Physical Therapy-Pending Professor

Job description

Job location: Coral Gables, FL

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2019-09-06
Req: R100034889
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Job Description – Associate Professor/ Professor and PhD Program Director (Tenure/non-tenure earning)

Job Summary:

This faculty will hold primary responsibilities in research, teaching, administration, and service and will serve as the Vice Chair for PhD Studies and the PhD Program Director. The faculty will interact in all roles with other members of the Department of Physical Therapy and of the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine Community.


• Management and development of the PhD in Physical Therapy program in the role of program director and Vice Chair for PhD Studies.

• Teach courses in the physical therapy clinical sciences for the DPT and PhD programs in physical therapy foundational or clinical sciences as may be assigned according to the candidate’s areas of expertise and the needs of the department.

• Pursue extramural grant funding individually and as part of a research team.

• Perform scholarly activities and conduct research in the physical therapy clinical sciences.

• Serve as an advisor for entry level clinical doctorate students (DPT) and PhD students.

• Participate collegially in departmental and university service and governance functions.

• 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:

Supervises PhD and post-doctoral trainees. Supervises laboratory staff.

Minimum qualifications:

• An earned doctorate (PhD) and post-doctoral training with emphasis in an area relevant to Physical Therapy

• Demonstrated record of research publication in a defined content area related to physical therapy .

• Demonstrated record of extramural funding

• University level teaching experience in physical therapy in DPT and PhD educational programs.

• Experience and training in teaching, mentoring, and advising DPT and PhD students.

• Eligibility for Physical Therapy licensure in Florida

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Job No:
Posted: 9/7/2019
Application Due: 12/22/2019
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