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Faculty - Physical Therapy - 13HS-PT02

Institution: Texas Woman's University
Location: Dallas, TX
Category:
  • Faculty - Health - Physical & Occupational Therapy
Posted: 03/27/2014 (Reposted Job: Initially posted on 10/22/2012)
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Type: Full Time
Texas Woman's University - Dallas Campus
Department: School of Physical Therapy
Title: Assistant Professor
Salary/ Hours: Salary is commensurate with experience and qualification
Job Code: 13HS-PT02
Date Closed: Open Until Filled

The School of Physical Therapy-Dallas at the Texas Woman's University invites applications for a full-time, tenure track faculty position beginning fall semester 2013 (preferred) at the rank of Assistant Professor (9-12 month Academic year appointment). The School of Physical Therapy, comprised of 11 experienced faculty members, is housed in the new Institute of Health Sciences - Dallas Center in the heart of the Dallas medical district. Equipped with state-of-the-art teaching and researching laboratories, the Institute features motion analysis, human performance, and exercise physiology research laboratories.

The candidate must have an earned post-professional doctoral degree in physical therapy or a related field, have 3 years of clinical experience, and be eligible for licensure as a physical therapist in Texas. Prior academic or clinical teaching experience and specialization are valued assets. Responsibilities will be in the area of clinical education as well as developing and teaching courses in both the professional and post-professional programs. A candidate with expertise in one or more of the following areas is preferred: clinical education, general therapeutic interventions, and research mentorship. The successful candidate must have or be able to establish a systematic program of research with potential for external funding.

Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Salary and rank are commensurate with experience and qualifications. Qualified applicants should submit a letter of interest, CV and names of 3 professional references with contact information via email to Facultyjobs@twu.edu with job title and job code 13HS-PT02 in the subject line.

For more information or questions regarding this position, contact:
Elaine Trudelle-Jackson, PT, PhD
Professor
Chair, Search Committee
ejackson@twu.edu

Texas Woman's University occupies a notable position in higher education as the nation's largest university primarily for women. Its three campuses in Denton, Dallas and Houston are joined by a fourth "e-Learning" campus that offers innovative online degree programs in business, education, and general studies. Semester enrollment continues to grow with an excess of 14,000 students currently enrolled. TWU is connecting excellence to the real world by:
  • Addressing the health care needs of Texans through the Institutes of Health Sciences - Houston Center in 2006 and Dallas Center in 2011,
  • Producing more new nurses and health care professionals than any other university in Texas,
  • Helping ease the teacher shortage by placing highly qualified professionals where they're needed most - in the classroom,
  • Offering a liberal arts-based curriculum that prepares students for success in an increasingly global world and
  • Conducting research that impacts the health needs of society.
Texas Woman's University, an AA/EEO employer, supports diversity. Men and women, and members of all racial and ethnic groups, are encouraged to apply. All offers of employment will be contingent on the candidate's ability to provide documents which establish proof of identity and eligibility to work in the United States. All positions at Texas Woman's University are deemed security sensitive requiring background checks.

Application Information

Contact: Texas Woman's University
Phone: (940)898-3555
Fax: (940)898-3566
TDD: (940)898-3555
Email Address: facultyjobs@twu.edu

More Information on Texas Woman's University

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