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Position Summary:

Campbell 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 the following:

  • 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.
  • Maintain a professional appearance and demeanor at all times.
  • Other job related duties, activities and responsibilities may change or be assigned, at any time, with or without notice.
  • Uphold and abide by Campbell University policies and procedures, including, but not limited to; Title IX and FERPA guidelines.

Requirements | Qualifications

  • 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.
  • This position requires integrity, honesty and accuracy and the ability to work within the Christian Mission of Campbell University.

To Apply For This Position:              

Campbell University is unable to accept paper or email applications. Please apply by visit us online at http://www.campbell.edu/employment/  to apply. Please submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references.  If you have any questions, or if you are an individual with a disability and need assistance completing an application for employment contact the Human Resources Department at 910-893-1256 or email employment@campbell.edu.  Campbell University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please Note: All positions at Campbell University require honesty, integrity and an understanding of the Mission Statement of Campbell University.  

 

May 18, 2020

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

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

Methodist University is a private comprehensive institution grounded in the tradition of liberal arts education located in Fayetteville, NC.  The program is housed in the School of Health Sciences in a state of the art facility that includes dedicated classroom space and research facilities that includes a Gait and Motion Analysis Laboratory, Human Performance Laboratory, a Motor Control Lab, and Mobility Courtyard to allow faculty to engage in research and teaching.

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

 

February 24, 2020

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

Exercise Pro Live online software can help colleges and universities teach and train students in therapeutic exercise concepts.  Students can learn to create effective exercise programming interventions, improve clinical decision making skills related to rehab programs, and be introduced to specialized exercise content. Excellent for use in Ther-Ex courses, and clinical rotations. Compatible with both Mac and Windows computers. Includes free phone apps for both clinicians and patients. It is an exceptional tool for remote instruction. Contact us for more information on education/student discount pricing and for details on free faculty access. sales@ExerciseProLive.com or 800-750-2756. 

 

May 23, 2020

Company: BioEx Systems
Location: 201 Hunters Crossing Blvd., 10-249, Bastrop, TX
Contact: Doug Feick Email: sales@bioexsystems.com
Phone: 8007.502.7562 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 Clinical Assistant Professor with primary role of clinical patient care in a new faculty practice. The position is a non-tenure track faculty line with a 12-month appointment which can begin as early as August 2020 but will remain open until filled.

Duties: The successful candidate will be a clinical faculty in the Division of Physical Therapy and contribute to excellence in physical therapy education through exemplary clinical practice, clinical teaching, and other duties to advance the division, college, and university mission. In addition to the provision of excellent patient care, the successful candidate will be expected to serve as a clinical educator and mentor to UCF DPT students and integrate appropriate research and service activities designed by faculty from the school of Kinesiology & Physical Therapy into the clinical setting.

About UCF

The Division of Physical Therapy at the University of Central Florida (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 Division of Physical Therapy at the University of Central Florida consists of the Doctor of Physical Therapy program, an Anatomical Sciences Graduate Certificate, a Neurologic Residency Program, and the UCF Physical Therapy Clinical Practice. The UCF Physical Therapy Clinical Practice possesses three current partners on the university campus, UCF Athletics, UCF Communication Disorders Clinic, and UCF Student Health Services. https://healthprofessions.ucf.edu/kpt/physicaltherapy/

 

Support of clinical services exists through the new College of Health Professions and Sciences and university Academic Health Science Center, which includes partnerships with other disciplines such as medicine, nursing, athletic training, and speech language pathology. 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/.

Qualifications: An entry-level physical therapy degree from a CAPTE-accredited institution, with an earned professional or academic doctoral degree.

  • Current licensure or eligibility for licensure as a physical therapist in the state of Florida.
  • An area of contemporary expertise in the clinical practice areas related to orthopedics and sports physical therapy.
  • A minimum of 3 years full-time clinical practice as a licensed physical therapist or completion of an orthopedic or sports physical therapy residency program.
  • A current CPR certification.

Preferences: Preference will be given to applicants with the following qualifications:

  • A board-specialty certification in orthopedics or sports physical therapy by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties.
  • An APTA credentialed clinical instructor with experience in mentorship of physical therapy students.
  • Experience and an interest in research and scholarly activity.
  • A record of active involvement in professional organizations.

Application Process: Please go to https://jobs.ucf.edu/cw/en-us/job/499172 for application to the position.

 

May 22, 2020

Company: University of Central Florida
Location: 4000 Central Florida Boulevard, Orlando, FL, USA
Contact: Patrick Pabian Email: patrick.pabian@ucf.edu
     
 
 

The Department of Human Movement Science, Physical Therapy Program at Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan, invites applications for two nontenure-track visiting instructors to begin August 15, 2020. Responsibilities include teaching, student advising, and university and community service. Qualifications include a doctor of physical therapy degree, or post-professional doctorate or post-professional graduate certificate completed by August 15, 2020, as well as clinical experience in physical therapy. Applicants with experience as clinical instructors, clinical site coordinators, or instructors or that hold board certifications or graduate certificates in any clinical practice area, are especially encouraged to apply. The candidate must hold a Michigan Physical Therapy license. Content expertise of the candidate and the current faculty will determine teaching responsibilities. Candidates must demonstrate experience with, and a commitment to, diversity and inclusion.

The School of Health Sciences serves over 2000 undergraduate, masters, doctoral, and post-professional students through a singular model of advancing community-engaged translational relationships. We connect theory to best practices in four thematic areas. Interdisciplinary Health Sciences – undergraduate programs in health sciences, and applied health sciences for associate degree holders are offered with concentrations in nutrition, holistic health, and pre-health professions. Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences – includes pre-clinical professions, medical laboratory science, histotechnology radiologic technology, and nuclear medicine. Human Movement Science – the doctor of physical therapy and master of exercise sciences programs offer post-professional certificates and support undergraduate health sciences programs. Public and Environmental Wellness – our comprehensive programs consist of undergraduate wellness and health promotion, undergraduate and graduate environmental health and safety, and the master of public health. Our beautiful platinum LEED-certified campus facilities and broad clinical and community-based opportunities offer an ideal supportive environment for students, faculty, staff, and partners to create and enjoy innovative learning, meaningful service, and vibrant research pursuits – in purpose for health.

Doctoral degree or degree completed by August 15, 2020; clinical experience in physical therapy; candidate must hold a Michigan Physical Therapy license.

Review of applications will begin June 15, 2020, and will be accepted until the position is filled. For questions regarding the position, contact Dr. John Krauss at krauss@oakland.edu. To apply, upload a) a letter of interest outlining experience in clinical practice, teaching, and service; b) one-page teaching philosophy statement; c) curriculum vita; d) a copy of current physical therapy license; e) academic transcripts (unofficial) for the physical therapy degree and the terminal degree; and f) diversity statement.

Oakland University is a nationally recognized doctoral university of high research activity located on 1,443 acres of scenic land in the cities of Rochester Hills and Auburn Hills in Oakland County, Michigan. The University has 142 bachelor’s degree programs and 138 graduate degree and certificate programs. Academics include programs in the College of Arts and Sciences, School of Business Administration, School of Education and Human Services, School of Engineering and Computer Science, School of Health Sciences, School of Medicine and School of Nursing.

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

 

May 20, 2020

Company: Oakland University
Location: 433 Meadow Brook Road, Rochester, MI 48309, USA
Contact: Maria Ebner-Smith Email: ebnersmi@oakland.edu
Phone: 248.364.8671 Website: Click to visit
 
 

Stockton University seeks applicants for a full-time, 10-month, Visiting faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor for the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program. The successful candidate for this position will join current faculty members with diverse professional backgrounds and work collaboratively in a systems-oriented, entry level curriculum.  The DPT program enjoys dedicated multipurpose lab classrooms and a multidisciplinary simulation suite in the state of the art John F. Scarpa Health Sciences Center.  Stockton’s School of Health Sciences offers many graduate and undergraduate degrees in the health-related professions.  Stockton has received national recognition for its distinctive academic programs and interdisciplinary approach to learning.  The diverse faculty and student body at Stockton combine a spirit of innovation with a sense of traditions for academic excellence. The successful candidate may be eligible for consideration for a tenure track position during academic year 2021-2022.

Responsibilities:

  • Offer courses in Physical Therapy and the General Studies curriculum
  • Serve as preceptor to students
  • Participate in scholarship and/or creative activities as appropriate to the discipline
  • Provide service to the University, community and the profession
  • Perform other duties as designated by the Dean and/or the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
  • Support Stockton University’s diversity commitment and strong student-centered vision and mission

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Earned academic doctorate (Ph.D, Ed.D, or equivalent) in physical therapy or a health related field
  • Candidates completing academic doctorate degree by June 1, 2020 will also be considered
  • Candidates must be a NJ licensed Physical Therapist or be eligible for physical therapy license in NJ
  • Applicants must have a track record of scholarly productivity or demonstrated potential for success in peer-reviewed publications
  • Effective leadership, organizational, and communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • The greatest need for this position is expertise in foundational sciences and/or musculoskeletal content
  • Expertise in additional areas of practice will be considered:  neuromuscular, integumentary, cardiovascular, pathology, anatomy and kinesiology
  • Prior teaching experience is strongly preferred
  • Ability to work collaboratively with students, faculty, staff, administrators and colleagues in team-taught courses
  • Ability to set, communicate, and complete established priorities

Salary commensurate with experience and is accompanied by an extremely competitive University benefits package.

Screening of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

To apply please visit: https://stockton.hiretouch.comOnly electronic documents will be accepted.  Please complete the on-line application in addition to providing the following required documents.  All required documents must be submitted in order for your application to move forward.  You may upload documents using Microsoft Word or PDF

  1. A letter of interest describing required and preferred qualifications
  2. A curriculum vitae
  3. List of three professional references (included in the application): Name, Organization, Email address and Telephone

 

  • All offers of employment are contingent upon a favorable background check, which may include social intelligence from a consumer reporting agency.
  • Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should contact the Office of Human Resources at 609-652-4384.
  • In accordance with the New Jersey First Act P.L. 2011 c.70, effective September 1, 2011, new public employees in certain positions (faculty exempt) are required to obtain New Jersey residency within one (1) year of employment. Applicants must meet the requirements listed.
  • Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crimes Statistics Act (Clery Act), prospective employees may access Stockton’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (ASFSR) is available at https://www.stockton.edu/police/crime-statistics.html. The ASFSR contains the previous three years of reported Clery Act crime statistics, fire safety information and information regarding campus and personal safety. If you would like a paper copy of the report, please visit the Stockton University Police Department, building 71, 101 Vera King Farris Drive, Galloway Township, NJ, or call 609-652-4390, to request that a copy be mailed to you.
  • Stockton University is an equal opportunity institution encouraging a diverse pool of applicants, visit; http://www.stockton.edu/affirmative_action. Additionally, pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Stockton University prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex (i.e., which includes but is not limited to the prohibition of sexual misconduct and relationship violence, including sexual assault and harassment) in all of its educational programs and activities.
 

May 19, 2020

Company: Stockton University
Location: 101 Vera King Farris Drive, Galloway, NJ, USA
Contact: Human Resources Email: JobSearch@stockton.edu
Phone: 609.652.4384 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).

Responsibilities: 

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

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

Qualifications:

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

Contemporary expertise and experience in teaching in one or more of the following areas is preferred: cardiopulmonary or pediatric patient client management, acute and/or complex-care practice environments, and/or exercise physiology and pathophysiology. Experience in teaching and mentoring about evidence-based practice as applied to students’ systematic review, community-based research, and case report capstone projects is highly desirable. Other areas of contemporary expertise may be considered.

Timeline:

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

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

For additional information please contact:

Jason Hardage, PT, DSc, NCS, GCS

Search Committee Chair

Department of Physical Therapy

450 30th Street

Oakland, CA 94609

jhardage@samuelmerritt.edu

(510) 879-9200 x7343

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.

 

May 17, 2020

Company: Samuel Merritt University
Location: 3100 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland, CA, USA
Contact: Fayette Merino Email: fmerino@samuelmerritt.edu
Phone: 510.879.9260 Website: Click to visit
 
 

Director of Doctor of Physical Therapy Program

The University of Mary invites applications for the Director of the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program beginning summer 2020. The program is seeking a skilled and knowledgeable faculty member to join our experienced team. The program director plans, implements, and directs the academic and clinical education components of the physical therapy program and ensures compliance with all accreditation elements. Responsibilities include: Developing a vision for the professional education program; curriculum development, review, and revision and program and curricular assessment; faculty professional development; human resource management of faculty and staff; communication and collaboration with the institution (marketing, admissions, public affairs, academic affairs); policy development, review, and revision; resource management; negotiation for resources and strategic planning. 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 (www.umary.edu/about/mission/missionidentity.php ).

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Terminal academic doctoral degree (PhD, EdD, DHSc, DSc)
  • Minimum of 6 years full-time experience in higher education with a minimum of 3 years of full-time experience in a physical therapist education program
  • Eligible for rank of associate or full professor
  • Clinical expertise related to teaching area
  • Licensed or eligible for licensure as a physical therapist in North Dakota

 

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS

  • Graduate of the APTA Education Leadership Fellowship Program
  • Prior experience with extramural research funding
  • Active involvement in professional activities at the local, state, or national level
  • Evidence of scholarly productivity (peer reviewed publications and/or presentations)

 

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  • Personnel Management
  • Budgeting
  • Program Planning
  • Preparing and maintaining CAPTE accreditation
  • Student recruitment and retention
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and organizational skills, ability to identify and solve problems, and flexibility
  • Upholds and supports the Christian, Catholic, Benedictine mission of the University of Mary
  • Builds a culture of ready and earnest hospitality in the School Health Sciences and throughout the university, in accord with Saint Benedict’s admonition that all be received as Christ

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

Qualified applicants should apply online at:
https://www.umary.edu/about/jobs.php .

Questions about the position can be directed to:

Dr. Mary Dockter, PT, PhD

Dean, School of Health Sciences

mdockter@umary.edu

701-355-8045

 

PROGRAM INFORMATION

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

UNIVERSITY INFORMATION
The University of Mary overlooks the beautiful Missouri river and is located in Bismarck, North Dakota, a community of approximately 80,000 people, with wonderful family life, friendly neighborhoods, enjoyable recreational and cultural facilities, a low crime rate, clean air, and excellent schools. The University of Mary, with an enrollment of over 3000 students, is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association. The Physical Therapy Program is housed in the School of Health Sciences and received full 10-year accreditation in 2012 by the Commission on Accreditation of Physical Therapy Education. The School provides a stimulating academic environment with excellent collaborative relationships with the other healthcare education programs. 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 a short video by clicking on this link: https://youtu.be/Go37Hy6QrVs.


 

 

 

 

April 29, 2020

Company: University of Mary
Location: 7500 University Drive, Bismarck, ND 58504, USA
Contact: Mary Dockter Email: mdockter@umary.edu
Phone: 701.426.6352 Website: Click to visit
 
 

The Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health Professions at UT Health San Antonio is looking for a 12-month tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor to join our core faculty.

 

Required Characteristics:

  • Terminal Research or Clinical Doctoral degree (e.g. PhD, EdD, DSc, or DrPH) to be completed by start date
  • A DPT with ABPTS Board Certification in Neurologic Physical Therapy will be considered
  • Expertise in teaching Human General Anatomy, Neuroanatomy, General Physiology and/or Neurophysiology preferred

 

Highly desired:

  • Physical Therapy license in any US jurisdiction or fully eligible
  • Preferably, a track record of a) funded research to include current funding; federal funding (e.g. NIH/PCORI) and b) peer reviewed publications
  • Service experience in regional, national, or international professional organizations

 

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is a major health university comprised of the School of Health Professions, Dental School, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, School of Medicine and School of Nursing. It is located in beautiful San Antonio, Texas, known for its mild climate, cultural diversity, and low cost of living. Interested applicants are invited to visit our Department website at www.uthscsa.edu/shp/pt for more information.

 

 

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer including protected veterans and persons with disabilities.

 

All faculty appointments are designated as security sensitive positions.

Please send Letter of Interest, CV and Statement of Teaching Philosophy or any inquiries to Sandeep Subramanian, PhD, PT at subramanias3@uthscsa.edu

 

April 28, 2020

Company: UT Health Physical Therapy
Location: 7703 Floyd Curl Dr MSC 6247, San Antonio, TX 78229
Contact: Sandeep Subramanian Email: Subramanias3@uthscsa.edu
Phone: 210.567.8762 Website: Click to visit
 
 

The School of Physical Therapy at MCPHS in Worcester, MA invites applications for a full time 12-month faculty member to join our collaborative team for the Fall of 2020. The ideal candidate will have expertise and interest in pediatrics and neurology, as well as experience in teaching a broad range of content. Responsibilities for this faculty position, in addition to teaching, will include student advisement, service to the program and University, and scholarship.

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in teaching selected classroom and laboratory classes.
  • Maintain a program of scholarly productivity appropriate to academic rank.
  • Participate in clinical related activities as designated by the Director of the School of Physical Therapy.
  • Participate in the implementation and evaluation of the curriculum for physical therapy education that conforms to MCPHS and School of Physical Therapy policies and procedures.
  • Provide supervision, instruction, advice and counsel to students assigned to the didactic phase and thereby facilitate the students’ successful completion of all learning objectives.
  • Maintain accurate and appropriate records, assist with periodic accreditation reports, accreditation site visits, and ongoing program evaluation.
  • Represent the DPT Program through participation in service activities at all levels of the School and the University.
  • Participate in local, state, and national professional organizations for professional development, and to ensure program excellence and appropriateness of curriculum and instruction and its application to clinical instruction.
  • Specific assignments are dependent upon program needs. Candidates must be committed to student-centered education as well as working cooperatively with faculty and staff in the School and University.

Additional responsibilities may be assigned by the Program Director of the School of Physical Therapy.

Rank is commensurate with education and experience.

Qualifications

Required:

  • Current physical therapist licensure or eligibility for Massachusetts state licensure
  • Doctorate (DPT) from a CAPTE-accredited institution required
  • Academic doctorate (PhD, EdD, ScD) preferred. Candidates without an academic doctorate would be required to enroll in an academic doctorate program at an accredited institution within two years of hire.
  • A minimum of three to five years of clinical experience as a licensed physical therapist
  • Teaching experience at the post-baccalaureate level required
  • Works collaboratively with faculty colleagues to enhance student learning and the delivery of quality patient care
  • Candidates should possess strong communication and interpersonal skills

Preferred:

  • Expertise in the following areas of teaching: pediatric physical therapy and neurological physical therapy, with experience in evidence-based practice; ability to teach in a variety of content areas
  • Clinical specialization, completion of APTA-accredited residency and/or ABPTS certification or other advanced certification
  • History of scholarly productivity and evidence of service to the physical therapy profession
  • Ability to demonstrate respect for co-workers, faculty and students as well as others within the institution

About Us:

The School of Physical Therapy at MCPHS University is located in Worcester, Massachusetts, 30 miles west of Boston, in the heart of Central Massachusetts, a region rich in cultural, recreational and healthcare opportunities.  

MCPHS offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits that includes a substantial contribution toward the cost of medical and dental insurance, generous time off benefits, and a significant pension plan contribution. To learn more about our total rewards, please visit MCPHS Total Rewards.

MCPHS University, an innovator in health and professional education, is setting the pace in the health science fields. MCPHS has more than 7000 students across campuses in Boston’s Longwood Medical Area, downtown Worcester, MA and downtown Manchester, NH. Here, we are preparing future generations of global leaders and promoting systems to improve the health of the public. In the midst of implementing an ambitious strategic plan that will bring us to our 200th anniversary in 2023, MCPHS offers meaningful work that benefits society overall, provides competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, and fosters a sense of connectedness and collaboration among our employees. We are a fast-moving, data-driven educational institution with a strong entrepreneurial mindset.

Apply Here:

Please attach a cover letter and a curriculum vitae. Finalist candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check as a condition of employment. MCPHS University is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants who would enrich the University’s diversity are encouraged to apply.

 

April 27, 2020

Company: MCPHS University
Location: 10 Lincoln Square, Worcester, MA, USA
Contact: Janna Kucharski-Howard Email: Janna.KucharskiHoward@mcphs.edu
Phone: 508.868.8376 Website: Click to visit
 
 

Faulkner University invites qualified individuals with knowledge and experience in neurological rehabilitation to apply for a position in the developing Doctor of Physical Therapy Program. Physical Therapy is the third program added to the College of Health Sciences, which includes Speech Language Pathology and Physician Assistant Studies. Faulkner is a small, Christian University in Montgomery, Alabama, that is dedicated to making a difference in the lives of students and the community. The college seeks to create a collaborative, learner- centered environment in which students develop into competent and compassionate leaders in their profession. Students will be immersed early in the community through service learning and early clinical experiences. The university clinic will offer interprofessional collaboration as well as hands on experience.

Montgomery is centrally located and has something for everyone. Whether its art, history, music, theater or sports, there is always something to do. Its close proximity to cities such as Birmingham, Atlanta and Nashville as well as the beautiful gulf coast beaches make it an ideal location in the south.  

This position is a full-time, tenure track position. Contract length will vary based on needs of department and qualifications of candidate. Faculty will have responsibilities in teaching, academic advisement, curriculum development, scholarship, as well as professional and academic service. The program also provides mentorship, support for professional development and opportunities for clinical practice.

Faculty rank, tenure status and salary will be commensurate with academic qualifications, teaching experience, research and relevant clinical specialist certifications.

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 December 1st, 2020.

Qualifications:

Doctoral degree required

  • Terminal academic doctorate (PhD, ScD, EdD or DSc) from a regionally accredited institution in a field related to physical therapy
  • OR: DPT with advanced certification

Current and valid Alabama Physical Therapist license in good standing or eligible to obtain Alabama licensure required

Contemporary expertise in neurological rehabilitation based on accreditation guidelines required

Minimum of 3 years of clinical experience as a Physical Therapist required

ABPTS certification in Neurology preferred

Teaching and assessment experience in a graduate level program is preferred

Please follow the link to apply: https://www.faulkner.edu/human-resources/now-hiring/

 

 

April 21, 2020

Company: Faulkner University
Location: 5345 Atlanta Hwy, Montgomery, AL, USA
Contact: Dr. Heather Mount Email: hmount@faulkner.edu
Phone: 334.386.7379 Website: Click to visit
 
 

Division Chief for Doctor of Physical Therapy Program

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

Administrative

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

Research

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

Leadership:

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

The Successful Candidate Should Meet the Following Qualifications:

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

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

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

DUMC Box 2888

Durham, NC 27710

Office- (919)613-6935

Ben.alman@duke.edu

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

PO Box 17969

Durham, NC 27715

Office- (919)668-0825

Steven.george@duke.edu

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

 

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

 

June 5, 2019

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