Assistant Professor

Augusta, Georgia
Jun 26, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Information

The Department of Physical Therapy at Augusta University, Augusta Georgia, is seeking a motivated individual for the position of full time (12 month), tenure or non-tenure tract Assistant/Associate Professor.  Established in 1970, our Department has a long history of academic excellence through fostering student-centered learning, innovation, community service, opportunities for research throughout our state-of-the-art facilities and interprofessional collaboration.

We are seeking an individual with a record of accomplishments as an expert clinician and skilled educator to be a part of our dedicated and accomplished faculty.  Principal responsibilities will be:  1) teaching primarily focused on general medical conditions and neurologic dysfunctions; 2) participating in scholarly activities; 3) participating in department, university, community, and professional service; 4) advising and mentoring students; and 5) participation in faculty clinical practice.

The Department of Physical Therapy is housed in state-of-the-art teaching and research facilities that include a driving simulation laboratory, human movement science laboratory and cardiovascular health and wellness laboratory.

Augusta University is located in Augusta, Georgia, a beautiful, modest-sized university town located on the south bank of Savannah River midway between the Great Smokey Mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.  It is a historic city a metropolitan area population of around 550,000.  The area is known for its balmy climate, with an annual mean temperature of 64 degrees.  Augusta is world-renowned as the home of the Masters Golf Tournament with excellent recreational and lifestyle opportunities.

Salary is negotiable.  Augusta University offers an excellent fringe benefits package.

Minimum Requirements

-Georgia physical therapy license or eligibility for PT licensure in Georgia

-Earned doctoral degree with a minimum 3 years clinical experience

The preferred candidate will be a licensed physical therapist or be eligible for licensure in the state of Georgia and: 1) have a record of teaching excellence in the classroom and/or clinical setting; 2) and earned clinical doctorate with a specialist certification or PhD/EdD/DSc.

A public institution dedicated to leading Georgia and the world to better health by providing excellence in biomedical education, discovery and service, Augusta University values collaboration, compassion, diversity, excellence, innovation, integrity, and leadership.  AU enrolls over 2,400 students in its Colleges of Allied Health Sciences, Dental Medicine, Graduate Studies, Medicine, and Nursing.  Clinical facilities include the Augusta University Medical Center, Children's Hospital of Georgia and more than 80 specialty clinics and centers.

How To Apply

To be considered an applicant for this position you must apply online at

Please upload your Curriculum Vitae, Research Statement, Professional References, etc., as one document.

Academic rank and salary are commensurate with experience.

A letter of interest, resume and three letters of reference may be sent online to

Conditions of Employment

All candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review.  For specific positions, the final candidate may be subject to a (pre-employment) physical, drug screen, and/or credit check.

The final candidate will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree in the form of an original transcript.  Those candidates trained by a foreign institution will also be required to provide an educational/credential evaluation.

Other Information   This position is also responsible for promoting a customer friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees.  "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner everyday with patients and families for success."   Augusta University is a tobacco free environment and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.

Equal Employment Opportunity   Augusta University is an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution. Also, Augusta University is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans. It is the policy of the University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation or veteran status.

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