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  • Assistant/Associate Professor, Dept of Physical Therapy, East Carolina University

    The Department of Physical Therapy at East Carolina University is seeking candidates for a full-time, 12 month tenure- track position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level to begin July 1, 2012. Requirements include: completed or near completed PhD or comparable research degree, eligibility for PT licensure in North Carolina, expertise in motion analysis and the application of biomechanics in the study of human movement, and musculoskeletal physical therapy. Responsibilities include: the establishment of a productive and potentially fundable research program, instruction in areas of expertise, mentoring graduate students, and in collaboration with faculty coordinate research activity in the human motion research labs.

    The successful candidate will have access to the Departmentís two well equipped and spacious motion labs containing two multi-camera Qualisys systems, six AMTI force platforms, NeuroCom dynamic force plate system, a split-belt Bertec instrumented treadmill and other equipment.

    East Carolina University is located in Greenville, North Carolina. Greenville is the cultural, educational, medical and economic center of Eastern North Carolina. Pitt County has a population of approximately 159,000 and is located halfway between the capital city of Raleigh and the Outer Banks. East Carolina University (27,000 students) is an integral part of Vidant Medical Center, a regional hospital and rehabilitation center that serves 29 counties. In addition to graduating the most allied health students in the state, the College of Allied Health Sciences has a strong working relationship with the ECU Brody School of Medicine, the East Carolina Heart Institute, and the School of Dental Medicine.

    The Department of Physical Therapy is housed in a new state-of-the-art building that is adjacent to the Health Sciences Library, College of Nursing, Brody School of Medicine and the Vidant Medical Center. The Department currently consists of ten full-time academic and three clinical faculty and operates two off-site physical therapy clinics. The DPT program is three years, graduates 30 students annually and was recently accredited for ten years.

    Contact: Bruce C. Albright PhD, PT 252-744-6231; albrightb@ecu.edu
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