Assistant, Associate or Professor in Physical Therapy

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Posting Details

Job TitleAssistant, Associate or Professor in Physical TherapyRequisition NumberFE01874Working TitleDepartment Name7N600:HEALTH SCIENCES - REHABILITATION SCIENCEWork LocationLexington, KYType of PositionFacultyPosition Time Status Full-TimeTenure Track StatusTenure TrackRequired Education

Ph.D. and a degree in physical therapy

Required Related Experience

A record of significant scholarship including the potential for or current extramural funding (e.g., NIH, NSF, DoD)

Required License/Registration/Certification

Eligible for, or in current possession of, a physical therapy licensure in Kentucky.

Job Summary

The University of Kentucky, College of Health Sciences, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences is currently accepting applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level. The person in this position will serve in the Division of Physical Therapy program and will have a strong research interest in acute care, cardiopulmonary or neurologic physical therapy.

Primary duties of this position include: advancing a personal research agenda, teaching in the relevant content areas, building and maintaining strong relationships with internal and external constituents, providing student and faculty mentorship support and research guidance in the Doctor or Physical Therapy program. Duties may also include teaching and mentoring students in the Rehabilitation Sciences PhD program.

Qualified applicants will have a PhD and a degree in physical therapy. An applicant with a record of significant scholarship including the potential for or current extramural funding (e.g., NIH, NSF, DoD) is required. Rank and salary for this 11/12 month appointment are commensurate with qualifications and experience. Start-up funds will be available to help establish or facilitate research agendas.

Candidates should apply on line with a curriculum vita, and letter of interest. Questions should be directed to the search committee chair, Joan Darbee PT, PhD, College of Health Sciences, Division of Physical Therapy, Wethington Building room 204B, 900 S. Limestone Street, Lexington, KY 40536-0200, or email [email protected] Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Skills / Knowledge / AbilitiesDoes this position have supervisory responsibilities? NoPreferred Education/ExperienceDeadline to ApplyOpen Until FilledYesUniversity Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

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  1. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's Online Employment System?
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • Academic Keys
    • Latinos in Higher Education
    • A colleague, friend, and/or family member
    • None of the Above
Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
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    Posted: 3/12/2019
    Application Due: 9/13/2019
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