Assistant Professor/Associate Professor

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Job ID: 14847

Position # 00014863

The Department of Physical Therapy at Augusta University invites applications for a full-time, 12-month position as a core faculty member of the Doctor of Physical Therapy program, rank of Assistant/Associate Professor. Areas of teaching most desired include neurologic and/or orthopedic physical therapy, but applicants with expertise in other areas of instruction within the curriculum will be considered. Responsibilities will include teaching in the candidate’s area of expertise, maintaining a productive scholarly agenda, and providing service as required by the department, college or university. Participation in a faculty practice environment is also available. Additionally, the successful applicant will have an opportunity to participate in the department’s newly developing orthopedic and education residency programs. Tracks toward tenure or non-tenure are available and negotiable based on the candidate’s credentials and experiences.


The position is now open and applications will be received until the position is filled. Start date is negotiable.

Minimum Requirements  

Minimum qualifications for the position include:

  • Terminal academic degree (PhD/EdD) or equivalent degree in an area related to physical therapy or education from an institution recognized by the USDE as being regionally accredited. Effective communication and interpersonal skills with diverse populations. Ability to work in a collaborative, problem solving and flexible manner.

Preferred Qualifications

The preferred candidate will also possess these qualifications:

  • Graduate of a CAPTE-accredited program in physical therapy License as a physical therapist in the US and eligible for licensure in the State of Georgia Have earned board certification in neurologic or orthopedic physical therapy (NCS, OCS) Current member of the American Physical Therapy Association



How To Apply  

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

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

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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Posted: 9/14/2018
Application Due: 11/13/2018
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