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Assistant/Associate Professor of Physical Therapy at High Point University

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  • Assistant/Associate Professor of Physical Therapy at High Point University

    The Department of Physical Therapy in the Congdon School of Health Sciences at High Point University announces a search for a faculty member with expertise in human movement analysis and biomechanics. The successful candidate will have an established record of scholarly activity and history of external funding. The candidate should exhibit the ability to complement the research of existing faculty with a defined research agenda. The Department of Physical Therapy at High Point University offers all of the resources of a research-intensive institution with the quality of life of a small, private institution. We offer 2 outstanding laboratory spaces in the Human Biomechanics and Physiology Laboratory (HBAPL) and the Virtual Reality and Clinical Gait Analysis Laboratory (VRCGAL). The HBAPL is a 16,000 square foot facility which includes 48, 3D motion capture cameras strategically placed to include coverage of the hardwood court, running and turf functional areas, 14 tri-axial force platforms, a high speed, instrumented force treadmill, integrated wireless EMG, pressure distribution systems, and a DEXA scanner. The VRCGAL has a virtual reality treadmill, an overhead body support device, and exoskeleton.
    The faculty is a close-knit, collaborative group that is both accomplished and highly productive.

    Requirements of this position are as follows:
    • PhD
    • Licensed PT
    • Teaching experience at an accredited university

    The successful candidate will be expected to conduct impactful research, pursue funding, and teach in the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program. Rank will be commensurate with qualifications.

    High Point University’s 350-acre campus is located in High Point, NC and forms part of the Triad region with the cities of Greensboro and Winston-Salem. US News & World Report annually ranks the university as a #1 regional college in the South.

    Applications will be accepted immediately and the position will remain open until filled. Appointment date is flexible but can be as early as August 2019.

    Please apply through the Human Resources Career Center (employment). Also, please send a your curriculum vitae and a brief research statement (1-2 pages) stating your area of research, important contributions, future directions and potential collaborations to:

    Dr. Eric J Hegedus, Professor and Chair

    Dr. Kevin Ford, Professor and Biomechanics Laboratory Director

    High Point University is an equal opportunity employer.