The Program in Physical Therapy at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis is expanding its stellar research, education, and clinical missions. We invite nominations and applications for a 12-month tenure track faculty at the Assistant, Associate or Full professor level. We seek innovative researchers who can contribute to the discovery, dissemination, and implementation of evidence in the broad field of movement science. Physical therapy licensure or eligibility for licensure is not required. Qualifications include:


  • PhD or equivalent degree
  • Postdoctoral training or relevant research experience of at least two years
  • Research excellence as demonstrated by publications, extramural funding, and the desire and potential to conduct nationally/internationally recognized research
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work with diverse students and colleagues
  • Demonstrates integrity, creativity, commitment, decisiveness, humility, and a sense of humor


Competitive start-up package commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and needs are available with this position. Teaching and service expectations will be appropriate to permit pursuit of a rigorous research program. Potential for collaboration and secondary appointment with other departments and schools is high. For more information about the Program in Physical Therapy and Washington University, visit our website at https://pt.wustl.edu.

Applications are requested by July 31, 2018. Additional applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applications should include a cover letter, 1-2 page research statement, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three references. Materials must be submitted online at https://facultyopportunities.wustl.edu/.

If you would like more information or have any questions please contact the chair of the search committee:

Linda Van Dillen, PT, PhD, FAPTA
Washington University in St. Louis Program in Physical Therapy Professor, Physical Therapy, Orthopaedic Surgery,
Campus Box 8502
4444 Forest Park Boulevard, Suite 1101 St. Louis, Missouri 63108
(314) 286-1427 Telephone
vandillenl@wustl.edu

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