Assistant or Associate Professor - Musculoskeletal and Sports Medicine Outreach - Duke University in durham North Carolina

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Duke University

durham, North Carolina 27710

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Regular Rank Faculty Position

Assistant or Associate Professor Level

Musculoskeletal and Sports Medicine Outreach

The Doctor of Physical Therapy Division (DPT) at Duke University seeks to recruit a physical therapist with expertise/content knowledge in Physical Therapist musculoskeletal practice management to join our expanding faculty. This academic position provides opportunities for teaching, leadership and research. Teaching needs include musculoskeletal rehabilitation of the extremities, presently contained within the courses of PT 704 and PT 714. This individual is also expected to facilitate relationships with Duke Athletic programs, Duke sports clinical programs, sports researchers from other universities, and regional sports programs in North Carolina; incorporating DPT student participation whenever possible. A number of collaborative research opportunities are available within the DPT division and within the parent department, the Department of Orthopaedics, which houses the Duke Sports Medicine Institute.  

Qualified applicants must have an earned doctoral degree, and be eligible for licensure as a physical therapist in the state of North Carolina. In addition to having a doctoral degree, applicants will be expected to have ABPTS certification as an Orthopedics or Sports Clinical Specialist. The search committee seeks applicants from a diverse pool of candidates with the following additional qualifications or attributes:

  1. Advanced clinical certification and specialization;
  2. Experience in, and a commitment to, excellence in teaching and mentoring physical therapist learners;
  3. Experience working with diverse patient populations;
  4. History of scholarly output and contributions in the area of the candidate’s expertise;
  5. An excellent communicator and innovative thinker;
  6. Organizational and program development skills.

The position is a 12-month appointment with salary and rank commensurate with qualification and experience. Candidates selected for an interview will be asked to prepare a 5-year plan that outlines the candidate’s personal educational, research and services milestones.  All interested candidates should send in confidence a cover letter and curriculum vitae by May 1, 2015 including contact information for three references by email to:

Chad Cook, PT, PhD, FAAOMPT

Chair, Search Committee

Doctor of Physical Therapy Division

Duke University Medical Centre (DUMC)

Box 104002, Durham, NC, 27708

919 684 8905

Keyword Phrases

  • Musculoskeletal
  • Sports Medicine
  • Physical Therapy
  • Research
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Professor
Associate Professor
Assistant Professor
Research Professor
Research Associate Professor
Research Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
Best if Apply By 5/1/2015