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MORAVIAN COLLEGE FACULTY POSTING

Multiple DPT Faculty Postings: Director of Clinical Education, Assistant/ Associate Professors

Posted: 9-28-2018

This position is eligible for full benefits.

The Department of Rehabilitation Sciences in the School of Natural and Health Sciences at Moravian College invites applications for four positions in the developing Doctor of Physical Therapy program:

  • One full-time, tenure track, open rank 12 month Director of Clinical Education
  • Three full-time, tenure track, open rank 9-12 month positions

We are looking for creative and collaborative individuals who are interested in contributing to program development and creating opportunities for students to participate in innovative interprofessional experiences. The start dates of these faculty positions are negotiable.

Director of Clinical Education Faculty Position (1 opening)

  • A minimum of 5 years of clinical experience as a physical therapist;
  • Experience as a clinical instructor, director of clinical education, or clinical coordinator of clinical education;
  • The preferred candidate will have an earned academic doctoral degree (PhD, EdD, DSc) and/or DPT with earned ABPTS specialty certification;
  • Eligible for PA physical therapist licensure by endorsement;
  • Record of teaching and scholarly agenda preferred.

Tenure Track Faculty positions (3 openings)

  • The preferred candidate will have an earned academic doctoral degree (PhD, EdD, DSc) and/or DPT with earned ABPTS specialty certification;
  • Eligible for PA physical therapist licensure by endorsement;
  • Applicants with contemporary expertise in any of the following clinical areas are especially encouraged to apply: Orthopedics, Diagnosis & Management of Cardiopulmonary Conditions, Pediatrics, Acute Care, Neurological, or Integumentary Conditions;
  • Candidates with expertise in Anatomy, Human Physiology, Neuroscience, Pathophysiology, or Pharmacology are also encouraged to apply;
  • An established scholarly agenda and teaching experience required;
  • Responsibilities include program development, teaching in the professional DPT program, course coordination in area of expertise, scholarship and service to the Department, College, and community.

A DPT program will be the fifth program in our Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, following the Master of Science in Athletic Training, Doctor of Athletic Training, Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology, and Master of Science in Occupational Therapy program. The vision for the department is to develop collaborative, interprofessional programs within a single academic unit.  Moravian College has developed new, state-of-the-art facilities to accommodate for the growing health sciences programs.  We have recently completed renovations on the Sports Medicine Rehabilitation Center and opened the newly built Sally Breidegam Miksiewicz Center for Health Sciences. Both buildings house cutting-edge technology for student education including a clinical simulation center and virtual cadaver lab. 

All positions are subject to budget availability.

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TO APPLY:  All application materials MUST be combined into ONE (1) document formatted as a PDF file. Qualified candidates should submit their completed application to dptsearch@moravian.edu.  A complete application consists of the following: (1) a cover letter addressing the position of interest, qualifications, and experience; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) copies of all transcripts; (4) a list of three professional references including name, current position, email, address, and phone number. The subject line should state the complete job title you are applying to. An incomplete application file will not be considered.

Screening of applications will begin on October 15th. The application review process will continue until all positions are filled. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Questions about the program may be directed to Dr. Mary Anne Riopel, Program Director; email riopelm@moravian.edu.

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Founded in 1742, Moravian College is the sixth-oldest college in the country. Moravian is a private coeducational liberal arts college that is located in historic Bethlehem, in the heart of Pennsylvania’s Lehigh Valley. Moravian is composed of a traditional undergraduate program, graduate, professional, and adult completion programs, and Moravian Theological Seminary.

Moravian College is committed to enhancing the diversity of our community, recognizing that to provide a diverse learning environment is to prepare students for personal and professional success in an increasingly multicultural and global society. The College community understands that it shares a responsibility for generating and preserving a learning environment where difference is valued, and inclusiveness and social justice are practiced.

The College encourages individuals from under-represented populations to apply. EOE