Prosthetics and Orthotics Faculty position outside the tenure stream in the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology Qualifications: ABC Certification in Orthotics and/or Prosthetics. Master's Degree or PhD in an area related to orthotics and prosthetics. Minimum of five years of teaching, clinical, or administrative experience. Prior experience in teaching and/or administration of an educational program preferred. Evidence of or potential for productivity in scholarly activity, as shown through publications, research grants, and presentations. Involvement in professional orthotics and prosthetics organizations, as a committee member, committee chair, or office holder. Responsibilities: The incumbent will be responsible for teaching, service and research in the Master of Science in Orthotics and Prosthetics Program. This includes primarily to teach and to serve as a mentor to students, as well as assisting with program/curriculum development, accreditation, student clinical education, studenvecruitment, policies and procedures specific to the O&P educational program, and developing/expanding a research and development program. Incumbent will serve as a representative of the MSPO Program, the orthotics and prosthetics profession, and the university community. Incumbent will participate in scholarly activity and assist with research funding applications. Incumbent will participate in professional service within the orthotics and prosthetics profession, service to the Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology ( RST ) and University at large. Working at Pitt: An international leader in learning and research, the University of Pittsburgh is a dynamic workplace offering plenty of opportunities for career growth. Salaries are competitive, benefits packages rank among the region's best, and a healthy work/life balance is vigorously promoted. The city of Pittsburgh is consistently ranked among the most livable cities, the best places to raise a family, and America's cleanest cities. As part of the University of Pittsburgh, the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences is an affirmative action institution and welcomes applications from military veterans, people from unrepresented minorities, people with disabilities and other categories of underrepresented persons. Applicants from throughout the world are encouraged to respond.
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