ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR-DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICAL THERAPY
The University of Central Arkansas Department of Physical Therapy invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor beginning as early as June 1, 2013. Successful applicants will possess a PhD in physiology, pharmacology, physical therapy, or a related field and have demonstrated competence in teaching one or more of the following: human physiology, pharmacology, pathology, gross anatomy, imaging. Preference will be given to candidates who also possess experience teaching in more than one of the listed areas. Successful candidates will have established or demonstrated the potential to develop an independent research program capable of attracting extramural funding. Numerous opportunities exist for collaborative research with department and local medical school faculty members, and with faculty members at other area institutions. Departmental research interests include prevention of the sequelae of diabetes, management of spasticity following spinal cord injury, musculoskeletal examination techniques, and pain management in neonates. Rank and salary are commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Founded in 1907, UCA is a comprehensive university, enrolling approximately 11,000 students in Conway, AR, a growing and vibrant community of over 50,000 located 20 miles from Little Rock in the foothills of the Ozark mountains.
The Department of Physical Therapy is housed in a modern 40,000 square foot building devoted exclusively to physical therapy instruction and research. More information about the university and the department can be found at http://www.uca.edu/pt.
The mission of the Department of Physical Therapy is to develop outstanding physical therapy professionals and scholars and to model excellence in education, research, and service. Our principles and values focus on lifelong personal and professional development, autonomous practice, service to humanity and the profession, and the seven core values of professionalism.
Review of applications will begin October 15, 2012 and will continue until positions are filled.
Interested applicants should send a letter of interest, CV and list of three references to:
Kevin Garrison, PhD, PT
Chair, Faculty Search Committee
University of Central Arkansas, Department of Physical Therapy
201 Donaghey Avenue, Physical Therapy Building, Suite 300