Full-time tenure track position in the Department of Physical Therapy with expectations of teaching in the entry-level DPT program, scholarship, and service. Qualified candidates may also provide support with teaching and research in the PhD in Health Sciences program. Candidates are expected to collaborate, take initiative, and demonstrate expertise contributing to a team-taught and integrated curriculum.
Plans, organizes, teaches, and provides feedback to promote and direct student success. Responds to students in a timely manner. Communicates with students, departments and university officials via university provided tools and resources.
Youngstown State University—a master's granting university—emphasizes a creative, integrated approach to education, scholarship, and service. The University places students at its center; leads in the discovery, dissemination, and application of knowledge; advances civic, scientific, and technological development; and fosters collaboration to enrich the region and the world.
The University: Creates diverse educational experiences that develop ethical, intellectually curious students who are invested in their communities; Provides access to a broad range of undergraduate programs; Offers graduate programs in selected areas of excellence, including those that meet the needs of the region; Supports economic development through applied learning and research; Integrates teaching and learning, scholarship, and civic engagement; Fosters understanding of diversity, sustainability, and global perspectives; and Advances the intellectual and cultural life of the city, region, and world.
At least a Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree or other equivalent educational background with American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS) approved specialization or another professionally recognized certification. At least three years of clinical experience. Eligible for Ohio Physical Therapy Licensure.
An academic doctoral degree (Ph.D, Ed.D, DSc.) with a content emphasis in neuroscience and/or rehabilitation. Experience in research or planned research agenda, scientific writing including publications or grant writing. Experience teaching in a DPT program. Interest in actively promoting diversity and inclusion within the department and university. Professional membership with the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), specialty sections, or other health professional organizations.
Since 1908, Youngstown State University has prepared its graduates to become leaders in the region, the state, and the nation. Located on a beautiful 140-acre campus near downtown Youngstown, Ohio, YSU offers a comprehensive selection of major programs backed by a strong tradition of teaching and scholarship. YSU has a diverse student body of approximately 12,700 students. Multicultural students make up nearly 18 percent of the student body at the University, and over 400 international students hail from fifty-five countries. A student-faculty ratio of 16:1 provide the personal contact associated with a smaller institution, and its connection to the Ohio state system of higher education enables it to draw on the vast resources of that system.
Youngstown State University is a comprehensive urban research university that provides associate, baccalaureate, and graduate instruction and continuing education in one location. The University offers a broad curriculum in the School of Graduate Studies and Research and six colleges: Business Administration; Education; Creative Arts and Communications; Health and Human Services; Liberal Arts and Social Sciences; and Science, Technology, E...ngineering, and Mathematics.
Youngstown State University provides for a broad-based education through a core curriculum of 45 semester hours spread across five areas of concentration and emphasizing the development of writing, speaking, and critical-thinking skills.