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The University of Kentucky, College of Health Sciences, Department of Physical Therapy, is seeking a tenure track faculty member at rank determined by qualifications, to begin employment July 1, 2020.

 

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 and 16-18 students are enrolled on the Hazard, KY campus. The program is accredited by the CAPTE.

 

The ideal candidate will have a strong background teaching adult neurological examination, evaluation and intervention content, as well as interest in service-learning activities in global and community health. Participation in scholarly activities is expected and supported, along with university service activities. The University of Kentucky and Department of Physical Therapy have a strong commitment to cultural and ethnic diversity within the faculty and student body. Applicants who have experience or interest in this area are asked to highlight this in their application.

 

Primary duties of this position include teaching in the relevant content areas, advancing a personal research agenda, building and maintaining strong relationships with internal and external constituents, student and faculty mentorship and research guidance in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program. Faculty may also assume an active role in the CHS Rehabilitation Sciences Doctoral Program, a multi-disciplinary, multi-institutional Ph.D. program with faculty and students from the disciplines of Athletic Training & Clinical Nutrition, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy and Speech-Language Pathology.

 

Required Qualifications:

  1. Degree in physical therapy with a post-professional PhD or a DPT with ABPTS board certification in neurological physical therapy
  2. Current physical therapy license in Kentucky or eligibility

 

Desired Skills:

  1. Clinical experience as a physical therapist (preferably in an adult neurological setting)
  2. Teaching experience
  3. Ability to conduct scholarly work
  4. Academic leadership experience
  5. Demonstrated multicultural competency and experience interacting effectively with diverse groups of people

The University of Kentucky, College of Health Sciences seeks qualified applicants who value its mission and share its commitment to inclusive excellence, the education of the whole person, and the building of a just society. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff operate in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community in which individuals of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome.

 

Candidates should apply online at https://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/264665 with a curriculum vita, letter of interest, and other specific requests listed on the employment website. Questions should be directed to the search committee chair, Debbie Kelly, PT, DPT, by email [email protected].

   

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.

 

January 22, 2020

Company: University of Kentucky
Location: 900 South Limestone, Lexington, KY, USA
Contact: Debbie Kelly Email: [email protected]
    Website: Click to visit
 
 

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

 

Primary Responsibilities:

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

Preferred Qualifications Include:

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

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Temple University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution.

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

 

January 22, 2020

Company: Temple Unviersity, College of Public Health
Location: 1101 West Montgomery Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Contact: Scott Burns Email: [email protected]
Phone: 215.204.9116 Website: Click to visit
 
 

Full-time Faculty

Title: Assistant / Associate Professor

Rank: Professorial appointment (assistant or associate) on tenure track or non-tenure track

Position Announcement

The College of Health Professions at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) seeks applicants for a full-time faculty position at the UAMS Northwest Campus in Fayetteville, Arkansas. This is an exciting opportunity for a creative, resourceful individual to contribute to an innovative new program that enjoys strong institutional and community support, exceptional facilities and a small class size. This is a 12-month tenure-track position at the assistant or associate professor rank, beginning Summer/Fall 2020. Salary and academic rank are commensurate with qualifications and college promotion and tenure criteria.

Qualifications

Required

  • Doctoral degree, either (i) post-professional or (ii) DPT with advanced clinical specialization
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience as a licensed physical therapist
  • Strong communication, organizational & interpersonal skills; ability to identify & solve problems
  • Contemporary expertise in clinical practice area
  • Experience with designing and conducting independent or collaborative research in area of clinical expertise

Preferred

  • Advanced (non-clinical) Doctorate
  • Physical therapy license, or license eligible, in Arkansas
  • Teaching and expertise in foundational sciences and/or neuromuscular disorders/pediatrics
  • An ongoing scholarly agenda
  • 3 years prior teaching experience in a physical therapy academic program
  • Active involvement in professional activities at the local, state or national level

The Program

  • The UAMS Physical Therapy program admits 24 students per year, utilizing an individualized, holistic admission process that considers both academic and non-academic admission factors.
  • The curriculum emphasizes active learning, including flipping the classroom, focusing on integration and application of material and critical thinking skills. In-class sessions involve problem-based and team-based learning, as well as inter-professional learning experiences.
  • Newly renovated facilities include 14,000 square feet of teaching and research space and two outpatient clinics, a multi-disciplinary clinic and a dedicated out-patient rehabilitation therapy clinic. Faculty and students will have ongoing patient contact in these out-patient clinics as well as an onsite skilled nursing facility, beginning early in the curriculum.
  • Simulations labs using standardized patients and in-house clinics will allow a progressive, ongoing clinical education experience, cumulating with, but not relying solely upon, clinical internships.
  • Onsite research equipment includes 2 Tekscan VersaTek Walkways, 12-camera Opitrack Prime 13 system and 16-channel Delsys Trigno EMG unit, all synchronized with a MotionMonitor data acquisition, analysis and visualization system. Also a BTE Primus, a Neurocom Balance Master with Invision, a Cosmed Quark CPET Metabolic Testing System, an AlterG Anti-gravity Treadmill and a Cadwell Sierra Summit NCV/EMG unit. Collaborative research opportunities exist with other faculty at UAMS Northwest, UAMS Little Rock and the nearby University of Arkansas campus.
  • The Program achieved full Accreditation status in May 2018. Our inaugural class received a 100% NPTE first-time pass rate.

Setting

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) is the only academic health sciences university in the state of Arkansas and the state’s largest public employer with more than 10,000 employees in 73 of Arkansas’ 75 counties. UAMS offers 64 professional and specialist degree programs and certificates through our Colleges of Health Professions, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health and Graduate School. Students attend classes at the UAMS main campus in Little Rock and our regional campus in northwest Arkansas. The College of Health Professions enrolls students at numerous regional campus sites throughout the state.

Located in the heart of Fayetteville, Arkansas, UAMS Northwest was established in 2007 to expand the opportunities to educate health care professionals in the state. UAMS Northwest offers educational opportunities for students in the UAMS Colleges of Health Professions, Medicine, Nursing and Pharmacy. The campus offers state of the art library and clinical simulation facilities. Programs at the campus are designed to promote inter-professional learning and clinical experiences.

Application Process

Evaluation of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please send a curriculum vitae and letter of interest electronically or by mail to:

John Jefferson, PT, PhD, OCS

UAMS Department of Physical Therapy

1125 N. College Ave.

Fayetteville, AR 72703-1908

(479) 713-8601

[email protected]

Dr. Jefferson will be available to meet at CSM in Denver to discuss this opportunity. 

UAMS is an inclusive Equal Opportunity

and Affirmative Action Employer committed to excellence.

 

January 15, 2020

Company: UAMS
Location: Fayetteville, AR USA
Contact: John Jefferson Email: [email protected]
Phone: 479.713.8600 Website: Click to visit
 
 

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

January 13, 2020

Company: Nova Southeastern University-Tampa
Location: 3400 Gulf to Bay Boulevard, Clearwater, FL 33759, USA
Contact: Dr. Lance Cherry Email: [email protected]
Phone: 813.574.5327 Website: Click to visit
 
 

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor- School of Physical Therapy

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

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

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

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

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

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND CREDENTIALS

Education and Experience Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Education and Experience

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

Required knowledge, skills, and abilities

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

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

If you need assistance in the application process because of a disability, or for any other reason, please contact Barbara Jetton, Director of Human Resources, at 479.308.2291 or [email protected].

 

 

January 7, 2020

Company: Arkansas Colleges of Health Education
Location: 7000 Chad Colley Blvd, Fort Smith, AR, 72916
Contact: Teressa Brown, PT, DPT, PhD, OCS Email: [email protected]
Phone: 479.401.6021 Website: Click to visit
 
 

Oregon Institute of Technology (Oregon Tech), in partnership with Oregon Health & Sciences University (OHSU), is inviting visionary candidates to apply for the position of founding Program Director of the developing Doctor of Physical Therapy Program. This position will report to the Dean at the Oregon Tech Klamath Falls location. In consonance with the missions of both institutions, the Program Director will be responsible for the development and implementation of a DPT program of excellence that prepares practitioners for entry level and evidence-based practice who are especially prepared for the diverse physical therapy needs of rural settings. Competitive candidates have expertise in curriculum development, accreditation requirements, and academic administration. The Director will provide academic and operational leadership, plan and manage the DPT program to include curriculum development, facility planning, and comply with the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education’s (CAPTE) standards. The duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Lead the faculty and development team in strategic planning, implementation and further the program's mission in teaching, research, service, and patient care
  • Recruit/retain/mentor qualified faculty, students, and staff
  • Provide leadership to the PT program in scholarly and research efforts
  • Ensure that the program meets the education needs of students and professional development of faculty and staff
  • Plan and manage fiscal resources
  • Support collaborative and inter-professional education and service activities
  • Provide oversight of operations
  • Ensure accreditation within CAPTE Standards

Qualifications

The position is a full-time, 12-month position; Associate or Professor rank or Clinical Associate or Professor rank. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. The program director must demonstrate academic and professional qualifications and relevant experience in higher education requisite for providing effective leadership for the program, program faculty, and students. The ideal candidate will possess:

  • A license in any United States jurisdiction as a PT and is eligible or holds an Oregon PT license
  • An earned academic doctorate
  • The rank of associate professor, professor, clinical associate professor, or clinical professor
  • A minimum of 6 years of full-time higher education experience including 3 years in physical therapist education
  • Excellent communication, leadership and team-building skills
  • Active engagement in professional and/or community service activities
  • Evidence of an established research agenda
  • Knowledge regarding CAPTE accreditation requirements and processes
  • Demonstrated ethical behavior in personal and professional life

Oregon Tech

Oregon Tech offers innovative applied degree programs in: health technologies, engineering, engineering technologies, management, and the arts and sciences. To foster student and graduate success, the university provides an intimate, hands-on learning environment, focusing on application of theory to practice. An enrollment of 5,341 allows for an intimate campus distinguished by small classes and a student-to-faculty ratio of 15:1. This personal approach provides many benefits of a prestigious private education at a public price.

OHSU

As part of its multifaceted public mission, OHSU strives for excellence in education, research and scholarship, clinical practice and community service. Through its dynamic interdisciplinary environment, OHSU stimulates the spirit of inquiry, initiative, and cooperation among students, faculty, and staff and strives to:

  • Educate tomorrow's health professionals, scientists, engineers and managers in top-tier programs
  • Explore new basic, clinical and applied research frontiers in health and biomedical sciences, environmental and biomedical engineering and information sciences, and translate these discoveries into applications in the health and commercial sectors
  • Deliver excellence in health care, emphasizing the creation and implementation of new knowledge and cutting-edge technologies
  • Lead and advocate for programs that improve health for all Oregonians, and extend OHSU's education, research and healthcare missions through community service, partnerships, and outreach

Klamath Falls

Located in the south central region of Oregon and bordering northern California, Klamath Falls sits on the southern shore of the Upper Klamath Lake. Steeped in history, the area offers an array of natural and cultural wonders, 60 miles south of Crater Lake National Park, and 70 miles north of Mt. Shasta. Residents and visitors can enjoy a variety of outdoor recreation such as cross-country skiing, golfing, fishing, hunting, and canoeing. Known for its splendid bird watching, the city has the highest concentration of bald eagles in the Pacific Northwest.

Applications and Nominations

Initial review of applications will begin on January 27, 2020. To apply, please visit https://jobs.oit.edu/postings/3515. For additional information, please contact: Dr. Hui Yun Li, Search Committee Chair at [email protected]

 

December 13, 2019

Company: Oregon Institute of Technology
Location: 3201 Campus Dr, Klamath Falls, OR, USA
Contact: Human Resources Email: [email protected]
Phone: 541.885.1120 Website: Click to visit
 
 

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

 ● Eligibility for licensure as a physical therapist in Pennsylvania

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

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

 

 

December 10, 2019

Company: DeSales University
Location: 2755 Station Avenue, Center Valley, PA, USA
Contact: Kay Malek Email: [email protected]
Phone: 6102821.100.1839 Website: Click to visit
 
 

The Department of Physical Therapy at Missouri State University invites applications for a 9-month, non-tenure track appointment at the Clinical Assistant Professor rank to begin August 10, 2020.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Clinical Doctorate in Physical Therapy
  • Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS) certification through the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties
  • Cyriax-based advanced clinical practice certification
  • Fifteen years of orthopedic clinical and administrative experience in an outpatient, manual therapy setting
  • Previous academic teaching experience
  • Potential for or evidence of innovative, learner-centered pedagogy
  • Interest in participating in scholarly activity and service
  • Ability to teach courses in the physical therapy curriculum
  • The ability or potential to mentor and support our racially, ethnically, and socioeconomically diverse student population

 

To Apply: Only electronic submissions will be accepted through the following link: https://jobs.missouristate.edu/postings/47899

For additional information or informal inquiries, contact Dr. Marcia Himes, Faculty Search Committee Chair at 417-836-8998 or [email protected]. Review of applications will begin Feb 2020 and continue until the position is filled. Employment will require a criminal background check at University expense.

Missouri State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Minority/Female/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity employer and Institution.

 

December 6, 2019

Company: Missouri State University
Location: 901 South National Avenue, Springfield, MO, USA
Contact: Marcia Himes Email: [email protected]
     
 
 

Position overview:

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

Qualifications:

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

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

Essential Roles and Responsibilities:

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

December 1, 2019

Company: AdventHealth University
Location: 671 Winyah Drive, Orlando, FL 32803, USA
Contact: Dr. Jeff Emde Email: [email protected]
Phone: 407.303.9920 Website: Click to visit
 
 

Charleston Southern University (CSU) is seeking applications for the position of Director of Clinical Education (DCE) for the developing Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program in beautiful Charleston, South Carolina. This position is a full-time, 12-month, tenure-track faculty member in the Department of Physical Therapy. Qualified candidates will exemplify Christian principles through evidence-based clinical care while serving their community and profession. The PT Department with join the Physician Assistant program, Kinesiology, Public Health, and Athletic Training in the College of Health Science.

 

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

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

Minimum Qualifications:

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

 

Preferred Qualifications:

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

 

Expressions of interest and all applications will be treated in strict confidence. Application materials should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a brief teaching statement, and contact information of three references. Application materials should be submitted electronically on the Charleston Southern University Human Resources website https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=02e053b3-676a-438b-b5ef-92e6cff5944e&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=336114&source=CC2&lang=en_US

 

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

 

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

             Physical Therapy Program Director

 Email: [email protected]

                         Ph: 843-863-7181

 

November 11, 2019

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

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

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

 

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

 

October 3, 2019

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

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

Required Qualifications:

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

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

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

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

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

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

 

January 24, 2020

Company: University of Lynchburg
Location: 1501 Lakeside Drive, Lynchburg, VA, USA
Contact: Jennifer Rickman Email: [email protected]
Phone: 434.544.8126 Website: Click to visit
 
 

Position Announcement                                                                 March 2019

 
 

 

 

Title: Full-Time Tenure Track Appointment                                                           Campus: Brooklyn

 

Department: Physical Therapy

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Salary: Commensurate with experience.

 

FLSA Classification: Exempt

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

 

Special Instructions to Applicants: Please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references to [email protected] or via hardcopy to:

 

Rebecca States PhD, MA

 Department of Physical Therapy

1 University Plaza - HS 222

Brooklyn, NY 11201

 

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

 

January 22, 2020

Company: Long Island University
Location: 1 University Plaza, Brooklyn, NY, USA 11201
Contact: Michael Masaracchio PT, PhD Email: [email protected]
Phone: 718.488.1682 Website: Click to visit
 
 

Purpose, Scope & Dimension of Job: Faculty facilitate student learning and initiate and participate in efforts to consistently improve the level of student success. As learning facilitators, faculty consistently assess learning outcomes and their own teaching effectiveness (pedagogy). As professionals, faculty adhere to the ethical standards of their profession as outlined, for example, by the NEA and the State of Michigan. Where applicable, faculty maintain licensure and certifications. In addition, faculty have the following key responsibilities which are described more fully below in the Essential Duties/Major Accountabilities section:

  • Professional development
  • Collegial Responsibilities
  • Actively participate in efforts focused on the College's operational
  • Communication
  • Safety

Specific Teaching Assignment:

Faculty member will be responsible for teaching lecture and/or the laboratory portion of courses in the Physical Therapist Assistant program, adhering to the stated course objectives, content and delivery as part of the approved program curriculum.

 

Minimum Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  1. Graduate from a regionally accredited institution for physical therapy or physical therapy assistants
  2. Associate's degree in Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA) with a Bachelor's degree or higher in a health care related field or a Bachelor's degree or higher in Physical Therapy. Educational credentials must be from accredited institutions
  3. Current Michigan licensure as a Physical Therapist (PT) or Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA). This position is in a program that receives funding from the Perkins grant; therefore, incumbents must provide proof of licensure/credential and maintain same as a condition of employment. If not licensed in Michigan, then eligible to obtain licensure as a PT or PTA for Michigan licensure prior to
  4. A minimum of three years of full-time post-licensure clinical practice
  5. Two years of clinical practice experience must include experience as a CCCE or CI in physical therapy, or a minimum of two years of experience in teaching, curriculum development and administration in a PT or PTA program
  6. Evidence of continuing professional
  7. Understanding of and commitment to community college teaching, mission and philosophy.
  1. Innovative, flexible and positive teaching style and understanding the needs of students from diverse
  2. Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general
  3. Mathematical Skills: Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations. Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical
  4. Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule
  5. Technology Skills: Ability to integrate computer applications into
  6. Other Skills and Abilities: Ability to apply knowledge of current research and theory to instructional program; ability to plan and implement lessons based on division and college objectives and the needs and abilities of students to whom assigned. Ability to establish and maintain collegial relationships with students, peers, staff, and administrators; skill in oral and written
  7. Demonstrate excellent human relations

* A foreign degree must be certified, at the candidate's expense, by a professional evaluation service.

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Master's Degree or higher in Physical Therapy or related health care or health educational field from an accredited institution.
  2. At least two years of experience as an Academic Coordinator of Clinical Education (ACCE) or administrator for a PT or PTA program.
  3. Teaching experience at the community college
  4. Familiarity with use of computer-based instruction, distance learning, learning technologies, competency-based instruction and modularized


Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/g2w564rmczccwsnh


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January 22, 2020

Company: Mott Community College
Location: Flint, MI, USA
Contact: Human Resources Email: [email protected]
Phone: 810.232.2561  
 
 

he Physical Therapy Program at Midwestern University, Glendale Arizona invites applications for a full-time, 12-month tenure track Assistant Professor position. Responsibilities include teaching in the areas of physical therapy evaluation and other areas based on the applicant’s expertise. Additional responsibilities include student advising, focused scholarship, and service within the department, university, and the profession. This faculty member will also have responsibilities of patient care within the Physical Therapy Institute. The successful candidate will provide outpatient physical therapy services including examination, evaluation, intervention, and outcome assessment to a diverse patient population; supervise support personnel; mentor students in their integrated clinical experiences and residents.

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

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

Job Requirements:

The preferred candidate will have the following: 

  1. Board certification in orthopedics or sports
  2. At least 3 years of clinical experience in musculoskeletal physical therapy
  3. Eligibility and willingness to secure physical therapy licensure in Arizona
  4. Experience working with physical therapy students and residents
  5. The ability to work effectively as a collaborative team member with faculty, staff, and students from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds
  6. Ph.D. or equivalent post-professional doctorate degree
  7. Commitment to quality, compassionate, and patient-centered care

Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Relocation assistance is available.

Please submit your application packet through MWU's online job board.  

Your online profile should include:

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

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

Dr. Kylie Scott               
Assistant Professor
Search Committee Chairperson
Physical Therapy Program
College of Health Sciences
Midwestern University
19555 N. 59th Avenue
Glendale, AZ 85308
[email protected]
Phone: 623/572-3924
Fax: 623/572-3929

Midwestern University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not discriminate against an employee or applicant based upon race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, or veterans status, in accord with 41 C.F.R. 60-1.4(a), 250.5(a), 300.5(a) and 741.5(a). Midwestern University complies with the Smoke-Free Arizona Act (A.R.S. 36-601.01) and the Smoke Free Illinois Act (410 ILCS 82/).  Midwestern University complies with the Illinois Equal Pay Act of 2003 and Arizona Equal Pay Acts.

 

January 17, 2020

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

Program Director and Associated Professor in the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program

The Department of Rehabilitation and Movement Science and the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program (DPT) at the University of Vermont (UVM) invites applications for a visionary and innovative leader to serve as the next Program Director (PD)  in the CAPTE accredited Doctor of Physical Therapy Program. The DPT PD in cooperation with the Department Chair, is responsible for the overall planning, direction, and management of the DPT program. The candidate will be appointed at the rank of Associate Professor, in either the tenure-track or clinical track, depending upon qualifications and scholarly record.

The PD provides visionary leadership for fostering programmatic excellence and for pursuing strategic opportunities for curriculum innovation. Primary responsibilities of the position include providing effective leadership, including faculty mentoring and evaluation, program development, programmatic fiscal management, program assessment activities, curriculum management, student advising, and admissions activities. In addition, as a member of the faculty, the Program Director is expected to teach in his/her area of expertise, engage in scholarship, and participate in service to the College, University and the community. The PD is a member of the departmental leadership committee.

Minimum Qualifications (Required):

  • An academic doctoral degree (PhD, EdD,  ScD), from an accredited university.
  • A Physical Therapist who is licensed or regulated in any United States jurisdiction.
  • Demonstrated leadership experience in higher education.
  • At least 6 years full time higher education experience, with a minimum of 3 years in a PT educational program.
  • Tenure-track candidates must have a vibrant research program with scholarly track record and evidence of potential for funding.
  • Strong communication and collaborative abilities.

The DPT program is well recognized for its quality, research and innovative teaching and learning opportunities (www.uvm.edu/cnhs/rms/physical_therapy). The DPT program is an integral component of the Department of Rehabilitation and Movement Science in the College of Nursing and Health Sciences within the University. The College priorities focus on promoting excellence in research, teaching and learning, interprofessional education, and practice collaborations within a stimulating Academic Medical Center environment.

The Department of Rehabilitation and Movement Science integrates three complementary applied human science programs with strong interdisciplinary research ties – physical therapy, exercise science, and athletic training. Departmental facilities include the Human Motion Analysis lab which houses multiple force plates, EMG, and three-dimensional biomechanical equipment for static and dynamic human movement research; a physical activity and exercise behavior lab; and a neurophysiology lab.

The University of Vermont combines faculty-student relationships most commonly found in a small liberal arts college with the resources of a major research institution and medical center. The University is home to 10,612 undergraduates, 1,552 graduate students, 466 medical students and 1,685 full- and part-time faculty. Located in Burlington, Vermont (perennially voted one of America’s most exciting small cities), UVM’s setting in a valley on the shores of Lake Champlain, between the Adirondack and the Green Mountain ranges, inspires visitors and residents alike.

Review of applications will begin November 2019 and continue until filled. The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category legally protected by federal or state law. The University encourages applications from all individuals who will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution.

The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and/or service. Applicants are requested to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal.

 

TO APPLY

Applications must include: 1) letter of interest, 2) curriculum vita, 3) personal statement of how the applicant will contribute to “Our Common Ground”, diversity and excellence, 4) contact information for three professional references. Apply at the following link:

https://www.uvmjobs.com (search for the position using the department name "Rehabilitation & Movement Science”)

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE POSITION, PLEASE CONTACT

Susan Kasser, Ph.D; Search Committee Co-Chair

Email: [email protected]

Telephone: (802) 656-7742

 

January 17, 2020

Company: University of Vermont
Location: Burlington, VT, USA
Contact: Susan Kasser Email: [email protected]
Phone: 802.656.7742  
 
 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Emma Luttrell

Manager of Budget and Administrative Services

School of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training

Pacific University

222 SE 8th Ave., Suite 370

Hillsboro, OR 97123

 

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 503-352-7279

Fax: 503-352-7340

 

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

 

January 17, 2020

Company: Pacific University School of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training
Location: 222 SE 8th Ave, Hillsboro, OR 97123, USA
Contact: Emma Luttrell Email: [email protected]
    Website: Click to visit
 
 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Minimum Qualifications:

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

 

Preferred Qualifications:

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

             Physical Therapy Program Director

 Email: [email protected]

                         Ph: 843-863-7181

 

January 16, 2020

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

The Department of Physical Therapy (PT), College of Health Sciences (CHS) is currently accepting applications for a full-time (11-month), tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor. The person in this position will serve in the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program and will have a strong background teaching adult neurological examination and rehabilitation content, related areas in examination and intervention as well as service-learning activities in global and community health.  Research interest in adult neurological care, global health and service learning is desired. 

 

Primary duties of this position include teaching in the relevant content areas, advancing a personal research agenda, building and maintaining strong relationships with internal and external constituents, student and faculty mentorship support and research guidance in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program.  Faculty may also assume an active role in the CHS Rehabilitation Sciences Doctoral Program, a multidisciplinary, multi-institutional Ph.D. program with faculty and students from the disciplines of Athletic Training and Clinical Nutrition, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Speech-Language Pathology.

 

The applicant will have a degree in physical therapy and be licensed, or eligible for licensure, as a PT in Kentucky. A post-professional doctorate, or a DPT with ABPTS certification in neurological physical therapy is required. An applicant with academic leadership experience and a record of excellence in teaching is preferred. Rank, tenure status, and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University of Kentucky and Department of Physical Therapy has a strong commitment to cultural and ethnic diversity within the faculty and student body. Applicants who have experience or interest in this area are asked to highlight this in their application.

 

The University of Kentucky, College of Health Sciences seeks qualified applicants who value its 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 is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff operate in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community in which individuals of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome.

 

Candidates should apply online at http://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/264665 with a curriculum vita, letter of interest and other specific requests listed on the employment website. Questions should be directed to the search committee chair, Debbie Kelly, PT, DPT, College of Health Sciences, Department of Physical Therapy, Wethington Building Room 204, 900 S. Limestone Street, Lexington, KY 40536-0200, or by email, [email protected].

 

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

 

The University of Kentucky is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, African Americans, and all minorities.

 

January 14, 2020

Company: University of Kentucky
Location: Lexington, KY, USA
Contact: Debbie Kelly Email: [email protected]
    Website: Click to visit
 
 

Elon University

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

In Partnership with Cone Health

 

Announces the availability of a full-time

Director of Clinical Education (DCE) position

available on or after May 1, 2020.

 

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

· Creating relationships with external stakeholders to secure clinical rotations

· Executing transparent and equitable processes to place students in clinical rotations

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

· Maintaining contact with clinical instructors

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

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

 

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

 

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

 

The successful candidate will have:

· A terminal degree (post-professional doctorate, or DPT with evidence of other professional qualifications (e.g. ABPTS or other specialty certification, or additional degree))

· A minimum of 3 years of clinical practice

· Eligibility for licensure as a physical therapist in North Carolina

· A minimum of 2 years of experience in clinical education (SCCE, CI, DCE, or ADCE) OR a minimum of 1 year of clinical education experience with an additional 2 years of teaching

· Completion or commitment to completion of the APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor Program Level 1

· Strong communication, organization, interpersonal, problem-solving, and counseling skills

· A commitment to innovation, excellence, and engaged learning

 

Preferred candidates will also have:

· Prior experience as a DCE/ADCE or SCCE

· Managerial and or administrative experience

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

· Completion of the APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor Program Level 2

· Research experience

 

About the Department: Located in the LEED-certified Gerald L. Francis Center, the DPTE occupies approximately 32,000 square feet within Elon’s School of Health Sciences and features state-of-the-art equipment for teaching and research. The department also supports the Health Outreach Program of Elon (H.O.P.E.), a student-managed, on-site pro-bono physical therapy clinic. The DPTE and the School of Health Sciences enjoy a strong collaborative partnership with Cone Health-Alamance Regional Medical Center. Please visit our website at www.elon.edu/dpt for additional information.

 

Elon University is a dynamic private institution known nationally for its commitment to engaged teaching and learning. Elon is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff, and student body and welcomes all applicants. Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

 

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

 

Melissa H. Scales, PT, DPT, PCS

Search Committee Chair, DPTE

Elon University

Elon, NC 27244

[email protected]

 

January 13, 2020

Company: Elon University
Location: Elon, NC, USA
Contact: Melissa Scales Email: [email protected]
Phone: 336.278.6358 Website: Click to visit
 
 

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

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

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

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

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

SALARY and RANK: Competitive, commensurate with experience.

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

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

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

For questions, please contact the search committee chair, Dr. Jeremy Houser, at: [email protected]

 

January 10, 2020

Company: Indiana State University
Location: 200 North 7th Street, Terre Haute, IN, USA
Contact: Jeremy Houser Email: [email protected]
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The Physical Therapy Program at Midwestern University, Glendale, Arizona invites applications for a full-time 12-month tenure track faculty appointment.  Rank is negotiable and dependent upon applicant’s qualifications. Position responsibilities include teaching in the areas of evidence-based practice, health promotion/wellness, biopsychosocial issues and therapeutic exercise. Additional responsibilities will include student advising, focused scholarship, and service within the department, university, and the profession. A startup funding package may be negotiated based on the candidate’s needs and record of scholarly production.

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

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

Job Requirements:

Job requirements include:

  1. Ph.D. or equivalent post-professional doctorate degree
  2. At least five years of clinical experience
  3. Eligibility and willingness to secure physical therapy licensure in Arizona
  4. Experience working with physical therapy students
  5. Ability to work effectively as a collaborative team member with faculty, staff, and students from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds
  6. Teaching experience
  7. Experience carrying out research projects with a record of publications or presentations

Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Relocation assistance is available.

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

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

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

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

Midwestern University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not discriminate against an employee or applicant based upon race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, or veterans status, in accord with 41 C.F.R. 60-1.4(a), 250.5(a), 300.5(a) and 741.5(a). Midwestern University complies with the Smoke-Free Arizona Act (A.R.S. 36-601.01) and the Smoke Free Illinois Act (410 ILCS 82/).  Midwestern University complies with the Illinois Equal Pay Act of 2003 and Arizona Equal Pay Acts.

 

January 8, 2020

Company: Midwestern University
Location: 19555 North 59th Avenue, Glendale, AZ, USA
Contact: Dr. Mia Erickson Email: [email protected]
Phone: 623.572.3926 Website: Click to visit
 
 

Touro College invites applications for a full-time 12 month faculty position in the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at the Bay Shore Campus. The position primarily seeks expertise in orthopedic rehabilitation or neuromuscular rehabilitation; however, teaching loads may also include content in other areas of the applicant’s expertise.

Requirements: Academic Doctorate (Ph.D., Ed.D., D.Sc.,) in Physical Therapy or related area,  Other highly desirable qualifications include three years of teaching experience in the areas of orthopedic or neuromuscular rehabilitation, orthopedic or neurologic ABPTS certification, and a record of scholarship as evidenced by peer-reviewed publications and conference presentations. Applicants must be licensed or eligible for physical therapy licensure in New York. Anticipated start date is February 24 2020.

To apply  go to Touro College's Hiring portal at:https://touro.peopleadmin.com/postings/4968

 

January 7, 2020

Company: Touro College
Location: 1700 Union Boulevard, Bay Shore, NY, USA
Contact: Robert Troiano Email: [email protected]
Phone: 631.665.1600 Website: Click to visit
 
 

Clinical Education Coordinator in the Developing Doctor of Physical Therapy Program (non-tenure, open rank)

Yakima, WA

 

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

 

Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences (PNWU) was founded as a 501(c) (3) non-profit medical institution in 2005 aimed at increasing access to health care in medically underserved areas of the Pacific Northwest.

 

The University currently offers the degree of Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine enrolling a total of 560 medical students with plans to develop other programs and/or colleges. Interprofessional education partnerships with other universities adds another 100 students to the population. The campus includes 300 employees with academic programming spread over a five-state region.

 

PNWU is located in Yakima, WA, a city of approximately 95,000 located in the south central part of the state near the eastern slopes of the Cascade Mountains in a major agricultural and outdoor recreation region. It is approximately 140 miles from Seattle, 170 miles from Portland, and 200 miles from Spokane. The Yakima Valley is a wonderful place to live, work and play. For information about life in Yakima visit www.liveyakimavalley.com

 

General Summary:

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

 

Essential Job Functions:

  • Create relationships with external stakeholders to secure clinical rotations
  • Serve as a liaison between the DPT program and clinical sites; responsible for the clinical site selection and fostering development of clinical instructors at those sites
  • Develop, implement, and evaluate DPT curriculum in collaboration with other DPT core faculty on-campus and across campuses
  • Demonstrate teaching expertise in any combination of established physical therapy education standards of practice
  • Inspire to strive for a clinical program of excellence with strong communication, organization, interpersonal, counseling and problem-solving skills
  • Understands accreditation standards and expectations specific to the department and adheres to policies and procedures to meet or exceed such standards
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Requirements

 

Education:

  • Required:  Earned doctoral degree awarded by an institution that is accredited by a regional accrediting body recognized by the U.S.  Department of Education (USDE)
  • Required:  Licensed or eligible for PT licensure in Washington State and a minimum of 3 years of practice
  • Preferred: A terminal doctoral degree (post-professional doctorate, or DPT) with evidence of other professional qualifications (eg ABPTS or other specialty certification, or additional degree)
  • Preferred: Academic doctorate degree (PhD, EdD, DSc) ABD candidates may be considered

 

Experience:

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

 

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

 

Submit:

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

 

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

 

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

 

January 3, 2020

Company: Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences
Location: 111 University Pkwy STE 202, Yakima, WA 98901
Contact: Rosa Solorzano Email: [email protected]
Phone: 509.249.7722 Website: Click to visit
 
 

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in the Developing Doctor of Physical Therapy Program (non-tenure, open rank)

Yakima, WA

 

The developing Doctor of Physical Therapy program at Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences (PNWU) is seeking applications for full-time faculty positions at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor (i.e., open rank).

 

Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences (PNWU) was founded as a 501(c) (3) non-profit medical institution in 2005 aimed at increasing access to health care in medically underserved areas of the Pacific Northwest.

 

The University currently offers the degree of Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine enrolling a total of 560 medical students with plans to develop other programs and/or colleges. Interprofessional education partnerships with other universities adds another 100 students to the population. The campus includes 300 employees with academic programming spread over a five-state region.

 

The DPT program at PNWU is committed to providing outstanding academic and clinical training and education to prepare practitioners and leaders to provide quality health care with emphasis on serving rural and underserved communities. The vision set forth for the emerging DPT program is to be a recognized academic leader in physical therapy education, research, service, and practice to better meet societal health needs.

 

To meet our vision, we are seeking a diverse group of faculty members who are creative, dynamic, and have the desire to work with a team of people dedicated to growing a DPT program of excellence. Responsibilities will include participating in ongoing curriculum development, implementation, and evaluation; teaching assigned courses; advising and mentoring students; establishing and maintaining a record of research and scholarly productivity; providing community service; and participating in program and university committees as appropriate. Academic rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience.

 

General Summary:

The assistant/associate/full professor will function as a faculty member of the emerging DPT program with initial work primarily in the preparation of the Application for Candidacy and any other documents related to state authorization and accreditation through the Commission on Accreditation for Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) under the direction of the Program Director.

 

Essential Job Functions:

  • Experts in teaching any combination of established physical therapy education standards of practice
  • Actively engaged or interested in research that contributes to PNWU’s emerging research strategic plan and to the transformation of health care practice, especially in those communities that are underserved.
  • Committed to the profession’s vision to transform society by optimizing movement to improve the human experience
  • Experienced or have interest in interprofessional education and simulation as student learning experiences
  • Conducts self appropriately and consistently in accordance with the philosophy and mission of PNWU
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Requirements

 

Education:

  • Required:  Earned doctoral degree awarded by an institution that is accredited by a regional accrediting body recognized by the U.S.  Department of Education (USDE)
  • Required:  Licensed or eligible for PT licensure in Washington State and a minimum of 3 years of practice
  • Preferred: A terminal doctoral degree (post-professional doctorate, or DPT) with evidence of other professional qualifications (eg ABPTS or other specialty certification, or additional degree)
  • Preferred: Academic doctorate degree (PhD, EdD, DSc) ABD candidates may be considered

 

Experience:

  • Record of service to the profession and/or community
  • Demonstrated ability to use new technologies
  • Prior teaching experience in an academic setting preferred
  • Prior research experience preferred
  • Prior experience in working with rural and underserved populations preferred
  • Prior experience in interprofessional education and simulation preferred

 

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

 

To ensure full consideration apply to https://recruiting.paylocity.com/Recruiting/Jobs/Details/213532.

 

Submit:

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

 

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

 

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

 

January 3, 2020

Company: Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences
Location: 111 University Pkwy STE 202, Yakima, WA 98901
Contact: Rosa Solorzano Email: [email protected]
Phone: 509.249.7722 Website: Click to visit
 
 

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

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

Responsibilities: 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 Qualifications: 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

For more information, please contact:

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

[email protected]  / 276-944-6230 

 

 

November 25, 2019

Company: Emory & Henry College's School of Health Sciences
Location: 565 Radio Hill Rd, Marion, VA, USA
Contact: JP Barfield Email: [email protected]
Phone: 276.944.6230  
 
 

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

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

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

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

Salary: Commensurate with experience

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

Campus: Grand Rapids, Health Campus

How to Apply: Apply online at jobs.gvsu.edu and select "Apply now".  Please include a cover letter, Curriculum Vitae and brief statements outlining your scholarship/research experiences and teaching philosophy.  The online application will allow you to attach these documents electronically.  On the application, you will be required to provide names, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses for three professional references.  Applicants selected for interviews will be required to submit official transcripts prior to the interview.  If you need assistance, call Human Resources at 616-331-2215.  For additional information, contact Barb Hoogenboom, Search Chair at [email protected]

Application Deadline: Consideration of applications will begin immediately, and the posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University.  Although the position will remain open until filled, applications submitted by January 1, 2020 will receive priority consideration.  The successful candidate will begin the position August 6, 2020.

 

 

November 14, 2019

Company: Grand Valley State University
Location: 1 Campus Drive
Contact: Bonni Kinne Email: [email protected]
     
 
 

Position Description

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

 

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

 

Position Requirements

Required

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

 

Preferred

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

 

Department of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training

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

 

Saint Louis University

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

 

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

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

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

Diversity

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

 

How to Apply

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

 

November 4, 2019

Company: Saint Louis University
Location: St. Louis, MO, USA
Contact: Gretchen Salsich, PT, PhD Email: [email protected]
Phone: 314.977.8505 Website: Click to visit
 
 

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

Essential Qualifications:

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

Desired Characteristics:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

October 24, 2019

Company: Drexel University
Location: 1601 Cherry Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA
Contact: Margaret Finley, PT, PhD Email: [email protected]
Phone: 267.359.5583 Website: Click to visit
 
 

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

 

ROLE of the POSITION

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

 

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

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

Minimum Qualifications

This position requires:

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

 

Preferred Qualifications

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

 

SALARY RANGE

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

 

APPLICATION DETAILS

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

 

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

 

EEO/AA STATEMENT

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

 

October 10, 2019

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

Division Chief for Doctor of Physical Therapy Program

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

Administrative

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

Research

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

Leadership:

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

The Successful Candidate Should Meet the Following Qualifications:

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

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

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

DUMC Box 2888

Durham, NC 27710

Office- (919)613-6935

[email protected]

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

PO Box 17969

Durham, NC 27715

Office- (919)668-0825

[email protected]

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

 

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

 

June 5, 2019

Company: Duke Doctor of Physical Therapy Div
Location: 2200 West Main Street, Wing B, Suite 230, Durham, NC 27710
Contact: Ben Alman MD Email: [email protected]
Phone: 919.613.6935