The Department of Physical Therapy and Human Movement Sciences (PTHMS) within the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine invites applications for a full-time faculty position at the rank of assistant/associate professor, in the non-tenure, clinician-educator track, in the area of musculoskeletal and sports physical therapy. Primary responsibilities will include teaching in the musculoskeletal course series and foundational courses in the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) curriculum. We are seeking individuals with interest in furthering collaborations with Northwestern Athletics in research and potential for clinical mentorship. Additional responsibilities of the position include research, scholarship, student advising, and service on departmental committees.
Rank is commensurate with experience and credentials. Salary is negotiable. The preferred applicant will be a physical therapist eligible for Illinois licensure (required), with an earned PhD or other academic doctorate and research agenda, and clinical specialization in sports physical therapy or athletic training certification. Preference will be given to applicants with a strong scholarly record, including peer-reviewed publications and national presentations; residency and/or fellowship training; and a successful record of developing course content and teaching sports or orthopaedic physical therapy in entry-level physical therapy curricula and/or at post-professional level. In this position, the candidate will also be expected to contribute to our exceptional teaching program that is innovative, concept-structured, based on scientific evidence, and emphasizes active student learning.
PTHMS is part of the vibrant educational and cultural community of Northwestern University located on the Chicago campus close to Lake Michigan and the “Magnificent Mile". PTHMS has collaborations with other institutions like Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, and other departments including Northwestern Athletics on the Evanston Campus, Biomedical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Orthopaedic Surgery, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Neurology, Emergency Medicine, Radiology, Neurological Surgery, Physiology, Oncology, Preventive Medicine, and Rheumatology. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to foster existing and new inter-departmental relationships and initiatives.
The start date is negotiable, and the position will remain open until filled. When applying, please upload this completed list of references form to suggest the names of individuals who could write letters of reference on your behalf.
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Northwestern University is a major private research university with 12 academic divisions located on three campuses in Evanston, Chicago, and Education City in Doha, Qatar. We have approximately 2,500 full-time faculty members, 17,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and over 5,700 full and part-time staff. Northwestern University combines innovative teaching and pioneering research in a highly collaborative environment. It provides students and faculty exceptional opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth.