Tenure Eligible Assistant Professor position

Position/Job Summary
The Department of Physical Therapy at Ithaca College invites nominations and applications for a tenure eligible faculty position at the rank of assistant professor starting in the 2018-2019 academic year. We are seeking applicants with a strong background in teaching and scholarship with a preference for those with experience in applied/clinical biomechanics. The position requires graduate and undergraduate teaching in Biomechanics, mentoring and advising graduate and undergraduate students, developing an active ongoing scholarship program in one’s area of specialty, and ongoing committee and service assignments.

The department is committed to increasing the diversity of the faculty to broaden the academic experience for its students. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply. The selected applicant will join a dynamic, collaborative department and enhance the learning opportunities in a six-year DPT curriculum that provides a seamless undergraduate to graduate education.

Position/Job Qualifications
Candidates are required to have an academic doctorate (PhD, EdD, DSc). Those who are ABD with completion by August 1, 2018 may be considered with a verifiable timeline detailing the path toward degree completion/dissertation. Candidates must have a defined research agenda and evidence of graduate teaching experience. Candidate’s eligibility for NY State PT licensure is preferred, but is not required.

Instructions for submitting your application:
Interested applicants must apply online at http://ithaca.edu/jobs/ and attach a curriculum vitae, cover letter, and the names and contact information for three professional references. Questions about online application should be directed to the Office of Human Resources at (607) 274-8000. Screening of applications will begin immediately. To ensure full consideration, complete applications should be received by November 1, 2017.

College description
At Ithaca College, a comprehensive residential campus community of 6,500 students, we strive to be at the forefront of the higher education landscape. We offer a distinct integrative learning experience that makes students ready for the personal, professional, and global challenges of our age.

We seek candidates who embrace integrative learning and want to be a part of this exciting time in Ithaca College history. We encourage creative collaboration and innovation in our faculty and staff, providing support and resources for them to grow in their fields and lead students to their own innovative ideas and achievements.
We welcome different ways of thinking and look for candidates with unique points of view and life experiences. We are inclusive of individuals with a wide range of cultural, personal, and professional backgrounds, talents, and skills. Our campus is a vibrant and rewarding community where diverse minds can learn, succeed, and excel.
When reviewing candidates, we are looking for indicators of a number of core competencies. Prospective candidates must be adaptable, collaborative, inclusive, respectful, responsive, results driven, and sustainable. They must communicate effectively, demonstrate leadership, exhibit professional integrity and ethics, take initiative, value personal and professional development, and show that they will engage in the college.
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Ithaca College is committed to building a diverse academic community and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply. Experience that contributes to the diversity of the college is appreciated.
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