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Open Rank Faculty Position, Division of Physical Therapy, SUNY Binghamton University

23 Mar 2023
23 Mar 2023
Binghamton, NY
United States
Binghamton University

Open Rank Tenured/Tenure-Track Faculty Position in the Division of Physical Therapy

About Binghamton University:

Binghamton University is a world-class institution that unites more than 130 broadly interdisciplinary educational programs with some of the most vibrant research in the nation. Our unique character - shaped by outstanding academics, facilities and community life - promotes extraordinary student success.

Binghamton merges rigorous academics, distinguished faculty and state-of-the-art facilities to engage and challenge its 18,000 students. The high-achieving Binghamton student body also represents a great diversity of life experiences, from first-generation college-goers to international students. Beyond their talent, these classmates share a desire to shape the future through technology, insight, intellectual exploration and community service.

Job Description:
Binghamton University's Decker College of Nursing and Health Sciences Division of Physical Therapy, located at the newly renovated, state-of-the art health sciences campus in Johnson City, New York, is hiring for its Doctor of Physical Therapy program and invites applicants for full-time, campus-based, 10-month faculty appointments. The position encompasses teaching, innovation, and clinically-driven scholarship.

The Division of Physical Therapy is currently seeking a research focused faculty member with a demonstrated history of grant funded scholarship. The successful candidate will be expected to teach a two-course load per semester with the ability to reduce teaching workload as scholarship and grant funding increase. In addition to teaching and scholarship, the successful candidate will also be expected to participate in student advising, as well as service at the Division, College and University levels.

The candidate will be assigned courses based on area of expertise; contribute to advising and mentoring students; and engage in program and university committees as appropriate.

Faculty rank, tenure-track options, and salary are dependent upon the successful candidate's experience and qualifications. Tenure-track/tenured faculty may qualify for designation as a Binghamton University Faculty Fellow.


  • Possess a terminal academic degree (PhD, EdD, DSc)

  • Successful history of grant funded research and/or potential to obtain extramural funding.

  • Research experience in rehabilitation, biomechanics, engineering, bioengineering, medical engineering, motor control or similar fields.

  • Content expertise in human movement/motion analysis, motor control, or in diagnosis/impairment areas including but not limited to balance and falls, older adults, Parkinson’s disease, concussion, ACL rupture/reconstruction/rehabilitation, spinal biomechanics. Other similar and related fields or specializations could be considered.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Possess or be eligible to possess a license to practice physical therapy in any US state or territory.

  • Possess teaching experience, especially in an accredited physical therapy program.

  • Postdoctoral training.

Visa sponsorship is not available for this position

Additional Information:
Binghamton University values and fosters a global, service-oriented, and inclusive learning community. Binghamton is located in the affordable and beautiful Southern Tier of New York State, 40 minutes from Syracuse, NY, one hour from the Finger Lakes Region, one hour from Scranton, PA, and three hours from New York City and Philadelphia. Binghamton University is ranked by the Wall Street Journal as 2nd for the best public school in the Northeast United States for student outcomes, and ranks as 33rd for the best public university in the nation by US News and World Reports, 2022. Binghamton is a nationally recognized research institution with one of the two fastest-growing research programs in New York State. The Health Sciences campus is located in a newly constructed/renovated complex in Johnson City, New York. The Decker College of Nursing and Health Sciences houses state of the art simulation laboratory facilities deemed the best in the Northeast United States. Applicants can learn more about Binghamton University by exploring this link:

Binghamton University offers a generous benefits package and competitive salaries:
Binghamton University offers a generous retirement benefit that includes employer contributions. Information on the New York State retirement system is found here:

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As required by title IX and its implementing regulations, Binghamton University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the educational programs and activities which it operates. This requirement extends to employment and admission. Inquiries about sex discrimination may be directed to the University Title IX Coordinator or directly to the Office of Civil Rights (OCR). Contact information for the Title IX Coordinator and OCR, as well as the University's complete Non-Discrimination Notice may be found here.

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Application Instructions:
Interested candidates should submit applications, including a cover letter, full curriculum vitae, a statement of research philosophy, a statement of teaching philosophy, and names and contact information of three professional references to Binghamton University Interview Exchange at https://binghamton.interviewexchange...p?JOBID=159681. The Decker College of Nursing and Health Sciences is committed to the goal of building a diverse and inclusive teaching and working environment.

The DPT program is currently a Candidate for Accreditation with CAPTE and has a start date of September 1, 2023. The search committee is accepting applications now, and is reviewing candidates as they are submitted. Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.