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  • Full-time tenure-track faculty position - San Diego State University

    A full-time tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank to begin August 2015 in the San Diego State University Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program. Seeking an applicant with expertise in Musculoskeletal, Neurophysiological, or Cardiopulmonary Assessment & Management.

    The position will require teaching graduate courses in musculoskeletal, neurophysiological, or cardiopulmonary assessment and management and/or related areas. An earned terminal academic doctorate (PhD preferred) in physical therapy, sports medicine, neurophysiologic-related science, cardiopulmonary, pediatric- neurology/science, rehabilitation science, motor learning, kinesiology, biomechanics, or closely related area is required. Previous teaching experience in the physical therapy setting and board certification in a related specialty area (e.g., OCS, NCS, CCS, GCS, PCS, SCS) are desirable.

    OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES: Engage in research leading to peer-reviewed publications and to seek external funding to support and promote research. Individuals appointed at the rank of Associate Professor will be expected to have an established record of published research focused in an area related to physical therapy and evidence of successful extramural funding. Mentor and supervise DPT doctoral projects. Participate in the development of the DPT program by collaborating with other faculty and professionals in the local community. Engage in university, community, and professional service.

    Other Qualifications: A graduate from an accredited physical therapy program. Eligible for licensure to practice physical therapy in California.

    SALARY: Commensurate with credentials and experience.

    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program is located in the School of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences. The School is in the College of Health and Human Services, one of seven colleges at San Diego State University. San Diego State has an enrollment of over 34,000 students. For additional information visit the School ( and University ( websites. SDSU is currently designated as a Doctoral/Research-Intensive University by the Carnegie Foundation and is ranked No. 14 by U.S. News and World Report list as an Up-and-Coming University. SDSU is a large, diverse, urban university and Hispanic serving institution with a commitment to diversity equity, and inclusive excellence. Our campus community is diverse in many ways, including race, religion, color, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identify and expression, national origin, pregnancy, medical condition, and covered veteran status. We strive to build and sustain a welcoming environment for all. SDSU is seeking applicants with a demonstrated experience in and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of underrepresented groups.

    APPLICATIONS: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Candidates should submit a letter of application addressing responsibilities and qualifications listed above, detailed curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation to

    SDSU is a Title IX, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status. The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
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