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Physical Therapy-Faculty

East Carolina University
Greenville, North Carolina
Competitive Salary
Posted Date
Apr 12, 2023

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Faculty Affairs
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

East Carolina University    

Physical Therapy-Faculty
Vacancy #: 975071
Recruitment Range:  Commensurate with Qualifications
Closing Date:  Open Until Filled

Organizational Unit Overview

The Department of Physical Therapy has strong administrative support, excellent teaching and clinical facilities, and attracts top quality students. Five well-equipped research labs are maintained by the department and existing PT faculty are in place to collaborate on projects including musculoskeletal modeling, postural control and sensorimotor processing, blood and muscle analysis, pediatric rehabilitation strategies, and more. More information regarding the Department research programs and facilities may be found at the following site: The department’s 15 full-time faculty members all contribute to the fully-accredited three-year Doctor of Physical Therapy program with 30 students admitted annually. Department faculty may also mentor PhD students enrolled in the Movement Sciences and Disorders concentration of the College of Allied Health Sciences Rehabilitation Sciences PhD degree program. Opportunities for clinical practice are available through the Department faculty clinic and the pro bono interprofessional Student Run Clinic.

East Carolina University is located in Greenville, North Carolina. Greenville is the cultural, educational, medical, and economic center of Eastern North Carolina. The Greenville/Pitt County area has a population of approximately 175,000 and is one hour from the Research Triangle to the west and the Crystal Coast to the east. East Carolina University (28,000 students) is part of a vibrant health care community including ECU Health, a level 1 trauma center and 1400+ bed health system serving more than 1.4 million people in 29 eastern North Carolina counties. The ECU College of Allied Health Sciences has strong working relationships with the ECU College of Health and Human Performance, College of Engineering and Technology, Brody School of Medicine, School of Dental Medicine, and East Carolina Diabetes and Obesity Institute. ECU is home to both Army and Air Force ROTC programs and is in proximity to Army, Air Force, Coast Guard, Marine, and Navy bases. The Department of Physical Therapy is in close proximity to the College of Nursing, Laupus Health Sciences Library, Brody School of Medicine, School of Dental Medicine, and ECU Health Medical Center.

East Carolina University seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a diverse student body, faculty, staff, and administration. In order to promote the University’s diversity goal, the College of Allied Health Sciences strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, and historically underrepresented groups.

Job Duties              
The Department of Physical Therapy at East Carolina University is seeking candidates for a full-time, 12-month tenure-track position at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level. The successful candidate will be expected to establish a productive and competitive research agenda and provide graduate level gross anatomy instruction to Doctor of Physical Therapy students. Additional teaching requirements may be expected in the candidate’s area(s) of expertise and interest, commensurate with departmental needs.

Minimum Education/Experience       

  • Must be licensed or eligible for licensure as a physical therapist in North Carolina Earned academic doctoral degree Effective written, oral, and interpersonal skills

License or Certification Required by Statute or Regulation           

  • Must be licensed or eligible for licensure as a physical therapist in North Carolina

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education           

  • Grant-writing experience Evidence of effective academic teaching Ability to teach collaboratively with other faculty Record of nationally-recognized scholarly productivity Knowledge of current trends in the field of physical therapy

Applicants with interest and experience in chronic disease, pain, exercise physiology, or musculoskeletal health are especially invited to apply.

Special Instructions to Applicant       
Please attach a Five-year research plan (two-page limit) as additional document #1.

Additional Instructions to Applicant
In order to be considered for this position, applicants must complete a candidate profile online via the PeopleAdmin system and submit any requested documents. Additionally, applicants that possess the preferred education and experience must also possess the minimum education/experience, if applicable.

Applications will be considered until position is filled. Please submit an online ECU application for vacancy # 975071 to ECU Human Resources at

Eligibility for Employment
Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

East Carolina University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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