Physical Therapy Department Chair (Faculty Open Rank)

New York, NY
Jan 31, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Hunter College is actively seeking a Physical Therapy Department Chair. In addition to teaching duties in area of expertise, the Department Chair ensures that the program maintains and exceeds all Hunter College and accreditation requirements including admissions, curriculum, finance and resources, faculty/student engagement and support and long-range strategic planning. The Department Chair provides leadership and oversees the day-to-day affairs of the department including scheduling of classes and faculty teaching assignments, supports and facilitates clinical research, and coordinates curricular and faculty assessment. The Department Chair represents the department within and outside the college and participates in college-wide and external committees and professional organizations.


A PhD or other post entry-level academic doctoral degree in area(s) of experience is required. Minimum of five years of academic experience with leadership experience and a passion for the enhancement of the department and profession. Candidates should demonstrate excellence in communication, leadership, teaching and scholarship, and an ability to work well with all stakeholders. The ideal applicant will have experience in curriculum development, scholarship, program assessment, and mentoring faculty and students. Licensed or eligible for physical therapist licensure in New York State.


CUNY offers a competitive compensation and benefits package to its faculty, covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.


Click on the "Apply Now" button and follow the application instructions. Please have your curriculum vitae/ resume and scholarly interest or cover letter with names and contact information of 3 references available to attach into the application before you begin. Please note that the required material must be uploaded as ONE document. The document must be in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, or text format- and name of file should not exceed ten (10) characters.


Open until filled with review of applications to begin December 22, 2016. Anticipated start date is September 1, 2017.


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CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

Location: Hunter College

Job Title: Physical Therapy Department Chair (Faculty Open Rank)

Job ID: 16026

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular


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