Neuroscience, Open Rank

North Carolina, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Sep 22, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

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 neuroscience and neuroanatomy. This faculty member may either be on a tenure or clinical track and rank will be commensurate with experience. 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 two 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, exoskeleton, and a forceplate mat. In addition, a 500 square foot basic neuroscience research laboratory is also available with the potential to be upfitted to meet the applicant’s research needs.

The faculty is a close-knit, collaborative group that is both accomplished and highly productive.

Requirements of this position are as follows:

  • Earned PhD or other advanced doctorate
  • Experience teaching neuroscience and neuroanatomy
  • History of scholarship Preferred qualifications:
  • Active research agenda
  • Experience teaching clinical content
  • Licensed physical therapist
  • ABPTS Board Certified in Neurology

The successful candidate will be expected to teach neuroanatomy and neuroscience in the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program. Additional teaching will be negotiated based on contemporary content expertise and curricular needs.

High Point University’s 500-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. More information about the Department of Physical Therapy can be found at:

Applications will be accepted immediately and the position will remain open until filled.  Appointment date is flexible but can be as early as December of 2020.

Please apply through the Human Resources Career Center.  Please direct questions to:

Dora J. Gosselin, PT, DPT

Department of Physical Therapy 

High Point University is an equal opportunity employer.