Physical Therapy, Instructor I/Assistant Professor

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Physical Therapy, Instructor I/Assistant Professor
Appointment Type 12 Month
Job Description

As the Physical Therapy, Instructor I/Assistant Professor you will teach at both undergraduate and graduate levels, as applicable; be involved in course and/or curriculum development; research/scholarship; participate on College and University committees and/or initiatives.

Florida Gulf Coast University is a comprehensive university dedicated to quality education, research, and service. All faculty are expected to be excellent teachers, responsive to changing professional needs; committed to innovative delivery of instruction resulting in improved student learning; committed to effective use of technology including distance learning; produce peer reviewed scholarship; and provide service to the College, University and Community. Teaching assignments may be on the main campus or at off-campus sites within our region.

Required Qualifications

Clinical Doctoral degree in Physical Therapy from a regionally accredited institution or equivalent accreditation with an American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS) specialization.

Licensed as a physical therapist in the State of Florida or eligible for licensure as a physical therapist in the State of Florida.

Must meet the University and College criteria for the appointment to the level of Instructor I.

Or

Academic Doctoral degree in an related from a regionally accredited institution or equivalent accreditation, completed coursework, and be ABD in an Academic Doctoral program in an area relevant to the education and practice of Physical Therapy.

Experience of at least 1 year teaching in a graduate physical therapy program.

Must meet the University and College criteria for the appointment to the level of Instructor I.

Preferred Qualifications

Academic Doctorate from a regionally accredited institution in an area relevant to the education and practice of Physical Therapy.

Three years of relevant clinical experience.

Content expertise in the areas of both Musculoskeletal Anatomy, Kinesiology, Biomechanical aspects of Physical Therapy, and adult neurological physical therapy along with experience in vestibular rehabilitation.

American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS).

Grant writing experience.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Experience or commitment to the use of technology in distance learning & university teaching. Interest in collaborating both within and outside the University in the development and delivery of instruction resulting in improved student learning. Must value continued scholarship and service to the school and university.

Salary Range

Job Duties

Essential Job Duties

Teaches, services, and advises students.

Conducts research.

Meets service expectations to support the Department, College, University, Community, and Physical Therapy profession.

Must have an articulated scholarly agenda, consistent with CAPTE expectations, that leads to peer-reviewed publications and presentations.

Other Duties

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F88P
Open Date 10/09/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

The faculty member must meet service expectations to support the Department, College, University, Community, and Physical Therapy profession.

The successful candidate must have an articulated scholarly agenda, consistent with CAPTE expectations, that leads to peer-reviewed publications and presentations.

Appointment will be made at a faculty rank commensurate with the candidate’s experience on a 12-month multi-year appointment basis available August 2018.

Because applications and materials are subject to public review and retention under Florida’s Public Records Law, please DO NOT send examples of your project/scholarship unless requested to do so. Therefore all submitted materials including articles, disks, slides, books, etc., become the property of FGCU and CANNOT BE RETURNED. As applicable, finalists will be notified of the need to submit specific additional materials. Such materials will become the property of FGCU.

Under Florida’s Public Records law, applications will be available for public review upon request.

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Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Transcripts
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. List of 5 Professional References (with relationship of each)
  5. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation