#605360 Department Chair, Physical Therapy and Athletic Training

  • Northern Arizona University
  • Flagstaff, AZ, USA
  • May 14, 2021
Full time Health Sciences/OT/PT/Kinesiology

Job Description


This is a 12-month, tenured position at the rank of associate or full professor. The successful candidate will operate primarily out of either the Flagstaff Mountain or Phoenix Biomedical Campus, although a majority of responsibilities are necessary in Flagtaff. The expected start date is July 1, 2022 or sooner dependent on the successful candidate’s availability.

NAU is seeking a proven leader to serve as Chair of the highly regarded Department of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training. This department offers two fully accredited and nationally ranked programs. This includes the Master of Science in Athletic Training (MSAT) and Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) programs located at both the Flagstaff Mountain and Phoenix Biomedical Campus.

Annual Salary:

Salary and rank are commensurate with experience and qualifications.



Preferred and Required Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

For rank of ASSOCIATE Professor:

  • Eligible for licensure as a PT or AT in the state of Arizona
  • Earned academic doctorate (e.g. PhD, EdD)
  • A minimum of six years of full-time higher education experience
  • Academic track record in education and or research commensurate for appointment as Associate or Full Professor at NAU
  • Minimum of 5 years' clinical experience

For rank of FULL Professor:

  • Prior appointment as full professor in department/school and institution comparable to NAU
  • Academic track record in education and or research commensurate for appointment as Associate or Full Professor at NAU

Application Details

Application Deadline:

This vacancy will be open until filled or closed.  Review of applications will begin on May 24, 2021.

Please see nau.jobs for full job descriptions and details on how to apply online!

NAU is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Institution. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


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