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

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

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

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

Essential Tasks and Functions:

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

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

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

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

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

 

 

March 26, 2021

Company: Tufts University
Location: Phoenix, AZ Campus
Contact: Rachael Littlehale Email: rachael.littlehale@tufts.edu
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The Department of Physical Therapy in the School of Education and Health Sciences at North Central College is excited to announce an open-rank search for multiple faculty members eager to assist in the development and implementation of an innovative Doctor of Physical Therapy Program built on a liberal arts foundation. The program will prepare physical therapists who will be able to navigate the complexities of future health care systems with strong skills in movement science, relationship and patient/client-centered care, professionalism, communication, and technology focused on the pursuit of excellence.

Program highlights include:

  • A program mission that focuses on supporting learners on their journey to becoming excellent clinicians, educators, scholars, and leaders dedicated to serving society as movement system experts.
  • A program dedicated to living the values of integrity, excellence, and balance through education, clinical practice, community engagement, leadership, and scholarship.
  • An emphasis on equity diversity and inclusion, evidence-based clinical practice, and relationship-centered care.
  • Opportunities for interdisciplinary pedagogy and research with growing and expanding programs within the School and across the College.
  • Located in a new, contemporary, interdisciplinary building that includes state-of-the-art classrooms, research, and simulation spaces.
  • Utilization of innovative pedagogical ideas integrated with technology to deliver a curriculum built on a liberal arts and movement science foundation.
  • All positions are 12-month positions with eligibility for competitive salaries, benefits, sabbatical, professional semester, and professional development and scholarship support. Faculty rank is commensurate with experience and credentials.

We are currently seeking dynamic, innovative, individuals with expertise in any aspect of physical therapy education or practice. Individuals who enjoy working collaboratively with others, enjoy working closely with students, and have an interest in being innovative in physical therapy education are encouraged to apply. Start date is negotiable between July 2021-June 2022.

The successful applicant is required to have an earned clinical (DPT) or academic doctorate (PhD, EdD, DHSc, etc.) from an accredited institution (academic doctorate preferred); be a licensed physical therapist in the state of Illinois or be eligible for and have intent to obtain physical therapist licensure in Illinois; be able to function well within a collegial and collaborative environment, role modeling the mission, vision, values, and commitment of the North Central College Doctor of Physical Therapy Program; and have evidence of contemporary expertise in one or more content areas taught within physical therapy curriculum. It is preferred the successful candidate demonstrate evidence of an ongoing or developing record of scholarship or the potential to develop a scholarly agenda consistent with the mission of the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program. Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring of students and ongoing scholarship.


Founded in 1861, North Central College is a nationally recognized institution of about 3000 students, located in Naperville, IL, a thriving suburb just west of Chicago. North Central College is within walking distance of the Naperville Metra station and is next to downtown Naperville. The College is expanding its clinical professional programs. A new academic building completed in January 2021 houses state-of-the-art simulation, classroom, interprofessional education, and research spaces designed for the health sciences. The Naperville area is home to many excellent school districts and Naperville, IL has been ranked as one of the best places to live by Money magazine. For more information, please visit: http://www.noctrl.edu. North Central College is an EEO Employer.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, unofficial graduate transcripts and contact information for three professional references in an electronic format to https://northcentralcollege.peopleadmin.com/postings/8079.

For further information, potential applicants are encouraged to contact Sara Scholtes, PT, DPT, PhD, Chair, Department of Physical Therapy, at sscholtes@noctrl.edu.

North Central College values diversity and is committed to social justice, equity and inclusiveness. Experience working with diverse student populations and communities will be weighed in the candidate’s favor.

Review of applications will begin April 1, 2021. Applicants who would enrich the diversity of the campus community are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

March 12, 2021

Company: North Central College
Location: 30 North Brainard Street, Naperville, IL, USA
Contact: Sara A Scholtes Email: sscholtes@noctrl.edu
Phone: 630.637.5835 Website: Click to visit
 
 

The Program Director – Doctorate in Physical Therapy (DPT) is a dynamic leader in physical therapy studies.  The candidate will join the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PMR) as an associate or full professor faculty member in the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine -. The primary responsibility of this position will be to develop and lead the PMR department’s hybrid education Doctor of Physical Therapy program. 

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

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

QUALIFICATIONS

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

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

March 9, 2021

Company: Johns Hopkins Medicine
Location: 600 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD, USA
Contact: Susan Bitto Email: sbitto2@jhmi.edu
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The Department of Physical Therapy at Wingate University invites applications for an annually renewable 12-month, continuing contract (similar to tenure) appointment at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor (rank determined by preparation and academic experience) to lead the Anatomy component of our entry-level curriculum. The ideal candidate will have a North Carolina license, or eligible, to practice physical therapy and has an earned terminal academic degree (PhD, EdD, DHS) in the field of physical therapy or related science, with experience teaching anatomy and cadaver dissection. Responsibilities include teaching the anatomy component of the curriculum, maintaining the anatomy lab and adhering to all requirements and policies regarding same, teaching and team teaching in the entry-level doctor of physical therapy program, student advising, scholarship and service to the Department, University and surrounding communities. 

 

The mission of the Department of Physical Therapy at Wingate University is to provide an innovative, scholarly, learner-centered environment to cultivate exceptional, mindful, and impactful physical therapists who are leaders in, and committed to, interprofessional collaboration, global community engagement and professional formation. The Department is in an exciting time of collaborative curricular revision and increased community engagement. The innovative learner-centered DPT program at Wingate University has excellent student outcomes and strives to develop every student to their fullest potential. 

 

The Department of Physical Therapy is housed in a newly-renovated state of the art space in the center of campus with easy access to the student center, library, athletic facilities and student services. Facilities include newly renovated classrooms, private faculty offices, instructional laboratories, student lounge and study centers, research labs and a 10-cadaver dissection lab. More program information can be found at www.dpt.wingate.edu.

 

Qualifications: The preferred candidate will have an earned terminal academic doctoral degree from a USDE-recognized regionally accredited university. All candidates must be eligible for physical therapy licensure in North Carolina, be a member of the American Physical Therapy Association, and demonstrate contemporary clinical expertise in teaching required areas of the curriculum. Prior history of scholarship is preferred.

 

Applications: The faculty appointment is approved to begin January 1,2021 with the application review process to begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please email letter of interest and CV to:

Karen Friel, PT DHS                                                                                                                  Ashley Jackson

Director, Doctor of Physical Therapy program                                                                      HR Generalist

k.friel@wingate.edu                                                                                                                  as.jackson@wingate.edu

 

February 16, 2021

Company: Wingate University
Location: Wingate University, 220 North Camden Road, Wingate, NC, USA
Contact: Karen Friel PT DHS Email: k.friel@wingate.edu
Phone: 704.233.8344 Website: Click to visit
 
 

The faculty at the Trine University Doctor of Physical Therapy program are seeking a teacher/scholar to join our team. We are energetic, innovative, and dedicated to the success of our students and our profession.

Program Highlights

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

The Successful Candidate will Have:

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

Salary: Competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.

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

 

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

 

February 4, 2021

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

Physical Therapy Director of Clinical Education

The School of Health Sciences at Emory & Henry College is seeking candidates for a Director of Clinical Education (DCE) position at the rank of Clinical Assistant or Clinical Associate Professor (non-tenure-track position) for its CAPTE accredited Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program. This is a full-time, 12-month, clinical (non-tenure-track) appointment with apreferred start date between May 1 and July 1, 2021.


The DCE will be responsible for directing and managing all aspects of the DPT clinical education program. This position will also have the following responsibilities: didactic teaching and advising responsibilities in the DPT program, conducting research activities consistent with accreditation expectations, and mentoring student research and/or service-learning and interprofessional collaboration projects.

THE DEPARTMENT:

The Department of Physical Therapy is housed in the School of Health Sciences, which also includes programs in 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 inter-professional 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. Additional information about the Physical Therapy Department can be found at https://www.ehc.edu/academics/physical-therapy/.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Serve as the liaison between the academic program and the clinical education site that facilitates quality learning experiences for students. .
  • Secure clinical learning environments that demonstrate sound patient management, ethical and professional behavior, and contemporary physical therapy practice.
  • Assign students to clinical education experiences that are appropriate for their learning needs.
  • Engage core faculty in discussions about clinical education planning, implementation, and assessment.
  • Communicate information about clinical education with core faculty, clinical education sites, clinical education faculty (CCCEs and CIs), and students.
  • Complete assessments and documentation for all aspects of the clinical education program.
  • Perform academic responsibilities consistent with CAPTE and institutional policy

QUALIFICATIONS:

· Earned doctorate degree (DPT or academic doctorate) from a regionally accredited college or university; preference will be given to individuals with an academic doctorate, American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties certification, experience as a DCE or SCCE, and/or completion of the American Physical Therapy Association's (APTA) Credentialed Clinical Instructor Program;

· A minimum of 3 years of experience in physical therapy clinical practice;

· A minimum of 2 years in clinical education (e.g. DCE, SCCE, CI) or 2 years of experience in teaching, curriculum development and administration in a DPT program;

· Licensed or eligible for PT licensure in the Commonwealth of Virginia;

APPLICATION:

Emory & Henry College is being assisted by the partners of Hyatt-Fennell. Application materials should be submitted to ehc@Hyatt-Fennell.com, please specify the search in the subject line. Applications include a letter of interest, a current curriculum vitae and contact information for three professional references. All applications and nominations will be considered highly confidential. Applications will be reviewed as they are received and continue until the position is filled.

Cheryl Hyatt

ehc@hyatt-fennell.com
www.HYATT-FENNELL.com
724-242-0476

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

 

January 18, 2021

Company: Physical Therapy Dept-Emory & Henry College
Location: Marion, VA, USA
Contact: Cheryl Hyatt Email: ehc@hyatt-fennell.com
Phone: 724.242.0476  
 
 

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

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

 

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


Qualities of successful candidates will have:

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

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

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

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

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

 

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

 

April 8, 2021

Company: University of North Florida
Location: University of North Florida, 1 UNF Drive, Jacksonville, FL, 32224 USA
Contact: Molly Molis Email: molly.molis@unf.edu
Phone: 904.620.2248 Website: Click to visit
 
 

Job Summary:

Samuel Merritt University is adding a new full time faculty member to the dynamic, collaborative faculty of our Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program. Samuel Merritt University, a health sciences-focused university, has a long history of educating ethical, caring, compassionate, highly skilled health professionals in physical therapy, as well as undergraduate nursing, and graduate programs in Family Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Anesthesia, Doctor of Nursing Practice, Doctor of Occupational Therapy, Physician Assistant, and Podiatric Medicine. 

Our students, faculty and staff are dedicated to serving our diverse communities and transforming their experiences of health and health care. Our University is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion, as clearly defined in our Strategic Vision for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion. The main Oakland campus, where the DPT program is located, is in the east side of the beautiful and diverse San Francisco Bay area and houses the state-of-the-art Movement Analysis Research Center (MARC) and a robust, accredited Health Science Simulation Center (HSSC). 

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

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

Qualifications: 

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

Contemporary practice expertise and teaching experience in one or more of the following areas is preferred: cardiopulmonary patient client management, acute or complex-care practice environments, exercise physiology and pathophysiology. Other areas of contemporary expertise may be considered.

Timeline: 

Application reviews will begin immediately and continue until we fill the position. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Rank is commensurate with experience and credentials.To be considered for this position, all applications and materials must be submitted through the employment portal link included in our university website faculty jobs posting at: https://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs.

For additional information please contact:
Stephanie Greenspan, PT, DPT, OCS, NCS
Search Committee Chair
Department of Physical Therapy
450 30th StreetOakland, CA 94609

sgreenspan@samuelmerritt.edu

(510) 879-9200 x7346

 

April 8, 2021

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

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

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

Our beautiful platinum LEED-certified campus facilities and broad clinical and community-based opportunities offer an ideal supportive environment for students, faculty, staff and partners to create and enjoy innovative learning, meaningful service, and vibrant research pursuits – in purpose for health.

 

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

 

April 7, 2021

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

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

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

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

How We Stand Out: 

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

Stony Brook Campus Description:

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

Southampton Campus Description:

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

Qualifications

Required Qualifications: 

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

Preferred Qualifications:

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

Application Instructions:

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

Anticipated Start Date: Summer 2021.

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

 

 

April 6, 2021

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

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

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

The successful candidate's responsibilities include:

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

Our Ideal Candidate’s Education and Experience:

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

Application:

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

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

 

April 6, 2021

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

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

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

The successful candidate's responsibilities include:

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

Our Ideal Candidate’s Education and Experience:

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

Application:

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

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

 

April 6, 2021

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

APTA Job Opening: Senior Specialist, Accreditation PT Programs

Application Window: April 1 – May 14, 2021

 

Position Summary

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

PRINCIPAL FUNCTIONS

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

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS (include but not limited to):

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

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

 

April 6, 2021

Company: American Physical Therapy Association
Location: 3030 Potomac Avenue, Alexandria, VA, USA
Contact: LISA L GARGANO Email: lisagargano@apta.org
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The Department of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences (PTRS) at Drexel University invites applications for multiple tenure track faculty positions at the rank of assistant, associate, or full professor. Successful candidates will be outstanding research scientists focused on developing and maintaining strong research enterprises supported through extramural funding including federal sources. Protected time is given for research and scholarship. Start-up packages are provided to help individuals achieve their goals. Research focus areas with strong funding opportunities that address major societal health problems are of interest (e.g., neuroscience, aging, pediatrics, autism, health services and health policy research, population health, health care disparities, pain, cancer, osteoarthritis, diabetes, regenerative rehabilitation).

Essential Qualifications:

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

Desired Characteristics:

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

The mission of the Department is to advance the profession of physical therapy and rehabilitation sciences by providing exemplary education, research, service, and clinical practice. The Department has 15 core faculty in addition to the positions advertised. We offer a professional DPT program and a PhD program in Health and Rehabilitation Sciences. We also have post-professional residency programs in Orthopaedic PT and Pediatric PT and operate a faculty physical therapy practice at two sites. In mid-2022, the College will move to the Drexel Academic Tower—a new state-of-the-art building on Drexel’s main campus, where we will be co-located with the College of Medicine. The Department and College are committed to growing our research impact and investing in this aim. Several initiatives and small grant mechanisms exist to support faculty research and career development. This is an exciting time to join the Department and Drexel.

The PTRS Department has modern research lab space containing a large range of high-quality instrumentation like other leading rehabilitation research centers. Our move to the Drexel Academic Tower will expand our research capabilities. Ample PhD/post-doctoral fellow office space, shared data management labs, research conference rooms, research record filing rooms, and consent rooms are available. A full-time engineer supports Department researchers with equipment support, fabrication, and lab compliance. Basic science lab space is also feasible. Opportunities for collaboration exist within the College of Nursing and Health Professions and with researchers in the College of Medicine, College of Engineering, School of Biomedical Engineering, and School of Public Health. Additional opportunities for collaboration and mentorship are offered in through the many Universities, health care centers, and community partnerships in Philadelphia, America’s 6th largest city, and its suburbs.

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

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

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

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

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

 

April 6, 2021

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

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

Essential Qualifications:

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

Desired Characteristics:

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

The mission of the Department of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences is to advance the profession of physical therapy and rehabilitation sciences by providing exemplary education, research, service, and clinical practice. The Department has 15 core faculty including the ADCE and currently has an ongoing search for tenure track faculty. We also have four active emeritus faculty, more than 50 adjunct faculty, instructors, and lab assistants, and a well-established cadre of strong clinical instructors at sites across the United States. In addition to the DPT, we offer a PhD program in Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, residency programs in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy and Pediatric Physical Therapy and operate a faculty practice at two sites. We are scheduled to move into a new state-of-the-art academic building, the Drexel Academic Tower, on Drexel’s main University City campus in mid-2022. In addition to benefiting from Drexel’s many resources, we will be located close to the University City Sciences Center, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, the University of Pennsylvania, Children’s Hospital of Pennsylvania, and 30th Street Station.

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

April 6, 2021

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

Job Description

Charleston Southern University (CSU) invites applications for three full-time faculty positions in our developing Doctor of Physical Therapy in Charleston, SC. These 12-month academic appointments are available at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor, with tenure or non-tenure track appointment, determined by the candidates training. The department will consider all specialty areas, but preference will be given to those applicants with expertise in musculoskeletal, neuromuscular, and acute care.

 

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until all positions are filled.  Anticipated appointment date: On or before August 1, 2021.

 

Teaching will be the primary responsibility of the successful candidates. Remaining effort will be divided across scholarship and service. Opportunities for clinical practice exist if desired. Qualified candidates 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.

 

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

 

Required Qualifications

  • Well-defined, scholarly agenda in area of expertise.

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Academic doctoral degree (PhD, EdD, DSc, etc) from an USDE accredited institution.
  • Clinical Specialists Certification by the ABPTS.
  • Record of active involvement in the APTA.
  • Record of teaching in professional physical therapy education.

 

How to Apply

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

 

Application materials should include:

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

 

For more information related to this position, please contact Dr. Jacob Thorp, DPT Program Director, at jthorp@csuniv.edu or 843-863-7181.

 

April 5, 2021

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

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

 

Requirements:

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

About the Program:

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

 

How to Apply:

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

Contact information:

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

 

Ed Mahoney, PT, DPT

Program Director & Associate Professor of Physical Therapy

emahon@lsuhsc.edu

 

April 1, 2021

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

Lebanon Valley College

Position Opening: Assistant/Associate Professor of Physical Therapy  

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

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

 

March 31, 2021

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

Binghamton University, a Carnegie Classification R1 institution and one of the nation's top 40 public universities for the 20th consecutive year, is preparing to launch a Physical Therapy clinical doctoral program and invites applications for multiple tenure track and non-tenure track full time faculty positions.  The Decker College of Nursing and Health Sciences has a long commitment to serving the needs of the local community with a focus on rural and at-risk populations.  The Physical Therapy program is seeking Candidacy status with CAPTE with a targeted start date of June 2023. Specific start dates for successful candidates are negotiable.  Applications will be accepted until all positions are filled, but preference is placed on candidates whose applications are complete by April 30, 2021..

Binghamton merges rigorous academics, distinguished faculty and state-of-the-art facilities to engage and challenge its 18,000 students. The high-achieving Binghamton student body represents a great diversity of life experiences, from first-generation college-goers to international students. Beyond their talent, these classmates share a desire to shape the future through technology, insight, intellectual exploration and community service.

 

Application Instructions:

Interested candidates should submit cover letter, curriculum vitae, and names and contact information of three professional references to Binghamton University Interview Exchange. Candidates are invited to apply to either or both tenure and non-tenure track searches. The Decker College of Nursing and Health Sciences is committed to the goal of building a diverse and inclusive teaching and working environment.


Job Description:

Responsibilities include participating in ongoing curriculum development, implementation, and assessment; teaching assigned courses; advising and mentoring students; research and scholarly activity and productivity; providing community service; and participating in program and university committees as appropriate.

Faculty rank, tenure-track or non-tenure track options, and salary are dependent upon the successful candidate's experience and qualifications.  Tenure-track/tenured faculty may qualify for designation as a Binghamton University Faculty Fellow.


Qualifications:

Ideal candidates possess a terminal academic degree (PhD, EdD, DSc). Candidates who are ABD or with DPT and advanced certification (including ABPTS) will also be considered.

Ideal candidates possess a physical therapy license and eligibility for licensure in New York state (required for candidates teaching in clinical practice areas).

Candidates must demonstrate contemporary expertise in any one or more of the following content areas:

  • Foundational: Gross anatomy, neuroscience, healthcare practice management, and evidenced-based practice
  • Clinical practice: orthopedic, neurologic, pediatric, geriatric, and cardiopulmonary rehabilitation

Candidates should demonstrate the potential for or evidence of a developing or established scholarly research agenda.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Teaching experience, especially in an accredited physical therapy program.
  • Experience with the use of simulation as an instructional strategy across all content areas.
  • Experience or interest in outcomes assessment.

Additional Information:

The State University of New York is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  It is the policy of Binghamton University to provide for and promote equal opportunity employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, religion, disability, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, veteran or military service member status, marital status, domestic violence victim status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, or arrest and/or criminal conviction record unless based upon a bona fide occupational qualification or other exception. 

As required by title IX and its implementing regulations, Binghamton University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the educational programs and activities which it operates.  This requirement extends to employment and admission.  Inquiries about sex discrimination may be directed to the University Title IX Coordinator or directly to the Office of Civil Rights (OCR).  Contact information for the Title IX Coordinator and OCR, as well as the University's complete Non-Discrimination Notice may be found here.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation.  If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.

Binghamton University is a tobacco-free campus effective August 1, 2017.



 

 

 

 

March 30, 2021

Company: Binghamton University
Location: 48 Corliss Avenue, Johnson City, NY, USA
Contact: Michael Buck Email: mbuck@binghamton.edu
Phone: 607.426.0439 Website: Click to visit
 
 

Academic Dean of the School of Physical Therapy (SoPT) CA037PO

 

The University of the Incarnate Word (San Antonio, Texas) seeks qualified candidates for the Academic Dean of the School of Physical Therapy (SoPT). The Dean will be chief academic administrator of the School, report directly to the Associate Provost for Health Professions, and be a member of the Provost’s Council and of the Health Professions Deans’ Council. As a member of the Provost’s Council, the Dean will contribute to strategic operations and resources decisions that promote the welfare and success of the entire UIW system.

 

As the chief academic administrator of the SoPT, the Dean will be responsible for the long-term strategic planning and ethical management of the school’s academic, fiscal, physical, and human resources. The Dean will promote academic excellence and innovation, scholarly activity, service, and faculty/staff professional growth and development, create and support strategic academic partnerships and collaborations with academic, and community institutions, and provide effective leadership in implementing the vision, mission, and strategic plan of the School and the University of the Incarnate Word. The Dean will cooperate with the Associate Provost for Health Professions in the determination of all policies and procedures related to the faculty of the School.

 

The Dean will provide leadership for the School, ensuring its growth and the academic excellence, scholarly activity, and community engagement consistent with the strategic initiatives of UIW. The SoPT currently houses an entry-level DPT program with a class size of 50 to be increased to 65 in 2022, and a community clinic offering physical therapy services to under- or uninsured individuals. The entry-level DPT program received its initial accreditation from the Commission of Accreditation for Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) in 2015, and a full 10-year reaccreditation in May 2020. The School is currently developing residency programs in sports, pediatric and neurologic physical therapy, has hired a program director for post-graduate education, and is in queue for offering a Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD) program in the Fall 2023.

 

University of the Incarnate Word is a Catholic institution that welcomes to its community persons of diverse backgrounds, in the belief that their respectful interaction advances the discovery of truth, mutual understanding, self-realization, and the common good.

 

REQUIREMENTS

Earned academic (PhD, EdD, DSc) doctoral degree, and graduate of a CAPTE accredited physical therapy program. The successful candidate will have significant teaching experience and a minimum of five (5) years of academic leadership in healthcare education, experience with CAPTE accreditation, and a proven record of both leadership and management of faculty. Licensed to practice physical therapy or eligible for licensure in the state of TX. Member of the American Physical Therapy Association.

 

Application link: https://jobs.uiw.edu/postings/16147, Job Posting CA037PO

UIW is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in employment, without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship status, national origin, age, marital status, disability, genetic information, gender identity or expression, veteran status, pregnancy, and religion.

 

UIW Offers Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance. 13 Paid Holidays, Vacation, & Sick Leave. Employer-Paid Life/AD&D Insurance & Long-Term Disability Insurance. Defined Contribution Retirement Plan (403B). UIW Tuition Waiver, Tuition Exchange Program. Employee Assistance Program, Free Membership to Wellness Center, and more!

 

March 30, 2021

Company: University of the Incarnate Word
Location: San Antonio, TX, USA
Contact: Human Resources Email: uiwhr@uiwtx.edu
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Graceland University seeks a program director/faculty member for our new Doctor of Physical Therapy program delivered in an accelerated hybrid education format.

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

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

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

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

 

March 29, 2021

Company: Graceland University
Location: 1401 W. Truman Road, Independence, MO, USA
Contact: Jill Rhea Email: jrhea1@graceland.edu
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Hawai’i Pacific University (HPU) is a private, non-profit institution of approximately 3,500 undergraduate and 800 graduate students. Founded in 1965, it is Hawaii’s largest private university with its core campus in the heart of Honolulu’s business district.

HPU's developing DPT program is seeking candidates for a full-time core faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor to lead, co-lead, or support the following courses

  • Management of Complex Patients
  • Cardiopulmonary Practice
  • Human Physiology
  • Pharmacology
  • Aging Adult
  • Primary Care Physical Therapy

The deadline to apply is April 4, 2021 at 7 am HST. The approximate start date for this position is April 1, 2022 in advance of the expected July 2022 launch of the DPT program.

This accelerated two-year DPT program is a blend of online and on-campus activities which allows the faculty member to live remote to the HPU campus. However, DPT faculty members must be able to travel and stay in Honolulu for designated time periods each academic term.

The successful candidate should possess excellent communication skills and strong computer skills to meet the needs of our online didactic instructional format. We desire a team-oriented colleague who is willing and able to collaborate and share instructional methods and student-learning activities. We are eager to identify candidates who show a genuine appreciation of evidence-based teaching, integration of technology within the classroom, and building a student-centered community within the online classroom. 

Additionally, the successful candidate will understand higher education and contemporary clinical practice appropriate for leadership and instructions in physical therapy education; knowledge of legislative, regulatory, legal, and practice issues affecting didactic and clinical education, students, and the profession of physical therapy. The candidate should be licensed or eligible for licensure as a physical therapist in Hawaii or the state of residence.

We seek a collegial individual who either has a terminal academic doctorate in a discipline appropriate for teaching responsibilities (Ph.D., Ed.D, D.Sc., etc.) or a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree (or tDPT), with specialist certification.

In addition to instructional, service, and scholarly activity, they will participate in commencement, convocations and other university-wide events, and department and collegiate meetings in the week before the start of academic terms.  Faculty presence and engagement is expected during academic terms that faculty have teaching responsibilities.

This is a full-time, 12-month (36-credit) exempt faculty position with up to 30 credits of teaching over the calendar year with instructional terms in spring, summer, and fall.  Salary and rank commensurate with qualifications. Regular travel to the state of Hawaii is required.

For a detailed job description and to apply: https://www.hpu.edu/hpu-careers/job-listings.html

Hawai’i Pacific University is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable environment in which faculty and staff can excel irrespective of ethnicity, gender, faith, age, color, disability or genetic information. Hawai’i Pacific University encourages applications from veterans and individuals with disabilities. A pre-employment background investigation is performed on candidates selected for employment.

 

March 26, 2021

Company: Hawai`i Pacific University
Location: 500 Ala Moana Blvd, Honolulu, HI, USA
Contact: Tricia A Catalino Email: tcatalino@hpu.edu
Phone: 773.450.6795 Website: Click to visit
 
 

 

The Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program at The University of Findlay invites applications for a 12-month tenure-track position. The start date for this position is August 1, 2021.

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

 

March 25, 2021

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

Binghamton University, one of the nation's top 40 public universities for the 20th consecutive year, is preparing to launch clinical doctoral academic programs in Occupational & Physical Therapy.  As the next important step in establishing a strong foundation for this School of Rehabilitation Sciences, the Decker College of Nursing and Health Sciences is launching a search for a leading research-scholar to join our faculty with the primary responsibility of guiding the growth of the Motion Analysis Research Lab (MARL).  Binghamton University is a Carnegie Classification R1 institution that offers students a broad, interdisciplinary education with an international perspective and one of the most vibrant research programs in the nation. The Decker College of Nursing and Health Sciences has a long commitment to serving the needs of the local community with a focus on rural and at-risk populations seeking to improve their daily lives.

About Binghamton University:

Binghamton University is a world-class institution that unites more than 130 broadly interdisciplinary educational programs with some of the most vibrant research in the nation. Our unique character - shaped by outstanding academics, facilities and community life - promotes extraordinary student success.

Binghamton merges rigorous academics, distinguished faculty and state-of-the-art facilities to engage and challenge its 18,000 students. The high-achieving Binghamton student body also represents a great diversity of life experiences, from first-generation college-goers to international students. Beyond their talent, these classmates share a desire to shape the future through technology, insight, intellectual exploration and community service.

The ideal candidate will have a PhD degree and significant experience in biomechanics and motion analysis research as demonstrated by a history of peer reviewed publication and successful external grant funding.  Experience teaching in an occupational therapy or physical therapy education program is preferred.   Other responsibilities include teaching in areas consistent with content areas of expertise and service at all levels of the University and within the profession. Candidates must be committed to student-centered education as well as working as an integral member of the faculty and staff in the School, College and University.

The Motion Analysis Research Lab (MARL) will provide the space and technology for the investigation of research questions related to human gait, balance, biomechanics of upper and lower body, reaching, wrist/hand function, and the effect of the application of interventions and assistive devices on clinical practice. The MARL will be high-tech facility that creates opportunities for immersive and dynamic learning experiences for students in the occupational therapy and physical therapy programs as well as students in programs such as engineering and bioengineering. The MARL will allow students and faculty to work side-by-side on major research initiatives and clinical trials aimed at finding solutions to movement challenges that impact people's lives.

Binghamton University offers competitive salaries and benefits; start-up packages are available. Salary, rank, and tenure status are dependent upon experience and qualifications.


Requirements:

  • Earned research doctorate in movement sciences, biomechanics, occupational/physical therapy or a closely related discipline from an accredited university (post-doctoral training preferred)
  • Academic rank commensurate with experience; senior, tenured faculty preferred
  • Scholarly publications and external funding history (active federal funding research program preferred)
  • Licensure or eligibility for licensure in occupational or physical therapy preferred but not required

Additional Information:

The State University of New York is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  It is the policy of Binghamton University to provide for and promote equal opportunity employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, religion, disability, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, veteran or military service member status, marital status, domestic violence victim status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, or arrest and/or criminal conviction record unless based upon a bona fide occupational qualification or other exception. 

As required by title IX and its implementing regulations, Binghamton University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the educational programs and activities which it operates.  This requirement extends to employment and admission.  Inquiries about sex discrimination may be directed to the University Title IX Coordinator or directly to the Office of Civil Rights (OCR).  Contact information for the Title IX Coordinator and OCR, as well as the University's complete Non-Discrimination Notice may be found here.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation.  If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.

Binghamton University is a tobacco-free campus effective August 1, 2017.


Application Instructions:

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and current curriculum vitae that includes contact information (phone number and email) and names and contact information for three references. Written letters will be requested at a later time. Applicants will be notified prior to contacting references. Please apply through Interview Exchange at https://binghamton.interviewexchange.com. Applications received by May 1st, 2021 will be given first consideration, but the review process will continue until the position is filled. For additional information, please contact Kristen Mooney at kmooney@binghamton.edu.

 

March 25, 2021

Company: Binghamton University
Location: 48 Corliss Avenue, Johnson City, NY, USA
Contact: Kristen Mooney DPT, NCS Email: Kmooney@binghamton.edu
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Summary of Position:
Full-time tenure track position in the Department of Physical Therapy with expectations of teaching in the entry-level DPT program, scholarship, and service. Qualified candidates may also provide support with teaching and research in the PhD in Health Sciences program. Candidates are expected to collaborate, take initiative, and demonstrate expertise contributing to a team-taught and integrated curriculum.

Plans, organizes, teaches, and provides feedback to promote and direct student success. Responds to students in a timely manner. Communicates with students, departments and university officials via university provided tools and resources.

Youngstown State University—a master’s granting university—emphasizes a creative, integrated approach to education, scholarship, and service. The University places students at its center; leads in the discovery, dissemination, and application of knowledge; advances civic, scientific, and technological development; and fosters collaboration to enrich the region and the world.

The University: Creates diverse educational experiences that develop ethical, intellectually curious students who are invested in their communities; Provides access to a broad range of undergraduate programs; Offers graduate programs in selected areas of excellence, including those that meet the needs of the region; Supports economic development through applied learning and research; Integrates teaching and learning, scholarship, and civic engagement; Fosters understanding of diversity, sustainability, and global perspectives; and Advances the intellectual and cultural life of the city, region, and world.

Minimum Qualifications
At least a Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree or other equivalent educational background with American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS) approved specialization or another professionally recognized certification. At least three years of clinical experience. Eligible for Ohio Physical Therapy Licensure.

 

Preferred Qualifications
An academic doctoral degree (Ph.D, Ed.D, DSc.) with a content emphasis in neuroscience and/or rehabilitation. Experience in research or planned research agenda, scientific writing including publications or grant writing. Experience teaching in a DPT program. Interest in actively promoting diversity and inclusion within the department and university. Professional membership with the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), specialty sections, or other health professional organizations.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Please apply online at https://jobs.ysu.edu/postings/6749

Please upload all college transcripts as one PDF document.

At time of hire, all candidates must provide an official transcript. Official transcripts must be provided in an unopened, sealed envelope that bears the embossed or raised college seal, date and Registrar’s signature.

Proof of current Physical Therapy licensure (Current Ohio license not required at time of application) should be uploaded as “other document 1.”

Letters of reference will automatically be requested confidentially by the People Admin System.

Youngstown State University is an EOE.

 

March 24, 2021

Company: Youngstown State University
Location: University Plaza, Youngstown, OH, USA
Contact: Brandi M. Osborn Email: bosborn@ysu.edu
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A.T. Still University, Arizona School of Health Sciences (ATSU-ASHS) located on the Mesa, Arizona campus invites applications for a faculty position with the main responsibility as Academic Coordinator of Clinical Education (ACCE) in the residential Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program.  The ideal candidate will have experience as a clinical instructor and/or Site Coordinator of Clinical Education (SCCE), or clinical education coordinator experience as part of a physical therapy education program. The ACCE will work with the Director of Clinical Education (DCE), the Clinical Education Administrative Assistant, and the core faculty to ensure a high quality clinical education program for our residential Doctor of Physical Therapy program. Other responsibilities include teaching, scholarship, academic and research advising, and service to the institution, community, and profession. Candidates must interact collegially with current faculty members and demonstrate willingness to work collaboratively with all A.T. Still University employees. Additionally, they must be able to interact well with entry-level DPT students. Rank and salary are commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Qualifications: 

Preferred: 

  • Teaching experience in a doctoral physical therapy program
  • Earned terminal doctoral degree
  • Demonstrated scholarship productivity
  • Actively involved in the physical therapy profession 
  • Interest in teaching and mentoring in one of our ABPTRFE accredited residency programs

Required:

  • Doctoral degree (DPT, Ph.D. or equivalent academic doctoral degree)
  • 3 years of clinical practice
  • 2 years of experience as CI or SCCE OR 2  years of experience in teaching, curriculum development and administration in a physical therapy education program.
  • Licensed or eligible for physical therapy licensure in Arizona
  • Member of the American Physical Therapy Association
  • Strong administrative and organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills with colleagues and entry-level DPT students

The Program:

The physical therapy department offers doctoral degrees in physical therapy (entry level and post-professional), supports both a neurological residency and an orthopedic residency, and hosts multiple CEU courses annually.  The current entry-level curriculum is well-developed and produces clinically strong graduates. 

ATSU Mesa Campus Interdisciplinary Research Lab: The Interdisciplinary Research Laboratory is a 3,000 square-foot facility with an expanded offering of research equipment and opportunities to study neuromuscular, metabolic, and cognitive function. 

Research Support: The A.T. Still University Sponsored Programs office provides extensive research support for acquiring external research funding, from pre-award assistance in finding an appropriate funding opportunity and developing the award application, to post-award assistance and grants management. Additionally, ATSU offers a number of internal competitive grant awards to support faculty, interns, fellows, and students in launching pilot studies that will better prepare them to undertake larger, external grant funding. 

A.T. Still University Center for Occupational and Physical Therapy: A teaching center for ATSU’s occupational and physical therapy students that offers pro bono treatment services under the supervision of faculty for a wide variety of conditions http://atsu.edu/ot-pt-center

Residency Education: Faculty with board specialty certifications in orthopedic or neurologic rehabilitation are involved with teaching, mentorship, and continuing education offerings in our accredited residency programs.

Interested applicants should: Complete the online application at atsu.edu/ashs-1587 and include a cover letter, curriculum vita, names and contact information of three professional references to the attention of:

Tracy Ellison, PT, DPT

Board-Certified Specialist in Neurologic Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy Faculty Search Committee Chair
AT Still University, Arizona School of Health Sciences
5850 East Still Circle
Mesa, Arizona 85206
Phone: 480-219-6024
Email: hraz@atsu.edu 

You may also reach out to Dr. Ellison directly for inquiries about the position at tracyellison@atsu.edu

ATSU is a fully-accredited graduate health professions institution.  As the founding school of Osteopathic Medicine, ATSU is committed to the integration of body, mind and spirit.  Additional information can be obtained from our website at www.atsu.edu.

 

March 24, 2021

Company: A.T. Still University
Location: 5850 East Still Circle, Mesa, AZ, USA
Contact: Tracy Ellison Email: tracyellison@atsu.edu
Phone: 480.219.6024 Website: Click to visit
 
 

 

PCOM is seeking a department chair for the doctoral program in physical therapy on the Suwanee campus. This is an excellent opportunity for a talented and experienced physical therapy educator to continue to build the developing physical therapy program, which has received Candidate for Accreditation status from CAPTE. The decision concerning initial accreditation will be made in April 2021. The Department of Physical Therapy is strongly connected to PCOM’s mission of providing education and health care focused on the community using a “whole person” approach to patient management. Opportunities exist for interprofessional collaboration with faculty, staff and students in the College of Osteopathic Medicine, School of Pharmacy, School of Health Sciences and School of Professional and Applied Psychology. 

Administratively, the Chair will report to the Dean of the School of Health Sciences and will work closely with administration, department chairs and faculty at PCOM Georgia and PCOM Philadelphia.

 

Education:

  • Possesses an earned academic doctoral degree (e.g., Ph.D., Ed.D., D.Sc.)

Experience:

  • Holds the rank of a senior faculty member in the institution (i.e., Associate Professor, Professor, Clinical Associate Professor, Clinical Professor)

  • Has a minimum of six years of full-time higher education experience; At least three of those years must be in a physical therapist education program

  • Demonstrated leadership ability

  • Prior experience in a program, including curriculum, planning and assessment, fiscal management, and evaluation of employees

  • A record of exceptional teaching, scholarship, and service

  • Exceptional interpersonal and administrative skills, a commitment to learning outcomes, and vision indicative of the ability to shape and energetically lead the department and doctoral program in physical therapy

  • A commitment to cultural and gender diversity and ethics in an educational environment

  • The ability to strongly represent the College to local, state and national professional physical therapy organizations and other external bodies.

Certifications, Licenses, Registrations

  • Licensed to practice physical therapy in any United States jurisdiction

Application Instructions:

All applications MUST include:

  • Letter of intent

  • Statement of teaching philosophy 

  • Statement of scholarly interests

  • Curriculum vitae

PCOM is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration. We adhere to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class. 

 

ABOUT PCOM:

At PCOM, we espouse to grow a culturally competent workforce to advance medicine that touches the lives of underserved communities. Diversity and inclusion is the core component of our institutional identity and a key pillar of PCOM’s strategic vision. Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine affirms that diversity and inclusion are crucial to the intellectual vitality of the campus community. It is through freedom of exchange over different ideas and viewpoints in supportive environments that our graduates develop the critical thinking and citizenship skills that will benefit them throughout their lives.


Since 1899, PCOM has trained highly competent, caring physicians, health practitioners and behavioral scientists who practice a “whole person” approach to care - treating people, not just symptoms. As the field of medicine has changed, we've changed with it - adapting our program offerings to better meet the needs of healthcare providers and the communities they serve. At the main campus in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (PCOM), the branch campus in Suwanee, Georgia (PCOM Georgia), and our newest location in Moultrie, Georgia (PCOM South Georgia), PCOM students learn to approach problem-solving in a more professional, more team-oriented manner, which prepares them to work successfully in integrated healthcare settings with other health professionals.

 

March 22, 2021

Company: The Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Location: 625 Old Peachtree Road Northwest, Suwanee, GA, USA
Contact: Lien Quach Email: lienqu@pcom.edu
Phone: 215.871.6501 Website: Click to visit
 
 

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

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

 

March 19, 2021

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

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

Qualified candidates will hold a PT degree from a CAPTE-accredited program. Candidates must hold either a clinical doctorate (D.P.T.) or academic doctorate (e.g. Ph.D., D.Sci., Ed.D.) from an institutionally accredited university.  Candidates should hold current licensure, or be eligible for licensure, in Alabama as a PT. Preferred qualifications include candidates who have previous teaching experience in an accredited PT program, previous experience with clinical supervision of PT students, have prior clinical experience in the areas of:  pediatrics, acute care, and/or SNF, though other areas will be consideredA commitment to academic excellence and the ability to work effectively with faculty, students and colleagues is expected.

 

March 19, 2021

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

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Minimum qualifications:

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

 

Preferred qualifications:

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

 

Qualified applications must include:

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

 

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

 

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

 

March 18, 2021

Company: Radford University
Location: 101 Elm Avenue Southeast, Roanoke, VA, USA
Contact: Dr. Arco Paul Email: apaul8@radford.edu
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DEPARTMENT CHAIR – PHYSICAL THERAPY

The University of Central Arkansas (Conway, AR) invites applicants for the position of Chair of the Department of Physical Therapy to begin July 1, 2021. This is a 12-month, tenure-eligible position. Housed in the College of Health and Behavioral Sciences, the Department offers Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) and PhD degrees and a pediatric residency program. Currently, the Department includes 15 faculty: nine with the terminal degree of PhD and nine who are ABPTS Board Certified Specialists. More department information can be found at https://uca.edu/pt/.

The Chairperson will have responsibility for the Department including guiding curricular evaluation/design and accreditation; providing effective leadership in areas related to personnel, budget, strategic planning, and program development; and coordinating faculty evaluations, budgetary requests, and continual assessment of the program by all parties of interest. The Department Chairperson will be expected to participate in professional organizations such as the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and the American Council of Academic Physical Therapy (ACAPT). Additionally, the Chairperson will provide leadership in developing and coordinating the efforts of the Physical Therapy Department in interprofessional education (IPE) within the College as well as the Interprofessional Teaching Center to be housed in the new 80,000 square foot Integrated Health Sciences Building opening in Fall 2021.

 

Qualifications include an academic doctorate (e.g., PhD or EdD) in physical therapy or a related field and eligibility for rank of associate professor or professor. A current U.S. physical therapist license is required. Applicants should have a demonstrated record of scholarship and teaching excellence. Other preferred qualifications and experiences include, building partnerships across colleges, the university, professional organizations, and business communities; leadership in physical therapy education or program development; demonstrated skills and success in practice advocacy; and leadership (or potential for leadership) at the national level.

 

University of Central Arkansas. Founded in 1907, UCA has an enrollment of more than 10,000 students, of which 15% are graduate students. The university offers over 90 undergraduate and 60 graduate certificate and degree programs, including doctoral programs in five disciplines. UCA is proud of its tradition of teaching excellence and contributions in research, scholarship, and creative activities. UCA seeks to attract students and employees that are dedicated to building a culture of diversity, belonging, inclusion, and equity. Visit uca.edu for more information.

 

Campus and Surrounding Community: The campus is widely acclaimed for its beauty. UCA is located in Conway, Arkansas, a thriving city of approximately 60,000 in central Arkansas, and 30 minutes from Little Rock, the capital city. Residents have easy access to the Ouachita and Ozark National forests, pristine wildlife areas near the Buffalo National River, and mountains throughout Central and North Arkansas. Conway is home to several major industries, two private colleges, a public school system ranked among the state's best, as well as private and parochial K12 schools. Real estate in this dynamic "City of Colleges" is moderately priced and taxes are relatively low. http://conwaychamber.org/

 

Application Process

For full consideration, applications should be submitted by March 29, 2021, to https://jobs.uca.edu/

 

UCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

March 13, 2021

Company: University of Central Arkansas
Location: 201 Donaghey Avenue, Conway, Arkansas, USA
Contact: Bill Bandy Email: billb@uca.edu
Phone: 501.450.5547 Website: Click to visit
 
 

A national leader with a tradition of excellence, the Dean of the College of Nursing and Health Professions (CoNHP) will lead eleven academic areas in one of the largest undergraduate and graduate colleges for Arkansas State University. Nationally accredited and highly ranked, CoNHP provides vital education and service programs to A-State’s home town of Jonesboro, which is the healthcare hub for a 23-county Delta region, home to two large, thriving healthcare systems, and nearby metropolitan health care systems. A-State has a long history of healthcare leadership for the state, and hosts on campus the NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine and a large research facility at the Arkansas Biosciences Institute. The dean will provide dynamic leadership to the academic areas of nursing, clinical laboratory sciences, communication disorders, disaster preparedness and emergency management, medical imaging and radiation sciences, occupational therapy, physical therapy, social work, athletic training, dietetics, and the recently approved occupational health and safety. These areas offer ten certificates, six associate, 19 undergraduate, eight masters and three doctoral degrees. 

About A-State
Twice named as one of the top universities for social mobility by US News and a five-time selection as a top regional university by The Princeton Review, Arkansas State University meets the challenges of continuing as a destination university with close to 14,000 students, through the combination of research and a long tradition of student-friendly instruction. The second-largest university in Arkansas, A-State offers more than 130 degree areas of study, including a robust online program, and has a diverse student body from across the nation and around the world. A-State is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association.

 

Applicants should upload a cover letter speaking to diversity and addressing qualifications, curriculum vitae, leadership statement, along with the names, email addresses, and telephone numbers of five professional references. Review of applications will begin on April 10, 2021, with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2021.

 

Minimum Qualifications
Earned Ph.D. degree or equivalent
Experience, certification, or licensure in a health care profession


Desired Qualifications
The successful candidate will have an earned doctorate or terminal degree in a related discipline as well as an established record of excellence in teaching and scholarship along with a record of academic scholarly and professional achievements appropriate for appointment as a tenured full professor in CoNHP. Administrative experience at the department chair, associate dean or equivalent level along with experience with financial planning and budgets, ability to organize and lead faculty groups, a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and participation and leadership in shared governance are required. Other experience desired: managing department chairs and/or program directors, major gift fund raising, graduate program administration, administrative experience in student retention and recruitment.

 

A-State does not discriminate on the basis of color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, age, national origin, religion, marital status, veteran status, genetic information or disability in any of its practices, policies or procedures.

 

March 12, 2021

Company: Arkansas State University
Location: Jonesboro, AR, USA
Contact: Kathryn Email: kapulliam@astate.edu
    Website: Click to visit
 
 

Summary:

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

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

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

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

Education/Experience

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

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

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

March 9, 2021

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

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

Summary of Positions:

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

Professional Qualifications:

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

The Murphy Deming College of Health Sciences:

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

To Apply:

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

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

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

 

March 5, 2021

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

Assistant/Associate Professor of Physical Therapy

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

TARGET HIRE DATE: June 1, 2021

LOCATION: Abilene, Texas

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

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

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

Develop assessments to evaluate student competencies within courses.

Be an active member in assigned university and department committees.

Establish and carry out an active scholarly agenda.

Participate in university, community, and professional service activities.

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

Complete yearly University Assessments for Self and Peer Evaluation.

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

Participate in patient care and program pro bono clinical services.

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

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

Utilize CANVAS as the Learning Management System as course professor.

Display excellent communication skills including conflict resolution and mentoring.

Maintain a professional appearance and attitude.

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

Other duties as needed.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

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

ABPTS or other specialty certification preferred.

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

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

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

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

A specialty certification in neurology is preferred.

Current CPR certification for all ages is required.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

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

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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

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

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

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

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

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

 

March 1, 2021

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

Texas State University has an opening for a Chair of the Physical Therapy Department on the Round Rock, Texas campus. See posting for full details and requirements. Applicants must apply online at Texas State University, Human Resources: https://www.hr.txstate.edu/Employment.html

 

 

February 22, 2021

Company: Texas State University
Location: 1555 University Boulevard, Round Rock, TX, USA
Contact: Dr. Matt Brooks Email: mb96@txstate.edu
Phone: 512.245.3300 Website: Click to visit
 
 

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

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

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

Department of Human Resources

SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University

careers@downstate.edu

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

 

February 15, 2021

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

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

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

 

 

February 8, 2021

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

The Whitworth University Doctor of Physical Therapy Program invites applications for multiple 12-month tenure-eligible and non-tenure track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant, Associate and Full Professor to join founding DPT faculty. Specifically, we are seeking expertise in graduate foundational sciences in anatomy, and neuroscience, movement science, and/or demonstrate clinical management expertise in any of the specialties of practice: cardiovascular and pulmonary, neurology, pediatrics, geriatrics, oncology women’s health, clinical electrophysiology and wound management.

For full job announcement, please visit
https://www.whitworth.edu/administration/humanresources/jobs.aspx?typeid=1

Qualifications and Education expectations:
Successful candidates will:

  • Possess a PT degree and an academic doctoral degree (PhD, DSc, DHS, EdD), and/or a DPT degree and an APTA board certified clinical specialization with a minimum of 4 yrs. of clinical experience, prefer 3 yrs. of clinical teaching experience (CI, SCCE) and willingness to pursue an academic doctoral degree within 2 yrs. of hire as needed.
  • Be eligible for Washington state licensure.
  • Be engaged in a scholarship agenda in keeping with CAPTE standards and in accordance with the Whitworth faculty handbook as appropriate to rank and promotion expectations.
  • Demonstrate growth in cultural competence, awareness of societal and structural inequities and proven experience in effectively establishing relationships and positive communications with students and other constituents across multiple dimensions of diversity including, but not limited to, race, gender, varying abilities, nationality, sexual orientation, gender identity, class or religious perspectives
  • Be able to demonstrate a personal commitment to the Christian Faith as faculty encourage student development in inclusivity, intercultural competencies and civic engagement for lives of service in a diverse world.

About Whitworth:
Since 1890, Whitworth University, a private comprehensive liberal arts institution in Spokane, Washington is affiliated with the Presbyterian church. The University has held fast to its founding mission of offering ‘educational programs of excellence, ‘that facilitate education of the mind and heart’...characterized by ‘rigorous and open intellectual inquiry’...while ‘modeling the highest integrity, fairness and trust as a contributing member of the community.’ Anchored in the reformed tradition and enriched throughout its history by strong evangelical and ecumenical currents, Whitworth's Vision and mission are carried out by a diverse community of dedicated Christian scholars and staff who are called to a variety of vocations to serve and support students. Whitworth believes the best learning occurs in the context of reflection and relationship – inside and outside of the classroom – where professors and staff alike invest in the lives of students.

About Spokane:
Spokane, known as the gateway to the West, is the 2nd largest city in Washington with a population of just over 223,000 people. It straddles the Washington/Idaho border with rolling hills, agriculture and a small-town feel. The Wall Street Journal recently credited Spokane as the “Tuscany of America,” and notes that its natural environmental beauty has a unique semblance with outdoor opportunities, sport enthusiasts’ venues and an interest in arts. It’s a place where life, culture, education and work intersect within a vibrant and compassionate community without the congestion, or commutes one experiences in other cities of its size. Spokane welcomes newcomers with diverse life experiences to try life in the ‘Spokane’ way.

Salary: Commensurate with experience and qualifications

Application Process: Candidates should apply online at www.whitworth.edu/facultycareers

Applications should include:

  • a letter of interest addressing your qualifications and interest in teaching at a Christian liberal arts University with an increasingly diverse student body
  • curriculum vitae
  • your teaching philosophy
  • a short personal essay describing your personal Christian faith. This essay is intended to be a statement in your own words that will help the committee to understand your interest in joining Whitworth’s community of Christian scholars. (Click here for guidance on writing the faith essay)
  • names, addresses, email address and phone numbers of at least three academic references (one additional non-academic references who are able to speak to your qualifications for the position may also be included). References will not be contacted without prior notification to the applicant.

Questions about these positions should be directed to:
Dr. Carrie Hawkins, Chair of the Department of Physical Therapy

chawkins@whitworth.edu

DEADLINE: Application Materials for these multiple faculty positions will be reviewed until the positions are filled. Initial screening of applicants will begin immediately.

Whitworth University is an EOE.

 

January 14, 2021

Company: Whitworth University
Location: 300 W Hawthorne Rd, Spokane, WA 99251
Contact: Samuel Thomas Abbott Email: sabbott@whitworth.edu
Phone: 509.777.4280 Website: Click to visit
 
 

 

 

 

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor Physical Therapy Faculty Position

Upstate Medical University Syracuse, NY

 

 

The Department of Physical Therapy Education at Upstate Medical University invites applications from qualified candidates to join our faculty in a full-time, 12-month, tenure line position.

 

Requirements: NYS licensed physical therapist (or eligible), academic doctorate degree (PhD, Ed.D, DSc) with established scholarly agenda, proven track record of excellence in an academic position, and clinical and teaching expertise in exercise prescription.

 

Preferred Qualifications: Expertise in geriatrics, ABPTS board certification, professional leadership experience

 

Faculty at our institution are given ample support across the department, campus, and community to successfully engage in scholarly work, teaching, and service opportunities. Competitive start-up aid is available, commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and needs.

 

The Department of PT Education uses innovative education, scholarship and service to inspire students and clinicians to be transformative physical therapy leaders. We have a committed faculty with excellence in teaching, professional service, clinical practice and scholarship. Faculty and students benefit from a small (40 students) class size, collaborative teaching assignments, and a new academic building with dedicated teaching and lab space. More information is available at http://www.upstate.edu/chp/programs/pt

Located in Syracuse’s dynamic “University Hill” neighborhood, SUNY Upstate is the largest employer in the region. The institution has recently engaged in building projects totaling over $750M including a new Cancer center and academic building (Dept. of PT Education’s new home since January 2016). Upstate is a thriving university and driver of the Syracuse regional economy. The University includes four health-oriented Colleges. Opportunities abound for interdepartmental collaboration with established investigators and access to numerous research tools within Upstate’s “core facilities”. The Institute of Human Performance is a nationally-recognized research facility with state-of the-art equipment including an indoor track, full-size pool with moveable floor, real-time motion capture and force plate capabilities, and numerous additional resources across a shared “core facilities” model.

 

Syracuse is noted for affordable housing, excellent public education, a wide variety of cultural offerings, and proximity to the Finger Lakes and Adirondack regions. Our convenient location at the crossroads of New York State puts us within five hours or less of nearly every major eastern metropolitan area. Syracuse is a scenic treasure amid rolling hills, tranquil lakes and picturesque forests. Our four seasons allow for spectacular springs, endless summer pursuits, colorful autumns, and abundant winter recreation.

 

Review of applications is ongoing in an effort to find an ideal fit between candidate and department. Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three references. Formal applications will be accepted by visiting https://careers.upstate.edu/cw/en-us/job/498852/assistantassociate-professor (Job # 65729). If you would like more information or have any questions please contact the chair of the search committee, Dr. Adam Rufa, PT, PhD at rufaa@upstate.edu

 

 

 

 

December 16, 2020

Company: SUNY Upstate Medical University
Location: 750 E Adams St., Accounts Payable
Contact: Oana Zabava Email: zabavao@upstate.edu
Phone: 315.464.6881 Website: Click to visit