DPT Faculty Position, Erie, Teaching or Tenure Track

Gannon University
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Apr 26, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Special Education, Health & Medicine, Dentistry, Occupational Therapy, Other Health & Medicine, Physical Therapy
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Teaching or Tenure Track Faculty Position,
Doctor of Physical Therapy Program (Erie, PA)

Gannon University, a Catholic university, includes a collaborative and dynamic faculty that prepares motivated students intellectually, professionally, and personally for leadership roles in their careers, society, and church. This full-time, 12-month faculty position for the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program located at the Erie, Pennsylvania campus is available to begin upon hire. A teaching track or tenure track appointment is available. Rank will be determined according to University standards at the time of employment. Gannon University seeks excellence through inclusiveness and invites members of underrepresented groups to apply.

Responsibilities: Gannon University is committed to excellence in student-centered learning with an emphasis on student learning outcomes. The program works collaboratively, with an emphasis on professional education integrated with liberal-learning student outcomes, advisement of students, scholarly engagement within the Boyer Model of Scholarship, and interactive teaching and learning styles. The University's excellent faculty also advises students and engages in creative scholarly activities as well as in professional, University, and community service. Candidates must be able to support and promote the University's inclusive Mission, its Catholic identity, and its liberal arts and professional education traditions.

The DPT Program in Erie, PA is a full-time 33-month program, which has a 30-year history of preparing students for a successful career in the PT profession. The curriculum is provided in a problem-oriented, system-based competency format, emphasizing evidence-based practice, generalist clinical skills, and community health. The program has had continuous CAPTE accreditation since its founding in 1992 and includes a cohesive and stable faculty of ten full-time physical therapists and a supportive clinical community allowing a positive environment for teaching, scholarship, and service responsibilities. The DPT Program has advanced technology for motion and gait analysis, balance rehabilitation, and diagnostic imaging available. Interprofessional collaboration is in place with other health professions within the college. Student-managed pro-bono clinics allow collaboration with clinical partners and the community to provide clinical and wellness services to student-athletes, children, and adults with mobility needs.

Requirements: Qualified candidates will possess a post-professional doctoral degree (Ph.D., EdD, DHS, DSc, etc. or ABD) and/or a DPT degree, with a clinical specialization preferred. Content expertise in the musculoskeletal system, evidence-based practice, and/or practice management/health policy is also preferred. Additional requirements include greater than three years of clinical experience, three years of clinical teaching as a clinical instructor, and/or site coordinator of clinical education. Must be eligible for Pennsylvania state licensure. Qualified candidates will be expected to engage in scholarly activities in keeping with the Boyer Model of Scholarship as is appropriate to their rank and application for tenure and/or promotion.

Gannon University Overview
Gannon is located in the heart of downtown Erie, Pennsylvania, along the shores of Lake Erie. Erie is a major tourist destination boasting 11 beaches, a wide variety of seasonal activities, professional sports teams, a professional symphony, multiple venues for live theater and music, and many other entertainment options. Pittsburgh, Cleveland, and Buffalo are within a two-hour drive.

Application Procedures: Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, and the contact information for three professional references tohttps://gannon.peopleadmin.com/postings/7677. A review of applications will begin immediately and this position will remain open until filled. References will not be contacted without prior notification to the applicants. Gannon University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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