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Murphy Deming College of Health Sciences (MDCHS) at Mary Baldwin University in Fishersville, VA is seeking one full-time faculty member for the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program to start January 2022 or soon afterward. Murphy Deming College of Health Sciences has a strong commitment to interprofessional education.

Summary of the Position:

This faculty position is a full-time, 12-month appointment at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor. Qualified candidates should have unique expertise in adult neurorehabilitation including evidence-based physical therapy management. The candidate should be comfortable working in a highly interprofessional, collaborative teaching and learning environment using elements of problem-based learning.

Professional Qualifications:

  • Terminal degree (Ph.D., D.Sc., Ed.D. or equivalent) preferred, but DPT with expertise related to neurologic rehabilitation will be considered. Doctoral candidates (Ph.D., D.Sc., Ed.D., or equivalent) are encouraged to apply if their degree will be conferred shortly after being hired.
  • American Board of Physical Therapy Specialization (ABPTS) certification as a neurological clinical specialist is preferred, but not required.
  • Other certifications related to neurologic rehabilitation are beneficial, including but not limited to MT, NCS, MSCS, KEMG, ATP.
  • Prior teaching experience in an entry-level DPT program is preferred, but not required.
  • A minimum of 3 years of clinical experience as a physical therapist and eligibility for licensure in Virginia are required.

Teaching Responsibilities:

The successful candidate is expected to be the primary course instructor in neurologic rehabilitation content. Other teaching responsibilities will match the candidate’s experience and may include, but are not limited to, student research projects and interprofessional education opportunities with the Doctor of Occupational Therapy and Master of Science in Physician Assistant faculty and students.

Research Responsibilities:

The successful candidate is expected to develop or have in place an active research agenda with the potential for integrating students.

The Murphy Deming College of Health Sciences:

Mary Baldwin University has an historic mission in liberal arts and sciences and an ethos of leadership and service.  Murphy Deming College of Health Sciences is made up of professional programs including Doctor of Physical Therapy,  Doctor of Occupational Therapy, Master of Science in Physician Assistant, Master of Health Administration, RN-BSN completion, and several Doctor of Nursing Practice tracks.  MDCHS Emphasizes superior education in a people-centered environment.  Our state-of-the-art health sciences campus is located within the medical corridor of Augusta County and is the flagship building with high-tech classrooms, research spaces, extensive laboratories, and a simulation center.

Timeline: Application reviews begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Rank is commensurate with experience and credentials. The projected start date is negotiable.

Please 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)

For additional information please contact: Julie Skrzat, PT, DPT, CCS, Ph.D. at jmskrzat@marybaldwin.edu

Mary Baldwin University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer and especially encourages applications from minorities, women, and persons with disabilities

 

 

September 3, 2021

Company: Murphy Deming College of Health Sciences at Mary Baldwin University
Location: 100 Baldwin Boulevard, Fishersville, VA, USA
Contact: Julie Skrzat Email: jmskrzat@marybaldwin.edu
Phone: 540.887.4170 Website: Click to visit
 
 

Temple University College of Public Health announces a national search for the Chair and Director of the Department of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences. Temple University’s Department of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences (HRS), located within the College of Public Health (CPH), offers a unique opportunity for leadership in Health and Rehabilitation Sciences education and research. Located within a novel population health and prevention paradigm, the Health and Rehabilitation Sciences Department is a key component within the College that brings together disciplines focused on interprofessional education and care, developing future care providers dedicated to enhancing patient care and the healthcare experience. Through transdisciplinary research and interprofessional education, CPH students and faculty embrace public health as a catalyst for individual and community change in pursuit of the common good.

 

The HRS Department is a synergistic group comprised of programs in Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Athletic Training and Recreational Therapy, seeking a leader who can take an ambitious approach to growing scholarship and research in the rehabilitation sciences and providing fresh ideas to enhance pedagogy.  The Chair/Director must be dedicated to integrative health and interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary collaboration. The Chair/Director must also demonstrate transparency, a deep sense of professionalism and commitment to diversity and inclusion in all its forms. The position’s incumbent will have the opportunity to shape and expand the department through targeted recruitment of high impact faculty members, investments to support growth in extramural research grants, build community engagement by joining efforts with a nascent neighborhood clinic and articulate a vision that inspires philanthropic funding.

 

The College seeks an ambitious leader to guide the further growth and development of the department. The Chair/Director will develop a strategic plan for the Department to incorporate and grow its educational programs in tandem with its research mission. The successful candidate will manage an annual budget and engage in entrepreneurial endeavors. This individual must possess vision, have an established program of research, and be committed to continuing to build a collaborative work environment. A proven record of developing Health and Rehabilitation sciences research and directing an educational program in one of its four core disciplines is desired. In addition to working to expand the College’s iconic and renowned programs, we are looking for someone who can strengthen IPE opportunities between its graduate programs in physical therapy, occupational therapy, athletic training, and recreational therapy. The department also includes a large undergraduate program in health professions that has multiple opportunities for expansion and development.

 

Evidence of administrative acumen is critical, and the Chair/Director will work with a substantial administrative team. Candidates must hold a Ph.D., or equivalent degree, preferably in one of the four core disciplines or a related discipline and should meet the qualifications for appointment at the rank of Full or Associate Professor.  
 

The Department. The Health and Rehabilitation Sciences Department is unlike any other department in the country. Located on a single urban campus in Philadelphia, the Department’s faculty provide instruction in 10-degree programs such as Doctor in Athletic Training, Doctor in Occupational Therapy, Doctor of Physical Therapy, Doctor of Philosophy in Neuromotor Science, Bachelor of Science in Health Professions, and other undergraduate and graduate programs.   The Department also works closely with other disciplines including public health, nursing, social work, and communication sciences disorders.  The department is at the forefront of developing innovative academics, research, and programs aimed at both preventing injury and disability and helping those who have illnesses, short-term injuries, or long-term physical, psychological, or cognitive disabilities, lead full, satisfying, and meaningful lives.

To apply, submit a detailed CV, a cover letter explicating your qualifications and experiences with diversity, equity and inclusion, leadership experience, a research statement, and a list of 5 references to cphsearch@temple.edu

For more information, pleast contact abbigail.ametrano@temple.edu

 

September 2, 2021

Company: Temple University College of Public Health
Location: Philadelphia, PA, USA
Contact: Abbigail L Ametrano Email: abbigail.ametrano@temple.edu
Phone: 215.204.9116 Website: Click to visit
 
 

About Nova Southeastern University
Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is a private, not-for-profit, accredited, co-educational university with campuses in Greater Ft. Lauderdale, throughout Florida, and in Puerto Rico. With nearly 21,000 students, NSU is the largest private, not-for-profit institution of higher education in Florida. Founded in 1964, the university offers undergraduate degrees, graduate and professional degrees, and certificate programs to full-and part-time students in medicine, health sciences, computer sciences, law, education, psychology, business, marine biology, and more.

Professional DPT - Tampa Bay Program Director Position Open
NSU's Physical Therapy department is looking for a dynamic, innovative individual to lead the blended Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program in Tampa Bay, FL. The DPT Director is responsible for oversight of the program including student and faculty management, fiscal management, daily educational operations, and strategic planning. The department is committed to diversity of program faculty and students, integration of simulation, and interprofessional education. The DPT Director should have a strong teaching, scholarship, and service agenda, in addition to having capacity to mentor faculty in each of these areas. Additionally, the DPT Director will be part of the management team of the PT department and work in conjunction with the Chair and the other Program Directors to continue to develop the department to meet the needs of students, faculty, and the healthcare community. The DPT director reports directly to the PT Department Chair.

Position number 496785 - Candidate must be a physical therapist, eligible for licensure in Florida, and have an earned terminal (academic) doctoral degree (PhD, EdD, ScD, DHSc, etc.) by the start date of employment. The candidate must also have at least 6 years of full-time higher education experience, with a minimum of 3 years of full-time experience in a physical therapist education program. Previous teaching experience with blended learning is encouraged. This is a 12-month position and rank and salary are commensurate with experience and expertise.

For additional information, please contact Dr. Jennifer Canbek, search committee chair at canbek@nova.edu or 954-557-0880.

To apply online, go to https://nsucareers.nova.edu/en-us/job/496785/program-directorfaculty-rank-tbd-physical-therapy

For more information visit nsujobs.com

 

 

September 1, 2021

Company: Nova Southeastern University
Location: Clearwater, FL, USA
Contact: Jennifer Canbek Email: canbek@nova.edu
Phone: 954.557.0880 Website: Click to visit
 
 

Samuel Merritt University is recruiting a full-time faculty member to join the 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 graduate programs in Family Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Anesthesia, Doctor of Nursing Practice, Master and Doctor of Occupational Therapy, Physician Assistant, and 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: 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 strongly preferred. Qualified individuals with a professional doctorate (DPT) and relevant specialty practice certification will be considered.

 

Contemporary practice expertise and teaching experience in musculoskeletal patient/client management is essential. Additional areas of expertise in biomechanics/kinesiology/movement science, cardiopulmonary patient/client management, acute or complex-care practice environments, ethics, professional development, and professional issues are preferred. 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:

Gail Widener, PT, PhD
Search Committee Chair
Department of Physical Therapy
450 30th Street
Oakland, CA 94609

gwidener@samuelmerritt.edu

(510) 879-9200 x7378

 

August 26, 2021

Company: Samuel Merritt University
Location: Oakland, CA, USA
Contact: MARIA SALAS Email: msalas@samuelmerritt.edu
Phone: 5108696.511.5351 Website: Click to visit
 
 

                             

 

                              Faculty Position: Full-time Faculty

 

The Programs in Physical Therapy, Columbia University (Columbia) welcomes applications for a full-time (12-Month) faculty position with emphasis on teaching in the neurologic curriculum of the entry level Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program.  Columbia is a research-one institution with a strong academic and clinical environment.  The 3-year curriculum leading to the DPT degree has an illustrious history since the Program’s inception in 1942. Our mission supports an equitable and collaborative community developing inclusive leaders and professionals.

The Programs in Physical Therapy

The Programs are located within the Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons (VP&S), Columbia University Irving Medical Center (CUIMC) in Washington Heights, New York City and consists of the health science schools of Medicine, Dentistry, Public Health and Nursing.  The 16 full-time faculty are nationally and internationally recognized in varied areas of clinical and research expertise. Our adjunct faculty of academicians, scholars and clinicians from NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital (NYP), Weill Cornell Medicine affiliates, and the New York City environs, regularly contribute to the DPT program. The Columbia Programs in Physical Therapy also consist of a Clinical Residency in Orthopedic Physical Therapy, Performing Arts Fellowship, Doctor of Education in Movement Science (Physical Therapy) joint program with Teachers College, and three physical therapy Faculty Practices.

 

Teaching Responsibilities

The successful candidate will primarily teach in the adult neurorehabilitation courses addressing evidence-based physical therapy management. The candidate will participate in program, university, interprofessional, special population and community professional service. In addition, the candidate will engage in student mentoring and advisement, and student-directed research.

 

Research Responsibilities

The successful candidate is expected to build research capacity and expertise in PT rehabilitation, and have an active research agenda. The candidate will be expected to actively seek internal or external funding and enhance the didactic and clinical research education/mentorship to DPT and post-professional terminal degree students. Additionally, the candidate would explore opportunities to utilize our interprofessional research laboratory and collaborate with faculty colleagues across the CUIMC campus.

 

Clinical Responsibilities

Candidates must fulfill requirements for clinical credentialling at NYP/CUIMC. Opportunities exist for clinical teaching or practice at NYP/CUIMC and/or the Columbia University Faculty Practices/ColumbiaDoctors.

 

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate has:

  • A terminal academic doctorate degree (PhD, EdD, DSc or equivalent)
  • A minimum of five years clinical experience with individuals with neurological disorders
  • Board certification as a neurological clinical specialist (NCS)
  • Teaching and mentoring experience
  • A scholarly record

A candidate with a clinical doctorate and NCS certification or who has extensive clinical experience with the neurological population, and is currently pursuing a terminal academic doctoral degree may be considered.

 

Applicants must be licensed or eligible for licensure to practice physical therapy in New York.

Salary and academic rank are competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.  Columbia provides a generous benefit package. 

The position is effective July 1, 2021 and will remain open until filled.

Detailed information on the program's mission, teaching philosophy and objectives can be obtained from the program's website at www.columbiaphysicaltherapy.org.  Feel free to reach out with questions to our Search Committee members: Clare C Bassile ccb2120@cumc.columbia.edu; Martha Sliwinski ms2814@cumc.columbia.edu.

Link to application: http://apply.interfolio.com/89854

Columbia University is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.

 

 

 


 

 

August 12, 2021

Company: Columbia University
Location: 617 West 168th Street 3rd floor, New York, NY 10032
Contact: Martha Sliwinski Email: ms2814@columbia.edu
Phone: 973.477.2783 Website: Click to visit
 
 

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

 

The School of Physical Therapy at MCPHS University is located in Worcester, Massachusetts, 30 miles west of Boston, in the heart of Central Massachusetts, a region rich in cultural, recreational and healthcare opportunities.  

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

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

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

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

Qualifications include:

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

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

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

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

About Us

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

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

 

May 6, 2021

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

Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy

The School of Physical Therapy at Belmont University is seeking applications for a 10-month, tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August 1, 2022.

This is a full-time (10 month) faculty member position, teaching in the entry-level doctor of Physical Therapy Program. Teaching assignments will be primarily in the area of Musculoskeletal Physical Therapy, with additional assignments determined by individual expertise and curricular need. Additional responsibilities include academic advising, student mentoring, scholarly activity, and department, college and university service.

An earned academic doctorate is preferred; however, minimum qualifications are a DPT with ABPTS certification in orthopaedic or sports physical therapy, current teaching experience in the assessment and treatment of musculoskeletal conditions and a minimum of 10 years clinical experience in assessing and treating orthopedic conditions. Completion of fellowship training in orthopaedic manual therapy as well as additional experience in teaching dry needling and Emergency First Responder are all preferred but not required. Candidates must be eligible for Tennessee physical therapy licensure.

For additional information about the position and to complete the online application, candidates are directed to https://jobs.belmont.edu. An electronic version of a Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, Teaching Philosophy, and a Response to Belmont’s Mission, Vision, Values, and “Five Ways of Being” must be attached to complete the online application.

Belmont University seeks to attract and retain highly qualified faculty and staff that share the University’s values and will contribute to its mission and vision to be a leader among teaching universities bringing together the best of liberal arts and professional education in a Christ-centered, student-focused university of learning and service. During the application process, applicants will be asked to attach a response to Belmont University’s Mission, Vision, Values, and “Five Ways of Being” articulating how the candidate’s knowledge, experience, and beliefs have prepared him/her to contribute to a Christ-centered, student-focused university of learning, service and give a brief statement of teaching philosophy.

 

Located two miles from downtown Nashville, Tennessee, Belmont University consists of nearly 8,800 students who come from every state and 33 countries. Consistently recognized by U.S. News & World Report for innovation and commitment to undergraduate teaching, Belmont brings together the best of liberal arts and professional education in a Christ-centered and student-focused community of learning and service. As a campus that aims to Let Hope Abound, the University is committed to producing graduates who are Hope Inspiring, Character Forming, Future Shaping, Community Engaging and Bridge Building people. With more than 115 areas of undergraduate study, 41 master’s programs and five doctoral degrees, there is no limit to the ways Belmont University can expand an individual's horizon. Belmont University is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse learning community of committed Christians from all racial and ethnic backgrounds. Consistent with applicable civil rights law, the University seeks employees of Christian faith who are committed to the mission of the University. Belmont’s Office of Human Resources will conduct ongoing evaluations of the means by which candidates for employment are sought, to the end that the pool of candidates will include qualified women, minorities, veterans and disabled individuals.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
The selected candidate for this position will be required to complete a background check satisfactory to the University.

 

September 22, 2021

Company: Belmont University
Location: 1900 Belmont Boulevard, Nashville, TN, USA
Contact: Kevin Robinson Email: kevin.robinson@belmont.edu
     
 
 

The Department of Physical Therapy at the University of North Florida (UNF) is seeking to fill several tenure track Assistant professors to serve in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program. Faculty with expertise in orthopedics, pediatrics, pelvic health, and acute/critical care are particularly encouraged to apply. However, all areas of expertise will be considered. All positions will have primary responsibility in the DPT professional program; one position will also serve as the faculty liaison for the UNF-Brooks Rehabilitation Orthopedic Residency program.

UNF is a Metropolitan public university in Jacksonville, FL and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees to approximately 16,000 students.

UNF’s 1300-acre campus is surrounded by a natural preserve and is located 15 minutes from the white sandy beaches of the Atlantic Ocean. A city of bridges on Florida’s First Coast, Jacksonville is 30 minutes from the country’s oldest city Saint Augustine, 2 hours from Orlando’s theme parks, with one of America’s fastest growing economies. Jacksonville is home to professional sports teams, an international airport, a waterfront downtown and numerous entertainment venues. The Department of Physical Therapy in the Brooks College offers the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree. The program admits 30 students each year and has a three-year graduation rate and NPTE pass rate that exceeds the national average and all other Florida state university system physical therapy programs. The faculty have active research agendas supported by internal and external funding with dedicated research laboratory space. Opportunities for community-engaged service and research are supported by UNF’s Center for Community Based Learning. The faculty also participates in the education of physical therapy residents in partnership with Brooks Rehabilitation. Students and faculty participate in service-learning experiences throughout Jacksonville and Florida.

 

  • Candidates must have an earned academic degree and be eligible for physical therapy licensure in Florida.
  • Graduation from an CAPTE-accredited physical therapy program
  • Earned academic doctoral degree (e.g. PhD, EdD, DSc, or DHSc); § Experience teaching entry-level DPT students (academic or clinical) within area of clinical or research expertise;
  • Licensed or eligible for licensure as a physical therapist in the state of Florida;
  • A scholarly agenda with evidence of dissemination that contributes to teaching and/or clinical practice;
  • Record of active involvement in the APTA and/or other professional organizations


The recently elevated Department of Physical Therapy is part of the larger MedNexus initiative which envisions UNF at the center of the Northeast Florida healthcare enterprise by connecting healthcare providers with University students, faculty and researchers. Visit our website to learn more about the Department, faculty and curriculum at https://www.unf.edu/brooks/physical_therapy/DPT.aspx . Applicants can also contact Julia Mitchell at 904-620-2248 or at julia.mitchell@unf.edu with questions. Apply online at https://www.unfjobs.org/postings/16945 and https://www.unfjobs.org/postings/17268 and submit all required documents to be considered an applicant for this position.

UNF is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution

 

September 15, 2021

Company: University of North Florida
Location: 1 UNF Dr., Jacksonville, FL 32224, USA
Contact: Julia Mitchell Email: julia.mitchell@unf.edu
Phone: 904.620.2248 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, 12-month positions as core faculty members of the Doctor of Physical Therapy program, rank of Assistant/Associate Professor.

We are seeking physical therapy educators with expertise in one or more of the following areas: a) orthopedics, b) neurology and/or c) pediatrics. 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.  

Opportunities exist to participate in the department’s residency program, and PhD in applied health sciences program. Tracks toward tenure or non-tenure are available and rank is negotiable based on the candidate’s credentials and experiences. Candidates must be committed to student-centered education as well as working cooperatively with faculty and staff.

Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have a terminal academic degree (PhD, EdD, DSc) in physical therapy or in a related field. Candidates with a DPT degree and board certification will also be considered. Applicants must have a minimum of 3 years of clinical/professional experience and must be eligible for physical therapy licensure in Georgia. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Effective communication and interpersonal skills with diverse populations and ability to work in a collaborative, problem-solving manner are required.

Search committee: Faculty candidates will be reviewed with on-campus interview invitations provided to top candidates

Conditions of Employment:

All candidates are required to successfully pass a background check review.  For specific positions, the final candidate may be subject to a (pre-employment) physical and drug screen.

The final candidate will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree as well as post-secondary coursework in the form of original transcripts.  

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 (Job ID# 227658 and # 233137). Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.

 

September 13, 2021

Company: Augusta University
Location: 987 St. Sebastian Way Augusta GA 30912
Contact: colleen hergott Email: chergott@augusta.edu
Phone: 706.721.2896 Website: Click to visit
 
 

Shift Hours:

Full time core faculty position

Job Description:

The Faculty Member is responsible to participate in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of the curriculum, to support the Strategic Plan of the College, and to contribute to the development of the profession. 

The qualified candidate will hold a doctorate degree in the applicable field with specialization appropriate to the area of teaching responsibility. Must be eligible for or hold a current license within the state of Wisconsin for physical therapy. ABPTS or other specialty certification is preferred. Qualified candidates should have contemporary content expertise in one or several of the following areas: Anatomy, Pathophysiology, Biomechanics, Neuroscience, Neurological care, Cardiovascular and pulmonary rehabilitation or Pharmacology. Must demonstrate knowledge and skill in the application of the principles of teaching and learning, curriculum development, implementation, and evaluation. Strong organizational, interpersonal, planning, and problem solving skills along with ability to work in a team and flexibility to work with others in a variety of circumstances are required. Must have the ability to work with and manage different computer programs and databases including Canvas, Adobe, and Microsoft Office products.

A minimum of 3 years full-time clinical practice experience is required. Prior teaching experience in a physical therapy program, record of scholarship, working with rural and underserved populations, inter-professional education, and prior research background preferred.

Bellin College does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, disability, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or other protected classes.

BENEFITS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Wages based off your experience.

Full benefits (health, dental, vision, 401K, Paid Time Off)

 

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September 11, 2021

Company: Bellin Health
Location: Green Bay, WI, USA
Contact: Rebecca Vander Leest Email: rebecca.vanderleest@bellin.org
Phone: 1920.445.7247 Website: Click to visit
 
 

We invite applications for a full-time, 9-month clinical faculty position (non-tenure) in the Department of Physical Therapy & Athletic Training at Boston University College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College. Responsibilities include teaching and advising in the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program, engaging in scholarly activities, and participation in institutional and professional service activities. We are seeking an individual with teaching and clinical expertise in cardiopulmonary disorders, acute care and clinical medicine to join a strong

faculty dedicated to pushing the boundaries of education to optimize the growth and development of our students.

 

BU Sargent College is part of a vibrant academic and research community that includes 17 schools and colleges across Boston University’s Charles River and Medical campuses. We in the department of Physical Therapy & Athletic Training believe that the cultural and social diversity of our faculty, staff, and students is vitally important to the distinction and excellence of our research and academic programs. We are especially eager to welcome? a colleague who supports our institutional commitment to ensuring BU is inclusive, equitable, diverse, and a

place where all constituents can thrive. The College offers undergraduate, professional, and post-professional degree programs in a wide range of areas including physical therapy, occupational therapy, rehabilitation sciences, and  speech, language,& hearing sciences. For more information about our programs, visit our website.

 

DO NOT APPLY THROUGH THE BOSTON UNIVERSITY HR WEBSITE.

 

Interested candidates should send a letter of intent including a statement of clinical and scholarly interests, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references to:

 

Diane Heislein

DPT Program Director

Boston University

College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College

Department of Physical Therapy & Athletic Training

635 Commonwealth Avenue

Boston, MA 02215

Electronic submissions are preferred: heislein@bu.edu

 

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

Job Location:                      Boston, MA

Position Type:                     Full-Time, Non-tenure track

Salary:                                  Commensurate with experience                                                   

Required Skills

Minimum qualifications include:

  • Professional degree (DPT) and licensure in Physical Therapy (MA eligible)
  • PhD, ScD or EdD preferred
  • Demonstrated expertise in a cardiovascular and pulmonary physical therapy (Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Physical Therapy)
  • Experience in education / teaching
  • Professional vision consistent with emerging health care patterns and changes in educational requirements of health care professionals

 

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

 

September 10, 2021

Company: Boston University
Location: 635 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA, USA
Contact: Nicole Conway Email: nwconway@bu.edu
    Website: Click to visit
 
 

Boston University College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in the Department of Physical Therapy & Athletic Training beginning in the fall of 2022. Appointments are for a nine-month academic year. We are seeking a colleague who will help us continue to build on the College’s tradition of excellence in rehabilitation sciences, physical therapy (PT), clinical practice, and scholarship.

 

The successful candidate will have the potential to lead a nationally and internationally visible research program in data- and/or technology-driven research for advancement of health outcomes. This may include health services research involving large datasets, health-focused applications of artificial intelligence and/or machine learning, or digital health applications.  The candidate will join and be supported by a group of committed and active NIH-funded scientists with research programs in clinical rehabilitation research.

 

A successful candidate will have the opportunity to collaborate within and outside of Sargent College. Depending on the research area, opportunities to collaborate include, but are not limited to clinicians in the BU Physical Therapy Center (BUPTC) and Center for Neurorehabilitation (CNR), faculty from the School of Public Health, School of Medicine, Evans Center for Implementation and Improvement Sciences (CIIS), Center for Clinical and Translational Epidemiology and Comparative Effectiveness Research (TEC), Rafik B. Hariri Institute for Computing and Computational Science and Engineering, and the Mobile and Electronic Health Affinity Research Collaborative (ME-Health ARC). Boston Medical Center (BMC) and Boston University School of Public Health are part of a multi-institutional Center on Health Services Training and Research (CoHSTAR) and partners in the NIH funded Learning Health Systems Rehabilitation Research Network (LeaRRn), offering exciting collaborative opportunities to advance health services research in the physical therapy/rehabilitation domain. BUPTC collects  outcomes using Intermountain Healthcare Rehabilitation Outcomes Measurement System (ROMS) as standard practice. BMC is the largest safety net hospital in New England providing accessible care to underserved and diverse patient populations in the Greater Boston area with a substantial research enterprise. BU Faculty of Computing & Data Sciences (CDS) is an exciting new initiative for individuals with expertise in clinically relevant applications of computational methodologies. BU Clinical and Translational Institute (BU CTSI) provides extensive training, funding, methodologic, and other support for faculty across BU.

 

The Department of Physical Therapy & Athletic Training includes faculty who are leaders in research and scholarship, clinical education, and professional development. Students receive clinical training through highly competitive academic programs including the DPT. The Department also supports advanced clinical residencies and fellowships at the BU Physical Therapy Center and the Center for Neurorehabilitation. The Department is part of Sargent College, which is a thriving research enterprise with nearly $18 Million in external funding. 

 

The faculty in the Department of Physical Therapy & Athletic Training believe that the cultural and social diversity of our faculty, staff, and students is vitally important to the distinction and excellence of our research and academic programs. To that, we are especially eager to have join our ranks a colleague who supports our institutional commitment to ensuring BU is inclusive, equitable, diverse,  and is well positioned to carry out independent, externally funded research, teach in the DPT and/or Rehabilitation Sciences PhD program and participate in service. 

Qualifications include:

  • Doctoral degree (PhD) in a data-driven health research discipline
  • Post-doctoral experience (preferred)
  • Professional degree and current licensure in PT (preferred)
  • Demonstrated capacity for interdisciplinary collaboration
  • Clear potential to lead a nationally/internationally funded research program
  • A strong record of publication commensurate with career stage
  • A commitment to innovation in teaching

 

For further information, visit bu.edu/sargent/ptat.

 

DO NOT APPLY THROUGH THE BOSTON UNIVERSITY HR WEBSITE.

 

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. Please send applications to the Chair of the Search Committee (see info below). Applications should include:

  • Letter of intent responsive to the requirements of this position
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Research statement
  • Teaching statement
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion statement
  • Three references

 

Deepak Kumar, PT, PhD

Chair of Search Committee, Health Services Tenure Track

Email: kumard@bu.edu

 

 

September 10, 2021

Company: Boston University
Location: 635 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA, USA
Contact: Nicole Conway Email: nwconway@bu.edu
    Website: Click to visit
 
 

POSITION DESCRIPTION: The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) College of Health Sciences invites nominations and applications for a full-time tenured/tenure-track Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor in the Department of Rehabilitation Sciences’ Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program. This is a 9-month appointment with potential for summer teaching. The successful applicant will be a licensed physical therapist with an academic doctorate (preferably PhD) in physical therapy or a related field, and have expertise in any clinical field (e.g., Orthopedics). Job responsibilities include teaching, scholarly activity (e.g., grant writing, manuscript submissions, and conference presentations), and service to the program, college, university, community, and profession. Anticipated appointment date is Fall 2022. Teaching excellence and current scholarship/research will determine appointment at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level.

THE PROGRAM: Each cohort of 36 students attends for 9 consecutive semesters. Physical Therapy faculty members hold a primary appointment in the DPT Program and have the opportunity to participate in the Interdisciplinary Health Sciences PhD Program.

THE UNIVERSITY: With more than $108 million in total annual research expenditures, the University is ranked among the top 5% of colleges and universities in research and fifth in Texas for federal research expenditures at public universities.

EL PASO: El Paso is a highly livable, bicultural community of more than 800,000 people. It has been repeatedly named among the safest large U.S. cities.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates are required to have: (1) a clinical doctoral or non-doctoral degree in physical therapy;  (2) an academic doctorate (preferably PhD) in physical therapy or a related field (ABD will be considered at Assistant Professor rank if graduation is anticipated by August 2022); (3) a demonstrated record of scholarly/research activity and potential for securing external funding; (4) demonstrated experience with or potential for graduate teaching excellence; (5) at least 3 years of clinical experience as a physical therapist; (6) demonstrated skills or potential to develop proficiency in instructional technology; (7) eligibility for physical therapist licensure in Texas; (8) experience in or potential for service to the program, college, university, community, and profession; and (9) ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, and students from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds.

Preferred qualifications include: (1) demonstrated record of securing external funding; (2) post-doctoral research training; (3) ABPTS clinical specialization; (4) demonstrated record of substantively involving undergraduate and/or graduate students in scholarship/research; (5) current membership in the American Physical Therapy Association; and/or (6) a record of leadership roles in physical therapy.

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

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Review of applications will begin immediately, and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Candidates must submit the following 1) letter of interest addressing how candidate meets each required qualification, and any applicable preferred qualifications; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) abbreviated research plan (2 pages or less); 4) brief teaching philosophy (2 pages or less); 5) copies of up to three first-authored or co-authored peer-reviewed publications relevant to current scholarly/research agenda; and 6) complete contact information for at least three references. Applicants will be notified before references are contacted.

For more information about the position, contact:

Dr. Celia Pechak, Search Committee Chair

Department of Rehabilitation Sciences

Doctor of Physical Therapy Program

cmpechak@utep.edu

To view full ad and apply, please visit https://www.utep.edu/employment.

Hiring decisions are based upon budget approval.

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

The University of Texas at El Paso is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or sexual orientation in employment or the provision of services in accordance with state and federal law. Discrimination on the basis of sex includes an employee's or prospective employee's right to be free from sexual harassment under Title IX of the Higher Education Amendments of 1972.

 

 

September 10, 2021

Company: The University of Texas at El Paso
Location: The University of Texas at El Paso, 500 West University Avenue, El Paso, TX 79968, USA
Contact: Celia Pechak Email: cmpechak@utep.edu
Phone: 915.747.7289  
 
 

Full-Time Faculty: Physical Therapy Assistant, Program Director (Starts January 13, 2022)

Founded in 1967, Lakeland Community the College now serves more than 9,000 students annually and provides a continuum of education, from offering college credit courses for high school students to preparing students for the workforce upon completion of certificates, associate degrees or transfer to a four-year institution.

FACULTY RESPONSIBILITIES (representative)

INSTRUCTION:

  • Teach a variety of courses in the physical therapy assistant program (including but not limited to) in a manner consistent with institutional course goals and objectives.
  • Select texts, supplemental documents and other learning resources.
  • Set attainable instructional goals and objectives compatible with approved rationale for courses.
  • Evaluate students to determine progress toward course goals and objectives, assign final grades.
  • Maintain a minimum of ten (10) posted office hours per week on campus.

COURSE AND CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT

  • Recommend to the division dean the revision, deletion or addition of courses or curricula.
  • Evaluate and recommend catalog and support material revisions.
  • Maintain updated course outlines according to prescribed college procedures; develop course syllabi.

SERVICE TO THE COLLEGE, PROFESSION AND COMMUNITY

  • Remain current with the field(s) of assigned instruction and related occupational areas by participating in APTA sponsored national conferences and workshops.
  • Acquire, maintain and apply knowledge of current instructional methodologies and materials.
  • Participate in accreditation processes and college, division and department committees and meetings.
  • Serves as the physical therapist assistant education program’s academic administrator.
  • Responsible for communication, program assessment and planning, fiscal management and faculty evaluation.

QUALIFICATIONS

Required:

  • A minimum of a master’s degree
  • Hold a current license/certification to practice as a PT or PTA in any United States jurisdiction. The applicant will need to obtain an Ohio license within one year of hire.
  • A minimum of five years (or equivalent), full-time, post licensure experience that includes a minimum of three years (or equivalent) of full-time clinical experience.
  • Didactic and/or clinical teaching experience.
  • Experience in administration/management.
  • Experience in educational theory and methodology, instructional design, student evaluation and outcome assessment, including nine academic credits in educational foundations to completion prior to program start date.

Preferred:

  • Doctor of Physical Therapy
  • Degree from a regionally accredited institution or in a related health field.
  • 10 years’ experience as a practicing PT/PTA clinician.
  • Prior teaching experience in an accredited PTA program.
  • Expertise in curriculum development, accreditation requirements and academic administration.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: This is a full-time faculty position required to work the standard minimum (full-time faculty) commitment of 178 days (two sixteen-week semesters plus 18 days of related work) plus additional weeks during breaks in the academic calendar and summer. 

The employment contract begins the spring semester of 2022. The first day of employment would be January 13, 2022.

COMPENSATION

  • Lakeland provides a competitive compensation package, with initial salary dependent upon education and experience.  College benefits include healthcare and prescription drug coverage, dental and vision insurance, life and long-term disability insurance, and tuition fee waiver.
  • Please review Lakeland’s Total Compensation for Full-time Faculty.  The salary schedule reflects compensation for fall and spring semesters. The hiring range for this position is $52,790 - $72,182, depending on qualifications and experience.

 

APPLICATION PROCESS: Apply for this position through the college’s Human Resources website. Please be prepared to do the following:

  • Complete all questions in the application*
  • Attach a current curriculum vitae
  • Attach a cover letter that addresses the required and preferred qualifications listed in this posting
  • Include a Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  • Attach unofficial college transcripts

Applications will be accepted until October 1, 2021

*To avoid difficulties when submitting your application, be sure your web browser (e.g., Google Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer) is updated to the latest version and allow yourself sufficient time to complete the application since you WILL NOT be able to save a partially completed application and work on it later.

Lakeland Community College is an equal access and equal opportunity employer. We have a strong commitment to the principle of diversity and, in that spirit, seek a broad spectrum of candidates including women, minorities, people with disabilities and people over 40. Under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. If your disability requires special accommodations to participate in the application/interview process, contact the Human Resources Office at 440-525-7575

 

September 1, 2021

Company: Lakeland Community College
Location: 7700 Clocktower Drive, Willoughby, OH, USA
Contact: Lisa Durst Email: ldurst@lakelandcc.edu
Phone: 440.525.7721 Website: Click to visit
 
 

The University of Jamestown Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program is hiring for a core faculty who will contribute to the mission of the University of Jamestown and the DPT program.

Core Faculty Position Responsibilities:

The position is a 12-month full time commitment with teaching and clinical practice in our pro bono clinic being the primary responsibilities. Teaching includes course development, primary instruction, team-teaching, and participation in curricular meetings. Clinical practice includes providing patient care at our outpatient pro bono clinic serving people who are uninsured or underinsured and mentoring students. The program invites applicants with clinical experience in orthopedics to apply.

As full time faculty, service and the development of an active scholarly research agenda will also be required. Service may include participation in admission activities, program committee work, accreditation work, and other activities assigned by the UJPT Program Director.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • DPT degree
  • 3 or more years clinical experience as a physical therapist primarily in orthopedics or general outpatient practice
  • Current Physical Therapy (PT) license in North Dakota or eligible for PT license in North Dakota
  • Dedication to advanced practice and lifelong learning

Preferred Qualifications in Addition to Minimum Qualifications:

  • Academic doctorate degree (PhD, DSc, or EdD)
  • Board-certified clinical specialist
  • Teaching experience
  • Research experience
  • Experience as a CIinical Instructor or Site Coordinator of Clinical Education

Additional benefits; Professional development, conference leave/funding, retirement plan, and health insurance

The greater Fargo/Moorhead area is a dynamic, growing, urban center of approximately 200,000 people and is the cultural, retail, manufacturing, educational, and healthcare center of the region. Fargo was recently ranked #11 best place to live in the United States; Forbes has previously rated Fargo #1 in Small Places for Business and Careers. Located 40 miles from Minnesota lakes country, Fargo is close to exceptional outdoor recreational opportunities and is served by an international airport.

Submitted Applications Must Include:

  • Cover Letter that includes why you are interested in the core faculty position, what attributes you would bring to the Program based on your experience, and how you would contribute to the University and Program mission.
  • Curriculum Vitae that demonstrates qualifications for the core faculty position.

Application review will begin immediately, and preference will be given to applications received by October 1st, 2021. Incomplete applications will not be considered. For questions about the position, contact the Chair of the Search Committee, Dr. James Schanandore at james.schanandore@uj.edu or 701-356-2136 x 5909.

Completed applications should be submitted via email, fax, or mail.

Email: james.schanandore@uj.edu

Fax: 701-263-4492

Mail: University of Jamestown Physical Therapy Program 4190 26th Ave S, Fargo, ND, 58104

 

September 1, 2021

Company: University of Jamestown
Location: 4190 26th Ave S; Fargo, ND 58104, USA
Contact: Sara Voorhees Email: svoorhee@uj.edu
Phone: 701.356.2136 Website: Click to visit
 
 

Elon University

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

 

Announces the availability of a full-time

Director of Clinical Education (DCE) position

Available on or after January 1, 2022

 

We invite applications for a full-time, open-rank faculty position. The department of 14 full-time and 6 part-time highly qualified, dynamic faculty is recruiting a physical therapist with demonstrated clinical and teaching experience in physical therapy clinical education. The primary responsibility for the DCE is to manage clinical education, an essential part of our entry-level DPT education program. This involves:

 

  • Creating relationships with external stakeholders to secure clinical rotations
  • Executing transparent and equitable processes to place students in clinical rotations that meet their educational needs
  • Supporting a healthy, diverse, equitable, and inclusive community
  • Educating and monitoring students during a series of 4 clinical rotations and maintaining contact with clinical instructors
  • Managing student clinical education concerns including remediation and termination as necessary
  • Leading the clinical education team and Clinical Education Committee
  • Additional responsibilities include department, school, and university service; scholarly activity; and an opportunity to teach within the didactic curriculum

 

The DCE also serves a vital role as a member of the School of Health Sciences Leadership Team, contributing to visioning and tactical execution of annual priorities.

 

The successful candidate will have:

  • A terminal degree: post-professional doctorate, or DPT with evidence of other professional qualifications (including but not limited to ABPTS or other specialty certification, or additional degree)
  • A minimum of 3 years of clinical practice
  • Eligibility for licensure as a physical therapist in North Carolina
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in clinical education (SCCE, CI, DCE, or ADCE) OR a minimum of 1 year of clinical education experience with an additional 2 years of teaching
  • Completion or commitment to completion of the APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor Program Level 1
  • Strong communication, organization, interpersonal, problem-solving, and counseling skills
  • A commitment to innovation, excellence, and engaged learning

 

Preferred candidates will also have:

  • Prior experience as a DCE/ADCE/ACCE or SCCE
  • Managerial and/or administrative experience
  • Prior teaching experience in an academic program and/or administrative experience in clinical practice
  • Record of scholarship/research
  • Completion of the APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor Program Level 2

 

About the Department: The department is located in the LEED-certified Gerald L. Francis Center within the School of Health Sciences. The DPTE shares approximately 50,000 square feet with state-of-the-art equipment for teaching and research. The DPTE supports a student managed, pro-bono physical therapy clinic, Health Outreach Program of Elon (H.O.P.E. clinic). The DPTE and the School of Health Sciences enjoy a strong collaborative partnership with Cone Health-Alamance Regional Medical Center. Please visit our website at www.elon.edu/dpt for additional information.

 

Elon is a dynamic, private institution that is a national model for actively engaging faculty and students in teaching and learning. Elon is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff, and student body and welcomes all applicants.

Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and level of experience.

 

To Apply: Application review will begin on October 1, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. Please send an email of interest if you would like to meet with an Elon University Search Committee Member at ELC or the APTA NC Annual Conference.

 

Application should be directed electronically to mscales3@elon.edu and include:

  • Letter of intent with vision and experience of clinical education, teaching, and scholarship/research
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Name and contact information of three references

 

Melissa H. Scales, PT, DPT

Board Certified Specialist in Pediatric Physical Therapy

Search Committee Chair DPTE

Elon University

Elon, NC 27244

mscales3@elon.edu

 

August 27, 2021

Company: Elon University
Location: Gerald L Francis Center, 762 E Haggard Ave, Elon, NC 27244, USA
Contact: Melissa Scales Email: mscales3@elon.edu
Phone: 336.278.6358 Website: Click to visit
 
 

Faculty Position: Full-time Faculty, Clinical Education

The Programs in Physical Therapy at Columbia University (Columbia) is accepting applications for a full-time faculty position as Assistant Professor in Rehabilitation and Regenerative Medicine (Physical Therapy) and the Assistant Director of Clinical Education. Columbia is a research-one institution with a strong academic and clinical environment. The 3-year curriculum leading to the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree has an illustrious history since the Program’s inception in 1942. Our mission supports an equitable and collaborative community developing inclusive leaders and professionals.

The Program

The Program is housed in the Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons (VP&S), Columbia University Irving Medical Center (CUIMC) in Washington Heights, New York City, and consists of the health science schools of Medicine, Dentistry, Public Health, and Nursing. The 16 full-time faculty are nationally and internationally recognized in varied areas of clinical and research expertise. Our adjunct faculty of academicians, scholars, and clinicians from New York-Presbyterian Hospital (NYP), Weill Cornell Medicine affiliates, and the New York City environs, regularly contribute to the DPT program. The Columbia PT Programs also consist of a Clinical Residency in Orthopedic Physical Therapy, Performing Arts Fellowship, Doctor of Education in Movement Science (Physical Therapy) joint program with Teachers College, and three physical therapy Faculty Practices.

Responsibilities

The successful candidate will engage in Clinical Education program administration, development, assessment, management, and coordination of the four full-time clinical experiences incorporated in the curriculum, including clinical faculty development. The successful candidate will facilitate strong partnerships within the clinical community, and will work closely with the Director of Clinical Education to assist in the responsibilities outlined above. A scholarship and teaching agenda are part of the job responsibilities. Teaching acumen is helpful, and teaching endeavors will be based on Columbia’s needs and candidate interest. The candidate will participate in program, university, interprofessional, special population and community professional service.   In addition, the candidate will engage in student mentoring and advisement, and student-directed research.

Clinical Responsibilities

Candidates must fulfill requirements for clinical credentialing at NYP/CUIMC. Opportunities exist for clinical teaching or practice at NYP/CUIMC and/or the Columbia University Faculty Practices/Columbia Doctors.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate has:

  • A terminal academic doctorate degree (PhD, EdD, DSc or equivalent)
  • Prior experience in clinical education at either the university (DCE) or clinical (SCCE) level
  • A minimum of three years of clinical experience
  • Board certification in specialty practice
  • Teaching and mentoring experience
  • A scholarly record

 

The ideal candidate should possess strong organizational, communication, decision-making, teamwork, interpersonal, technological, and leadership skills that will facilitate the continued growth of the Clinical Education program.

Applicants must be licensed or eligible for licensure to practice physical therapy in New York.

Salary and academic rank are competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. Columbia provides a generous benefit package.

The position is effective September 1, 2021 and will remain open until filled.

All applicants to apply directly at http://apply.interfolio.com/93034

Detailed information on the program's mission, teaching philosophy and objectives can be obtained from the program's website at www.columbiaphysicaltherapy.org. Feel free to reach out to our Search Committee members with questions: Mahlon "Lonnie" Stewart ms2952@cumc.columbia.edu or Colleen Brough cb2877@cumc.columbia.edu.

Columbia University is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.

 

August 26, 2021

Company: Columbia University
Location: 617 West 168th Street, New York, NY, USA
Contact: Lonnie Stewart Email: ms2952@cumc.columbia.edu
Phone: 917.533.4166 Website: Click to visit
 
 

The Pat Capps Covey College of Allied Health Professions at the University of South Alabama invites applications for the position of Chair of the Department of Physical Therapy. The position of Department Chair is a full-time, 12-month, tenure/tenure-track faculty appointment at the associate professor or professor rank. At the rank of Associate Professor, candidates must provide evidence of an established research agenda (e.g., peer-reviewed publications, grant funding, etc.) that meets department and college standards for that rank. At the rank of Professor, candidates must provide evidence of an established and significant research agenda that meets department and college standards for that rank.

Position Requirements:

  • A professional degree in physical therapy
  • Academic doctoral degree (PhD, ScD, EdD, etc.)
  • Current academic rank of associate professor or professor at an accredited institution or meets qualifications for these ranks
  • Six years of full-time experience in higher education
  • Three years of full-time experience in physical therapy education
  • Higher education administrative and leadership experience with evidence of a commitment to excellence in teaching, research, and service
  • Eligibility for physical therapy licensure in Alabama

The Chair of the Department of Physical Therapy reports directly to the Dean of the Pat Capps Covey College of Allied Health Professions. The Chair is expected to provide strategic vision and leadership to the academic department, including management of the academic program and research labs, and continued development of faculty. Successful applicants will also demonstrate excellent communication and fiscal management skills, ability to mentor faculty, and a record of scholarly achievement related to the field of physical therapy.

The Department of Physical Therapy at USA, with a nearly 47-year history, offers an accredited well-established and highly respected entry-level DPT program. The academic program is developed, managed, and implemented by the Department’s nine full-time faculty members. The Department is housed in the Health Sciences building and includes research labs with research equipment to include a Vicon motion analysis system, BTE Primus, and a Woodway TechnoBody 3.0 Walker-View Treadmill. Innovative teaching methods are encouraged and supported through the University’s Human-Patient Simulation Program, Innovation in Learning Center, TeamUSA Quality Enhancement Plan, and the Interprofessional Education & Collaborative Practice initiative. Collaborative research and clinical practice opportunities are available through the USA Health System which includes the USA University Hospital, a Level I Trauma Center, Children’s & Women’s Hospital, the Mitchell Cancer Institute, the USA Health Physicians Group, and the department’s PT Faculty Practice.

The University of South Alabama is located in historic Mobile, Alabama on the sunny Gulf Coast, between New Orleans and the Florida panhandle. The University is a public, Carnegie “Research University/High Research Activity” institution, enrolling more than 14,500 students in nine colleges and schools. Founded in 1963, the University seeks to establish itself as a premier academic institution in the southeastern United States. Mobile is the center of a growing, two-county, metropolitan area (~600,000 residents) with an expanding, diverse economy.

Applicant instructions:

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Be prepared to attach a cover letter of interest, a curriculum vita, and the names and contact information of three references. Applicants should submit documentation demonstrating their research productivity in the form of peer-reviewed publications and grantsmanship. Inquiries should be directed to Search Committee Chair, Dr. Nancy Rice, Pat Capps Covey College of Allied Health Professions, nrice@southalabama.edu

Applicants invited for a campus interview will arrange to have three signed original letters of recommendation and official graduate and undergraduate transcripts from all degree granting institutions attended sent directly to Dr. Nancy Rice.

For more information about the Department of Physical Therapy at the University of South Alabama, please visit the website at:        http://www.southalabama.edu/colleges/alliedhealth/pt/index.html

The University of South Alabama is an EO/AA employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression), religion, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

 

August 26, 2021

Company: University of South Alabama
Location: 5721 USA North Drive, Mobile, AL, USA
Contact: Nancy Rice Email: Nrice@southalabama.edu
Phone: 251.445.9265  
 
 

Chair/Director of the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program (DPT)

College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences

Department of Physical Therapy

Full-Time (12-Month Appointment, Tenure Track, Associate or Full Professor)

Position Summary:

Campbell University invites applications for Chair/Director of the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program (DPT) housed in the College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences. The Chair/Director is responsible for maintaining accreditation and required reporting to the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), recruiting and developing faculty, overseeing curricular development and clinical rotations, all in collaboration with departmental faculty and college administration. The Chair/Director will have oversight of departmental budget, scheduling of classes and departmental activities, maintaining communication, and interdepartmental collaborations.

 

The Chair/Director will support the department through didactic instruction where reasonable.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The Chair/Director is expected to be a person with exceptional leadership abilities who will bring to the position a distinguished record of academic achievement and professional accomplishment. The candidate should be comfortable with managing multiple priorities and competing pressures and reacting quickly to opportunities and challenges as they arise. Further, the ideal candidate will demonstrate a:

 

  • Strong commitment to the mission and values of Campbell University;
  • Record of successfully mentoring and developing faculty members;
  • Record of collaboration with other health professionals;
  • Strong commitment to interprofessional education;
  • Strong work ethic and collaborative leadership style that motivates and empowers faculty;
  • Track record of appropriate delegation of duties and responsibilities;
  • Record of excellence in teaching and student development;
  • Commitment to shared governance;
  • Record of success in accreditation, managing budgets, assessing and developing curriculum, and innovation.

 

Education/Experience:

 

  • The Chair/Director must hold an earned academic doctoral degree as defined by CAPTE (i.e., PhD, EdD, ScD).
  • Candidates must hold current licensure as a physical therapist in North Carolina or be eligible for licensure and is expected to have a record appropriate for the rank of tenure track, associate or full professor.
  • The Chair/Director must have a minimum of six years of full-time higher education experience, with a minimum of three years of full-time experience in a physical therapist education program.

 

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Communicate effectively to all groups through both oral and written channels
  • Maintain strict confidentiality and attention to detail are essential
  • Knowledge of Microsoft word, outlook, excel, powerpoint and the internet
  • Demonstrate tact, a positive attitude, courtesy and discretion in dealing with trustees, faculty, staff, students, high level university officials and the public.
  • Work independently as well as function effectively in a team and within a diverse group of people.
  • Exercise independent judgment in complex and new situations.
  • Manage multiple concurrent projects and meet strict deadlines.
  • Detail oriented and willing to work in a changing environment.
  • Broad knowledge of Campbell University policies and procedures, including, but not limited to: Title IX, HIPAA, and FERPA guidelines.

 

 

 

August 25, 2021

Company: Campbell University
Location: Director of Physical Therapy/Campbell University 4150 US Hwy 421 South Lillington, NC 27546
Contact: Campbell University, Human Resources Email: employment@campbell.edu
Phone: 910.893.1893 Website: Click to visit
 
 

Assistant/Associate Professor - Doctor of Physical Therapy Program - Spring 2022

 

ID: 1506

 

Department: Doctor of Physical Therapy Program

 

Type: Full Time

 

Post Date: 07/12/2021

 

Position Available Date: N/A

 

Description

 

The University of Mary Hardin Baylor's Mayborn College of Health Sciences seeks qualified faculty for its Doctor of Physical Therapy Program beginning January 2022, with initial appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, commensurate with experience. The program is seeking applicants with expertise in neuroscience, neurologic or pediatric rehab. UMHB seeks faculty who are active Christians and dedicated teacher-scholars to prepare students for leadership, service, and faith-informed discernment in a global society.

 

UMHB is conveniently located in Belton, an historic town of 22,000 in the heart of central Texas. Nearby cities are Temple (5 miles), Waco (45 miles), Austin (65 miles), San Antonio (130 miles) and Dallas/Ft. Worth (130 miles). Excellent schools, abundant cultural and recreational opportunities, and a high quality of life are hallmarks of the local community.

 

Faculty Responsibilities: Activities required of all faculty include exemplary teaching, curriculum development, student advising; professional attainment; and service to department, college, university, and the community.

 

Specific Responsibilities: Teach doctoral-level physical therapy courses in areas related to clinical expertise and experience. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to direct student research projects and conduct research through the UMHB Human Performance and Motion Analysis Labs, as well as provide patient care and supervise students in the pro bono Cru Community Clinic.

Qualifications:

• Degree:

 

• Earned doctoral degree is required, terminal academic doctorate (PhD, EdD, DSc) is preferred.

 

• Licensure and Certification:

 

• Must possess a current and valid Texas physical therapist license in good standing or be eligible to obtain Texas licensure within 90 days of hire.

 

• Professional Experience:

 

• Minimum of three (3) years full or part-time clinical employment experience in a physical therapy environment is required.

 

• Teaching Experience:

 

• Previous teaching experience in a physical therapist education program and board certification in a related specialty area (NCS, PCS) are desirable.

 

• Other:

 

• Excellent teaching and communication skills, a dedication to professional attainment and professional organization engagement, and commitment to quality improvement are essential.

• Must be an active, and committed Christian.

 

Salaries and Benefits:

Competitive salary commensurate with experience, excellent benefits including medical and dental insurance, retirement plan with match and UMHB tuition benefits for employees and their dependents.

Application Deadline:

Position will remain open until filled.

To Apply:

Please click the “Apply Now” link to apply for this position.

 

Please submit a cover letter, CV, transcript copies and evidence of quality teaching performance with your online application. Your letter of interest should also respond to UMHB's mission and values, found at http://about.umhb.edu/our-mission. In addition, include in one page or less, a description of your own Christian beliefs and commitments. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

 

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

 

For information regarding employment at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, please visit our http://hr.umhb.edu/careers.

 

To apply, visit https://apptrkr.com/2454312

 

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August 23, 2021

Company: University of Mary Hardin-Baylor
Location: Belton, TX, USA
Contact: Human Resources Email: hr@umhb.edu
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Simucase is seeking expert clinicians to assist in contributing clinical simulations and sharing/capturing patient videos, designed to enhance clinical competency. Acute care content is a plus. If your clinical simulations or videos are selected, you will receive an honorarium for your time and expertise. 

Simucase combines the power of simulation-based learning along with a comprehensive patient video library. Our patented simulation technology for physical therapy allows users to observe, assess, diagnose, make recommendations, and provide intervention for virtual patients in a safe learning environment.

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

 

August 16, 2021

Company: Simucase, LLC
Location: 12333 Sowden Road STE B #79931
Contact: Emily Gherghel Email: emily.gherghel@simucase.com
Phone: 253.220.0033 Website: Click to visit
 
 

Anderson University, located in Upstate South Carolina, is seeking an individual to assume the leadership role, effective June 2022, for a newly developed Doctor of Physical Therapy program. Anderson University is a private, faith-based institution that has enjoyed considerable growth over the past decade including the development of a relatively new College of Health Professions. As part of its inception, the DPT program was founded in 2017, enrolled the inaugural class in 2019, and underwent its initial accreditation visit in the summer of 2021. Given the pending retirement of the Founding Chair, the University is seeking someone who will continue to lead the program according to its ambitious strategic plan. The program is well resourced with a stable and dynamic core faculty, strong administrative support, an active advisory council, and new teaching facilities. As an Apple Distinguished School, the University also boasts abundant support for the training and use of innovative technology. The program’s location in Greenville, SC offers many cultural and recreational opportunities, affordable housing and transportation, and close access to mountains, lakes, and beaches.   

Qualified candidates must be licensed physical therapists who have a minimum of six years of academic experience in a physical therapist education program and hold a post-professional, academic doctoral degree in a related field. Candidates must have sufficient teaching and scholarly experience to qualify for senior faculty status and possess strong communication and administrative skills. Experience and knowledge of the CAPTE accreditation process is highly desirable along with involvement in professional service. Candidates must also share Christian beliefs and values that are compatible with those of the institution and support its mission.

Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience. Interested individuals should contact: Dr. Don Peace, Dean, College for Health Professions at dpeace@andersonuniversity.edu and submit their application online at: https://andersonuniversity.edu/resources/hr/employment/chair-school-of-physical-therapy-college-of-health-professions.  Applications will be received until position is filled.

About our Commitment to Diversity

Anderson University is committed to developing a diverse campus and culture that is reflective of God’s Kingdom and biblical unity. Anderson University does not illegally discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, disability, age, religion, genetic information, veteran or military status, or any other basis on which the University is prohibited from discrimination under local, state, or federal law, in its employment or in the provision of its services, including but not limited to its programs and activities, admissions, educational policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other University-administered programs. In order to fulfill its purpose, the University may legally discriminate on the basis of religion in employment. The University has been granted exemption from certain regulations promulgated under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 which conflict with the University's religious tenets.

Please direct inquiries about our commitment to diversity to Dr. L. Dianne King, Associate Vice President for Student Development/Dean of Student Success/ Title IX Coordinator, Thrift Library Office 203, 316 Boulevard, Anderson, SC 29621, (864) 231-2026, ldking@andersonuniversity.edu. or to the Office of Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education at ocr@ed.gov.

 

July 30, 2021

Company: Anderson University
Location: 316 Boulevard, Anderson, SC 29621, USA
Contact: Donald Peace, Ph.D., FACHE Email: dpeace@andersonuniversity.edu
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THE DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICAL THERAPY in the Pat Capps Covey College of Allied Health at the University of South Alabama invites applications for a 12-month, full-time, tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate effective August 1, 2021.

RESPONSIBILITIES of the position include teaching graduate courses in physical therapy in the candidate’s area of expertise; conducting, publishing, and presenting research; providing student advising and mentorship; contributing to student recruitment; collaborating with faculty; participating in curriculum development; and providing service to the Department, University, and community. The successful candidate must display effective teaching practices, provide experiential student learning opportunities, and engage in program-related student and community engagement.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS include eligibility for physical therapy licensure in Alabama and an academic doctoral degree (PhD, EdD or DSc) in physical therapy or a related field.  ABDs nearing completion of the degree will be considered. Applicants should have skills and/or experience in teaching, research, and service.  Applicants must demonstrate the ability to establish and continue a line of scholarship with potential to secure external research funding. Rank will be commensurate with the applicant’s credentials and experience in demonstrating a consistent and ongoing record of scholarship and experience with securing external research funding. Applicants that are ABD will be considered for Assistant Professor. At the rank of Associate Professor, candidates must provide evidence of an established research agenda (e.g. peer reviewed publications, grants, etc.) and a history of effective teaching.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS include a minimum of 2 years of didactic teaching experience in higher education.  Teaching and/or clinical expertise in orthotics/prosthetics, functional anatomy, foundational clinical skills, therapeutic exercise, exercise physiology, kinesiology, and/or clinical education is preferred.  

THE DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICAL THERAPY at USA, with a 47-year history, offers an accredited well-established and highly respected entry-level DPT program. The academic program is developed, managed, and implemented by the Department’s nine full-time faculty members. The curriculum is delivered over eight continuous semesters using innovative teaching strategies such as patient simulation and team-based learning that foster student engagement and clinical reasoning.  Team teaching is utilized to promote delivery by faculty with content expertise.  The Department is housed in the Health Sciences building and includes research labs with a Vicon motion analysis system, BTE Primus, Tecnobody Walker-View treadmill system, and a Carefusion portable metabolic system. Innovative teaching methods are encouraged and supported through the University’s Human-Patient Simulation Program, Innovation in Learning Center and the TeamUSA Quality Enhancement Plan.  For more information about the Department of Physical Therapy at the University of South Alabama, please visit the website at: http://www.southalabama.edu/colleges/alliedhealth/pt/index.html 

THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH ALABAMA is in historic Mobile, Alabama, on the Gulf Coast, between New Orleans and the Florida panhandle. The University is a public, Carnegie “Research University/High Research Activity” institution, enrolling more than 14,500 students in nine colleges and schools. Founded in 1963, the University seeks to establish itself as a premier academic institution in the southeastern United States. Mobile is the center of a growing, two-county, metropolitan area (~600,000 residents) with an expanding, diverse economy.

APPLICANT INSTRUCTIONS: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Be prepared to attach a cover letter of interest, a curriculum vita, and the names and contact information of three references. Applicants should submit documentation demonstrating their research productivity in the form of peer-reviewed publications and grantsmanship. Inquiries should be directed to Dr. Laura White at (251) 445-9330 or email: laurawhite@southalabama.edu

Applicants invited for a campus interview will arrange to have three signed original letters of recommendation and official graduate and undergraduate transcripts from all degree granting institutions attended sent directly to Laura White, University of South Alabama, Pat Capps Covey College of Allied Health Professions, HAHN 2021, 5721 USA Drive N., Mobile, AL 36688-0002 or laurawhite@southalabama.edu

The University of South Alabama is an EO/AA employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression), religion, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

 

July 28, 2021

Company: University of South Alabama
Location: 5721 USA North Drive, Mobile, AL, USA
Contact: Jennifer Patterson Email: jpatterson@southalabama.edu
Phone: 251.445.9330 Website: Click to visit
 
 

The College of Health Professions at Mercer University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty member in the Department of Physical Therapy. Join our team of faculty and staff to deliver an 8-semester Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program; residencies in cardiovascular and pulmonary, neurologic, and orthopaedic physical therapy; a fellowship in orthopaedic manual physical therapy; and an on-campus outpatient physical therapy clinic that serves patients from the metro Atlanta area. This position is a 12-month appointment based at Mercer University’s Cecil B. Day campus in Atlanta, Georgia, conveniently located near all the amenities of the city, yet situated on over 250 wooded acres.

Responsibilities include classroom/laboratory instruction and evaluation related to contemporary clinical practice; scholarly activities (publications, grants, presentations, and collaborative projects); advisement and mentoring of students; admissions and accreditation activities; and committee involvement. Rank will be commensurate with experience.

Qualifications include a minimum of four years’ experience as a physical therapist, a CAPTE-recognized terminal academic degree (PhD, EdD, DSc, DHS, or equivalent), and eligibility for licensure in Georgia as a physical therapist. An ideal candidate will have experience teaching, examining, and mentoring physical therapist students in academic or clinical settings, and a strong interest in and potential for externally funded research and scholarly dissemination.

Information on our DPT program can be found at: https://chp.mercer.edu/academics-departments/physical-therapy/dpt-program/. Information on our post-professional programs can be found at: https://chp.mercer.edu/academics-departments/physical-therapy/postprofessional-programs/. The Mercer Physical Therapy clinic welcomes over 350 patients per month, providing on-campus practice and research opportunities. Our faculty, staff, and students regularly engage in interprofessional education and research with our other College programs (Physician Assistant Studies, Clinical Psychology, Public Health, Athletic Training, and Kinesiology) and with other academic units including Nursing, Pharmacy, and Medicine.

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

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

Interested applicants will need to complete the brief online application and attach a 1) letter of interest (please indicate your commitment to diversity and inclusion), 2) current curriculum vitae, 3) teaching philosophy, 4) description of research agenda, and 5) the names and contact information for three references. https://mujobs.mercer.edu/cw/en-us/job/495682/faculty-physical-therapy Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

More information on Mercer University can be found at http://www.mercer.edu. Questions regarding this position may be directed to Dr. Jeannette Anderson, anderson_jr@mercer.edu, 678.547.6247.

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

 

July 28, 2021

Company: Mercer University
Location: 3001 Mercer University Drive, 100 Davis Building, Atlanta, GA 30341
Contact: Jeannette R Anderson Email: anderson_jr@mercer.edu
Phone: 678.547.6247 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 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.

 

July 22, 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
 
 

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; curriculum revision 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.

 

July 16, 2021

Company: SUNY Downstate Healath Sciences University
Location: 450 Clarkson Avenue, Brooklyn, NY, USA
Contact: Joanne S. Katz, PT, DPT, PhD Email: joanne.katz@downstate.edu
Phone: 718.270.7718 Website: Click to visit
 
 

How to Apply: Find application on link: https://careers.pageuppeople.com/873/lb/en-us/job/501175/assistant-professor-of-physical-therapy
 

Required Qualifications:       

  • Ph.D. in Physical Therapy, or a related field
  • California Physical Therapy licensure, or eligibility. (Licensure in CA must be obtained within the first two years of employment)
  • Two years or more of licensed physical therapy patient care, including experience across the lifespan in people with either neurological, orthopedic, cardiopulmonary, or pelvic floor disorders.
  • Demonstrated potential to teach graduate courses
  • Demonstrated potential for conducting scholarly research
  • Demonstrated commitment to department and university missions of equity and inclusion
  • Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population

Preferred Qualifications:                  

  • A minimum of four years of clinical practice as a physical therapist in diverse patient populations and environments, including rehabilitation of complex patients.
  • Teaching experience in a graduate program for physical therapy students in topics such as orthotics and prosthetics, geriatrics and management of patients with complex diagnoses  
  • Demonstrated research activity in rehabilitation science
  • Licensure in clinical electroneuromyography or experience in ultrasonic imaging of soft tissue or clinical specialty certification
  • Membership in the American Physical Therapy Association and associated academies
  • Demonstrated experience successfully working with diverse students
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise student research 

Duties:                                    

  • Teach professional-level doctoral physical therapy [DPT] courses such as geriatrics, orthotics and prosthetics. [Mode of instruction may include in-person, hybrid, online, and/or any combination thereof.]
  • Maintain and conduct research, scholarly and creative activities
  • Supervise and advise DPT graduate students in physical therapy including directed research projects, where the students remain with the faculty for 1.5 years to complement his/her/their research
  • Collaborate inter-professionally in teaching and research
  • Develop potential opportunity to participate in multi-disciplinary collaboration with Kinesiology, Engineering, and other departments
  • Potential opportunity to collaborate in community outreach via Osher’s Life-Long Learning Institute (OLLI), Orthopedic Faculty Practice and/or neurologic pro bono clinic which is included in a two-semester course sequence.
  • Participate in service to the department, college, university governance, and community

CSULB seeks to recruit faculty who enthusiastically support the University’s strong commitment to the academic success of all of our students, including students of color, students with disabilities, students who are first generation to college, veterans, students with diverse socio-economic backgrounds, and students of diverse sexual orientations and gender expressions. CSULB seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the People of California, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students a rich variety of expertise, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning. 

Physical Therapy Department: Within the College of Health and Human Services, Physical Therapy offers an entry level Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree program. The DPT curriculum is a three-year program. The Physical Therapy Department is currently comprised of nine highly motivated core faculty members engaged in a variety of clinical, service, and scholarly activities with a common goal of providing an outstanding educational experience for our students. Annually, a cohort of 38 students are accepted, taught and mentored by a dedicated and experienced faculty and staff.

Information on excellent benefits package available to CSULB faculty is located here:

https://www2.calstate.edu/csu-system/careers/benefits/Documents/employee-benefits-summary.pdf

 

How to Apply: Find application on link: https://careers.pageuppeople.com/873/lb/en-us/job/501175/assistant-professor-of-physical-therapy

How to Apply - Required Documentation:                          

  • An Equity and Diversity Statement about your teaching or other experiences, successes, and challenges in working with a diverse student population (maximum two pages, single-spaced). For further information and guidelines, please visit: http://www.csulb.edu/EquityDiversityStatement
  • Letter of application addressing the required and preferred qualifications
  • CV
  • A copy of most recent reprints/preprints of scholarly writing (Ex: journal publications or conference abstracts or grant proposals or dissertation)
  • Recent syllabi sample(s)
  • Copy of Physical Therapy License (including License Number)
    IMPORTANT: If not licensed to practice in California at the time of application, need to additionally submit all licensure eligibility application materials, including requirements for licensure for foreign trained, if applicable, physical therapists.
  • Three references (to be contacted for confidential letters of recommendation should you reach the finalist stage)
  • Finalists should be prepared to submit an official transcript (e-transcript preferred, if available) 
 

July 16, 2021

Company: California State University, Long Beach
Location: California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, CA, USA
Contact: George J Beneck Email: George.Beneck@csulb.edu
Phone: 562.985.1974 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. Methodist University is seeking a faculty member to join our team of energetic, collaborative, and motivated faculty in the entry-level Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program. Responsibilities include teaching in areas of expertise, student advising, scholarship, and service to the Department, University, and community, with the option for clinical practice time.

Methodist University is a private comprehensive institution grounded in the tradition of liberal arts. The Program is housed in the Thomas R. McLean Health Sciences Building located in Fayetteville, North Carolina. The 38,800 square foot, state of the art 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.

The preferred candidate will have an earned doctoral degree (PhD, EdD, or DSc) from a USDE regionally accredited institution of higher education. Consideration will be given to an applicant with a DPT and APTA specialist ABPTS certification and ABPTRFE residency/fellowship. All candidates must be a Physical Therapist eligible for licensure in the State of North Carolina, secured at time of employment. A history of scholarly publications, a well-defined, ongoing research agenda and previous teaching experience are preferred. Physical Therapists nearing completion of a terminal doctoral degree (PhD, EdD or DSc) will be considered. Earned ABPTS board certification, and/or residency/fellowship experience is also preferred. The position requires faculty participation in research, teaching, and service, including committee appointments. Teaching and scholarly experiences that align with the Methodist University commitment to fostering equity and inclusion in all our university practices is required. Preference is given to applicants with DPT program teaching experience with expertise desired in content areas: geriatrics, cardiopulmonary, acute care, orthopedics, exercise science and/or clinical education;

The new faculty appointment is approved to begin no later than January 1, 2022. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled.

For full considerations, qualified candidates are invited to submit the following: 1) letter of intent, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) teaching philosophy statement, 4) three letters of reference and contact information, and 5) concise equity and diversity statement about teaching or other experiences, successes, and challenges in working with a diverse student population. All documents should be submitted in one PDF file via the Methodist University HR employment portal.

MU DPT Virtual Tour available:

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

For inquiries, contact:

Dr. Penny Schulken, PT, DPT, MBA, Faculty Search Committee Chair

910-630-7213 Email: pschulken@methodist.edu

Applications must be submitted through http://www.methodist.edu/positions-available

Methodist University, 5400 Ramsey Street, Fayetteville, NC 28311, is an EOE. www.methodist.edu

 

July 7, 2021

Company: Methodist University
Location: Methodist University 5400 Ramsey Street, Fayetteville, NC, USA
Contact: Penny Schulken, PT, DPT, MBA Email: pschulken@methodist.edu
Phone: 1910.630.7213 Website: Click to visit