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  • Tenure-track position in Physical Therapy at Elon

    Elon University Department of Physical Therapy Education, School of Health Sciences In Partnership with Cone Health

    Announces the availability of a tenure-track position for an Associate or Assistant professor with an emphasis in musculoskeletal practice.

    We invite applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the Associate or Assistant professor level. The department of 14 full-time and 4 part-time highly qualified, dynamic faculty is interested in recruiting an individual with demonstrated clinical and teaching experience in musculoskeletal physical therapy. The successful candidate will also have a clinically oriented, ongoing research agenda related to musculoskeletal physical therapy, rehabilitation/movement science, biomechanics, and/or motor control. Additional responsibilities include academic advising, student mentoring, scholarship, and department and university service. The successful candidate is expected to have effective interpersonal and communication skills, and a commitment to graduate education and professional growth.

    The successful candidate will have:
     A record of teaching and scholarship
     Eligibility for licensure as a physical therapist in North Carolina
     A minimum of 3 years of clinical practice
     Active membership in professional organizations

    Preferred candidates will also have:
     Experience as mid-career orthopedic specialist and mentor
     An academic terminal degree (e.g PhD, DSc, EdD)
     Residency or fellowship training or ABPTS certification
     Active leadership in a professional organization

    The start date for this position is negotiable, with preference for starting before August 1, 2018.

    About the Department: The department is located in the LEED-certified Gerald L. Francis Center where the School of Health Sciences is located. The DPTE occupies approximately 32,000 square feet with state-of-the-art equipment for teaching and research, including but not limited to: MSK ultrasound, DEXA scanner, Strength and Balance measuring systems, a 3D motion capture system which includes 12 cameras and a 16-channel wireless EMG system, plus two force plates for gait analysis, Woodway Pro-Treadmill, instrumented walkways, and a body weight support rehabilitation system. The DPTE and the School of Health Sciences enjoy a strong collaborative partnership with Cone Health-Alamance Regional Medical Center. Please visit our website at for additional information regarding the DPTE.

    Elon is a dynamic, private institution that is a national model for actively engaging faculty and students in teaching and learning. Elon is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff, and student body and welcomes all applicants. Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and level of experience.

    To Apply:
    Application deadline is May 15, 2018. Application (letter of intent including statements of teaching philosophy and research interests, curriculum vitae, and three references) should be directed electronically to:

    Stephen Bailey, PT, PhD

    Search Committee Chair, DPTE
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