Instructor/Assistant Professor of Clinical Physical Therapy (OPEN RANK) – (Los Angeles, California, United States)

USC’s Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy invites applicants for a full-time clinical track faculty position to provide outpatient clinical services in our physical therapy department at Keck Hospital of USC. This position includes direct patient care responsibilities for multiple populations with an emphasis in the cardiovascular and pulmonary service line. This outpatient service line is involved in assessing and making recommendations for patients prior to heart/lung transplant as well as rehabilitating these patients post-transplant. We also treat a multitude of other cardiovascular and pulmonary conditions including cystic fibrosis, idiopathic lung disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, scleroderma, and pulmonary hypertension. Program development will be a focused component of this position and there will also be opportunities for lectures, teaching, clinical research, and mentoring.

The Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy has a strong reputation for excellence in physical therapy education. We are seeking an individual with a doctoral degree in physical therapy, preferably with two years’ experience treating patients with cardiovascular and pulmonary conditions.  Experience managing patients in the outpatient setting is preferred. Board certification is preferred. Individuals with a Master’s degree will be considered if they have at least three years of relevant experience and expertise.

The annual base salary range for this position is $72,000 – $100,000. When extending an offer of employment, the University of Southern California considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidate’s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, federal, state, and local laws, contractual stipulations, grant funding, as well as external market and organizational considerations.

USC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications from women, members of underrepresented communities and persons with disabilities.

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