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08-17-2009, 12:55 AM
The University of Minnesota
Assistant, Associate or Full Professor
Pediatric Rehabilitation
Program in Physical Therapy

The Program in Physical Therapy at the University of Minnesota is
inviting applications for a full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty
position at a rank commensurate with experience (Assistant through
Full Professor). Responsibilities include teaching pediatric content,
research in the applicant's area of interest, pursuing extramural
funding, and advising graduate students (DPT and PhD). Prior
experience in teaching and research is preferred. Candidates should
demonstrate strong evidence or promise as successful scientists and
educators in rehabilitation sciences and have enthusiasm for
participating in faculty governance and professional service. The
position requires an academic doctorate and a clinical degree in
Physical Therapy. Preference will be given to an applicant with
post-doctoral experience, and pediatric clinical experience.

The Program in Physical Therapy is an academic unit with a 60-year
history within the School of Medicine, and upholds a strong national
reputation. Degree programs include the Doctor of Physical Therapy
(DPT), and MS and PhD in Rehabilitation Science. The University of
Minnesota is a major public research institution with substantial
opportunities for collaborative work with well-established faculty in
physical therapy and other University disciplines as well as
community partners. Currently, Physical Therapy faculty are active in
federally funded research in areas of biomechanics of musculoskeletal
dysfunction and rehabilitation, muscle adaptations with disease and
aging, neuroplasticity and fMRI, and balance and fall prevention.

Anticipated start date is summer of 2010. Applications will be
reviewed beginning July 2009 and
the search will remain open until the position is filled.
Applications should include your curriculum vitae, a cover letter
outlining your research agenda and teaching experience, and the names
and contact information including email for three references.
Applications must be submitted online.
To submit an application, follow the link:
For questions about the position, please e-mail:
Richard Di Fabio, PT, PhD, difab001@umn.edu
The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer.
Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.