Assistant/Associate Professor - Health Professions - Physical Therapy, Memphis - 19000000ES
The Department of Physical Therapy, College of Health Professions, at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) invites applications for a 12-month, fulltime, non-tenure-track position of Assistant/Associate Professor (rank to be commensurate with education and credentials). The successful candidate will primarily contribute to the department?s teaching and clinical service missions although some scholarship is expected for promotion. Primary teaching responsibilities for students enrolled in the DPT program include assisting in managing the clinical education portion of the curriculum as well as design and facilitation of simulation experiences. The successful candidate will also teach portions of various courses depending on the clinical background of the candidate.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Qualified individuals should submit a complete curriculum vitae, and a letter of interest that outlines qualifications and credentials, research interests and accomplishments, and the names and addresses (including e-mail) of three professional references.
Applicants must be licensed or eligible for licensure as a physical therapist in TN, have 5 years of clinical experience, hold a DPT degree and teaching experience. Preference is given to candidates with an earned PhD or EdD.
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is the flagship statewide, public, academic health institution in Tennessee. Founded in 1911, the mission of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is to improve the health and well-being of Tennesseans and the global community by fostering integrated, collaborative, and inclusive education, research, scientific discovery, clinical care, and public service. Employing more than 4,600 people on its faculty, staff, and not-for-profit corporation faculty practice groups, and with more than 3,200 students across the state, UTHSC contributes $4 billion to the economy of Tennessee.
Part of the University of Tennessee System, the Health Science Center is headquartered in Memphis and includes all six of UT's doctoral-degree-granting health science colleges -- Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing, Graduate Health Sciences, and Health Professions. UTHSC spans the state with its four major, regional clinical health science locations in Memphis, Knoxville, Chattanooga, and Nashville, as well as more than 100 clinical education sites across Tennessee. UTHSC is the largest educator of health care professionals in the state, and operates the state's largest residency and fellowship advanced training programs.
Located in West Tennessee on the banks of the Mississippi River, Memphis is the second-largest city in the state and among the largest cities in the Southeast. The Greater Memphis metropolitan area has more than 1.3 million residents, and the city ranks among those with the lowest cost of living in the country. It is home to a v ibrant restaurant scene, a revitalized Downtown, the Midtown Arts District, many scenic neighborhoods, an active medical district, and a burgeoning airport in the midst of a $214 million modernization.
Memphis boasts attractions, including Elvis Presley's Graceland, the Memphis Grizzlies, historic Beale Street, the National Civil Rights Museum, the second largest urban county park in the United States, and the Memphis in May World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest.
Primary Location US-Tennessee-Memphis
Organization Physical Therapy
Job Posting Feb 28, 2019, 7:49:32 PM
Internal Number: 19000000ES
About UT Health Science Center
The mission of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is to bring the benefits of the health sciences to the achievement and maintenance of human health, with a focus on the citizens of Tennessee and the region, by pursuing an integrated program of education, research, clinical care, and public service.