Saint Louis University, a Catholic, Jesuit institution, dedicated to student learning, research, health care, and service, is seeking applicants for two tenure-track 9-month faculty appointments in the Program in Physical Therapy. Investigators with backgrounds in physical therapy or related disciplines who are committed to advancing the science and/or practice of physical therapy are encouraged to apply.
Saint Louis University is a Carnegie R2 (Higher Research Activity) university with state-of-the-art education, research, and clinical facilities, and a current enrollment of approximately 13,000 students, 5,000 graduate and 8,000 undergraduate. With a 5-year goal of doubling the university's research productivity, the Office of the Vice President for Research is committed to supporting faculty research through expanded services related to research innovation, faculty development, and administrative support. There are collaborative opportunities on campus including existing and developing innovative centers of excellence, and a recent hospital partnership with a large, local, leading health care system where a new $550M Hospital and Ambulatory Care Center are being built on campus which will open in September 2020. Residing in the Doisy College of Health Sciences on the Medical Campus, the Program in Physical Therapy prepares physical therapy practitioners through its entry-level DPT curriculum. The Program's 15 full-time faculty engage in teaching, research and service to the University, profession and St. Louis community. Consistent with the research goals of the College and University, faculty in the Program in Physical Therapy are committed to enhancing the Program's research profile via implementation of a newly developed research strategic plan. In addition, the College is actively pursuing development plans for initiating dynamic, interdisciplinary PhD education.
Position Expectations: The successful candidate will be expected to engage in research (50% of workload), obtain external funding for research, teach in an area of expertise, and provide service to the University, profession, and community.
Position Qualifications: Required o Academic doctoral degree (e.g. PhD, EdD) o A defined research agenda with a record of peer-reviewed publication(s) o Successful record of grant submission and/or funding o Evidence of teaching experience at the university level
Preferred o Current physical therapist license in the United States, Puerto Rico or the US Virgin Islands o Post doctoral fellowship training
Saint Louis University is in the heart of Midtown St. Louis, 5 minutes from the Gateway Arch and downtown St Louis. The campus is adjacent to Grand Center, home to more than 30 art organizations that demonstrate the depth and diversity of St. Louis' cultural life. An international airport and MetroLink transit system are part of a vibrant, diverse, affordable, and family-friendly metropolitan area. St. Louis is home to professional athletic teams and numerous beautiful city parks including Forest Park, one of the largest urban parks in the United States and home of the 2017 USA Today Readers' Choice for Best U.S. Zoo.
Saint Louis University offers a competitive total compensation package, including start-up funds, tuition remission for qualified personnel, and a generous retirement plan. Rank and salary are dependent on qualifications and experience. Position is available August 20, 2018. Screening will begin on or after November 1, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.
All applications must be made online at https://jobs.slu.edu. Interested candidates must submit a cover letter, application and current curriculum vitae. Any questions regarding this position can be directed to: Gretchen Salsich, PT, PhD, Search Committee Chairperson Saint Louis University Program in Physical Therapy 3437 Caroline Street Saint Louis, MO 63104 Phone 314:977-8505 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Saint Louis University Edward and Margaret Doisy College of Health Sciences Department of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training Program in Physical Therapy Tenure-Track Faculty Positions
Saint Louis University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for the position applied for without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, gender identity, or other non-merit factors. We welcome and encourage applications from minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities (including disabled veterans). If accommodations are needed for completing the application and/or with the interviewing process, please contact Human Resources at 314-977-5847.
Saint Louis University(SLU) is a private, co-educational Jesuit university located in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. Founded in 1818 by the Most Reverend Louis Guillaume Valentin Dubourg SLU is the oldest university west of the Mississippi River. The University has campuses in St. Louis, Mo. and Madrid, Spain. SLU values academic excellence, life-changing research, compassionate health care, ...and a strong commitment to faith and service. For nearly 200 years, the University has gone beyond teaching facts and figures, encouraging students to form ideas and identities. Today, SLU students are nearly 14,000 strong. The University has invested vast resources to advance academic programs and enhance the student experience. SLU also is a major research institution where premier researchers tackle local and global challenges. And the University's commitment to community service has earned it national acclaim and bolstered its status as a character-building college.