Position: Assistant or Associate Professor - Orthopedic Physical Therapy

The Department of Physical Therapy and Human Movement Sciences,
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine invites applicants for
a full-time, 12-month appointment in a non-tenure track position in the
area of Orthopedic Physical Therapy. Teaching responsibilities will
involve team-teaching in the musculoskeletal and kinesiology courses in our
entry-level Doctor of Physical Therapy curriculum. The position also
includes student advising, scholarship, and service on departmental and
university committees. Depending on the experience and background of the
applicant, the position is being offered in the clinical or
clinical-investigator tracks. Academic rank and salary are negotiable.

Ideal applicants will hold a post-professional doctoral degree. Candidates
with a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree, Orthopedic Clinical
Specialization and a strong clinical background will also be considered.
Applicants should demonstrate a successful record of academic teaching and
clinical research in musculoskeletal physical therapy. . The ability to
assist in the development and coordination of an evidence-based orthopedic
clinical residency program is desirable. Illinois state physical therapy
licensure or eligibility is required.

The Department of Physical Therapy and Human Movement Sciences is a part of
the vibrant educational and cultural community of
Northwestern University. Collaboration with
faculty in the Departments of Orthopedic Surgery, Physical Medicine &
Rehabilitation, Biomedical and Mechanical Engineering is available and will
be encouraged. With the abundance of high quality teaching and research
experiences within the McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University,
including the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Northwestern Memorial
Hospital and Children's Memorial Medical Center, this position represents a
significant opportunity for the well-qualified candidate.

We are located on the Chicago campus of Northwestern University, between
Lake Michigan and North Michigan Avenue along "Chicago's Magnificent Mile".
The Department includes a
talented faculty engaged in teaching,
and clinical practice. For more information about our Department, please
visit http://www.medschool.northwestern.edu/nupthms.

Northwestern University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity
Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Hiring is
contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

Applications will be accepted until November 1, 2007, with an anticipated
start date of January 1, 2008. Interested applicants should send a letter
of application, statement of teaching philosophy and research goals,
curriculum vitae, and the names and addresses of three professional
references to: Jane E. Sullivan, PT, DHS, Orthopedic Search Committee
Chair, Department of Physical Therapy & Human Movement Sciences, 645 N.
Michigan Ave, Suite # 1100, Chicago, IL 60611; Telephone 312-908-6789; fax:
312-908-0741; e-mail: j-sullivan@northwestern.edu.

David A. Brown, PT, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Physical Therapy and Human Movement Sciences
Northwestern University
The Feinberg School of Medicine
645 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 1100
Chicago, IL 60611

p: 312-908-0976
f: 312-908-0741
email: d-brown1@northwestern.edu