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03-30-2011, 10:18 AM
FACULTY POSITION (Neurology/Acute Care)
ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR FACULTY POSITION (TENURE TRACK) (LOG #12-097)
DIVISION OF PHYSICAL THERAPY
SCHOOL OF HEALTH PROFESSIONS
COLLEGE OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SCIENCES

The Division of Physical Therapy invites applications for a nine-month faculty position (tenure track) in the entry-level Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) curriculum, with options for summer funding, if desired and available.

Responsibilities include teaching, scholarly activity, service, advising, and clinical practice. Professional accomplishments demonstrating creativity and energy, self-direction, ability to represent the College professionally and effectively to other units of the University and to external constituencies, and the ability to work collaboratively with a highly motivated team are important attributes of the successful candidate. Teaching will concentrate on all aspects of adult neuro-rehabilitation, including pathophysiology and acute care. Teaching other foundational courses across the lifespan is required.

Applicant must hold or be eligible for a license to practice physical therapy in the state of Georgia. A doctoral-level research degree (e.g.,PhD, DSc) is required. Applicant will have prior academic experience, evidence of excellent teaching effectiveness and the ability to teach doctoral-level coursework are desired. Applicants should have the ability to work collaboratively with students and colleagues within the program and College and across the colleges and schools of the University. Applicants should have potential for success in research and publishing, and experience in advising and supervising students, preferably with experience at the doctoral level.

Appointment date is August 2011. Position is open until filled. Review of applications will begin March 2010.

Located in the heart of Atlanta and within the largest urban university in Georgia, the Division of Physical Therapy has established meaningful partnerships with numerous institutions, healthcare facilities, and community agencies in the Atlanta metropolitan area. There is opportunity to perform collaborative research within the University and community.
Interested applicants should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and a list of three references.
Submit electronic applications to Sonda Abernathy at healthprofessions@gsu.edu, please include Physical Therapy Search Committee, (Log#12-097, PVA# 65067) in the subject line.

Alternatively, submit paper applications to: Sonda Abernathy, Physical Therapy Search Committee, (Log#12-097, PVA# 65067), School of Health Professions, Georgia State University, P.O. Box 4019, Atlanta, GA 30302-4019.
Questions regarding the position may be directed to the chair of the search committee, Dr. Jim Lewis, at jlewis60@gsu.edu or (404) 413-1254.

Georgia State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action university and accommodates individuals with disabilities. All applicants must comply with the immigration Reform and Control Act. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.