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Job TitleASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSORDepartmentPhysical TherapySchool/Parent OrganizationSchool of Health Science and Human PerformanceDivisionProvost and Educational Affairs DivisionEmployment CategoryFulltime-RegularAcademic Year2020-2021Academic SemesterFall 2020 and Spring 2021Anticipated start date08/16/2020If temporary, expected end dateFaculty StatusTenure Eligible, Notice (TE)Position/Job Summary

The Department of Physical Therapy at Ithaca College invites nominations and applications for multiple full-time, tenure eligible faculty positions at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor starting in the 2020-21 academic year. We seek candidates who will contribute to our department and profession through innovative and interprofessional teaching and scholarship. Responsibilities of faculty include teaching, advising students, scholarship and service. Due to faculty retirements and a continued strong enrollment picture, we are seeking applicants with expertise in the following areas: neuroscience, physiology/pathophysiology, acute care, pediatrics, orthopedics and/or cardiopulmonary rehabilitation. They will join a dynamic, experienced department with state of the art facilities which include a movement analysis lab, cadaver anatomy lab, a developing patient simulation lab and a fully operational on-campus clinic. The selected candidates will enhance the learning opportunities in a well-established six-year Doctorate of Physical Therapy curriculum that provides a seamless undergraduate to graduate education. For additional information, please view the prospectus at:

Position/Job Qualifications

Candidates must have an academic doctorate (PhD, EdD, DSc, (ABD considered)). Eligibility for physical therapy licensure in New York State is preferred. Previous teaching experience and a research agenda desirable.

EEO Statement

Ithaca College is committed to building a diverse academic community and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply. Experience that contributes to the diversity of the college is appreciated.

Instructions for submitting your application:

Interested individuals should apply online at and attach a cover letter (which should include the reasons for your interest in the position, your teaching philosophy and experience, and your scholarly interests), c.v., and a list containing the contact information for three references. Questions about online application may be directed to the Office of Human Resources at 607-274-8000. Position specific questions can be directed to the chair of the search committee, John Sigg, PT, PhD ([email protected] or 607-274-3237). Review of materials will begin October 1, 2019, and continue until positions are filled.

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At Ithaca College, a comprehensive residential campus community of 6,500 students, we strive to be at the forefront of the higher education landscape. We offer a distinct integrative learning experience that makes students ready for the personal, professional, and global challenges of our age.

We seek candidates who embrace integrative learning and want to be a part of this exciting time in Ithaca College history. We encourage creative collaboration and innovation in our faculty and staff, providing support and resources for them to grow in their fields and lead students to their own innovative ideas and achievements.

We welcome different ways of thinking and look for candidates with unique points of view and life experiences. We are inclusive of individuals with a wide range of cultural, personal, and professional backgrounds, talents, and skills. Our campus is a vibrant and rewarding community where diverse minds can learn, succeed, and excel.

When reviewing candidates, we are looking for indicators of a number of core competencies. Prospective candidates must be adaptable, collaborative, inclusive, respectful, responsive, results driven, and sustainable. They must communicate effectively, demonstrate leadership, exhibit professional integrity and ethics, take initiative, value personal and professional development, and show that they will engage in the college.

Nestled in the heart of New York State’s scenic Finger Lakes region, Ithaca College sits atop South Hill overlooking picturesque Cayuga Lake and is just minutes away from the city center. Combining small town warmth and charm with the vibrancy of a college community, the thriving and culturally diverse city of Ithaca has been rated by Kiplinger’s as one of the top 10 places to live in the United States.

To learn more about Ithaca College, visit us at

FLSA StatusExemptIs this position eligible for benefits?YesIs this position covered by the SEIU?NoVacancy IDF2166Quick Link Needed to ApplyRequired Documents
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      Posted: 9/12/2019
      Application Due: 10/16/2019
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