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ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE ADJUNCT PROFESSOR POSITION, Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science

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Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science
University of California San Francisco

The Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science (DPTRS) at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) invites applications for a full-time Assistant or Associate level Professor in the Adjunct series (non-tenure track). This position is a primarily teaching position with other University and Public Service duties. Salary and title will be commensurate with the candidate’s experience and training.

Experience and documented excellence in teaching complex human anatomy and physiology, exercise physiology, kinesiology and/or pathophysiology are required, along with a PhD, EdD, or equivalent doctoral-level degree by time of hire. A DPT degree and/or license to practice physical therapy is highly desirable.

Teaching duties will include curriculum development in the areas of human anatomy and physiology, exercise physiology, kinesiology and/or pathophysiology for the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) students, along with opportunities to teach anatomy for medical students in the School of Medicine. There will also be opportunities to teach advanced anatomy for students in the PhD in Rehabilitation Science program and physical therapist residents in the Orthopedic Residency program. Important components of the position will be the development of computer based and online educational content, and innovative approaches in teaching adult learners.

All faculty members are expected to develop an area of scholarship. Research experience in anatomy, kinesiology, physiology or education and/or the demonstrated ability to bring research questions and findings into teaching is highly desirable.

The Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science (DPTRS) is a department in the School of Medicine, and has 22 core faculty members, 150 DPT graduate students, 2 Orthopedic Residents, 2 PhD students, and 46 volunteer clinical faculty members. The DPTRS also operates two large faculty practice clinics, and a Health and Wellness Center, with a total of 135 faculty and staff. The DPT program is a joint program with San Francisco State University, adding another 5 core faculty members.

UCSF is a world-renowned Health System, located in one of the most desirable cities in the country. The physical beauty and diversity of San Francisco inspires visitors and residents alike.

UCSF seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. UCSF is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. The University undertakes affirmative action to assure equal employment opportunity for underutilized minorities and women, for persons with disabilities, and for covered veterans.

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Applications will be considered immediately and accepted until the position is filled.

Please submit Cover Letter, CV, Statement of Research, Statement of Teaching and contact information for three references online to

Job location

San Francisco, CA


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity (Optional)

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)