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UNIV- Open Rank Physical Therapy Faculty Position

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Entity: MUSC University
Department: COLLEGE OF HEALTH PROFESSIONS - CHP-Chair_Health_Professions
Sub Department: UNIV-2750009-Physical Therapy
Work type: Full-Time
Employee Type: UNIV - Faculty
Location: Charleston, SC-Main Campus
Categories: FACULTY & EDUCATORS
Pay scale: UNIV-Band 0: Commensurate with experience.


Job summary:The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) Division of Physical Therapy is pleased to announce a search for an Assistant Director and Curriculum Coordinator for the Division of Physical Therapy’s Doctor of Physical Therapy Program in the College of Health Professions. We invite applicants at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor.

Educating physical therapists since 1973, the MUSC Physical Therapy Program has a sustained record of excellence in education, research, leadership, and service. With our world-class teaching hospital and our state-of-the-art teaching facility, our students engage in interprofessional groups that mirror the world beyond our classrooms.

The Assistant Director and Curriculum Coordinator will assist the PT Division Director in overseeing activities of the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program, the MUSC Physical Therapy Residencies, and emerging clinical relationships with the MUSC Health.

Duties of the Assistant Director

  • Guide curricular development to ensure it meets the needs of the students and the profession
  • Assist with faculty development and planning for Division growth
  • Understand the clinical education needs of the DPT program and assist with academic-clinical partnerships for existing and developing clinical sites
  • Promote collaboration within and ouside of the Division, Department, College, and the MUSC enterprise
  • Assist with CAPTE and SACS accreditation processes
  • Carry a teaching load in the DPT program that includes serving as the course coordinator for clinical reasoning throughout the curriculum 
  • Provide service across Division, College, MUSC enterprise, and profession
  • Additional duties commensurate with administrative responsibilities

Medical University of South Carolina: Founded in 1824 in Charleston, MUSC is the oldest medical school in the South, as well as the state’s only integrated, academic health sciences center with a unique charge to serve the state through education, research and patient care. Each year, MUSC educates and trains more than 3,000 students and 700 residents in six colleges: Dental Medicine, Graduate Studies, Health Professions, Medicine, Nursing and Pharmacy. The state’s leader in obtaining biomedical research funds, in fiscal year 2018, MUSC set a new high, bringing in more than $276.5 million. For information on academic programs, visit http://musc.edu

As the clinical health system of the Medical University of South Carolina, MUSC Health is dedicated to delivering the highest quality patient care available, while training generations of competent, compassionate health care providers to serve the people of South Carolina and beyond. Comprising some 1,600 beds, more than 100 outreach sites, the MUSC College of Medicine, the physicians’ practice plan and nearly 275 telehealth locations, MUSC Health owns and operates eight hospitals situated in Charleston, Chester, Florence, Lancaster and Marion counties. In 2018, for the fourth consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report named MUSC Health the No. 1 hospital in South Carolina. To learn more about clinical patient services, visit http://muschealth.org

MUSC and its affiliates have collective annual budgets of $3 billion. The more than 17,000 MUSC team members include world-class faculty, physicians, specialty providers and scientists who deliver groundbreaking education, research, technology and patient care. 

MUSC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, supporting workplace diversity.


Charleston: Charleston, SC seamlessly blends historic charm with modern conveniences and coastal living. Charleston has consecutively been voted the “best city” in the U.S. from both Conde’ Nast Travelers Magazine and Travel + Leisure. Whether you are interested in architecture, history, arts & culture, premiere dining, outdoor recreation, or beautiful beaches, Charleston SC has it all.

Applications: Qualified applicants may apply by August 31, 2019. Applications must include: a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and 3 professional references.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  All inquiries will be confidential. For more specific information related to the duties and responsibilities in this posting, please contact Dr. Patty Coker-Bolt, Chair, Search Committee at cokerpc@musc.edu.


Payscale Salary Range: UNIV-Band 0: Commensurate with experience.


FLSA: Salaried


Minimum Experience and Training Requirements:Qualified applicants must have:

  • Terminal academic degree required (eg. PhD, EdD, DSc)
  • Minimum of five years of experience in academic physical therapist education
  • Record of leadership in PT education, including curriculum development
  • Experience with DPT program accreditation
  • Prior classroom and/or online teaching experience
  • History of scholarly activity relevant to physical therapist education
  • Knowledge of professional issues and clinical education
  • Actively licensed as a PT with potential to transfer license to SC

Physical Requirements:TBA

The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MUSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, age, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, protected veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by state laws and/or federal regulations. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment based upon applicable qualifications, merit and business need.


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The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MUSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, age, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by state laws and/or federal regulations. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment based upon applicable qualifications, merit and business need.