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Full-Time Tenure-Track Faculty: Physical Therapy (School of Health Sciences)

Quinnipiac University
Connecticut, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jun 9, 2022

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Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Kinesiology, Exercise Physiology & Physical Education, Occupational Therapy, Other Health & Medicine, Physical Therapy, Administrative, Student Affairs, Health Services
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Full Time
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The Department of Physical Therapy at Quinnipiac University invites applications for full-time 12-month tenure-track faculty position at the level of assistant professor with primary responsibilities within the DPT Program beginning in July 2023.

All faculty collaborate with the PT Department Chair and DPT Program Director to meet the educational needs of the Department. This full-time tenure track faculty position will have a designated scholarly agenda and service responsibilities relative to the strategic plan of the PT Department and aligned with individual interests.

About the School/Program:

The Department of Physical Therapy is part of the School of Health Sciences. The Quinnipiac University School of Health Sciences offers a comprehensive spectrum of health science programs designed to address the evolving health needs of a diverse society. Building upon a solid foundation in the basic sciences and liberal arts and using innovative teaching and hands-on experience, the School of Health Sciences seeks to integrate theory, research, and leadership in their disciplines and in the global community. The School of Health Sciences offers a student-centered learning environment with inter professional collaboration within and across the schools and colleges of the University.

About Quinnipiac:

Quinnipiac is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian institution located 90 minutes north of New York City and two hours from Boston. The university enrolls 6,800 full-time undergraduate and 3,000 graduate and part-time students in more than 140 degree programs through its Schools of Business, Communications, Computing and Engineering, Education, Health Sciences, Law, Medicine, Nursing and the College of Arts and Sciences. Quinnipiac consistently ranks among the top regional universities in the North in U.S. News & World Report's America's "Best Colleges" issue. Quinnipiac also is recognized in The Princeton Review's "The Best 387 Colleges." Quinnipiac has been named a "Great College to Work For" as determined by a comprehensive industry survey. Please visit for more information. An education at Quinnipiac embodies the university's commitment to preparing graduates for 21st-century careers and citizenship, creating an inclusive, excellence-driven community, nurturing and positively impacting internal, local and global communities, and fostering lifelong connections and success. The university believes in educating a diverse student body to become valued and contributing members of their communities through vital and purposeful educational programs. Students engage with real-world issues through practice and considering different perspectives. The university's innovative curriculum further prepares undergraduate and graduate students to understand their roles and responsibilities as members of the Quinnipiac community as well as the larger national and global communities.


  • Develop, implement, and monitor teaching strategies and course design to ensure the effectiveness and efficiency of instruction in meeting departmental and DPT Program accreditation requirements
  • Cultivate and maintain partnerships with community, clinical, academic, and relevant organizational entities to further scholarly agendas
  • Contribute to the ongoing quality improvement of the DPT Program, Department of Physical Therapy, and School of Health Sciences through program evaluation
  • Meet teaching, advising, service, and scholarship expectations as described in the Faculty Handbook.

Education Requirements:

  • Applicants must hold a post-professional doctoral degree (PhD, EdD, DSc, etc.) awarded by an institution that is accredited by a regional accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (USDE). ABD considered with record of teaching, scholarship, and service


  • Candidates must be licensed (or eligible for licensure) in the State of Connecticut, an active member of APTA, and have a minimum of 5 years of documented experience as a physical therapist
  • Evidence of strong teaching skills and use of instructional technology in the following content/practice areas: neurological rehabilitation and professional development, with additional teaching experience based on candidate contemporary expertise
  • Clinical practice as a physical therapist with experience working inter-professionally and supervising physical therapy students
  • Evidence of scholarly agenda (e.g., scholarship of application, discovery, integration, or teaching) through peer-reviewed publication, presentations, or ongoing scholarly endeavors
  • Commitment to community engagement and professional advocacy through teaching, service, and scholarship
  • Commitment to contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community
Preferred qualifications include:
  • Clinical practice in neurological rehabilitation or NCS
  • Volunteer service to a professional organization which has application to physical therapy
  • Mentorship of a capstone/research project(s) in a physical therapy program

Special Instructions to Applicants:


Applications must be submitted electronically and include a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three references on the application form.

Quinnipiac University has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity and inclusion throughout the University community and welcomes candidates who enhance that diversity.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package for full-time faculty and staff which includes tuition remission and a culture that is inclusive and driven by excellence.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: Please note that the university has a COVID-19 vaccination requirement. For more information, please visit

Quinnipiac University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Advertised: June 09, 2022 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: July 31, 2022 Eastern Daylight Time

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