The Program in Physical Therapy is actively accepting applications for a number of faculty positions. Please review current opportunities below.

Faculty Position: Choose Your Own Adventure

The Program in Physical Therapy at Washington University School of Medicine is pleased to invite applications for multiple faculty positions. We seek highly motivated individuals with strong interpersonal communication and organizational skills for multiple positions that are available as we implement succession planning for the coming years.  Potential roles include teaching, patient care, clinical education, scholarship of education, developing and leading a new orthopedic residency and contributing to our diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging efforts. We are excited to have many different opportunities to offer, and the ability to work with you to match your expertise with our mission and vision.

Required Qualifications include:

  • An earned doctorate (DPT, PhD, DSc, EdD) degree;
  • Ability to work well at all levels in a complex and diverse environment, fostering respect and a spirit of collaboration among faculty, colleagues, staff, administrators, patients and students

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Diversity of clinical and/or academic experience across different settings;
  • Licensed (or eligible for licensure) to practice physical therapy in Missouri; 

Salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with credentials and experience. For more information about the Program in Physical Therapy and Washington University, visit our website at https://pt.wustl.edu/.

Review of applications will be conducted on a rolling basis, so the sooner we hear from you the better.  Application should include a cover letter describing your professional experiences and areas of interest.  Please also provide a description of your teaching philosophy and/or goals as well as a diversity statement.  Also include a research statement if applicable. Applicants should also submit curriculum vitae and the names and contact information of three references. These materials must be submitted in a single electronic file at https://facultyopportunities.wustl.edu/.

Please reference Job ID: 1010678

For questions please contact the search chair:

Gammon M. Earhart, PT, PhD
Associate Dean for Physical Therapy
Washington University School of Medicine
MSC 8502-66-1101, 4444 Forest Park Blvd.,  Suite 1101
St. Louis MO. 63108
Phone: 314-286-1407
earhartg@wustl.edu

Faculty Research and Teaching Opportunity with the Program in Physical Therapy at Washington University School of Medicine

The Program in Physical Therapy at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis is expanding its stellar research, education, and clinical missions.  We invite nominations and applications for 12-month research and teaching faculty positions at the Assistant, Associate, or Full professor level.  We seek innovative researchers and educators who can contribute to the discovery, dissemination, and implementation of evidence in the sciences related to human movement.  Physical therapy licensure or eligibility for licensure is not required.  We are interested in candidates that have physiology or exercise physiology training and expertise.  The purpose of the current search is to review and consider potential candidates with long-term planning of our faculty needs in mind.  Thus, we will consider potential candidates at any stage of their academic training. 

Basic Qualifications

  • PhD or equivalent degree
  • Postdoctoral training or relevant research experience of at least two years
  • Research excellence as demonstrated by publications, extramural funding, and the desire and potential to participate in nationally/internationally recognized research
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work with diverse students and colleagues
  • Demonstrates integrity, creativity, commitment, decisiveness, humility, and a sense of humor

Additional Qualifications

Teaching and service expectations will be appropriately balanced with research commitments.  Potential for collaboration and secondary appointment with other departments and schools is high.  For more information about the Program in Physical Therapy and Washington University, visit our website at https://pt.wustl.edu.

Special Instructions

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis as received.  Additional applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  Applications should include a cover letter, 1-2 page research statement, curriculum vitae, 1 page diversity statement, and the names and contact information of three references.  Materials must be submitted online at https://facultyopportunities.wustl.edu/

Competitive start-up package commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and needs are available with this position.

For questions please contact the search chair:

Catherine Lang, PT, PhD, FAPTA
Professor of Physical Therapy, Neurology, Occupational Therapy
Associate Director, Movement Science Program
Washington University School of Medicine
MSC 8502-66-1101, 4444 Forest Park Blvd.,  Suite 1101
St. Louis MO. 63108
Phone: 314-286-1445
langc@wustl.edu

EOE Statement

Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.