Director of Clinical Education

University of South Florida - Tampa, FL (30+ days ago)4.2

Position Details

Dept Number/Name: 0-6140-000 / School of Phys Thrpy & Rehab Sci

College Division: USFHealth-College of Medicine

Salary Plan: Faculty

Job Code/Title: OPEN RANK

Hiring Salary/Salary Range: $80-100K

Position Number: 00014295

Teaching: Course preparation and instruction as assigned, including but not limited to clinical education.

Administrative: Oversight and management of clinical education as part of the educational mission of the DPT professional program. Professional development of the clinical education team and clinical educators.

Research: Based on scholarly areas of inquiry.

Other: Service to the department and profession.

Entry-level degree in Physical Therapy (BS, MS, or DPT) and doctoral preparation (DPT, PhD, EdD, DSc, etc.).
Eligibility for Physical Therapy licensure in the State of Florida.
Minimum 5 years experience as a physical therapist and/or educator.
Minimum 2 years experience as a clinical instructor and/or CCCE.
APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor.
Contemporary expertise in specific assigned teaching area.
An area of scholarly interest.
APTA membership.
For appointment as Associate Professor: minimum 5 years full-time appointed academic experience at Assistant Professor rank.

Three years of relevant academic experience as a Center Coordinator of Clinical Education or three years full-time academic experience as a Director or Assistant Director of Clinical Education in a Physical Therapist or Physical Therapist Assistant education program accredited by CAPTE.
APTA Advanced Credentialed Clinical Instructor and CCIP trainer.
Established scholarly agenda with publication record.
Success in organization and implementation of interprofessional education.

More information on the USF Health School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences can be located at:

Contact information: Douglas Haladay, PT, DPT, PhD, CSCS, Chair of the DCE Search Committee and Co-Coordinator of Professional Education. Email:

Position Details

T h e USF Health Sc ho o l o f P hy s i c a l T he r a py & Re h ab ili t at i o n S c i en c e s ( S P T& R S ) announces a search for a Director of Clinical Education at the Ass i s tan t / A ss o c ia t e /Professor level . This full-time, 12-month position will partner with the existing clinical education team (Co-Coordinator of Professional Education, 2 Assistant Coordinators of Clinical Education, and administrative staff) in leading our clinical education program as an integral component within the DPT professional curriculum. The School seeks c a nd i d a t es who w ill direct and shape the clinical education vision and represents this vision to constituent groups internal and external to the program and university. The Director of Clinical Education is charged with developing strong clinical partnerships that support the SPT&RS education mission including academic excellence, simulation, and interprofessional education. S/he is responsible for the professional development of the clinical education team and clinical educators. Opportunities exist to partner in post-professional residency and/or fellowship programs. In addition, the Director of Clinical Education will actively participate in professional activities that influence clinical education. F a c u l t y ran k , s a l ar y a n d st ar t - u p p a ck ag es ar e h i g h ly c o m p e t i t i ve and c o m m e n s u r a t e w i t h a c a de m i c qua l i f i c a t i on s . P o s i t i o n may be t enu r e- a cc ru i n g or non-tenure accruing an d w ill re m a in op e n u n t il f i l l ed .

T he University of South Florida is a Carn e g ie T i e r 1 Re s ear c h - E x t e n s i v e un i v e r s i t y s erv i n g over 47 , 00 0 st u d ent s in t h e T a m p a B a y area. U S F H e a l t h is a c o m p r eh e n s i v e a c a d e m ic he a l t h s c i e n c es c e n t e r c o m pr i sed of Colleges of M ed i c i ne, N u r s i ng , P h ar m a c y, and P ub l i c H e a l t h along with SPT&RS, and Biomedical Sciences which provide outstanding opportunities for collaboration and research. SPT&RS DPT professional program enrolls up to 48 students per class each year. T h e S c h o o l ’s state-of-the-art 6,000+-sq. ft. H u ma n Fu n ct i o n a l P e r f o r m an c e L a bor a t o r y a n d st a t e - f un d e d C en t e r f or Ne u r o m u s c u l o s k e l et a l R e s e a r c h bo a s t s over $5 M in f u n d e d e x t ra m ur a l re s ea r c h. T h e S c hoo l ’s clinical faculty provide clinical services at the USF Physical Therapy Center in collaboration with other healthcare specialties. Numerous area hospitals and healthcare practices (including Florida Hospital System James A. Haley VA Hospital, Lakeland Health, Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa General Hospital,) offer clinical, educational, and research affiliations.

Information for Applicants

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