Gannon University — Doctor of Physical Therapy, Director of Clinical Education, Tenure Track (Assistant Professor) or Teaching Track (Assistant Teaching Professor)

The Gannon University’s Doctor of Physical Therapy Program located at the Ruskin, Florida campus seeks a core faculty member to serve as the Director of Clinical Education (DCE). This full-time, 12-month position begins June 1, 2021. Gannon seeks excellence through inclusiveness and invites members of underrepresented groups to apply.

Gannon University faculty work collaboratively with colleagues, deliver instruction, advise students, engage in scholarship, and participate in service. The DCE works closely with the Program Director to support administrative and instructional functions of clinical education. Responsibilities include but are not limited to recruitment and maintenance of clinical sites; supervision of clinical sites; training and evaluation of clinical instructors; and supervision and evaluation of students enrolled in clinical experiences. 

Requirements for a tenure track appointment include an earned advanced post-professional degree (e.g. PhD, EdD DHSc, etc. by fall 2021) in physical therapy or a related field. Individuals without an advanced terminal degree will be considered for a teaching track appointment at the rank Assistant Teaching Professor; a minimum of a DPT degree is required for a teaching track appointment. Additional required qualifications include greater than three (3) years of clinical experience as a physical therapist, two years as a SCCE and/or CI, and a contemporary academic curriculum expertise. Preferred qualifications include three years of teaching experience in a DPT program, record of scholarship and service, APTA Board Certified Specialist, APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor, and a working knowledge of EXAAT. Candidates must be able to support and promote the University’s inclusive Mission, its Catholic identity, and its liberal arts and professional education traditions. 

Gannon University is located in the Ruskin, Florida along the Gulf Coast of Florida in the Tampa Bay/St. Petersburg/Bradenton region. The DPT program is housed within the School of Rehabilitative Sciences in the Morosky College of Health Professions and Sciences. Learn more about the college on our website. 

Application Procedure: Submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references with application to Review of applications will begin immediately and this position will remain open until filled. The finalist will be required to submit an original transcript from the institution awarding his/her terminal degree. Gannon University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information about Gannon University visit