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    Physical Therapy Program
    Arnold School of Public Health
    University of South Carolina

    The Physical Therapy Program at the University of South Carolina is
    seeking applications for Assistant/Associate Professor specializing in
    the area of biomechanics or neurological rehabilitation. This position
    is in the DPT program of the Arnold School of Public Health. The
    Physical Therapy Program is in the Department of Exercise Science which
    is one of six departments in the Arnold School of Public Health. The
    Department offers degrees at the BS, MS, DPT and PhD levels.
    Opportunities exist for collaborative relationships with faculty in the
    Schools of Public Health, Medicine and Engineering. Appointment will be
    effective August 15, 2004.

    The successful candidate will:
    Conduct and publish original research and seek extramural funding
    Teach courses in area of specialization
    Advise physical therapy students and direct DPT, MS and PhD

    Clinical experience and demonstrated scholarly productivity with a well
    planned program of research, commitment to teaching in a professional
    program and an interest in collaborative activities is desired in an
    applicant. PhD or equivalent required for consideration. Applicants
    must be a credentialed PT and eligible for licensure in the state of
    South Carolina.

    The Physical Therapy Program at the University of South Carolina is a
    unique program designed to produce graduates that possess the skills
    necessary to be reflective practitioners and who can conduct and use the
    results of clinically based research and scholarly activity to advance
    physical therapy as an evidence-based profession.

    Student enrollment is limited to 10-12 students per year and faculty
    are provided significant release time to conduct scholarly activities.
    Faculty instruct an average 5-6 contact hours/week and students are
    required to actively participate in research that parallels faculty
    research interests. The combination of small class size, reduced
    instructional load, and program support provide the individual filling
    this position with the opportunity to develop a successful program of
    scholarship. Laboratory space is available in the School of Public
    Health's new research building to be completed in the fall, 2004.

    Additional information regarding the program can be obtained at .

    If you are interested in applying for this position please submit a
    letter of application, vitae and three letters of recommendation to:

    Bruce A. McClenaghan, PED, PT Program Director
    Physical Therapy Program
    Department of Exercise Science
    University of South Carolina
    Columbia, SC 29208

    or electronically to


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