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Co-Director of Clinical Education/Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy and Athletic Training (1870)

Idaho State University
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Physical Therapy
Co-Director of Clinical Education/Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy and Athletic Training (1870)

Institution Information

Idaho State University, established in 1901, is a Carnegie-classified doctoral research and teaching institution, with a culture built on trust, compassion, stability, and hope. ISU serves over 12,000 students in Pocatello, Meridian, Twin Falls, and Idaho Falls. Students and faculty at ISU are leading the way in cutting-edge research and innovative solutions. We are proud to offer exceptional academics nestled in the grand, natural beauty of the West. We invite you to apply to be a part of our University community!

Job Description

The Department of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training at Idaho State University is searching for a core faculty member for the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program. This is a full-time, 12-month, appointment at the level of assistant professor or higher, academic, commensurate with experience. This opportunity is for a tenure or non tenure track to commensurate with experience. Candidates with academic terminal degrees may negotiate for a tenure-track position.

Key Responsibilities
  • Clinical Education: organize and manage clinical rotations for the DPT program
  • Teaching: teach courses related to the fundamentals of physical therapy, contribute to other program education needs
    Service: serve on program, department, college, and/or university committees, engage in professional and community service in area of expertise
  • Scholarship/Research: engage in scholarly activity to further promote the advancement of knowledge of Physical Therapy, engage in interdisciplinary scholarship activities
  • Advising: provide student advising
  • Develop and maintain relationships with outside constituents and professional associations
  • Maintain significant communication and contact with students regarding their clinical education
  • Develop, organize, and deliver course content as assigned related to clinical expertise in line with the program curriculum, which may include coordination and collaboration with other faculty to assure curriculum cohesiveness
  • Develop and conduct a scholarly agenda that includes serving as an advisor for student research and capstone projects
Minimum Qualifications
  • Terminal professional DPT degree or other doctoral degree
  • Possess or be eligible for an active license in Physical Therapy in the United States and in the State of Idaho
  • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Demonstrated experience in fostering a diverse and inclusive educational environment
  • Demonstrated effectiveness when working in teams
Preferred Qualifications
  • Advanced academic doctorate degree (PhD, DSc, EdD, etc.)
  • Teaching and/or research/scholarship in the areas of neurology, geriatrics, or other specialties
  • APTA Specialist Certification or other specialist certification
  • Evidence of contribution to curriculum design and evaluation related to clinical education
  • Membership in the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)
  • Evidence of scholarship/research
Additional Information

You must submit your CV/resume, cover letter, and list of three (3) professional references, including current contact information. This position will remain open until it is filled; however, priority consideration will be given to applications received prior to May 3, 2024. Salary will be between $80,000 - $85,000 (non-tenure track) $85,000 - $95,000 (tenure track) per year, commensurate with education and experience. Benefits include comprehensive health, dental, and vision; life insurance; disability plan; employee assistance program (EAP); excellent retirement options and company contribution; and generous paid time off/sick leave accrual. All offers of employment are conditional pending the successful completion of a background investigation, provided by HireRight.

Posting Number: req2175
Type: Working 12 months per year
Position: Faculty Non-Tenure Track
Division: Division of Health Sciences

The State of Idaho is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, political affiliation or belief, sex, national origin, genetics, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws.

The State of Idaho is committed to access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities, auxiliary aids and services are available upon request. If you require an accommodation at any step in our recruitment process, you are encouraged to contact (208) 334-2263 (TTY/TTD: 711), or email

Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.

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