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University of Utah Assistant/Associate/Professor - DOQ in Salt Lake City, Utah

Position Information

Position/Rank Assistant/Associate/Professor - DOQ

Department 00201 - PhysicalTher/Athletic Training

City Salt Lake City, UT

Track Tenure Track

New Position to Begin 07/01/2022


THE DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICAL THERAPY AND ATHLETIC TRAINING AT THE UNIVERSITY OF UTAH is seeking faculty candidates to augment its strong rehabilitation research presence. The positions will be full-time tenure line or career line at ranks commensurate with academic and scholarly experience. The primary responsibilities of these positions will be 1) to contribute to and advance the Department’s research portfolio through leadership and participation in funded research and 2) to contribute to core teaching needs within the Department’s entry level DPT program and Rehabilitation Sciences PhD program.

The applicants should demonstrate strong leadership, communication and collaborative skills. Responsibilities will include participation in collaborative research with colleagues within the College of Health and throughout the University. The successful applicants must be able to demonstrate that they will integrate their expertise to provide valuable contributions to existing and developing educational programs. Successful candidates will have demonstrated expertise in research as well as teaching and their teaching load will be negotiated to allow each candidate to successfully pursue their research agenda. Contributions will include teaching, mentoring, and serving on related committees. Experience in course development and curricular evaluation / modification would be considered a strength. In addition, successful applicants are expected to contribute to a departmental culture and campus environment that embraces diversity, equity, and inclusion.

The Department of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training ( ) is located in the College of Health, and is part of University of Utah Health. University of Utah Health is the major educational, research and referral facility serving the medical needs of Utah and the Intermountain West. The Center includes the Colleges of Health, Nursing and Pharmacy, the Schools of Medicine and Dentistry, University Hospitals and Clinics, the Health Sciences Library and related Core Facilities. In addition to in-house facilities, the College of Health is in close proximity to associated research entities at the VA Medical Center, the Clinical Neurosciences Center, and the University Orthopaedic Center. The University of Utah is a member institution of the PAC -12 and is classified as one of 151 Doctoral/Research Universities-Extensive from among 3,941 U.S. institutions and has consistently been ranked amongst the top 25 public research universities in the nation.

The University of Utah is located in Salt Lake City, in the foothills of the majestic Wasatch Range of the Rocky Mountains. There is easy access to eight world-class skiing resorts, as well as hiking, biking, camping, and exploring in nearby canyons and in the spectacular red-rock country of southern Utah. Ten National Parks are within a day driving distance of the University. Salt Lake City also offers professional symphony, ballet, modern dance, opera and theater performances, art galleries, world-class restaurants and professional sports. For more information regarding what Utah has to offer:

The positions are currently open and will remain open until qualified applicants are identified. Rank and salary are dependent on experience and qualifications. Individuals wishing to apply for the positions should submit an application through the University of Utah Human Resources website.

For more information contact: Robin Marcus, PT, PhD, FAPTA , Professor, at 801-581-4813 or

Please apply on line at this link:

Please attach a CV, a 1-page research statement, a list of 3 references (all references must be outside of the University of Utah and its affiliates), and a copy of the last awarded degree or diploma as a pdf file under the “Applicant Document – Other” category.

The University of Utah Health (U of U Health) is a patient focused center distinguished by collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. The U of U Health values candidates who are committed to fostering and furthering the culture of compassion, collaboration, innovation, accountability, diversity, integrity, quality, and trust that is integral to our mission.

EEO/Non-Discrimination Information

All qualified individuals are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA). More information, including the Director/Title IX Coordinator’s office address, electronic mail address, and telephone number can be located at:

Online reports may be submitted at


The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“ URS ”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen and immunizations. This report includes statistics about criminal offenses, hate crimes, arrests and referrals for disciplinary action, and Violence Against Women Act offenses. They also provide information about safety and security-related services offered by the University of Utah. A paper copy can be obtained by request at the Department of Public Safety located at 1658 East 500 South.

Special Instructions for Candidates

Please attach a CV, a 1-page research statement, a list of 3 references (all references must be outside of the University of Utah and its affiliates), and a copy of the last awarded degree or diploma as a pdf file under the “Applicant Document – Other” category.

Open Date 01/31/2022

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN02896F

Type Faculty