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Regular Rank Faculty Position
Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI)
Division of Physical Therapy, Duke University
The Doctor of Physical Therapy Division (DPT) seeks a Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) to lead the DEI initiatives and to contribute to the teaching mission at Duke University. The optimal candidate will have a terminal academic degree (i.e., PhD, EdD, DSc, or ScD) and/or a terminal clinical doctorate degree (i.e. DPT) and is passionate about fostering an environment of inclusive excellence that supports divisional missions and values.
The Director of DEI role involves protected administration time (50% for first 3 years to initiate program then reexamination of effort for subsequent years) for the DEI responsibilities. The Director of DEI will work closely with the Division Chief and the Assistant Program Director to advise, evaluate, and develop the DEI initiatives. Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
The additional 50-75% effort will involve teaching or clinical practice opportunities. Preferences will be given for those with additional content expertise in acute care, long-term care, or integumentary care. Educational collaboration and support are available through Duke AHEAD, an organization of Duke Health Professions Educators. Qualified applicants must be eligible for licensure as a physical therapist in the state of North Carolina.
The search committee seeks applicants with the following additional qualifications or attributes:
Duke University and Department of Orthopaedic Surgery is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and are committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, and learners without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status. We consider diversity and inclusion a critical core value of the institution. We welcome nominations of and applications from anyone who would bring additional dimensions to the University and Department of Orthopaedic Surgery’s research, teaching and clinical mission
The position is a 12-month core faculty appointment with salary and rank commensurate with qualification and experience. Candidates selected for an interview will be asked to prepare a 5-year plan that outlines the candidate’s personal educational, research and services milestones.
All interested candidates should send (in confidence) a cover letter and curriculum vitae by January 1, 2021, including contact information for three references by email to:
Jeffery Hoder, PT, DPT, NCS (search committee chair)
Associate Professor Duke University School of Medicine
Durham, NC 27710 (919) 681-8559
The Doctor of Physical Therapy Division (DPT), the Duke Sports Science Institute, and the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Duke University seeks to recruit a research scientist in the area of human movement/motion analysis. This appointment is housed in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Duke University within the DPT division. The ideal candidate exhibits strong collaborative skills, a diverse history of independent and/or collaborative (i.e. Co-investigator) governmental and private funding success, and scholarship in varying areas of movement science, engineering, orthopedics, and sports medicine. The research would be based in the Michael W. Krzyzewski Human Performance Lab (K-Lab), a state of the art movement science laboratory.
Minimum Qualifications for this research scientist position include:
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Candidates selected for an interview will be asked to provide a brief synopsis of past movement science/sports oriented research. All interested candidates should send (in confidence) a cover letter and curriculum vitae by January 31, 2021, including contact information for three references by email to Dr. Lou DeFrate.
Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.
Louis DeFrate, PhD
Co-Chair, Search Committee
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Duke University Medical Center (DUMC)
Box 3093, Durham, NC, 27710
(919) 681-9959 • firstname.lastname@example.org
Todd Cade, PT, PhD
Co-Chair, Search Committee
Doctor of Physical Therapy Division
Duke University Medical Center
DUMC 104002, Durham, NC 27710
(919) 660-9825 • email@example.com
The program has determined that its curriculum meets the state educational requirements for licensure or certification in all states, the District of Colombia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands secondary to its accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education, based on the following: CAPTE accreditation of a physical therapist or physical therapist assistant program satisfies state educational requirements in all states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Thus, students graduating from CAPTE-accredited physical therapist and physical therapist assistant education programs are eligible to take the National Physical Therapy Examination and apply for licensure in all states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. For more information regarding state qualifications and licensure requirements, refer to the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy website at www.fsbpt.org. The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at Duke University is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 3030 Potomac Avenue, Suite 100, Alexandria, Virginia 22305-3085; telephone 703-706-3245; email: firstname.lastname@example.org; website: http://www.capteonline.org. If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please call 919-681-4380 or email email@example.com.