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Yuping Chen
11-08-2007, 08:59 AM
PHYSICAL THERAPY

ASSISTANT / ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR (TENURE TRACK) / CONVERSION (ABD)



Available for the Academic Year: 2008/2009.

Fresno State is one of only 76 U.S. colleges and universities designated
to the new Community Engagement Classification by The Carnegie Foundation
for the Advancement of Teaching.

Faculty members gain a clear path to tenure through the University's
Probationary Plan Process.

Salary placement depends upon academic preparation and professional
experience. In some circumstances, exceptional faculty at higher ranks may
be considered.

Instructional Level: Graduate



Specific Position Characteristics: The successful candidate should
demonstrate a successful record of academic teaching or clinical research in
one or more of these areas of expertise: adult Neuroanatomy with experience
in clinical interventions; Clinical Cardiopulmonary/Exercise physiology;
Pharmacology; Evidenced-based practice. Additional responsibilities include
scholarly activities, advising students, student research and project
direction, curriculum development, collaborative research, service at all
levels of the university, and community outreach. Specific assignments will
depend on department needs., The successful candidate may be called upon to
teach in a distance education mode and will be encouraged to develop
web-enhanced and/or web-based instruction. Outcomes assessment and service
learning are important components of the university curriculum. The
successful candidate will be expected to work cooperatively with faculty and
staff in the department, college and university.

Qualifications - Academic Preparation: An earned doctorate (Ph.D., Ed.D.,
D.Sc.) in Physical Therapy or closely-related discipline is required for
appointment to a tenure-track position. Candidates nearing completion of
the doctorate (ABD) may be considered for a lectureship (temporary position)

with the possibility of conversion to tenure-track upon completion of the
doctorate. For appointment to the rank of Associate Professor, a candidate
must demonstrate a record of teaching excellence and substantial research
and publication at the university level.



Qualifications - Teaching or Other Professional Experience: The successful
candidate must be licensed or eligible for physical therapy licensure in
California with a minimum of three years of clinical experience in physical
therapy practice. Candidates are expected to demonstrate a commitment to,
or potential for, teaching excellence and scholarly activity at the
university level. The ability to utilize and plan for use of technology in
instruction is required. It is desirable that candidates demonstrate a
record of, or potential for, development of grant proposals and attracting
external funding, and active participation or leadership roles in the
profession of physical therapy or relevant organizations. The successful
candidate must have the ability to work effectively with faculty, staff and
students from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconoimc backgrounds.



Application: Form is available online at
www.csufresno.edu/aps/vacancy/sc1.pdf. Send completed application,
curriculum vitae, and three current letters of reference (dated within the
last 12 months) to:



Dr. Marilyn Miller

Search Committee Chair

Department of Physical Therapy

California State University, Fresno

2345 E San Ramon Avenue, M/S MH 29

Fresno, CA 93740

Phone: (559) 278-4558 Fax: (559) 278-3635

E-mail address: mem@csufresno.edu



Commitment to Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity: California State
University, Fresno is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity
Employer. All qualified applicants receive equal treatment and
consideration in the selection process. We welcome applications from members
of diverse populations and those who are interested in or experienced with
community engagement.





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Yuping Chen, ScD, PT

Assistant Professor

Department of Physical Therapy

California State University, Fresno

2345 E. San Ramon MH29

Fresno, CA 93740

Phone: 1-559-278-8829

Fax: 1-559-278-3635

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