The University of Jamestown Doctor of Physical Therapy Program (DPT) is accepting applications for the position of Assistant or Associate Professor of Physical Therapy. The University of Jamestown DPT Program is located in Fargo, North Dakota.

Please visit our website http://www.uj.edu/academics/doctorphysicaltherapy for more information.

The successful candidate will join a growing, dynamic faculty committed to excellence and innovation in education, service and research. The candidate will participate in the programís ongoing development and assessment.

The successful candidate will be required to engage in service, research, and teaching activities consistent with the Programís expectations and productivity guidelines. Service duties include participation in appropriate professional organizations, clinically related service, or volunteer work in the community. Research duties are expected to meet CAPTE requirements, and demonstrate evidenced-based research related to physical therapy, in the candidateís area of interest.

Minimum qualifications include:
∑ An academic doctorate (i.e., PhD, EdD, ScD). Applicants near doctoral degree completion will be considered.
∑ Active membership in the APTA
∑ Experience as a successful academic or clinical educator
∑ Current physical therapy license, and be eligible for licensure in North Dakota

Teaching responsibilities: teaching in the entry-level DPT program and student advisement.

Research responsibilities: engage in scholarly research consistent with areas of expertise and interest

Additional responsibilities:
∑ Engage in research
∑ Mentor DPT students
∑ Service to the department, university, and profession

The greater Fargo area is a dynamic, growing, urban center of approximately 200,000 people and is the cultural, retail, manufacturing, educational, and healthcare center of the region. Forbes has previously rated Fargo #1 in Small Places for Business and Careers. North Dakota is ranked as one of the best states to live in; located 40 miles from Minnesota lakes country, it is close to exceptional outdoor recreational opportunities.

Application review will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For questions about the position, contact Chair of the Search Committee, Dr. Sara Voorhees at sara.voorhees@uj.edu or 701-356-2136 x 5903.

A letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the contact information of three references should be sent to Dr. Sara Voorhees via email to sara.voorhees@uj.edu, or University of Jamestown Physical Therapy Program, 4190 26th Ave S, Fargo, ND, 58104. Any offer of employment is contingent on the verification of credentials and other information required by law or university policies. UJ is an EO/AA employer.