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rmizner42
10-15-2009, 12:56 AM
The School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Science at The University of Montana invites applications for a tenure-line faculty position available Fall 2010. The new faculty member would be joining nine others in a dynamic school with faculty who are committed to academic excellence. http://www.health.umt.edu/schools/pt/

The primary responsibility 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. This position requires a PhD or equivalent or a post-professional advanced degree, a record of scholarly activity, and teaching experience. A degree in physical therapy with eligibility for PT licensure in Montana is preferred but not required.

Projected needs in teaching include; anatomy, pediatrics, and/or aspects of neurorehabilitation.

The University of Montana is a unit of the Montana University System with a student enrollment of 14,000 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 October 26, 2009 and will continue until filled.

Materials may be mailed, emailed or faxed to:

Charles Leonard, PT, PhD
School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Science
The University of Montana
Missoula, MT 59812

406.243.2710 - office
406.243.2795 - fax
charles.leonard@umontana.edu

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