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11-14-2008, 01:00 AM
The School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Science
at The University of Montana
invites applications for tenure-line faculty positions available Fall 2009


New faculty would be joining seven others in a dynamic school with faculty who are committed to academic excellence. http://www.health.umt.edu/schools/pt/

The primary responsibility for two faculty line(s) is to lead a research initiative within their area of expertise and seek appropriate extramural funding. Additional responsibilities include teaching and service commensurate with overall assignment. The position requires an earned post- professional research doctoral degree in Physical Therapy or related area, a record of scholarly activity, and teaching experience.

The primary responsibility for the remaining faculty line(s) is instruction, with expectations in service and scholarly activity commensurate with overall assignment. This position requires a post-professional advanced degree and eligibility for PT licensure in Montana. Prior teaching and a minimum of three (3) years of clinical experience is preferred.

Projected needs in teaching include; pediatrics, anatomy, kinesiology, aspects of orthopedics and neurorehabilitation, physical agents and general skills.

The University of Montana is a unit of the Montana University System with a student enrollment of 13,000 and 600 full time faculty members. Missoula, a community of 75,000 is described as having a blend of small-town charm and big-city sophistication. The University of Montana has been called the "Most scenic campus in America" by Rolling Stone Magazine, and rated as "Among the top 10 colleges nationally for combining academic quality and outdoor recreation" by Outside Magazine. For more on Missoula visit (http://missoula.montana.com/ )

Salary and benefits are competitive. Rank, salary, and tenure status is commensurate with the applicant's qualifications and experience. If interested, the applicant should send a letter describing their interest in and their qualifications for the position, curriculum vitae, official transcripts of all graduate work and the names and contact information of three (3) professional references. Review of applications will begin November 30, 2008 and will continue until filled.

Materials may be mailed, emailed or faxed to:


James J. Laskin, PT, PhD

School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Science

The University of Montana

Missoula, MT 59812



406.243.4757 - office

406.243.2795 - fax

james.laskin@umontana.edu



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