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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - Physical Therapy (DOQ)

Company: University of Minnesota
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

Apply for JobJob ID353251
LocationTwin Cities
Job FamilyAcademic
Full/Part TimeFull-Time
Job Code9403
Employee ClassInstr Fac/TC and Coord Cmp
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Job Duties/Responsibilities:
70% teaching and scholarly mentoring: Successful candidates will have experience, passion for teaching, and contemporary clinical practice knowledge in areas of the faculty member's expertise. Candidates should have capability for mentorship of DPT and possibly PhD students. Specific expertise is expected for coordinating content experts in clinical physiology and pathophysiology, as well as contributing direct teaching in additional areas of content where expertise exists. Areas of teaching expertise that best align with current DPT Program needs include acute care, community and population health, wellness and public health, complex medical conditions, geriatrics and aging, or clinical practice administration, reimbursement, and marketing. Other areas of teaching expertise can be considered. Faculty will lead a DPT student research group (6 credits) annually.

10% research: The faculty member will contribute to the research mission of the Division and institution. This will include pursuing a defined research agenda in their selected area of expertise.

20% service: All faculty are expected to contribute to committee and professional service, and faculty governance of both the DPT and PhD programs, as well as the Department, Medical School, and University. Experienced faculty will be expected to provide mentorship to junior faculty and provide leadership to the Division, and broader University.
Other duties as assigned.

The position requires a physical therapy degree with eligibility for licensure in Minnesota. An earned academic doctorate or clinical board certification is expected. Appointment at the Associate Professor level or higher will require a minimum of 6 years of academic faculty experience. Preference will be given to applicants with prior academic experience; a history of scholarly publications, strong interpersonal skills, a team-based philosophy, and commitment and passion for the profession of physical therapy and its ongoing advancement to benefit care provision and patient outcomes for the diverse populations we serve. Candidates should have a demonstrated capacity for collaboration across the academic setting.

Ideal candidates will have passion for improving the diversity of the physical therapy professional community, a demonstrated commitment to inclusive, trauma-informed teaching, supporting anti-racism efforts, and supporting students to success. We are committed to building a skilled team representing various backgrounds and perspectives. This commitment is consistent with our desire to educate students to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, demonstrate cultural humility, and work skillfully to advance the common good of our increasingly diverse communities. A successful candidate will possess a commitment to these ideals. We are committed to supporting an inclusive community and holistically assessing the qualifications of each applicant. In pursuit of this goal, we consider an individual's record working with students and colleagues with diverse perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds, and experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to academic and professional success.

Working at the UniversityAt the University of Minnesota, you'll find a flexible work environment and supportive colleagues who are interested in lifelong learning. We prioritize work-life balance, allowing you to invest in the future of your career and in your life outside of work.The University also offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • Competitive wages, paid holidays, and generous time off
  • Continuous learning opportunities through professional training and degree-seeking programs supported by the
  • Low-cost medical, dental, and pharmacy plans
  • Healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts
  • University HSA contributions
  • Disability and employer-paid life insurance
  • Employee wellbeing program
  • Excellent retirement plans with employer contribution
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
  • Financial counseling services
  • Employee Assistance Program with eight sessions of counseling at no costPlease visit the for more information regarding benefits.
    How To Apply

    Applications must be submitted online. To be considered for this position, please click the Apply button and follow the instructions. You will have the opportunity to complete an online application for the position. Applications must include 1.) a cover letter, including the names and contact information for three (3) references, 2.) curriculum vitae, 3.) a single document that contains statements of the applicant's teaching philosophy including past experiences and goals, 4.) a diversity statement relevant to the applicant's professional role(s). Additional documents may be attached after application by accessing your "My Job Applications" page and uploading documents in the "My Cover Letters and Attachments" section. This position will remain open until filled.To request an accommodation during the application process, please e-mail or call (612) 624-UOHR (8647).

    The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. To learn more about diversity at the U:
    Employment Requirements

    Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Our presumption is that prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from employment.

    Please note: All employees at the University of Minnesota are required to comply with the University's Administrative Policy: COVID-19 Vaccination and Safety Protocol by either providing proof of being fully vaccinated on their first day of employment, or complete a request for an exemption for medical exemption or religious reasons. To learn more please visit:
    About the U of M

    The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC)The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC), is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation's most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations.

Keywords: University of Minnesota, St. Paul , Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - Physical Therapy (DOQ), Education / Teaching , Saint Paul, Minnesota

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