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Clinical Assistant Professor, Doctor of Physical Therapy Program

Apply now Posting Number: 493153
Type of Position: Full-time
Location: Poughkeepsie, NY
Categories: Faculty

Position Title:

Clinical Assistant Professor, Doctor of Physical Therapy Program

Department/ School:

School of Science

Job Summary:

The Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program at Marist College is seeking a highly qualified individual to serve as a member of the program faculty, academic rank and salary and will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The successful candidate will join 8 full-time highly dynamic and collaborative faculty committed to creating the next generation of physical therapists by offering the highest standard of excellence in physical therapy education. This is a one-year term appointment with an expectation of continuance based on satisfactory performance. Term faculty at Marist are also eligible for advancement in rank after specified time periods.  The full-time 12-month faculty position requires teaching, service, scholarship and mentoring of students in doctoral projects. Priority will be given to candidates with content experience and evidence-based practice in the areas that may include: clinical modalities, cardiopulmonary, physiology, and exercise physiology.  Other teaching responsibilities will depend on areas of clinical and academic proficiency.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • An academic doctoral degree (PhD, EdD, DSc, etc.) or DPT with ABPTS clinical specialization.
  • At least 3 years of experience teaching in a higher education setting.
  • Current unrestricted physical therapy license in New York or eligibility to obtain license in New York prior to hire.
  • Demonstrated effective communication and collaborative skills in a team-oriented environment.
  • A demonstrated commitment to diversity.

Essential Functions:

  • Teach didactic courses in the areas of clinical modalities, cardiopulmonary, physiology, and exercise physiology, or areas of expertise as need by the program.
  • Assist with student advising and professional mentoring.
  • Supervise students in didactic and clinical courses and activities.
  • Participate in scholarly activities, including collaborations across academic programs.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Clinical expertise in therapeutic modalities, physiology and exercise physiology.

Required Application Documents:

Cover Letter, Resume, & Three Professional References.

About Marist College:

Located on the banks of the historic Hudson River and at its Florence, Italy campus, Marist College is a comprehensive, independent institution grounded in the liberal arts. Its mission is to “help students develop the intellect, character, and skills required for enlightened, ethical, and productive lives in the global community of the 21st century.” Marist is consistently recognized for excellence by The Princeton Review (Colleges That Create Futures and The Best 385 Colleges), U.S. News & World Report (10th Best Regional University/North, 5th Most Innovative School/North), Kiplinger’s Personal Finance (“Best College Values”), and others. The College is top-ranked for long-term study abroad (#4 in the U.S.) by the U.S. State Department’s Open Doors report. Marist educates more than 5,000 traditional-age undergraduate students and 1,400 adult and graduate students in 47 undergraduate majors and numerous graduate programs, including fully online MBA, MPA, MS, and MA degrees, and also Doctor of Physical Therapy and Physician Assistant programs. To learn more, please visit

Type of Position:

Full Time



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Work Schedule:

M-F 8:30AM-5:00PM

Hours per Week:



Marist College main campus, Poughkeepsie, NY.

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Equal Employment Statement:

Marist College is committed to creating a diverse workforce on our campus by ensuring that barriers to equal employment opportunity and upward mobility do not exist here. To this end, the College will strive to achieve the full and fair participation of minorities, women, people with disabilities, and any other protected groups found to be under-represented.

Equal opportunity means employment, development, and promotion of individuals without consideration of race, color, disability, religion, age, sex, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, or veteran status unless there is a bona fide occupational requirement which excludes persons in one of these protected groups. The College will review its employment policies and procedures to ensure that barriers which may unnecessarily exclude protected groups are identified and eliminated. The College will also explore alternative approaches if any policy or practice is found to have a negative impact on protected groups.

Marist's policy of non-discrimination includes not only employment practices but also extends to all services and programs provided by the College. It shall be considered a violation of College policy for any member of the community to discriminate against any individual or group with respect to employment or attendance at Marist College on the basis of race, color, disability, religion, age, sex, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other condition established by law.









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