Assistant or Associate Professor

University of North Texas Health Science Center

United States

February 7, 2022

Description

Assistant or Associate Professor Bookmark this Posting Print Preview Apply for this Job Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Cover letter expressing interest in the position, experience as a physical therapist and/or in related field of higher education emphasizing teaching experience, scholarship, and service.

The contact information should include professional references' position, email, phone number and relationship to the applicant. For Other Document, please attach PT License.

Inquiries can be directed to Dr. Mindy Brummett, Chair of the Search Committee at Mindy.Brummett@unthsc.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Position Details

UNT System Overview

Welcome to the University of North Texas System, or UNT World as we like to call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. We are growing with the DFW region, enrolling a record 47,000+ students across our system and awarding nearly 12,000 degrees each year.

Posting Title Assistant or Associate Professor Department HSC-Physical Therapy-300820 College/School School of Health Professions Job Location Fort Worth Full Time/Part Time Full-Time Salary Information Commensurate with experience Department Summary

The Department of Physical Therapy at the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth is seeking faculty at the Assistant or Associate Professor Rank for a 12-month appointment, beginning in spring 2021. Ideal candidates will have clinical and teaching experience in neurologic physical therapy, motor control, diagnostic imaging, health promotion, pathophysiology, and pediatrics. Duties and responsibilities include teaching, advising, research/scholarship activities, and service in the entry-level Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program, fostering interprofessional education and practice through collaboration and engagement with academic faculty within the university, school, program, and faculty in the HSC Health clinical practice, supporting the mission and vision of the department to create solutions for a healthier community, and abiding by all relevant university and /or department procedures and policies.

Position Summary

The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth (HSC) Department of Physical Therapy is housed within the School of Health Professions (SHP) which also includes a Physician Assistant Studies Program and an online Master of Science in Lifestyle Health. HSC is dedicated to excellence in education, research, primary care, and community service. HSC has a strong commitment to the success of the Physical Therapy department relying on a culture of clear values: integrity, collaboration, respect, serving others first, and being visionary in creating solutions for a healthier community. We develop and deliver these solutions in an interprofessional, team-based environment that promotes patient-centered care. We are seeking a faculty member who recognizes the importance of values-based leadership and whose vision is consistent with emerging health care delivery. The Department of Physical Therapy at the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth is seeking faculty at the Assistant or Associate Professor Rank for a 12-month appointment, beginning in spring 2021. Ideal candidates will have clinical and teaching experience in neurologic physical therapy, motor control, diagnostic imaging, health promotion, pathophysiology, and pediatrics. Duties and responsibilities include teaching, advising, research/scholarship activities, and service in the entry-level Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program, fostering interprofessional education and practice through collaboration and engagement with academic faculty within the university, school, program, and faculty in the HSC Health clinical practice, supporting the mission and vision of the department to create solutions for a healthier community, and abiding by all relevant university and /or department procedures and policies.

Minimum Qualifications

The successful candidate will possess the following:

· A DPT degree from an accredited physical therapy program

· Licensure or eligibility to obtain licensure as a physical therapist in Texas

· Minimum of three (3) years of clinical experience in physical therapy practice

· Strong communication, interpersonal and problem-solving skills

· Active participation in professional activities at the local, state, and/or national level

· Verbally commits to:

- Working collaboratively and professionally with individuals from diverse communities and cultures within and outside the University

- Providing and maintaining a respectful and nurturing learning environment that promotes patient-centered care

- Modeling professionalism inside and outside of the classroom setting

· Contemporary clinical expertise in one or more of the following areas: neurologic therapy, motor control, advanced diagnostic imaging, health promotion, pathophysiology, and pediatrics.

Preferred Qualifications

Desired Qualifications

· A terminal academic degree (PhD, DSc, EdD, or equivalent) is desired

· ABPTS certification

· Evidence of an established or a developing research agenda is desired

· Evidence of service in a professional organization at the state and/or national level is desired

· Teaching experience in an academic higher learning environment is desired in one or more of the following areas: neurologic therapy, motor control, diagnostic imaging, health promotion, pathophysiology, and pediatrics. Area of Specialty:

Neurologic Physical Therapy, Pediatrics, Motor Control, Diagnostic Imaging, Health Promotion

Required License / Registration / Certification

Licensed to practice in Texas or license to practice in Texas by the time of hire.

Physical Requirements Sitting, Standing, Walking, Writing, Grasp, Ability to communicate Area of Specialty Security Sensitive This is a security sensitive position. EEO Statement

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

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Job Duties

Posting Number F725P

Special Instructions to Applicants

Cover letter expressing interest in the position, experience as a physical therapist and/or in related field of higher education emphasizing teaching experience, scholarship, and service.

The contact information should include professional references' position, email, phone number and relationship to the applicant. For Other Document, please attach PT License.

Inquiries can be directed to Dr. Mindy Brummett, Chair of the Search Committee at Mindy.Brummett@unthsc.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Quicklink for Posting https: // jobs.untsystem.edu/postings/54370 Position End Date (if temporary)

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Do you have a DPT degree from an accredited physical therapy program?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have a Physical therapy licensure or eligibility for licensure in Texas?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have a minimum of three (3) years teaching and/or clinical experience in physical therapy practice?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Documents Needed to Apply

    Required Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • References - List of Names and Contact Information for 3
  • Other Document
  • Optional Documents

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