Position Available: Faculty position in the tenure track. Term(s) of Appointment: A 12-month appointment. Qualifications: Earned doctorate, Graduate of an accredited entry-level program in physical therapy. Eligible for PT licensure in Pennsylvania. Criteria for review: Expertise in musculoskeletal or neuromuscular physical therapy; Expertise in biomechanics; Experience in quantitative motion analysis; Demonstrated record of grant support, research and publication in peer-reviewed journals; Experience in teaching and mentoring entry-level and post-professional physical therapy graduate students; Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with a multi-disciplinary team for teaching, research and grant activities; Active member and participation in appropriate professional societies and/or associations; Professional goals compatible with School's and University's mission and direction. Responsibilities: Participate in physical therapy DPT curriculum; Participate with faculty in procuring external funding; Collaborate in multi-disciplinary research efforts; Advise entry-level and post-professional physical therapy graduate students; Teach in the entry-level and post-professional physical therapy programs related to area of expertise; Serve on School and University Committee. Salary and benefits: Negotiable depending upon qualifications and experience.
Internal Number: 100146
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