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Assistant Professor, Full Time, Non-Tenure Faculty Position 03-329-061

The University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM), Department of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Science (PTRS) is recruiting for a 12-month, full-time, non-tenure track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor. We seek outstanding applicants to support our entry level Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) and PhD in Physical Rehabilitation Science programs’ teaching mission with an opportunity to collaborate with the University of Maryland’s Medicine Institute for Neuroscience Discovery (UM-MIND).

Teaching responsibilities include didactic instruction within the PTRS DPT Program and lead the content areas of neurological physical therapy; participation in curriculum evaluation and development of the DPT program; engagement in scholarly activities; and service.

Qualifications include Maryland Physical Therapy licensure, previous academic teaching experience, and the ability to work collaboratively and successfully with a variety of healthcare and research professionals. The candidate should have evidence of scholarly work and service involvement with a focus on neurological physical therapy.

Preferred qualifications include a PhD, EdD or DSc and Neurologic Physical Therapy (NCS) Board Certification, evidence of multi-modal teaching strategies, and strong interpersonal communication skills.

Rank and salary Assistant Professor. Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.

For immediate consideration, please send: a cover letter; a recent CV; and the names and contact information of three references to the following link:

Search for Job Number# 2300019P.  Cover letters should be addressed to the Chair of the Search Committee:  Linda B. Horn, PT, DScPT, MHS.  Please cite Position Number: 03-329-061 in your letter of application.

About PTRS and the Campus:  PTRS is located on the professional campus of the University of Maryland in Baltimore residing within the research-intensive University of Maryland School of Medicine. The PTRS Department offers a DPT, a PhD in Physical Rehabilitation Science, and a dual DPT/PhD (  Extensive opportunities exist for collaborations with researchers and clinicians in PTRS as well as other UMB Schools and Departments, established research and clinical centers on the Baltimore campus including the Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center (OAIC), the University of Maryland Marlene & Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center (UMGCC),  and the Baltimore Veteran’s Administration Medical Center. Additional collaborative links are established with the University of Maryland, College Park; University of Maryland Baltimore County; and the University of Maryland Medical System.  PTRS has state of the art facilities which include access to the world class Health Sciences and Human Services Library and the multipurpose SMC Campus Center. The campus is within walking distance of Baltimore’s beautiful Inner Harbor as well as Camden Yards and M & T Bank Stadium. Additionally, it is within a one-hour drive of Washington, D.C. and is 20 minutes from Thurgood Marshall Baltimore Washington International Airport. 

UMB is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy.  We value diversity and how it enriches our academic and scientific community and strive toward cultivating an inclusive environment that supports all employees.

For additional questions after application, please contact:

 Linda B. Horn, PT, DScPT, MHS, Assistant Professor 
Search Committee Chair
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Department of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Science 
100 Penn Street, Baltimore, MD 21201 1082 


Postdoctoral Fellowship Position, University of Maryland, Baltimore

The University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Science, is pleased to announce the availability of multiple post-doctoral fellowships through the U.S. National Institute of Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR), University of Maryland Advanced Neuromotor Rehabilitation Research Training (UMANRRT) Program, in potential collaboration with the Bioengineering and Kinesiology Departments, University of Maryland, College Park or the Neurology, Orthopaedics, Geriatric, and Epidemiology Departments, University of Maryland, School of Medicine. The preferred applicant will have a recent doctoral degree, with experience/research interest in one or more the following areas:


To apply, applicants should send a cover letter, CV, and contact information for three references to:

 Li-Qun Zhang, and Kelly Westlake,  

Start date: Immediate or negotiable. For further information, please visit

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