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Clinical Assistant Professor, Physical and Occupational Therapy (3730)
Idaho State University

Date Posted Jan. 11, 2019
Title Clinical Assistant Professor, Physical and Occupational Therapy (3730)
University Idaho State University
Meridian/Boise, ID, United States
Department Division of Health Sciences 
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Physical Therapy/Rehabilitation
    Occupational Therapy

Clinical Assistant Professor, Physical and Occupational Therapy (3730)

Posting Number: req735
9 Month
Faculty Non-Tenure Track
Division of Health Sciences 

Primary Purpose
The clinical faculty member will directly teach content to DPT students in foundational concepts and areas of expertise; will supervise students in the clinical setting; provide direct patient care; actively participate in research and other scholarly pursuits; provide service to the university and 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. 

Key Responsibilities
The clinical faculty member is responsible for direct academic teaching in their area of expertise, supervision and participation in direct clinical patient care, participation and development of scholarship, and service as assigned by the Program Director and/or Department Chair.
Minimum Qualifications
Doctoral degree in physical therapy or in process of earning an academic doctorate; at least three (3) years of clinical experience; experience teaching in the clinic, community, or academic setting; desire to pursue research; active engagement in professional association. Current Licensed physical therapist in Idaho or eligible for licensure.

Preferred Qualifications
Doctoral degree in Physical Therapy or an Earned Academic Doctorate (PhD, EdD, ScD); Teaching and clinical expertise in one or more of the following: orthopedics, neurology, or pediatrics;  five (5) years experience as a licensed physical therapist; clinical specialist certification;  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.

Apply online at 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.

  • Idaho State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We have an institution-wide commitment to inclusion and diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply. Veterans’ preference. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

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