Faculty Position - Department of Physical Therapy

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas

United States

December 20, 2021

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Responsibilities

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Responsibilities

The School of Health Professions is seeking applicants for two full-time Faculty positions in the Department of Physical Therapy. Appointment rank and track will be commensurate with academic accomplishments and experience.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Doctor of Physical Therapy degree
  • Licensure in the State of Texas
  • Completion of Neurological or Orthopedic Residency Program – Recommended
  • Neurological Certified Specialist (NCS) or Orthopedic Certified Specialist (OCS) – Recommended
  • Completion of advanced terminal degree (PhD, DSc, EdD) – Highly recommended
  • Prior experience in PT education – Recommended
  • Description of Responsibilities:

    This core faculty position will be involved in the areas of teaching in the Doctoral Physical Therapy Program, mentoring and management of the advanced residency program, clinical care, and clinical research. These responsibilities include:

  • Assist in the development of didactic and clinical curricula
  • Provide assigned classroom instruction in didactic and...
  • The School of Health Professions is seeking applicants for two full-time Faculty positions in the Department of Physical Therapy. Appointment rank and track will be commensurate with academic accomplishments and experience.

    Minimum Qualifications:

  • Doctor of Physical Therapy degree
  • Licensure in the State of Texas
  • Completion of Neurological or Orthopedic Residency Program – Recommended
  • Neurological Certified Specialist (NCS) or Orthopedic Certified Specialist (OCS) – Recommended
  • Completion of advanced terminal degree (PhD, DSc, EdD) – Highly recommended
  • Prior experience in PT education – Recommended
  • Description of Responsibilities:

    This core faculty position will be involved in the areas of teaching in the Doctoral Physical Therapy Program, mentoring and management of the advanced residency program, clinical care, and clinical research. These responsibilities include:

  • Assist in the development of didactic and clinical curricula
  • Provide assigned classroom instruction in didactic and clinical phase of the Program
  • Develop appropriate teaching and examination materials
  • Provide assigned small group instruction in didactic and clinical phase of the Program
  • Clinical responsibilities as assigned
  • Serve on Departmental, School, and University committees as assigned
  • Provide mentorship and assistance with assigned student research projects
  • Provide mentorship, leadership, and didactic education with residency activities as assigned
  • Provide mentorship and conduct regular meetings with all assigned student mentees
  • Develop and progress in scholarly activity as applicable to faculty track
  • The program's close affiliation with UT Southwestern Medical School provides faculty an opportunity to become involved in research and development as well as being in an environment conducive to educational and technological advancements.

    Salary will be commensurate with qualifications.

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    Benefits

    2020-2021 Benefits Summary

    Health Benefits
  • PPO and ACO Options
  • 100% Coverage for Preventative Health − No Co-Pay
  • Tobacco-Free Incentives
  • Generous Prescription Drug Plan
  • 3 Options for Dental Coverage
  • 2 Options for Vision Coverage
  • Abundance of Wellness and Employee Assistance Programs
  • Retirement Plan

    (Eligibility varies by employment status)

  • The Teacher Retirement System of Texas is a defined benefit plan with 5-year vesting
  • Employee Contribution Max 7.7% of salary
  • Employer Contribution Match up to 7.5% of salary
  • Optional Retirement Program (ORP) defined contribution plan with 1 year, 1 day vesting
  • Employee Contribution Max of 6.65% of salary
  • Employer Contribution Match of 8.5% of salary
  • Optional Tax-Sheltered Annuity
  • Optional Deferred Compensation Plan
  • PTO Benefits
  • 15 Paid Holidays, Eligible Day 1
  • 8 Hours/Month Accrued Vacation
  • 8 Hours/Month Accrued Sick Leave
  • Other Benefits
  • On-Site Day Care
  • Employee Discount Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Long-Term Disability Coverage
  • Short-Term Disability Coverage
  • Voluntary Group Life Coverage
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment Coverage
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    Why are top candidates in so many professional fields – including customer service, finance, and human resources, to name a few – choosing UT Southwestern Medical Center as a career home? Simple. They know that they will work among a team of people who bring their best every day to support a health organization that's breaking new ground in dozens of ways. That's what we can offer you.

    It takes a lot to keep UT Southwestern at the forefront, where world-class patient care, acclaimed medical education, and innovative research breakthroughs are common occurrences. When you join us, those are the challenges you'll share. Our organization has taken on serious commitments and responsibilities within a rapidly evolving health care system.

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