Assistant/Associate Professor in the Adjunct or In Residence series
University of California San Francisco
Location: San Francisco, California
Internal Number: JPF04898
The UCSF Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science (DPTRS) is recruiting for an Assistant/Associate Professor in the Adjunct or 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 PhD by the time of hire with demonstrable rehabilitation science expertise and clinical exercise physiology certification. A strong record as an independent investigator is essential. This includes a track record of publishing in peer-reviewed journals and garnering grant funding through foundations and government funding sources. Applicants who have a proven ability to develop collaborative research programs and will contribute their expertise to the research component of the Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science are preferred. The faculty member will also mentor junior investigators and fellows, teach graduate students, and serve on School and University committees. Applicants' materials must list current and/or pending qualifications upon submission.
The applicant will be expected to garner external funding and conduct investigative human subject research involving sarcopenic obesity and its influence on surgical outcomes of total joint arthroplasty (i.e., total knee arthroplasty), physical function, pain, and quality of life. Additionally, they should have a record of behavioral health interventions, including digital health solutions focusing on osteoarthritis (OA), health disparities and health access related to obesity and OA. This applicant will collaborate with interdisciplinary clinicians on translational research studies that understand patient health status and improve musculoskeletal health outcomes. Preferably, the candidate will have experience as a postdoctoral trainee with demonstrated expertise in initiating and leading clinical research studies and conducting research that interests publicly funded agencies. Candidates must have a multi-disciplinary background covering basic, clinical, and translational research aspects.
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 teaching, mentoring, and advising trainees from the clinic (residents, fellows) PhD programs. Applicants must apply online at https://aprecruit.ucsf.edu/JPF04898 with a Cover Letter, CV, Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Statement of Research, and the names, titles, and e-mail addresses of three peer references we may contact directly.
The Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science (DPTRS) is one of 27 departments within the UCSF School of Medicine. With 45+core faculty (clinical, teaching, and/or research), 4 Orthopedic Residents, 3 Acute Care Resident, 1 Neurology Resident, 5 PhD Students, 150 DPT graduate students, and numerous Volunteer Clinical Faculty. The 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.
Should you have any questions, please address them to Anthony Ekahi Casino ([email protected]). Applications will be considered immediately and accepted until the position is filled.
The posted UC salary scales set the minimum pay determined by rank and step at appointment. See Table 5. The minimum base salary range for this position is $112,500 - $176,000. This position includes membership in the health sciences compensation plan which provides for eligibility for additional compensation.
Curriculum Vitae - CV must clearly list current and/or pending qualifications (e.g. board eligibility/certification, medical licensure, etc.).
As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.
UC San Francisco seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service 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.
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.