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The Physical Therapy Department at the University of Michigan-Flint is seeking applications for a tenure track (non tenured), 12 month faculty position as an assistant professor.  Applicants must have clinical experience in acute care and interest in general and surgical conditions as it applies to Physical Therapy. This faculty member will teach primarily in the Professional (entry-level) Doctor of Physical Therapy Program (DPT) but could teach in the Transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy Program, Certificate and Residency Programs and/or PhD in Physical Therapy Program.  Rank is commensurate with experience and academic credentials.

To be considered for this position, candidates must attach a cover letter as the first page of the CV.  The cover letter should address specific interest in the position and outline experience that directly relate to the position.


Provide instruction in professional and post-professional programs as needed; Providesupport for student projects including scholarly activities and case reports; Provide student advisement in academic and professional socialization including clinical specialization; Maintain contemporary expertise in areas of instructional content; Actively participation in departmental, school and university governance faculty meetings, Engage in service at department, school, university and community levels; Engage in professional association activities at regional, state and national levels; Continue with record of professional development; Engage in scholarly activities

Required Qualifications*

Currently licensed as a Physical Therapist and eligible for licensure in the State of Michigan, Graduate of a CAPTE (or its equivalent) Accredited Professional Preparation Program in Physical Therapy, Post-professional doctoral degree (DSc, EdD, PhD or ABD) required, Contemporary expertise in assigned teaching areas, Demonstrated effectiveness in teaching and student assessment (clinical or academic), Teaching experience (clinical or academic), 12 months of full time (or equivalent) post licensure clinical experience, Demonstrated involvement and/or interest in scholarship, Evidence of professional activity

Desired Qualifications*

APTA Membership

Additional Information

The Physical Therapy Department is posting one position to hire either an Assistant Professor or Clinical Assistant Professor.  If you are interested in the Clinical Assistant Professor, please review and apply through posting #136642.

Background Screening

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and by use of a third party administrator to conduct background checks.  Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.

Contact Information

For additional information contact: Ellen L. Buchholz, MPA, BBA, Business Administrator, Faculty Search Committee, University of Michigan-Flint, School of Health Professions and Studies, Physical Therapy Department, 303 E. Kearsley St., 1257 WSW, Flint, MI 48502-1950; Phone 810-762-3373,

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.