Open Positions

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Faculty Positions:

 

UCSF Adjunct Professor

The Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science (DPTRS) at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) invites applications for a full-time Assistant or Associate level Professor in the Adjunct series (non-tenure track).

This primarily a teaching position with other University and Public Service duties. Salary and title will be commensurate with the candidate’s experience and training. Experience and documented excellence in teaching complex human anatomy and physiology, exercise physiology, kinesiology, and/or pathophysiology are highly desired. The candidate is required to have a PhD, DPT, DSc, or equivalent terminal academic doctoral-level degree by time of hire. License to practice physical therapy is highly desirable. Applicant’s materials must list (pending) qualifications upon submission.

Teaching duties will include curriculum development in the areas of human anatomy, exercise physiology and/or pathophysiology for the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) students, along with possible opportunities to teach anatomy for medical students in the School of Medicine. There will also be opportunities to teach advanced anatomy for students in the PhD in Rehabilitation Science program and physical therapist residents in the Orthopedic Residency program. Important components of the position will be the development of computer based and online educational content, and innovative approaches in teaching adult learners. All faculty members are expected to develop an area of scholarship. Research experience in anatomy, kinesiology, physiology or education and/or the demonstrated ability to bring research questions and findings into teaching is highly desirable.

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.

UCSF 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. UCSF seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. UCSF is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. As an institution that values diversity, UC San Francisco especially encourages application from minorities, women, and individuals with a commitment to mentoring underrepresented groups in the sciences. 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.

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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. 

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.

 

UCSF Clinical Faculty Women's Health/Pelvic Health Specialist

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. 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. 

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.

 

UCSF Clinical Faculty Neurologic Specialist

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 Neurologic 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. 

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.

 

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