The UCSF Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science (DPTRS) is recruiting for an Assistant Professor for the In-Residence series. The successful candidate will join a dedicated and dynamic group of faculty and staff members committed to developing professionals in physical therapy practice, rehabilitation science research, education, and discovery and translation of science to improve health and health delivery systems.
Candidates must have a DPT and PhD, with demonstrated expertise in multidisciplinary, high impact research to improve the rehabilitation care of older adults vulnerable to physical disability and cognitive decline. The applicant will be expected to conduct both investigative human subject and health services implementation science research.
Preferably, the candidate will be a board certified DPT and have research experience within the Rehabilitation Science field, and have a minimum of one year of postdoctoral experience with demonstrated success in initiating and leading either/both clinical intervention research and/or epidemiologic and implementation science methods to rehabilitation research. This research should be eligible for support by foundations and publicly funded agencies. A strong research record as an independent investigator is essential. This includes evidence of publishing in peer-reviewed journals and having the potential for external grant funding. Teaching experience aligned with expertise in psychosocial aspects of rehabilitation is preferred.
The applicant will have strong written, verbal and presentation skills and an ability to communicate and work with a diverse stakeholder group including patients, clinicians, researchers, and trainees. Applicants should have experience in teaching, mentoring, and/or advising trainees from a DPT program, residencies/fellowship, or PhD students.
The Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science (DPTRS) is one of 27 departments within the UCSF School of Medicine. DPTRS is comprised of core faculty (clinical, teaching, and/or research), Orthopedic and Acute care residents, Rehabilitation Science PhD Students, DPT graduate students, and Volunteer Clinical Faculty. DPTRS also operates several faculty practice outpatient clinics, and a Health and Wellness Center.
The University of California, San Francisco is a world-renowned Health System, located in one of the most desirable cities in the country. The physical beauty and diversity of San Francisco inspires visitors and residents alike.
Applicants must apply online at https://aprecruit.ucsf.edu/JPF03258 with a cover letter, CV, statement of contributions to diversity, statement of research, and provide the names, titles, and e-mail addresses of five peer references who we may contact directly.
Should you have any questions, please address them to Anthony Ekahi Casino (Anthony.Casino@ucsf.edu). Applications will be considered immediately and accepted until the position is filled.
UC San Francisco seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service that has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.
Internal Number: JPF03258
About University of California, San Francisco
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and high-quality patient care. It is the only UC campus in the 10-campus system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.