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02-01-2007, 12:31 PM
FACULTY POSITION OPENING

The Program in Physical Therapy at Northern Arizona University, is
seeking an individual for our dynamic team taught entry-level and
post-professional curriculum. Candidates will be expected to enhance
and contribute to curricular content related to the physiological
basis of the Musculoskeletal practice pattern. Applicants should have
previous academic teaching experience or experience teaching physical
therapists or physical therapy students. Candidates with clinical
specialization will be given special consideration. Prior experience
in development, implementation, and completion of research projects,
especially clinical research is preferred. Additional qualifications
include interest or experience in distributed learning methods
including "web-enhanced" courses. Experience with or commitment to
work with diverse cultural backgrounds is required.

The responsibilities of the successful candidate will include the
ability to: teach course work commensurate with experience and
academic preparation; seek internal and external funding; write,
present, and publish papers; advise students, both before and after
admittance to the program, develop collaborative experiences for
students in the community; provide service to the Department,
College, University, and Profession; assist in the development of non
residential and distance learning opportunities for the physical
therapists in the state of Arizona.

All applicants must be eligible for physical therapy licensure in
Arizona. Experience with or commitment to work with diverse cultural
backgrounds is required as well as previous academic teaching
experience or experience teaching physical therapists or physical
therapy students. This position is at the Assistant or Associate
Professor level, depending on academic credentials and experience as
described in the Conditions of Faculty Service as well as
departmental expectations for rank. An earned post-professional
doctorate (PhD, EdD) is preferred, although ABD with an expectation
of completing the degree by the start date and those with a
post-professional doctor of physical therapy degree (DPT) will be considered.

Northern Arizona University with an enrollment of 17,000 students is
one of three state universities. Flagstaff, Arizona is a mountain
community known for its quality of life, superb beauty and variety of
outdoor and cultural activities.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled or closed,
however, review of applicants will begin February 15, 2007.
Interested individuals should submit a letter of application (include
a statement of their personal philosophy of teaching and Physical
Therapy education as well as their academic and professional goals),
curriculum vitae and three letters of reference to:

Physical Therapy Search Committee
Program in Physical Therapy
Northern Arizona University
P.O. Box 15105
Flagstaff, AZ 86011
Phone: (928) 523 4092
FAX: (928) 523 9289

Northern Arizona University is a committed Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Minorities, women,
persons with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.


Mark W. Cornwall, PT, PhD, CPed
Professor and Chair, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences
Program in Physical Therapy
Northern Arizona University
P.O. Box 15105
Flagstaff, AZ 86011
Voice: (928) 523-4092
FAX: (928) 523-9289
email: mark.cornwall@nau.edu