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The Doctor of Physical Therapy program within Grand Valley State University’s College of Health Professions invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position with emphasis on teaching in the neurologic curriculum. An earned post-professional doctoral degree is preferred and a successful applicant must be licensed as a physical therapist (or eligible) in the State of Michigan. Options for service-related activities include 10% of the candidate’s activity in support of the University co-sponsored ABPTRFE accredited Neurologic Physical Therapy Residency with Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital. The start date for this position is Fall 2023.

Essential Functions: 1) Teaching: Instruction in the area of neurologic physical therapy and advising students, 2) Scholarship: participate in scholarly activity and direct faculty-led graduate student research; 3) Service: participate in department, college, university, and community service; represent the Grand Valley State University (GVSU) physical therapy program in state, regional, and national physical therapy education communities.

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

Apply online at jobs.gvsu.edu and select "Apply now".  Please include a cover letter, Curriculum Vitae, and brief statements outlining your scholarship/research experiences and teaching philosophy. The online application will allow you to attach these documents electronically. Consideration of applicants will begin immediately, and the posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University. Although the position will remain open until filled, applications submitted prior to February 1, 2023 will receive priority consideration. If you need assistance, please call Human Resources at 616-331-2215. For additional information, contact Dr. Michael Shoemaker, Search Committee Co-Chair at shoemami@gvsu.edu.

 

November 14, 2022

Company: Grand Valley State University
Location: 301 Michigan Street Northeast, Grand Rapids, MI, USA
Contact: Dr. Michael Shoemaker Email: shoemami@gvsu.edu
Phone: 616.331.3509 Website: Click to visit
 
 

Job Description:

The Department of Physical Therapy at Azusa Pacific University invites applications for a faculty position in our Doctor of Physical Therapy program.

We are seeking candidates with a strong background in teaching and scholarship with preference for those in areas of cardiopulmonary practice and research.

Azusa Pacific University is a private Christian institution located in the foothills northeast of Los Angeles. The CAPTE accredited Doctor of Physical Therapy Program admits 74 students a year to its 11,000 square foot facility. Departmental research facilities include an EMG and Motion capture lab.

 

Job Requirements:

Responsibilities:

Teach within area of expertise, serve on departmental and university committees, pursue own research agenda, and coordinate and organize classroom support staff and student Teaching Assistants.

Qualifications:

A physical therapist with earned terminal academic doctorate (Ph.D., EdD, DHS, DSc) in physical therapy or a related field of study preferred. All candidates without an earned post-professional (academic) degree must have an established plan of study for obtaining a degree.

Applicants must be eligible for PT licensure in California; 3-5 years of higher education teaching experience preferred; 3-5 years of clinical experience as a Physical Therapist in area of specialty; a defined research agenda and record of publications; a strong Christian commitment.

Website application: https://www.apu.edu/provost/employment/

 

 

October 26, 2022

Company: Azusa Pacific University
Location: Azusa, CA, USA
Contact: Susan Shore Email: sshore@apu.edu
Phone: 626.815.5021 Website: Click to visit
 
 

The College of Health Professions at Mercer University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty member in the Department of Physical Therapy. This position is 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 four 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/495682/faculty-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.

 

October 25, 2022

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

September 21, 2022

Company: Rockhurst University
Location: 1100 Rockhurst Road, Kansas City, MO, USA
Contact: Mylene Schriner Email: mylene.schriner@rockhurst.edu
Phone: 816.501.2374 Website: Click to visit
 
 

The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) is a Carnegie R1 and Community Engaged research university at the heart of the U.S.-Mexico border region that is increasing access to excellent higher education. UTEP Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program faculty hold a primary appointment in the DPT Program and can participate in the Interdisciplinary Health Sciences PhD Program. The DPT Program's mission is to graduate highly qualified doctors of physical therapy prepared to provide culturally proficient and linguistically competent care in our border region and beyond.

We invite nominations and applications for a full-time tenured/tenure-track Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor in the DPT Program. The successful applicant will be a physical therapist with an academic doctorate (preferably PhD) in physical therapy or a related field, and have expertise in any clinical area. Job responsibilities include teaching, scholarly activity, and service. Anticipated appointment date is Fall 2023.

Requirements:

Candidates are required to have: (1) a clinical doctoral or non-doctoral degree in physical therapy; (2) an academic doctorate (preferably PhD) in physical therapy or a related field (ABD will be considered at Assistant Professor rank if graduation is anticipated by August 2023); (3) a demonstrated record of scholarly/research activity and potential for securing external funding; (4) demonstrated experience with or potential for graduate teaching excellence; (5) at least 3 years of clinical experience as a physical therapist; (6) demonstrated skills or potential to develop proficiency in instructional technology; (7) eligibility for physical therapist licensure in Texas; (8) experience in or potential for service to the program, college, university, community, and profession; and (9) ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, and students from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds.

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

Application Instructions:

Review of applications will begin immediately, and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Candidates must submit the following: (1) letter of interest addressing how candidate meets each required qualification, and any applicable preferred qualifications; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) abbreviated research plan (2 pages or less); (4) brief teaching philosophy (2 pages or less); (5) copies of up to three first-authored or co-authored peer-reviewed publications relevant to current scholarly/research agenda; (6) statement describing how candidate currently promotes diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility (DEIA) through their teaching, scholarship/research, service, and/or clinical practice, and how candidate would continue or begin to implement DEIA-relevant practices at UTEP (2 pages or less); and (7) complete contact information for at least three references. Applicants will be notified before references are contacted.

How to apply and a more detailed description of the position can be found at:

https://www.utep.edu/employment  

For more information about the position, contact:

Dr. Celia Pechak, Search Committee Chair

Department of Rehabilitation Sciences

Doctor of Physical Therapy Program

cmpechak@utep.edu

 

Hiring decisions are based upon budget approval.

In keeping with its Access and Excellence mission, The University of Texas at El Paso is committed to an open, diverse, and inclusive learning and working environment that honors the talents, respects the differences, and nurtures the growth and development of all. We seek to attract faculty and staff who share our commitment.

The University of Texas at El Paso is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or gender identity in employment or the provision of services in accordance with state and federal law. Discrimination on the basis of sex includes an employee's or prospective employee's right to be free from sexual harassment under Title IX of the Higher Education Amendments of 1972. Inquiries-including the filing of a Formal Complaint or reporting an incident-about the application of Title IX may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, who can be reached by phone at (915) 747-8358, by email at titleix@utep.edu, or by mail at 500 W. University Ave., El Paso, TX, Kelly Hall, Room 312.

For accommodation information for employees and applicants with disabilities, please contact UTEP's Equal Opportunity Office at eoaa@utep.edu.

 

September 15, 2022

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

D’Youville University’s Doctor of Physical Therapy program is seeking a program director for our CAPTE accredited program. The candidate will hold the rank of clinical associate, associate professor or full professor. The position is a full-time, core faculty appointment with administrative release time to carry out the duties and responsibilities of the program director. The Program Director is responsible for the organization, administration, planning, development of the program and the faculty who teach within the program. The program director provides effective leadership for the program including, but not limited to, responsibility for communication, program assessment/planning, fiscal management, and faculty evaluation. The program director will be committed to diversity, equity, inclusivity values and the mission of the University.

Overview of program director duties:

Program Operations and Curriculum

• Develop, monitor, and update the program’s operational/strategic plans

• Develop and administer the program’s annual budget

• Lead review and revision of the curricular requirements to ensure compliance with accreditation standards

• Create course schedules and assign faculty course load

• Ensure development and regular review/revision of program-level policies and program level documents such as handbooks, guidelines, etc.; ensure their compliance with university level policies and accreditation requirements

• Monitor department webpages, the academic catalog, and other externally-facing publications for the currency of the information and compliance with accreditation standards

• Oversee the facilities and manage assigned staff (if applicable), maintain essential programmatic, student, and alumni records

Assessment and Accreditation

• Lead the assessment processes, including course-level, program-level assessments and other assessment activities required by an accreditor

• Collect, analyze, synthesize, prepare, submit regulatory and specialized accreditation reporting

• Ensure collection of course syllabi and other materials for assessment and accreditation purposes

Faculty and Students

  • Proactively recruit faculty for full time (FT) and adjunct positions with focus on diversity, equity and inclusion of underrepresented populations
  • Ensure that faculty member’s qualifications are in compliance with accreditations standards
  • Conduct faculty performance evaluations in accordance with accreditation standards
  • Promote faculty development, work with the faculty to ensure their understanding of the accreditation standards and the requirements
  • Support enrollment management initiatives and ensure compliance with the program’s admissions standards
  • Oversee student academic progress within the degree program; work to ensure students’ progress and timely graduation; authorize course substitution and waivers as needed

Other

  • Stays current with program accreditation requirements and other developments in the field
  • Other duties as might be required by an external accreditor or as assigned by the Dean

Minimum Qualifications:

The program director demonstrates 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. These qualifications include all the following:

  • be a licensed physical therapist who holds an active, unrestricted PT license in any United States jurisdiction and in NYS
  • have an earned academic doctoral degree or previous CAPTE-granted exemption, and have a minimum of six years of full-time, higher education experience, with a minimum of three years of full-time experience as a core faculty member in a CAPTE accredited entry-level physical therapist education program.
    • Previous experience applying CAPTE accreditation standards, accreditation compliance, implementation, data collection, synthesis, and reporting
    • Experience with initial or reaccreditation self-study report preparation

Preferred Qualifications include the minimum qualifications and:

Content expertise in cardiopulmonary or pediatrics

 Application materials:  

Please provide 3 professional references including their contact information, title, organization, and the nature/duration of the relationship to the applicant.

Please submit a CV, and a cover letter that addresses your qualifications and interest  in applying for the position to https://dyouville-college.prismhr-hire.com/job/482339/physical-therapy-program-director. 

About D'Youville University:

Founded in 1908, D’Youville is an MSCHE-accredited, independent Catholic institution located in the city of Buffalo, New York. D’Youville offers its 3,000 students preeminent education in undergraduate, graduate and professional degree programs in allied health professions, education, business, and liberal arts.

D’Youville’s success is built on the commitment that our students learn how to think critically, work with others, be leaders, and communicate effectively – all skills employers look for in the people they hire. D’Youville is an exceptionally collegial and exciting place to work and learn. Its motivating plan for the future and expanded outreach to the region, state, nation, and global community provide wonderful opportunities.

 

 

 

 

September 6, 2022

Company: D'Youville University
Location: 320 Porter Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14201, USA
Contact: Lisa Rafalson Email: rafalson@dyc.edu
Phone: 716.829.8489 Website: Click to visit
 
 

Andrews University, School of Rehabilitation Sciences invites applications for a full-time PT faculty position. As a faculty member the individual will have teaching, advising, service, and scholarship responsibilities consistent with the mission and philosophy of the School. The teaching responsibilities will be in the Entry-level DPT program in the content area of neurology. This faculty member will also serve as the neurology track coordinator. This position is available starting May 1, 2023.

 

About Andrews University

Andrews University is a faith-based private institution and is one of the most culturally diverse universities in the country, attracting a dynamic mix of over 3,000 students from across the nation and around the globe. The 1,600-acre campus has been designated as an arboretum and is located next to the Village of Berrien Springs, Michigan. Southwestern Michigan provides ample opportunities for service and leisure and, Lake Michigan beaches are only 12 miles away to the west. Southwest Michigan is a beautiful place to live and work.

For 34 years AU has graduated excellent physical therapists. The DPT program enrolls 40 students each year and is known for its family atmosphere. Our School includes an on-campus transitional DPT program for internationally trained physical therapists, an on-site cash-based PT clinic, a DScPT and DScOT program and there are plans to start an OTD program in Fall 2025. Now is an exciting time to be a part of our growing School, we hope you will consider joining our team.

 

As faculty member duties include:

Faculty member duties include:

  • Promote the mission and vision of the University, College of Health and Human Service and the School of Rehabilitation Sciences
  • Carry regular faculty responsibilities related to teaching, service, research, and administration.
  • Attend and actively engage in School, College and University faculty meetings and committees as assigned by School Chairperson
  • Work independently and coordinate work with colleagues and peers.
  • Prepare course materials, deliver lectures, conduct labs, administer and grade student assignments/examinations.
  • Develop quality learning experiences that promote critical thinking in students
  • Compile bibliographies of specialized materials for outside reading assignments.
  • Evaluate students' performance to determine their ability to integrate didactic and clinical learning.
  • Serve as instructor for independent studies as needed.
  • Design and conduct research in particular field of knowledge.
  • Present and publish research findings in peer reviewed forums.
  • Direct, advise and provide mentorship to Postprofessional doctoral students in research.
  • Student advising and mentorship on academic curricula.
  • Conduct DPT applicant interviews as requested.
  • Participate in pre-PT recruitment events on-campus as requested.
  • Arrange accommodations for students with special needs based on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
  • Evening and weekend hours may be required.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Earned entry-level physical therapist degree (DPT) from a CAPTE accredited program.
  • Earned advanced doctorate (academic or professional). Candidates with a DPT degree enrolled in an academic doctorate with a reasonable projected completion date may be considered.
  • Minimum five years of relevant clinical experience in neurology.
  • APTA Board-Certified Neurological Clinical Specialist preferred.
  • Minimum two years of teaching experience preferred, may include clinical education. 
  • Minimum two years of management experience, serving in leadership roles within a given organization preferred.
  • Track record of ongoing research with publications in peer reviewed journals and/or professional presentations preferred.
  • Communication, organization, interpersonal, problem-solving, and counseling skills.
  • Ability to utilize different methods and media in delivering course materials.
  • Current knowledge and experience in the use of information and computer applications, such as word processing, statistical analysis tools, spreadsheets, or proven ability to learn these skills.
  • Exhibits a willingness to embody the University, College, and School missions

For complete job requirements or if you are interested in the position, please click here to submit an online application. The Search Committee will be accepting applications until the position is filled.

 

 

November 23, 2022

Company: Andrews University
Location: 8515 East Campus Circle Drive, Berrien Springs, MI, USA
Contact: Kim Ferreira Email: kimferreira@andrews.edu
Phone: 269.471.6061 Website: Click to visit
 
 

Hofstra University is currently accepting resumes for adjunct faculty in the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program.  This position begins May 1, 2023.  The DPT Program at Hofstra University located in Long Island, New York is seeking experienced professionals who would like the opportunity to share their knowledge and professional skills in the classroom.

 

The DPT Program would like to expand the adjunct pool to include those individuals with expertise in areas including but not limited to:

  • Basic science courses (anatomy, neuroscience, movement science, motor control, exercise physiology and biomechanics)
  • Foundational science courses (therapeutic exercise, modalities, basic examination and interventions, imaging, differential diagnosis, health promotion and wellness, pathology, pharmacology, and differential diagnosis
  • Clinical courses (musculoskeletal, neuromuscular, cardiopulmonary, integumentary, geriatric and pediatric areas of practice)
  • Research and evidence-based practice
  • Professional issues in physical therapy (teaching and learning, administration, ethics, and leadership).

CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Duties and responsibilities include teaching activities to support the mission and vision of DPT Program. Adjunct faculty members are expected to teach a specified course(s); assist lead faculty in teaching lab components; assist lead faculty with curriculum planning and content development; prepare course materials; provide student assessment of knowledge and skills and using written and lab practical examinations, assignments, quizzes and, class projects; and provide support and guidance to students. Adjunct faculty are expected to support the mission and vision of the DPT Program; provide and maintains a respectful and nurturing learning environment, model professionalism inside and outside of the classroom setting; and abide by all relevant university and/or DPT Program procedures and policies. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Earned a physical therapy degree or a terminal academic doctorate in a discipline appropriate for teaching responsibilities
  • Licensed or eligible for licensure in the state of New York
  • Minimum of three (3) years clinical experience in physical therapy
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, and problem-solving skill 
  • Active in clinical practice or teaching
  • Evidence of contemporary expertise in the areas of teaching
  • Non-physical therapists can apply to teach in their areas of expertise
  • Successful candidates will have demonstrated a commitment to promoting equity, diversity and inclusion in an educational environment.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Prior experience in teaching courses in a physical therapy program
  • Previous college teaching experience
  • ABPTS specialization in a discipline appropriate for teaching responsibilities
  • Earned physical therapy residency or fellowship degree 
  • Active in professional activities at local, state, and/or national levels

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Applications should be submitted electronically at https://hofstra.peopleadmin.com/postings/860 and include the following: a letter of application, CV, and the names and contact information for three professional references. Successful candidates will be required to provide official academic transcripts and professional letters of recommendation.

All other questions can be directed to Dr. Yasser Salem, Program Director, at Yasser.salem@hofstra.edu. Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.

Please also visit our web site at Physical Therapy, DPT | Home | Hofstra University

 

Salary: Salary and benefits are highly competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Hofstra University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering diversity in its faculty, administrative staff and student body, and encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community.

 

November 23, 2022

Company: Hofstra University
Location: 1000 Fulton Avenue, Hempstead, NY, USA
Contact: Yasser Salem Email: yasser.salem@hofstra.edu
    Website: Click to visit
 
 

 

POSITION OPENING: Assistant Professor/Associate Professor

DEPARTMENT: Physical Therapy

POSITION: Full-time (10 or 12 month appointments)

START DATE: August 2023

The School of Natural and Health Sciences, Physical Therapy Program at Seton Hill University, Greensburg, PA invites applications for 2 full time faculty appointments to begin in August, 2023. The program was granted candidacy for accreditation in July of 2021 and will apply for initial accreditation during the fall of 2023.

POSITION SUMMARY: The program seeks collegial individuals to assist with program development and primary teaching responsibilities. The successful candidates will contribute to the teaching, service and scholarly activities in accordance with the PT Department Policy and Procedures and CAPTE standards. The developing Physical Therapy program will offer the Doctor of Physical Therapy degree and feature a topic-based curricular model with a patient centered philosophy utilizing student centered teaching methods designed to foster exceptional abilities for critical analysis, problem solving, communication and proactive involvement in healthcare. Consistent with the mission of the Sisters of Charity, students will be expected to participate in service with multiple foci including international service learning experiences.  Applicants may contact Dr. Craig Ruby (cruby@setonhill.edu) for additional information.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Academic Doctoral degree required (Ph.D., Ed.D, D.Sc, etc.)
  • Licensed or eligible for licensure as a PT in Pennsylvania
  • Five (5) years clinical experience, and two (2) years of experience preferred in teaching, curriculum development and administration in a physical therapy education program.
  • Commitment to implementing the vision, mission, and values of a Catholic university
  • Expertise in one (1) or more of the following areas: musculoskeletal, cardiopulmonary, geriatrics, or foundational sciences (anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology) is preferred.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Teach the Physical Therapy curriculum in the Physical Therapy Program;
  • Assist with curricular development;
  • Participate in the Accreditation process for CAPTE;
  • Participate in APTA Conferences, university service, department and School faculty meetings and committees;
  • Mentor academic advisees and research advisees;
  • Evaluate students to determine entry-level proficiency to proceed with clinical education experience.

All applicants must provide the following:

  • Letter of application outlining how qualifications and experience will enable the candidate to carry out the essential functions of the position and advance the Mission of Seton Hill University;
  • A current resume or curriculum vitae (cv);
  • A list of references to include three (3) personal references and contacts at all prior; places of employment listed on the c.v.;
  • Transcripts from all schools awarding degrees to the applicant (official copies preferred).

Submit application materials to Martina Landstorfer, administrative assistant Physical Therapy Program, School of Natural & Health Sciences, Seton Hill University, 1 Seton Hill Drive, Greensburg, PA 15601 or to mlandstorfer@setonhill.edu (electronic applications preferred).

The position is open until filled with the Search Committee reviewing no fewer than five (5) working days from posting.

Diversity is a core value at Seton Hill University. We are passionate about building and sustaining an equitable and inclusive learning and working environment for all students, faculty, and staff. We actively seek to recruit applicants who will contribute to a climate that supports students, faculty, and staff of all identities and backgrounds.

Chartered in 1918, Seton Hill University is a leading Catholic coeducational liberal arts university founded by the Sisters of Charity and embracing students of all faiths. Located in southwestern Pennsylvania’s Laurel Highlands (yet only 35 miles from Pittsburgh), Seton Hill educates its more than 2000 students to “think and act critically, creatively and ethically as productive members of society committed to transforming the world.

 

 

 

November 23, 2022

Company: Seton Hill University
Location: 1 Seton Hill Drive, Greensburg, PA 15601, USA
Contact: Deanna Buberniak Beresford Email: buberniak@setonhill.edu
Phone: 724.830.1139 Website: Click to visit
 
 

The School of Allied Health (SAH), College of Health (COH), University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) is seeking application for a Program Director of the Physical Therapist Assistant education program.  This is a full-time, term, appointment, commencing in August 2023, at the rank of Term Assistant Professor.  The appointment period is nine months, from August to May, each academic year.

This position is responsible for didactic and laboratory instruction in any of the following areas as needed by the essential department, e.g., pathology, tests and measures, documentation, health care communication, among other potential courses. Direct student learning and assessing student progress in achieving the requirements of the program in the appropriate learning domains. Teach up to 24-27 workload units per 9-month contract; courses may be delivered as face-to-face, online or hybrid. Contribute to the improvement of the department, college, university, and community through active involvement in committee work. Maintain office hours according to contractual guidelines. Write and update course syllabi, and assist with curriculum review, revision, and development. Maintain departmental integrity of student records. Maintain program learning outcomes, assessment, and curriculum as required by the university and external accreditation body. Coordinate and ensure adherence to national accreditation standards. Engage in professional development in the field of physical therapy, adult education, and online instruction. Attend department meetings and engage in continuous quality improvement. Work effectively and collaboratively within the scope of the University of Alaska mission with a diverse student population and university staff.

The SAH seeks an individual who will work in a collaborative/interdisciplinary teaching environment in the delivery of Allied Health courses within the UAA Physical Therapist Assistant program. The faculty member appointed to this position will provide advising to prospective and current PTA students, didactic and laboratory education to students enrolled in the PTA program.  The program director will be responsible for the structure as well as the daily operation of the program, including organization, administration, periodic review and evaluation, continued development, and general effectiveness of program curricula. This position supports the University of Alaska bipartite mission of performing teaching and service.

UAA is committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans. We especially encourage applications from candidates who reflect the increasing diversity present in our community and student body. UAA is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and educational institution that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, religion, citizenship, age, sex, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other legally protected status.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
Submit a cover letter to include a description of previous activities representing and working with members of underrepresented groups; curriculum vitae/resume; statement of inclusion and equity for mentoring, advising, and teaching diverse student population; copy of transcript verifying highest degree; copy of current ARPTA certification; copy of current BLS certification; names and contact information for three professional references; and any additional supplemental documents to support your application to  http://careers.alaska.edu (http://careers.alaska.edu).

UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination.

 

November 22, 2022

Company: University of Alaska Anchorage
Location: University of Alaska Anchorage, 3211 Providence Drive, Anchorage, AK, USA
Contact: Betty Hernandez Email: bahernandez@alaska.edu
Phone: 907.786.0902 Website: Click to visit
 
 

The Division of Physical Therapy within the School of Kinesiology and Physical Therapy (SKPT) at the University of Central Florida (UCF) is pleased to invite applications for a clinical assistant professor position in Physical Therapy. This will be a non-tenure earning, 9-month appointment with a projected start date of August 2023.

 

The Division of Physical Therapy offers a CAPTE accredited Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree, Graduate Certificate in Anatomical Sciences, Neurological Residency Program, and faculty practice. The SKPT also includes the Division of Kinesiology, which offers a B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. in Kinesiology, and the Division of Athletic Training, which offers an M.S. in Athletic Training. The research infrastructure of SKPT is led through the Institute of Exercise Physiology and Rehabilitation Science, which spans over 16,000 sq. ft of facilities and includes numerous essential, applied clinical and community research laboratories (https://healthprofessions.ucf.edu/kpt/institute/). SKPT also has an existing clinical partnership with outside healthcare agencies and clinical relationships with UCF Student Health Services, UCF Athletics, and UCF Sports Science.

 

The UCF DPT program has a small-to-medium-sized student cohort (<40). It boasts numerous partnerships involving hospital organizations and rehabilitation clinics for research and scholarly activity. The program maintains outstanding student outcomes for licensure pass rates and scores, substantive involvement in professional duties, community engagement, and research (https://healthprofessions.ucf.edu/kpt/physicaltherapy/).

The successful candidate will be a core faculty in the UCF DPT program and contribute to excellence in physical therapy education through exemplary teaching, research, and university/professional service to advance the program, college, and university mission. The candidate will lead instruction in coursework related to therapeutic exercise, general clinical practice, clinical education, and other areas of need based on content expertise.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from a CAPTE accredited institution.
  • Current licensure or eligibility for licensure as a physical therapist in the state of Florida.
  • Contemporary expertise according to professional accreditation guidelines in musculoskeletal physical therapy and clinical education.
  • Board certified by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialists.
  • Level 1 credentialed clinical instructor by the APTA.
  • Minimum of 3 years of full-time clinical experience as a physical therapist.

 

Preferred Qualifications

Preference will be given to applicants who have experience in the mentorship of physical therapy students, experience as a faculty at a CAPTE-accredited DPT program, a strong interest in service, and evidence of an ongoing or developing scholarly agenda.

 

Additional Application Materials Required

UCF requires all applications and supporting documents be submitted electronically through the Human Resources employment opportunities website, https://www.ucf.edu/jobs/. In addition to the online application, interested candidates should upload:

  • A letter of application outlining how you are prepared to join the faculty at UCF highlighting teaching experience, research achievements, and other qualifications for the position.
  • Curriculum Vitae.
  • Teaching philosophy that addresses how you are prepared to instruct and mentor students in one of the most diverse universities in Florida and the U.S.
  • An equity and inclusion statement which provides any relevant experience and leadership in working in diverse environments as well as how you contributed to a culture of inclusion and equity.
  • Reference list with 3-5 names (provide names and contact information, not reference letters)

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

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

    The selected candidate will be required to submit official transcripts (and, as applicable, U.S. degree equivalency evaluations) documenting the conferral of their qualifying academic credentials.

    For further questions about this position, please contact Dr. Carey Rothschild at carey.rothschild@ucf.edu.

     

 

November 18, 2022

Company: University of Central Florida
Location: 4000 Central Florida Boulevard, Orlando, FL, USA
Contact: Missi Feyer Email: missi@ucf.edu
Phone: 407.823.0667 Website: Click to visit
 
 

The Division of Physical Therapy within the School of Kinesiology and Physical Therapy (SKPT) at the University of Central Florida (UCF) is pleased to invite applications for an open-rank, assistant professor (tenure-earning), associate professor, or professor (tenured) position in Physical Therapy. This will be a 9-month appointment with a projected start date of August 2023.

 

The Division of Physical Therapy offers the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree that is accredited by CAPTE, Graduate Certificate in Anatomical Sciences, Neurological Residency Program, and faculty practice. The SKPT also includes the Division of Kinesiology, which offers a B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. in Kinesiology, and the Division of Athletic Training, which offers an M.S. in Athletic Training. The research infrastructure of SKPT is led through the Institute of Exercise Physiology and Rehabilitation Sciences, which spans over 16,000 sq. ft of facilities and includes numerous essential, applied clinical and community research laboratories (https://healthprofessions.ucf.edu/kpt/institute/). SKPT also has existing clinical partnerships with outside healthcare agencies and clinical relationships with UCF Student Health Services, UCF Athletics, and UCF Sports Science.

 

The UCF DPT program has a small-to-medium-sized student cohort (<40). It boasts numerous partnerships involving hospital organizations and rehabilitation clinics for research and scholarly activity. The program maintains outstanding student outcomes for licensure pass rates and scores, substantive involvement in professional duties, community engagement, and research (https://healthprofessions.ucf.edu/kpt/physicaltherapy/).

 

The successful candidate will be a core faculty member in the UCF DPT program and contribute to excellence in physical therapy education through dedication to distinction in research, teaching, service, and mentorship of students to advance the program, college, and university mission. Candidates must demonstrate the ability (assistant professor) or an established record (associate professor or professor) of extramural funding and peer-reviewed publications. There is an expectation for creating synergies with existing researchers and collaborators within the university, community partners, and external academic or industry partners to strengthen current research. There is also an expectation for a senior (associate professor or professor) candidate to serve as a research mentor for DPT and Ph.D. students and faculty. Such responsibilities may include developing and coordinating a DPT/Ph.D. dual degree program in collaboration between the Division of Physical Therapy and the Division of Kinesiology. As a diverse institution we center access, belonging, and diverse perspectives. We are seeking an individual who can demonstrate effective engagement in an environment where colleagues and students come from many backgrounds and identities, as well as someone who can demonstrate commitment to equitable and inclusive teaching and research practices

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Current licensure or eligibility for licensure as a physical therapist in the state of Florida.
  • A Ph.D. in Kinesiology, Rehabilitation Science or something similar, from an accredited institution.
  • For a tenure-earning assistant professor position, the applicant must have a distinct area of research focus with appropriate training to demonstrate a high potential for scholarly productivity, including the ability to secure extramural funding.
  • For a tenured associate professor or professor position, candidates must have an existing, distinguished record of scholarly achievement and a commitment to maintaining an upward research trajectory that is commensurate with a tenured faculty appointment at the rank of an associate professor or professor at UCF.

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Nationally recognized research agenda supported by a record of extramural funding.
  • Research focus that is synergistic with the Institute of Exercise Physiology and Rehabilitation Sciences.
  • Experience with professional education in a CAPTE-accredited DPT program.

 

Additional Application Materials Required

All applicants must apply and submit all supporting documents online at www.ucf.edu/jobs. In addition to the online application, candidates should also include:

  • Letter of application outlining how you are prepared to join the faculty in the Division of Physical Therapy at UCF highlighting your research experience and alignment with the Institute of Exercise Physiology and Rehabilitation Science.
  • Curriculum Vitae.
  • Research philosophy that addresses how you are prepared to conduct research and mentor students and faculty in one of the most diverse universities in Florida and the U.S.
  • An equity and inclusion statement which includes any relevant experience and leadership in working in diverse environments as well as how you contributed to a culture of inclusion and equity.
  • Reference list for a minimum of three and a maximum of five professional references (names and contact information, not reference letters).

 

 

November 18, 2022

Company: University of Central Florida
Location: 4000 Central Florida Boulevard, Orlando, FL, USA
Contact: Missi Feyer Email: missi@ucf.edu
Phone: 407.823.0667 Website: Click to visit
 
 

The Department of Physical Therapy (PT), College of Health Sciences (CHS) at the University of Kentucky is currently accepting applications for a full-time 11-month appointment, tenure-eligible faculty member at rank determined by qualifications in the Regular Title Series, to begin employment at the Lexington campus by July 1, 2023.

 

Our well-established and nationally respected program offers a Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree on two campuses. Our Lexington, KY campus enrolls 48-50 students annually and our Hazard, KY campus enrolls 16-18 students annually. The program is accredited by the CAPTE.

 

Primary duties of this position include advancing a personal research agenda that enhances the Department and College, teaching in the content areas related to their expertise, building and maintaining strong relationships with internal and external constituents, and mentoring students in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program. Faculty may also assume an active role in the CHS Rehabilitation and Health Sciences PhD Program, a multi-disciplinary, multi-institutional Ph.D. program with faculty and students from disciplines such as Athletic Training & Clinical Nutrition, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy and Speech-Language Pathology. The distribution of effort will be approximately 30-40% instruction, 30-50% scholarship/research, and 10% service.

 

Required Qualifications:

  1. Terminal academic doctoral degree (i.e. PhD or similar terminal degree) in relevant field

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Record of scholarly work including original research with the potential for extramural funding
  2. Expertise in content area relevant to geriatrics/aging, acute care, cardiorespiratory function/disorders, pain science, epidemiology, implementation science or musculoskeletal disorders
  3. Current physical therapy license in Kentucky or eligibility
  4. Board Certified Clinical Specialist by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties
  5. Teaching experience with potential for course management and design
  6. Demonstrated multicultural competency and experience interacting effectively with diverse groups of people

Applicants must value the University of Kentucky’s mission and share its commitment to inclusive excellence, the education of the whole person, and the building of a just society. The University of Kentucky and the College of Health Sciences are committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all students, faculty, and staff operate in an environment of openness and acceptance. By providing training, support, resources and mentoring, we strive to foster a community in which individuals of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome, as articulated in the College’s diversity and anti-racism statements: https://www.uky.edu/chs/inclusivity.

 

Candidates should apply online at https://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/431460 with a curriculum vita and a letter of interest outlining how your research agenda will enhance or synergize with those of the college and leverage partnerships within the institution or UK Healthcare, and other specific requests listed on the employment website. In your letter of interest, please also describe the ways in which your past or current teaching, scholarship, mentorship, and/or community service have supported values of diversity and inclusivity. Questions should be directed to the search committee co-chair, Nate Johnson PT, PhD, College of Health Sciences, Department of Physical Therapy, Wethington Building, 900 S. Limestone Street, Lexington, KY 40536-0200, or email at nfjohn2@uky.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Upon offer of employment, successful applicants must undergo a national background check and pre-employment drug screen as required by University of Kentucky Human Resources. 

 

About the Physical Therapy Program

The Physical Therapy program at UK has been educating physical therapists since 1967. Our program is conducted at the Lexington, Kentucky campus and at the Center of Excellence in Rural Health in Hazard, Kentucky. The qualified candidate will join an outstanding academic faculty devoted to teaching, research, clinical practice, and service. Our faculty is comprised of numerous physical therapists with post professional doctoral training who are involved in clinical, bench, and educational research, and clinical faculty involved in delivery of patient care services. Our research portfolio is diverse and places a high value on translational and interdisciplinary science. The qualified candidate will have access to several significant resources including the College’s state of the art teaching and research facilities, widespread UK Healthcare facilities, and other partners within the academic medical center. The Department of Physical Therapy strives to develop practitioners who are knowledgeable, ethical, independent, adaptable, reflective, and service oriented. For more information, please visit http://www.uky.edu/healthsciences/academic-programs/physical-therapy.

 

November 17, 2022

Company: University of Kentucky/College of Health Sciences
Location: 900 South Limestone, Lexington, KY, USA
Contact: Dr. Nate Johnson Email: nfjohn2@uky.edu
Phone: 859.218.5429 Website: Click to visit
 
 

The Physical Therapy Program at Hofstra University invites applications for two tenure-track, core DPT program faculty positions at the rank of assistant, associate, or full professor. This is a 12-month full-time position which includes teaching, scholarship, and service responsibilities, beginning May 1, 2023. Reporting to the Director of the Physical Therapy Program, the faculty member teaches courses and content within areas of expertise. Faculty are expected to demonstrate active engagement in scholarship and dissemination of scholarly work that contributes to the profession. Service expectations include instructional development, academic advising, participating in program, departmental and university-wide committees, and other appropriate responsibilities.

  • Join our exciting core faculty members and be part of a very collaborative environment and a dynamic group with diversified backgrounds and expertise who share a passion for quality teaching, scholarship and service to the community and profession. The physical therapy faculty are in a very collaborative environment and are a dynamic group with diversified backgrounds and expertise who share a passion for quality teaching, scholarship and service to the community and profession. We have a commitment to maintaining a low student to faculty ratio, and protection of faculty time for scholarship, service, and clinical practice.
  • This new faculty member will join the team at an exciting time. We moved to a newly renovated faculty office space. Construction for a new research space dedicated to the DPT program has been completed. New state-of-the-art instructional spaces dedicated for the DPT Program are also under construction with the plan to be completed by the fall of 2022.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • Doctoral degree (DPT) and varied experience
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in physical therapy clinical practice but an individual with less than 3 years of experience with outstanding academic performance (e.g., enrolled in PhD or similar degrees), scholarship achievements, or clinical achievement (e.g., board certified) will be considered
  • Licensed or eligible for physical therapy licensure in the state of New York
  • Commitment to excellence in physical therapy teaching and education
  • An evidence-based focus and growth mindset
  • Excellent communication skills with colleagues and entry-level DPT students
  • Evidence of productivity working with teams of people
  • Successful candidates will have demonstrated a commitment to promoting equity, diversity and inclusion in an educational environment

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • Earned terminal doctoral degree (PhD or equivalent academic doctoral degree) in Physical Therapy, Health Sciences, or related field
  • Enrolled in Post-professional degree or interest in enrolling in Post-professional degree (i.e., PhD, EdD, DHSc, DSc, ScD)
  • Board certification in a physical therapy area of specialization
  • Teaching experience in a doctoral physical therapy program
  • An established record of scholarship
  • Evidence of commitment to develop a focused successful research project as an independent investigator
  • Actively involved in the physical therapy profession or interest in becoming engaged in the APTA and its academies and/or chapters

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

  • Applications should be submitted electronically at https://hofstra.peopleadmin.com/postings/855 and include the following: a letter of application, CV, and the names and contact information for three professional references. Successful candidates will be required to provide official academic transcripts and professional letters of recommendation.
  • All other questions can be directed to Dr. Yasser Salem, Program Director, at Yasser.salem@hofstra.edu. Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.
  • Please also visit our web site at Physical Therapy, DPT | Home | Hofstra University

 

Salary and benefits are highly competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

 

Hofstra University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering diversity in its faculty, administrative staff and student body, and encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community.

 

 

November 15, 2022

Company: Hofstra University
Location: 1000 Fulton Avenue, Hempstead, NY, USA
Contact: Yasser Salem Email: yasser.salem@hofstra.edu
    Website: Click to visit
 
 

The Department of Physical Therapy at the University of New England (http://www.une.edu/wchp/pt/) is currently inviting applications for an Assistant Clinical Professor with primary responsibilities in teaching. The position is a full-time, 12-month, non-tenure track appointment. Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Start date is negotiable. Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications.

The faculty member reports to the Program Director and is responsible for teaching aspects of the entry-level DPT curriculum. Primary teaching responsibilities may include involvement in courses related to foundational physical therapy skills and knowledge, psychosocial issues, management and leadership, or acute/general medical care provision, depending on candidate skills, interest, and knowledge. Up to 4 hours of clinical practice time per week may be negotiated. All department faculty engage in scholarly pursuits and in department, college, and/or university service.

 

Required qualifications include:

  • Physical therapist licensed to practice in the US
  • Earned doctoral degree (i.e., DPT or terminal academic degree)
  • Minimum three years of full-time post-licensure clinical practice
  • Experience with supervising physical therapy students in a clinical setting
  • Proficiency with database management, including use of MS Excel and Word
  • Strong and effective oral / written communication, problem-solving, and organizational skills involving multiple stakeholders (e.g., students, peers and University colleagues)

 

Preferred qualifications include:

  • Previous DPT teaching experience
  • Pediatric or Cardiopulmonary expertise
  • American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS) Certification
  • Potential to pursue programmatic initiatives aligned with expertise and experience
  • Terminal academic degree (e.g., Ph.D., Ed.D., D.Sc., or D.H.Sc)
  • Knowledge of current national trends in physical therapy and physical therapy education  
  • Involvement in local, regional, or national professional organizations
  • Defined scholarly area of interest

 

Department faculty maintain active collaborations within the college and university; with clinicians, researchers, scholars, and service organizations in the local community; and with investigators from around the country and globe. New collaborations are welcome. Abundant teaching and scholarly resources (http://www.une.edu/research/centers ) support faculty endeavors, and programs and activities are available to mentor junior faculty in teaching pedagogy, research, and scholarship.

UNE is a private, co-educational institution with two campuses on the southern Maine coast and a third campus in Tangier, Morocco. The Department of Physical Therapy is based on the historic Portland campus alongside health professions training programs in dental hygiene, dental medicine, nursing, nurse anesthesia, occupational therapy, pharmacy, physician assistant, and social work.  Interprofessional education and service learning opportunities are hallmarks of campus culture. Additional health professions training programs (athletic training; applied exercise science; health, wellness, & occupational studies; nutrition; osteopathic medicine; and public health) are located on the nearby Biddeford, ME campus. Portland is Maine’s business, financial, medical, and retail center, and one of the nation's most livable small cities. It’s beautiful seaside location, approximately 100 miles north of Boston, MA, is within easy driving distance of inland lakes and mountains.

 

The University of New England is deeply committed to the principles of equity, diversity, and inclusion and seeks to create a pluralistic community for our students, faculty, and professional staff. UNE is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Minorities, women, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

 

Contact

To apply, send a letter of interest, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, and the names of three professional references to:

 

Human Resources Office

University of New England

716 Stevens Avenue Portland, ME 04103-2670

careers@une.edu

 

November 10, 2022

Company: University of New England
Location: Portland, ME, USA
Contact: Jim Cavanaugh Email: jcavanaugh@une.edu
Phone: 207.221.4595 Website: Click to visit
 
 

The Department of Physical Therapy of California State University, Sacramento invites applications for a full-time core tenure track faculty position beginning in the Fall 2023 semester. Salary and rank are dependent upon qualifications and professional experience. 

Full details of the faculty vacancy announcement can be found here: Link

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Education: Earned academic doctorate (PhD, EdD, DSc). ABD candidates will be considered but the degree needs to be completed by August 2023. A DPT degree with clinical specialist certification in cardiovascular and pulmonary physical therapy and at least three years of clinical experience may be considered for the position.
  •  Eligible for physical therapy licensure in California.
  • Content and teaching expertise in one or more of the following areas: cardiovascular and pulmonary physical therapy, acute care physical therapy, pathophysiology and clinical simulation.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Clinical specialist certification in cardiovascular and pulmonary physical therapy
  • Certification as a simulation specialist.
  • History of scholarly productivity. For more information regarding expectations on scholarly and creative achievements, please refer to Section 5.05 F of the ARTP policy document: Link
  • Experience with use of simulation as an education strategy.
  • Experience working with information technology for instruction and teaching in graduate education.
  • At least three years of teaching experience.
  • Background in physical therapy practice, and knowledge of theory and application of the patient-client management model in an evidence-based paradigm.
  • A record of demonstrated commitment to, and ability to work with a diverse student population.

 

If you would like more information about the position, please contact Dr. Rolando Lazaro, Chair, DPT Faculty Search Committee at rolando.lazaro@csus.edu .

 

 

 

November 9, 2022

Company: California State University Sacramento
Location: 7667 Folsom Boulevard, Sacramento, CA, USA
Contact: Rolando Lazaro Email: rolando.lazaro@csus.edu
Phone: 916.278.5054 Website: Click to visit
 
 

Job Description

The College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College at Boston University is seeking a dynamic clinical faculty member to lead the development and implementation of simulated learning activities in the new Sargent College Clinical Simulation Center.

Boston University is an AAU institution with a long and distinguished tradition of dedication to inclusion and social justice. Sargent College is committed to cultivating a diverse and inclusive culture which supports equity, acceptance, and respect for the differences in others. We believe that diversity and inclusion is foundational to academic excellence, impactful research, and enhances practice to best serve the health care needs of society.

The Director of Clinical Simulation provides vision and leadership for the new Simulation Center at Sargent College. The Simulation Center will provide high fidelity simulation activities utilizing standardized patients, manikins, and community partners as a component of the education of students in the Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Language Pathology and Nutrition programs.

The Director will promote the Simulation Center as a resource for integration of human patient simulation into the healthcare professions program curricula and ensures the implementation of best practice standards for all simulation activities, including interprofessional education opportunities across programs. The Director assists in the design, implementation, and evaluation of evidence-based simulation learning experiences that promote the development of clinical reasoning and decision making. The Director will lead activities and functions of the Simulation Center to assure program goals and student learning outcomes are achieved. The Director collaborates with faculty across programs to support teaching and learning in the health professions.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Directs and participates in the daily operation of the Simulation Center which includes facilitation of learning experiences for all programs at Sargent College and coordination of simulation activities across programs.
  • Promotes integration of patient simulation in health professions curricula in collaboration with faculty content experts including the development, implementation, and integration of simulation activities.
  • Develops policies and procedures for safe and effective simulation lab practices.
  • Ensures implementation of best practice standards for all simulation activities.
  • Maintains a welcoming, respectful, and safe learning environment.
  • Develops and utilizes simulation scenarios in collaboration with the faculty and subject matter experts.
  • Coordinates purchase and maintenance of supplies and equipment.
  • Participates in professional development activities to enhance job performance and stays current with the field of simulation technology.
  • Collaborates with faculty to facilitate faculty development opportunities and training related to the use of simulation, including alignment to accreditation standard and curricular assets
  • Fosters interdepartmental development of simulation activities.
  • Collaborates with the Director of Interprofessional Education & Practice to enhance interprofessional education through simulation activities.
  • Participates in the design and collection of evaluation data on learning outcomes for simulation activities and collaborates with faculty to disseminate findings.

Required Skills

The Director has a background in healthcare and experience in healthcare simulation and simulation technology

Preferred:

  • Prior successful record of academic teaching and experience in simulation education
  • Knowledge of ASPE and INACSL educational standards
  • Commitment to student-centered and interprofessional education
  • Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills
  • Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator certification
  • Eligibility for licensure as a healthcare professional

This is a full-time, 9-month appointment at the rank of Lecturer, non-tenured for a term of 3 years, renewable. Salary is commensurate with experience. Interested candidates should send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statement of your teaching and/or scholarship, and three letters of recommendation to:

Craig Slater, PhD

Search Committee Chair

cslater@bu.edu

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

Please note all newly hired staff and faculty will need to be in compliance with Boston University’s COVID-19 Vaccination and Booster Requirement within 30 days of date of hire. You must upload your vaccine documentation or request a medical or religious exemption. For further information, please visit the COVID-19 Resources site.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military service, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, or because of marital, parental, or veteran status. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

 

October 27, 2022

Company: Boston University
Location: 635 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA, USA
Contact: Shauna Y Bush-Fenty Email: sfenty@bu.edu
Phone: 617.353.2705 Website: Click to visit
 
 

Quinnipiac University invites applications and nominations for the positions of Full-Time Faculty: Physical Therapy (School of Health Sciences) in the Department of Physical Therapy. These (2) positions will begin in July 2023 with rank and line (tenure, tenure-track, or clinical) commensurate with experience.

We welcome the opportunity to speak with prospects about this incredible opportunity. These full time, 12-month positions include teaching, service, and scholarship responsibilities with primary teaching opportunities available in instruction of entry-level DPT students in orthopedic/musculoskeletal or administration/management specialties. They will also a designated scholarly agenda and service responsibilities relative to the strategic plan of the PT Department and aligned with individual interests.

Qualifications:

  • Candidates must be licensed (or eligible for licensure) in the State of Connecticut, an active member of APTA, and have a minimum of 5 years of documented experience as a physical therapist.
  • DPT & OSC certification or Academic doctorate (PhD, DSc, ScD, or EdD); ABD required record of teaching, scholarship, and service for orthopedic/musculoskeletal specialty area position.

 

  • Ability to teach in one or more of the following content/practice areas: professional issues, administration and management, orthopedic/musculoskeletal evaluation and treatment, or other areas of contemporary expertise.
  • Evidence of strong teaching skills and use of instructional technology.
  • Commitment to scholarly agenda, community engagement, and professional advocacy.

Experience must include:

 

  • Clinical practice (at least 5 years) as a physical therapist with experience working inter-professionally and supervising physical therapy students in applicable clinical setting.
  • For tenure/tenure-track appointments, academic doctorate (PhD, DSc, ScD, EdD, or ABD) with evidence of scholarly agenda (e.g., scholarship of application, discovery, integration, or teaching) through peer-reviewed publication, presentations, or ongoing scholarly endeavors.

Preferred qualifications include:

 

  • Clinical practice management as a physical therapist with experience working inter-professionally and supervising physical therapy students.
  • Managerial experience as clinical director, partner, or similar administrative position.
  • Volunteer service to a professional organization which has application to physical therapy.
  • Advanced specialty certification and training (OCS, GCS, NCS, etc.)
  • Mentorship of a capstone/research project(s) in a Doctor of Physical Therapy program.
  • Commitment to contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

About Quinnipiac University:

Quinnipiac is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian institution located 90 minutes north of New York City and two hours from Boston. The university enrolls more than 9,500 students in 110 degree programs through its Schools of Business, Communications, Education, Computing and Engineering, Health Sciences, Law, Medicine, Nursing, and the College of Arts and Sciences. Quinnipiac is recognized by U.S. News & World Report as both a best-value school and a top national university, and has also earned recognition in Princeton Review’s “The Best 387 Colleges.” Quinnipiac has been named a "Great College to Work For" as determined by a comprehensive industry survey. For more information, please visit qu.edu. Connect with Quinnipiac on Facebook and follow Quinnipiac on Twitter and Instagram @QuinnipiacU.

About the Department of Physical Therapy:

The Department of Physical Therapy is part of the School of Health Sciences. The Quinnipiac University School of Health Sciences offers a comprehensive spectrum of health science programs designed to address the evolving health needs of a diverse society. Building upon a solid foundation in the basic sciences and liberal arts and using innovative teaching and hands-on experience, the School of Health Sciences seeks to integrate theory, research, and leadership in their disciplines and in the global community. The School of Health Sciences offers a student-centered learning environment with inter professional collaboration within and across the schools and colleges of the University.

Application and Nomination Process:

All applications must be submitted online at: https://career.qu.edu/cw/en-us/job/494651/fulltime-faculty-physical-therapy-school-of-health-sciences

Questions regarding the positions can be directed to: Ken Kosior, Chair of the PT Department, at ken.kosior@quinnipiac.edu

A complete application should include the following:

  1. Cover Letter outlining your interest and qualifications
  2. Resume/CV
  3. Contact Information for 3 References on the application form

Applications must be received by December 1, 2022.

 

October 27, 2022

Company: Quinnipiac University
Location: 275 Mt Carmel Ave, Hamden, CT, USA
Contact: Ken Kosior Email: ken.kosior@qu.edu
Phone: 203.582.3931 Website: Click to visit
 
 

SCHOOL of PHARMACY & HEALTH PROFESSIONS

Department of Physical Therapy

Assistant/Associate Professor: Physical Therapy

The University of Maryland Eastern Shore currently invites resumes for a full-time, twelve-month, tenure track position in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program. The salary is commensurate with experience.

Responsibilities: Teach courses and professional content within a Doctor of Physical Therapy program and engage in university, department, and community projects that may involve research and/or clinical activities for the department. Areas of instruction include, but are not limited to, cadaver-based Human Anatomy (with gross laboratory component), Kinesiology, Diagnostic Imaging, and Professional Development. The successful candidate will also be expected to develop a scholarship agenda, participate in professional activities, and coordinate courses as needed. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications: The successful candidate must have a Doctoral degree in human anatomy/physiology (related field also considered) or a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from a regionally accredited institution. The candidate should have strong communication, organization, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills. Teaching experience is preferred. Applicants with prior teaching experience, an established research agenda, a history of scholarship activity, and advanced certifications/credentials will be given preference.

Department Information: The Department of Physical Therapy has fully equipped laboratories that include Human Anatomy, Motion Analysis, Cardiopulmonary, and Clinical Practice Simulation. The department encourages and participates in numerous collaborative efforts with local clinics, hospitals, and universities. Please see the departmental website for additional information.

Qualified applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the names of three current professional references (current or past supervisor) including e-mail address, and telephone number (current supervisor will not be contacted without the candidate's prior consent). All applicants must apply using the online application system. The link for the position is University of Maryland Eastern Shore Portal | Assistant or Associate Professor: Physical Therapy (peopleadmin.com). The successful candidate must be able to accept employment in the United States without Employer Immigration sponsorship.

UMES is an EEO/AA employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, marital status, genetic information, or political affiliation. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate must be able to show acceptable documentation establishing the right to accept employment in the United States of America without employer sponsorship.

Thank you for your interest in applying for a position at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore. Due to the high volume of applications/resumes received by the University, you will only be contacted if you are being considered for an interview.

 

October 24, 2022

Company: University of Maryland Eastern Shore
Location: University of Maryland Eastern Shore, College Backbone Road, Princess Anne, MD, USA
Contact: Michael Rabel Email: mcrabel@umes.edu
Phone: 410.651.6301 Website: Click to visit
 
 

Department Head/Chair Faculty Position

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

 

The Department of Physical Therapy invites applications for a department head/chair position. The incumbent will be responsible for the overall administration of the Department of Physical Therapy. The incumbent will be responsible for the internal coordination of the program with all of the departments within the School of Allied Health Professions and act as the primary representative of the program external to the LSU Health Science Center. The incumbent will also interact with key administrators of the linkage campuses to carry out the operational needs of the program in cooperation of the advisory board. As Department Head, the incumbent will have the primary responsibility for generating the required reports, and to conduct the required evaluations. The incumbent will supervise the expenditure of all funds for the Department. The incumbent will serve as a department Faculty Advisor to the students entering department of Physical Therapy in the School of Allied Health Professions. The incumbent will communicate any changes in the pre-professional requirements of the DPT Program within the School of Allied Health Professions.

 

The Department of Physical Therapy offers an entry level Doctor of Physical Therapy program. The mission of the program is to develop graduates with outstanding clinical skills in Physical Therapy, including diagnosis, clinical reasoning, program planning, and therapeutic intervention. The program offers highly qualified faculty, state of the art facilities, and is located in the heart of the LSUHSC medical complex. The individual will join a faculty dedicated to teaching in an innovative entry level DPT Program. The curriculum is learner-centered with case-based, independent, and group learning facilitated by the faculty through Socratic discussions, problem-solving, and integrated classroom and clinical experiences. Team teaching is frequently utilized and students have opportunities for integrated clinical experiences in surrounding clinical venues as part of classroom preparation.

 

The Department of Physical Therapy and the clinical programs within the LSU Health Science Center enjoy an integrated, collaborative relationship. The program also has collaborative relationships with surrounding health care facilities and is part of the LSU Health Care network for South Louisiana, including the state-of-the-art University Medical Center with a Level 1 trauma center. The department has spacious educational and office spaces with state-of-the-art classrooms and treatment areas.

Minimum Qualifications:

-PhD

- 6 years of full-time higher education experience with a minimum of 3 years of full-time administrative experience as a core faculty member in a CAPTE accredited entry level program.

- LA Licensed Physical Therapist or eligibility for LA licensure

 

Preferred Qualifications:

- Extensive academic experience. Prior experience with outpatient clinics and hospital rehabilitation contracts.

LSUHSC offers a very competitive salary, an excellent benefits package and retirement plan, and a generous relocation assistance package if coming from outside the area. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, CV and three professional references to https://lsuhsc.peopleadmin.com/postings/12190

LSU Health New Orleans is committed to leveraging diversity as an educational resource and an institutional core value. We seek candidates who will contribute to a climate where students, faculty, and staff of all identities and backgrounds have equitable access and success opportunities. As an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, we welcome all to apply without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

 

October 17, 2022

Company: LSUHealth NO, Dept. of Physical Therapy
Location: 1900 Gravier Street, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
Contact: Ha Hoang Email: hhoang@lsuhsc.edu
Phone: 504.568.4584 Website: Click to visit
 
 

Professor and Director [Chair] School of Physical Therapy (IRC47610)

Texas Woman’s University (TWU) is seeking a visionary to lead its highly ranked School of Physical Therapy. Currently housed on TWU’s Dallas and Houston campuses, the School offers DPT and PhD programs, as well as residency programs in neurology and women’s health, and recently completed its DPT re-accreditation site visit. The Director is the primary administrator for the School, reporting to the Dean of the College of Health Sciences and supported by Associate Directors on each campus. This 12-month position can be housed in either the Dallas/Denton area or Houston, with expectations of travel to all campuses.

The School of Physical Therapy’s vision is to advance the health and well-being of our diverse communities through excellence and innovation in education, research, practice and service. The Director is responsible for the overall planning, management, and delivery of quality physical therapy education programs that meet the needs of the public and that comply with accreditation standards. The Director assures that the School attracts and retains highly qualified faculty members and demonstrates fiscal responsibility. The Director assesses the effectiveness of all aspects of the School of Physical Therapy and promotes plans that assure the long-term viability of the School.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Guides development and implementation of long- and short-term School goals, including potential program/School growth
  • Formulates and allocates the School budget in an equitable manner
  • Facilitates interprofessional education across the College, University, and community
  • Promotes inter-campus communications
  • Assures that accreditation requirements are achieved
  • Approves new faculty and staff appointments; mentors faculty and staff
  • Finds or creates core faculty development opportunities
  • Contributes to the School through teaching, research and service activities
  • Guides Associate Directors at each campus to:
    • Create campus-specific goals
    • Assign faculty workload/administrative tasks according to university policy
    • Supervise professional and administrative staff
  • Promotes the School to external communities
  • Seeks external funds for program development
  • Contributes to the planning of and provides resources for marketing of School programs
  • Communicates with School alumnae

Preferred Qualifications:
Demonstrated record of:

  • Visionary development of curriculum or programs
  • Working collaboratively with diverse faculty and staff
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • An ongoing record of scholarly activities

Minimum Qualifications:

  • At least three years of experience in a leadership position
  • An earned research doctorate and the ability to be tenured at the Associate or Full Professor rank
  • Eligible for Texas licensure in Physical Therapy
  • Member of APTA

TWU is a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) that is deeply committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment for all our University members. TWU’s main campus in Denton, located just north of the Dallas/Ft. Worth metroplex.

TWU’s Dallas campus has been in its current 1900,000 square-foot facility since 2012 and is located in the Southwestern Medical District. The Southwestern Medical District incorporates UT Southwestern Medical School and four affiliated hospitals. TWU’s Houston campus has been in its current 202,000 square-foot facility since 2006 and is situated in the Texas Medical Center (TMC), the largest medical center in the world with 21 hospitals.

To Apply
Please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, copy of graduate transcripts, and names, with email address and phone numbers, of three references via email to facultyjobs@twu.edu. (The e-mail Header or Subject line must include Job Code IRC47610) or apply through HigherEdJobs. The position will be open until filled.

TWU strives to provide an educational environment that affirms the rights and dignity of each individual, fosters diversity, and encourages a respect for the differences among persons. Discrimination or harassment of any kind is considered inappropriate.
TWU is committed to equal opportunity in employment and education and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national or ethnic origin, age, veteran's status, genetic information, or against qualified disabled persons.

 

October 10, 2022

Company: Texas Woman's University
Location: Woodcock Hall, Denton, TX, 76204, USA
Contact: Erika Armstrong Email: earmstrong@twu.edu
Phone: 214.689.7701 Website: Click to visit
 
 

Physical Therapy
Assistant / Associate Professor

Tenure Track Fall 2023

The Department of Physical Therapy at California State University, Fresno is accepting applications for one tenure track position at the Assistant Professor or the Associate Professor rank.

The successful candidate will conduct clinical research and teach in at least two of the following areas of expertise: biomechanics, prosthetics, and orthotics, and oversee students in our Gait, Balance, and Mobility Clinic and/or our Musculoskeletal Care Clinic. Additional responsibilities include scholarly activities, advising students, student doctoral project supervision, curriculum development, collaborative research, service at all levels of the university, and community outreach.  Specific assignments are dependent on departmental needs and the background of the individual.

Our Students:   California State University, Fresno is committed to serving our students with a focus on inclusion. Fresno State has been recognized as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI); an Asian American/Native American/Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI); and has been designated to the Community Engagement Classification by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.

Qualifications:

Required Education (from an accredited institution or foreign equivalent.):

  1. An earned doctorate (Ph.D., DSc, EdD) in Physical Therapy or a closely related discipline.

Required Experience:

  1. Demonstrated commitment to working effectively with faculty, staff, and students from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds;
  2. A minimum of three years of clinical experience in physical therapy practice
  3. Evidence of success in teaching expertise in at least two of the areas: biomechanics, movement science/functional kinesiology prosthetics and orthotics, and clinical experience to assume a role as a clinical instructor for doctoral students in one or both of the on-campus clinics performing foundational evaluation and treatment
  4. Demonstrate ability to utilize technology to enhance instruction and student learning for example,  online and hybrid environments, tablet-enhanced instruction, and flipped classroom methodologies
  5. Evidence of success in research with an established line that is reflective of teaching expertise
  6. Must be licensed in California or must be licensed in California by 8/17/2023 to supervise students in campus clinics

Required for an appointment at the rank of Associate Professor:

  1. Evidence of strong and continued experience and accomplishments in teaching, and scholarly productivity equivalent to the rank of Associate.

Preferred Experience:

  1. Evidence of experience attracting external funding
  2. Active participation or leadership roles in the profession of Physical Therapy or relevant professional organizations including leadership in a clinic or a research setting
  3. Greater than 5 years of clinical experience and preferred experience supervising students in clinical settings

Application Procedures:  To ensure full consideration, applicants should submit all application materials by the review date. The committee may elect to review applications submitted after this date. Apply online at http://jobs.csufresno.edu

 Application Review Date:  Wednesday, March 1, 2023

Attach the following:

  1. Cover letter specifically addressing required experience and preferred qualifications;
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. List of three professional references
  4. Diversity Statement

Candidates invited for an on-campus visit must submit by mail/e-mail within the designated deadline.  The Search Chair will send information and requests for these items:

  1. Unofficial and official transcripts from your doctoral program
  2. Three current letters of recommendation

Committee Information:

Search Chair:   Cheryl Hickey, PT, MPT, MS, EdD
                       Department of Physical Therapy / DPT
                       College of Health and Human Services
                       Email: Cherylba@mail.fresnostate.edu

 

October 7, 2022

Company: California State University Fresno
Location: 5315 N Campus Drive M/S PT 29 Fresno CA 93720
Contact: Cheryl Hickey Email: cherylba@mail.fresnostate.edu
Phone: 559.278.2625  
 
 

The Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (JHUSOM) invites applications for a full-time faculty member to serve as the Director of Clinical Education (DCE) for the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program. Faculty rank within the JHUSOM and salary are commensurate with education and experience. Application reviews will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The DCE will report directly to the Director of the DPT Program.

As a member of the founding faculty in the Johns Hopkins DPT Program, the DCE will be responsible for developing, conducting, and coordinating the clinical education program. We are looking for an innovative, forward-thinking candidate to create a cutting-edge clinical education curriculum with a strong integration with the Johns Hopkins Rehabilitation Network. The Johns Hopkins DPT Program will be hybrid, with faculty and students located across the country and traveling regularly to Baltimore for in-person experiences.  The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills with a demonstrated ability to collaborate effectively as part of a remote/hybrid team. As a member of the core faculty, the DCE will demonstrate contemporary expertise in assigned areas of teaching and engage in scholarship and institutional/professional service. 

Johns Hopkins University is seeking accreditation of a new physical therapist education program from the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE). The program is planning to submit an Application for Candidacy, which is the formal application required in the pre-accreditation stage, in June 2024.

 

Qualifications:

Required: Earned clinical doctoral degree in physical therapy. Licensed or eligible for licensure to practice physical therapy in Maryland.  Three years of full-time experience in clinical practice. Two years of clinical practice must include experience as a CCCE and/or CI, or a minimum of two years of experience in teaching, curriculum development, and/or administration in a physical therapy education program. 

Preferred: Special consideration will be given to candidates with an earned terminal doctoral degree (such as PhD, EdD, DSc, etc), experience in the administration of clinical education in a physical therapy education program (e.g. DCE, Assistant DCE, etc), and/or ABPTS certification.  Johns Hopkins University is committed to building a diverse educational environment. Individuals from underrepresented physical therapy education groups are encouraged to apply.

 

Application instructions:

Inquiries regarding the position may be directed to the Director of the DPT Program, Kendra Gagnon, PT, PhD, at kgagnon3@jhmi.edu.

Interested applicants should submit the following via email to kgagnon3@jhmi.edu (cc: dhudso13@jhmi.edu):

  1. A cover letter/letter of interest that includes personal statements on teaching and scholarship
  2. A curriculum vitae
  3. The names and contact information for 3 references
 

October 3, 2022

Company: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Location: 600 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD, USA
Contact: Kendra Gagnon Email: kgagnon3@jhmi.edu
    Website: Click to visit
 
 

The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at Lincoln Memorial University – DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine – Knoxville is searching for a full-time core faculty member who will contribute to the Program’s research, teaching, and service missions. The ideal applicant will have the ability to teach in two or more of the following areas: neuroanatomy/neurological physical therapy, cardiopulmonary dysfunction and rehabilitation, psychosocial aspects of health and disability, therapeutic modalities, musculoskeletal physical therapy, therapeutic exercise, research, and/or interprofessional education; have college and/or clinical teaching experience and demonstrate evidence of professional service. Rank commensurate with credentials and experience. Salary is negotiable.

Required Qualifications

* Doctorate in Physical Therapy degree (DPT) or BSPT/MSPT with academic doctorate

* Current licensure as a physical therapist in the state of Tennessee, or eligible to obtain licensure prior to initiating teaching duties
* Relevant clinical experience

* At least 3 years of clinical experience as a physical therapist

* Minimum of 2 years teaching experience in a clinical setting or at the college level

* Strong organizational skills and interpersonal skills

* Demonstrated commitment to cultural diversity, equity, and inclusion

* Strong commitment to student learning and success

* Ability to work independently, but demonstrated ability to collaborate within program faculty as well as with an interprofessional team

Preferred Qualifications

* Academic doctorate (PhD, Ed.D. ScD, DHSc, etc.) in relevant field. ABD will be considered.
* Prior higher education teaching experience, including course development in a DPT program
* Experience with CAPTE accreditation process
* Experience with or interest in clinical education
* ABPTS Board Certified Specialist in relevant field

Please apply at:

https://careers.lmunet.edu/postings/27593

 

September 28, 2022

Company: Lincoln Memorial University
Location: 9731 Cogdill Road Building 2, Knoxville, TN, USA
Contact: Kellee Hanigan Email: kellee.hanigan@LMUnet.edu
Phone: 865.338.5680 Website: Click to visit
 
 

Located in Missoula, Montana, The University of Montana School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science (UMPT) is seeking a leader to serve as the School's Chair for its Doctor of Physical Therapy program. This is a 10-month, tenure-track faculty position. The School houses an onsite Physical Therapy Clinic and active, extramurally-funded research programs that includes the Movement Science Laboratory, the Community Ambulation, Mobility and Participation (CAMP) Laboratory, and the Design-Physio Laboratory.

 

 

 

Our Doctorate Program in Physical Therapy is a fully CAPTE-accredited 2.75-year entry-level program with 36 students per class. It is the only Physical Therapy Program in the state and has been CAPTE-accredited for over 40 years. The Program is comprised of 12 full-time faculty and an established adjunct faculty. The environment at UMPT supports and fosters pedagogical excellence and high-quality research by all faculty members. UMPT sits within the University of Montana College of Health, which also includes the Family Medicine Residency of Western Montana and the following Schools: Public Health; Integrative Physiology and Athletic Training (IPAT); Social Work; Speech, Language, Hearing, and Occupational Science; Pharmacy. A PhD program in Integrative Physiology and Rehabilitation Sciences is available via collaborations with IPAT.

 

The School Chair is responsible for communication, strategic planning, fiscal management and planning, faculty and staff development and evaluation. The Chair is also responsible for administration of didactic programs, research, faculty workloads, curricular and CAPTE accreditation needs and clinical practice programs. Expectations of the Chair position include teaching, scholarship, and service.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Doctorate degree (PhD, EdD, ScD, DSc)
  • Experience in teaching, research, and clinical practice
  • Academic credentials consistent with the rank of associate professor with tenure
  • Effective communication and collaborative skills
  • Must hold a current physical therapy license and be eligible for physical therapy licensure in Montana
  • Administrative and leadership experience

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Record of recruiting and retaining diverse and accomplished faculty, staff, and students
  • Proven ability to provide leadership in an academic setting, including strong communication skills, personnel management, cross-campus collaborations, and program development
  • Record of fostering an inclusive and collaborative team
  • Experience obtaining and administering extramural research funding
  • Ability to provide mentorship of junior faculty
  • Vision for future and evolving needs of physical therapy education

 

Position Details

Salary and benefits are competitive. Rank, salary, and tenure status is commensurate with the applicant's qualifications and experience.

 

About UM and Missoula

The University of Montana is a unit of the Montana University System with approximately 12,000 undergraduate and graduate students and 500+ full-time faculty members. It is located in Missoula, a culturally vibrant community of about 70,000, surrounded by mountain grandeur which was recently ranked in the “top 20 best college towns with a population of less than 250,000” by the American Institute for Economic Research and ranked 9th in Outside Magazine’s “The 16 Greatest Places to Live in America” in 2014. National publications recognize Missoula for its excellent quality of life. Abundant recreational opportunities in surrounding state and national forests and nearby Glacier National Park and Yellowstone National Park complement a thriving intellectual atmosphere.

 

The University of Montana is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer with an eye on creating success for every employee by appreciating the uniqueness that each person brings to the workplace. UM strongly encourages applications from qualified women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. This position is eligible for disability and veterans' preferences in accordance with Montana State Law.

 

September 21, 2022

Company: University of Montana
Location: 32 Campus Drive, Missoula, MT, USA
Contact: Ryan Mizner Email: ryan.mizner@umontana.edu
Phone: 406.243.5183 Website: Click to visit