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University of Michigan-Flint

College of Health Sciences
Physical Therapy

Faculty Position

The University of Michigan-Flint is a regional institution in a revitalized urban setting located along the riverfront in downtown Flint. One of three campuses of the University of Michigan, we serve approximately 8,000 commuting and residential students consisting of undergraduate and graduate students and offer over 100 undergraduate and over 38 graduate and post-graduate degrees. The UM-Flint campus is known for quality education, low faculty-to-student ratios, and its collegial environment. Please consider joining our growing faculty of educators in an innovative educational enterprise. We are seeking a creative, forward thinking faculty who envisions the future of physical therapy education in a rapidly changing healthcare environment.

Faculty Position

The University of Michigan-Flint Physical Therapy Department is seeking applications for a 12-month faculty position as an associate/assistant professor (tenure track position) with expertise in musculoskeletal physical therapy. This faculty member could potentially teach in the Professional (entry-level) Doctor of Physical Therapy Program (DPT) and Transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy (t-DPT) and/or PhD in Physical Therapy. Rank is commensurate with experience and academic credentials. Minimum Requirements:

  • Candidate must be licensed or regulated in a United States jurisdiction as a physical therapist
  • Graduate of CAPTE (or its equivalent) Accredited Professional Preparation Program in Physical Therapy
  • Academic Doctoral Degree (PhD, DSc, EdD, etc.)
  • ABPTS specialization in orthopedics is preferred
  • 3 years cumulative clinical practice (part-time or full-time) in musculoskeletal physical therapy
  • Teaching experience in an academic higher learning environment
  • Record of scholarship (presentations and manuscripts)
  • Record of grant funding (preferred)
  • Record of mentoring students in research
  • Preferred record of mentoring PhD students in research
  • Record of involvement in professional activities.

To be considered for this position, candidates must attach a letter of application as the first page of the curriculum vitae and upload to careers.umich.edu, Job ID #164854. The letter of application should address specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to the position.

For additional information, contact the individual listed below.

Karen Berg, PT, DPT
Search Committee Chair
University of Michigan-Flint
College of Health Sciences
Physical Therapy Department

2157 WSW, 303 E. Kearsley Street
Flint, MI 48502
karberg@umflint.edu
Department Phone: 810-762-3373

The University of Michigan-Flint is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator Employer

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