Open Rank Professor
Open Rank Professor
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About the Opportunity:
The newly formed School of Clinical and Rehabilitation Sciences within the Bouve College of Health Sciences at Northeastern University invites applicants for an open-rank tenure/tenure track position starting August 2021. The hired candidate will be appointed in either the Department of Physical Therapy, Movement and Rehabilitation Sciences or the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders. Joint and affiliated appointments across colleges in line with the candidate's research and education portfolio are possible and will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
The hired candidate will have the specific responsibility for developing a transdisciplinary research program and synergistic education activities that address the need for innovative approaches in clinical and rehabilitation sciences that integrate knowledge, methods, and practices from a wide range of disciplines, including but not limited to engineering, computer sciences, clinical sciences, artificial intelligence and design. To do so, the hired candidate will work with faculty, post-doctoral fellows, and students from different disciplines across the School, College, and University.
The hired candidate will have the general responsibilities of tenured/tenure-track faculty in the department including: developing and leading an externally funded research program that complements the broad expertise of the faculty, staff, and students in the Departments, College, and University; teaching in and supporting current and planned education and accredited professional programs; and providing service to the University, its colleges, and departments.
Candidates eligible for professional/clinical practice credentials in Speech-Language Pathology, Physical Therapy, or a related clinical field that meet the qualifications are strongly encouraged to apply.
Candidates must have an academic terminal degree (PhD, ScD, or EdD) in Rehabilitation Science, Kinesiology, Biomechanics, Bioengineering, Neuroscience, Communication Sciences & Disorders, Physical Therapy or in a related transdisciplinary field. To be considered for the rank of associate or full, candidates must be currently leading a nationally recognized research program including both independent and collaborative projects supported by extramural funding and a strong record of peer reviewed publications in archival scientific journals. To be considered for the rank of assistant, candidates must demonstrate the potential to develop both an independent and collaborative research program with appropriate levels of research productivity.
Applicants should submit a CV, cover letter of interest, research statement, teaching statement, diversity, equity & inclusion statement, and the names and contact information of three references. Candidates will be notified before their references are contacted. Inquiries and nominations for the position should be submitted to the chair of the search committee, Professor Jack Dennerlein (firstname.lastname@example.org). Applications must be completed through the online submission portal at https://careers.hrm.northeastern.edu/en-us/job/504129/open-rank-professor.
Created in 2020, the School of Clinical and Rehabilitation Sciences within the Bouve College of Health Sciences at Northeastern University brings together the clinical fields of physical therapy https://bouve.northeastern.edu/physical-therapy/, speech and language pathology https://bouve.northeastern.edu/csd/., and physicians' assistants https://bouve.northeastern.edu/physician-assistant/ with the multiple disciplines of rehabilitation sciences, including epidemiology, neuroscience, engineering, physiology, exercise science, design, and communication. Based on the Northeastern University's 2025 Plan, the new School is building a diverse and inclusive network for creating new knowledge (research) and education. These networks allow for more agile and innovative discoveries.
The faculty of the Bouve College of Health Sciences has 276 members, with approximately 2,000 undergraduate and 2,400 graduate students. It is the leading national model for education and research in the health, psychosocial and biomedical sciences. The College values and respects the multiple and diverse identities of our shared humanity across race, ethnicity, class, ability, language, gender, sexuality, age, nationality, and military service. We are committed to enlivening the climate of diversity at Bouve through teaching, learning, dialogue, and relationship building. We seek to nurture inhabitable and welcoming spaces where all members feel that their ideas, voice, and lived experiences matter. We avow that differences in perspectives exist, are to be anticipated, and that respect for our differences is foundational to the universe of ideas that enrich our lives and professions. We are committed to advocacy, inclusion, and justice for all. https://bouve.northeastern.edu/
Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
To learn more about Northeastern University's commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see www.northeastern.edu/diversity.
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