The University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) is recruiting an Associate Professor in the Division of Rehabilitation Sciences, School of Health Professions (SHP). Necessary qualifications include a doctoral degree in a field related to rehabilitation. The ideal candidate will have postdoctoral research experience and professional licensure or clinical experience in a rehabilitation-related discipline. Individuals must have an established program of research related to rehabilitation, disability and recovery, experience mentoring, a sustained record of external funding, and national visibility in rehabilitation and disability research.
Responsibilities include: conducting interdisciplinary research and scholarship designed to advance rehabilitation science, including publishing in high quality journals and writing competitive research grants to contribute to the infrastructure of rehabilitation, disability and recovery research; directing the PhD program in rehabilitation sciences and contributing to the leadership of the Division of Rehabilitation Sciences; mentoring junior faculty, postdoctoral fellows, and doctoral students in the areas of rehabilitation, disability and recovery research; and establishing collaborative research relationships with investigators in other academic departments, as well as local facilities involved in providing rehabilitation services and conducting clinical research.
Interested candidates should complete an application at https://utmb.jobs/ (job ID 58537), including a curriculum vitae and the names and addresses of three references familiar with the candidate’s academic abilities and potential.
The UTMB is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer. The University welcomes applications from minorities, women, and persons with disability.
Internal Number: 58537
About University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston is a major academic health sciences center located on the Texas Gulf Coast. Galveston has a mild, sub-tropical climate with outstanding recreational opportunities. The university provides excellent resources to support research and education, including a NIH-funded Claude Pepper Older Americans Independence Center and the Institute for Translational Sciences (Clinical and Translational Science Award).
UTMB opened in 1891 as the nation’s first public medical school and hospital under unified leadership—already a pioneer. What began as one hospital and medical school building in Galveston is now a major academic health sciences center of global influence, with medical, nursing, health professions and graduate biomedical schools; a world-renowned research enterprise; and a growing, comprehensive health system with hospitals on three campuses and a network of clinics. Today, UTMB has a $3.3 billion annual statewide economic impact, in terms of business volume, personal income and durable goods purchases. More than 42,000 jobs in Texas are directly or indirectly attributed to UTMB.
UTMB includes schools of Medicine, Nursing, He...alth Professions and Graduate Biomedical Sciences; three institutes for advanced study; a major medical library; a network of hospitals and clinics that provide a full range of primary and specialized medical care; and numerous research facilities. UTMB is a part of The University of Texas System and a member of the Texas Medical Center.