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Chapman University - Department of PT

General Information


Job title: Clinical Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy and Academic Coordinator
Job location: Irvine, CA 92618 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted: 10/15/13
Job type: Contract
Compensation: Salary is competitive and will be commensurate with experience. Successful completion of a criminal background check is required for final candidate.

Job Classification

Job Category:Physical Therapy Instructor

Job Description

Job description:
Chapman University’s Department of Physical Therapy seeks applications for an Academic Coordinator of Clinical Education (ACCE) and Clinical Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy to work with the Director of Clinical Education (DCE) for expansion of the DPT program. The position is open beginning Summer 2014 or earlier. In the summer of 2014, the Department will move to the new Chapman University Health Science campus. This new campus is designed to foster an inter-professional educational environment and to use cutting-edge technology in teaching and practice. Physical Therapy’s new home will feature state-of-the-art facilities, including motional analysis and human anatomy laboratories and innovative teaching spaces. The Department will be co-located with new programs in the School of Pharmacy and the Department of Physician Assistant Studies.

Work collaboratively with the DCE of the DPT program; use knowledge of legislative, regulatory, legal, and practice issues affecting clinical education, students, and the profession to initiate, assess, carry out, and document outcomes for the clinical education program. Participate in collaborative research, teaching in area of expertise, professional/academic service including maintaining clinical competency (if applicable).

Chapman University, located in the heart of Orange County, California, offers traditional undergraduate programs in the arts and sciences and select pre-professional and graduate programs. Ranked in the top tier of western universities by U.S. News and World Report, Chapman has gained national recognition with its commitment to excellence through research and innovative teaching. More information about the Crean School of Health and Life Sciences in Schmid College of Science and Technology is available at

Job Requirements

Education, training, experience:
Graduate of an accredited physical therapist professional program and licensed (or eligible for licensure) in California, DPT preferred. Candidates should have: 3 years of experience as a PT including 1 year of clinical coordination experience (CI credentialing preferred but not required); strong communication, organization, interpersonal, inter-professional, problem-solving, counseling, and technological communication skills or proven ability to learn. Able to work independently, foster inter-professional collaboration in the clinic, and coordinate work with others.
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