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Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy

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Work type: Full-time, Full-time Faculty
Location: St. Louis, MO
Categories: Physical Therapy

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Job Summary/Basic Function

Maryville University in St. Louis, Missouri is accepting applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor Faculty position in the Physical Therapy Program. Successful candidates will demonstrate a dedication to excellence in teaching, scholarship, teamwork and service to the University.

At Maryville University, we power dreams-not just degrees. Our vision is to be the innovative leader in higher education promoting a revolution in student learning that expands access and opportunities for all.

The Physical Therapy Program is seeking a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy. The Physical Therapy Program is a six-and-one-half year direct Freshman entry Doctor of Physical Therapy Program. We seek educators for this role who think innovatively and use engaging pedagogy, particularly problem-based learning to help our students deepen their learning and broaden their perspectives. The successful candidate must embrace diversity and global awareness and be committed to fostering a culturally diverse atmosphere for faculty, staff, and students.

Role Responsibilities:
• Participate in welcome orientation to become familiar with the University’s mission, academic policies and procedures, expectations, and Canvas (Learning Management System).
• Teach assigned courses as specified in the schedule and course contract, employing a variety of teaching strategies in order to effectively deliver course content that demonstrates both academic and real-world applications of concepts covered. Teaching assignments may be in traditional face-to-face or online modalities.
• Develop innovative pedagogical strategies, including the use of technology, to deliver course content in a meaningful and engaging manner.
• Ensure that program-wide learning and specific course learning outcomes are assessed for continuous improvement.
• Mentoring student research
• Engaging in independent scholarly activity
• Advising students
• Work closely with advisees and Life Coaches to facilitate students’ academic and personal success, and career readiness.
• Maintain regular contact (via phone, email, and virtual/in-person office hours) with students to provide additional assistance with questions/concerns

Minimum Qualifications

• The successful candidate must be a licensed physical therapist.
• A terminal academic doctoral degree is required (PhD, DSc, EdD, DHS, DBA).
• The candidate is expected to start the position August 2023

Preferred Qualifications


Physical Demands


Open Until Filled


Special Instructions to Applicants

An offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background screening.

Applicants requiring University sponsorship to obtain employment authorization will not be considered for this position.

Maryville University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and prohibits discrimination on the basis of age, disability, gender, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race/color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. This extends to all aspects of the employment relationship, including recruiting, hiring, training, on-the-job treatment, promotion, layoff, and termination.

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