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Assistant/Associate Professor of Physical Therapy

Company: Utica University
Location: Utica
Posted on: January 18, 2023

Job Description:

Posting DetailsPosition Information Job Title Assistant/Associate Professor of Physical Therapy Posting Number F00749 Position Type Faculty - Tenure Track Unionized Position Code AAUP Hours/Schedule Standard campus business hours: 8:30am -5:00pm Hours may vary based on operational needs. Campus Main Campus, Utica NY Date Position Available 08/01/2023 Posted SalaryFLSA Status Exempt Benefits Eligible Yes If yes, please select: All BenefitsPosition Summary Information Position Summary The Department of Physical Therapy at Utica University invites applications for a full time, tenure track, 10-month Assistant/Associate Professor position of Physical Therapy. The potential start date is August 1, 2023.THE DEPARTMENT:The Department of Physical Therapy is housed within the School of Health Professions and Education. The School includes programs in occupational therapy, nursing, health sciences, and therapeutic recreation. The School provides opportunities for interprofessional education and faculty collaboration. The Department is home to talented, collaborative and award-winning faculty, many of them have been involved in leadership positions at the University, New York and National APTA offices.The educational facilities include classrooms, clinical skills labs, and a cadaver lab. The PT Program offers a number of community service programs, including access to a senior wellness program, a local student run pro bono clinic, and a well-developed roster of patient volunteers for integrated clinical experiences throughout the curriculum. In addition, collaboration with the local health system allows for student access to inpatient populations for focused laboratory sessions during the second year of preparation. The local Health System is currently constructing a new, state of the art downtown hospital.Additional information about the Physical Therapy Department can be found at https://www.utica.edu/academics/programs/physical-therapyLocation Utica, NY Application Deadline*Full consideration by*:Open Until Filled Yes Major Responsibilities The successful candidate will:---Teach, based on the department needs and contemporary expertise of applicants, in some of the following content areas: pediatrics, neuroscience, neuromuscular systems, other systems (e.g. integumentary, genitourinary systems, amputation, etc.), clinical science, research and professional practice. Additional teaching opportunities may exist in selected areas based on education, experience, or specialty certification.---Have an established research agenda, and participate in departmental, University and community service activities.---Participate in students' academic advising and professional mentoring.Driving ResponsibilitiesTravelSupervisesEducation RequiredCertification RequiredEducation & Experience Qualifications Terminal academic doctoral degree such as PhD, DSc, DrPH, DHS or EdD, or similar. Candidates with prior higher education experience are preferred. Required License/Certification and Qualifications:The candidate must have a current unrestricted license or eligibility for PT licensure in New York State.Minimum Skills/Abilities Minimum Skills/Abilities:---Contemporary expertise in Physical Therapy, or ABPTS Certification---A commitment to innovation and student-centered learning.---Evidence of an ongoing or developing scholarly agenda;---Ability to engage in the provision of service to the University and community;---Ability to function well within a collegial, collaborative work environment.Preferred Qualifications:---Evidence of teaching excellence with a successful record of academic and/or clinical teaching;Based on candidate interest and qualifications, participation in administrative responsibilities related to the entry level program or the clinical residency programs will be considered.Applicant Documents Instructions To apply, submit a letter of application, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research interests and experience, a separate diversity statement, and three reference letters. Since Utica University strives to be a diverse and inclusive community, it is essential that you include in your diversity statement a reflection on the kinds of experiences you have had, and the kinds of approaches you would take, teaching and working with a diverse student body. (For the definition of diversity that we use at Utica University, please see the following web page:http://www.utica.edu/instadvance/marketingcomm/about/diversity/aboutus.cfm) Applications that do not address diversity will be considered incomplete.Reference letters will be solicitedEEO/AA Statement Utica University is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and thediversity of its workforce. All qualified applicants will receiveconsideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, sex,pregnancy, ethnic or national origin, religion, marital status, age, sexualorientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status,disability, citizenship status, genetic predisposition, domestic violencevictim status, or protected status under applicable local, state, orfederal law.Commitment to a Diverse and Inclusive Campus Community Our community of students, faculty and staff reflect a diversity ofexperiences, opinions, and cultural backgrounds shaped by biology, society,history, and choice. Our community includes members who are diverse byvirtue of their race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, ability,religious and/or spiritual affiliations, and socio-economic status, as wellas the number of other ways in which who we are influences how we see theworld. Furthermore, we value and celebrate diversity, and this results ina commitment to multiculturalism. We believe that within the community ofhuman persons, all cultures, perspectives, and beliefs about faith, ideals,taste and lifestyles are of equal value. Our diversity deepens ourcommitment to nurture a multicultural environment in which we engage withothers and blend perspectives, to learn about diverse cultures, to explorewho we are and where we come from and to accept one another withoutprejudice. The Utica University Mission and Values Statement includes acommitment to fostering diversity in perspective, background, andexperience within an environment that is dedicated to the freedom ofexpression and the open sharing of ideas.Commitment to Supporting and Hiring Veterans Utica University is a comprehensive, independent, private institution founded in 1946 to offer options for higher education study to veterans returning from the Second World War. More than seventy years since veterans returned from WWII, this tradition of serving veterans is still held in high regard here at Utica University, and we are proud to welcome veterans as students and as valued members of our faculty and professional staff.

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