Department Chair and Professor of Physical Therapy - Springfield College
The Springfield College Department of Physical Therapy invites applications for the position of Department Chair and Doctor of Physical Therapy Program Director. This is a full-time 12-month tenure-track faculty position at the Associate or full Professor level, beginning in 2024.
Candidates are required to hold an earned academic doctorate (e.g., PhD, EdD) in a relevant field, have a substantial record of scholarly dissemination, a track record of external funding, experience with DPT program accreditation, and be a physical therapist eligible for licensure in Massachusetts. Ideal applicants will have a minimum of six years of higher education experience. Ideal candidates will have skills in program evaluation, curriculum development, planning, fiscal management, and faculty evaluation. This individual will lead an established and accredited program as it plans for educating students for quality, evidence-informed, holistic healthcare and service.
Housed in the School of Health Sciences, the Department of Physical Therapy offers a 6 ½ year dual-degree program leading to both a bachelor’s degree in Health Science/Pre-Physical and a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. Using a collaborative and cooperative model, we are a faculty of academicians and clinicians who foster the acquisition of knowledge, values and skills for exemplary professional practice. We develop innovative leadership and academic programs so that students, faculty, and consumers of physical therapy services may reach their fullest potential. Our service and scholarship reflect a commitment to the enrichment and promotion of the physical therapy profession and to our greater community.
In addition to Physical Therapy, the School of Health Sciences includes programs in Physician Assistant Studies, Occupational Therapy, Communication Sciences and Disorders, Public Health, Gerontology, and Health Sciences. Interdisciplinary collaboration, professionalism, and engaged student learning, as well as global, intergenerational, and multicultural perspectives are priorities of the School. Consistent with priorities in the School and College, applicants will be required to demonstrate a commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion, and anti-racism.
To apply please visit The Springfield College Department of Physical Therapy invites applications for the position of Department Chair and Doctor of Physical Therapy Program Director. This is a full-time 12-month tenure-track faculty position at the Associate or full Professor level, beginning in 2024.
Founded in 1885, Springfield College is a private, coeducational institution offering undergraduate and graduate programs that reflect its distinctive Humanics Philosophy – education of the whole person in spirit, mind, and body for leadership in service to humanity. For more information, please visit the College’s homepage at www.springfieldcollege.edu. The College welcomes qualified candidates from all backgrounds and lived experiences who will contribute to a culture of inclusion and respect. For more information about Springfield College's position on diversity and inclusion, please visit our Division of Inclusion and Community Engagement. To apply please visit the Springfield College Human Resources website at https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/springfieldcollege/ Applicants must submit a letter of intent, current curriculum vitae, and the names, addresses, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three professional references. Application reviews will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
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