Assistant/Associate Professor - Physical Therapy - Tenure Track
Western Michigan University
August 22, 2018
Major Duties: Western Michigan University invites applications and nominations for a full-time, fiscal-year (12 month), tenure-track, assistant/associate professor position within the Department of Physical Therapy for the developing Doctor of Physical Therapy Program. The ideal candidate would teach primarily, but not exclusively, in the musculoskeletal track of the DPT curriculum. Expected start date can be flexible based on the unique needs of the developing program and the availability of the individual, with an ideal start date of July 1, 2019. - Contribute to curricular and programmatic development.- Participate in the accreditation process.- Teach in one's area of expertise.- Supervise and advise students.- Sustained productivity and growth in research and grant writing.- Develop and sustain a scholarly agenda in accordance with CAPTE standards.- Service to the DPT program, department, university, profession, and community. - Contribute to an inter-professional environment of instruction, research, and community collaborations.
Minimum Qualifications: - Earned PT degree from an accredited institution.- Academic credentials to include either of the following: ++Physical therapy degree (BS, MS, or DPT) AND an academic doctoral degree (PhD, ScD, EdD, or DHSc) from an accredited institution; ABD considered if degree will be received by date employment would commence, OR ++Clinical doctorate in physical therapy (DPT) AND completion of an accredited residency or fellowship program or ABPTS certification (the residency, fellowship, or certification must be achieved by December 1, 2018) - Eligibility and intention to obtain Michigan physical therapy licensure with the expectation for ongoing engagement in clinical practice and/or clinical research.- Two years of experience in a clinical or teaching environment (must be completed by date employment would commence).- Demonstrated contemporary expertise in one or more specialty areas of physical therapy. - Demonstrated potential to maintain an active program of scholarly research and grant writing related to field.- Strong oral, written, and interpersonal skills.- Ability to function well within a collegial, collaborative work environment.- Membership in the American Physical Therapy Association.
Internal Number: 352_56633
About Western Michigan University
One of the top-100 public universities in the United States, Western Michigan University is committed to being learner centered, discovery driven and globally engaged. Founded in 1903, what was once Western Michigan College became Michigan's fourth public university in 1957. Since then, WMU has undergone dramatic growth in size and stature. Today, the University offers more than 240 academic programs to students pursuing degrees through the doctoral level. More than 20 percent of its 25,000 students are enrolled in graduate course work, studying in disciplines ranging from atomic physics and graph theory to medieval literature and blind rehabilitation. Of 101 graduate offerings available, 30 lead to a doctoral degree.