Assistant Professor ~ Physical Therapy (Spring 2023)
Rochester, New York
The department of Physical Therapy at Nazareth College is seeking applications for a full-time tenure track position starting in January 2023. Rank and salary will be commensurate with education and teaching experience.Department of Physical Therapy
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 collaboration. Twelve 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 are 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.
Position and Responsibilities
The department is seeking candidates who have completed or are in the process of earning a doctoral degree (PhD, EdD, and DSc). Previous teaching experience in a DPT program and a minimum of three years of clinical practice is preferred. Candidates with a commitment to teaching excellence within the classroom and on-campus clinics who possess a scholarly agenda are encouraged to apply.
All candidates must be eligible for licensure as a physical therapist in New York State.
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 teacher-scholars 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. EOE
For more information please contact Michael Huson, PT, DPT, OCS at firstname.lastname@example.org.