Assistant/Associate Professor- Physical Therapy - 496963



Posted on Thursday, May 16, 2024

Title: Assistant/Associate Professor- Physical Therapy

Department Org: Dept of Exercise & Rehab Sciences - 107720

Employee Classification: A1 - Faculty Full Time 12 Mth HSC

Bargaining Unit: Bargaining Unit Exempt

Job Description:

A full-time, 12-month tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor with expertise in orthopedic and musculoskeletal physical therapy.

The primary responsibilities of the position include:
• Teaching orthopedic and musculoskeletal-related course content in the DPT curriculum.
• Maintaining a productive scholarly agenda
• Providing academic advising to physical therapy students.
• Providing service as required by the university.
• Rank is commensurate with experience.
• Opportunity for clinical practice at the University of Toledo Medical Center is available.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Physical Therapy degree with an academic doctoral degree, i.e., PhD, DSc, EdD, or equivalent (Applicants who are ABD will be considered).
• At least 1 year of academic teaching orthopedic and musculoskeletal physical therapy course content in an entry-level physical therapy program.
• Applicants must have a current Ohio physical therapist license or be eligible for licensure.

Preferred Qualifications:

• A minimum of 1 year of clinical practice in orthopedic physical therapy.
• Post-professional doctoral training in Rehabilitation Science, Movement Science, or a related field.
• Experience with teaching peripheral joint and spinal manipulation.
• A scholarly record of peer-reviewed publications, and state or national presentations.
• A successful record of obtaining external funding, or strong evidence of the ability to achieve external funding.
• American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties certification in Orthopedic or Sports Physical Therapy, or other related orthopedic physical therapy certification, e.g., American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists.

Conditions of Employment:

To promote the highest levels of health and well-being, the University of Toledo campuses are tobacco-free. To further this effort, the University of Toledo Health Science Campus Medical Center is requiring candidates for employment to be nicotine-free. Pre-employment health screening requirements will include cotinine (nicotine) testing, as well as drug and other required health screenings for the position. With the exception of positions within University of Toledo Main Campus and the University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences, the employment offer is conditional upon successful completion of a cotinine test and Occupational Health clearance.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

The University of Toledo is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. The University of Toledo does not discriminate in employment, educational programs, or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, military or veteran status, disability, familial status, or political affiliation.

The University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, dual-career professionals and covered veterans.

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