Physical Therapy Instructor/Assistant Professor position (IHP Faculty)

MGH Institute of Health Professions
Boston, MA

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Health & Medical, Allied Health
Position Type
Assistant Professor
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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The Department of Physical Therapy offers a 3-year Doctor of Physical Therapy degree and a 1-year Residency in Orthopedic Physical Therapy. The DPT program is highly regarded and has an integrated modular curriculum that leverages active learning approaches to facilitate learning. We have a strong commitment to team-based teaching. 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 both regionally and nationally.


The Department of Physical Therapy in the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences at the MGH Institute of Health Professions invites applications for a 12-month, full-time Instructor/Assistant professor position. Rank will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Responsibilities include teaching management of cardiovascular and pulmonary conditions and acute care, academic advising, research/scholarship, and service. Research startup may be available based on research agenda and potential.


Strong candidates will have prior clinical and teaching experience in the content area, and evidence of research experience based on peer-reviewed conference presentations and/or publications.

Required qualifications include:

  • A clinical doctorate (DPT)**
  • Prior clinical and/or academic teaching experience in the content area
  • Eligibility for physical therapy licensure in Massachusetts
Preferred qualifications include:

  • Specialty board certification
  • An academic doctorate (PhD, EdD, DSc) or candidacy status
  • A demonstrated record of scholarship
**Candidates without an academic doctorate will be expected to matriculate into a terminal degree program within one year from the beginning of the academic appointment.


This position is available for the 2023-2024 academic year. The search will continue until the position is filled. Application packet including a current curriculum vita and a cover letter describing applicant experiences in teaching, research, professional service, and clinical practice should be submitted online at

Please send all inquiries about this position to:

Shweta Gore PT, PhD, DPT, MPT, GCS

Chair, Physical Therapy Search Committee

MGH Institute of Health Professions

36 1st Avenue

Boston, MA 02129


Fax: 617-742-1922

Email: [email protected] 



MGH Institute of Health Professions is a graduate school in Boston that provides entry-level and post-professional programs in Nursing, Communication Sciences and Disorders, Genetic Counseling, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Physician Assistant Studies. The PhD in Rehabilitation Sciences and a PhD and Master of Science in Health Professions Education have been added in recent years along with two brand new programs: Master of Health Administration in Leadership and Master of Science in Healthcare Data Analytics to meet rising demand for highly educated health care professionals, educators, and researchers. Integrating classroom learning with research and clinical experience, the Institute grants doctoral degrees, master's degrees, awards certificates of advanced study, and offers continuing education to practicing professionals.

MGH Institute of Health Professions is the only degree-granting affiliate in Mass General Brigham (MGB), the largest private employer in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The Institute has been recognized multiple times by The Chronicle of Higher Education as a “Great College to Work For.” A leading health sciences educational institution, MGH Institute provides students with outstanding academic programs, many of which are ranked among the best in the nation.

MGH Institute of Health Professions has announced an organization-wide anti-racism initiative to think boldly about race and bring together all members of the Institute community to address systemic racial injustice as well as oppression more broadly. The plan seeks to create a supportive and inclusive campus environment and better support the diverse communities the school serves. We are excited about this new initiative and are hiring employees who are committed to justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion and will contribute to our anti-racism and anti-oppression approach. 

Primary Location: MA-Charlestown-MGH IHP
Work Locations:
MGH IHP (MGHCharlestownIHP)
36 First Avenue
Charlestown, 02129

Job: Teaching/Faculty
Organization: Massachusetts General Hospital(MGH)
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Employee Status: Regular
Job Posting: Jan 4, 2023


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 the Partners HealthCare System, the MGH Institute offers its more than 1,500 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 is located at the Catherine Filene Shouse Building in Boston's historic Charlestown Navy Yard. Originally built in 1866, a complete interior renovation of the Shouse Building was completed in 2001, providing a state-of-the-art working and learning environment. The building also houses The Children's Quarters, which offers kindergarten and preschool daycare to both staff and students of the Institute and the Charlestown community. We employ more than 200 faculty, administration, and staff, and offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package. The MGH Institute of Health Professions is an equal opportunity employer

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