Assistant/Associate Professor

Location
Potsdam, NY
Posted
Aug 14, 2020
Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical, Medicine
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Posting Details

Job TitleAssistant/Associate ProfessorPosting NumberFac 2014000734FLSAExemptLevelFull-time/ Part-timeFull-timeIs this a temporary Position?NoJob Description Summary

The Physical Therapy Department at Clarkson University invites applicants to apply for a full time core faculty position. This position is a 10-month tenure or clinical track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor with rank and salary commensurate with credentials and experience. This position reports to the Chairperson of the Department of Physical Therapy.
We are seeking a faculty candidate who will contribute to the department and the profession through innovation and collaboration. Candidates should be comfortable working in a highly interactive and collaborative teaching/learning environment. We are seeking candidates that will contribute well in this environment, with expertise in one or more of the following areas: neuroscience, foundational sciences, acute care, pediatrics, geriatrics, orthopedics, and/or cardiopulmonary rehabilitation. Responsibilities of faculty include teaching, scholarship, service, and student advisement. Ideal candidates should have an academic doctorate (PhD, EdD, DSc) with ABD considered, although individuals with DPT and relevant advanced certifications and credentials may be considered. Eligibility for physical therapy licensure in New York State is preferred. If a licensed health care professional, clinical practice time may be negotiated. Such clinical practice should focus on the priority of enhancing scholarly activity and contemporary expertise.
The Clarkson University Physical Therapy program received initial CAPTE accreditation in 2001, with reaccreditation through 2027. A problem-based learning curriculum and small class sizes allow for individualized student-centered experiences. The program is supported by strong clinical partners with diverse clinical backgrounds, actively engaged and supportive of our educational mission and research agendas. As part of Clarkson University’s Health Sciences, the physical therapy program is committed to a shared vision for interprofessional education and collaboration.
Potsdam, NY is the cultural and educational hub of Northern New York, with four universities in the area. In the Adirondacks of New York State, Potsdam is picturesque with much to offer outdoor enthusiasts. Potsdam offers a small town experience with reasonable cost of living, good school districts, and a safe environment to raise a family, yet relatively close to the urban opportunities afforded by Ottawa, Ontario and Montreal, Quebec.
Clarkson University is a nationally recognized research university with signature areas of academic excellence and research directed toward the world’s pressing issues. With more than 4,300 undergraduate and graduate students, its main campus is located in Potsdam, N.Y., and additional graduate program and research facilities are located in the Capital Region and Beacon, N.Y. One in five alumni already leads as an owner, CEO, VP or equivalent senior executive of a company.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continues until the position is filled. To submit your application, go to www.clarkson.edu/hr 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.
Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background check including, but not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, and criminal background check.

Minimum Qualifications

Preferred Credentials:
•A doctoral-level research degree (e.g., PhD, DSc, EdD) or ABD. ABPTS Specialty certification is desirable. Individuals with DPT and relevant advanced certifications and credentials may be considered.
•Teaching experience, an established scholarly agenda, and a history of service to the profession are preferred.
•Eligibility for physical therapy licensure in New York State is preferred.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Credentials:
•A doctoral-level research degree (e.g., PhD, DSc, EdD) or ABD. ABPTS Specialty certification is desirable. Individuals with DPT and relevant advanced certifications and credentials may be considered.
•Teaching experience, an established scholarly agenda, and a history of service to the profession are preferred.
•Eligibility for physical therapy licensure in New York State is preferred.

Physical Demands

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

Open Date08/13/2020Close Date03/31/2021Open Until FilledNoSpecial Instructions for this Posting

Applications received by September 20, 2020 will receive full consideration.

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).

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  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
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  2. * What is the highest level of completed education that you currently hold?
    • High School Diploma/GED
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • All But Dissertation (ABD)
    • Clinical Doctorate Degree (MD, DPT, OTD, DC, or similar)
    • PhD
Documents Needed To ApplyRequired Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Teaching Statement
  2. Research Statement
  3. List of Publications
  4. Teaching Evaluations
  5. Notice of Terminal Degree Completion by Date of Hire

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