Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor

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Position Title:

Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor

Job Posting Number:


Job Location:

Round Rock


Department of Physical Therapy

Position Description:

The Department of Physical Therapy at Texas State University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position on the Round Rock, TX, campus. This position will be at the assistant, associate professor or professor rank for a nine-month appointment, with possible summer employment annually. All positions are subject to availability of funds. Rank and salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s experience and qualifications.

Faculty responsibilities will include teaching, academic advising, scholarship and service in the entry-level DPT program. The ideal candidate will demonstrate experience to support the vision of the Texas State University Physical Therapy department, “To meet the health needs of society by providing a collaborative model for clinical education, a launching point for emerging clinicians, and to establish leaders in translational/clinical science.”

Required Qualifications:

A terminal doctorate degree (Ph.D., Ed.D., D.Sc. or comparable);
Clinical experience and scholarship to support expertise in graduate level teaching and research; and
Licensed physical therapist eligible for physical therapy licensure in Texas.

The successful applicant will receive the appropriate rank and title based on university and department established standards.

Preferred Qualifications:

Demonstrated knowledge and expertise in practice area (s), i.e. differential diagnosis, musculoskeletal, integumentary, cardiopulmonary, pelvic health, exercise, or other clinical practice;
Research productivity and/or desire to expand research expertise;
Ability to collaborate with a variety of professionals within a university and clinical/community setting;
Post-professional certification in area of expertise with demonstrated teaching/scholarship in chosen area;
Professional association membership and commitment to professional and community service; and
Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to educate and motivate the next generation of leaders in the physical therapy profession.

Application Procedures:

Only applications submitted for this specific posting through the Texas State University website, will be accepted and considered,

To ensure full consideration, please submit the following by April 15th, 2021: a current curriculum vitae, a letter of intent that specifically addresses the qualifications noted in this posting, and unofficial transcript.

The selected candidate will be required to provide official transcripts from all degree-granting universities.

Proposed Start Date:

Fall 2021

Review Date:


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Legal Notices:

Texas State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, committed to inclusive thought and action in support of our diverse community. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups and all those who share our commitment to inclusivity and passion for the strength of our diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.

Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.

Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.

Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University System.

Why Work at Texas State?:

Texas State University is home to more than 38,000 students and 2,000 faculty members in the growing Austin-San Antonio corridor. A member of the Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity Carnegie classification, the university creates new knowledge, fosters cultural and economic development, and prepares its growing population of diverse students for the endless possibilities that await them as citizens of Texas, the nation, and the world.

Bolstered by research with relevance and innovation in creative and scholarly work in a full range of academic disciplines and a spirit of inclusiveness, Texas State seeks outstanding candidates for a variety of faculty positions.

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Posted: 2/14/2021
Application Due: 5/15/2021
Work Type: Full Time