Full-Time Division of Physical Therapy Faculty

The Division of Physical Therapy at Shenandoah University invites applications for a full-time Division of Physical Therapy Faculty.This position is a 12-month, full-time appointment.

Responsibilities include teaching in the entry-level DPT program, performing research, and participating in service activities at the Division, School, and University levels.

We seek candidates whose teaching, research, and/or service has prepared them to support our commitment to fostering a diverse community supported by an equitable, inclusive campus climate that engages diverse audiences in physical therapy education

Required Skills


  • PhD, EdD, DSc or equivalent academic doctoral degree is preferred.
  • Eligible for PT licensure in Virginia
  • Prior didactic teaching experience is preferred.

Experience with teaching in any of the following content areas will be considered:

Human Gross Anatomy, Musculoskeletal, Research, Neurologic Rehabilitation, Acute Care, Cardiopulmonary, Therapeutic Exercise, Professional Issues

We are seeking a candidate who can demonstrate collaboration with faculty, students, staff and across the university along with a desire to serve our profession and the global community; who values diversity, equity and inclusion in health care practice. A commitment to innovation, service, and professional advancement is essential. Evidence of student-centered education, innovative educational models, including interprofessional education and hybrid learning technology is desired.

How to Apply:

Application materials should include a resume/curriculum vitae, a letter of intent and contact information for three professional references. The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a qualified candidate is selected. A pre-employment background check will be required. If the job requires driving for University business, a satisfactory driving record will also be required.

Shenandoah University is committed to enriching its educational experience and culture through the diversity of its faculty, administration, and staff. All candidates are strongly encouraged to include a statement in their cover letters addressing ways in which they may be able to contribute to that commitment.

Shenandoah University values the unique and diverse perspectives of individuals and communities locally and globally and seeks to foster mutual understanding in an inviting community where individuals are welcome and respected. The university does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran’s status or on any other basis protected under applicable law.

About Division of Physical Therapy:

The Division of Physical Therapy at Shenandoah University invites applications for an Assistant/Associate Professor of Physical Therapy. This is a full-time position at our Scholar Plaza, Loudoun site.

The Division of Physical Therapy offers both professional and post-professional programs. The professional program, accredited by CAPTE until 2028, leads to a DPT degree, and is well respected for the integration of current technologies in its patient-centered curriculum. A dual degree DPT/MSAT program is also offered in collaboration with the Division of Athletic Training. The DPT and DPT/MSAT programs are co-located at our Winchester, VA and Scholar Plaza, Loudoun sites.

Shenandoah University is a vibrant university enrolling more than 4,000 students at its main and satellite campuses. Shenandoah University has 6 other health professions programs including the Bernard J. Dunn School of Pharmacy, Eleanor Wade Custer School of Nursing, and the School of Health Professions, which also houses Athletic Training, Occupational Therapy, Public Health, and Physician Assistant Studies. The University is committed to inter-professional education and research.

Shenandoah University has collaborative partnerships with Valley Health and lNOVA Health Systems.

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