The Physical Therapy Program at University of Wisconsin – La Crosse invites qualified persons to apply for full-time, 9-month tenure track assistant professor position available August 2018.

New or established educator in musculoskeletal physical therapy and/or differential diagnosis with teaching experience and scholarly agenda to complement the existing faculty is desired. The DPT program supports a variety of scholarly and clinical research opportunities (LIMS - La Crosse Institute of Movement Science and EXPAND - Exercise Program for Adults with Neurologic Disorders).

Tenure Track Required Criteria: The successful candidate must:
1. Be licensed to practice physical therapy in a US jurisdiction by position start date.
2. Candidates must have or be near to completing a terminal scholarly degree (PhD, DSc, EdD, or equivalent) by the start date. Degree must be earned by the first personnel review, no later than May 15, 2019.

Tenure Track Desired Criteria: The successful candidate may:
1. Demonstrate experience in higher education.
2. Have clinical experience in musculoskeletal rehabilitation.
3. Demonstrate ability to present a positive and professional attitude when dealing with students, clinical staff, patients, and local community and the national professional community.

4. Possess excellent interpersonal skills, written and oral communication skills, organizational and time management skills.
5. Have a developing or established line of scholarly inquiry.

The Physical Therapy Program is part of the Department of Health Professions which includes Medical Dosimetry, Nuclear Medicine Technology, Occupational Therapy, Physician Assistant, and Radiation Therapy. Our program consists of 11 dynamic core faculty and a strong complement of adjunct faculty. We are committed to mentoring new faculty in teaching and scholarship. The department is located in the College of Science and Health.

The Physical Therapy Program is housed in the Health Science Center (HSC), recognized for its spacious, well-appointed teaching labs, classrooms, and established biomechanics, human performance, and anatomy laboratories. Our physical therapy program has strong alliances with national, regional, and local medical centers and practices. The program is proud to support the La Crosse Institute of Movement Science (LIMS), the Gundersen Sports Medicine Residency Program, and the Exercise Program for Adults with Neurologic Disorders (EXPAND).

This position will be open until filled with a first review date of November 13, 2017. If you have any questions about this position, please contact Patrick Grabowski, PT, Ph.D., / Search Committee Chair, at or 608-785-6623.

Note: Electronic submission of application materials is required. For additional information about this position and to apply, please visit

UW-La Crosse is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We strive to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool, and we encourage applications from persons with varied backgrounds and perspectives. In support of the Wisconsin Veteran Employment Initiative we encourage veterans and veterans with disabilities to explore employment opportunities at UW-La Crosse.
Employment will require a criminal background check. A pending criminal charge or conviction will not necessarily disqualify an applicant. In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, UW-La Crosse does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record.