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Assistant, Associate or Full Clinical Professor

Apply now Job no: 499196
Work type: Full-Time
Location: University City - Philadelphia, PA
Categories: Drexel University, College of Nursing and Health Professions

Job Summary

The Department of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences (PTRS) at Drexel University invites applications for a core DPT program faculty position at the rank of clinical assistant professor, clinical associate professor, or clinical professor (non-tenure track). Content expertise of specific interest includes acute care, neurorehabilitation, geriatrics, sensorimotor control, population health, and health policy, but applications are welcome from high-quality applicants from all physical therapy specialty areas. Drexel PTRS is committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty, student body, and the physical therapy workforce. We encourage applicants from underrepresented population groups to apply. Protected time will be given for work on the candidate’s scholarly agenda, which is a requirement. Clinical practice opportunities exist. Faculty mentors are assigned to assist with transition to Drexel and career development.

This new faculty member will join us at an exciting time. In August 2022, we move to the newly constructed Health Sciences Building on Drexel’s main campus in University City, Philadelphia. The Health Sciences Building is a state-of-the-art facility designed for health education and research that will house our college’s many departments (https://drexel.edu/cnhp/academics/departments/), the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences & Professional Studies, and the College of Medicine. Our new PTRS facilities are among the best in the nation and position Drexel as a leading destination for learners, clinicians, researchers, and industry partners. In addition to Drexel University, the University City section of Philadelphia is home to the University of Pennsylvania, the Hospitals of the University of Pennsylvania-Penn Presbyterian hospital, and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. University City is a regional hub for innovation and development in technology and the life sciences. It’s a vibrant part of the city with a growing number of restaurants, businesses, and wellness spaces.

Essential Functions

The Department of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences (PTRS) at Drexel University invites applications for a core DPT program faculty position at the rank of clinical assistant professor, clinical associate professor, or clinical professor (non-tenure track). Content expertise of specific interest includes acute care, neurorehabilitation, geriatrics, sensorimotor control, population health, and health policy.

Required Qualifications

  • PhD or Doctorate in Physical Therapy, Health Sciences, or related field
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in physical therapy clinical practice
  • Commitment to excellence in physical therapy teaching and education
  • An evidence-based focus and growth mindset
  • Strong communication skills
  • Evidence of productivity working with teams of people
  • Alignment with the mission and direction of the PTRS department
  • Commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and health equity
  • Pennsylvania physical therapy licensure or eligibility

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Teaching experience in physical therapy including clinical education
  • Post-professional degree or interest in obtaining one (i.e., PhD, EdD, DHSc, DSc, ScD)
  • Expertise that complements our faculty and others in the College of Nursing & Health Professions and Drexel University
  • Identifies as a member of an underrepresented population in the field of physical therapy
  • Board certification in a physical therapy specialty
  • Actively engaged or interest in becoming engaged in the APTA and its academies.

 

Physical Demands

  • Typically sitting at a desk/table
  • Typically standing/walking

Location

University City, Philadelphia, PA

Special Instructions to the Applicant

Please make sure you upload your CV/resume and cover letter when submitting your application.

Additional Required Documents

  • a brief statement of teaching philosophy and interests
  • three references that can be contacted

Review of applicants will begin once a suitable candidate pool is identified.

 

Questions regarding the position can be forwarded to:

Noel Goodstadt, PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS

Chair, PTRS NTT Search Committee

nmg43@drexel.edu

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