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Lebanon Valley College
Position: Assistant/Associate Professor of Physical Therapy (Orthopedics/Musculoskeletal)

Lebanon Valley College invites applications for a 12-month, full-time, assistant/associate professor of physical therapy in the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program. Responsibilities include teaching and active participation in scholarly activities, clinical activities, and professional service. Preference will be given to individuals with musculoskeletal, orthopedic, and biomechanics expertise. Qualifications include completion of an academic doctoral degree (PhD, EdD, DSc) in physical therapy or a related discipline, doctoral students in the dissertation phased of their degree, or a DPT with board certification. Pennsylvania licensure eligibility is also required. Previous teaching experience and evidence of scholarship preferred.

The anticipated start date is August 2021. Salary and rank are commensurate with qualifications and experience. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, separate teaching and research interest statements, curriculum vitae, statement of inclusive excellence, an unofficial copy of the transcript from institution awarding highest degree, and complete contact information for three professional references at .

The physical therapy program is fully accredited and is currently housed in the newly constructed 60,000 sq ft Arnold Health Professions Pavilion which includes flexible classroom space with technologies that enhance teaching, a fully equipped human performance lab, a ten table gross anatomy lab, and a robust faculty office suite, and houses our student-run free physical therapy clinic. Nine full-time faculty members, supplemented by a number of adjunct instructors, are responsible for the instruction of the professional phase of the curriculum. Please refer to for more information about the department.

Lebanon Valley College is committed to excellence through its employment practices and welcomes applicants with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with demonstrable commitments to a more inclusive society and world. The College is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and staff and strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication, and understanding. The College strongly encourages applications from historically underrepresented populations. To learn more about our commitment to inclusive excellence go to

Please note: All applicants for faculty positions will be asked to include a Statement of Inclusive Excellence to complete the application process.

The Harkness Center for Dance Injuries at NYU Langone Health

The Harkness Center for Dance Injuries at NYU Langone Health serves as the clinical site for the American Board of Physical Therapy Residency and Fellowship Education–accredited Performing Arts Physical Therapy Fellowship Program. This 12-month program provides fellows with an intensive, individualized experience in performing arts physical therapy. The goal of the program is to enable fellows to develop the advanced clinical skills necessary to provide a superior level of patient care within the subspecialty of performing arts medicine. As an integral member of our center’s interdisciplinary clinical team, you provide direct and supervised patient care to performing artists as assigned by your unit supervisor.

Candidates for the 2021-2022 Fellowship may apply through May 15, 2021.

Any New York State–licensed physical therapist who has completed an orthopedic residency program or is a board-certified orthopedic specialist by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialists, or both, is welcome to apply. We strongly prefer candidates who hold a doctor of physical therapy degree and who have work experience and a background in dance.

The deadline for the application to our fellowship program is May 15, before the start of the fellowship in September. The program consists of clinical and didactic components, independent study, community wellness workshops and screenings, and prevention education. This is a paid, full-time position with benefits. We accept one fellow each year.

The online application for the 2021–22 Performing Arts Physical Therapy Fellowship Program is open. Once applicants create an account and enter their general information, they can select the Harkness Center for Dance Injuries' Postgraduate Performing Arts Physical Therapy Fellowship Program from a list of all available performing arts fellowships and complete the program-specific requirements.

Please contact us at 212-598-6054 or with questions.

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