The Division of Physical Therapy, housed within the Department of Rehabilitation Sciences and the College of Health Professions at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC), invites applications for two open ranked, 12-month faculty positions with a teaching emphasis. Candidates will join a productive team of senior and junior faculty within the Division, Department, and College and will be core faculty in the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program, expected to teach an agreed-upon teaching load within their area of expertise or need of the Division. The preferred candidates will have earned doctoral degrees (PhD, EdD, or equivalent). Candidates with a Doctorate of Physical therapy with a ABPTS-certified clinical specialization will be considered. Successful candidates will be expected to contribute to the teaching mission of the Division of Physical Therapy. Additional teaching opportunities may be available within the Doctoral Program in Health and Rehabilitation Science or the Post-professional PT Residency programs. Applications from underrepresented minorities are particularly encouraged.
The DPT program is a hybrid model that prepares evidence-based, ethical, inclusive, and compassionate physical therapists to provide collaborative care that is patient/client focused. We are seeking candidates who are at the forefront of driving physical therapy education forward through the implementation of innovative teaching models that empower student learning. Ideal candidates should demonstrate engagement in the national conversation about the future of physical therapy education. Candidates with all backgrounds relevant to rehabilitation will be fully considered. Candidates with expertise in geriatrics or related topics are particularly encouraged to apply.
State of the art lecture and laboratory facilities are available for teaching both traditional lecture and laboratory-based classes. Physical Therapy faculty regularly collaborate with educators in other colleges at MUSC, notably including the College of Medicine and clinical departments. Substantial resources are available to support the successful applicant’s line of research. Key centers and collaborative opportunities include:
Center for Rehabilitation Research in Neurological Conditions
Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) in Stroke Recovery (NIH funded)
Center on Aging
National Center for Neuromodulation for Rehabilitation (NIH funded) https://chp.musc.edu/research/nc-nm4r).
Center on Comparative Effectiveness & Data Analytics
Health Services Research Program