Assistant Professor

Job description

Job ID# 227658

Position# 20000254

The Department of Physical Therapy at Augusta University (formerly known as Medical College of Georgia) 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. We are seeking physical therapy educators with expertise in the areas of pediatrics and neurology.  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, an opportunity exists to participate in the department’s developing pediatric residency program and PhD in applied health sciences program. Tracks toward tenure or non-tenure are available and rank is negotiable based on the candidate’s credentials and experiences.

The position is now open and applications will be received until the position is filled. Expected start date is September 1, 2021.

Minimum Requirements

Terminal academic degree (PhD/EdD) or equivalent from a USDE regionally accredited institution. License to practice physical therapy in the US.

Minimum of 3 years clinical practice as a physical therapist. Earned ABPTS board certification in pediatrics is preferred. 


Required Qualifications

          License to practice physical therapy in the United States.


Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Ability to work in a collaborative, problem solving and flexible manner
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills with diverse populations
  • Current member and engaged leader of the American Physical Therapy Association


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(s) as well as post-secondary coursework in the form of original transcript(s). Those candidates trained by a foreign institution will also be required to provide an educational/credential evaluation.


How To Apply

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

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


Equal Employment Opportunity

Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.


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.




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Posted: 6/2/2021
Application Due: 8/1/2021
Work Type: Full Time