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Clinical Assistant Professor ~ Physical Therapy

Company:
Nazareth College
Job Location:
Rochester, New York
Category:
Physical Therapy
Nazareth College, an independent, comprehensive institution with 2300 undergraduate and 700 graduate students, prepares its graduates to serve local and global communities through a wide range of liberal arts and professional programs. Nazareth seeks to hire faculty and staff with a demonstrated commitment to teaching excellence, student success, and civic engagement, and an understanding of the educational benefits and importance of diversity, equity and inclusion as articulated in our Diversity Statement. The college is located minutes from downtown Rochester, New York, a city noted for its rich arts and cultural community and its international businesses and industry. Applications from candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

The Physical Therapy Department of Nazareth College of Rochester, New York, invites applications for a clinical position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin Fall 2022 . The department seeks candidates committed to teaching excellence at a comprehensive institution that supports both liberal arts curricula and professional programs.

Nazareth College 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.

Fifteen 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, clinical work, and research, as well as extensive administrative support. Faculty is dedicated to building a diverse and inclusive teaching and learning environment.

The York Wellness and Rehabilitation Institute (YWRI) is an interprofessional facility which houses physical therapy, occupational therapy, creative arts therapy, music therapy, social work, and communication sciences and disorders. Additional highlights include a movement analysis laboratory and on-site clinics with a home transition laboratory. The YWRI promotes interprofessional clinical education, research, and classroom learning while providing clinical services to individuals in the community.


Required Education

For the clinical faculty member, the department is seeking candidates with an earned DPT plus certification (ABPTS, or other physical therapy related certification, or advanced post physical therapy degree).

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Previous teaching experience in a DPT program and 5 years of clinical practice is preferred. Candidates with a commitment to teaching excellence within the classroom and on-campus clinics are encouraged to apply. The candidates must be eligible for licensure as a physical therapist in New York State. 
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