Visiting Assistant Professor ~ Physical Therapy

Nazareth College
New York, United States
Salary Not specified
Jul 12, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Nazareth College, an independent, comprehensive institution with 2300 undergraduate and 700 graduate students, prepares its graduates to serve local and global communities through a wide range of liberal arts and professional programs. Nazareth seeks to hire faculty and staff with a demonstrated commitment to teaching excellence, student success, and civic engagement, and an understanding of the educational benefits and importance of diversity, equity and inclusion as articulated in our Diversity Statement. The college is located minutes from downtown Rochester, New York, a city noted for its rich arts and cultural community and its international businesses and industry. Applications from candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Nazareth College has a well-established six-year DPT program with an excellent reputation for experiential learning, a contemporary curriculum, and experienced faculty with various areas of specialty and expertise. This program includes two entry modes, both undergraduate and graduate, with a cohort size of 60 students per class. Clinical experiences are integrated throughout the curriculum in on-site pro-bono and community-based clinics. Community connections and support are extensive and include opportunities for interprofessional collaborations and global outreach.

Twelve full-time faculty, supported by associated faculty, provide a variety of professional, clinical, and research opportunities for students. Faculty has dedicated time for scholarship, access to state of the art facilities for teaching and clinic, and extensive administrative support. Faculty is dedicated to building a diverse and inclusive teaching and learning environment.

A state-of-the-art Wellness and Rehabilitation Institute (WRI) opened in 2015. The Institute’s 66,000 square feet is equipped to house physical therapy, occupational therapy, art therapy, music therapy and communication sciences and disorders. Additional highlights include a movement analysis laboratory and on-site clinics with a home transition laboratory. The WRI promotes interprofessional clinical education, research, and classroom learning while providing clinical services to individuals in the community. 

Required Education

A clinical doctorate or academic doctorate is required. 

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

The department is seeking candidates who can work collaboratively with our team of current faculty. Candidates must be eligible for licensure as a physical therapist in New York State. 

Preferred Qualifications

Previous teaching experience in a DPT program and 3 years of clinical practice experience is preferred. 

Special Requirements

Nazareth College is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and is committed to diversity in all areas of the campus community. Candidates from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. Experience that contributes to the diversity of the College is appreciated.