Physical Therapy

Doctor of Physical Therapy Program, School of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences — VPAA # 2013/14 — 001

POSITION: Associate or Assistant Professor, tenure-track opening in the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program for academic year beginning August, 2013.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Teach graduate courses in neurological assessment and management, and/or related areas such as neuroscience and pediatrics. Engage in research leading to peer-reviewed publications. Seek external funding to support and promote research. Individuals appointed at the rank of Associate Professor will be expected to have an established record of published research focused in an area related to physical therapy and evidence of successful extramural funding. Mentor and supervise DPT student doctoral projects. Participate in the development of the Doctor of Physical Therapy program by collaborating with other faculty and professionals in the local community. Engage in university, community, and professional service.

QUALIFICATIONS: A graduate from an accredited physical therapy program. Eligible for licensure to practice physical therapy in California. Earned terminal academic doctorate (PhD preferred) in physical therapy, neurological-related science, motor-learning, rehabilitation science, biomechanics, kinesiology, anatomy or closely related area. Previous teaching experience in the physical therapy setting and board certification in a related specialty area (e.g., NCS, PCS, GCS) are desirable.

SALARY: Commensurate with credentials and experience.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program is located in the School of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences. The School is in the College of Health and Human Services, one of seven colleges at San Diego State University. The School offers a B.S. degrees in Kinesiology (with emphases in Pre-Physical Therapy and Fitness Specialists), Athletic Training, a M.A. degree in Kinesiology (including a specialization in Rehabilitation Science), and M.S. degrees in Exercise Physiology and Nutritional Sciences. San Diego State has an enrollment of 34,080 students. For additional information visit, SDSU School of Exercise & Nutritional Sciences and San Diego State University websites. SDSU is currently designated as a Doctoral / Research-Intensive University by the Carnegie Foundation and has been named on the Faculty Scholarly Productivity Index as the No. 1 small research university in the nation.

APPLICATIONS: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Review of materials will begin on September 10, 2012 and continue until the position is filled. Candidates should submit a letter of application addressing responsibilities and qualifications listed above, detailed curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation to:

Mitchell J. Rauh, PhD, PT, MPH, FACSM
Chair, Doctor of Physical Therapy Program Search Committee
School of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences
San Diego State University
San Diego, CA 92182-7251
E-mail: mrauh@sdsu.edu

SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.

The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.


Doctor of Physical Therapy Program, School of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences — VPAA # 2013/14 — 002 & 003

POSITION: Associate or Assistant Professor, tenure-track opening in the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program for academic year beginning August, 2013.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Teach DPT courses in musculoskeletal assessment and management, and/or related areas. Engage in research leading to peer-reviewed publications. Seek external funding to support and promote research. Individuals appointed at the rank of Associate Professor will be expected to have an established record of published research focused in an area related to physical therapy and evidence of successful extramural funding. Mentor and supervise DPT student doctoral projects. Participate in the development of the Doctor of Physical Therapy program by collaborating with other faculty and professionals in the local community. Engage in university, community, and professional service.

QUALIFICATIONS: A graduate from an accredited physical therapy program. Eligible for licensure to practice physical therapy in California. Earned terminal academic doctorate (PhD preferred) in physical therapy, biomechanics, sports medicine, kinesiology, anatomy or closely related area. Previous teaching experience in the physical therapy setting and board certification in a related specialty area (e.g., OCS, SCS, GCS) are desirable.

SALARY: Commensurate with credentials and experience.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program is located in the School of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences. The School is in the College of Health and Human Services, one of seven colleges at San Diego State University. The School offers a B.S. degrees in Kinesiology (with emphases in Pre-Physical Therapy and Fitness Specialists), Athletic Training, a M.A. degree in Kinesiology (including a specialization in Rehabilitation Science), and M.S. degrees in Exercise Physiology and Nutritional Sciences. San Diego State has an enrollment of 34,080 students. For additional information visit, SDSU School of Exercise & Nutritional Sciences and San Diego State University websites. SDSU is currently designated as a Doctoral / Research-Intensive University by the Carnegie Foundation and has been named on the Faculty Scholarly Productivity Index as the No. 1 small research university in the nation.

APPLICATIONS: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Review of materials will begin on September 10, 2012 and continue until the position is filled. Candidates should submit a letter of application addressing responsibilities and qualifications listed above, detailed curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation to:

Mitchell J. Rauh, PhD, PT, MPH, FACSM
Chair, Doctor of Physical Therapy Program Search Committee
School of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences
San Diego State University
San Diego, CA 92182-7251
E-mail: mrauh@sdsu.edu

SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.

The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.