Assistant/Associate/Professor, Doctor of Physical Therapy Program (2 Positions)

Hofstra University

Hempstead, NY

Job posting number: #7115466

Posted: November 4, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Description
The Program of Physical Therapy at Hofstra University invites applications for two tenure-track, core DPT program faculty positions at the rank of assistant, associate, or full professor. This is a 12-month full-time position which includes teaching, scholarship, and service responsibilities, beginning May 1, 2023. Reporting to the Director of the Physical Therapy Program, the faculty member teaches courses and content within areas of expertise. Faculty are expected to demonstrate active engagement in scholarship and dissemination of scholarly work that contributes to the profession. Service expectations include instructional development, academic advising, participating in program, departmental and university-wide committees, and other appropriate responsibilities.

Join our exciting core faculty members and be part of a very collaborative environment and a dynamic group with diversified backgrounds and expertise who share a passion for quality teaching, scholarship and service to the community and profession. The physical therapy faculty are in a very collaborative environment and are a dynamic group with diversified backgrounds and expertise who share a passion for quality teaching, scholarship and service to the community and profession. We have a commitment to maintaining a low student to faculty ratio, and protection of faculty time for scholarship, service, and clinical practice.

This new faculty member will join the team at an exciting time. We moved to a newly renovated faculty office space. Construction for a new research space dedicated to the DPT program has been completed. New state-of-the-art instructional spaces dedicated for the DPT Program are also under construction with the plan to be completed by the fall of 2022.
Qualifications
Doctoral degree (DPT) and varied experience
A minimum of 3 years of experience in physical therapy clinical practice but an individual with less than 3 years of experience with outstanding academic performance (e.g., enrolled in PhD or similar degrees), scholarship achievements, or clinical achievement (e.g., board certified) will be considered
Licensed or eligible for physical therapy licensure in the state of New York
Commitment to excellence in physical therapy teaching and education
An evidence-based focus and growth mindset
Excellent communication skills with colleagues and entry-level DPT students
Evidence of productivity working with teams of people
Successful candidates will have demonstrated a commitment to promoting equity, diversity and inclusion in an educational environment

Preferred Quals Summary
Earned terminal doctoral degree (PhD or equivalent academic doctoral degree) in Physical Therapy, Health Sciences, or related field
Enrolled in Post-professional degree or interest in enrolling in Post-professional degree (i.e., PhD, EdD, DHSc, DSc, ScD)
Board certification in a physical therapy area of specialization
Teaching experience in a doctoral physical therapy program
An established record of scholarship
Evidence of commitment to develop a focused successful research project as an independent investigator
Actively involved in the physical therapy profession or interest in becoming engaged in the APTA and its academies and/or chapters

Special Instructions
Applications should be submitted electronically and include the following: a letter of application, CV, and the names and contact information for three professional references. Successful candidates will be required to provide official academic transcripts and professional letters of recommendation.

All other questions can be directed to Dr. Yasser Salem, Program Director, at [email protected] Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.

Please also visit our web site at Physical Therapy, DPT | Home | Hofstra University
Salary and benefits are highly competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.



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