Now Accepting Applications for WUPT Faculty Position

Faculty Position Washington University in St. Louis Program in Physical Therapy

The Program in PhysicaTherapy aWashington University School of Medicine in St. Louis is expanding its stellar research, education, and clinical missions.  We invite nominationand applications for a 12month research faculty position at the Assistant, Associate or Full professor level.  We seek innovative researchers who cacontribute to the discovery, dissemination, and implementation of evidence in the broafield of movement science

Physical therapy licensure or eligibility for licensure is not required. 

Qualifications include: 

  • PhD or equivalent degree 
  • Postdoctoral training or relevant researcexperience of at least two years 
  • Researcexcellence ademonstrateby publications, extramurafunding, and the desire and potential to participate in nationally/internationally recognizeresearch 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work with diverse students and colleagues 
  • Demonstrates integrity, creativity, commitment, decisiveness, humility, and a sense of humor 

Competitive startup package commensurate with the candidates qualifications and needs are available with this position. Teaching and service expectations will be appropriately balanced with researccommitments.  Potentiafor collaboration and secondary appointment with other departments and schools is high. For more information about the Program in PhysicaTherapy and Washington University, visit our website a 

Applications will be reviewed as received with a closing date for receipt of October 31, 2020.  Additional applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applications should include a cover letter, 1-2 page research statement, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three references.  Materials must be submitted online at

If you would like more information or have any questions please contact the chair of the search committee:  

Linda Van Dillen, PT, PhD, FAPTA
Washington University in St. Louis Program in Physical Therapy Professor, Physical Therapy, Orthopaedic Surgery
Campus Box 8502
4444 Forest Park Boulevard, Suite 1101 St. Louis, Missouri  63108
(314) 286-1427 Telephone

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