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Position Summary:

University invites applications for Chair/Director of the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program (DPT) housed in the College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences. The Chair/Director is responsible for maintaining accreditation and required reporting to the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), recruiting and developing faculty, overseeing curricular development and clinical rotations, all in collaboration with departmental faculty and college administration. The Chair/Director will have oversight of departmental budget, scheduling of classes and departmental activities, maintaining communication, and interdepartmental collaborations.

The Chair/Director will support the department through didactic instruction where reasonable.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The Chair/Director is expected to be a person with exceptional leadership abilities who will bring to the position a distinguished record of academic achievement and professional accomplishment. The candidate should be comfortable with managing multiple priorities and competing pressures and reacting quickly to opportunities and challenges as they arise. Further, the ideal candidate will demonstrate a:

· Strong commitment to the mission and values of Campbell University;

· Record of successfully mentoring and developing faculty members;

· Record of collaboration with other health professionals;

· Strong commitment to interprofessional education;

· Strong work ethic and collaborative leadership style that motivates and empowers faculty;

· Track record of appropriate delegation of duties and responsibilities;

· Record of excellence in teaching and student development;

· Commitment to shared governance;

· Record of success in accreditation, managing budgets, assessing and developing curriculum, and innovation.

Education/Experience:

· The Chair/Director must hold an earned academic doctoral degree as defined by CAPTE (i.e., PhD, EdD, ScD).

· Candidates must hold current licensure as a physical therapist in North Carolina or be eligible for licensure and is expected to have a record appropriate for the rank of tenure track, associate or full professor.

· The Chair/Director must have a minimum of six years of full-time higher education experience, with a minimum of three years of full-time experience in a physical therapist education program.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

· Communicate effectively to all groups through both oral and written channels

· Maintain strict confidentiality and attention to detail are essential

· Knowledge of Microsoft word, outlook, excel, powerpoint and the internet

· Demonstrate tact, a positive attitude, courtesy and discretion in dealing with trustees, faculty, staff, students, high level university officials and the public.

· Work independently as well as function effectively in a team and within a diverse group of people.

· Exercise independent judgment in complex and new situations.

· Manage multiple concurrent projects and meet strict deadlines.

· Detail oriented and willing to work in a changing environment.

· Broad knowledge of Campbell University policies and procedures, including, but not limited to: Title IX, HIPAA, and FERPA guidelines.

 

November 14, 2019

Company: Campbell University
Location: 4350 US Highway 421 South, Lillington, NC 27546, USA
Contact: Dr. Wesley Rich Email: [email protected]
Phone: 910.893.1892 Website: Click to visit
 
 

Charleston Southern University (CSU) is seeking applications for the position of Director of Clinical Education (DCE) for the developing Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program in beautiful Charleston, South Carolina. This position is a full-time, 12-month, tenure-track faculty member 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 with join the Physician Assistant program, Kinesiology, Public Health, and Athletic Training in the College of Health Science.

 

The DCE is a core faculty member who will be responsible for identifying and developing clinical education opportunities, including full-time and integrated clinical experiences and service-learning opportunities. Serving as DCE will be the primary responsibility of the successful candidate and account for about half of her/his workload. Remaining effort will be divided across teaching, scholarship, and service. Opportunities for clinical practice exist if desired.

Located in historic Charleston, South Carolina, Charleston Southern University 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:

  • Earned doctoral degree from an accredited physical therapy institution.
  • Licensed or eligible for licensure as a physical therapist in South Carolina.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience as a physical therapy clinician.
  • Minimum of 2 years as a CCCE or CI in Physical Therapy or minimum of 2 years of experience in teaching, curriculum development, and administration in a PT program.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of higher education and contemporary clinical practice appropriate for leadership in physical therapy education.
  • Strong communication, organization, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills.
  • Design and conduct independent and/or collaborative research in clinical education or related areas.
  • Knowledge of legislative, regulatory, legal, and practice issues affecting clinical education, students, and the profession.
  • Able to initiate, administer, assess, and document clinical education programs.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Post-professional degree (i.e., PhD, EdD, DHSc, DSc, ScD).
  • Experience as a DCE, Assistant DCE, or Site/Center Coordinator of Clinical Education.
  • Experience building and supporting academic-clinical partnerships.

 

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=336114&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 June 1, 2020.

 

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

             Physical Therapy Program Director

 Email: [email protected]

                         Ph: 843-863-7181

 

November 11, 2019

Company: Charleson Southern University
Location: 9200 University Boulevard, North Charleston, SC, USA
Contact: Jacob Thorp Email: [email protected]
Phone: 843.863.7181 Website: Click to visit
 
 

The Division of Physical Therapy and the Ohio Musculoskeletal & Neurological Institute (OMNI) at Ohio University (https://www.ohio.edu/medicine/omni/) are seeking applications for four full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor (i.e., open rank). Primary faculty appointments will be in the Division of Physical Therapy or the Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine.

OMNI is undergoing a targeted expansion to complement and expand the research activities of our scientists by hiring up to four additional research-intensive faculty members on the Athens, Ohio campus (Ohio University’s Main Campus). OMNI’s overarching mission is to improve the treatment, prevention and diagnosis of musculoskeletal and neurological disorders. OMNI has strong programmatic efforts across several research programs with foci in: 1) musculoskeletal pain and injury (primary focus on rehabilitation), and 2) healthy aging (primary focus on frailty and fractures). The research across these programs has an overarching aim of developing interventions and diagnostics that remove barriers to independent physical mobility and ultimately reduce disability.

Preference will be given to individuals whose research will strengthen these research foci. However, we also welcome applications from established scientists whose work would be complimentary to the institute and could be leveraged to develop a new area of focus (e.g., skeletal health). OMNI scientists (https://www.ohio.edu/medicine/omni) have expertise in orthopedics, bone biology, neuroscience, motor function, skeletal muscle biology, exercise physiology, rehabilitation, engineering, biomechanics, epidemiology and health psychology.

OMNI currently features numerous federally-funded Principal Investigators, Junior Scholars, and Affiliated Scientists and welcomes additional members that will establish and maintain an extramurally-funded research program that produces innovative, high impact scholarly activity.

The successful candidate will enjoy protected time for research, with rich opportunities for participation in medical and graduate education programs. We welcome applications from early career and senior scientists. Salary is commensurate with experience and accompanied by an excellent benefits and start-up package. There are leadership opportunities available for senior-level applicants that are interested in such appointments.

For full consideration, please complete the online application at http://www.ohiouniversityjobs.com/postings/32783 and attach the following documents: CV, Cover Letter, a statement of Research Interests including plans for obtaining extramural funding over the next five years. Finalists for the positions will be asked to provide reference contacts at a later date. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. For full consideration, please apply by January 15, 2020. We anticipate the positions to begin as early as July 1, 2020; however, the start date is negotiable.

Please contact Brian Clark for further information regarding this announcement ([email protected]).

Ohio University is located in Athens, OH with a student population of more than 25,000 students. Ohio University has a total 12 colleges, including colleges of osteopathic medicine, health sciences & professions, engineering, and arts & sciences. Ohio University is committed to excellence in teaching, research and public service, with a rapidly growing health sciences research community. Ohio University is classified by the Carnegie Foundation as a ‘Doctoral/High Research Activity Institution’.
Athens, OH is ranked the #1 “Best College Small Town” by USA Today (http://www.10best.com/awards/travel/best-small-college-town/

 

October 23, 2019

Company: OHIO UNIVERSITY
Location: 53 Richland Ave, Athens, Ohio 45701, USA
Contact: Brian Clark Email: [email protected]
    Website: Click to visit
 
 

The Department of Physical Therapy at the University of the Pacific’s Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is seeking applicants for a full-time 11-month position at the rank of Assistant Professor, a tenure track position. Applications will be reviewed starting November 30, 2019 and review will be on-going until the position is filled.  Ideally, the chosen candidate will start in the Fall of 2020.

 

Position Description:

The primary teaching opportunities for this position are specific to knowledge and clinical expertise in the area of cardiovascular and pulmonary rehabilitation and exercise physiology. In addition to fulfilling and excelling in teaching responsibilities, the faculty member must be a productive scholar with a commitment to university service.

 

Minimum qualifications for this position include:

  • Earned academic and/or clinical doctorate
  • 3 years of full-time clinical experience as a licensed PT treating patients with primary cardiovascular and pulmonary health conditions.
  • Licensure or eligibility for PT licensure in California within 1 year from date of hire

 

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience with academic teaching and reesearch
  • American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS) certification in Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Physical Therapy
  • Experience in critical and intensive care settings

 

The University of the Pacific in Northern California has offered concise programs culminating in an accredited degree in physical therapy for over 30 years, and began offering the DPT degree in 2003. The successful candidate will join a department of dynamic full-time and adjunct clinical faculty dedicated to preparing our students to be physical therapists and leaders who will have purposeful, meaningful, and positive impacts on health and society.

 

University of the Pacific is an independent, comprehensive academic institution in the Central Valley in Stockton, California, with the Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry in San Francisco and the Pacific McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento.  Stockton is about 1.5 hours from both San Francisco and the Sierra Nevada mountains.  University of the Pacific in Stockton has approximately 5,000 students enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences, School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Benerd College, Engineering & Computer Sciences, Eberhardt School of Business, Conservatory of Music, and School of International Studies.  The Department of Physical Therapy is a part of the Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences and currently enrolls 36 students annually.  The Department enjoys state-of-the-art classrooms and dedicated clinic and research space and equipment. 

 

University of the Pacific is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected category

 

To apply, please use the weblink: https://pacific.peopleadmin.com/postings/15508

 

For further questions regarding this position please contact Dr. David Gillette, Chair of the search committee: [email protected]; 209-932-7611.

 

October 11, 2019

Company: University of the Pacific
Location: University of the Pacific, 3601 Pacific Avenue, Stockton, CA, USA
Contact: David Gillette, PT, DPT, GCS Email: [email protected]
Phone: 209.932.7611 Website: Click to visit
 
 

The Division of Physical Therapy within the School of Kinesiology and Physical Therapy (SKPT) at the University of Central Florida invites applications for Assistant or Associate Professor. The position is a 9-month appointment which will begin August 2020.

 

The Division of Physical Therapy at UCF resides within the College of Health Professions and Sciences, which is a core component of the newly formed UCF Academic Health Science Center (AHSC) along with the College of Medicine, and College of Nursing, UCF Health, and UCF Student Health. The AHSC academic and clinical components will be supporting a new partnership to develop a teaching hospital, the UCF Lake Nona Medical Center in 2020.

 

The UCF Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program has a small-to–medium sized student cohort (<40) and possesses numerous partnerships involving hospital organizations and rehabilitation clinics for research and scholarly activity. The program possesses outstanding student outcomes for both licensure pass rates and scores, and substantive involvement in professional duties, community engagement, and research. https://healthprofessions.ucf.edu/kpt/physicaltherapy/ Faculty and student research opportunities exist within the SKPT Institute of Exercise Physiology and Rehabilitation Science, which possesses numerous basic, applied clinical, and community research laboratories https://healthprofessions.ucf.edu/kpt/institute/. SKPT includes a Division of Physical Therapy, which includes the DPT Program, Graduate Certificate in Anatomical Sciences, and Neurological Residency Program, a Division of Kinesiology, which includes a BS and MS in Kinesiology and PhD track in Applied Exercise Physiology, and Master of Athletic Training program.

 

Duties: The successful candidate will be a core faculty in the UCF DPT Program and contribute to excellence in physical therapy education through exemplary teaching, research and service in order to advance the program, college, and university mission. The candidate will work with internal collaborators within the university, community partners, and external academic or industry collaborators to strengthen current research and build new interdisciplinary research areas consistent with the School. Additional expectations include teaching activities in related areas of expertise, university and professional service, and scholarly activity.

 

Qualifications: An entry level physical therapy degree from a CAPTE-accredited institution, a research doctoral degree from a regionally-accredited institution, current licensure or eligibility for licensure as a physical therapist in the state of Florida, and a distinct area of contemporary expertise in accordance with professional accreditation guidelines. ABD will be considered, but the doctoral degree must be earned by the beginning of the appointment.

 

For consideration of a tenure-track Assistant professor position, the applicant must have distinct area of research focus with appropriate training to project high potential for scholarly productivity and ability to secure extramural funding. A candidate who would be eligible for appointment as a tenured associate professor upon hire will have a distinguished record of scholarly achievement and record of extramural funding

 

Preferences: Preference will be given to applicants who possess a nationally recognized research agenda with record of extramural funding, a research agenda that is synergistic to the investigators of the Institute of Exercise Physiology and Rehabilitation Sciences, clinical experience as a licensed physical therapist, and experience with professional education in a CAPTE-accredited DPT program. Topic areas of teaching and research interests may include but are not limited to rehabilitation and movement sciences, musculoskeletal function, or cardiopulmonary sciences.

 

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

Applicants must complete the online Faculty Applicant Affirmation form and submit the following: (1) a letter of application indicating qualifications for the position (2) research statement identifying the candidate’s alignment of research with the Institute of Exercise Physiology and Rehabilitation Science; (2) a curriculum vitae; and (3) contact information for three professional references. The selected candidate will be required to provide official transcripts within thirty days of hire date.

 

UCF Physical Therapy faculty typically have a significant presence as both ELC and CSM. If you would like to meet to discuss the position in person at either of these events, feel free to contact the search committee chair and program director, Patrick Pabian ([email protected])

 

October 3, 2019

Company: University of Central Florida
Location: 4000 Central Florida Boulevard, Orlando, FL 32816
Contact: Patrick Pabian Email: [email protected]
    Website: Click to visit
 
 

Creighton University, a Catholic and Jesuit institution, invites applications for the position of Director of Clinical Education (DCE) for our developing innovative Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program in Phoenix, Arizona. This position will be at the Assistant or Associate Professor level, on either a tenure or non-tenure track appointment in the Department of Physical Therapy. Creighton seeks a quality educator who is passionate about clinical education and advancing the profession of physical therapy through innovation, creativity, and a desire to contribute to the scientific evidence in rehabilitation science. The program will be part of a new comprehensive health science campus to include academic disciplines in medicine, physician assistant, nursing, pharmacy and occupational therapy.     

The DCE will be responsible for developing the clinical education program, assisting the program chair with hiring additional faculty members, and assisting with the program accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE).  In addition, the DCE will be responsible for teaching in the DPT curriculum, fulfilling a scholarly agenda, and participating in professional and community-based service.      

The DCE and all PT faculty in Phoenix will have collegial access to comprehensive expertise in physical therapy education from a DPT program that supports 20 core faculty members in a top ranked professional doctoral program located in Omaha, Nebraska. The Nebraska-based DPT program supports five accredited clinical residencies, a clinical practice, and diverse research agendas in multiple areas of scholarship, including highly competitive grant-based initiatives.  Additional information regarding the mission and philosophy of the Creighton DPT program in Omaha can be found on the following website at: https://spahp.creighton.edu/future-students/doctor-physical-therapy

Qualified candidates will: ● be eligible for licensure as a physical therapist in Arizona; ● have a minimum of three years of experience in clinical education and/or clinical management; ● possess strong communication and organization skills.  The ideal candidate will also possess: an academic doctoral degree (PhD, EdD, DSc, or equivalent), or be actively enrolled in a doctoral program of study; ● experience with program accreditation; a clinical specialty.  Department and university service expectations are dependent upon applicant experience and background. Academic rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Expressions of interest and all applications will be treated in strict confidence. Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Application materials should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, 1-2 page teaching/research statement, and contact information of four references. Application materials should be submitted electronically on the Creighton University Human Resources website https://creighton.referrals.selectminds.com/ If you would like more information or have questions regarding the faculty position, please contact the program chair: James Lynskey, PT, PhD via email at [email protected] or via phone at 602-812-3131

 

 

 

 

 

September 16, 2019

Company: Creighton University
Location: Phoenix, AZ, USA
Contact: James Lynskey Email: [email protected]
Phone: 602.812.3131 Website: Click to visit
 
 

Faculty Position Announcement

LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY
School of Allied Health Professions
New Orleans, Louisiana

 

The Department of Physical Therapy invites applications for a 12 month, assistant or associate professor position on either the clinical or tenure track. We seek individuals who wish to join a faculty dedicated to teaching in an innovative entry level DPT Program. The curriculum is learner-centered with case-based, independent, and group learning facilitated by the faculty through Socratic discussions, problem-solving, and integrated classroom and clinical experiences. Team teaching is frequently utilized and students regularly rotate through surrounding clinical venues as part of classroom preparation.

The Department of Physical Therapy and the clinical programs within the LSU Health Science Center enjoy an integrated, collaborative relationship. The program also has collaborative relationships with surrounding health care facilities and is part of the LSU Health Care network for South Louisiana, including the new state-of-the-art University Medical Center with a Level 1 trauma center. The department has spacious educational and office spaces with state of the art classrooms and treatment areas. The research lab spaces are equipped with a NeuroComÒ, Biodex, GAITRite System, Sports Motion Video Analysis System, Woodway treadmill, AMTI Accugait Force Platform System and a 16 Channel EMG System. In addition, faculty with pediatric expertise may elect to participate in the Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) program associated with the Human Development Center.

 

Applicants with scholarly and teaching expertise in foundational physical therapy coursework, pediatric rehabilitation, professional issues, wellness, and practice management are strongly encouraged to apply; however, all qualified candidates are welcome to submit applications for consideration. Teaching responsibilities will be dependent on content expertise along with expertise of current faculty. Faculty will participate in integrated classroom and group learning experiences as well. Other responsibilities include engaging in scholarly activity, student advisement, supervision of student capstone projects, and service.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

• Earned DPT with ABPTS Board certification or other advanced certification

• Holds or is eligible for Louisiana PT licensure

• Has a minimum of three to five years of clinical experience

Preferred Qualifications:

• Earned academic doctorate degree (Ph.D., Ed.D., etc.)

• Prior teaching experience

• History of involvement in scholarly activities

 

LSUHSC offers a very competitive salary, an excellent benefits package and retirement plan, and a generous relocation assistance package if coming from outside the area. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, CV and three professional references to https://lsuh.sc/jobs/?id=3571

 

The LSUHSC/SAHP has a strong commitment to the principle of diversity and, in that spirit, seeks a broad spectrum of candidates. Applications will be reviewed beginning immediately and will continue until the positions are filled.

 

LSU Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer for females, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans

 

August 29, 2019

Company: LSU Health Sciences Center
Location: 1900 Gravier Street, New Orleans, LA, USA
Contact: Ha Hoang Email: [email protected]
Phone: 504.568.4288 Website: Click to visit
 
 

The Department of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Science (PTRS) within the University of Maryland School of Medicine, invites applications for a 12- month, full-time faculty member at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor in the area of Neurologic Rehabilitation. We seek outstanding applicants interested in contributing to the research and education missions within our entry‑level Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) curriculum and PhD program in Physical Rehabilitation Science (PRS).

Qualifications:   Applicants for this position must possess or be eligible for a Maryland physical therapy license; have doctoral training in a field of study relevant to neurologic rehabilitation science, and a post-professional academic doctoral degree (PhD, EdD, ScD, or DSc).  Applicants should demonstrate a successful record of research and scholarly productivity. Clinical and teaching experience in physical therapy and rehabilitation science is also highly desirable. The successful applicant will contribute to the research and educational programs of the department by conducting sponsored research, teaching and student advising, and through service activities.

Rank and Salary: Assistant or Associate Professor. Rank and salary are commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Applications: Accepted until the position is filled. Submit an application at the link below, search for Job Number 1900014N.   Submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and a teaching portfolio to the Chair of the Search Committee:  Cara Felter, PT, DPT.  Please cite Position Number 03-329-55 in your letter of application and submit your packet at:

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

About PTRS and the Campus: PTRS is located on the professional campus of the University of Maryland in Baltimore, the founding campus of the University of Maryland system, residing within the research-intensive University of Maryland School of Medicine. The PTRS Department offers the Entry level DPT and a PhD in Physical Rehabilitation Science http://pt.umaryland.edu. Extensive opportunities exist for collaborations with researchers and clinicians in PTRS as well as other Departments and Schools including Orthopedics, Neurology, Diagnostic Radiology, Epidemiology and Public Health, Medicine, and with established research and clinical centers on the Baltimore campus including the Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center (OAIC), the Baltimore Hip Studies, the Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center (GRECC) and the Baltimore Veteran’s Administration Medical Center. Additional collaborative links are established with the University of Maryland, College Park, University of Maryland Baltimore County, the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, the Johns Hopkins University, the National Rehabilitation Hospital, and the National Institutes of Health.   PTRS has state of the art facilities which include access to the world class Health Sciences and Human Services Library and the multipurpose SMC Campus Center. The campus is within walking distance of Baltimore’s beautiful Inner Harbor as well as Camden Yards and the Raven’s M and T Bank Stadium. Additionally, it is within a one-hour drive of Washington, DC and is 20 minutes from Thurgood Marshall Baltimore Washington International Airport. 

UMB is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy.

CONTACT FOR QUESTIONS:

Cara Felter, PT, DPT, Chair, Search Committee

University of Maryland School of Medicine

Department of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Science

100 Penn Street, Baltimore, MD 21201‑1082

E-MAIL: [email protected]

 

August 19, 2019

Company: University of Maryland School of Medicine
Location: University of Maryland, Baltimore, Penn Street, Baltimore, MD, USA
Contact: Cara Felter, PT, DPT Email: [email protected]
Phone: 410.706.7165 Website: Click to visit
 
 

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 [email protected]

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: [email protected]
     
 
 

The PTA Instructor will teach physical therapy content to a diverse student population. The Instructor must stay abreast of ongoing developments, trends, and issues in instruction in the community college environment.

Job Duties:

• To instruct students in the facts, skills and appreciations pertaining to the assigned courses.
• To consider the needs of the students, and assist them by seeking help from other college services.
• To distribute to all students a course syllabus that covers the class requirements, grading procedure, attendance requirements, and course objectives.
• To assist the Program Director in development of the curriculum, in the preparation of the outlines and selection of textbooks.
• To submit midterm and final grade reports, deficiency notices, attendance records and any other reports pertaining to the assigned courses.
• To participate on faculty committees when indicated.
• To participate in academic advising when indicated.
• To stay abreast of ongoing developments, trends and issues in physical therapist assistant program instruction at the community college.
• Participate in course and program assessment.
• To perform other duties as assigned by the Program Director

To apply: http://careers.morton.edu/postings/1521

 

 

November 14, 2019

Company: Morton College
Location: 3801 South Central Avenue, Cicero, IL, USA
Contact: Wendy Vega-Huezo Email: [email protected]
Phone: 708.656.8000 Website: Click to visit
 
 

 

University of South Carolina

Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor in the Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy
 

The Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy at the University of South Carolina is inviting applications for a clinical faculty position (non-tenure track) to begin in July 2020.

The successful candidate at the Clinical Assistant Professor level must have a degree (BS, MS, or DPT) in physical therapy and have an earned terminal academic doctoral degree (PhD) in a rehabilitation related field by the start date of employment. The successful candidate at the Clinical Associate Professor level must also have at least 5 years of relevant academic experience. All applicants must be eligible for PT licensure in the state of South Carolina. Applicants with advanced credentials, including specialty certification or fellowship training, and/or expertise in orthopedic physical therapy, are especially encouraged to apply.

The successful candidate will: teach courses in area of specialization, advise physical therapy students, supervise DPT student research, mentor PhD students, participate in service to the program and community, and engage in scholarship. The position is a 10.5 or 12-month position and rank and salary are commensurate with experience and expertise.
The DPT program at the University of South Carolina (www.sph.sc.edu/dpt) is a fully-accredited entry-level program that is housed within the nationally recognized Department of Exercise Science in the Arnold School of Public Health. The small class size of 30 DPT students allows clinical faculty to creatively use a wide variety of learning approaches while also allowing substantial time for scholarly activity.

The University of South Carolina is a (R1) Carnegie University of Very High Research Activity and of Community Engagement. Located centrally in the state of South Carolina, the capital city of Columbia is known for abundantly available recreational, cultural and educational opportunities that provide the opportunity for an excellent quality of life. The University is comprehensive with five Health Sciences colleges that include the Arnold School of Public Health, School of Medicine, College of Nursing, College of Pharmacy, and College of Social Work. The Arnold School is composed of six departments and several research Institutes and Centers. The Department of Exercise Science offers BS, MS, MPH, ATC, DPT, and PhD degrees and the Department’s PhD program has been ranked among the top programs of its kind in the U.S. The Department currently serves over 1000 undergraduate and 200 graduate students.

TO APPLY: Applications require a: 1) letter of application, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) research statement, 4) teaching statement, and 5) contact information for three references. Submit your application at the following link: http://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/69772. If you have questions please contact Dr. Stacy Fritz, Search Committee Co-Chair at [email protected] Review of applications will begin in November 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2020.

The University does not discriminate in employment practices based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, protected veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions.

 

November 11, 2019

Company: University of South Carolina
Location: 1300 Wheat Street, Columbia, SC, USA
Contact: Stacy Fritz Email: [email protected]
Phone: 803.777.6887 Website: Click to visit
 
 

Assistant or Associate Professor of Physical Therapy

University of Indianapolis

The Krannert School of Physical Therapy at the University of Indianapolis is entering an exciting time of innovation as we look to the future of physical therapy education.  We are seeking multiple dynamic and innovative individuals to join our excellent team.

Program highlights include:

  • Supportive, creative, and highly successful faculty who are actively engaged in scholarship and professional activities at local, national, and international levels. Most faculty also continue to practice in their area of clinical expertise.
  • A Program steeped in a rich history of student-focused teaching and development of faculty and students
  • New, contemporary, interdisciplinary building housing the College of Health Sciences, College of Applied and Behavioral Sciences, School of Nursing, and health and wellness services that serve the campus and surrounding community.
  • Opportunities for interdisciplinary research with growing and expanding programs within the College of Health Sciences.
  • Opportunities for Interprofessional educational experiences involving a variety of University programs and off-campus partnerships
  • Comprehensive exercise science and human performance lab
  • State of the art movement analysis lab and sim-labs
  • A partnership with Community Health Network, a local multidisciplinary health care system
  • Located on the near south side of Indianapolis, the 17th most populous city in the US, also known as the “Cross Roads of America” for its proximity to several other major cities including Chicago, Cincinnati, Louisville, and St. Louis.

If you are interested in becoming part of the nationally recognized faculty of the Krannert School of Physical Therapy at the University of Indianapolis, then you are invited to apply for a 10-month, tenure or non-tenure track position.  The start date is flexible, with a preferred start date of August 2020.  Individuals with experience in all aspects of physical therapy are welcome to apply.  Individuals with experience in clinical education administration, pathophysiology, integumentary, cardiopulmonary, inpatient/acute, or neuroscience/neurorehabilitation are particularly encouraged to apply.

Candidates should have obtained a terminal academic or clinical doctoral degree (PhD, EdD, DSc, DHS, DPT, etc.) from a regionally accredited institution is required. Individuals currently enrolled in an academic doctoral program may be considered. In addition, individuals with specialization or identified clinical expertise are preferred. Evidence of successful academic and/or clinical teaching in areas of curricular need is required, as is evidence of clinical experience within the area of curricular need. Candidates must also be eligible for and have the intention to obtain an Indiana physical therapy license. Evidence of an ongoing or developing record of a scholarly agenda or strong potential for one is preferred.

To view the full advertisement and apply, visit hrjobs.uindy.edu. Inquiries should be directed to the search committee chair, Jim Bellew, PT, EdD, Professor, Krannert School of Physical Therapy, 317-788-3522, [email protected].

The University of Indianapolis is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, citizenship status, military status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. The University of Indianapolis does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission as required by Title IX.

 

November 7, 2019

Company: University of Indianapolis
Location: 1400 E Hanna Ave, Indianapolis, IN, USA
Contact: Nicole Gjertson Email: [email protected]
    Website: Click to visit
 
 

POSITION SUMMARY: 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.

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

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

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.

 

November 5, 2019

Company: Moravian College
Location: 1200 Main Street, Bethlehem, PA, USA
Contact: Kayla Holdridge Email: [email protected]
Phone: 610.625.7120 Website: Click to visit
 
 

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: [email protected]
Phone: 314.977.8505 Website: Click to visit
 
 

Director of Clinical Education, Doctor of Physical Therapy Program

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 January 2020. Teaching track or tenure track is available. Rank will be determined according to University standards at the time of employment. The successful candidate will serve as a liaison between the program and clinical education sites, facilitate ongoing development of clinical education sites and clinical faculty, manage student placement, supervision and assessment, and share responsibility for management of the clinical education program with another DCE. The candidate will also teach courses, 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. 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/3777.

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.



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November 1, 2019

Company: Gannon University
Location: Erie, PA, USA
Contact: Ruth Gehly Email: [email protected]
Phone: 814.871.5631  
 
 

Texas Health Kaufman seeks to hire a Physical Therapist to work PRN. The address is P.O. Box 1108 Kaufman, TX 75142Salary range is Min. $35.44/hr to Max. $53.31/hr – based on relevant experience Hours/SchedulePRN ( as needed); working Monday- Friday 8:00A-5:00PPerforms age appropriate patient assessment and establishes plan of careObtains/verifies physician order for therapy and validates for appropriatenessReviews available medical records and obtains pertinent medical history from patient or familyEnsures that patient has given informed consent to treatmentEvaluates each patient using age and diagnosis appropriate assessment tests and measurements, including appropriate outcome assessmenttool(s)Integrates assessment results to identify functional problems and prioritizes care needs with patient and familySets appropriate, measurable, functional goals with time frames to address the identified problems including patient/family goals andpreferencesDetermines plan for care, and/or appropriate therapeutic interventions to achieve stated goalsInitiates therapy discharge planning in collaboration with care team and patient based on prognosis and expected discharge dispositionDemonstrates competence in the performance of age appropriate patient assessment and individualizes care based on age specific needs.Performs age appropriate patient treatmentUses therapeutic treatment techniques appropriate to patient age and desire for treatmentPerforms treatment procedures that are within the scope of the professional licensePerforms/delegates technical procedures appropriately and safelyUtilizes a variety of treatment techniques to achieve goals, if necessaryDetermines patient response to treatment and evaluates progress (reassessment)Educates patient and family through instruction, demonstration, and/or appropriate handouts in treatment plan, safety issues, homeprograms/self management and assistive equipmentMaintains patient safety throughout treatmentCommunicates with physicians and other healthcare personnel as appropriate regarding patient care issuesDemonstrates competence in the performance of age appropriate patient treatment and individualizes care based on age specific needsMotivates non-compliant or unmotivated patients to participate in therapy Demonstrates Professional accountabilityUtilizes available resources (equipment, support personnel, educational resources) to maximize efficiency and productivity and to meetpersonal developmental needsParticipates in orientation and training of less experienced staff, students, volunteers and observersResponsible for care provided under their direction, including that provided by licensed assistants and therapy techniciansAttends and/or leads hospital, department, and community meetings / educational in-servicesMeets established productivity targetsRepresents department in a positive manner to hospital/system/communityCompletes assigned work within scheduled hours and offers assistance to others to ensure departmental work is accomplishedSeeks assistance/supervision/consultation as needed and reports to supervisor any problems and/or solutions regarding delivery of patientcareWilling to be cross-trained to treat any diagnosis or level of careParticipates in continuous improvement activities and/or teamsDemonstrates commitment to the maintenance of a clean, safe work environment that is compliant with departmental, hospital andregulatory agency requirementsWorks in partnership with peers, other disciplines, and departmental personnelAs required, participates appropriately in departmental safety drills / emergency procedures Performs Appropriate DocumentationDocuments all aspects of assessment, plan of care, and re-certifications in accordance with departmental, TJC, Medicare, and otherapplicable regulatory guidelinesDocuments all aspects of each treatment session in accordance with departmental, TJC, Medicare, and other applicable regulatory guidelines

Licenses and CertificationsPT - Physical Therapist Texas Physical Therapy License Upon Hire Required AndBCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support with in 60 Days of hire RequiredAt Texas Health Kaufman we take seriously our mission to improve the health of those in our community. We are a 91-bed, acute-care, full-service hospital serving our community since 1979. Our location in the Kaufman provides convenient care to the residents of Henderson counties, Kaufman, Crandall, Forney, Terrell, southern Dallas and the surrounding areas.If you're looking for women's services, cardiac rehabilitation, wound care, diagnostic and imaging services we've got it. Plus we're a Pathway to Excellence hospital, a Level IV Trauma Center and provide top-notch respiratory care, nuclear medicine and emergency medicine.And talk about award winning. Texas Health Kaufman is a Joint Commission-certified Stage IV Trauma Facility, a Stage III Certified Stroke Center and has received the Gold Seal of Approval for Chest Pain Certification. We are a top-notch choice in North Texas for emergency services, women's services, cardiac care and much more.As part of the Texas Health family, we employ over 24,000 employees and are among the areas top five largest employers. Come be a part of our exceptional team as we continue to provide outstanding care and deliver award winning results. You belong here.

 

Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/ddkzpmn5jr5t86x2


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October 30, 2019

Company: Texas Health Resources
Location: Kaufman, TX, USA
Contact: Renee Trudgett Email: [email protected]
Phone: 682.236.6310  
 
 


Assistant/Associate Professor, Physical Therapy (1872)
9 or 12-month, Academic Faculty Tenure-Track, Meridian/Boise, Idaho

The entry-level Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program at Idaho State University is now accepting applications for a faculty position at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor. The primary purpose of this position is to serve as a tenure-track core faculty member in the physical therapy program at the Kasiska Health Sciences Division, Meridian/Boise, Idaho campus. The program is seeking a dynamic, effective, progressive educator and researcher who works well with others and will be expected to teach in their area of expertise, develop an independent line of research, and provide service to the University and the profession.

About Idaho State University
Idaho State University (ISU) combines exceptional academics amidst the grand natural beauty of the West. ISU faculty and students are leading the way in cutting-edge research and innovative solutions in the areas of energy, health professions, nuclear research, teaching, humanities, engineering, performing and visual arts, technology, biological sciences, pharmacy, and business. ISU is the state's designated lead institution in health professions and medical education.

Idaho State University, a Carnegie-classified doctoral research and teaching institution founded in 1901, serves a diverse population by attracting students from around the world to its Idaho campuses. At the main campus in Pocatello, and at locations in Meridian, Idaho Falls, and Twin Falls, ISU offers access to high-quality education in more than 280 programs. Over 12,000 students attend ISU, receiving education and training in those programs. To read more, visit: Idaho State University Home

Idaho State University has expanded their Physical Therapy Program to the ISU Meridian Sam and Aline Skaggs Health Science Center (MHSC) located in Meridian Idaho. Meridian is the second largest city in Idaho just five minutes from the State Capital of Boise, ID. It offers a high quality of life, including a variety of outdoor recreational opportunities. It has easy access to Sun Valley and the Boulder-White Cloud Wilderness with all the cultural benefits of urban life (see more at: https://www.boise.org/).

About the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program
The DPT program has been in existence since 1989, received a 10-year re-accreditation by CAPTE in 2016 and has admitted the first cohort in Meridian in the Fall of 2018. The DPT program philosophy encourages an inter-professional approach to education fostered through coursework and clinical experiences integrated with students from a variety of healthcare disciplines. Potential applicants are encouraged to visit the program’s website to learn more about the program, campus facilities, and faculty: https://www.isu.edu/pt/ Or you may call 208-282-4095 or 800-797-4781 for additional information.

Minimum Qualifications
1) Earned Academic Doctorate (PhD, EdD, ScD), (ABD will be considered if applicant has a doctorate in physical therapy), in physical therapy-related field; 2) University or clinical teaching experience; and 3) desire and capacity to conduct physical therapy-related research.

Preferred Qualifications
1) Doctoral degree in Physical Therapy with an Earned Academic Doctorate (PhD, EdD, ScD); 2) five years clinical experience; 3) three years teaching experience in physical therapy or physical therapist assistant program; 4) licensed PT and eligible for Idaho PT license; 5) established record of scholarly activity; 6) evidence of leadership in a professional organization at the state or national level; and 7) Ability to demonstrate diversity into teaching, service and research; 8) Teaching and clinical expertise in one or more of the following areas: orthopedics, neurology, or pediatrics.

Please submit the following documents with your application: 1) CV/Resume, 2) Cover Letter, 3) Submission of a proposed 5-year research plan and a short essay on teaching philosophy, and 4) a list of three professional references with contact information. Apply here: https://isu.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=872&site=1

Priority consideration will be given to applications received by November 16, 2019 with a start date to be negotiated. However, the position will remain open until filled. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. Includes a competitive benefits package. Offers of employment may be conditional pending successful completion of a background investigation.


Idaho State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We have an institution-wide commitment to inclusion and diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply. Veterans' preference. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.
 

 

October 29, 2019

Company: Idaho State University
Location: 1311 East Central Drive, Meridian, ID, USA
Contact: Michael Foley Email: [email protected]
Phone: 208.282.4214 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: [email protected]
Phone: 267.359.5583 Website: Click to visit
 
 

Assistant / Associate Professor, Doctor of Physical Therapy

About Western Kentucky University:

Western Kentucky University (WKU): Founded in 1906, WKU is located in Bowling Green, Kentucky, an ethnically and racially diverse city of 61,500 people, about 110 miles south of Louisville and 65 miles north of Nashville. More than 50 different languages are spoken in and around Bowling Green and people from 35 nationalities call the area home. We seek to attract research- and teaching-active faculty, as well as staff members, from academically and culturally diverse backgrounds. The university's population of approximately 20,000 students includes 35% first generation university/college, 15% underrepresented minority and 6% international students. A regional comprehensive university, WKU is student-centered and focuses on applied research that expands knowledge; improves learning; and serves the region, state and nation.

 

Please view our current openings to see how you can be a part of the Western Kentucky University community. We offer a very attractive benefits package including health, dental, life and long-term-disability insurance; retirement; flexible spending accounts; EAP services; and generous vacation, medical and holiday paid time off. We also offer an outstanding tuition remission policy for employees, their spouses and dependents.


Job Description:

The Department of Physical Therapy at Western Kentucky University invites applications for a 9 month or 11 month, tenure track appointment at the rank of Assistant / Associate Professor beginning Summer or Fall 2020. Responsibilities include teaching in the entry-level Doctor of Physical Therapy Program, research and other scholarly activities, and service to the department, college, university, and profession.

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities for Essential Success:

Ability to teach in one or more of the following areas: anatomy, pathophysiology, cardiopulmonary, diagnostic imaging, integument, women's health, health and wellness promotion, and therapeutic exercise.


Requirements:

Successful candidates will meet the following criteria:

  • Graduation from a CAPTE-accredited physical therapist program.
  • Eligible for licensure by the Kentucky Board of Physical Therapy.
  • Minimum of 3 years clinical experience as a physical therapist.
  • A doctorate in physical therapy or an earned academic doctorate in a related field (PhD, EdD, DSc, etc.). Applicants who are ABD-status will also be considered.


Additional Information:

Kentucky state law requires all public institutions of postsecondary education to conduct pre-employment criminal background checks to determine suitability for employment.

 

Western Kentucky University (WKU) is committed to a policy of providing equal employment and educational opportunities to all candidates. Western Kentucky University will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnic origin, national origin, creed, religion, political belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, age, uniformed services, veteran status, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, or physical or mental disability in admission to career and technical education programs and/or activities, or employment practices in accordance with Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Revised 1992, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

 

Persons with disabilities, who need reasonable accommodations to participate in the application and/or selection process, should notify the office of Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/University ADA Services (EEO) at (270) 745-5121.


Application Instructions:

The following items must be submitted http://wku.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=117051 by December 2, 2019, although expressions of interest may be considered until the position is filled:

  • Letter of Intent
  • Curriculum Vita
  • Unofficial Transcripts
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy

 

Names and contact information of three reference providers will be collected during the application process. Reference letters will be requested by the Search Committee through an online process at a later date.

 

You will receive email confirmation once you have successfully completed the application process.

 

October 21, 2019

Company: Western Kentucky University
Location: Bowling Green, KY, USA
Contact: Jo Ann Malott Email: [email protected]
    Website: Click to visit
 
 

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).

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: cardiopulmonary or pediatric patient client management, acute or complex-care practice environments, 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/view/1235.

The University has an institution-wide commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive to build a welcoming and supportive campus environment, and acknowledge that diversity is an educational imperative to achieve excellence.

 For additional information please contact:  

Gail Widener, PT, PhD

Search Committee Co-Chair

Department of Physical Therapy

450 30th Street

Oakland, CA 94609

[email protected]

(510) 879-9200 x7378

Or

Sharon Gorman, PT, DPTSc

Search Committee Co-Chair

Department of Physical Therapy

450 30th Street

Oakland, CA 94609

[email protected]

(510) 879-9200 x7383

 

October 18, 2019

Company: Samuel Merritt University
Location: Oakland, CA, USA
Contact: Gail Widener Email: [email protected]
Phone: 5108799.200.7378 Website: Click to visit
 
 
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Assistant/Associate Professor #604603

The Physical Therapy Program at Northern Arizona University is seeking applications for a tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor to contribute to research, student-related activities, and service in the program on the Phoenix Biomedical Campus (PBC). Qualified individuals must hold an academic doctorate degree in rehabilitation science, aging, exercise physiology, health disparities or a related field from an accredited institution of higher education. Successful candidates must also have the potential for, or prior experience in research development, implementation and dissemination. Preference will be given to applicants with an established research agenda, a record of peer-reviewed publications, and experience with grant writing. Preference will also be given to those with clinical and/or clinical research experience in cardiopulmonary therapeutics, neurotherapeutics, aging, motor control, motor learning, or research methods; individuals who are eligible for physical therapy licensure in the state of Arizona, have prior teaching experience at the university level, post-doctoral experience, and a demonstrated commitment to work with people of diverse cultural backgrounds. Northern Arizona University is a 31,073-student institution with its main campus in Flagstaff, a four-season community of about 70,000 at the base of the majestic San Francisco Peaks. The PBC is a 30-acre urban medical and bioscience campus located in thriving and revitalized Downtown Phoenix. The campus offers opportunities for innovation and collaboration among biomedical professionals at state-of-the-art academic, research, and clinical facilities. Our proximity to University of Arizona and Arizona State University in downtown Phoenix provides a rich research environment and novel opportunities for partnerships. Please refer to NAU's Human Resources Department (http://hr.nau.edu) for further information, job requirements, and application instructions. Specific questions may be directed to Pam Bosch, PT, PhD at [email protected].

Minimum Qualifications:

For the rank of Assistant Professor:

  • Academic doctorate (PhD, EdD, DSc) in rehabilitation science, aging, exercise physiology, health disparities or a related field from an accredited institution;
  • The potential for, or prior experience in the development, implementation, and dissemination of research projects.

For the rank of Associate Professor:

  • Each of the stated requirements for the rank of Assistant Professor, prior rank of associate professor at a similar institution, AND
  • An established research agenda with a record of peer-reviewed publications and extramural funding.

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

 

October 15, 2019

Company: Northern Arizona University
Location: NAU–Phoenix Biomedical Campus, 435 North 5th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004, USA
Contact: Pam Bosch Email: [email protected]
     
 
 

The Program in Physical Therapy at Washington University School of Medicine is pleased to invite applications for 12-month, full-time faculty positions on the Clinician Track. We seek highly motivated individuals with strong interpersonal communication and organizational skills for positions including both clinical practice and teaching within the professional educational (DPT) program. The allocation of time between patient care and teaching will be tailored to the strength of the individual. Teaching assignments will be determined based on the applicant’s area of expertise.

 

Required Qualifications include:

  • Graduation from a CAPTE (or its equivalent) Accredited Professional Program in Physical Therapy;
  • An earned doctorate (DPT, PhD, DSc, EdD) degree;
  • Licensed (or eligible for licensure) to practice physical therapy in Missouri; 
  • Experience in clinical practice and teaching in a physical therapy curriculum which could include lab instruction
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Specialist certification as approved by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS)
  • Experience in teaching and practice in one of the following areas: musculoskeletal, cardiopulmonary, pediatrics, or geriatrics
  • Record of scholarly activity
  • Ability to work well at all levels in a complex and diverse environment, fostering a spirit of collaboration with faculty, colleagues, staff, administrators, patients and students
  • Interest in participating in interprofessional education, or leading diversity and inclusion activities

 

Appointment for this Clinician Track faculty position may be made at the rank of Instructor, Assistant or Associate Professor, dependent upon qualifications. Salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with credentials and experience. For more information about the Program in Physical Therapy and Washington University, visit our website at https://pt.wustl.edu/.

 

Applications are requested by December 1, 2019. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. Applications should include a cover letter describing your professional experiences in the areas of clinical practice and teaching. Provide a description of your teaching philosophy and/or goals. Applicants should also submit curriculum vitae and the names and contact information of three references. These materials must be submitted in a single electronic file at https://facultyopportunities.wustl.edu/.

Nancy Bloom, PT, DPT, MSOT

Professor in Physical Therapy and Department of Orthopedic Surgery

Washington University School of Medicine

4444 Forest Park Blvd., Box 8502, Suite 1101

St. Louis MO. 63108

Phone: 314-286-1434

[email protected]

 

EOE Statement

Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

 

October 14, 2019

Company: Washington Univ. Program in Physical Therapy
Location: 4444 Forest Park Ave, St. Louis, MO, USA
Contact: Jennifer Brown Email: [email protected]
Phone: 314.273.6067 Website: Click to visit
 
 

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, Department of Physical Therapy, UNLV School of Integrated Health Sciences [R0118600]

 

ROLE of the POSITION

The UNLV School of Integrated Health Sciences is accepting applications for an open rank (tenure-track/tenured) faculty member on a 9-month appointment in the Department of Physical Therapy. Primary responsibilities for this position include the development of a program of research leading to publications in refereed journals and procuring external grant support for that research. There is a teaching expectation but the primary focus of the position is on a program of research. In addition to involvement in our DPT program, this position includes mentoring and advising in our Interdisciplinary Health Science PhD program. Additionally, this position involves participation in university, professional, and department service activities. The successful candidate will be expected to meet University criteria related to research, teaching and service. The successful candidate will also be expected to adhere to UNLV Top Tier Initiatives regarding research productivity which includes external grant support and publication in high impact peer reviewed journals. Anticipated start date will be July 2020.

 

The Department of Physical Therapy at UNLV is housed with the School of Integrated Health Sciences along with the Department of Kinesiology and Nutrition Sciences, Department of Brain Health, and the Department of Health Physics and Diagnostic Sciences. The program is fully accredited through CAPTE and graduated its first class of DPT students in 2006. The overall NPTE pass rate is 100%. For more information, please visit us at: http://pt.unlv.edu.  

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

Minimum Qualifications

This position requires:

  • A terminal academic doctorate (PhD, DSc, or EdD) in an area of expertise related to physical therapy and rehabilitation sciences from a regionally accredited college or university. Credentials must be obtained prior to the start of employment.
  • Evidence of scholarship, including publications in peer-reviewed journals.
  • History of effective and successful grantsmanship.
  • Teaching experience in graduate programs.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills with diverse populations.
  • Ability to collaborate, solve problems and be flexible.
  • Demonstrated ability to learn, develop and apply new technologies.

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Postdoctoral training.
  • Established record of extramural funding.
  • Current well-established extramurally funded research program that includes translational approaches to investigate connections between physical activity and neurobiological processes, physical therapy benefits in neurological disorders, and/or advanced quantitative analysis of neurobiological data (electrophysiological, genomic, proteomic) as it relates to physical therapy.
  • Candidate whose research would overlap with established and emerging research programs in Las Vegas investigating neurodegenerative disorders.
  • Active research agenda and/or clinical expertise in pediatrics, cardiopulmonary care, neuroscience, pain, genomics, regenerative medicine, obesity, geriatrics, epidemiology, public health, implementation science, orthopedics, and sports rehabilitation.

 

SALARY RANGE

Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions. Position is contingent upon funding. 

 

APPLICATION DETAILS

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

 

Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates’ materials will begin on December 15, 2019, and best consideration will be gained for materials submitted prior to that date. Materials should be addressed to Daniel Young, Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted online https://www.unlv.edu/jobs as we do not accept emailed materials. For assistance with the application process, please contact UNLV Human Resources at (702) 895-3504 or [email protected].

 

EEO/AA STATEMENT

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

 

October 10, 2019

Company: University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Location: University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 4505 S Maryland Pkwy, Las Vegas, NV 89154, USA
Contact: HR Email: [email protected]
    Website: Click to visit
 
 

Faculty Position in Physical Therapy

 

The Program in Physical Therapy at the University of Mary, Bismarck, ND is inviting applications for a full-time faculty position at a rank commensurate with experience beginning in summer or fall 2020. The successful candidate is expected to teach in the professional program, conduct research, supervise students in the on-campus pro bono clinic, participate in service activities (school, university, and professional), and advise prospective and graduate students.

 

Opportunities exist for supervision of students during international service-learning experiences. Preference will be given to applicants with a terminal academic doctorate degree in physical therapy or a related discipline, degree in physical therapy, post-doctoral research experience, and expertise in at least one of the following areas: physiology, pathophysiology, research, biomechanics, orthotics/prosthetics, or cardiopulmonary.

 

All faculty are expected to demonstrate a willingness to support and advance the Christian, Catholic, and Benedictine mission and identity of the University of Mary (see http://www.umary.edu/about/mission/missionidentity.php).

 

Program Information

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

 

Education Requirements:

  • Terminal academic doctoral degree (PhD, EdD, DHSc, DSc)
  • Clinical expertise related to teaching area
  • Licensed or eligible for licensure in North Dakota
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience as a licensed physical therapist
  • Graduate of an accredited physical therapist education program

 

*non-PT considered if PhD in related area (foundational sciences, biomechanics, exercise physiology)

 

Preferred Requirements:

  • Prior teaching experience in a physical therapist or physical therapist assistant education program
  • Prior experience as a clinical instructor
  • ABPTS Specialist Certification
  • Prior experience mentoring junior faculty scholarship agendas and leading a research sequence with faculty-led student research projects
  • Prior experience with extramural research funding and graduate advising at the doctoral level.
  • Active involvement in professional activities at the local, state, or national level
  • Evidence of scholarly productivity (peer reviewed publications and/or presentations)
  • Upholds and supports the Christian, Catholic, Benedictine mission of the University of Mary
  • Supports the ongoing implementation of Ex Corde Ecclesiae, the apostolic constitution on Catholic colleges and universities
  • Builds a culture of ready and earnest hospitality in the School of Health Sciences and throughout the university, in accord with Saint Benedict’s admonition that all be received as Christ

 

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Proven ability to teach successfully
  • Demonstrated ability to engage in student mentorship and guidance
  • Demonstrated scholarly achievement
  • Ability to collaborate with others and work as a team
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and organizational skills, ability to identify and solve problems, and flexibility

 

The Physical Therapy Program is housed in the School of Health Sciences and is fully accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Physical Therapy Education. The School provides a stimulating academic environment with excellent collaborative relationships with the other programs such as occupational therapy, nursing, athletic training, and exercise science. Faculty in the program have a diverse set of knowledge, skills, and clinical expertise and exhibit a strong sense of commitment and loyalty to the program with many having 20+ years of experience. The program is strongly supported by the University administration with a commitment to move into newly renovated space in the near future.

For more information on the University of Mary, please watch this short video: https://youtu.be/Go37Hy6QrVs

 

Qualified applicants should submit:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
  • Three letters of recommendation with contact information

 

To apply, click this link https://20180131204703_mrqn5wkdjxdxcccb.applytojob.com/apply/FXlm7Fomx6/Faculty-Position-In-Physical-Therapy.

 

Files larger than 5MB cannot be uploaded. Any large attachments or any additional attachments, such as transcripts and letters of recommendation may be sent to [email protected]

 

Application review will begin October 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Salary and rank are commensurate with experience and qualifications.

 

Questions about the position may be directed to: Dr. Mary Dockter at (701) 355-8045 or [email protected]. For more information please visit our website at www.umary.edu

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

 

October 4, 2019

Company: University of Mary
Location: 7500 University Drive, Bismarck, ND 58504, USA
Contact: Dr. Mary Dockter Email: [email protected]
Phone: 701.355.8045 Website: Click to visit
 
 

POSITION DESCRIPTION:  The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) College of Health Sciences invites nominations and applications for a full-time tenured/tenure-track Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor in the Department of Rehabilitation Sciences’ Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program. This is a 9-month appointment with potential for summer teaching. The successful applicant will be a licensed physical therapist with an academic doctorate (preferably PhD) in physical therapy or a related field, and have expertise in any clinical field (e.g., Sports, Geriatrics, Neurology, Oncology, Orthopedics, Pediatrics, Gender Health). Job responsibilities include teaching, scholarly activity (e.g., grant writing, manuscript submissions, and conference presentations), and service to the program, college, university, community, and profession. Anticipated appointment date is Spring 2020. Teaching excellence and current scholarship/research will determine appointment at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level.

THE PROGRAM: The Program currently admits 36 students per year. Each cohort attends classes and clinical rotations for 9 consecutive semesters, graduating 36 months after entering the program. Physical Therapy faculty members hold a primary appointment in the DPT Program and have the opportunity to participate in the Interdisciplinary Health Sciences PhD Program.

THE UNIVERSITY: The University of Texas at El Paso is a Carnegie R1 and Community Engaged doctoral research university. It is located at the heart of the U.S.-Mexico border region and is committed to the ideals of access and excellence. UTEP is the only doctoral research university in the nation with a majority Mexican-American student body.

EL PASO: El Paso County is a highly livable, bi-cultural community of almost 700,000 people, which offers affordable homes and attractive neighborhoods. It has been named one of the safest large cities in the United States. 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates are required to have: (1) a clinical doctoral or non-doctoral degree in physical therapy;  (2) an academic doctorate (preferably PhD) in physical therapy or a related field; (3) a demonstrated record of or potential for high scholarly/research activity including securing external funding (ABD will be considered if graduation is anticipated by August 2020); (4) demonstrated experience with or potential for graduate teaching excellence; (5) at least 3 years of clinical experience as a physical therapist; (6) current membership in the American Physical Therapy Association; (7) demonstrated skills or potential to develop proficiency in instructional technology; (8) eligibility for physical therapist licensure in Texas; (9) experience in or potential for service to the program, college, university, community, and profession; and (10) ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, and students from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds.

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

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

 

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

For more information about the position, contact:

Dr. Celia Pechak, Search Committee Chair

Department of Rehabilitation Sciences

Doctor of Physical Therapy Program

[email protected]

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

Hiring decisions are based upon budget approval

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

The University of Texas at El Paso is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or sexual orientation in employment or the provision of services.

 

 

 

October 2, 2019

Company: The University of Texas at El Paso
Location: 500 West University Avenue, El Paso, TX, USA
Contact: Celia Pechak Email: [email protected]
Phone: 915.747.7289  
 
 

Emory University, Division of Physical Therapy is seeking candidates for a full-time Director of Clinical Education (DCE) at the rank of assistant or associate professor for its 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 eligible for PT licensure in Georgia. Preference will be given to individuals with an academic doctorate, experience with competency-based 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 coordinate and manage the clinical education activities on behalf of the academic program. The DCE collaborates with the Assistant Directors of Clinical Education and academic faculty to establish clinical education standards, and to evaluate and facilitate development of clinical education sites and clinical faculty. 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,

• performing academic responsibilities consistent with the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) and institutional policy

 

The Emory University DPT Program is highly respected and currently ranked #5 by US News & World Report. The Division has 20 full-time and 7 part-time faculty members, is a component of the School of Medicine, and is located on the main Emory campus in close proximity to a variety of affiliated clinical facilities. The university is an outstanding educational and research institution known for its exceptional clinical and research programs in movement disorders, stroke, and musculoskeletal, cardiopulmonary and vestibular disorders. Collaborative programs exist with Georgia Tech, and there are additional resources within the university, the academic medical center, related graduate programs, and the Atlanta community.

 

Applicants should send their curriculum vitae and contact information for three references to Tami Phillips, PT, DPT, MBA. Please email them to [email protected] or mail them addressed to:

 

Tami Phillips, PT, DPT, MBA

Chair, Search Committee

Division of Physical Therapy, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine

Emory University

1462 Clifton Road NE, Suite 312, Atlanta, GA 30322

 

An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action University

 

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 eligible for PT licensure in Georgia. Preference will be given to individuals with an academic doctorate, experience with competency-based 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.

 

September 30, 2019

Company: Emory University
Location: 201 Dowman Drive, Atlanta, GA, USA
Contact: Tami Phillips Email: [email protected]
    Website: Click to visit
 
 

The Physical Therapy Program at Midwestern University, Glendale, Arizona invites applications for a full-time 12-month tenure track faculty appointment.  Rank is negotiable and dependent upon applicant’s qualifications. Position responsibilities include teaching in the areas of musculoskeletal rehabilitation, electrophysical agents, and therapeutic exercise. Additional responsibilities will include student advising, assisting in residency development, focused scholarship, and service within the department, university, and the profession. A startup funding package may be negotiated based on the candidate’s needs and record of scholarly production.

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

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

Job Requirements:

The preferred candidate will have (1) a Ph.D. or equivalent post-professional doctorate degree, (2) at least five years of clinical experience in musculoskeletal physical therapy, (3) eligibility and willingness to secure physical therapy licensure in Arizona, (4) experience working with physical therapy students and residents, (5) the ability to work effectively as a collaborative team member with faculty, staff, and students from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds, and (6) either orthopedic or sports specialist certification. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Relocation assistance is available.

Please submit your application packet through MWU's online job board.  Your online profile should include:

  • Cover letter that support your qualifications to teach musculoskeletal rehabilitation, and your teaching philosophy (upload as an attachment or inserted as text)
  • CV (upload as an attachment or inserted as text)
  • Application (you will be prompted to complete the online application)

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

Dr. Mia Erickson               
Professor and Assistant Director
Search Committee Chair
Physical Therapy Program
College of Health Sciences
Midwestern University
19555 N. 59th Avenue
Glendale, AZ 85308
[email protected]
Phone: 623/572-3926
Fax: 623/572-3929

 

September 27, 2019

Company: Midwestern University
Location: 19555 North 59th Avenue, Glendale, AZ, USA
Contact: Angie Alvarez Email: [email protected]
Phone: 623.572.3297 Website: Click to visit
 
 

Physical Therapy Education Faculty- Tenure Track

 

The College of Health and Human Services (CHHS) at Rockhurst University invites applications for two full-time tenure track (11-month) faculty in the Department of Physical Therapy Education. We’re looking to start one position in January 2020, with the other beginning in August 2020. Rockhurst’s Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program is distinctive for its quality teaching using a broad range of active learning experiences, close faculty-student interactions, and our strong mission focused on service, advocacy, and leadership. The successful applicants will join a dynamic faculty in a program recognized for excellence within the University and the community.

 

Responsibilities of these tenure-track positions include teaching and advising students, conducting and mentoring research, and participating in Department and University committees. Candidates with a strong background in research methods and/or kinesiology are highly encouraged to apply.

 

Rockhurst University is a welcoming and inclusive private Catholic, Jesuit institution with a strong mission aligned with the core values of physical therapist practice. The DPT program is one of four academic departments housed in CHHS, including Communication Sciences and Disorders; Health, Physics and Applied Sciences; and Occupational Therapy. The College is committed to being learner-centered, and service- and community-minded. The faculty have established strong relationships with many community partners, enabling community-based service learning for students and clinical practice opportunities for interested faculty. Rockhurst DPT students are often commended for excellence in academics, professionalism, service, and leadership, and graduates of the program are highly sought for employment. Additional details about the Physical Therapy Program are available on the program’s website: http://www.rockhurst.edu/physical-therapy.

 

Located in the heartland of the nation, Kansas City is an affordable city with a metropolitan population of 2.5 million, known for its barbeque, jazz heritage, sports teams with enthusiastic support, and numerous cultural opportunities. Additional information about Kansas City can be found at http://www.visitkc.com/.

 

Required qualifications for the positions include:

 

• Terminal academic degree (PhD, EdD, DSc, DHS) completed or in progress

 

• Possess or be eligible for Missouri PT licensure

 

• Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills

 

Preferred qualifications for the positions include:

 

• Teaching experience at the post-baccalaureate level

 

• A strong background of clinical practice

 

• Ability to contribute to teaching in research methods and/or kinesiology

 

• Record of scholarship and a defined research agenda

 

• Record of service to the profession and/or community

 

Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications. Applicants who would enhance the diversity of the College, such as individuals from historically underrepresented groups, are strongly encouraged to apply. Questions or inquiries about the position should be directed to Kirsten Potter, Chair of the PT search committee, at [email protected] or 816-501-4486.

 

Applicants are encouraged to apply early. Applications received prior to September 1, 2019 will be reviewed first. Positions will remain open until they are filled. Rockhurst cannot accept any application materials (resumes, cover letters, etc.) by email, mail, or walk-in. All applications and application materials must be submitted through our online application system.

 

Interested candidates should submit electronically a letter of interest that includes a statement of teaching philosophy; curriculum vitae; and names and contact information for three professional references.

 

Rockhurst University is an EOE employer and uses E-verify

 

For more information and to apply, visit:

https://apptrkr.com/1626474

 

September 25, 2019

Company: Rockhurst University
Location: Kansas City, MO, USA
Contact: Kirsten Potter Email: [email protected]
Phone: 816.501.4486 Website: Click to visit
 
 

About the position

The School of Rehabilitation Sciences invites applications for two full-time PT faculty positions: General Medicine Coordinator and Clinical Sciences Coordinator, in the DPT program. As a faculty member the individual will have teaching, advising, service, and scholarship responsibilities consistent with the mission and philosophy of the School. As a Coordinator, duties include planning, coordination, facilitation, administration, and monitoring activities on behalf of the academic program in the assigned track.

The Clinical Sciences Coordinator track includes courses and labs in PT Assessment Skills, Therapeutic Interventions and Therapeutic Exercise, Differential Diagnosis, Professional Compendium and PT Seminar. The General Medicine Coordinator track includes courses and labs in General Medicine, Pediatrics, Cardiopulmonary, Orthotics and Prosthetics and Geriatrics. The faculty members who coordinate these tracks teach some courses within the track thus it is expected the applicant would have clinical expertise in some of the course content within the tracks.   

About Andrews University

Andrews University is one of the most culturally diverse universities in the nation, attracting a dynamic mix of over 3,000 students from across the nation and around the globe. The 1,600-acre campus has been designated as an arboretum and is located next to the Village of Berrien Springs, Michigan. Southwestern Michigan provides ample opportunities for service and leisure, along with a wide array of locally grown fruits and vegetables. Lake Michigan beaches are just 12 miles away. Southwest Michigan is a beautiful place to live and work. Now is an exciting time for our growing School, we hope you will consider joining our team.

Qualifications

Ideal candidates for the position will have proven teaching abilities in the classroom and/or clinic, research experience, an earned advanced Doctorate (academic or professional), and be eligible for a PT licensure in the state of Michigan as well as the necessary leadership and administrative skills to function as a track coordinator. Candidates with a DPT or those nearing completion of an advanced doctorate degree may be considered. All candidates will be required to pass a criminal background check and be eligible to work in the U.S. pursuant to U.S. immigration laws. In keeping with our School of Rehabilitation Sciences vision, “Uniting Christian Values with Healthcare Education”, preference will be given to applicants who embrace and exemplify the mission and vision of the University and School.

If you are interested in either or both positions, please submit an application at http://www.andrews.edu/admres/jobs/show/faculty and upload: a cover letter, current CV, and contact information for professional references. Please contact Kim Ferreira for a complete job description or further information. 

 

September 25, 2019

Company: Andrews University
Location: Berrien Springs, MI, USA
Contact: Kim Ferreira Email: [email protected]
Phone: 269.471.6033 Website: Click to visit
 
 

Methodist University invites applications for the Department Chair and Program 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 located in Fayetteville, North Carolina.  The Program is housed in the Thomas R. McLean Health Sciences Building on the main campus.  The 38,800 square foot state of the art facility has dedicated classroom space, and research facilities that includes a Gait and Motion Analysis Laboratory, Human Performance Laboratory, a Motor Control Lab, and Mobility Courtyard to allow faculty to engage in research and teaching.

The preferred candidate will have an earned doctoral degree (PhD, EdD, or DSc) from an USDE regionally accredited institution of higher education and six years as a full-time physical therapy faculty member.  All candidates must be a Physical Therapist 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.

Going to ELC?  We would love to have coffee, lunch or dinner with you to discuss this job.  Please contact Lori Leineke (contact information below).

Applications

The new faculty appointment application review proces is to begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Please go to the Methodist University website for Human Resources, http://www.methodist.edu/positions-available, to apply for the position.  Please include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and a leadership statement.  Methodist University, 5400 Ramsey Street, Fayetteville, NC 28311, is an EOE. For inquiries, contact Lori Leineke, PT, DPT, OCS, Search Committee Chair, 910-630-7004 or [email protected]

 

September 19, 2019

Company: Methodist University
Location: 5400 Ramsey Street, Fayetteville, NC, USA
Contact: Lori Leineke Email: [email protected]
Phone: 910.630.7004 Website: Click to visit
 
 

This is a 12-month 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 4th 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 January 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: [email protected]

 

September 4, 2019

Company: Indiana State University
Location: 567 North 5th Street, Terre Haute, IN, USA
Contact: Jeremy Houser Email: [email protected]
Phone: 812.237.3926 Website: Click to visit
 
 

 

The successful candidate for position of Assistant or Associate Professor in the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program in the College of Health Sciences 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.

 

Teaching responsibility of the successful candidate will include teaching in the DPT program. Areas of teaching expertise could include cardiopulmonary, musculoskeletal, or neuro-rehabilitation, however, other areas of teaching will be considered. Additional expectations include service to the DPT Program, Department, College, University and/or Profession.

 

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.

 

Description of the University, College, Department, and Program:  The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) is Wisconsin’s premier urban research institution. This university takes pride in its Carnegie-designated R1 status, its dedicated urban access mission, and its committment 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.

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).

The City of Milwaukee is a regional center for medical services and research, home to a number of hospitals as well as the Medical College of Wisconsin, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, and the Zablocki Veterans Administration Medical Center.  UWM maintains strong connections with community partners in healthcare research through the Clinical-Translational Sciences Institute (CTSI), which provides opportunities for interdisciplinary and inter-agency collaboration. 

Applicants must apply online and application materials should 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 (address, phone number, email address, etc). 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. To complete the application, candidates should forward official transcripts showing the candidate’s degrees and any remaining documents not uploaded online to Tammy Oster, Shared Services Center, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, PO Box 413, Milwaukee, WI 53201. In instances where the Search and Screen Committee is unable to ascertain from the candidates’ application materials whether he/she meets any of the qualifications, they may be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications.

This is a continuous recruitment. Review of applications will begin on September 30, 2019.
Screening of candidates is ongoing and will continue until a qualified candidate is chosen for this position.

APPLY: http://jobs.uwm.edu/postings/29392.

CONTACT: Tammy Oster, 414-229-3412, [email protected]

 

 

September 4, 2019

Company: University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Location: University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI, USA
Contact: Victoria Moerchen, PT, PhD Email: [email protected]
Phone: 414.229.2449 Website: Click to visit
 
 

The Department of Physical Therapy at Faulkner University in Montgomery Alabama is seeking applications for full-time faculty positions in the new College of Health Sciences. Physical therapy will be the third program added to the College. The successful candidate who joins this new program will be expected to demonstrate a commitment to the mission of Faulkner University and the Department of Physical Therapy.

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

The ideal candidate will have a terminal academic doctorate (PhD, ScD, EdD or DSc) from a regionally accredited institution in physical therapy or related field, a minimum of 3 years of clinical experience as a physical therapist and possess a current and valid Alabama Physical Therapist license in good standing or be eligible to obtain Alabama licensure within 90 days of hire. Candidates in progress toward completion of a terminal degree or DPT with ABPTS certification and clinical experience related to the area of expertise will also be considered. Prior teaching, research, and service is preferred.

 

The vision of the college is to educate students in a collaborative, Christ centered environment. The curriculum will be student centered and provide a variety of learning experiences in and out of the classroom. Students will have the opportunity to join the Speech Language Pathology students in the University Clinic where they will learn to work as a team.

 

Faulkner is a small, Christian University, affiliated with the Churches of Christ; that is dedicated to making a difference in the lives of students and the community. Montgomery is a vibrant city with a rich history that is centrally located to cities such as Birmingham, Atlanta and Nashville as well as the beautiful gulf coast beaches, ensuring that there is always something to do.

 

These positions are full-time, tenure-track positions. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. Faculty rank, tenure status, and salary will be commensurate with academic qualifications, teaching and research experience, and relevant clinical specialist certifications. All applications should be submitted to: https://faulkner.applicantpro.com/jobs/

 

August 26, 2019

Company: Faulkner University
Location: 5345 Atlanta Hwy, Montgomery, AL, USA
Contact: Heather Mount Email: [email protected]
Phone: 334.386.7379 Website: Click to visit
 
 

Faculty Position Announcement

LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY
School of Allied Health Professions
New Orleans, Louisiana

 

The Department of Physical Therapy invites applications for a 12 month, assistant or associate professor position on either the clinical or tenure track. We seek individuals who wish to join a faculty dedicated to teaching in an innovative entry level DPT Program. The curriculum is learner-centered with case-based, independent, and group learning facilitated by the faculty through Socratic discussions, problem-solving, and integrated classroom and clinical experiences. Team teaching is frequently utilized and students regularly rotate through surrounding clinical venues as part of classroom preparation.

The Department of Physical Therapy and the clinical programs within the LSU Health Science Center enjoy an integrated, collaborative relationship. The program also has collaborative relationships with surrounding health care facilities and is part of the LSU Health Care network for South Louisiana, including the new state-of-the-art University Medical Center with a Level 1 trauma center. The department has spacious educational and office spaces with state of the art classrooms and treatment areas. The research lab spaces are equipped with a NeuroComÒ, Biodex, GAITRite System, Sports Motion Video Analysis System, Woodway treadmill, AMTI Accugait Force Platform System and a 16 Channel EMG System. In addition, faculty with pediatric expertise may elect to participate in the Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) program associated with the Human Development Center.

 

Applicants with scholarly and teaching expertise in foundational physical therapy coursework, pediatric rehabilitation, professional issues, wellness, and practice management are strongly encouraged to apply; however, all qualified candidates are welcome to submit applications for consideration. Teaching responsibilities will be dependent on content expertise along with expertise of current faculty. Faculty will participate in integrated classroom and group learning experiences as well. Other responsibilities include engaging in scholarly activity, student advisement, supervision of student capstone projects, and service.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Earned DPT with ABPTS Board certification or other advanced certification

• Holds or is eligible for Louisiana PT licensure

• Has a minimum of three to five years of clinical experience

Preferred Qualifications:

• Earned academic doctorate degree (Ph.D., Ed.D., etc.)

• Prior teaching experience

• History of involvement in scholarly activities

LSUHSC offers a very competitive salary, an excellent benefits package and retirement plan, and a generous relocation assistance package if coming from outside the area. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, CV and three professional references to https://lsuh.sc/jobs/?id=3571

 

The LSUHSC/SAHP has a strong commitment to the principle of diversity and, in that spirit, seeks a broad spectrum of candidates. Applications will be reviewed beginning immediately and will continue until the positions are filled.

LSU Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer for females, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans

 

August 19, 2019

Company: LSU Health Sciences Center
Location: LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans, Bolivar Street, New Orleans, LA, USA
Contact: Ha Hoang Email: [email protected]
Phone: 504.568.4288 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

[email protected]

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

PO Box 17969

Durham, NC 27715

Office- (919)668-0825

[email protected]

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: [email protected]
Phone: 919.613.6935