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University of Utah Instructor / Assistant / Associate or Professor (Clinical) DOQ in Salt Lake City, Utah

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Position/Rank Instructor / Assistant / Associate or Professor (Clinical) DOQ

Department 00201 - PhysicalTher/Athletic Training

City Salt Lake City, UT

Track Track Dependent on Qualifications

New Position to Begin


THE DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICAL THERAPY AND ATHLETIC TRAINING AT THE UNIVERSITY OF UTAH is seeking an experienced faculty candidate. The position will be a full-time career line faculty position at a rank commensurate with academic and scholarly experience. The primary responsibility of this position will be to lead the department’s efforts to work to meet Utah physical therapy workforce demands through the planning and implementation of innovative hybrid education delivery methods for our entry-level Doctor of Physical Therapy program. This will include a survey of currently available programs, a personnel plan, and the organization of the technical infrastructure necessary for implementation of a hybrid program.

Experience in the development / delivery of hybrid education and a track record of participation in the administration of an academic Physical Therapy Program would be considered strengths. The applicant should demonstrate strong leadership, communication and collaborative skills. Responsibilities will include participation in the preparation and submission of University curricular proposals and approvals as well as CAPTE accreditation applications. In addition, the appropriate individual will be expected to integrate their expertise by participating in the existing entry-level DPT , post-professional continuing education programs, or Rehabilitation Sciences PhD program. Participation will include teaching, mentoring and serving on related committees.

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 days 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.

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.

The position is currently open and will remain open until a qualified applicant is identified. Rank and salary are dependent on experience and qualifications. Individuals wishing to apply for the position should submit an application through the University of Utah Human Resources site at:

Posting: PRN02202F

Interested individuals may contact Lee Dibble, PT, PhD, ATC , Professor, Associate Department Chair, at 801-581-4637 or

EEO/Diversity Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, status as a person with a disability, genetic information, or Protected Veteran status. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are 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. To inquire about the University’s nondiscrimination or affirmative action policies or to request disability accommodation, please contact: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Rm 135, (801) 581-8365.

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.


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.

Special Instructions for Candidates

Open Date 04/25/2019

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN02202F

Type Faculty

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