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College of Health Sciences Physical Therapy

The University of Kentucky Division of Physical Therapy is seeking a doctorally prepared faculty member with strong research interests in neuromuscular and/or motor control domains. Faculty members in this well-established program provide a DPT level professional curriculum and are team members in the Rehabilitation Sciences PhD program within the UK College of Health Sciences. The UKPT Program is housed in an outstanding facility, with exceptionally equipped clinical and bench research labs, training labs and classrooms. This tenure track position on the Lexington campus requires an individual with a defined or developing research agenda and demonstrated capabilities. Significant collaborative opportunities in interprofessional and translational research across the life span exist within the UK Medical Center and surrounding communities. A flexible balance of instruction and research with start-up support and appropriate mentorship are provided to facilitate individual faculty focus and maximize productivity and success. Located in the heart of the beautiful Bluegrass Region, Lexington Kentucky is known for its rich history, family friendly environment, and gently rolling hills.

All applicants must be eligible for physical therapy licensure in Kentucky.

Competitive salaries are commensurate with academic credentials and experience.

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community in which people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage all minorities, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and women to consider our employment opportunities.

Candidates should apply by submitting a letter of interest, CV and references through the following link:

For more information, contact the search committee chair, Lynn English, PT, MSEd, DPT, College of Health Sciences, Division of Physical Therapy, Wethington Building Room 204G, 900 S. Limestone Street, Lexington, KY 40536-0200, or email

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Upon offer of employment, successful applicants must undergo a national background check and pre- employment drug screen as required by University of Kentucky Human Resources.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

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