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Assistant or Associate Professor of Physical Therapy

Position Deleted on 6/18/2013. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Indianapolis, IN
Faculty - Health - Physical & Occupational Therapy
Full Time

Position Summary:

The Krannert School of Physical Therapy at the University of Indianapolis invites applications for one or two full-time, tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of assistant or associate professor. The desired start date is fall 2013. We are looking for individuals who wish to join an outstanding faculty team of 17 in our nationally recognized programs within the College of Health Sciences.

Primary responsibilities: Opportunities for teaching and scholarship in areas of expertise across the entry-level DPT, post-professional MHS/DHS, and/or physical therapist assistant programs. Additional responsibilities include academic and research advising and service to the university, college, and community.

Desired areas of expertise: Expertise in research methods/ statistics, general clinical skills and therapeutic exercise, neurorehabilitation, pediatrics, health promotion, or care of medically complex individuals is preferred; however, expertise in other areas of physical therapy will be considered.

The University of Indianapolis is a private, residential, comprehensive university founded in 1902 by what is now the United Methodist Church. Ranked in the top tier of universities in its class by U.S. News and World Report, the University offers a comprehensive undergraduate liberal arts education as well as advanced degrees in the arts and sciences, education, and health care. The University offers associate's and more than 80 bachelor's, 27 master's, and five doctoral programs, with allied health science programs that are highly selective and rank among the best in the United States. The University's mission places a strong emphasis on personal attention, service, and community partnerships.

Required Education/Experience/Skills (Minimum Qualifications):

Position requirements:

  • A terminal academic doctoral degree or substantial progress toward completion of a terminal degree (PhD, EdD, DHS)
  • Eligibility for Indiana physical therapy licensure
  • Experience as a successful academic and/or clinical teacher
  • Evidence of an ongoing or developing scholarly agenda
  • A record of involvement within the professional community
  • Ability to function well within a collegial, collaborative work environment

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Representatives from Krannert School of Physical Therapy will be available at the 2013 combined Sections Meeting to discuss the position further. Inquires should be directed to Dyer Diehl, PT, PhD, Assistant Professor, Chair of Academic Faculty Search Committee, 317-788-8012;

Apply electronically at Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

The University of Indianapolis is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.

The University of Indianapolis is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.
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