Clinical Assistant Professor

New York, United States
Salary Not Specified
Aug 10, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
Position Summary

The Department of Rehabilitation Sciences in the School of Public Health and Health Professions ( SPHHP ) is recruiting a state-funded, 10-month Clinical Assistant Professor in the Physical Therapy Program.

The successful candidate will contribute to the teaching, scholarship and service mission of the program. Duties may include teaching lecture and laboratory courses; mentoring students in clinical research projects, advising students; and contributing to ongoing curriculum quality improvement.

Knowledge of higher education, neuromuscular curriculum, and contemporary clinical practice are essential along with research experience and excellent communication skills. Must be licensed or eligible for licensure in NYS .

Department, School, and University

The Department of Rehabilitation Sciences at UB has a longstanding history of excellence in clinical education in programs leading to the Doctor of Physical Therapy, the BS/MS in Occupational Therapy, and the PhD in Rehabilitation Science. The PT and OT entry-level programs have enjoyed continuous accreditation for more than 60 years. For more information on the SPHHP Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, please visit:

UB SPHHP is one of the only schools in the country to include both public health and health professions, providing unique opportunities for collaboration amongst students and faculty. For more information on UB SPHHP, please visit:

The University at Buffalo is the State University of New York’s largest and most comprehensive research-intensive university and is its primary center for professional education and training. We are Middle States Commission on Higher Education accredited and a member of the Association of American Universities. UB provides a rich environment for collaborative and transdisciplinary research with faculty within the SPHHP and at other schools located in the Academic Health Center (Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Dental Medicine, Pharmacy and Nursing).


Buffalo is the second-largest city in New York State and is located on the shores of Lake Erie, upriver of the majestic Niagara Falls. Buffalo – the City of Good Neighbors – is undergoing a renaissance with a rapidly growing economy, vital academic health sciences center, and affordable cost of living. The Western New York educational system is excellent. Buffalo-Niagara is a region of 1.2 million people, world-class art galleries and museums, a comprehensive city-wide system of parks and green space, a vibrant theater and music community, and major and minor league sports teams.

Annual salary commensurate with qualification and rank of appointment.

University at Buffalo is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Minimum Qualifications

• MPT or DPT degree
• Licensed or eligible for licensure in NYS
• Advanced credentials in neurological PT
• Ability to teach neuromuscular curriculum within the DPT program
• Teaching experience and involvement in professional associations

Preferred Qualifications

Advanced doctoral training (PhD, EdD, ScD)

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