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Faculty Position—Physical Therapy

The George Washington University
Washington D.C.
Appointment will be made at a rank and salary commensurate with experience.

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Health & Medical, Allied Health
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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The Department of Health, Human Function, and Rehabilitation Sciences at the George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences welcomes applications for a full-time time (12 month), non tenure-track faculty position. The Program is located in a state of the art facility in the heart of Washington, D.C. The University provides a dynamic academic environment, which fosters strong collaborative and interprofessional efforts within the University and beyond.

The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching primarily in courses addressing physical therapist management of pediatric dysfunction and interprofessional community health and advocacy involving close community engagement. Additionally, faculty are expected to engage in program, university, and professional service, and oversee a post-professional pediatric residency program in collaboration with clinical partners. The successful candidate is expected to maintain an active research agenda that aligns with department goals. This is a 12-month non-tenure earning position.  Salary, rank, and benefits are competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.  Total compensation includes a generous benefits package.

Minimum Qualifications: Applicants must hold a clinical doctorate (DPT) with certification in pediatric physical therapy at the time of appointment.; must be licensed, or eligible for licensure, to practice physical therapy in the District of Columbia.

To Apply: Complete the online faculty application at , upload a CV and cover letter, and provide the names and contact information of at least three professional references. Only complete applications will be considered. Review of applications will begin October 4, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. Employment offers are contingent on satisfactory outcome of a standard background screening.

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law. 


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