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Open Rank Clinical Track Position - Dept. of Physical Therapy

The University of Illinois at Chicago

Chicago, IL ~ June 19, 2018

Open Rank Clinical Track Position

Department of Physical Therapy

University of Illinois at Chicago

Located in the heart of the Illinois Medical District, UIC’s Department of Physical Therapy is a national leader in academic physical therapy (https://ahs.uic.edu/physical-therapy/). We pride ourselves on uniting education, clinical practice and translational research. All three are essential in optimizing health, function and quality of life for those we serve.

The Department of Physical Therapy at the University of Illinois at Chicago is seeking a new clinical faculty member (Assistant, Associate or Full Professor). This person will have a primary educational role in our DPT program, being the lead instructor for the orthopedic component of the program. The primary teaching assignment for this position is PT 631 and 632 (Musculoskeletal dysfunction I and II). Other duties include academic and scholarly assignments within the UIC Department of Physical Therapy as well as service on department, college and/or university committees as assigned by the Department Head. The faculty member recruited for this position will also be expected to develop strong synergies between the DPT program and the Department’s Orthopedic Faculty Practice and Residency program.

Minimum qualifications

  • Degree in Physical Therapy and eligible for Physical Therapy Licensure in the State of Illinois
  • Previous experience as an educator in the class, laboratory and clinical setting

Preferred qualifications

  • PhD in physical therapy, rehabilitation sciences or related field
  • Advanced training in orthopedic physical therapy (i.e., residency and/or fellowship training)
  • Record of scholarship (i.e., peer reviewed publications, presentations at scientific conferences, etc.)

Applications are requested by August 2, 2018. The preferred start date for this position is January 1, 2019 but is negotiable. Applicants are asked to submit a letter of interest outlining their clinical experience, scholarship interests/experience, teaching interests/experience and professional service, curriculum vita, and the names and contact information of three academic and/or clinical references. For further information about the position, please contact the Search Committee Chair, Laura Thorp, lthorp@uic.edu. Please refer to job code (96960). All applicants must submit an online application through jobs.uic.edu. To apply, click on the following link: https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=96960


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