Open Rank Physical Therapy Faculty
At PCOM, we espouse to grow a culturally competent workforce to
advance healthcare that touches the lives of underserved
communities. Diversity and inclusion is the core component of our
institutional identity and a key pillar of PCOM’s strategic vision.
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine affirms that diversity
and inclusion are crucial to the intellectual vitality of the
campus community. It is through freedom of exchange over different
ideas and viewpoints in supportive environments that our graduates
develop the critical thinking and citizenship skills that will
benefit them throughout their lives.
Since 1899, PCOM has trained highly competent, caring physicians,
health practitioners, and behavioral scientists who practice a
“whole person” approach to care - treating people, not just
symptoms. As the field of medicine has changed, we've changed with
it - adapting our program offerings to better meet the needs of
healthcare providers and the communities they serve. At the main
campus in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (PCOM), the branch campus in
Suwanee, Georgia (PCOM Georgia), and our newest location in
Moultrie, Georgia (PCOM South Georgia), PCOM students learn to
approach problem-solving in a more professional, more team-oriented
manner, which prepares them to work successfully in integrated
healthcare settings with other health professionals. At
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine you will be part of a
caring, professional, and committed community focused on making the
PCOM experience the best possible for our students.
We are currently seeking to fill our Open Rank Physical Therapy
Faculty position at the Georgia campus with a highly qualified and
The Department of Physical Therapy invites
applications for a 12-month, full-time faculty appointment in the
Doctor of Physical Therapy program. Rank and salary will be
commensurate with education and teaching experience. The start date
for this position is negotiable.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Teaching in the professional DPT program in area of expertise.
Contemporary expertise in two or more of the following areas:
management of patients with cardiovascular & pulmonary
disorders, pharmacology, differential diagnosis & clinical
pathophysiology, professional engagement, management & health
systems, evidence based practice and clinical exercise
- Student advising
- Service to the Department, College, and community
Experience & Qualifications
- Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) from a CAPTE-Accredited
- Preference will be given to candidates with an earned academic
doctorate (PhD, EdD, DSc, DHS, etc.) in an area related to physical
therapy. In the absence of a PhD or equivalent degree, a DPT degree
with ABPTS board certification is preferred.
Certifications, Licenses, Registrations
- Minimum of 3 years of full-time post-licensure clinical
- A 3 year record of academic teaching in a physical therapy
education program, or strong evidence of such training in a
terminal degree program.
- Effective communication and collaboration skills in a
- Demonstrated history of successful time management and
- Demonstrated history of nurturing learning in a diversity-rich
- Knowledge in the management of information, particularly
PCOM is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified
applicants will receive consideration. We adhere to a policy that
prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic
origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any
other legally protected class.
- Must be licensed or eligible for license in the State of
Georgia or Compact privileges
- Preference may be given to applications with an ABPTS
certification or residency/fellowship experience.