Opportunity Details

Physical Therapy

Commensurate w/Experience

Faculty Research 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 a 12-month research faculty position at the Assistant, Associate, or Full professor level.  We seek innovative researchers who can contribute to the discovery, dissemination, and implementation of evidence in the broad field of movement science.  Physical therapy licensure or eligibility for licensure is not required.  The purpose of the current search is to initiate review of 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. 

  • PhD or equivalent degree
  • Postdoctoral training or relevant research experience of at least two years
  • Research excellence as demonstrated by publications, extramural fundingand 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

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.

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 https://facultyopportunities.wustl.edu/

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


Linda Van Dillen, PT, PhD, FAPTA





An Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer

Washington University seeks an exceptionally qualified and diverse faculty; women, minorities, protected veterans and candidates with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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