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Assistant/Associate Professor and Director of Clinical Education for Doctor of Physical Therapy...

Employer
Hofstra University
Location
Hempstead, NY

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Health & Medical, Allied Health
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

About Hofstra:

At Hofstra University, intellectual curiosity is not just aspirational – it is central to how we engage on a daily basis. Hofstra faculty work within a diverse scholarly community committed to student success, intellectual discovery, free inquiry, inclusivity, and collaboration.

Enrolling more than 10,000 students, Hofstra offers students an array of undergraduate and graduate academic programs spanning the arts, humanities, sciences, business, engineering, law, health care, communications, and more.

Our accomplished faculty collaborate with students to explore interdisciplinary questions and produce innovative research that lays the foundation for future personal and professional success. With a beautiful campus in Hempstead, NY, Hofstra’s location seamlessly merges the tranquility of coastal suburban living with the boundless opportunities of nearby New York City.

Hofstra University seeks candidates who will contribute to a supportive climate for students, faculty, and staff of all identities and backgrounds. We especially encourage women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ+ community, veterans, and people with disabilities to apply.

Position Title:

Assistant/Associate Professor and Director of Clinical Education for Doctor of Physical Therapy Program

Position Number:

896420

School/Division:

School of Health Professions and Human Services

Full-Time or Part-Time:

Full-Time

Description:

The Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program at Hofstra University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor and Director of Clinical Education in the new Doctor of Physical Therapy program. Reporting to the Director of the Physical Therapy Program, the Director of Clinical Education is responsible for the planning, coordination, administration, and monitoring of the clinical component of the physical therapy program. The anticipated start date for this position is Summer 2024.
Join our core faculty and be part of a collaborative and dynamic group with diverse backgrounds and expertise. The Director of Clinical Education will join the faculty team at an exciting time as we welcome our inaugural class of DPT students. The DPT program recently moved to newly renovated spaces, including new faculty offices, a custom-designed research lab, and state-of-the-art instructional spaces. Spaces support diverse teaching and scholarship agendas through a variety of cutting-edge resources and equipment, including an eight-camera VICON motion analysis system, Bertec force plates, a GAITRite instrumented walkway, CORTECH brain flow measurement system, and Virtualis’ virtual reality system.
The DPT program is housed within the Hofstra University School of Health Professions and Human Services and has a strong presence in the education of varied health professionals in the Long Island region (see Hofstra University’s Doctor of Physical Therapy Program for more details).
Responsibilities:
· Develop, administer, and direct the clinical education component of the DPT curriculum.
· Set standards of performance for classroom and clinical instruction.
· Develop, implement, review and analyze program evaluation and outcome mechanisms relating to clinical instruction and readiness.· Develop strong clinical partnerships by enlisting clinical education sites across a variety of patient populations and practice settings.· Ensure that the clinical education component of the curriculum maintains compliance with CAPTE, federal/state regulations, institutional policies, and placement site policies.Hofstra University is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering diversity in its faculty, administrative staff and student body. We especially encourage women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ+ community, veterans and people with disabilities to apply.

Qualifications:

Successful candidates for the position of Assistant/Associate Professor and Director of Clinical Education will possess the following:• An earned academic doctoral degree from an accredited university (i.e., PhD, EdD, DSc) is preferred.• Must be a Physical Therapist who is licensed in the United States. Must be eligible for, or currently possess physical therapy licensure in New York State.• Active membership in the American Physical Therapy Association.• A minimum of 3 years full-time (or equivalent) of post-licensure clinical practice, and a minimum of 2 years’ clinical practice as a Clinical Coordinator of Clinical Education and/or a Clinical Instructor, or 2 years’ experience in teaching, curriculum development and administration in a PT program• Knowledge of, and experience with, physical therapy accreditation criteria (CAPTE) related to the clinical education curriculum and state agency regulations is preferred. Familiarity with the details of clinical education and practicum site establishment is preferred.• Demonstrated record of excellence in teaching, scholarship, service, and clinical research.• Demonstrated commitment to promoting equity, diversity and inclusion in an educational environment

Preferred Quals Summary:

  • Earned terminal doctoral degree (PhD or equivalent academic doctoral degree) in Physical Therapy, Health Sciences, or related field.
  • Enrolled in a Post-professional degree or interested in enrolling in a Post-professional degree (i.e., PhD, EdD, DHSc, DSc, ScD).
  • Board certification in a physical therapy area of specialization.
  • Teaching experience in a doctoral physical therapy program.
  • Established record of scholarship.
  • Evidence of commitment to develop a focused successful research project as an independent investigator.
  • Actively involved in the physical therapy profession or interested in becoming engaged in the APTA and its academies and/or chapters.

Special Instructions:

· Applications should be submitted electronically and include the following: a cover letter, a statement of teaching philosophy and goals, a CV, and the names and contact information of three professional references. Successful candidates will be required to provide official academic transcripts and professional letters of recommendation.· Questions can be directed to Dr. Yasser Salem, Program Director, at Yasser.salem@hofstra.edu. Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.· Please also visit our website at Physical Therapy, DPT | Home | Hofstra UniversityHofstra University offers a competitive salary, an excellent benefits package, and retirement plan. Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted until the position is filled.Hofstra University is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering diversity in its faculty, administrative staff, and student body, and encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community.

Deadline:

Open until filled

Tenure Track:

Yes

Date Posted:

05/30/2024

EEO Statement:

Hofstra University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering diversity in its faculty, administrative staff and student body, and encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community.

Salary/Salary Range:

$115,000-$130,000

Organization

Working at Hofstra University

Hofstra University is a dynamic private university where students will benefit from large-university resources and thrive within a small college atmosphere.  At Hofstra, students can choose from 155 undergraduate and 170 graduate program options within the Frank G. Zarb School of Business; Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences: the Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs; School of Humanities, Fine and Performing Arts; School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics; the Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine at Hofstra University and Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies at Hofstra University; Hofstra University Continuing Education; Honors College; Lawrence Herbert School of Communication; Maurice A. Deane School of Law; School of Education; School of Engineering and Applied Science; and School of Health Professions and Human Services. Students also benefit from small classes (student-to-faculty ratio of 13-to-1 and an average undergraduate class size of just 21 students), flexible schedules, and close proximity to the cultural and networking aspects of New York City.

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