>>University of Minnesota
>>Program in Physical Therapy
>>Faculty Opening-Orthopaedic Biomechanics Rehabilitation
>>
>>The Program in Physical Therapy at the University of Minnesota is
>>inviting applications for a 12-month tenured or tenure-track
>>faculty position at a rank commensurate with experience (Assistant
>>through Full Professor). This position is newly created to expand
>>current faculty. Responsibilities include pursuing extramural
>>funding, performing faculty research in orthopaedic biomechanics,
>>supervising graduate student research and teaching biomechanics
>>content. Research experience and productivity is expected as well
>>as integral involvement in the PhD Program in Rehabilitation
>>Sciences. Candidates should demonstrate strong evidence or promise
>>as successful scientists and educators in rehabilitation sciences
>>and have enthusiasm for participating in faculty governance and
>>professional service. The position requires an academic doctorate.
>>Preference will be given to an applicant with post-doctoral
>>experience, a clinical degree in physical therapy, and past
>>orthopaedic clinical experience, but applicants without a clinical
>>degree will be considered.
>>
>>The Program in Physical Therapy is an academic unit with a 60-year
>>history within the School of Medicine, and upholds a strong
>>national reputation. Degree programs include the Doctor of
>>Physical Therapy (DPT), and MS and PhD in Rehabilitation Sciences.
>>The University of Minnesota is a major public research institution
>>with substantial opportunities for collaborative work with
>>well-established senior faculty in physical therapy and other
>>medical and biomedical disciplines. Currently, Physical Therapy
>>faculty are active in federally funded research in areas of
>>biomechanics of musculoskeletal dysfunction and rehabilitation,
>>muscle adaptations with aging and disease, neuroplasticity and
>>fMRI, and balance and fall prevention.
>>
>>Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and the search will
>>remain open until the position is filled. Applications should
>>include your curriculum vitae, a cover letter outlining your
>>research agenda and teaching experience, and the names and contact
>>information and emails for three references. For further
>>information or to submit an application contact:
>>
>>Paula Ludewig or LaDora Thompson
>>Co-Chairs, Search Committee
>>Program in Physical Therapy
>>MMC 388, University of Minnesota
>>420 Delaware Street SE
>>Minneapolis, MN 55455
>>(612) 626-5271
>>thomp067@umn.edu
>>
>>
>>The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity employer.
>>Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
>
>Paula M. Ludewig, Ph.D., PT
>Associate Professor
>Program in Physical Therapy
>Mayo Mail Code 388
>The University of Minnesota
>420 Delaware St.
>Minneapolis, MN 55455
>
>Phone: (612) 626-0420 Fax: (612) 625-7192
>Campus Location: 376 Children's Rehabilitation Center
> 426 Church St. SE