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Assistant/Associate Professor of Physical Therapy
Augusta University

Date Posted Jan. 20, 2023
Title Assistant/Associate Professor of Physical Therapy
University Augusta University
Augusta, GA, United States
Department Physical Therapy
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Physical Therapy/Rehabilitation

Assistant/Associate Professor of Physical Therapy

The Department of Physical Therapy at Augusta University (formerly known as Medical College of Georgia) in Augusta Georgia, invites applications for two full-time, non-tenure 12-month positions as a core faculty member of the Doctor of Physical Therapy program, rank of Assistant/Associate Professor. Our program boasts a long history of excellence and a large network of strong clinical relationships. Augusta University is committed to increasing inclusive excellence, promoting equity, and cultivating a welcoming environment for all students, faculty, and staff.

We are seeking physical therapy educators with expertise in PEDIATRICS or ORTHOPEDICS. 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 our orthopedic residency program and develop a pediatric residency program. Candidates must be committed to student-centered education as well as working cooperatively with faculty and staff.

Qualifications: A terminal academic degree is required for the orthopedic faculty position and is preferred for the pediatric faculty position (PhD, EdD, DSc in physical therapy or in a related field). Board certification is preferred. Applicants must have a minimum of 3 years of clinical/professional experience and be eligible for physical therapy licensure in Georgia. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Effective communication and interpersonal skills with diverse population and the ability to work in a collaborative, problem-solving manner are required.

How to Apply
Applicants should apply by submitting a letter of interest in the position, curriculum vitae, and names of three references to (Pediatric Job ID# 242832, musculoskeletal Job ID#251958). Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.

Augusta University is one of the four research universities in the University System of Georgia, and the state's only public academic medical center. The current total student enrollment for Augusta University is approximately 9,606, which includes nearly 5,500 undergraduates. Host to ten colleges and schools, there are also several centers, institutes, and departments at Augusta University with whom the Physical Therapy faculty collaborate. Among these are the Medical College of Georgia, the Georgia Cancer Center, the College of Nursing, the Department of Population Health Sciences, and the Institute of Public and Preventive Health. Augusta is also becoming one of the nation's foremost centers of cyber security, with Augusta University's School of Computer and Cyber Sciences fulfilling a key role in educating students and conducting research.

Georgia's second-oldest and second-largest city, Augusta is a vibrant, progressive, and diverse community built on a solid foundation of local pride. Affectionately known as the South's Garden City, Augusta extends Southern hospitality and eclectic offerings in culture, food, entertainment, sports, and outdoor amenities, which allow for year-round adventures. These offerings, coupled with its low cost of living, make Augusta the city of choice for more than half of a million people in its metropolitan area. Most notably, Augusta is world-renowned as home to the prestigious Master's Tournament, the birthplace of Soul Icon James Brown and home of the US Army's Fort Gordon.


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