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The University of Central Arkansas Department of Physical Therapy invites applications for two tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor beginning as early as August 16, 2019.


For the first position, successful applicants will possess a terminal academic degree in anatomy, neurobiology or a related field and the ability to teach human gross anatomy. Preference will be given to candidates who also possess experience teaching neuroscience or human physiology or pathology. Teaching responsibilities include team-taught courses in gross anatomy, human pathophysiology, and/or neuroscience.


For the second position, successful applicants will possess a doctoral degree in physical therapy (DPT), clinical experience in adult neuromuscular physical therapy and a license to practice physical therapy in the U.S. Special consideration will be given to candidates who also possess an academic doctorate. Certification as a clinical specialist is considered an asset.


Successful candidates will have established or demonstrated the potential to develop a program of scholarly productivity and will also be expected to be involved in service to the university and community. Numerous opportunities exist for collaborative research with department and local medical school faculty members, and with faculty members at other area institutions. Rank and salary are commensurate with experience and qualifications.


Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, CV, and list of three references via the university online employment system at Questions can be sent to the following:


Bill Bandy, PhD, PT, SCS

Chair, Faculty Search Committee



The University of Central Arkansas is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This search will be conducted in compliance with the Arkansas Freedom of InformationLaw.


July 18, 2019

Company: University of Central Arkansas
Location: 201 Donaghey Avenue, Conway, AR, USA
Contact: Bill Bandy Email: [email protected]
Phone: 501.519.4441 Website: Click to visit

The Director of PTA will direct educational activities of the Physical Therapist Assistant Program, including, but not limited to planning, implementing and assessing the approved curriculum and student outcomes, and teaching designated PTA Program courses if needed to a diverse student population. It is the responsibility of the PTA Director to ensure that CAPTE is notified of expected or unexpected PTA program changes and to ensure appropriate submission of required fees and documentation to CAPTE. The PTA Director will manage the daily activities of the PTA program and resources needed to support the program. The individual will evaluate develop and assign academic faculty for the PTA program to ensure staffing and developmental requirements are met. The individual will work with PTA faculty and with the institution on budgets for operational and capital expenditure; participate on faculty committees; and perform other duties related to teaching and learning at a community college. The PTA Director must stay abreast of ongoing developments, trends, and issues in instruction and assessment in the community college environment.

For more information and to apply:


July 15, 2019

Company: Morton College
Location: 3801 South Central Avenue, Cicero, IL, USA
Contact: Wendy Vega-Huezo Email: [email protected]
Phone: 7086568.000.2298 Website: Click to visit

Medical Careers Institute, College of Health Science at ECPI University is currently seeking a Program Director with the desire to share their passion for Physical Therapist Assisting to positively impact the lives of our students.


  • Coordinate ongoing Physical Therapist Assistant program and curriculum planning, assessment and evaluation. 
  • Maintain high standards of teaching; providing innovative, hands-on and relevant education for students.
  • Recruit, hire, train, observe and evaluate faculty.
  • Classroom teaching; student advising.
  • Scheduling faculty and students.
  • Secure and maintain collaborative relationships with clinical sites.
  • Ensure compliance with University and programmatic accreditation, regulations and policies.


  • Master’s degree Physical Therapy or related field from a regionaly accredited institution. 
  • Licensure as physical therapist or licensure, certification, or registration as physical therapist assistant in Virginia.
  • Experience in administration, educational theory, instructional design, and student assessment.
  • 2 years of documented experience as a center coordinator of clinical education (CCCE) and/or clinical instructor (CI), or experience in teaching, curriculum development, and administration in a physical therapist assistant or physical therapist program.
  • Documented clinical or educational administration experience.
  • Documented experience in a variety of areas of teaching (didactic, clinical, continuing education, in-service).


  • Strong academic and professional record.
  • Strong active-learning skills for effective instruction.
  • Experience in a student-centric and hands-on learning environment.
  • The highest levels of integrity at all times.
  • Orientation toward results.
  • Exemplary interpersonal skills, verbal and written communication skills.

ECPI University, with campuses in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida and Online, is a recognized leader in awarding STEM+H degrees through innovative delivery of education to meet the needs of military and new-traditional students. ECPI University offers Master’s, Bachelor’s, and Associate’s degrees, and certification training in Technology, Health Science, Business, Criminal Justice and Culinary Arts. For over 50 years, ECPI University has been helping students achieve their educational and career goals in a hands-on, student-centered environment, while working collaboratively with employers to ensure our graduates have the knowledge and skills they need to be successful. Growth at our university creates the need for dynamic, caring professionals who are dedicated to making a difference in people's lives. 


July 9, 2019

Company: ECPI University
Location: 1001 Omni Boulevard, Newport News, VA, USA
Contact: Andre Manaois Email: [email protected]
Phone: 757.213.3595 Website: Click to visit

Regular Rank Faculty Position

Assistant or Associate Professor

Doctor of Physical Therapy Division, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Duke University

Doctor of Physical Therapy Division (DPT) seeks a regular rank faculty member with expertise in pediatrics to join an expanding and dynamic faculty. ideal candidate will have clinical expertise in pediatric rehabilitation, a terminal academic doctorate degree (PhD, ScD, or DSc), and will have demonstrated past research productivity and a continued desire for scholarship. The faculty position will include traditional and hybrid teaching responsibilities with the Doctor of Physical Therapy Division. Teaching opportunities will include pediatrics content and other contributions such as health policy. Clinical practice is an option for interested candidates and is strongly supported.


  • PhD, DSc, or ScD degree;
  • Licensed physical therapist, or license eligible, in the state of North Carolina;
  • Clinical pediatric expertise (APTA Board Certification in Pediatrics preferred);
  • Excellent verbal and written English communication skills;
  • Ability to work independently, as well within a multidisciplinary team;
  • Capacity to coordinate and perform research;
  • Interest in teaching.


  • Course coordination and teaching in the Doctor of Physical Therapy Division;
  • Pursuing a robust, individualized line of research;

Duke University and Department of Orthopaedic Surgery is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and are committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, and learners without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status. We consider diversity and inclusion a critical core value of the institution. We welcome nominations of and applications from anyone who would bring additional dimensions to the University and Department of Orthopaedic Surgery’s research, teaching and clinical mission

The position is a tenure track eligible academic appointment (depending on the candidate’s background). Interested candidates selected for an interview will be asked to present their research portfolio. All interested candidates should send (in confidence) a cover letter and curriculum vitae by September 30th, 2019 including contact information for three references by email to:


Richard Clendaniel PT, PhD

Chair, Search Committee

Doctor of Physical Therapy Division

Duke University Medical Centre (DUMC)

Box 104002, Durham, NC, 27708


[email protected]


June 27, 2019

Company: Duke University Doctor of Physical Therapy Division
Location: 2200 West Main Street, Durham, NC, USA
Contact: Richard Clendaniel Email: [email protected]
Phone: 919.681.4382 Website: Click to visit

The Department of Rehabilitation Sciences in the School of Natural and Health Sciences at Moravian College invites applications for a Director of Clinical Education Faculty Position in the developing Doctor of Physical Therapy program. This is a full-time, tenure track, open rank 12 month position.

We are looking for creative and collaborative individuals who are interested in contributing to program development and creating opportunities for students to participate in innovative interprofessional education and clinical experiences. The start date of the DCE position is August 26, 2019.

The Doctor of Physical Therapy program will be the fifth program in our Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, following the Master of Science in Athletic Training, Doctor of Athletic Training, Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology, and Master of Science in Occupational Therapy program. The vision for the rehabilitation sciences department is to develop collaborative, interprofessional programs within a single academic unit.

Moravian College has developed new, state-of-the-art facilities to accommodate for the growing health sciences programs including renovations on the Sports Medicine Rehabilitation Center and opening the newly built Sally Breidegam Miksiewicz Center for Health Sciences. Both buildings house cutting-edge technology for student education including a clinical simulation center and virtual cadaver lab.

The developing DPT program is in the pre-accreditation phase of the CAPTE accreditation process and the program expects to submit the Application for Candidacy prior to December 1st, 2020.


  • Develop, administer, and direct the clinical education component of the curriculum in alignment with the DPT didactic curriculum and interprofessional focus of the Department of Rehabilitation Sciences.

  • Promote quality-learning experiences for students during clinical education and integrated clinical experiences by developing strong relationships with clinical partners and recruiting new clinical education partners on a regular basis.

  • Evaluate students' performance and outcomes, in cooperation with academic and clinical faculty, to ensure readiness for progression within the DPT curriculum.

  • Manage administrative responsibilities consistent with CAPTE, federal/state regulations, institutional policy, and practice setting.

  • Develop and provide documented records of the clinical education outcomes including effectiveness and appropriateness of clinical education sites, maintenance of contemporary expertise and effective teaching of individual clinical instructors and site clinical coordinators of education, and analysis of the clinical education component of the curriculum in relation to CAPTE requirements.

  • Actively collaborate with core faculty in clinical education planning, implementation, and assessment to align with mission of DPT program.

The deadline for applications is August 1st, 2019.


  • Occasionally required to remain seated in a normal position for long periods of time

  • Regularly required to walk about

  • Regularly required to maintain balance while walking, standing, crouching, or running

  • Routinely required to reach up and out with hands and arms

  • Regularly required to talk and hear; verbally express information or instructions

  • Regularly required to use hands to grasp objects, type, pick up objects, move objects, or hold objects

  • Routinely required to stoop, kneel, crouch, and/or crawl

  • Regularly required to climb stairs and/or ladders

  • Occasionally required to lift up to 25 pounds and carry a distance of 10 feet

  • Occasionally required to push and/or pull up to 25 pounds a distance of 10 feet

  • Routinely required to stand for long periods of time

  • Close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less)

  • Depth perception and the ability to judge distances and spatial relationships

  • Adjustable focus



May 29, 2019

Company: Moravian College
Location: 1200 Main Street, Bethlehem, PA, USA
Contact: Kayla Holdridge Email: [email protected]
    Website: Click to visit

Title: Assistant / Associate Professor

Rank: Professorial appointment (assistant or associate) on tenure track or non-tenure track

Position Announcement

The College of Health Professions at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) seeks applicants for a full-time faculty position in the Department of Physical Therapy, located at the UAMS Northwest Campus in Fayetteville, Arkansas. This is an exciting opportunity for creative, resourceful individuals to contribute to an innovative new program that enjoys strong institutional and community support, exceptional facilities and a small class size. Faculty position is a 12-month tenure-track or non-tenure track position at the assistant or associate professor rank, beginning Fall 2019. Salary and academic rank are commensurate with qualifications and college promotion and tenure criteria.



  • Doctoral degree, either (i) post-professional or (ii) DPT with advanced clinical specialization
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience as a licensed physical therapist
  • Strong communication, organizational & interpersonal skills; ability to identify & solve problems
  • Contemporary expertise in clinical practice area
  • Experience with designing and conducting independent or collaborative research


  • Advanced (non-clinical) Doctorate
  • Physical therapy license, or license eligible, in Arkansas
  • Teaching and expertise in foundational sciences and/or neuromuscular or pediatric disorders
  • An ongoing scholarly agenda
  • 3 years prior teaching experience in a physical therapy academic program
  • Active involvement in professional activities at the local, state or national level.


  • Design and teach academic courses in area(s) of content expertise
  • Engage in scholarly and service activities, consistent with university, college, and CAPTE expectations for core faculty
  • Contribute to program and curriculum assessment and planning activities.

The Program

  • The UAMS Physical Therapy program admits 24 students per year, utilizing an individualized, holistic admission process that considers both academic and non-academic admission factors.
  • The curriculum emphasizes active learning methods, including flipping the classroom, that focus on integration and application of material and critical thinking skills. In-class sessions will involve problem-based and team-based learning, as well as inter-professional learning experiences.
  • Newly renovated facilities include 14,000 square feet of dedicated teaching and research space and two outpatient clinics, a multi-disciplinary clinic and a dedicated out-patient rehabilitation therapy clinic. Faculty and students will have ongoing patient contact in these out-patient clinics as well as an onsite skilled nursing facility, beginning early in the curriculum.
  • Simulations labs using standardized patients and in-house clinics will allow a progressive, ongoing clinical education experience, cumulating with, but not relying solely upon, clinical internships.
  • Onsite research equipment includes 2 Tekscan VersaTek Walkways, a 12-camera Opitrack Prime 13 system and a 16-channel Delsys Trigno EMG unit, all synchronized with a MotionMonitor data acquisition, analysis and visualization system. Also a BTE Primus, a Neurocom Balance Master with Invision, a Cosmed Quark CPET Metabolic Testing System, an AlterG Anti-gravity Treadmill and a Cadwell Sierra Summit NCV/EMG unit. Collaborative research opportunities exist with other faculty at UAMS Northwest, UAMS Little Rock and the nearby University of Arkansas campus.
  • The Program achieved full Accreditation status in May 2018. Our inaugural class received a 100% NPTE first-time pass rate.


The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) is the only academic health sciences university in the state of Arkansas and the state’s largest public employer with more than 10,000 employees in 73 of Arkansas’ 75 counties. UAMS offers 64 professional and specialist degree programs and certificates through our Colleges of Health Professions, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health and Graduate School.

Located in the heart of Fayetteville, Arkansas, UAMS Northwest was established in 2007 to expand the opportunities to educate health care professionals in the state. UAMS Northwest offers educational opportunities for students in the UAMS Colleges of Health Professions, Medicine, Nursing and Pharmacy. The campus offers state of the art library and clinical simulation facilities. Programs at the campus are designed to promote inter-professional learning and clinical experiences.

Application Process

Evaluation of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled. Please send a curriculum vitae and letter of interest electronically or by mail to:

David Taylor, PT, PhD, CSCS

UAMS Department of Physical Therapy

1125 N. College Ave.

Fayetteville, AR 72703-1908

(479) 713-8604

[email protected]

UAMS is an inclusive Equal Opportunity

and Affirmative Action Employer committed to excellence.


May 10, 2019

Company: Department of Physical Therapy, College of Health Professions, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Location: 1125 North College Avenue, Fayetteville, AR, USA
Contact: J David Taylor Email: [email protected]
Phone: 479.713.8604 Website: Click to visit

Are you searching for a challenging new career experience in academia? If so, DeSales University is eager to tell you about our fully-accredited, Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program. We are currently inviting qualified applications for a full-time, 12-month, renewable faculty appointment for our Director of Clinical Education (DCE) position for the fall 2019 academic year.

Job Description

The DCE has the overall responsibility of providing leadership for and administration of the clinical education curriculum in order to meet the educational needs of our students, the mission and outcomes of the DPT program, and the evaluative criteria set by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE). DCE serves as the primary liaison between the academic program and affiliated clinical education sites, providing ongoing communication with clinical instructors and students to assure that the intended learning outcomes for each clinical experience are met. Expectations include maintaining current clinical contracts, identifying diverse, new clinical sites, and overseeing the placement selection process and preparation of twenty-eight students in each of three cohorts through four full-time learning experiences. Teaching at a reduced load in the individual’s content area of clinical expertise, student advising, maintenance of a scholarly line of inquiry, and service to the DPT Program and DeSales University are also components of this most valuable position.

Job Qualifications

The ideal candidate will be licensed or eligible for licensure to practice physical therapy in Pennsylvania. An earned terminal academic degree (PhD, EdD, DSC) with a proven record of teaching in a graduate physical therapy program is preferred. An individual with a Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree plus ABPTS board certification in a clinical specialization area will also be considered. In addition, a proven record of three to five years of contemporary clinical practice and three years clinical teaching or clinical coordination provides the desired candidate with the skill set and networking abilities needed to be successful in this position. An established line of scholarship or clinical research, and active membership in the American Physical Therapy Association is highly valued. Previous experience with the CAPTE accreditation process, particularly as it relates to the clinical education curriculum is also a valuable asset.

The mission of the DeSales University DPT Program is to provide a quality physical therapy education consistent with Christian humanism and Salesian values of faith and reason. Our well-qualified faculty of nine educator-clinicians strive to prepare our graduates to be adaptable in today’s complex healthcare environment by actively integrating scientific inquiry and evidence-based clinical reasoning into their everyday clinical practice. True to the University’s mission, we also strongly value service learning opportunities centered in social responsibility, personal ethics, and professionalism to advance the profession of physical therapy locally, regionally and globally. university is a medium-sized Catholic institution with a population of approximately 3,300 students in traditional day, graduate and evening programs. Located in Center Valley, PA, the campus is suburban and easily accessible to Philadelphia (50 minutes) and New York City (90 minutes). Along with dedicated classroom and clinical laboratory space, the DPT program shares classrooms, a human gross anatomy laboratory, and a state-of-the-art Simulation Center with students in our nationally recognized nursing and physician assistant science programs.

Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Qualified applicants should submit a letter of interest and current curriculum vitae to the Program Director, Dr. Kay Malek at [email protected]. For additional information contact Dr. Malek at (610) 282-1100, extension 1839. DeSales University is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.


April 24, 2019

Company: DeSales University
Location: 2755 Station Avenue Center Valley PA 18034
Contact: Kay Malek Email: [email protected]
Phone: 6102821.100.1839 Website: Click to visit


The faculty at the Trine University Doctor of Physical Therapy program are seeking a teacher/scholar to join our team. We are an energetic, innovative, and dedicated group excited about the program we have built in Fort Wayne, IN.

Highlights of our Program

  • Integrated clinical education courses ensure students are learning in the clinic every semester
  • A robust interprofessional education component ( enables our students to learn alongside students in OTD, MD, PharmD, PA, and NP programs.
  • We receive strong support from the two major health systems in Fort Wayne.
  • We collaborate with Turnstone (, a center for people with disabilities, a U.S. Paralympic training site, and a USOC Gold Level Paralympic Sport Club.
  • Our facilities on the Parkview Hospital campus are spacious and first class.
  • We enjoy a comfortable level of autonomy which enables the use of resources for maximum professional and personal effectiveness.
  • Exciting opportunities exist for collaborative research and clinical practice.
  • Our University is small and responsive, with an action-oriented administration focused on providing quality education.

We have great momentum. Come join in our success in Fort Wayne!

Education and/or Experience

The successful candidate will have:

  • A terminal clinical or academic degree
  • A record of teaching and scholarship
  • Eligibility for licensure as a physical therapist in Indiana

Preferred qualifications include:

  • A terminal academic degree
  • ABPTS certification
  • Prior teaching experience in an academic program


The salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.

This is a full-time, 12 month position and the start date is negotiable. Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Application materials should include a focused letter of interest, a current curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references. All applications and nominations will be considered highly confidential.

Questions can be addressed to Dr. Ryan Dombkowski, Search Committee Chair, at [email protected].

Trine University is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, genetic information, citizenship status, military status, or any other basis prohibited by law, unless such basis constitutes a bona fide occupational qualification. Trine will comply with its legal obligation to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and for religious beliefs.


April 24, 2019

Company: Trine University
Location: 1819 Carew Street, Fort Wayne, IN, USA
Contact: Ryan Dombkowski Email: [email protected]
Phone: 260.203.2695 Website: Click to visit

The Campbell University Doctor of Physical Therapy program is seeking a full-time, tenure track faculty to join our team with content area expertise in more than one of the following areas: 1. Foundational skills and tests/measures, 2. Therapeutic exercise and movement science, 3. Integumentary system and wound care, and 4. Administration and management. The ideal candidate will have practice and teaching experience in multiple areas of need above, have doctoral preparation, be in process or have completed a terminal academic degree (PhD, EdD, or ScD) with preference for biomechanics or movement science emphasis. Holding a certification in wound care, therapeutic exercise, or APTA specialty certification is preferred. Appointment rank is made based on applicant qualifications.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and present materials in areas of assigned teaching that meet course objectives
  • Assess student competence within courses
  • Be an active member on assigned committees and department meetings
  • Advise students
  • Demonstrate and/or develop and carry out a defined scholarly agenda
  • Be active in service (e.g. community, university, and profession)
  • Participate in assessment of the program, college, and university, as assigned
  • Identify and develop adjunct teachers that assist in laboratory experiences and guest speaking
  • Participate in patient care and program pro bono clinical services
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Excellent communication skills including conflict resolution and mentoring
  • Knowledge of Blackboard, ExamSoft, Adobe and  Microsoft Office products is highly desirable
  • Ability to work with survey generators (survey monkey, qualtrics, etc)
  • Work and make decisions independently
  • Meet deadlines
  • Maintain a professional appearance and attitude


  • A DPT degree (or post-professional DPT) is required from an accredited institution; terminal academic degree (PhD, EdD, or ScD) is preferred (being enrolled or in-process candidates will be considered)
  • ABPTS or other specialty certification preferred
  • Teaching experience preferred
  • Credentialed clinical instructor
  • 5-7 years of practice experience as a licensed physical therapist with eligibility for licensure as a PT in NC

Physical Demands: 

  • Moving, sitting, standing and walking for extended periods
  • Some lifting required

Mental Demands:  (complexity of duties, decision-making responsibilities, etc.)

  • Must be adaptable to new technology systems
  • Must have excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to work in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of individuals and constituencies in a diverse community
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to keep confidential matters confidential
  • Ability to take initiative and be independent
  • Ability to handle situations with sensitivity

Other Information:

This position demands honesty, integrity and the ability to work with the Christian mission of Campbell University.


May 23, 2019

Company: Campbell University
Location: 4350 US Highway 421 South, Lillington, NC 27546, USA
Contact: Rebecca Crouch Email: [email protected]
Phone: 910.893.1757 Website: Click to visit


A core faculty member at the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences (USAHS) provides engaging clinically-focused learning opportunities for students in the health science professions, through face-to-face, blended, and online delivery methods. The faculty member is responsible for academic advising and overseeing final program projects.  They provide service to the University through committee, curriculum improvement, and advocacy for the profession.  The faculty are scholars, being involved in building and integrating knowledge for advancement of the profession and the University.     




·Optimizes class/lab/online environment that is conducive to student learning by developing creative, challenging and evidence-based learning opportunities

·Uses learning assessment information to improve teaching and curriculum; participates in quality improvement initiatives to meet program and institutional goals

·Provides current, organized, error free instructional materials

·Maintains all components of the learning environment including online course portal management


·Establishes and implements an approved scholarship plan/faculty development plan as required by accreditation and university standards

·Stays current with clinical practice and evidence that support content area expertise and professional growth

·Disseminates scholarly work consistent with University policies and accreditation expectations


·Serves on programmatic and university committees as assigned

·Actively participates in his/her professional association

·Serves as university liaison in community and/or professional activities

·Uses release time that enhances the program (e.g. - clinical practice, consultation, advanced degree, research, service) as approved by the program director

·Participates in university governance, curriculum planning, and functions to support development and growth of the institution


·Performs course coordinator and lead instructor roles as assigned; works collaboratively with members of the team

·Advises students on academic, professional and/or personal issues while providing referrals when appropriate

·Provides other administrative duties as assigned

·Completes annual self-evaluation of faculty performance and sets goals for the next year in collaboration with the program director; is actively engaged in faculty development opportunities to meet performance goals


·Promotes professionalism by modeling and encouraging such behaviors inside and outside the classroom setting

·Supports and exemplifies the University’s core values

·Actively engages in interprofessional collaboration activities

·Upholds and enforces student and faculty handbook policies and University policies/procedures

Other responsibilities as assigned by the Academic Program Director



Reports to:Academic Program Director/Assistant Academic Program Director

Positions Supervised:   Contributing Faculty, Lab Assistants when assigned to courses



To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Incumbents will be evaluated, in part, based on performance of each essential function. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.



·Terminal academic degree preferred. Post-professional master's degree or clinical doctorate with demonstrated clinical expertise with plans to obtain a terminal academic degree will be considered.

·A minimum of 1 year of teaching experience at the college/university level.

·Experience with distance learning preferred.

·A minimum of 2 years of clinical experience in the area of course content required.

·Experience in scholarly activity preferred.



Faculty Members must be appropriately credentialed, possess an earned degree from an accredited institution or recognized by a country's ministry of education in the discipline being taught, and be licensed or license-eligible in order to teach in specific programs.



Some travel may be requested up to 20% of the time




July 13, 2019

Company: University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences
Location: 700 Windy Point Drive, San Marcos, CA 92069, USA
Contact: Amanda Glancy Email: [email protected]
Phone: 904.770.3577 Website: Click to visit

Job summary:The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) Division of Physical Therapy is pleased to announce a search for an Assistant Director and Curriculum Coordinator for the Division of Physical Therapy’s Doctor of Physical Therapy Program in the College of Health Professions. We invite applicants at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor.

Educating physical therapists since 1973, the MUSC Physical Therapy Program has a sustained record of excellence in education, research, leadership, and service. With our world-class teaching hospital and our state-of-the-art teaching facility, our students engage in interprofessional groups that mirror the world beyond our classrooms.

The Assistant Director and Curriculum Coordinator will assist the PT Division Director in overseeing activities of the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program, the MUSC Physical Therapy Residencies, and emerging clinical relationships with the MUSC Health.

Duties of the Assistant Director

  • Guide curricular development to ensure it meets the needs of the students and the profession
  • Assist with faculty development and planning for Division growth
  • Understand the clinical education needs of the DPT program and assist with academic-clinical partnerships for existing and developing clinical sites
  • Promote collaboration within and ouside of the Division, Department, College, and the MUSC enterprise
  • Assist with CAPTE and SACS accreditation processes
  • Carry a teaching load in the DPT program that includes serving as the course coordinator for clinical reasoning throughout the curriculum 
  • Provide service across Division, College, MUSC enterprise, and profession
  • Additional duties commensurate with administrative responsibilities

Medical University of South Carolina: Founded in 1824 in Charleston, MUSC is the oldest medical school in the South, as well as the state’s only integrated, academic health sciences center with a unique charge to serve the state through education, research and patient care. Each year, MUSC educates and trains more than 3,000 students and 700 residents in six colleges: Dental Medicine, Graduate Studies, Health Professions, Medicine, Nursing and Pharmacy. The state’s leader in obtaining biomedical research funds, in fiscal year 2018, MUSC set a new high, bringing in more than $276.5 million. For information on academic programs, visit

As the clinical health system of the Medical University of South Carolina, MUSC Health is dedicated to delivering the highest quality patient care available, while training generations of competent, compassionate health care providers to serve the people of South Carolina and beyond. Comprising some 1,600 beds, more than 100 outreach sites, the MUSC College of Medicine, the physicians’ practice plan and nearly 275 telehealth locations, MUSC Health owns and operates eight hospitals situated in Charleston, Chester, Florence, Lancaster and Marion counties. In 2018, for the fourth consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report named MUSC Health the No. 1 hospital in South Carolina. To learn more about clinical patient services, visit

MUSC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, supporting workplace diversity.

CharlestonCharleston, SC seamlessly blends historic charm with modern conveniences and coastal living. Charleston has consecutively been voted the “best city” in the U.S. from both Conde’ Nast Travelers Magazine and Travel + Leisure. Whether you are interested in architecture, history, arts & culture, premiere dining, outdoor recreation, or beautiful beaches, Charleston SC has it all.

Applications: Qualified applicants may apply by August 31, 2019. Applications must include: a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and 3 professional references.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  All inquiries will be confidential. For more specific information related to the duties and responsibilities in this posting, please contact Dr. Patty Coker-Bolt, Chair, Search Committee at [email protected]

Payscale Salary Range: UNIV-Band 0: Commensurate with experience.

FLSA: Salaried

Minimum Experience and Training Requirements:Qualified applicants must have:

  • Terminal academic degree required (eg. PhD, EdD, DSc)
  • Minimum of five years of experience in academic physical therapist education
  • Record of leadership in PT education, including curriculum development
  • Experience with DPT program accreditation
  • Prior classroom and/or online teaching experience
  • History of scholarly activity relevant to physical therapist education
  • Knowledge of professional issues and clinical education
  • Actively licensed as a PT with potential to transfer license to SC

Physical Requirements:TBA

Opening date: Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Eastern Daylight Time


July 10, 2019

Company: Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC)
Location: 151 Rutledge Ave Parking, Rutledge Avenue, Charleston, SC, USA
Contact: Dr. Patty Coker-Bolt Email: [email protected]
Phone: 843.792.6505 Website: Click to visit

Founding Director Physical Therapy Program

Carlow University (, a private, Catholic, liberal arts, comprehensive  University is accepting nominations and applications for the position of Founding Director of the Physical Therapy (PT) Program. This is an exciting opportunity for a collaborative and energetic leader to develop and launch a new Physical Therapy Program. Reporting to the Dean, College of Health and Wellness, the Program Director is responsible for leading the program through organization and development, securing accreditation and maintaining compliance, and fiscal management, while meeting the excellent standards in the Health Sciences for which the University is known. This includes leading curriculum development, development of clinical sites, and recruitment and management of faculty and staff. The program director demonstrates the academic and professional qualifications and relevant experience in higher education that is required to provide effective leadership for the program, the program faculty, and the students. The director will collaborate closely with the Admissions and Marketing departments on admissions policies, recruitment of students and marketing the program. This position is a tenure track, twelve-month appointment.


The ideal candidate will have an earned academic Doctoral degree in Physical Therapy or a related discipline; be a Physical Therapist who is licensed or regulated in any United States jurisdiction; have, or the ability to obtain, a current unencumbered licensure to practice as a Physical Therapist in Pennsylvania; hold the rank of associate professor, professor, clinical associate professor, or clinical professor; a minimum of six (6) years of full-time higher  education experience with a minimum of  three (3) years of full-time experience in a PT education program; have documentation  of  passing  the  national  examination;  and have the ability to obtain and maintain professional liability insurance coverage.  For more information, please visit


Carlow University is being assisted by the partners of Hyatt–Fennell, Executive Search. Nominations and application materials should be submitted via email to [email protected] Please specify the search in the subject line. Applications include a letter of interest, a current résumé/cv, and contact information for five professional references, in separate documents. Applications will be reviewed as they are received and the position will remain open until filled. All applications and nominations will be considered highly confidential. Carlow University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.


For more information, contact:

Cheryl Hyatt - 724-242-0476

[email protected]


July 3, 2019

Company: Carlow University
Location: Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Contact: Cheryl Hyatt Email: [email protected]
Phone: 724.242.0476 Website: Click to visit

POSITION DESCRIPTION: aThe University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) College of Health Sciences invites nominations and applications for a full-time tenured/tenure-track Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor in the Department of Rehabilitation Sciences’ Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program. This is a 9-month appointment with potential for summer teaching. The successful applicant will be a licensed physical therapist with an academic doctorate (preferably PhD) in physical therapy or a related field, and have expertise in any clinical field (e.g., Sports, Geriatrics, Neurology, Oncology, Orthopedics, Pediatrics, Gender Health). Job responsibilities include teaching, scholarly activity (e.g., grant writing, manuscript submissions, and conference presentations), and service to the program, college, university, community, and profession. Anticipated appointment date is Spring 2020. Teaching excellence and current scholarship/research will determine appointment at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level.

THE PROGRAM: The Program currently admits 36 students per year. Each cohort attends classes and clinical rotations for 9 consecutive semesters, graduating 36 months after entering the program. Physical Therapy faculty members hold a primary appointment in the DPT Program and have the opportunity to participate in the Interdisciplinary Health Sciences PhD Program.

THE UNIVERSITY: The University of Texas at El Paso is a Carnegie R1 and Community Engaged doctoral research university. It is located at the heart of the U.S.-Mexico border region and is committed to the ideals of access and excellence. UTEP is the only doctoral research university in the nation with a majority Mexican-American student body.

EL PASO: El Paso County is a highly livable, bi-cultural community of almost 700,000 people, which offers affordable homes and attractive neighborhoods. It has been named one of the safest large cities in the United States. 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates are required to have: (1) a clinical doctoral or non-doctoral degree in physical therapy;  (2) an academic doctorate (preferably PhD) in physical therapy or a related field; (3) a demonstrated record of or potential for high scholarly/research activity including securing external funding (ABD will be considered if graduation is anticipated by August 2020); (4) demonstrated experience with or potential for graduate teaching excellence; (5) at least 3 years of clinical experience as a physical therapist; (6) current membership in the American Physical Therapy Association; (7) demonstrated skills or potential to develop proficiency in instructional technology; (8) eligibility for physical therapist licensure in Texas; (9) experience in or potential for service to the program, college, university, community, and profession; and (10) ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, and students from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds.

Preferred qualifications include: (1) demonstrated record of securing external funding; (2) post-doctoral research training (3) ABPTS clinical specialization; (4) demonstrated record of substantively involving undergraduate and/or graduate students in scholarship/research; and/or (5) a record of leadership roles in physical therapy.

SALARY/BENEFITS: The initial salary is negotiable and based on qualifications and experience. The position comes with research start-up package and excellent fringe benefits. 


APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Review of applications will begin immediately, and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Candidates must submit the following 1) letter of interest addressing how candidate meets each required qualification, and any applicable preferred qualifications; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) abbreviated research plan (2 pages or less); 4) brief teaching philosophy (2 pages or less); 5) copies of up to three first-authored or co-authored peer-reviewed publications relevant to current scholarly/research agenda; and 6) complete contact information for at least three references. Applicants will be notified before references are contacted.

For more information about the position, contact:

                                                                        Dr. Celia Pechak, Search Committee Chair

Department of Rehabilitation Sciences

Doctor of Physical Therapy Program

[email protected]


To view full ad & apply, please visit

Hiring decisions are based upon budget approval

In keeping with its Access and Excellence mission, the University of Texas at El Paso is committed to an open, diverse, and inclusive learning and working environment that honors the talents, respects the differences, and nurtures the growth and development of all.

The University of Texas at El Paso is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or sexual orientation in employment or the provision of services.




July 2, 2019

Company: The University of Texas at El Paso
Location: El Paso, Texas, USA
Contact: Celia Pechak Email: [email protected]
Phone: 915.747.7289  

Faculty Position in Physical Therapy


The Program in Physical Therapy at the University of Mary, Bismarck, ND is inviting applications for a full-time faculty position at a rank commensurate with experience beginning in summer or fall 2020. The successful candidate is expected to teach in the professional program, conduct research, supervise students in the on-campus pro bono clinic, participate in service activities (school, university, and professional), and advise prospective and graduate students.


Opportunities exist for supervision of students during international service-learning experiences. Preference will be given to applicants with a terminal academic doctorate degree in physical therapy or a related discipline, degree in physical therapy, post-doctoral research experience, and expertise in at least one of the following areas: physiology, pathophysiology, research, biomechanics, orthotics/prosthetics, or cardiopulmonary.


All faculty are expected to demonstrate a willingness to support and advance the Christian, Catholic, and Benedictine mission and identity of the University of Mary (see


Education Requirements:

  • Terminal academic doctoral degree (PhD, EdD, DHSc, DSc)
  • Clinical expertise related to teaching area
  • Licensed or eligible for licensure in North Dakota
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience as a licensed physical therapist
  • Graduate of an accredited physical therapist education program

*non-PT considered if PhD in related area (foundational sciences, biomechanics, exercise physiology)


Preferred Requirements:

  • Prior teaching experience in a physical therapist or physical therapist assistant education program
  • Prior experience as a clinical instructor
  • ABPTS Specialist Certification
  • Prior experience mentoring junior faculty scholarship agendas and leading a research sequence with faculty-led student research projects
  • Prior experience with extramural research funding and graduate advising at the doctoral level.
  • Active involvement in professional activities at the local, state, or national level
  • Evidence of scholarly productivity (peer reviewed publications and/or presentations)
  • Upholds and supports the Christian, Catholic, Benedictine mission of the University of Mary
  • Supports the ongoing implementation of Ex Corde Ecclesiae, the apostolic constitution on Catholic colleges and universities
  • Builds a culture of ready and earnest hospitality in the School of Health Sciences and throughout the university, in accord with Saint Benedict’s admonition that all be received as Christ


The University of Mary is a private, Christian, Catholic, Benedictine university that welcomes students of all faiths and backgrounds. Infusing Benedictine values throughout the educational experience, Mary offers distinguished, professionally-focused academic programs enlivened by the liberal arts, global and civic service, robust internships, and mentoring by respected faculty. As one of the most affordable private universities in the nation, Mary offers exceptional educational value as well as outstanding scholarship and financial aid opportunities.


The Physical Therapy Program is housed in the School of Health Sciences and is fully accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Physical Therapy Education. The School provides a stimulating academic environment with excellent collaborative relationships with the other programs such as occupational therapy, nursing, athletic training, and exercise science. Faculty in the program have a diverse set of knowledge, skills, and clinical expertise and exhibit a strong sense of commitment and loyalty to the program with many having 20+ years of experience. The program is strongly supported by the University administration with a commitment to move into newly renovated space in the near future.


For more information on the University of Mary, please watch a short video by clicking on this link:


Qualified applicants should submit:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
  • Three letters of recommendation with contact information


To apply from our University of Mary career page, scroll to the top to complete the required fields. Attach your cover letter and resume and click submit.


To apply from outside the University’s website, view


Files larger than 5MB cannot be uploaded. Any large attachments or any additional attachments, such as transcripts and letters of recommendation may be sent to [email protected].


Application review will begin October 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Salary and rank are commensurate with experience and qualifications.


Questions about the position may be directed to: Dr. Mary Dockter at (701) 355-8045 or [email protected]. For more information regarding the University of Mary, this position and benefits please visit our website at

Equal Opportunity Employer


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July 2, 2019

Company: University of Mary
Location: Bismarck, ND, USA
Contact: Dr. Mary Dockter Email: [email protected]
Phone: 701.355.8045  

Physical Therapy Education Faculty- Tenure Track


The College of Health and Human Services (CHHS) at Rockhurst University invites applications for two full-time tenure track (11-month) faculty in the Department of Physical Therapy Education. We’re looking to start one position in January 2020, with the other beginning in August 2020. Rockhurst’s Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program is distinctive for its quality teaching using a broad range of active learning experiences, close faculty-student interactions, and our strong mission focused on service, advocacy, and leadership. The successful applicants will join a dynamic faculty in a program recognized for excellence within the University and the community.


Responsibilities of these tenure-track positions include teaching and advising students, conducting and mentoring research, and participating in Department and University committees. Candidates with a strong background in research methods and/or kinesiology are highly encouraged to apply.


Rockhurst University is a welcoming and inclusive private Catholic, Jesuit institution with a strong mission aligned with the core values of physical therapist practice. The DPT program is one of four academic departments housed in CHHS, including Communication Sciences and Disorders; Health, Physics and Applied Sciences; and Occupational Therapy. The College is committed to being learner-centered, and service- and community-minded. The faculty have established strong relationships with many community partners, enabling community-based service learning for students and clinical practice opportunities for interested faculty. Rockhurst DPT students are often commended for excellence in academics, professionalism, service, and leadership, and graduates of the program are highly sought for employment. Additional details about the Physical Therapy Program are available on the program’s website:


Located in the heartland of the nation, Kansas City is an affordable city with a metropolitan population of 2.5 million, known for its barbeque, jazz heritage, sports teams with enthusiastic support, and numerous cultural opportunities. Additional information about Kansas City can be found at


Required qualifications for the positions include:


• Terminal academic degree (PhD, EdD, DSc, DHS) completed or in progress


• Possess or be eligible for Missouri PT licensure


• Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills


Preferred qualifications for the positions include:


• Teaching experience at the post-baccalaureate level


• A strong background of clinical practice


• Ability to contribute to teaching in research methods and/or kinesiology


• Record of scholarship and a defined research agenda


• Record of service to the profession and/or community

Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications. Applicants who would enhance the diversity of the College, such as individuals from historically underrepresented groups, are strongly encouraged to apply. Questions or inquiries about the position should be directed to Kirsten Potter, Chair of the PT search committee, at [email protected] or 816-501-4486.

Applicants are encouraged to apply early. Applications received prior to September 1, 2019 will be reviewed first. Positions will remain open until they are filled. Rockhurst cannot accept any application materials (resumes, cover letters, etc.) by email, mail, or walk-in. All applications and application materials must be submitted through our online application system.


Interested candidates should submit electronically a letter of interest that includes a statement of teaching philosophy; curriculum vitae; and names and contact information for three professional references.


Rockhurst University is an EOE employer and uses E-verify


For more information and to apply, visit:


June 27, 2019

Company: Rockhurst University
Location: 1100 Rockhurst Rd, Kansas City, MO 64110, USA
Contact: Kristen Potter Email: [email protected]

Emory & Henry College invites nominations and applications for two tenure-track/tenured or clinical faculty positions in our CAPTE accredited DPT program. The positions are full-time, 12-month appointments with a potential start date as early as August 1, 2019.  


We are seeking a highly motivated candidates with expertise in the area of musculoskeletal impairments/orthopedic conditions.  Primary responsibilities will include teaching, research, mentorship of DPT students, and participation in Departmental, School and College service activities. Based on candidate interest and qualifications, these positions may also include administrative responsibilities related to the development and coordination of an orthopedic and/or sports clinical residency program or serving as the Associate Program Chair. Required candidate qualifications include a terminal doctoral degree or progress towards completion of a terminal degree (e.g., PhD, EdD, DSc) (applicants with a DPT degree will also be considered), eligibility for Virginia physical therapy licensure, evidence of an established or developing scholarly agenda, and previous teaching and clinical experience. Advanced clinical certifications or completion of a clinical residency or fellowship and teaching experience in a CAPTE accredited program are preferred, but not required. Faculty rank, tenure status, and salary will be commensurate with academic qualifications, teaching and research experience, and relevant clinical specialist certifications.


The Department of Physical Therapy is housed within the School of Health Sciences, which also includes programs in occupational therapy, athletic training, physician assistant studies, exercise science and a newly approved RN to BS program. The School of Health Sciences is located in Marion, Virginia, which is 20 miles north of the main E&H campus in Emory, VA. The 14-acre Health Sciences campus includes two newly renovated academic buildings that are designed to promote interprofessional education and faculty collaboration across the School's academic programs. The educational facilities include multiple classrooms and clinical skills labs, a technology enhanced cadaver lab, several research labs, an applied physiology lab, and a clinical simulation lab with both high fidelity manikins and standardized patient exam rooms. The next phase of building renovation in additional parts of the campus buildings started in December of 2018 with anticipated completion in March of 2020. The Health Sciences campus also includes several community outreach programs including a Falls Prevention Center and the Mel Leaman Free Clinic at Emory & Henry College. These entities provide clinical and research opportunities for students and faculty.


Founded in 1836, Emory & Henry College is a small, prestigious, nationally-ranked liberal arts college located in the Virginia Highlands. With a collegial, multidisciplinary faculty, strong community ties, and a nationally recognized commitment to civic engagement, Emory & Henry has long been known as one of 44 schools in Loren Pope’s Colleges That Change Lives and has a two-time Forbes ranking among the top 25 faculties in the nation.


Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, contact information for three references, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a research statement summarizing the candidates’ scholarship. All application materials should be submitted to:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.


Information about the College and the DPT Program can be found at

Emory & Henry College is an equal opportunity provider and employer, supports excellence through diversity

and encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups.

For more information, please contact:

Dr. Eric Coley; Chair, DPT Search Committee

ecol[email protected] / 276-944-6146 (office)


June 24, 2019

Company: Emory & Henry College
Location: 565 Radio Hill Road, Marion, VA, USA
Contact: Jean Irion Email: [email protected]
Phone: 276.944.6753 Website: Click to visit

Creighton University, a Catholic, Jesuit institution, is accepting applications for a full-time, 12-month teaching-research tenure track position in the Department of Physical Therapy. We seek innovative individuals with a passion for educating future physical therapists who demonstrate strong potential to contribute to the discovery, dissemination, and implementation of scientific evidence. We welcome applicants with scholarly agendas including but not limited to: rehabilitation and movement science, health services research, student learning and assessment, and clinical reasoning.

Candidates must be eligible for licensure as a physical therapist in Nebraska and possess an academic doctoral degree (PhD, EdD, DSc, or equivalent; ABD may be considered). A record of (or emerging potential for) generating grants and peer-reviewed publications is required. Department and University teaching and service expectations are dependent upon applicant experience and background. Academic rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience. A competitive start-up package is available and dependent upon research expertise and potential for growth.

The Creighton University Department of Physical Therapy has an excellent national reputation (ranked #15 in U.S. News & World Report) and is an integral part of a comprehensive health science campus with a commitment to interprofessional education. The Department is an established leader in multiple areas including: professional (entrylevel) Physical Therapy education; residencies in geriatric, neurologic, orthopaedic, pediatric, and women’s health physical therapy; nationally-funded research laboratories; and service to the profession and community. The University has an interdisciplinary research area of excellence in neuroscience.

Creighton University is strategically located near downtown Omaha, Nebraska; a dynamic metropolitan area of nearly 1 million people, home to the NCAA College World Series, a nationally ranked zoo and aquarium, and Headquarters for the US Strategic Air Command (Offutt Air Force Base). In addition, Omaha supports many high-quality public and private institutions of education, and an outstanding culture of museums, theater, music, the arts, and other entertainment appealing to all generations. Forbes Magazine recently named Omaha as one of the top 10 best places to live in the U.S. based on economy and quality of life (

Applications are requested by no later than August 1, 2019. Evaluation of applications will begin immediately, and additional applications will be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled. Application materials should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, 1-2 page research statement, and contact information of four references. Please submit all application materials electronically on the Creighton University Human Resources website (

If you have questions regarding this faculty position, please contact:
Terry L. Grindstaff, PhD, PT, ATC
Faculty Search Committee Chair, Department of Physical Therapy
Email: [email protected]
Office: 402.280.5674


June 19, 2019

Company: Creighton University
Location: Creighton University, Department of Physical Therapy, 2500 California Plaza, Omaha, NE 68178
Contact: Lisa Black Email: [email protected]
Phone: 402.280.5638  

Simmons University College of Natural, Behavioral, and Health Sciences (CNBHS) is searching for an Assistant Professor, for the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program. This is a 10-month position.

Applicants should be scholars, researchers, educators, and practitioners. The ideal candidates must demonstrate a strong scholarly agenda and teaching experience and will join our current faculty who are dedicated to maintaining and advancing the Simmons Doctor of Physical Therapy program's strong national stature, ranking, and impact in the 21st century.

We seek an innovative educator with demonstrated excellence in teaching and a commitment to interdisciplinary collaboration inside and outside the University. As a University committed to diversity, equity and inclusion, we seek candidates with a demonstrated ability to work with individuals across a broad range of social and personal identities and perspectives.

Qualifications include:

  • 3 years of clinical physical therapy practice with evidence of contemporary expertise;
  • Ongoing scholarly activity that includes research and publications;
  • 3­-5 years’ college teaching experience in an area of clinical or research expertise, with preference given to teaching in the following content areas: anatomy, integument, and/or prosthetics & orthotics.

The Physical Therapy program at Simmons was founded in 1947 and has a long history of providing quality professional education to leaders and highly regarded practitioners. The faculty of the DPT program are experienced educators and respected clinicians and scholars who are dedicated to creating a learning community that values active learning opportunities, research and evidence based clinical coursework, small group case-based learning activities, and meaningful clinical experiences enhanced by faculty mentorship. High student performance on the NPTE, student employment upon graduation, and employer and patient satisfaction with Simmons Physical Therapy alumnae/i are indicators of the strength of the curriculum, faculty effectiveness, and student dedication. The program has excellent technological support in all teaching classrooms, and an expansive, state of the art research laboratory.

The CNBHS offers a professional DPT degree, Nursing degrees, Nutrition degrees, Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study and an interdisciplinary PhD program. In addition, the Simmons faculty members have access to the Longwood Healthcare community consisting of nationally ranked hospitals and the Harvard Schools of Medicine, Dentistry and Public Health. These institutions enable Simmons to provide unique opportunities for academic, research, and clinical collaborations.

Located in Boston, Simmons University is an innovative institution that links transformative learning with the pursuit of lifelong purpose. Enrolling 2,000 undergraduate women and over 3,000 graduate women and men, Simmons is committed to providing high quality, personalized educational opportunities for all students. Simmons is recognized as one of "America’s Best Schools" in the region by US News & World Report (2018), by The Princeton Review's Guidebook as one of the “Best 384 Colleges” (2019), by Peace Corps’ as a “Top Volunteer-Producing College and University,” (2016) and by as one of “America’s Best Colleges.” (2018).

Instructions to Applicants: Please submit the following documents to the online application

  • CV
  • Cover letter
  • Statement of teaching philosophy

June 13, 2019

Company: Simmons University
Location: 300 The Fenway
Contact: Justin Beebe Email: [email protected]
Phone: 617.835.6401  

Samuel Merritt University has an opportunity for a faculty member to join the dynamic, collaborative faculty of our Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program. Samuel Merritt University, an all-health sciences university, has a long history of educating ethical, caring, compassionate, highly skilled health professionals in physical therapy, as well as undergraduate Nursing, and graduate programs in Family Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Anesthesia, Doctor of Nursing Practice, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Physician’s Assistant and Podiatric Medicine. 
Our students, faculty and staff are dedicated to serving our diverse communities and transforming their experience of health and health care. Our University values inclusion, equity and diversity. The main Oakland campus, where the DPT program is located, is in the east side of the beautiful and diverse San Francisco Bay area, and houses the state-of-the-art Movement Analysis Research Center (MARC) and Health Science Simulation Centers (HSSC). 

Responsibilities: Teach entry-level DPT students in areas of expertise; participate in research, scholarship and dissemination activities according to CAPTE requirements; and, participate in department, university, professional, and community service. Applicants interested in or familiar with the use of technology and educational theory and research in developing innovative teaching and instructional design are ideal. 

The position is a twelve-month, full-time appointment as an Assistant or Associate Professor. The program enrolls 50 students each year into our full-time, 32-month program.  The curriculum places an emphasis on integrated active learning experiences throughout the students’ matriculation, during didactic semesters and through extensive clinical experiences. 
Qualifications: Applicants must be licensed or currently eligible for licensure in California. A completed academic doctorate (PhD, DSc, or equivalent) in physical therapy or a related area of study and prior academic faculty experience is required.  Contemporary practice expertise and teaching experience in the following areas is preferred: movement sciences, biomechanics/kinesiology, medical screening and imaging, musculoskeletal physical therapy management, physiology and pathophysiology. Additional expertise and teaching experience in therapeutic exercise, evidence-based practice as applied to supervision of students’ systematic review, community-based research, and/or case report capstone projects, and electrotherapeutic and biophysical agents is also desirable. Other areas of contemporary expertise may be considered. 

Timeline: Application reviews will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Rank is commensurate with experience and credentials.

To apply: Please go to the website:

For additional information please contact:  

Preeti Nair, PT, PhD
Search Committee Chair
Department of Physical Therapy
450 30th Street
Oakland, CA  94609

[email protected]

(510) 879-9200 x7344


June 13, 2019

Company: Samuel Merritt University
Location: 3100 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland, CA, USA
Contact: Preeti Nair Email: [email protected]
    Website: Click to visit

The Department of Physical Therapy at Wingate University invites applications for an annually renewable 12-month, continuing contract (similar to tenure) appointment at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor (rank determined by preparation and academic experience). The ideal candidate will have a North Carolina license, or eligible, to practice physical therapy and has an earned terminal academic degree (PhD, EdD, DHS) in the field of physical therapy. Applicants with expertise in either neurological rehabilitation or pathology/pharmacology are preferred. Responsibilities include teaching and team teaching in the entry-level doctor of physical therapy program, student advising, scholarship and service to the Department, University and surrounding communities. Opportunities are also available to participate in the post-professional neurological residency program if qualifications allow.

The mission of the Department of Physical Therapy at Wingate University is to provide an innovative, scholarly, learner-centered environment to cultivate exceptional, mindful, and impactful physical therapists who are leaders in, and committed to, interprofessional collaboration, global community engagement and professional formation. Under new leadership, the Department is entering an exciting time of collaborative curricular revision and increased community engagement with an emphasis on developing leaders in the profession. The innovative learner-centered DPT program at Wingate University has excellent student outcomes and strives to develop every student to their fullest potential.

The Department of Physical Therapy is housed in a newly-renovated state of the art space in the center of campus with easy access to the student center, library, athletic facilities and student services. Facilities include newly renovated classrooms, private faculty offices, instructional laboratories, student lounge and study centers, research labs and a 10-cadaver dissection lab. More program information can be found at

Founded in 1896, Wingate University is a private, comprehensive institution offering students active learning opportunities through personalized instruction, world travel, career discovery, faith development, and community service. Wingate University is a residential university with a liberal arts core located near Charlotte, North Carolina. More information about the university may be found on our website:

Qualifications: The preferred candidate will have an earned terminal academic doctoral degree from a USDE-recognized regionally accredited university. All candidates must be eligible for physical therapy licensure in North Carolina, be a member of the American Physical Therapy Association, and demonstrate contemporary clinical expertise in teaching required areas of the curriculum. Prior history of scholarship is preferred.

Applications: The faculty appointment is approved to begin May 15, 2019 with the application review process to begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please email letter of interest, CV and contact information for 3 references to:

Karen Friel, PT DHS
Director, Department of Physical Therapy
[email protected]

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: Wingate University abides by all federal and state laws prohibiting employment discrimination solely on the basis of a person’s race, color, creed, national origin, religion, age (over 40), sex, marital status or physical handicap, except where a reasonable, bona fide occupational qualification exists. Wingate University is committed to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Wingate University expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. 


June 11, 2019

Company: Wingate University
Location: 220 North Camden Road, Wingate, NC, USA
Contact: Karen Friel Email: [email protected]
Phone: 704.233.8344 Website: Click to visit

LIU Brooklyn is pleased to invite applications and nominations for two full-time tenure-track faculty members to teach in the DPT program. The ideal candidate will have clinical expertise in musculoskeletal, cardiopulmonary or neurological PT and will demonstrate a successful history of teaching and service in a CAPTE accredited physical therapy program.  The successful candidate will teach in the DPT program, engage in an ongoing program of scholarship and provide service to the department and the University.


The successful candidate will be a physical therapist with an academic (PhD, EdD, or equivalent) terminal degree. Candidates must have a minimum of three to five years of clinical experience and be licensed or eligible for licensure as a PT in NY. ABPTS specialist certification is preferred.  Prior teaching in the classroom or clinic and student advisement experience, plus contemporary expertise that represents knowledge, skills and scholarship reflective of current practice, are required.


LIU Brooklyn is one of two major campuses of Long Island University, a private educational institution dedicated to educational access and excellence. Located in Downtown Brooklyn, with easy access to Manhattan, this urban campus serves a highly diverse population of approximately 7,000 students. In addition to Health Professions, the campus offers a comprehensive range of programs in the Schools of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Business, Public Administration and Information Sciences; Education; Pharmacy; and Nursing.


The Department of Physical Therapy is one of 16 programs in the LIU Brooklyn School of Health Professions – Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Physician Assistant, Athletic Training, Health Science, Sports Science, Sports Management, Exercise Science, Communication Sciences & Disorders, Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Public Health, Respiratory Care, Social Work and Surgical Technology.  The Department has a very experienced core faculty with members engaged in a variety of clinical and scholarly activities.  The DPT program is a 3-year full-time program and includes 35 weeks of clinical education.  More information about the Department of Physical Therapy and the DPT program can be found at


Please send cover letter and resume, plus three professional references and their contract information to:


LIU is an equal opportunity employer. LIU is committed to extending equal opportunity in employment to all qualified candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community. LIU encourages applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status, age, disability or any other basis protected by applicable local, state or federal laws. Hiring is contingent on eligibility to work in the United States


June 6, 2019

Company: Long Island University
Location: 1 University Plaza, Brooklyn, NY, USA
Contact: Michael Masaracchio PT, PhD Email: [email protected]
Phone: 718.488.1682 Website: Click to visit

Division Chief for Doctor of Physical Therapy Program

TDuke University School of Medicine (SOM) invites applications for the position of Division Chief for the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program.  This Division includes 19 core faculty members, 232 professional students and a Physical Therapy Faculty Development Residency Program.  The Duke DPT Program was ranked #10 in the 2016 US News World Report and the program celebrated its 75th anniversary in 2018.


The Division Chief will provide professional leadership nationally and on campus.  The Division Chief will provide support for all faculty, serve as a mentor and facilitator for faculty, and create an environment that fosters collaboration, creativity and productivity.  The Division Chief will oversee the administration of the DPT Program, including planning, development, delivery, evaluation, budgeting, fiscal administration, and selection of faculty and staff.  The Division Chief will work with other faculty to ensure compliance with the NC Board of Physical Therapy and the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE).  The Division Chief will be empowered to directly represent or assign faculty to represent the University to those entities.  The division chief will be expected to innovate and collaborate with the Orthopaedic Surgery Leadership team in areas of mutual benefit within musculoskeletal clinical practice.


The new Division Chief will also be expected to build capacity for excellence in research.  There are exciting opportunities to develop physical therapy researchers by collaborating with teams within the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, SOM, School of Nursing, Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI), Clinical Translational Science Institute (CTSI), and basic science programs across the university.  The expectation will be that the physical therapy researchers supported by the Division will perform innovative and high impact research, and also successfully compete for external funding.


The Division Chief will provide leadership to faculty, administrative staff and students within the program; facilitate communication, clarification and implementation of university and department policies and procedures; provide leadership through planning, implementation and evaluation of the DPT Program; and support of the program, department and institution’s mission.  As a member of the SOM faculty, the Division Chief will be expected to be an active participant in the professional and community life of the University, will advise and mentor graduate students, and contribute to a vibrant and growing academic program through participation in professional/scholarly activities, curriculum planning, and development. 

The Successful Candidate Should Meet the Following Qualifications:

  • Clear demonstration of professional excellence in teaching, research, and/or service
  • Licensed or license eligible physical therapist in the state of North Carolina;
  • A post-professional doctoral degree in a related field;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Exceptional organization and program planning skills and experience;
  • A history of progressive professional academic leadership
  • Track record of high quality scholarship (e.g. federal grants) or supporting the development of high quality research programs   
  • Prior experience in the field of physical therapy through academic, clinical practice and/or administrative experience
  • Knowledge and experience with CAPTE guidelines and accreditation standards.

All correspondence relating to this position should be directed in confidence to:

Dr. Ben Alman, James R. Urbaniak Professor and Chair, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

DUMC Box 2888

Durham, NC 27710

Office- (919)613-6935

[email protected]

Dr. Steven George, Professor, Vice Chair of Clinical Research, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

PO Box 17969

Durham, NC 27715

Office- (919)668-0825

[email protected]

All applicants must apply electronically by submitting a cover letter outlining their experience and success in all the areas indicated in the Position Overview, a complete and up-to-date CV, and a list of five professional references with title, institutional affiliation, e-mail address and direct telephone numbers.  Please submit applications by September 30, 2019.  The search will remain open until the position is filled.


Duke University and School of Medicine is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and are committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, and learners without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status. We consider diversity and inclusion a critical core value of the institution. We welcome nominations of and applications from anyone who would bring additional dimensions to the University and Department of Orthopaedic Surgery’s research, teaching and clinical mission.


June 5, 2019

Company: Duke Doctor of Physical Therapy Div
Location: 2200 West Main Street, Wing B, Suite 230, Durham, NC 27710
Contact: Ben Alman MD Email: [email protected]
Phone: 919.613.6935  

Waldron College of Health and Human Services

Department of Physical Therapy

Radford University


The Department of Physical Therapy is seeking applicants for a full time (12-month) temporary Director of Clinical Education (DCE)/Academic Coordinator of Clinical Education (ACCE) at the instructor/Assistant Professor level for its accredited Physical Therapist Assistant program. The position is a twelve-month appointment beginning in the 2019/2020 academic year (beginning in August 2019 and located at the Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital). The PT applicant must have a minimum of a master’s degree in Physical Therapy with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy preferred. The PTA applicant must have a master’s degree in addition to an AS or AAS in Physical Therapy Assistant. - Initial licensure as a Physical Therapist or Physical Therapist Assistant, or eligibility to be licensed in Virginia is required. The individual must also have a minimum of three years of full time (or equivalent) post-licensure clinical practice; and a minimum of two years of clinical practice as a CCCE and/or CI or two years of experience in teaching, curriculum development and administration in a PT or PTA program. Job duties include: Plan and coordinate all aspects of clinical education. Prepare students and clinical instructors for clinical education rotations. Develop and maintain clinical affiliation agreements. Develop and update guides for clinical instructors. Review and update clinical instructor and student clinical education handbooks. Monitor student performance during clinical rotations and determine pass/fail of the rotation. Teaching responsibilities are determined with the Program Coordinator in conjunction with the Department Chair. Priority will be given to candidates with prior academic experience.

Radford University provides a highly competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with qualifications and experience. For more information and to apply visit You will be asked to submit a letter of application, a current curriculum vita, and the names of three professional references. Note: Successful candidates will be required to provide official transcripts and complete/pass a background check. Review of applications will begin immediately.

Nestled in the New River Valley in the Blue Ridge Mountains, 40 miles from Roanoke, Radford University is a co-educational, comprehensive midsize public University. RU is a student-focused institution offering more than 150 outstanding undergraduate and graduate programs preparing approximately 10,000 students to become successful and productive leaders in the community. Recognized as one of the 75 “Best Value Colleges for 2014” by the Princeton Review and ranked #32 in “Best Regional Universities (South)” for 2014 edition of US News and World Report, RU prides itself on its strong commitment to teaching and research. Please visit the RU website at .

The Doctoral of Physical Therapy program (DPT) is located in Roanoke, Virginia, a metropolitan area of 303,400 people. The program’s location is part of a developing medical system in the Roanoke River Valley.

Radford University is an EO/AA employer committed to diversity. All new hires to Radford University will be subject to E-Verity. E-Verity is administered by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, USCIS-Verification Division, and the Social Security Administration and allows participating employers to electronically verity employment eligibility. Visit the program’s Website at

“This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a). This regulation prohibits discrimination against qualified protected veterans, and requires affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans.”

Position is at the Roanoke campus.

If candidates have any questions regarding the position, they can contact the program director Rebecca Duff at 540-977-8847 or Brent Harper at [email protected]


June 4, 2019

Company: Radford University
Location: Roanoke, VA, USA
Contact: Rebecca Duff Email: [email protected]
Phone: 540.985.8246 Website: Click to visit

Are you ready to pursue a new academic challenge? We are eager to tell interested, qualified candidates about our unique, developing DPT program as we grow to fill the Director of Clinical Education position. This full-time 12-month faculty appointment, available January 1, 2020, is an opportunity to be instrumental in creating a visionary, life-changing, integrated program through teamwork and collaboration both within the university and with the local and regional, national and global community.


The DPT Program Vision is dedicated to the development of an autonomous practitioner, motivated through faith, who can effect change in health outcomes for the individual, and the local, regional, national and global community through service, leadership, advocacy and exemplary, evidence-based clinical practice. Our program will be life-transforming for our students, faculty, and staff.


Program Highlights

  • Housed within a Christ-centered academic community committed to changing the world by developing students in character, scholarship, and leadership
  • Interprofessional Global Experience with OTD students
  • Early Integrated Clinical Experiences facilitating the mastery of classroom skills concurrent with learning
  • Exciting opportunities for collaborative research with the community and established researchers
  • Very strong Institutional and community support and commitment
  • Significant faculty development opportunities
  • New, state-of-the-art facilities

Job Description

The DCE primary responsibilities are to plan, coordinate, facilitate, administer, and monitor clinical education activities on behalf of the DPT program and in coordination with academic and clinical faculty. The position serves as a liaison between the clinical and academic communities. The qualified individual will demonstrate competence in clinical education, teaching, and curriculum development. Further duties include administrative, academic, service and scholarship responsibilities consistent with the mission and philosophy of the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program and Indiana Wesleyan University (IWU) as well as accreditation standards as set forth by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE).

Educational Requirements

  • Minimum required - A DPT degree or a lower level physical therapy degree with a terminal degree such as a Ph.D., DHS, EdD, etc.
  • Preferred educational requirements - A DPT and a terminal degree with ABPTS specialization. Earned status as an APTA Credentialled CLinical Instructor
  • Licensure - A current PT license with eligibility for licensure in Indiana

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experiences and qualifications.


University Profile

Founded in 1920, Indiana Wesleyan University (IWU) is an evangelical Christian comprehensive university of The Wesleyan Church. IWU is the largest school in the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities (CCCU) with over 3,200 traditional students on the main Marion, Indiana campus and another nearly 12,500 adult learners at regional sites throughout Indiana, Kentucky, and Ohio, and online.


Within Indiana, IWU has become the fastest-growing university and the largest private university in total enrollment. IWU is ranked by U.S. News & World Report among the Best in the Midwest master’s universities, is listed among Kiplinger’s "America's 100 Best College Buys," and is recognized as a certified "Best Christian Workplace."

For further information contact:   Rosanne Thomas, PT, PhD, founding program director

Email: [email protected]   phone: 765.677.3698

Utilize the following link if you are ready to begin the application process:


According to the Indiana Wesleyan University employment policy, all employees must possess a strong Christian commitment and adhere to the standards outlined in the IWU Community Lifestyle Statement.



May 1, 2019

Company: Indiana Wesleyan University/ School of Health Sciences
Location: 4201 South Washington Street, Marion, IN 46953, USA
Contact: Rosanne Thomas Email: [email protected]
Phone: 765.677.3698 Website: Click to visit

Job Details

Job Title               

Assistant Professor - Physical Therapy and Athletic Training

Job ID



Physical Thrpy & Athletic Trng





Full/Part Time     


This is a 9-month tenure track faculty position at the Assistant Professor rank in the Department of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training at the Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff Mountain campus. Northern Arizona University has a student population of 31,073, including approximately 23,000 on its main campus in Flagstaff and the remainder at more than 20 locations statewide and online. The anticipated start date is August 19, 2019.

Job Description

The Department of Physical therapy and Athletic Training at Northern Arizona University is currently inviting applications for a tenure track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning August 2019 in the physical therapy entry-level program on the Flagstaff Mountain Campus. The responsibilities of the successful candidate will include developing and teaching courses related to musculoskeletal physical therapy or rehabilitation, with an emphasis in assessment, therapeutic interventions and patient management, but other areas of research and teaching will be considered. Opportunities also exist to participate in the PhD in Interdisciplinary Health program. The candidate will also be expected to develop and sustain an independent research line related to their area of expertise; collaborations across campus are possible and encouraged. Successful applicants will demonstrate evidence of the skills and commitment necessary to develop a successful, extramurally funded, research and/or scholarship program.  Other expectations include participation in curriculum development, student advisement, and service to the Department, College, University, and/or Profession.

Minimum Qualifications

  • An earned doctorate (PhD, EdD, DSc) from an accredited institution in the sciences related to musculoskeletal physical therapy or rehabilitation. Candidates nearing completion of a doctorate (ABD) may be considered, but the doctorate must be completed by the start date.
  • Current physical therapy license or eligibility to obtain physical therapy license in Arizona.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Evidence of independent or collaborative research productivity.
  • Expertise that complements our current faculty.
  • The ability to collaborate with disciplines outside of physical therapy, especially those on NAU’s Flagstaff Mountain Campus.
  • Prior teaching experience at the university level.
  • 3 years or more of clinical physical therapy experience.
  • Demonstrated commitment to work with people of diverse cultural backgrounds.      


Salary is commensurate with experience.


This is a Faculty (FAC) position. NAU offers an excellent benefit package including generous health, dental and vision insurance; participation in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) or the Optional Retirement Program (ORP); sick leave accruals and 10 holidays per year; and tuition reduction for employees and qualified family members. More information on benefits at NAU is available at the NAU HR benefits page.

Faculty are hired on a contract basis, renewable according to terms of the Conditions of Faculty Service. Employees offered a position will be eligible for state health plans (including NAU's BCBS Plan). Employees will have 31 days from date of hire to enroll in benefits, and their benefits will then be effective the first day of the pay period following their completed enrollment.

More information about NAU benefits is available at the NAU HR benefits page.

Submission Deadline

This vacancy will be open until filled or closed.  Review of applications began on April 8, 2019.

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply" button at the end of the job description if viewing this position through the NAU HR website. Otherwise, to view the original post and to apply, proceed to, follow the 'Faculty and Administrator Openings' link, locate vacancy 604182, and then "Apply" at the bottom of the page.

Application must include: (1) a cover letter highlighting your particular qualifications for this position; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) a statement of teaching philosophy; (4) a statement of research interests; and (5) names and contact information for three references. Save all items as PDF and/or Word documents.

If you need assistance completing your application there are instructions available on the HR website or in person in the Human Resources Department located in Building 91 on the NAU Campus - on the corner of Beaver and DuPont Streets.

If you have questions regarding this position, please contact the chair of the search committee at [email protected].


April 22, 2019

Company: Northern Arizona University
Location: Flagstaff, AZ, USA
Contact: Tarang Email: [email protected]
Phone: 928.523.7305 Website: Click to visit