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Tenure-Track Assistant or Associate Professor Position in Physical Therapy Department

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  • Tenure-Track Assistant or Associate Professor Position in Physical Therapy Department

    The expanding Department of Physical Therapy in the Bouvé College of Health Sciences at Northeastern University invites applications from highly motivated candidates for a full-time, tenure-track faculty appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor to begin August 2014. The position will have the general responsibilities of tenured and tenure-track faculty in the department. These responsibilities include developing and leading an independent and externally grant funded research program; participation in collaborative research with others in the department, college, university, and other research partners; teaching in current and planned degree programs; and college/university service. The department is looking to expand its tenure/tenure track faculty with research topics relating to neurorehabilitation and neurologic physical therapy.

    Candidates must have a PhD degree in Physical Therapy or a closely related field such as neurorehabilitation and/or neurologic sciences and an active track record of scholarly activity including publications with a successful research program. Candidates that are eligible for physical therapy licensure in Massachusetts are preferred. History of extramural funding will be looked upon favorably.

    The Department of Physical Therapy, housed in the School of Health Professions within Bouvé College, is the leading national model for education and research in the health, psychosocial and biomedical sciences, and supports the University’s mission of educating students for a life of fulfillment and accomplishment, creating and translating knowledge to meet global and societal needs.

    Northeastern University is on an exciting trajectory of growth and innovation. Situated on the Avenue of the Arts in Boston’s historic Back Bay and Fenway neighborhoods, Northeastern is located just four blocks from the Longwood Medical Area, encompassing Harvard Medical School, Children’s Hospital Boston, Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, eight blocks from the Boston University School of Medicine and Boston Medical Center, and is in close proximity to Massachusetts General and the Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospitals.

    Salary will be commensurate with education, training, and experience and includes an outstanding benefits package. Evaluation of candidates will begin immediately and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

    Equal Employment Opportunity
    Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. Northeastern University particularly welcomes applications from minorities, women and persons with disabilities. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.

    How To Apply
    To apply, visit the College website and click on `Faculty Positions’. Applicants shall submit via the website a cover letter of interest, the names and contact information for five references, current curriculum vitae, three or more sample publications, and future research plan statement. For more information, please contact the search committee via Jack Dennerlein (phone: +1 617 373 5428, e-mail