Clinical Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy

  • Old Dominion University
  • Norfolk, VA
  • Apr 28, 2021
Full time Health Sciences/OT/PT/Kinesiology

Job Description



Position Number: F0557A1

Job Description

Old Dominion University (ODU) invites nominations and applications for Clinical Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy within the School of Rehabilitation Sciences in the College of Health Sciences, appointment effective July 25, 2021. The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program is situated in the School of Rehabilitation Sciences, College of Health Sciences at Old Dominion University (ODU) and graduates approximately 40 students per year. The program employs 8 full-time core faculty and is additionally supported by faculty from within the School of Rehabilitation Sciences. Physical Therapy faculty also contribute to advising, instruction, and research in the School's PhD program in Kinesiology and Rehabilitation and in the College's PhD Program in Health Sciences Research. We are committed to maintaining a diverse and stable faculty.

The responsibilities of this position include teaching and scholarship responsibilities in content areas that match the applicant's scholarly interests, areas of contemporary practice expertise, as well as Program and School mission, goals and curricular needs. Additional responsibilities include advising and mentoring students, engaging in Program, School, College and University service, and professional development.

The position is a 10-month, full-time faculty position at the level of Clinical Assistant Professor. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Old Dominion University offers an attractive package of benefits including medical and dental coverage. All final candidates will be required to successfully pass a criminal background check prior to beginning employment. Clinical faculty at Old Dominion University are subject to all University, college and department policies and procedures governing graduate teaching, program implementation, and oversight of graduate research and must undergo the same formal academic review and graduate certification review as required of tenured and tenure-track faculty members.

Minimum Qualifications - knowledge, skills, and abilities

  1. At least three years of clinical practice experience as a physical therapist.
  2. Evidence of contemporary practice skills and knowledge.
  3. Demonstrated excellence in teaching in a DPT entry level program.

Minimum Qualifications - Education or training

  1. Graduate of an American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) CAPTE accredited physical therapy program.
  2. DPT degree or academic doctorate required.

Minimum Qualifications - Special licenses, registration or certification

  1. Licensed or eligible for PT licensure with the intent to become licensed in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Evidence of a scholarly agenda.
  2. ABPTS Specialist Certification.
  3. History of community service and/or involvement in professional association.
  4. Active APTA membership.

Application Review Date: 05/05/2021

Special Instructions to Applicants / Additional Materials Required

Applicants can submit all required application materials (letter of application addressing interest in and qualifications for the current position, a current curriculum vitae, statement of scholarly interests and goals, statement of teaching philosophy and approaches, unofficial graduate transcripts and the names, email addresses and telephone numbers of three references from academic and professional sources) at

Interested applicants may also contact the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Daniel Russell ( directly for further information. Application review will begin May 5, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.

Telework Friendly: No

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