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Assistant / Associate Professor (Tenure-Track) - Physical Therapy & Athletic Training, University of Utah

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  • Assistant / Associate Professor (Tenure-Track) - Physical Therapy & Athletic Training, University of Utah

    The Department of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training at the University of Utah is seeking an experienced and established faculty candidate for their Athletic Training program. The position is a full-time tenure-line faculty at an assistant or associate professor rank, commensurate with academic experience and scholarly accomplishment.

    Primary responsibilities include:
    • Develop and maintain a scholarly research program that will augment the department’s research success and collaborate across the University of Utah Health Sciences Center
    • Seek and obtain external funding
    • Recruit, advise, and mentor students enrolled in the professional Master of Athletic Training program and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Rehabilitation Science program
    • Teach in area of expertise within the Athletic Training and Rehabilitation Science programs
    • Perform service as appropriate to the department, college, university, profession, and community
    Degree requirement:
    • Applicants should have an earned relevant terminal degree (doctorate) before the start of the appointment
    Minimum qualifications:
    • Show evidence of significant scholarly accomplishment
    • Conduct research that has substantial potential for acquiring external funding
    • Proficiency in college-level teaching
    • Be able to obtain athletic training licensure in the state of Utah
    Desired qualifications:
    • Postdoctoral training experience, if no prior experience as a faculty member
    The University of Utah is a PAC-12 member institution and, in 2019, was invited into the prestigious Association of American Universities. The Department of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training is located within the College of Health and is part of the University of Utah Health. University of Utah Health is the major educational, research, and referral facility serving the medical needs of Utah and the Intermountain West and includes the Colleges of Health, Nursing and Pharmacy, the School of Medicine, University Hospitals and Clinics, the Health Sciences Library, and related core facilities. Opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration are abundant, and department faculty members maintain research collaboration with divisions and departments across the University of Utah Health.

    The University of Utah is located in Salt Lake City, in the foothills of the majestic Wasatch Range of the Rocky Mountains. There is easy access to eight world-class skiing resorts, as well as hiking, biking, camping, backpacking, fishing, and exploring in nearby canyons and in the spectacular red-rock country of southern Utah. Ten National Parks are within a day driving distance of the University. Salt Lake City also offers professional symphony, ballet, modern dance, opera and theater performances, art galleries, world-class restaurants and professional sports.

    The positon will be open until a qualified applicant is identified. Rank and salary are dependent upon experience and qualifications.

    Please apply at:
    Please attach your CV, a list of 3 references (all references must be outside of the University of Utah and its affiliates), and attach your last awarded degree or diploma as a pdf flee under the "Applicant Document Other” category.

    Inquiries may be sent to:
    Justin H. Rigby, PhD, LAT, ATC
    Department of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training University of Utah
    1860 E 250 S HPR-E, Rm 208
    Salt Lake City, UT 84112 (801) 213-1315

    The University of Utah Health (U of U Health) is a patent focused center distinguished by collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. The U of U Health values candidates who are committed to fostering and furthering the culture of compassion, collaboration, innovation, accountability, diversity, integrity, quality, and trust that is integral to our mission.

    The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students, staff, faculty and patents from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education, employment opportunities, and quality healthcare for historically underrepresented groups.

    Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

    The University of Utah is an Affirmative Acton/Equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or actives extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights, or both.
    Last edited by Peter Fino; October 15th, 2021, 03:01 PM.