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Assistant / Associate Professor - Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science Dept. of Physical Therapy

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  • Assistant / Associate Professor - Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science Dept. of Physical Therapy

    Position Summary:

    The Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science (RFUMS), College of Health Professions, Department of Physical Therapy is seeking to fill a full-time, 12-month, Doctor of Physical Therapy Program tenure track faculty position at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor. The position will be structured so that the majority of efforts are directed toward independent scholarship, preferably working in synergy with research conducted within the Physical Therapy Movement Analysis Laboratory. The Movement Analysis Laboratory is equipped with state-of-the-art instrumentation for characterizing human motion. Opportunities for teaching and service are also components of this position.

    The successful candidate shall demonstrate a program of extramurally funded research and robust publication history. Candidates with a high potential for funding as evidenced by refereed publication history, a clear research agenda, and/or grant submission history may also be considered. In addition, candidates shall embody congruence with our mission and values of altruism, excellence, integrity, social responsibility, and civility; and exhibit readiness to uphold the University’s and Program’s focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion. Candidates who identify as Black, Latinx, Native American, Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander, as well those from educationally or socially disadvantaged backgrounds, medically underserved geographical areas, or other minoritized backgrounds that are underrepresented in physical therapy are especially encouraged to apply.

    To be considered, applicants should submit a resume/CV, cover letter, and statement of research interest at:

    Required Education and Experience:
    • Earned terminal academic doctoral degree (PhD, DSc, DHS, EdD, or equivalent)
    • Must achieve a background check clearance
    • Must have proof of covid19 vaccination or a university approved exemption

    Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
    • Multiple peer reviewed publications and presentations
    • Effective teaching skills
    • Effective written and verbal communication
    • Ability to embrace and demonstrate inclusive, equitable, and culturally sensitive practices in scholarship, education, and service
    • Ability to work in an interprofessional collaborative setting
    • Sound work ethic and sense of integrity

    Preferred Qualifications:
    • History of extramural funding as a principal investigator (or MPI)
    • Completion of post-doctoral fellowship(s) in area of expertise
    • Background in clinical or rehabilitation research
    • Graduation from an accredited CAPTE program and eligibility for licensure in Illinois with the expectation of obtaining an Illinois license within 6 months of employment
    • Prior academic DPT teaching experience in a specialty area
    • Knowledge of effective classroom teaching strategies and assessment methodologies

    EOE, including Disability/Vets