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The University of North Dakota

The University of North Dakota is accepting applications for a full-time, 12-month, non-tenured position beginning on or about January 1, 2018. Rank: Assistant Professor or commensurate with experience. Salary: Is competitive and based on a 12-month contract. Qualifications: An academic doctorate is preferred, an earned clinical doctorate degree and commitment to pursue a PhD and scholarly activity will be considered. Applicant must be eligible for North Dakota physical therapy licensure, have 3 years clinical experience, contemporary expertise and clinical experience in orthopedics and general physical therapy content required, with preference for orthopedic certification and business administration. Responsibilities: Teaching in the areas of orthopedics, general physical therapy care, and other areas of expertise and department need; consistent scholarly activity and dissemination; and service to the department, university, and profession.

The University of North Dakota is located in Grand Forks, a community of 56,000 offering a quality lifestyle with an excellent public school system, low crime rate, and numerous opportunities for outdoor recreation. The University has an enrollment of approximately 14,600 students. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Letters of application with a curriculum vitae and a list of three references should be submitted to: Dr. Gary Schindler, Chair of Search Committee, Dept. of Physical Therapy, School of Medicine & Health Sciences, University of North Dakota, 1301 North Columbia Road Stop 9037, Grand Forks, ND 58202-9037 (701) 777-2831).

The University of North Dakota is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants are invited to provide information regarding their gender, race and/or ethnicity, veteran’s status and disability status on the form found at http://und.edu/affirmative-action/apcontrolcard.cfm. This information will remain confidential and separate from your application.

This position is subject to a criminal history record check.

In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the University of North Dakota publishes an Annual Security and Fire Safety Report. The report includes the university’s policies, procedures, and programs concerning safety and security, as well as three years’ of crime statistics for our campus. As a prospective employee, you are entitled to a copy of this report. The report and statistical data can be found online at http://und.edu/discover/_files/docs/annual-security-report.pdf . You may also request a paper copy of the report from the UND Police Department located at 3851 Campus Road, Grand Forks, ND, 58202.

North Dakota veterans claiming preference must submit all proof of eligibility by the closing date. Proof of eligibility includes a DD-214 and if claiming disabled status, a current letter of disability (less than one year old) from the Veterans’ Administration. Please upload the DD-214 and other veterans’ preference qualifying documentation through the form found at http://und.edu/affirmative-action/apcontrolcard.cfm.


University of Maryland
School of Medicine

Full-time, non-tenure track faculty positions in physical therapy and orthopedic clinical practice

The University of Maryland Baltimore, School of Medicine, Department of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Science, Entry Level Doctor of Physical Therapy program (PTRS) is now accepting applications for a full-time, non-tenure track faculty position with significant time spent in clinical practice.

Clinical practice responsibilities include evaluation and treatment of patients referred from University of Maryland Orthopedic Associates (UMOA) surgeons and others. Collaboration opportunities with other services provided at the practice include radiology, occupational therapy, and orthotics/prosthetics. Teaching responsibilities include didactic instruction within the PTRS DPT Program in areas of content expertise; participation in curriculum evaluation and development of the DPT program; student advisement; engagement in scholarly activities; and service.

A physical therapy license or Maryland eligibility for PT licensure, a clinical doctoral degree, and prior experience working with patients with orthopedic conditions are required.

Required Qualifications include Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS) or Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists (FAAOMPT), previous academic teaching experience, ability to work collaboratively and successfully within multiethnic, multicultural campus and community settings, and experience treating patients covered by Workers’ Compensation.

Rank and Salary: Assistant Professor (Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications).

Applications: Accepted until position is filled. Submit a letter of application, and curriculum vitae to the Chair of the Search Committee: Peter Bowman, PT, DPT, FAAOMPT, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Science, 100 Penn Street, Baltimore, MD 21201 1082. Email: pbowman@som.umaryland.edu

Please include the Position number 03-329-44 in your letter of application.

About PTRS and UMOA:
We are located on the professional campus of the University of Maryland in Baltimore within the University of Maryland School of Medicine. The PTRS Department offers the Entry level DPT, a PhD in Physical Rehabilitation Science, and a DPT/MPH Dual Degree Program (http:pt.umaryland.edu). UMOA is a non-profit group (501c3) affiliated with the University of Maryland School of Medicine.

About Baltimore:
Baltimore is known as “charm” city because of its beautiful downtown skyline and waterfront as well as many historic and vibrant neighborhoods. Culturally on a par with nearby cities of Washington DC, Philadelphia and New York, Baltimore has an international airport, is home to the Orioles and Ravens and has close access to a variety of beaches and two mountain ranges.

The University of Maryland, Baltimore is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/ Employer. Minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Department of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Science
100 Penn Street, Room 505e
Baltimore, MD 21201
410-706-5658 phone

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