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Methodist University invites applications for the Director of the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program.  The program is seeking a faculty member to join our team of eight energetic and motivated faculty in an accredited, entry-level Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program.  Responsibilities include leading and directing the established program, teaching in area of expertise, maintaining a scholarly agenda, and providing service to the department, University, profession, and community.  The incoming director is expected to facilitate continued growth and development of the program.

Methodist University is a private comprehensive institution grounded in the tradition of liberal arts education located in Fayetteville, NC.  The program is housed in the School of Health Sciences in a state of the art facility that includes 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 and teaching.

The preferred candidate will have an earned doctoral degree (Ph.D., Ed.D., or DSc) from an USDE regionally accredited institution of higher education and a minimum of six years of full-time higher education experience with a minimum of 3 years of full-time experience in a physical therapist education program.  All candidates must be Physical Therapists eligible for licensure in the State of North Carolina.  A history of scholarly publication and a well-defined ongoing research agenda is required.  A completion of the APTA Education Leadership Institute is preferred.  Administrative experience including personnel management, budgeting, and program planning is needed.  Experience preparing for and maintaining CAPTE accreditation is necessary.

 

February 24, 2020

Company: Methodist University
Location: 5400 Ramsey Street, Fayetteville, NC, USA
Contact: Lori Leineke Email: lleineke@methodist.edu
Phone: 910.630.7004  
 
 

Director of Clinical Education (DCE) / Clinical Assistant Professor

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 and Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College. For the DCE, we are seeking an individual with demonstrated experience in clinical practice, clinical education and teaching with evidence of scholarship. Primary responsibilities involve coordinating clinical education experiences including student placements in clinical experiences, cultivating relationships with current and potential clinical partners, teaching and mentoring students, collaborating with clinical instructors, and performing site visits.

 

Additional responsibilities include teaching and advising in the DPT program, engaging in scholarly activities, and participation in institutional and professional service activities.  The candidate will join a clinical education team, which includes two other DCE’s and support from Sargent College’s Clinical Education Services central office. 

 

BU Sargent College is part of a vibrant academic and research community that includes 16 schools and colleges across Boston University’s Charles River and Medical campuses. The department of Physical Therapy & Athletic Training believes 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 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, athletic training, occupational therapy, rehabilitation sciences, and speech, language and hearing sciences. For more information about our programs, visit our website at http://www.bu.edu/sargent/academics/departments-programs/physical-therapy-athletic-training/

 

Minimum qualifications include:

  • Professional degree (DPT) and licensure in Physical Therapy (MA eligible)
  • PhD, ScD or EdD preferred
  • Demonstrated expertise in a clinical specialty (ABPTS certification)
  • Experience in education with a strong background in clinical education in PT
  • Professional vision consistent with emerging health care patterns and changes in educational requirements of health care professionals

 

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

Erin Riley

Boston University

College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College Department of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training

635 Commonwealth Avenue

Boston, MA 02215

Or electronically to: erileypt@bu.edu

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

 

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.

 

February 21, 2020

Company: Boston University College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College
Location: 635 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA, USA
Contact: Erin Riley Email: erileypt@bu.edu
Phone: 617.353.2720 Website: Click to visit
 
 

Clarke University, located in scenic Dubuque, IA, invites applications for two full-time faculty positions (10 months) in the Physical Therapy Department. With the recent retirement of a long-standing faculty member, one position will immediately begin on tenure-track, and the other is a three-year renewable appointment with the possibility of moving to tenure-track in the future. Rank will be commensurate with experience in the academic setting. Ideal candidates should possess an earned terminal academic doctorate (Ph.D., EdD., DHS, DSc) or be actively enrolled in a doctoral program of study in physical therapy or a related field. Applicants must be eligible for PT licensure in Iowa. Responsibilities include teaching in area of academic or clinical expertise, advising, and research. Preference will be given for candidates qualified to teach musculoskeletal/orthopedic or research courses. Competitive salary & benefits. Applications will be reviewed upon receipt & considered until the position is filled.

 

Clarke is a Catholic University rooted in the liberal arts and sciences tradition with professional programs providing an outstanding education for caring and responsible participation in a global world. Founded by the Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the college has for over 175 years served the people of Iowa, the Midwest, and beyond by providing not only an outstanding education to its students but service to its community and leadership for society. People at Clarke – faculty, students, and staff alike – comprise a close-knit community of dedicated individuals. As a family community, Dubuque residents enjoy an outstanding quality of life with the dual advantages of small town living and the cultural amenities of an urban area.

 

The Clarke University Physical Therapy Department is part of the caring, learning community at Clarke University, committed to excellence in physical therapy education and dedicated to educating individuals who are prepared to contribute to society as physical therapy professionals in a variety of settings. We are part of the supportive environment that encourages personal and intellectual growth, promotes global awareness and social responsibility, and deepens spiritual values. As educators, we will play a significant role in providing continuing education to therapists in the State of Iowa as well as the tri-state region.

 

To apply, please upload a letter of application, three letters of recommendation with contact information, unofficial graduate transcripts, curriculum vitae, and a teaching philosophy online at http://clarke.applicantpool.com/jobs. Confidential letters of recommendation can be emailed to HRletters@clarke.edu.

 

Review of applications will begin immediately. The position will begin August 2020.

Note: Faculty will be on-site at the APTA Combined Sections Meeting (CSM) in Denver, CO and would be available to meet with applicants to discuss this opportunity further. For further information please contact: Jennifer Mai, PT, DPT, PhD, Professor and Chair of Physical Therapy. 563-588-8168 or jennifer.mai@clarke.edu.

Clarke University is committed to fostering a welcoming campus community that celebrates the unique contributions of each person and promotes an inclusive learning environment.  Clarke University does not discriminate against any employee or any applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability or genetic information.

 

February 4, 2020

Company: Clarke University
Location: 1550 Clarke Drive, Dubuque, IA, USA
Contact: Jody Pfohl Email: jody.pfohl@clarke.edu
Phone: 563.588.8194 Website: Click to visit
 
 

The Campbell University Doctor of Physical Therapy program is seeking applicants for a 12-month full-time, tenure track faculty appointment to join our team. Candidates must have doctoral preparation and completed an academic doctoral degree (PhD, EdD, or ScD); ABD candidates will be considered. Areas of preferred teaching experience in integumentary, administration/management, women’s health, and/or acute care. Rank appointment based on applicant qualifications and experience.

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

Education/Experience

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

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

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

Knowledge, skills, ability:

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

Physical Demands: 

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

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

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

Other Information:

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

 

February 3, 2020

Company: Campbell University
Location: 4350 US Highway 421 South, Lillington, NC 27546, USA
Contact: Dr. Wesley Rich Email: richw@campbell.edu
Phone: 910.893.1892 Website: Click to visit
 
 

Seeking experienced and motivated individuals with strong interpersonal communication skills to teach and mentor faculty on the instructional track. Interprofessional education, clinical research, and clinical practice opportunities are available. We seek faculty with clinical education experience preferably in an academic setting, but clinical settings will also be considered. The candidate should be highly organized, self-motivated, and detail-oriented. The Director of Clinical Education will have a team of faculty to assist in the clinical education component of the program. 

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide vision and leadership for this valuable component of the DPT education
  • Lead the student’s clinical education including both full and part-time experiences
  • Mentor students and participate in University and community service
  • Create strong relationships with clinical partners, executing an equitable placement process
  • Provide oversight during clinical rotations, problem solving with students and sites
  • Model inclusive practices in education and professional practice

Preferred Qualifications Include:

  • Terminal academic degree (e.g., PhD, EdD, DSc) and/or Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)
  • Clinical education/instructional experience in DPT curriculum
  • Specialist certification by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties
  • A record of scholarship

The Department.  We are unlike any other department in the country. Located on a single urban campus in Philadelphia, the Department’s 38 full-time faculty provide instruction in 10 degree programs across all levels of education to approximately 1,300 students. The Department includes degrees in Health Professions (BS), Athletic Training (MSAT, DAT), Neuromotor Science (MS, PhD), Physical Therapy (DPT), Occupational Therapy (MOT, OTD) and Recreation Therapy (BS and MS). In addition, the Department offers 2 certificate programs and an Orthopedic PT Residency. Additionally, the Department works closely with other professions including public health, nursing, social work, and communication sciences.

 

Priority focus areas for the Department include interprofessional education/research, service learning and
teaching excellence. Current research emphases are child health outcomes and patient-reported measures of health status for children, physical activity feedback technology for people with disabilities, community access for children with diverse sensory abilities, field-based interventions including recreation for adults with mental health disorders, measurement of environmental interactions for persons with autism spectrum disorders, and the development of devices using virtual environments to manipulate visual input for persons with traumatic brain injuries.

 

DPT Program. The DPT program enrolls about 165 students taught by 16 full-time faculty with various clinical and research backgrounds who emphasize student learning/development through innovative and evidence-based teaching practices. As part of the College’s commitment to interprofessional education and transdisciplinary research, the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Therapy program collaborate on joint MS and PhD degrees in Neuromotor Science. Collaborative opportunities exist with research centers including the Neuromotor Science Research consortium that contains state of the art motion analyses and virtual reality and immersive environments. PT faculty collaborate with faculty in many disciplines and with local institutions including Temple University Hospital System, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Shriners Hospitals for Children, Magee Rehabilitation Center and Moss Rehab. Our academic space, located in the new Aramark Student Training and Recreation (STAR) complex, features applied laboratory spaces with the latest instructional technology, lecture spaces, smart classrooms and a demonstration-teaching apartment with wheelchair-height kitchen counters and appliances, as well as a fully accessible bath and bedroom. The DPT Program hosts an interprofessional pro bono clinic dedicated to meet the needs of uninsured and underinsured members of the North Philadelphia community. This practice venue gives many faculty members a venue to maintain their clinical practice and teach at the point of patient care.

 

The College. Devoted to an interprofessional environment for academic programming and research, the College of Public Health, a CEPH-accredited school of public health, is a constellation of academic units of public health, social work and health profession disciplines, enrolling 4,300 students. The College’s research focuses on social, behavioral, and environmental inquiries, medical/health interventions, and basic science and is sponsored by the National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation, Department of Defense, and other major funders. The College has recently launched a new Center focused on Community Engaged Research and Practice. We are harnessing the collective energies of our clinical disciplines through an emerging, innovative framework for interprofessional education.

 

Temple University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution.

People of color, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

 

January 22, 2020

Company: Temple Unviersity, College of Public Health
Location: 1101 West Montgomery Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Contact: Scott Burns Email: dptprogram@temple.edu
Phone: 215.204.9116 Website: Click to visit
 
 

Greetings and salutations from sunny Clearwater Florida! The Professional DPT Program at Nova Southeastern University-Tampa Bay is inviting applications for a full-time, 12-month faculty position.

Applicants must have a degree (BS, MS, or DPT) in physical therapy and have an earned terminal (academic) doctoral degree (Ed.D., ScD, DHSc., or PhD) by the start date of employment. The successful candidate must also have at least 3 years of relevant academic experience. All applicants must be eligible for PT licensure in the state of Florida. Applicants with advanced credentials, including specialty certification or fellowship training, and/or expertise in pediatric, geriatric, or cardiovascular physical therapy are especially encouraged to apply.

The successful candidate will teach courses in their area of specialization, advise physical therapy students, participate in program and curriculum evaluation, mentor PhD students and/or residents, participate in service to the program and community, and engage in scholarship. The position is a 12-month position and rank and salary are commensurate with experience and expertise.

The Professional DPT Program - Tampa is an entry-level DPT program that blends face-to-face and online teaching using multi-media and engaging teaching strategies. Considered a national leader in blended learning, our close-knit learning community is designed for students who need flexibility in learning because of geographical, financial, family, or learning style needs. Blended classes foster active learning strategies in order for students to apply learning to clinical practice, and the blended design allows faculty opportunity to engage in research and service activities. The DPT program at Nova Southeastern University-Tampa (https://healthsciences.nova.edu/pt/hedpt-tampa/index.html) is a fully accredited program that is housed within the Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences. Opportunities for Interprofessional Education and Interprofessional Practice abound.In addition, faculty may choose to maintain clinical practice up to 1 day per week in their preferred setting or through our Shark Motion Pro-Bono service.

NSU’s Tampa Bay Regional Campus has recently moved to a new home in Clearwater FL. The new campus features a 311,000-square-foot, cutting-edge facility with new labs, collaboration spaces, advanced simulations, and operating rooms that give faculty and students a hands-on advantage. Tampa and its surrounding areas are close to some of the most beautiful beaches in the country, and our weather fits an active lifestyle year-round.

About NSU:  We are the eighth largest not-for-profit independent institution nationally with more than 28,000 students enrolled at our main campus or at one of seven regional campuses throughout Florida and the Puerto Rico. NSU awards associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, specialist, doctoral and first-professional degrees in a wide range of fields. Classified as a research university with “high research activity” by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, NSU is one of only 37 universities nationwide to also be awarded Carnegie’s Community Engagement Classification. NSU-Tampa features state-of-the-art PT laboratories, classrooms, and a technology studio to produce high-quality online teaching materials. Our competitive compensation package includes 22 days of paid vacation per year, additional holidays and sick accrual, as well as a 401K with institutional contributions. The Search Committee and Program Director will be holding informal informational sessions during 2020 CSM in Denver. To make an appointment for a CSM informational meeting or for further inquiries, please email Dr. Lance Cherry, Chair of the Search and Screen Committee, at lc1315@nova.edu or contact him at 813-574-5327. To apply online, go to www.nsujobs.com and search for Position 992797.

 

January 13, 2020

Company: Nova Southeastern University-Tampa
Location: 3400 Gulf to Bay Boulevard, Clearwater, FL 33759, USA
Contact: Dr. Lance Cherry Email: lc1315@nova.edu
Phone: 813.574.5327 Website: Click to visit
 
 

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor- School of Physical Therapy

Arkansas Colleges of Health Education (ACHE), School of Physical Therapy invites applicants to join our developing program. ACHE is a growing College located in Fort Smith, AR with a mission to educate health care providers in an underserved region of the country. The School of Physical Therapy invites applicants with various clinical specialties including musculoskeletal, neuromuscular, cardiopulmonary, pediatrics, geriatrics, integumentary and pelvic health. Faculty with experience in other foundational areas such as physiology, kinesiology, pharmacology, therapeutic exercise and research design are also encouraged to apply. This is an outstanding opportunity for a professional to join a growing college as we expand our academic programs in health care and related fields.

Associate Dean of the School of Physical Therapy, Teressa Brown, will be at APTA’s Combined Section’s Meeting (CSM) in Denver, CO, Feb. 12th- 15th and will be available to meet with applicants if they would like to discuss this opportunity further.

The Assistant/Associate Professor of Physical Therapy is responsible for educating entry-level physical therapy professionals pursing a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. Additionally, he/she will engage in scholarly activities contributing to the school’s agenda and advancing the profession. Faculty provides service to the school, university, and professional communities. In all areas, the faculty contributes to the advancement of ACHE’s mission. (Rank will be determined by qualifications and experience).

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Support the mission, vision and goals of the College and School of Physical Therapy.
  • Teach courses as assigned in the faculty member’s area of expertise.
  • Maintain and develop teaching effectiveness in accordance with school’s standards.
  • Adhere to accreditation standards.
  • Provide advisement with students in accordance with school’s standards.
  • Contribute to program and curriculum development and assessment appropriate for rank criteria.
  • Meet administrative deadlines such as those for submitting course syllabi, student course evaluations, grades, and program evaluation data.
  • Develop and maintain a scholarship agenda in accordance with schools and accreditation standards.
  • Actively engage in service to the School, College, Community and/ or Profession.
  • Participate actively in assignments necessary to advance the service and/or outreach missions of the school.
  • Demonstrate collegial relationships with colleagues, supervisors, support staff, and students.
  • Demonstrate the highest standard of professionalism and ethical behavior in all aspects of personal and professional actions and performance.
  • Maintain and uphold a professional development plan that advances the College and School and is consistent with accreditation requirements and rank criteria.
  • Other duties assigned by the Dean or his/her designee.

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND CREDENTIALS

Education and Experience Minimum Qualifications

  • Doctoral degree awarded by an institution that is accredited by a USDE-recognized regional accrediting body.
  • Clinical Faculty must be licensed as a physical therapist or eligible for license by the Arkansas State Board of Physical Therapy.
  • Demonstrated contemporary expertise in an area of teaching responsibility and knowledge of content delivery method (e.g. documentation of continuing professional development, relevant experience, faculty development plan reflecting acquisition of new content, incorporation of feedback from course evaluations).
  • Demonstrated (or potential to demonstrate) ongoing scholarly achievement and research expertise.
  • Expertise necessary to ensure appropriate curriculum design, content delivery, and program evaluation.

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Terminal academic degree (PhD, EdD, DSc) highly desirable.
  • Professional Doctoral degree and advanced clinical certification such as OCS, NCS, PCS, SCS or FAAOMPT also highly desired.
  • Two years prior teaching experience at the graduate level.
  • Demonstrated leadership and productivity in the areas of clinical or professional service, scholarly activity, and/or physical therapy education.

Required knowledge, skills, and abilities

  • Demonstrate a breadth and depth of knowledge in an area(s) of physical therapy education, practice, and/or research appropriate for rank.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and skill in the delivery of physical therapy education in the classroom/laboratory and in practice settings for students.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of varied educational delivery formats.
  • Demonstrate ability to mentor students.
  • Demonstrate leadership, organizational, and time management skills.
  • Display professionalism for the university in all communication and interaction.
  • Exhibit high-energy and versatility; self-directed.
  • Adhere to the policies and procedures set forth by ACHE.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in computer skills, i.e. Microsoft Office.

To apply, please visit http://acheedu.org/employment-opportunities/

If you need assistance in the application process because of a disability, or for any other reason, please contact Barbara Jetton, Director of Human Resources, at 479.308.2291 or barbara.jetton@acheedu.org.

 

 

January 7, 2020

Company: Arkansas Colleges of Health Education
Location: 7000 Chad Colley Blvd, Fort Smith, AR, 72916
Contact: Teressa Brown, PT, DPT, PhD, OCS Email: teressa.brown@acheedu.org
Phone: 479.401.6021 Website: Click to visit
 
 

DeSales University, in Center Valley, Pennsylvania invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor to begin May 2020 

We are seeking a dynamic and dedicated individual with teaching, research, and clinical expertise in the areas of acute care and cardiopulmonary rehabilitation. The opportunity to expand one’s professional interest in collaborating with faculty in our physician assistant science and nursing programs on the continued development of our interprofessional education activities through medical simulation and standardized patient encounters is also a component of this position.

The ideal candidate will develop and teach courses in the second and third year of the graduate curriculum with the emphasis on cardiovascular and pulmonary rehabilitation, wellness, and disease prevention. The individual chosen for this position will have the opportunity to review and revise the current content, teaching and learning experiences, and student assessments based on his or her experience and teaching approach.

Full-time faculty members are expected to maintain a scholarly agenda in accordance with their content areas of teaching and clinical practice.  The DPT program has budgetary resources to purchase research equipment to support the areas of inquiry for this faculty position.  Numerous opportunities exist within the surrounding community with whom to collaborate.

Core faculty provide service to the program through on-going advising with graduate students each semester, participation on DPT admissions, progression, and program assessment committees, and direction of student research. 

The DPT Program is CAPTE Accredited and has graduated 3 cohorts of students at this time.  DeSales University offers dedicated physical therapy classroom and laboratory space equipped with interactive technology, a small class size of 28 graduate students, a dynamic and engaging team of 8 highly qualified faculty members, and the opportunity to work in the state-of-the-art cadaver laboratory and with medical simulation in the Healthcare Simulation Center in the Gambet Center for Healthcare and Business.

 

Rank and salary are commensurate with the presentation of qualifications and experience as noted below: 

●Three to five years of graduate-level teaching and contemporary clinical expertise in the content areas noted above

● PhD, EdD or other research-based doctoral degree in physical therapy or related field.  ABD candidates and applicants with post-professional DPT and/or board certification in a physical therapy clinical specialization will be considered

● Commitment to engage in and/or a demonstrated record of scholarly inquiry

● A heart for service to the program and the University through student advising, committee participation, and community outreach activities

 ● Eligibility for licensure as a physical therapist in Pennsylvania

● An history of active participation in the American Physical Therapy Association and other professional leadership experiences are desired

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

 

 

December 10, 2019

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

Position overview:

AdventHealth University’s Doctor of Physical Therapy Program invites applications for Department Chair/ Director. Our faith-based, CAPTE-accredited program features small class sizes (23 per cohort), a close-knit faculty, and opportunities for interprofessional collaboration with other health programs including the Master in Occupational Therapy, Physician Assistant, Master in Health Administration, Nursing, and Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Programs. Facilities include a state-of-the art simulation laboratory and our pro-bono community-based Hope Clinic.

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will have outstanding leadership capabilities, a strong history of successfully mentoring faculty and students, and an established scholarly agenda. He or she will also value the opportunity to work at a Christian, faith-based institution.

An advanced academic doctorate and license to practice physical therapy in any US jurisdiction is required. The candidate must also have a minimum of six years of full-time experience in higher education, with a minimum of three years of full-time experience in a PT education program

Essential Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate departmental vision and strategic plan in accordance with the institution’s mission and vision
  • Maintain CAPTE accreditation standards and engage in curricular development and assessment
  • Demonstrate a strong commitment to the mission and vision of the program and university
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable regulations including FERPA and Title IX, as well as the student and faculty handbooks
  • Act as a liaison between the DPT program and other academic units, including administration
  • Manage program outcomes and seek opportunities for continued quality improvement
  • Prioritize and manage competing responsibilities, including departmental schedules and appropriate delegation of workload
  • Evaluate faculty and staff performance
  • Engage in financial planning, budgeting, and monitoring expenditures
  • Promote student and faculty development, including recruitment and retention
  • Support and encourage faculty research agendas
  • Facilitate professional engagement through the APTA and FPTA
  • Oversee day to day operations of the academic unit and teach select content within the candidate’s area of expertise
  • Exhibit and model the characteristics of a Christian professional
  • Participate in department and institutional committees and service activities
 

December 1, 2019

Company: AdventHealth University
Location: 671 Winyah Drive, Orlando, FL 32803, USA
Contact: Dr. Jeff Emde Email: jeff.emde@ahu.edu
Phone: 407.303.9920 Website: Click to visit
 
 

The developing Doctor of Physical Therapy program at Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences (PNWU) is seeking a full-time Clinical Education Coordinator (CEC). Selected applicant will be working with an experienced Program Director and team of faculty that are committed to developing a program of excellence, while fulfilling the mission of PNWU, to educate and train health care professionals emphasizing service among rural and underserved areas in the Northwest.

 

General Summary:

The Clinical Education Coordinator’s primary responsibilities are to develop and manage the clinical education component, an essential part of our developing entry-level DPT education program. Additional responsibilities of the Clinical Education Coordinator include scholarly activity, program and university service, and an opportunity to teach within the didactic curriculum.

 

Essential Job Functions:

  • Create relationships with external stakeholders to secure clinical rotations
  • Develop and oversee policies and procedures related to the clinical education component of the DPT program
  • Serve as a liaison between the DPT program and clinical sites; responsible for the clinical site selection and fostering development of clinical instructors at those sites
  • Oversee the preparation and implementation of the clinical education component for the DPT program following the standards of practice from the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE)
  • Develop, implement, and evaluate DPT curriculum in collaboration with other DPT core faculty on-campus and across campuses
  • Work closely with PNWU’s Simulation Center Coordinator and Interprofessional Education faculty to develop integrated clinical experiences according to the education standards of practice for physical therapy
  • Demonstrate teaching expertise in any combination of established physical therapy education standards of practice
  • Engaged or interested in research that contributes to PNWU’s emerging Research Strategic Plan that will contribute to the transformation of healthcare practice especially in those communities that are underserved
  • Inspire to strive for a clinical program of excellence with strong communication, organization, interpersonal, counseling and problem-solving skills
  • Promote student success by showing flexibility in teaching style and work schedule, as well as exhibiting a passion for teaching and engaging students in the learning process
  • Understands accreditation standards and expectations specific to the department and adheres to policies and procedures to meet or exceed such standards
  • Conducts self appropriately and consistently in accordance with the philosophy and mission of PNWU
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Requirements

 

Education:

  • Required:  Earned doctoral degree awarded by an institution that is accredited by a regional accrediting body recognized by the U.S.  Department of Education (USDE)
  • Required:  Licensed or eligible for PT licensure in Washington State and a minimum of 3 years of practice

 

Experience:

  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in clinical education (SCCE, CI, CEC or ACEC) OR a minimum of 1 year of clinical education experience with an additional 2 years of teaching
  • Prior experience as a Clinical Education Coordinator preferred
  • Prior teaching experience in an academic program and/or administrative experience in clinical practice preferred
  • Completion or commitment to completion of the APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor Program
  • Record of service to the profession and/or community
  • Demonstrated ability to use new technologies
  • Record of scholarship or prior research experience preferred
  • Prior experience in working with rural and underserved populations preferred
  • Prior experience in interprofessional education and simulation preferred

 

Desired Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

Strong organization, interpersonal, and planning skills; strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to work in a team and flexibility to work with others in a variety of circumstances; ability to problem solve by analyzing issues and creating action plans; ability to manage projects and people and prioritize and self-direct work flow; ability to work with and manage different computer programs and databases.

 

PNWU offers a comprehensive benefits package to eligible employees first of the month following date of hire and competitive salary.

 

To ensure full consideration apply to https://recruiting.paylocity.com/Recruiting/Jobs/Details/213798 by the closing date.

 

Submit:

  • A letter of introduction outlining background and qualifications for the position
  • Detailed curriculum vitae
  • Contact information for three professional references

 

The job announcement above is not the full job description, but represents the job responsibilities and requirements. A full job description can be provided upon request.

 

PNWU is a drug-free workplace, equal opportunity employer and educational institution. To request this publication in an alternative format, or to apply in an alternative format, please call Human Resources, 509.452.5100.

 

February 25, 2020

Company: Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences
Location: 111 University Parkway, Suite 202, Yakima, WA 98901
Contact: Human Resources Email: rsolorzano@pnwu.edu
Phone: 509.452.5100 Website: Click to visit
 
 

Hanover College seeks applications for a full-time Director of Research and Faculty Development, a 12-month non-tenured faculty appointment at the level of Associate or Professor for the developing hybrid Doctor of Physical (DPT) Program.  This accelerated two-year DPT program is a blend of online and on-campus activities that allow faculty members to live remote to Hanover College.  However, DPT faculty members must be able to travel and stay in Hanover or Southern Indiana for designated time periods each semester.  The successful candidate will have teaching experience in higher education, a developed leadership role in research and scholarship, a record of community service, and a spirit of innovation to explore new teaching strategies in hybrid learning. 

The Director of Research and Faculty Development is responsible for enhancing the scholarly productivity and development of the DPT faculty, overseeing the research coursework within the DPT program, as well as other assigned teaching and mentoring activities within the DPT program.  This faculty member should have an existing independent scholarly agenda and body of publications and professional disseminations at the College or University level.  Responsible for DPT program research collaboration and providing mentorship to junior faculty’s scholarly agendas.  This candidate should also have familiarity of Institutional Review Board policies and procedures.  Specifically, the Director of Research and Faculty Development will provide strategic leadership for a program that develops sound scientific inquiry skills for all DPT faculty, as well as provide guidance and direction related specifically to research-based curriculum requirements of the DPT program.

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

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

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

Service and Scholarship Responsibilities: Refer to appropriate faculty rank within the 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 Research and Faculty Development:

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.  In addition, demonstrate the:

    1. Ability to adhere to the Core Values of the Physical Therapy profession;
    2. Knowledge and skill expertise in the area of teaching;
    3. Ability to communicate effectively and professionally both written and orally, both online and in-person;
    4. Ability to interact effectively with people from diverse backgrounds, including students, administration, faculty, and staff;
    5. Ability to handle detail-oriented assignments and maintain confidentiality;
    6. 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, 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, and telephone/email contact information for three professional references.  To apply, go to: hanover.edu/about/employment.  Review of applications will begin April of 2020 and will continue until the position is filled.

 

 

 

 

February 24, 2020

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

Hanover College seeks applications for full-time, 12-month non-tenured faculty appointments at the level of Assistant, Associate, or Professor for the developing hybrid Doctor of Physical (DPT) Program.  This accelerated two-year DPT program is a blend of online and on-campus activities that allow faculty members to live remote to Hanover College.  However, DPT faculty members must be able to travel and stay in Hanover or Southern Indiana for designated time periods each semester.  Successful candidates will have teaching experience in higher education, developed research and scholarship agendas, records of community service, and a spirit of innovation to explore new teaching strategies in hybrid learning. 

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

Individuals will possess a terminal academic doctorate in a discipline appropriate for teaching responsibilities (Ph.D., EdD, DSc, etc.) or Doctor of Physical Therapy degree (or tDPT), with American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS) or certification credentials appropriate for their teaching responsibilities.  Positions are clinical tracks with salary and rank commensurate with qualifications.  The candidates, if physical therapists, must possess an active physical therapy license and be eligible for licensure in the state of Indiana.

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

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

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

Essential Tasks and Functions of the Core Faculty:

Candidates must demonstrate the following knowledge, skill, and ability or be able to explain and demonstrate that faculty members 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, skill, and 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 (FERPA);
    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, 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 philosophy, and three professional letters of recommendation.  To apply, go to: hanover.edu/about/employment.  Review of applications will begin April of 2020 and will continue until the position is filled.

 

 

 

February 24, 2020

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

The Disability, Aging and Technology (DAT) Faculty Cluster at the University of Central Florida is seeking applicants with expertise in Rehabilitation Sciences for a faculty position at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor. We are recruiting faculty in the broad area of disability, aging, and technology and plan to hire a tenured associate professor or professor of Rehabilitation Sciences. The position will be housed in the School of Kinesiology and Physical Therapy in the College of Health Professions and Sciences. The anticipated start date is August 8, 2020.

We seek one experienced, senior-level faculty candidate in the field of rehabilitation sciences that can interface with the DAT cluster to establish clinical research for the development and clinical testing of devices with patient populations. This hire will facilitate in-house clinical validation and assessment for rehabilitative interventions including assistive technology designs originating in other cluster and facilitate other relevant lines of research. This position is interdisciplinary and will be expected to strengthen both the cluster and the candidate’s tenure home (College of Health Professions and Sciences, School of Kinesiology and Physical Therapy) and may include a combination of joint appointments. Both individual and interdisciplinary infrastructure and competitive startup support will be provided with this new position.

 

The DAT cluster is a partnership involving the College of Health Professions and Sciences, the College of Nursing, the College of Sciences, the College of Engineering and Computer Science, the Rosen College of Hospitality Management, the College of Medicine, and the Nanoscience Technology Center at UCF. https://www.ucf.edu/faculty/cluster/disability-aging-technology/.

 

The School of Kinesiology and Physical Therapy offers degree programs including undergraduate kinesiology, master's in athletic training, master's in kinesiology, Ph.D. track in applied exercise physiology, and doctor of physical therapy program. The school has a robust research organization and an Institute of Exercise Physiology and Rehabilitation Science, https://healthprofessions.ucf.edu/kpt/institute/.

 

The College of Health Professions and Sciences at UCF is home to nationally recognized programs focused on health and wellness. Research centers and clinics include the Florida Alliance for Assistive Services and Technology (FAAST) Demonstration Center, Communications Disorders Clinic, Center for Autism and Related Disabilities, Center for Behavioral Health Research and Training, and Florida Center for Nursing. Academic units include the Department of Health Sciences, School of Communication Sciences and Disorders, School of Kinesiology and Physical Therapy, and School of Social Work.

 

UCF is one of the nation’s largest universities with a diverse student body of more than 68,000 students. An adjacent research park hosts more than 100 high-technology companies and UCF’s Institute for Simulation and Training. UCF also has an accredited medical school which was established in 2006. https://www.ucf.edu

 

Minimum qualifications include a Ph.D. from an accredited institution in rehabilitation science or a closely related field. The selected candidate must also have a record of research and extramural funding in areas related to the disability, aging, or technology foci of the cluster. Preferred qualifications are a history of working with teams, especially teams that span multiple disciplines and experience mentoring research and teaching for junior faculty and doctoral students.

 

UCF requires all applications and supporting documents to be submitted electronically www.ucf.edu/jobs/

 

UCF has a diverse student body and community. Please tell us about your approach and experience, in the context of a faculty-student setting and as a colleague, meeting the needs of a diverse community.

 

In addition to the online application, interested candidates must also attach the following materials to their application:

  1. the diversity statement,
  2. *a cover letter,
  3. curriculum vitae,
  4. teaching statement,
  5. research statement, and
  6. contact information for three professional references (include email address).

 

*In the cover letter candidates must address their background in rehabilitation sciences, their experience working in a multidisciplinary environment, and identify the department(s) for potential joint appointments they would desire. NOTE: Please have all application 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.

Salary negotiable. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Questions regarding this search can be directed to search chair Denise.Gammonley@UCF.edu

 

February 24, 2020

Company: University of Central Florida
Location: 4000 Central Florida Boulevard, Orlando, FL, USA
Contact: Denise Gammonley Email: Denise.Gammonley@ucf.edu
    Website: Click to visit
 
 

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

The Director of Student Affairs is responsible for all student affairs functions to include orientation, progression and retention, and advisement.  As Class Advisor, works to integrate remote (online learning) students into Hanover College culture and serves as the primary point of contact for student issues related to online learning life.  Oversees and recommends updates to program policies and procedures.  Serves as Chair of Administration Committee and Academic Standing and Progression Committee. 

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

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

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

Service and Scholarship Responsibilities: Refer to appropriate faculty rank within the 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 Student Affairs:

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, 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, and three professional references.  To apply, go to: hanover.edu/about/employment.  Review of applications will begin April of 2020 and will continue until the position is filled.

 

 

 

 

February 21, 2020

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

Assistant/Associate Professor of Physical Therapy

 

The Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program at Marist College is seeking a highly qualified individual to serve as a member of the program faculty. The successful candidate will join 9 full-time highly dynamic and collaborative faculty committed to creating the next generation of physical therapists by offering the highest standard of excellence in physical therapy education. This full-time 12-month position requires curriculum development and teaching and mentoring students in clinical research. Priority will be given to candidates with content experience and evidence-based practice in the areas of research, biomechanics, wound care, acute care, women’s health, and/or geriatrics. Other areas of expertise may be considered. Teaching responsibilities will depend on areas of clinical and academic proficiency. The faculty will work with the DPT faculty in a dedicated state-of-the-art DPT facility that includes faculty and support offices, conference rooms, high-tech classrooms, research facilities, on-site suite of clinical simulation labs and a traditional gross anatomy facility to support the learning experience.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience in a higher education setting and effective communication and collaborative skills in a team-oriented environment. In addition, the following are requirements for the position:

  • Obtain a license to practice PT in New York at the time of employment
  • Possess an earned academic doctorate (PhD, EdD, ScD or DSc) from an accredited university in a field related to physical therapy; will consider a DPT with board certification/specialization (i.e. GCS, WCS, etc.), and clinical experience related to the area of expertise.
  • Have a minimum of 3 years teaching experience in clinical or academic setting
  • Have a minimum of 5 years of full-time work experience
  • Possess excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills

Teaching excellence and current scholarship/research will determine appointment at the Assistant or Associate Professor level.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Teaching didactic and laboratory courses related to areas of expertise
  • Coordinating course development with other Department of Physical Therapy faculty
  • Engaging in ongoing scholarly work
  • Providing academic advising and mentoring with doctoral projects
  • Providing service to the Physical Therapy Program and the College
  • Assisting with admission, application review, and interviews for prospective students
  • Contributing to overall program assessment
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Preferred Qualifications:

 

A Doctor of Physical Therapy with board certification/specialization (i.e. GCS, WCS, etc.), and clinical experience related to the area of expertise is highly preferred.

 

 

 

About Marist

Located on the banks of the historic Hudson River, on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan, and at its Florence, Italy campus, Marist College is a comprehensive, independent institution grounded in the liberal arts. Its mission is to “help students develop the intellect, character, and skills required for enlightened, ethical, and productive lives in the global community of the 21st century.” Marist is consistently recognized for excellence by The Princeton Review (Colleges That Create Futures and The Best 385 Colleges), U.S. News & World Report (10th Best Regional University/North, 5th Most Innovative School/North), Kiplinger’s Personal Finance (“Best College Values”), and others. The College is top-ranked for long-term study abroad (#4 in the U.S.) by the U.S. State Department’s Open Doors report. Marist educates more than 5,000 traditional-age undergraduate students and 1,400 adult and graduate students in 47 undergraduate majors and numerous graduate programs, including fully online MBA, MPA, MS, and MA degrees, and also Doctor of Physical Therapy and Physician Assistant programs. To learn more, please visit https://www.marist.edu/about

 

Applications

To learn more or to apply, please visit https://www.marist.edu/careers. Only online applications are accepted.

 

Marist College is strongly committed to the principle of diversity and is especially interested in receiving applications from members of ethnic and racial minority groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and persons from other under-represented groups.

 

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER

 

 

February 21, 2020

Company: Marist College
Location: Poughkeepsie, NY, USA
Contact: HR Email: na@noemail.com
    Website: Click to visit
 
 

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

Responsibilities: The Director of Clinical Education (DCE) holds a faculty appointment and has administrative, academic, service, and scholarship responsibilities consistent with the mission and philosophy of the academic program. This individual demonstrates competence in clinical education, teaching, and curriculum development. The DCE's primary responsibilities are to plan, coordinate, facilitate, administer, and monitor activities on behalf of the academic program and in coordination with academic and clinical faculty.  The DCE serves as a liaison between the physical therapy program and the clinical education site as part of their responsibilities. The DCE, in cooperation with other academic faculty, establishes clinical education site and facility standards, selects and evaluates clinical education sites, and facilitates the ongoing development of and communication with clinical education sites and clinical faculty.

Minimum Qualifications:

[Candidates not meeting minimum qualifications will automatically be disqualified.]

    • Earned Doctor of Physical Therapy degree (or transitional DPT) from an accredited university;
    • Have an active physical therapy license in any US jurisdiction and be eligible for licensure in South Dakota and Minnesota;
    • Minimum of three (3) years of full-time, post licensure clinical practice which must include two (2) years of clinical experience as a Site Coordinator of Clinical Education (SCCE), formerly Clinical Coordinator of Clinical Education (CCCE) or Clinical Coordinator (CI), including experience instructing students from the beginning to the end of clinical rotations; OR a Minimum of 2 years of full-time experience in teaching, curriculum development and administration in a physical therapy education program.
    • Clinical teaching experience including, in-services, direct student supervision and instruction, and student remediation.
    • Demonstrated expertise in teaching, and student assessment and evaluation
    • Evidence of contemporary practice expertise.
    • Experience consistent with Augustana University policy for Faculty Rank.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Terminal degree (PhD, EdD, DSc) in physical therapy or related field;
  • Experience as DCE or SCCE;
  • Completion of the APTA Credentialed Instructor Program Level 1 and Level 2;
  • Specialist Certification by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS);
  • Understanding of higher education and contemporary clinical practice appropriate for leadership in physical therapy clinical education;
  • Knowledge of legislative, regulatory, legal, and practice issues affecting clinical education, students, and the profession of physical therapy;
  • Active in professional activities at local, or state, or national levels;
  • Demonstrated evidence of teaching effectiveness and innovation;
  • Demonstrated evidence of online didactic instruction;
  • Strong commitment to inclusivity and diversity, and the ability to interact effectively with diverse cultural and ethnic groups;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Strong interpersonal skills;
  • Strong computer skills;

Closing Date: Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

For Service, Scholarship, Teaching, Education, and Professional Development Responsibilities: Refer to appropriate faculty rank within the Augustana University Faculty Manual.

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

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

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

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

 

February 20, 2020

Company: Augustana University
Location: 2001 South Summit Avenue, Sioux Falls, SD, USA
Contact: Elizabeth Soukup Email: liz.soukup@augie.edu
Phone: 605.274.4107 Website: Click to visit
 
 
  • facilitating quality learning experiences for students during clinical education
  • evaluating students' performance, in cooperation with other faculty, to determine their ability to integrate didactic and clinical learning experiences within the curriculum
  • educating students, clinical and academic faculty about clinical education
  • selecting clinical learning environments that demonstrate characteristics patient/client management, ethical and professional behavior, currency physical therapy practice
  • maximizing available resources for the clinical education program
  • providing documented records and assessment of clinical education component (includes clinical education sites, clinical educators, etc)
  • actively engaging core faculty clinical education planning, implementation,and assessment.

The DCE serves as a liaison between the physical therapy program and the clinical education site as part of his/her responsibilities. The DCE, in cooperation with other academic faculty, establishes clinical education site and facility standards, selects and evaluates clinical education sites, and facilitates ongoing development of and communication with clinical education sites and clinical faculty.

Minimum Qualifications include the following: 

  • Graduate of accredited physical therapist professional program or deemed equivalent non-accredited program
  • Earned post-professional doctoral degree in physical therapy or an earned academic doctoral degree (PhD, EdD, DSc)
  • Licensed or eligible for licensure in the state where employed
  • Minimum of 3 years' experience as a licensed physical therapist
  • Minimum of 3 years of clinical teaching and/or clinical coordination experience
  • Strong communication, organization, interpersonal, problem-solving, and counseling skills
  • Current knowledge and skill in the use of information and computer technology (e.g., word processing, e-mail, database) or proven ability to learn these skills
  • Able to work with students with special needs based on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • Knowledge of legislative, regulatory, legal, and practice issues affecting clinical education, students, and the profession of physical therapy
  • Design and conduct independent and/or collaborative research clinical education or related areas
  • Able to meet faculty requirements as stated in the Evaluation Criteria for Physical Therapist Education Programs
  • Cover letter describing how their educational background and professional experience meet the required qualifications for the position
  • A current curriculum vitae
  • Contact information for three professional references. References should have current knowledge of candidate's professional work

Should you have any specific questions, you may contact the Search Committee Chair:

Joshua Gann
Assistant Professor, School of Allied Health
gann@ulm.edu or 318-342-5932

Job Summary
 
The University of Louisiana Monroe invites applications for a full-time 12-month DCE position in the developing Doctor of Physical Therapy program. The DCE holds a faculty (academic or clinical) appointment and has administrative, academic, service, and scholarship responsibilities consistent with the mission and philosophy of the academic program. This individual demonstrates competence in clinical education, teaching, and curriculum development.

Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
Supplemental Information requirements include: 
REQUIRED ATTACHMENTS: Candidates should submit the following documents:
 

February 19, 2020

Company: University of Louisiana Monroe
Location: Monroe, LA, USA
Contact: Lisa VanHoose Email: vanhoose@ulm.edu
Phone: 318.342.7944 Website: Click to visit
 
 

The Department of Physical Therapy at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) invites applications from qualified candidates to join our faculty in an open rank, full-time, 12-month tenure track position. Ideal candidates will have evidence of teaching experience and content expertise in one of the following the areas: neurologic physical therapy (adult or pediatrics), cardiopulmonary physical therapy, acute care/medically complex patients, biomechanics/kinesiology, electrotherapeutic or thermal modalities or other physical therapy related fields. Faculty responsibilities include teaching, scholarship, student advisement, and University and professional service. The candidate that fills this position will be expected to disseminate original research and help mentor students (DPT, PhD) and teaching faculty in research projects.

 

Minimum qualifications:

- Earned DPT degree or academic doctorate in a related field

- University or clinical teaching experience

- Strong communication and interpersonal skills

- Defined research agenda with a history of peer-reviewed scholarly products

 

Desired qualifications:

- PhD in physical therapy related field

- History of peer-reviewed presentations and extramural funding

- Evidence of academic teaching experience at the university level

- Experience/expertise in teaching needed content areas in the Department

- Current physical therapy license and/or eligible for licensure in the state of Tennessee

- Minimum of 3 years of clinical experience

- Evidence of leadership in a professional organization at a state or national level

 

Application Process:

Screening of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The position will be available beginning July 1, 2020.

 

Qualified individuals should submit a complete curriculum vitae and letter of interest that outlines their qualifications and credentials, teaching experience and accomplishments and the names and addresses (including e-mail) of three professional references at: https://ut.taleo.net/careersection/uthsc_faculty/jobdetail.ftl?job=200000003T&tz=GMT-06%3A00&tzname=America%2FChicago. References will not be contacted immediately. Applicants will be informed if/when references will be contacted. Salary and rank will be commensurate with experience.

Applicants should have a demonstrated commitment to and knowledge of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action.

 

The Department of Physical Therapy

The mission of the Department of Physical Therapy  is to serve the public with a focus on the citizens of Tennessee and the region by preparing qualified practitioners and engaging in clinical care, service, and research. UTHSC DPT prepares outstanding clinicians, as seen in excellent employment and National Physical Therapy Examination passing rates. Faculty are experts in their field, and all contribute to the mission of the Department. The Department has enacted a Strategic Plan to improve scholarly and clinical achievements, including the development of the Human Performance Clinical and Research Laboratory. 

 

The Health Sciences Center

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Memphis campus (https://www.uthsc.edu/about/) comprises six colleges – Health Professions, Dentistry, Graduate Health Sciences, Medicine, Nursing and Pharmacy.  The Memphis Core Teaching Hospitals include   St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Methodist Healthcare, Regional One Health, Le Bonheur Children's Hospital, Baptist Memorial Health Care, Memphis VA Medical Center and St. Francis Hospital. UTHSC has a long and rich tradition of accomplishments in basic, clinical and translational research in a wide variety of disciplines focused on the health issues that impact our community, our region, the state of Tennessee and the world. UTHSC investigators are supported by both government grants and private funding. The Cancer Center Building opened in 2007 and is the Mid-South’s only adult cancer research facility, housing 32 research laboratories and more than 65 scientists.  The 140,000-square foot Translational Science Research Building opened in 2016 which currently houses ~ 40 investigators who are focused on cardiovascular and related diseases. Planning is underway to develop an NCI designated comprehensive cancer center. In fiscal 2018, UTHSC generated ~$85 million in sponsored programs, including NIH and grants from private foundations. See https://www.uthsc.edu/research/ for more information. The UT system has a combined student enrollment of more than 49,000 students, over 360,000 living alumni, and a total endowment that tops $1 billion.

 

 

 

February 18, 2020

Company: The University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Location: 930 Madison Avenue, Memphis, TN, USA
Contact: Jeffrey Taylor Email: jtayl207@uthsc.edu
Phone: 901.448.3356 Website: Click to visit
 
 

The Department of Physical Therapy at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) invites applications from qualified candidates to join our faculty in an open rank, full-time, 12-month non-tenure track position. Ideal candidates will have evidence of teaching experience and content expertise in one of the following the areas: neurologic physical therapy (adult or pediatrics), cardiopulmonary physical therapy, acute care/medically complex patients, electrotherapeutic or thermal modalities or other physical therapy related fields. Faculty responsibilities will be primarily teaching, student advisement, and University and professional service, though Faculty will be expected to produce disseminable research in accordance with professional and College guidelines. 

 
This is a full-time, non-tenure track position.
  

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Earned DPT degree or masters/bachelors PT degree in combination with an academic doctorate in a related field
  • University or clinical teaching experience
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Current physical therapy license and/or eligible for licensure in the state of Tennessee 
  • Minimum of 3 years of clinical experience 

 

Desired qualifications:

  • Academic doctorate completed or in progress
  • Evidence of academic teaching experience at the university level
  • Experience/expertise in teaching needed content areas
  • Minimum of 5 years clinical experience
  • Defined research agenda with a history of peer-reviewed publications
  • Evidence of leadership in a professional organization at a state or national level
  • Board specialty or clinical certification in physical therapy content area
  • Evidence of leadership or administration in clinical practice

 

Application Process:

Screening of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The position will be available beginning July 1, 2020.

 

Qualified individuals should submit a complete curriculum vitae and letter of interest that outlines their qualifications and credentials, teaching experience and accomplishments and the names and addresses (including e-mail) of three professional references at: https://ut.taleo.net/careersection/uthsc_faculty/jobdetail.ftl?job=2000000025&tz=GMT-06%3A00&tzname=America%2FChicago. References will not be contacted immediately. Applicants will be informed if/when references will be contacted. Salary and rank will be commensurate with experience.Applicants should have a demonstrated commitment to and knowledge of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action.

 

The mission of the Department of Physical Therapy (http://www.uthsc.edu/health-professions/physical-therapy/index.php) is to serve the public with a focus on the citizens of Tennessee and the region by preparing qualified practitioners and engaging in clinical care, service, and research. UTHSC DPT prepares outstanding clinicians, as seen in excellent employment and National Physical Therapy Examination passing rates. Faculty are experts in their field, and all contribute to the mission of the Department. The Department has enacted a Strategic Plan to improve scholarly and clinical achievements, including the development of the Human Performance Clinical and Research Laboratory. 

The Health Sciences Center

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Memphis campus (https://www.uthsc.edu/about/) comprises six colleges – Health Professions, Dentistry, Graduate Health Sciences, Medicine, Nursing and Pharmacy.  The Memphis Core Teaching Hospitals include   St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Methodist Healthcare, Regional One Health, Le Bonheur Children's Hospital, Baptist Memorial Health Care, Memphis VA Medical Center and St. Francis Hospital. UTHSC has a long and rich tradition of accomplishments in basic, clinical and translational research in a wide variety of disciplines focused on the health issues that impact our community, our region, the state of Tennessee and the world. UTHSC investigators are supported by both government grants and private funding. The Cancer Center Building opened in 2007 and is the Mid-South’s only adult cancer research facility, housing 32 research laboratories and more than 65 scientists.  The 140,000-square foot Translational Science Research Building opened in 2016 which currently houses ~ 40 investigators who are focused on cardiovascular and related diseases. Planning is underway to develop an NCI designated comprehensive cancer center. In fiscal 2018, UTHSC generated ~$85 million in sponsored programs, including NIH and grants from private foundations. See https://www.uthsc.edu/research/ for more information. The UT system has a combined student enrollment of more than 49,000 students, over 360,000 living alumni, and a total endowment that tops $1 billion

 

February 18, 2020

Company: The University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Location: 930 Madison Avenue, Memphis, TN, USA
Contact: Jeffrey Taylor Email: jtayl207@uthsc.edu
Phone: 901.448.3356 Website: Click to visit
 
 

Program Director, Health Professions (Physical Therapist Assistant)

 

This position is responsible for providing high quality leadership as both an academician and administrator of departmental programming. The Program Director is responsible for ensuring compliance with Accreditation Standards as delineated by the appropriate accrediting agency. The Program Director must demonstrate effective problem-solving skills, and a willingness to work within the administrative structure. The Program Director position is a 12-month faculty appointment with teaching and administrative responsibilities during the Fall and Spring semesters and administrative responsibilities during the summer. The position receives 50% release time annually, totaling 15 ILH divided over the Fall and Spring semesters to allow for the completion of administrative functions inherent in the position.

 

1. Encourages professional growth and development of departmental faculty and staff.

 

2. Schedules and assigns faculty teaching loads.

 

3. Develops and implements appropriate program policies and procedures.

 

4. Serves on College committees as required.

 

5. Recruits, provides orientation, supervises, mentors, and evaluates adjunct faculty.

 

6. Assists class coverage for absent faculty as needed.

 

7. Supervises and evaluates, staff assistants and other career employees who are assigned department responsibilities.

 

8. Provides supervision and evaluation of departmental faculty.

 

9. Develops short and long-term goals and objectives for the department.

 

10. Develops, implements, and evaluates courses and programs within the department.

 

11. Develops and monitors department class schedules.

 

12. Prepares and administers the department budget.

 

13. Works cooperatively with the various college departments and the SCF Foundation to pursue alternate sources of funding

 

14. Promotes an environment to enhance morale within the department and college.

 

15. Conducts department faculty meetings.

 

16. Attends scheduled administrative meetings.

 

17. Serves to enhance communication between various college offices as it relates to department interests.

 

18. Assists in preparation of College catalog, brochures, and other public relations materials pertaining to the department.

 

19. Monitors trends in contemporary healthcare and education practice as related to student enrollment, delivery of the academic program and clinical education.

 

20. Recommends and maintains equipment, materials and supplies inventories to maintain state of the art classroom and laboratory areas.

21. Monitors student admission, retention and recruitment activities for the department

 

22. Completes advising of students enrolled in the academic program

 

23. Serves as a liaison for the department to other colleges, local schools, community agencies, businesses, and industries.

 

24. Supervises and facilitates communication between the academic program and various stake-holders as appropriate.

 

25. Provides leadership in the effective utilization of instructional technology.

 

26. Utilizes administrative computer systems for effective management of the department.

 

27. Prepares official college forms.

 

28. Evaluates and recommends administrative action on faculty and staff requests and applications (such as leave, purchases, and promotion).

 

29. Analyzes and reports department effectiveness

 

30. Makes oneself available to all members of the department.

 

31. Addresses all student and faculty concerns as appropriate.

 

32. Maintains SACS and the appropriate health program accreditation standards (includes all required accrediation reports, self-studies, site visits, etc.).

 

33. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Minimum Qualifications

Masters Degree from an accredited institution of higher education in discipline and/or education. Current licensure to practice in the State of Florida or Florida license eligibility.

 

Holds a current license/certification to practice as a PT or PTA in any United States jurisdiction

 

Five (5) years (or equivalent), full-time, post-licensure experience that includes a minimum of three years (or equivalent) of full-time clinical experience

 

Three (3) years of didactic and/or clinical teaching experience

 

Experience in administrative/management.

 

Experience in educational theory and methodology, instructional design, student evaluation and outcome assessment, including the equivalent of nine credits of coursework in educational foundations.

 

This position is not eligible for veteran preference. Please contact Human Resources at (941) 752-5375 if you have any questions.

 

Pre-Employment Screenings

Requires successful completion of criminal background screenings and employment reference checks.

 

Department Name

Physical Therapy

 

Campus

Bradenton

 

Work Schedule

12 month

 

Requested Start Date

Start date on or prior to 7/1/2020

 

Job Type

Faculty

 

Benefits Eligible

Yes

 

Hiring Range

$62,526 - $68,409

 

FLSA

Exempt

 

Job Open Date

02/10/2020

 

Job Close Date

03/05/2020

 

To apply, visit: https://apptrkr.com/1820323

 

February 18, 2020

Company: State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota
Location: Sarasota, FL, USA
Contact: Human Resources Email: hrjobs@scf.edu
    Website: Click to visit
 
 

Hawai`i Pacific University, College of Health and Society is seeking candidates for a full-time Director of Clinical Education (DCE) at the rank of assistant or associate professor for its developing 2-year, hybrid Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program. Candidates must have an earned doctorate degree, a minimum of 3 years in clinical practice, a minimum of 2 years in clinical education (e.g. DCE, SCCE, CI), and be licensed or eligible for PT licensure in Hawaii or their state of residence. Preference will be given to individuals with an academic doctorate, experience with hybrid/blended education, experience as a DCE or SCCE, and completion of the APTA Credentialed Instructor Program Level 1 and Level 2. Faculty responsibilities include teaching, scholarship, student advisement, and University and professional service. Salary and rank will be commensurate with experience.

 

The Director of Clinical Education’s primary responsibilities are to secure, coordinate, and manage the clinical education activities on behalf of the academic program. The DCE collaborates with the Program Director and academic faculty to establish clinical education standards, and to evaluate and facilitate development of clinical education sites and clinical faculty. The DCE will also participate in the development of the CAPTE application for candidacy (AFC).

 

Activities include but are not limited to:

  • developing, assessing, and refining the clinical education component of the curriculum,
  • selecting clinical learning environments that demonstrate sound patient management, ethical and professional behavior, and contemporary physical therapy practice,
  • facilitating quality clinical education learning experiences,
  • completing assessments and documentation for all aspects of the clinical education component,
  • preparing the clinical education materials for the developing DPT program application for candidacy,
  • performing academic responsibilities consistent with the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) and institutional policy
  • developing the CAPTE AFC in collaboration with the Program Director

This description is not designed to list all activities, duties or responsibilities which may be required for this job.

 

Hawai’i Pacific University (HPU) is a private, non-profit institution of approximately 3,500 undergraduate and 800 graduate students. Founded in 1965, it is Hawai’i’s largest private university with its core campus in the heart of Honolulu’s business district.

This is a full-time, 12-month (36-credit) exempt faculty position with up to 18 credits of teaching over the calendar year with instructional terms in spring, summer, and fall.  Regular travel to the state of Hawaii is required.

Hawai'i Pacific University is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable environment in which faculty and staff can excel irrespective of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, or any other protected class covered by state and federal law. Hawai'i Pacific University encourages applications from veterans and individuals with disabilities. A pre-employment background investigation is performed on candidates selected for employment.

 

Interested applicants may apply for this position here: https://www.governmentjobs.com/jobs/2717444/assistant-professor-associate-professor-and-director-of-clinical-education-of-phy/agency/hpu

 

 

February 13, 2020

Company: Hawai'i Pacific University
Location: 500 Ala Moana Blvd, Bldg 1-400, Honolulu, HI 96813
Contact: Tricia Catalino Email: tcatalino@hpu.edu
Phone: 773.450.6795 Website: Click to visit
 
 

The College of Health Professions -School of Movement and Rehabilitation Sciences at Bellarmine University invites applications for two 12-month faculty positions, term or tenure-track, at the Assistant Professor or Associate Professor level. These new positions will join a department of 16 dynamic core faculty and many experienced adjunct faculty, as well as a supportive administrative staff. Successful candidates will support the University’s vision and mission, commitment to service and hospitality, and the intellectual, ethical and moral development of all students.

 

We are seeking an Associate Director of Clinical Education with a start date of June 2020. The successful candidate will:

  • work closely with an experienced clinical education team to administer a well-established clinical education program
  • provide teaching support in their specialty area
  • participate in independent and collaborative research
  • integrate teaching, scholarship and practice into a student-centered and service-oriented curriculum.

 

Requirements: ADCE

At a minimum the candidate should possess:

  • License in a United States jurisdiction as a physical therapist and eligible for licensure in Kentucky.
  • An earned academic doctorate (e.g., PhD, EdD, DHSc, DSc), and/or DPT with ABPTS certification. Rank and Tenure status will be dependent on completion of academic degree, years of clinical experience and years of academic teaching experience.
  • 5+ years of clinical practice experience.
  • Proficient computer/technology skills
  • Have a commitment to innovation, excellence, and engaged learning
  • Strong communication, organization, interpersonal, problem-solving, and advising skills
  • The ability to work inter-dependently in a strong and supportive team environment

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Applicants with a research agenda, history of scholarship and juried publications.
  • 3-5 years clinical education supervision experience
  • Completion or commitment to complete the APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor Program Level 1

 

We are also seeking an additional faculty member with a flexible start date from June 2020 to December 2020. 

The successful candidate will:

  • have a working knowledge of a variety of content delivery methods
  • expertise in the areas of cardiopulmonary physical therapy, biomechanics, sports and/or familiarity with lifespan issues with disabilities.
  • Candidates with foundational physical therapy skills and other areas of established expertise that complement the current faculty will be considered.

Minimum Requirements:  Faculty Position

  • An earned academic doctorate (PhD, EdD, DHSc, DSc), and/or DPT with ABPTS certification. Rank and Tenure status will be dependent on completion of academic degree.
  • Licensure in a United States jurisdiction as a physical therapist and eligible for licensure in Kentucky.
  • Evidence of peer-reviewed scholarship, at a minimum, invited presentations such as poster or platform at professional conferences. Publications in peer-reviewed journals, authorship of books or chapters, and grant activity will be considered as higher forms of peer-reviewed scholarship.
  • Experience teaching in an academic environment, at a minimum as adjunct faculty.  Higher consideration may be given to those with previous full-time faculty experience.
  • Experience mentoring students in research, either formally or informally.

 

Additional Information:

Bellarmine’s DPT core faculty collectively holds 10 ABPTS specialization certifications in five certification areas, are fellowship trained and/or hold terminal degrees. Successful candidates will support the University’s vision and mission, commitment to service and hospitality, and the intellectual, ethical and moral development of all students.

 

The DPT Program is proud of their state-of-the-art facilities and extensive curricular integrated service-learning activities and international experiences. The Program is located in a collaborative and collegial environment and is part of the School of Movement and Rehabilitation Sciences in the College of Health Profession. The DPT Program is CAPTE accredited (thru 2024) and receives significant community and administrative support. Additional unique features of the DPT Program include a state of the art human gross anatomy laboratory, seven on- and off-campus service-learning clinics, and two collaborative ABPTRFE accredited residency programs (Neurological and Geriatric).  

 

Bellarmine University is a dynamic, growing university with a strong liberal arts focus in the Catholic higher education tradition and a bold vision for the future. Bellarmine has undergraduate and graduate enrollment of nearly 4,000 students, and continues to add new academic programs while maintaining personal attention to students.

 

Applications are being accepted now and review will continue until the position is filled. Qualified applicants may apply through Interview Exchange (https://bellarmine.interviewexchange.com/static/clients/459BMM1/index.jsp) and include a cover letter, C.V., teaching philosophy and provide names of three professional references. If you have questions, please  Dr. Beth Quinn, Doctor of Physical Therapy Program, on Interview Exchange.    

 

February 12, 2020

Company: Bellarmine University
Location: 2120 Newburg Road, Louisville, KY, 40205
Contact: Beth Quinn Email: squinn@bellarmine.edu
Phone: 502.272.7969 Website: Click to visit
 
 

The University of Toledo Doctor of Physical Therapy Program is pleased to announce the opening of a 12-month, Assistant/Associate Professor tenure-track faculty position. The start date for this position is July 2020 or later as negotiated.

The qualified candidate will have teaching responsibilities within the DPT curriculum and will be expected to develop/progress a focused and productive research agenda that is competitive for external funding. Candidates must have an earned PhD or equivalent degree and be eligible for Physical Therapy licensure in the state of Ohio.

The preferred candidate is one who has a successful track record of publications, external funding or strong evidence of an ability to achieve external funding, and teaching experience in a DPT program. Opportunities for teaching are available in the areas of pediatrics, geriatrics, and patient examination/management. Candidates with expertise in other areas are also encouraged to apply. Opportunities for collaborative research exist within and across colleges of the University. Opportunities to participate in clinical practice are also available.

The University of Toledo is one of 14 state universities in Ohio. It was established in 1872 and became a member of the state university system in 1967. The University of Toledo and the Medical University of Ohio merged July 2006 to form the public university with the third largest operating budget in the state. The University of Toledo is a public metropolitan research university with 23,000 students on its main campus and health science campus, which houses the University of Toledo Medical Center and the Interprofessional Immersive Simulation Center.

The University of Toledo Doctor of Physical Therapy Program is housed in the School of Exercise & Rehabilitation Sciences within the College of Health and Human Services and currently admits 28 DPT students per year. 

The University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and the DPT Program is accredited by CAPTE.

Interested candidates must electronically submit a letter of application, the names of three references, a curriculum vita, and a description of his/her research agenda at the following link: https://jobs.utoledo.edu.

For more information, please contact the search committee chair, Dr. Amanda Murray at amanda.murray2@utoledo.edu or 419-530-6697. Visit our website at http://www.utoledo.edu/hhs/pt.

The University of Toledo is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and educator.

 

February 11, 2020

Company: University of Toledo
Location: 2801 W Bancroft St, Toledo, Ohio, USA
Contact: Dr. Amanda Murray Email: amanda.murray2@utoledo.edu
Phone: 419.530.6697 Website: Click to visit
 
 

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee College of Health Sciences seeks a tenure track, assistant or associate professor to serve as faculty in the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program.

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) is Wisconsin’s premier urban research institution with Carnegie-designated R1 status.  UWM is a public urban university offering comprehensive liberal arts and professional education at the undergraduate and graduate levels.  This university takes pride in its dedicated urban access mission, teaches a more diverse body than any other UW System school, and is deeply committed to academic excellence and diversity in its student body, faculty and staff.  The 93-acre campus is located on Milwaukee’s Upper East Side, one of the city’s most attractive residential areas on the shore of Lake Michigan, with easy proximity to major league sports, entertainment, culture, and dining. 

The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program in the Department of Kinesiology is situated within the College of Health Sciences, the largest such academic unit in the state. Within UWM, the College collaborates with the College of Nursing, the Zilber School of Public Health, and the Helen Bader School of Social Welfare for a UWM Partners in Health campus initiative to be a regional healthcare leader in education, research, and service. The UWM DPT program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), and within its first 10 years of existence, this program is rated in the top 20% of DPT programs by US World and News Report (2016). 

CANDIDATE QUALIFICATIONS:   The successful candidate will have an emerging or active independent research program and will be responsible for conducting research in their area of expertise, directing DPT student research, and advising graduate students in the Interdisciplinary PhD in Health Sciences.  Areas of teaching expertise could include cardiopulmonary, musculoskeletal, or adult neuro-rehabilitation, however, other areas of teaching will be considered.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Current, unrestricted license to practice physical therapy in Wisconsin or eligible for licensure in Wisconsin with transfer of license within 6 months of hire.
  • Earned PhD with an emphasis in a field related to Physical Therapy.
  • Evidence of an emerging or active research program including publications and presentations.
  • At least 1 year of clinical experience as a licensed PT.

Preferred Requirements: 

  • Minimum of 5 years experience as a practicing physical therapist.
  • Prior teaching experience at the university level and/or experience as a clinical instructor.
  • Experience working with diverse populations in urban settings.
  • Experience with residency or fellowship education.
  • Clinical specialist certification through ABPTS.
  • Demonstrated record of service to the profession.
  • Expertise that complements our current faculty.
  • For Assistant professor: Emerging research program capable of attracting extramural funding.
  • For Associate professor: Demonstrated record of scholarly achievement sufficient to be tenured as an associate professor within the Department of Kinesiology, College of Health Sciences.

Special Instructions to Applicants:   Candidates seeking consideration must apply online at:  (http://jobs.uwm.edu/postings/29392) and submit their materials electronically.  Application materials include the following:  1) cover letter, 2) curriculum vitae describing the candidate’s educational background, research, publications, work experience, and courses taught, and 3) contact information for three references.  Please include contact information such as postal address, e-mail, and telephone numbers.  In addition to the above materials, candidates may also include any other supporting documents such as manuscripts, publications, research plans, peer reviews of teaching, or teaching evaluations to help Search and Screen Committee members gain a better understanding of the candidate’s qualifications. This is a continuous recruitment; screening of candidates is ongoing and will continue until a qualified candidate is chosen for this position.

To complete the application, candidates should forward official transcripts showing the candidate’s degrees and any remaining documents not uploaded online to Tammy Oster.

These materials should be sent to:
Tammy Oster
HR Operations – Talent Management
Shared Services Center
University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee
P.O. Box 413
Milwaukee, WI 53201
oster@uwm.edu
(414) 229-3412

 

 

 

February 10, 2020

Company: University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Location: 3409 North Downer Avenue, Milwaukee, WI, USA
Contact: Tammy Oster Email: oster@uwm.edu
Phone: 414.229.2449 Website: Click to visit
 
 

The Physical Therapy Division at Florida A&M University is seeking a dynamic individual to join eight full-time faculty members who are developing a new generation of physical therapists. This is a full-time, 12-month, position beginning Fall of 2020. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching, scholarships and for participating in service activities in the entry-level Doctoral of Physical Therapy (DPT) program.

About FAMU:

  • FAMU- a 1890 land-grant institution dedicated to the advancement of knowledge, resolution of complex issues and the empowerment of citizens and communities. The University provides a student-centered environment consistent with its core values. The faculty is committed to educating students at the undergraduate, graduate, doctoral and professional levels, preparing graduates to apply their knowledge, critical thinking skills and creativity in their service to society. FAMU’s distinction as a doctoral/research institution will continue to provide mechanisms to address emerging issues through local and global partnerships. FAMU is recognized for its Academic Excellence, Affordability, and Diversity.
  • According to the 2020 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges list of Top Public Schools, Florida A&M University (FAMU) placed higher than any other public Historically Black College or University (HBCU) among national universities.
  • FAMU values diversity in thought, perspective, and culture. The University enrolls nearly 10,000 students hailing from across the United States and more than 70 countries including several African countries, the Bahamas, Brazil, Indonesia, China and the United Arab Emirates, to name a few. The student Body includes representatives from all ethnic, socio-economic, and religious backgrounds.

About the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program:

The Division of Physical Therapy (housed within the School of Allied Health Sciences) at FAMU was established in 1981, becoming the third physical therapy program in the State University System (SUS) of Florida. The first class of students was admitted to the baccalaureate program in 1982. The program is fully accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE).

Vision Statement
To be recognized in the region, state and nation as a premier provider of Doctor of PT graduates who contribute to abolishing health care disparities and access in existing and emerging health care arenas.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Commitment to contribute to the diversity and excellence of the internal and the external community.
  • Evidence of contemporary expertise within content area.
  • Experience as clinical instructor for DPT students.
  • Documented evidence of interest and aptitude in clinical or didactic teaching.
  • Specialty training or certification/education beyond the entry-degree.
  • Eligibility for licensure as a physical therapist in the state of Florida.
  • 3+ years of clinical experience as a licensed physical therapist.
  • Professional association membership with evidence of active participation in the physical therapy profession.

 

  • Assistant Professor candidates must meet the following criteria:
  • Possess a DPT degree from an accredited university.
  • All but dissertation (ABD) candidates with a DPT degree will be considered.
  •  
  • Associate Professor candidates must meet the following criteria:
  • Possess a DPT degree from an accredited university.
  • Earned an academic doctorate (PhD, EdD, DHSc, DSc or equivalent).
  • A minimum of three (3) years of related work & three (3) years full- time successful college teaching at the rank of Assistant Professor.
  • Evidence of teaching effectiveness.
  • Established research record or the ability to establish research in one’s area of expertise.
  • Professional association membership with evidence of advocacy for the physical therapy profession. 
  •  
  • Preference will be given to candidates with one or more of the following qualifications:
  • Earned academic doctorate (PhD, EdD, DHSc, DSc or equivalent) preferred.
  • Expertise or Board-Certified Clinical Specialists in one or more of the following areas:
    • Neurological PT, Orthopedic PT, Women’s Health, Differential Diagnosis, Pediatrics.
  • Curriculum development experience in a CAPTE-accredited physical therapy program.
  • Evidence of scholarly activity, publications and procurement of extra-mural funding.

*Salary & rank will be based upon documented relevant experience & qualifications. *

 

Instructions to Applicants:

Applications must be submitted electronically via FAMU on-line application and include a resume, cover letter (outlining your experience as a physical therapist and in higher education), and contact information for three references (their relationship to you, their position, email, and direct phone numbers), and a statement of your teaching philosophy.

References will not be contacted without your permission. 

http://www.famu.edu/index.cfm?hr&Careers@FAMU

FAMU is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

 

February 10, 2020

Company: Florida A&M University-School of Allied Health Sciences
Location: 334 West Palmer Avenue, Tallahassee, FL, 32307
Contact: Dr. Dawn Brown Cross Email: dawn.browncross@famu.edu
Phone: 850.561.2014 Website: Click to visit
 
 

Director of Clinical Education (DCE)

Clinical Assistant Professor

 

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 and Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College. For the DCE, we are seeking an individual with demonstrated experience in clinical practice, clinical education and teaching with evidence of scholarship. Primary responsibilities involve coordinating clinical education experiences including student placements in clinical experiences, cultivating relationships with current and potential clinical partners, teaching and mentoring students, collaborating with clinical instructors, and performing site visits.

 

Additional responsibilities include teaching and advising in the DPT program, engaging in scholarly activities, and participation in institutional and professional service activities.  The candidate will join a clinical education team, which includes two other DCE’s and support from Sargent College’s Clinical Education Services central office. 

 

BU Sargent College is part of a vibrant academic and research community that includes 16 schools and colleges across Boston University’s Charles River and Medical campuses. The department of Physical Therapy & Athletic Training believes 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 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, athletic training, occupational therapy, rehabilitation sciences, and speech, language and hearing sciences. For more information about our programs, visit our website at http://www.bu.edu/sargent/academics/departments-programs/physical-therapy-athletic-training/

 

Minimum qualifications include:

  • Professional degree (DPT) and licensure in Physical Therapy (MA eligible)
  • PhD, ScD or EdD preferred
  • Demonstrated expertise in a clinical specialty (ABPTS certification)
  • Experience in education with a strong background in clinical education in PT
  • Professional vision consistent with emerging health care patterns and changes in educational requirements of health care professionals

 

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

 

Erin Riley

Boston University

College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College Department of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training

635 Commonwealth Avenue

Boston, MA 02215

Or electronically to: erileypt@bu.edu

 

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

**If you are attending CSM 2020 in Denver and would like to connect about this opportunity, please feel free to contact Erin Riley at the email address above.

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.

 

February 7, 2020

Company: Boston University College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College
Location: Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA, USA
Contact: Erin Riley Email: erileypt@bu.edu
Phone: 617.353.7527 Website: Click to visit
 
 

Description:

The Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program at Stony Brook University invites applications for the position of Chairperson. The Chairperson, as a full-time, 12-month, non-tenure/tenure eligible faculty, will provide direct oversight and manage the DPT program, along with the Vice Chairperson. The program is located at two campuses: the Stony Brook East Campus and the Southampton Campus. The Chairperson reports to the Dean and Associate Dean of the School of Health Technology and Management.

Responsibilities:

In support of the DPT program mission, the Chairperson is expected to maintain a teaching load and develop scholarship while lending leadership and vision to the program through sound management of fiscal budgets, strategic growth initiatives, curriculum development, faculty professional development and workload planning. Further, the Chairperson will support a shared sense of community through engagement with all programs with the School of Health Technology and Management.

The major responsibilities of the Chairperson are to:

  • Provide leadership to achieve the highest possible level of excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service.
  • Serve as a central figure available to address questions, concerns, and communications from students, faculty, staff, parents, guardians, and others with the expectation of a resolution of issues at the program/school level.
  • Foster a culture that supports diversity and inclusion among all stakeholders associated with the physical therapy program.
  • Maintain and ensure program excellence in compliance with accreditation standards.
  • Lead the recruitment efforts, when needed, for replacement or net growth of faculty and staff, making certain that the diversity goals of the school and university are met.
  • Assess needs, recruit, mentor, and evaluate adjunct faculty as needed.
  • Set and communicate expectations for faculty workload in the areas of teaching, scholarship, and service.
  • Conduct annual reviews of program faculty and staff.
  • Maintain and implement processes for appointment, reappointment, promotion, and tenure of faculty.
  • Oversee program finances through planning and administering of the annual budget in consultation with the Dean’s Office.
  • Oversee recruitment, admissions, and retainment of students for the DPT Program.
  • Seek and facilitate external giving and resource development for the program.
  • Encourage solicitation of extramural funding.

Stony Brook University is located on Long Island and is part of the State University of New York system. The School of Health Technology and Management offers a 3-year Doctor of Physical Therapy degree that is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE). The program has delivered the highest quality of education for over four decades. Housed on both the Stony Brook University East Campus-Health Sciences Center and the Stony Brook Southampton Campus, the program enrolls 85 students per year. To learn more about Stony Brook University and the Physical Therapy Program, visit

www.stonybrook.edu                          https://healthtechnology.stonybrookmedicine.edu/programs/pt

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

Required Qualifications:

  • Earned academic terminal degree (PhD, EdD, or DSc)
  • Licensed (or eligible for licensure) to practice as a physical therapist in New York
  • Minimum of six years of full time higher education experience with a minimum of four years of full time experience in a physical therapist education program
  • Minimum of two years of administrative level experience including involvement in CAPTE accreditation
  • Understanding of and experience with curriculum content, design, and evaluation
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching
  • Proven record of scholarship, including publications and extra-mural grant funding
  • Active involvement in the physical therapy profession and understanding of contemporary physical therapy practice and key issues in physical therapy education
  • Record of strong work ethic and collaborative leadership style with faculty, colleagues, and administrators

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certified in APTA clinical specialization
  • Experience with management of human and fiscal resources
  • Experience in strategic planning

Application Instructions

All application materials are online at https://apply.interfolio.com/72767.  Please use the Apply Now button to begin your application. For technical support, please visit Interfolio's Support Site (https://support.interfolio.com/), help@interfollio.com or (877) 997-8807.

For questions regarding this position, please contact Dr. Kyle Hewson, Chair of Search Committee at kyle.hewson@stonybrook.edu. She will be attending the APTA CSM and is available to meet.

 

 

 

 

 

 

February 6, 2020

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

Job Summary:

Samuel Merritt University is adding a new full time faculty member to the dynamic, collaborative faculty of our Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program. Samuel Merritt University, a health sciences-focused university, has a long history of educating ethical, caring, compassionate, highly skilled health professionals in physical therapy, as well as undergraduate nursing, and graduate programs in Family Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Anesthesia, Doctor of Nursing Practice, Doctor of Occupational Therapy, Physician Assistant, and Podiatric Medicine.
Our students, faculty and staff are dedicated to serving our diverse communities and transforming their experiences of health and health care. Our University values inclusion, equity and diversity. The main Oakland campus, where the DPT program is located, is in the east side of the beautiful and diverse San Francisco Bay area, and houses the state-of-the-art Movement Analysis Research Center (MARC) and a robust, accredited Health Science Simulation Center (HSSC).

Responsibilities:

Teach entry-level DPT students in areas of expertise; participate in research, scholarship and dissemination activities according to University and CAPTE requirements; and, participate in department, university, professional, and community service. Applicants interested in or familiar with the use of innovative teaching and learning pedagogies, including technology and grounded in educational theory and research are encouraged. Faculty are expected to work collaboratively to continually update and enrich the movement science focused curriculum.

The position is a twelve-month, full-time appointment. The program enrolls 50 students each year into our full-time, 32-month program. The curriculum places an emphasis on integrated active learning experiences throughout the students’ matriculation, during didactic semesters and through clinical experiences.


Qualifications:

Applicants must be licensed or currently eligible for physical therapist licensure in California. A completed academic doctorate (PhD, DSc, EdD or equivalent) in physical therapy or a related area of study and prior academic faculty experience are required. Specialty practice certifications are also desirable.


Expertise and experience in teaching about evidence-based practice and in coordination of students’ systematic review, community-based research, and case report capstone projects is highly desirable. Contemporary practice expertise and teaching experience in one or more of the following areas is preferred: musculoskeletal, cardiopulmonary or pediatric patient client management, exercise physiology and pathophysiology, and pain sciences. Other areas of contemporary expertise may be considered.

Timeline:

Application reviews will begin immediately and continue until we fill the position. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Rank is commensurate with experience and credentials.

To be considered for this position, all applications and materials must be submitted through the employment portal link included in our university website faculty jobs posting at: https://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs.

For additional information please contact:

Gail Widener, PT, PhD
Search Committee Co-Chair
Department of Physical Therapy
450 30th Street
Oakland, CA 94609

gwidener@samuelmerritt.edu
(510) 879-9200 x7378

Or

Sharon Gorman, PT, DPTSc
Search Committee Co-Chair
Department of Physical Therapy
450 30th Street
Oakland, CA 94609

sgorman@samuelmerritt.edu
(510) 879-9200 x7383

 

February 4, 2020

Company: Samuel Merritt University
Location: Oakland, CA, USA
Contact: Gail Widener Email: gwidener@samuelmerritt.edu
Phone: 5108799.200.7378 Website: Click to visit
 
 

Organization: Department of Physical Therapy, University of South Dakota

Location: The program is located in a state-of-the-art facility located adjacent to the Dakota Dome in USD’s Sports Performance Enhancement Complex in Vermillion, South Dakota.

Description: The Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health Sciences at The University of South Dakota is accepting applications for a 12-month, tenure-track position of Assistant or Associate Professor of Physical Therapy. Teaching expectations for this position will focus on orthopedic and musculoskeletal content, biomechanics and manual therapy. In addition, the successful candidate will be required to actively engage in research, clinical and service activities consistent with the Department’s formal faculty expectations and scholarly productivity guidelines.

Preferred qualifications: The preferred candidate will have an earned academic doctorate or DPT with APTA Clinical Specialist Certification or commensurate certification/residency training (preferred OCS; SCS also considered).

Candidates enrolled in an academic doctoral program or willing to seek doctoral training may be considered at the instructor rank. Candidates should demonstrate a passion for teaching, research, clinical practice, and service activities.

Salary: competitive and commensurate with education and experience

Application process: Applicants must complete application through the University of South Dakota’s on-line application process found at:

https://yourfuture.sdbor.edu (Posting number F00458P)

Applicants are required to provide: (1) letter of application, (2) vita, (3) college transcripts (copies accepted) showing highest degree earned, and (4) contact information for three references (please include e-mail addresses and current telephone numbers).

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

Contact information: For questions on the position, contact Chair of the Search Committee, Dr. Hanz Tao at 605-658-6368 or hanz.tao@usd.edu.

 

February 3, 2020

Company: University of South Dakota
Location: 414 East Clark Street, Vermillion, SD, USA
Contact: Kory Zimney Email: kory.zimney@usd.edu
Phone: 605.658.6373  
 
 

The Department of Rehabilitation Sciences in the School of Natural and Health Sciences at Moravian College invites applications for a full-time 9 or 12 month faculty position in the developing Doctor of Physical Therapy program. This is a tenure-track, open rank position for faculty with expertise in geriatrics, cardiopulmonary, exercise physiology, orthopedics, assistive technology, or adult neurological care. We are looking for creative and collaborative individuals to join our diverse faculty as we develop our innovative curriculum with a strong emphasis on interprofessional care.

The Doctor of Physical Therapy program will be the fifth program in our Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, following the Master of Science in Athletic Training, Doctor of Athletic Training, Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology, and Master of Science in Occupational Therapy program. The vision for the rehabilitation sciences department is to develop collaborative, interprofessional programs within a single academic unit.

Moravian College has developed new, state-of-the-art facilities to accommodate for the growing health sciences programs including renovations on the Sports Medicine Rehabilitation Center and opening the newly built Sally Breidegam Miksiewicz Center for Health Sciences. Both buildings house cutting-edge technology for student education and faculty research including a clinical simulation center, virtual cadaver lab, and dedicated research spaces.

The developing DPT program is in the pre-accreditation phase of the CAPTE accreditation process and the program expects to submit its Application for Candidacy prior to December 1st, 2020 with the first cohort of DPT students beginning in June, 2021.

QUALIFICATIONS: The preferred candidate will have an earned academic doctoral degree (PhD, EdD, DSc); will be eligible for PA physical therapist licensure by endorsement; and have an established scholarly agenda. Teaching experience is preferred. The preferred start date of the faculty position is June 1, 2020. Faculty responsibilities will include program development, teaching in the professional DPT program, course coordination in area of expertise, scholarship and service to the Department, College, and community.

TO APPLY: Qualified candidates should attach their letter of interest and curriculum vita to their online application by clicking "Apply Now". Please attach documents as a PDF file.

Review of applications will begin February 15, 2020 and continue until the position is filled.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Occasionally required to remain seated in a normal position for long periods of time

  • Regularly required to walk about

  • Regularly required to maintain balance while walking, standing, crouching, or running

  • Routinely required to reach up and out with hands and arms

  • Regularly required to talk and hear; verbally express information or instructions

  • Regularly required to use hands to grasp objects, type, pick up objects, move objects, or hold objects

  • Routinely required to stoop, kneel, crouch, and/or crawl

  • Regularly required to climb stairs and/or ladders

  • Occasionally required to lift up to 25 pounds and carry a distance of 10 feet

  • Occasionally required to push and/or pull up to 25 pounds a distance of 10 feet

  • Routinely required to stand for long periods of time

  • Close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less)

  • Depth perception and the ability to judge distances and spatial relationships

  • Adjustable focus

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those encountered while performing the essential functions of this job. The individual is routinely exposed to indoor conditions, minimum outdoor weather and temperature extremes, and moderate noise level.

The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.

Moravian College is committed to enhancing the diversity of our community, recognizing that to provide a diverse learning environment is to prepare students for personal and professional success in an increasingly multicultural and global society. The College community understands that it shares a responsibility for generating and preserving a learning environment where difference is valued, and inclusiveness and social justice are practiced.

Moravian College is an equal opportunity employer valuing diversity and encouraging individuals from under-represented populations to apply. EOE  

 

January 29, 2020

Company: Moravian College
Location: 1200 Main Street, Bethlehem, PA, USA
Contact: Kayla Holdridge Email: holdridgek@moravian.edu
Phone: 610.625.7120  
 
 

The Department of Rehabilitation Sciences in the School of Natural and Health Sciences at Moravian College invites applications for a full-time 9 or 12 month faculty position in the developing Doctor of Physical Therapy program. This is a tenure track, open rank position for faculty with expertise in the evaluation and treatment of adult patients with neurological conditions. We are looking for creative and collaborative individuals who are interested in contributing to program development and creating opportunities for students to participate in innovative interprofessional education.

The Doctor of Physical Therapy program will be the fifth program in our Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, following the Master of Science in Athletic Training, Doctor of Athletic Training, Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology, and Master of Science in Occupational Therapy program. The vision for the rehabilitation sciences department is to develop collaborative, interprofessional programs within a single academic unit.

Moravian College has developed new, state-of-the-art facilities to accommodate for the growing health sciences programs including renovations on the Sports Medicine Rehabilitation Center and opening the newly built Sally Breidegam Miksiewicz Center for Health Sciences. Both buildings house cutting-edge technology for student education including a clinical simulation center and virtual cadaver lab.

The developing DPT program is in the pre-accreditation phase of the CAPTE accreditation process and the program expects to submit its Application for Candidacy prior to December 1st, 2020.

QUALIFICATIONS: The preferred candidate will have an earned academic doctoral degree (PhD, EdD, DSc) and/or DPT with earned ABPTS specialty certification in neurology or geriatrics; will be eligible for PA physical therapist licensure by endorsement; and have an established scholarly agenda. Teaching experience in the area of neurological conditions is preferred. The preferred start date of the faculty position is June 1, 2020. Faculty responsibilities will include program development, teaching in the professional DPT program, course coordination in area of expertise, scholarship and service to the Department, College, and community.

TO APPLY: Qualified candidates should attach their letter of interest and curriculum vita to their online application by clicking "Apply Now". Please attach documents as a PDF file.

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

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Occasionally required to remain seated in a normal position for long periods of time
  • Regularly required to walk about
  • Regularly required to maintain balance while walking, standing, crouching, or running
  • Routinely required to reach up and out with hands and arms
  • Regularly required to talk and hear; verbally express information or instructions
  • Regularly required to use hands to grasp objects, type, pick up objects, move objects, or hold objects
  • Routinely required to stoop, kneel, crouch, and/or crawl
  • Regularly required to climb stairs and/or ladders
  • Occasionally required to lift up to 25 pounds and carry a distance of 10 feet
  • Occasionally required to push and/or pull up to 25 pounds a distance of 10 feet
  • Routinely required to stand for long periods of time
  • Close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less)
  • Depth perception and the ability to judge distances and spatial relationships
  • Adjustable focus

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those encountered while performing the essential functions of this job.The individual is routinely exposed to indoor conditions, minimum outdoor weather and temperature extremes, and moderate noise level.

The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.

Moravian College is committed to enhancing the diversity of our community, recognizing that to provide a diverse learning environment is to prepare students for personal and professional success in an increasingly multicultural and global society. The College community understands that it shares a responsibility for generating and preserving a learning environment where difference is valued, and inclusiveness and social justice are practiced.

Moravian College is an equal opportunity employer valuing diversity and encouraging individuals from under-represented populations to apply. EOE

 

January 29, 2020

Company: Moravian College
Location: 1200 Main Street, Bethlehem, PA, USA
Contact: Kayla Holdridge Email: holdridgek@moravian.edu
Phone: 610.624.7120  
 
 

Doctor of Physical Therapy Program

Teaching or Tenure Track (Erie, PA)

Gannon University's Morosky College of Health Professions and Sciences seeks a full-time, 12-month faculty member for the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program located at the Erie, Pennsylvania campus to begin upon hire. Teaching track or tenure track is available. Rank will be determined according to University standards at the time of employment. The successful candidate will teach 24-27 credits per year in their area of content expertise. The candidate will also participate in course development, advise students, develop and maintain scholarly activities, and participate in service activities to support the University, community, and profession.

Qualified candidates will possess a post-professional doctoral degree (PhD, EdD, DHS, DSc, etc. or ABD) and/or a DPT degree, with a clinical specialization preferred. Content expertise in neuromuscular systems and/or pediatrics is also preferred. Additional requirements include greater than three years of clinical experience, three years of clinical teaching as a clinical instructor and/or site coordinator of clinical education. Must be eligible for Pennsylvania state licensure. Qualified candidates will be expected to engage in scholarly activities in keeping with the Boyer Model of Scholarship as is appropriate to their rank and application for tenure and/or promotion. Candidates must be able to support and promote the University's inclusive Mission, its Catholic identity, and its liberal arts and professional education traditions.

Gannon University is a Masters L institution committed to student-centered learning, with an emphasis on professional education integrated with liberal-learning student outcomes. Gannon is located in the heart of downtown Erie, Pennsylvania, along the shores of Lake Erie and close to businesses, organizations, and government agencies that are active partners in helping our students receive a hands-on education. Erie is a major tourist destination boasting 11 beaches, a wide variety of seasonal activities, professional sports teams, a professional symphony, multiple venues for live theater and music, and many other entertainment options. Pittsburgh, Cleveland, and Buffalo are within a two-hour drive.

Gannon University seeks excellence through inclusiveness and invites women and members of underrepresented groups to apply.

Application Procedure: Submit a cover letter, CV, evidence of effective teaching methods and productive scholarship in your respective field, and the contact information for three professional references to https://gannon.peopleadmin.com/postings/4058.

Review of applications will begin immediately and this position will remain open until filled.

References will not be contacted without prior notification to the applicants.

Gannon University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


PI117550390

 

January 29, 2020

Company: Gannon University
Location: Erie, PA, USA
Contact: Ruth Gehly Email: GEHLY001@gannon.edu
Phone: 814.871.5631  
 
 

OSU-Cascades is seeking an Assistant Clinical Professor or Associate Clinical Professor to serve as the Academic Coordinator of Clinical Education (ACCE) for the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month position, at Assistant Clinical Professor or Associate Clinical Professor rank, with the expectation of clinical education program coordination, teaching, scholarship and institutional/professional service.

The OSU-Cascades DPT program is slated to launch in fall 2021 with a cohort of 30-50 students. The program will be housed in a new state-of-the-art, net zero energy building currently under construction on the expanding OSU-Cascades campus in Bend, Oregon. Facilities for the program will include clinical-skills classrooms, cutting-edge biomechanics and exercise physiology research laboratories, and a large human cadaver laboratory. At full buildout, the DPT program will consist of 10 full-time core faculty and numerous adjunct faculty. All core faculty will be engaged in scholarly activity.

The primary responsibility of the ACCE is to develop, coordinate, and manage the clinical education activities on behalf of the DPT program. The ACCE will collaborate with DPT faculty to establish clinical education standards and to evaluate and facilitate development of clinical education sites and clinical faculty.

These responsibilities include facilitating quality clinical learning experiences for students; compiling and interpreting data related to clinical education; planning clinical faculty development activities; developing, monitoring, and refining the clinical education component of the DPT curriculum; and evaluating DPT students’ performance during clinical rotations in cooperation with clinical educators. In addition, the ACCE is expected to teach in his/her area of expertise, engage in scholarship, and participate in service.

OSU-Cascades, located in Bend, Oregon, is a campus of Oregon State University. Established in 2001, the university currently enrolls more than 1,300 students in bachelor’s and master’s degree programs. The campus expanded to a four-year university in 2015, and opened its 10-acre campus in fall 2016. The Oregon legislature approved additional funding in 2017 and 2018 for continued campus expansion, which is currently in progress. The campus has ambitious enrollment goals to reach 3,000 students and is engaged in building a culturally diverse and community-centric educational environment.

Position Duties:

Clinical Education Administration – 50%

Scholarship and Creative Activity– 20%

Teaching – 20%

Service – 10%

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A clinical or academic doctoral degree (DPT or PhD) from an accredited university.
  • A Physical Therapist who is licensed or regulated in any United States jurisdiction and is eligible to obtain or currently holds an Oregon PT license, with a minimum of three years of full-time post-licensure clinical practice.
  • Two years of PT clinical practice must include experience as a Center Coordinator for Clinical Education (CCCE) or Clinical Instructor (CI) in physical therapy, or a minimum of two years of experience in teaching, curriculum development, and administration in a physical therapy education program.
  • Demonstrable working knowledge of current CAPTE accreditation requirements.
  • Demonstrable experience with curriculum development.
  • Strong communication and collaborative abilities.
  • Experience actively engaging in professional and/or community service activities.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Ability to coordinate and effectively collaborate with internal and external stakeholders in building/maintaining constructive and cooperative working relationships.
  • A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.

To view complete job posting and apply online, click here: https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/88003

 

January 28, 2020

Company: OSU-Cascades
Location: Oregon State University-Cascades, 1500 Southwest Chandler Avenue, Bend, OR, USA
Contact: Desiree Ness Email: desiree.ness@osucascades.edu
    Website: Click to visit
 
 

Associate / Professor

Program Director & Department Chair

Physical Therapy Department, University of Rhode Island

 

The Department of Physical Therapy at the University of Rhode Island invites applications for a tenure-track Professor or Associate Professor who will serve as DPT Program Director and Physical Therapy Department Chair. Applicants should have extensive experience in teaching and scholarship in areas that complement the mission of the Department, College, and University. The position will be a calendar year appointment with an ideal start date of July or August 2020. The Department is located within the College of Health Sciences and is part of the University’s Academic Health Collaborative which also includes the Colleges of Pharmacy and Nursing, and the Institute for Integrated Health and Innovation. The well-established Department is recognized for excellence in teaching, service, professional leadership, scholarship, international opportunities for students, strong clinical education partners, and our on-site clinic. In the DPT program, an annual cohort of 32 students are accepted and taught by a dedicated and experienced faculty. The Program received full (10 year) CAPTE re-accreditation in 2016.

 

The Physical Therapy Department is located on the Kingston campus in a rural setting just 15 minutes from beautiful ocean and bay beaches. A wide range of outdoor activities are available locally, and the Green and White Mountains are a 3-hour drive away. The University of Rhode Island offers a rich array of cultural and intellectual stimulating events including theatre offerings, music concerts, sports, and the Honors Colloquium. For more options, Providence is 40 minutes north, Boston and Cape Cod are 90 minutes away, and New York City is a 3-hour drive.

The successful candidate will be expected to lead and administer the Department with oversight of: fiscal, curricular, personnel, outcome assessment and accreditation components based on a shared vision aligned to the missions of the Department, College, University, and APTA; mentor and support the professional development of faculty and students; contribute directly to the delivery of the DPT curriculum; foster links with academic and professional colleagues on campus and throughout the community; and be active in the APTA and ACAPT. In general, individuals are encouraged to apply who will contribute to the Department’s commitment to scholarship, evidence-based practice, collaborative and inclusive teaching, and who will be a strong advocate for the Department.

This position is open until filled.

 

Required Qualifications:

1) A Ph.D. or equivalent.

2) Eligible for physical therapist licensure in Rhode Island.

3) Experience in teaching graduate students in a clinical program.

4) Experience in securing funding for research.

5) Demonstrated proficiency in oral communication skills.

6) Demonstrated proficiency in written communication skills.

7) Demonstrated experience in working with diverse groups/populations.

8) Current membership in the APTA.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

1) Experience as Department Chair, Program Director, or in a comparable leadership position.

2) Demonstrated experience in interdepartmental and interdisciplinary collaboration.

3) Demonstrated knowledge or experience with accreditation processes including outcome assessment.

4) Demonstrated successful teaching in areas that complement the existing curriculum.

5) Demonstrated research in areas that complement existing programs and foci in the Department, College of Health Sciences, Academic Health Collaborative, and/or other affiliated entities.

6) Demonstrated experience in graduate student and faculty mentoring.

7) Evidence of leadership in obtaining successful CAPTE accreditation.

8) Demonstrated success in securing external research funding.

9) Demonstrated competence in professional fiscal management.

10) Demonstrated professional involvement at the state, national, or international level.

11) Doctor of physical therapy degree.

 

For more position information and to apply:    https://jobs.uri.edu/postings/5013

For more Department information:

Web:    https://uri.edu

           https://web.uri.edu/physical-therapy/

Search Chair:

             Peter Blanpied, PhD, PT, OCS, FAAOMPT

blanpied@uri.edu

             (401) 874-4065

 

January 27, 2020

Company: University of Rhode Island Physical Therapy
Location: 25 West Independence Way, Kingston, RI 02881, USA
Contact: Pete Blanpied Email: blanpied@uri.edu
Phone: 401.874.4065 Website: Click to visit
 
 

Howard University College of Nursing and Allied Health Sciences, one of 13 Colleges and Schools is an institution that values interdisciplinary research, education, and clinical practice, seeks a qualified candidate for a full-time tenure-track faculty position to serve as the Chairperson of the Department of Physical Therapy. We are seeking a dynamic leader who is able to work collaboratively with faculty and clinical partners.

 

Qualifications:

• An earned terminal academic degree (e.g., PhD, EdD, DSc, DHS) related to the discipline.

• An earned physical therapy (DPT) degree.

• Physical Therapy licensed or licensure eligible in the District of Columbia.

• Established track record of research in Physical Therapy or Health-Related Field for a minimum of ten (10) years and minimum of five (5) years of full-time experience in a physical therapist educational program.

• Higher Education experience is a plus, and accreditation knowledge and background and comprehensive experience with the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) and the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy (FSBPT®).

• Experience with management of medium to large organizations as well as a clear understanding of budget and research grants.

• An academic background appropriate for appointment as an Associate Professor or Professor.

• Ongoing scholarly activity that includes a well-defined scholarly agenda and commensurate peer- reviewed publications and presentations.

• Online education experience is a plus.

Job Description:

 

Faculty recruitment, development, and evaluation; program development, review, and evaluation; student advising and mentorship; departmental budgeting and budget control; class schedule planning; comprehensive programmatic accreditation knowledge; and general coordination of the research, teaching, and outreach activities of the department. The successful applicant is also expected to engage in research, publish in reputable academic journals, write grants, advise students and engage in public service at the university and in the local community.

Responsibilities:

• Provide leadership in developing and implementing operational action plans to meet the strategic goals and objectives of the University, College and Division.

• Maintain accreditation standards for the Division.

• Increase collaborations, linkages, and partnerships between community and other University departments.

• Implement an efficient advisement system by faculty to foster students’ retention and progression

• Marketing strategies and increase recruitment.

• Maintain current knowledge of laws, regulations, rules and policies governing education that are issued by local, Federal, and state accrediting agencies.

• Provide leadership for faculty in applying for extramural research funding.

• Design, review, and implement didactic course content.

• Student advisement and mentoring.

• Participate in scholarly/research activities, service to the profession, and professional practice.

 

 

Application Deadline: Open until position is filled.

 

To apply: Please send a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to:

 

 

 

Dr. Earl B. Ettienne, Associate Professor

Director of Graduate Programs and Industry Partnerships

Howard University College of Pharmacy

2300 4th Street Suite 119, NW

Washington, DC 20059

earl.ettienne@howard.edu

 

January 27, 2020

Company: Howard University
Location: 2041 Georgia Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC 20059, USA
Contact: Bernardine Evans Email: bernardine.evans@howard.edu
Phone: 202.806.7614 Website: Click to visit
 
 

The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at the University of Lynchburg invites applications for a full-time (12 month) tenure-track assistant/associate professor level faculty position to begin Fall of 2020. The ideal candidate will have experience in teaching a broad range of content with increased interest and experience in orthopedics. Candidates should possess strong communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to collaborate with colleagues. Responsibilities for this faculty position, in addition to teaching, will include advising students, providing service to the program and University, and performing scholarly activities.

Required Qualifications:

  • A minimum of three years of teaching a range of physical therapy content including orthopedics
  • A minimum of five years of contemporary physical therapy clinical practice
  • An earned academic doctoral degree (e.g. PhD, EdD, DSc, or DHSc); candidates approaching completion of a terminal academic degree will also be considered
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Licensed or eligible for licensure as a physical therapist in the Commonwealth of Virginia (Virginia licensure is expected within one year of employment)
  • A scholarly agenda that contributes to teaching and/or practice
  • Membership in the American Physical Therapy Association

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

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

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

Interested applicants should send 1) a letter of interest describing their teaching philosophy, 2) a current CV, 3) official graduate transcripts, and 4) telephone and email contact information for three references to: Sue Barlow, PT, PhD, NCS, Chair, Physical Therapy Search Committee, University of Lynchburg, College of Health Sciences, School of Physical Therapy, 300 Monticello Ave., Suite A, Lynchburg, VA 24501. barlow_sj@lynchburg.edu EOE.

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

 

January 24, 2020

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

Position Announcement                                                                 March 2019

 
 

 

 

Title: Full-Time Tenure Track Appointment                                                           Campus: Brooklyn

 

Department: Physical Therapy

 

Position Description: The Department of Physical Therapy at Long Island University in Brooklyn, NY, invites applications for a full-time tenure track position in our Doctor of Physical Therapy Program. The individual taking this position will carry an 18-credit teaching load per year. Responsibilities and requirements are as follows:

 

  • As governed by the CBA, the applicant will have responsibilities of teaching, service, and scholarship.
  • The applicant will be required to teach 18 credits per academic year, with specific workload assignments governed by the CBA.
  • For service, the applicant will provide service to the Department of Physical Therapy, the School of Health Professions, and the University as a whole. This may include committee work and related service activities within the Department of Physical Therapy such as mentoring students as their faculty advisor, and being engaged in accreditation activities, as well as contributions to the School of Health Professions, and the University as a whole.
  • An ongoing program of active scholarship is also expected.  It may include activities such as developing and conducting original research in the candidate’s area of expertise, collaborative scholarship, publication in peer-reviewed journals or other scholarly texts, presentations at professional meetings, as well as application and conduct of externally funded projects. Annual review, reappointment, promotion and tenure decisions are outlined in and governed by the CBA.

 

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

 

Qualifications: The applicant must be eligible to practice in the US as a physical therapist. In addition, the candidate must hold a terminal degree (PhD, EdD, or DSc) and have previous teaching experience preferably at the graduate level.

 

Salary: Commensurate with experience.

 

FLSA Classification: Exempt

Application review will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Preferred start date is September 2019. More information about the Department of Physical Therapy and the DPT program can be found at www.liu.edu/dpt

 

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

 

Rebecca States PhD, MA

 Department of Physical Therapy

1 University Plaza - HS 222

Brooklyn, NY 11201

 

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

 

January 22, 2020

Company: Long Island University
Location: 1 University Plaza, Brooklyn, NY, USA 11201
Contact: Michael Masaracchio PT, PhD Email: michael.masaracchio@liu.edu
Phone: 718.488.1682 Website: Click to visit
 
 

The School of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training at Pacific University Oregon invites applications for a 9-month, full-time faculty position in our entry-level Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program. The academic rank of assistant or associate professor and tenure-track options will depend on qualifications and experience of the successful candidate. The position is available beginning in the 2020/2021 academic year. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. 

 

Special Position Characteristics:  The successful candidate will be expected to teach in one or more content areas including: neurology, psychosocial aspects of illness and disability, and evidence-based practice (potentially including coordination responsibilities). The primary program need is neurology, which includes the following content areas: neuroanatomy, neuroscience, and neuromuscular rehabilitation. Additional responsibilities include scholarship activities, student advisement, student capstone project direction in the entry-level DPT program, curriculum development, service at all levels of the University, and service to the profession. Specific assignments are dependent upon program needs. Candidates must be committed to student-centered education as well as working cooperatively with faculty and staff in the School, College, and University.

 

Qualifications: The ideal candidates will have a terminal academic degree (PhD, EdD, DSc) in physical therapy or in a related field. Candidates with a DPT degree and board certification will also be considered. Applicants must have a minimum of 5 years of clinical/professional experience and physical therapists must possess an Oregon Physical Therapist License or be eligible for licensure in Oregon. Prior teaching, research, and service experience is preferred.

 

General Information: The Physical Therapy Program at Pacific University offers education for entry into the profession.  Pacific University is a comprehensive independent university located 18 miles west of Portland, Oregon. The University is comprised of the Colleges of Health Professions, Optometry, Business, Education, and Arts and Sciences that serve approximately 2,000 graduate and 1,900 undergraduate students. The College of Health Professions consists of the Schools of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training, Occupational Therapy, Physician Assistant Studies, Dental Hygiene Studies, Healthcare Administration and Leadership, Graduate Psychology, Pharmacy, and Audiology. Pacific University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. 

 

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

 

Applications: To apply, submit via email a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and names, addresses and phone numbers of three references to:

 

Emma Luttrell

Manager of Budget and Administrative Services

School of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training

Pacific University

222 SE 8th Ave., Suite 370

Hillsboro, OR 97123

 

Email: emma.luttrell@pacificu.edu

Phone: 503-352-7279

Fax: 503-352-7340

 

Applications review and screening will commence immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

 

January 17, 2020

Company: Pacific University School of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training
Location: 222 SE 8th Ave, Hillsboro, OR 97123, USA
Contact: Emma Luttrell Email: emma.luttrell@pacificu.edu
    Website: Click to visit
 
 

Charleston Southern University (CSU) is seeking applications for two faculty positions for the developing DPT program in beautiful Charleston, South Carolina. These positions are full-time, 12-month, tenure-track faculty members in the Department of Physical Therapy. Qualified candidates will exemplify Christian principles through evidence-based clinical care while serving their community and profession. The PT Department joins the Physician Assistant program, Kinesiology, Public Health, and Athletic Training in the College of Health Science.

 

Physical Therapy Program Director, Jacob Thorp, will be at APTA’s Combined Section’s Meeting (CSM) in Denver, CO, Feb. 11th- 15th and will be available to meet with applicants if they would like to discuss this opportunity further.

 

We are looking for candidates to contribute to curriculum development and implementation, with evidence of specialty in one or more of the following areas: gross anatomy, neuroscience, neurorehabilitation, and physiology and/or pathophysiology. Individuals with experience in all aspects of physical therapy are welcome to apply. Teaching will be the primary responsibility of the successful candidates. Remaining effort will be divided across scholarship and service. Opportunities for clinical practice exist if desired.

 

Located in historic Charleston, South Carolina, CSU is a comprehensive institution offering a liberal arts curriculum to over 3,600 students and offers 60 majors and graduate programs in Education, Business, Criminal Justice, Organizational Management, Nursing, Christian Studies, and Computer Science. The mission of the University is “promoting academic excellence in a Christian environment,” and the vision is to be a Christian University nationally recognized for integrating faith in learning, leading and serving. Charleston Southern has nationally accredited programs in nursing, business, education, music and athletics. Charleston Southern is affiliated with the South Carolina Baptist Convention. For more information about the University, please visit www.charlestonsouthern.edu.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Terminal academic or clinical doctoral degree (PhD, EdD, DSc, DHS, DPT, etc) from a regionally accredited institution. Individuals who are “all but dissertation” (ABD) will be considered; however, the degree must be awarded by Fall 2021.
  • Contemporary expertise in teaching one or more of the following content areas: gross anatomy, neuroscience, physiology, and neuromuscular rehabilitation.
  • Strong communication, organization, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills.
  • Design and conduct independent and/or collaborative research in clinical education or related areas.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Teaching experience in graduate physical therapy education
  • Eligible for physical therapy licensure in South Carolina.
  • ABPTS or other specialty certifications.

 

Expressions of interest and all applications will be treated in strict confidence. Application materials should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a brief teaching statement, and contact information of three references. Application materials should be submitted electronically on the Charleston Southern University Human Resources website:

 

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=02e053b3-676a-438b-b5ef-92e6cff5944e&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=337943&source=CC2&lang=en_US

 

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until filled. Rank and salary are commensurate with experience. Starting date: on or before August 1, 2020.

 

For more information, please contact: Jacob N. Thorp, PT, DHS

             Physical Therapy Program Director

 Email: jthorp@csuniv.edu

                         Ph: 843-863-7181

 

January 16, 2020

Company: Charleston Southern University
Location: 9200 University Boulevard, North Charleston, SC, USA
Contact: Jacob Thorp Email: jthorp@csuniv.edu
Phone: 843.863.7181 Website: Click to visit
 
 

Elon University

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

In Partnership with Cone Health

 

Announces the availability of a full-time

Director of Clinical Education (DCE) position

available on or after May 1, 2020.

 

We invite applications for a full-time, non-tenure-track faculty position at the associate or assistant professor level. The department of 14 full-time and 4 part-time highly qualified, dynamic faculty is recruiting an individual with demonstrated clinical experience and teaching experience in physical therapy clinical education. The DCE’s primary responsibility is to manage students’ 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

· Educating and monitoring students during a series of 4 clinical rotations

· Maintaining contact with clinical instructors

· Managing student concerns during clinical rotations including remediation and termination as necessary

· Serving as a leader within the DPTE, in the School of Health Sciences, and for the clinical education team

 

The clinical education team at Elon consists of a full-time DCE, a half-time Clinical Education Coordinator, and a full-time program assistant.

 

Additional responsibilities of the DCE include scholarly activity, school and university service, and limited teaching within the didactic curriculum.

 

The successful candidate will have:

· A terminal degree (post-professional doctorate, or DPT with evidence of other professional qualifications (e.g. 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 or SCCE

· Managerial and or administrative experience

· Prior teaching experience in an academic program and/or administrative experience in clinical practice

· Completion of the APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor Program Level 2

· Research experience

 

About the Department: Located in the LEED-certified Gerald L. Francis Center, the DPTE occupies approximately 32,000 square feet within Elon’s School of Health Sciences and features state-of-the-art equipment for teaching and research. The department also supports the Health Outreach Program of Elon (H.O.P.E.), a student-managed, on-site pro-bono physical therapy 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 University is a dynamic private institution known nationally for its commitment to engaged 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 experience.

 

To Apply: Application deadline is February 23, 2020. Please send an email of interest if you would like to meet with a member of the search committee at CSM in Denver, CO. Applications will be considered as they are received; we strongly encourage early application. Applications (letter of intent including statements of clinical education, teaching, and research interests; curriculum vitae; and names and contact information for 3 references) should be directed electronically to:

 

Melissa H. Scales, PT, DPT, PCS

Search Committee Chair, DPTE

Elon University

Elon, NC 27244

mscales3@elon.edu

 

January 13, 2020

Company: Elon University
Location: Elon, NC, USA
Contact: Melissa Scales Email: mscales3@elon.edu
Phone: 336.278.6358 Website: Click to visit
 
 

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

RESPONSIBILITIES: Teach Physical Therapy clinical coursework in the classroom, clinical, laboratory and on-line, advise students, conduct collaborative and independent research, mentor student research and engage in department, college, university and professional service.

THE DEPARTMENT: The Department of Applied Medicine and Rehabilitation offers several distinctive programs: Physical Therapy (Doctorate), Physician Assistant Studies (Master’s), Occupational Therapy (Master’s), Athletic Training (Doctorate, Master’s, Bachelor’s), and Massage Therapy (Minor)and provides healthcare to student-athletes and the public through the Physical Therapy and Sports Rehabilitation Clinic and ISU’s Intercollegiate Athletic Training Services.

THE PROGRAM: The DPT program at Indiana State University is a fully CAPTE accredited DPT program, and recently admitted its 5th cohort. The program currently admits 30 students/year, has reasonable teaching loads, and an extensive commitment to community engagement. The program moved into the new, state-of-the-art College of Health and Human Services Building in April of 2018. The program has access to stellar simulation facilities which are utilized in multiple courses.

QUALIFICATIONS: Doctorate (DPT, PhD, Ed.D., etc) required. ABD will be considered, but degree must be completed by July 1, 2020. Current licensure as a physical therapist in the state of Indiana, or eligible to obtain licensure by July 1, 2020. Relevant clinical experience required. Individuals meeting the criteria at either rank, by the date of opening, are encouraged to apply. Individuals with expertise in acute care, basic skills, pharmacology, wound care and clinical education are preferred.

SALARY and RANK: Competitive, commensurate with experience.

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

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

APPLICATION: This position will remain open until filled. For full-consideration, please submit your application materials by February 15, 2020. Candidates should apply online at https://jobs.indstate.edu and search for Tenure-Track Assistant/Associate Professor of Physical Therapy. Follow the link “Apply For This Posting”. It will direct you to attach your cover letter, curriculum vitae, list of at least three professional references, and an unofficial transcript of academic work (masters and doctorate) to the applicant tracking system. Indiana State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and conducts its recruitment and hiring based solely upon job-related qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status or citizenship status.

For questions, please contact the search committee chair, Dr. Jeremy Houser, at: jeremy.houser@indstate.edu

 

January 10, 2020

Company: Indiana State University
Location: 200 North 7th Street, Terre Haute, IN, USA
Contact: Jeremy Houser Email: Jeremy.Houser@indstate.edu
    Website: Click to visit
 
 

The School of Health Sciences at Emory & Henry College is seeking an experienced, visionary and innovative leader to serve as the next Program Director and Department Chair for its CAPTE accredited Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program. This position opening is due to the upcoming retirement of the program’s founding Director and Chair. This is a full-time, 12-month tenure-track appointment with a preferred start date of July 1, 2020. 

The Program Director will serve as the Chair for the Department of Physical Therapy and will be responsible for providing leadership and vision for the continued growth and success of the DPT program. The Program Director/Chair reports to the Vice President of Health Sciences and serves on the School of Health Sciences Leadership Council. 

Responsibilities: 

  • Maintain compliance with all CAPTE accreditation standards and related policies and procedures. 

  • Ensure continuous quality improvement through a culture of ongoing assessment.

  • Plan and oversee faculty recruitment, retention, development and mentoring.

  • Evaluate the faculty’s teaching effectiveness, scholarship, service, and other assigned academic duties.

  • Oversee student recruitment, admissions, retention, advising, and program progression.

  • Prepare, submit and manage the Program’s budget to effectively meet program goals and objectives.

  • Promote and foster a collaborative and interprofessional culture in support of the SHS mission.

 Qualifications: 

  • Academic doctoral degree (e.g., Ph.D., EdD, DHSc, ScD), from an accredited university. 

  • Eligible for physical therapy licensure in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

  • At least 6 years of full time higher education experience, with a minimum of 3 years of full-time experience in a CAPTE Accredited DPT Program.

  • Meets the qualifications and requirements for the rank of associate professor or professor.

  • Effective interpersonal skills including the ability to listen and understand the needs of faculty, staff, students, and community stakeholders as well as highly proficient oral and written communication skills.

  • Well-developed skills of team management, coalition building, and operation in collaborative, interdisciplinary environments.

The Department of Physical Therapy is housed in the School of Health Sciences, which also includes programs in athletic training, exercise science, occupational therapy, physician assistant studies, and nursing. The School of Health Sciences is located in Marion, Virginia, which is 20 miles north of the main E&H campus in Emory, VA. The 14-acre Health Sciences campus includes two newly renovated academic buildings that are designed to promote interprofessional education and faculty collaboration across the School's academic programs. The educational facilities include multiple classrooms and clinical skills labs, a technology-enhanced cadaver lab, several research labs, an applied physiology lab, and a clinical simulation lab with both high fidelity manikins and standardized patient exam rooms. The Health Sciences campus also includes several community outreach programs including a Falls Prevention Center and the Mel Leaman Free Clinic at Emory & Henry. These entities provide clinical and research opportunities for students and faculty. 

Founded in 1836, Emory & Henry College is a small, prestigious, nationally-ranked liberal arts college in Emory, Virginia. With a collegial, interdisciplinary faculty, strong community ties, and a nationally recognized commitment to civic engagement, Emory & Henry has long been known as one of 44 schools in Loren Pope’s Colleges That Change Lives and has a two-time Forbes ranking among the top 25 faculties in the nation. 

Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and names and contact information for three references. All application materials should be submitted to https://apply.interfolio.com/70488

Review of applications will begin December 1, 2019, and continue until the position is filled. 

Additional information about the College, School, and the DPT Program can be found at www.ehc.edu, www.ehc.edu/academics/school-health-sciences/ and www.ehc.edu/academics/programs/graduate-programs/doctor-physical-therapy-program/

Emory & Henry College is an equal opportunity provider and employer supports excellence through diversity and encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups.

For more information, please contact:

Dr. JP Barfield, Associate Dean of Health Sciences; Search Committee Chair

jpbarfield@ehc.edu  / 276-944-6230 

 

 

November 25, 2019

Company: Emory & Henry College's School of Health Sciences
Location: 565 Radio Hill Rd, Marion, VA, USA
Contact: JP Barfield Email: jpbarfield@ehc.edu
Phone: 276.944.6230  
 
 

Summary: Full-Time, 12-Month, Tenure-Track Position.  The Department of Physical Therapy within Grand Valley State University's College of Health Professions invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level (or higher) to serve as the Department Chair.  Applicants must possess an earned post-professional doctoral degree and be licensed as a physical therapist (or eligible for licensure) in the state of Michigan.  Previous experience as a program director and with the CAPTE accreditation process is preferred.  This position will support the ongoing success of the GVSU Doctor of Physical Therapy Program.  The start date for this position is Summer 2020.

Required Qualifications and Education: Candidates for this position must have at least 6 years of full-time higher education experience in a physical therapy program, possess an earned post-professional doctoral degree, and hold the rank of at least Associate Professor.  The candidate must possess an understanding of higher education and contemporary physical therapy practice, as well as have a record of effective administrative and teaching experience and evidence of scholarship and service activity.  Current physical therapy licensure in Michigan (or the ability to obtain licensure) is required.  Strong communication, interpersonal, and leadership skills are essential.

Preferred Qualifications and Education: Candidates who are tenured and value diversity of people, ideas, and experiences are desirable.  Previous experience as a program director and with the CAPTE accreditation process, as well as at least six years at the rank of Associate Professor or high are preferred.

Responsibilities - Essential Functions: 1) Administration: oversight of program accreditation, admissions, assessment, budget and curriculum activities; support of faculty development in the areas of teaching, scholarship, service; and management of staff; (2) Teaching: instruction in the areas(s) of expertise and advising students; (3) Scholarship: participate in independent scholarly activity and direct graduate student research; (4) Service: participate in college, university, and community service; represent the Grand Valley State University (GVSU) physical therapy program in state, regional, and national physical therapy education communities.

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Department/Division: Department of Physical Therapy/College of Health Professions.  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.

Campus: Grand Rapids, Health Campus

How to Apply: Apply online at jobs.gvsu.edu 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 addresses for three professional references.  Applicants selected for interviews will be required to submit official transcripts prior to the interview.  If you need assistance, call Human Resources at 616-331-2215.  For additional information, contact Barb Hoogenboom, Search Chair at hoogenbb@gvsu.edu

Application Deadline: Consideration of applications 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 by January 1, 2020 will receive priority consideration.  The successful candidate will begin the position August 6, 2020.

 

 

November 14, 2019

Company: Grand Valley State University
Location: 1 Campus Drive
Contact: Bonni Kinne Email: kinneb@gvsu.edu
     
 
 

Position Description

The Saint Louis University Program in Physical Therapy is seeking applicants for a tenure-track 9-month faculty appointment. The position has an anticipated start date of August 10, 2020. Investigators with backgrounds in physical therapy or related disciplines who are committed to advancing the science and/or practice of physical therapy are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will be expected to engage in research (50% of workload), obtain external funding for research, teach in an area of expertise, and provide service to the Department, College, and/or University. A competitive total compensation package, including start-up funds, tuition remission for qualified personnel, and a generous retirement plan will be provided. Rank and salary are dependent on qualifications and experience.

 

The Program’s 17 full-time faculty engage in teaching, research and service to the University, profession and St. Louis community. Consistent with the research goals of the College and University, faculty are committed to enhancing the Program’s research profile via implementation of Program’s strategic plan. In addition, the College is actively pursuing development plans for initiating dynamic, interdisciplinary PhD education.

 

Position Requirements

Required

  • Academic doctoral degree (e.g. PhD, EdD)
  • A defined research agenda with a record of peer-reviewed publications
  • Experience in grant submissions and/or funding
  • Evidence of teaching experience at the university level

 

Preferred

  • Current physical therapist license in the United States, Puerto Rico or the US Virgin Islands
  • Postdoctoral fellowship training

 

Department of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training

The Physical Therapy and Athletic Training department houses the accelerated, freshmen-entry Doctor of Physical Therapy program and the accelerated Master of Athletic Training program. The Physical Therapy program is one of the higher-ranked programs in the country according to US News and World Report. The Athletic Training program is younger than the Physical Therapy program, but it has already earned an international reputation and a proven global track record.

 

Saint Louis University

Founded in 1818, Saint Louis University is one of the nation’s oldest and most prestigious Catholic universities. SLU is recognized for world-class academics, life-changing research, compassionate health care and a strong commitment to faith and service. Guided by its Jesuit mission, SLU offers its nearly 13,000 students a highly rigorous and deeply transformative education that helps them develop into bold, confident leaders.

 

The Doisy College of Health Sciences (DCHS) has provided students with the tools and education to become well-prepared health care professionals since its founding in 1929. DCHS is located in the heart of SLU’s medical campus,

which is also home to the School of Medicine, College for Public Health and Social Justice, the Trudy Busch Valentine School of Nursing, the Center for Outcomes Research and SSMHealth – Saint Louis University Hospital.

Saint Louis University, SLUCare Physician Group, and SSM Health St. Louis recently expanded on their partnership by breaking ground on a $550 million hospital and ambulatory care center that will serve as a key investment in securing SLU’s legacy as a Catholic, Jesuit, research university. The new hospital, set to open in September 2020, will enhance SLU’s ability to provide care for the region while enhancing the educational opportunities for many of SLU students as they train to become the health care providers of the future.

Diversity

Saint Louis University and the Doisy College of Health Sciences is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for the position applied for without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, gender identity, or other non-merit factors. We welcome and encourage applications from minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities (including disabled veterans). If accommodations are needed for completing the application and/or with the interviewing process, please contact Human Resources at 314-977-5847.

 

How to Apply

For best consideration, application materials should be received by January 3, 2020. All applications must be made online at https://jobs.slu.edu/. Interested candidates must complete the online application, and submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three references.

 

November 4, 2019

Company: Saint Louis University
Location: St. Louis, MO, USA
Contact: Gretchen Salsich, PT, PhD Email: gretchen.salsich@health.slu.edu
Phone: 314.977.8505 Website: Click to visit
 
 

The Department of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences at Drexel University invites applications for two 12-month tenure track faculty positions at the rank of assistant, associate, or full professor. Successful candidates will be outstanding research scientists focused on developing and maintaining strong research enterprises supported through extramural funding including federal sources. Protected time for research / scholarship and start-up packages will be provided to help individuals achieve their goals. Research focus areas with strong funding opportunities that address major societal health problems are of interest (e.g., neuroscience and neurorehabilitation, aging, pain, health care disparities, obesity, diabetes, cancer, osteoarthritis, autism, regenerative rehabilitation, health services / health policy research).

Essential Qualifications:

  • Earned PhD degree or comparable research-based doctoral degree
  • Post-doctoral training, career development award, or evidence of similar strong research training experience if the candidate has not already achieved research independence
  • Focus on developing and/or maintaining a strong research enterprise supported through extramural funding including federal grants
  • Well-defined research plan and goals including the mentoring of doctoral students
  • Strong communication and inter-personal skills
  • Evidence of innovative thinking, teamwork, and leadership skills
  • Commitment to team-science and research collaboration
  • Alignment with the mission and direction of the PTRS Department

Desired Characteristics:

  • Pennsylvania physical therapy licensure or eligibility
  • Expertise that complements our current faculty and potential collaborators within the College of Nursing & Health Professions and Drexel University
  • Teaching experience in physical therapy and-or rehabilitation sciences
  • Clinical experience

The Department of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences mission is to advance the profession of physical therapy and rehabilitation sciences by providing exemplary education, research, service, and clinical practice. The Department has 15 core faculty lines. We offer a PhD program in Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, a professional DPT program, and a DHSc program in Rehabilitation Sciences. We also have post-professional residency programs in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy and Pediatric Physical Therapy and operate a faculty physical therapy practice with three clinics. We are located in the College of Nursing & Health Professions on Drexel University’s Center City Campus in Philadelphia.

The PTRS Department has about 10,000 square feet of research lab space containing high quality instrumentation characteristic of leading rehabilitation research centers. Ample PhD/post-doctoral fellow office space, shared data management labs, research conference rooms, research record filing rooms, and consent rooms are available. A full-time engineer supports Department researchers with equipment support, fabrication, and lab compliance. Research labs are located close to our physical therapy clinic to facilitate clinical research. Basic science laboratories are also located in a separate building nearby. Opportunities for collaboration exist within the College of Nursing and Health Professions and with researchers in the College of Medicine, College of Engineering, School of Biomedical Engineering, and School of Public Health. Additional opportunities are offered through the many Universities, health care centers, and community partnerships in the Philadelphia region.

Drexel is a comprehensive global research university ranked among the top 100 in the nation. With over 24,000 students, it’s one of America's 15 largest private universities. Drexel is dedicated to solving society’s greatest challenges and to providing every student with a valuable, rigorous, experiential, technology-infused education. It prides itself in being a hub of innovation in education, science, and technology. Drexel is one of the nation’s leading higher education institutions in number of new patents filed annually.

Drexel University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, welcomes individuals from diverse backgrounds and perspectives, and believes that an inclusive and respectful environment enriches the University community and the educational and employment experience of its members. The University prohibits discrimination against individuals on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, status as a veteran or special disabled veteran, gender identity or expression, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions and any other prohibited characteristic. Please visit Drexel’s website to view all University Policies and Workplace Postings.

Applications should include: a cover letter that outlines the candidate’s qualifications, experience, and interest; a curriculum vitae; a brief statement of the candidate’s research direction and goals; a brief statement of teaching philosophy and interests; and three references that can be contacted if the applicant is selected as a candidate of choice.

To apply www.drexeljobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=84089

For more information about Drexel University, please visit www.drexel.edu.

 

October 24, 2019

Company: Drexel University
Location: 1601 Cherry Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA
Contact: Margaret Finley, PT, PhD Email: MAF378@drexel.edu
Phone: 267.359.5583 Website: Click to visit
 
 

Division Chief for Doctor of Physical Therapy Program

TDuke University School of Medicine (SOM) invites applications for the position of Division Chief for the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program.  This Division includes 19 core faculty members, 232 professional students and a Physical Therapy Faculty Development Residency Program.  The Duke DPT Program was ranked #10 in the 2016 US News World Report and the program celebrated its 75th anniversary in 2018.

Administrative

The Division Chief will provide professional leadership nationally and on campus.  The Division Chief will provide support for all faculty, serve as a mentor and facilitator for faculty, and create an environment that fosters collaboration, creativity and productivity.  The Division Chief will oversee the administration of the DPT Program, including planning, development, delivery, evaluation, budgeting, fiscal administration, and selection of faculty and staff.  The Division Chief will work with other faculty to ensure compliance with the NC Board of Physical Therapy and the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE).  The Division Chief will be empowered to directly represent or assign faculty to represent the University to those entities.  The division chief will be expected to innovate and collaborate with the Orthopaedic Surgery Leadership team in areas of mutual benefit within musculoskeletal clinical practice.

Research

The new Division Chief will also be expected to build capacity for excellence in research.  There are exciting opportunities to develop physical therapy researchers by collaborating with teams within the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, SOM, School of Nursing, Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI), Clinical Translational Science Institute (CTSI), and basic science programs across the university.  The expectation will be that the physical therapy researchers supported by the Division will perform innovative and high impact research, and also successfully compete for external funding.

Leadership:

The Division Chief will provide leadership to faculty, administrative staff and students within the program; facilitate communication, clarification and implementation of university and department policies and procedures; provide leadership through planning, implementation and evaluation of the DPT Program; and support of the program, department and institution’s mission.  As a member of the SOM faculty, the Division Chief will be expected to be an active participant in the professional and community life of the University, will advise and mentor graduate students, and contribute to a vibrant and growing academic program through participation in professional/scholarly activities, curriculum planning, and development. 

The Successful Candidate Should Meet the Following Qualifications:

  • Clear demonstration of professional excellence in teaching, research, and/or service
  • Licensed or license eligible physical therapist in the state of North Carolina;
  • A post-professional doctoral degree in a related field;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Exceptional organization and program planning skills and experience;
  • A history of progressive professional academic leadership
  • Track record of high quality scholarship (e.g. federal grants) or supporting the development of high quality research programs   
  • Prior experience in the field of physical therapy through academic, clinical practice and/or administrative experience
  • Knowledge and experience with CAPTE guidelines and accreditation standards.

All correspondence relating to this position should be directed in confidence to:

Dr. Ben Alman, James R. Urbaniak Professor and Chair, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

DUMC Box 2888

Durham, NC 27710

Office- (919)613-6935

Ben.alman@duke.edu

Dr. Steven George, Professor, Vice Chair of Clinical Research, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

PO Box 17969

Durham, NC 27715

Office- (919)668-0825

Steven.george@duke.edu

All applicants must apply electronically by submitting a cover letter outlining their experience and success in all the areas indicated in the Position Overview, a complete and up-to-date CV, and a list of five professional references with title, institutional affiliation, e-mail address and direct telephone numbers.  Please submit applications by September 30, 2019.  The search will remain open until the position is filled.

 

Duke University and School of Medicine is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and are committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, and learners without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status. We consider diversity and inclusion a critical core value of the institution. We welcome nominations of and applications from anyone who would bring additional dimensions to the University and Department of Orthopaedic Surgery’s research, teaching and clinical mission.

 

June 5, 2019

Company: Duke Doctor of Physical Therapy Div
Location: 2200 West Main Street, Wing B, Suite 230, Durham, NC 27710
Contact: Ben Alman MD Email: ben.alman@duke.edu
Phone: 919.613.6935