Hofstra University, in partnership with the national search firm Scott Healy & Associates, is pleased to announce the launching of a Doctor of Physical Therapy Program (DPT) and invites applications and nominations for the full-time, tenure-track position of Founding Program Director and Associate Professor. The Director of the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program (DPT) is responsible for developing and implementing the program, including curriculum development, facility renovation, equipment acquisition, and faculty and staff recruitment and hiring, as well as teaching and scholarly responsibilities. The director is also responsible for attaining and maintaining CAPTE accreditation. The director will pursue academic excellence within the program by providing program leadership, promoting the program and enhancing its visibility, assisting with recruiting and retaining students, and managing the day-to-day logistics of the program.
The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program (DPT) is being designed to meet accreditation standards established by CAPTE. The focus of this holistic program is to train physical therapists who demonstrate service, leadership and fundamentals of empathetic care within the profession of physical therapy, within their community, and with their patients.
The DPT program will be housed in the School of Health Professions and Human Services, which is home to three flourishing departments: Health Professions; Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences, and Counseling and Mental Health Professions.
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