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Assistant or Associate Professor in Physical Therapy
University of Kentucky

Date Posted Jan. 13, 2020
Title Assistant or Associate Professor in Physical Therapy
University University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY, United States
Department 7N640:Physical Therapy
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Physical Therapy/Rehabilitation

The University of Kentucky, College of Health Sciences, Department of Physical Therapy, is seeking a tenure track faculty member at rank determined by qualifications, to begin employment July 1, 2020.
Our well-established and nationally respected program offers a Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree on two campuses. Our Lexington, KY campus enrolls 48-50 and 16-18 students are enrolled on the Hazard, KY campus. The program is accredited by the CAPTE.

The ideal candidate will have a strong background teaching adult neurological examination, evaluation and intervention content, as well as interest in service-learning activities in global and community health. Participation in scholarly activities is expected and supported, along with university service activities. The University of Kentucky and Department of Physical Therapy have a strong commitment to cultural and ethnic diversity within the faculty and student body. Applicants who have experience or interest in this area are asked to highlight this in their application.

Primary duties of this position include teaching in the relevant content areas, advancing a personal research agenda, building and maintaining strong relationships with internal and external constituents, student and faculty mentorship and research guidance in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program. Faculty may also assume an active role in the CHS Rehabilitation Sciences Doctoral Program, a multi-disciplinary, multi-institutional Ph.D. program with faculty and students from the disciplines of Athletic Training & Clinical Nutrition, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy and Speech-Language Pathology.

The University of Kentucky, College of Health Sciences seeks qualified applicants who value its mission and share its commitment to inclusive excellence, the education of the whole person, and the building of a just society. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff operate in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community in which individuals of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome.

Candidates should apply online with a curriculum vita, letter of interest, and contact information for three references when prompted in the application. Questions should be directed to the search committee chair, Debbie Kelly, PT, DPT, by email Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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