PhD Program Director.  The faculty will interact in all roles with other members of the Department of Physical Therapy and of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine Community.

Accountabilities:

  • Management and development of the PhD in Physical Therapy program in the role of Program Director including issues related to admissions, curriculum, progression, and reporting.
  • Teach courses in the professional (entry-level) DPT, post-professional residency/fellowships, and PhD curriculum such as research methods, clinical sciences, and foundational sciences as may be assigned according to the candidate’s areas of expertise and the needs of the department.
  • Pursue extramural grant funding individually and as part of a research team.
  • Perform scholarly activities and conduct research in the physical therapy clinical sciences.
  • Serve as an advisor for entry-level clinical DPT and PhD students.
  • Participate collegially in departmental and university service and governance functions.
  • Perform other responsibilities as may be assigned by the Chair of the Department.
  • Other duties as assigned: “Job descriptions are not intended, and should not be construed to be exhaustive lists of responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with a job.  Management reserves the right to revise duties as needed.”
  • Supervises PhD and post-doctoral trainees.  Supervises laboratory staff.


 

Requirements

  • An earned doctorate (PhD) and post-doctoral training (preferred) with emphasis in an area relevant to  Physical Therapy.
  • Demonstrated record of research publication in a defined content area related to physical therapy.
  • Demonstrated record of extramural funding.
  • University level teaching experience in physical therapy in DPT and PhD educational programs.
  • Experience and training in teaching, mentoring, and advising DPT and PhD students.
  • Eligibility for Physical Therapy licensure in Florida.
 

October 29, 2021

Company: University of Miami
Location: 5915 Ponce de Leon Blvd, Coral Gables, FL, USA
Contact: Jhelane Fuentes Email: jvfuentes@miami.edu
Phone: 305.284.5175 Website: Click to visit
 
 

How to Apply: Find application on link: https://careers.pageuppeople.com/873/lb/en-us/job/501175/assistantprofessor-of-physical-therapy

Required Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Physical Therapy, or a related field
  • California Physical Therapy licensure, or eligibility. (Licensure in CA must be obtained within the first two years of employment)
  • Two years or more of licensed physical therapy patient care, including experience across the lifespan in people with either neurological, orthopedic, cardiopulmonary, or pelvic floor disorders.
  • Demonstrated potential to teach graduate courses
  • Demonstrated potential for conducting scholarly research
  • Demonstrated commitment to department and university missions of equity and inclusion
  • Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A minimum of four years of clinical practice as a physical therapist in diverse patient populations and environments, including rehabilitation of complex patients.
  • Teaching experience in a graduate program for physical therapy students in topics such as orthotics and prosthetics, geriatrics and management of patients with complex diagnoses
  • Demonstrated research activity in rehabilitation science
  • Licensure in clinical electroneuromyography or experience in ultrasonic imaging of soft tissue or clinical specialty certification
  • Membership in the American Physical Therapy Association and associated academies
  • Demonstrated experience successfully working with diverse students
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise student research

Duties:

  • Teach professional-level doctoral physical therapy [DPT] courses such as geriatrics, orthotics and prosthetics. [Mode of instruction may include in-person, hybrid, online, and/or any combination thereof.]
  • Maintain and conduct research, scholarly and creative activities
  • Supervise and advise DPT graduate students in physical therapy including directed research projects, where the students remain with the faculty for 1.5 years to complement his/her/their research
  • Collaborate inter-professionally in teaching and research
  • Develop potential opportunity to participate in multi-disciplinary collaboration with Kinesiology, Engineering, and other departments Potential opportunity to collaborate in community outreach via Osher’s Life-Long Learning Institute (OLLI), Orthopedic Faculty Practice and/or neurologic pro bono clinic which is included in a two-semester course sequence.
  • Participate in service to the department, college, university governance, and community

CSULB seeks to recruit faculty who enthusiastically support the University’s strong commitment to the academic success of all of our students, including students of color, students with disabilities, students who are first generation to college, veterans, students with diverse socio-economic backgrounds, and students of diverse sexual orientations and gender expressions. CSULB seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the People of California, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students a rich variety of expertise, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning.

Physical Therapy Department: Within the College of Health and Human Services, Physical Therapy offers an entry level Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree program. The DPT curriculum is a three-year program. The Physical Therapy Department is currently comprised of nine highly motivated core faculty members engaged in a variety of clinical, service, and scholarly activities with a common goal of providing an outstanding educational experience for our students. Annually, a cohort of 38 students are accepted, taught and mentored by a dedicated and experienced faculty and staff.

Information on excellent benefits package available to CSULB faculty is located here:

https://www2.calstate.edu/csu-system/careers/benefits/Documents/employee-benefits-summary.pdf

How to Apply: Find application on link: https://careers.pageuppeople.com/873/lb/en-us/job/501175/assistantprofessor-of-physical-therapy

How to Apply - Required Documentation:

  • An Equity and Diversity Statement about your teaching or other experiences, successes, and challenges in working with a diverse student population (maximum two pages, single-spaced). For further information and guidelines, please visit: http://www.csulb.edu/EquityDiversityStatement
  • Letter of application addressing the required and preferred qualifications
  • CV
  • A copy of most recent reprints/preprints of scholarly writing (Ex: journal publications or conference abstracts or grant proposals or dissertation)
  • Recent syllabi sample(s)
  • Copy of Physical Therapy License (including License Number)
  • IMPORTANT: If not licensed to practice in California at the time of application, need to additionally submit all licensure eligibility application materials, including requirements for licensure for foreign trained, if applicable, physical therapists.
  • Three references (to be contacted for confidential letters of recommendation should you reach the finalist stage)
  • Finalists should be prepared to submit an official transcript (e-transcript preferred, if available)
 

October 21, 2021

Company: California State University, Long Beach
Location: California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, CA, USA
Contact: George J Beneck Email: George.Beneck@csulb.edu
Phone: 562.985.1974 Website: Click to visit
 
 

THE DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICAL THERAPY in the Pat Capps Covey College of Allied Health at the University of South Alabama invites applications for a 12-month, full-time, tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate effective August 1, 2021.

RESPONSIBILITIES of the position include teaching graduate courses in physical therapy in the candidate’s area of expertise; conducting, publishing, and presenting research; providing student advising and mentorship; contributing to student recruitment; collaborating with faculty; participating in curriculum development; and providing service to the Department, University, and community. The successful candidate must display effective teaching practices, provide experiential student learning opportunities, and engage in program-related student and community engagement.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS include eligibility for physical therapy licensure in Alabama and an academic doctoral degree (PhD, EdD or DSc) in physical therapy or a related field.  ABDs nearing completion of the degree will be considered. Applicants should have skills and/or experience in teaching, research, and service.  Applicants must demonstrate the ability to establish and continue a line of scholarship with potential to secure external research funding. Rank will be commensurate with the applicant’s credentials and experience in demonstrating a consistent and ongoing record of scholarship and experience with securing external research funding. Applicants that are ABD will be considered for Assistant Professor. At the rank of Associate Professor, candidates must provide evidence of an established research agenda (e.g. peer reviewed publications, grants, etc.) and a history of effective teaching.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS include a minimum of 2 years of didactic teaching experience in higher education.  Teaching and/or clinical expertise in orthotics/prosthetics, functional anatomy, foundational clinical skills, therapeutic exercise, exercise physiology, kinesiology, and/or clinical education is preferred.    

THE DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICAL THERAPY at USA, with a 47-year history, offers an accredited well-established and highly respected entry-level DPT program. The academic program is developed, managed, and implemented by the Department’s nine full-time faculty members. The curriculum is delivered over eight continuous semesters using innovative teaching strategies such as patient simulation and team-based learning that foster student engagement and clinical reasoning.  Team teaching is utilized to promote delivery by faculty with content expertise.  The Department is housed in the Health Sciences building and includes research labs with a Vicon motion analysis system, BTE Primus, Tecnobody Walker-View treadmill system, and a Carefusion portable metabolic system. Innovative teaching methods are encouraged and supported through the University’s Human-Patient Simulation Program, Innovation in Learning Center and the TeamUSA Quality Enhancement Plan.  For more information about the Department of Physical Therapy at the University of South Alabama, please visit the website at: http://www.southalabama.edu/colleges/alliedhealth/pt/index.html

THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH ALABAMA is in historic Mobile, Alabama, on the Gulf Coast, between New Orleans and the Florida panhandle. The University is a public, Carnegie “Research University/High Research Activity” institution, enrolling more than 14,500 students in nine colleges and schools. Founded in 1963, the University seeks to establish itself as a premier academic institution in the southeastern United States. Mobile is the center of a growing, two-county, metropolitan area (~600,000 residents) with an expanding, diverse economy.

APPLICANT INSTRUCTIONS: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Be prepared to attach a cover letter of interest, a curriculum vita, and the names and contact information of three references. Applicants should submit documentation demonstrating their research productivity in the form of peer-reviewed publications and grantsmanship. Inquiries should be directed to Dr. Laura White at (251) 445-9330 or email: laurawhite@southalabama.edu.

Applicants invited for a campus interview will arrange to have three signed original letters of recommendation and official graduate and undergraduate transcripts from all degree granting institutions attended sent directly to Laura White, University of South Alabama, Pat Capps Covey College of Allied Health Professions, HAHN 2021, 5721 USA Drive N., Mobile, AL 36688-0002 or laurawhite@southalabama.edu.

The University of South Alabama is an EO/AA employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression), religion, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

 

October 13, 2021

Company: University of South Alabama
Location: 5721 USA Dr N, Mobile, AL, USA
Contact: Laura White Email: laurawhite@southalabama.edu
Phone: 251.445.9330 Website: Click to visit
 
 

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 tenure-track appointment.

The required qualifications include a physical therapy degree with a terminal academic degree (PhD, DSc, EdD, etc.). Candidates who are ABD will also be considered. Candidates must also have current physical therapy licensure in Tennessee or be eligible for licensure.

Preferred qualifications include board-certified clinical specialist certification or other demonstration of content expertise.  Preference will be given to candidates with previous teaching experience, evidence of scholarly productivity (e.g., peer-reviewed publications and/or presentations), and a history of professional involvement.

The Physical Therapy program also offers a residency program in orthopaedic physical therapy that is co-sponsored by the James H. Quillen Veterans Hospital along with a fellowship program in orthopaedic manual physical therapy in conjunction with local clinical partners.  The Department of Rehabilitative Sciences is housed within the College of Clinical and Rehabilitative Health Sciences which includes graduate programs in audiology, nutrition, speech-language pathology, social work, as well as newly accredited occupational therapy and orthotics & prosthetics 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.

ETSU is a comprehensive teaching and research university with an enrollment of approximately 15,000 students. It is set in the scenic foothills of the Appalachian Mountains and the rich history of the region is woven into the area’s recreation, community, and lifestyle, giving the area the feeling of a home away from home.

ETSU is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all of our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. Successful candidates should have a demonstrated commitment and contribution to fostering and advancing equity, diversity and inclusion. East Tennessee State University (ETSU) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

The successful candidate is expected to contribute to the Physical Therapy Program through teaching, scholarship, and service activities in accordance with the mission, vision, and values of ETSU. The preferred start is spring or summer semester of 2022. For further information about this position, please contact Jeremiah Tate, PT, Ph.D., Chair of the Search Committee, at tatejj@etsu.edu or (423) 439-8798. Posting and application available at https://jobs.etsu.edu/postings/19832

 

October 1, 2021

Company: ETSU Physical Therapy
Location: PO Box 70624, 2 Dogwood Ave, Mountain Home, TN 37684
Contact: Ann Malinay Email: malinay@etsu.edu
Phone: 423.439.8793 Website: Click to visit
 
 

SUMMARY OF POSITION:
Whitworth University’s Doctor of Physical Therapy Program invites applications and nominations for two 12-month tenure-track or non-tenure-track faculty positions to join its founding DPT faculty in July 2022. Our program team is preparing to apply for candidacy to CAPTE in December 2021, and finalizing 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 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 in July 2022 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 expanding its graduate health program portfolio, investing in a new, state of the art building to house teaching and research and includes a motion analysis research lab, exercise physiology lab, anatomy lab, simulation labs, and dedicated classroom and functional lab spaces to support the unique needs of each of its health programs.

Since 1890, Whitworth University, a private, residential, comprehensive, master’s-level, liberal-arts institution affiliated with the Presbyterian church, has held fast to its founding mission to provide its students an education of mind and heart characterized by rigorous and open intellectual inquiry and the integration of Christian faith and learning. Whitworth believes the best learning occurs in the context of relationship – inside and outside of the classroom – where professors and staff members alike invest in the lives of students.

STARTING DATE: July 2022

REQUIRED JOB KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • A personal commitment to the Christian faith and to the integration of faith and learning
  • Strong potential for an on-going stream of research in the candidate’s area of specialization
  • Demonstrated growth in cultural competence, awareness of societal and structural inequities and proven experience in effectively establishing relationships and positive communications with students and other constituents across multiple dimensions of diversity including, but not limited to, race, gender, varying abilities, nationality, sexual orientation, gender identity, class or religious perspectives
  • A commitment to the educational mission of Whitworth University as a comprehensive Christian liberal arts university affiliated with the Presbyterian church

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Possess a PT degree and an academic doctoral degree (PhD, DSc, DHS, EdD), and/or a DPT degree and an APTA board certified clinical specialization with a minimum of 4 yrs. of clinical experience, 3 yrs. of clinical teaching experience preferred (CI, SCCE) and willingness to pursue an academic doctoral degree within 2 yrs. of hire where needed. Other professional/academic degrees necessary for program success and accreditation may be considered.
  • Be eligible for Washington state PT licensure.
  • Demonstrate expertise in graduate foundational sciences, including anatomy and neuroscience, in leadership and business management, and/or demonstrate clinical management expertise in the specialties areas of practice including pediatrics, neurorehabilitation, oncology, clinical electrophysiology, and/or pelvic health.
  • Be engaged in a scholarship agenda appropriate to rank and Whitworth’s expectations for faculty to pursue a variety of modes of scholarship ranging among discovery, synthesis, application, and teaching.
  • Lead and contribute to a collaborative, dynamic, mission driven faculty team interested in advancing physical therapist education, research and practice within the Whitworth Mission and Vision.
  • Teach, advise, pursue scholarship, serve university and community, and offer clinical mentoring/practice within our planned interprofessional offerings/programs.
  • A personal commitment to the Christian faith and to the integration of faith and learning.

SALARY: Commensurate with experience and qualifications

Questions about these positions should be directed to:
Dr. Carrie Hawkins, Director of the Department of Physical Therapy chawkins@whitworth.edu

TO APPLY:  Please submit to www.whitworth.edu/facultycareers

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: A background check, sexual misconduct check, and confirmation of degrees earned will be required of the successful candidate. All Whitworth University employees are required to comply with the university’s COVID-19 vaccination policy.

DEADLINE: October 31, 2021, or until the positions are filled.

Whitworth University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

September 29, 2021

Company: Whitworth University
Location: Spokane, WA, USA
Contact: Sam Abbott Email: sabbott@whitworth.edu
Phone: 509.777.4280 Website: Click to visit
 
 

We invite applications for a full-time, 9-month clinical faculty position (non-tenure) in the Department of Physical Therapy & Athletic Training at Boston University College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College. Responsibilities include teaching and advising in the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program, engaging in scholarly activities, and participation in institutional and professional service activities. We are seeking an individual with teaching and clinical expertise in cardiopulmonary disorders, acute care and clinical medicine to join a strong

faculty dedicated to pushing the boundaries of education to optimize the growth and development of our students.

 

BU Sargent College is part of a vibrant academic and research community that includes 17 schools and colleges across Boston University’s Charles River and Medical campuses. We in the department of Physical Therapy & Athletic Training believe that the cultural and social diversity of our faculty, staff, and students is vitally important to the distinction and excellence of our research and academic programs. We are especially eager to welcome? a colleague who supports our institutional commitment to ensuring BU is inclusive, equitable, diverse, and a

place where all constituents can thrive. The College offers undergraduate, professional, and post-professional degree programs in a wide range of areas including physical therapy, occupational therapy, rehabilitation sciences, and  speech, language,& hearing sciences. For more information about our programs, visit our website.

 

DO NOT APPLY THROUGH THE BOSTON UNIVERSITY HR WEBSITE.

 

Interested candidates should send a letter of intent including a statement of clinical and scholarly interests, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references to:

 

Diane Heislein

DPT Program Director

Boston University

College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College

Department of Physical Therapy & Athletic Training

635 Commonwealth Avenue

Boston, MA 02215

Electronic submissions are preferred: heislein@bu.edu

 

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

Job Location:                      Boston, MA

Position Type:                     Full-Time, Non-tenure track

Salary:                                  Commensurate with experience                                                   

Required Skills

Minimum qualifications include:

  • Professional degree (DPT) and licensure in Physical Therapy (MA eligible)
  • PhD, ScD or EdD preferred
  • Demonstrated expertise in a cardiovascular and pulmonary physical therapy (Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Physical Therapy)
  • Experience in education / teaching
  • Professional vision consistent with emerging health care patterns and changes in educational requirements of health care professionals

 

 

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

 

September 10, 2021

Company: Boston University
Location: 635 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA, USA
Contact: Nicole Conway Email: nwconway@bu.edu
    Website: Click to visit
 
 

Boston University College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in the Department of Physical Therapy & Athletic Training beginning in the fall of 2022. Appointments are for a nine-month academic year. We are seeking a colleague who will help us continue to build on the College’s tradition of excellence in rehabilitation sciences, physical therapy (PT), clinical practice, and scholarship.

 

The successful candidate will have the potential to lead a nationally and internationally visible research program in data- and/or technology-driven research for advancement of health outcomes. This may include health services research involving large datasets, health-focused applications of artificial intelligence and/or machine learning, or digital health applications.  The candidate will join and be supported by a group of committed and active NIH-funded scientists with research programs in clinical rehabilitation research.

 

A successful candidate will have the opportunity to collaborate within and outside of Sargent College. Depending on the research area, opportunities to collaborate include, but are not limited to clinicians in the BU Physical Therapy Center (BUPTC) and Center for Neurorehabilitation (CNR), faculty from the School of Public Health, School of Medicine, Evans Center for Implementation and Improvement Sciences (CIIS), Center for Clinical and Translational Epidemiology and Comparative Effectiveness Research (TEC), Rafik B. Hariri Institute for Computing and Computational Science and Engineering, and the Mobile and Electronic Health Affinity Research Collaborative (ME-Health ARC). Boston Medical Center (BMC) and Boston University School of Public Health are part of a multi-institutional Center on Health Services Training and Research (CoHSTAR) and partners in the NIH funded Learning Health Systems Rehabilitation Research Network (LeaRRn), offering exciting collaborative opportunities to advance health services research in the physical therapy/rehabilitation domain. BUPTC collects  outcomes using Intermountain Healthcare Rehabilitation Outcomes Measurement System (ROMS) as standard practice. BMC is the largest safety net hospital in New England providing accessible care to underserved and diverse patient populations in the Greater Boston area with a substantial research enterprise. BU Faculty of Computing & Data Sciences (CDS) is an exciting new initiative for individuals with expertise in clinically relevant applications of computational methodologies. BU Clinical and Translational Institute (BU CTSI) provides extensive training, funding, methodologic, and other support for faculty across BU.

 

The Department of Physical Therapy & Athletic Training includes faculty who are leaders in research and scholarship, clinical education, and professional development. Students receive clinical training through highly competitive academic programs including the DPT. The Department also supports advanced clinical residencies and fellowships at the BU Physical Therapy Center and the Center for Neurorehabilitation. The Department is part of Sargent College, which is a thriving research enterprise with nearly $18 Million in external funding. 

 

The faculty in the Department of Physical Therapy & Athletic Training believe that the cultural and social diversity of our faculty, staff, and students is vitally important to the distinction and excellence of our research and academic programs. To that, we are especially eager to have join our ranks a colleague who supports our institutional commitment to ensuring BU is inclusive, equitable, diverse,  and is well positioned to carry out independent, externally funded research, teach in the DPT and/or Rehabilitation Sciences PhD program and participate in service. 

Qualifications include:

  • Doctoral degree (PhD) in a data-driven health research discipline
  • Post-doctoral experience (preferred)
  • Professional degree and current licensure in PT (preferred)
  • Demonstrated capacity for interdisciplinary collaboration
  • Clear potential to lead a nationally/internationally funded research program
  • A strong record of publication commensurate with career stage
  • A commitment to innovation in teaching

 

For further information, visit bu.edu/sargent/ptat.

 

DO NOT APPLY THROUGH THE BOSTON UNIVERSITY HR WEBSITE.

 

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. Please send applications to the Chair of the Search Committee (see info below). Applications should include:

  • Letter of intent responsive to the requirements of this position
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Research statement
  • Teaching statement
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion statement
  • Three references

 

Deepak Kumar, PT, PhD

Chair of Search Committee, Health Services Tenure Track

Email: kumard@bu.edu

 

 

September 10, 2021

Company: Boston University
Location: 635 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA, USA
Contact: Nicole Conway Email: nwconway@bu.edu
    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 2022. 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: With more than $108 million in total annual research expenditures, the University is ranked among the top 5% of colleges and universities in research and fifth in Texas for federal research expenditures at public universities.

EL PASO: El Paso is a highly livable, bicultural community of more than 800,000 people. 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 2022); (3) a demonstrated record of scholarly/research activity and potential for 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) demonstrated skills or potential to develop proficiency in instructional technology; (7) eligibility for physical therapist licensure in Texas; (8) experience in or potential for service to the program, college, university, community, and profession; and (9) 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; (5) current membership in the American Physical Therapy Association; and/or (6) 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 and 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. We seek to attract faculty and staff who share our commitment.

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.

 

 

September 10, 2021

Company: The University of Texas at El Paso
Location: The University of Texas at El Paso, 500 West University Avenue, El Paso, TX 79968, USA
Contact: Celia Pechak Email: cmpechak@utep.edu
Phone: 915.747.7289  
 
 

Elon University

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

 

Announces the availability of a full-time

Director of Clinical Education (DCE) position

Available on or after January 1, 2022

 

We invite applications for a full-time, open-rank faculty position. The department of 14 full-time and 6 part-time highly qualified, dynamic faculty is recruiting a physical therapist with demonstrated clinical and teaching experience in physical therapy clinical education. The primary responsibility for the DCE is to manage clinical education, an essential part of our entry-level DPT education program. This involves:

 

  • Creating relationships with external stakeholders to secure clinical rotations
  • Executing transparent and equitable processes to place students in clinical rotations that meet their educational needs
  • Supporting a healthy, diverse, equitable, and inclusive community
  • Educating and monitoring students during a series of 4 clinical rotations and maintaining contact with clinical instructors
  • Managing student clinical education concerns including remediation and termination as necessary
  • Leading the clinical education team and Clinical Education Committee
  • Additional responsibilities include department, school, and university service; scholarly activity; and an opportunity to teach within the didactic curriculum

 

The DCE also serves a vital role as a member of the School of Health Sciences Leadership Team, contributing to visioning and tactical execution of annual priorities.

 

The successful candidate will have:

  • A terminal degree: post-professional doctorate, or DPT with evidence of other professional qualifications (including but not limited to ABPTS or other specialty certification, or additional degree)
  • A minimum of 3 years of clinical practice
  • Eligibility for licensure as a physical therapist in North Carolina
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in clinical education (SCCE, CI, DCE, or ADCE) OR a minimum of 1 year of clinical education experience with an additional 2 years of teaching
  • Completion or commitment to completion of the APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor Program Level 1
  • Strong communication, organization, interpersonal, problem-solving, and counseling skills
  • A commitment to innovation, excellence, and engaged learning

 

Preferred candidates will also have:

  • Prior experience as a DCE/ADCE/ACCE or SCCE
  • Managerial and/or administrative experience
  • Prior teaching experience in an academic program and/or administrative experience in clinical practice
  • Record of scholarship/research
  • Completion of the APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor Program Level 2

 

About the Department: The department is located in the LEED-certified Gerald L. Francis Center within the School of Health Sciences. The DPTE shares approximately 50,000 square feet with state-of-the-art equipment for teaching and research. The DPTE supports a student managed, pro-bono physical therapy clinic, Health Outreach Program of Elon (H.O.P.E. clinic). The DPTE and the School of Health Sciences enjoy a strong collaborative partnership with Cone Health-Alamance Regional Medical Center. Please visit our website at www.elon.edu/dpt for additional information.

 

Elon is a dynamic, private institution that is a national model for actively engaging faculty and students in teaching and learning. Elon is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff, and student body and welcomes all applicants.

Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and level of experience.

 

To Apply: Application review will begin on October 1, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. Please send an email of interest if you would like to meet with an Elon University Search Committee Member at ELC or the APTA NC Annual Conference.

 

Application should be directed electronically to mscales3@elon.edu and include:

  • Letter of intent with vision and experience of clinical education, teaching, and scholarship/research
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Name and contact information of three references

 

Melissa H. Scales, PT, DPT

Board Certified Specialist in Pediatric Physical Therapy

Search Committee Chair DPTE

Elon University

Elon, NC 27244

mscales3@elon.edu

 

August 27, 2021

Company: Elon University
Location: Gerald L Francis Center, 762 E Haggard Ave, Elon, NC 27244, USA
Contact: Melissa Scales Email: mscales3@elon.edu
Phone: 336.278.6358 Website: Click to visit
 
 

The Department of Physical Therapy at Methodist University invites applications for a 12-month, full-time, tenure track appointment at the rank of Assistant/Associate/Full Professor. Methodist University is seeking a faculty member to join our team of energetic, collaborative, and motivated faculty in the entry-level Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program. Responsibilities include teaching in areas of expertise, student advising, scholarship, and service to the Department, University, and community, with the option for clinical practice time.

Methodist University is a private comprehensive institution grounded in the tradition of liberal arts. The Program is housed in the Thomas R. McLean Health Sciences Building located in Fayetteville, North Carolina. The 38,800 square foot, state of the art facility has dedicated classroom space, and research facilities that includes a Gait and Motion Analysis Laboratory, Human Performance Laboratory, a Motor Control Lab, and Mobility Courtyard to allow faculty to engage in research agendas and direct student research projects.

The preferred candidate will have an earned doctoral degree (PhD, EdD, or DSc) from a USDE regionally accredited institution of higher education. Consideration will be given to an applicant with a DPT and APTA specialist ABPTS certification and ABPTRFE residency/fellowship. All candidates must be a Physical Therapist eligible for licensure in the State of North Carolina, secured at time of employment. A history of scholarly publications, a well-defined, ongoing research agenda and previous teaching experience are preferred. Physical Therapists nearing completion of a terminal doctoral degree (PhD, EdD or DSc) will be considered. Earned ABPTS board certification, and/or residency/fellowship experience is also preferred. The position requires faculty participation in research, teaching, and service, including committee appointments. Teaching and scholarly experiences that align with the Methodist University commitment to fostering equity and inclusion in all our university practices is required. Preference is given to applicants with DPT program teaching experience with expertise desired in content areas: geriatrics, cardiopulmonary, acute care, orthopedics, exercise science and/or clinical education;

Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled.

For full considerations, qualified candidates are invited to submit the following: 1) letter of intent, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) teaching philosophy statement, 4) three letters of reference and contact information, and 5) concise equity and diversity statement about teaching or other experiences, successes, and challenges in working with a diverse student population. All documents should be submitted in one PDF file via the Methodist University HR employment portal.

MU DPT Virtual Tour available:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SyVN7vQ4Lpw&list=PLgjYLnKpqV-z64bTyPpv-K_mBtuwb55l8&index=5&t=266s

For inquiries, contact:

Dr. Penny Schulken, PT, DPT, MBA, Faculty Search Committee Chair

910-630-7213 Email: pschulken@methodist.edu

Applications must be submitted through http://www.methodist.edu/positions-available

Methodist University, 5400 Ramsey Street, Fayetteville, NC 28311, is an EOE. www.methodist.edu

 

July 7, 2021

Company: Methodist University
Location: Methodist University 5400 Ramsey Street, Fayetteville, NC, USA
Contact: Penny Schulken, PT, DPT, MBA Email: pschulken@methodist.edu
Phone: 1910.630.7213 Website: Click to visit