Faculty Positions

Marilyn Moffat Endowed Chair in Physical Therapy, Associate Professor, Tenured/Tenure-Track

The Department of Physical Therapy is pleased to announce the endowing of the Marilyn Moffat Chair in Physical Therapy. We are seeking applicants for this tenured/tenure-track faculty position in Physical Therapy at the Associate Professor rank. New York University’s Steinhardt School is a pioneer in physical therapy clinical and research education and is home to the Department’s Arthur J. Nelson Human Performance Research Laboratory. The Department has a top-ranked DPT program, the first PhD program, an advanced post-professional master’s degree program in pathokinesiology, and a clinical residency program in orthopedics.


An academic doctoral degree (PhD, EdD, DSc) in the area of physical therapy, rehabilitation science, exercise science, or related field; an identified area of research; a productive record of peer-reviewed publications; a record of externally-funded research; and relevant background teaching in the areas of exercise science, anatomy, motor learning/control or critical inquiry/research methods.


  • Maintain an active agenda of research, publications, and grant-writing
  • Teach and mentor students in the Department’s professional and post professional programs
  • Participate in faculty meetings, committees, and other service appropriate to a university faculty member.

NYU's dynamic Global Network University includes NYU Abu Dhabi, NYU Shanghai, and international programs and academic centers around the world. NYU Steinhardt faculty may have the opportunity to engage in research and teaching at these global study and research sites.

New York University is an equal opportunity employer. NYU does not discriminate due to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status, age, disability, unemployment status or any other legally protected basis, and to the extent permitted by law. Qualified candidates of diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels.


Please apply online with a letter indicating qualifications, a curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of four references. 


Further information about the position may be obtained from:

Wen K Ling, PT, PhD

Co-Chair, Search Committee

Department of Physical Therapy - New York University

380 Second Avenue, 4th Floor

New York NY 10010-5615

Email: wkl1@nyu.edu Subject: Faculty Search

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled. Nomination of candidates for the position may also be submitted to the Search Chair.