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02-08-2011, 01:28 PM
The School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science at The University of Montana invites applications for 2 core faculty positions. Expectations for both positions include service and scholarship as appropriate to academic rank, and teaching in areas of need, interest and expertise. Projected teaching opportunities may include but are not limited to content in pediatrics, neurologic rehabilitation, neuroscience, orthopedics and clinical medicine. We seek candidates who demonstrate initiative and a commitment to working collaboratively with students, faculty, staff, clinicians and others from diverse backgrounds.

The first position is for a non-tenure track faculty line at the rank of Instructor or Clinical Assistant Professor. This position consists of an academic year appointment along with a 5-week summer contract. This faculty member will also serve as Associate Academic Coordinator of Clinical Education.

Position 1
Minimum qualifications:
Must hold or be eligible for PT licensure in Montana
3 years of clinical experience
Experience as a Clinical Instructor
Teaching experience
Experience with web-based and soft-ware technologies
Strong communication and supervisory skills
Organizational skills
Able to travel for clinical site visitations

Preferred qualifications:
Post-professional degree in Physical Therapy or related field.
Previous CCCE and/or ACCE experience
Clinical Specialization or Residency Experience
Credentialed Clinical Instructor
APTA membership

The second position is for an academic year appointment and depending on qualifications may be considered a tenure or non-tenure appointment at a rank commensurate with qualifications.

Position 2
Minimum qualifications
Must hold or be eligible for PT licensure in Montana
Teaching experience
Post-professional degree
Strong communication and collaborative abilities

Preferred Qualifications
Post-professional doctorate. (PhD, EdD, ScD, DSc)
Teaching at an institute of higher education
Evidence of scholarship
Clinical Experience
Organizational/administrative experience
APTA membership

The University of Montana offers a unique opportunity for professional growth in a magnificent environment. Founded in 1893, the University has a rich academic and cultural history and is home to over 14,000 students and 600 full time faculty. The campus has been described as one of the most beautiful in the US and the region boasts unparalleled year around recreational opportunities. Missoula, a community of 75,000, offers a blend of small-town charm and big-city sophistication.

The School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science houses 3 contemporary research labs and 2 clinics offering faculty opportunities for practice, teaching, and research. The current core and adjunct faculty provide a blend of scholarly expertise and clinical specialization offering students a high level education. A 100 percent passing rate on the NPTE is typically achieved by graduating classes of the School.

Applicants should send a letter describing their interest, qualifications, curriculum vitae, official transcripts of all graduate work and names and contact information of three (3) professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until filled. For more information, visit http://www.health.umt.edu/schools/pt/

Materials may be mailed, emailed or faxed to:

David Levison, PT, MHS and ACCE
School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Science
The University of Montana
Missoula, MT 59812

406.243.2678 - office
406.243.2795 - fax

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