View Full Version : Position Announcement: Program in Physical Therapy FranklinPierce University (Arizona)

11-08-2009, 04:29 PM
The physical therapy program at the Goodyear, Arizona campus of Franklin Pierce University is seeking candidates for three 12-month faculty appointments at the assistant/associate professor level. Franklin Pierce University is dedicated to preparing physical therapists who are compassionate, evidence-based clinicians, life-long learners, and future professional/community leaders. The campus, located in the Phoenix metropolitan area is a small, student-centered environment with state of the art technology-equipped classrroms and physical therapy clinical laboratories, including computerized patient simulators. Facing the Estrella Mountains, Goodyear has all the amenities of the big city (cultural opportunities, golf, NASCAR, winter baseball training facilities, hiking) with the friendly, small-town atmosphere of an All-American city.

The successful candidate will demonstrate:
• Ability to teach in a small and highly interactive learning environment
• Clinical expertise (ABPTS Board certification preferred) in one or more of the following areas: geriatrics, neurology, acute and long term rehabilitation, cardiopulomonary/cardiovascular, physiology, pediatrics, clinical research
• Ability to integrate clinical expertise into teaching
• Leadership in service to the to the university, community outreach, and the profession
• Establish/maintain an agenda of scholarly work

Preferred Qualifications
• Post professional academic degree (Ph.D., Ed.D, ScD) in physical therapy or a related field and/or ABPTS Board certification with demonstrated leadership in clinical physical therapy and academic teaching experience in the area of expertise
• Licensed or eligible for licensure as a physical therapist in Arizona
• Minimum of five years’ clinical experience
• Salary and rank (assistant or associate professor) will be based on documented relevant experience and qualifications

Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, contact information for three references to the Director of Human Resources, Franklin Pierce University, 40 University Dr, Rindge, NH 03461 or email: HRDEPT@franklinpierce.edu.. Review of applications will begin December 15, 2009 and continue until the positions are filled.

Franklin Pierce University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

All the best,

Kristinn I. Heinrichs, PhD, PT, SCS, ATC, CSCS
Associate Professor
Associate Director, Program in Physical Therapy
College of Graduate and Professional Studies
Franklin Pierce University
140 North Litchfield Road, Suite 110
Goodyear, Arizona 85338
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