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Clinical Director, Outpatient Physical Therapy

Massachusetts General Hospital

Boston, MA

Full Time, Days

 

We are seeking a dynamic leader for our growing ambulatory patient therapy services! 

 

The Physical and Occupational Therapy Department at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) consists of 3 ambulatory care centers, 3 health care centers, and a large inpatient service. Our compassionate, vibrant, and dynamic group of over 250 clinicians, 85 of whom are ABPTS or AOTA board-certified clinical specialists, strives daily to set the bar for top of license practice when it comes to physical and occupational therapy science.   

 

The outpatient Physical Therapy Service delivers innovative care to complex patients with musculoskeletal, neurological, cardiopulmonary, pediatric, and uro gynecological conditions across four practice locations. Our inquisitive and ambitious clinicians foster a vibrant environment for lifelong learning, collaboration, and professional advancement.   

 

We are seeking a visionary leader to serve as our next Outpatient Clinical Director to manage the day-to-day operations of the service, craft and execute the vision of our department moving forward in the dynamic healthcare environment. The ideal candidates will have a strong desire to advance the ambulatory practice of physical therapy, a passion for patient care, and the ability to collaborate with diverse interprofessional groups. The candidate should have a commitment to mentorship and providing equitable opportunities for the professional growth of our staff.  Leadership experience within an academic medical center environment will be strongly considered.  

 

Qualifications: 

  • Graduate of accredited program of physical therapy, receiving a BS, BA, MS, MA, DPT   

  • Post professional master's or doctoral degree in related field (Health Policy, Business, Public Administration) is preferred.   

  • Working knowledge of Centers for Medicare Services, The Joint Commission, and Mass Dept. of Public Health preferred   

  • Demonstrated competence directing a patient centered clinical service that balances staff, patient advocacy and organizational needs.  

  • Evidence of progressive leadership and management responsibility, including: operation management, staff professional development, performance improvement and quality assessment initiatives, policy and procedure development, and effective collaboration with clinical and administrative leaders  

  • Extensive clinical/professional experience in an ambulatory care and academic medical center environment. Greater than 7 years of experience is preferred.   

  • Licensed or eligible for licensure as a Physical Therapist in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

To apply, please visit: https://partners.taleo.net/careersection/ghc/jobdetail.ftl?job=3254852&tz=GMT-04%3A00&tzname=America%2FNew_York

 

About Massachusetts General Hospital

Founded in 1811, MGH is the third oldest hospital in the country and the largest hospital in New England with the largest hospital-based research program in the U.S. For the past 212 years, MGH has been at the forefront of healthcare, consistently advancing the boundaries of medicine to deliver the best healthcare possible to the diverse communities we serve. Consistently recognized as one of the best large employers in the New England area, we offer comprehensive medical/dental/vision plans, retirement benefits, continuing education, short-term disability, and paid time off in addition to multiple other discounts and perks.   

 

Massachusetts General Hospital is an Affirmative Action Employer.   By embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, we choose to lead. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, national origin, sex, age, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, military service, genetic information, and/or other status protected under law. We will ensure that all individuals with a disability are provided a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.

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The Department of Physical Therapy (PT), College of Health Sciences (CHS) at the University of Kentucky is currently accepting applications for a full-time 11-month appointment, tenure-eligible faculty member at rank determined by qualifications in the Regular Title Series, to begin employment at the Lexington campus by July 1, 2024.

 

Primary duties of this position include advancing a personal research agenda that enhances the Department and College, teaching in the content areas related to their expertise, building and maintaining strong relationships with internal and external constituents, and mentoring students in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program. The distribution of effort for this positionwill be approximately 30-40% instruction, 30-50% scholarship/research, and 10% service. Faculty may also assume an active role in the CHS Rehabilitation and Health Sciences PhD Programa multi-disciplinary, multi- institutional Ph.D. program with faculty and students from disciplines such as Athletic Training & Clinical Nutrition, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy and Speech-Language Pathology.

 

Required Qualifications:

1.  Terminal academic doctoral degree (i.e. PhD or similar terminal degree) in relevant field

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Record of scholarly work including original research with the strong potential for extramural funding

  2. Expertise in content areas relevant to the rehabilitation sciences

  3. Current physical therapy license in Kentucky or eligibility

  4. Board Certified Clinical Specialist by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties

  5. Teaching experience with potential for course management and design

  6. Demonstrated multicultural competency and experience interacting effectively with diverse groups of people

About the Physical Therapy Program

 

The Physical Therapy program at UK has been educating physical therapists since 1967. Our program is conducted at the Lexington, Kentucky campus and at the Center of Excellence in Rural Health in Hazard, Kentucky. The qualified candidatewill join an outstanding academic faculty devoted to teaching, research, clinical practice, and service. Our faculty is comprised of numerous physical therapists with post professional doctoral training who are involved in clinical, bench, and educationalresearch, and clinical faculty involved in delivery of patient care services. Our research portfolio is diverse and places a high value on translational and interdisciplinary science.

 

The qualified candidate will have access to several significant resources including the College’s state-of-the-art teaching and research facilities, widespread UK Healthcare facilities, and other partners within the academic medical center.The Department of Physical Therapy strives to develop practitioners who are knowledgeable, ethical, independent, adaptable, reflective, and service oriented. For more information, please visit http://www.uky.edu/healthsciences/academic-programs/physical-therapy.

 

The qualified candidate will have access to several significant resources including the College’s state-of-the-art teaching and clinical facilities, a newly approved Health Education Building (HEB), our College of Health Sciences Research Centers & Institutes, the UK’s Center for Clinical Translational Sciences (CCTS), the Kentucky Appalachian Rural Rehabilitation Network (KARRN), the Spinal Cord and Brain Injury Research Center (SCoBIRC), the Sanders- Brown Center on Aging, Barnstable Brown Diabetes & Obesity Research Center, Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center, Kentucky Neuroscience Institute, and our UK Human Development Institute.

 

Applicants must value the University of Kentucky’s mission and share its commitment to inclusive excellence, the education of the whole person, and the building of a just society. The University of Kentucky and the College of Health Sciences are committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all students, faculty, and staff operate inan environment of openness and acceptance. By providing training, support, resources and mentoring, we 

strive to foster a community in which individuals of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome, as articulated in the College’s diversity and anti-racism statements: https://www.uky.edu/chs/inclusivity.

 

Candidates should apply online at https://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/487226 with a curriculum vita and a letter of interestoutlining how your research agenda will enhance or synergize with those of the college and leverage partnerships within the institution or UK Healthcare, and other specific requests listed on the employment website. In your letter of interest, pleasealso describe the ways in which your past or current teaching, scholarship, mentorship, and/or community service have supported values of diversity and inclusivity. Questions should be directed to the search committee chair, Kirby Mayer DPT, PhD, College of Health Sciences, Department of Physical Therapy, Wethington Building, 900 S. Limestone Street, Lexington, KY 40536-0200, or email at kpmaye2@uky.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Upon offer of employment, successful applicants must undergo a national background check and pre-employment drug screen as required by University of Kentucky Human

Resources. Visit the University's website and see for yourself what makes UK the perfect place to work, which includes a comprehensive benefits package (www.uky.edu/HR/benefits).

 

As an Equal Opportunity Action Employer, we strive to foster a community in which individuals of all backgrounds,identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. Further questions regarding equal employment opportunity (EEO) should be directed to Christa Jennings, HR & Faculty Administrator at christa.jennings@uky.edu.

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Alabama State University  

Physical Therapy, Assistant/Associate Professor

SALARY - Negotiable 
JOB TYPE   - Full time

DEPARTMENT -  Academic Affairs

OPENING DATE

LOCATION - Montgomery, AL

JOB NUMBER - FAC-22-0032

DIVISION -  College of Health Sciences

CLOSING DATE

JOB DESCRIPTION

Alabama State University, Academic Affairs, College of Health Sciences, invites applications to fill the position of Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Physical Therapy. The selected candidate will fulfill the role of academician through active contribution of teaching, research/scholarship, and service. This is a 10-month tenure-track position.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Facilitate learning in a variety of formats and settings.

  • Engage in research or other scholarly activities

  • Provide service to the institution, profession, and community

  • Participate in professional development activities

  • Work as a team member to ensure student and program success

  • Function as a member of a team

  • Perform Other Duties as assigned

    REQUIRED MINIMUM EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE:

    Post-professional doctoral degree (Ed.D., Ph.D., D.Sc., etc.), verifiable teaching experience in an academic program in higher education is preferred, and being eligible for professional licensure in the state of Alabama is required. Demonstrate content expertise and a current level of knowledge in assigned teaching areas. Academic rank will be determined by qualifications. Experience in physical therapy/rehabilitation and a strong research and grant writing background are preferred.

    SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION

    It is to be noted that for the purpose of continuous improvement of faculty qualifications as faulty members complete advanced degrees, certifications, licenses, etc., the faculty member will send official documentation within 30 days of hire, to the Office of Human Resources and the credentialing file in Academic Affairs.

     

OTHER SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS:

Alabama State University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, we consider applicants equally of race, gender, gender identity, color, sexual orientation, religion, marital status, disability, political affiliation, national origin, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job.

Federal law requires identity and employment eligibility verification on Form I-9 within three (3) business days of employment. All positions require the passing of a background check and some the passing of a drug screen.

  

DISCLAIMER:

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position. These statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of a person in this position.

 

Agency

Alabama State University

Phone - 334-229-4667

Address - PO Box 271, Montgomery, Alabama, 36101

Website - http://www.alasu.edu/hr

Inpatient Physical Therapy, Clinical Director

Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH)

Boston, MA

Full Time Day

 

The Physical and Occupational Therapy Department at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) consists of 3 ambulatory care centers, 3 health care centers, and a large inpatient service. Our compassionate, vibrant, and dynamic group of over 250 clinicians, 85 of whom are ABPTS or AOTA board-certified clinical specialists, strives daily to set the bar for top of license practice when it comes to physical and occupational therapy science.  

The Inpatient Physical Therapy Service delivers innovative care to the most medically complex patients in the world. With over 45 units and 1000 licensed beds, our clinicians have the opportunity to rotate to a wide variety of services including Medicine, Surgical, Orthopedics, Cardiac, Neurology, Oncology, Critical Care, Pediatrics, Burns/Plastics, and the Emergency Department. Our inquisitive and ambitious clinicians foster an environment of lifelong learning, collaboration, and professional advancement.  

Founded in 1811, MGH is the third oldest hospital in the country and the largest hospital in New England with the largest hospital-based research program in the U.S. For the past 212 years, MGH has been at the forefront of healthcare, consistently pushing the boundaries of medicine to deliver the best care possible to the diverse communities we serve. Consistently recognized as one of the best large employers in the New England area, we offer comprehensive medical/dental/vision plans, retirement benefits, continuing education, short-term disability, and paid time off in addition to multiple other discounts and perks.  

 

We are seeking two outstanding physical therapists to serve as our next Inpatient Clinical Directors. Inpatient Clinical Directors will have the opportunity to not only manage the day-to-day operations of the service but also craft the vision of our department moving forward in the dynamic healthcare environment. The ideal candidates will have a strong desire to advance the acute care practice of physical therapy, a passion for patient care, and the ability to collaborate with diverse interprofessional groups. Additionally, leadership experience within an academic medical center environment is strongly encouraged. Candidates should have a commitment to mentorship and providing equitable opportunities for the professional growth of our staff.

 

Qualifications:

  • Graduate of accredited program of physical therapy, receiving a BS, BA, MS, MA, DPT.

  • Post professional master's or doctoral degree in related field (Health Policy, Business, Public Administration) is preferred.

  • Working knowledge of Centers for Medicare Services, The Joint Commission, and Mass Dept. of Public Health preferred.  

  • Demonstrated competence directing a clinical service.

  • Evidence of progressive leadership and management responsibility, including operation management, performance improvement and quality assessment initiatives, policy and procedure development, and effective collaboration with clinical and administrative leaders.

  • Extensive clinical/professional experience in an acute care academic medical center environment required. Greater than 7 years preferred.

  • Licensed or eligible for licensure as a Physical Therapist in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

 

To learn more and apply, please visit, https://www.massgeneral.org/careers and search Job Number 3248058.

 

About Massachusetts General Hospital

Mass General is the #1 research hospital in America and the only hospital to be recognized across all 16 specialties assessed by U.S. News & World Report. We have remained at the forefront of medicine by fostering a culture of collaboration, pushing the boundaries of medical research, educating the brightest medical minds and maintaining an unwavering commitment to the diverse communities we serve In 2003, Mass General become the first hospital in the state to earn Magnet designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). To date, fewer than 9 percent of all hospitals in the United States have received this recognition. The Magnet Recognition Program was developed by the ANCC to recognize health care organizations that provide nursing excellence. The program also provides a vehicle for disseminating successful nursing practices and strategies. Research demonstrates that Magnet hospitals have better patient outcomes, patient satisfaction, and nursing satisfaction, as well as lower RN turnover. Massachusetts General Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. By embracing diverse skills, perspectives, and ideas, we choose to lead. Applications from protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged.

 

Massachusetts General Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. By embracing diverse skills, perspectives, and ideas, we choose to lead. Applications from protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged.

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Assistant Professor, Clinical Full-Time, Physical Therapy Department 

Physical Therapy 

Location: Remote 

Open Date
May 23, 2023 

Deadline
Aug 01, 2023 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time 

Description

The Department of Physical Therapy invites applications for a full-time, 12-month, non-tenure-track core faculty member to join our dynamic and collaborative team. Application reviews will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Academic rank for this position will be at the Clinical Assistant level, commensurate with experience and credentials. 

The Department of Physical Therapy at Baylor University is home to a 2-year hybrid DPT program and an orthopedic physical therapy residency, with terminal degree programs in the initial stages of development. We are seeking an innovative faculty member to join our growing department in meeting its mission to advance societal health through innovative education, connection, leadership, and inquiry in physical therapy. The Department of Physical Therapy is fully hybrid, with faculty and staff who live across the United States. Faculty may live and lead remotely but must be willing to travel to Waco, TX for designated periods of time. 

Responsibilities: Responsibilities include teaching entry-level DPT students in areas of expertise, coaching/mentoring graduate students, and engaging in research and institutional and professional service. Applicants with a background in innovative teaching and learning, who have experience collaborating remotely with a diverse population of students, faculty, and staff, and who are interested in novel solutions for research productivity in a hybrid environment are encouraged to apply. 

The University

Located in https://www.baylor.edu/hr/index.php?id=951663, Baylor University is the oldest college in Texas. With a population of 21,000 diverse students, Baylor is one of the top universities in the nation, having been named an R1 institution by the Carnegie Classification in January 2022. Baylor is also on the honor roll of the "Great Colleges to Work For" from The Chronicle of Higher Education; Baylor offers competitive salaries and https://www.baylor.edu/hr/index.php?id=949184 while giving faculty and staff the chance to live in one of the fastest-growing parts of the state. Our strategic plan, https://illuminate.web.baylor.edu/, guides the University as we continue to live up to Baylor's https://www.baylor.edu/about/index.php?id=88781#:~:text=The[20mission]20of[20Baylor]20University,commitment[20within]20a[20caring]20community. of educating men and women for worldwide leadership and service by integrating academic excellence and Christian commitment within a caring community. 

Qualifications

Required

A doctoral degree in physical therapy (DPT, tDPT) and teaching expertise in cardiopulmonary physical therapy and/or physiology are required. The candidate must exhibit a collaborative working style (strong communication and interpersonal skills) with faculty and students and model a philosophy consistent with the Department of Physical Therapy’s vision and values, and Baylor University’s Christian mission. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. 

Preferred

Special consideration will be given to candidates who have a terminal doctorate (e.g., PhD, DSc, EdD), board certification as a cardiovascular and pulmonary physical therapist, demonstrate a well-established scholarly agenda and publication record, as well as to those that are active in professional activities at local, state, and/or national levels. Previous university-level teaching experience is desirable, especially with hybrid, online, or “flipped” educational formats. The Department places a high priority on diversity/equity/inclusion and fostering success at all levels. Individuals from underrepresented minority groups are encouraged to apply. 

Application Instructions

To apply, visit https://apptrkr.com/4227479 

Candidates should provide the following materials through Interfolio: 1) a cover letter/letter of interest that includes philosophy on teaching, scholarship, and services along with three references; 2) a personal religious statement/philosophy; 3) a curriculum vitae; 4) official transcript of each academic degree. Inquiries regarding the position may be directed to Dr. Louie Puentedura at louie_puentedura@baylor.edu 

Baylor University is a private not-for-profit university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, Baylor is committed to compliance with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin, military service, genetic information, and disability. Baylor’s commitment to equal opportunity and respect of others does not undermine the validity and effect of the constitutional and statutory protections for its religious liberty, including, without limitation, the religious organization exemption under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the religious exemption to Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and the Free Exercise Clause of the First Amendment to the United States Constitution, among others. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply. 

EEO/M/F/Vets/Disabled 
 

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The Department of Physical Therapy (PT), College of Health Sciences (CHS) at the University of Kentucky (UK), is seeking a full-time 11-month appointment, tenure eligible faculty member at rank determined by qualifications in the Special Title Series, to begin employment at the Lexington campus by August 1, 2023. 

The UK physical therapy program has been educating physical therapists since 1967. The program offers a Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree on two campus locations which includes the Lexington campus and the Center of Excellence in Rural Health (CERH) in Hazard, Kentucky. Both campuses afford opportunities for close interaction with faculty, serving local communities, conducting research, and engaging in clinical practice. The CAPTE-accredited program has cohorts of 48 students on the Lexington campus and 18 students on the CERH campus. This position will be primarily located on the Lexington campus. 

The UK DPT faculty is comprised of numerous physical therapists with post professional doctoral training who are involved in clinical, bench, and educational research, as well as clinical faculty involved in delivery of patient care services. The PT faculty are national experts devoted to teaching, research, clinical practice, and service. Due to our additional presence in the CHS Rehabilitation and Health Sciences PhD Program, research laboratories, and UK Healthcare system, our research portfolio is diverse and places a high value on translational and interdisciplinary science. Comprehensively, the Department of Physical Therapy strives to develop practitioners who are knowledgeable, ethical, independent, adaptable, reflective, and service oriented. 

The ideal candidate will have a strong background in clinical practice, teaching, scholarship and/or research, and professional service. Participation in scholarly activities is expected and supported, along with university, community, and professional service activities. The University of Kentucky and Department of Physical Therapy have a strong commitment to cultural and ethnic diversity within the faculty and student body. 

Primary duties of this position include teaching in the relevant content areas of expertise, advancing research and scholarship, building and maintaining strong relationships with internal and external constituents, and mentoring students and faculty in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program. There will also be an opportunity to assume an active role in the CHS Rehabilitation and Health Sciences Doctoral Program, a multi-disciplinary, multi-institutional Ph.D. program. The approximate distribution of effort will be 60-80% teaching, 10-20% scholarly activity, 5-15% service and 2-5% professional development. Administrative effort may be added based on skills and department needs. 

Required Qualifications: 

  1. Degree in physical therapy from an accredited institution with a post-professional academic doctoral degree (i.e. PhD, EdD, DSci). 

  2. Content expertise in pathophysiology and in geriatric, cardiopulmonary, or acute care physical therapy 

  3. Current licensure in physical therapy in Kentucky or eligibility. 

  4. Teaching experience in geriatrics, cardiopulmonary physical therapy, pharmacology, or acute care 

 

Desired Skills: 

  1. Experience in multiple physical therapy settings 

  2. Teaching and/or scholarly activity in interprofessional education 

  3. Record of scholarly work such as peer-reviewed professional presentations and publications

 

Applicants must value the University of Kentucky’s mission and share its commitment to inclusive excellence, the education of the whole person, and the building of a just society. The University of Kentucky and the College of Health Sciences are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all students, faculty, and staff operate in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community in which individuals of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. In your letter of interest, please describe the ways in which your past and current teaching, scholarship, mentorship, and/or community service have supported these values. Please, also convey the ways in which your work will support the commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion articulated in the College's diversity and anti-racism statements: https://www.uky.edu/chs/inclusivity.

Candidates should apply online at https://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/465306 with a curriculum vitae, letter of interest, and other specific requests listed on the employment website. Questions should be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Deborah Kelly, PT, DPT, by email Deborah.kelly@uky.edu.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Upon offer of employment, successful applicants must undergo a national background check and pre-employment drug screen as required by University of Kentucky Human Resources. Visit the University's website and see for yourself what makes UK the perfect place to work, which includes a comprehensive benefits package (www.uky.edu/HR/benefits). 

As an Equal Opportunity Action Employer, we strive to foster a community in which individuals of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. Further questions regarding equal employment opportunity (EEO) should be directed to Christa Jennings, HR & Faculty Administrator at clblac3@uky.edu

East Carolina University

Physical Therapy-Faculty

Vacancy #: 975071

Recruitment Range: Commensurate with Qualifications

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Organizational Unit Overview

The Department of Physical Therapy has strong administrative support, excellent teaching and clinical facilities, and attracts top qual-
ity students. Five well-equipped research labs are maintained by the department and existing PT faculty are in place to collaborate on projects including musculoskeletal modeling, postural control and sensorimotor processing, blood and muscle analysis, pediatric rehabil- itation strategies, and more. More information regarding the Department research programs and facilities may be found at the following site: https://pt.ecu.edu/research/. The department’s 15 full-time faculty members all contribute to the fully-accredited three-year Doctor of Physical Therapy program with 30 students admitted annually. Department faculty may also mentor PhD students enrolled in the Movement Sciences and Disorders concentration of the College of Allied Health Sciences Rehabilitation Sciences PhD degree program. Opportunities for clinical practice are available through the Department faculty clinic and the pro bono interprofessional Student Run Clinic.

East Carolina University is located in Greenville, North Carolina. Greenville is the cultural, educational, medical, and economic center of Eastern North Carolina. The Greenville/Pitt County area has a population of approximately 175,000 and is one hour from the Research Triangle to the west and the Crystal Coast to the east. East Carolina University (28,000 students) is part of a vibrant health care com- munity including ECU Health, a level 1 trauma center and 1400+ bed health system serving more than 1.4 million people in 29 eastern North Carolina counties. The ECU College of Allied Health Sciences has strong working relationships with the ECU College of Health and Human Performance, College of Engineering and Technology, Brody School of Medicine, School of Dental Medicine, and East Carolina Diabetes and Obesity Institute. ECU is home to both Army and Air Force ROTC programs and is in proximity to Army, Air Force, Coast Guard, Marine, and Navy bases. The Department of Physical Therapy is in close proximity to the College of Nursing, Laupus Health Sciences Library, Brody School of Medicine, School of Dental Medicine, and ECU Health Medical Center.

East Carolina University seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a diverse student body, faculty, staff, and administration. In order to promote the University’s diversity goal, the College of Allied Health Sciences strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, and historically underrepresented groups.

Job Duties

The Department of Physical Therapy at East Carolina University is seeking candidates for a full-time, 12-month tenure-track position at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level. The successful candidate will be expected to establish a productive and competitive research agenda and provide graduate level gross anatomy instruction to Doctor of Physical Therapy students. Additional teaching requirements may be expected in the candidate’s area(s) of expertise and interest, commensurate with departmental needs.

Minimum Education/Experience

• Must be licensed or eligible for licensure as a physical therapist in North Carolina • Earned academic doctoral degree
• Effective written, oral, and interpersonal skills

License or Certification Required by Statute or Regulation

• Must be licensed or eligible for licensure as a physical therapist in North Carolina

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education

• Grant-writing experience
• Evidence of effective academic teaching
• Ability to teach collaboratively with other faculty
• Record of nationally-recognized scholarly productivity
• Knowledge of current trends in the field of physical therapy

 

Applicants with interest and experience in chronic disease, pain, exercise physiology, or musculoskeletal health are especially invited to apply.

Special Instructions to Applicant

Please attach a Five-year research plan (two-page limit) as additional document #1.

Additional Instructions to Applicant

In order to be considered for this position, applicants must complete a candidate profile online via the PeopleAdmin system and submitany requested documents. Additionally, applicants that possess the preferred education and experience must also possess the minimum education/experience, if applicable.
 

Applications will be considered until position is filled. Please submit an online ECU application for vacancy # 975071 to ECU HumanResources at http://jobs.ecu.edu.

Eligibility for Employment

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

East Carolina University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Visit this job posting at https://ecu.peopleadmin.com/postings/60340

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SCHOOL of PHARMACY & HEALTH PROFESSIONS

Department of Physical Therapy

Assistant Professor: Physical Therapy

The University of Maryland Eastern Shore currently invites resumes for a full-time, twelve-month, tenure track position in the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program.  The salary is commensurate with experience.

Responsibilities: Teach courses and professional content within a DPT program and engage in university, department, and community projects that may involve research and/or clinical activities for the department.  Areas of instruction include Therapeutic Exercise (from an inpatient/acute care perspective), Community Health Education, Modalities, and other physical therapy procedures.  The successful candidate will also be expected to develop a scholarship agenda, participate in professional/service activities, and coordinate courses as needed. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications: A Doctoral degree in Physical Therapy and licensure as a physical therapist (or eligible for licensure and license obtained within 90 days of employment) in the State of Maryland is required.  Applicants must have at least 5 years of full-time post-licensure clinical practice experience.  Some combination of inpatient and outpatient experience is preferred.  The candidate must have effective communication, organization, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills. Applicants with advanced clinical practice or prior teaching experiences, a history of scholarship activity, and/or advanced certifications/credentials will be given preference. 

Department Information: The Department of Physical Therapy has fully equipped laboratories that include Human Anatomy, Motion Analysis, Cardiopulmonary, and Clinical Practice Simulation. The department encourages and participates in numerous collaborative efforts with local clinics, hospitals, and universities.  Please see the departmental website for additional information (https://wwwcp.umes.edu/pt/).  

Qualified applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the names of three current professional references (current or past supervisor) including e-mail address, and telephone number (current supervisor will not be contacted without the candidate's prior consent). All applicants must apply using the UMES online application system at https://umes.peopleadmin.com/postings/3358. The successful candidate must be able to accept employment in the United States without Employer Immigration sponsorship.

UMES is an EEO/AA employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, marital status, genetic information, or political affiliation. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate must be able to show acceptable documentation establishing the right to accept employment in the United States of America without employer sponsorship.

Thank you for your interest in applying for a position at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore. Due to the high volume of applications/resumes received by the University, you will only be contacted if you are being considered for an interview.   

Assistant Professor or Clinical Instructor

The University of Central Arkansas is recruiting a full-time faculty member to join our dynamic, student-focused Department of Physical Therapy. The University of Central Arkansas clinical instructor or assistant professor is a core faculty member who engages in teaching, research, and service in the Department of Physical Therapy, which offers the DPT and PhD degrees and a pediatric residency program. This position is a 9-month tenure or non-tenure track appointment with a summer option.

Requirements and Responsibilities: The assistant professor rank requires a terminal academic degree in physical therapy, rehabilitation science, or a related field. Candidates without the terminal academic degree may be considered for a non-tenure-track appointment at the rank of clinical instructor. Rank and salary are commensurate with candidate education and experience. Candidates are required to have experience in teaching or to demonstrate the willingness to become proficient in course preparation, course delivery, and student assessment.

Teaching responsibilities include DPT-level course content commensurate with education and experience. Knowledge and expertise in areas such as spinal cord injury, amputation, inpatient care, medical screening, and differential diagnosis in physical therapy would be considered assets. The ability to mentor students in research would also be a strength. Background in implementation of experiential learning and interprofessional education or ABPTS Board Certification or other advanced certification in a related field will also be considered assets.

Additional Requirements: Licensed or eligible for physical therapist licensure in Arkansas.

Department Information: The Department of Physical Therapy is housed within the University of Central Arkansas College of Health and Behavioral Sciences, which offers undergraduate and graduate programs in the fields of athletic training, exercise science, health sciences, nursing, nutrition & family sciences, occupational therapy, psychology & counseling, and speech-language pathology. Interprofessional education is an integral component of student learning experiences, where physical therapist students engage in a myriad of activities with other students pursuing a degree in a health-related field. In addition to classes in the Physical Therapy Center, DPT students participate in activities in the recently built Integrated Health Science Building, an 80,000 square-foot facility dedicated to interprofessional educational opportunities. This facility houses the Interprofessional Teaching Center and the Nabholz Center for Healthcare Simulation which provide unique opportunities for students to engage in patient care, community-based wellness programs, and interprofessional collaboration.

Employment in the UCA Department of Physical Therapy means being part of a team that values education, research, service, and clinical practice. UCA’s Center for Excellence in Teaching & Academic Leadership (CETAL) offers opportunities for faculty to participate in interprofessional pedagogy and other evidence-based practices in instruction. Numerous opportunities exist for collaborative research and clinical teaching within the department, college, and at area institutions. We value teamwork and the ability to effectively gather, analyze, synthesize, and present information to audiences in meaningful and engaging ways.

 

UCA is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty, staff, and student body. We welcome and value applicants with diverse experiences and professional backgrounds and encourage those candidates to apply for this opportunity. UCA seeks to attract students and employees that are dedicated to building a culture of diversity, belonging, inclusion, and equity.

For more information about the position, please visit: https://uca.edu/pt/facultyposition/. To apply, click here.

If you have any questions, please contact David Taylor, PhD, PT (Search Committee Chair) by email at dtaylor@uca.edu or by phone at (501) 450-5552.

TENURE TRACK FACULTY POSITION
DOCTOR  OF PHYSICAL THERAPY PRO
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Phoenix, Arizona

Creighton University, a Catholic and Jesuit institution, invites applications for a full-time (12 month) faculty position in our innovative Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program in Phoenix, Arizona. This position will be at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level, and will have a Tenure-Track appointment in the Department of Physical Therapy. Creighton seeks a quality educator who is passionate about advancing the profession of physical therapy through innovation, creativity, and a desire to contribute to the scientific evidence in rehabilitation science. Faculty are responsible for teaching in the DPT curriculum, fulfilling a scholarly agenda, and participating in professional and community-based service.

 

This program is part of Creighton’s new comprehensive Phoenix health science campus that includes academic disciplines in medicine, physician assistant, nursing, pharmacy, and occupational therapy. We are located centrally in midtown Phoenix. In addition to state-of-the-art facilities, the Phoenix campus is home to faculty with contemporary expertise and diverse research agendas, including highly competitive grant-based initiatives. We also collaborate closely with colleagues in our sibling Physical Therapy Department on our Omaha, Nebraska campus.  Information regarding the mission and philosophy of the Creighton DPT programs in Phoenix and Omaha can be found on the following website at: https://spahp.creighton.edu/future-students/doctor-physical-therapy.

 

Candidates must be eligible for licensure as a physical therapist in Arizona and possess an academic doctoral degree (PhD, EdD, DSc, or equivalent; ABD may be considered). A record of (or emerging potential for) generating grants and peer-reviewed publications is required. Preferred areas of expertise include exercise physiology, kinesiology, biomechanics, and/or pediatrics, however, other areas of expertise will be considered. Department and University teaching and service expectations are dependent upon applicant experience and background. Academic rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience. A competitive start-up package is available and dependent upon research expertise and potential for growth. Employment to begin after January 1, 2023.

 

Expressions of interest and all applications will be treated in strict confidence. Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Application materials should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, 1-2 page teaching/research statement, and contact information of four references. Application materials should be submitted electronically on the Creighton University Human Resources website https://creighton.referrals.selectminds.com/

 

Once you have submitted an application, please send a brief email to the search committee chair. Additionally, if you would like more information or have questions regarding the faculty position, please contact Stefany Shaibi, PT, DPT, Search Committee Chair at stefanyshaibi@creighton.edu.  

 

Candidates are strongly urged to familiarize themselves with Creighton’s mission and founding principles and review the Faculty Handbook. Creighton is a Jesuit, Catholic institution that encourages applications from qualified individuals from all backgrounds who believe they can contribute to its distinctive educational tradition. Creighton University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Medical Instructor/Assistant Professor

Doctor of Physical Therapy Division, Duke University

 

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

 

Qualifications

  • Clinical or academic doctorate;

  • Licensed physical therapist (or eligibility) in the state of North Carolina;

  • Excellent verbal and written English communication skills;

  • Ability to work independently as well as cooperatively with a variety of faculty;

  • Interest in teaching;

  • Scholarly agenda;

  • A diverse clinical background.

 

Technical Skill Requirement:

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

  • Understanding of pedagogy.

 

Responsibilities

  • Course coordination and teaching in the Doctor of Physical Therapy Division;

  • Providing lab assistantship;

  • Pedagogical support for faculty and curricular staff.

  • Provision of clinical physical therapy services at Duke Health.

  • Contribution to the diversity, equity, and inclusion mission of the division

  • Scholarship contribution through basic, clinical, translational or educational research

  • Service to the division, department and/or University

 

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

 

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

 

Ashley Poole, PT, DPT

Chair, Search Committee

Assistant Professor

Doctor of Physical Therapy Division 

Duke University Medical Centre (DUMC) 

Box 104002, Durham, NC, 27708 

1-919-613-9053

ashley.poole@duke.edu

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