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Florida International University
Assistant/Associate Professor, Physical Therapy
Miami, FL 33199 United States
Florida International University is recognized as a Carnegie engaged university. Its colleges and schools offer more than 180 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs in fields such as engineering, international relations, architecture, law and medicine. As one of South Florida’s anchor institutions, FIU is worlds ahead in its local and global engagement, finding solutions to the most challenging problems of our time. FIU emphasizes research as a major component of its mission and enrolls 48,000 students in two campus and three centers including FIU Downtown on Brickell and the Miami Beach Urban Studios. More than 160,000 alumni live and work in South Florida. FIU is a member of the Sun Belt Conference and has 400 student-athletes participating in 17 sports. In 2010 the Panthers won their first bowl game. For more information about FIU, visit http://www.fiu.edu/.
The Department of Physical Therapy in the College of Nursing and Health Sciences (CNHS) at Florida International University (FIU) invites applications for a research faculty position. Rank and tenure options will be commensurate with experience. The successful candidate must have an earned PhD or equivalent in a rehabilitation-related discipline such as but not limited to Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation/Biomedical Engineering, Exercise Science, Physiology, and Neuroscience. Evidence of strong scholarship and funding, or the clear potential for funding, are essential requirements for the position. Research facilities include the Human Performance lab in the Center for Advanced Rehabilitation/Research and Education (CARE) and the Driving Simulator Lab and Adaptive Neural Systems Lab both housed in the Department of Biomedical Engineering. The preferred candidate will demonstrate collaborative research potential in one of the following areas: biomechanical analysis of human motion, arthritis and joint replacement, cognitive priming and TMS, driving simulation and pedestrian safety, and patient and healthcare worker safety.
Education, training, experience:
The successful candidate must have an earned PhD or equivalent in a rehabilitation-related discipline such as but not limited to Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation/Biomedical Engineering, Exercise Science, Physiology, and Neuroscience. Evidence of strong scholarship and funding, or the clear potential for funding, are essential requirements for the position.
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