Anderson University, located in Upstate South Carolina, is
seeking an individual to assume the leadership role, effective June
2022, for a newly developed Doctor of Physical Therapy program.
Anderson University is a private, faith-based institution that has
enjoyed considerable growth over the past decade including the
development of a relatively new College of Health Professions. As
part of its inception, the DPT program was founded in 2017,
enrolled the inaugural class in 2019, and underwent its initial
accreditation visit in the summer of 2021. Given the pending
retirement of the Founding Chair, the University is seeking someone
who will continue to lead the program according to its ambitious
strategic plan. The program is well resourced with a stable and
dynamic core faculty, strong administrative support, an active
advisory council, and new teaching facilities. As an Apple
Distinguished School, the University also boasts abundant support
for the training and use of innovative technology. The program’s
location in Greenville, SC offers many cultural and recreational
opportunities, affordable housing and transportation, and close
access to mountains, lakes, and beaches.
Qualified candidates must be licensed physical therapists who
have a minimum of six years of academic experience in a physical
therapist education program and hold a post-professional, academic
doctoral degree in a related field. Candidates must have sufficient
teaching and scholarly experience to qualify for senior faculty
status and possess strong communication and administrative skills.
Experience and knowledge of the CAPTE accreditation process is
highly desirable along with involvement in professional service.
Candidates must also share Christian beliefs and values that are
compatible with those of the institution and support its
Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience. Interested
individuals should contact: Dr. Don Peace, Dean, College for Health
Professions at firstname.lastname@example.org
and submit their application online at:
Applications will be received until position is filled.
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and culture that is reflective of God’s Kingdom and biblical unity.
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other basis on which the University is prohibited from
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limited to its programs and activities, admissions, educational
policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other
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the University may legally discriminate on the basis of religion in
employment. The University has been granted exemption from certain
regulations promulgated under Title IX of the Education Amendments
of 1972 which conflict with the University's religious tenets.
Please direct inquiries about our commitment to diversity to Dr.
L. Dianne King, Associate Vice President for Student
Development/Dean of Student Success/ Title IX Coordinator, Thrift
Library Office 203, 316 Boulevard, Anderson, SC 29621, (864)
or to the Office of Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education