Open Rank Faculty - Department of Rehabilitation and Movement Science

Rutgers University

United States

February 25, 2022


Position Details

Recruitment/Posting Title Open Rank Faculty - Department of Rehabilitation and Movement Science

Department School of Health Professions Salary Commensurate With Experience Posting Summary

The Rutgers School of Health Professions (SHP) Department of Rehabilitation and Movement Sciences is inviting applications for a full-time faculty member of the Rutgers Doctorate in Physical Therapy Program. We are specifically seeking a Physical Therapist with expertise to manage in collaboration with the other Directors of Clinical Education, the clinical education portion of the physical therapy program. This faculty position is at the Instructor to Assistant Professor level.

Rutgers is a member of the prestigious AAU and Big Ten conference and is internationally ranked and recognized for its diversity and excellence. As one of the oldest University's in the country, Rutgers recently celebrated its 250th anniversary. SHP is one of eight schools that are part of Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences, the premier health sciences institution in New Jersey. The Physical Therapy Program is housed within the SHP Department of Rehabilitation and Movement Sciences.

As a Center for Rehabilitation Excellence, this Department is focused on the evolution of our clinical spaces and labs, being in the forefront of education in physical and occupational therapy and speech-language pathology and conducting research to optimize patient care and outcomes. Our faculty are national and global leaders in their fields. With all three programs housed within the Department of Rehabilitation and Movement Sciences there are wonderful opportunities for student interprofessional education and faculty collaborative research and scholarship.

COVID-19 Immunization Requirement

Rutgers University requires all new employees to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated and have received a booster (where eligible) against COVID-19 prior to commencement of employment, unless the University has granted the employee a medical or religious exemption. Employees who are not eligible for a booster at the time of an offer of employment provide proof they have received a booster upon eligibility and upload proof of same. Based on current guidance, individuals are considered fully vaccinated against COVID-19 two weeks after receiving the final dose of a vaccine approved or authorized for emergency use in the United States or a vaccine that has been listed for emergency use by the World Health Organization. Eligibility for a booster against COVID-19 varies and is explained on the University's web site located at https: // Failure to provide proof of primary vaccination and booster will result in rescission of a candidate's offer of employment or disciplinary action up to and including termination.

Posting Number 22FA0063 Posting Open Date Posting Close Date

Minimum Education and Experience

The preferred candidate for this 12-month position should at the minimum have a DPT degree, preference will be given to those who will be completing or have completed a post professional academic degree. The faculty member should have experience in clinical education in the academic of clinical setting. Preference will be given to a physical therapist with some experience in an education program. The position requires excellent interpersonal and written skills.

Certifications/Licenses Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Equipment Utilized Physical Demands and Work Environment Overview Statement

Special Instructions to Applicants

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • List of Professional References (contact Info)
  • Optional Documents