The Programs in Physical Therapy at Columbia University invites applications for a full-time (12-month) faculty position. The successful candidate is primarily expected to build research capacity and expertise in musculoskeletal physical therapy and/or exercise and maintain an active funded research agenda. The candidate is expected to actively seek internal or external funding and enhance the didactic and research mentorship for post-professional Doctor of Education in Movement Science (Physical Therapy) students. Responsibilities of core faculty include teaching, scholarship, service, and student advisement. Opportunities exist for clinical teaching or practice at the Columbia University Physical Therapy Faculty Practices (Columbia Doctors) and/or New York Presbyterian (CUIMC).
The candidate will join a team of 17 core faculty, 8 clinical faculty, and numerous adjunct faculty from New York Presbyterian (CUIMC) and the surrounding tri-state area who are experts in their fields and committed to excellence. We seek a candidate who will pursue excellence in physical therapy through intellectual curiosity, evidence-based teaching, and scholarly inquiry. We value inclusivity, collaboration, and lifelong learning. Prospective candidates must communicate effectively, adhere to the highest ethical standards, and lead students towards their own accomplishments.
A terminal academic doctorate degree (PhD, EdD, DSc or equivalent)
Independent researcher (experience with securing government, foundation, and/or industry funding)
Experience with research mentorship of post-professional students
Experience with serving on a dissertation committee
Experience with teaching
·Associate Professor with an established independent research program in musculoskeletal PT and/or exercise
Experience with chairing a doctoral dissertation committee
Established collaborative extramural relationships, preferably at the national level
A minimum of five years clinical experience with individuals with musculoskeletal disorders
Board certification as Orthopedic clinical specialist (OCS)
Applicants must be licensed or eligible for licensure to practice physical therapy in New York.
Hiring range: 125,000 - 125,000
Detailed information on the program's mission, teaching philosophy and objectives can be obtained from the program's website at www.columbiaphysicaltherapy.org.
Feel free to reach out with any questions to the Chair of the Search Committee - Dr. Jean Fitzpatrick (Timmerberg) email@example.com
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Pay Transparency Disclosure
The salary of the finalist selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to departmental budgets, qualifications, experience, education, licenses, specialty, and training. The above hiring range represents the University's good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.
Columbia University is one of the world's most important centers of research and at the same time a distinctive and distinguished learning environment for undergraduates and graduate students in many scholarly and professional fields. The University recognizes the importance of its location in New York City and seeks to link its research and teaching to the vast resources of a great metropolis. It seeks to attract a diverse and international faculty and student body, to support research and teaching on global issues, and to create academic relationships with many countries and regions. It expects all areas of the university to advance knowledge and learning at the highest level and to convey the products of its efforts to the world.