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  Assistant/Associate Professor In Musculoskeletal Physical Therapy Department Of Physical Therapy And Human Movement Sciences

posted: Apr 15, 2014

The Department of Physical Therapy and Human Movement Sciences (PTHMS) within the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Me

The Department of Physical Therapy and Human Movement Sciences (PTHMS) within the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine is inviting applications for a full-time faculty position, in the non-tenure, clinician-educator track, in the area of musculoskeletal physical therapy. Primary responsibilities will include serving as a coordinator of musculoskeletal content in the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) curriculum, a leadership role in the new Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Residency (a joint program with the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago), and team teaching in other DPT courses. Additional responsibilities of the position include scholarship, student advising, service on departmental committees, and clinical practice within the academic medical center.

Rank is commensurate with experience and credentials. Salary is negotiable. The ideal applicant will be a physical therapist eligible for Illinois licensure, with an earned PhD or other academic doctorate in Orthopedics, Education, Biomechanics, Biomedical Engineering, Neuromuscular Rehabilitation or a related discipline, and with clinical specialization in orthopaedic physical therapy (or equivalent). The candidate is expected to have a scholarly research agenda and preference will be given to applicants with grant writing experience. Applicants should have a successful record of teaching orthopedic physical therapy, including manual therapy, to DPT students and will be expected to organize and help direct a high quality teaching program that is concept-structured, based on scientific evidence, and emphasizes active student learning.

PTHMS is part of the vibrant educational and cultural community of Northwestern University located on the Chicago campus of Northwestern University close to Lake Michigan and the “Magnificent Mile".  In 2013 PTHMS developed a comprehensive collaboration agreement with RIC opening up opportunities for faculty practice, research, physical therapy residency programs, and expanded student and resident training opportunities.  PTHMS also has collaborations with the Departments of Biomedical, Mechanical Engineering, Orthopedics, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Neurology, Emergency Medicine, Radiology, Neurological Surgery, Physiology, and Oncology. The successful applicant is expected to foster existing and new inter-departmental relationships.

For more information please visit: http://www.feinberg.northwestern.edu/nupthms.

Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility in the United States.

Applications will be considered until position is filled with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2014. Interested applicants should send a letter of application, statement of research goals and teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae, and the names and addresses of three professional references to:

Ms. Erin Neal
Search Committee Coordinator
Department of Physical Therapy & Human Movement Sciences
645 N. Michigan Ave, Suite # 1100
Chicago, IL 60611
Email: e-neal@northwestern.edu        

 
Company: Northwestern University Department Of Physical Therapy & Human Movement Sciences
Location: Chicago, Il
 
Contact: Erin Neal Email: e-neal@northwestern.edu
Phone: 3125033163    
Web Site: http://www.feinberg.northwestern.edu/nupthms
 
  Faculty Position, part-time appointment

posted: Apr 15, 2014

The University of Alabama at Birmingham is a RU/VH: Research University. The research mission of UAB strongly promotes an

The University of Alabama at Birmingham is a RU/VH: Research University.  The research mission of UAB strongly promotes and supports collaborative efforts among the academic and clinical communities.   UAB’s family-friendly policies and resources support faculty in achieving balance between work and family/personal commitments.

Minimum Qualifications:

Licensed PT, Alabama eligible

Advanced doctoral degree preferred or DPT with additional certification/degree

Three years clinical experience

Two years teaching experience

Additional Qualifications:

Clinical education instructor/coordinator experience strongly preferred

Title and Salary:

Part-time, 12 month, non-tenure track; rank and salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Responsibilities:

Assist the ACCE with coordination of clinical education in the DPT program.

Teach in various DPT program courses, including evaluation and intervention components.

Additional responsibilities determined by programmatic needs and departmental workload policies.

Availability: 

Applications accepted and reviewed until position is filled.

Application Procedure: 

Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, and names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references to:

 

Dr. William K. Ogard, Chair, Search Committee

Department of Physical Therapy

1720 2nd Avenue South, SHPB 389

Birmingham, AL. 35294-1212

Phone (205)934-3566; Fax (205)975-7787

 

UAB is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

 
Company: The University Of Alabama At Birmingham, Department Of Physical Therapy
Location: Birmingham, AL
 
Contact: Dr. William Ogard Email: bogard@uab.edu
Phone: (205) 934-5972 FAX: (205) 975-7787
Web Site: www.uab.edu/pt
 
  Instructional Program Manager, Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA)

posted: Apr 10, 2014

Florida State College at Jacksonville seeks a candidate to fill the following position Instructional Program Manager, Physi

Florida State College at Jacksonville seeks a candidate to fill the following position

Instructional Program Manager, Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA)

Florida State College’s PTA program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education. The PTA program is a combination of general education and technical courses including lecture, laboratory and clinical education components. Graduates of the program are prepared to function as entry-level practitioners. Upon completion of the program, students are awarded an A.S. degree and are eligible to apply to sit for a state administered national examination in order to qualify for licensure to practice as a PTA. Admission to the PTA program is limited and is based on academic performance and other criteria. The Instructional Program Manager, PTA provides leadership and manages the assigned instructional programs which include physical therapy assistant and others as assigned. Recruit and recommend hiring of adjunct and full-time faculty. Advise students on program of study. Manage budgets and teach courses as assigned. Provide reports/requests on enrollments, recruitment, completions, placements, etc.

At a minimum the selected candidate will have an Associate's degree from a Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education accredited institution with a major in physical therapy. Eligible to practice as a physical therapist assistant or physical therapist. Three (3) years experience in college teaching and/or administration. The preferred candidate will have a Master's degree from a regionally accredited institution. Licensed as a physical therapist or physical therapist assistant. Five (5) years of clinical experience. Experience in educational theory and methodology, instructional design, student evaluation and outcomes assessment, current in contemporary physical therapy practice, experience in administration, experience in academic governance, experience in fiscal management, experience in human resource management and service on behalf of physical therapy education.

Interested candidates must submit a Florida State College at Jacksonville online application. To complete an online application and for a complete description of this and other available positions please visit our website at https://Jobs.FSCJ.edu.

Additional information on Florida State College at Jacksonville can be found at http://www.FSCJ.edu.

Florida State College at Jacksonville does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in employment or the provision of services and is an equal access/equal opportunity affirmative action college. Florida State College at Jacksonville is a member of the Florida State College System. Florida State College at Jacksonville is not affiliated with any other public or private university or College in Florida or elsewhere.

Florida State College at Jacksonville is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the baccalaureate degree and the associate degree. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, or call (404) 679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Florida State College at Jacksonville.

 
Company: Florida State College At Jacksonville
Location: Jacksonville, Fl
 
Contact: Sonja Cross Email: scross@fscj.edu
Phone: 904-632-3210    
Web Site: www.FSCJ.edu
 
  Physical Therapist Assistant Instructor And Program Director

posted: Apr 7, 2014

Application deadline is 4:00 p.m., May 2, 2014. JOB SUMMARY: This individual serves as core faculty with assignment a

Application deadline is 4:00 p.m., May 2, 2014.

JOB SUMMARY:  This individual serves as core faculty with assignment as Program Director in the Physical Therapist Assistant program.  Performs instructional duties as assigned and in accordance with College procedures, policies, and practices.  Presents and discusses program issues with the Program Advisory Committee.  Participates in faculty development each year as required.  Effectively administers and grows the PTA program, including curriculum development, student registration/advising, community relations and campus relations.  Supports College program designed to achieve student completion/Board pass rates.  Collaborates with other Program Directors within the School of Health Sciences and across campus and with the Dean regarding scheduling, curriculum, and other academic and administrative issues.  Notifies the Dean of expected or unexpected substantive changes(s) within the program and of any change in program accreditation status.  Assures full compliance with Federal, State and accrediting body standards and regulations, as well as adhering to all policies and procedures.  Facilitates the submission of required CAPTE fees and documentation, including reports of graduation rates, performance on State licensing or certification examinations and employment rates in cooperation with College administration.  Maintains collaborative and respectful work environment.  Demonstrates professional behavior and interpersonal competence with internal/external stakeholders, administration, faculty, staff, and students.  Other responsibilities as needed or specific to the discipline.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Physical therapist with current and unencumbered license in the State of Iowa or Iowa-eligible OR physical therapist assistant.  Master’s degree from a regionally-accredited University.  Five years clinical experience that includes experience in the PT/PTA relationship.  Management experience.  Ability to read, understand, interpret and implement accreditation criteria and State agency regulations.  Ability to resolve inquiries and complaints from students, regulatory agencies, or members of the academic or business community.  Ability to adapt to changing assignments and multiple priorities.  Ability to effectively present information to faculty, academic and campus leaders, business leaders, and public groups.  Experience with computerized administrative systems.  Proficient with the use of standard office applications on personal computers.  Superior organization, prioritization, and self-motivation skills to handle multiple tasks and successfully meet deadlines.  Currency in contemporary physical therapy practice.  Preferences include fiscal management experience; service on behalf of physical therapy education, the community, and/or the profession; and Higher education teaching experience:  didactic and/or clinical teaching; educational theory and methodology, e.g., curricular design, development, implementation and evaluation; instructional design and methodology; student evaluation and outcomes assessment; knowledge of contemporary curricular content and design for PTA education.

EMPLOYMENT STATUS:  Twelve-month contractual position.  Salary will be commensurate with the applicant’s education and experience and will include a comprehensive benefits program including health, dental, life, and LTD insurance; a Section 125 plan for medical and dependent care expense; personal and sick leave; and a choice of retirement programs--IPERS (defined benefit) or TIAA-CREF (defined contribution).

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:  Application materials are required and must be received by the deadline in the Human Resource Services Office.  To complete an online application, go to www.hawkeyecollege.edu/employment.  To request application and information materials, please e-mail jobs@hawkeyecollege.edu or call our Job Line at (319) 296-2329 extension 5000.  If you are in need of any special accommodation in completing the application process, please notify a member of Human Resource Services.

Hawkeye Community College does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, age, color, creed, national origin, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information in its educational programs, activities, admission procedures, or employment practices.  Students, prospective students, employees, or applicants for employment alleging a violation of equity regulations shall have the right to file a formal complaint.  Inquiries concerning application of this statement should be addressed to: Equity Coordinator, Human Resource Services, Hawkeye Community College, 1501 East Orange Road, P.O. Box 8015, Waterloo, Iowa 50704-8015, telephone 319-296-4405.  All Hawkeye Community College locations are tobacco-free.

 
Company: Hawkeye Community College
Location: Waterloo, Iowa
 
Contact: Jenice Ulrichs Email: jenice.ulrichs@hawkeyecollege.edu
Phone: 319-296-4492 FAX: 319-296-9264
Web Site: www.hawkeyecollege.edu/employment
 
  Assistant/Associate Professor

posted: Apr 4, 2014

Northern Illinois University Anticipated Assistant/Associated Professorship: Tenure track position in Physical Therap

Northern Illinois University

Anticipated Assistant/Associated Professorship:  Tenure track position in Physical Therapy.  Preferred areas of interest are Musculoskeletal, Therapeutic Exercise and Cardiopulmonary.  Other areas of interest will be considered.  Doctorate degree required, ABD will be considered.  Must be a licensed Physical Therapist and eligible for Illinois licensure.  The new 27,000+ sq. ft. state of the art Physical Therapy Clinic includes research space.  Starting date is August 16, 2014.  Review of complete applications will begin April 7, 2014 and will continue until the position if filled.  Send letter of application, curriculum vita, official graduate transcript and three letters of recommendation to:  Connie Spohn, School of Allied Health and Communicative Disorders, Physical Therapy, NIU, DeKalb IL 60115.  Salary is competitive and based on qualifications.

In compliance with the Illinois Campus Security Act, before an offer of employment is made, the university will conduct a pre-employment background investigation, which includes a criminal background check.  In accordance with applicable statutes and regulations, NIU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, religion, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, political affiliation, or any other factor unrelated to professional qualifications, and will comply with all applicable federal and state statues, regulations and orders pertaining to nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action.  NIU recognizes Dual Career issues.

 
Company: Northern Illinois University
Location: Dekalb, Il
 
Contact: Connie Spohn Email: cds@niu.edu
Phone: 815-753-1383 FAX: 815-753-0720
Web Site: http://www.chhs.niu.edu/physical_therapy/
 
  Dean, College of Health Sciences

posted: Mar 26, 2014

Arcadia University invites applications and nominations for the position of Dean of the College of Health Sciences. Located

Arcadia University invites applications and nominations for the position of Dean of the College of Health Sciences.

Located just outside Philadelphia in Glenside, Pennsylvania, Arcadia is a top-ranked private university offering bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. More than 4,000 students choose from among 80 fields of study. U.S. News & World Report ranks Arcadia among the top tier of regional universities in the North. The Arcadia Promise affirms that students will have a distinctively global, integrative and personal learning experience that prepares graduates to contribute and prosper in a diverse and dynamic world. For the past five years, the Institute of International Education has ranked Arcadia University #1 for the percentage of undergraduate students participating in a study abroad experience of master’s level schools. In 2011, the American Council on Education honored Arcadia by naming the university as one of eight universities in the country to participate in a program focused on integrating international and domestic diversity. The Dean will be an enthusiastic leader of academic excellence who is passionate about internationalization and diversity at all levels and will actively seek to collaborate with other schools and colleges within the University.

The Dean of The College of Health Sciences is responsible for overseeing four programs including 50 faculty and staff in Community and Global Public Health, Genetic Counseling, Physical Therapy, Medical Sciences (Physician Assistant), and as well as dual degree programs at the graduate level and undergraduate public health minors. All programs are fully accredited by their respective accrediting bodies. Students in all four programs gain firsthand experience in clinical practices in the greater Philadelphia area, nationally and globally. These Health Sciences programs are highly competitive, recruiting students nationally and internationally. Graduates have excellent success passing the national certification and licensing examinations in each of their disciplines.

Reporting to the Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Dean is responsible for recruiting and retaining qualified faculty; managing the resources of the College; leading the faculty in strategic planning; fostering intra- and inter-departmental relationships to enhance academic programs, expanding existing programs by increasing enrollment, developing new clinical affiliations and cultivating new programs in the health sciences. In addition, the Dean works with the faculty and chairs to maintain full accreditation for all professional programs, advises senior administration on innovations in health care delivery and education, and enhances the visibility and recognition of the school. The Dean will work with the administration and institutional advancement to acquire external resources to support the school’s initiatives and programs. This position is a full-time, 12 month appointment.

Required Qualifications: The successful candidate will have an appropriate terminal degree or doctorate from an accredited graduate institution in a health profession or science with a strong record of university teaching, scholarship, and service sufficient to warrant an appointment as a full professor in the School; at least three years of successful administrative experience in higher education at the level of department chair or higher; and detailed knowledge and experience with student learning outcomes assessment and accreditation.

The ideal candidate will have the following: a strong commitment to shared governance, global health education, and cultural diversity; a collegial leadership style that fosters collaborative working relations with faculty, students, staff, alumni and others; teaching experience at the graduate and undergraduate levels; and a demonstrated commitment to delivering programs in various formats including distance learning.

Application materials should be received by April 25, 2014 to receive full consideration for the position which has a preferred starting a date of August 1, 2014. Applications and nominations will be accepted electronically only and until the position is filled. Review and screening will commence immediately.

To apply, please visit: https://arcadia.peopleadmin.com/postings/ and submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae and names and phone numbers of five professional references, in addition to the employment application.
E-mail questions to: kellyk@arcadia.edu

Arcadia University seeks candidates of diverse cultural and experiential background and abilities. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, Arcadia University strongly encourages members of underrepresented groups and women to apply. All offers of employment are conditional based upon successful completion of a background check.

 
Company: Arcadia University
Location: Glenside, Pa 19038
 
Contact: Human Resources Email: hr@arcadia.edu
Phone: 2676204863 FAX: 2676204863
Web Site: www.arcadia.peopleadmin.edu
 
  Physical Therapist Assistant Instructor

posted: Mar 22, 2014

Pima Medical Institute, a private career college, has an opening for an instructor in our Physical Therapist Assistant Program.

Pima Medical Institute, a private career college, has an opening for an instructor in our Physical Therapist Assistant Program.  Associate Degree or higher is required.  Baccalaureate Degree preferred for instructing occupational courses.  Must be a graduate of an accredited Physical Therapist Assistant or Physical Therapist program recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.  Three (3) years of experience as a PTA or PT.  One year of documented experience as an instructor in a CAPTE accredited PTA or PT program preferred.  Must hold current PTA or PT license, certifications, or other designations as required by Washington state or federal laws to work in the field.  Duties include implementing and evaluating daily lesson plans, achieving specific objectives based on curriculum, monitoring attendance and academic progress, and assisting/counseling students with PTA program curriculum.  Please send cover letter and resume to Enid Halewyn at ehalewyn@pmi.edu.

 
Company: Pima Medical Institute
Location: Seattle, Washington
 
Contact: Carole Mizumori Email: cmizumori@pmi.edu
Phone: 206 322 6100 FAX: 206 324 1985
Web Site: www.pmi.edu
 
  Physical Therapy Faculty Position/research Content Area

posted: Mar 20, 2014

Sacred Heart University Physical Therapy Faculty Position Research Content Area Sacred Heart

Sacred Heart University

 

Physical Therapy Faculty Position

Research Content Area

 

Sacred Heart University, in Fairfield, Connecticut, is the second-largest Catholic university in New England.  The Princeton Review includes SHU in its “Best 377 Colleges:2013” and U.S. News & World Report ranks SHU among the best regional universities in the north in its “America’s Best Colleges” publication, making it one of the top New England liberal arts colleges.  Over 6,400 students are enrolled in its five colleges:  College of Arts & Sciences; College of Health Professions; the AACSB-accredited John F. Welch College of Business; University College; and the newly NCATE accredited Isabelle Farrington College of Education.

 

Applications are invited for a full-time, 9-month, tenure or clinical track position to begin August 2014 in our Doctor of Physical Therapy Program. The position includes graduate teaching, student advisement, University service, and scholarship responsibilities.

 

The ideal candidate for the position will be:

A physical therapist with: 1) an earned doctorate in a field relevant to physical therapy, 2) expertise in evidence-based practice, 3) academic and/or clinical teaching experience, and 4) demonstrated ability to design and conduct collaborative research with a record of relevant scholarship. 

 

The candidate should be comfortable in a highly interactive teaching/learning environment that includes collaborative teaching, student advisement for group projects, and strong clinical integration.  The candidate must be eligible for physical therapy licensure in Connecticut.

 

The Department of Physical Therapy & Human Movement Sciences houses the DPT Program, as well as a graduate program in Exercise Science and Nutrition (MS) and undergraduate programs in Athletic Training (BS) and Exercise Science (BS).  Along with recently renovated academic facilities, the department has comprehensive human anatomy, motion analysis, and human performance laboratories, and operates a diverse faculty practice including services in out-patient orthopedics, corporate fitness, long- and short-term geriatric rehabilitation, geriatric wellness, and pediatric services. 

 

In addition, the successful candidate will value the University’s Catholic identity, tradition and spirit, and will support the University’s commitment to community service, strategic planning, and the intellectual and ethical development of all students. Applications must include a complete cv and letter relating the candidate’s experience to the requirements of the position.  Three references must be available.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package including tuition remission.

 

Please submit to:  Dr Patricia Walker, Dean, College of Health Professions, Sacred Heart University, 5151 Park Avenue, Fairfield, CT 06825-1000, voice: 203-396-8024.  Email: pelosom@sacredheart.edu.

 

Ecumenical in spirit and led by the laity, Sacred Heart University is dedicated to excellence in academics and to the Catholic intellectual and liberal arts traditions.  We are looking for individuals who value the University’s Catholic identity, tradition and spirit, and support its commitment to the intellectual and ethical development of our students.  Sacred Heart University is an EOE/AA employer.

 

 

 

 
Company: Sacred Heart University
Location: Farifield, Ct 06825
 
Contact: Michele Peloso Email: pelosom@sacredheart.edu
Phone: 203-396-8024 FAX: 203-396-8075
Web Site: www.sacredheart.edu
 
  Director of Clinical Education

posted: Mar 17, 2014

The Department of Physical Therapy at Ithaca College invites nominations and applications for a non-tenure eligible faculty pos

The Department of Physical Therapy at Ithaca College invites nominations and applications for a non-tenure eligible faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor starting June 1, 2014. This position requires a physical therapist with knowledge of clinical education to serve as the Director of Clinical Education (DCE) in a six-year DPT curriculum that provides seamless undergraduate to graduate education. The Director is responsible for coordinating all program clinical education activities and enhancing learning opportunities with the assistance of the Associate Director of Clinical Education (ADCE). The successful candidate must be able to teach in clinical and didactic settings and demonstrate skills in organization and communication. Other skills include teaching in areas of expertise and experience in legal aspects of clinical education.

Candidates must have 1) clinical doctorate (DPT) or 2) a post-professional masters or higher degree, at least five years of clinical experience, and be eligible for New York State Physical Therapy licensure.

 

Interested individuals should apply online at apply.icjobs.org and attach a cover letter, c.v., and a list containing the contact information for three references. Questions about online application may be directed to the Office of Human Resources at 607-274-8000. Position specific questions can be directed to the chair of the search committee, Nicholas Quarrier, DPTOCS(nquarrie@ithaca.edu or 607-274-3053).

 

Nicholas F. Quarrier MHS, PT, DPT, OCS
Clinical Associate Professor
Dept of Physical Therapy
Ithaca College,
Ithaca, NY 14850

 

 
Company: Ithaca College
Location: Ithaca, Ny
 
Contact: Nicholas Quarrier Email: nquarrie@ithaca.edu
Phone: 607-274-3053    
Web Site: apply.icjobs.org
 
  Associate Professor, Physical Therapy

posted: Mar 17, 2014

Doctor of Physical Therapy Program We are currently seeking an Associate Professor, Physical Therapy for our Los Angeles So

Doctor of Physical Therapy Program

We are currently seeking an Associate Professor, Physical Therapy for our Los Angeles South Campus. This is an outstanding opportunity for a professional to join a growing university as we expand our academic programs in health care and related fields.

 

Qualifications:

·         Earned doctoral degree (PhD preferred) from a regionally accredited institution.

·         Evidence of scholarship (published manuscripts and scholarly presentations).

·         Credentialed physical therapist, licensed to practice in California.

·         Certification as a clinical specialist highly desirable.

·         Minimum of five years in the field of physical therapy, including documented clinical practice as a physical therapist.

·         At least five years of experience in a full-time academic appointment in an accredited physical therapy program.

·         Leadership knowledge in the field of physical therapy to cultivate a learner-centered environment and to foster excellence.

·         Knowledge in technological support and delivery of program area and services.

·         Must meet and maintain the qualifications and standards set forth by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education, and any accreditation body that West Coast University is accredited by or in process of obtaining accreditation from, for area of expertise and expectations of faculty member as set forth in regulatory documents and any professional certifications deemed necessary to meet the requirements of the teaching role.

·         Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite Products, especially Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and other MS office products as needed.

·         Knowledge of applicable databases and computer application systems to supply the most accurate information, reports and projections.

 

Job Summary:

Reports directly to the Dean-Program Director Physical Therapy; supports the Program and University in fulfillment of their missions, purposes and goals. Provides program-specific expertise and is actively engaged in scholarly activity and other relevant department initiatives. Supports University, Campus, and/or departmental goals in order to assure compliance with programmatic accreditation and/or licensure, internal consistency, and graduate outcomes that meet student learning, workplace and placement expectations. Provides professional leadership and support, and serves as an educator, researcher, role model, mentor and facilitator. Participates in curriculum development and coordination, teaches courses, and assists with teaching assignments. Creates an educational environment fostering innovation, responsiveness, and accountability. Focuses extensively on facilitating student learning associated with prescribed course and program learning outcomes. Provides support for teaching faculty; serves as a mentor to students and junior faculty; and enables an environment which fosters creativity, responsiveness, and self-responsibility. Vigorously upholds a culture of academic integrity.  

Your daily reward will be the personal satisfaction of having a chance to make a difference to yourself, your team, and to a group of students who expect an outstanding education.

Full-time associates are eligible for an exceptional benefits package which includes:

 

Health, dental and vision plan

Vacation, sick and holiday schedule

Tuition Reimbursement

401(K) Plan with employer match

Flexible Spending Account

Long/short term disability and more

 

To learn more and to apply for this exciting opportunity, visit our website: www.westcoastuniversity.edu and click on “Employment at WCU” to be directed to our Careers home page.

 

West Coast University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and we seek candidates who desire to work in and serve an ethnically-diverse population.

 
Company: West Coast University
Location: Los Angeles (south) Campus
 
Contact: Carolyn Aranda Email: caranda@westcoastuniversity.edu
Phone: 949-783-4800 FAX: 949-783-4818
Web Site: http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH08/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=ACCWCU&cws=4&rid=3323
 
  Faculty Position

posted: Mar 17, 2014

Faculty Position The School of Physical Therapy at the University of the Incarnate Word is seeking a full-time, 12-month, t

Faculty Position

The School of Physical Therapy at the University of the Incarnate Word is seeking a full-time, 12-month, tenured track faculty member for its Problem-Based Learning entry-level Doctor of Physical Therapy program. The ideal candidate will have a PhD, EdD or DSc, some teaching experience, and clinical expertise preferably in neurological rehabilitation and/or acute care. The faculty hired will be responsible for teaching, service and scholarship. The hiring for this position is part of the growth plan for the School of Physical Therapy. Rank and salary are commensurate with experience, responsibilities and qualifications.  

UIW Mission - The University of the Incarnate Word is a Catholic institution that welcomes to its community persons of diverse backgrounds, in the belief that their respectful interaction advances the discovery of truth, mutual understanding, self-realization, and the common good. The School of Physical Therapy is dedicated to innovatively educate physical therapists who, through skilled, reflective, patient-centered practice, optimize movement and wellness for the common good of society. The faculty of the School of Physical Therapy is committed to graduate physical therapists recognized as confident, caring, mindful, adaptable, compassionate, knowledgeable, community-oriented practitioners who apply evidence-based decision making, lifelong learning, ethical values, legal principles and critical, independent thinking to address patient needs and societal issues.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer - The University of the Incarnate Word is an equal opportunity employer and as such provides equal opportunity for employment and advancement of all employees without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability or veteran status.  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop curriculum content aligned with the teaching philosophy in the School of Physical Therapy.
  • Team teaching in a problem-based curriculum
  • Active engagement in a scholarly
  • Service to School, University, community and profession  

Required Education

  • Graduate of an accredited physical therapy
  • Earned academic (PhD, EdD, DSc) or clinical (DPT) doctoral degree  

Required Experience - Minimum of 5 year-experience as licensed physical therapist  

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities -

  • Strong communication, organization, interpersonal, problem solving and academic counseling skills.
  • Current knowledge and skill in the use of information and computer technology or proven ability to learn these skills.
  • Expertise in neurological rehabilitation and/or acute
  • Willingness to develop effective facilitation skills.
  • Knowledge of legislative, regulatory, legal, and practice issues affecting the profession of physical therapy
  • Ability to work independently with confidence and to effectively coordinate work with colleagues and peers
  • Proficiency in human relations, communication, organizational, interpersonal, and academic counseling.
  • Proficiency in multitasking, meeting deadlines, and problem solving.
  • Proficiency in working collaboratively and effectively in a team.  

Required Certificates, Licenses, or Registrations -

  • Licensed or eligible for licensure in Texas
  • Member of the American Physical Therapy Association  

Preferred Qualifications -

  • Prior teaching experience in a physical therapy academic program.
  • Member of the American Physical Therapy Association.
  • Prior clinical instructor experience
  • Active in clinical practice
  • Active in professional activities at local, state, and/or national levels  
 
Company: University Of The Incarnate Word
Location: San Antonio Tx
 
Contact: Chad Jackson Email: cwjackso@uiwtx.edu
Phone: 210-283-6478 FAX: 210-283-6475
Web Site: jobs.uiw.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1395090578980
 
  Assistant / Associate Professor

posted: Mar 14, 2014

The Department of Physical Therapy Education at the State University of New York (SUNY) Upstate Medical University in Syracuse,

The Department of Physical Therapy Education at the State University of New York (SUNY) Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY seeks one (possibly two) faculty to joint our dynamic team in our very successful PT program.  This is a 12 month position beginning in July, 2014.  The successful candidate must hold a NYS PT license or be eligible for NYS licensure; an earned academic doctorate (PhD, EdD, etc) is preferred.  Appointment to tenure track or clinical track depends on qualifications of the candidate.  We are seeking an outstanding individual who values collaboration to further the department’s reputation as a center for excellence in teaching, scholarship and service activities. Professional involvement is valued and expected. 

Areas of need include one or more of the following:  adult and/or pediatric neurologic PT, prosthetics and orthotics and /or assisting the director of clinical education.  However, other areas of expertise will be considered.  Opportunities exist for involvement in standardized patient exams, simulation, and community programs.

Our graduates possess strong clinical skills and obtain positions in all practice arenas. The 3-year entry-level DPT program enjoys strong support from the clinical community, including over 200 clinical affiliation sites. Our highly involved faculty routinely receives national and local recognition for excellence in teaching, professional service, clinical practice, and scholarship. Please visit SUNY Upstate Medical University - Department of PT Education’s Facebook page or the website (http://www.upstate.edu/chp/programs/pt/) for information about students, faculty and departmental activities.

Opportunities abound for collaboration with established investigators and access to research within Upstate’s core facilities. The Institute of Human Performance (IHP) is a nationally-recognized research facility with state-of the-art equipment Including an indoor track, real-time motion capture and force plate capabilities, and a SwimEx® pool. The Clinical Skills Center, home to one of the largest standardized patient facilities in the country, provides teaching and learning experiences to students and clinical faculty. In addition, a new academic building is well underway and, in January 2016, will become the home for the College of Nursing, and the College of Health Professions’ physician assistant and physical therapy programs.

Located in Syracuse’s dynamic “University Hill” neighborhood, SUNY Upstate is the largest employer in the region. According to a recent edition of the Places Rated Almanac, Syracuse is noted for affordable housing, excellent public education, a wide variety of cultural offerings and proximity to the Finger Lakes and Adirondack regions. Our convenient location at the crossroads of New York State puts us within five hours or less of nearly every major eastern metropolitan area. Syracuse is a scenic treasure amid rolling hills, tranquil lakes and picturesque forests. Our four seasons allow for spectacular springs, endless summer pursuits, colorful autumns, and abundant winter recreation.

We welcome your questions and inquiries at any time. Start date is as soon as July, 2014, but no later than Jan 1, 2015. To apply visit job # 037999 at upstate.edu, job links, and submit your cover letter and curriculum vitae.

For questions, contact:

Jill Dungey, PT, DPT, MS, GSC

Chair, Search Committee

Director of  Clinical Education

dungeyj@upstate.edu

315-464-6919

 
Company: Suny Upstate Medical University
Location: Syracuse, Ny
 
Contact: Jill Dungey, PT, DPT, MS, GCS Email: dungeyj@upstate.edu
Phone: 315-464-6919 FAX: 315-464-6887
Web Site: www.upstate.edu
 
  Chair, Department Of Physical Therapy Education

posted: Mar 14, 2014

Are you looking for a leadership position? The Department of Physical Therapy Education at the State University of New Yo

Are you looking for a leadership position?  The Department of Physical Therapy Education at the State University of New York (SUNY) Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY invites you to apply for the Chair/Director position for our very successful PT program and dynamic faculty.  This is a 12 month tenure track position with appointment at a senior (Associate or Professor) level beginning as soon as July 1, but is negotiable.  The successful candidate must be NYS PT licensed or eligible for NYS licensure, have an earned academic doctorate (PhD, EdD, etc), have strong interpersonal and communication skills, an understanding of contemporary clinical practice, a vision for PT education and strong personal and professional integrity.  Previous administrative experience is preferred. 

Primary responsibilities of the position include all aspects of program administration including program and faculty assessment and development; oversight of curriculum and admissions activities; collaboration with the DCE to maintain our strong clinical program; service to the college and university; active engagement in scholarship; effective teaching in areas of expertise.  Involvement in professional activities is valued and expected.  The Chair /Director will work closely with the Dean of the College of Health Professions and the other Chairs in the College as well as other Colleges within the University.

Our graduates possess strong clinical skills and obtain positions in all practice arenas. The 3-year entry-level DPT program enjoys strong support from the clinical community, including over 200 clinical affiliation sites. Our highly involved faculty routinely receives national and local recognition for excellence in teaching, professional service, clinical practice, and scholarship. Please visit SUNY Upstate Medical University - Department of PT Education’s Facebook page or the website (http://www.upstate.edu/chp/programs/pt/) for information about students, faculty and departmental activities.

Opportunities abound for collaboration with established investigators and access to research within Upstate’s core facilities. The Institute of Human Performance (IHP) is a nationally-recognized research facility with state-of the-art equipment including an indoor track, real-time motion capture and force plate capabilities, and a SwimEx® pool. The Clinical Skills Center, home to one of the largest standardized patient facilities in the country, provides teaching and learning experiences to students and clinical faculty. In addition, a new academic building is well underway and, in January 2016, will become the home for the College of Nursing, and the College of Health Professions’ physician assistant and physical therapy programs.

Located in Syracuse’s dynamic “University Hill” neighborhood, SUNY Upstate is the largest employer in the region. According to a recent edition of the Places Rated Almanac, Syracuse is noted for affordable housing, excellent public education, a wide variety of cultural offerings and proximity to the Finger Lakes and Adirondack regions. Our convenient location at the crossroads of New York State puts us within five hours or less of nearly every major eastern metropolitan area. Syracuse is a scenic treasure amid rolling hills, tranquil lakes and picturesque forests. Our four seasons allow for spectacular springs, endless summer pursuits, colorful autumns, and abundant winter recreation.

We welcome your questions and inquiries at any time. The preferred start date is July, 2014. To apply visit job # 037997 at upstate.edu, job links, and submit your cover letter and curriculum vitae.

For questions, contact:

Gary Brooks, PT, DrPH

Chair, Search Committee

brooksg@upstate.edu

315-464-6915

 
Company: Suny Upstate Medical University
Location: Syracuse, Ny
 
Contact: Gary Brooks, PT, DrPH Email: Brooksg@upstate.edu
Phone: 315-464-6915 FAX: 315-464-6887
Web Site: www.upstate.edu
 
  Tenure Track Assistant Professor Of Physical Therapy

posted: Mar 14, 2014

Responsibilities: The Department of Physical Therapy is seeking a full-ti

Responsibilities:          The Department of Physical Therapy is seeking a full-time faculty member who is energetic and committed to graduate teaching and research to serve in a developing physical therapy program. The candidate will be responsible for meeting all faculty roles and expectations in addition to, assisting in development, management, and implementation of a new Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) curriculum.

 

Qualifications:             Applicants must hold or be eligible for PT licensure in Ohio. Other qualifications for the position include:

  • A doctoral degree (Ph.D., Ed.D., D.Sc. or advanced practice DPT with ABPTS certification)
  • 3-5 years of college or university experience
  • History of scholarship, established research agenda
  • Proficient computer/technology skills
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills

 

Available:                    Fall 2014                                                                                            

 

Compensation:            Competitive, based upon qualifications.  Fringe benefits include a 10%

contribution by the University to TIAA/CREF after one year of service; contribution by the University toward hospitalization, major medical, disability, and group life insurance; tuition discount for spouse or children attending Mount Union.

 

Equal Opportunity:     Mount Union has a strong commitment to nurturing a culturally diverse

faculty, staff, and student body.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  The University of Mount Union is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Academic Rank:         Tenure-track position.  Assistant Professor anticipated, but rank commensurate with experience.

 

 

 

Descriptive Information:

The University of Mount Union, a private institution founded in 1846, offers a rigorous and relevant academic program that is grounded in the liberal arts tradition. Mount Union’s 2,200 students can select from 59 broad-based and career-specific undergraduate majors as well as a graduate program in physician assistant studies.  Known for its personal approach, the institution boasts a 13:1 student-faculty ratio and a curriculum delivered almost entirely by full-time faculty members who hold terminal degrees in their fields.

Throughout the course of the past decade, more than $100 million has been invested in the construction and renovation of modern facilities including a natural sciences building, recreation center, welcome center and apartment-style housing options.  Primarily residential in nature, Mount Union’s picturesque 115-acre campus is located in Alliance, OH (population 23,000), within 80 miles of both Cleveland and Pittsburgh.  An additional 142-acre nature center is located six miles away.  The University’s endowment is in excess of $130 million.

The University, affiliated with the United Methodist Church, is committed to providing a student-centered approach and an exceptional educational experience, offering an array of activities for cultural, civic and social development.  Students experience outstanding opportunities for success after graduation, both in the workforce and graduate study.

For more information, visit www.mountunion.edu  In addition, Mount Union’s strategic plan is available at www.mountunion.edu/strategic-planning

 

 

 

Send a letter of interest, teaching philosophy and résumé, including the names and phone numbers of three current references to Physical Therapy Faculty Search Committee, Office of Human Resources, University of Mount Union, 1972 Clark Ave., Alliance, OH  44601. Email:  humanresources@mountunion.edu   Consideration of applicants will begin immediately.

 

 

 
Company: University Of Mount Union
Location: Alliance, Oh
 
Contact: Robert Frampton Email: framptrm@mountunion.edu
Phone: 330-823-4786    
 
  Director Of Clinical Education, Physical Therapy

posted: Mar 14, 2014

Director of Clinical Education Position Available Department of Physical Therapy Responsibilities

Director of Clinical Education Position Available

Department of Physical Therapy

 

 

Responsibilities:          The Department of Physical Therapy is seeking a Director of Clinical Education (DCE). Applicant should be energetic and committed to providing high quality graduate education, in addition to providing research advising. The DCE is responsible for developing, managing, and implementing all aspects of the clinical education curriculum.

 

Qualifications:             Applicant must hold or be eligible for PT licensure in Ohio. A minimum of a Master’s degree is required, an earned doctorate is strongly preferred. Candidates in the dissertation phase of doctoral studies will be considered. Applicants must have a minimum of two years of clinical experience as a clinical instructor or center coordinator, strong interpersonal skills, ability to counsel students and problem-solve. Clinical background in pediatrics or geriatrics is desirable.

 

Available:                    Summer 2014                                                                                     

 

Compensation:            Competitive, based upon qualifications.  Fringe benefits include a 10%

contribution by the University to TIAA/CREF after one year of service; contribution by the University toward hospitalization, major medical, disability, and group life insurance; tuition discount for spouse or children attending Mount Union.

 

Equal Opportunity:     Mount Union has a strong commitment to nurturing a culturally diverse

faculty, staff, and student body.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  The University of Mount Union is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Academic Rank:         Non tenure-track position.  Assistant Professor anticipated, but rank commensurate with experience.

 

 

Descriptive Information:

The University of Mount Union, a private institution founded in 1846, offers a rigorous and relevant academic program that is grounded in the liberal arts tradition. Mount Union’s 2,200 students can select from 59 broad-based and career-specific undergraduate majors as well as a graduate program in physician assistant studies.  Known for its personal approach, the institution boasts a 13:1 student-faculty ratio and a curriculum delivered almost entirely by full-time faculty members who hold terminal degrees in their fields.

Throughout the course of the past decade, more than $100 million has been invested in the construction and renovation of modern facilities including a natural sciences building, recreation center, welcome center and apartment-style housing options.  Primarily residential in nature, Mount Union’s picturesque 115-acre campus is located in Alliance, OH (population 23,000), within 80 miles of both Cleveland and Pittsburgh.  An additional 142-acre nature center is located six miles away.  The University’s endowment is in excess of $130 million.

 

The University, affiliated with the United Methodist Church, is committed to providing a student-centered approach and an exceptional educational experience, offering an array of activities for cultural, civic and social development.  Students experience outstanding opportunities for success after graduation, both in the workforce and graduate study.

For more information, visit www.mountunion.edu  In addition, Mount Union’s strategic plan is available at www.mountunion.edu/strategic-planning

 

 

Send a letter of interest, teaching philosophy and résumé, including the names and phone numbers of three current references to Physical Therapy DCE Search Committee, Office of Human Resources, University of Mount Union, 1972 Clark Ave., Alliance, OH 44601.

Email:  humanresources@mountunion.edu   Consideration of applicants will begin immediately.

 

 
Company: University Of Mount Union
Location: Alliance, Oh
 
Contact: Robert Frampton Email: framptrm@mountunion.edu
Phone: 330-823-4786    
 
  Director of Clinical Education

posted: Mar 13, 2014

We have opened a search for the Director of Clinical Education (DCE) within the Program in Physical Therapy at Louis

 

We have opened a search for the Director of Clinical Education (DCE) within the Program in Physical Therapy at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Shreveport.  LSUHSC-Shreveport is composed of a University Hospital featuring a Level-1 Trauma Center adjoined to the School of Medicine, School of Graduate Studies, and School of Allied Health Professions, where the PT program is housed.  We are an integral part of the LSU System, providing public higher education and healthcare for the citizens of Louisiana and our local tri-state area.

The position is a 12-month clinical- or tenure-track appointment with academic rank and salary commensurate with experience.  The primary responsibility of the DCE is to administer the program’s clinical education enterprise, which includes planning, coordinating, facilitating, and monitoring activities on behalf of the academic program, and in coordination with the academic and clinical faculty.  Responsibilities also include limited teaching, along with service, research, and academic advising in our entry-level DPT program.   We have 8 full-time core faculty members and our current class size consists of 36 students per cohort.  In addition, we have long-standing, quality relationships with our clinical faculty partners.  We’ve also recently moved into a state-of-the-art academic building which houses 12,000 square feet of dedicated teaching, laboratory, research, and office space along with a 27,000 square foot multidisciplinary clinic used for teaching, research, and clinical practice. Our faculty practice is staffed with 2.5 full-time clinical faculty members who serve as mentors for our 2 post-professional residency programs in Orthopaedic PT and Wound Management.  Our residents and clinical faculty also participate in the clinical education of our entry-level students.  Please see our website at www.lsuhscshreveport.edu/ah for additional information about our program.

Requirements for the position include:

  • eligibility for Louisiana PT licensure
  • an earned post-professional doctoral degree or clinical doctoral degree
  • APTA membership
  • Minimum of 3 years of clinical teaching and/or clinical coordination experience
  • Strong communication, organization, interpersonal, problem-solving, and counseling skills

Preference will be given to candidates with:

  • DCE/ACCE or other administrative educational experience
  • experience as an academic and clinical teacher
  • a record of involvement with the professional community
  • a record of scholarly productivity related to clinical education

Review of applications has begun and will continue until the position is filled.  Interested candidates should send a cover letter describing interest in and qualifications for the position, a curriculum vita, and contact information for three professional references.  Materials and/or inquiries should be submitted to:

Sharon Dunn, PT, PhD, OCS

Chair, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences

Director, Program in Physical Therapy

LSUHSC-Shreveport

1501 Kings Hwy

Shreveport, LA  71130

sdunn2@lsuhsc.edu

 
Company: Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - Shreveport
Location: Shreveport, La
 
Contact: Sharon Dunn Email: sdunn2@lsuhsc.edu
Phone: (318) 813-2941 FAX: (318) 813-2949
Web Site: www.lsuhscshreveport.edu/ah
 
  Physical Therapy Program Director

posted: Mar 12, 2014

The UNIVERSITY of VERMONT College of Nursing & Health Sciences Physical Therapy Program Director, Associate / Fu

The
UNIVERSITY of VERMONT
College of Nursing & Health Sciences

Physical Therapy Program Director,
Associate / Full Professor, Tenure-track

The Department of Rehabilitation and Movement Science at the University of Vermont seeks an innovative and visionary leader to serve as director of our dynamic and successful physical therapy program, with a 9-month, tenure track faculty position combined with a 12-month program director appointment beginning as early as July 1, 2014. The successful candidate will have senior faculty status with the qualifications to hold the faculty rank of Associate Professor or higher, possess an earned research doctoral degree, and be eligible for Vermont state licensure in physical therapy. An ongoing record of scholarship, demonstrated excellence in teaching, excellent communication skills, knowledge of issues in higher education, and an in-depth understanding of contemporary physical therapy practice are required. The program director will work closely with the Dean of the College of Nursing and Health Sciences and other program directors of health professions programs in the college.  

Primary responsibilities of the position include providing effective leadership, including faculty mentoring and evaluation, program development and quality assessment activities, curriculum management, student advising, and admissions activities. In addition, as a member of the faculty, the Program Director is expected to teach in his/her area of expertise, engage in scholarship, and participate in service to the College, the University, and the community. The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution. Individuals with demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion are considered desirable. Applicants are encouraged to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal.

The College of Nursing and Health Sciences comprises Physical Therapy and several related programs, including Athletic Training Education and Exercise & Movement Science. The College is well aligned with the College of Medicine, sharing a new state-of-the-art simulation center. There are many opportunities for interprofessional collaborations in research and teaching with the academic health center and other partners in this stimulating academic environment. Physical Therapy research faculty have the opportunity to mentor students in the DPT/PhD track in the Neuroscience Graduate Program. The College is also in the process of developing an interdisciplinary PhD program that will provide further opportunities for faculty to teach and mentor doctoral students.

Established in 1791, the University of Vermont is a major research university located in the state's largest city- Burlington - the nation’s "#1 Smallest Big City", which is ranked #1 "for outside activities, arts & entertainment, safety, and overall quality of life." We enjoy a progressive economy, excellent school systems, a dynamic and stimulating cultural scene, and a vibrant and diverse social life. UVM overlooks beautiful Lake Champlain and the Adirondack Mountains and is 30 minutes from major ski areas, 1.5 hours from Montréal, and 3.5 hours from Boston. Check our website for more info: www.uvm.edu/ and www.uvm.edu/~cnhs/rms.

Prospective candidates should apply online at www.uvmjobs.com. Search for the position using the department name (Rehabilitation & Movement Science). Attach curriculum vitae and letter detailing areas of expertise and professional goals. The position will remain open until filled and review of applications will begin on March 15, 2014. For additional information please contact:

Shelley Velleman, Ph.D., CCC-SLP                 Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders
Search Committee Chair                              University of Vermont
(802) 656-3868                                          402 Pomeroy, 489 Main St.
Shelley.Velleman@uvm.edu                         Burlington, VT 05405

 

Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/v63dh5m

 
Company: University Of Vermont
Location: Vermont, United States, 05405
 
Contact: Shelley Velleman Email: Shelley.Velleman@uvm.edu
Phone: (802) 656-3868    
Web Site: http://www.Click2Apply.net/v63dh5m
 
  Assistant Professor

posted: Mar 12, 2014

The Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences at Wayne State University (WSU) in Detroit, Michigan seeks applica

The Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences at Wayne State University (WSU) in Detroit, Michigan seeks applications for a clinical track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Physical Therapy Program, Department of Health Care Sciences. The position is a 12-month appointment.

Wayne State University is classified as a Carnegie Research University and designated as a Carnegie Community Engagement University.

The Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is located on the WSU Medical School campus. In close proximity, Detroit Medical Center, Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan, Karmanos Cancer Institute and other teaching hospitals provide numerous opportunities for collaboration with basic and clinical scientists. Wayne State University offers extremely competitive compensation and benefits including relocation expense coverage.  The WSU campus is located in the heart of Midtown at the center of the vibrant Detroit cultural district.

Applications must include: (1) a current CV including a list of references at the end,  and (2) a cover letter explaining interest in a position using the Wayne State University’s Online Hiring System at: https://jobs.wayne.edu.  The position is posted as #040143 in the “Faculty & Academic Staff” category.

Qualifications

  • Earned post-professional doctorate in a Rehabilitation Sciences or related discipline, or entry level doctorate with specialization or certification.
     
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching.

 

  • Ability and willingness to mentor students in scholarly activities, and contribute to service commensurate with the rank of Assistant Professor.
     
  • Applicants with content expertise in cardiopulmonary, acute care, musculoskeletal, pediatric, or geriatric expertise are preferred.
     
  • Eligibility for physical therapy licensure in Michigan.
     
  • Minimum 3 years clinical experience.  

 

Please visit the Physical Therapy Program website: http://www.pt.cphs.wayne.edu/ Detroit and Wayne State University: http://wayne.edu/exploredetroit/index.php.   Inquiries are welcome. For more information please contact Dr. Sujay Galen, Chair of the Search Committee at sujay.galen@wayne.edu.

 

Application review will begin April 15th, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.

Wayne State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

 
Company: College Of Pharmacy And Health Care Science At Wayne State University
Location: Detroit, Mi
 
Contact: Kim Dunleavy Email: kdunleavy@wayne.edu
Phone: 313-577-5630 FAX: 313-577-5822
Web Site: jobs.wayne.edu
 
  Musculoskeletal Faculty Position - Tenure Or Clinical Track - Assistant/associate/full

posted: Mar 7, 2014

Division of Physical Therapy The West Virginia University Division of Physical Therapy is seeking applications

Division of Physical Therapy

 

The West Virginia University Division of Physical Therapy is seeking applications for a full-time, 12-month tenure or clinical track faculty position with expertise in musculoskeletal physical therapy. Rank and salary are negotiable and will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

 

Applicants who meet the following are encouraged to apply:

  1. Hold a research-based Doctoral degree (PhD, EdD, or equivalent). Candidates with a DPT or an advanced Masters degree, ABPTS Clinical Specialization (OCS or SCS), and a minimum of 5 years of clinical experience are also encouraged to apply. Candidates who do not have a terminal research-based degree should be willing to pursue doctoral education.
  2. Have a history of scholarly publication and a well-defined research agenda that compliments the interest of current PT faculty and fosters potential collaboration with faculty in the Department or School of Medicine. Research expectations are commensurate with education and training.
  3. Have teaching experience in musculoskeletal physical therapy. The candidate must be willing to team-teach in the DPT curriculum in the area of musculoskeletal physical therapy (e.g. gross anatomy, kinesiology, and orthopedics) and assist with teaching in the clinical skills track or the evidence-based track.
  4. Eligible for West Virginia licensure as a Physical Therapist
  5. Willing to participate in clinical practice and service including student advising and Division committees as assigned by the chairperson.

 

Qualified applicants are invited to submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and 3 references to:

D. Scott Davis PT, MS, EdD, OCS

Professor and Director of Professional Education

8312 HSS PO Box 9226

West Virginia University

Morgantown, WV 26506

dsdavis@hsc.wvu.edu

304-293-0264

 

The position will remain open until filled; however, applications received by April 18, 2014 will be assured consideration in the first review cycle.

 

West Virginia University is a land-grant Research University (High Research Activity) as classified by the Carnegie Foundation. WVU consists of 15 Colleges and Schools, 197-degree programs, and approximately 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The Health Sciences Center campus is located in picturesque Morgantown, WV, which is an economically thriving small city of approximately 32,000 residents. Morgantown has been rated one of the best small cities in the United States.

 

The successful candidate will contribute to the teaching, research, and service missions of the Division of Physical Therapy. The Division of Physical Therapy is a well-established program within the School of Medicine with a rich 42-year history of excellence. In 2011, the Division of Physical Therapy was reaccredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education for 10 years. The PT program is in the Department of Human Performance and Exercise Science, which includes Exercise Physiology and Occupational Therapy. Candidates are encouraged to review the following websites to learn more about the PT program, School of Medicine, University, and the city of Morgantown.  

Division of Physical Therapy http://medicine.hsc.wvu.edu/pt/

School of Medicine https://www.hsc.wvu.edu/som/

West Virginia University http://www.wvu.edu

Morgantown http://www.morgantownwv.gov and http://www.morgantownwv.gov

 

West Virginia University (WVU) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. WVU Health Sciences Center is a smoke free campus. West Virginia University is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCED award for gender equality

 
Company: West Virginia University
Location: Morgantown, Wv
 
Contact: D. Scott Davis Email: dsdavis@hsc.wvu.edu
Phone: 304-293-0264 FAX: 304-293-7105
Web Site: http://medicine.hsc.wvu.edu/pt/
 
  Assistant Professor Or Associate Professor

posted: Mar 6, 2014

Full Time Tenure Track Faculty Position DEPARTMENT OF REHABILITATION SCIENCES COLLEGE OF ALLIED HEALTH UNIVERSITY OF OK

Full Time Tenure Track Faculty Position

DEPARTMENT OF REHABILITATION SCIENCES
COLLEGE OF ALLIED HEALTH
UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER

A unique opportunity is available to join strong and established physical and occupational therapy education programs at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center (OUHSC).  The position is available for a faculty member with a Ph.D. in the neurosciences or a strong academic neuroscience related area; research expertise in areas of neuroscience, neurorehabilitation, neurology, movement science, neurophysiology, neuropharmacology, or neuroanatomy. A record of teaching and scholarly publication and ability to obtain external funding are required.

This 12-month tenure-eligible position requires an earned postprofessional doctoral degree from an accredited university. Responsibilities include teaching in neurosciences, related and clinical application courses; research in the area of expertise, and service. We particularly seek faculty who can contribute to the research effort of the Department.

The University provides outstanding opportunities for faculty in an environment that encourages and supports innovation and collaboration. Qualified applicants will also have an opportunity to become adjunct faculty in OUHSC’s Center for Neuroscience. Funds are available to support research start-up costs.

The Department of Rehabilitation Sciences has strong professional education programs with close collaboration between physical therapy, occupational therapy, and other OU units.  The entry level programs offer DPT and MOT degrees.  The Department has excellent and established postprofessional Master’s degree and Doctor of Science degree programs and an interdisciplinary PhD degree in Allied Health Sciences.

Oklahoma City offers a moderately low cost of living and very good quality of life.  Places Rated Almanac cited Oklahoma City as one of the “best places to live in North America.”

We encourage applications, expressions of interest, or nominations of others who may be qualified for this position.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applications should include a current curriculum vita, a letter of application with qualifications, and a list of at least three references.  We will treat all applications and inquiries confidentially.

Please direct correspondence and inquiries to:
Thubi H. A. Kolobe, PT, PhD, FAPTA (Search Committee Chair)
Jill Pitman Jones Professor of Physical Therapy
Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
PO Box 26901,   Oklahoma City, OK 73117
hkolobe@ouhsc.edu       Ph: 405/271-2131   Fax: 405/271-2432

The University of Oklahoma is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

 
Company: University Of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Location: Oklahoma City, Ok
 
Contact: Thubi H. A. Kolobe Email: hkolobe@ouhsc.edu
Phone: 405-271-2131 FAX: 405-271-2432
 
  Physical Therapist Assistant Program Director

posted: Mar 6, 2014

PIMA MEDICAL INSTITUTE TUCSON, ARIZONA PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASSISTANT PROGRAM DIRECTOR Direct the educational activities of t

PIMA MEDICAL INSTITUTE TUCSON, ARIZONA PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASSISTANT PROGRAM DIRECTOR

Direct the educational activities of the Physical Therapist Assistant program and develop and manage the approved curriculum and design teaching schedule.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Supervise the activities of the department staff.  Prepare teaching assignments.

Determine, establish and implement department goals.

Review student success rates by class and implement plan to reduce student withdrawals.  Meet with students to encourage them to stay in the program.

Maintain an 80% student success rate for all classes taught in the program.

Monitor the department budget and expenditures.  Make appropriate corrections and changes to maintain a profitable program.

Coordinate and arrange for educational workshops and in-services for didactic and clinical faculty.  Prepare didactic instruction to include course objectives.

Maintain student grades in accordance with established policies.  Prepare final grades at the end of each semester to update student records and transcripts.

Evaluate the performance of students regarding course objectives and makes necessary provisions to meet learning needs.

Visit clinical site to review and evaluate students' clinical performance and progress.  Coordinate wih site instructors to ensure clinical education is effective.

 

The list of essential functions is not exhaustive and may be supplemented.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Master's degree required.

Graduate of an accredited Physical Therapist or Physical Therapist Assistant program recognized by the US Secretary of Education or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

Five years of experience as a PT

Experience in administration, educational theory and methodology and instructional design and methodology.

Two years of documented experience as an instructor in a CAPTE accredited PTA or PT program preferred.

Must hold current PT and teaching licenses, certifications or other designatios as required by local, state or federal laws to work in the field.

 

Please submit resume to tneuhaus@pmi.edu or visit our career page at http://jobs.pmi.edu for a complete job description

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
Company: Pima Medical Instittute
Location: Tucson, Az
 
Contact: Theresa Neuhaus Email: tneuhaus
Phone: 520-323-5966 FAX: 520.352.1024
Web Site: jobs.pmi.edu
 
  Research Faculty Position

posted: Mar 5, 2014

Position Summary and Qualifications The Department of Physical Therapy at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Scie

Position Summary and Qualifications

The Department of Physical Therapy at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science is inviting applications for a full-time, tenure track research faculty position at a rank commensurate with experience (Assistant, Associate Professor). Preference will be given to applicants with post-doctoral research experience, research and teaching experience in an academic setting, background in clinical rehabilitation research, experience in obtaining grant funding and record of publication. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Required Education and Experience

  • Earned terminal academic degree
  • Background in clinical and rehabilitation research
  • Record of publication
  • Experience with obtaining grant funding
  • Experience working with a variety of instruments for the objective assessment of human movement and performance
  • License eligible in Illinois

 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Establish a human performance research laboratory and active research program within the Department of Physical Therapy
  • Establish research collaborations
  • Pursue  external funding
  • Research mentoring

 

About Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science

Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, a national leader in interprofessional medical and healthcare education, is a graduate-level health sciences university situated in North Chicago, Illinois between Chicago and Milwaukee. The campus is shared with the North Chicago VA Medical Center and the Great Lakes Naval Training Center. Rosalind Franklin University is comprised of five Schools: the Chicago Medical School, Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine, the College of Pharmacy, the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies and the College of Health Professions. The Department of Physical Therapy in the College of Health Profession celebrated its 40th anniversary in 2012, and is seeking to grow its commitment to research.

 

 

To learn more about this opportunity, kindly contact:

 

Roberta Henderson, PT, PhD

Associate Professor and Chair

Department of Physical Therapy

Roberta.henderson@rosalindfranklin.edu

847-578-8699

Or, visit the following link:

www.rosalindfranklin.edu

 
Company: Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
Location: North Chicago, Il
 
Contact: Betty Melton Email: betty.melton@rosalindfranklin.edu
Phone: 847-578-3307 FAX: 847/578/8816
Web Site: www.rosalindfranklin.edu
 
  Faculty Position

posted: Mar 4, 2014

The University of South Alabama (USA) Physical Therapy program is seeking highly-motivated applicants for a 12-month tenure-tra

The University of South Alabama (USA) Physical Therapy program is seeking highly-motivated applicants for a 12-month tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor PT faculty position to be filled August 2014. Join our creative, collegial team of nine faculty in the DPT program at USA, providing quality PT education for 38 years. The program is housed in our new, modern Health Sciences building that includes research labs with Vicon motion analysis system, BTE Primus, and Carefusion portable metabolic system.  The University is located in historic Mobile, AL on the sunny Gulf Coast, near New Orleans and the Florida panhandle. 

Candidates must be eligible for Physical Therapy licensure in Alabama.  Strong preference will be given to candidates with clinical and teaching experience/expertise in neuromuscular PT, kinesiology, and gait/motion analysis; other teaching areas negotiable. Earned post-professional doctorate degree preferred (or ABD); DPT with clinical specialist certification will be considered. Responsibilities will include teaching, scholarly activity and service. Salary commensurate with credentials and experience.  Submit a letter of application indicating your interest along with curriculum vitae and the names and addresses of three references to:        

Dr. Jean Irion, Chair of Search Committee

Department of Physical Therapy,

5721 USA Drive North., HAHN Rm 2011,

Mobile, AL  36688.

phone (251)445-9330

email: jirion@southalabama.edu    

Or call Department Chair, Dr Dennis Fell at (251)445-9330

Review of applications begins 3/1 until filled.   The University of South Alabama is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access Employer.

 
Company: University Of South Alabama
Location: Mobile, Al
 
Contact: Jean Irion Email: jirion@southalabama.edu
Phone: (251) 445-9330 FAX: (251) 445-9238
Web Site: http://www.southalabama.edu/alliedhealth/pt/
 
  Physical Therapist Assistant Instructor

posted: Mar 4, 2014

Instruct and implement the Physical Therapist Assistant program to educate students in accordance with the curriculum standards

Instruct and implement the Physical Therapist Assistant program to educate students in accordance with the curriculum standards and objectives.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Implement and evaluate daily lesson plans for studens to include scheduled activties and materials of semesters.

Plan instructon to achieve specfic objectives based upon student need and established curriculum.

Monitor the attendance of students in the program and coordinate with Associate Director when absences occur two days in row.  Prepare attendance reports weekly for the office managemen department.

Review student success rates and implement plan to reduce student withdrawals.  Meet with students to encourage them to stay in the program.  Maintain an 80% student success rate for all classes taught in the program.

Maintain student grades in accordance with establshed policies.  Prepare final grades at the end of each semester to update student records and transcripts.

Evaluate the performance of students regarding achievements in curriculum and activities and make necessary provisions to meet lerning needs.

Arrange and coordinate guest speakers, field trips and visits to therapy clinics.

Prepare lectures, labs and practical demonstrations for students in class and individually.

Assist and counsel students with Physical Therapist Assistant program curriculum.

May assist and coordinate externships for Physical Therapist Assistant students.

Participates in projects to assist in meeting department goals as determined by the Program Director.

The list of essential functions is not exhaustive and may be supplemented.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Associate degree. Baccalaureate degree preferred.

Graduate of an accredited PTA or PT program.

Three years of experience as a PTA or PT.

One year of documented experience as an instructor in a CAPTE accredited PTA or PT program.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 
 
Company: Pima Medical Institute
Location: Houston, Tx
 
Contact: Dana Dichiara Email: ddichiara@pmi.edu
Phone: 713-778-0778 ext 5433 FAX: 832-450-3901 e-fax
Web Site: www.pmi.edu
 
  Assistant/associate/full Professor

posted: Mar 3, 2014

University of South Florida SCHOOL OF PHYSICAL THERAPY & REHABILITATION SCIENCES &

 
 
University of South Florida
 
SCHOOL OF PHYSICAL THERAPY & REHABILITATION SCIENCES
 
MORSANI COLLEGE OF MEDICINE
 
 
 
The UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA is a Carnegie Tier 1 Research-Extensive university with eleven colleges and four campuses serving the Tampa Bay area.  The University enrolls more than 40,000 students annually in 79 undergraduate disciplines, 87 master’s and specialist programs, and 25 doctoral programs, including the M.D., D.P.T. and Pharm.D. USF Health is a comprehensive academic health sciences center comprised of the Colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy and Public Health along with the Schools of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences and Biomedical Sciences. The University’s diverse population reflects the ethnic and cultural heritage of the Tampa Bay region, a community of some 2.5 million persons.
 
The School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences (SPTRS) has two (2) additional Assistant/Associate/Full Professor faculty positions available due to the continued growth of the School. New faculty members will join the current dynamic faculty of 21 in delivering a “cutting-edge” 21st century curriculum. Successful candidates will contribute to the School’s interprofessional educational and research collaborations within USF Health and other public and private entities. The School’s Human Functional Performance Laboratory and state-funded Center for Neuromusculoskeletal Research currently boasts a portfolio of funded extramural research and is the cornerstone for the planned implementation of the PhD in Rehabilitation Sciences degree program in AY 2014. The USF Physical Therapy Center, the School’s faculty practice, also provides the potential for patient-centered research with planned implementation of Orthopaedic Physical Therapy residency in the winter of 2014. Faculty rank, salary and start-up packages are highly competitive, commensurate with academic qualifications. Positions are 12-month, tenure-accruing position and will remain open until filled.
 
 
 
FACULTY POSITIONS  – Assistant/Associate/Full Professor 
 
Minimum Requirements for Appointment to Tenure Pathway Faculty Position
 
Earned Doctoral Degree (PhD, EdD) in Physical Therapy, Exercise Science or Related Discipline with strong generalist skills
 
Minimum 1 Year of Relevant Academic Experience
 
Evidence of Scholarly Activity, Prior Publications with Potential for Extramural Funding
 
Minimum 5 years full-time appointed academic experience at Assistant Professor level to qualify at Associate Professor rank
 
Minimum 5 years full-time appointed academic experience at Associate Professor level to qualify at Professor rank
 
 
 
Preferred Qualifications
 
3 Years full-time academic experience as a faculty member in a Physical Therapist Education Program accredited by CAPTE
 
Established scholarly agenda with significant publication record and evidence of or the potential for extramural funding
 
Eligibility for Physical Therapy Licensure in the State of Florida
 
Current active APTA Membership
 
 
 
Application review begins immediately and will continue until these positions are filled:
 
Submit a cover letter and C.V. that includes 1) a plan for scholarship/research, 2) areas of teaching expertise and 3) three professional references.  Mail to:
 
  
 
SEARCH COMMITTEE
 
SCHOOL OF PHYSICAL THERAPY & REHABILITATION SCIENCES – MORSANI COLLEGE OF MEDICINE
 
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA
 
12901 BRUCE B. DOWNS BOULEVARD, MDC 77
 
TAMPA, FL 33612
 
http://health.usf.edu/medicine/dpt/index.htm
 
 
 
USF Health is committed to increasing its diversity and will give individual consideration to qualified applicants for this position with experience in ethnically diverse settings, who possess varied language skills, or who have a record of research that support/benefit diverse communities or teaching a diverse student population. The University of South Florida is an EO/EA/AA Employer. For disability accommodations, contact Matt Smith at (813) 974-2748 a minimum of five working days in advance. According to FL law, applications and meetings regarding them are open to the public.  
 
Company: University of South Florida School Of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences
Location: University Of South Florida
 
Contact: Dr. William S. Quillen Email: wquillen@health.usf.edu
Phone: 813-974-9863 FAX: N/A
Web Site: http://health.usf.edu/medicine/dpt/
 
  Associate Or Assistant Professor Of Physical Therapy

posted: Feb 27, 2014

&

                                                              UNIVERISTY OF ST. AUGUSTINE FOR HEALTH SCIENCES – CA CAMPUS

                                                              FACULTY POSITION

DEPARTMENT OF PHYSIAL THERAPY

 

The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences invites applications for a full-time, 12 month faculty position in their Doctoral entry-level physical therapy program at the San Marcos, CA campus.  This is a 12-month non-tenure contract to teach in the area of expertise, with rank based on educational level and teaching experience. 

 

The University of St. Augustine is a proprietary institution with an emphasis on excellence in clinical teaching of physical and occupational therapists.  The physical therapy program, utilizing an innovative educational model, is the largest in the U.S. The DPT curriculum is offered in a full-time 7-term residency or a part-time 12-term online-residency format.  The University also has a long history of providing continuing education seminars and certifications throughout the U.S. and abroad.  The campus is located in beautiful Sand Diego County 20 minutes from the beach and the mountains.  The pleasant weather and abundant recreational and cultural activities provide many avenues toward a healthy and productive lifestyle.

 

Responsibilities

  • Teaching in areas of expertise, advising, assessing student learning
  • Serving on programmatic and University committees
  • Scholarship based on established research agenda
  • Service to community and professional association

 

Qualifications/Expertise

  • Collegiate teaching experience preferred
  • Terminal doctoral degree preferred (eg. PhD, EdD, DHSc)
  • MTC (Manual Therapy Certification) preferred if interested in an orthopaedic faculty position
  • Eligible for California Physical Therapy Licensure
  • Strong professional values with a minimum of 5 years clinical experience
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work in a collaborative team setting
  • A model of a healthy and productive lifestyle.

 

Interested applicants are encouraged to submit a cover letter, statement of teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references to:

Ellen Lowe, P.T., Ph.D.

DPT Program Director – San Diego Campus

University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences

700 Windy Point Dr.

San Marcos, CA 92069

760-591-3012 X408 or elowe@usa.edu

 

 
Company: University of St. Augustine For Health Sciences
Location: San Marcos, California
 
Contact: Ellen Lowe Email: elowe@usa.edu
Phone: 760-591-3012 X2408 FAX: 760-591-3053
Web Site: www.usa.edu
 
  Dean, College Of Health Sciences

posted: Feb 26, 2014

The University of Kentucky invites nominations and applications for the position of Dean of the College of Health Sciences. The

The University of Kentucky invites nominations and applications for the position of Dean of the College of Health Sciences. The candidate should have the ability and vision to lead an interprofessional healthcare college within an institution that aspires to become one of the nation’s premier public research universities (http://www.uky.edu). The College of Health Sciences is dedicated to the mission of helping people gain and retain the highest level of health, and advances this mission through leadership and productivity in education, research, and service. Refer to the web site for a more complete description (http://www.mc.uky.edu/healthsciences).

The Dean is responsible for the overall supervision and direction of the college that includes programs in athletic training, medical laboratory sciences, clinical leadership and management, clinical nutrition, communication sciences and disorders, physical therapy, physician assistant studies, human health sciences, and rehabilitation sciences, with baccalaureate, masters, professional doctorate, and PhD level programs. The faculty provides enhanced educational and research opportunities in state-of-the-art facilities with classroom and laboratories well equipped for on-campus and distance education and research. Students have opportunities to engage in an array of local, national, and international service learning experiences. The College is ranked among the top colleges of allied health in NIH research funding and contributes substantively to the University’s federally funded Center for Clinical and Translational Science. The Dean is expected to provide strong leadership in the advancement of the College’s educational, research and service missions, manage its financial and human resources, promote excellence among faculty, and play an important role in fundraising and alumni relations. As chief academic officer of the College, the Dean reports directly to the Provost.

Qualifications for this position include an extensive record of scholarly achievement as evidenced through publications and extramural awards, leadership experience in personnel and budgetary administration, an earned doctorate, and qualifications commensurate with tenure at the rank of Professor in the College.

The University has a strong commitment to diversity and encourages applications and nominations from traditionally underrepresented groups. Applicants should include a current CV and cover letter reviewing the candidate’s experiences, strengths, and accomplishments, as well as the names and contact information for three references. Confidential inquiries, nominations, expressions of interest and candidate materials should be submitted via email to the University of Kentucky’s search consultants, Dr. Elizabeth Frye, Karen Otto, and Jeff Schroetlin at UKYHealthSciences@wittkieffer.com; phone 630-575-6972.

 
Company: University Of Kentucky
Location: Lexington, Ky
 
Contact: Jeff Schroetlin Email: UKYHealthSciences@wittkieffer.com
Phone: 630-575-6972    
Web Site: http://www.mc.uky.edu/healthsciences
 
  Director Doctorate Of Physical Therapy Program

posted: Feb 21, 2014

Physical Therapy, Program Director Full-time, tenure track, Associate / Full Professor The Doctoral Program in Physica

Physical Therapy, Program Director
Full-time, tenure track, Associate / Full Professor


The Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy in the School of Rehabilitation and Medical Sciences at Central Michigan University is seeking a dynamic leader committed to working in a collaborative, inter-professional teaching and learning environment. This is a twelve month, tenure eligible position reporting to the Dean of The Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow College of Health Professions starting June 2014. Starting salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Attractive benefits package and research support is available.


Qualifications:
Required: Earned post-professional doctoral degree from an accredited university (PhD, EdD or equivalent); have teaching and scholarship experiences appropriate for appointment as associate or full professor within the College of Health Professions; adept leadership skills; effective oral and written communication; knowledge of contemporary issues in physical therapist education; and eligibility for licensure as a physical therapist in Michigan.
Preferred: Previous experience as a program director, as well as knowledge of CAPTE standards and guidelines. Experience managing budgets and supervision of personnel. Experience or demonstrated interest in securing extramural grants and contracts; demonstrated research agenda based on published works and/or external funding.
Desirable: A record of active involvement in the American Physical Therapy Association and demonstrated commitment to diversity.
Responsibilities: Administrative: Provide leadership for the direction of Physical Therapy program; oversight of budget and program assessment/accreditation; management of staff; and fostering faculty development and scholarship.
Teaching: Teach graduate classes in areas of expertise.
Research: Conduct research and scholarly endeavors leading to publications and external grants; direct doctoral graduate student research.
Service: Provide leadership within the University for the on-campus DPT and satellite programs; involvement in campus and community service; advise graduate students; active in state and national education communities.


General Information:
Established in 1892, Central Michigan University is among the nation’s 80 largest public universities with more than 20,000 students on its Mount Pleasant campus and another 7,000 enrolled online and at more than 50 locations across North America. CMU offers more than 200 academic programs at the undergraduate, master’s, specialist and doctoral levels, with a focus on key areas of strength and emerging interest such as biochemistry, business administration, communications, educational leadership, engineering, health services and administration, neuroscience, physical therapy, and psychology. In addition, CMU established the nation’s 137th College of Medicine to address a growing shortage of primary care physicians in Michigan, with an inaugural class of 64 students that began its studies in August 2013. CMU's website is http://www.cmich.edu.


The Physical Therapy Program has a history of producing excellent graduates and is well respected in the physical therapy community throughout the nation. Opportunities for growth are plentiful with excellent facilities and enhanced commitments to research in The Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow College of Health Professions. The Physical Therapy Program also has recently formalized collaborations with Michigan Technological University, which will expand the physical therapy educational program and create new opportunities for faculty research. The website for the Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy is https://www.cmich.edu/colleges/CHP/hp_academics/physical_therapy/Pages/default.aspx.


The Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow College of Health Professions is Michigan’s premier College of Health Professions, and is home to the School of Health Sciences, the School of Rehabilitation and Medical Sciences, the Department of Communication Disorders, and the Department of Physical Education and Sport. The College offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in audiology, communication disorders, community health education, health services administration, school health education, physical therapy, physician assistant, exercise science, substance abuse prevention, health promotion, speech-language pathology, physical education, athletic training, athletic coaching and sport management, delivered by more than 100 faculty and staff. The Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow College of Health Professions website is https://www.cmich.edu/colleges/chp/Pages/default.aspx.


Application Procedure:
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Starting date of the position will be June 2014 or as negotiated. Applications must be submitted through an on-line process beginning at: www.jobs.cmich.edu. Electronically attach a letter of application, curriculum vita, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research interests, and a list of three professional references, including telephone numbers and e-mail addresses. Inquiries may be sent to Dr. Debbie Silkwood-Sherer (silkw1d@cmich.edu).


CMU is an AA/EO institution, providing equal opportunities to all persons, including minorities, females, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. (see http://www.cmich.edu/aaeo).

 
Company: Central Michigan University
Location: Mt. Pleasant, Mi
 
Contact: Debbie Silkwood-sherer Email: silkw1d@cmich.edu
Phone: 989 774-1337 FAX: 989 774-2789
Web Site: www.jobs.cmich.edu
 
  Assistant/associate Professor Of Physical Therapy

posted: Feb 17, 2014

Position No.: F00371 Position Title: Assistant/Associate Professor of Physical Therapy Appointment: T

Position No.:  F00371

Position Title:  Assistant/Associate Professor of Physical Therapy

Appointment:  The College of Nursing and Health Professions at Arkansas State University (ASU) invites applications from physical therapists for a Full-Time (9 month) tenure-eligible appointment in the Graduate Program of Physical Therapy beginning August 2014. Visit http://pt.astate.edu for more information.

Arkansas State University (ASU) is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. ASU is also committed to creating a productive workplace in which both persons and property are secure. To achieve that goal, background investigations are conducted on all final applicants recommended for employment.

Location:  Arkansas State University is located in Jonesboro, Arkansas 80 miles from Memphis, TN and 120 miles from Little Rock.  It has an enrollment of over 14,000 students with growth expected.  For additional information refer to www2.astate.edu.  

Responsibilities include:    Participation in teaching, service, scholarly activity, and student advisement is expected.

Qualifications include: Arkansas State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff.  Minimum qualifications include a post-entry level graduate degree in anatomy.  Candidates must have experience teaching gross anatomy, demonstrated teaching and research agenda. 

Required Documentation:  Applicants must attach a cover letter, CV, reference list, and statement of teaching or research philosophy to the online application. Please visit https://jobs.astate.edu for details and to apply.

Review of Applications:  Screening of applications will begin on March 1, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.  Under the provisions of Arkansas’ Freedom of Information Act, applications are subject to public inspection.

Anticipated Starting Date:   August 15, 2014

Contact Information:          Shawn Drake, Department Chair                 Roy Aldridge, Search Chair

                                                Arkansas State University                               Arkansas State University

                                                Post Office Box 910                                          Post Office Box 910

                                                State University, AR  72467                            State University, AR 72467

                                                sdrake@astate.edu                                         raldridge@astate.edu

 
Company: Arkansas State University, Department Of Physical Therapy
Location: Jonesboro, Ar
 
Contact: Roy Aldridge Email: raldridge@astate.edu
Phone: 870-972-3591 FAX: 870-972-3652
Web Site: http://www.astate.edu/college/conhp/departments/physical-therapy/
 
  Assistant Or Associate Professor

posted: Feb 14, 2014

Full-time Faculty Position Doctor of Physical Therapy Program Mount St. Mary's College; L

  

Full-time Faculty Position  

Doctor of Physical Therapy Program

Mount St. Mary’s College; Los Angeles, CA

 

Mount St. Mary’s College provides doctoral education to a diverse student body culminating in physical therapists with sound clinical reasoning in a variety of settings who are committed to professional and personal development, social citizenship and ethical, compassionate care.  Mount St. Mary’s College is a liberal arts college with two historic college campuses in Los Angeles.  The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program (DPT) is located on the historic Doheny Campus celebrating more than 30 years of physical therapy education.  The department has 7 core faculty lines and 40 adjunct clinical faculty members offering a collegial, supportive environment.  A core component of the mission of the College and Program is building leadership skills to foster the spirit to serve others. 

 

Mount St. Mary’s College invites applicants for an eleven-month, tenure-track faculty appointment at the assistant or associate level in the DPT Program.  The applicant will teach in their area of expertise and develop/coordinate opportunities for experiential learning and inter-professional education within the curriculum.  Applicants must hold an academic doctorate (Ph.D., Ed.D., D.Sc.) in physical therapy or a related area of study and must be able to demonstrate a history of scholarly achievement, clinical experience, strong teaching and communication skills.  Candidate nearing the completion of a doctorate program will be considered for a lectureship (temporary position) with the possibility of conversion to tenure-track upon completion of the doctorate.  Strong applicants with a post-professional degree, clinical specialization, and significant teaching or research experience will be considered.  Applicants must hold or be eligible for physical therapy licensure in California.

 

Successful applicant will be expected to provide leadership in ongoing curriculum development, integration and assessment.  Faculty are also expected to participate in student advisement, have an active scholarly agenda, participate in department and college committees and be active in professional organizations.

 

Salary and rank is commensurate with education and experience.  Review of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Letter of interest and Curriculum Vitae should be mailed to:

Valerie Teglia, PT, DPT, NCS

Associate Professor

Search Committee Chair

Doctor of Physical Therapy Program

Mount St. Mary’s College

10 Chester Place

Los Angeles, CA 90007

                                                               

For additional information email vteglia@msmc.la.edu or call (213) 477-2602

 

Mount St. Mary's College is an equal opportunity employer. The College is thoroughly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees, and to providing a work environment that is free from harassment, discrimination and retaliation.

Applicants must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States. The College will not assist applicants with any visa matter. A background check will be required.

 

www.msmc.la.edu

 
Company: Mount St. Mary's College
Location: Los Angeles, Ca
 
Contact: Valerie Teglia Pt, Dpt, Ncs Email: vteglia@msmc.la.edu
Phone: 213-477-2602 FAX: 213-477-2609
Web Site: www.msmc.la.edu
 
  Instructor, Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA)

posted: Feb 14, 2014

American Career College (ACC) has been helping people succeed for over 30 years. We are currently seeking an Instruct

American Career College (ACC) has been helping people succeed for over 30 years. We are currently seeking an Instructor for our Physical Therapist Assistant program in Anaheim, California. This is an outstanding opportunity for a service oriented individual to help our students begin their journey toward their new careers.
JOB SUMMARY:
Under the general supervision of the Program Director, Physical Therapist Assistant, delivers class and/or clinical instructions according to an approved course syllabus using accepted and effective teaching methods; develops daily lesson plans; advises and tutors students; maintains current and accurate attendance and grade records; remains current in applicable program teaching field; participates in faculty meetings, instructional seminars and two (2) in-service training sessions. Participates in college activities such as faculty meetings, student functions, graduation exercises, open houses, new student orientations, and advisory board meetings.
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Must be a graduate from a physical therapy or physical therapist assistant program, recognized by Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education, the U.S. Secretary of Education or the Council for Higher Education.
  • Must have academic credentials to support the subject area(s) taught (diploma or certificate from an accredited program in field).
  • Must demonstrate prior training in instructional methodology and teaching skills from a formal teacher educational program or any comparable training program or formal in-house training program.
  • Faculty teaching applied general education courses must have a Baccalaureate Degree with appropriate coursework in the subject area(s) taught.
  • Current Physical Therapist or Physical Therapist Assistant license to practice in California.
  • Current CPR Card.
  • Current Driver’s License.
  • Must have a minimum of three (3) years of related practical work experience (excluding teaching experience) in the subject areas taught.
  • Experience with MS Office.
  • Must have a minimum of one (1) year of teaching experience in the subject areas taught or demonstrate prior training in instructional methodology and teaching skills from a formal teacher educational program or any comparable training program or formal in-house training program.


    To apply for the full-time position: http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH08/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=ACCWCU&cws=1&rid=3965
    To apply for the part-time position: 
    http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH08/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=ACCWCU&cws=1&rid=3640
 
Company: American Career College
Location: Anaheim, Ca
 
Contact: Michelle Le Email: mle@americancareercollege.edu
Phone: 949-398-2362    
Web Site: http://americancareercollege.edu/
 
  Academic Coordinator Of Clinical Education - Physical Therapy Assistant Program

posted: Feb 14, 2014

American Career College (ACC) has been helping people succeed for over 30 years. We are currently seeking an Academic

American Career College (ACC) has been helping people succeed for over 30 years. We are currently seeking an Academic Coordinator of Clinical Education for our Physical Therapist Assistant program in Irvine, California. This is an outstanding opportunity for a service oriented individual to help our students begin their journey toward their new careers.

This is a part-time position. Weekly work schedule will require evening and weekend hours. Prior experience as a Clinical Instructor or Center Coordinator of Clinical Education highly desired. Experience with local clinical community also desired.

JOB SUMMARY:

Reporting directly to the Program Director, Physical Therapist Assistant, is responsible for the development and implementation of the clinical education requirements of the Physical Therapist Assistant program and works closely with the Program Director to ensure achievement of the overall program objectives, goals and outcomes; maintains clinical sites, contractual agreements and assists with securing new clinical affiliations.  Provides professional leadership and support for clinical teaching faculty; serves as a mentor and facilitator for faculty assigned; and enables an environment which fosters creativity, responsiveness, and self-responsibility.  Manages faculty and students assigned to clinical sites, makes phone or on site visits, mediates conflicts, establishes specific learning objectives, records attendance, and supervises clinical affiliations to ensure that the experience is adequate and achieves a satisfactory level of performance.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be a graduate from a physical therapy or physical therapist assistant program accredited by Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education, recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.
  • Bachelor degree with the appropriate coursework in the subject area required.
  • Current Physical Therapist or Physical Therapist Assistant license to practice in California.
  • Current Driver’s License.
  • Current CPR Card.
  • Must have a minimum of four (4) years of related practical work experience (excluding teaching experience) in the subject areas taught.
  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience working as a center coordinator of clinical education (CCCE) and/or clinical instructor (CI). 
  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience working with or in clinical sites, placing students, and coordinating related documents preferred.
  • Experience in various areas of teaching, curriculum development, and administration in physical therapist or physical therapist assistant program preferred.
  • Knowledgeable of Southern California medical community and established relationships with its professional members preferred.
  • Knowledgeable of education standards such as Title IV, CAPTE, ABHES, APTA, BPPE, and other accreditation standards preferred.
  • Experience with MS Office.
 
Company: American Career College
Location: Anaheim, California
 
Contact: Michelle Le Email: mle@americancareercollege.edu
Phone: 949-389-2362    
Web Site: http://americancareercollege.edu/
 
  Assistant Professor Tenure Track Cardiovascular And Pulmonary/exercise Physiology

posted: Feb 12, 2014

The Department of Physical Therapy at the University of the Pacific Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is se

The Department of Physical Therapy at the University of the Pacific Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is seeking applicants for a full-time, tenure track, 11-month, Assistant Professor position. Desired start date is August 11, 2014.  Applications will be reviewed starting February 14, 2014 and review will be on-going until the position is filled.

The University of the Pacific in Northern California has offered concise programs culminating in an accredited degree in physical therapy for 25 years, and began offering the DPT degree in 2003. The successful candidate will join a department of dynamic full-time and adjunct clinical faculty dedicated to preparing our students to be physical therapists and leaders who will have purposeful, meaningful, and positive impacts on health and society.

The primary teaching opportunities for this position are specific to knowledge and clinical expertise in the area of cardiovascular and pulmonary rehabilitation and exercise physiology.  In addition to fulfilling and excelling in their assigned teaching responsibilities, tenure-track faculty members must be productive scholars with a commitment to university service.

University of the Pacific is an independent, comprehensive academic institution in the Central Valley in Stockton, California, with the Dugoni School of Dentistry in San Francisco and the McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento.  Stockton is about 1.5 hours from both San Francisco and the Sierra Nevada mountains.  University of the Pacific in Stockton has approximately 5,000 students enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences and Schools of Pharmacy & Health Sciences, Education, Engineering & Computer Science, Business Music, and International Studies.  The Department of Physical Therapy is a part of the Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy & Health Sciences and currently enrolls 36 students annually.  The Department enjoys state-of-the-art classrooms and dedicated clinic and research space and equipment.

Qualifications for this position include:

• Earned doctoral degree

• Physical capacity commensurate with clinical functions

• Eligible for PT licensure in California

• Teaching and research experience preferred

• Three years of clinical experience

• National Board Certification preferred

 

To apply, please visit https://pacific.peopleadmin.com/postings/3048

 

Pacific is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to broadening the diversity of its workforce.

 
Company: University Of The Pacific
Location: Stockton, Ca
 
Contact: Sandra Reina-guerra Email: sreinaguerra@pacific.edu
Phone: 2099462366 FAX: 2099462366
Web Site: pacific.peopleadmin.com/postings/3048
 
  Director Of Clinical Education - Doctor In Physical

posted: Feb 12, 2014

The University of Mary Hardin Baylor's Graduate School seeks a Director of Clinical Education for its new Doctor in Physi

The University of Mary Hardin Baylor’s Graduate School seeks a Director of Clinical Education for its new Doctor in Physical Therapy Program beginning June of 2014.  This is a 12-month tenure-track position.  Academic rank for this position is determined by qualifications, clinical experience, previous academic teaching experience, and scholarship accomplishments.  Projected first cohort of students to begin Fall 2015.

 

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’s Graduate School offers 20 programs with current total enrollment of over 500 students.

 

UMHB is conveniently located in Belton, an historic town of 18,000 in the heart of central Texas.  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 and student advising; professional attainment; and service to department, college, university, and the community. While primarily a teaching institution, UMHB recognizes and rewards research, publication, and other forms of scholarly attainment.

Specific Responsibilities: The Director of Clinical Education will work closely with the Program Director to develop the clinical education component of the DPT program. Responsibilities will include developing, conducting, coordinating, and evaluating the clinical education program, effective teaching in areas of expertise, scholarship and service activities.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Graduate of a CAPTE-accredited physical therapist program
  2. Earned doctoral degree in physical therapy or related field
  3. Licensed or eligible for PT licensure in Texas.
  4. A minimum of 3 years contemporary clinical experience in Physical Therapy
  5. A minimum of 3 years clinical teaching experience.
  6. Excellent teaching and communication skills, a dedication to professional attainment, and commitment to quality improvement are essential. 
  7. Must be active, committed Christian.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Prior teaching and clinical coordinator experience in a CAPTE-accredited physical therapist program.
  2. Administrative experience in a clinical physical therapy environment.
  3. Clinical specialist certification.
  4. Active in professional activities at local, state and/or national level.
  5. Relevant accomplishments in research and scholarship.

 

Salaries & Benefits:  Competitive salary commensurate with experience, excellent benefits including Day One medical and dental insurance for employees, retirement plan with match and UMHB tuition benefits for employees and their dependents.

 

TO APPLY:   Please submit a completed UMHB faculty employment application along with cover letter, CV, transcript copies and evidence of quality teaching performance to www.umhb.edu (Resources, Employment) or by mail to UMHB Human Resources, 900 College Street, Belton, TX. 76513.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

 

 
Company: University Of Mary Hardin-Baylor
Location: Belton, Texas
 
Contact: Human Resources Email: hr@umhb.edu
Phone: 254-295-4527    
Web Site: www.umhb.edu
 
  Assistant/ Associate Professor, Musculoskeletal Physical Therapy

posted: Feb 10, 2014

Samuel Merritt University Musculoskeletal Physical Therapy Faculty The Department of Physical Ther

Samuel Merritt University

Musculoskeletal Physical Therapy Faculty

 

The Department of Physical Therapy at Samuel Merritt University has an opportunity for a faculty member to join the dynamic, collaborative faculty of our Doctor of Physical Therapy program.  Strong preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated teaching experience and/or expertise in musculoskeletal physical therapy.    

Responsibilities of the position include teaching, scholarship, and service to the Department, University, and community.  The position is a twelve-month, full-time appointment.  Rank is commensurate with experience and credentials.  The program enrolls approximately 38 students each year into our full-time, three-year program.  The curriculum is primarily a systems-based model with an emphasis on integrated learning experiences throughout the students’ matriculation and with extensive, integrated clinical experiences. 

Samuel Merritt University, located in the beautiful San Francisco Bay Area, is an independent institution dedicated to educating health care professionals.  The University’s primary focus is on teaching and learning and supports faculty scholarship commensurate with a doctoral institution.  The University has approximately 1200 students on four campuses.  The Physical Therapy program is located on the main Oakland campus.  The University has a state-of-the-art Movement Analysis Research Center (MARC), and a Health Science Simulation Center (HSSC). The main University campus is located within a major medical center serving the Oakland community.  The University has many opportunities for interprofessional collaboration with faculty from graduate programs in Occupational Therapy, Physician’s Assistant, Podiatric Medicine, Family Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Anesthesia, and Nursing. 

The University has an institution-wide commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive to build and maintain a welcoming and supportive campus environment, and affirm diversity as an educational imperative to achieving excellence

                        Qualifications:

  • Earned post-professional doctorate.
  • Prior academic experience is preferred
  • Eligibility for physical therapy licensure in California

 

To apply: Please go to the website: www.samuelmerritt.edu/employment

 

For additional information please contact:

Dr. Sharon Gorman, PT, DPTSc, GCS

Search Committee Chair

Department of Physical Therapy

450 30th Street

Oakland, CA  94609

Phone:  (510) 869-6511 ext 4720

email:  sgorman@samuelmerritt.edu

http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/

 


 

 

 

 
Company: Samuel Merritt University
Location: Oakland, Ca
 
Contact: Rolando Lazaro Email: rlazaro@samuelmerritt.edu
Phone: 510-869-6511 ext 4401 FAX: 510-869-6282
Web Site: www.samuelmerritt.edu
 
  Flex Assistant Program Director - Doctor Of Physical Therapy Program

posted: Feb 6, 2014

The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences invites applications for a full-time, 12- month DPT Flex Program Assistant

The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences invites applications for a full-time, 12- month DPT Flex Program Assistant Director position in an innovative DPT Flex Program for the Austin, TX campus. The University has established itself as a leader in education dedicated to graduating excellent clinical practitioners. The campus is located in the capitol city of Texas and boasts an excellent school system and myriad of cultural activities.

 

Position Summary:
The DPT Flex Assistant Director is responsible for providing direction and leadership for the DPT Flex program to ensure smooth operation of the program. This position serves as advisor to students and monitors their progress through the program. This position also coordinates with the faculty and staff of the on-campus programs, other campus Flex programs, online education department and interacts with various University departments for problem-solving and project development.

 

Reports to: Director, Texas DPT Program and Manager, Flex DPT Programs

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Developing and implementing DPT Flex Program policies and procedures, in conjunction with the Director of the Texas DPT Program and the Manager of the Flex DPT programs.
  • Implementing strategic plan as necessary to fulfill goals and plans of the Program and University.
  • Developing and implementing marketing strategies to promote the program, in conjunction with the marketing committee.
  • Student advisement and monitoring for success. .
  • Assessing student learning outcomes, success and satisfaction.
  • Supporting University efforts to maintain program and institutional accreditation through various accrediting agencies.
  • Serving on university committees.
  • Supervising, hiring and training DPT Flex program faculty and staff.

Qualifications/Experience:

  • An experienced physical therapist with a terminal degree or near completion.
  • Current or eligible for Texas physical therapy license.
  • Prior academic and distance education teaching experience preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work in a team setting.
  • Good negotiating and conflict management skills.
  • Good marketing skills.

Interested applicants are encouraged to submit their letter of interest and curriculum vitae online at the USA website:  www.usa.edu and complete an application.

 
Company: University Of St Augustine For Health Sciences
Location: Austin, Tx
 
Contact: Sue Reichert Email: sreichert@usa.edu
Phone: 512-394-9766 FAX: 512-394-9764
Web Site: www.usa.edu
 
  Academic Program Director - Doctor Of Physical Therapy Program

posted: Feb 6, 2014

This person will direct and administer the DPT program on the Texas campus. In collaboration with Dean and faculty, the P

This person will direct and administer the DPT program on the Texas campus.  In collaboration with Dean and faculty, the Program Director will assure delivery of the local campus curriculum in a manner that meets program goals, learning outcomes, consistency, and institutional expectations. This person works closely with the Dean and other Program Directors and/or faculty on revisions of program policies, admissions, academic progress and graduation competencies. The Director is accountable for strategic plan initiatives concerning the program, as well integrating with other departments and programs to resolve student and faculty issues and promote assessment of educational effectiveness.

The DPT Program Director provides leadership, strategy, vision, organization, processes and infrastructure for a respective program, and in concert with the University’s strategic and quality improvement plan as well as assessing and reporting on program metrics, such as faculty workload and scholarly productivity, student satisfaction, graduation rates, enrollments, etc. to assure program goals are being met.

 The successful candidate must have the following knowledge, skill and experience:

  • Demonstrated effectiveness in teaching, scholarship and administration, in an institution of higher education.
  • Knowledge of financial aid, and fiscal management;
  • Exceptional leadership, communication and management skills;
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team, and to interact effectively with colleagues, administrators and faculty members and students, as well as external constituencies;
  • Possess knowledge of accreditation;
  • Five or more years’ progressive levels of leadership, responsibility and expertise in teaching, preferably in higher education;
  • Terminal degree preferred, Associate Professor rank for certain programs (at least four years of experience at the Associate Professor level), one degree must be in related field (e.g. OT, PT, M.D., etc.);
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint);
  • State practice license;
  • Valid driver’s license for State of residence and at least minimum liability insurance required by State.  I   

To be considered for this position, please complete the online application, attach a letter of intent, your curriculum vitae, contact information, along with a cover letter.      

 

For further information about the University of St. Augustine, please log onto www.usa.edu.

 
Company: University Of St Augustine For Health Sciences
Location: Austin, Tx
 
Contact: Sue Reichert Email: sreichert@usa.edu
Phone: 512-394-9766 FAX: 512-394-9764
Web Site: www.usa.edu
 
  Director, Doctor Of Physical Therapy Program

posted: Feb 3, 2014

The University of Tennessee Chattanooga invites applications from qualified individuals to serve as the Director of

 

The University of Tennessee Chattanooga invites applications from qualified individuals to serve as the Director of the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program. This is a 12-month tenure-track faculty appointment at the Associate Professor or Professor level. The Program Director will lead a well-established DPT program, provide instruction, participate in research, and perform various other administrative duties.

We are seeking a dynamic leader who is able to work with faculty and clinical partners to further develop and implement the vision for UTC as an engaged metropolitan university with an outstanding physical therapy program.

The full job description, including minimum and prefered requirements can be found at http://www.utc.edu/academic-affairs/faculty-openings.php

Interested applicants are requested to submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references to facultyvitae1@utc.edu.

Application screening will begin on February 15, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.  Additional questions can be directed to the search chair, Dr. Gary Liguori (gary-liguori@utc.edu).

 
Company: University Of Tennessee Chattanooga
Location: Chattanooga, Tn
 
Contact: Gary Liguori Email: gary-liguori@utc.edu
Phone: 423-425-4196    
Web Site: http://www.utc.edu/physical-therapy/
 
  Director Of Clinical Education

posted: Feb 1, 2014

The DPT program at Columbia University is recruiting for a full-time, 12-month, faculty position as the Director of Clinical Ed

The DPT program at Columbia University is recruiting for a full-time, 12-month, faculty position as the Director of Clinical Education.  The preferred candidate should have an investigative doctorate (PhD, DSc, EdD) or be in receipt of the degree at the time of hire and be eligible for NYS licensure.  A post-professional DPT with clinical specialization will be considered along with licensure eligibility.  Prior experience in clinical education is preferred at either the university (DCE) or clinical (CCCE) level with a minimum of 3 years of clinical experience. The preferred 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.

Responsibilities include: Administration, development and assessment of the clinical education program which includes a total of 164 students in Years I, II and III of the curriculum, management and coordination of the 4 full-time clinical experiences incorporated into the curriculum, clinical faculty development, facilitation of strong partnerships with the clinical community, and supervision of a part-time administrative assistant.  The individual to be hired will work with 2 faculty members who presently serve as Co-Directors of Clinical Education who will assist with the individual’s transition to the primary role as Director with the associated responsibilities as above.  Post-transition, these faculty members will continue to assist, although in a more limited capacity, in the clinical education program.

A scholarship and teaching agenda are part of the job responsibilities.  Teaching endeavors will be based on needs and interest.  The position as defined by workload is 75% clinical education, 10% teaching, 10% research and 5% in service and student advisement.

Columbia University is a research-one institution with a strong academic and clinical environment.  The program is housed in the College of Physicians and Surgeons on the Health Science campus, which consists of the Schools of Medicine, Dentistry, Public Health and Nursing.  The faculty, nationally recognized and diverse, is comprised of 13 core faculty with adjunct faculty from Columbia University Medical Center, the NYC environs and nation-wide. Academic salary and rank are commensurate with experience.  Columbia provides an excellent benefit package. 

The position is effective immediately and will remain open until filled.

Interested candidates should forward a letter of application, curriculum vitae and names and contact information of 3 references either by email or post to:

Dr. Risa Granick

Chair, Search Committee

Program in Physical Therapy

Columbia University

Neurological Institute, 8th floor

710 West 168th Street,

New York, NY 10032. 

Dr. Granick’s email is rg2135@cumc.columbia.edu

 

Detailed information on the program's mission, teaching philosophy and objectives can be obtained from the program's website at www.columbiaphysicaltherapy.org

Columbia University is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.

 
Company: Columbia University
Location: New York, Ny
 
Contact: Dr. Risa Granick Email: rg2135@cumc.columbia.edu
Phone: 212-305-6907 FAX: 212-305-4569
Web Site: www.columbiaphysicaltherapy.org
 
  Faculty / Academic Coordinator Of Clinical Education

posted: Jan 30, 2014

The Lake Washington Institute of Technology PTA program is looking for a dynamic individual to join our thriving physical thera

The Lake Washington Institute of Technology PTA program is looking for a dynamic individual to join our thriving physical therapist assistant (PTA) program as a full-time faculty and Academic Coordinator of Clinical Education (ACCE). In this position, you will work with colleagues who are student-centered, support lifelong learning, and are passionate about teaching in the field of physical therapy. This position is responsible for teaching PTA coursework as well as the coordination and management of the clinical component of the PTA program. This position reports to the PTA program director.

Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWIT) was founded in 1949 and is proud to be a part of the Washington State public community and technical college system. The college's main campus is located in the city of Kirkland, just 15 miles east of Seattle and less than an hour from the foothills of the Cascade Mountains.

Our PTA program features small class sizes of 15 students with excellent graduation and FSBPT pass rates.  The program has fully-equipped teaching labs in the Allied Health building which was completed in 2011. We look forward to hearing from you!  The priority application deadline is 03/07/14, 4:30pm PST.  For a full list of essential job functions and qualifications please visit www.lwtech.edu/jobs.

Qualifications

  • Current PT or PTA license in Washington State or ability to attain same within 30 days of initial employment
  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred
  • Minimum three years’ full-time clinical work experience as a PT or PTA
  • Minimum two years’ of experience as a clinical instructor (CI) for PT or PTA students, center coordinator of clinical education (CCCE), and/or academic coordinator of clinical education (ACCE)
  • Recent teaching experience and experience with various teaching methods
  • Ability to meet the faculty requirements as stated in the CAPTE Evaluative Criteria for the Accreditation of Physical Therapist Assistant Programs
  • Knowledge of CAPTE accreditation guidelines; knowledge of legislative, regulatory, legal and practice issues affecting clinical education, students, and the PT profession

Preferred Qualifications

  • Clinical work experience in outpatient orthopedic settings
  • Two or more years teaching in an accredited PTA program
  • Experience as a clinical instructor (CI) for PTA students
  • APTA clinical instructor credential
 
Company: Lake Washington Institute Of Technology
Location: Kirkland, Wa
 
Contact: Julie Autry Email: hr@lwtech.edu
Phone: 425-739-8212 FAX: 425-739-8250
Web Site: www.lwtech.edu
 
  Assistant/Associate Tenure Or Clinical Track Professor

posted: Jan 29, 2014

Lynchburg College Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program is Seeking Candidates for 12 month Tenure-Track or Clinical Track Fa

Lynchburg College Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program is Seeking Candidates for 12 month Tenure-Track or Clinical Track Faculty Positions

Lynchburg College is seeking dynamic faculty members for full-time (12 month), tenure-track/clinical track positions with teaching in their area of expertise. The positions are clinical or tenure track depending upon faculty experience and education with flexible start dates. Applicants with an established research agenda and extramural funding are especially encouraged to apply.  Additionally, applicants with ABPTS Specialty Certification and/or experience in post professional residency/fellowship programs are encouraged to apply. Clinical practice is encouraged and opportunities for practice exist within the onsite free clinic. Program information may be found at www.lynchburg.edu/dpt.

The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program is housed in Lynchburg College’s Health Sciences Building with more than 37,000 square feet dedicated to physical therapy instruction and research. The DPT curriculum features an innovative hybrid model of instruction, and prepares physical therapists to become leaders in their personal and professional lives. Candidates would join the eleven full-time faculty members currently in the program. The program graduated its first DPT cohort in 2013 and is fully accredited. Lynchburg is located in central Virginia close to the Blue Ridge Mountains, the Blue Ridge Parkway, Wintergreen Ski Resort, Smith Mountain Lake, and only three hours away from Washington DC and four hours from the Atlantic Ocean.

Successful candidates will possess the following qualifications:

·         Licensed or eligible for licensure as a physical therapist in the Commonwealth of Virginia

·         A minimum of 3 years clinical practice as a licensed physical therapist

·         Experience in higher education instruction

·         Member of the American Physical Therapy Association

 

Preferred qualifications of the candidate include:

·         Active scholarly agenda that contributes to teaching and/or practice

·         ABPTS certification in field of specialty

·         Prior teaching experiences in a physical therapist academic program

·         Demonstrated ability to design and conduct collaborative research

·         Extramural funding

·         Earned terminal academic degree (PhD, EdD, or equivalent) in Physical Therapy or other discipline. Candidates nearing completion of terminal degree (ABD status) will be considered.

Lynchburg College offers a competitive salary with generous benefits package, a promotion and tenure system that is compatible with the clinician/teacher model, a partnership for the DPT program with a regional health care system that provides a variety of clinical opportunities, and opportunity to maintain clinical practice skills for faculty members. Salary and rank are commensurate with experience. Candidate must pass a background check that is satisfactory to the College.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Interested candidates should send the following 1) a letter of application, 2) a current CV, 3) official graduate transcripts, and 4) telephone and email contact information for three references to:  W. Allen Moore, PT, Ph.D.

Chair, Physical Therapy Search Committee

Lynchburg College

300 Monticello Ave., Suite A

Lynchburg, VA 24501

moore.w@lynchburg.edu

434-544-8890

Dr. Moore and other faculty members will be attending the Combined Sections Meeting in Las Vegas and will be available for informational interviews. Dr. Moore can be reached by cell phone at 904-635-0110.

Lynchburg College is and Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

 

 

 

 

 
Company: Doctor Of Physical Therapy Program, Lynchburg, College
Location: Lynchburg, Virginia
 
Contact: Allen Moore Email: moore.w@lynchburg.edu
Phone: 434-544-8890 FAX: 434-544-8887
Web Site: www.lynchburg.edu/dpt
 
  Tenure-track Faculty Opening

posted: Jan 29, 2014

The School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science at the University of Montana invites applications for a tenure-track

The School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science at the University of Montana invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position.  The School houses 3 contemporary research labs and a full service clinic offering faculty opportunities for practice, teaching, and research.  The current core and adjunct faculty provide a blend of scholarly expertise and clinical specialization. Expectations include scholarship, teaching and service.  We are particularly interested in individuals with interests in neuroscience, neurorehabilitation and motor control and other related research interests but welcome applications that can align in other ways with our program.

 

The School is engaged in several initiatives that are aligned with our collaborators in neuroscience within the College of Health Professions and Biomedical Sciences and the College of Arts and Sciences. These initiatives include an integrated campus approach to neuroscience and neurorehabilitation and the potential to engage a growing population of military veterans with both physical and cognitive impairments with an emphasis on neural injuries.

 

The University of Montana-Missoula is the state’s flagship university, with a student enrollment of over 14,000. The town boasts small-town charm with big-city sophistication – and amenities. For the outdoor enthusiast, the area offers abundant wilderness and recreational options in all directions. Opportunities for camping, fishing, hiking, biking, bird watching, skiing, and rafting abound. The city is often cited as a “best place” to live and raise a family. Rick Bass, writer for Smithsonian.com, refers to Missoula as the “Perfect Mix of Town and Country” (2011).

 

Minimum qualifications

  • Doctorate degree. (PhD, EdD, ScD, DSc)
  • Strong evidence of scholarship
  • Research program capable of acquiring extramural funding support
  • Teaching experience
  • Strong communication and collaborative abilities

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Post-doctoral experience
  • Extramural funding, NIH funding or equivalent preferred
  • Clinical Experience
  • Organizational/administrative experience
  • Eligible for PT licensure in Montana

 

The School is actively engaged in a variety of scholarly and clinical endeavors and we seek faculty who wish to collaborate and provide synergy to our ongoing efforts; applicants are encouraged to visit the School web pages describing our faculty members areas of interest, http://www.health.umt.edu/schools/pt/research_scholarship/default.php

 

In addition, clinical research opportunities exist within the Nora Staael Evert Clinic, which houses facilities to manage clients in sports, orthopedics, neurologic and mobility impairments,

http://www.health.umt.edu/schools/pt/clinics/default.php

 

The unique nature of this search is the breadth of opportunity; while we seek a senior faculty member with existing funding but will consider junior faculty with a strong academic record.

 

TO APPLY: Visit the UM Jobs website http://bit.ly/1f9qoP8 to view the position description and apply online for full consideration.  Applicants must submit a letter describing their qualifications, a curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts of all graduate work (officials will be requested at the time of hire) and the names and contact information of three (3) professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until filled.

 

University of Montana is an AA/EOE/ADA/Veterans Preference Employer

This position announcement can be made available in alternative formats upon request.

 
Company: University Of Montana
Location: Missoula, Montana
 
Contact: James Laskin Email: james.laskin@umontana.edu
Phone: 406-243-4757    
Web Site: http://physicaltherapy.health.umt.edu/
 
  Assistant/associate Professor

posted: Jan 29, 2014

Touro University Nevada, College of Health and Human Services, School of Physical Therapy is seeking full-time faculty members

Touro University Nevada, College of Health and Human Services, School of Physical Therapy is seeking full-time faculty members in the Doctor of Physical Therapy degree program.    

Primary responsibilities of the full-time 12 month appointments are to collaborate with other faculty in course development; participate in the presentation of theoretical and clinical content; use technology-based teaching resources to foster learning and assessment; and participate in university, professional and community service activities.  Additional responsibilities include engaging in research leading to publications in quality, refereed journals; and seeking internal and external grant funds. 

Minimum Requirements:

Qualified applicants should have a post-professional degree (PhD, EdD, DSc, ABD considered) , a minimum of three years of clinical experience, demonstrate a history of expertise, evidence-based clinical experience, a documented record of scholarly activity, and Nevada License or eligibility for Nevada Licensure with licensure within six months of employment start. Preference will be given to certified clinical specialists.

Preference will be given to individuals with expertise and/or teaching experience in adult neurology, rehabilitation and/or research.

Additional Information:

Touro University Nevada offers competitive salaries and generous benefits to eligible employees including: health and optional dental/vision coverage; life insurance, long-term disability, a tax-deferred retirement plan, tuition benefits, three weeks of paid vacation the first year; numerous paid holidays, and more.

To Apply:

Qualified applicants should forward a letter/email of interest and current vitae to: 

Tricia Catalino, PT, DSc, PCS

Touro University Nevada, School of Physical Therapy

874 American Pacific Drive

Henderson, NV 89014

Email:              tricia.catalino@tun.touro.edu

 

Applicants should fully describe qualifications and experience, since the initial review will serve to evaluate applicants based on documented, relevant qualifications and professional work experience.

Position(s) open until filled.

Touro University Nevada is an EOE.

 
Company: Touro University Nevada - School Of Physical Therapy
Location: Henderson, Nevada
 
Contact: Tricia Catalino Email: tricia.catalino@tun.touro.edu
Phone: 7027773124 FAX: 7027773055
Web Site: tun.touro.edu
 
  Assistant Professor/Associate Professor

posted: Jan 28, 2014

The Department of Physical Therapy in the School of Health at Rehabilitation Sciences at the MGH Institute of Health Profession

The Department of Physical Therapy in the School of Health at Rehabilitation Sciences at the MGH Institute of Health Professions invites applications for two 12-month, full time Assistant Professor/Associate Professor positions. Applicants for this position will ideally have expertise in at least one of the following areas: cardiovascular/pulmonary, exercise physiology, or musculoskeletal/orthopedics. Responsibilities include teaching, advising graduate students, scholarship in the applicant’s area of interest, and committee service. Opportunities to participate in the design of new program initiatives, in combination with research and/or clinical practice, are available. A candidate should demonstrate evidence of promise as a successful clinical scientist and educator in rehabilitation sciences. Participation in professional activities is encouraged and supported.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Candidates with musculoskeletal/orthopedic expertise must have an academic doctorate (PhD, EdD, ScD, DSc). For those with cardiopulmonary expertise an academic doctorate is preferred but an individual with a DPT and Board Certification may be considered. Prior academic or clinical teaching is necessary.  Five years or more of clinical experience and eligibility for physical therapy licensure in Massachusetts is required.

 

GRADUATE PROGRAMS IN PHYSICAL THERAPY

The Department of Physical Therapy offers both professional and post-professional degree programs. The professional program leads to a DPT degree and is well-respected for its visionary curriculum. The post-professional includes a Master of Science in Physical Therapy, a Certificate of Advanced Study, and a Residency in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy. An interdisciplinary PhD program and integrated interprofessional activities are new areas of growth for the Institute. Our highly respected faculty is recognized for expertise as educators, scholars and master clinicians, and for involvement in professional activities. The Institute is an autonomous graduate educational institution that is an academic affiliate of the Massachusetts General Hospital and a member of the Partners HealthCare System. 

 

APPLICATIONS

This position is available for the upcoming academic year. The application review process will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please send inquiries, letters of application and a current curriculum vita to:

 

Jane Baldwin, DPT, NCS

Chair, Physical Therapy Search Committee

MGH Institute of Health Professions

36 1st Avenue

Boston, MA 02129

Phone: 617-724-2230

FAX: 617-724-6321

e-mail: jbaldwin@mghihp.edu. 

 

 

Stop by and see us at CSM: Booth #2714

 

Visit our website at www.mghihp.edu

Please also apply online through http://mghcareers.org Job ID 2246545       

The MGH Institute of Health Professions strongly supports diversity - AA/EOE

 

 
Company: Mgh Institute Of Health Professsions
Location: Boston, Massachussetts
 
Contact: Jane Baldwin Email: jbaldwin@mghihp.edu
Phone: 617 724-2230 FAX: 617 724-1922
Web Site: www.mghihp.edu
 
  Tenure-track Physical Therapy Faculty

posted: Jan 27, 2014

The College of Mount St. Joseph,(MSJ), is currently seeking a 12-month tenure-track faculty member (Assistant Professor/Associa

The College of Mount St. Joseph,(MSJ), is currently seeking a 12-month tenure-track faculty member (Assistant Professor/Associate Professor) in the entry-level DPT Program. This position is subject to budgetary approval. MSJ is a private institution founded by the Sisters of Charity in 1920 emphasizing values, integrity and social responsibility.  MSJ provides excellent graduate education for students grounded by a strong foundation in the liberal arts and sciences and dedicated to holistic, individual attention to students as they develop personal and professional skills.  In light of the expansion of graduate and non-traditional education, the College of Mount St. Joseph will become Mount St. Joseph University in July 2014.

 

The PT Department is part of the Health Sciences Division which includes Nursing, Athletic Training, Health and Wellness, and a developing program in Physician Assistantship.  The Health Science Division is leading MSJ in new ventures to promote continuing education and development opportunities for healthcare professionals including the Interprofessional Education initiative, and the Institute for the Advancement of Health Sciences.  MSJ has a well-established graduate program in physical therapy with a diverse faculty team with expertise across all practice patterns and settings.  Our graduating students are well-known for their professionalism, service to others, and clinical reasoning skills. 

 

We are seeking faculty members who are:

  • Physical Therapists with varying experience and expertise committed to teaching and pursuing their own lifelong learning through professional development and scholarly activity
    • We have special interest in those with expertise in administration, clinical education, pediatrics, neurology or orthopedics
  • Team players with strong skills in the areas of communication, organization, collaboration and problem-solving

Qualifications:

  • Candidates with an academic doctoral degree in physical therapy or a related field (PhD, EdD, DHS, DSc)
  • Candidates eligible for licensure in Ohio
  • Candidates with prior academic experience are preferred

 

MSJ is located in Cincinnati, Ohio on the banks of the Ohio River, offering both urban and rural opportunities for recreation and living.  The Greater Cincinnati region has a national and international reputation for quality healthcare and provides many opportunities for leadership, professional practice and research for physical therapists.

 

To learn more about our department, faculty, and opportunities, please contact:

 

Chair, Faculty Search Committee:  Marsha Eifert-Mangine EdD, PT, ATC, CERT

Associate Professor of Physical Therapy

Program in Physical Therapy

Division of Health Sciences

College of Mount St. Joseph

5701 Delhi Road

Cincinnati, Ohio  45233-1672

marsha_eifert-mangine@mail.msj.edu

o: (513) 244-4785  c: (859) 802-5714

 

Please contact one of the following faculty while at CSM for a preliminary Interview/Information session in Las Vegas:

 

Search Committee Chair: Marsha Eifert-Mangine EdD, PT, ATC, CERT 859.802.5714

Karen Holtgrefe PT, DHS, OCS 513.255.6354 or

Lisa Dehner PT, PhD 513.305.5390

 

 

 
Company: College Of Mount St. Joseph
 
Contact: Marsha Eifert-mangine Email: marsha_eifert-mangine@mail.msj.edu
Phone: 513-244-4785    
Web Site: www.msj.edu
 
  Assistant/associate Professor Physical Therapy (337050)

posted: Jan 24, 2014

The University of North Florida's Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program is seeking candidates for a tenure-track faculty

The University of North Florida's Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program is seeking candidates for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of assistant professor or associate professor. We seek a clinical scientist with strong research training, a commitment to professional and graduate education, and effective interpersonal skills. The successful candidate is expected to teach in the area of Orthopedics in the Physical Therapy Program and conduct research in their area of expertise, pursue extramural funding, advise students, work collegially with our clinical partners, and participate in service to the university. The assigned teaching responsibilities will be appropriate to allow the candidate to pursue a rigorous research program. Potential for research collaboration with our clinical partners and other entities, internal and external, is high. Salary and rank will be commensurate with experience and scholarship history. Start-up funds will be made available.

UNF strategically supports an aim to operate as a preeminent, vibrantly inclusive employer in higher education. The successful candidate should demonstrate a capacity to work among diverse constituencies in the immediate university community and beyond.

The DPT Program at the University of North Florida graduated its first DPT students in 2009 and we have an exceptional graduate success rate in terms of pass rates on the National Physical Therapy Exam and the percentage of graduates being accepted into quality residency programs. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to contribute to our continued development into a regional center of physical therapy academic excellence. Currently, our DPT Program has nine full time faculty positions and 30-32 full time DPT students in each of our three classes.

Our DPT Program resides in the Brooks College of Health which is recognized as a premier academic unit at the University of North Florida. In addition to PT, the Brooks College of Health prepares students for leadership careers in Athletic Training, Nursing, Public Health, Health Administration, Mental Health Counseling, Geriatric Medical Management, Nutrition, Behavioral Health, and Exercise Science. Our colleagues in the Brooks College of Health hold the DPT Program in high esteem.

Located in a natural preserve in Jacksonville, the University of North Florida's 1,380 acre campus is unique. The campus is conveniently located midway between the beautiful and uncrowded Atlantic coast beaches and downtown Jacksonville and the Jacksonville International Airport. The Jacksonville area is also home to the Jacksonville Jaguars and the Players ®Golf Tournament.  

All applicants must apply through UNF's Application site: www.unfjobs.org/applicants/jsp/shared/Welcome_css.jsp

 
Company: University Of North Florida
Location: Jacksonville, Fl
 
Contact: Jackie Behrens Email: j.behrens@unf.edu
Phone: 904-620-1054    
Web Site: http://www.unf.edu/
 
  Full-time Tenure Track Faculty Position - Musculoskeletal

posted: Jan 24, 2014

The Physical Therapy Division at The Ohio State University invites applications for a full-time tenure track faculty member wit

The Physical Therapy Division at The Ohio State University invites applications for a full-time tenure track faculty member with expertise in musculoskeletal physical therapy. Our mission is to advance the profession of physical therapy through education, scholarship, leadership, and service. Our vision is to be among the truly great physical therapy programs. To achieve these goals, we seek a candidate who has demonstrated excellence as a scholar, educator, and professional leader who will advance through the ranks as a faculty member.

Qualifications:

1. Research-based doctoral degree (PhD or equivalent), with a post-doctoral research fellowship preferred.

2. A history of scholarly excellence in orthopedics, biomechanics, neuromuscular rehabilitation, or related areas; extramural grant funding is expected.

3. Ability to teach in the DPT curriculum in content pertaining to musculoskeletal-related rehabilitation and related areas of kinesiology, biomechanics, neuromuscular control, and rehabilitation. A willingness to teach as part of a team in an integrated curriculum is required.

4. Capability to mentor PhD students and contribute to teaching of advanced coursework in our Health and Rehabilitation Sciences PhD program.

5. Eligible for Ohio licensure as a physical therapist (if applicable). Candidates who do not have a clinical degree in physical therapy may be considered.

 

Salary and rank are negotiable and will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Candidates who qualify for associate or full professor are highly preferred for this position, but an appointment at the assistant level may be considered for the candidate with an established funding and publication record that is indicative of sustained scholarly success. Laboratory space and a start-up package will be negotiated based on the candidate’s scholarship requirements and goals.

The OSU PT faculty includes successful scientists, master clinicians, and professional leaders with records of excellence in scholarship, teaching, professional service, and clinical practice. Each tenure track faculty has an extramurally funded research program, and all faculty members contribute to the science of practice. The program has the resources to support excellence in all mission areas.

Our DPT program is ranked in the top 20 nationally, and we have a strong and growing PhD program in Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, including a DPT/PhD dual degree program. We are located in a major academic medical center and on a campus with the largest grouping of health sciences programs nationally. Our extensive university offers nearly limitless possibilities for collaboration and innovation. The Division of Physical Therapy is aligned with Ohio State’s Wexner Medical Center, OSU Sports Medicine, Dodd Rehabilitation Center, the Wright Center for Excellence in Imaging, and Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Columbus, the largest metropolitan center in Ohio, is very affordable and family-friendly, with a vibrant and diverse economy and culture.

Applications should be submitted to: John Borstad, PT, PhD, borstad.1@osu.edu Applications must include a letter of application describing qualifications and interest in the position, a curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references.

To build a diverse workforce, Ohio State encourages applications from individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women. EEO/AA employer.

 
Company: The Ohio State University
Location: Columbus, Oh
 
Contact: John Borstad, Pt, Phd Email: borstad.1@osu.edu
Phone: 614-688-8131 FAX: 614-292-5921
Web Site: http://medicine.osu.edu/hrs/pt
 
  Assistant, Associate Or Full Professor Or Clinical Assistant, Associate Or Full Professor

posted: Jan 23, 2014

Assistant, Associate or Full Professor or Clinical Assistant, Associate or Full Professor The University of Cent

Assistant, Associate or Full Professor or Clinical Assistant, Associate or Full Professor

 

The University of Central Florida (UCF) invites applications for an assistant, associate or full professor OR a clinical assistant, associate or full professor for its program in Physical Therapy. The program in Physical Therapy offers an entry-level Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree. The program is within the Department of Health Professions, located in the College of Health and Public Affairs. The Department of Health Professions houses baccalaureate programs in Athletic Training and Pre-Clinical Health Sciences. For more information about the physical therapy program, visit our website at: http://cohpa.ucf.edu/physicaltherapy/

Located in east Orlando, UCF’s 1,415-acre main campus provides modern facilities, with 600 acres set aside for lakes, woods and an arboretum. More than 60,000 students attend classes on UCF’s main campus and its 10 regional campuses located throughout Central Florida, making it the second largest university in the country. UCF has 12 colleges, including the newly established College of Medicine at the Lake Nona campus. This site will soon include a new Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

The UCF Program in Physical Therapy has a small-to–medium sized student cohort and possesses numerous partnerships involving hospital organizations and rehabilitation clinics for research and scholarly activity. The program in Physical Therapy offers two stand-alone courses in gerontology. It is anticipated that the successful applicant will lead these courses and participate in additional teaching activities in related areas. Expectations also include university and professional service and research in areas of gerontology.

UCF is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, and individuals with disabilities are strongly urged to apply. As an agency of the state of Florida, UCF makes all application materials, including transcripts used in final screening, available to the public on request.

Minimum qualifications include: An entry level degree in Physical Therapy from a CAPTE accredited institution. Candidates must also meet one of the following two specifications; (1) either an academic doctoral degree (Ph.D, Ed.D., etc.) from an accredited institution, or (2) a post-professional doctoral degree in physical therapy (DPT) or related clinical doctorate from an accredited institution and board-certification by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS). Candidates must also be licensed or eligible for licensure in the state of Florida, and have a record of scholarly activity in relevant areas of geriatric or neurologic rehabilitation.

 

Preferences position: An earned academic doctoral degree (Ph.D., Ed.D., etc.) from an accredited institution, with an established research agenda; record of extramural funding and displayed ability to pursue funding; experience in teaching DPT courses in a CAPTE accredited institution related to gerontology or neurologic rehabilitation; and a board certification by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties in Geriatrics (GCS) or Neurology (NCS).


Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until this position is filled. Anticipated start date is Summer 2014. Please apply at: http://www.jobswithucf.com/postings/36590

 

In addition to the online application, applicants must submit the following: a letter of application describing your qualifications, interest in the position, your strengths and accomplishments; a current curriculum vitae; and the names and telephone numbers for three references.

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

 
Company: University Of Central Florida
Location: Orlando, Florida
 
Contact: Patrick Pabian Email: patrick.pabian@ucf.edu
Phone: 407-823-3470    
Web Site: http://www.ucf.edu/
 
  Tenure Track Faculty Position

posted: Jan 22, 2014

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                  

Faculty Position -  Long Island University

Campus:  Brooklyn 

Department:  Physical Therapy                        

 

Position Description:  The Department of Physical Therapy at Long Island University in Brooklyn, NY, invites applications for a full time tenure-track faculty position. The tenure-track candidate will possess an academic doctorate with a professional goal of continued scholarly production (ABD will be considered). Additional experience may be demonstrated through residency/fellowship training or clinical specialization. This position requires teaching, scholarly productivity, and service to the Department and University. Salary and rank are commensurate with education and experience. 

 

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

 
Qualifications:  Eligibility for licensure in New York State is required. Candidates with all areas of expertise are encouraged to apply  The preferred candidate will have a successful history of teaching experience within a physical therapy program.

 

Salary:  Commensurate with experience

 

FLSA Classification:  Exempt

Application review will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Ideal start date is 6/1/2014 but no later than 8/31/2014. More information about the Physical Therapy Program and the Department can be found at www.liu.edu/brooklyn/PT

 


Special Instructions to Applicants: Please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references to mhagins@liu.edu or via hardcopy to:

Marshall Hagins P.T., Ph.D.,

Division of Physical Therapy,

1 University Plaza - HS 221,

Brooklyn, NY 11201


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

 
Company: Long Island University-brooklyn
Location: Brooklyn, Ny
 
Contact: Dr. Marshall Hagins Pt, Phd Email: mhagins@liu.edu
Phone: 347-804-8512 FAX: 718-780-4002
Web Site: www.liu.edu/brooklyn/PT