Employment Opportunities

Assistant Professor
Physical Therapy
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Open Until filled


The Department of Physical Therapy at Hampton University invites applications for one full-time faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor. This is a 12 month, entry-level position.  The DPT program was established in 1999 and accredited in 2002.  The Department is located in facilities equipped with clinical and research laboratories, dedicated classrooms, and its own Anatomy Laboratory.

Hampton University is located in Southeastern Virginia on a picturesque waterfront campus in the Tidewater area, approximately 45 minutes from Virginia Beach and historical Williamsburg.  It is a privately endowed, co-educational, nonsectarian institution of higher learning with accreditation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.  Centers of historic interest and many opportunities for outdoor recreation are wtihin an hour of the University.  Hampton University offers a multicultural environment and great opportunities for collaborative research.

Duties and Responsibilities

The successful candidate must be competent to teach in assigned clinical practice areas.  The applicant will contribute to the Department and University through teaching, research/scholarly productivity, and service.  All faculty members are involved with student advisement and academic guidance.


Applicants must hold an earned doctoral degree, (PhD, EdD or DSc),  and possess demonstrated excellence in teaching and outcome assessment.  The successful candidate must have a minimum of three years of clinical experience in one or more of the following practice areas:  Cardiopulmonary, Pediatrics, or Prosthetics/Orthotics.  Licensure or eligibility for licensure as a physical therapist in the Commonwealth of Virginia is required. 

How to Apply

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Salary is commensurate with level of experience.  Applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae and three letters of recommendations to:

Yolanda Rainey, PT, MS, DPT, CEEAA
Assistant Professor & Interim Chairperson
Department of Physical Therapy
Hampton University
Hampton, VA 23668
(757) 727-5260
Email: Yolanda.Rainey@hamptonu.edu
*Hampton University is an Equal Opportunity employer.

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