Assistant/Associate Teachng Professor - School of Health Professions - Department of Physical T...

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Job Title: Assistant/Associate Teachng Professor - School of Health Professions - Department of Physical Therapy
Location: Columbia
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 28421
Application Materials

Applications are to be submitted online and should include your letter of interest addressing position qualifications, teaching experience, and a list of three references with contact information and a copy of your curriculum vitae.

For inquires please contact: Teresa Briedwell, PT, DPT, OCS; Search Committee Chair, [email protected], University of Missouri, Department of Physical Therapy, 801 Clark Hall, Columbia, MO 65211.

Job Description

The Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health Professions, University of Missouri, invites applications for a full-time, 9 or 12-month non-tenure track faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Teaching Professor. The applicant must be an excellent teacher and clinician.

• Assist the lead adult neuro and pediatric faculty members in instruction of coursework; other teaching, service and scholarly activities according to department need
• Treat patients with adult neurological rehabilitation needs (as a clinical instructor) in our pro bono clinic 10 hrs a week; other options for clinical practice exist
• Preference given to individuals willing to teach wide-ranging coursework including basic science and foundational clinical skills.

Appointment will begin as early as Summer Semester 2019


• Licensed or eligible for PT licensure in Missouri
• Earned terminal academic degree (PhD, EdD, DSc, etc)
• History of practice in neurological rehabilitation

Application Deadline

Applications will be reviewed until a well-qualified candidate is selected.

Other Information

The University of Missouri (MU) has over 29,000 students and is a Land-Grant University. MU is also a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities and has a Carnegie classification as a Research University with Very High Research Activity. The Department is collegial and has established wide-ranging research collaborations including other health professions, medicine, nursing, veterinary medicine, exercise science, nutritional science, and engineering. Columbia, Missouri has been frequently ranked as a top place to live, best place to raise a family, and a great community in which to retire. In the foothills of the Ozark recreational area, Columbia lies halfway between Kansas City and St. Louis.

For more information on the Physical Therapy Department, the School of Health Professions, and the University of Missouri, go to:


Compensation is competitive and commensurate with qualifications of the applicant.

Benefit Eligibility

This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at

Diversity Commitment

The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor of Human Resource Services/Affirmative Action officer at 573-882-4256.

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Disability Inclusion and ADA Compliance Manager at 573-884-7278.


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Posted: 11/20/2018
Application Due: 2/18/2019
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