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Faculty Positions:

 

Director of Clinical Education

Assistant or Associate Health Sciences Clinical Professor, Physical Therapist
Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science

The UCSF Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science at University of California, San Francisco is seeking a full-time Director of Clinical Education faculty member in the Health Sciences Clinical Professor series (at the ranks of Assistant or Associate Professor).

The Director of Clinical Education will be responsible for coordinating all clinical education experiences that involve student placements at clinical sites, cultivating relationships with current and potential clinical partners, teaching and mentoring students, collaborating with clinical instructors, and performing site visits. Additional responsibilities will include one day of clinical practice in our Outpatient Faculty Practice, teaching and advising in our UCSF/SFSU Doctorate of Physical Therapy Program, engaging in scholarly activities, and participation in institutional and professional service activities. The faculty member is also expected to participate in university governance, faculty meetings, departmental administrative meetings, quality assurance programs and continuing education.

At time of hire, applicants must hold a DPT degree, be a licensed physical therapist with a minimum of three years of full-time post-license clinical practice, and the applicant must have a license to practice physical therapy or be eligible for licensure in California. A minimum of two years of clinical practice must include experiences as a Site Coordinator of Clinical Education (SCCE) or Clinical instructor (CI) in physical therapy, and preferred two years of experience in teaching, curriculum development and administration in a physical therapy education program. The applicant must have Knowledge of legislative, regulatory, legal, and practice issues affecting clinical education, students, and the profession of physical therapy as well as demonstrated experience in clinical practice, clinical education and teaching with evidence of scholarship. Applicant’s materials must list (pending) qualifications upon submission.

The Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science (DPTRS) is a department in the School of Medicine, and has 28 faculty members, 150 DPT graduate students, and volunteer faculty. In addition to the DPT program, the department has an Orthopedic residency, Acute Care residency, and a PhD program in Rehabilitation Science. The DPT program is a joint program with San Francisco State University. The DPTRS also operates three faculty practice clinics and a Health and Wellness Center.

Should you have any questions, please address them to Ekahi Casino at: [email protected]. Applications will be considered immediately and accepted until the position is filled. Please submit a Cover Letter, CV, Statement of Research, Statement of Teaching, Statement of Contributions to Diversity, and the contact information for three references online at https://aprecruit.ucsf.edu/JPF02961.

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.

 

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. 

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.

 

Women's Health/Pelvic Health Clinical Faculty Specialist

Assistant/Associate Health Sciences Clinical Professor/ Physical Therapist: Women’s Health/Pelvic Health

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) in Women’s Health/Pelvic Health. 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. Applicant’s materials must list (pending) qualifications upon submission. Applicants must meet all of the requirements by the 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. Interested applicants should upload a cover letter, CV, statement of teaching, statement of contributions to diversity and the names and email addresses for five references at: https://aprecruit.ucsf.edu/JPF03072.

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.

 

Inpatient Neurologic Clinical Faculty Specialist

Assistant Health Sciences Clinical Professor / Physical Therapist: Inpatient Rehabilitation Services

The UCSF Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science is seeking full-time member in the Health Sciences Clinical Professor series (at the rank of Assistant) to provide Physical Therapy services in the inpatient rehabilitation services department at UCSF Helen Diller Medical Center, with expertise and documented excellence in neuromuscular rehabilitation, neuroanatomy, pharmacology, pathology, and/or evidence-based practice. The applicant will also support our UCSF/SFSU Graduate Program in Physical Therapy and Acute Care residency program.

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, residents, 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 Helen Diller Medical Center Rehabilitation Services serves a broad range of adult patients (adolescents to elders) with a variety of diagnoses in settings ranging from critical care to Emergency Department. Our primary clinical teams include Physical Therapists and Physical Therapy Assistants working on a host of initiatives including early mobility, delirium reduction, falls reduction, and outcomes improvements in the clinical areas of Orthopedics & Spine, Cardiac, Neurology, Medical/Surgery, Medicine, and Oncology.

At time of hire applicants must hold a DPT degree and have a Neurological area of expertise. 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. Applicant’s materials must list (pending) qualifications upon submission. The applicants for these positions are expected to practice evidence based, high quality care; collaborate and communicate effectively in a multidisciplinary clinical team; participate in quality, safety, and outcomes improvements; demonstrate successful time management with multiple demands and competing priorities; professionally represent the Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science within UCSF and the surrounding communities; and maintain an active dialogue with UCSF referring providers and within the UCSF Health community. It is preferred that applicants have recent clinical experience in a large hospital setting.

The candidates may be asked to participate in classroom teaching, and will instruct students in the acute care environments. This position is comprised of 95% patient care and 5% teaching in the UCSF/SFSU Graduate Program in Physical Therapy (which offers an Entry-level Doctor of Physical Therapy degree program) and collaborates with the Acute Care Residency 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. Interested applicants should upload a cover letter, CV, statement of contributions to diversity, statement of teaching, and the names and email addresses for five references to the AP Recruit system: Please apply online at https://aprecruit.ucsf.edu/JPF03084.

UC San Francisco seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service that 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.

 

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