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Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.


The Division of Physical Therapy at Emory University invites applications for an open rank faculty position. Appointments are for a 12-month academic year. We seek a scientist with strong research training, a commitment to professional and graduate education, and a passion for innovation. Research focus can be in any area relevant to movement science and/or physical therapy. The candidate should have received a research-focused doctoral degree (PhD), completed relevant post-doctoral research training, and demonstrate a clear commitment to develop and direct a nationally and internationally recognized research program. The  successful candidate will contribute to the teaching and mentoring efforts in the Center as well

as to the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program in their areas of scientific and/or clinical expertise. Teaching and service requirements will be appropriate to allow the candidate to pursue a rigorous research program. Opportunities for collaboration at Emory and partnering institutions (e.g., Georgia Institute of Technology and Georgia State University) are abundant and expected to uniquely enhance the impact of the candidate’s scholarly pursuits. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Competitive start-up funds accompany this position. All faculty are expected to contribute to a diverse, equitable, and inclusive campus environment.

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Emory University is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and equal access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran’s status. Emory University does not discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law. Students, faculty, and staff are assured of participation in University programs and in the use of facilities without such discrimination. Emory University complies with Executive Order 11246, as amended, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veteran’s Readjustment Assistance Act, and applicable executive orders, federal and state regulations regarding nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action. Emory University is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through application of its affirmative action, equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training. Inquiries regarding this policy should be directed to the Emory University Department of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Building, Atlanta, GA 30322.

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Applicants should apply online by uploading a cover letter and CV at Applications and interest will be held in confidence.

Please contact Dr. Michael Borich with questions at .