Assistant Professor – 1 Year Term – Physical Therapy

St. Louis, Missouri, United States

Job description

Position Type: Faculty

Requisition Number: F20170535

Title Descriptor: Assistant Professor – 1 year Term – Physical Therapy

Banner Classification Title: Assistant Professor 9

Recruiting Range: Commensurate with experience.

Department: Physical Therapy – D424

Job Description

Saint Louis University, a Catholic, Jesuit institution, dedicated to student learning, research, health care, and service, is seeking applicants for a temporary 9-month faculty appointment in the Program in Physical Therapy. The University is a Carnegie Research University (high research activity) and currently employs over 3,000 full and part-time faculty and enrolls more than 13,000 students in the graduate, professional, and undergraduate programs. The Program in Physical Therapy is housed in the
Doisy College of Health Sciences ( Faculty have access to classrooms and laboratories with state of the art teaching and research technologies. There are presently 19 faculty members in the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program, who engage in teaching and scholarship, and participate in service to the University, the profession, and the community.

Position: 1 year non-tenure track, 9-month, full time faculty appointment.

Position Expectations

  • Primary instruction and guest lecturer of neuroscience curriculum(including, but not limited to Applied Neuroscience, Seminar in Adult Neurologic Physical Therapy, Neurological Conditions, and Neuropatholgy)
  • Teaching in clinical research & design, and evidence-based practice
  • Working with ongoing accreditation requirements of the department.
  • Participation in University, professional, and community service (clinical outreach)

Position Qualifications

  • Academic doctoral degree (e.g. PhD, EdD)
  • Evidence of teaching experience at the university level


  • Current physical therapist license in the United States, Puerto Rico or the US Virgin Islands

Rank and salary are dependent on qualifications and experience.

How to apply

All applications must be made online at Interested candidates must submit an application and current curriculum vitae.

Saint Louis University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for the position applied for without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, gender identity, or other non-merit factors. We welcome and encourage applications from minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities (including disabled veterans). If accommodations are needed for completing the application and/or with the interviewing process, please contact Human Resources at 314-977-5847.

Saint Louis University is a private, co-educational Jesuit university located in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. Founded in 1818 by the Most Reverend Louis Guillaume Valentin Dubourg SLU is the oldest university west of the Mississippi River. It is one of 28 member institutions of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities. The university is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools.