PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASSISTANT INSTRUCTOR - Pensacola State College in Pensacola Florida

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Pensacola State College

Pensacola, Florida 32504

United States
(JOB #2242)

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Detailed Job Description


The Physical Therapist Assistant Instructor position is a 9-month, tenure-track faculty position with an anticipated start date of Spring 2015, though the start date may be negotiated. This position requires effective teaching and advising of diverse students and a commitment to the comprehensive state college mission. The successful candidate will teach a wide range of courses within the physical therapy assisting program, as assigned, with the possibility of district-wide, day and evening teaching assignments.  The successful candidate will also serve as the Program Director, as assigned.  In the role of program director, the instructor will manage CAPTE accreditation issues, such as reporting, and maintenance of standards; assist the department head with coordinating course scheduling for the program; and assist in coordination and oversight of adjunct faculty.  The instructor will also participate in recruitment; participate on department and College committees; participate in other professional development and service opportunities at the College; and perform other duties as required. This position reports to the District Academic Department Head, Allied Health.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from a CAPTE accredited institution with a minimum of a master’s degree in physical therapy; five years of clinical experience including experience in the PT/PTA relationship; teaching experience; and currency in contemporary physical therapy practice. An unencumbered Florida license in physical therapy is required to begin employment.  The successful results of a background check and drug screen are required. 


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:  Prefer experience in student evaluation and outcomes assessment; knowledge of contemporary curricular content for the education of the physical therapist assistant; and experience on behalf of physical therapy education, the community, and/or the profession.  


SALARY RANGE:  $34,828.00 - $40,828.00 (Entry level salary is computed and based on authority of the Collective Bargaining Agreement.)


FRINGE BENEFITS:  The value of the benefits package provided by the College is nearly 38% of the base salary and includes major medical insurance, life insurance and Florida retirement contributions.  Supplemental life, dental, vision, and disability insurance are available at group rates.  Other benefits offered include participation in the wellness program, tuition waivers, educational opportunities, and paid sick leave.


SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS:  Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit a cover letter and resume’ to supplement the online application.  If veteran’s preference is claimed, a copy of the DD-214 must be submitted.  The supplemental materials (cover letter, resume, transcripts, licenses, etc.) must be uploaded and assigned to the online application.  If there are questions about this process contact Tanesha McCreary via email at


APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Review of applications is ongoing.  To receive full consideration, the online application and supplemental materials must be submitted via the online employment system.



Pensacola State College does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, age, religion, marital status, disability, sexual orientation or genetic information in its educational programs and activities.  The following office has been designated to handle inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies:  Associate Vice President, Institutional Diversity at (850) 484-1759, Pensacola State College, 1000 College Boulevard, Pensacola, Florida 32504.

Keyword Phrases

  • Physical Therapy
  • Instructor
  • Clinical Experience
  • PT/PTA
  • Program director
  • Accreditation
  • Higher Education
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Health Sciences
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: At least 5 years
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Lecturer / Instructor / Adjunct
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter