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Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy

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Job Title Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy
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Tenure Track Tenure Track Position

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Job Description Summary

The Department of Physical Therapy invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin August 2018. The department seeks candidates committed to undergraduate teaching excellence at a comprehensive institution that supports both liberal arts curricula and professional programs. Applicants who will contribute to the college’s commitment to a diverse and inclusive environment are encouraged to apply.

Nazareth has a well-established six-year DPT program with an excellent reputation for experiential learning, a contemporary curriculum, and experienced faculty with various areas of specialty and expertise. This program includes two entry modes, both undergraduate and graduate, with a cohort size of 60 students per class. Clinical experiences are integrated throughout the curriculum in on-site pro-bono and community-based clinics. Community connections and support are extensive and include opportunities for interprofessional collaborations and global outreach.

Thirteen full-time faculty, supported by associated faculty, provide a variety of professional, clinical, and research opportunities for students. Faculty has dedicated time for scholarship, access to state of the art facilities for teaching and clinic, and extensive administrative support.

A newly renovated and state-of-the-art Wellness and Rehabilitation Institute (WRI) opened in 2015. The Institute’s 66,000 square feet is equipped to house physical therapy, occupational therapy, art therapy, music therapy and communication sciences and disorders. Additional highlights include a movement analysis laboratory and on-site clinics with a home transition laboratory. The WRI promotes interprofessional clinical education, research, and classroom learning while providing clinical services to individuals in the community.

Required Education

The department is seeking candidates with an earned doctorate who can work collaboratively with our team of current faculty. Earned doctorates include PhD, EdD, and DSc. ABD candidates will be considered.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Previous teaching experinece in a DPT program and 3 years of clinical practice is required. Preference will be given to those candidates who have teaching and clinic practice experience. The candidates must be eligible for licensure as a physical therapist in NY State.

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Open Date 09/12/2017
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Open Until Filled Yes
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