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    A twelve-month tenure-track position at assistant professor level or
    above is now available in the Graduate Program in Physical Therapy &
    Rehabilitation Science, Carver College of Medicine, The University of
    Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA

    We are seeking a Physical Therapist with a PhD degree; strong
    evidence/promise as a successful scientist with potential to develop an
    independent funded line of research. Post-doctoral experience is

    Faculty responsibilities will vary with interests and experience.
    Expectations include:
    Oversee a clinical, applied, or basic research program.
    Pursue extramural funding.
    Mentor/advise graduate students in the DPT and PhD educational programs.
    Teach in the DPT and PhD educational programs.
    Collaborate with other Departments in the Carver College of Medicine.
    Serve on various committees based on program needs and interest
    including the DPT and PhD program committees, comprehensive exam
    committees, and dissertation committees.

    Graduate Program:
    The Graduate Program in Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science is
    an academic unit in the Carver College of Medicine. The program offers
    a Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    degree in Physical Rehabilitation Science. Present enrollment includes
    108 DPT and 15 PhD students. The DPT program focuses on doctoral
    clinical entry-level training reflective of the APTA's 2020 vision
    statement. The Rehabilitation Science program emphasizes research and
    training of doctoral students as exemplified by over 53 doctoral
    graduates serving academic institutions across the country. The
    specialty areas of the faculty emphasize the underlying science that
    drives the rehabilitative process. All graduate faculty have
    independent research laboratories within the College of Medicine,
    including a gait laboratory and a spinal cord research laboratory both
    housed in the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, two motor
    control/neuromuscular/EMG laboratories, an exercise physiology
    (cardiopulmonary) laboratory, a sports medicine laboratory, a
    neuromuscular biomechanics laboratory, and a neurobiology of pain
    research laboratory. Core research facilities in the College of
    Medicine are readily accessible and collaborative opportunities are
    available within the UI healthcare complex which for the 17th year in a
    row is nationally ranked overall as one of "America's Best Hospitals."

    Offering excellent salary and benefits; start-up funds; and laboratory

    Please send letters of application/nomination to:

    Kathleen A. Sluka, PhD, PT, Professor, Chair, Search Committee
    Graduate Program in Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science
    The University of Iowa, 1-252 Medical Education Building, Iowa City, IA
    Ph: 319/335-9791 Fax: 319/335-9707 Email:
    Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Science:
    College of Medicine:

    The University of Iowa is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity
    Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

    Laura Frey Law, PT, PhD
    Assistant Professor
    Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science
    The University of Iowa
    1-252 Medical Education Bldg
    Iowa City, IA 52242
    (319) 335-9804