The Department of Rehabilitation Sciences in the School of Public
Health and Health Professions ( SPHHP ) is inviting applications
for a tenure-track, state-funded, 10-month Assistant/Associate
Professor in the Physical Therapy Program. Rank of professorship
dependent on experience.
The successful candidate will contribute to the research, teaching,
scholarship and service mission of the program. Research supported
by extramural funding is a primary focus of the position. Duties
may also include teaching lecture and laboratory courses; mentoring
students, advising students; and contributing to ongoing curriculum
Knowledge of higher education, experience in research, obtaining
grant funding, and teaching and mentoring students are essential
along with excellent communication skills. Successful applicant is
expected to develop and sustain extramurally funded research with
strong commitment to teaching, diversity and inclusive excellence.
Ample opportunities exist to develop collaborative and
translational research projects. Applicants must be eligible for PT
licensure in NY, have completed a PhD and have experience as a
post-doctoral researcher. This would include post-doctoral
training, tenure track faculty or research scientist. Applicants at
the Assistant Professor rank must show the potential for successful
research and teaching. Applicants at the Associate Professor rank
must demonstrate a history of funded research and successful
teaching. Successful applicants will receive a start-up package and
research space with access to several research core facilities with
Department, School, and University
The Department of Rehabilitation Sciences at UB has a longstanding
history of excellence in clinical education in programs leading to
the Doctor of Physical Therapy, the BS/MS in Occupational Therapy,
and the PhD in Rehabilitation Science. The PT and OT entry-level
programs have enjoyed continuous accreditation for more than 60
years. For more information on the SPHHP Department of
Rehabilitation Sciences, please visit:
UB SPHHP is one of the only schools in the country to include both
public health and health professions, providing unique
opportunities for collaboration amongst students and faculty. For
more information on UB SPHHP, please visit:
The University at Buffalo is the State University of New York’s
largest and most comprehensive research-intensive university and is
its primary center for professional education and training. We are
Middle States Commission on Higher Education accredited and a
member of the Association of American Universities. UB provides a
rich environment for collaborative and transdisciplinary research
with faculty within the SPHHP and at other schools located in the
Academic Health Center (Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Dental
Medicine, Pharmacy and Nursing).
Buffalo is the second-largest city in New York State and is located
on the shores of Lake Erie, upriver of the majestic Niagara Falls.
Buffalo – the City of Good Neighbors – is undergoing a renaissance
with a rapidly growing economy, vital academic health sciences
center, and affordable cost of living. The Western New York
educational system is excellent. Buffalo-Niagara is a region of 1.2
million people, world-class art galleries and museums, a
comprehensive city-wide system of parks and green space, a vibrant
theater and music community, and major and minor league sports
Annual salary commensurate with qualification and rank of
University at Buffalo is an affirmative action-equal opportunity
employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply
including veterans and individuals with disabilities.
• PhD in relevant discipline.
• Post-doctoral experience or previous experience as tenure track
faculty or as a research scientist.
• Record of peer-reviewed publications.
• hold or be eligible to obtain PT Licensure in New York
• Evidence of involvement in extramural funded research
• Experience in one or more of the following areas is desirable:
orthopedics, pediatrics, big data analysis or qualitative
For more information, click the "How to Apply" button.