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Core Research Faculty

 High Point University, High Point, NC
Posted April 5, 2023
Job Type: Full Time
Job Category: Faculty
Job Description: 
The Department of Physical Therapy in the Congdon School of Health Sciences at High Point University invites applicants for a core faculty position. Core faculty in the Department of Physical Therapy represent a diverse area of expertise and have different roles within the Department. Collectively, core faculty are responsible for the delivery of the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) curriculum, producing new research, and providing service to the Department, School, and University via advising, admissions, committee service, and other responsibilities designated by the Chair. Core faculty have a differential workload, meaning each faculty member is allotted varying amounts and responsibilities for teaching, scholarship, administration, service, and clinical practice. We are currently seeking a highly motivated individual interested with a research focus. Applicants must be able to demonstrate a history of scholarly excellence, including peer-reviewed publications, and potential to pursue extramural grant funding and mentor student researchers. The Department of Physical Therapy at High Point University offers all the resources of a research-intensive institution with the quality of life of a small, private institution. We offer two outstanding, state-of-the-art movement analysis laboratory spaces (18,000 sq ft) in the Human Biomechanics and Physiology Laboratory (HBAPL) and the Virtual Reality and Clinical Gait Analysis Laboratory (VRCGAL). The HBAPL includes 48, 3D motion capture cameras strategically placed to include coverage of hardwood court, running and turf functional areas, 14 tri-axial force platforms, a high-speed instrumented force treadmill, integrated wireless EMG, and pressure distribution systems. The HBAPL also contains a fully automated Golf Simulator, a climate-controlled Environmental Chamber and a fully equipped wet lab for cell culture, tissue and serum assays. The VRCGAL has a virtual reality treadmill, an overhead body support device, exoskeleton, and a forceplate mat. In addition, the Department of Physical Therapy has state-of-the-art imaging facilities including an Esaote .25T G-scan Brio WB-MRI scanner, a CurveBeam LineUP WB Extremity CT imaging system, a Hologic DXA scanner, and several Esaote MyLabAlpha musculoskeletal diagnostic ultrasound scanners. QUALIFICATIONS: Education. Earned academic doctorate in a related field (required, PhD preferred). Physical therapy degree such as DPT (preferred). Experience and Training. History of scholarship and active research agenda (required). History of extramural funding (preferred). Statistical expertise (preferred). Experience teaching in higher education (preferred). Experience teaching in DPT education (preferred). Current physical therapy license and/or eligible for licensure in the state of North Carolina (preferred). ABPTS Board certification (preferred). Knowledge, Skills, Ability: Strong communication and interpersonal skills (required). Values teamwork, collaboration, self-awareness, and humility (required).

tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor

University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
Posted January 9, 2023
Job Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Faculty

Job Description:
The Department of Rehabilitation Science in the School of Public Health and Health Professions (SPHHP) invites applications for a tenure-track, state-funded, 10-month Assistant/Associate Professor in the Physical Therapy Program. Rank of professorship dependent on experience. The successful candidate will contribute to the research, teaching, scholarship and service mission of the program. Research supported by extramural funding is a primary focus of the position. Duties may also include teaching lecture and laboratory courses; mentoring students, advising students; and contributing to ongoing curriculum quality improvement. Knowledge of higher education, experience in research, obtaining grant funding, and teaching and mentoring students are essential along with excellent communication skills. Successful applicant is expected to develop and sustain extramurally funded research with strong commitment to teaching, diversity and inclusive excellence. Ample opportunities exist to develop collaborative and translational research projects. Applicants must be eligible for PT licensure in NY, have completed a PhD and have experience as a post-doctoral researcher. This would include post-doctoral training, tenure track faculty or research scientist. Applicants at the Assistant Professor rank must show the potential for successful research and teaching. Applicants at the Associate Professor rank must demonstrate a history of funded research and successful teaching. Successful applicants will receive a start-up package and research space with access to several research core facilities with advanced technologies.
Website:  The Department of Rehabilitation Science at UB has a longstanding history of excellence in clinical education in programs leading to a Doctor of Physical Therapy, BS/MS in Occupational Therapy, and PhD in Rehabilitation Science. The PT and OT entry-level programs have enjoyed continuous accreditation for more than 60 years.  Contact Email Address: [email protected] 

Tenured Endowed Professor - Physical Therapy

Saint Louis University, Saint Louis, MO
Full Time/Faculty
Posted January 5, 2023

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Job Description:
Who is Saint Louis University? Founded in 1818, Saint Louis University is one of the nation’s oldest and most prestigious Catholic universities. SLU, which also has a campus in Madrid, Spain, is recognized for world-class academics, life-changing research, compassionate health care, and a strong commitment to faith and service. All About You Saint Louis University (SLU), a Catholic, Jesuit institution, dedicated to student learning, research, health care, and service, is seeking candidates for the Sister Mary Imelda Pingel, S.S.M. Endowed Professorship in Physical Therapy. Individuals with an outstanding research/ scholarly record who are committed to advancing the science and/or practice of physical therapy are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will conduct research/scholarship, provide leadership, and provide mentorship that enriches the Department of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training, the Doisy College of Health Sciences, and SLU. This is a tenured professor 9-month faculty position. A competitive total compensation package including recurring endowed funds, start- up funds, and a generous benefit plan are provided. Salary is dependent on qualifications and experience. There are presently 14 full-time faculty members in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program, who engage in teaching, research/scholarship activities, and participate in service to the University, the profession, and the community. Consistent with the research goals of the College and University, faculty are committed to enhancing the Program’s research profile via implementation of the Program’s strategic plan. SLU is a Carnegie Research University (high research activity) and currently employs over 3,000 full and part-time faculty and enrolls more than 13,000 students in the graduate, professional, and undergraduate programs. The Program in Physical Therapy is housed in the Doisy College of Health Sciences. Faculty have access to classrooms and laboratories with state-of-the-art teaching and research technologies. The Doisy College of Health Sciences houses a dynamic, interdisciplinary Integrated and Applied Sciences PhD program. Position Requirements Required Current physical therapist license in the United States, Puerto Rico or the US Virgin Islands by start date Evidence of extramural grant funding and peer-reviewed publications Evidence of developing and executing a high impact research agenda Evidence of leading interdisciplinary research programs National or international professional reputation Academic Requirements Earned academic doctoral degree (e.g., Ph.D., Ed.D.) or Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) with specialty certification (e.g., American Board of Physical Therapy specialties board certification) Preferred Evidence of teaching or mentoring experience at the university level (e.g., course coordinator, laboratory instructor or lecturer, mentoring doctoral or postdoctoral students). Position Expectations Research/scholarship in area of expertise Fostering collaborations across the College, University, academic field, and industry, the engagement and supervision of graduate and undergraduate students in research/scholarship, the engagement and mentoring of new faculty members in research/scholarship, and outreach to the broader community Participation in University, professional, and community service How to Apply Interested candidates must complete the online application, and submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three references. Reference checks will occur via phone or video conference for applicants under final consideration; written letters will not be accepted. Any questions regarding this position can be directed to: Randy Richter, PT, Ph.D., Search Committee Chairperson Saint Louis University Program in Physical Therapy 3437 Caroline Street, Saint Louis, MO 63104 Phone 314:977-8505, Email: [email protected] SLU is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages nominations of and applications from women and minorities. Department of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training The Physical Therapy and Athletic Training department houses the freshmen-entry Doctor of Physical Therapy program and the Master of Athletic Training program. The Physical Therapy program is a high-ranked program by US News and World Report. The Athletic Training program has earned an international reputation and a proven global track record. Saint Louis University Founded in 1818, Saint Louis University (SLU) is one of the nation’s oldest and most prestigious Catholic universities. SLU is recognized for world-class academics, life-changing research, compassionate health care and a strong commitment to faith and service. Guided by its Jesuit mission, SLU offers its nearly 13,000 students a highly rigorous and deeply transformative education that helps them develop into bold, confident leaders. The Doisy College of Health Sciences (DCHS) has provided students with the tools and education to become well-prepared health care professionals since its founding in 1929. DCHS is located in the heart of SLU’s medical campus, which is also home to the School of Medicine, College for Public Health and Social Justice, the Trudy Busch Valentine School of Nursing, The Advanced Health Data (AHEAD) Research Institute, and SSM Health – Saint Louis University Hospital. SLU, SLUCare Physician Group and SSM Health St. Louis recently expanded on their partnership by building a $550 million hospital and ambulatory care center that will serve as a key investment in securing SLU’s legacy as a Catholic, Jesuit, research university. The new hospital, which opened in September 2020, will enhance SLU’s ability to provide care for the region while enhancing the educational opportunities for many of SLU students as they train to become the health care providers of the future. SLU has set a series of ambitious goals to become a model in promoting teaching, learning, and research that exemplify discovery, transformative outcomes, and engaged citizenship in a global society. The research environment at the University is one that fosters collaboration across departments and colleges in order to tackle humanity’s greatest challenges. The SLU Research Institute is the newest addition to SLU’s research enterprise. The SLU Research Institute was established through a recent $50 million transformations gift emphasizing advancing the university’s existing research growth ambitions to expand scholarship and research efforts. The City of St. Louis Known as the Gateway City, St. Louis is a friendly city with numerous activities for both children and adults. The population of the St. Louis is about 318,000 – with more than 1 million people in the St. Louis County area. St. Louis is a popular tourist destination for sites such as the iconic Gateway Arch, high-ranked St. Louis Zoo, Forest Park, St. Louis Science Center, Grant’s Farm, and many other popular attractions. The St. Louis area hosts music, food and cultural festivals that draw thousands more to the city each year. For the sports enthusiast, St. Louis is home to the St. Louis Cardinals, St. Louis Blues, St. Louis City Soccer Club (play begins in 2023), and numerous smaller professional sports teams, in addition to SLU Billikens sporting events. Diversity SLU and DCHS is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for the position applied for without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, gender identity, or other non-merit factors. We welcome and encourage applications from minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities (including disabled veterans). If accommodations are needed for completing the application and/or with the interviewing process, please contact Human Resources at 314-977-5847. Covid 19 Vaccination Requirement: Saint Louis University requires COVID-19 vaccinations and a booster dose for all students, staff, and faculty who are physically present on our St. Louis campuses. As a prospective and/or a new employee at Saint Louis University, you will be/are required to comply with the University’s vaccination protocol. Proof of full vaccination is required before the start of employment in order to work at Saint Louis University. If you are not vaccinated, you are required to begin the vaccination process at the time of your first day of employment and submit proof of full vaccination within 30 days of your start date. Exemptions may be granted on the grounds of religious beliefs or medical circumstances. Failure to comply with the vaccine requirement within 30 days of an employee’s start date will result in termination of the employment. Proof of vaccine will be submitted through an online portal made available to you during your Workday onboarding tasks Function Nonmedical Primary Appointment<12 mo. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Saint Louis University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for the position applied for without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, gender identity, or other non-merit factors. We welcome and encourage applications from minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities (including disabled veterans). If accommodations are needed for completing the application and/or with the interviewing process, please contact Human Resources at 314-977-5847. Website: Twitter Handle: @SLU_PT Contact Email Address: [email protected]

Assistant Professor

West Virginia
Full Time

Posted January 3, 2023

Job Description:  Assistant Professor responsible for coordinating Evidence-Based Practice Track of DPT Curriculum

Marshall University / Website:
To provide contemporary physical therapy education; to empower graduates and educators to exemplify excellence in clinical practice, scholarship, mentorship, leadership, and professionalism; and to engage all stakeholders in employing evidence-informed physical therapy that reflects and expands best practice. Contact Email Address: [email protected] 

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - Physical Therapy

Job Location: Richmond, VA  Job Type: Full Time Job Category: Faculty
Posted December 16, 2022
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Job Description: We seek a clinical scientist with strong research training, a commitment to professional education in pediatric physical therapy education, and effective interpersonal skills to contribute to the teaching, scholarship, service, and community engaged missions of the Department, College, University, and PT profession. This faculty member has an exciting interdisciplinary opportunity to collaborate with the NIH funded Muscular Dystrophy Translational Research program to lead the development of protocols for the testing and development of clinical assessments of muscular dystrophies and support drafting and design of the grant and/ or protocol to conduct the study. It is important that the candidate is familiar with neurologic conditions and has prior knowledge of outcome assessment development. Academic rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience. 

Company Name: Virginia Commonwealth University Website:  Tagline/Briefly Describe Your Company: Located in Richmond, Virginia, VCU holds research-intensive and community-engaged designations from the Carnegie Foundation. The Physical Therapy program has been accredited for 90 years and strives to enhance and maintain a welcoming environment that embraces a diverse student body. Our graduates learn evidence-based quality care in a wide variety of health care settings.  Contact Email Address: [email protected]

Chair & Associate Professor/Professor; School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science

University of Montana, School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation ScienceR1 academic institution and research center
Missoula, MT
Posted September 23, 2022
Application Email/URL: https;://

Job Description:  Located in Missoula, Montana, The University of Montana School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science (UMPT) is seeking a leader to serve as the School's Chair for its Doctor of Physical Therapy program. This is a 10-month, tenure-track faculty position. The School houses an onsite Physical Therapy Clinic and active, extramurally-funded research programs that includes the Community Ambulation, Mobility and Participation (CAMP) Laboratory, the Design-Physio Laboratory, and the Movement Science Laboratory. Our Doctorate Program in Physical Therapy is a fully CAPTE-accredited 2.75-year entry-level program with 36 students per class. The Program is comprised of 12 full-time faculty and an established adjunct faculty. For more information contact: Ryan L. Mizner, PT, PhD; Email: [email protected]; Phone- 406-243-5183. How to Apply: visit for more details including qualifications and submission requirements.
Job Type: Full Time  Job Category: Administrator  Website: https;://  
Contact Email Address: [email protected]

Full-time Faculty Position at the University of Southern California

University of Southern California Biokinesiology and PT - Motor Development Lab
Los Angeles CA
Posted September 15, 2022
Application Email/URL: [email protected]

Job Description:
The Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy at the University of Southern California invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant or Associate level. The faculty member is expected to establish an independent and extramurally funded research program of outstanding quality in an area closely related to biokinesiology. The focus of biokinesiology is understanding the biological bases of both healthy and disordered human movement; this includes how the human body adapts to growth and experience as well as to injury, disease, and aging within our society and health care systems. In addition to research, the faculty member will be expected to teach in the Doctor of Physical Therapy and/or PhD programs and to contribute to faculty and University governance. The Division has a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion in scholarship, teaching, and service. In the last two years, our faculty, staff, and students have committed to becoming an anti-racist organization ( We therefore are determined to attract a diverse group of excellent candidates to be considered for the position. Although our search is broad, the Division has special needs in several key areas: musculoskeletal biomechanics, exercise science, chronic pain, geriatrics, and health systems research. Candidates may have backgrounds in general areas of biomechanics, computer science, engineering, exercise science, gerontology, neuroscience, motor development, or physical therapy clinical science including health services outcomes. A major objective of the Division is to develop a strong association between basic and clinical research, and to build collaborative and interdisciplinary research programs that complement the research strengths of the Division and University at large. The University strongly encourages interdisciplinary research arrangements. An earned post-professional doctoral degree is required. For early-stage investigators, a promising publication record and post-doctoral research experience are essential. For mid-career candidates, evidence of prior research funding, teaching aptitude, and graduate student advising is expected. Eligibility for physical therapy licensure in California is preferred, although not required. The Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy at USC has a well-established 77-year history of teaching excellence and research innovation and impact. This includes the highly ranked DPT program and a PhD program in biokinesiology that has been graduating outstanding researchers for 40 years. The Division’s faculty is comprised of basic scientists, applied researchers, and master clinicians working in close partnership with community practitioners. The faculty clinical practices operate in acute care and outpatient settings at Keck Medical Center of USC, as well as in a network of private practices. Teaching facilities are modern and include spacious teaching laboratories, and two state-of-the art lecture halls. Faculty research facilities include motion analysis, exercise science, neuroscience, motor behavior and motor development laboratories and a dedicated clinical research center. The Division, which is administratively housed within the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry, is located on USC’s Health Sciences Campus, and enjoys collaborative relationships with the other disciplines of the academic health center including medicine, occupational science and occupational therapy, pharmacy, speech pathology and preventive medicine. Keck Hospital of USC, the LA County + USC Medical Center, the USC Norris Cancer Hospital, the USC Arcadia and Verdugo Hills Hospitals, as well as Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles are also part of the campus community. Our faculty have strong collaborative relationships with academic programs located on USC’s nearby University Park Campus including the Viterbi School of Engineering, School of Gerontology, Iovine and Young Academy for Art, Technology and Business of Innovation and various Departments in the College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences. Additionally, the Division has a long history of collaboration with the Rancho Los Amigos Rehabilitation Center. The Division has more than 500 students engaged in graduate study in the PhD and MS programs in Biokinesiology, the Doctor of Physical Therapy program, or clinical residencies in orthopedic, neurologic, sports oncology or pediatric physical therapy. Our Division leads and is affiliated with large externally funded research centers of local, national, and international scope. Salary and rank will be based on qualifications and experience. The university provides an excellent benefits package. Initial consideration of applications will begin November 1, 2022. The position will be available Fall 2023. Candidates should send letter of interest, research statement, and curriculum vitae to: Kornelia Kulig, PhD, PT, FAPTA Chair, Biokinesiology Search Committee Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy University of Southern California 1540 East Alcazar Street, CHP 155 Email: [email protected] Information about the Division can be obtained at: The University of Southern California is an Equal Opportunity Employer that Values Diversity. Women and members of unrepresented minorities in science are strongly encouraged to apply.

Job Type: Full Time  Job Category:Faculty
Website:   Twitter Handle:@USCBKNPT  Contact Email Address: [email protected]