LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY HEALTH SCIENCES CENTERSchool of Allied Health ProfessionsNew Orleans, Louisiana
The Department of Physical Therapy invites applications for a second 12-month,
assistant or associate professor position on either the clinical or tenure track. We seek individuals who wish to join a faculty dedicated
to teaching in an innovative entry level DPT Program. The curriculum is learner-centered with case-based, independent, and group learning
facilitated by the faculty through Socratic discussions, problem-solving, and integrated classroom and clinical experiences. Team teaching
is frequently utilized and students have opportunities for integrated clinical experiences in surrounding clinical venues as part of
The Department of Physical Therapy and the clinical programs within the LSU Health Science Center enjoy
an integrated, collaborative relationship. The program also has collaborative relationships with surrounding health care facilities and is
part of the LSU Health Care network for South Louisiana, including the state-of-the-art University Medical Center with a Level 1 trauma
center. The department has spacious educational and office spaces with state-of-the-art classrooms and treatment areas. There are 3 research
lab spaces with various equipment including: a NeuroCom, Biodex Pro system 4 dynamometer, GAITRite System, Sports Motion Video Analysis
System, Woodway treadmill, AMTI Accugait Force Platform System, 16 Channel EMG System, and GE Logiq Ultrasound. In addition, opportunities
to participate in the faculty practice clinic are available.
Applicants with scholarly and teaching expertise primarily in
musculoskeletal rehabilitation and biomechanics are strongly encouraged to apply. Secondary interests in teaching administrative issues,
wellness and any other areas of expertise or interest are desirable, but not required. All qualified candidates are welcome to submit
applications for consideration. Teaching responsibilities will be dependent on content expertise along with expertise of current faculty.
Faculty will participate in integrated classroom and group learning experiences as well. Other responsibilities include engaging in
scholarly activity, student advisement, supervision of student capstone projects, and service. Qualifications include possessing a degree in
Physical Therapy with an academic doctorate (Ph.D., Ed.D., etc.) OR a DPT with ABPTS Board certification or other advanced certification. In
addition, the candidate should hold or be eligible for Louisiana licensure and have a minimum of three to five years of clinical experience.
Prior teaching experience and history of involvement in scholarly activities is desirable.
LSUHSC offers a very competitive
salary, an excellent benefits package and retirement plan, and a generous relocation assistance package if coming from outside the area.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, CV and three professional references to https://lsuhsc.peopleadmin.com/postings/11266
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