Open Rank Clinical/Teaching Professor

Northeastern University
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Dec 2, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Other Health & Medicine
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Open Rank Clinical/Teaching Professor

About Northeastern:
The cornerstone of the Department of Physical Therapy, Movement, and Rehabilitation Sciences is experiential learning aligned with the mission of Bouve College and Northeastern University's Academic Plan. With over 30 faculty members, the Department's Vision is to lead through innovation, education and research in human movement and rehabilitation sciences. We do this to advance health, human movement, and rehabilitation sciences through interprofessional and experiential education, research, and practice within a dynamic global society. The Department is housed within the School of Clinical and Rehabilitation Sciences within the Bouve College of Health Sciences at Northeastern University.

The Bouve College of Health Sciences has over 200 faculty 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 and supports the University's mission of educating students for a life of fulfillment and accomplishment and creating and translating knowledge to meet global and societal needs.

Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.

Our locations—in Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahant—are nodes in our growing global university system. Through this network, we expand opportunities for flexible, student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused research.

Northeastern's comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs— in a variety of on-campus and online formats—lead to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and careers.

About the Opportunity:
The Department invites applicants for an open-rank, non-tenure track position Teaching/Clinical Professor starting between late Summer 2022 and Fall 2022. The Department is expanding its graduate programs in Human Movement and Rehabilitation Sciences with newly approved degree programs at the Bachelors (minor) and Masters (MS) levels as well as continuing to grow our Doctoral (PhD) program. The applicant will be integral to the implementing these new programs as well as expanding existing programs.

The hired candidate will have the specific responsibility for program development and administration including but not limiting to teaching courses in biomechanics, kinesiology, research methods, technology, recruiting students into the program, in collaboration with the college office of graduate advising, providing students and their faculty advisors on the requirements for the program, track the matriculation of students through the program, update and maintain the program curriculum, conduct periodic evaluations of the programs, and track graduates. The hired candidate will also have the general responsibilities of teaching faculty in the department including overall scholarship development and providing service to the profession, the University, its colleges, and departments.

Candidates must have an academic terminal degree (PhD, ScD, or EdD) in Rehabilitation Science, Kinesiology, Biomechanics, Bioengineering, Neuroscience, Physical Therapy or in a related transdisciplinary field by appointment start date. The rank for the hired candidate will commensurate with candidates expertise and scholarly record.

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Additional Information:
Application Documents:
  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated CV
  • The names and contact information of at least three references - we will not contact the references without checking with you.
  • Statement on Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion -An DEI Statement describes a faculty candidate's past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion
All applications must be submitted through the on-line portal. For more information, please contact the chair of the search committee, Jack Dennerlein
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

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