The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at the University of Lynchburg invites applications for a full-time (12 month) tenure-track assistant/associate professor level faculty position to begin Fall of 2020. The ideal candidate will have experience in teaching a broad range of content with increased interest and experience in orthopedics. Candidates should possess strong communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to collaborate with colleagues. Responsibilities for this faculty position, in addition to teaching, will include advising students, providing service to the program and University, and performing scholarly activities.
- A minimum of three years of teaching a range of physical therapy content including orthopedics
- A minimum of five years of contemporary physical therapy clinical practice
- An earned academic doctoral degree (e.g. PhD, EdD, DSc, or DHSc); candidates approaching completion of a terminal academic degree will also be considered
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
- Licensed or eligible for licensure as a physical therapist in the Commonwealth of Virginia (Virginia licensure is expected within one year of employment)
- A scholarly agenda that contributes to teaching and/or practice
- Membership in the American Physical Therapy Association
Additional Preferred Qualifications:
- Experience working in faculty teams for teaching, service, and scholarship
- ABPTS Certification
The University of Lynchburg offers a competitive salary with a generous benefits package, relocation reimbursement, a promotion and tenure system that is compatible with the clinician/teacher model, and partnerships with regional healthcare systems that provides a variety of clinical opportunities. Salary and rank are commensurate with experience and academic qualifications. Candidate must pass a background check that is satisfactory to the University.
Interested applicants should send 1) a letter of interest describing their teaching philosophy, 2) a current CV, 3) official graduate transcripts, and 4) telephone and email contact information for three references to: Sue Barlow, PT, PhD, NCS, Chair, Physical Therapy Search Committee, University of Lynchburg, College of Health Sciences, School of Physical Therapy, 300 Monticello Ave., Suite A, Lynchburg, VA 24501. firstname.lastname@example.org EOE.
University of Lynchburg is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. University of Lynchburg strives for a diverse and inclusive community; under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to candidates with experience working with a multicultural and diverse student body.