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Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy

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Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy

Effective Date

August 20, 2018 (Fall Semester)

Salary Range

Commensurate with qualifications and experience


Minimum Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in Physical Therapy, Physiology, Exercise Physiology or a related field. 
  • Degree at time of application or official notification of completion of doctoral degree by August 1, 2018;
  • Ability to teach graduate courses in Physical Therapy with an emphasis on Physiology and Exercise Physiology;
  • Ability to establish scholarly research and supervise student research;
  • Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population. 


Desired/Preferred Qualifications

Licensed as a Physical Therapist in California, or be eligible for licensure without necessity for additional supervised clinical work; Two years of Physiology teaching experience with preference for teaching in a Physical Therapy program; an established area of research in area of specialization as demonstrated by published research or scholarly activity; and evidence of multidisciplinary research in physiology or exercise physiology.



  • Teach entry-level doctoral physical therapy courses including Physiology and Exercise Physiology;
  • Conduct research and scholarly and creative activities;
  • Supervise graduate physical therapy and/or kinesiology students in directed research projects;
  • Advise students;
  • Collaborate inter-professionally in teaching and research;
  • Engage in department, college, university, and community service.


CSULB seeks to recruit faculty who enthusiastically support the University’s strong commitment to the academic success of all of our students, including students of color, students with disabilities, students who are first generation to college, veterans, students with diverse socio-economic backgrounds, and students of diverse sexual orientations and gender expressions. CSULB seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the People of California, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students a rich variety of expertise, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning.


Required Documentation

  • A Student Success Statement about your teaching or other experiences, successes, and challenges in working with a diverse student population (approximately one page-single spaced)
  • Letter of application addressing the minimum and desired/preferred qualifications
  • CV (including current email address)
  • Names and contact information for three to five references
  • A copy of most recent reprints/preprints of scholarly writing
  • A copy of most recent sample syllabi
  • Copy of Physical Therapy license or documentation of eligibility for licensure in California (if applicable)
  • Finalists also will be required to submit a signed SC-1 form, three to five current letters of recommendation, and an official transcript.
  • Finalist must provide proof of licensure as a Physical Therapist in California within first year of employment.

Applications, required documentation, and/or requests for information should be addressed to:


Dr. Joyce Campbell, Search Committee Chair

California State University, Long Beach

Department of Physical Therapy

1250 Bellflower Boulevard

Long Beach, CA 90840-5603


562 985-4024 / FAX: 562 985-4069

562 985-5455 or


Application Deadline

Review of applications to begin October 19, 2017

Position opened until filled (or recruitment canceled)



A background check (including a criminal records check and telephone reference check with most recent employer) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.


The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment.



CSULB is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live, and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, medical condition, age, Vietnam era veteran status, or any other veteran's status.   CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.