This position will be located on the UW-Madison campus as part of the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program, with a Tenure Home within the Department of Orthopedics & Rehabilitation. Considered core faculty within the DPT program, the faculty member hired will be expected to provide classroom, online/and or laboratory instruction associated with more than one lecture, for-credit courses, including grading and serving as the instructor of record. Duties within the DPT program will also include assisting with the design and execution of administrative functions associated with academic instruction and work with campus partners across and beyond campus.
Within the Department of Orthopedics & Rehabilitation, this faculty position will conduct research within the team science environment of Badger Athletic Performance and the Division of Sports Medicine. External funding for research and training will be routinely sought and expected to support a significant amount of the faculty's research effort.
The successful applicant will participate in administrative and committee work to support the clinical and scholarly missions of UW Health and the School of Medicine and Public Health. An essential part of these duties will be working in a collegial relationship with other faculty members.
- The faculty member hired will be expected to provide classroom, online/and or laboratory instruction associated with more than one lecture, for-credit courses, including grading and serving as the instructor of record.
- Duties within the DPT program will also include assisting with the design and execution of administrative functions associated with academic instruction and work with campus partners across and beyond campus.
- Within the Department of Orthopedics & Rehabilitation, this faculty position will conduct research within the team science environment of Badger Athletic Performance and the Division of Sports Medicine. External funding for research and training will be routinely sought and expected to support a significant amount of the faculty's research effort.
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1) Doctor of Physical Therapy
2) Ph.D. in biomechanics, kinesiology, clinical investigation or related field.
- 2+ years teaching in higher education or related field
- Experience working with students in research related activities
- Established record of peer-reviewed publications and presentations at national meetings of professional organizations
- Experience teaching a variety of topics from basic science related courses (biomechanics) to research seminars
- Demonstrated ability to work well with others on the team and manage conflict in a professional manner
- Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with professionals in varying disciplines
- Experience developing an independent research program with a focus on immediate and long-term recovery following musculoskeletal sports-related injury
- Demonstrated excellent communication and presentation skills to create, present, and assess effectiveness of external scholarly processes
- 2+ years of teaching in the physical therapy program
- Experience with classroom management platforms
- Experience conducting research in a team science environment
- 2+ years experience in clinical teaching and leadership with ability to successfully manage relationships between Doctor of Physical Therapy and Tenure Department
PT - Physical Therapist State Licensure
Licensed or eligible for Wisconsin Physical Therapist License
Drivers License - Valid and Meets UW Risk Management Standards
Travel is required. Must provide own transportation or a valid driver's license and eligibility for Car Fleet usage is necessary.
Full Time: 100%
This position may require some work to be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location. Some work may be performed remotely, at an offsite, non-campus work location.
Appointment Type, Duration:
Anticipated Begin Date:
JANUARY 01, 2024
Minimum $100,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Employees in this position can expect to receive benefits such as generous vacation, holidays, and paid time off; competitive insurances and savings accounts; retirement benefits. Benefits information can be found at (https://hr.wisc.edu/benefits/).
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This position has been identified as a position of trust with access to vulnerable populations. The selected candidate will be required to pass an initial caregiver check to be eligible for employment under the Wisconsin Caregiver Law and every four years.
The successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring eligibility for employment in the United States on or before the effective date of the appointment. University sponsorship is not available for this position.
How to Apply:
The deadline for assuring full consideration is 12/17/2023, however, this position will remain open and applications may be considered until this position is filled. Your application must be received through the Jobs at UW portal to be considered as a candidate. Applications submitted outside of this system will not be considered. To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply Now" button and use the online UW Job Application system to submit the following:
- Current Curriculum Vitae (CV)
- A cover letter briefly describing your qualifications and experience
- Statement of research (maximum of 3-pages) describing current and future directions that include a brief description of teaching philosophy
- A single PDF document containing three (3) sample publications.
- Letters of Reference(s): a single document containing letters of recommendation from three (3) academic or professional references.
References will not be contacted without prior notice.
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