Assistant/Associate Professor, Physical Therapy

Georgia, United States
Competitive Salary
Dec 14, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The University of North Georgia Doctor of Physical Therapy Program has a newly established 12-month tenure track position to support the entry-level DPT program. The successful candidate will be appointed at the assistant or associate professor level commensurate with credentials.

This position will support and teach within the entry-level DPT program. Other opportunities include participation in a student-led pro bono clinic and a planned fee-for-service clinic. 

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Participate in teaching selected classroom and laboratory classes.
  • Maintain a program of scholarly productivity appropriate to academic rank.
  • Participate in clinical-related activities as designated by the Department Head in the DPT Program.
  • Participate in the implementation and evaluation of the curriculum for physical therapy education that conforms to UNG and the Physical Therapy policies and procedures.
  • Provide supervision, instruction, advice, and counsel to students assigned to the didactic phase to facilitate successful completion of the DPT Program.
  • Maintain accurate and appropriate records to assist with periodic accreditation reports, accreditation site visits, and ongoing program evaluation.
  • Represent the DPT Program through participation in service activities at all levels of the Program, School, University, and Profession.
  • Participate in local, state, and national professional organizations for professional development.
  • Ensure program excellence and appropriateness of curriculum and instruction in preparation for successful Clinical Education experiences. 
  • Specific assignments are dependent upon program needs. Candidates must be committed to student-centered education as well as working collaboratively with faculty and staff in the School and University. 
  • The successful candidate will have earned a terminal, academic degree (Ph.D., EdD, DSc).
  • The candidate should have at least three years of clinical experience and be eligible for Georgia P.T. licensure.
  • A record of accomplishment in research and ability to publish in high-quality peer-reviewed journals.

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