Assistant/Associate Professor of Physical Therapy (Musculoskeletal)

Lynchburg College seeks a dynamic faculty member with expertise in musculoskeletal physical therapy to join our team of twelve faculty devoted to student-centered instruction in our new DPT program. Housed within the School of Health Sciences and Human Performance at Lynchburg College in Virginia, the DPT curriculum features an innovative hybrid model of instruction, and prepares physical therapists to become leaders in their personal and professional lives. The appointment is a full-time (12 month) position to begin in the summer 2012. Tenure and Clinical tracks are available, and will be matched to the applicant’s experience and education. Applicants with ABPTS Specialty Certification are especially encouraged to apply. The faculty member may also have opportunity to develop and teach/mentor in a post-professional residency and fellowship. Additional opportunities include practice/management of an onsite free clinic. Program information may be found at

Successful candidates will possess the following minimum qualifications:

Preferred qualifications of the candidate include:

Lynchburg College offers a competitive salary with generous benefits package, relocation reimbursement, a promotion and tenure system that is compatible with the clinician/teacher model, a partnership for the DPT program with a regional health care system that provides a variety of clinical opportunities, and opportunity to maintain clinical practice skills for faculty members. The new DPT facility of 37,000 sq. ft. features an approximate 3,000 sq. ft. devoted exclusively to physical therapy research. Salary and rank are commensurate with experience. Candidate must pass a background check that is satisfactory to the College.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Interested candidates should send the following 1) a letter of application, 2) a current CV, 3) official graduate transcripts, and 4) telephone and email contact information for three references to:

A. Russell Smith, Jr., PT, EdD, OCS, FAAOMPT
Musculoskeletal Search Committee Chair

Lynchburg College
School of Health Sciences and Human Performance
Department of Physical Therapy
300 Monticello Ave.; Suite A
Lynchburg, VA 24501