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    *Academic Faculty Search, Krannert School of Physical Therapy,
    University of Indianapolis*

    *Position Description*: The position is a 12-month appointment with
    academic rank, tenure status, and salary commensurate with experience.
    Responsibilities include teaching, service to the university and
    community, participation in scholarly endeavors, and academic advising.
    Primary consideration will be given to those applicants with expertise
    in cardiopulmonary, health promotion and wellness, integumentary, acute
    care, and/or medical imaging content areas, but outstanding individuals
    with expertise in other content areas will also be considered. Teaching
    and research advising in the postprofessional programs of the Krannert
    School of Physical Therapy may be negotiated based on interest and
    expertise. An average of one day per week may be used to pursue clinical
    practice or other professional development opportunities. The beginning
    date for appointment is July 2006.

    *Position Requirements*:

    The ideal candidate will have the following characteristics:

    ∑ Integrity and strong personal, academic, and clinical values

    ∑ Communication skills that facilitate free exchange of ideas and
    information among faculty, students, and the professional community

    ∑ Accessibility and the ability to work effectively with all types of people

    The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:

    ∑ Be a physical therapist eligible for Indiana licensure

    ∑ Hold a Ph.D. or equivalent degree. Applicants with a post-entry-level
    masterís degree and interest in perusing a doctoral degree may be

    ∑ Possess a strong basic science background

    ∑ Have experience as a successful academic and clinical teacher

    ∑ Demonstrate strong problem-solving abilities

    ∑ Demonstrate activity in scholarly endeavors, broadly defined.

    ∑ Demonstrate a record of involvement with the professional community.

    *About the University of Indianapolis and the city of Indianapolis/:
    /*The University of Indianapolis is a private, United Methodist
    Church-affiliated institution, serving over 4,000 students, and offering
    associate, bachelors, masterís and selected doctoral degrees in arts and
    sciences, business, education, and the health professions. Students are
    enrolled on the Indianapolis campus, as well as on campuses in Cyprus
    and Greece. As the stateís capital city with a population of more than
    one million people, metropolitan Indianapolis is the thriving center of
    business, government, entertainment, and culture in Indiana. The
    universityís suburban, southeast-side campus provides easy access to a
    wide variety of opportunities. Indianapolis is the 12^th largest city in
    the United States with a cost of living index that is below the national
    average. Indianapolis is home to professional football and menís and
    womenís basketball teams, world-renowned auto racing events, a triple-A
    baseball team, and the largest childrenís museum in the world.
    Additional information about Indianapolis and the University of
    Indianapolis can be found at .

    *Procedures for Candidacy*: Nominations and applications are invited.
    Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until
    the position is filled. Materials should include a letter describing the
    candidateís interest in and qualifications for the position, focusing on
    the items described above and oneís capacity to contribute to the larger
    mission of the Krannert School of Physical Therapy; curriculum vitae;
    and the names, titles, and telephone numbers of three references.
    References will not be contacted until candidates have been notified.
    Materials should be submitted to:

    Don Hoover, P.T., Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor/Chair of the Academic Faculty Search Committee

    University of Indianapolis

    Krannert School of Physical Therapy

    1400 E. Hanna Avenue

    Indianapolis, IN 46227-3697

    1-800-232-8634 ext. 4912

    /University// of //Indianapolis// is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative
    Action Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. /