Faculty Position Announcement
Faculty Position Announcement
LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY
School of Allied Health Professions New Orleans, Louisiana
The Department of Physical Therapy invites applications for a 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 classroom preparation. 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 therapeutic intervention are strongly encouraged to apply. Secondary interests in teaching administrative issues and wellness 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.
The LSUHSC/SAHP has a strong commitment to the principle of diversity and, in that spirit, seeks a broad spectrum of candidates. Applications will be reviewed beginning immediately and will continue until the positions are filled. LSUHSC is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.