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Physical Therapy, Assistant/Associate Professor-in-Residence
University of Nevada, Las Vegas

  • Aug. 7, 2017
 
  • Physical Therapy, Assistant/Associate Professor-in-Residence
  • School of Allied Health Sciences
  • University of Nevada, Las Vegas
    Las Vegas, NV
    United States
 
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
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  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Physical Therapy/Rehabilitation
 
 
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sical Therapy, Assistant/Associate Professor-in-Residence
     
The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for Physical Therapy, Assistant/Associate Professor-in-Residence, School of Allied Health Sciences

PROFILE of the UNIVERSITY
UNLV is a doctoral-degree-granting institution of approximately 29,000 students and more than 3,000 faculty and staff that is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as a research university with high research activity. UNLV offers a broad range of respected academic programs and is on a path to join the top tier of national public research universities. The university is committed to recruiting and retaining top students and faculty, educating the region’s diversifying population and workforce, driving economic activity through increased research and community partnerships, and creating an academic health center for Southern Nevada that includes the launch of a new UNLV School of Medicine. UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in Southern Nevada. For more information, visit us on line at: http://www.unlv.edu. The Department of Physical Therapy at UNLV is housed with the School of Allied Health Sciences along with the Department of Kinesiology and Nutrition Sciences and the Department of Health Physics and Diagnostic Sciences. The program is fully accredited through CAPTE and graduated its first class of DPT students in 2006. The overall NPTE pass rate is 100%. For more information, please visit us at: http://pt.unlv.edu.

ROLE of the POSITION
This is a full-time, 9-month position for Assistant/Associate Professor in a non-tenure track clinical faculty line. Primary responsibilities include teaching in the entry-level DPT program and conducting research activities consistent with accreditation expectations. Additionally, this position will be required to participate in university, professional and department service activities. The successful clinical track candidate will be expected to meet University criteria related to teaching and service. The successful candidate will also be expected to adhere to UNLV Top Tier Initiatives related to teaching and mentoring. Anticipated start date would be January 2018.

QUALIFICATIONS
A licensed physical therapist (required) with an earned terminal degree (PhD, DSc, or EdD) is preferred. However, candidates with a DPT will be considered. Candidates must have at least 5 years of clinical experience and clinical specialization, with preference given to ABPTS board-certified candidates. Applicants must be eligible for licensure by the Nevada State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners.

SALARY RANGE
Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Position is contingent upon funding.

APPLICATION DETAILS
Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.

Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates’ materials will begin on September 30, 2017 and best consideration will be gained for materials submitted prior to that date. Materials should be addressed to Dr. Cassy Turner, Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted via on-line application at https://hrsearch.unlv.edu/currentvacancies.aspx. For assistance with UNLV’s on-line applicant portal, contact UNLV Employment Services at (702) 895-3504 or applicant.inquiry@unlv.edu.



  • UNLV is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action educator and employer committed to achieving excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or any other factor protected by anti-discrimination laws. The University of Nevada, Las Vegas employs only United States citizens and non-citizens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.


 
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