Location: Bowling Green, KY Category: Faculty Posted On: Wed Oct 16 2019 Job Description:
The Department of Physical Therapy at Western Kentucky University invites applications for a 9 month or 11 month, tenure track appointment at the rank of Assistant / Associate Professor beginning Spring or Summer of 2021. Responsibilities include teaching in the entry-level Doctor of Physical Therapy Program, research and other scholarly activities, and service to the department, college, university, and profession.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities for Essential Success:
Ability to teach in one or more of the following areas: anatomy, pathophysiology, cardiopulmonary, diagnostic imaging, integument, women's health, health and wellness promotion, and therapeutic exercise.
Successful candidates will meet the following criteria:
Graduation from a CAPTE-accredited physical therapist program.
Eligible for licensure by the Kentucky Board of Physical Therapy.
Minimum of 3 years clinical experience as a physical therapist.
A doctorate in physical therapy or an earned academic doctorate in a related field (PhD, EdD, DSc, etc.). Applicants who are ABD-status will also be considered.
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