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Lecturer Full-Time - Division of Physical Therapy

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School / Campus / College: School of Medicine

Organization: Rehabilitation Medicine

Title: Lecturer Full-Time - Division of Physical Therapy

Position Details

Position Description

The University of Washington’s Division of Physical Therapy in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine invites applications for one full-time, 12-month faculty position at the rank of Lecturer (non-tenure track) with an anticipated start date of April 2020 or soon thereafter. The person selected for this position will join our outstanding interdisciplinary faculty at this top-ranked Department of Rehabilitation Medicine and demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching, advising, mentoring, scholarship, and service. The position will teach clinical courses as a lead instructor or as part of a teaching team in the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program and engage in ongoing scholarly activities that contribute both to their professional development and expertise as an instructor and to the DPT Curriculum. Candidates will work in a department that values interprofessional collaboration in teaching, service, and scholarship/research.  Job duties will include being a lead instructor for a course, participating in curriculum development and student advising.

All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching and service. 


The ideal candidate will have a post-professional doctoral degree or foreign equivalent or a Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree or foreign equivalent. Candidates should show excellence in clinical competence in multiple areas of physical therapy, especially musculoskeletal physical therapy with experience in teaching content related to physical therapy examination and evaluation of the spine. A minimum of one year of classroom and/or laboratory instruction is required. Candidates must be licensed, or eligible for licensure, as a physical therapist in the State of Washington. 


Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interested candidates should submit a responsive cover letter, a CV, and names and addresses of four references. 

If you have questions regarding the position, please feel free to contact Sujata Pradhan, PT, PhD, Search Committee Chair by e-mail ( or phone (206-598-2698). 

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed,
religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information,
gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status.

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