Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy and/or Athletic Training - Boston University in Boston Massachusetts

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Boston University

Boston, Massachusetts 02215

United States


Detailed Job Description

The College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College invites applications for two full-time faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level in the Department of Physical Therapy & Athletic Training beginning in fall 2016. We are looking for colleagues who will help us to continue building on the College’s tradition of excellence in physical therapy (PT), athletic training (AT), rehabilitation sciences, clinical practice, and scholarship.

 Tenure-track faculty at Boston University are expected to teach, carry out independent research, and participate in service. A successful candidate will have a research program that has potential for ongoing support by external funding. Research pertaining to the department initiatives in sports medicine, community-based interventions, or neuroscience are particularly sought, but all research lines related to PT and AT are welcome. Successful candidates will have a well-defined vision of their research goals and have demonstrated success in work with multi-disciplinary teams.

 Qualifications include:

  • Earned research doctoral degree (PhD, ScD, EdD or equivalent)
  • Post-doctoral experience (preferred)
  • Professional degree and current licensure in PT (preferred)
  • Clear potential for an externally-funded research program
  • Peer-reviewed journal publications
  • Teaching experience at the college/university level

 The College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College is part of a vibrant academic and research community that includes 16 schools and colleges across Boston University’s Charles River and Medical campuses, as well as many highly regarded medical and educational institutions in the Boston area that allow for collaborative and interdisciplinary activities. The College houses two NIDILRR Rehabilitation Research and Training Centers — one in the area of Psychiatric Rehabilitation and one in the area of Rheumatological Rehabilitation. We invite you to join our interdisciplinary faculty team and become involved with our network of collaborations within Boston University and the greater Boston community. For further information, please visit

 Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please send applications (letter of intent including statement of research interests, curriculum vitae, and three references) to:

Prof. Cara Lewis

Search Committee, Tenure Track

Department of Physical Therapy & Athletic Training

BU College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College

635 Commonwealth Avenue

Boston, MA 02215

Or electronically to

 We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Keyword Phrases

  • Physical Therapy
  • Rehabilitation Sciences
  • Athletic Training
  • Assistant Professor
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter