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Assistant/Associate Professor, Division of Physical Therapy, UNC-Chapel Hill

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  • Assistant/Associate Professor, Division of Physical Therapy, UNC-Chapel Hill

    Assistant/Associate (tenure track), Division of Physical Therapy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    Start Date: Fall 2018
    Salary and start up package: Negotiable and commensurate with experience and qualifications
    Deadline for applications: Open until filled

    The Division of Physical Therapy, Department of Allied Health Sciences, UNC School of Medicine, invites applications for an open rank tenure track position. The field of specialization for this position is open. Primary responsibilities are research and scholarship, with teaching in the DPT program as a secondary responsibility. Academic advising and mentoring of PhD students in Human Movement Science is also required.

    Minimum Qualifications:
    1) An academic doctoral degree (PhD, EdD, DSc) in Physical Therapy, Movement Science, Health Services Research, Biomedical Engineering, or related field; 2) potential for excellence in research; and 3) willingness to contribute to the Division’s mission as a part of our enthusiastic, supportive, and dedicated faculty.

    Preferred Qualifications:
    1) Eligible for North Carolina licensure as a physical therapist; 2) post-doctoral research training or history of extramural grant funding as principal investigator; and 3) demonstrated ability to teach in a graduate-level program.

    UNC-Chapel Hill is a Carnegie-classified research intensive institution serving approximately 25,000 students. Collaboration opportunities abound with current faculty, the joint UNC-NC State CLEAR (Closed-Loop Engineering for Advanced Rehabilitation) core in Biomedical Engineering, the Thurston Arthritis Research Center, the Sheps Center for Health Services Research, the Department of Exercise and Sport Science, various clinical departments throughout the School of Medicine, and the North Carolina Translational and Clinical Sciences (NC TraCS) Institute at UNC-CH, which is funded by the NIH Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA). Located in the North Carolina Piedmont region in the heart of the Research Triangle, Chapel Hill offers a rich intellectual and cultural community, with the advantages of mild climate, scenic beauty, and easy driving distance to both the mountains and the coast. This is an exciting opportunity to join a top-tier, highly collegial department in an idyllic campus setting. The Division is a nationally recognized leader in Physical Therapy education and research, with a small class size (32 students/class).

    Interested candidates must complete an online application at Candidates should submit a curriculum vitae with letter of application describing qualifications/expectations and contact information for 4 references. Confidential inquiries will be respected.
    Please address queries to the Search Committee Chair:
    Prue Plummer, PT, PhD
    3020 Bondurant Hall, Campus Box 7135
    Division of Physical Therapy
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    Chapel Hill, NC 27599
    Phone: 919-843-8658

    UNC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer