Associate Professor and Program Director of Physical Therapy

Updated: about 17 hours ago
Location: Hempstead, NEW YORK
Job Type: FullTime

Associate Professor and Program Director of Physical Therapy
School/Division: School of Health Professions and Human Services
Office: Department of Health Professions
Full-Time or Part-Time: Full-Time
About Hofstra Hofstra University is a nationally ranked and recognized private university in Hempstead, N.Y. that is the only school to ever host three consecutive presidential debates (2008, 2012 and 2016). At Hofstra, students get the best of both worlds. Our campus is a leafy oasis just a quick train ride away from New York City and all its cultural, recreational and professional opportunities. We offer small classes and personal attention, with the resources, technology and facilities of a large university. Students can choose from more than 160 undergraduate program options and 165 graduate program options in the liberal arts and sciences, education, health professions and human services, the Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs, the Fred DeMatteis School of Engineering and Applied Science, the Frank G. Zarb School of Business, the Lawrence Herbert School of Communication, the Maurice A. Deane School of Law, the Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies, and the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. Hofstra University is a dynamic community of more than 11,000 students from around the world who are dedicated to civic engagement, academic excellence and becoming leaders in their communities and their careers.
Description: Hofstra University’s School of Health Professions and Human Services is seeking an anticipated full-time, tenure-track Associate Professor and founding Program Director to develop and administer a new CAPTE accredited program in Physical Therapy and provide visionary leadership to the program.
Hofstra University is located on Long Island, 25 miles east of New York City in Nassau County. The School of Health Professions and Human Services is home to three flourishing departments: Health Professions; Speech-Language Hearing Sciences; and Counseling and Mental Health Professions.
• Provide program leadership, including, but not limited to: managing the day-to-day responsibilities of program implementation, garnering and maintaining CAPTE accreditation, ensuring compliance with state licensing regulations, overseeing and evaluating fiscal and strategic program planning, coordinating student registration/advisement
• Assist in the recruitment and retention of faculty, staff and students
• Demonstrate a commitment to strategies for professional development
• Teach course work in the DPT program
• Set standards of performance for classroom and clinical instruction
• Develop, implement, review and analyze program evaluation and outcomes mechanisms
• Monitor the performance of all program employees
• Participate in scholarly activities
Qualifications: Candidates for the position of Associate Professor and Program Director will possess the following:
• An earned academic doctoral degree from an accredited university (i.e., PhD, EdD, DSc)
• Must be a Physical Therapist who is licensed in the United States with Board Certification in PT, and who is either licensed or eligible for physical therapy licensure in New York state
• Must meet the qualifications for appointment to the rank of associate professor or higher
• A minimum of 6 years of full-time higher education experience, with a minimum of
3 years of experience of full-time experience in a CAPTE-accredited physical therapist education program
• Extensive knowledge of and experience with physical therapy accreditation criteria (CAPTE) and state agency regulations, and familiarity with the details of clinical education and practicum site establishment
• Administrative experience in academic program planning and implementation, personnel management, program assessment, and fiscal management processes
• Demonstrated record of excellence in teaching, scholarship, service and research/scholarship
Tenure Track: Yes
Application Instructions: Hofstra University offers a competitive salary, an excellent benefits package and retirement plan. Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted until the position is filled.
For consideration, please send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy and goals, and the names and contact information of three references who can speak to teaching, research and service accomplishments to:
School of Health Professions and Human Services
Attention: Holly J. Seirup, Ed.D., Dean
119 Hofstra University
118 Hagedorn Hall
Hempstead, NY 11549
Email: with the subject line “Associate
Professor and Program Director of Physical Therapy”
Voluntary Self-Identification All applicants are invited to complete the three (3) voluntary self-identification forms
Deadline: Open until filled
Date Posted: 11/04/2019
Posting Number: 896801

Hofstra University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering diversity in its faculty administrative staff and student body, and encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community.

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