Job Duties 60-80% extramurally funded research: The faculty member will play a key role in the research mission of the Division. This will include pursuing and securing extramural funding to support a well-defined research agenda with an expectation of 40% or more salary support within 3 years. NIH funding is most highly valued. Successful candidates will also regularly disseminate research findings through high impact publications and invited presentations. Commitment to mentorship of the next generation of rehabilitation researchers is expected, overlapping with the teaching mission. Experienced candidates will be expected to contribute to research mentorship of junior faculty and may play a leadership role in advancing the Division and Department research missions. 10-30% teaching and research mentoring: Successful candidates will have experience and passion for teaching and mentorship in areas of the faculty member’s expertise, to include research mentoring of DPT and PhD students. All areas of teaching expertise will be considered, however, one of the faculty lines is expected to have specific expertise to lead the DPT course PT 6286 - Neurorehabilitation I: An in-depth exploration of fundamental principles of neural plasticity, neurophysiology, motor control, and motor learning as a basis for understanding scientific advancements in pathophysiology and therapeutic intervention in motor dysfunction. 10% service: All faculty are expected to contribute to committee and professional service, and faculty governance of both the DPT and PhD programs, as well as the Department, Medical School, and University. Other duties as assigned.
Position has a target start date of Fall 2021 with flexibility but no earlier than July 1, 2021.
One position requires a physical therapy degree with eligibility for licensure in Minnesota. Both positions require an earned academic doctorate and post-doctoral research experience. Appointment at the Associate Professor level will require a minimum of 6 years of academic faculty experience. Preference will be given to applicants with prior research and academic experience; a history of grant support and scholarly publications, and strong interpersonal skills. Candidates should have a demonstrated capacity for collaboration across the academic setting. Ideal candidates will have passion for improving the diversity of the scientific and physical therapy professional communities. We are committed to supporting an inclusive community and holistically assessing the qualifications of each applicant. In pursuit of this goal, we consider an individual’s record working with students and colleagues with diverse perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds, and experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to academic and professional success.
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