Chapman University, Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences

Position ID:Chapman University-Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences-DPTNTT [#17939]
Position Title: Assistant/Associate Professor of Physical Therapy, Clinical Track, Spring 2021
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Irvine, California 92618, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Health Sciences
Physical Therapy
Appl Deadline:none (posted 2021/01/12, private)
Position Description:    

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 Job Description:

Job Title

Assistant/Associate Professor of Physical Therapy, Clinical Track, Spring 2021





Physical Therapy

Rinker Campus (Irvine)



General Information

Chapman University’s Department of Physical Therapy seeks applications for a non-tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor position in the Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences. Preference will be given to candidates who can begin immediately.

Chapman University is a nationally ranked institution offering traditional undergraduate and graduate programs in the heart of Orange County, one of Southern California’s most diverse and vibrant regions. The university achieved R2 status in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, a distinction held by just 10 percent of all U.S. universities. Our faculty include academic leaders who excel in research, publishing and world-class teaching in our 11 schools and colleges, including Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences. Dedicated to forward-looking, personalized education, we create an environment for unlimited achievement by both our students and faculty. More information about the university and Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences is available at

The University is dedicated to enhancing diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruitment and employment. More information on diversity and inclusion at Chapman University is available at

Continually accredited since 1928, the Department of Physical Therapy has a rich tradition as the oldest, and one of the longest continually accredited physical therapy programs in the United States. The program is located on the Rinker Health Science campus, Irvine, CA. The campus is home to several accredited graduate health science professional programs, including DPT, Pharmacy, Communication Sciences and Disorders, and Physician Assistant. The Rinker campus also houses the Institute for Interdisciplinary Brain and Behavioral Sciences (The Brain Institute). The campus is distinguished by innovative teaching, learning, and research laboratories and classrooms with an emphasis on inter-professional education, evidence-based practice, and health promotion and injury/disease prevention. The Rinker campus is strategically located near numerous health service, medical device, and biopharmaceutical companies.

Located on the Chapman University Rinker Health Sciences Campus in Irvine, California, CUSP engages students in science-based, personalized, inter-professional education and training. The Health Science Campus is strategically located near a number of top medical centers, community pharmacies and clinics. We are accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE). More information about our School of Pharmacy is available at


The successful candidate will hold a DPT or terminal degree from an accredited program, clinical specialty certification or other evidence of advanced clinical expertise, and licensed or eligible for licensure in California. Preference given to candidates with demonstrated excellence in teaching Anatomy-related content areas in a DPT program, relevant clinical experience, experience in incorporating technology into teaching and professional practice. Applicants must have experience with performing human dissection and must be familiar with microanatomy/histology. Candidates also must be able to apply functional anatomy in a manner that is consistent with physical therapist education and practice. An ability to carry out scholarly activity (as defined by CAPTE criteria), perform professional/academic service, and maintain clinical competency are expected. An interest in inter-professional education highly desirable. To be considered at the Associate Professor level, the successful candidate will have evidence of a track record of excellence in 1) teaching in a DPT curriculum; 2) clinical practice; 3) service; and 4) scholarly activity as defined by CAPTE criteria.


Primary teaching responsibilities include teaching in the Anatomy-related content areas of the DPT program curriculum and in any other area(s) of expertise in the DPT curriculum.

Responsibilities may also include assisting with practice management courses, participating in clinical education courses, and supervising student research groups. Participate in research according to CAPTE requirements. Participate in inter-professional education and incorporate the use of technology into teaching and physical therapy practice. Mentor physical therapy students and participate in professional/academic service, including maintaining clinical competency.

For those at the Associate Professor level, significant service, including mentoring junior faculty, is expected.

Contact Information

Candidates should electronically submit a faculty application, letter of application, curriculum vitae, reprints of publications or other examples of scholarly work at:

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Further inquiries can be directed to Dr. Alison McKenzie, Search Committee Chair, Department of Physical Therapy,

Application reviews will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. A start date of March 1, 2021 is preferred, but negotiable. Successful completion of a background check is required for the final candidate.

Download a copy of the Chapman Faculty Application for Employment here.

Chapman University is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community. The University is dedicated to enhancing diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruitment and employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. The University is committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply.

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