Gannon University's Morosky College of Health Professions and Sciences (Erie, Pennsylvania Campus) seeks a full-time, 12-month faculty member at the rank of Assistant Professor for the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program to begin January 2018. The successful candidate will teach in his/her area of expertise and assist the program director with course development, scholarly activities, community service and advising students. Current clinical and teaching expertise in musculoskeletal physical therapy practice is preferred.
Qualified candidates will be expected to engage in scholarly activities in keeping the Boyer Model of Scholarship as is appropriate to the application and receipt of tenure and promotion at Gannon. Candidates will possess a post-professional Doctoral Degree (PhD, EdD, DHS, DSc, etc.) and/or a DPT degree with a Clinical Specialization. Additional requirements include greater than three years of clinical experience; contemporary expertise in at least one physical therapy content area; strong written and verbal communications skills; and eligibility for Pennsylvania state licensure. Experience in teaching and higher education with a demonstrated commitment to research and service appropriate for appointment at the level of Assistant Professor are preferred. Candidates must be able to support and promote the University's inclusive Mission, its Catholic identity, and its liberal arts and professional education traditions.
Gannon University is a Masters L institution committed to student-centered learning, with an emphasis on professional education integrated with liberal-learning student outcomes. Recognized by the Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the “Great Colleges to Work For,” Gannon is located in the heart of downtown Erie, Pennsylvania, along the shores of Lake Erie and close to businesses, organizations, and government agencies that are active partners in helping our students receive a hands-on education. Erie is a major tourist destination boasting 11 beaches, a wide variety of seasonal activities, professional sports teams, a professional symphony, multiple venues for live theater and music, and many other entertainment options. Pittsburgh, Cleveland, and Buffalo are within a two-hour drive.
Gannon University seeks excellence through inclusiveness and invites women and members of underrepresented groups to apply. Application Procedure: Submit a cover letter, CV, evidence of effective teaching methods and productive scholarship in your respective field, and the contact information for three professional reference to www.gannon.edu/employment. Review of applications will begin immediately and this position will remain open until filled. The finalist will be required to submit an original transcript from the institution awarding his/her terminal degree. References will not be contacted without prior notification to the applicants. Gannon University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Gannon is a Catholic, Diocesan university dedicated to excellence in teaching, scholarship and service. Our faculty and staff prepare students to be global citizens through programs grounded in the liberal arts and sciences and professional specializations. Inspired by the Catholic Intellectual Tradition, we offer a comprehensive, values-centered learning experience that emphasizes faith, leadership, inclusiveness and social responsibility.