Position Description

Assistant/Associate Professor of Physical Therapy
LOCATION Main Campus
Job Code 2062
# of Openings 1
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POSITION: Assistant/Associate Professor of Physical Therapy

DEPARTMENT: College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences

STATUS:   Exempt, Reports to Chair/Director of Physical Therapy                



The Campbell University Doctor of Physical Therapy program is seeking applicants for a 12-month, full-time, tenure track faculty appointment to join our team. Candidates must have doctoral preparation and completed an academic doctoral degree (PhD, EdD, or ScD); ABD candidates will be considered. Areas of preferred teaching experience in integumentary, administration/management, women’s health, and/or acute care. Rank appointment based on applicant qualifications and experience.

The program is housed within the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (CPHS) on the health sciences campus. State of the art facilities provide excellent resources for faculty to carry out the program philosophy and mission. Multiple hi and low fidelity simulation areas and simulated patients are available along with OSCE suites and software for quality reflective learning experiences. Interprofessional teaching and learning is recognized and readily available with multiple programs on both the health science campus and main campus (osteopathic medicine, physician assistant, nursing, public health, engineering, and pharmacy).

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and present materials in areas of assigned teaching that meet course objectives

  • Assess student competence within courses

  • Be an active member on assigned committees and department meetings

  • Advise students

  • Demonstrate and/or develop and carry out a defined scholarly agenda

  • Be active in service (e.g. community, university, and profession)

  • Participate in assessment of the program, college, and university, as assigned

  • Identify and develop adjunct teachers that assist in laboratory experiences and guest speaking

  • Participate in patient care and program pro bono clinical services

  • Maintain a professional appearance and demeanor at all times.
  • Uphold and abide by Campbell University policies and procedures, including, but not limited to; Title IX, and FERPA guidelines.

  • Other job related duties, responsibilities and activities may change, or be assigned at any time with or without notice.


  • A PT degree (or post-professional DPT) and academic doctoral degree (PhD, EdD, or ScD) is required from an accredited institution recognized by the Department of Education; ABD candidates will be considered

  • ABPTS or other specialty certification desired

  • Teaching experience in physical therapy program

  • 5-7 years of practice experience as a licensed physical therapist with eligibility for licensure as a PT in NC

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

  • Excellent communication skills including conflict resolution and mentoring

  • Knowledge of Blackboard, ExamSoft, Adobe andMicrosoft Office products is highly desirable

  • Ability to work with survey generators (survey monkey, qualtrics, etc.)

  • Work and make decisions independently

  • Meet deadlines

  • Maintain a professional appearance and attitude

  • This position requires honesty, integrity and the ability to work within the Christian mission of Campbell University.

Physical Demands:

  • Moving, sitting, standing and walking for extended periods

  • Some lifting required

Mental Demands:  (complexity of duties, decision-making responsibilities, etc.)

  • Must be adaptable to new technology systems

  • Must have excellent communication and organizational skills

  • Ability to work in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment

  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of individuals and constituencies in a diverse community

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously

  • Ability to meet deadline

  • Ability to keep confidential matters confidential

  • Ability to take initiative and be independent

  • Ability to handle situations with sensitivity


To Apply For This Position:     

Campbell University is unable to accept paper or email applications. Please apply by clicking on the “Apply Now” button below, OR if you are viewing this posting via an outside source, visit us online at http://www.campbell.edu/employment/  to apply. Please submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references.  If you have any questions, or if you are an individual with a disability and need assistance completing an application for employment contact the Human Resources Department at 910-893-1256 or email employment@campbell.edu.  Campbell University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Campbell University maintains a continuing policy of nondiscrimination in employment. It is our policy to provide equal opportunity in all phases of the employment process and in compliance with applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Accordingly, the University is committed to administering all educational and employment activities without discrimination as to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, ethnicity or national origin, religion, disability, genetic information, protected veteran status and any other characteristic protected by law, except where appropriate and authorized by law. This policy of nondiscrimination shall include, but not be limited to, the following employment decisions and practices: hiring; upgrading; promotions; demotions or transfers; layoffs; recalls; terminations; rates of pay or other forms of compensation; selection for training, including apprenticeship; and recruitment or recruitment advertising.

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