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Department Chair of Physical Therapy
Augusta University

  • Mar. 2, 2017
  • Department Chair of Physical Therapy
  • College of Allied Health Sciences
  • Augusta University
    Augusta, GA
    United States
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Department Head/Head/Chair
  • Physical Therapy/Rehabilitation
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The College of Allied Health Sciences at Augusta University is recruiting a dynamic and innovative Department Chair of Physical Therapy. The successful candidate will join us in advancing an accomplished program of physical therapy, developing novel, interdisciplinary research and practice programs.

The position requires an academic leader with excellent interpersonal skills to direct the efforts of an outstanding, collegial faculty within a research intensive academic health center. This is a 12-month, tenure-track appointment. Academic rank and salary are commensurate with scholarly activities; publications and experience. The responsibilities of the Chair include the following:

  • Foster excellence in education and improve national ranking.
  • Align the program mission and goals with those of the institution
  • Provide energetic leadership in support of those goals.
  • Expand research growth and external funding.
  • Facilitate growth of clinical faculty practice.

The Chair of Physical Therapy, as an innovative and entrepreneurial leader will build on the departmental capabilities, both operationally and strategically. The Chair will have the opportunity to collaborate with faculty in several highly recognized and well-funded centers and institutes at Augusta University such as the Cancer Center and the Georgia Prevention Institute among others. Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Required Qualifications

  • Earned doctoral degree
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching
  • An outstanding track record in research/extramural funding.
  • An outstanding track record in peer-reviewed publications in leading journals
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and promotion of positive work environment
  • National reputation to merit an initial academic appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor
  • Documented record of successful leadership in an academic or clinical setting

Application review will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Interested individuals should submit a letter of interest, contact information of 3 references, and curriculum vitae. On behalf of the search committee co-chairs, Michael K. Iwama, PhD OT© and Jim Burgess, PhD, applications will be received electronically by:

Sharon R. Wingard
Executive Search Consultant
Augusta University
Conditions of Employment:
All candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review. For specific positions, the successful candidate may be subject to a (pre-employment) physical, drug screen, and/or credit check.
The successful candidate will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree in the form of an original transcript. Those candidates trained by a foreign institution will also be required to provide an educational/credential evaluation.

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