Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor

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Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor

Physical Therapy - 300820

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Department Overview
The University of North Texas Health Science Center Department of Physical Therapy is housed within the School of Health Professions (SHP), which also includes a Physician Assistant Studies Program and an online Graduate Certificate in Lifestyle Health. The PT department offers a clinical Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) and a dual-degree DPT/Ph.D. in Structural Anatomy and Rehabilitation Sciences in collaboration with the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. UNTHSC is dedicated to excellence in education, research, primary care and community service. UNTHSC Vision: The education & research partner for health systems of Tarrant County One university, built on values, defining and producing the providers of the future. UNTHSC has a strong commitment to the success of the Physical Therapy department. UNTHSC relies on a culture of values with integrity, collaboration, respect, serve others first, be visionary to create solutions for a healthier community. We develop and deliver these solutions in an inter-professional, team-based environment that promotes patient-centered care. We are seeking a faculty member who recognizes the importance of values-based leadership and whose vision is consistent with emerging health care delivery.

Position Details
The Department of Physical Therapy at the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth, TX is expanding its research, education, and clinical mission. We invite nominations and applications for a full-time 12-month faculty position. We are seeking a candidate who has an established or emerging research agenda with the ability to engage in funded clinical or translational research. We are seeking innovative faculty who can contribute to the discovery, dissemination, and implementation of evidence in the field of physical therapy/movement science or related disciplines.

The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate.

The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.

Required Qualifications
The successful candidate will possess the following required qualifications:

* Academic doctorate (PhD, DSc, or equivalent)
* Physical therapy licensure or eligibility for licensure in Texas is required
* Experience in Research, Teaching and/or PT Clinical Experience

Preferred Qualifications
The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:

* Research excellence as demonstrated by publications, extramural grant activities, and the desire and potential to conduct nationally/internationally recognized research
* Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work with diverse students and colleagues
* Demonstrates integrity, creativity, commitment, decisiveness, and modesty
* Strong commitment to mentoring graduate students and postdoctoral fellows towards independence
* Postdoctoral training or relevant research experience of at least two years is preferred

Special Instructions to Applicants
Competitive start-up package commensurate with the candidate's qualifications and needs are available with this position. Rank is commensurate with experience.Teaching and service expectations will be appropriate to permit pursuit of a research agenda and outcomes. Potential for collaborations with other departments, schools, institutes and universities/hospitals in the metroplex is available. For more information about the Department of Physical Therapy please visit our website at and for more information about research at University of North Texas Health Science Center please visit:

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applications should include a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching/mentoring (Maximum 1 page for each document), and names and contact information of three references.

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Assistant Professor

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Posted: 12/14/2018
Application Due: 1/16/2019
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