Associate or Full Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy.

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Associate or Full Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy.

Position Number: 10042072/53000201

Benefits Eligible: Yes

Campus Location: Dahlonega

General Summary: The University of North Georgia is currently accepting applications for a 12 month, tenure track position as an Associate or Full Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy.

The University of North Georgia Department of Physical Therapy is an accredited DPT program and is housed within the College of Health Sciences and Professions. Recent expansions of a new human movement lab, a virtual hospital on the Gainesville campus, and state-of-the-art equipment including human simulation provide ample opportunities for research and academic activities to the faculty. Access to well-developed service learning venues, international outreach and clinical partnerships offer a unique setting for faculty clinical practice, research and student mentorship.

Located in the fastest-growing region of the state, the University of North Georgia is a multi-campus university with an enrollment of over 19,000 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.

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • The faculty member will provide instruction in doctoral PT courses, primarily in the area of neurorehabilitation, cardiopulmonary rehabilitation and prosthetics and orthotics.
  • Additional duties include: Global engagement service activities, the teaching of Spanish to PT students as an elective, the mentoring of student research/innovation projects and advising, scholarship, and service to the University and community.
  • The successful candidate will have a demonstrated line of nationally recognized research and service.

Certifications/Licenses & Minimum Requirements:
  • The successful candidate will have earned a terminal, academic degree (PhD, EdD, DSc)
  • Three (3) years of clinical experience and be eligible for Georgia P.T. licensure.

Anticipated Hire Date: 08/01/2018

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

In addition to a background check, this position will also require a DMV check.

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.





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Posted: 8/11/2018
Application Due: 9/7/2018
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