IHP Associate Chair, Department of 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 1,400 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 5,400 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 MGH Institute of Health Professions invites applications and nominations for the position of DPT Program Director (Associate Chair), Department of Physical Therapy. The DPT Program Director reports directly to the Department Chair. The Program Director will lead curriculum development, curriculum/program assessment and administration of the DPT program. Responsibilities also include teaching in areas of expertise, scholarship, academic and research advising, and service. This position offers exciting opportunities for growth in the design of new program initiatives, interprofessional education, research, and community involvement.

Position is a full-time, 12-month appointment with rank and salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.

FACULTY WILL BE AVAILABLE AT COMBINED SECTIONS MEETING TO MEET WITH PROSPECTIVE APPLICANTS. Contact Dr. Doug Gross, Chair of Search Committee via email at [email protected] for further information or Dr. Keshrie Naidoo ( [email protected] ) while at CSM.


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. Additional information can be obtained from our website at www.mghihp.edu .


• PhD or equivalent academic doctoral degree
• Eligible for PT licensure in Massachusetts
• Experience in educational administration, curriculum development, and program assessment
• Commitment to innovative educational models, including interdisciplinary education
• Demonstrated leadership and communication skills
• A record of and commitment to scholarship
• A record of excellence in teaching

This position is available in Summer 2018. Applications will be solicited through March, 1, 2018.

All applications should apply online at www.mghihp.edu/job-search , job opening # 3048985 .

Please send inquiries, letters of application or a current curriculum vita to:
Doug Gross, PT, PhD, FAAOMPT

e-mail: [email protected]

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: Oct 4, 2017