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07-27-2009, 12:05 AM
Instructor/Assistant Professor in Orthopedic Physical Therapy

Department of Physical Therapy and Human Movement Sciences, Feinberg School
of Medicine,

Northwestern University

The Department of Physical Therapy and Human Movement Sciences, Northwestern
University Feinberg School of Medicine invites applicants for a new
full-time, 12-month appointment in a non-tenure track position in the area
of Orthopedic Physical Therapy. Teaching responsibilities will involve
team-teaching primarily in the musculoskeletal and kinesiology courses in
our entry-level Doctor of Physical Therapy curriculum. The position also
includes student advising, scholarship, and service on departmental
committees. Depending on the experience and background of the applicant,
this position is being offered at the instructor or assistant professor
level. Salary is negotiable.

Ideal applicants will hold a post professional doctoral degree, but
candidates with a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree will be considered.
Applicants should be clinical specialists in orthopedic or sports physical
therapy, demonstrate a record of clinical or academic teaching, and have an
interest in clinical research in musculoskeletal physical therapy. The
ability to assist in the development and coordination of an evidence-based
orthopedic clinical residency program is desirable. Illinois state physical
therapy licensure or eligibility is required.

The Department of Physical Therapy and Human Movement Sciences is a part of
the vibrant educational and cultural community of
Northwestern University. Collaboration with
faculty in the Departments of Orthopedic Surgery, Physical Medicine &
Rehabilitation, Biomedical and Mechanical Engineering is available and will
be encouraged. With the abundance of high quality teaching and research
experiences within the McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University,
including the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Northwestern Memorial
Hospital and Children's Memorial Medical Center, this position represents
significant teaching and clinical research opportunities for the
well-qualified candidate.

We are located on the Chicago campus of Northwestern University, between
Lake Michigan and North Michigan Avenue along "Chicago's Magnificent Mile."
The Department includes a
talented faculty engaged in teaching,
research, and clinical practice. For more information
about our Department, please visit

Northwestern University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon
eligibility to work in the United States.

Applications will be accepted until September 30, 2009 with an anticipated
start date of January, 2010.

Interested applicants should send a letter of application, statement of
teaching philosophy and research goals, curriculum vitae, and the names and
addresses of three professional references to:

Dr. Antoinette Sander

Search Committee Chair

Department of Physical Therapy & Human Movement Sciences

645 N. Michigan Ave, Suite # 1100, Chicago, IL 60611

Telephone: 312 908 9060; fax: 312 908 0741; e-mail: