The Jane Kroh Satterfield Professorship in
Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science
Tenure Track Faculty Position
Department Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science (PTRS)
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland

Outstanding physical therapist research scholars are invited to apply for a newly endowed full-time tenure-track faculty position - The Jane Kroh Satterfield Professorship in Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, in the Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, School of Medicine, at the University of Maryland, Baltimore. We are seeking an individual with an established and highly successful research program with interests that complement and extend existing areas of excellence in biomedical and rehabilitation science research.

Qualifications and Responsibilities: To be considered for this tenure-track position at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor, applicants must have training in physical therapy and be eligible for licensure in the State of Maryland, and hold a PhD degree preferably with postdoctoral research training. Successful candidates will have a strong scholarly research record of publications in an area that complements existing expertise in neuromotor control, biomechanics, bioengineering, brain mechanisms, muscle physiology/performance, or exercise science. The preferred candidate will have a strong federal grant funding history. In addition, the candidate will have demonstrated past experience in mentoring, teaching, supervising doctoral students, collaborative inter-disciplinary research endeavors, and participating in extensive institutional, local, and national service. The successful candidate will also have the ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, students, and others with diverse backgrounds within multiethnic and multicultural campus and community settings.

Rank and Salary: Full-time, tenure-track position at the level of Associate Professor or Professor. Salary and start-up funds commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Applications: Applicants should submit a letter of application and curriculumvitae, a statement concerning their scholarly, teaching, and service goals, three representative publications. To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by June 1, 2018. The position will remain open until filled. Materials should be addressed to: Chair of the Faculty Search Committee, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Science, 100 Penn Street, Baltimore, MD 21201‑1082. E-mail:

Please include the Position number 03-329-47 in your letter of application.

About PTRS:PTRS is located on the professional campus of the University of Maryland in Baltimore within the research-intensive University of Maryland School of Medicine. The Department offers a Doctor of Physical Therapy program and a PhD in Physical Rehabilitation Science ( Extensive opportunities exist for collaborations with researchers and clinicians in PTRS, as well as other departments and schools, and with established research and clinical centers on the Baltimore campus including the Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center (OAIC), the VA Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center (GRECC) and the University of Maryland Children’s Hospital.

About Baltimore:Baltimore is known as “Charm City” because of its beautiful downtown skyline and waterfront as well as many historic and vibrant neighborhoods. Geographically located on the Mid-Atlantic Coastline with nearby cities of Annapolis, Washington DC, Philadelphia and New York, Baltimore has an international airport, is home to the Orioles and Ravens and has close access to the Chesapeake Bay, the Eastern Shore, a variety of coastal beaches, and two mountain ranges.

The University of Maryland, Baltimore is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.