Position Description

Assistant/Associate Professor of Physical Therapy
LOCATION Main Campus
Job Code 2216
# of Openings 1
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POSITION:  Assistant/Associate Professor of Physical Therapy                                                          

DEPARTMENT:  College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences – Physical Therapy (DPT)           

STATUS:  Full Time Tenure Track



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 if completed by Summer of 2021. The position includes teaching courses in the candidate’s area of expertise. Rank appointment based on applicant qualifications and experience.

The program 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 health sciences and main campus (osteopathic medicine, physician assistant, nursing, public health, engineering, and pharmacy).



  • 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
  • Other job related duties, activities and responsibilities may change or be assigned at any time, with or without notice
  • Uphold and abide by Campbell University policies and procedures, including, but not limited to Title IX,  and and Information Security, including but not limited to; HIPAA, FERPA and other state and federal mandates


  • 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 if completed by Summer of 2021
  • ABPTS or other specialty certification desired
  • Experience teaching in physical therapy program
  • Familiality with Blackboard, Examsoft, and survey generators (survey monkey, qualtrics, etc) desired
  • 5-7 years of practice experience as a licensed physical therapist with eligibility for licensure as a PT in NC


  • Ability to communicate effectively to all groups through both oral and written channels
  • Excellent  interpersonal skills including conflict resolution and mentoring
  • Strong computer skills with the ability to learn and utilize new and emerging technology
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and standard methods of digital communication
  • Demonstrate tact, a positive attitude, courtesy and discretion in dealing with faculty, staff, students, high level university officials and the public
  • Exercise independent judgement, in complex, new, and/or stressful situations
  • Excellent analytical and decision making skills
  • Ability to manage multiple, concurrent projects and meet set deadlines
  • Adapatibility, flexibility and a willingness to work in a changing environment
  • This position requires accuracy, honesty, integrity and the ability to work within the Christian mission of Campbell University

To Apply For This Position: 

Campbell University is unable to accept paper or email applications. Please apply by clicking on the “Apply for this Position” button below, OR if you are viewing this posting via an outside source, visit us online  at http://www.campbell.edu/about/employment/    to apply. Please submit a cover letter, resume/CV, 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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Campbell University also maintains affirmative action programs to implement our equal employment opportunity policy. Employees or applicants who wish to review appropriate portions of these affirmative action programs may schedule an appointment to do so by contacting the Human Resource Office at the Buies Creek campus, during normal business hours.


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