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  • Instructor/Assistant Professor in Orthopedic Physical Therapy,Department of Physical Therapy and Human Movement Sciences,Northwestern University

    Instructor/Assistant Professor in Orthopedic Physical Therapy

    Department of Physical Therapy and Human Movement Sciences, Feinberg School
    of Medicine,

    Northwestern University



    The Department of Physical Therapy and Human Movement Sciences, Northwestern
    University Feinberg School of Medicine invites applicants for a new
    full-time, 12-month appointment in a non-tenure track position in the area
    of Orthopedic Physical Therapy. Teaching responsibilities will involve
    team-teaching primarily 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
    committees. Depending on the experience and background of the applicant,
    this position is being offered at the instructor or assistant professor
    level. Salary is negotiable.



    Ideal applicants will hold a post professional doctoral degree, but
    candidates with a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree will be considered.
    Applicants should be clinical specialists in orthopedic or sports physical
    therapy, demonstrate a record of clinical or academic teaching, and have an
    interest in 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
    significant teaching and clinical research opportunities 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
    strong,
    talented faculty engaged in teaching,
    research, and clinical practice. For more information
    about our Department, please visit
    http://www.feinberg.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 September 30, 2009 with an anticipated
    start date of January, 2010.

    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:



    Dr. Antoinette Sander

    Search Committee Chair

    Department of Physical Therapy & Human Movement Sciences

    645 N. Michigan Ave, Suite # 1100, Chicago, IL 60611

    Telephone: 312 908 9060; fax: 312 908 0741; e-mail:
    t-sander@northwestern.edu
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