Assistant Professor in Physical Therapy
The Physical Therapy Program in the Department of Human Movement Science at Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan, invites applications for three (3) tenure-track assistant professor positions to begin August 15, 2021. This is an exceptional growth opportunity to join a truly supportive faculty team, with excellent resources, that enjoys engaging in a meaningful balance of teaching, research and service.Through your teaching, bring disciplinary and experiential expertise to our broad range of physical therapy programs, including: entry-level Doctor of Physical Therapy; graduate and post-professional certificate programs in Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy, Oncology Rehabilitation, Teaching and Learning in Rehabilitation; and Doctor of Science in Physical Therapy with pending PhD program. In your research, benefit from support and mentoring as you establish a line of peer-reviewed research and scholarship, drawing benefit from our well-equipped laboratories, our diverse clinical partnerships, and strengths in upstream care and community engagement.Contributing service, help to advance clinical professional relationships with our clinical partners for mutual research, clinical, and teaching goals. Provide distinct energies to our school, university, and communities of practice, including eager participation in student recruitment and retention activities. Contribute to our continuous academic program refinement. Participate actively in professional organizations. And throughout, contribute meaningful efforts to promote diversity, equity and inclusion. We are seeking applicants to broaden and advance our strengths in the foundational and clinical sciences. Persons experienced in areas such as: acute care; or with distinct expertise in human movement science and/or our post-professional program areas; or those holding board certifications or graduate certificates, are especially encouraged to apply.Requirements include: 1. Experience as a physical therapist2. A CAPTE-recognized terminal academic degree (PhD, EdD, DSc, DHS, or equivalent) or ABD if applicant holds a DPT degree3. Eligibility for licensure, or licensure, in Michigan as a physical therapist.