Faculty Positions

Physical Therapy Faculty (Phy_Ther)

Date Open: August 25, 2014

The Sage Colleges

Physical Therapy Program

Troy, New York



The Department of Physical Therapy at The Sage Colleges invites applications for a 10-month, full-time faculty position at a rank commensurate with experience (Assistant or Associate Professor) within the CAPTE-accredited Doctor of Physical Therapy program effective August 2014. Appointment may be tenure track or non-tenure track (Professor of Practice). The department is one of six (Forensic Mental Health, Nursing, Nutrition, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Psychology) in the School of Health Sciences. An academic doctorate in Health Professions Education is currently under development in the School.

Faculty are expected to maintain high quality teaching and university/professional service. Tenure track faculty members are expected to have a productive research agenda. Opportunities exist for clinical research and teaching in pediatrics. Clinical practice is encouraged and supported.

The successful candidate will possess a doctoral degree and be eligible for physical therapy licensure in NY. Preference will be given to applicants with a post-professional academic doctoral degree (PhD, EdD, DSc), those who have a minimum of three years of clinical experience related to teaching, and a clinical specialty certification in pediatrics. A record of prior teaching experience, scholarly productivity, and professional service will enhance the candidate’s application.

The Sage Colleges, located in the Capital Region/Tech Valley of New York State, include Russell Sage College for women in Troy, NY, the coeducational Sage College of Albany, and the Sage Graduate Schools – of Education, Health Sciences & Management – operating on both campuses. The Capital Region is located between the beautiful Adirondack and Catskill Mountains, has a rich cultural and educational environment, as well as endless outdoor recreation year round. Boston, Montreal, and New York City are within easy access of the Capital region.

Salary and rank dependent on qualifications and experience; generous benefits package includes tuition waiver for employee and dependents.  Candidates from underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.

For full consideration, application documents should be received by March 1, 2014. Review of applications will begin immediately, with an anticipated start date of August 2014. Interested applicants should send a letter of intent, curriculum vitae and a list with contact information of three professional letters of reference to: Dr. Jim Brennan, Search Committee Chair at ptfacultysearch@sage.edu

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