Assistant / Associate Professor - Physical Therapy

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The Department of Physical Therapy on the Portland Campus of the University of New England  is currently inviting applications for a full-time faculty position in its expanding entry-level Doctor of Physical Therapy degree program.

The position is a 12-month appointment, available for immediate hire.  Application review will continue until the position is filled.  Start date is negotiable. Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications.  Consideration will be given for both tenure track and non-tenure track applicants.

Qualified candidates are physical therapists who are eligible for licensure in Maine and have an earned advanced academic degree (e.g. PhD, EdD, or DSc).

Teaching responsibilities include research track courses; additional teaching responsibilities in areas of clinical or academic expertise are negotiable. 

All successful candidates will develop an active research / scholarship program and will participate in Department, College and/or University service. Strong applicants will demonstrate evidence of the skills and commitment to develop a successful, research / scholarship program; teaching workload is distributed to support research activities. 
The University of New England is an innovative health sciences university grounded in the liberal arts.  UNE has a growing reputation for excellence in interprofessional education. Faculty members in the Department of Physical Therapy maintain active collaborations within the College and University, with clinicians, researchers, scholars, and service organizations in the local community, and with investigators from around the country. Research facilities and equipment include a new, 1500 ft2, Movement Analysis Lab on the Portland Campus that is managed and staffed by a full-time, Masters prepared, biomechanist. In addition, faculty in the Department of Exercise and Sport Performance on the Biddeford campus are actively engaged in cardiovascular and pulmonary research and they collaborate with faculty from other departments.  Programs and activities are available to mentor junior faculty in research / scholarship. 

* Background check may be required.

Application Materials

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Resume


To apply, send a letter of interest, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, description of current or planned research / scholarship, and the names and contact information of 3 professional references to:

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The University of New England is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and welcomes female and minority candidates. A background check may be required.

The University of New England is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and welcomes female and minority candidates.