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Tenure Track Position (Neurosciences or Neurorehabilitation)

The School of Physical Therapy, College of Medicine, at the University of Saskatchewan invites applicants for this faculty position in Neurosciences or Neurorehabilitation. 

The School of Physical Therapy has 11 academic faculty, three clinical education coordinators, one clinical specialist and four administrative staff.  Faculty are strongly collegial and collaborative, committed to best practice teaching, clinical competence, and advancing knowledge. The School provides an entry-level Master’s degree in Physical Therapy and contributes to thesis-based MSc and PhD programs within the Health Sciences.  There are excellent opportunities for collaborative research across a wide spectrum of specialties within the University and clinical communities. A College of Medicine strategic focus on neuroscience research and a children’s hospital under construction promise exciting potential for interprofessional research. In addition, the School has close relationships with rehabilitation practitioners in the community who support teaching and research endeavors.

The successful applicant must have the following:

  • hold a professional degree in Physical Therapy and have at least two years of clinical experience in physical therapy
  • hold, or be nearing completion of, a PhD or equivalent doctoral degree in a relevant discipline
  • be eligible for licensure with the Saskatchewan College of Physical Therapists
  • have clinical teaching and/or research expertise in neuroscience or neurorehabilitation.

Responsibilities of this position will include teaching, research, and service. The teaching responsibilities may include classroom instruction, assessment, and project advising. The successful candidate will maintain an active research program and contribute to mentoring and training of graduate students within the MPT, MSc, and PhD programs. Administrative responsibilities include course coordination, committee participation, student program advising, and other related activities. The appointee will join faculty committed to the School’s strategic goals and ongoing development of the MPT curriculum. Salary bands for this post are as follows: Assistant Professor - $93,293 - $112,109; Associate Professor – $112,109 – $130,925 and Professor – $130,925 – $152,877. This position comes with a comprehensive benefits package which includes pension plan, life insurance (compulsory and voluntary), academic long term disability, sick leave, travel insurance, death benefit, dental plan, extended health and vision care plan, employee assistance program, and flexible health and wellness spending program.

The University of Saskatchewan: A publicly funded institution established in 1907, offering a full range of curricula, both academic and professional, with students registered in 16 colleges and schools, including health sciences (medicine, nursing, physical therapy, dentistry, pharmacy and nutrition, and kinesiology) and veterinary sciences.

The City:  Saskatoon Shines! More hours of sunshine than any other major Canadian city. A population of 260,000 and growing, boasting a small town spirit and big city amenities. World class events, festivals and attractions, a strong arts and music focus, a short drive to the northern lake country, a variety of indoor and outdoor sporting facilities, and more golf courses per capita than anywhere in North America. All within 20 minutes of home!

The University of Saskatchewan is strongly committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that empowers all employees to reach their full potential. All members of the university community share a responsibility for developing and maintaining an environment in which differences are valued and inclusiveness is practiced. The university welcomes applications from those who will contribute to the diversity of our community. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Applicants must forward the following to Dr. Stephan Milosavljevic by July 1, 2017:

  • A Cover Letter describing research and teaching interests, and clinical practice experience relevant to neuro rehabilitation
  • A Research Statement describing your current research focus and future research plans.  We are very interested in how you consider you will best contribute to, and enhance, the research profile and direction of the School of Physical Therapy
  • A Teaching Dossier – University of Saskatchewan requirements may be found at the following link:  http://www.usask.ca/gmcte/resources/portfolio/what
  • A Curriculum Vitae
  • Name and contact information of three referees

Dr. Stephan Milosavljevic, Director

School of Physical Therapy

104 Clinic Place

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7N 2Z4

stephan.milosavljevic@usask.ca

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The University of Saskatchewan is strongly committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that empowers all employees to reach their full potential. All members of the university community share a responsibility for developing and maintaining an environment in which differences are valued and inclusiveness is practiced. The university welcomes applications from those who will contribute to the diversity of our community. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

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