Clinical Assistant Professor ~ Physical Therapy

Rochester, New York
Sep 14, 2017
Position Type
Alt-Ac & Post-Ac
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Department of Physical Therapy invites applications for a non-tenure track position at the level of Clinical Assistant Professor to begin August 2018. The department seeks candidates committed to undergraduate teaching excellence at a comprehensive institution that supports both liberal arts curricula and professional programs. Applicants who will contribute to the college’s commitment to a diverse and inclusive environment are encouraged to apply.

Nazareth has a well-established six-year DPT program with an excellent reputation for experiential learning, a contemporary curriculum, and experienced faculty with various areas of specialty and expertise. This program includes two entry modes, both undergraduate and graduate, with a cohort size of 60 students per class. Clinical experiences are integrated throughout the curriculum in on-site pro-bono and community-based clinics. Community connections and support are extensive and include opportunities for interprofessional collaborations and global outreach.

Thirteen full-time faculty, supported by associated faculty, provide a variety of professional, clinical, and research opportunities for students. Faculty has dedicated time for scholarship, access to state of the art facilities for teaching and clinic, and extensive administrative support.

A newly renovated and state-of-the-art Wellness and Rehabilitation Institute (WRI) opened in 2015. The Institute’s 66,000 square feet is equipped to house physical therapy, occupational therapy, art therapy, music therapy and communication sciences and disorders. Additional highlights include a movement analysis laboratory and on-site clinics with a home transition laboratory. The WRI promotes interprofessional clinical education, research, and classroom learning while providing clinical services to individuals in the community.

The department is seeking candidates with and earned DPT, or currently pursuing a DPT degree, plus certification (ABPTS, or other physical therapy relate certification, or advanced post Physical Therapy degree). Teaching experience and 5 years of clinical experience preferred. Candidates with a commitment to teaching excellence and an interest in overseeing on-campus, pro-bono clinics are encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to those candidates who have teaching and clinic practice experience. The candidate must be eligible for licensure as a Physical Therapist in NY State.

Nazareth College, an independent, comprehensive institution with 2100 undergraduate and 700 graduate students, prepares graduates to live and work as leaders in diverse communities through a wide range of liberal arts and professional programs. Nazareth hires faculty who are committed to excellent teaching, student success, civic engagement, and who will champion diversity within the campus community and beyond. Nazareth strives to be both diverse and inclusive, addressing issues of power, privilege, and marginalization through curricular, co-curricular, scholarly, creative and support activities. The College is located minutes from downtown Rochester, New York, a city noted for world-class cultural and entertainment offerings and a fast-growing innovation economy. Applications from candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged. EOE