The Department of Rehabilitation Sciences in the School of Public Health and Health Professions (SPHHP) is inviting applications for a tenure-track, state-funded, 10-month Assistant/Associate Professor in the Physical Therapy Program. Rank of professorship dependent on experience.
The successful candidate will contribute to the research, teaching, scholarship and service mission of the program. Research supported by extramural funding is a primary focus of the position. Duties may also include teaching lecture and laboratory courses; mentoring students, advising students; and contributing to ongoing curriculum quality improvement.
Knowledge of higher education, experience in research, obtaining grant funding, and teaching and mentoring students are essential along with excellent communication skills. Successful applicant is expected to develop and sustain extramurally funded research with strong commitment to teaching, diversity and inclusive excellence. Ample opportunities exist to develop collaborative and translational research projects. Applicants must be eligible for PT licensure in NY, have completed a PhD and have experience as a post-doctoral researcher. This would include post-doctoral training, tenure track faculty or research scientist. Applicants at the Assistant Professor rank must show the potential for successful research and teaching. Applicants at the Associate Professor rank must demonstrate a history of funded research and successful teaching. Successful applicants will receive a start-up package and research space with access to several research core facilities with advanced technologies.
Department, School, and University
The Department of Rehabilitation Sciences at UB has a longstanding history of excellence in clinical education in programs leading to the Doctor of Physical Therapy, the BS/MS in Occupational Therapy, and the PhD in Rehabilitation Science. The PT and OT entry-level programs have enjoyed continuous accreditation for more than 60 years. For more information on the SPHHP Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, please visit: http://sphhp.buffalo.edu/rehabilitation-science.html.
UB SPHHP is one of the only schools in the country to include both public health and health professions, providing unique opportunities for collaboration amongst students and faculty. For more information on UB SPHHP, please visit: http://sphhp.buffalo.edu/.
The University at Buffalo is the State University of New York’s largest and most comprehensive research-intensive university and is its primary center for professional education and training. We are Middle States Commission on Higher Education accredited and a member of the Association of American Universities. UB provides a rich environment for collaborative and transdisciplinary research with faculty within the SPHHP and at other schools located in the Academic Health Center (Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Dental Medicine, Pharmacy and Nursing).
Buffalo is the second-largest city in New York State and is located on the shores of Lake Erie, upriver of the majestic Niagara Falls. Buffalo – the City of Good Neighbors – is undergoing a renaissance with a rapidly growing economy, vital academic health sciences center, and affordable cost of living. The Western New York educational system is excellent. Buffalo-Niagara is a region of 1.2 million people, world-class art galleries and museums, a comprehensive city-wide system of parks and green space, a vibrant theater and music community, and major and minor league sports teams.
Annual salary commensurate with qualification and rank of appointment.
University at Buffalo is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.