Physical Therapy/ Asst. Professor of Clinical

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Job location: Coral Gables, FL

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2019-02-19
Req: R100028658
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Job Summary: 
This faculty will hold dual responsibilities in teaching and clinical service delivery. The faculty will interact in both teaching and service roles with other members of the Department of Physical Therapy and of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine community. 


•    Teach courses in the physical therapy clinical sciences for the DPT program and clinical education according to the candidate's areas of expertise and the needs of the department.
•    Participate collegially in departmental and university service and governance functions.
•    Participate in clinical program development and educational program development in the area of vestibular rehabilitation.
•    Perform scholarly activities and conduct research in the physical therapy clinical sciences or physical therapy education.
•    Provide clinical services in the area of vestibular rehabilitation.
•    Perform other responsibilities as may be assigned by the Chair of the Department.
•    Other duties as assigned: "Job descriptions are not intended, and should not be construed to be exhaustive lists of responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with a job. Management reserves the right to revise duties as needed."

Supervision received: 
Reports to the department chair. Supervision exercised: 
Minimum qualifications: 

•    An entry level degree in physical therapy.
•    A Doctor of Physical Therapy (entry-level or transitional) and/or an earned doctorate (PhD, EdD, ScD) in an area relevant to Physical Therapy
•    Eligibility for Physical Therapy licensure in Florida.
•    University level teaching experience in physical therapy clinical sciences.
•    Experience in teaching, mentoring, and advising physical therapy clinical doctorate students.
•    Experience in patient care delivery in the area of vestibular rehabilitation.

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Posted: 2/20/2019
Application Due: 4/21/2019
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