The Department of Rehabilitation Sciences in the School of Public
Health and Health Professions ( SPHHP ) is inviting applications
for a nontenure-track, state-funded, 12-month Clinical
Assistant/Associate Professor in the Physical Therapy Program. Rank
of professorship dependent on experience. This person will serve as
the DPT program’s Associate Director of Clinical Education.
Providing administrative support and placement for the DPT Clinical
Education program is central to this position. This person will
also teach at least two courses (equivalent to 3-4 credit hours per
course) per year plus administrative duties outlined below.
Duties will also include:
- Teaching lecture and laboratory courses
- Mentoring students
- Advising students
- Contributing to ongoing curriculum quality improvement.
Knowledge of higher education, clinical education, and teaching and
mentoring students are essential along with excellent communication
skills. Successful applicant is expected to develop and sustain the
existing DPT clinical education program. Applicants must be
eligible for PT licensure in NY, and must have completed a PhD or
terminal degree. The successful candidate will contribute to the
research, teaching, scholarship and service mission of the
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: http://sphhp.buffalo.edu/rehabilitation-science.html
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: http://sphhp.buffalo.edu/
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
Annual salary commensurate with qualification and rank of
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.
- DPT degree
- Licensed or eligible for licensure in NYS
- Teaching experience and involvement in professional
- Strong computer literacy skills
- APTA member
- Experience administering clinical education placements.
- Familiarity with Exxat, Access, Excel, Survey Monkey, CPI
For more information, click the "How to Apply" button.