Quinnipiac University

  • Physical Therapy: Tenure Track Faculty

    Posted Date 2 months ago(2/8/2018 12:41 PM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    School of Health Sciences - Physical Therapy
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    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, tenure track faculty, position beginning in July 1, 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 an integrated hybrid model of foundational sciences and clinical courses designed to educate professionals who are prepared to provide exceptional health care in contemporary society. Physical therapy knowledge and skills are developed through experiential learning both in and out of the classroom. In addition to expert full- and part-time faculty, the department features ideal state of the art facilities, including a 16-camera motion analysis laboratory with mobile capabilities, human performance laboratory, and standardized patient and simulation suites. The department is housed in the center for Medicine, Nursing, and Health Sciences and actively collaborates with the Center for Interprofessional Healthcare Education, and the Schools of Engineering, Medicine, and Nursing.


    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 inter-professional collaboration 
    • Academic service to the department, school, university, and profession

    Qualifications & Special Instructions to Applicants

    • Doctorate (PhD, EdD or equivalent) required. ABD will be considered
    • Three or more years of clinical experience as a licensed physical therapist
    • Three or more years of full-time teaching experience in higher education preferred
    • 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
    • Expertise in one or more of the following areas: Anatomy, Motor Control, Orthopedics, Integrated Systems/Differential Diagnosis
    • Evidence of a scholarly agenda
    • Ability to work effectively with a diverse population of students and faculty

    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.


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



    Quinnipiac University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Job Code: 2018-2392


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