Boston University Department of Physical Therapy & Athletic Training is seeking a well-qualified candidate to serve as a Lecturer within the Doctor of Physical Therapy program. This position is a full-time, non-tenure track, 9 month faculty appointment beginning as early as July 1, 2019. Faculty at the Lecturer level at Boston University are expected to contribute to teaching within their assigned department and contribute to service in the program, College and to the profession. This position is specifically aligned with the delivery, assessment and promotion of clinical education in the profession of physical therapy.
The successful candidate will work closely with the Directors of Clinical Education, to develop and maintain clinical site partnerships, as well as monitor and refine the clinical education component of the curriculum. Responsibilities include but are not limited to performing site visits, organizing clinical faculty development initiatives and evaluating student performance. Additional teaching opportunities in the professional program will be based upon areas of expertise; and the candidate will be responsible for academic advising, student mentoring, as well as Program/ School/University service.
The Boston University Doctor of Physical Therapy program, a top-tier professional education program, is a community of leading educators, researchers, students, and alumni, dedicated to providing one of the finest educations in physical therapy in the world. The breadth and depth of our curriculum and scholarship, as well as our innovative spirit, are distinctive in the physical therapy community.
Qualifications of the successful candidate include:
Professional degree (DPT), ABPTS board certification, and a current PT license, MA eligible
A minimum offive years of continuous clinical practice
An APTA-credentialed clinical instructor with a minimum of three years as a Clinical Instructor.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Strong organization, administrative and problem-solving skills
Demonstrated experience in relationship building with community and/or professional coalitions/partnerships
Preference will be given to applicants with:
Prior administrative experience in clinical environments and clinical education.
Previous teaching experience within an academic setting (professional graduate students).
Established network of therapists and administrators within various health care organizations.
Evident record of service to the physical therapy profession.
The College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College is part of a vibrant academic and research community that includes 17 schools and colleges across Boston University's Charles River and Medical campuses, as well as many highly regarded medical and educational institutions in the Boston area that allow for collaborative and interdisciplinary activities. For further information, please visit: http://www.bu.edu/sargent
Boston University is an AAU institution with a long and distinguished tradition of dedication to inclusion and social justice. The College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College includes diversity as one of our strategic goals. We are especially committed to increasing the participation of underrepresented groups at BU and throughout our professional organizations.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. An application must include: (1) a letter of intent, including the names and contact information for three references, (2) curriculum vitae, and (3) a single document that contains statements of the applicant's clinical and teaching experience.
Please send applications to:
Lee Marinko, ScD
Search Committee Chair
Department of Physical Therapy & Athletic Training
BU College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College
635 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02215
Or electronically to
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
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