Applications are invited for a full-time 12-month, open track faculty position (rank and track dependent on qualifications) in a 3-year entry-level DPT Program (http://orthopaedics.unm.edu/pt/), with 10 core faculty members and a small culturally diverse student body (30 students per class). Faculty responsibilities of the successful candidate include:
1) teaching in the area of Neurologic Physical Therapy
2) teaching in other areas of the DPT curriculum, dependent on expertise
3) scholarly activity
4) student advisement
5) university service
Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. The position requires a flexible, innovative, and collaborative educator who utilizes principles of evidence based practice to encourage current standards of care in this learner-centered entry level DPT Program.
The UNM Division of Physical Therapy is located in the culturally diverse city of Albuquerque which lies in the high desert ecosystem in central New Mexico. The city straddles the Rio Grande River and is bordered by the Sandia Mountains on the East and a string of five inactive volcanoes on the West. A number of Native American Reservations and Pueblos exist in or near the city. Besides being renowned for the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, numerous hiking and biking trails are within easy access and river rafting and skiing are just around the corner.
UNM is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. The Physical Therapy program has been accredited since its first graduating class of 1976, most recently in 2015. The UNM School of Medicine has a state of the art anatomy lab and the Physical Therapy program has a motion analysis lab available for research and clinical use. As a part of their service to the university, PT faculty can assist at the REACH clinic, a pro bono clinic run by UNM DPT students.
August 1, 2017. For best consideration, applications must be received by June 16, 2017, however, position will remain open until filled.
UNM’s confidentiality policy (“Disclosure of Information about Candidates for Employment,” UNM Board of Regents’ Policy Manual 6.7), which includes information about public disclosure of documents submitted by applicants, is located at http://www.unm.edu/~brpm/r67.htm
The University of New Mexico offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits. For complete details of this position and to apply, access Faculty Postings at https://unmjobs.unm.edu. Reference posting # req784. A complete application includes: cover letter, c.v., statement of teaching philosophy and three letters of recommendation. Inquiries may be directed to: Dr. Fred Carey, Search Committee Chair, Division of Physical Therapy, MSC 09 5230, 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001. Email: email@example.com. Phone: (505) 272-5784 or 272-5756.
The University of New Mexico is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Educator.
This position may be subject to criminal record screening in accordance with NM law.