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Multiple Positions: Core Faculty, Doctor of Physical Therapy Program

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

The Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine invites applications for faculty to support the development of a hybrid Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program.  We are excited to offer opportunities for innovative, forward-thinking candidates to join our team of founding faculty in building a world-class, cutting-edge DPT program in alignment with the mission, vision, and values of Johns Hopkins Medicine.  We seek candidates with a passion for DPT education and expertise in DPT program leadership and administration, including admissions, student affairs, faculty development, and curriculum and assessment. Multiple positions will be available with appointments beginning as early as Fall 2023 to support program development through pre-accreditation, accreditation, program launch, and beyond. Initial review of applicants will begin in early 2023 and will continue as we build a team to implement the DPT program.  

Faculty rank and salary are commensurate with education and experience. All members of the core faculty must demonstrate contemporary expertise in their assigned areas of teaching and engage in scholarship and institutional/professional service. The Johns Hopkins DPT Program will be hybrid, with faculty and students located across the country and traveling regularly to Baltimore for in-person experiences. Faculty may live remotely but must be willing to travel and stay in Baltimore. The successful candidates will have excellent communication skills, with demonstrated ability to collaborate effectively as part of a remote/hybrid team and experience in online/hybrid instruction and leadership.

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

Qualifications:

  • Required: Earned doctoral degree in physical therapy or related field and experience in teaching, curriculum development, and/or administration in a physical therapist education program. 
  • Preferred: Experience as a full-time core faculty member in a DPT program. Earned terminal doctoral degree (such as PhD, EdD, DSc, etc.) and/or specialist certification. Licensed or eligible for licensure to practice physical therapy in Maryland. Johns Hopkins University is committed to building a diverse educational environment. Individuals from underrepresented groups in physical therapy education are encouraged to apply.

Application instructions:

Interested candidates should submit the following via Interfolio: https://apply.interfolio.com/119907   

  1. a cover letter/letter of interest
  2. a curriculum vitae
  3. a brief teaching philosophy (no more than 2 pages)
  4. a brief description of scholarly/research agenda (no more than 2 pages)
  5. a brief academic leadership philosophy (no more than 2 pages)
  6. names and contact information for at least 3 professional references

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

 

February 2, 2023

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

The Department of Physical Therapy at Clarkson University invites applications for a tenure track or clinical track faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. The position status is full time in-person, on-ground delivery. The position includes teaching, scholarship and service and will expand the depth of expertise of our current 9 faculty members in areas related to Musculoskeletal Management, Physiology and/or Neuroscience. Licensed physical therapists with advanced academic doctoral degrees are preferred, however, DPTs with clinical specialty certification will be considered. Successful candidates will embrace student-centered experiential learning, interprofessional education and collaborative teaching within the Lewis School of Health Sciences Occupational Therapy, Physician Assistant Studies, and Bioethics Departments. Additional collaborative research opportunities exist with our engineering and social science faculty at the University as well.

Our Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program seeks to guide the next generation of movement experts who value community well-being and are prepared to transform society. Through experiential learning in our rural environment, we develop leaders who are exceptional thinkers and agents of change that will implement creative solutions to improve health. We look forward to welcoming new faculty who want to explore opportunities to participate in interprofessional practice, rural health initiatives and solutions that will optimize the health and wellbeing of our communities within our pluralistic society. Clarkson DPT graduates are prepared to make sound clinical decisions and implement feasible solutions. Our 30 student per cohort size fosters genuine connections with peers, faculty, and our community. The Department received initial CAPTE accreditation in 2001 and is accredited through 2027. We are supported by strong clinical partners whose diverse professional expertise, commitment, and active engagement in our mission, further exemplify the community commitment to prepare a highly qualified interdisciplinary graduate health professional workforce.

Potsdam, NY is the cultural and educational hub of Northern New York, with four universities in the area. Located in the Adirondacks of New York State, Potsdam is picturesque with much to offer outdoor enthusiasts. Potsdam provides a small-town experience with a reasonable cost of living, good school districts, and a safe environment to raise a family. Urban opportunities are afforded nearby in Ottawa, Ontario, Montreal, Quebec, Syracuse, Burlington Vermont and New York City located further south.

Clarkson University is a nationally recognized research institution with signature areas of academic excellence and research in engineering, the sciences, humanities, and the health sciences directed toward the world's pertinent issues. With more than 4,300 undergraduate and graduate students, its main campus is in Potsdam, N.Y., with additional graduate programs and research facilities located in the Capital Region and Beacon, N.Y.

Instructions for Application:

To submit your application, go to www.clarkson.edu/hr and click “Career Opportunities”. Complete applications should include the following:

  • Cover Letter that outlines qualifications, credentials, teaching experience and accomplishments
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Teaching Philosophy
  • Scholarly Agenda/Scholarship Interest Statement
  • DEI Philosophy and Activities Statement
  • Names and addresses (including email) of three professional references

Clarkson University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, and actively seeks and encourages applications from minorities, women and people with disabilities.

Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a criminal background check, educational, certification and any other employment verifications.

Questions may be directed to:

Dr. Kwadwo Appiah-Kubi PT PhD

Chair, Search Committee

Assistant Professor

Department of Physical Therapy

Clarkson University

kappiahk@clarkson.edu

 

January 31, 2023

Company: Clarkson University
Location: 8 Clarkson
Contact: Stacey Green Email: slgreen@clarkson.edu
Phone: 315.268.4301 Website: Click to visit
 
 

The Doctor of Physical Therapy Education Program in the College of Health, Arts and Sciences at Oregon Institute of Technology in collaboration with Oregon Health Sciences University (OHSU) announces a search for a full-time, 12-month tenure track faculty position in our developing program.

Responsibilities will include teaching entry-level DPT students in areas of expertise; priority will be given to those who have expertise in teaching, anatomy, cardiopulmonary or integumentary. Participating in research, scholarship and dissemination activities according to University and CAPTE requirements; and participating in department, university, professional, and community service are additional responsibilities. The incumbent should be interested in or familiar with using innovative teaching and learning pedagogies, including technology, and grounded in educational theory and research. The incumbent will be expected to work collaboratively to continually update and enrich the curriculum.

The DPT program enrolls 24 students each year into our full-time program. The curriculum emphasizes integrated active learning experiences throughout the students’ matriculation with a focus on rural physical therapy through clinical experiences.

Oregon Tech’s Doctor of Physical Therapy program is committed to inclusive thought and action in support of our diverse community. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups and all those who share our commitment to inclusivity and passion for the strength of our diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.

Department Information:

The Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) is a joint Oregon Tech and Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) program that will provide a comprehensive entry-level and post-baccalaureate DPT education, with the unique focus of preparing high quality graduates with the skills to become practitioners of choice and leaders in rural physical therapy practice. The DPT program will ensure graduates develop competence in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with health or medical conditions that may affect movement and mobility.

Graduates will complete all eligibility requirements to sit for the state licensure exam and will be prepared for employment as autonomous practitioners in a variety of clinical settings. As led by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), graduates will be encouraged to pursue advanced learning and mentorship opportunities, including but not limited to:

  • Residency and Fellowship
  • ABPTS Specialist Certification
  • Credentialed Clinical Instructor Program
  • Post-Professional Degree
  • Leadership Development
  • Advanced Proficiency Pathways

Additional Department Information can be found at: https://www.oit.edu/academics/degrees/physical-therapy

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience teaching in a full-time faculty capacity

Additional Requirements:

  • Licensed or currently eligible for physical therapist licensure in Oregon.
  • A completed academic doctorate (PhD, DSc, EdD or equivalent) in physical therapy or a related area of study
  • Prior academic faculty experience

Special Instructions to Applicant:

Initial review of applications will begin on February 20, 2023. Applications will continue to be accepted after the initial review date until a sufficient applicant pool has been achieved or the position is filled. Therefore, at the discretion of the University, materials received after the initial review date may not receive full consideration.

To apply, visit: 
https://jobs.oit.edu/postings/5652

AA/EEO Statement:
Oregon Tech is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring, or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of age, color, disability, marital status, national origin, race, religion or creed, sex or gender, gender identity or gender expression, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other basis in law.

Oregon Tech is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Office of Human Resources.

To peruse other employment opportunities at Oregon's premiere polytechnic university, visit the Oregon Tech Job Board: https://jobs.oit.edu

Oregon Tech proudly offers a competitive benefits package to eligible employees; to learn more about the comprehensive offering of benefits visit: https://www.oit.edu/human-resources/benefits

 

January 26, 2023

Company: Oregon Tech
Location: Klamath Falls, OR, USA
Contact: Human Resources Email: oithr@oit.edu
Phone: 541.885.0158 Website: Click to visit
 
 

Qualifications:

  • An earned terminal academic degree (e.g., Ph.D., EdD, DSc, DHS) related to the discipline.
  • An earned physical therapy (DPT) degree.
  • Physical Therapy licensed or licensure eligible in the District of Columbia.
  • Established track record of research in Physical Therapy or Health-Related Field for a minimum of ten (10) years and a minimum of five (5) years of full-time experience in a physical therapist educational program.

• Higher Education experience is a plus, and accreditation knowledge and background and comprehensive experience with the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) and the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy (FSBPT®).

• Experience with management of medium to large organizations as well as a clear understanding of budget and research grants.

  • An academic background appropriate for appointment as an Associate Professor or Professor.

• Ongoing scholarly activity that includes a well-defined scholarly agenda and commensurate peer- reviewed publications and presentations.

  • Online education experience is a plus.

Job Description:

Faculty recruitment, development, and evaluation; program development, review, and evaluation; student advising and mentorship; departmental budgeting and budget control; class schedule planning; comprehensive programmatic accreditation knowledge; and general coordination of the research, teaching, and outreach activities of the department. Engage in research, publish in reputable academic journals, write grants, advise students and engage in public service at the university and in the local community.

Responsibilities:

• Provide programmatic leadership in developing and implementing operational action plans to meet the strategic goals and objectives of the University, College, and Division.

  • Complete course observations and evaluations and annual evaluations for all DPT faculty.

• Conducts annual performance reviews of faculty and staff. Makes merit recommendations to the Dean. Evaluates faculty members for promotion/tenure and pre-tenure contract renewal decisions by the university policy.

• Increase collaborations, linkages, and partnerships between the community and other University departments.

  • Implement an efficient advisement system by faculty to foster students’ retention and progression
  • Marketing strategies and increase recruitment.

• Maintain current knowledge of laws, regulations, rules and policies governing education that are issued by local, Federal, and state accrediting agencies.

  • Provide leadership for faculty in applying for extramural research funding.
  • Design, review, and implement didactic course content.

• Student advisement and mentoring, providing classroom instructions of DPT students; clinical instruction of DPT students; class schedule planning; coordination of teaching, clinical, and outreach activities of the department.

  • Participate in scholarly/research activities, service to the profession, and professional practice.

• Attend the college’s program chair meetings and shares information from these meetings with faculty.Represent the department in other meetings relating to any administrative task such as the Dean/Chair monthly meeting, White Coat planning meetings/graduation.

• Represent the program and the college at professional organizations; make administrative presentations to internal and external groups relating to the program; and collaborate, as needed with the Dean’s office in various capacities.

• Complete programmatic accounts payables, and oversee daily operations; and provide input on the program budget preparation per the Dean.

  • Manage the activities of the faculty, provide supervision and take disciplinary in adverse action as needed, and work with Human Resources.
  • Work with Academic Affairs to ensure that classes are scheduled per semester, assign faculty to teach classes, and maintain the DPT schedule.

• Initiate and assist the department in recruiting and interviewing, and help orient faculty for assigned area; make part-time hiring recommendation for the department; coordinate observation of part- time faculty, and provides information to the department to aid in the evaluation process.

• Coordinate the completion of all academic and governance tasks as required by the Dean for the department, represent the department through participation in appropriate professional and academic organizations, and other duties as assigned.

Accreditation:

• Maintain accreditation standards for the DPT Program and follow the CAPTE guidelines to provide compliance with the accreditation policies and procedures; oversee and maintain all accreditation assignments, and all reports.

• Review for maintenance of accurate information on the DPT website, ensure easily accessible to the public, on the program website regarding accreditation status (including CAPTE logo and required accreditation statement) and current student achievement measures.

• Review the CAPTE’s website frequently under the “What’s New” section to obtain new information relating to accreditation changes, updates, and so forth

 

January 26, 2023

Company: College of Nursing and Allied Health Sciences
Location: Washington D.C., DC, USA
Contact: Antoine Taylor Email: antoine.taylor@howard.edu
Phone: 202.768.0554 Website: Click to visit
 
 

Faculty Position, Physical Therapy Department

The St. Ambrose University Physical Therapy Department in Davenport, IA invites qualified applicants to apply for a full time faculty position. Candidates will be joining a well-established department focused on enriching the lives of others to positively impact the Physical Therapy profession and society. In addition to our Doctor of Physical Therapy Program, we administrate an Orthopaedic Clinical Residency in Physical Therapy in collaboration with five clinical partners throughout the Midwest. In partnership with our Kinesiology Department, faculty have access to the Human Movement Studies Laboratory equipped with a multi-camera motion capture system, force platforms and EMG equipment.

Candidates should be a licensed physical therapist and have contemporary expertise and knowledge in one or more of these following areas; biomechanics/kinesiology, imaging, differential diagnosis, biophysical agents, integumentary therapeutics, pharmacology, or evidence based practice. Beyond teaching, additional responsibilities include advising students, serving on department and university committees, and developing and implementing a scholarly agenda. Demonstrated effectiveness in teaching and scholarship with experience in academia will enhance the candidate’s application. Candidates should have a terminal doctoral degree or be enrolled in a terminal degree program. Faculty rank and type of appointment will be commensurate with the applicant’s credentials, interest and experience.

This position would start on July 1, 2023. For additional information, contact Michael Puthoff, PT, PhD at puthoffmichaell@sau.edu or 563-333-6009. More information about the St. Ambrose University Physical Therapy Department can be found on our website at www.sau.edu/pt.

St. Ambrose is an independent, comprehensive, and Catholic diocesan university firmly grounded in the liberal arts and is committed to fostering a respectful environment that recognizes and embraces diversity among all students, faculty, and staff. As an equal opportunity institution, St. Ambrose actively seeks applications from members of underrepresented groups. Review of applicants will begin immediately and the position is open until filled. Applicants should apply online at https://Stambroseuniv.applicantlist.com and upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae and contact information for three references. EOE.

 

January 26, 2023

Company: St. Ambrose University
Location: 518 W Locust St, Davenport, IA, USA
Contact: Michael Puthoff Email: puthoffmichaell@sau.edu
Phone: 563.333.6009 Website: Click to visit
 
 

It's an exciting time to be at Hanover College! We have an open position for a full-time core faculty member with content expertise in neurologic physical therapy. This is a 12-month nontenured faculty appointment at the level of Clinical Assistant, Clinical Associate, or Clinical Professor for the hybrid Doctor of Physical (DPT) Program. The accelerated two-year DPT program combines online and on-campus activities that allow faculty members to live remotely yet travel to Hanover College or Southern Indiana for designated periods each semester. The clinical track responsibilities include teaching, student advising, service, scholarship, and professional development.

The search committee plans to initiate interviews beginning in February 2023. The anticipated target start date for this position is May 2023. Applications may be reviewed by the search committee until the position is filled.

QUALIFICATIONS:
The successful candidate will have the following qualifications:
1. Terminal academic doctorate from an accredited institution (PhD, EdD, DSc) or a Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT or tDPT) degree plus enrollment in a terminal academic degree with anticipated degree completion in the 2024 calendar year;
2. Teaching experience;
3. Physical Therapist license in the state of residence and eligible for physical therapist licensure in Indiana;
4. Plan for scholarly activity in a hybrid environment;
5. Commitment to diversity and inclusion;
6. Active in service at local, state, or national levels;
7. Experience consistent with Hanover College system for faculty rank.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Terminal academic doctorate (PhD, EdD, DSc) from an accredited institution;
2. Full-time teaching experience in a PTA or DPT Program;
3. ABPTS Neurologic Clinical Specialist;
4. Hybrid teaching and learning experience or certification;
5. Proficiency in Office 365 including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Adobe; early adopter of emerging technologies;
6. Experience in faculty governance and committee work;
7. Knowledge of legislative, regulatory, legal, and practice issues affecting didactic and clinical education, students, and the profession of physical therapy.

Teaching Responsibilities: Negotiated with the Program Director. Service and Scholarship Responsibilities: Refer to appropriate faculty rank within the Hanover College Faculty Manual. Professional Development Responsibilities: Refer to appropriate faculty rank within the Hanover College Faculty Manual.

Essential Tasks and Functions: 
Candidates 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 area of teaching;
3. Demonstrates the ability to communicate effectively and professionally both 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 DPT Program.


Hanover College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing an inclusive, welcoming, and diverse college environment. We seek candidates of all backgrounds regardless of age, race, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, marital status, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. No person, on the basis of protected status, shall be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to unlawful discrimination, harassment, or retaliation under any College program or activity, including with respect to employment terms and conditions. We embrace diversity and encourage all who are interested to apply.

Interested candidates should submit the following:
• Current curriculum vitae (CV) 
• Cover letter (which addresses the area of subject matter expertise, narrative description of personal teaching philosophy, commitment to diversity and inclusion, and scholarly plan for a hybrid environment)
• Three professional letters of recommendation

To be considered, please submit all applications materials in full during the application process. To apply, go to: hanover.edu/about/employment/

 

January 20, 2023

Company: Hanover College
Location: 517 Ball Drive, Hanover, IN, USA
Contact: Gregory Kline, PT, DPT, EdD, MBA Email: kline@hanover.edu
Phone: 216.650.1091 Website: Click to visit
 
 

D’Youville University’s Physical Therapy program is seeking a dynamic leader who can serve program director for the DPT CAPTE accredited program. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who wants to take on a leadership role and gain experience with accreditation and curricular revisions. The candidate holds the rank of clinical associate, associate professor or full professor. The is a full-time, core faculty appointment with administrative release time to carry out the duties and responsibilities of the program director. The DPT program is offered year-round. The Program Director is responsible for the organization, administration, planning and development of the program and the faculty who teach within the program. The program director provides effective leadership for the program including, but not limited to, responsibility for communication, program assessment and planning, fiscal management, and faculty evaluation. The program director will be committed to diversity, equity and inclusivity values and the mission of the University.

Overview and examples of program director duties:

Program Operations and Curriculum

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

• Develop and administer the program’s annual budget

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

• Create course schedules and assign faculty course load

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

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

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

 

Assessment and Accreditation

• Lead the assessment processes, including course-level and program-level assessments and

other assessment activities as required by an accreditor

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

accreditation reporting

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

 

Faculty and Students

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

Other

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

Minimum Qualifications:

The program director demonstrates the academic and professional qualifications and relevant experience in higher education requisite for providing effective leadership for the program, the program faculty, and the students. These qualifications include all the following:

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

Preferred Qualifications include the minimum qualifications and:

Content expertise in cardiopulmonary or pediatrics

All faculty are expected to engage in program, University, School and department/division wide committee work, ad hoc task forces or work groups, scholarship and professional development and service.

To apply: visit our HR page at https://dyouville-college.prismhr-hire.com/  and apply through the portal.

Please provide 3 professional references to include their contact information, title, organization, and the nature and duration of the relationship to the applicant. Please submit a CV  and a cover letter that addresses your qualifications for the position and explains your interest in applying for the position.

 

January 9, 2023

Company: D'Youville University
Location: D'Youville University, 320 Porter Avenue, Buffalo, NY, USA
Contact: Jeffrey Podraza Email: podrazaj@dyc.edu
Phone: 716.829.8489  
 
 

The School of Physical Therapy (SOPT) in the College of Health Professions invites applications for a 12-month, full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor faculty position. The rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The candidate will have the ability to teach in two or more of the following areas: evidence-based practice/research methodology, clinical skills, geriatrics, acute care, home health, cardiopulmonary, or clinical physiology. Additional teaching opportunities may exist in selected areas based on education, experience, or specialty certification. The faculty member will participate in both independent and team teaching. Responsibilities will include teaching and advising DPT students, active engagement in scholarship, and participation on relevant school, college, and university committees. Release time is available for clinical practice in the community or for professional consultation.

Education

· Terminal academic degree (PhD/EdD/DSc) or equivalent academic doctoral degree in an area relevant to teaching emphasis.

· Three years of full-time or equivalent physical therapy practice

· Ability to mentor student capstone research projects and provide mentorship in research design and data analysis.

· Ability and interest in engaging in a team-teaching environment

· Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Experience

· Prior higher education teaching experience, including course development in a DPT program providing instruction in evidence-based practice/research methodology, geriatrics, cardiopulmonary, or clinical physiology.

· Clear evidence of scholarship as demonstrated by peer-reviewed publications and/or grant funding.

· ABPTS board certification

· Experience serving on academic doctoral (PhD/EdD/DSc) dissertation committees.

Must be able to perform all essential job duties as outlined in the job description.

 

January 3, 2023

Company: Marshall University
Location: Marshall University, John Marshall Drive, Huntington, WV, USA
Contact: James Dauber Email: dauber@marshall.edu
Phone: 304.696.5609 Website: Click to visit
 
 

Department Head/Chair Faculty Position

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

 

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

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

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

Minimum Qualifications:

-PhD

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

- LA Licensed Physical Therapist or eligibility for LA licensure

Preferred Qualifications:

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

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

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

 

December 19, 2022

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

The Department of Physical Therapy at Methodist University invites applications for a 12-month, full-time, tenure track appointment at the rank of Assistant/Associate/Full Professor within The College of Health Sciences & Human Services. Methodist University is seeking a tenure-track faculty member to join our team of energetic, collaborative, and motivated faculty in the entry-level Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program. The position requires academic teaching, scholarship, and service responsibilities, and the option of clinical practice time, consistent with the mission and philosophy of Methodist University. Applicants shall demonstrate competence in active teaching.

Methodist University is a private comprehensive institution grounded in the tradition of liberal arts. The Program is in the Thomas R. McLean Health Sciences Building. The 38,800-square-foot contemporary facility has dedicated classroom space, and research facilities that includes a Gait and Motion Analysis Laboratory, Human Performance Laboratory, a Motor Control Lab, and Mobility Courtyard to allow faculty to engage in research agendas and direct student research projects.

Job Qualifications

Candidates shall have an earned doctoral degree (PhD, EdD, DSc, or equivalent) from a USDE regionally accredited institution of higher education. A history of scholarly publications/presentations, a well-defined, ongoing scholarly agenda and previous teaching experience are desired. Candidates nearing completion of a terminal doctoral degree (ABD status in a PhD, EdD, DSc or equivalent degree program) will be considered.

Preferred candidates will be Physical Therapists eligible for licensure in the State of North Carolina, secured at time of employment. Preference is given to applicants with a DPT, APTA specialist ABPTS certification and/or ABPTRFE residency/fellowship and DPT program teaching experience. Teaching and scholarly experiences that align with the Methodist University commitment to fostering equity and inclusion in all our university practices is required.

Applications

Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. For full considerations, qualified candidates are to submit the following: 1) letter of intent, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) teaching philosophy statement, 4) three current letters of reference with current reference contact information, and 5) a concise equity and diversity statement about teaching or other experiences, successes, and challenges in working with a diverse student population. Please submit all materials in one PDF file via the Methodist University: HR employment portal.  Incomplete applications are not fully considered.

For inquiries, contact:  Dr. Nicole Hodges, Search Chair Email: nhodges@methodist.edu Phone: (910) 482-5774.

MU DPT Virtual Tour available: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SyVN7vQ4Lpw&list=PLgjYLnKpqV-z64bTyPpv-K_mBtuwb55l8&index=5&t=266s 

 

 

February 3, 2023

Company: Methodist University
Location: 5400 Ramsey Street, Fayetteville, NC 28311, USA
Contact: Nicole Hodges Email: nhodges@methodist.edu
Phone: 910.482.5774 Website: Click to visit
 
 

THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS MEDICAL BRANCH at Galveston invites applications for two positions available at the rank of Associate Professor, both non-tenure and tenure track faculty positions are available in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program.

  • The UTMB physical therapy program is the oldest in the state of Texas with a strong alumni base. The UTMB student body is praised as one of the most diverse in the country.
  • Current faculty members have clinical research agendas focused on acquired brain injury, multiple sclerosis, pediatrics, pelvic floor dysfunction, community and global health, posture, gait, mixed methods and health outcomes, and the use of technology to quantify and promote physical activity across the lifespan.
  • UTMB provides a dynamic academic and research environment that fosters strong collaborative and interprofessional scholarship and practice within university hospitals; the Center for Recovery, Physical Activity and Nutrition; Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences; the Sealy Center on Aging; School of Public and Population Health; School of Nursing; School of Medicine; Institute for Translational Science; Shriner’s Children’s Texas; and Institute for Medical Humanities.
  • The Department of Physical Therapy in the School of Health Professions at UTMB is home to three Doctor of Physical Therapy programs: PTA-to-DPT Bridge, Residential DPT, and a Hybrid DPT program.
  • From the Gulf Coast beaches of Galveston to the cultural mecca of Houston, the fourth largest city in the nation, UTMB is situated in an area that offers a wealth of educational, cultural, and recreational activities for its residents along with a reasonable cost of living.

The program has a need for faculty expertise in teaching and learning in areas of neurology, neuroscience, pediatrics, acute care, cardiovascular and pulmonary, or general physical therapy. Individuals with experience in the management of faculty clinical practice are also encouraged to apply. Responsibilities of faculty members include teaching within areas of interest and expertise; university, community, and professional service; mentoring of students; specialty clinical practice; and ongoing scholarly activity.

UTMB Health strives to provide equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, or veteran status. As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, UTMB Health takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

The position is available immediately at a rank and salary commensurate with qualifications. Applications will be accepted and reviewed until qualified candidates are identified. To apply, complete the online application using the link provided below and include a (1) cover letter(2) curriculum vitae, and the (3) names of three (3) references.

Position information and application link: Associate Professor, Physical Therapy, UTMB #2200358

Position information and application link: Associate Professor, Physical Therapy, UTMB #2206552

 

February 1, 2023

Company: University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
Location: 301 University Blvd, Galveston, TX, USA
Contact: Gregory Brusola Email: gabrusol@utmb.edu
Phone: 409.772.0309 Website: Click to visit
 
 
 

January 26, 2023

Company: College of Nursing and Allied Health Sciences
Location: Washington D.C., DC, USA
Contact: Antoine Taylor Email: antoine.taylor@howard.edu
Phone: 202.768.0554 Website: Click to visit
 
 

UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA SCHOOL OF MEDICINE AND HEALTH SCIENCES, Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Therapy, Position #00014894

Compensation and Appointment

Position: Assistant Professor

Remuneration/Salary: $84,000+ commensurate with qualifications

Benefits:

Includes single or family health care coverage (premiums paid for by the university), basic life insurance, EAP, retirement plan, and tuition waiver. Optional benefits available: supplemental life, dental, vision, flexible spending account, supplemental retirement plans.

This position is a twelve (12) month, non-tenure track, special appointment with University of North Dakota (UND) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), Department of Physical Therapy.

Job Summary and Responsibilities

  • Teaching in the areas of orthopedics, basic sciences, general physical therapy care, and other areas of departmental need
  • Well-define, ongoing scholarly agenda and dissemination
  • Service to the department, school, university, and profession
  • Advising graduate and undergraduate students

Minimum Requirements

  • Academic doctorate (such as PhD, EdD, DHS, DSc) appropriate for teaching responsibilities and scholarly activity by June 30, 2023
  • Demonstrated continuing education contact hours with contemporary expertise and clinical experience in orthopedics
  • Current PT license; eligible for ND license
  • 5 years’ clinical experience
  • Successful completion of the criminal history record check.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the US and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire

Preferred Requirements

  • Orthopedic certification
  • Experience in clinical research or scholarly activity
  • Membership and involvement in professional associations

To Apply

Review of applications will begin on January 25, 2023. Position is open until filled. Applications must include the following materials:

 

 

January 25, 2023

Company: University of North Dakota Department of Physical Therapy
Location: 1301 North Columbia Road, Grand Forks, ND, USA
Contact: Alyson C. White Email: alyson.white@med.und.edu
Phone: 701.777.3873 Website: Click to visit
 
 

The Campbell University Doctor of Physical Therapy Program invites applications for a 12-month tenure-track faculty position. The department is seeking experienced educators to join our collaborative team focused on developing physical therapists capable of serving any patient, anywhere.

Qualified candidates with a defined area of contemporary expertise and a defined scholarly agenda related to physical therapy practice will be considered. The successful candidate will have earned a doctoral degree in physical therapy (DPT, t-DPT) or a terminal academic degree (PhD, DSc, etc) in a related field with previous experience in physical therapist education. Academic rank (Assistant or Associate Professor) will be commensurate with qualifications and previous experience. 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 Department of Physical Therapy currently has 10 core faculty members supplemented with lecture and laboratory support by associated faculty who are experts in their areas of practice. This position is intended to integrate within the established team to enhance our student-centered curriculum in areas that fit their interests and qualifications. Our program utilizes frequent and in-depth student experiences with real and simulated patients to strengthen the clinical application of didactic and laboratory learning. DPT students and faculty enjoy state-of-the-art teaching and research facilities on the Health Science Campus in Lillington, NC. Our proximity to major population centers (Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill) and rural communities allows for strategic partnerships with peer institutions, health systems, and the community facilitating novel initiatives in scholarship and clinical care.

Our department resides within the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (CPHS) whose mission focuses on quality interprofessional training to address current and future healthcare needs. The college houses the Departments of Physical Therapy, Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical and Clinical Sciences, Physician Assistant Practice, Nursing, and Public Health. Interprofessional education activities are woven throughout the DPT curriculum with students from other CPHS programs and the School of Osteopathic Medicine.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepare and present materials in areas of assigned teaching that meet course objectives
  • Utilize effective, evidence based teaching strategies for lecture and laboratory experiences
  • 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, activities and responsibilities may change or be assigned at any time, with or without notice

Education/Experience - preferred

  • Earned 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 years or more
  • ABPTS or other specialty certification
  • Teaching experience in a doctor of physical therapy program
  • History of scholarly productivity or well-defined scholarly agenda

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.

To Apply For This Position:  

Campbell University is unable to accept paper or email applications. Interested parties may submit their candidacy by completing the application at https://www.campbell.edu/employment/, or direct link https://phg.tbe.taleo.net/phg01/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=CAMPUNIV&cws=37&rid=2796

For additional information, please contact Dr. Michelle Green - Search Committee Chair at mgreen@campbell.edu.

 

January 16, 2023

Company: Campbell University
Location: 143 Main Street, Buies Creek, NC 27506, USA
Contact: Michelle Green Email: mgreen@campbell.edu
    Website: Click to visit
 
 

The Department of Physical Therapy at Augusta University (formerly known as Medical College of Georgia) in Augusta Georgia, invites applications for two full-time, non-tenure 12-month positions as a core faculty member of the Doctor of Physical Therapy program, rank of Assistant/Associate Professor. Our program boasts a long history of excellence and a large network of strong clinical relationships. Augusta University is committed to increasing inclusive excellence, promoting equity, and cultivating a welcoming environment for all students, faculty, and staff.

We are seeking physical therapy educators with expertise in PEDIATRICS or ORTHOPEDICS. Responsibilities will include teaching in the candidate’s area of expertise, maintaining a productive scholarly agenda, and providing service as required by the department, college, or university. Participation in a faculty practice environment is also available. Additionally, an opportunity exists to participate in our orthopedic residency program and develop a pediatric residency program. Candidates must be committed to student-centered education as well as working cooperatively with faculty and staff.

Qualifications: A terminal academic degree is required for the orthopedic faculty position and is preferred for the pediatric faculty position (PhD, EdD, DSc in physical therapy or in a related field). Board certification is preferred. Applicants must have a minimum of 3 years of clinical/professional experience and be eligible for physical therapy licensure in Georgia. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Effective communication and interpersonal skills with diverse populations and the ability to work in a collaborative, problem-solving manner are required.

How to Apply

Applicants should apply by submitting a letter of interest in the position, curriculum vitae, and names of three references to http://www.augusta.edu/hr/jobs/faculty (Pediatric Job ID# 242832, Musculoskeletal Job ID#251958). Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.

Augusta University is one of the four research universities in the University System of Georgia, and the state’s only public academic medical center. The current total student enrollment for Augusta University is approximately 9,606, which includes nearly 5,500 undergraduates. Host to ten colleges and schools, there are also several centers, institutes, and departments at Augusta University with whom the Physical Therapy faculty collaborate. Among these are the Medical College of Georgia, the Georgia Cancer Center, the College of Nursing, the Department of Population Health Sciences, and the Institute of Public and Preventive Health. Augusta is also becoming one of the nation’s foremost centers of cyber security, with Augusta University’s School of Computer and Cyber Sciences fulfilling a key role in educating students and conducting research.

 

Georgia’s second-oldest and second-largest city, Augusta is a vibrant, progressive, and diverse community built on a solid foundation of local pride. Affectionately known as the South’s Garden City, Augusta extends Southern hospitality and eclectic offerings in culture, food, entertainment, sports, and outdoor amenities, which allow for year-round adventures. These offerings, coupled with its low cost of living, make Augusta the city of choice for more than half of a million people in its metropolitan area. Most notably, Augusta is world-renowned as home to the prestigious Master’s Tournament, the birthplace of Soul Icon James Brown and home of the US Army’s Fort Gordon.

 

 

January 10, 2023

Company: Augusta University
Location: 987 St. Sebastian Way EC1304
Contact: colleen hergott Email: chergott@augusta.edu
Phone: 706.721.2141 Website: Click to visit
 
 

The Division of Physical Therapy at the University of Minnesota invites applicants for a full-time, 12-month, academic-track (education or research) faculty line.

Description
Ideal candidates will have passion for improving the diversity of the physical therapy professional community; a demonstrated commitment to inclusive, trauma-informed teaching, supporting anti-racism efforts; and supporting student success. We are committed to building a skilled team representing various backgrounds and perspectives. This commitment is consistent with our desire to educate students to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, demonstrate cultural humility, and work skillfully to advance the common good of our increasingly diverse communities. A successful candidate will possess a commitment to these ideals. We are committed to supporting an inclusive community and holistically assessing the qualifications of each applicant. In pursuit of this goal, we consider an individual’s record working with students and colleagues with diverse perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds, and experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to academic and professional success.

Position responsibilities include primarily teaching with additional requirements for research and mentorship. Successful candidates will have experience, a passion for teaching, and contemporary clinical practice knowledge. Candidates should have capability for mentorship of DPT and possibly PhD students. Specific expertise is expected for coordinating content experts in clinical physiology and pathophysiology, as well as contributing direct teaching in areas of content where expertise exists. Areas of teaching expertise that best align with current DPT Program needs include acute care, community and population health, wellness and public health, complex medical conditions, geriatrics and aging, or clinical practice administration, reimbursement, and marketing. Other areas of teaching expertise can be considered. Faculty will lead a DPT student research group and contribute to the research mission of the Division and institution. This will include pursuing a defined research agenda in their selected area of expertise. All faculty support the University and Program through service commitments.

The Division of Physical Therapy at the University of Minnesota is an academic unit with 19 faculty lines and a more than 80-year history within the School of Medicine. With regard to quality graduates, scientific productivity, and professional leadership, the University of Minnesota upholds a strong national reputation. Degree programs include a DPT, and DPT/PhD joint degree. The Division enjoys close integration with a PhD/MS in Rehabilitation Science program, and houses an accredited Geriatric Clinical Residency, as well as collaborations with other advanced residencies and fellowships. As a major public research institution, the University of Minnesota has substantial opportunity for collaborative work across the University, in the local community, and with national and international institutions. The University offers substantial resources, including the Center for Educational Innovation, a system-wide resource offering opportunities in curriculum, pedagogy, technologies, educational research, and faculty development to advance effective teaching and engaged learning.

Requirements
The position requires a physical therapy degree with eligibility for licensure in Minnesota. An earned academic doctorate (PhD, DSc, EdD) or clinical board certification is expected. Rank upon hire commensurate with experience (Assistant to Full Professor). Appointment at the Associate Professor level or higher requires a minimum of 6 years of academic faculty experience and record of scholarly publications. Preference will be given to applicants with prior academic experience; a history of scholarly productivity, strong interpersonal skills, a team-based philosophy, and commitment and passion for the profession of physical therapy and its ongoing advancement to benefit the diverse populations we serve. Candidates should have a demonstrated capacity for collaboration across professional settings.

Applications will be considered as received and the search will remain open until the position is filled. Interviews are anticipated to begin in early March. The desired start date is July 2023.

An application must include: (1) a cover letter, including the names and contact information for three references, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) a single document that contains statements of the applicant’s teaching philosophy including past experiences and goals (4) a diversity statement relevant to their own identities and professional role(s).

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How to Apply
Additional job details and application can be found online:
https://humanresources.umn.edu/content/find-job using the “Job Opening ID” 353251

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For further information, please contact Amanda Sharp PT, DPT, PhD, Search Committee Chair, at: sharp@umn.edu

 

January 9, 2023

Company: University of Minnesota
Location: 426 Church Street Southeast, Minneapolis, MN, USA
Contact: Halley Winters Email: winte903@umn.edu
     
 
 

To meet the needs of our growing program, the Doctor of Physical Therapy Division (DPT) at Duke University announces the opening of a full-time, regular-rank, non-tenure track faculty position. This position is best suited for a highly motivated, doctoral-trained licensed physical therapist (Ph.D., ScD, DSc, or DPT) with a diverse clinical background. Specific preferences include those who have teaching experience and interests/experience in cardiopulmonary physical therapy and/or acute care, have demonstrated research productivity, professional service or advocacy, and/or have experience in service learning and leadership.

Qualifications

  • Clinical or academic doctorate;
  • Licensed physical therapist (or eligibility) in the state of North Carolina;
  • Excellent verbal and written English communication skills;
  • Ability to work independently as well as cooperatively with a variety of faculty;
  • Interest in teaching;
  • Scholarly agenda;
  • A diverse clinical background.

Technical Skill Requirement:

  • Proficient use of dedicated software such as MS Word, Excel, or statistical software;
  • Understanding of pedagogy.

Responsibilities

  • Course coordination and teaching in the Doctor of Physical Therapy Division;
  • Providing lab assistantship;
  • Pedagogical support for faculty and curricular staff.
  • Provision of clinical physical therapy services at Duke Health.
  • Contribution to the diversity, equity, and inclusion mission of the division
  • Scholarship contribution through basic, clinical, translational or educational research
  • Service to the division, department and/or University

Duke University and Department of Orthopaedic Surgery is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and are committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, and learners without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status. We consider diversity and inclusion a critical core value of the institution.

The position is full time, 12 month appointed position. Interested candidates selected for an interview will be asked to present their teaching and research portfolio. All interested candidates should send (in confidence) a cover letter and curriculum vitae by March 15, 2023 including contact information for three references by email to:

Ashley Poole, PT, DPT

Chair, Search Committee

Assistant Professor

Doctor of Physical Therapy Division

Duke University School of Medicine

Box 104002, Durham, NC, 27710

ashley.poole@duke.edu

 

January 4, 2023

Company: Duke University Doctor of Physical Therapy Division
Location: 311 Trent Drive, Durham, NC, USA
Contact: Ashley Poole Email: ashley.poole@duke.edu
    Website: Click to visit
 
 

Discover Your Career at Emory University Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.

Position Description:

Emory University Division of Physical Therapy at Emory University invites applications for an open rank faculty position. Appointments are for a 12-month academic year. We seek a scientist with strong research training, a commitment to professional and graduate education, and a passion for innovation. Research focus can be in any area relevant to movement science and/or physical therapy. The candidate should have received a research-focused doctoral degree (PhD), completed relevant post-doctoral research training, and demonstrate a clear commitment to develop and direct a nationally and internationally recognized research program. The successful candidate will contribute to the teaching and mentoring efforts in the Center as well as to the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program in their areas of scientific and/or clinical expertise. Teaching and service requirements will be appropriate to allow the candidate to pursue a rigorous research program. Opportunities for collaboration at Emory and partnering institutions (e.g., Georgia Institute of Technology and Georgia State University) are abundant and expected to uniquely enhance the impact of the candidate’s scholarly pursuits. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Competitive start-up funds accompany this position. All faculty are expected to contribute to a diverse, equitable, and inclusive campus environment.

Emory University is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and equal access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Emory University does not discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law. Students, faculty, and staff are assured of participation in University programs and in the use of facilities without such discrimination. Emory University complies with Executive Order 11246, as amended, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veteran's Readjustment Assistance Act, and applicable executive orders, federal and state regulations regarding nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action. Emory University is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through application of its affirmative action, equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training. Inquiries regarding this policy should be directed to the Emory University Department of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Building, Atlanta, GA 30322.

 

December 12, 2022

Company: Emory University
Location: 1462 Clifton Road, N.E. Suite 312 Atlanta, GA 30322
Contact: Michael Borich Email: michael.borich@emory.edu
Phone: 404.712.0612 Website: Click to visit
 
 

Samuel Merritt University is recruiting a full-time faculty member to join our dynamic, collaborative Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program. We are a health sciences-focused university with a long history of educating ethical, caring, compassionate, highly skilled health professionals. In addition to our DPT program, we offer programs in undergraduate nursing and kinesiology, and graduate programs in Family Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Anesthesia, Doctor of Nursing Practice, Master and Doctor of Occupational Therapy, Master of Physician Assistant, and Doctor of Podiatric Medicine.

Employment at Samuel Merritt University means being part of a community that values education and its impact on the world.  The DPT faculty is friendly, supportive, and increasingly diverse. Believing that diversity contributes to academic excellence and to rich and rewarding communities, SMU is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty, staff, and student body.  We seek candidates whose work furthers diversity and who bring varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds to our community. The DPT program is located in beautiful Oakland, California, an urban community that is rich in diversity, the arts, and multicultural immersion. This campus also houses a 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 using 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 curriculum.

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

Qualifications: A completed academic doctorate (PhD, DSc, EdD or equivalent) in a relevant area of study is required. Individuals who are within 6 months of completing their academic doctoral degree will be considered. Prior academic teaching experience is strongly preferred. Applicants must be licensed or currently eligible for physical therapy licensure in California.

Areas of expertise: Contemporary practice expertise and teaching experience in biomechanics/kinesiology/movement science and/or acute/complex care practice environments is preferred, and other areas of contemporary expertise will also be welcomed and considered. 

Timeline: Application reviews will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 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:

Robert Nee, PT, PhD, MAppSc
Search Committee Chair
Department of Physical Therapy
450 30th Street
Oakland, CA 94609

rnee@samuelmerritt.edu

(510) 879-9200 x7376

 

December 9, 2022

Company: Samuel Merritt University
Location: 450 30th Street, Oakland, CA, USA
Contact: Nicole Christensen, PT, PhD Email: nchristensen@samuelmerritt.edu
Phone: 8799278 Website: Click to visit
 
 

Discover Your Career at Emory University Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.

Position Description:

Emory University Division of Physical Therapy invites applications for an open rank faculty position.

Candidates must have an academic doctorate (i.e. PhD, EdD, SciD) as well as be eligible for licensure to practice physical therapy in Georgia. Evidence of scholarly productivity is preferred. Responsibilities for faculty may include teaching, clinical practice, committee work, scholarly productivity, advising students, and participating in University and professional service, mentorship in physical therapy and in associated medical residency programs. Salary and rank will be commensurate with experience. The Emory University DPT Program is a top-ranked educational program, embedded within the Emory University School of Medicine. In addition to being an outstanding educational institution, Emory University is also a vital research institution with a wide variety of research centers on campus. Emory’s Division of Physical Therapy is known for its exceptional clinical and research programs in movement disorders, stroke, musculoskeletal, cardio-pulmonary and vestibular disorders. There is an exciting potential for interfacing with resources throughout the Emory University academic medical center, related graduate programs, and the Atlanta community. The Emory School of Medicine is located on Emory’s main campus in close proximity to a variety of affiliated academic, research and clinical facilities such the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Georgia Institute of Technology and the Emory Healthcare System. Applicants should upload a copy of their curriculum vitae and the names and contact information of three references.

Emory Supports a Diverse and Inclusive Culture To ensure the safety of our campus community, the COVID-19 vaccine is required. For more information on the University and Hospital policies and potential exemptions, please see our website.

Emory University is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and equal access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Emory University does not discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law. Students, faculty, and staff are assured of participation in University programs and in the use of facilities without such discrimination. Emory University complies with Executive Order 11246, as amended, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veteran's Readjustment Assistance Act, and applicable executive orders, federal and state regulations regarding nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action. Emory University is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through application of its affirmative action, equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training. Inquiries regarding this policy should be directed to the Emory University Department of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Building, Atlanta, GA 30322.

 

December 9, 2022

Company: Emory University
Location: 1462 Clifton Road, N.E. Suite 312 Atlanta, GA 30322
Contact: Marie Johanson Email: majohan@emory.edu
Phone: 404.712.6581 Website: Click to visit
 
 

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

 

About Andrews University

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

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

 

As faculty member duties include:

Faculty member duties include:

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

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

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

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

 

 

November 23, 2022

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

Physical Therapy
Assistant / Associate Professor

Tenure Track Fall 2023

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

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

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

Qualifications:

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

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

Required Experience:

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

Required for an appointment at the rank of Associate Professor:

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

Preferred Experience:

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

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

 Application Review Date:  Wednesday, March 1, 2023

Attach the following:

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

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

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

Committee Information:

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

 

October 7, 2022

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