Open rank Clinical Professor

Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Mar 25, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Open rank Clinical Professor

About Northeastern:
Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.

Our locations—in Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahant—are nodes in our growing global university system. Through this network, we expand opportunities for flexible, student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused research.

Northeastern's comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs— in a variety of on-campus and online formats—lead to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and careers.

The Bouve College of Health Sciences has over 200 faculty members, with approximately 2,000 undergraduate and 2,400 graduate students. It is the leading national model for education and research in the health, psychosocial and biomedical sciences and supports the University's mission of educating students for a life of fulfillment and accomplishment and creating and translating knowledge to meet global and societal needs.

About the Opportunity:
The Department of Physical Therapy, Movement and Rehabilitation Sciences in the Bouve College of Health Sciences at Northeastern University invites applications from highly motivated candidates for a 12-month open rank clinical -track faculty appointment to begin in the Fall 2021 semester. Responsibilities include teaching, service and scholarship within the field of physical therapy. The teaching responsibilities for this position will be shared between cardiovascular/pulmonary, acute or complex medical care, and clinical education.

Responsibilities include teaching, service, and scholarship in the field of physical therapy education in alignment with the department workload policy.

Candidate must be a licensed physical therapist or eligible for licensure in Massachusetts by appointment start date. Candidates must have a minimum of two years teaching experience in physical therapy education by appointment start date. A record of scholarly activity as defined by the Commission on Accreditation of Physical Therapist Education (CAPTE) is required by appointment start date. Candidates will demonstrate the ability to work as part of a collaborative team in educational delivery, service, and scholarship.

Additionally, qualified candidates will either: 1) Possess an Academic Doctorate (PhD, EdD, ScD) and PT degree or 2) Possess an earned Doctor of Physical Therapy degree and demonstrated clinical excellence in a clinical specialization within any area designated by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties and be currently enrolled in an academic doctorate program at an accredited institution by appointment start date.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preference for candidates who are physical therapists with Academic Doctorate (PhD, EdD, ScD) with expertise in cardiovascular/pulmonary or complex medical care, or clinical education and established independent record of scholarship.

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Additional Information:
The Department of Physical Therapy, Movement and Rehabilitation Sciences, located within Bouve College of Health Sciences, is comprised of 30 faculty, some with joint or affiliated appointments in other colleges. The Department offers one of the oldest and largest Doctor of Physical therapy programs in the country with a hallmark experiential cooperative education program, a Ph.D. program in Human Movement and Rehabilitation Sciences, an ABPTFRE Sports Physical Therapy Residency Program and a transitional Doctorate in Physical Therapy in collaboration with College of Professional studies. The Department of Physical Therapy, Movement and Rehabilitation Sciences is successfully and rapidly building and strengthening its educational offerings and research program, in parallel with the exciting growth occurring across Northeastern University.

The Department is Housed within the School of Clinical and Rehabilitation Sciences created in 2020 within the Bouve College of Health Sciences at Northeastern University. This school brings together the clinical fields of physical therapy, speech and language pathology, and physicians' assistants with the multiple disciplines of rehabilitation sciences including epidemiology, neuroscience, engineering, physiology, exercise science, design, and communication. Based on the Northeastern University's 2025 Plan the new School is building a diverse and inclusive network for creating new knowledge (research) and education. These networks allow for more agile and innovative discoveries.

Bouvè College of Health Sciences values and respects the multiple and diverse identities of our shared humanity across race, ethnicity, class, ability, language, gender, sexuality, age, nationality, and military service. We are committed to enlivening the climate of diversity at Bouve through teaching, learning, dialogue, and relationship building. We seek to nurture inhabitable and welcoming spaces where all members feel that their ideas, voice, and lived experiences matter. We avow that differences in perspectives exist, are to be anticipated, and that respect for our differences is foundational to the universe of ideas that enrich our lives and professions. We are committed to advocacy, inclusion, and justice for all.

Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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