Faculty - Physical Therapy

Job Locations US-MA-Worcester
# of Openings
Faculty 12 Mo


The School of Physical Therapy invites applications for a full time 12-month faculty member to join our collaborative team for the Fall of 2020. The ideal candidate will have expertise and interest in pediatrics and neurology, as well as experience in teaching a broad range of content. Responsibilities for this faculty position, in addition to teaching, will include student advisement, service to the program and University, and scholarship.


  • Participate in teaching selected classroom and laboratory classes.
  • Engage in teaching, scholarship, and service activities as defined in the Faculty Manual.
  • Maintain a program of scholarly productivity appropriate to academic rank.
  • Participate in clinical related activities as designated by the Director of the School of Physical Therapy.
  • Participate in the implementation and evaluation of the curriculum for physical therapy education that conforms to MCPHS and School of Physical Therapy policies and procedures.
  • Provide supervision, instruction, advice and counsel to students assigned to the didactic phase and thereby facilitate the students’ successful completion of all learning objectives.
  • Maintain accurate and appropriate records, assist with periodic accreditation reports, accreditation site visits, and ongoing program evaluation.
  • Represent the DPT Program through participation in service activities at all levels of the School and University.
  • Participate in local, state, and national professional organizations for professional development, and to ensure program excellence and appropriateness of curriculum and instruction and its application to clinical instruction.
  • Specific assignments are dependent upon program needs. Candidates must be committed to student-centered education as well as working cooperatively with faculty and staff in the School and University.

Additional responsibilities may be assigned by the Program Director of the School of Physical Therapy.


Rank is commensurate with education and experience.   



  • Current physical therapist licensure or eligibility for Massachusetts state licensure
  • Doctorate (DPT) from a CAPTE-accredited institution required
  • Academic doctorate (PhD, EdD, ScD) preferred. Candidates without an academic doctorate would be required to enroll in an academic doctorate program at an accredited institution within two years of hire.
  • A minimum of three to five years of clinical experience as a licensed physical therapist
  • Teaching experience at the post-baccalaureate level required
  • Works collaboratively with faculty colleagues to enhance student learning and the delivery of quality patient care
  • Candidates should possess strong communication and interpersonal skills


  • Expertise in the following areas of teaching: pediatric physical therapy and neurological physical therapy, with experience in evidence-based practice; ability to teach in a variety of content areas
  • Clinical specialization, completion of APTA-accredited residency and/or ABPTS certification or other advanced certification
  • History of scholarly productivity and evidence of service to the physical therapy profession
  • Capacity for accepting responsibility without need for follow-up
  • Ability to demonstrate respect for co-workers, faculty and students as well as others within the institution


MCPHS offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits that includes a substantial contribution toward the cost of medical and dental insurance, generous time off benefits, and a significant pension plan contribution. To learn more about our total rewards, please visit MCPHS Total Rewards.



Please attach a cover letter and a resume. No phone calls, please. Principals only. No relocation available. Finalist candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check as a condition of employment. MCPHS University is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants who would enrich the University’s diversity are encouraged to apply.


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MCPHS University, an innovator in health and professional education, is setting the pace in the health science fields. MCPHS has more than 7000 students across campuses in Boston’s Longwood Medical Area, downtown Worcester, MA and downtown Manchester, NH. Here, we are preparing future generations of global leaders and promoting systems to improve the health of the public.  In the midst of implementing an ambitious strategic plan that will bring us to our 200th anniversary in 2023, MCPHS offers meaningful work that benefits society overall, provides competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, and fosters a sense of connectedness and collaboration among our employees. We are a fast-moving, data-driven educational institution with a strong entrepreneurial mindset.


Come join us and be a part of a diverse community that is at the forefront of advancing the healthcare landscape! To learn more about working at MCPHS University, please visit Careers at MCPHS.

MCPHS University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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