The Department of Physical Therapy and Human Movement Sciences (PTHMS) and Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, are inviting applications for a full-time, tenure eligible faculty position in the area of oncology rehabilitation. Primary responsibilities will include developing a strong research program with strong multidisciplinary links to the Lurie Cancer Center. Furthermore the candidate will be involved in a Lymphatic and Integumentary Dysfunction related coursework in the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) curriculum. The position also includes PhD and DPT student advising, service on departmental committees, and practice opportunities in clinical oncology rehabilitation. Depending on the experience and background of the applicant, this position is being offered at the assistant or associate professor level. Salary is commensurate with experience. Generous start-up package will be offered. Ideal applicants will hold the credentials of PT, PhD; have post-doctoral experience; have a record in obtaining federal training/research funding and expertise in the management of lymphedema.
PTHMS and the Lurie Cancer Center are a part of the vibrant educational and cultural community of Northwestern University. Both are located on the Chicago campus of Northwestern University, between Lake Michigan and North Michigan Avenue. The Robert H. Lurie Cancer Center is a National Cancer Institute-designated “Comprehensive” center dedicated to the highest standards of cancer research, patient care, education, and community outreach. Collaborations also exist with the Departments of Biomedical, Mechanical Engineering, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Neurology, Physiology, Orthopedics, and Neurological Surgery. The successful applicant is expected to continue to build on existing and new collaborations. PTHMS and Lurie Cancer Center faculty members participate in PhD student training programs through the Northwestern University Interdepartmental Biological Sciences Graduate Program,Interdepartmental Neuroscience Program, and a joint DPT-PhD (Engineering) program. For more information please visit: http://www.cancer.northwestern.edu/home/index.cfm and http://www.feinberg.northwestern.edu/nupthms.
Applications will be considered until position is filled with an anticipated start date of August 1, 2015.
Interested applicants should send a letter of application, statement of research goals and teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae, and the names and addresses of three professional references to:
Ms. Erin Neal
Search Committee Coordinator
Department of Physical Therapy & Human Movement Sciences
645 N. Michigan Ave, Suite # 1100
Chicago, IL 60611
Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.