Full-Time Tenure-Track Faculty Member

October 23, 2018
Priority Deadline to Apply:
January 25, 2019
Long Island University - Brooklyn Campus

Position Description

LIU Brooklyn, in partnership with the national search firm Scott Healy & Associates, is pleased to invite applications and nominations for a full-time tenure-track faculty member to teach in the long-standing DPT program. The ideal candidate will have clinical expertise in musculoskeletal, cardiopulmonary or neurological PT and will demonstrate a successful history of teaching and service in a CAPTE accredited physical therapy program.  The successful candidate will teach in the DPT program, engage in an ongoing program of scholarship and provide service to the department and the University.


The successful candidate will be a physical therapist with an academic (PhD, EdD, or equivalent) terminal degree. Candidates must have a minimum of 3-5 years of clinical experience and be licensed or eligible for licensure as a PT in NY. ABPTS specialist certification is preferred.  Prior teaching in the classroom or clinic and student advisement experience, plus contemporary expertise that represents knowledge, skills and scholarship reflective of current practice, are required.

About The Institution

The Brooklyn Campus is one of two major campuses of Long Island University, a private educational institution dedicated to educational access and excellence.  Located in Downtown Brooklyn, with easy access to Manhattan, this urban campus serves a highly diverse population of approximately 7,000 students. In addition to Health Professions, the campus offers a comprehensive range of programs in the Schools of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Business, Public Administration and Information Sciences; Education; Pharmacy; and Nursing.

The Department of Physical Therapy is one of 16 programs in the LIU Brooklyn School of Health Professions – Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Physician Assistant, Athletic Training, Health Science, Sports Science, Sports Management, Exercise Science, Communication Sciences & Disorders, Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Public Health, Respiratory Care, Social Work and Surgical Technology.  The Department has a very experienced core faculty with members engaged in a variety of clinical and scholarly activities.  The DPT program is a 3-year full-time program and includes 35 weeks of clinical education.  More information about the Department of Physical Therapy and the DPT program can be found at www.liu.edu/DPT.

Application Process

All correspondence relating to the Full-Time term-tenure-track faculty position in the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program (DPT) should be directed in confidence to the University’s executive recruitment consultant: 

Mr. Christopher S. Healy, Vice President
Scott Healy & Associates

The full and complete application should contain the following information: 

1) A cover letter outlining your clinical and academic experience as a physical therapist.
2) A comprehensive CV outlining your physical therapy career.
3) The names of three professional references including their relationship to you, their position,
e-mail address, and direct phone numbers.  References will not be contacted without written permission from the candidates.

This search will remain open until the position is filled. 

Long Island University is proud to be an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.  We are committed to seeking qualified candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.  We encourage applications from women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.  Hiring is contingent on eligibility to work in the United States.