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Faculty Specialist – Physical Therapy


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Physical Therapy


Job Purpose:


The University of Scranton Department of Physical Therapy invites applications for the full-time, 12-month Faculty Specialist position. This position will begin in August 2024 and includes teaching, and service responsibilities, as well as research expectations as defined by accreditation standards. The department is seeking candidates to teach courses in the following areas: adult neurological rehabilitation (e.g., brain injury, spinal cord injury, neuromuscular and neurodegenerative diseases), neuroscience, human anatomy, and teaching/learning.


Essential Duties:


Teaching ServiceScholarship, as defined by accreditation standardsOther responsibilities as outlined in the faculty contract and handbook


Additional Skills Required:


Minimum Education Requirements:


Doctoral preparation (may include DPT degree)


Preferred Education:


Minimum Job Experience Requirements:


At least 3 years of clinical experience


Preferred Qualifications:


Experience in teaching and evaluation of student learning (classroom and/or lab)Record of scholarly activities (e.g., presentations related to teaching areas, publications, grant activities)


Full Time/Part Time:




Annual Schedule:






Faculty Specialist




Non-Tenure Track


Special Instructions to Applicants:


Review of applications will begin on February 8, 2024. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references.


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