Assistant / Associate Professor - Physical Therapy (Summer 2017)

Assistant / Associate Professor - Physical Therapy (Summer 2017)

Position Number: 53001411

Benefits Eligible: Yes

Campus Location: Dahlonega

General Summary: The University of North Georgia is currently accepting applications for an Assistant/Associate Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy. Projected start date of June 2017.

Located in the fastest-growing region of the state, the University of North Georgia is a multi-campus university with an enrollment of over 18,000 students, making it one of the largest institutions in the University System of Georgia. UNG is focused on a mission of educational excellence, leadership development and community engagement opportunities that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society. Through a variety of educational pathways that provide access and range from certificates and associate degrees to a professional doctoral program, UNG is responsive to regional education and economic development needs. Federally designated as a senior military college, one of the university's signature leadership programs is its 800-member Corps of Cadets on UNG's Dahlonega Campus.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled.

Job Duties & Responsibilities: The Assistant / Associate Professor will:
  • Provide instruction in PT doctoral courses, primarily in the area of musculoskeletal rehabilitation with the opportunity to mentor students in an in-house student-led PT clinic.
  • Possibly assist in teaching gross anatomy course.
  • Establish and/or continue an active research agenda.
  • Support university and departmental functions, including serving on committees.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned.

Certifications/Licenses & Minimum Requirements:
  • Ph.D. or Ed.D. in related field required
  • Clinical expertise in musculoskeletal rehabilitation required
  • Must have the ability to teach musculoskeletal course content
  • Must possess an established line of research
  • FAAOMPT preferred

Anticipated Hire Date: 06/01/2017

Required Documents: Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae, Unofficial Transcripts

Special Instructions to Applicants: If you received any graduate degrees from an institution outside the United States, you must provide a foreign course-by-course credential evaluation by an independent evaluation service that is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc. (NACES). Find a full list of NACES members at

Please submit contact information for three professional references.

Employer Information: All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, as determined by the University of North Georgia in its sole discretion. The University of North Georgia, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sex or national origin, age, disability, religion, genetics or veteran status. Georgia is an open records state. Also, UNG is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans.

We provide equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, protected veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.

The University of North Georgia is committed to providing equal opportunity to all qualified applicants without discrimination at the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, age, disability or handicap as a matter of college policy and as required by applicable state and federal laws.