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  • Faculty Position in Musculoskeletal Physical Therapy

    FACULTY POSITION OPENING

    The Program in Physical Therapy at Northern Arizona University, is
    seeking an individual for our dynamic team taught entry-level and
    post-professional curriculum. Candidates will be expected to enhance
    and contribute to curricular content related to the physiological
    basis of the Musculoskeletal practice pattern. Applicants should have
    previous academic teaching experience or experience teaching physical
    therapists or physical therapy students. Candidates with clinical
    specialization will be given special consideration. Prior experience
    in development, implementation, and completion of research projects,
    especially clinical research is preferred. Additional qualifications
    include interest or experience in distributed learning methods
    including "web-enhanced" courses. Experience with or commitment to
    work with diverse cultural backgrounds is required.

    The responsibilities of the successful candidate will include the
    ability to: teach course work commensurate with experience and
    academic preparation; seek internal and external funding; write,
    present, and publish papers; advise students, both before and after
    admittance to the program, develop collaborative experiences for
    students in the community; provide service to the Department,
    College, University, and Profession; assist in the development of non
    residential and distance learning opportunities for the physical
    therapists in the state of Arizona.

    All applicants must be eligible for physical therapy licensure in
    Arizona. Experience with or commitment to work with diverse cultural
    backgrounds is required as well as previous academic teaching
    experience or experience teaching physical therapists or physical
    therapy students. This position is at the Assistant or Associate
    Professor level, depending on academic credentials and experience as
    described in the Conditions of Faculty Service as well as
    departmental expectations for rank. An earned post-professional
    doctorate (PhD, EdD) is preferred, although ABD with an expectation
    of completing the degree by the start date and those with a
    post-professional doctor of physical therapy degree (DPT) will be considered.

    Northern Arizona University with an enrollment of 17,000 students is
    one of three state universities. Flagstaff, Arizona is a mountain
    community known for its quality of life, superb beauty and variety of
    outdoor and cultural activities.

    Applications will be accepted until the position is filled or closed,
    however, review of applicants will begin February 15, 2007.
    Interested individuals should submit a letter of application (include
    a statement of their personal philosophy of teaching and Physical
    Therapy education as well as their academic and professional goals),
    curriculum vitae and three letters of reference to:

    Physical Therapy Search Committee
    Program in Physical Therapy
    Northern Arizona University
    P.O. Box 15105
    Flagstaff, AZ 86011
    Phone: (928) 523 4092
    FAX: (928) 523 9289

    Northern Arizona University is a committed Equal
    Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Minorities, women,
    persons with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.


    Mark W. Cornwall, PT, PhD, CPed
    Professor and Chair, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences
    Program in Physical Therapy
    Northern Arizona University
    P.O. Box 15105
    Flagstaff, AZ 86011
    Voice: (928) 523-4092
    FAX: (928) 523-9289
    email: mark.cornwall@nau.edu
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