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Career Opportunities in Interprofessional Practice and Education


PVC (Associate) and Dean of the College of Health and Biomedicine, Victoria University, Melbourne Australia

It is an exciting time to join Victoria University. Its Strategic Plan 2016-2020 ( sets out a transformational agenda to position the university as both an outstanding and an open university to all students, whatever their educational, cultural or socio-economic background. Further, the University commits firmly to its region, and to engage with industry and the community to make an impact both locally and globally through outstanding applied and translational research. The University aims to be known as a champion of its heartland and transforming communities. Victoria University is proud to be ranked in the top 2% of the World’s Universities (Times Higher Education 2016-2017)

The University invites applications to join its academic executive. This important new appointment will lead the College of Health and Biomedicine as College Dean ( ). The appointee will also be the Pro Vice Chancellor (Associate) taking university-wide leadership of the University’s health agenda including its aim to become a health promoting university.

The College is a leader in interprofessional health education for its region. College performance in the 2015 Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) assessment was impressive, with research in nursing achieving a ranking of well above world-standard.

The right person for this appointment will be visionary and possess strong operational acumen, with a record of significant achievement in a similarly complex education environment focused on student success, excellent industry-relevant research and interprofessional clinical education.

The Pro Vice Chancellor (Associate) component of the role will be critical to developing cross-institutional applied and translational research and industry and community engagement that has measureable impact, especially in sport, health and active living.

To obtain the candidate information package and for a confidential discussion candidates should be contact the search firm assisting Victoria University on this appointment: Dr Rosalind De Sailly via email at

Complete applications addressing the selection criteria will be considered from early November.

Melbourne is Australia’s sporting and cultural capital, and has been rated the world’s most liveable city by The Economist five years in a row.
Victoria University will support the relocation of the right candidate and her/his family to take up the position.



Teaching-Research Tenure Track Appointment

Creighton University, a Catholic, Jesuit institution, invites applications for full-time, 12-month teaching-research tenure track positions in the Department of Physical Therapy. We seek innovative researchers and educators who can contribute to the discovery, dissemination, and implementation of evidence in movement science, neuroscience, behavioral/social science, health services/patient safety, or interprofessional education. Candidates must have an academic doctoral degree (PhD or equivalent; ABD considered) with record (or emerging potential) of generating grants and peer-reviewed publications. A competitive start-up package is available. Teaching and service expectations are dependent on applicant experience and background. Eligibility for licensure as a physical therapist in Nebraska is preferred. Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The Creighton University Department of Physical Therapy has an excellent national reputation (#15 U.S. News & World Report) and is an integral part of a comprehensive health science campus with commitment to interprofessional practice. The Department is an established leader in professional education, offering entry-level education, clinical residency programs, nationally-funded research laboratories (, and service to the profession and community. More information about the Departmental mission and philosophy can be found on our website at

Creighton University is located near downtown Omaha, Nebraska; a dynamic metropolitan area of nearly 1 million people. Forbes Magazine recently named Omaha as one of the top 10 best places to live in the U.S. based on economy and quality of life (

Applications are requested by January 1, 2017. Evaluation of applications will begin immediately and additional applications will be accepted and reviewed until the positions are filled. Application materials should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, 1-2 page research statement, and contact information of four references. Application materials should be submitted electronically on the Creighton University Human Resources website

If you would like more information or have questions regarding the position, please contact:

Terry L. Grindstaff, PT, PhD, ATC, SCS
Faculty Search Committee Chair
(402) 280-5674


Assistant / Associate Vice President of Interprofessional Education

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) seeks exceptionally well-qualified candidates for an Assistant or Associate Vice President for Interprofessional Education (IPE). The successful candidate will build on existing efforts to develop a nationally prominent program through creative leadership, strategic planning, implementation and assessment of IPE activities in education, faculty development, research, and health care delivery. The AVP will direct the university’s Center for Interprofessional Collaboration (IPC) with a primary focus on enhancing quality of care and improving patient outcomes.

The AVP reports directly to the Chief Academic Officer and works collaboratively with Deans and faculty from all six UTHealth schools. S/he will be expected to attract support for IPE activities through philanthropy and grants for education and research. The AVP will also lead efforts to develop collaborative IPC programs throughout the Texas Medical Center. Candidates should have a terminal doctorate, significant leadership experience in IPE, and qualifications for a senior faculty appointment. A complete position description and instructions to apply may be found online at the following address:

UTHealth is an EEO/AA employer. UTHealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law or university policy. EOE/M/F/Disabled/Vet.



Executive Director, Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences Institute for Interprofessional Education

The Executive Director of the Pacific Northwest University (PNWU) of Health Sciences Institute for Interprofessional Education, who reports to the Senior Advisor to the President of PNWU, is responsible for managing the Collaborative activities. The Executive Director works closely with the Collaborative's Operations Committee and Advisory Council, and develops a working relationship with all members of the Collaboratives as well as its community partners. 

The Yakima Valley Interprofessional Practice and Education Collaborative (YVIPEC) was launched in the fall of 2014 under the auspices of PNWU as the first of several community Collaboratives to be formed.  The YVIPEC is comprised of member institutions that include Washington State University, Heritage University, Central Washington University and Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences.  The mission of the collaborative is to promote the highest quality of health care through creating a culture of inclusive and collaborative interprofessional education, scholarship, and practice. View the full description and apply.   


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