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Faculty (College of Health Sciences - Physical Therapy)

Faulkner University
Alabama, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
May 31, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Physical Therapy
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Faulkner University's College of Health Sciences is seeking a qualified individual with a desire to educate physical therapists in a collaborative, Christ-centered environment. Candidates who join this developing program in the Department of Physical Therapy will be responsible for teaching in their area of expertise, developing a line of research and engaging in service to the profession, university and the community. The DPT program is a new program that earned candidate status through CAPTE in April 2021. Faulkner University is a Christian university affiliated with the churches of Christ.

This is a full-time, 12 month position. Faculty rank, tenure status, and salary will be commensurate with academic qualifications, teaching and research experience, and relevant clinical specialist certifications.



  • Terminal academic doctorate (PhD, ScD, EdD or DSc) from a regionally accredited institution in a field related to physical therapy required; candidates in progress toward completion of a terminal degree whose degree will be conferred no later than August 1, 2022 will be considered.
  • A minimum of 3 years of clinical experience as a Physical Therapist required
  • Demonstrate contemporary expertise in an area of physical therapy; biomechanics, prosthetics and orthotics or neurology preferred
  • Must possess a current and valid Alabama Physical Therapist license in good standing or be eligible to obtain Alabama licensure within 90 days of hire
  • Experience in a graduate level program is preferred

For initial application submit:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover letter

Employment is dependent upon a satisfactory background check and verification of work authorization through E-Verify.

Non-discrimination statement: Faulkner University is a church-affiliated liberal arts institution committed to employing a highly qualified and diverse administration, faculty and staff, which reflects the University's religious traditions, values, affiliation, and purpose. Thus, the institution invites individuals affiliated with the churches of Christ to submit applications regardless of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, gender, marital status, or disability. Faulkner University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, gender, marital status, or disability in connection with its educational policies, admissions, financial aid, employment, educational programs, or activities. However, Faulkner University exercises a preference in employment for those qualified applicants who are members of the churches of Christ whose lifestyles are consistent with the mission of the University and with the beliefs and values of the churches of Christ. Please refer to our website for further information.

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