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  • Physical Therapy Faculty Position

    The department of Physical Therapy at Nazareth College is seeking applications for a full-time, 9-month, tenure-track faculty position to begin in the fall of 2012. Rank and salary will be commensurate with education and teaching experience.

    Nazareth College offers a six-year DPT program, with modified problem-based learning as part of the curriculum and an emphasis on experiential learning. Embedded clinical experiences for students include evaluation and intervention with patients in our on-site Neuromuscular and Musculoskeletal Clinics under faculty supervision and working with other groups in the community whose needs for physical therapy are underserved. Faculty provide a variety of professional, clinical, and research opportunities for students integrated with didactic content. Recent renovations to the department include a new 3D Movement Analysis Laboratory and additional clinic space including a home transition laboratory for inter-professional use.

    The department is seeking candidates with an earned doctorate (PhD, EdD, DSc) who can work collaboratively with our team of current faculty. ABD candidates will be considered. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to those candidates who have teaching, clinic practice, or research experience in the areas of orthotics/prosthetics or wound care. The candidates must be eligible for licensure as a physical therapist in New York State.

    Nazareth College, an independent, comprehensive institution with 2000 undergraduate and 1200 graduate students, prepares its graduates to serve local and global communities through a wide range of liberal arts and professional programs. Nazareth seeks to hire teacher-scholars with a demonstrated commitment to excellent teaching, student success, and civic engagement, and an understanding of the educational benefits of ethnic and racial diversity in the campus community. The college is located minutes from downtown Rochester, New York, a city noted for its rich arts and cultural community and its international businesses and industry. Applications from candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged. EOE. Please visit our web page at

    Qualified candidates should send a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, and the names of 3 references to: Marcia Miller Spoto, PT, DC, OCS via e-mail, (phone 585-389-2903) or by mail to Nazareth College, 4245 East Avenue, Rochester, New York 14618-3790.