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Assistant Professor - Tenure Track

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The University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM), Department of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Science (PTRS) is recruiting for a 12-month, full-time, tenure track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor. We seek outstanding applicants to support our entry level Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) and PhD in Rehabilitation Science programs teaching mission as well as supporting the laboratory research goals in collaboration with the University of Maryland’s Medicine Institute for Neuroscience Discovery (UM-MIND).

Teaching responsibilities include didactic instruction within the PTRS DPT Program in areas of content expertise; participation in curriculum evaluation and development of the DPT program; engagement in scholarly activities; and service.

Rank and salary Assistant Professor. Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.

For immediate consideration, please send: a cover letter; a recent CV; and the names and contact information of three references.

Cover letters should be addressed the Chair of the Search Committee: Kelby Kaplan, PT, DPT, EdD. Please cite Position Number: 03-329-064 in your letter of application.

About PTRS and the Campus: PTRS is located on the professional campus of the University of Maryland in Baltimore, the founding campus of the University of Maryland system, residing within the research-intensive University of Maryland School of Medicine. The PTRS Department offers the Entry level DPT and a PhD in Physical Rehabilitation Science . Extensive opportunities exist for collaborations with researchers and clinicians in PTRS as well as other Departments and Schools including Orthopedics, Neurology, Diagnostic Radiology, Epidemiology and Public Health, Medicine, and with established research and clinical centers on the Baltimore campus including the Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center (OAIC), the Baltimore Hip Studies, the Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center (GRECC) and the Baltimore Veteran’s Administration Medical Center. Additional collaborative links are established with the University of Maryland, College Park; University of Maryland Baltimore County; the R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center; the Johns Hopkins University; the National Rehabilitation Hospital; and the National Institutes of Health. PTRS has state of the art facilities which include access to the world class Health Sciences and Human Services Library and the multipurpose SMC Campus Center. The campus is within walking distance of Baltimore’s beautiful Inner Harbor as well as Camden Yards and M & T Bank Stadium. Additionally, it is within a one-hour drive of Washington, D.C. and is 20 minutes from Thurgood Marshall Baltimore Washington International Airport.

UMB is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy. We value diversity and how it enriches our academic and scientific community and strive toward cultivating an inclusive environment that supports all employees.

For additional questions after application, please contact:

Kelby B. Kaplan, PT, DPT, EdD, Assistant Professor

University of Maryland School of Medicine

Department of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Science

100 Penn Street, Suite 115, Baltimore, MD 21201‑1082

PHONE: 410-706-2961


Qualifications :

Qualifications include an academic Doctorate degree in neuroscience, physiology, bioengineering, or rehabilitation science; previous academic teaching experience, and the ability to work collaboratively and successfully with a variety of healthcare and research professionals. The candidate should have evidence of scholarly work in neuromotor rehabilitation.

Preferred qualifications include an academic background, eligibility for a Maryland Physical Therapy license, evidence of funded research in rehabilitation with neuromotor disorders, and strong methodological and conceptual skills.


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