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

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.