Quinnipiac University

Physical Therapy: Tenure Track Faculty

3 months ago(10/26/2017 9:13 AM)
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School of Health Sciences - Physical Therapy
Regular Full-Time


The Physical Therapy Department at Quinnipiac University is looking for a dynamic individual to join 15 full-time faculty as well as  several part-time clinical experts in developing a new generation of physical therapists as an Assistant or Associate Professor. This is a full-time, 12-month faculty position tenure-track appointment beginning in August 2018. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching in the entry-level Doctoral of Physical Therapy (DPT) program.


About the Physical Therapy Program:


The DPT curriculum at Quinnipiac is a hybrid model of foundational science integrated into a professional model of health care delivery for contemporary society. Physical therapy knowledge and skills are applied through clinical decision-making with authentic cases in and out of the classroom. In addition to expert full- and part-time faculty, the department has ideal state of the art facilities to include a Motion Analysis Laboratory with mobile capability, high fidelity simulation, standardized patient suite. The department is housed in the center for Medicine, Nursing, and Health Sciences Building and actively collaborates within the Center for Interprofessional Healthcare Education.

The DPT Program embodies the University's commitment to its three core values: high-quality academic programs, a student-oriented environment, and a strong sense of community; the American Physical Therapy Association's (APTA) core values: accountability, altruism, compassion/caring, excellence, integrity, professional duty and social responsibility, and is dedicated to pursuing the APTA vision of “transforming society by optimizing movement to improve the human experience.”


About Quinnipiac University:

Quinnipiac is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian institution located 90 minutes north of New York City and two hours from Boston. The university enrolls 7,000 full-time undergraduate and 3,000 graduate and part-time students in 100 degree programs through its Schools of Business, Communications, Education, Engineering, Health Sciences, Law, Medicine, Nursing and College of Arts and Sciences. Quinnipiac consistently ranks among the top regional universities in the North in U.S. News & World Report’s America’s “Best Colleges” issue. Quinnipiac also is recognized in Princeton Review’s “The Best 380 Colleges.” The Chronicle of Higher Education has named Quinnipiac among the “Great Colleges to Work For.” For more information, please visit www.qu.edu.


Teaching Responsibilities:

  • Teaching entry-level Doctoral of Physical Therapy (DPT) program and student advisement

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Engaging in research
  • Mentoring DPT students 
  • Participating in inter-professional collaboration 
  • Academic service to the department, school, university, and profession

Qualifications & Special Instructions to Applicants

  • Academic Doctorate (PhD, EdD, ScD) required. ABD will be considered
  • Three or more years of clinical experience as a licensed physical therapist
  • Graduated from an CAPTE accredited PT program, hold a current license and be eligible for licensure by the Connecticut Board of Physical Therapy in the State of Connecticut is required
  • Expert experience  in one or more of the following areas: Anatomy, Motor Control, Orthopedics, Integrated Systems/Differential Diagnosis
  • Evidence of a scholarly agenda

Quinnipiac University is considering only those applicants who have valid authorization to work in the United States. Quinnipiac University does not sponsor employment based visas for this position.


Applications must be submitted electronically and include a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three references on the application form.  Consideration of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.


Inquiries should be directed to Denise.Cameron@quinnipiac.edu.


Quinnipiac University has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity throughout the University community and welcomes candidates who would enhance that diversity.


Quinnipiac University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Code: 2017-2327


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