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Visiting Assistant Professor-Physical Therapy
Oakland University

Date Posted May 20, 2020
Title Visiting Assistant Professor-Physical Therapy
University Oakland University
Rochester, MI, United States
Department School of Health Sciences, Physical Therapy
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Aug. 15, 2020
  • Assistant Professor
    Adjunct/Visiting Prof
  • Physical Therapy/Rehabilitation

The Department of Human Movement Science, Physical Therapy Program at Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan, invites applications for two nontenure-track visiting instructors to begin August 15, 2020. Responsibilities include teaching, student advising, and university and community service. Qualifications include a doctor of physical therapy degree, or post-professional doctorate or post-professional graduate certificate completed by August 15, 2020, as well as clinical experience in physical therapy. Applicants with experience as clinical instructors, clinical site coordinators, or instructors or that hold board certifications or graduate certificates in any clinical practice area, are especially encouraged to apply. The candidate must hold a Michigan Physical Therapy license. Content expertise of the candidate and the current faculty will determine teaching responsibilities. Candidates must demonstrate experience with, and a commitment to, diversity and inclusion.

The School of Health Sciences serves over 2000 undergraduate, masters, doctoral, and post-professional students through a singular model of advancing community-engaged translational relationships. We connect theory to best practices in four thematic areas. Interdisciplinary Health Sciences – undergraduate programs in health sciences, and applied health sciences for associate degree holders are offered with concentrations in nutrition, holistic health, and pre-health professions. Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences – includes pre-clinical professions, medical laboratory science, histotechnology radiologic technology, and nuclear medicine. Human Movement Science – the doctor of physical therapy and master of exercise sciences programs offer post-professional certificates and support undergraduate health sciences programs. Public and Environmental Wellness – our comprehensive programs consist of undergraduate wellness and health promotion, undergraduate and graduate environmental health and safety, and the master of public health. Our beautiful platinum LEED-certified campus facilities and broad clinical and community-based opportunities offer an ideal supportive environment for students, faculty, staff, and partners to create and enjoy innovative learning, meaningful service, and vibrant research pursuits – in purpose for health.

Doctoral degree or degree completed by August 15, 2020; clinical experience in physical therapy; candidate must hold a Michigan Physical Therapy license.

Oakland University is a nationally recognized doctoral university of high research activity located on 1,443 acres of scenic land in the cities of Rochester Hills and Auburn Hills in Oakland County, Michigan. The University has 142 bachelor’s degree programs and 138 graduate degree and certificate programs. Academics include programs in the College of Arts and Sciences, School of Business Administration, School of Education and Human Services, School of Engineering and Computer Science, School of Health Sciences, School of Medicine and School of Nursing.

Review of applications will begin June 15, 2020, and will be accepted until the position is filled. For questions regarding the position, contact Dr. John Krauss at To apply, upload a) a letter of interest outlining experience in clinical practice, teaching, and service; b) one-page teaching philosophy statement; c) curriculum vita; d) a copy of current physical therapy license; e) academic transcripts (unofficial) for the physical therapy degree and the terminal degree; and f) diversity statement.

Doctoral degree or degree completed by August 15, 2020; clinical experience in physical therapy; candidate must hold a Michigan Physical Therapy license.

  • Oakland University is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.

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Contact Information

  • Dr. John Krauss
    School of Health Sciences, Physical Therapy
    Oakland University
    433 Meadow Brook Road
    Human Health Building
    Rochester, MI 48309


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