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Job ID: 104261

Musculoskeletal Physical Therapy Faculty
Virginia Commonwealth University

Date Posted Mar. 5, 2018
Title Musculoskeletal Physical Therapy Faculty
University Virginia Commonwealth University
Department Department of Physical Therapy
Application Deadline Open until Filled
Position Start Date Aug. 1, 2018
  • Richmond, VA
    United States
  • Professor
    Associate Professor
    Assistant Professor
    Core Faculty
  • Allied Health Professions
    Physical Therapy/Rehabilitation

A full-time, tenure track faculty position is available for a physical therapist with expertise in musculoskeletal physical therapy.

Responsibilities: Develop a scholarly research program, mentor professional and post-professional graduate students and teach musculoskeletal physical therapy content in the entry-level Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program. Additional responsibilities include teaching in post-professional graduate programs in areas of expertise and involvement in professional and university service.

Required Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited physical therapy program. Eligible for licensure to practice physical therapy in Virginia. Earned PhD or equivalent research doctoral degree. Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU. For positions at the Assistant Professor level candidates will be required to have an established research agenda and a clear potential for external funding, and potential for scholarship or creative expression to complement and expand existing expertise in the department. For positions at the Associate/Professor level, the candidate will be required to have a well-developed scholarly/research portfolio with evidence of multi-disciplinary applications and external funding appropriate to complement and expand existing expertise in the department.

Preferred Qualifications: An established research agenda with a programmatic publication record and NIH or equivalent external funding. Three or more years of teaching experience in a physical therapy program. Clinical expertise in Musculoskeletal rehabilitation.

The position is available August 1, 2018.

Interested candidates should apply online and submit a curriculum vitae, a cover letter outlining the candidate’s interest in the position, and contact information for three professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

  • Virginia Commonwealth University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action University
    providing access to education and employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, political affiliation, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or disability.

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Contact Information

  • Thomas Mayhew, Chair, Faculty Search Committee
    Department of Physical Therapy
    Virginia Commonwealth University
    1200 East Broad Street
    Richmond, VA 23298


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