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Physical Therapy Faculty Position (tenure track) at Virginia Commonwealth University

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  • Physical Therapy Faculty Position (tenure track) at Virginia Commonwealth University

    Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

    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.

    VCU is an urban, research 1 extensive institution with a richly diverse university community and commitment to multicultural activities. 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.

    Additional information about the position and applicant process can be found at:
    For more information about the department and the faculty, please visit our web site at:

    Interested individuals should contact Dr. Thomas Mayhew at:
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