Open Rank

School of Health Professions
22001117 Requisition #

The Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health Professions at UT Health San Antonio is looking for a 12-month tenure-track faculty to join our team.  Academic rank and salary are commensurate with experience and track record.


Required Characteristics:

  • Terminal degree (e.g. PhD, EdD, DSc, or DrPH) in Physical Therapy or related field to be completed by the start date
  • An individual with a DPT, ABPTS Board Certification, and significant clinical experience will be considered.
  • Experience in teaching one or more of the following: Foundational PT Courses, Patient Management Across the Lifespan, Anatomy, Pediatric Neurorehabilitation, and Lifestyle Disease.


Highly desired:

  • Physical Therapy license in any US jurisdiction or fully eligible
  • Track record of externally funded research to include current funding; preferably federal funding (e.g., NIH/PCORI/DoD/NIDILRR)
  • Peer reviewed publications
  • Academic Leadership experience
  • Service experience in local, regional, national, or international organizations


The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is a major health university comprised of the School of Health Professions, Dental School, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, School of Medicine and School of Nursing. It is located in beautiful San Antonio, Texas, known for its mild climate, cultural diversity, and low cost of living. Interested applicants are invited to visit our Department website at for more information.


The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer including protected veterans and persons with disabilities.  All faculty appointments are designated as security-sensitive positions.

Please send Letter of Interest, CV and Statement of Teaching Philosophy at:

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Benefits Overview

UT Health San Antonio offers an excellent benefits package for its employees. Employees who work at least 20 hours a week, with an appointment of at least 4.5 months, are eligible for benefits.

Medical- UT SELECT Medical insurance is offered free for employees and administered by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas. Family members can be added to the plan through payroll deduction. Employees and their dependents can also receive discounted copays and coinsurance when using UT Health Physicians, a network of 800 premier physicians including more than 100 specialists.

Dental - Three dental insurance plan options are available for employees and their families through Delta Dental Insurance Company, two PPOs and one dental HMO plan. Both PPO plans allow employees to choose any licensed dentist.

Vision- Fully insured Vision Care benefits are offered by Superior Vision Services. Two vision plan options that offer either standard or enhanced vision benefits. Life Employees receive $40,000 of group term life insurance and $40,000 of basic accidental death and dismemberment insurance for free, with options to purchase additional employee and dependent coverage for both at group rates.

Retirement- Employees are eligible for either the Teacher Retirement System (TRS) or the Optional Retirement Plan (ORP). TRS is a defined benefit retirement plan which UT Health matches employee contributions. ORP is for eligible faculty staff employees. Voluntary retirement programs are also available to invest before- or after-tax dollars with the choice of five quality retirement plan providers.

Time Off- A generous leave program offers multiple paid leave options:

Front-loaded Paid Time Off: 128 to 208 hours (16 to 26 days) of Paid Time Off based on years of service, given at the start of each fiscal year. PTO may be prorated in year one based on date of hire.

Extended Illness Bank: 8 hours (1 day) accrued per month which can be used for illness or injury after one day of Paid Time Off is taken.

Paid Family Leave: Up to 240 hours (6 weeks) to care for a spouse, child, or parent after 6 months of consecutive employment.

Holidays: 12 set paid holidays each year plus three floating holidays, which can be used anytime during the fiscal year.

FSAs- Employees can enroll in flexible spending accounts (FSAs) to set aside money from earnings before taxes for qualifying dependent day care expenses or out-of-pocket health care expenses.

Discounts- Employees enjoy a range of discounts on services, tickets, and gym membership.

UT Health San Antonio is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer.  It is our policy to promote and ensure equal employment opportunity for all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.

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