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Clinical Open Rank Professor in Physical Therapy
Florida International University

Date Posted Mar. 27, 2024
Title Clinical Open Rank Professor in Physical Therapy
University Florida International University
Miami, FL, United States
Department Nicole Wertheim College of Nursing and Health Sciences
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Physical Therapy/Rehabilitation

Florida International University is a top public university that drives real talent and innovation in Miami and globally. Very high research (R1) activity and high social mobility come together at FIU to uplift and accelerate learner success in a global city by focusing in the areas of environment, health, innovation, and justice. Today, FIU has two campuses and multiple centers. FIU serves a diverse student body of more than 56,000 and 290,000 Panther alumni. U.S. News and World Report places dozens of FIU programs among the best in the nation, including international business at No. 2. Washington Monthly Magazine ranks FIU among the top 20 public universities contributing to the public good.

Clinical Open Rank Professor in Physical Therapy

The Nicole Wertheim College of Nursing and Health Sciences (NWCNHS) at Florida International University is accepting applications for an Open Rank: Clinical Assistant Professor/Clinical Associate Professor/Clinical Professor in the Physical Therapy Department. This is a non-tenure earning, 12-month in unit appointment. Candidates must have a Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) from an accredited institution or a PhD in a related field. The candidate must be a licensed physical therapist (PT) in the jurisdiction of the United States and be eligible for licensure in the State of Florida. Candidates should be current in evidence-based physical therapy practice. Areas of emphasis are Diagnostic imaging, Kinesiology, Therapeutic Exercise, Differential Diagnosis and Clinical Skills. Recent teaching experience is recommended.

The mission of the NWCNHS is to teach, conduct research, and serve the community. NWCNHS prepares diverse healthcare professionals as providers and leaders in the delivery of high-quality, accessible, and culturally competent care within a highly technological and global environment. The College also promotes, expands, and validates scientific knowledge and evidence-based practice through interdisciplinary research.


Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply at to Job Opening ID 531844 and attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a statement of teaching philosophy. In addition, candidates will be requested to provide names and contact information for at least three references who will be contacted as determined by the search committee. To receive full consideration, application and complete required materials must be received by April 1, 2024. Application review will continue until the position is filled. The anticipated starting date is August 2024. For questions or additional information, please contact Search and Screen Chair please contact Dr. Amanda Thomas, Chairperson, Search & Screen Committee, at or 305-348-3112.

FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access Affirmative Action Employer all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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