Physical Therapy: Tenure Track Faculty - Quinnipiac University in Hamden Connecticut

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Quinnipiac University

Hamden, Connecticut 06518-1908

United States


Detailed Job Description

The Department of Physical Therapy at Quinnipiac University School of Health Sciences invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position starting in August 2014.   Tenure track faculty are expected to excel at teaching, research, and service to students and the university community. 

An education in physical therapy at Quinnipiac University embodies both the University's commitment to its three core values: high-quality academic programs, a student-oriented environment and a strong sense of community, and the American Physical Therapy Association's core values: accountability, altruism, compassion/caring, excellence, integrity, professional duty and social responsibility. The program in physical therapy prepares students to become competent and compassionate entry-level physical therapists, who are able to practice in a variety of settings serving diverse populations across the lifespan.The School of Health Sciences offers a wide variety of undergraduate and graduate degree programs. 


The successful candidate will develop and teach courses in exercise science/cardiopulmonary PT within existing DPT program (please see our departmental website for more information about the program).  Other responsibilities include guiding, advising, and mentoring students as well as committee and other forms of service to the university community. Continued development of a research agenda and published scholarly work is also expected.

Qualifications & Special Instructions to Applicants

Minimum requirements for this position include:

- a PhD in desired field,

- at least five years of clinical experience, and

- eligibility to practice physical therapy in the State of Connecticut.

In addition, a candidate must demonstrate strong evidence of a successful scholarly record in rehabilitation sciences and potential to build a highly visible research program via publications in nationally or internationally recognized journals. 

Candidates with related areas of expertise and a strong scholarly record are also encouraged to apply.  


All applications must be submitted electronically via our online system and include ONLY:

  • A letter declaring interest in the position;
  • A Current CV, including details of teaching experience and research achievements;
  • The names and contact information of three references on the application form.


Reference letters, teaching evaluations and copies of research papers will only be required of finalists at a later stage. Do not submit them now please.


While the application process requires that candidates apply online, inquiries regarding the position may be directed Juan Garbalosa PT, PhD  - Chair of Search Committee - 

Consideration of candidates will begin upon receipt of applications and will continue until the position is filled.

Quinnipiac has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity throughout the university community and we welcome candidates who would enhance that diversity.

Job Code 2013-1337

Keyword Phrases

  • Physical Therapy - School of Health Sciences
  • Physical Therapy: Tenure Track Faculty
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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Professor
Associate Professor
Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter