Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor of Physical Therapy, Non-Tenure Track

New York City, New York
negotiable; based on experience
Sep 23, 2016
Oct 23, 2016
Organization Type
University and College
Contract Type
Full Time

Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor of Physical Therapy, Non-Tenure Track

Physical Therapy

New York University’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development invites applications for a Non-Tenure Track Clinical Assistant or Clinical Associate Professor in Physical therapy to begin September, 2017. The appointed faculty member will be part of the Department of Physical therapy.

NYU Steinhardt has one-of-a-kind integration of education, communication, health, and the arts, with eleven departments, seventeen research centers and institutes, 292 full-time faculty and close to six thousand students. We are committed to substantially increasing the proportion of our faculty from historically underrepresented groups as we strive to create the most intellectually diverse, inclusive, and equitable institution that we can. The Department of Physical Therapy is a pioneer in physical therapy clinical and research education and is home to the Department’s Arthur J. Nelson Human Performance Research Laboratory. The Department has a top-ranked DPT program, the first PT PhD program, an advanced post-professional master’s degree program in pathokinesiology, a DPT for Practicing Physical Therapists, and a clinical residency program in orthopedics.

Position Description: Position is open to a faculty member dedicated to advancing physical therapy through teaching and practice. The field of specialization for this position is open.

Responsibilities: Teach and advise master’s and doctoral students; assume a leadership role in the department’s clinical education programs; engage in administrative responsibilities related to clinical education and other departmental activities; participate in faculty meetings, serve on committees, and provide other service to the University.

Qualifications: Physical therapist eligible for New York State physical therapy licensure with a clinical or academic doctoral degree.  Specialty certification is desired. The candidate must have clinical and teaching experience and be prepared to instruct students in the areas of exercise physiology, fitness theory, and physiology of the cardiovascular/pulmonary systems or anatomy and physiology of the musculoskeletal system. Administrative skills are also required.

NYU's dynamic Global Network University includes NYU Abu Dhabi, NYU Shanghai, and international programs and academic centers around the world. NYU Steinhardt faculty may have the opportunity to engage in research and teaching at these global study and research sites.

Applications: Please apply online with a letter indicating the appropriateness of the candidate’s qualifications for the responsibilities of the position; a curriculum vitae; and the names and contact information of four references.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled. For best consideration, materials should be submitted no later than December 1, 2016. Additional information about the position can be obtained from Tsega A. Mehreteab, search committee chair, at

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