Assistant/Associate Professor - Physical Therapy-Tenure Track
Western Michigan University
February 1, 2018
Major Duties: - Contribute to curricular and programmatic development.- Participate in the accreditation process.- Teach in one's area of expertise.- Supervise and advise students.- Sustained productivity and growth in research and grant writing.- Develop and sustain a scholarly agenda in accordance with CAPTE standards.- Service to the DPT program, department, university, profession, and community. - Contribute to an inter-professional environment of instruction, research, and community collaborations.
Minimum Qualifications: - Earned Physical Therapy (PT) degree from an accredited institution.- Clinical doctorate with advanced credentialing OR an academic doctoral degree (PhD, ScD, EdD, or DHSc); preference for advanced degree to be earned by December 1, 2018, from an accredited institution. - Eligibility and intention to obtain Michigan physical therapy licensure with the expectation for ongoing engagement in clinical practice and/or clinical research.- Two years of experience in a clinical or teaching environment.- Demonstrated contemporary expertise in one or more specialty areas of physical therapy. - Strong oral, written, and interpersonal skills.- Demonstrated potential to maintain an active program of scholarly research and grant writing related to physical therapy.- Ability to function well within a collegial, collaborative work environment.- Membership in the American Physical Therapy Association.
Internal Number: 352_56192
About Western Michigan University
One of the top-100 public universities in the United States, Western Michigan University is committed to being learner centered, discovery driven and globally engaged. Founded in 1903, what was once Western Michigan College became Michigan's fourth public university in 1957. Since then, WMU has undergone dramatic growth in size and stature. Today, the University offers more than 240 academic programs to students pursuing degrees through the doctoral level. More than 20 percent of its 25,000 students are enrolled in graduate course work, studying in disciplines ranging from atomic physics and graph theory to medieval literature and blind rehabilitation. Of 101 graduate offerings available, 30 lead to a doctoral degree.