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UM-Flint is currently seeking applications for a 12-month faculty position that will serve as the Associate Director of Professional Education (ADPE). Preference for this position is a tenure track associate or full professor; however, a clinical track and/or assistant professor may be considered. The track and rank will be commensurate with experience and academic credentials. The ADPE is responsible for the professional education program in the Physical Therapy Department. The faculty member will participate in teaching, service, and scholarship in accordance with UM-Flint faculty guidelines. This position will be 50% administrative and 50% instructional with a projected start date of July 1, 2022.

The UM-Flint Physical Therapy Department faculty are advancing scientiļ¬c knowledge by engaging in rigorous scholarship, team science, and interdisciplinary research and have dedicated research space with state-of-the-art equipment including a motion analysis lab. We are dedicated to serving our diverse local community including a student-led pro-bono clinic.

Responsibilities

Primary Responsibilities as Associate Director of Professional Education, in collaboration with the Department Director, include, but are not limited to,  the following:

  1. Provide effective leadership in the Professional Education program within the PT Department
  2. Ensure orientation and assist with regular evaluation of faculty and staff working in the Professional Education program.
  3. Oversight of professional educational program logistics and events
  4. Plan and administer the professional education departmental budget.
  5. Communicate effectively to advocate for the professional education program and PT Department within CHS, institution and communities of interest.
  6. Active participation in the Physical Therapy Department Management Team.

Primary Responsibilities as a faculty member include but are not limited to:

Teaching:

Provide course instruction according to expertise in physical therapist practice and needs of the PT Department

Maintain contemporary expertise in areas of course content taught through ongoing professional development

Develop syllabi, learning experiences, and assessment processes

Provide instruction in assigned didactic courses while working closely and collaboratively with other faculty

Implement individualized learning objectives and engage students to share in their responsibilities for learning

Assist with program self-evaluation including periodic and ongoing policy and curriculum review

Perform other functions in support of the Department as requested by the Director

Scholarship

Develop and maintain a scholarly agenda according to the College of Health Sciences scholarship requirements for Tenure or Clinical -Track Faculty and accreditation criteria

Service

All Physical Therapy faculty members are expected to provide service to the University, college, department, profession, and the community. Consistent with the mission of CHS and the University, professional service contributions to the Flint and regional community are particularly encouraged. Engagement in service activities at multiple levels is expected.

Required Qualifications

  • A minimum of a doctoral degree in physical therapy or a related discipline
    • For an Assistant/Associate or Full Tenure-Track Professor position, a Ph.D. or other academic doctoral degree in a relevant discipline is required.
    • For an Assistant/Associate or Full Clinical-Track Professor position, a minimum of a doctoral degree in Physical Therapy is required with a post-professional Masters or doctoral degree. An academic research degree (Ph.D./Ed.D/DSc, etc) is preferred.
  • Minimum of six years of full-time higher education experience, with a minimum of 3-years of full-time experience in a physical therapist education program
  • Contemporary expertise in assigned teaching areas
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in teaching and student assessment
  • Licensed or regulated in a US jurisdiction as a physical therapist
  • Commitment to shared governance.
  • Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts within the department, college, and university.
  • Active involvement and commitment to promoting a diverse work and learning environment.
  • Demonstrated scholarly productivity.

To be considered for an Associate or Full Professor level clinical or tenure-track position, the candidate’s portfolio must be reviewed in accordance with the College of Health Sciences Tenure and Promotion Policy and Procedures.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. or other academic doctoral degree in relevant discipline
  • Senior faculty status (eligible for Associate Clinical Professor or Associate Professor with tenure upon hire. College review process required).
  • Licensed, or eligible for licensure, as a physical therapist in Michigan

How to Apply

To be considered for this position, interested candidates must complete the online and application and attach a curriculum vitae, a cover letter, a statement on your contributions to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI), a copy of your transcripts with your highest degree earned and a copy of your PT license.

 

November 16, 2021

Company: University of Michigan - Flint PT Dept
Location: University of Michigan Flint, William S. White Building, Harrison Street, Flint, MI, USA
Contact: Melissa Richardson Email: memrich@umich.edu
Phone: 810.424.5574 Website: Click to visit
 
 

OU COVID-19 VACCINATION POLICY

COVID-19 vaccinations are now required for all Oakland University students, faculty and staff.

The Exercise Science program in the Department of Human Movement Science at Oakland University, in Rochester Michigan, invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position to begin August 15, 2022. 

This is an exceptional growth opportunity to join a truly supportive faculty team. Enjoy engaging in a meaningful balance of teaching, research and service. 

Through your teaching, bring disciplinary and experiential expertise to our broad array of undergraduate and graduate programming, including: the BS in Exercise Science degree with (4+1 advanced option for graduate study) specializations in Pre-Physical Therapy or the unique Orthotist and Prosthetist Assistant program; and the graduate degrees of MS in Exercise Science, and the Doctor of Philosophy in Human Movement Science degree. 

In your research, enjoy rich student support and faculty mentoring while establishing a line of peer-reviewed research and scholarship. Draw benefit from our well-equipped laboratories and on-campus athletics, recreation and wellbeing facilities, as well as our diverse clinical partnerships and strengths in upstream care and community engagement.

Contributing service, help advance our professional relationships with campus, community and clinical partners for mutual research, clinical, and teaching goals. Provide distinct energies to our school, university, and communities of practice, including eager participation in student recruitment and retention activities. Contribute to continuous academic program refinement, and participate actively in professional organizations. Throughout, contribute meaningful efforts to promote diversity, equity and inclusion.  

The School of Health Sciences serves over 2000 undergraduate, masters, doctoral, and post-professional students through a singular model of advancing community-engaged translational relationships, and connecting theory to best practices. Built upon the foundations of the natural and behavioral sciences we are organized departmentally into four themes: Public and Environmental Wellness, Interdisciplinary Health Sciences, Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences, and Human Movement Science (HMS). 

The HMS department, advancing and restoring physical function, offers degree programs at the bachelor’s, master’s, clinical professional, and research doctorate levels, as well as post-professional degrees and certificates. Our programs span exercise science, physical therapy, and uniquely, orthotics and prosthetics (O&P), with multiple teaching/research labs available for EXS (Exercise Physiology, Biomechanics Ergonomics Abilities Research, Strength and Fitness); PT (Acute Care Simulation, Musculoskeletal, Neurorehabilitation); and O&P (Orthotics and Prosthetics Fabrication).  

Oakland University is a nationally recognized doctoral university of high research activity located on 1,443 acres of scenic land in the cities of Rochester Hills and Auburn Hills in Oakland County, Michigan. The University has 142 bachelor’s degree programs and 138 graduate degree and certificate programs. Academics include programs in the College of Arts and Sciences, School of Business Administration, School of Education and Human Services, School of Engineering and Computer Science, School of Health Sciences, School of Medicine and School of Nursing. As an anchor institution in southeastern Michigan, Oakland University is committed to building ongoing and collaborative relationships with the surrounding communities. Community and civic engagement enhances the lives of our students and has a positive impact on our broader community.

Minimum Qualifications:

The position requires a terminal academic degree (PhD, EdD, DSc, DHS, or equivalent), or ABD (scheduled for completion). Our interest areas include human performance in diverse populations with focus on exercise physiology, strength and fitness, motor control and biomechanics, inclusive of persons with physical disability.

Application Information: 

1.    Position begins August 15, 2022. 

2.    Review of applications will begin Dec 1, 2021, and will be accepted until the position is filled. 

3.    For questions regarding the position, contact the Search Chair, Dr. Daniel Goble at dgoble@oakland.edu.

4.    To apply, upload:

a.    letter of interest outlining experience in teaching, research, service and practice 

b.    one-page teaching philosophy statement

c.     curriculum vita 

d.    academic transcripts (unofficial) for all degrees

e.    evidence of post-doctoral or post graduate certification or specialization (where applicable)

f.      diversity statement that describes your interest or efforts in furthering diversity and inclusion, e.g., through mentoring, pedagogy, activism, faculty recruitment/retention, or research on issues related to diversity and social inequality.

g.    Contact information for references will be requested in the Professional References section of the application and a link provided through which references can submit letters.

Oakland University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.

https://jobs.oakland.edu/postings/22925
 

November 8, 2021

Company: Oakland University
Location: Oakland University, Meadow Brook Road, Rochester, MI, USA
Contact: Maria Ebner-Smith Email: ebnersmi@oakland.edu
Phone: 248.364.8671 Website: Click to visit
 
 

OU COVID-19 VACCINATION POLICY

COVID-19 vaccinations are now required for all Oakland University students, faculty and staff.

The Physical Therapy Program in the Department of Human Movement Science at Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan, invites applications for one (1) tenure-track assistant professor position to begin August 15, 2022. 

This is an exceptional growth opportunity to join a genuinely supportive faculty team with excellent resources that enjoy engaging in a meaningful balance of teaching, research, and service.

Through your teaching, bring disciplinary and experiential expertise to our broad range of physical therapy programs, including entry-level Doctor of Physical Therapy; graduate and post-professional certificate programs in Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy, Oncology Rehabilitation, Teaching and Learning; and the Ph.D. in Human Movement Science program. 

In your research, benefit from support and mentoring as you establish a line of peer-reviewed research and scholarship, drawing benefit from our well-equipped laboratories, our diverse clinical partnerships, and strengths in upstream care and community engagement.

Through your service, help to advance clinical professional relationships with our clinical partners for mutual research, clinical, and teaching goals. Provide distinct energies to our school, university, and communities of practice, including participation in student recruitment and retention activities. Contribute to our continuous academic program refinement and actively participate in professional organizations.

Creating and maintaining a diverse, equitable and inclusive campus is a strategic priority for Oakland University.   To this end, we are seeking applications from individuals who are interested in and committed to supporting our Diversity Equity and Inclusion institutional values.  It is the policy of Oakland University that there shall be no discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, age, height, weight, familial status, marital status, disability, creed, sexual orientation, veteran status or other prohibited factors in employment, admissions, educational programs or activities.

We are seeking applicants to broaden and advance our strengths in the foundational and clinical sciences. Persons holding board certifications or graduate certificates are especially encouraged to apply.

Oakland University is a nationally recognized doctoral university of high research activity located on 1,443 acres of scenic land in the cities of Rochester Hills and Auburn Hills in Oakland County, Michigan. The University has 142 bachelor’s degree programs and 138 graduate degree and certificate programs. Academics include programs in the College of Arts and Sciences, School of Business Administration, School of Education and Human Services, School of Engineering and Computer Science, School of Health Sciences, School of Medicine and School of Nursing. As an anchor institution in southeastern Michigan, Oakland University is committed to building ongoing and collaborative relationships with the surrounding communities. Community and civic engagement enhances the lives of our students and has a positive impact on our broader community.

Minimum Qualifications:

1.     A minimum of three years’ experience as a physical therapist

2.     A CAPTE-recognized terminal academic degree (PhD, EdD, DSc, DHS, or equivalent) or ABD if applicant holds a DPT degree

3.     Eligibility for licensure, or licensure, in Michigan as a physical therapist.  

Application Information: 

1.     Positions begin August 15, 2022. 

2.     Review of applications will begin January 15, 2022, and will be accepted until the position is filled. 

3.     For questions regarding the position, contact the Search Chair, Dr. Sara Arena at arena@oakland.edu.

4.     To apply, upload:

a.     letter of interest outlining experience in clinical practice, teaching, and service

b.     one-page teaching philosophy statement

c.     curriculum vita 

d.     the names, addresses, email addresses and telephone numbers of three (3) professional references. Contact information for references will be requested in the Professional References section of the application and a link provided through which references can submit letters.

e.     copy of current physical therapy license

f.      academic transcripts (unofficial) for the physical therapy degree and the terminal degree

g.     evidence of completion of post graduate certification or specialization if applicable

h.     diversity statement that describes your  interest or efforts in furthering diversity and inclusion, e.g., through mentoring, pedagogy, activism, faculty recruitment/retention, or research on issues related to diversity and social inequality.

Oakland University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.

https://jobs.oakland.edu/postings/22977
 

November 8, 2021

Company: Oakland University
Location: Oakland University, Meadow Brook Road, Rochester, MI, USA
Contact: Maria Ebner-Smith Email: ebnersmi@oakland.edu
Phone: 248.364.8671 Website: Click to visit
 
 

OU COVID-19 VACCINATION POLICY

COVID-19 vaccinations are now required for all Oakland University students, faculty and staff.

The Physical Therapy Program in the Department of Human Movement Science at Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan, invites applications for one (1) tenure-track assistant/associate professor position to begin August 15, 2022.

This is an exceptional growth opportunity to join a genuinely supportive faculty team with excellent resources that enjoy engaging in a meaningful balance of teaching, research, and service.

Through your teaching, bring disciplinary and experiential expertise to our broad range of physical therapy programs, including entry-level Doctor of Physical Therapy; graduate and post-professional certificate programs in Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy, Oncology Rehabilitation, Teaching and Learning; and the Ph.D. in Human Movement Science program. 

In your research, benefit from our well-equipped laboratories, diverse clinical partnerships, and strengths in upstream care and community engagement as you progress your line of peer-reviewed research and scholarship.

Through your service, help to advance clinical professional relationships with our clinical partners for mutual research, clinical, and teaching goals. Provide distinct energies to our school, university, and communities of practice, including participation in student recruitment and retention activities. Contribute to our continuous academic program refinement and actively participate in professional organizations.

Creating and maintaining a diverse, equitable and inclusive campus is a strategic priority for Oakland University.   To this end, we are seeking applications from individuals who are interested in and committed to supporting our Diversity Equity and Inclusion institutional values.  It is the policy of Oakland University that there shall be no discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, age, height, weight, familial status, marital status, disability, creed, sexual orientation, veteran status or other prohibited factors in employment, admissions, educational programs or activities.

We are seeking applicants to broaden and advance our strengths in the foundational and clinical sciences. Persons with experience in teaching, research, and mentoring PhD students or holding board certifications or graduate certificates are especially encouraged to apply.

Oakland University is a nationally recognized doctoral university of high research activity located on 1,443 acres of scenic land in the cities of Rochester Hills and Auburn Hills in Oakland County, Michigan. The University has 142 bachelor’s degree programs and 138 graduate degree and certificate programs. Academics include programs in the College of Arts and Sciences, School of Business Administration, School of Education and Human Services, School of Engineering and Computer Science, School of Health Sciences, School of Medicine and School of Nursing. As an anchor institution in southeastern Michigan, Oakland University is committed to building ongoing and collaborative relationships with the surrounding communities. Community and civic engagement enhances the lives of our students and has a positive impact on our broader community.

Minimum Qualifications:

1.     A minimum of three years’ experience as a physical therapist

2.     A CAPTE-recognized terminal academic degree (PhD, EdD, DSc, DHS, or equivalent) or ABD if applicant holds a DPT degree

3.     Eligibility for licensure, or licensure, in Michigan as a physical therapist.

Application Information: 

1.     Positions begin August 15, 2022. 

2.     Review of applications will begin January 15, 2022 and will be accepted until the position is filled. 

3.     For questions regarding the position, contact the Search Chair, Dr. Sara Arena at arena@oakland.edu.

4.     To apply, upload:

a.     letter of interest outlining experience in clinical practice, teaching, and service

b.     one-page teaching philosophy statement

c.     curriculum vita 

d.     the names, addresses, email addresses and telephone numbers of three (3) professional references. Contact information for references will be requested in the Professional References section of the application and a link provided through which references can submit letters.

e.     copy of current physical therapy license

f.      academic transcripts (unofficial) for the physical therapy degree and the terminal degree

g.     evidence of completion of post graduate certification or specialization if applicable

h.     diversity statement that describes your interest or efforts in furthering diversity and inclusion, e.g., through mentoring, pedagogy, activism, faculty recruitment/retention, or research on issues related to diversity and social inequality.

Oakland University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.

https://jobs.oakland.edu/postings/22980
 

November 8, 2021

Company: Oakland University
Location: Oakland University, Meadow Brook Road, Rochester, MI, USA
Contact: Maria Ebner-Smith Email: ebnersmi@oakland.edu
Phone: 248.364.8671 Website: Click to visit
 
 

Dynamic Physical Therapy is hiring licensed physical therapists in Northern Michigan! We are a group of 6 physical therapy clinics in need of licensed PT's to treat patients of all ages in an outpatient setting. Orthopedic knowledge/focus preferred. Several of our clinics are in need of additional help and a willingness to travel between locations would be a plus! See our website for clinic locations/details. www.dynamicptofmichigan.com. All of our clinics are close to the wonderful things Northern Michigan has to offer. Lakes, beaches, hiking, biking, camping, fishing, skiing and snowmobiling. We treat patients Monday through Friday at all locations which leaves your weekends free! We offer paid holidays, paid vacation time, paid sick time, 401K, dental, health and vision insurance options, company paid continuing education assistance, along with competitive salary and a fun work environment. Please submit resume via email to lfullmer.dpt@gmail.com. 

 

November 1, 2021

Company: Dynamic Physical Therapy
Location: 8872 Professional Drive, Cadillac, MI, USA
Contact: Lori Email: lfullmer.dpt@gmail.com
Phone: 231876.001.0130 Website: Click to visit
 
 

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