Full-time Faculty in Physical Therapy (F709)

Job description

School/College:  School of Behavioral and Applied Sciences

Department: Physical Therapy

Location:  Azusa, CA



The Department of Physical Therapy at Azusa Pacific University invites applications for a faculty position in our Doctor of Physical Therapy program. We are seeking candidates with a strong background in teaching and scholarship with preference for those in the area of human anatomy or cardiopulmonary/acute clinical care.



The successful candidate will teach, design curricula, and carry out research in their area of specialty.



  • Teach within their area of expertise, serve on departmental and university committees, and pursue their own research agenda.
  • May be needed to work at alternative Regional Campuses or Sites.


Level: Rank and salary are commensurate with academic credentials and experience.


Qualifications:  A physical therapist with earned terminal academic doctorate (Ph.D. EdD. DHS, DSc) in physical therapy or a related field of study is required. All candidates without an earned post-professional degree must have an established plan of study for obtaining a degree. Applicants must be eligible for PT licensure in California; a defined research agenda and record of publications; a strong Christian commitment.



  • Prior academic or clinical teaching experience and specialization are valued assets as well as an earned post-professional (academic) degree.
  • 3-5 years of higher education teaching experience preferred.
  • 3-5 years of clinical experience as Physical Therapist in area of specialty preferred.

Workload:  Full-time


Hire Date:  Open until filled.

Mental Demands:

  • Ability to integrate Christian values in all aspects.
  • Ability to engage in critical thinking and exercise independent judgment.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and manage confidential information.
  • Ability to collaborate with other faculty and staff and maintain collegial relations.
  • Self starter, ability to communicate effectively in written and oral form.

Additional Information:  

Candidates must align with Azusa Pacific University's Christian identity. Faculty members are expected to sign a Statement of Faith (available at http://www.apu.edu/about/believe), to adhere to the policies outlined in the Faculty Handbook, and to integrate the Christian faith in teaching and scholarship.

Azusa Pacific University is a Christ-centered, multicultural community that values and seeks faculty and staff who are committed to diversity, work effectively with diverse populations, and engage others in ways that honor our rich cultural mosaic and biblical foundation.

Azusa Pacific University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Azusa Pacific University conducts background checks on all final candidates.

Application Procedure:

To apply, visit http://www.apu.edu/cp/employment/. Review of applications will begin immediately, and the position will remain open until filled.





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Job No: F709
Posted: 12/7/2018
Application Due: 2/5/2019
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