Tenure Track Faculty - Orthopedic Generalist (Physical Therapy)

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Tenure Track Faculty - Orthopedic Generalist (Physical Therapy)
Job Code 2360-Tenure Track faculty
Full/Part Time Full Time
Regular/Temporary Regular
Tenure Information Tenure Track
Rank Assistant/Associate Professor
Salary Salary is dependent upon qualifications and professional experience
Department Doctorate of Physical Therapy
Hiring Department Summary

Sacramento State’s Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) is a three-year program dedicated to graduating professional, evidence-informed physical therapists who have the knowledge to provide patient care in any practice environment. The program’s curriculum is designed to provide a foundation in the science and art of physical therapy, one that engages students in clinical reasoning through problem-solving within the context of patient cases, both actual and simulated. In addition, students complete 36 weeks of full-time internships at three locations to learn by doing in their respective practice settings.

Essential Duties

-Teaching in areas of expertise [Orthopedics] and other areas consistent with program needs
-Engaging in scholarly activity
-Providing University and community service
-Mentoring student scholarship
-Advising students
-Contributing to a Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) curriculum designed to promote critical thinking and evidence-based clinical proficiency.

Required Qualifications

- Earned clinical doctorate in physical therapy (DPT Degree) or academic doctorate (PhD, EdD, DSc) in physical therapy or related field from an accredited institution. ABD candidates will be considered. If ABD, candidates will be required to complete the doctoral degree by time of appointment.

Special Knowledge and Abilities:
- Eligible for physical therapy licensure in California.
- Candidates must have knowledge of theory and application in the patient-client management model in an evidence-based paradigm.

- Three years of clinical experience.

Preferred Qualifications

- Earned academic doctorate, (PhD, EdD, or DSc), in physical therapy or related field from an accredited institution.

Special Knowledge and Abilities:
- OCS certification, residency, or other specialized training
- Teaching experience in orthopedic physical therapy and evidence-based practice.

- Experience working with information technology for instruction
- History of scholarly productivity
- Experience teaching in graduate education
- Experience working with diverse populations

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F0050P
Anticipated Start Date Fall 2018
Initial Application Review 11/27/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants


-Applicants must include names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three references who can address the candidate’s professional preparation and experience.

For more information contact:
Michael McKeough, PT, EdD, Director
Department of Physical Therapy
California State University Sacramento
V: 916-278-5055
F: 916 278-6842

Eligibility Verification

Candidate will be required to provide official transcripts of their highest degree earned and must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.. California State University, Sacramento is a sponsoring agency ( ie. H-1-B Visa).

Campus Diversity Statement

Sacramento is one of the most diverse and integrated major cities in the country, and Sacramento State is committed to providing a quality education for all of our region’s students. Our campus community represents the broad diversity of our state, and we believe that all are enriched and unified by this diversity. Sacramento State is especially interested in candidates who can contribute, through their teaching, research, and service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

Equal Employment Opportunity

California State University, Sacramento is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Sacramento State hires only those individuals who are lawfully authorized to accept employment in the United States.

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Background Check Disclaimer

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with California State University, Sacramento. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current California State University, Sacramento employees who apply for the position.

California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act

The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in the California State University Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Will you have the required doctorate or terminal degree in hand or an advanced ABD by the date of the appointment?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • CSU Careers Website
    • CalJobs Website
    • Agency Referral
    • Advertisement/Publication
    • Current eReferral
    • Website
    • HERC Website
    • Newspaper ad
  3. * Are you currently a LECTURER at this or any other California State University?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
Optional Documents