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Katherine Berg
03-21-2011, 11:47 AM
The Department of Physical Therapy, University of Toronto invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor with an anticipated start date of January 1st, 2012.

The Department is seeking applications from highly motivated individuals with a doctorate in a health related field, post-doctoral training, and preferably with a degree in physical therapy. Individuals should be able to demonstrate evidence of excellence in research productivity, innovative scholarship and a commitment to excellence in teaching. Recruiting individuals with excellent leadership and interpersonal skills as well as experience working with multi-disciplinary research teams and clinical colleagues is important to our academic mission. Applicants should have a keen understanding of the basic and applied aspects of their research as well as awareness of current physical therapy practice. Priority will be given to individuals with a promising publication record in refereed journals and a productive research program supported by external funding. Successful candidates will be expected to teach in the MScPT professional program and to supervise MSc and PhD students as a cross-appointed faculty member in the department of Rehabilitation Science (www.utoronto.ca/gdrs.) Candidates should be eligible for an academic appointment. Salary to be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

We strongly encourage you to submit your application online at the following link: https://utoronto.taleo.net/careersection/10050/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=1100247
If you are unable to apply online, please submit your application and other materials to the following address:

Dr. Katherine Berg, Chair and Associate Professor,
Department of Physical Therapy
Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1V7
Email: pt.chair@utoronto.ca

Tel: 416-978-2769
www.physicaltherapy.utoronto.ca

Qualified individuals are requested to include, in confidence, a letter outlining their qualifications for the position, as well as a curriculum vitae. Applicants should also provide a list of three persons who can be contacted by the search committee for a letter of reference once the short list of candidates is established.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: May 3rd, 2011 and the position will remain open until filled.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.