Tenure Track/Tenured Professor (Open Rank) of Physical Therapy, August 2022
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Chapman University’s Department of Physical Therapy seeks applications for a tenure-track or tenured Professor position in the Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences. The successful candidate will begin in August 2022.
Continually accredited since 1928, the Department of Physical Therapy has a rich tradition as one of the oldest, continually accredited physical therapy programs in the United States. The program is located on the Rinker Health Science Campus, Irvine, CA. The campus is home to several graduate health science professional programs in Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences, including DPT, Pharmacy, Communication Sciences and Disorders, and Physician Assistant. The campus is distinguished by innovative teaching, learning, and research laboratories and classrooms with an emphasis on inter-professional education, evidence-based practice, and health promotion and injury/disease prevention. The department has state-of-the-art motion analysis and Motek/Grail labs along with other sophisticated research equipment used to understand the complexities of human movement. It is also the home of the Institute for Interdisciplinary Brain and Behavioral Sciences (Brain Institute) with outstanding neurophysiological and imaging facilities. The Rinker campus is strategically located near numerous healthcare institutions, medical device, and biopharmaceutical companies.
Chapman University is a nationally-ranked institution offering traditional undergraduate and graduate programs in the heart of Orange County, one of Southern California’s most diverse and vibrant regions. The University achieved R2 status in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, a distinction held by just 10 percent of all U.S. universities and is ranked as 122nd among Best National Universities by US News and World Report (2022). Our faculty include academic leaders who excel in research, publishing and world-class teaching in our 11 schools and colleges, including Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences. Dedicated to forward-looking, personalized education, we create an environment for unlimited achievement by both our students and faculty. More information about the University and Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences is available at ?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.chapman.edu%2Fcrean&module=jobs&id=2172676" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">https://www.chapman.edu/crean The University is dedicated to enhancing diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruitment and employment. More information on diversity and inclusion at Chapman University is available at ?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.chapman.edu%2Fdiversity&module=jobs&id=2172676" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">https://www.chapman.edu/diversity.
The successful candidate will hold a terminal academic doctorate (Ph.D. D.Sc., or equivalent) in biomechanics, neuroscience, kinesiology, bioengineering, or other fields specializing in human movement, rehabilitation sciences, or related biomedical field.
An emerging record of excellent scholarship for candidates at the assistant professor level or a well-established record of excellent scholarship and a clear potential for or evidence of extramural funding is expected of candidates at the tenured Associate or Professor level. Preference will be given to candidates whose research agenda complements existing research programs within the Department of Physical Therapy and incorporates neuroimaging, neurophysiological, biomechanical and/or computational methods.
Current physical therapy faculty research examines neurological and biomechanical aspects of healthy and disordered movement across the lifespan with particular focus on balance, postural control, gait, and upper extremity function. Strong candidates will also exhibit potential for collaboration with cognitive neuroscience faculty in the rapidly expanding Brain Institute (?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.chapman.edu%2Fresearch%2Finstitutes-and-centers%2Fbrain-institute%2Fresearch&module=jobs&id=2172676" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">https://www.chapman.edu/research/institutes-and-centers/brain-institute/research) or with health psychology faculty in the Center for Excellence in Biopsychosocial Approaches to Health (CEBAH) within Crean College (?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.chapman.edu%2Fcrean%2Fresearch-centers&module=jobs&id=2172676" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">https://www.chapman.edu/crean/research-centers).
Candidates holding a DPT and current licensure as a physical therapist (or eligibility for licensure in California) are highly desirable for this position.
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