Open Positions

Physical Therapist Positions:


For clinicians interested in working at the Faculty Practice, go to jobs.ucsfmedicalcenter.org.

  • Full-time: Staff Physical Therapist I/II/III- Rehab Services-Outpatient (PHYS THER): search Job ID 12077
  • Per diem: Physical Therapist, Per Diem - Rehab Services-Outpatient (PHYS THER 1 PD): search Job ID 12718

 

Faculty Positions:

 

UCSF Clinical Faculty

The UCSF Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science is seeking full-time members in the Health Sciences Clinical Professor series (at the ranks of Assistant or Associate Professor) to provide Physical Therapy services to the UCSF Physical Therapy Faculty Practice, and to support its teaching programs in the UCSF/SFSU Graduate Program in Physical Therapy.

The mission of the Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science is to provide evidence-based, patient-centered physical therapy services for the community, and to educate scholarly, socially sensitive clinicians, educators, and researchers in physical therapy and rehabilitation science who will lead the profession into the next century. Physical therapy students and clinical faculty participate as part of a team within an environment of health care that is patient focused, and directed towards building the scientific base of clinical practice, with an eye toward quality, accessibility, and efficiency.

The UCSF Faculty Practice serves a broad range of patients (adolescents to elders) with a variety of neurological and musculoskeletal challenges. The applicants for these positions are expected to:

  • practice evidence based, high quality care;
  • teach students in the clinical setting;
  • represent the Faculty Practice within UCSF and the surrounding communities; and
  • maintain an active dialogue with UCSF referring providers and within the UCSF Health community.

At time of hire applicants must hold a DPT degree and have an area of practice expertise, ideally as a Board-certified clinical specialist (at time of hire). The applicant must have a license to practice physical therapy in California or be eligible for licensure in California, and must have experience in patient care at time of hire. The candidates may be asked to participate in classroom teaching, and will instruct students in the Faculty Practice environments. This position is comprised of 90-95% patient care and 5-10% teaching in the UCSF/SFSU Graduate Program in Physical Therapy, which offers an Entry-level Doctor of Physical Therapy degree program. The faculty member is expected to participate in university governance, faculty meetings, departmental administrative meetings, quality assurance programs and continuing education.

Academic rank and salary level will be based on the successful applicant’s experience. Applications will be considered immediately and accepted until these positions are filled. Should you have any questions, please address them to Ekahi Casino (anthony.casino@ucsf.edu). Interested applicants should upload a cover letter, CV, and the names and email addresses for five references to the AP Recruit system: https://aprecruit.ucsf.edu/apply/JPF00780

UCSF 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.

 

SFSU Faculty

San Francisco State University (SFSU), Department of Physical Therapy invites applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning August 2017. The Department of Physical Therapy at SFSU offers a Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree jointly with the University of California, San Francisco. Faculty and resources needed for the DPT degree program are shared between the two campuses. There are currently 5 full-time faculty at SFSU who teach in the UCSF/SFSU Graduate Program in Physical Therapy in addition to a number of part-time lecturers.

The position requires graduate teaching in the DPT degree program, mentoring and advising graduate students, developing an active ongoing scholarship program in an area of specialty, and ongoing committee and service assignments. A detailed position description is available at www.pt.sfsu.edu.

Rank and salary: Assistant Professor. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. The CSU provides generous health, retirement and other benefits.

Qualifications:

  • Candidates should have a Ph.D. or equivalent academic degree (Ed.D.; D.Sc.; DPTSc.) Candidates should have a California PT license or eligibility.
  • Candidates should have a strong background in movement dysfunctions, patient rehabilitation, and education.
  • Candidates must demonstrate the ability to teach courses in areas of content expertise in the curricular areas of the DPT program, such as pediatric or adult neurological rehabilitation, adult musculoskeletal rehabilitation, adult acute care rehabilitation, human growth and development, or basic sciences of physical therapy.
  • Candidates must have an active record of scholarship related to their specialty area.
  • Excellence in teaching and scholarship must be demonstrated.
  • Candidates must be able to work cooperatively, and show evidence of interpersonal skills and collegiality.
  • Candidates are preferred who have experience teaching DPT students and research experience. Candidates are preferred who have experience in multicultural settings.

Application process:

  • Submit letter of intent/interest, areas of content expertise, a current CV, and names and contact information of three references. Provide letters of recommendation upon request at a later date.
  • Submit all materials online to Diane D. Allen, PT, PhD, Chair of the Hiring Committee, ddallen@sfsu.edu. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

San Francisco State University is a member of the California State University system and serves a diverse student body of 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The University seeks to promote appreciation of scholarship, freedom and, human diversity through excellence in instruction and intellectual accomplishment. SFSU faculty are expected to be effective teachers and demonstrate professional achievement and growth through research, scholarship, and/or creative work. San Francisco State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to diversity and welcomes applicants of all ethnic, racial and gender identities, sexual orientations as well as people with disabilities. San Francisco State University particularly encourage those who may be from historically underrepresented groups.

 

UCSF Research Faculty

The UCSF Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science is recruiting for Adjunct or In Residence faculty at the Assistant/Associate/Full Professor level.

The applicant will conduct funded research and will mentor students in the PhD in Rehabilitation Science program, which offers two areas of specialization within the field of rehabilitation science. The Clinically Informed Neuroscience specialization was developed based on the increased prevalence of neurodegenerative diseases (e.g. Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease), stroke and traumatic brain injuries (TBI) in the US population. The Musculoskeletal Biomechanics specialization was established to address the increasing prevalence of arthritis in aging populations with chronic disease. Teaching responsibilities will be aligned with the applicant’s area of content specialization.

Candidates must have a background in basic, clinical or translational research. A strong research record as an independent investigator is essential. This includes evidence of publishing in peer-reviewed journals and having the potential for grant funding through the NIH. We prefer applicants who have experience teaching, mentoring, and advising entry level DPT graduate students. The incumbent will work cooperatively with a multidisciplinary team for teaching, research, and grant activities, and will collaborate with other investigators in procuring external funding. Applicants who have a proven ability to develop collaborative research programs and will contribute his/her expertise to the research component of the Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science are favorable. This faculty member will also play a role in mentoring junior investigators and fellows, and teaching graduate students, and will serve on School and University committees. Other areas of responsibility will be negotiated based on the applicant’s strengths. Applicants must hold a PhD or equivalent degree from an accredited university.

The Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science is one of the departments in the School of Medicine, and has 19 core faculty, 150 DPT graduate students, and 46 Volunteer Clinical Faculty. The DPTRS also operates two large faculty practice clinics, and a Health and Wellness Center, with a total of 130 faculty and staff.

Should you have any questions, please address them to Ekahi Casino (anthony.casino@ucsf.edu). Please apply online through the AP Recruit system at https://aprecruit.ucsf.edu/apply/JPF00974. Applications will be considered immediately and accepted until the position is filled.

UCSF 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.