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Heiderscheit, Bryan
12-26-2002, 06:53 AM
PHYSICAL THERAPY FACULTY POSITION
Des Moines University-Osteopathic Medical Center
Des Moines, Iowa


The College of Health Sciences and the Physical Therapy Department at Des Moines University - Osteopathic Medical Center is searching for an energetic, innovative physical therapist to join our dynamic faculty in a full-time, 12-month, tenure track faculty position at the assistant or associate professor rank. Content area of instruction will be in orthopedics and biomechanics; other areas of instruction are negotiable. Research utilizing our state-of-the-art Human Performance Laboratory, complete with an eight camera RealTime Motion Analysis capture system, three ground reaction force plates, and a 16-channel EMG system is expected. A PhD or equivalent academic doctoral degree preferred; individuals enrolled in an academic doctoral program will be considered; academic and clinical experience required, and eligibility for PT licensure in Iowa.

Des Moines University - Osteopathic Medical Center, an academic health sciences center, has degree programs in osteopathic medicine, podiatric medicine, physical therapy, physician assistant, health care administration, and public health. DMU has a federally funded Geriatric Education Center. The Division of Physical Therapy offers a fully accredited DPT and post-professional DPT curricula. The faculty are dedicated to developing outstanding professionals who value critical thinking, life-long learning and service. Manual therapeutic approaches are emphasized. Technology is playing an ever-increasing role in the Division as the campus becomes wireless and all incoming students are provided with a personal laptop computer for curricular and personal use. In addition to teaching, scholarly activity, and service, faculty have the opportunity to provide patient care services in the on-campus physical therapy clinic.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, and list of three references to:

Kathy Mercuris, P.T., M.G.S.
Associate Professor, Division of Physical Therapy
Associate Dean for Administrative Affairs, College of Health Sciences
Des Moines University-Osteopathic Medical Center
3200 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50312
Ph: 515-271-1734
Fax: 515-271-7078
E-Mail: Kathy.Mercuris@dmu.edu

DMU is an equal opportunity employer.

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