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Assistant/Associate Professor, Physical and Occupational Therapy (1871)
Idaho State University

Date Posted Jan. 11, 2019
Title Assistant/Associate Professor, Physical and Occupational Therapy (1871)
University Idaho State University
Pocatello, ID, United States
Department Division of Health Sciences 
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Physical Therapy/Rehabilitation
    Occupational Therapy

Assistant/Associate Professor, Physical and Occupational Therapy (1871)

Posting Number: req734
9 Month
Faculty Tenure Track
Division of Health Sciences 

The entry-level Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program at Idaho State University is now accepting applications for a faculty position at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor (tenure-track). This position is a full-time, 9-month appointment. The program is seeking a dynamic, effective, progressive educator and researcher who works well with others and will be expected to teach in their area of expertise, develop an independent line of research, and provide service to the University and the profession.
Idaho State University, located in Pocatello, is the lead institution for educating health professionals in Idaho and has expanded their Physical Therapy Program to the ISU Meridian Sam and Aline Skaggs Health Science Center (MHSC) located in Meridian Idaho. Meridian is the second largest city in Idaho just five minutes from the State Capital of Boise, ID. It offers a high quality of life, including a variety of outdoor recreational opportunities. It has easy access to Sun Valley and the Boulder-White Cloud Wilderness with all the cultural benefits of urban life (see more at:
The DPT program has been in existence since 1989, received a 10-year re-accreditation by CAPTE in 2016 and has admitted the first cohort in Meridian in the Fall of 2018. The DPT program philosophy encourages an interprofessional approach to education fostered through coursework and clinical experiences integrated with students from a variety of healthcare disciplines. Potential applicants are encouraged to visit the program’s website to learn more about the program, campus facilities, and faculty: Or you may call 208-282-4095 or 800-797-4781 for additional information.
Minimum Qualifications
Doctoral degree in Physical Therapy or an Earned Academic Doctorate (PhD, EdD, ScD) (ABD will be considered); Teaching and clinical expertise in one or more of the following: orthopedics, neurology, or pediatrics; five (5) years experience as a licensed physical therapist; desire and capacity to conduct research; three (3) years prior academic or clinical teaching experience in a physical therapy program; Active involvement in professional activities at the local, state or national level.

Preferred Qualifications
Doctoral degree in Physical Therapy with an earned advanced academic doctorate; five (5) years clinical experience with clinical specialization certification; an ongoing scholarly agenda; three (3) years teaching experience in a physical therapy or physical therapist assistant program; leadership position held in a professional organization at the state or national level.
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Please submit the following documents with your application:
CV, Cover letter, Statement of leadership experience, Statement of teaching philosophy, and a list of three (3) professional references with contact information.
Position will remain open until filled. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. Includes a competitive benefits package. Offers of employment may be conditional pending successful completion of a background investigation.

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