Assistant or Associate Professor

Potsdam, NY
Mar 28, 2019
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Posting Details

Position Information

Job TitleAssistant or Associate ProfessorPosting NumberFac 2014000647FLSAExemptLevelFull-time/ Part-timeFull-timeIs this a temporary Position?No Position Summary Information

Job Description Summary

•Teach foundational sciences and coordinate a 9-credit problem-based learning course in the entry-level DPT program. The course integrates small discussion groups, classroom, clinical and anatomy lab activities through case-based learning. The semester coordinator manages these integrated learning environments. This role requires management, interpersonal, and lecturing skills. The majority of the teaching load is foundational sciences, kinesiology, and biomechanics, and musculoskeletal physiology. Additional teaching responsibilities throughout the curriculum will be based on candidate’s knowledge, but may include other basic science, research or clinical topics/courses within the graduate program.
•Duties as assigned within the graduate Physical Therapy program.

Scholarly Activity
•Engage in scholarly activities that contribute to a focused academic and professional body of knowledge. The extent of scholarship expected depends on the individual’s credentials and whether hired as tenure or clinical track.

•Be compliant with university and applicable New York State laws and regulations.
•Participate in University and Department committee assignments as designated.

Clinical Practice
•If a licensed health care professional, clinical practice within the format permitted by Clarkson University may be negotiated. Such clinical practice should focus on the priority of enhancing scholarly activity.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum qualifications include knowledge of foundational sciences in physical therapy, including kinesiology, biomechanics or physiology. The ideal candidate will possess a record of excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service. Candidates should be comfortable working in a highly interactive and collaborative teaching/learning environment. A minimum of a professional doctoral-level degree (DPT, t-DPT) is required for a clinical track position. Clinical track candidates must be eligible for physical therapy licensure in the state of New York. A doctoral-level research degree (e.g., PhD, DSc, EdD) or ABD is required for a tenure-track position.

Preferred Qualifications

PhD in a health science or basic science related field.

Physical Demands

Ability to complete essential classroom functions. Clarkson is committed to complying with the guidelines set forth under the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Posting Detail Information

Open Date03/06/2019Close DateOpen Until FilledYesSpecial Instructions for this Posting

Review of applications will begin immediately and continues until the position is filled. To submit your application, go to and click “Career Opportunities” on the left hand navigation bar. An equal opportunity /affirmative action employer, Clarkson actively seeks and encourages applications from minorities, women and people with disabilities.

An equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, Clarkson University actively seeks and encourages applications from minorities, women and people with disabilities.

All offers of employment are subject to the applicant successfully passing a background check (including, but not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, and criminal records).

Reference Request Details

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  2. * What is the highest level of completed education that you currently hold?
    • High School Diploma/GED
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  4. * How do you embrace Diversity?

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Documents Needed To ApplyRequired Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents