Tenure-Track/Tenured or Clinical Faculty - DPT Program


Emory & Henry College invites nominations and applications for a tenure-track/tenured or clinical faculty position in our CAPTE accredited DPT program. The position is a full-time, 12-month appointment with a potential start date as soon as possible. 


The Department of Physical Therapy is housed within the School of Health Sciences, which also includes programs in occupational therapy, physician assistant studies, exercise science and a newly approved RN to BS program. The School of Health Sciences is located in Marion, Virginia, which is 20 miles north of the main E&H campus in Emory, VA. The 14-acre Health Sciences campus is designed to promote interprofessional education and faculty collaboration across the School's academic programs. The educational facilities include multiple classrooms and clinical skills labs, a technology enhanced cadaver lab, several research labs, an applied physiology lab, and a clinical simulation lab with both high fidelity manikins and standardized patient exam rooms. The Health Sciences campus includes several community outreach programs including a Falls Prevention Center and the Mel Leaman Free Clinic at Emory & Henry College. These entities provide clinical and research opportunities for students and faculty. Additional information about the Physical Therapy Department can be found at https://www.ehc.edu/academics/physical-therapy/.



The College is seeking highly motivated candidates with expertise in the following areas: musculoskeletal impairments/orthopedic conditions, particularly spine; professional issues; lifespan development and adult neuromuscular conditions.  Primary responsibilities will include teaching, research, mentorship of DPT students, and participation in Departmental, School and College service activities. Based on candidate interest and qualifications, this position may also include administrative responsibilities related to the development and coordination of an orthopedic and/or sports clinical residency program.


Required candidate qualifications include a terminal doctoral degree or progress towards completion of a terminal degree (e.g., Ph.D., Ed.D, DSc) (applicants with a DPT degree will also be considered), eligibility for Virginia physical therapy licensure, evidence of an established or developing scholarly agenda, and previous teaching and clinical experience. Advanced clinical certifications or completion of a clinical residency or fellowship and teaching experience in a CAPTE accredited program are preferred, but not required. Faculty rank, tenure status, and salary will be commensurate with academic qualifications, teaching and research experience, and relevant clinical specialist certifications. 



Emory & Henry College is being assisted by the partners of Hyatt-Fennell. Application materials should be submitted to ehc@Hyatt-Fennell.com, please specify the search in the subject line. Applications include a letter of interest, a current curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, contact information for five professional references, a statement of teaching philosophy, service philosophy and a research statement summarizing the candidates’ scholarship. All applications and nominations will be considered highly confidential. Applications will be reviewed as they are received and continue until the position is filled.  

Cheryl Hyatt



Emory & Henry College is an equal opportunity provider and employer. Emory & Henry is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. Emory & Henry strongly encourages applications from female and minority candidates.