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Position Title:Faculty DPT Program-Neuromuscular
Posting Number:957
Department:Physical Therapy
Type of Position:Full Time
Classification:Faculty
Duration of Position:12 Month
Work Schedule:M-F 8:30AM-5:00PM
Number of Hours Per Week:37.5
Number of Position Openings:1
Brief Summary:

The Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program at Marist College is seeking a highly qualified individual to serve as a member of the foundling principal faculty.  The successful candidate will join a highly collaborative environment focused on establishing the region’s premier DPT Program. This full-time 12 month position requires curriculum development and teaching of neuromuscular content within practice pattern, and lifespan courses including adult and older adult populations.  Other opportunities may include teaching motor learning, prosthetics and orthotics, and other related content as well as mentoring students in patient care experiences on-campus and in clinical research. The faculty will work with the DPT faculty in a new dedicated state-of-the-art DPT facility that includes faculty and support offices, conference rooms, high-tech classrooms, research facilities, on-site suite of clinical simulation labs and a traditional gross anatomy facility supplemented with state of the art virtual cadavers to support the learning experience.  

Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  • Teaching didactic courses related to neurology and motor learning in the DPT Program 
  • Coordinating course development with faculty
  • Advising students and mentoring with doctoral projects
  • Engaging in a scholarly work
  • Providing service to the Program and College
 

Qualifications:

The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience in a higher education setting and effective communication and collaborative skills in a team-oriented environment. In addition, the following are requirements for the position:

  • Must be a licensed PT in New York at the time of employment
  • Possess an earned academic doctorate (PhD, EdD, ScD or DSc) from an accredited university in a field related to physical therapy; will consider a DPT with board certification/specialization (i.e. NCS, GCS), and clinical experience in the neuromuscular practice pattern.
  • Have a minimum of 3 years teaching experience in clinical or academic setting
  • Have a minimum of 5 years of full time work experience
  • Possess excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
 

Required Applicant Documents:Resume, Cover Letter, References
Additional Application Instructions:

Applications should be accompanied by a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy and goals, and the names and contact details of at least three professional references.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, and review of applications will begin immediately.  Salary and rank for the position will commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Position Open Date:08/29/2016

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