Department Name: 7N600:HEALTH SCIENCES - REHABILITATION SCIENCE
The University of Kentucky invites nominations and applications for the position of Chair in the newly created Department of Physical Therapy in the College of Health Sciences. The position would be equivalent to 30-49% of distribution of effort being dedicated to administration, with the additional effort used for faculty responsibilities. The chair is responsible for the overall direction and administrative leadership for educational, research, and engagement activities, as well as for the management of human resources and budgetary and fiscal resources. This position reports directly to the Dean and is an integral part of the college's administration.
Applicants must have an appointment in a full-time College faculty line, or must be a candidate applying to one of the open faculty positions in the College of Health Sciences. Current open faculty positions may be found here: https://www.uky.edu/chs/faculty-positions. In addition, qualified applicants must have an earned doctorate in an appropriate field of study, a record of accomplishments in education, research, and extramural funding, and national and international reputations at a level commensurate with earning tenure at the rank of Associate Professor, or Professor.
Additional information about the departments and degree programs are available at: https://www.uky.edu/chs/academic-programs
The position comes with a competitive salary, as well as a generous benefits package. Applications will be reviewed beginning March 15, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled.
Interested applicants should submit an application, and include a current Curriculum Vitae and letter summarizing relevant experiences in leadership, administration, education, and research.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
An earned doctoral degree.
Required Related Experience:
A record of accomplishments in education, research, and extramural funding, and national and international reputations at a level commensurate with earning tenure at the rank of Associate Professor, or Professor.
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