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Department Health Sciences - PT - 405507

Posting Open Date 08/18/2023 Application Deadline Open Until Filled Yes Position Type Permanent Faculty Working Title Open Rank Appointment Type Fixed Term Faculty Vacancy ID FAC0004647 Full-time/Part-time Full-Time Permanent Hours per week 40 FTE 1 Position Location North Carolina, US Hiring Range Proposed Start Date 09/01/2023

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Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit

The UNC School of Medicine has a rich tradition of excellence and care. Our mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of North Carolinians, and others whom we serve. We accomplish this by providing leadership and excellence in the interrelated areas of patient care, education, and research. We strive to promote faculty, staff, and learner development in a diverse, respectful environment where our colleagues demonstrate professionalism, enhance learning, and create personal and professional sustainability. We optimize our partnership with the UNC Health System through close collaboration and commitment to service. OUR VISION Our vision is to be the nation's leading public school of medicine. We are ranked 2nd in primary care education among all US schools of medicine and 5th among public peers in NIH research funding. Our Allied Health Department is home to five top-ranked divisions, and we are home to 18 top-ranked clinical and basic science departments in NIH research funding. OUR MISSION Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of North Carolinians and others whom we serve. We accomplish this by providing leadership and excellence in the interrelated areas of patient care, education, and research. Patient Care: We will promote health and provide superb clinical care while maintaining our strong tradition of reaching underserved populations and reducing health disparities across North Carolina and beyond. Education: We will prepare tomorrow's health care professionals and biomedical researchers by facilitating learning within innovative curricula and team- oriented interprofessional education. We will cultivate outstanding teaching and research faculty, and we will recruit outstanding students and trainees from highly diverse backgrounds to create a socially responsible, highly skilled workforce. Research: We will develop and support a rich array of outstanding health sciences research programs, centers, and resources. We will provide infrastructure and opportunities for collaboration among disciplines throughout and beyond our University to support outstanding research. We will foster programs in the areas of basic, translational, mechanistic, and population research.

Position Summary

Open rank (Clincal Instructor or Clinical Assistant Professor) faculty appointment in the Department of Health Sciences, Division of Physical Therapy. This position is a 12-month fixed term appointment and eligible for annual renewal. The faculty member will practice as a physical therapist in our University Physical Therapy (UPT) outpatient faculty practice managing patients with musculoskeletal disorders in outpatient setting. This position will also serve as a clinical instructor/preceptor for DPT students and residents within the orthopedic residency program. The position is 80-100% clinical service including direct patient care and clinical teaching. There are opportunities for academic teaching in musculoskeletal content areas for qualified candidates.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Applicants must have a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. Applicants must also hold an active unrestricted PT license in a state in the USA and be eligible for physical therapy licensure in North Carolina.

Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience

A minimum of 1 year of full-time post-licensure clinical experience is preferred. Completion of a physical therapy residency, ABPTS certification, or plans to complete in near future are preferred. Experience or interest in serving as a clinical preceptor is preferred. Any experience in academic teaching would be advantageous/favored/desired.

Special Physical/Mental Requirements Campus Security Authority Responsibilities

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Department Contact Information

Department Contact Name and Title Bria Dunn, Search Committee Chair

Department Contact Telephone or Email bri[email protected] Academic Personnel Office Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the University's Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost office at (919)-962-1091 or send an email to [email protected].

Please note: The Executive Vice Chancellor & Provost office will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

If you have any questions about the job requirements or the hiring department notify the Department Contact.

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

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