The University of Washington's Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Division of Physical Therapy, invites applications for a full-time, 12-month faculty position at the Assistant (0113) or Associate Professor (0112) level. The appointment is non-tenured, as are all appointments within the Department. We are seeking a team-oriented individual with a commitment to teaching, research, and service to join an outstanding interdisciplinary faculty at this top-ranked University and Department of Rehabilitation Medicine. An academic doctoral degree (Ph.D. or equivalent) and a Physical Therapy degree are required. Candidates should be licensed or eligible for licensure as a physical therapist in the State of Washington.
Applicants with research and teaching experience in orthopedic/musculoskeletal physical therapy are encouraged to apply. The ideal candidate will have a record of clinical experience, teaching experience, and an active research program with strong potential for extramural funding. Responsibilities include teaching in foundational clinical sciences and applied orthopedic/musculoskeletal courses within our entry-level DPT program. Faculty members also participate in advising, scholarship and service to the Department, University, and community. Additionally, involvement in the American Physical Therapy Association and other professional organizations is strongly encouraged. Opportunities to mentor students in the Ph.D. Program in Rehabilitation Science and clinical residency programs are also available.
The University of Washington, a Research 1 university, enrolls 55,000 students each year and thrives as a center for groundbreaking research in a variety of fields. The UW DPT program, located on the Seattle campus, enrolls 48 students per year. Our Ph.D. Program in Rehabilitation Science is an interdisciplinary program that has 19 students enrolled. In collaboration with the College of Engineering, we recently built a 5000 square foot motion analysis laboratory equipped with electromyography, force plate, and motion capture technologies. Our faculty and Ph.D. students collaborate with several medical and research centers within and beyond the University. Seattle is one of the most scenic and livable cities in the United States.
All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research, and service.
Review of applications will begin on March 15, 2017. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Interested candidates should upload a curriculum vitae, cover letter and list of four references that may be contacted by the Department, using this link: http://apply.interfolio.com/40242
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