IHP Assistant/Associate Professor, Physical Therapy (FACULTY)

The Institution:

MGH Institute of Health Professions in Boston is an innovative and interprofessional graduate school with post-baccalaureate, direct entry-level master's and doctorate, and post-professional programs in Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant Studies, Speech-Language Pathology, Health Professions Education, and a PhD in Rehabilitation Sciences. The only degree-granting affiliate of Partners HealthCare System, the MGH Institute offers its more than 1,500 students unparalleled opportunities to learn and work alongside expert practitioners in a variety of hospital, clinical, community, and educational settings. The school, which has graduated more than 6,000 students since its 1977 founding by Massachusetts General Hospital, is fully accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). Several programs are highly ranked by U.S. News & World Report and the school has been named for the past six years as a Great College to Work for by The Chronicle of Higher Education.

The Department:
The Department of Physical Therapy in the School of Health at Rehabilitation Sciences at the MGH Institute of Health Professions invites applications for a 12-month, full time Assistant Professor/Associate Professor position. This position requires a physical therapist with expertise in clinical management of patients with cardiovascular and pulmonary disorders, and includes responsibilities for teaching, advising, research/scholarship, and service. Strong candidates will have academic teaching experience and evidence of research/scholarship productivity. Research start-up support may be available.

Graduate Programs In Physical Therapy:
The Department of Physical Therapy offers a 3-year DPT degree and a 1-year Residency in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy. The DPT program is highly regarded and recently launched a visionary new curriculum based on active, collaborative and integrated learning ( https://youtu.be/mla1Wb7Tl10 ). An interdisciplinary PhD program and integrated interprofessional activities reflect the commitment of the Institute to interprofessional education. Our highly respected faculty is recognized for expertise as educators, scholars and master clinicians, and for their involvement in leadership positions in the profession. The Institute is an autonomous graduate educational institution that is an academic affiliate of the Massachusetts General Hospital and a member of the Partners HealthCare System.


Candidates must have a doctoral degree. An academic doctorate (PhD, EdD, ScD, DSc) is preferred; however, candidates with a clinical doctorate (DPT) will be considered. Clinical or academic teaching experience, a record of scholarship, and eligibility for physical therapy licensure in Massachusetts are required.

This position is available for the 2017-18 academic year and the application review process will begin immediately. However, the search will continue until the position is filled. All candidates should apply online. Any direct inquires should be directed to:

Diane U. Jette, PT, DSc, DPT, FAPTA
Chair, Physical Therapy Search Committee
MGH Institute of Health Professions
36 1st Avenue
Boston, MA 02129

Phone: 617-724-4844
FAX: 617-724-1922
e-mail: djette@mghihp.edu

EEO Statement

The MGH Institute of Health Professions is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff. We welcome nominations and applications from individuals who would bring diversity of experience, thought and practice to the Institute's research, teaching and clinical missions. Applications from protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged.

Primary Location: MA-Charlestown-MGH IHP
Work Locations: MGH IHP 36 First Avenue Charlestown 02129
Job: Teaching/Faculty
Organization: Massachusetts General Hospital(MGH)
Schedule: Full-time
Standard Hours: 40
Shift: Day Job
Employee Status: Regular
Recruiting Department: IHP PT
Job Posting: May 2, 2017