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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

April 26, 2021

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

To apply, go to Interfolio: http://apply.interfolio.com/86392

The Tufts University School of Medicine's Department of Public Health and Community Medicine invites full-time, 12-month non-tenured faculty appointments to the Boston-based Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program. This accelerated two-year DPT program is a blend of online and on-campus activities that allow the faculty member to live remotely. However, DPT faculty members must travel and stay in the Boston area for designated periods each semester over the two-year curriculum. The successful candidate is expected to enhance current teaching, scholarship, service, and mentoring activities within the DPT program.

We seek a collegial individual who either has a terminal academic doctorate in a discipline appropriate for teaching responsibilities (Ph.D., Ed.D, etc.) or a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree (or tDPT), with the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS) or certification credentials appropriate for their teaching responsibilities. Rank will be commensurate with experience, but all positions in Tufts DPT are non-tenure.

The ideal candidate should possess excellent communication, teamwork, and interpersonal skills. Given the nature of our hybrid educational instructional format, successful applicants should have strong computer skills or willingness to learn technologies to support the curriculum. We desire a team-oriented colleague with two years of previous full-time experience teaching in a DPT program who is willing and able to collaborate on innovative instructional methods, student-learning activities, and scholarly pursuits. We are also eager to identify candidates who utilize evidence-based teaching, integrate technology within the classroom, and build a student-centered community within a virtual environment.  The candidate should be licensed in or eligible for licensure in MA or the state of residence.

Essential Tasks and Functions:

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

    1. Demonstrates the ability to adhere to the Core Values of the Physical Therapy Profession
    2. Demonstrates knowledge and skill/expertise in the areas of assigned teaching over the two-year program
    3. Demonstrates the ability to communicate effectively and professionally written and orally, both online and in-person
    4. Demonstrates the ability to interact effectively with people from diverse backgrounds, including students, administration, faculty, and staff
    5. Demonstrates the ability to handle detail-oriented assignments and maintain confidentiality
    6. Demonstrates the ability to handle a wide range of responsibilities in the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program to include teaching, service, scholarship, advising/coaching,

 

Interested candidates should submit a curriculum vitae (CV), a cover letter, a research statement, a teaching statement, a summary of teaching evaluations, and three professional letters of recommendation.  To apply, go to: http://apply.interfolio.com/86392.  Review of applications will begin in April 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. The planned start date is August 1, 2021.

For technical support, please visit https://support.interfolio.com/ or email: help@interfolio.com or phone: 877-997-8807.

The Tufts University School of Medicine is located on the Health Sciences Campus in the heart of downtown Boston. 

The Department of Public Health and Community Medicine houses the Public Health Programs that confer the Master of Public Health (MPH), the Doctorate in Public Health (DrPH), Master of Medical Science (Physician Assistant), and the Master of Science in Health Informatics and Analytics. All faculty in the Department are non-tenured track and seek to create an educational and workplace environment that fosters active learning, discussion, debate, critical thinking, inclusion, and the capacity to work in a multidisciplinary practice environment.

Tufts University is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty and staff and fostering their success when hired. Members of underrepresented groups are welcome and strongly encouraged to apply. If you are an applicant with a disability who is unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs, please contact us by calling Johny Laine in the Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) at 617.627.3298 or Johny.Laine@tufts.edu.   Applicants can learn more about requesting reasonable accommodations at http://oeo.tufts.edu

 

April 23, 2021

Company: Tufts University School of Medicine
Location: Boston, MA, USA
Contact: Rachael Littlehale Email: rachael.littlehale@tufts.edu
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Des Moines University seeks a faculty member in the Department of Physical Therapy who will deliver educational experiences, including lectures and laboratory activities, for students in the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program. Candidates with neurological experience desired.

Founded in 1898 in Iowa’s capital city, DMU is a graduate medicine and health sciences university comprising three colleges – College of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine, and College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery – that offer nine graduate degree programs. DMU combines the top advantages in health sciences education: expert faculty, a rigorous and relevant curriculum, a dynamic and diverse research environment, and a supportive, inclusive community of students and faculty active in learning and service. By consistently producing outstanding graduates who excel in their careers, DMU’s DPT Program continues to embrace their mission of preparing graduates as applied movement specialists responsive to the health care needs of diverse populations. In addition, the University will relocate to a new campus in West Des Moines, tentatively in 2023, that will serve as an innovative model for medical and health sciences education for the nation and beyond.

Qualifications for this position include but are not limited to:

  • Ph.D. or equivalent academic doctoral degree required; individuals with a clinical doctoral degree (DPT/tDPT) who are enrolled or are committed to enrolling in an academic doctoral program will be considered.
  • At least five years of physical therapy clinical experience required.
  • Previous faculty experience within a physical therapy academic program is preferred.
  • Must possess or be eligible for licensure as a physical therapist in Iowa and maintain an active physical therapy license in Iowa.

Qualified candidates are invited to apply by submitting a CV, cover letter and contact information for three professional references to www.dmu.edu/employment.  CV review and/or interview scheduling will commence immediately and continue until position is filled.

For a more complete job description, fulltime benefit summary or more information on Des Moines University and/or its programs, visit www.dmu.edu/employment.  Des Moines University is a tobacco- and smoke-free campus environment, and the use of tobacco products anywhere on University/Clinic property is prohibited.

Des Moines University is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, ethnicity, creed, religion, age, disability, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic information and other characteristics protected by law (“protected class”). Applications from candidates from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

 

April 22, 2021

Company: Des Moines University
Location: 3200 Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA, USA
Contact: Julie Weatherly Email: julie.weatherly@dmu.edu
Phone: 515.271.1455 Website: Click to visit
 
 

To apply go to: http://apply.interfolio.com/85715.  Review of applications will begin in March 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. Interested candidates should submit a curriculum vitae (CV), a cover letter, a research statement, a teaching statement, a summary of teaching evaluations, and three professional letters of recommendation. 

The Tufts University School of Medicine's Department of Public Health and Community Medicine invites applications for full-time, 12-month non-tenured faculty appointments for the developing hybrid Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program. This accelerated two-year DPT program is a blend of online and on-campus activities which allows the faculty member to live remote to the campus. However, DPT faculty members must be able to travel and stay in the Phoenix area for designated time periods each semester over the two-year curriculum. The successful candidate is expected to enhance current teaching, scholarship, service, and mentoring activities within the DPT program.

We seek a collegial individual who either has a terminal academic doctorate in a discipline appropriate for teaching responsibilities (Ph.D., Ed.D, etc.) or a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree (or tDPT), with American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS) or certification credentials appropriate for their teaching responsibilities. Rank will be commensurate with experience but all positions in Tufts DPT are non-tenure.

The ideal candidate should possess excellent communication skills and strong computer skills to meet the needs of our hybrid educational instructional format. We desire a team-oriented colleague with experience teaching in a DPT program who is willing and able to collaborate on instructional methods, student-learning activities, and scholarly pursuits. We also are eager to identify candidates who show a genuine appreciation of evidence-based teaching, integration of technology within the classroom and building a student-centered community within the online classroom.  The candidate should be licensed in or eligible for licensure in AZ or their state of residence.

Essential Tasks and Functions:

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

    1. Demonstrates the ability to adhere to the Core Values of the Physical Therapy Profession
    2. Demonstrates knowledge and skill/expertise in the areas of assigned teaching
    3. Demonstrates the ability to communicate effectively and professionally written and orally, both online and in-person
    4. Demonstrates the ability to interact effectively with people from diverse backgrounds, including students, administration, faculty and staff
    5. Demonstrates the ability to handle detail-oriented assignments and maintain confidentiality
    6. Demonstrates the ability to handle a wide range of responsibilities in the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program to include teaching, service, scholarship, advising/coaching,

For technical support please visit https://support.interfolio.com/ or email: help@interfolio.com or phone: 877-997-8807.

Tufts University, founded in 1852, prioritizes quality teaching, highly competitive basic and applied research and a commitment to active citizenship locally, regionally and globally. Tufts University also prides itself on creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community. Current and prospective employees of the university are expected to have and continuously develop skill in positively engaging with a diverse population of faculty, staff, and students.

The Department of Public Health and Community Medicine houses the Public Health Programs that confer the Master of Public Health (MPH), the Doctorate in Public Health (DrPH), Master of Medical Science (Physician Assistant), and the Master of Science in Health Informatics and Analytics. All faculty in the Department are non-tenured track and seek to create an educational and workplace environment that fosters active learning, discussion, and debate, ciritcal thinking, inclusion and the capacity to work in a multidisciplinary practice environment. 

Tufts University is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty and staff and fostering their success when hired. Members of underrepresented groups are welcome and strongly encouraged to apply. See the University’s Non-Discrimination statement and policy here https://oeo.tufts.edu/policies-procedures/non-discrimination/ If you are an applicant with a disability who is unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs, please contact us by calling Johny Laine in the Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) at 617.627.3298 or Johny.Laine@tufts.edu.   Applicants can learn more about requesting reasonable accommodations at http://oeo.tufts.edu

 

 

March 26, 2021

Company: Tufts University
Location: Phoenix, AZ Campus
Contact: Rachael Littlehale Email: rachael.littlehale@tufts.edu
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The Program Director – Doctorate in Physical Therapy (DPT) is a dynamic leader in physical therapy studies.  The candidate will join the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PMR) as an associate or full professor faculty member in the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine -. The primary responsibility of this position will be to develop and lead the PMR department’s hybrid education Doctor of Physical Therapy program. 

The Program Director will lead accreditation efforts, develop program curricula, recruit and coordinate program faculty, and prepare for the initial cohort of students. Once the program is established, the Program Director will be responsible for ongoing program organization, administration, fiscal management, continuous review, quality improvement and supervision of faculty involved in the program. Additionally, the Program Director will collaborate with other PMR personnel to consider additional opportunities for use of educational content for other degree and non-degree programs.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lead Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (JHUSOM) faculty in creating a New Doctorate in Physical Therapy program.    
  • Oversee the establishment and implementation of all policies and procedures related to the operations and fiscal management of the DPT Program. Ensure that all established policies and procedures comply with all professional, state, and federal rules and regulations and that the highest level of services is offered to every student in a cost-effective and responsible manner.
  • Work closely with the Director (Chair) of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation to facilitate the integration of clinical and academic objectives to provide students with outstanding training.
  • Administer the day-to-day operations of the program and, under the professional guidance of the Director of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, be responsible for all DPT Program administrative decisions.
  • Monitor, analyze, and identify potential problems or issues facing the operation of the Doctorate in Physical Therapy Program.
  • Interact with appropriate Department faculty and University officials to establish and implement policies and procedures to facilitate excellence within the academic and admissions programs.
  • Manage multiple programs within the unit to include: student recruitment; student advisement; DPT Admissions; Clinical Education Program; and Program Accreditation (includes implementation and compliance).
  • Collaborate and coordinate with the Office of Vice Dean of Education, including the Office of Online Education, and JHUSOM Department Directors to identify and assign educators to ensure coverage for all courses in the program. Orient hired faculty to the program, evaluate teaching performance and mentor faculty in teaching
  • Provide oversight to faculty involved in the DPT program, including the monitoring of course content and evaluation.
  • Lead special projects, teach courses in the Doctorate of Physical Therapy Program that is consistent with the Director’s area(s) of expertise and performs scholarly activity in the area of Physical Therapy education.
  • Represent the Department’s DPT program at community events and help to educate the University and larger communities regarding the Physical Therapy profession.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.
  • Collaborate with other education leaders in the Dept. of PMR to foster multidisciplinary education, including Medical, Psychology and Therapy Resident and Fellowship Directors.
     

QUALIFICATIONS

We seek a collegial individual who either has a terminal academic doctorate in a discipline appropriate for teaching responsibilities (Ph.D., Ed.D, etc.) or a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree (or DPT), with the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS) or certification credentials appropriate for their teaching responsibilities.

  • Academic track record in education and or research commensurate to an Associate or Full Professor in the JHSOM.
  • Previous demonstrated expertise with business education programs and knowledge of University programs.
  • Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
  • Significant management experience of other professionals.
  • Track record of scholarly activity or project development, implementation, and outcome assessment.
  • Content expertise in program accreditation and the ability to train entry-level students in Physical Therapy.
  • Commitment to fostering leadership and scholarship in the area of Physical Therapy education.
  • A minimum of 1 year experience with online education
 

March 9, 2021

Company: Johns Hopkins Medicine
Location: 600 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD, USA
Contact: Susan Bitto Email: sbitto2@jhmi.edu
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The faculty at the Trine University Doctor of Physical Therapy program are seeking a teacher/scholar to join our team. We are energetic, innovative, and dedicated to the success of our students and our profession.

Program Highlights

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

The Successful Candidate will Have:

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

Salary: Competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.

This is a full-time, 12-month position with a preferred start date of May 2021. Application materials should include a focused letter of interest, a current curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references. All applications and nominations will be considered highly confidential. Questions can be addressed to Dr. Max Baumgartner, DPT Program Director at baumgartnerm@trine.edu.

 

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

 

February 4, 2021

Company: Trine University
Location: 1819 Carew Street, Fort Wayne, IN, USA
Contact: Max Baumgartner Email: baumgartnerm@trine.edu
Phone: 260.203.2917 Website: Click to visit
 
 

The School of Physical Therapy at MCPHS University invites applications for a full time 12-month faculty member to join our collaborative team in the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program. The ideal candidate will have expertise in Acute Care and Cardiovascular & Pulmonary content, as well as experience in teaching a broad range of content. Preference will be given to individuals with geriatrics expertise.

 

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.  

Our DPT program emphasizes proficiency in clinical reasoning, evidence-based practice, and strong patient/client management skills. Our integrated clinical education series includes service-learning in traditional clinical environments, non-traditional environments, and provides strong connections to the clinical community through our on-campus pro bono clinic. Professional development is threaded throughout the curriculum. Students in our DPT program also engage in regular interprofessional education activities with other programs at our University (including Physician Assistant Studies, Nursing, Pharmacy, Dental Hygiene, Optometry, OT, Medical Sonography, and Accupuncture)

In addition to teaching, responsibilities for this faculty position include student advising, collaborative work with colleagues, research and scholarly engagement, and providing service to the program, University, region, and profession. Rank will be commensurate with education and experience.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Deliver didactic, laboratory and/or experiential instruction via multiple formats in the DPT Program.
  • Advise and assist students through office hours or scheduled appointments, by phone or email, and through other University-approved mechanisms.
  • Support incorporation of diversity, equity and inclusion into the curriculum, as well as co-curricular experiences, to broaden the education of students and expand their knowledge of health disparities.
  • Participate in service activities; serve on Department, School and/or University committees, as assigned; serve on regional, state, or national organization committees and volunteer activities; attend School and institutional activities; support student activities; and represent the program and University in/at community and professional functions.
  • Maintain advanced knowledge in discipline and areas of expertise.
  • 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.
  • Additional responsibilities may be assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications include:

  • Doctorate (DPT) from a CAPTE accredited institution required. Clinical specialization, completion of APTA-accredited residency and/or ABPTS certification or other advanced certification preferred.
  • CAPTE-recognized terminal academic degree (PhD, EdD, DSc, DHS, or equivalent) preferred. Candidates without an academic doctorate would be required to enroll in an academic doctorate program at an accredited institution within one year of hire.
  • A minimum of three to five years clinical experience as a licensed physical therapist.
  • Eligible for licensure in Massachusetts
  • Prior teaching experience at the post-baccalaureate level. Experience teaching physical therapist students is desirable.
  • Demonstrated commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive working and learning environment.
  • Record of scholarly productivity and evidence of service to the physical therapy profession.

Interested applicants will need to complete the brief online application and attach current curriculum vitae and a letter of interest with teaching philosophy and description of research agenda. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Finalist candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check as a condition of employment.

Applications may be submitted at: https://recruiting.adp.com/srccar/public/nghome.guid?c=1171851&d=ExternalCareerSite&prc=RMPOD3&r=5000712486306

Questions regarding this position may be directed to the Chair of the Search Committee, Dr. Janna Kucharski-Howard, Janna.KucharskiHoward@mcphs.edu

About Us

MCPHS University offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits that includes a substantial contribution toward the cost of medical & dental insurance, generous time off benefits, and a significant pension plan contribution. To learn more about our total rewards, please visit MCPHS Total Rewards (https://www.mcphs.edu/careers-at-mcphs/our-rewards).

MCPHS University is an equal opportunity employer that celebrates a diverse community. We seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any characteristic protected by law. Come join us and be a part of a diverse community that is at the forefront of advancing the healthcare landscape! To learn more about working at MCPHS University, please visit https://www.mcphs.edu/careers-at-mcphs/faculty-staff.

 

May 6, 2021

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

Carlow University, Pittsburgh, PA, invites applications for full-time Director of Clinical Education (DCE) in the new Doctor of Physical Therapy program, scheduled to begin in Fall 2023. This is a 12-month tenure-track appointment with an anticipated start date of Fall 2021. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Responsibilities:
The Director of Clinical Education will be responsible for developing and coordinating all clinical practicum experiences for matriculating graduate students; collaborating with the program director in designing the clinical curriculum; designing opportunities for clinical educator training; securing and maintaining accreditation standards related to clinical education, and engaging in teaching related to clinical education readiness, and area of expertise.

The Director of Clinical Education will play a pivotal role in designing a diverse, quality-controlled clinical experience program for matriculating students, including developing partnerships with clinical sites, ensuring clinical educator training practices, and creating unique clinical teaching-learning opportunities for students, such as study abroad, service-learning activities, experiential learning, and tele-supervision experiences.

Travel is an expectation and requirement of the position. Site visits to clinical locations is often required to assess the suitability of the site and to monitor student’s performance. Visits to sites may be initiated by the site or the DCE. Other responsibilities would be as assigned by the Program Director.

We seek an innovative leader with the following minimum qualifications:
• An earned Doctor in Physical Therapy (DPT) degree (Entry-level DPT or transitional DPT).
• Physical Therapy Licensure in any United States jurisdiction with eligible for licensure in Pennsylvania.
• A minimum of 3 years of clinical experience in physical therapy.
• A minimum of 2 years of clinical education experience as a CCCE or CI in physical therapy OR a minimum of 2 years of experience in teaching, curriculum development, and administration in a Physical Therapy program.
• Show enthusiasm to engage in scholarship, service, and professional development opportunities specific to the area of clinical education.

Preferred qualification
• Earned Academic doctoral degree (PhD, EdD, DSc, ScD, DHS, etc.).
• Previous experience as a DCE in a Physical Therapy/Physical Therapy Assistant education program.
• Previous experience in teaching, curriculum development, and administration in a Physical Therapy/Physical Therapy Assistant education program.
• APTA credentialed clinical instructor certification.
• Working knowledge of EXXAT.
• Demonstrate record of scholarship and professional service in physical therapy.
• Exhibit knowledge and skills in the areas of evidence-based models of care, inter-professional education, critical thinking as it pertains to the clinical teaching-learning environment, and clinical teaching models.
• Experience working with a diverse range of clients and students.

The full and complete application should include:

  1. Cover letter outlining your experience in clinical education as a clinical educator in a physical therapy/physical therapy assistant program or in clinical practice and your interest in Carlow University. 
  2.  A complete CV outlining your scholarship, teaching, and service experiences. Please include two names and contact information of professional references in your CV and your relationship with them.

Review of applications will begin immediately, but applications will continue to be accepted until an exceptional candidate is identified. Salary and rank will be commensurate with credentials and experience.

Apply online at:  https://www.carlow.edu/Employment.aspx

For questions, please contact:

Dr. Kunal Bhanot, PT, PhD, FAAOMPT

Associate Professor & Founding Program Director,

Doctor of Physical Therapy Program,

College of Health & Wellness - FWH 206,  

Carlow University – 3333 Fifth Avenue – Pittsburgh, PA  15213

Phone Number:  412-578-6410

Email:  kbhanot@carlow.edu

Carlow University employees commit themselves to the highest standards of ethical conduct. They commit to act with integrity, treat others with respect and dignity, carefully steward the University's resources, avoid conflicts of interest or commitment, maintain confidentiality, and to comply with legal and professional obligations.

Carlow University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer by choice. We value diversity, and we are committed to the recruitment of underrepresented groups. 

 

May 3, 2021

Company: Carlow University
Location: 3333 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
Contact: Amber Tepper Email: antepper@carlow.edu
Phone: 412.578.6272 Website: Click to visit
 
 

The Division of Physical Therapy at Southwest Baptist University is seeking to fill an open faculty position. The ideal candidate will be a licensed physical therapist who possesses a doctoral degree in physical therapy (DPT or equivalent) with university level teaching experience. An earned academic doctoral degree (PhD or equivalent), ABPTS specialty certification, and established research agendas are recognized pluses.

The responsibilities of the successful candidate will include: leading courses commensurate with experience and academic preparation; writing, presenting and publishing scholarly papers; advising graduate students; serving on Division, College, University, and Professional committees as appointed; and participating in special assignments as appointed.

The position is full time employment position (9-month) faculty member of the division of physical therapy with expected start date of August 9, 2021. Must be eligible to work following all appropriate employment rules and regulations of the university and the State of Missouri.

Southwest Baptist University is a Christ-centered, caring academic community preparing students to be servant leaders in a global society. The Physical Therapy Division at Southwest Baptist University is dedicated to preparing future doctors of physical therapy to deliver care in a global society while integrating Christian faith. The graduate will be a clinician generalist who is prepared to provide physical therapy services for a diverse population in an evolving society and health care environment. SBU is located in Bolivar, Missouri, a town of 10,000 people with a low crime rate and strong community values. Located in the heart of southwest Missouri, Bolivar is just 30 minutes north of Springfield, 2 1/2 hours south of Kansas City, and 3 1/2 hours west of St. Louis. The candidates must be evangelical Christians with preference given to Southern Baptists.

Applications will be accepted until the position are filled or closed, however, review of applicants will begin May 1, 2021. Interested individuals should go to www.sbuniv.edu/about/employment.php to apply.  Applications will include professional resume or CV, three letters of recommendation, and academic transcripts. Letters of recommendation may be sent confidentially to hr@sbuniv.edu.


DIRECT APPLICATION AND MATERIALS QUESTIONS TO:

hr@sbuniv.edu


DIRECT JOB SPECIFIC QUESTIONS TO:

Dr. Josh Layman

Southwest Baptist University

Department of Physical Therapy Search Committee

1600 University Avenue

Bolivar, MO 65613

417.328.1672

jlayman@sbuniv.edu

 

April 30, 2021

Company: Southwest Baptist University
Location: 1600 University Avenue, Bolivar, MO, USA
Contact: Joshua Charles Layman Email: jlayman@sbuniv.edu
Phone: 417.328.1472 Website: Click to visit
 
 

A.T. Still University's Arizona School of Health Sciences (ATSU-ASHS) located on the Mesa, Arizona campus is pleased to announce 3 open faculty positions in the department of physical therapy. For more information or to apply, please access the links below.

ASHS - Assistant/Associate Professor Physical Therapy (2 positions):  atsu.edu/ashs-1537

ASHS - Academic Coordinator of Clinical Education/Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy:  atsu.edu/ashs-1587

 

 

April 27, 2021

Company: A.T. Still University
Location: 5850 East Still Circle, Mesa, AZ, USA
Contact: Human Resources Email: hraz@atsu.edu
Phone: 480.219.6000 Website: Click to visit
 
 

Southern California University of Health Sciences seeks a Founding Director, Doctor of Physical Therapy Program
Click here to view position profile: https://summitsearchsolutions.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/SCU_DPT_Prog_Dir_Profile.pdf
Location: Whittier, California
Note: This position can accommodate partial virtual office consideration

The Position:
Southern California University of Health Sciences is seeking the Founding Director of the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program. This is an exciting opportunity for a leader in Physical Therapy to develop, launch, and administer a new program with an emphasis on integrative health and interprofessional education. This is an administrative position and under the supervision of the Assistant Provost of Academic Initiatives. The Program Director of the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program will demonstrate the academic and professional qualifications and relevant experience in higher education requisite for providing effective leadership for the program, the program faculty, and the students. The Program Director will also provide effective leadership for the program including, but not limited to, responsibility for program accreditation, communication, program assessment, strategic planning, fiscal management, and faculty evaluation. The target start date is September 1, 2021. The position can offer partial virtual office consideration.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Promotes the mission, values, and vision of Southern California University to all faculty, staff, students, and the community.
  • Promotes effective working relationships among faculty, staff, and students.
  • Can articulate a vision for physical therapy professional education.
  • Professionally supervises and manages all activities of the program.
  • Serves as a professional and academic role model to students, faculty, and staff.
  • Has strong team-building skills and the ability to work effectively and collegially with others.
  • Oversees the curriculum content, design, and evaluation process.
  • Teaches within the DPT program.
  • Employs strategies to promote and support professional development.
  • Proves effective interpersonal and conflict management skills.
  • Effectively manages human and fiscal resources.
  • Commits to ensuring quality academic programs including alignment with professional organizations and accreditation processes.
  • Engages in ongoing strategic and long-term planning and program quality assurance.
  • Prepares and oversees required program accreditation applications and reports.
  • Maintains program accreditation.
  • Plans, submits, and oversees an annual fiscal year operational budget for the program.
  • Identifies resource/personnel allocations and needs through the determination of an annual strategic plan.
  • Evaluates personnel performance to achieve departmental goals, assists with performance measurement, and strategic planning.
  • Commits to growth in the program and developing clinical relationships and affiliations.
  • Completes required institutional, program accreditation, and other reports necessary for the operation and advancement of University programs.
  • Participates on university councils/committees.
  • Commits to lifelong learning.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Note: SCU does not offer tenure, but can negotiate for a multi-year contract.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Must hold an academic doctoral degree (PhD, DSc, EdD) awarded by an institution that is accredited by a regional accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (USDE).
  • Holds the rank of (or eligible for rank of) associate professor, professor, clinical associate professor, or clinical professor.
  • Has a minimum of six (6) years of full-time higher education experience, with a minimum of three (3) years of full-time experience as a core faculty member in a CAPTE accredited entry-level physical therapist education program. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in curriculum outcomes assessment and program evaluation.
  • Valid, unrestricted license to practice physical therapy in California or license eligible for California licensure and transfer of license within one year of hire.
  • Knowledge of the CAPTE Standards and previous experience with the self-study process is recommended, but not required.
  • Effective communication, organization, interpersonal, problem-solving, and advising skills.
  • Computer skills in a Windows OS environment; proficiency with TEAMS, Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint.

To Apply:
Confidential review of applications will begin immediately, and the process will continue until the position is filled. Please submit application materials (CV and letter of interest) by June 1, 2021. To apply online go to https://theapplicantmanager.com/jobs?pos=su239

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Southern California University of Health Sciences is an equal opportunity employer. Members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

 

April 27, 2021

Company: Southern California University of Health Sciences
Location: Whittier, CA, USA
Contact: Stephanie Rivas-Fowler Email: sfowler@summitsearchsolutions.com
Phone: 530.677.9945  
 
 

The College of Health Science and Public Health at Eastern Washington University invites applications for the Director of Clinical Education (Lecturer level position) in the Department of Physical Therapy. This is a full-time Lecturer position with a 9-month appointment and will begin August 16, 2021. The Director of Clinical Education has routinely taught summer courses.

The Doctor of Physical Therapy program is located at EWU Spokane on the Riverpoint Campus. Our mission is to graduate entry level physical therapists.

The primary role of the Director of Clinical Education (DCE) is to serve as a liaison between the program, students, and clinical education sites. The responsibilities of the DCE are to develop, plan, coordinate, facilitate, administer, monitor, and measure the results of the clinical education program in coordination with academic and clinical faculty. In this role, the DCE will advocate for students during clinical internships, communicate effectively with students and clinical instructors, and empower students to achieve their highest level of clinical expertise during clinical internships. The DCE will travel as necessary to meet with students and clinical instructors, and to establish and/or maintain strong working relationships with clinical partners. As a core faculty member, the DCE will participate in scholarship and service activities.

Key Requirements include:

  • Doctor of Physical Therapy degree or academic doctorate
  • Licensure or eligible for licensure as a Physical Therapist in the State of Washington
  • Proficiency with online databases and Microsoft Office applications
  • Demonstrated interest, ability, and/or experience in promoting cultural competency and/or diversity

Please see our web posting for more information, including a full position description, complete list of required and preferred qualification, as well as application instructions: https://jobs.hr.ewu.edu/postings/6737. Screening of applications will begin on May 11, 2021.

Eastern expands opportunities for personal transformation through excellence in learning. We are an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.

 

April 27, 2021

Company: Eastern Washington University
Location: 478 N Riverpoint Blvd, Spokane, WA 99202
Contact: Dan Anton Email: danton@ewu.edu
     
 
 

Job Description

Charleston Southern University (CSU) invites applications for a unique opportunity for two clinicians to transition into full-time faculty positions in our developing Doctor of Physical Therapy in Charleston, SC. These 12-month academic appointments are available at the rank of Assistant Professor, and will feature one-on-one mentoring from a full Professor to train the junior faculty in the finer aspects of teaching, scholarship and service. Come join the 9 experienced faculty in a ground-floor opportunity with the goal to establish the foundation for a successful academic career. The department will consider all specialty areas, but preference will be given to those applicants with expertise in musculoskeletal, neuromuscular, or acute care.

 

Teaching will be the primary responsibility of the successful candidates. Remaining effort will be divided across scholarship and service. Opportunities for clinical practice exist if desired. Qualified candidates must exemplify Christian principles through evidence-based clinical care while serving their community and profession. The PT Department joins the Physician Assistant program, Kinesiology, Public Health, Athletic Training and future professional programs in the College of Health Science.

 

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

 

Required Qualifications

  • Interest in developing a well-defined, scholarly agenda in area of expertise.
  • Record of 3 years as clinical instructor or coordinator of clinical education.

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Clinical Specialists Certification by the ABPTS.
  • Record of active involvement in the APTA.

 

How to Apply

To be considered as an applicant for this position, you must apply online at: https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=02e053b3-676a-438b-b5ef-92e6cff5944e&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=400975&source=CC2&lang=en_US

 

Application materials should include:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Brief teaching statement
  • Contact information of three references.

 

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until all positions are filled.

 

Anticipated appointment date: Between August and December 2021.

 

For more information related to this position, please contact Dr. Jacob Thorp, DPT Program Director, at jthorp@csuniv.edu or 843-863-7181, or Kevin Brueilly, PT, PhD at kbrueilly@csuniv.edu or 704-280-7923.

 

April 22, 2021

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

Doctor of Physical Therapy, Director of Clinical Education, Tenure Track (Assistant Professor) or Teaching Track (Assistant Teaching Professor)

The Gannon University’s Doctor of Physical Therapy Program located at the Ruskin, Florida campus seeks a core faculty member to serve as the Director of Clinical Education (DCE). This full-time, 12-month position begins June 1, 2021. Gannon seeks excellence through inclusiveness and invites members of underrepresented groups to apply.

Gannon University faculty work collaboratively with colleagues, deliver instruction, advise students, engage in scholarship, and participate in service. The DCE works closely with the Program Director to support administrative and instructional functions of clinical education. Responsibilities include but are not limited to recruitment and maintenance of clinical sites; supervision of clinical sites; training and evaluation of clinical instructors; and supervision and evaluation of students enrolled in clinical experiences. 

Requirements for a tenure track appointment include an earned advanced post-professional degree (e.g. PhD, EdD DHSc, etc. by fall 2021) in physical therapy or a related field. Individuals without an advanced terminal degree will be considered for a teaching track appointment at the rank Assistant Teaching Professor; a minimum of a DPT degree is required for a teaching track appointment. Additional required qualifications include greater than three (3) years of clinical experience as a physical therapist, two years as a SCCE and/or CI, and a contemporary academic curriculum expertise.  Preferred qualifications include three years of teaching experience in a DPT program, record of scholarship and service, APTA Board Certified Specialist, APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor, and a working knowledge of EXAAT. 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 located in the Ruskin, Florida along the Gulf Coast of Florida in the Tampa Bay/St. Petersburg/Bradenton region. The DPT program is housed within the School of Rehabilitative Sciences in the Morosky College of Health Professions and Sciences. Learn more about the college on our website. 

Application Procedure: Submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references with application to https://gannon.peopleadmin.com/postings/5691  Review of applications will begin immediately and this position will remain open until filled. The finalist will be required to submit an original transcript from the institution awarding his/her terminal degree.

Gannon University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information about Gannon University visit www.gannon.edu 
 

 

April 22, 2021

Company: Gannon University
Location: Ruskin, Florida, USA
Contact: Human Resources Email: none@applyonline.com
    Website: Click to visit
 
 

                       Physical Therapy Faculty                                      

Rasmussen University Doctor of Physical Therapy Program

Rasmussen University, a national leader in competency-based educational models is inviting applications for founding faculty to develop and teach in its Doctor of Physical Therapy Program, and ultimately serve as one of the program’s core faculty.  This is a unique opportunity for an innovative, collaborative clinical scholar and academician to significantly contribute to the development of a physical therapy educational model reflective of emerging trends. The preferred start date is approximately June 2021, and the program expects to matriculate its first cohort of students in January 2023.

The successful candidate will possess demonstrated teaching excellence and scholarly contributions in one or more of the following areas: musculoskeletal practice, neuromuscular practice, cardiopulmonary practice, and foundational sciences of physical therapy practice. Though the program is located in Bloomington, Minnesota, as a national leader in on-line education Rasmussen University provides extensive technical support allowing its faculty to serve the institution and student body from anywhere in the country.  Our hybrid physical therapy program requires that faculty have the flexibility to travel to campus during the year for immersive labs and other essential programmatic functions.

Rasmussen University has existed for over 120 years in higher education. We currently serve over 16,000 students, offer over 55 programs, and feature 23 campuses across the United States, with campuses in North Dakota, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Kansas and Florida.  The twenty-three Rasmussen University campuses are united as one University that is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. 

Required qualifications include:

  • 5 years of clinical experience
  • Academic doctorate (PhD, EdD, DSc) from accredited institution.
  • Current and unrestricted physical therapy license
  • Record of successful clinical or academic teaching

Preferred qualification include:

  • Previous academic experience
  • Scholarly contributions in the clinical or basic sciences
  • Course development experience

Application Instructions

All application materials are online and candidates are required to submit:

  • Cover letter identifying intent to apply for position, area of subject matter expertise, narrative describing personal teaching philosophy, commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring of students, and scholarly interests
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Two professional letters of recommendation

For questions regarding these positions, please contact Carl DeRosa, Program Director and Chair of Search Committee at carl.derosa@rasmussen.edu

At Rasmussen, we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed supporting and encouraging diversity in the workplace. We welcome our employee’s differences regardless of race, color, creed, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, age, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

 

April 21, 2021

Company: Rasmussen University
Location: 4400 West 78th Street, Bloomington, Minnesota 55435, USA
Contact: Rachel Plepel Email: Rachel.Plepel@rasmussen.edu
Phone: 630.528.3166 Website: Click to visit
 
 
The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff Mountain Campus, invites applicants for two full-time (9-month) non tenure-track faculty positions as the Assistant Clinical Professor level. The positions have an anticipated start date of August 16, 2021. We seek candidates whose teaching, research, and/or service has prepared them to support our commitment to fostering a diverse community supported by an equitable, inclusive campus climate that engages diverse stakeholders in physical therapy education. Responsibilities will primarily include teaching (80%), scholarship, as well as service to the Department, College, University, and/or Profession.
Minimum qualifications:
Professional doctorate (DPT)-earned from a regionally accredited institution. Minimum of 3 years of clinical experience as a physical therapist. Must be eligible to work in the U.S. and obtain PT licensure in Arizona. Experience teaching in an academic environment, at a minimum, as adjunct faculty.
Application deadline: 
Position will be open until filled or closed. Applications will start being reviewed on May 3, 2021
Annual Salary:
Commensurate with experience.                                                           

Please see nau.jobs for full job descriptions and details on how to apply online! NAU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

 

April 16, 2021

Company: Northern Arizona University
Location: PO Box 4113
Contact: Claire Kerata Email: adshr@nau.edu
Phone: 928.523.2223 Website: Click to visit
 
 

Position No.:  F00228

Position Title:  Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy

Arkansas State University- Jonesboro is currently accepting applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy in the College of Nursing and Health Professions (CNHP). The position is Full-Time (9-month), tenure-eligible in the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program beginning August 16, 2021. 

Location:  Arkansas State University is located in Jonesboro, Arkansas 80 miles from Memphis, TN and 120 miles from Little Rock.  It has an enrollment of over 14,000 students with growth expected.  For additional information refer to www.astate.edu.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Serve as Program Director of Women’s Health Residency Program, which includes an interprofessional, pro-bono women’s health clinic.

Maintain active research and scholarly agenda to meet qualifications for tenure and promotion

Participate in service activities at the university and affiliated organizations

Facilitate a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and development of skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds

Teach courses in women’s health, orthopedics, and other areas of expertise within the DPT program.

Other duties as assigned

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

Must possess qualifications and experience in operations, financial management, and leadership to administratively oversee all aspects of the Women’s Health Residency program.

Excellent written and oral communication skills, organizational, problem-solving, and interpersonal social skills.

Outstanding clinical abilities with clinical knowledge and skills related to practice and practice standards.

Minimum Qualifications:

Candidates must be doctorally prepared (PhD, EdD, ScD). Applicants with DPT and ABPTE Clinical Specialization Certification in Women’s Health will be considered.

Must be eligible for Physical Therapy Licensure in AR.

Required Documentation:  Applicants must attach a cover letter, CV, reference list, and statement of teaching or research philosophy to the online application. Direct link to apply:  https://phe.tbe.taleo.net/phe02/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=ARKASTAT2&cws=40&rid=26193

Review of Applications:  Screening of applications will begin on May 15, 2021 and will continue until the position filled.  Under the provisions of Arkansas’ Freedom of Information Act, applications are subject to public inspection.

Anticipated Starting Date:   August 16, 2021

Contact Information:          

Shawn Drake, Department Chair          
Arkansas State University
Post Office Box 910   
State University, AR  72467                         
sdrake@astate.edu                                                    

Arkansas State University does not discriminate on the basis of color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, age, national origin, religion, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or disability in any of its practices, policies, or procedures. This includes, but is not limited to, employment, admissions, educational services, programs or activities in which it operates, or financial aid.

 

April 16, 2021

Company: Arkansas State University
Location: 104 North Caraway Road, Jonesboro, AR, USA
Contact: Shawn Drake Email: sdrake@astate.edu
Phone: 870.972.3591 Website: Click to visit
 
 

 

 

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

 

Position:

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

 

University and Program:

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

 

The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program is part of the College of Health Sciences with opportunities for inter-professional experiences with a variety of other health science programs. Clinical practice is promoted among faculty and opportunities exist within the onsite free clinic. The Program received initial accreditation in 2013 and is scheduled for re-review in 2028.  

 

Required Qualifications: 

  • Experience teaching entry-level content to DPT students

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

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills 

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

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

  • Membership in the American Physical Therapy Association

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

 

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

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

  • ABPTS Certification

  • Evidence of cultural competence in teaching, teamwork, and leadership ability

 

The University of Lynchburg offers a competitive salary with a generous benefits package.  Salary and rank are commensurate with experience and academic qualifications. The selected candidate must pass a background check that is satisfactory to the University.  

 

Interested applicants should send 1) a letter of interest describing their teaching philosophy, 2) a current CV, 3) official graduate transcripts, and 4) telephone and email contact information for three references to:  Dr. Stephen W. Elam, PT, DPT, EdD, GCS, OCS, LSVT Big Chair, Physical Therapy Search Committee, University of Lynchburg, College of Health Sciences, School of Physical Therapy, 300 Monticello Ave., Suite A, Lynchburg, VA 24501.  Elam.s@Lynchburg.edu, 434.544.8884.  EOE.

 

The University of Lynchburg is committed to diversity within its community and welcomes applications from persons of color, women, Indigenous/aboriginal people of North America, persons with disabilities, the LGBTQIA+ community, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the University of Lynchburg community.

 

April 14, 2021

Company: University of Lynchburg
Location: 1501 Lakeside Drive, Lynchburg, VA, USA
Contact: Stephen Elam Email: elam.s@lynchburg.edu
Phone: 434.544.8884 Website: Click to visit
 
 

The Doctor of Education (EdD) in Health Professions fully online program at A.T. Still University is searching for adjunct faculty to teach cohorts of EdD students through their doctoral research project (DRP) courses (i.e., a series of five, structured, already-developed, 10-week-long, online courses, with a 5-week break during the summer, a 1-week break over Thanksgiving, and a 2-week break over the winter holidays). A commitment to teaching a cohort of students over the five sequential courses is needed. Students learn how to conduct research while conducting their own research project over the series of five courses which include the following courses taught in Canvas: Proposal for the Doctoral Research Project, Literature Review for the Doctoral Research Project, Research Design for the Doctoral Research Project, Data Analysis for the Doctoral Research Project, and Publication of the Doctoral Research Project. A cohort is typically about eight students.

Applicants must have (1) a doctorate degree in a health-related discipline, (2) at least two years online teaching experience in higher education, and (3) doctoral-level (dissertation, doctoral research project, research capstone, etc.) chairing or advising experience and/or publications in peer-reviewed professional journals.

Applicants should have the ability to (1) positively interact with students at a graduate and post-graduate level in an online learning setting; (2) prioritize and work independently with excellent written and verbal communication skills; (3) engage in instruction that is collaborative and aligns with the mission of the College of Graduate Health Studies; (4) provide a learning environment that encourages and supports student success; (5) initiate and maintain frequent communication and interaction among students; (6) provide timely and meaningful formative and summative feedback to students; (7) respond to students’ inquiries within 24 hours; (8) maintain high speed internet connectivity at all times.

Apply online at http://atsu.edu/cghs-1427.

 

April 13, 2021

Company: A.T. Still University
Location: 800 W Jefferson St, Kirksville, MO, USA
Contact: Human Resources Email: hr@atsu.edu
Phone: 660.626.2790 Website: Click to visit
 
 

The University of North Florida, Department of Physical Therapy is seeking candidates for a full-time Director of Clinical Education (DCE) at the rank of Clinical Assistant Professor (non-tenure-track position) for its Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program.

Responsibilities: The Director of Clinical Education's primary responsibility is to manage the clinical education program in support of the programs mission and goals. The responsibilities of the DCE include, but are not limited to the following:

 

  • Serve as the liaison between the academic program and the clinical education site.
  • Select clinical learning environments that demonstrate sound patient management, ethical and professional behavior, and contemporary physical therapy practice.
  • Manage and monitor educational affiliation agreements between the university and clinical sites.
  • Develop, monitor, and refine the clinical education component of the physical therapy curriculum, including Integrated Clinical Experiences and full-time clinical experiences.
  • Assign students to clinical experiences that are appropriate for their learning needs.
  • Ensure student readiness for clinical practice in cooperation with academic and clinical faculty, and determine the ability to integrate didactic content, and demonstrate safe and ethical practices.
  • Facilitate quality learning experiences for students during all aspects of clinical education, including the Integrated Clinical Experiences.
  • Assist the Site Coordinator of Clinical Education (SCCE), Clinical Instructor (CI) and students with problem-solving and addressing conflict during clinical experiences, should the need arise, then plan for remedial or accommodative clinical education experiences as needed.
  • Determine grades for off-site clinical experiences using a variety of data including: Clinical Performance Instrument (CPI) ratings and summative comments, site visit notes, learning contracts, and completed assignments.
  • Engage core faculty and the clinical education advisory committee in discussions about clinical education planning, implementation, and assessment.
  • Complete assessments and documentation for all aspects of the clinical education component, perform academic responsibilities consistent with CAPTE and institutional policy.
  • Faculty responsibilities will include teaching in the core curriculum, scholarship, student advisement, and service to the University, profession, and community.


Qualities of successful candidates will have:

  • excellent communication skills and commitment to collaboration with colleagues, both within and outside of the University.
  • strong ties to the Jacksonville community with established professional relationships with health care facilities that may serve as clinical education sites. 
  • high degree of comfort with technology and software utilized in the day-to-day management of clinical education.  
  • an understanding of contemporary issues in professional education, to include knowledge of legislative, regulatory, legal, and practice issues affecting didactic and clinical education, students, and the profession of physical therapy. 

Qualifications: Candidates must have an earned doctorate degree (DPT), a minimum of 3 years in clinical practice, a minimum of 2 years in clinical education [e.g. DCE, SCCE, CI].  Candidates must have teaching experience in a DPT program.  Specific teaching responsibilities will be determined in coordination with the Department Chair and include a commitment to evidence-based instruction and integration of appropriate technology. Candidates must be eligible for PT licensure in Florida. Preference will be given to individuals with American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties certification, experience as a DCE or Assistant DCE, and completion of the American Physical Therapy Association's (APTA) Credentialed Instructor Program.  

The University of North Florida is a metropolitan public university in Jacksonville, Florida and is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award baccalaureate, masters and doctorate degrees to approximately 16,000 students.  UNF is recognized for its commitment to community-based learning and is carries the distinction of the Carnegie Community Engagement Classification, an elective designation that indicates institutional commitment to community engagement. The Carnegie Community Engagement Classification has been a leading framework for institutional assessment and recognition of community engagement in U.S. higher education.

The University campus is comprised of 13,000 acres surrounded by natural preserve located only minutes from the beaches of the Atlantic Ocean.  Jacksonville is one of the fastest growing economies in the US and is home to numerous renowned health care institutions, including Mayo Clinic and Brooks Rehabilitation. There are entertainment venues, waterfront downtown, beaches communities, and historic neighborhoods.

To access the job posting, visit https://www.unfjobs.org/postings/16059For more information, please contact Dr. Sherry Pinkstaff, Acting Chair, at s.pinkstaff@unf.edu or by phone at 904-620-2841.

 

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

 

April 8, 2021

Company: University of North Florida
Location: University of North Florida, 1 UNF Drive, Jacksonville, FL, 32224 USA
Contact: Molly Molis Email: molly.molis@unf.edu
Phone: 904.620.2248 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 is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion, as clearly defined in our Strategic Vision for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion. The main Oakland campus, where the DPT program is located, is in the east side of the beautiful and diverse San Francisco Bay area and houses the state-of-the-art Movement Analysis Research Center (MARC) and a robust, accredited Health Science Simulation Center (HSSC). 

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

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

Qualifications: 

Applicants must be licensed or currently eligible for physical therapist licensure in California. A completed academic doctorate (PhD, DSc, EdD or equivalent) in physical therapy or a related area of study and prior academic faculty experience is preferred. Qualified individuals with a professional doctorate (DPT) and relevant specialty practice certification will be considered.

Contemporary practice expertise and teaching experience in one or more of the following areas is preferred: cardiopulmonary patient client management, acute or complex-care practice environments, exercise physiology and pathophysiology. 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:
Stephanie Greenspan, PT, DPT, OCS, NCS
Search Committee Chair
Department of Physical Therapy
450 30th StreetOakland, CA 94609

sgreenspan@samuelmerritt.edu

(510) 879-9200 x7346

 

April 8, 2021

Company: Samuel Merritt University
Location: 450 30th Street
Contact: Fayette Merino Email: fmerino@samuelmerritt.edu
Phone: 510.879.9260 Website: Click to visit
 
 
 
   
 

The Exercise Science program in the Department of Human Movement Science at Oakland University, in Rochester Michigan, invites applications for a tenure-track assistant/associate professor position to begin August 15, 2021.

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

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

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

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

 

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

 

Application Information:
1. Position begins August 15, 2021.
2. Review of applications will begin April 26, 2021, and will be accepted until the position is filled.
3. For questions regarding the position, contact the Search Chair, Dr. Daniel Goble at dgoble@oakland.edu.
4. To apply, upload:
a. letter of interest outlining experience in teaching, research, service and practice (where applicable)
b. one-page teaching philosophy statement
c. curriculum vita
d. academic transcripts (unofficial) for all degrees
e. evidence of post-doctoral or post graduate certification or specialization where applicable
f. diversity statement that describes your interest or efforts in furthering diversity and inclusion, e.g., through mentoring, pedagogy, activism, faculty recruitment/retention, or research on issues related to diversity and social inequality.
Contact information for references will be requested in the Professional References section of the application and a link provided through which references can submit letters.

 

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

The HMS department offers degree programs at the bachelor’s, master’s, clinical professional, and research doctorate levels, as well as post-professional degrees and certificates. Our programs span exercise science, physical therapy, and uniquely, orthotics and prosthetics, with multiple teaching/research labs available.

The School of Health Sciences offer distinct research support and mentoring through a number of opportunities including: the Principle Investigator Academy, faculty grants, grant writing workshops and support through the Research Office; and distinctly by the School of Health Sciences, Seed and Sprout Grants and Student Research Dissemination Grants. Our HMS department provides strong connections to the clinical community, features service engagement through pro bono and health and wellness programs, and our faculty are nationally and internationally recognized for their research and clinical expertise.

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.

 

Oakland University is a nationally recognized doctoral university 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 Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, Education and Human Services, Engineering and Computer Science, Health Sciences, Medicine and Nursing.

 

April 7, 2021

Company: Oakland University
Location: Human Health Building, 433 Meadow Brook Road, Rochester, MI, USA
Contact: Dr. Daniel Goble Email: dgoble@oakland.edu
    Website: Click to visit
 
 

Position Description

Stony Brook University is located on Long Island and is part of the State University of New York system. The School of Health Technology and Management offers a 3-year Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree that is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE). Housed on both the Stony Brook University East Campus-Health Sciences Center and the Stony Brook Southampton Campus, the program enrolls 85 students per year.

The Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program at Stony Brook University invites applications for a full-time, 12-month non-tenure/tenure eligible faculty position as a Director of Clinical Education. This position includes leadership and administration of the clinical education program, teaching, service, and scholarship responsibilities. The successful candidate will serve as a liaison between the program and clinical education sites, facilitate ongoing development of clinical education sites and clinical faculty, manage students’ placements, supervision, and assessment, and have the responsibility for management of the clincal education  program with the other Directors of Clinical Education (DCEs). The preferred candidate will demonstrate a successful history and participation as a DCE in a physical therapy program, as well as teaching and scholarship.

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

How We Stand Out: 

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

Stony Brook Campus Description:

Long Island's premier academic medical center, Stony Brook Medicine represents Stony Brook University's entire medical enterprise and integrates all of Stony Brook's health-related initiatives:  education, research and patient care. It encompasses Stony Brook University Hospital, Stony Brook Children's Hospital, the five Health Sciences schools -- Dental Medicine, Health Technology and Management, Medicine, Nursing and Social Welfare -- as well as the major centers and institutes, programs and more than 50 community-based healthcare settings throughout Suffolk County.  With 603 beds, Stony Brook University Hospital serves as Suffolk County's only tertiary care center and Regional Trauma Center.  

Southampton Campus Description:

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

Qualifications

Required Qualifications: 

  • Earned clinical doctorate degree.                                          
  • New York State PT license or eligibility.
  • Two years as a SCCE and/or CI.                                            
  • Two years of academic experience in a PT/PTA program. 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • One year in clinical education in a PT/PTA program.
  • Earned academic doctoral degree or ABD.
  • Record of scholarship and service.
  • Experience with curriculum development.
  • CAPTE accreditation experience.     
  • APTA Board Certified Specialist.                                       
  • APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor.
  • Working knowledge of EXAAT.

Application Instructions:

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

Anticipated Start Date: Summer 2021.

For questions regarding this position, please contact Kyle Hewson, Chair of Physical Therapy Program at kyle.hewson@stonybrook.edu

 

 

April 6, 2021

Company: Stony Brook University
Location: 100 Nicolls Road, Stony Brook, NY 11790
Contact: Kyle Hewson Email: kyle.hewson@stonybrook.edu
Phone: 631.632.5105 Website: Click to visit
 
 

College of Saint Mary strives to create a safe, inclusive educational environment where every person’s worth and dignity is valued and nurtured. Applicants representing diverse backgrounds and experiences are highly encouraged to apply.

College of Saint Mary is currently inviting applications for a full-time 12-month non-tenured faculty appointment at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank to teach in the pediatric and neuromuscular tracks in the blended learning Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program in Omaha, NE. This DPT program is completed in 2.5 years and uses a combination of online and face-to-face learning experiences to educate future practitioners. The blended learning model allows faculty and students to live remotely from campus. However, DPT faculty must travel to and stay in Omaha for designated periods each semester.

The successful candidate's responsibilities include:

  • Developing and teaching courses related to pediatric and neuromuscular physical therapy, emphasizing examination and intervention of patients/clients with movement dysfunctions;
  • Participating in faculty-led student research projects, assist with mentoring in related areas of expertise within the CSM DPT Clinical Education Program, and serving as a clinical instructor in the integrated clinical education experiences.
  • Developing and sustaining an independent research agenda.

Our Ideal Candidate’s Education and Experience:

  • Graduate of an accredited physical therapist education program
  • A terminal academic degree (PhD, EdD, DHSc)
  • Should be licensed or eligible for licensure in Nebraska
  • Member of the American Physical Therapy Association
  • Prior teaching experience in a physical therapist or physical therapist assistant education program
  • Graduate of an accredited pediatric or neurologic residency program preferred
  • Board Certified Pediatric and Neurologic Clinical Specialist
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience as a licensed physical therapist
  • Able to work with students with special needs based on the Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Prior teaching experience in distance education preferred
  • Knowledge of educational management and adult learning theories and principles

Application:

CSM is committed to building a diverse educational environment. During the application process, please be prepared to upload a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy (including information on ways in which your inclusive pedagogy contributes to building and supporting diverse communities), and current contact information for three professional references.

Please apply using the following link:  Application – Pediatric and Neuromuscular DPT Faculty

 

April 6, 2021

Company: College of Saint Mary
Location: 7000 Mercy Rd, Omaha, NE, USA
Contact: Jessica Hochstein Email: jhochstein@csm.edu
Phone: 402.399.2664 Website: Click to visit
 
 

College of Saint Mary strives to create a safe, inclusive educational environment where every person’s worth and dignity is valued and nurtured. Applicants representing diverse backgrounds and experiences are highly encouraged to apply.

College of Saint Mary is currently inviting applications for a full-time 12-month non-tenured faculty appointment at the Assistant Professor rank to teach geriatric and acute care content for a blended learning Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program in Omaha, NE. This DPT program is completed in 2.5 years and uses a combination of online and face-to-face learning experiences to educate future practitioners. The blended learning model allows faculty and students to live remotely from campus. However, DPT faculty must travel to and stay in Omaha for designated periods each semester.

The successful candidate's responsibilities include:

  • Developing and teaching courses related to geriatric and acute care physical therapy, emphasizing examination and intervention of patients/clients with movement dysfunctions
  • Participating in faculty-led student research projects, assisting with mentoring in related areas of expertise within the CSM DPT Clinical Education Program, and serving as a clinical instructor in the integrated clinical education experiences.
  • The candidate will develop and sustain an independent research agenda.

Our Ideal Candidate’s Education and Experience:

  • Graduate of an accredited physical therapist education program
  • A terminal academic degree (PhD, EdD, DHSc) is preferred. A clinical doctorate with demonstrated clinical expertise with plans to obtain a terminal academic degree will be considered. All degrees must be earned from an accredited institution.
  • Should be licensed or eligible for licensure in Nebraska
  • Member of the American Physical Therapy Association
  • Prior teaching experience in a physical therapist or physical therapist assistant education program
  • Graduate of an accredited acute care or geriatric residency program preferred
  • Board Certified Geriatric Clinical Specialist
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience as a licensed physical therapist
  • Able to work with students with special needs based on the Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Prior teaching experience in distance education preferred
  • Knowledge of educational management and adult learning theories and principles preferred

Application:

CSM is committed to building a diverse educational environment. During the application process, please be prepared to upload a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy (including information on ways in which your inclusive pedagogy contributes to building and supporting diverse communities), and current contact information for three professional references.

Please apply using the following link:  Application – Geriatric and Acute Care DPT Faculty

 

April 6, 2021

Company: College of Saint Mary
Location: 7000 Mercy Rd, Omaha, NE, USA
Contact: Jessica Hochstein Email: jhochstein@csm.edu
Phone: 402.399.2664 Website: Click to visit
 
 

APTA Job Opening: Senior Specialist, Accreditation PT Programs

Application Window: April 1 – May 14, 2021

 

Position Summary

A member of Education that implements efforts to support organizational priorities and activities within the Accreditation department. Supports unit efforts with a focus on departmental contributions to the accreditation strategy for the Association. Participates and support efforts for appointed and member volunteer groups and APTA leadership. Supports preparation of compliance requirements and documents and seeks out opportunities for continuous quality improvement in department activities. Effective champion of the Association vision, mission and brand

PRINCIPAL FUNCTIONS

    • Implements work plans related to respective activities of the Accreditation department which align with organizational priorities and the Association’s education and certification strategy.
    • Prepares and completes required departmental compliance forms as outlined below including ensuring required information is accurate for timely submission of all required forms
    • Contributes to and implements recommendations on advancing operations within the department to gain efficiencies, and grow revenue, if applicable.
    • Contributes to quality assurance and continuous quality/performance improvement in department activities, including supporting department director, and unit leader in annual assessments of respective budget activities described above
    • Supports the Education team in the implementation of the Association’s programs, priorities, and projects in partnership with department director and staff colleagues
    • Prepares in consultation with the Director, department level data which supports and aligns with the APTA data strategy

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS (include but not limited to):

  • Bachelor’s Degree; Licensed PT required
  • Licensed PT with Academic Doctoral Degree, preferred
  • Three years’ experience as the director of an accredited physical therapist educational program or five years’ experience as a core faculty member in an accredited physical therapist educational program
  • Excellent communication skills (written, verbal and nonverbal)
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent document writing and editing skills
  • Effective leadership and supervisory skills
  • Effective coaching and mentoring skills
  • Effective public speaking and presentation and instructional skills
  • Ability to exercise sound judgement
  • Ability to communicate information effectively to internal and external constituents
  • Ability to manage challenging situations
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities through to completion
  • Computer literacy in various software applications including Microsoft Office (required) and Microsoft Dynamics CRM (preferred)
  • Ability to solve problems effectively and efficiently
  • Ability to interpret and apply policies and guidelines effectively and accurately
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member
  • Ability to exercise discretion, confidentiality and judgement in dealing with sensitive issues
  • Ability to respond to changing priorities and situations
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with various internal and external constituents
  • Attention to detail
  • Experience entering data accurately and efficiently into a variety of systems and programs
  • Experience in data management and analysis
  • Knowledge of CAPTE’s Standards and Required Elements for Accreditation of Physical Therapist Education Programs
  • Knowledge of higher education environment, particularly in physical therapy education
  • Knowledge of CAPTE’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (helpful)
  • Knowledge of federal guidelines and regulations relevant to programmatic accreditation (helpful)
  •    Knowledge of budget development and management (helpful)

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Travel up to 30%
  • Ability to be mobile.

Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employer Principals Only.  No phone calls, please. 

Position is located in Alexandria, VA. Not eligible for remote work.

When applying, please submit cover letter with salary requirements, in addition to your resume.

American Physical Therapy Association is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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

 

 

April 6, 2021

Company: American Physical Therapy Association
Location: 3030 Potomac Avenue, Alexandria, VA, USA
Contact: LISA L GARGANO Email: lisagargano@apta.org
    Website: Click to visit
 
 

The Department of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences (PTRS) at Drexel University invites applications for multiple 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 is given for research and scholarship. Start-up packages are 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, aging, pediatrics, autism, health services and health policy research, population health, health care disparities, pain, cancer, osteoarthritis, diabetes, regenerative rehabilitation).

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 compliments 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 mission of the Department 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 in addition to the positions advertised. We offer a professional DPT program and a PhD program in Health and Rehabilitation Sciences. We also have post-professional residency programs in Orthopaedic PT and Pediatric PT and operate a faculty physical therapy practice at two sites. In mid-2022, the College will move to the Drexel Academic Tower—a new state-of-the-art building on Drexel’s main campus, where we will be co-located with the College of Medicine. The Department and College are committed to growing our research impact and investing in this aim. Several initiatives and small grant mechanisms exist to support faculty research and career development. This is an exciting time to join the Department and Drexel.

The PTRS Department has modern research lab space containing a large range of high-quality instrumentation like other leading rehabilitation research centers. Our move to the Drexel Academic Tower will expand our research capabilities. 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. Basic science lab space is also feasible. 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 for collaboration and mentorship are offered in through the many Universities, health care centers, and community partnerships in Philadelphia, America’s 6th largest city, and its suburbs.

Drexel is a comprehensive urban research university (R1). With over 24,000 students, it’s one of America's 15 largest private universities. The University is dedicated to solving society’s greatest challenges and to providing every student with a valuable, rigorous, experiential, technology-infused education. Drexel recently launched a dynamic new strategic plan focused on having a highly positive impact on the post-pandemic world. Drexel prides itself in being a hub of innovation in education, science, and technology. We are committed to being the nation’s most civically engaged university, with community partnerships integrated throughout our academic and other enterprises.

Drexel offers an attractive benefits package including health, retirement, tuition remission, and other allowances. Background investigations are required for all new hires as a condition of employment.

Applications should include: 1) a cover letter that outlines the candidate’s qualifications, experience, and interest, 2) the candidate’s curriculum vitae, 3) a brief statement of the candidate’s research direction and goals, 4) a brief statement of teaching philosophy and interests, and 5) three references that can be contacted if the applicant is selected for hire.

Apply for this position: https://careers.drexel.edu/en-us/job/494734/assistant-associate-or-full-professor-of-physical-therapy-rehabilitation-sciences

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

 

April 6, 2021

Company: Drexel University
Location: 1601 Cherry Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Contact: Margaret Finley, PT, PhD Email: maf378@drexel.edu
Phone: 267.359.5583 Website: Click to visit
 
 

The Department of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences at Drexel University seeks a talented and energetic individual to serve as Assistant Director of Clinical Education for its Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program. The ADCE is a core non-tenure track faculty member who assists the Director of Clinical Education in leading the DPT clinical education enterprise with help and support from a full-time staff person, the Director of DPT Operations, and the Department Chair/Executive Director. The ADCE administrative position will be a primary responsibility of the successful candidate and account for about 25% of workload. Instruction of the DPT clinical education course sequence is shared with the DCE and separate from ADCE workload (teaching vs. administration). Remaining effort will be divided between other teaching, scholarship, and service to the Department, College, University, and-or profession. Expertise in neurorehabilitation, geriatric rehabilitation, cardiopulmonary rehabilitation, pediatrics, and-or population health is of high interest for other teaching.

Essential Qualifications:

  • Clinical education experience that gives the candidate an excellent understanding of DPT clinical education and its complexities
  • Strong communication skills
  • Evidence of teamwork and productivity as a member of a team
  • Commitment to an evidence-based approach to clinical education
  • Alignment with the mission and direction of the PTRS Department
  • Pennsylvania physical therapy licensure or eligibility

Desired Characteristics:

  • Post-professional degree or interest in obtaining one (i.e., PhD, EdD, DHSc, DSc, ScD)
  • Direct experience as a DCE, ADCE, or SCCE
  • Experience building and supporting academic-clinical partnerships
  • Knowledge on current trends and discussions taking place nationally related to DPT clinical education and its future

The mission of the Department of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences 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 including the ADCE and currently has an ongoing search for tenure track faculty. We also have four active emeritus faculty, more than 50 adjunct faculty, instructors, and lab assistants, and a well-established cadre of strong clinical instructors at sites across the United States. In addition to the DPT, we offer a PhD program in Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, residency programs in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy and Pediatric Physical Therapy and operate a faculty practice at two sites. We are scheduled to move into a new state-of-the-art academic building, the Drexel Academic Tower, on Drexel’s main University City campus in mid-2022. In addition to benefiting from Drexel’s many resources, we will be located close to the University City Sciences Center, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, the University of Pennsylvania, Children’s Hospital of Pennsylvania, and 30th Street Station.

Drexel is a comprehensive urban research university (R1). With over 24,000 students, it’s one of America's 15 largest private universities. The University is dedicated to solving society’s greatest challenges and to providing every student with a valuable, rigorous, experiential, technology-infused education. Drexel recently launched a dynamic new strategic plan focused on having a highly positive impact on the post-pandemic world. Our University prides itself in being a hub of innovation in education, science, and technology. We are committed to being the nation’s most civically engaged university, with community partnerships integrated throughout our academic and other enterprises.

Drexel offers an attractive benefits package including health, retirement, tuition remission, and other allowances. Background investigations are required for all new hires as a condition of employment. Employment may not begin until the University certifies these results.

Drexel 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.

Applications should include: 1) a cover letter that outlines the candidate’s qualifications, experience, and goals, 2) a curriculum vitae, and 3) a brief statement of the candidate’s teaching philosophy and interests with emphasis on clinical education.

How to Apply: please apply for the Assistant Director of Clinical Education position online at: https://careers.drexel.edu/en-us/job/495726/assistantassociate-clinical-professor

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

 

April 6, 2021

Company: Drexel University
Location: 1601 Cherry Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Contact: Kevin Gard Email: kg29@drexel.edu
Phone: 267.359.5534 Website: Click to visit
 
 

The LSU-Health Shreveport Physical Therapy program in Shreveport, Louisiana invites applications for a full-time, 12-month tenure track faculty position at the rank of Instructor, Assistant Professor or Associate Professor. Rank and salary are commensurate with experience and qualifications. The successful applicant will have responsibilities in the areas of teaching, scholarship, service and student advising. We offer a unique environment that affords faculty members the opportunity to practice on site in our state-of-the-art rehabilitation clinic which encompasses 20,000 square feet on the ground floor of the School of Allied Health Professions. Additional inpatient practice opportunities exist in the adjacent level-1 trauma center at Ochsner-LSU Health Shreveport. Candidates should be comfortable working with other faculty members in the program, school and institution as well as with students in the entry-level DPT program. Additional opportunities exist to teach and/or serve as a mentor in the PhD for Rehabilitation Science or in one of our three accredited residency programs, depending on area of clinical expertise.

 

Requirements:

Candidates must be eligible for physical therapy licensure in Louisiana, and possess an academic doctoral degree (PhD, EdD, DSc, DHS, or equivalent), although candidates in the final year of their dissertation may also be considered. Previous teaching experience is highly valued. Consideration will be given to candidates with a DPT degree and a board certification - particularly in neurologic, geriatric, or cardiovascular and pulmonary physical therapy; however, candidates who are certified in another area are also encouraged to apply.

About the Program:

The physical therapy program enrolls a new cohort of 36 students each May. The program consists of nine consecutive semesters, culminating in graduation 36 months from the start of the program. It is part of the School of Allied Health Professions (SAHP) along with seven other programs, including a new PhD in Rehabilitation Science. In addition to the SAHP, our campus also houses the School of Medicine, School of Graduate Studies, and a level 1 trauma center.

 

How to Apply:

Applications are currently being accepted. Interested candidates should submit the following: a letter of application demonstrating how the candidate meets the required qualifications along with a current CV.

Contact information:

For further inquiries or to apply for the position, please contact:

 

Ed Mahoney, PT, DPT

Program Director & Associate Professor of Physical Therapy

emahon@lsuhsc.edu

 

April 1, 2021

Company: LSU Health Shreveport
Location: 1450 Claiborne Avenue, Shreveport, LA, USA
Contact: Ed Mahoney Email: emahon@lsuhsc.edu
Phone: 318.813.2940 Website: Click to visit
 
 

Lebanon Valley College

Position Opening: Assistant/Associate Professor of Physical Therapy  

 

Lebanon Valley College invites applications for a 12-month, full-time, assistant/associate professor of physical therapy in the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program. Responsibilities include teaching and active participation in scholarly activities, clinical activities, and professional service. Preference will be given to individuals with musculoskeletal, orthopedic, and biomechanics expertise. Qualifications include completion of an academic doctoral degree (PhD, EdD, DSc) in physical therapy or a related discipline, doctoral students in the dissertation phased of their degree, or a DPT with board certification. Pennsylvania licensure eligibility is also required. Previous teaching experience and evidence of scholarship preferred.

 

The anticipated start date is August 2021. Salary and rank are commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, separate teaching and research interest statements, curriculum vitae, statement of inclusive excellence, an unofficial copy of the transcript from institution awarding highest degree, and complete contact information for three professional references at https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=c6864f58-380f-4d35-a085-a83ec5fb3f0b&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=382424&source=CC2&lang=en_US .

 

The physical therapy program is fully accredited and is currently housed in the newly constructed 60,000 sq ft Arnold Health Professions Pavilion which includes flexible classroom space with technologies that enhance teaching, a fully equipped human performance lab, a ten table gross anatomy lab, and a robust faculty office suite, and houses our student-run free physical therapy clinic. Nine full-time faculty members, supplemented by a number of adjunct instructors, are responsible for the instruction of the professional phase of the curriculum. Please refer to http://www.lvc.edu/physical-therapy/ for more information about the department.

 

Lebanon Valley College is committed to excellence through its employment practices and welcomes applicants with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with demonstrable commitments to a more inclusive society and world. The College is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and staff and strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication, and understanding. The College strongly encourages applications from historically underrepresented populations. To learn more about our commitment to inclusive excellence go to https://www.lvc.edu/about/institutional-priorities/inclusive-excellence/

Please note: All applicants for faculty positions will be asked to include a Statement of Inclusive Excellence to complete the application process.

 

March 31, 2021

Company: Lebanon Valley College
Location: 101 N. College Avenue, Annville, PA, USA
Contact: Melissa Sherwood Email: sherwood@lvc.edu
Phone: 717.867.6415 Website: Click to visit
 
 

Graceland University seeks a program director/faculty member for our new Doctor of Physical Therapy program delivered in an accelerated hybrid education format.

The Program Director for the Doctor of Physical Therapy program provides administrative oversight and supervision of all aspects of the degree and emphases. The Director is responsible for establishing initial and continued program accreditation; managing program and course outcomes; developing and maintaining a contemporary and evidence-informed curriculum; hiring, training, and supervising a qualified faculty; overseeing the professional and academic development of students; and managing student issues related to the degree program. The Director is also responsible for the implementation and management of the program effectiveness plan; ensuring courses, faculty, and students meet program expectations, goals, and outcomes; fulfilling all regulatory requirements; fulfilling all strategic goals; building partnerships with an online program management (OPM) entity and other colleges and universities; developing innovative community and clinical partnerships; and working toward continuous quality improvement in everything they do. As a faculty member, additional responsibilities will include hybrid instruction, advising, scholarly activity, and committee involvement.

The successful candidate should have a terminal academic doctorate degree in or directly related to physical therapy, a minimum of 6 years of full-time higher education experience, a minimum of 3 years of full-time experience as a core faculty member in a CAPTE accredited entry-level physical therapist education program, and a physical therapist with an active unrestricted license in Missouri and/or their state of residence.

Equal Opportunity Employment has been, and will continue to be, a fundamental principle at Graceland University, where employment is based upon personal capabilities and qualifications without discrimination because of race, color, creed, gender identity, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation or any other protected characteristic by law.

Start date: August 1, 2021. Review of applications will begin May 1, 2021, and continue until the position is filled. A cover letter, CV, teaching philosophy, research interests, unofficial transcripts, and a list of at least three professional references with contact information should be sent to: Dr. Jill Rhea, Vice President for Academic Affairs/Dean of Faculty, Graceland University, 1 University Place, Lamoni, IA, 50140 at the following email address: jrhea1@graceland.edu.

 

March 29, 2021

Company: Graceland University
Location: 1401 W. Truman Road, Independence, MO, USA
Contact: Jill Rhea Email: jrhea1@graceland.edu
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The Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program at The University of Findlay invites applications for a 12-month tenure-track position. The start date for this position is August 1, 2021.

Candidate must be committed to student-centered education, as well as professional development, service, and scholarship. Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications.  Candidate with teaching experience in a Doctor of Physical Therapy program is highly preferred.

Doctorate in PT with board certification or a terminal academic doctoral degree in a related field (e.g. Ph.D.) is preferred; eligibility for Ohio physical therapy licensure; experience as a successful academic and/or clinical teacher and the ability to function well within a collegial, collaborative work environment.

 

The University is committed to the education of diverse students and enrolls students from nearly 40 nations and most US states. The City of Findlay, just south of Toledo and located approximately 1.5 hours from Columbus, Dayton and Detroit, has been designated a "dream town" by Demographics Daily. Findlay has repeatedly been named one of the top 20 micropolitan areas (small towns) in the United States by Site Selection magazine and is the only municipality in Ohio to be selected three times as one of the 100 Best Communities for Young People by America's Promise.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The UF Employment Application may be found on the website at: https://www.findlay.edu/offices/business-affairs/human-resources/Open-Positions. For optimal consideration for this exciting opportunity, send a cover letter; current Curriculum Vitae; a statement of teaching philosophy; the contact information for three professional references; and a complete Faculty Application to: Human Resources, The University of Findlay, 1000 N. Main Street, Findlay, Ohio 45840. Materials may also be emailed to HR@findlay.edu. Make sure to indicate that the application is for the “Tenure Track Physical Therapy Faculty” position.

For more information on the University of Findlay, visit http://www.findlay.edu.

The University of Findlay is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer/ Male/Female/Disabled/Vet.

 

March 25, 2021

Company: The University of Findlay
Location: 1000 North Main Street, Findlay, OH, USA
Contact: Shelley Brian Email: hr@findlay.edu
Phone: 419.434.4776 Website: Click to visit
 
 

Samford University’s School of Health Professions invites applicants interested in serving in a Christian university environment to apply for the position of assistant/associate professor in the Department of Physical Therapy. This tenure-track faculty position is a 12-month appointment and will begin in Summer 2021. The major responsibilities of all faculty include teaching, scholarly activity, and service. Additional responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, support of: program assessment, accreditation standards and reports, curriculum development and assessment, student advising, and student mentoring.

Qualified candidates will hold a PT degree from a CAPTE-accredited programandan academic doctorate (e.g. Ph.D., D.Sci., Ed.D.) from an institution accredited by HLC, MSCHE, NECHE, NWCCU, SACSCOC or WSCUC. Candidates should hold current licensure, or be eligible for licensure, in Alabama as a PT.  Preferred qualifications include candidates who have previous teaching experience in an accredited PT program, previous experience with clinical supervision of PT students, have prior experience evaluating PT program outcomes, and/or have experience with CAPTE accreditation. A commitment to academic excellence and the ability to work effectively with faculty, students and colleagues is expected.

 

March 19, 2021

Company: Samford University
Location: 800 Lakeshore Drive, Birmingham, AL, USA
Contact: Matthew Ford Email: mford2@samford.edu
Phone: 205.726.4435 Website: Click to visit
 
 

Radford University (RU) is seeking an experienced and innovative leader to serve as the next Chair of the Department of Physical Therapy (PT) and Program Director for its CAPTE accredited Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program. This endowed position also holds the title of Medical Facilities of America Endowed Chair in Physical Therapy. The DPT program is located at Radford University Carilion (RUC). RUC was established in July 2019 as a unique public-private partnership between Radford University and Carilion Clinic. RUC and the DPT program are located in beautiful downtown Roanoke, Virginia, in the Roanoke Innovation Corridor. RUC boasts a diverse faculty consisting of practicing clinicians and experienced researchers. The program was recognized as a “best-value DPT program” in Virginia for 2019-2020 and consists of nine full-time faculty with sufficient adjunct support. The program was recently re-accredited for 10 years in 2019.

 

The RU main campus is located approximately 40 miles from RUC in Radford, Virginia. Radford University is a midsize public university with approximately 11,000 students. In 2021, U.S. News & World Report’s listed RU at No.33 in Regional Universities South, in addition to ranking six programs within the University’s College of Graduate Studies and Research. Radford University engages a diverse community of students and faculty in education, research, and service.

 

The DPT program is dedicated to moving towards practice-based education, and is seeking leadership to develop a faculty clinical practice and residency programs focused on the movement system as the signature pedagogy. With a strong base of core faculty with diverse terminal degrees, specialty certifications and research experience, there is great opportunity for the incorporation of the scholarship of teaching and learning as the program revises curricula and strengthens relationships with clinical partners in the community. The program also aims to achieve strong presence in research and innovation by bringing in funding through collaboration across internal and external research agencies.

 

This is a 12-month position for the role of Chair and Program Director, which may include teaching and scholarship responsibilities in the content areas that match the applicant’s interests. This position also includes oversight of RUC’s Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) Program, slated to close in June 2022. The PTA program has its own program director and two additional faculty.

 

Minimum qualifications:

  • Physical therapist (PT) who is licensed or eligible for licensure in Virginia
  • Terminal academic doctoral degree (PhD or research-based equivalent) from an accredited institution in a field related to physical therapy, movement sciences and/or rehabilitation sciences
  • Holds the rank of associate or full professor
  • Evidence of a strong record of scholarly accomplishment with published research in peer-reviewed journals in the last ten years
  • History of successful extramural funding and community outreach
  • Minimum of six years of full-time higher education experience, including at least three years of teaching in an accredited entry-level DPT program
  • Knowledge of CAPTE requirements
  • Experience guiding organizational change and growth
  • Leadership style that encourages collaboration and teamwork and builds on consensus-driven goals

 

Preferred qualifications:

  • Has a clinical doctorate in Physical Therapy or an ABPTS Specialist Certification
  • Prior experience with accreditation processes in a leadership role
  • Experience in curricular evaluation and design
  • A record of advocacy and leadership with state and/or national professional organizations
  • Experience in programmatic fiscal and personnel management
  • Experience in a leadership position with responsibilities including diversity and inclusion, strategic planning and program growth

 

Qualified applications must include:

  • A letter of application addressing interest and qualifications
  • Current curriculum vitae
  • Statement of leadership philosophy and program vision
  • Statement of research interests and future research goals
  • Statement of diversity explaining your experiences and commitments to diversity
  • Three (3) academic references with email addresses and telephone numbers.

 

Interested applicants may contact Dr. Arco Paul, apaul8@radford.edu, for additional information. Application review will continue until a qualified candidate is selected. The Program Director is anticipated to start in August 2021. Applications are to be submitted through Radford University’s online portal at jobs.radford.edu.

 

Radford University is an EO/AA employer committed to diversity. Radford University does not discriminate with regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, veteran status, national origin, religion, or political affiliation in the administration of its educational programs, activities, admission or employment practices.

 

March 18, 2021

Company: Radford University
Location: 101 Elm Avenue Southeast, Roanoke, VA, USA
Contact: Dr. Arco Paul Email: apaul8@radford.edu
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Summary:

The Campbell University Doctor of Physical Therapy Program invites applications for a 12-month full-time, tenure track faculty position at the assistant or associate professor level. The department is seeking physical therapy educators with expertise in acute care patient management. The candidate will have a terminal academic degree (PhD, EdD, DSc, etc.) and be eligible for physical therapy licensure in North Carolina. Responsibilities will include teaching in the candidate’s area of expertise, maintaining a productive scholarly agenda, and providing service to the community, university, and profession.

The DPT Program is located in Lillington, NC within the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (CPHS) on the health sciences campus. State of the art facilities provide excellent resources for faculty to carry out the program philosophy and mission. Interprofessional teaching and learning is recognized and readily available with multiple programs on health sciences and main campus (osteopathic medicine, physician assistant, nursing, public health, engineering, and pharmacy).

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepare and present materials in areas of assigned teaching that meet course objectives
  • Assess student competence within courses
  • Be an active member on assigned committees and department meetings
  • Advise students
  • Demonstrate and/or develop and carry out a defined scholarly agenda
  • Be active in service (e.g. community, university, and profession)
  • Participate in assessment of the program, college, and university, as assigned
  • Mentor adjunct faculty that assist in lecture and laboratory experiences
  • Participate in patient care and program pro bono clinical services
  • Maintain a professional appearance and demeanor at all times
  • Uphold and abide by Campbell University policies and procedures, including but not limited to Title IX, and Information Security, including but not limited to; HIPAA, FERPA and other state and federal mandates
  • Other job-related duties as assigned

Education/Experience

  • Terminal academic degree (PhD, EdD, DSc, etc.) in physical therapy or related field
  • Eligible for physical therapy licensure in North Carolina
  • Clinical practice experience in physical therapy for 3-5 years or more
  • ABPTS or other specialty certification preferred
  • Teaching experience in a doctoral physical therapy program preferred

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, and time management skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively to all groups through both oral and written channels
  • Adaptability, flexibility, and a willingness to work in a changing environment
  • Work independently as well as function effectively in a team and within a diverse group of people
  • Comprehensive computer skills, with the ability to learn and utilize new and emerging technology
  • Familiarity with Blackboard, ExamSoft, Adobe, and Microsoft Office
  • This position demands accuracy, honesty, integrity, and the ability to work within the Christian mission of Campbell University.
 

March 9, 2021

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

Murphy Deming College of Health Sciences, Mary Baldwin University, is seeking one full time faculty member for the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program for 2021-2022 academic year.

Summary of Positions:

The Murphy Deming College of Health Sciences (MDCHS) at Mary Baldwin University in Staunton, VA invites applications for a full-time, 12-month faculty positions at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor. MDCHS is seeking a candidate with expertise in Neurologic Rehabilitation.  The candidate should be comfortable working in a highly interprofessional and collaborative teaching and learning environment.  

Professional Qualifications:

  • Doctoral degree (Ph.D., D.Sc., or Ed.D.) preferred, but DPT with expertise in one or more of the content areas noted above will be considered.  Doctoral candidates (Ph.D., D. Sc., or Ed.D) are encouraged to apply if degree is in final dissertation phase and could be completed soon after beginning the position if hired.
  • A minimum of 3 years of clinical experience as a physical therapist and eligible for licensure in Virginia.
  • Commitment to learner-centered education, innovative educational models, and readiness to participate in interprofessional education opportunities with Occupational Therapy and Physician Assistant Studies faculty and students.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Prior didactic teaching experience.
  • Content expertise for teaching in Neurologic Rehabilitation and one or more of the following areas: Integument, Healthcare Policy, Health Promotion and Wellness, Administration and Organization of Physical Therapy Practice.
  • Certification through ABPTS is desirable, but not required.
  • A plan for research that integrates students.

The Murphy Deming College of Health Sciences:

Building upon MBU’s historic mission in the liberal arts and sciences and ethos of leadership and service, our professional programs emphasize superior education in a people-centered environment.   Our state-of-the-art health sciences branch campus is located within the medical corridor of Augusta County- the flagship building is home to high-tech classrooms, research spaces, extensive laboratories, and a simulation center.

To Apply:

Send the following information to Search Committee Chair, at HS-Apply@marybaldwin.edu:

  • Letter of application addressing qualifications, personal characteristics, and responsibilities;
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Names and contact information for three references (include e-mail addresses)

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Projected start date is negotiable, but no later than August 2021.

 

March 5, 2021

Company: Mary Baldwin Univ
Location: Murphy Deming College of Health Sciences, 100 Baldwin Blvd
Contact: Deborah Diaz Email: ddiaz@marybaldwin.edu
Phone: 562.715.9779 Website: Click to visit
 
 

Assistant/Associate Professor of Physical Therapy

The Department of Physical Therapy at Hardin-Simmons University seeks an applicant to join our dynamic and passionate faculty as Assistant/Associate Professor. This is a 12-month, full-time, non-tenure track faculty position. The preferred candidate must have physical therapy licensure with strengths, interests, and certification as a neurological specialist. Aligning with our mission of “preparing individuals who demonstrate excellence in the practice of physical therapy and are enlightened by Christian faith and values” is essential for this position.

TARGET HIRE DATE: June 1, 2021

LOCATION: Abilene, Texas

HSU CHRISTIAN STANDARD REQUIREMENT FOR EMPLOYMENT – Candidate must profess a Christian Faith, maintain membership in a local congregation, and respect the values and distinctives central to the historically Baptist values of HSU.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Assume the role of primary instructor for a variety of courses with a focus in Neuroscience and Neurorehabilitation.

Prepare and present materials in areas of assigned courses that meet learning objectives.

Develop assessments to evaluate student competencies within courses.

Be an active member in assigned university and department committees.

Establish and carry out an active scholarly agenda.

Participate in university, community, and professional service activities.

Advise and mentor students through the curriculum and on research projects.

Complete yearly University Assessments for Self and Peer Evaluation.

Assist in laboratory and practical exam experiences; serve as an expert guest speaker within and outside the department.

Participate in patient care and program pro bono clinical services.

Represent the PT Department and University in an ethical and Christian manner.

Demonstrate an active interest in the Department’s mission activities.

Utilize CANVAS as the Learning Management System as course professor.

Display excellent communication skills including conflict resolution and mentoring.

Maintain a professional appearance and attitude.

Ability to implement active online teaching applications (Zoom, Flipgrid, etc.) preferred.

Other duties as needed.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

A DPT degree with post-professional doctoral degree (PhD, EdD, or ScD) preferred; those working towards completion of post-professional doctorate will be considered.

ABPTS or other specialty certification preferred.

Previous teaching or guest lecture experience in physical therapy program preferred.

Minimum of 4 years of practice experience as a licensed physical therapist with a focus in neurological rehabilitation preferred.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

Licensure or eligibility for licensure as a PT in the state of Texas.

A specialty certification in neurology is preferred.

Current CPR certification for all ages is required.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Indoor state-of-the-art classroom teaching environment with 40 students/class.

Human cadaver gross anatomy laboratory teaching with 40 students/class.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

This position is a Full-Time Exempt Level position with a teaching load at the Hardin-Simmons University campus. Must be willing to relocate to Abilene, Texas, or the surrounding area to teach in-person classes on the HSU Campus

Must have an maintain a valid Class C Driver’s License and maintain a clear driving record to be insurable under the university liability policy.

Must be able to drive to complete work assignments on and off campus, as needed.

 

March 1, 2021

Company: Hardin-Simmons University
Location: 1325 Pine St, Abilene, TX, USA
Contact: Jill Jumper, PT, DPT Email: jill.jumper@hsutx.edu
Phone: 325.670.1928 Website: Click to visit
 
 

Applications are invited from physical therapists interested in joining a dynamic Faculty of an established physical therapist education program to teach an entry-level Doctor of Physical Therapy degree curriculum in Brooklyn, NY. The candidate is required to have New York State Physical Therapist licensure and at least five years’ clinical experience as a physical therapist. The candidate should have a strong neuromuscular PT background (NCS or advanced degree in Motor Control/Motor Learning preferred) with a research doctoral degree (PhD, EdD or DSc). Also required are strong organizational, collaborative, written and interpersonal skills.

The position is a 12-month, tenure-line, full-time, 1.0 FTE position. It involves teaching in Neuromuscular PT track and other required curricula according to the faculty member's content expertise. Other responsibilities for the position include involvement in scholarly activities, including research; participation in program activities including student recruitment, selection and advisement, mentorship of student capstone projects and program evaluation; and rendering of professional service to the program, university, and the community.

Review of applications will commence immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a letter of intent and curriculum vitae with three professional references to:

Department of Human Resources

SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University

careers@downstate.edu

The State University of New York Downstate Health Sciences University is an equal opportunity/ affirmative action/IRCA/ADA Employer.

 

February 15, 2021

Company: SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University
Location: SUNY Downstate Medical Center, 450 Clarkson Ave, Brooklyn, NY, USA
Contact: Department of Human Resources Email: careers@downstate.edu
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Simucase is seeking expert clinicians to assist in contributing clinical simulations and sharing/capturing patient videos, designed to enhance clinical competency. Acute care content is a plus. If your clinical simulations or videos are selected, you will receive an honorarium for your time and expertise. 

Simucase combines the power of simulation-based learning along with a comprehensive patient video library. Simucase has now brought its patented simulation technology to physical therapy where users can observe, assess, diagnose, make recommendations, and provide intervention for virtual patients.

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

 

 

February 8, 2021

Company: Simucase, LLC
Location: Virtual position
Contact: Heidi Proctor or Emily Gherghel Email: emily.gherghel@simucase.com
Phone: 253.220.0033 Website: Click to visit