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 two tenure-track faculty positions.  Both positions are 12-month appointments; one is available for immediate hire and the other for June 1, 2015.  Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.  Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications.

Qualified candidates are physical therapists who are eligible for licensure in Maine and have an earned advanced academic degree (PhD, EdD or DSc).  Teaching responsibilities include evidence-based practice, case-report and research track courses; additional teaching responsibilities will depend  on areas of clinical or academic expertise.  Priority will be given to those with cardiovascular and pulmonary, or geriatric expertise but all are encouraged to apply.  All successful candidates will develop an active research and scholarship agenda and participate in Department, College and / or University service. 

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 ft, 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 and scholarship.

* Background check may be required.

Application Materials

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae


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:

Human Resources Office


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