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The Department of Physical Therapy at Methodist University invites applications for a 12-month, full-time, tenure track appointment at the rank of Assistant/Associate/Full Professor. Methodist University is seeking a faculty member to join our team of energetic, collaborative, and motivated faculty in the entry-level Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program. Responsibilities include teaching in areas of expertise, student advising, scholarship, and service to the Department, University, and community, with the option for clinical practice time.

Methodist University is a private comprehensive institution grounded in the tradition of liberal arts. The Program is housed in the Thomas R. McLean Health Sciences Building located in Fayetteville, North Carolina. The 38,800 square foot, state of the art facility has dedicated classroom space, and research facilities that includes a Gait and Motion Analysis Laboratory, Human Performance Laboratory, a Motor Control Lab, and Mobility Courtyard to allow faculty to engage in research agendas and direct student research projects.

The preferred candidate will have an earned doctoral degree (PhD, EdD, or DSc) from a USDE regionally accredited institution of higher education. Consideration will be given to an applicant with a DPT and APTA specialist ABPTS certification and ABPTRFE residency/fellowship. All candidates must be a Physical Therapist eligible for licensure in the State of North Carolina, secured at time of employment. A history of scholarly publications, a well-defined, ongoing research agenda and previous teaching experience are preferred. Physical Therapists nearing completion of a terminal doctoral degree (PhD, EdD or DSc) will be considered. Earned ABPTS board certification, and/or residency/fellowship experience is also preferred. The position requires faculty participation in research, teaching, and service, including committee appointments. Teaching and scholarly experiences that align with the Methodist University commitment to fostering equity and inclusion in all our university practices is required. Preference is given to applicants with DPT program teaching experience with expertise desired in content areas: geriatrics, cardiopulmonary, acute care, orthopedics, exercise science and/or clinical education;

The new faculty appointment is approved to begin August 1, 2021. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled.

For full considerations, qualified candidates are invited to submit the following: 1) letter of intent, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) teaching philosophy statement, 4) three letters of reference and contact information, and 5) concise equity and diversity statement about teaching or other experiences, successes, and challenges in working with a diverse student population. All documents should be submitted in one PDF file via the Methodist University HR employment portal.

MU DPT Virtual Tour available:

For inquiries, contact:

Dr. Penny Schulken, PT, DPT, MBA, Faculty Search Committee Chair

910-630-7213 Email:

Applications must be submitted through

Methodist University, 5400 Ramsey Street, Fayetteville, NC 28311, is an EOE.


July 7, 2021

Company: Methodist University
Location: Methodist University 5400 Ramsey Street, Fayetteville, NC, USA
Contact: Penny Schulken, PT, DPT, MBA Email:
Phone: 1910.630.7213 Website: Click to visit


Open Rank Instructional Faculty in Physical Therapy

At a time when public health has never been more important, Temple University’s College of Public Health is working to solve health’s complexities for a better tomorrow. As one of the largest colleges of public health in the country, we are home to faculty who specialize in 22 health disciplines to prepare researchers, practitioners, and educators to collaborate across disciplines to understand community needs, create evidence-based solutions, and deliver effective, compassionate care. We invite applications for Non-Tenure Track Instructional Faculty in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program to begin January 2022.

Position. Ideal candidates will have prior instructional academic experience in physical therapy, experience in clinical settings, and strong interpersonal communication skills.  Candidates with relevant clinical experience in inpatient or outpatient settings with expertise in one or more of the following areas are encouraged to apply: cardiopulmonary, acute care, kinesiology/biomechanics, bioethics, and/or biopsychosocial models of care. Candidates with experience in other areas may also be considered. We seek passionate professionals committed to instructing the next generation of physical therapists. Salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with credentials and experience. Rank is open at the level of assistant, associate, or full professor depending on qualifications.

Qualifications. Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT with a terminal academic degree preferred), eligibility for Pennsylvania licensure, and demonstrated interest or previous instructional experience in a DPT curriculum.  Preferred qualifications include previous experience in education, specialist certification by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties, and a record of scholarship.

We value diversity and seek individuals committed to inclusive practices in research and education.  We seek faculty committed to collaborative, interdisciplinary education and research prepared to join us in our commitment toward prioritizing sustainable, inclusive, and anti-oppressive practices.

The Department of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences. We are unlike any other department in the country. Located on a single urban campus in Philadelphia, the Department’s faculty provide instruction in 10-degree programs including athletic training, occupational therapy, recreational therapy, neuromotor science and BS in Health Professions. Additionally, the Department works closely with other professions including public health, nursing, social work, and communication sciences.

The DPT Program. The DPT program enrolls about 165 students taught by 13 full-time faculty with various clinical and research backgrounds who emphasize student learning/development through innovative and evidence-based teaching practices. PT faculty collaborate with faculty in many disciplines and with local institutions including Temple University Hospital System, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Shriners Hospitals for Children, Magee Rehabilitation Center and Moss Rehab. Our instructional space is brand new and includes fully equipped smart classrooms and an accessible apartment simulation. The DPT Program hosts an interprofessional pro bono clinic dedicated to meet the needs of uninsured and underinsured members of the North Philadelphia community. This practice venue gives many faculty members a venue to maintain their clinical practice and teach at the point of patient care.

The College. Devoted to an interprofessional environment for academic programming and research, the College of Public Health, a CEPH-accredited school of public health, is a constellation of academic units of public health, social work and health profession disciplines, enrolling 4,300 students. The College’s research focuses on social, behavioral, and environmental inquiries, medical/health interventions, and basic science and is sponsored by the National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation, Department of Defense, and other major funders.  The College has recently launched a new Center focused on Community Engaged Research and Practice. We are harnessing the collective energies of our clinical disciplines through an emerging, innovative framework for interprofessional education.

Applications. To apply, send a letter detailing teaching interests/experience with specific attention to diversity, equity and inclusion; clinical experience and preparation; curriculum vitae; and, names and contact information of 3-5 references to Dr. Michael O’Hara at Application review begins immediately and will continue until position is filled.

Temple University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution.

People of color, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


June 14, 2021

Company: Temple University College of Public Health
Location: 1101 West Montgomery Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Contact: Michael O'Hara Email:
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The School of Physical Therapy at MCPHS University invites applications for a full time 12-month faculty member to join our collaborative team in the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program. The ideal candidate will have expertise in Acute Care and Cardiovascular & Pulmonary content, as well as experience in teaching a broad range of content. Preference will be given to individuals with geriatrics expertise.


The School of Physical Therapy at MCPHS University is located in Worcester, Massachusetts, 30 miles west of Boston, in the heart of Central Massachusetts, a region rich in cultural, recreational and healthcare opportunities.  

Our DPT program emphasizes proficiency in clinical reasoning, evidence-based practice, and strong patient/client management skills. Our integrated clinical education series includes service-learning in traditional clinical environments, non-traditional environments, and provides strong connections to the clinical community through our on-campus pro bono clinic. Professional development is threaded throughout the curriculum. Students in our DPT program also engage in regular interprofessional education activities with other programs at our University (including Physician Assistant Studies, Nursing, Pharmacy, Dental Hygiene, Optometry, OT, Medical Sonography, and Accupuncture)

In addition to teaching, responsibilities for this faculty position include student advising, collaborative work with colleagues, research and scholarly engagement, and providing service to the program, University, region, and profession. Rank will be commensurate with education and experience.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Deliver didactic, laboratory and/or experiential instruction via multiple formats in the DPT Program.
  • Advise and assist students through office hours or scheduled appointments, by phone or email, and through other University-approved mechanisms.
  • Support incorporation of diversity, equity and inclusion into the curriculum, as well as co-curricular experiences, to broaden the education of students and expand their knowledge of health disparities.
  • Participate in service activities; serve on Department, School and/or University committees, as assigned; serve on regional, state, or national organization committees and volunteer activities; attend School and institutional activities; support student activities; and represent the program and University in/at community and professional functions.
  • Maintain advanced knowledge in discipline and areas of expertise.
  • Participate in local, state, and national professional organizations for professional development, and to ensure program excellence and appropriateness of curriculum and instruction and its application to clinical instruction.
  • Additional responsibilities may be assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications include:

  • Doctorate (DPT) from a CAPTE accredited institution required. Clinical specialization, completion of APTA-accredited residency and/or ABPTS certification or other advanced certification preferred.
  • CAPTE-recognized terminal academic degree (PhD, EdD, DSc, DHS, or equivalent) preferred. Candidates without an academic doctorate would be required to enroll in an academic doctorate program at an accredited institution within one year of hire.
  • A minimum of three to five years clinical experience as a licensed physical therapist.
  • Eligible for licensure in Massachusetts
  • Prior teaching experience at the post-baccalaureate level. Experience teaching physical therapist students is desirable.
  • Demonstrated commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive working and learning environment.
  • Record of scholarly productivity and evidence of service to the physical therapy profession.

Interested applicants will need to complete the brief online application and attach current curriculum vitae and a letter of interest with teaching philosophy and description of research agenda. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Finalist candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check as a condition of employment.

Applications may be submitted at:

Questions regarding this position may be directed to the Chair of the Search Committee, Dr. Janna Kucharski-Howard,

About Us

MCPHS University offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits that includes a substantial contribution toward the cost of medical & dental insurance, generous time off benefits, and a significant pension plan contribution. To learn more about our total rewards, please visit MCPHS Total Rewards (

MCPHS University is an equal opportunity employer that celebrates a diverse community. We seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any characteristic protected by law. Come join us and be a part of a diverse community that is at the forefront of advancing the healthcare landscape! To learn more about working at MCPHS University, please visit


May 6, 2021

Company: MCPHS University
Location: 10 Lincoln Square, Worcester, MA, USA
Contact: Dr. Janna Kucharski-Howard Email:
Phone: 508.868.8376 Website: Click to visit

Anderson University, located in Upstate South Carolina, is seeking an individual to assume the leadership role, effective June 2022, for a newly developed Doctor of Physical Therapy program. Anderson University is a private, faith-based institution that has enjoyed considerable growth over the past decade including the development of a relatively new College of Health Professions. As part of its inception, the DPT program was founded in 2017, enrolled the inaugural class in 2019, and underwent its initial accreditation visit in the summer of 2021. Given the pending retirement of the Founding Chair, the University is seeking someone who will continue to lead the program according to its ambitious strategic plan. The program is well resourced with a stable and dynamic core faculty, strong administrative support, an active advisory council, and new teaching facilities. As an Apple Distinguished School, the University also boasts abundant support for the training and use of innovative technology. The program’s location in Greenville, SC offers many cultural and recreational opportunities, affordable housing and transportation, and close access to mountains, lakes, and beaches.   

Qualified candidates must be licensed physical therapists who have a minimum of six years of academic experience in a physical therapist education program and hold a post-professional, academic doctoral degree in a related field. Candidates must have sufficient teaching and scholarly experience to qualify for senior faculty status and possess strong communication and administrative skills. Experience and knowledge of the CAPTE accreditation process is highly desirable along with involvement in professional service. Candidates must also share Christian beliefs and values that are compatible with those of the institution and support its mission.

Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience. Interested individuals should contact: Dr. Don Peace, Dean, College for Health Professions at and submit their application online at:  Applications will be received until position is filled.

About our Commitment to Diversity

Anderson University is committed to developing a diverse campus and culture that is reflective of God’s Kingdom and biblical unity. Anderson University does not illegally discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, disability, age, religion, genetic information, veteran or military status, or any other basis on which the University is prohibited from discrimination under local, state, or federal law, in its employment or in the provision of its services, including but not limited to its programs and activities, admissions, educational policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other University-administered programs. In order to fulfill its purpose, the University may legally discriminate on the basis of religion in employment. The University has been granted exemption from certain regulations promulgated under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 which conflict with the University's religious tenets.

Please direct inquiries about our commitment to diversity to Dr. L. Dianne King, Associate Vice President for Student Development/Dean of Student Success/ Title IX Coordinator, Thrift Library Office 203, 316 Boulevard, Anderson, SC 29621, (864) 231-2026, or to the Office of Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education at


July 30, 2021

Company: Anderson University
Location: 316 Boulevard, Anderson, SC 29621, USA
Contact: Donald Peace, Ph.D., FACHE Email:
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THE DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICAL THERAPY in the Pat Capps Covey College of Allied Health at the University of South Alabama invites applications for a 12-month, full-time, tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate effective August 1, 2021.

RESPONSIBILITIES of the position include teaching graduate courses in physical therapy in the candidate’s area of expertise; conducting, publishing, and presenting research; providing student advising and mentorship; contributing to student recruitment; collaborating with faculty; participating in curriculum development; and providing service to the Department, University, and community. The successful candidate must display effective teaching practices, provide experiential student learning opportunities, and engage in program-related student and community engagement.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS include eligibility for physical therapy licensure in Alabama and an academic doctoral degree (PhD, EdD or DSc) in physical therapy or a related field.  ABDs nearing completion of the degree will be considered. Applicants should have skills and/or experience in teaching, research, and service.  Applicants must demonstrate the ability to establish and continue a line of scholarship with potential to secure external research funding. Rank will be commensurate with the applicant’s credentials and experience in demonstrating a consistent and ongoing record of scholarship and experience with securing external research funding. Applicants that are ABD will be considered for Assistant Professor. At the rank of Associate Professor, candidates must provide evidence of an established research agenda (e.g. peer reviewed publications, grants, etc.) and a history of effective teaching.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS include a minimum of 2 years of didactic teaching experience in higher education.  Teaching and/or clinical expertise in orthotics/prosthetics, functional anatomy, foundational clinical skills, therapeutic exercise, exercise physiology, kinesiology, and/or clinical education is preferred.  

THE DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICAL THERAPY at USA, with a 47-year history, offers an accredited well-established and highly respected entry-level DPT program. The academic program is developed, managed, and implemented by the Department’s nine full-time faculty members. The curriculum is delivered over eight continuous semesters using innovative teaching strategies such as patient simulation and team-based learning that foster student engagement and clinical reasoning.  Team teaching is utilized to promote delivery by faculty with content expertise.  The Department is housed in the Health Sciences building and includes research labs with a Vicon motion analysis system, BTE Primus, Tecnobody Walker-View treadmill system, and a Carefusion portable metabolic system. Innovative teaching methods are encouraged and supported through the University’s Human-Patient Simulation Program, Innovation in Learning Center and the TeamUSA Quality Enhancement Plan.  For more information about the Department of Physical Therapy at the University of South Alabama, please visit the website at: 

THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH ALABAMA is in historic Mobile, Alabama, on the Gulf Coast, between New Orleans and the Florida panhandle. The University is a public, Carnegie “Research University/High Research Activity” institution, enrolling more than 14,500 students in nine colleges and schools. Founded in 1963, the University seeks to establish itself as a premier academic institution in the southeastern United States. Mobile is the center of a growing, two-county, metropolitan area (~600,000 residents) with an expanding, diverse economy.

APPLICANT INSTRUCTIONS: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Be prepared to attach a cover letter of interest, a curriculum vita, and the names and contact information of three references. Applicants should submit documentation demonstrating their research productivity in the form of peer-reviewed publications and grantsmanship. Inquiries should be directed to Dr. Laura White at (251) 445-9330 or email:

Applicants invited for a campus interview will arrange to have three signed original letters of recommendation and official graduate and undergraduate transcripts from all degree granting institutions attended sent directly to Laura White, University of South Alabama, Pat Capps Covey College of Allied Health Professions, HAHN 2021, 5721 USA Drive N., Mobile, AL 36688-0002 or

The University of South Alabama is an EO/AA employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression), religion, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.


July 28, 2021

Company: University of South Alabama
Location: 5721 USA North Drive, Mobile, AL, USA
Contact: Jennifer Patterson Email:
Phone: 251.445.9330 Website: Click to visit

The College of Health Professions at Mercer University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty member in the Department of Physical Therapy. Join our team of faculty and staff to deliver an 8-semester Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program; residencies in cardiovascular and pulmonary, neurologic, and orthopaedic physical therapy; a fellowship in orthopaedic manual physical therapy; and an on-campus outpatient physical therapy clinic that serves patients from the metro Atlanta area. This position is a 12-month appointment based at Mercer University’s Cecil B. Day campus in Atlanta, Georgia, conveniently located near all the amenities of the city, yet situated on over 250 wooded acres.

Responsibilities include classroom/laboratory instruction and evaluation related to contemporary clinical practice; scholarly activities (publications, grants, presentations, and collaborative projects); advisement and mentoring of students; admissions and accreditation activities; and committee involvement. Rank will be commensurate with experience.

Qualifications include a minimum of four years’ experience as a physical therapist, a CAPTE-recognized terminal academic degree (PhD, EdD, DSc, DHS, or equivalent), and eligibility for licensure in Georgia as a physical therapist. An ideal candidate will have experience teaching, examining, and mentoring physical therapist students in academic or clinical settings, and a strong interest in and potential for externally funded research and scholarly dissemination.

Information on our DPT program can be found at: Information on our post-professional programs can be found at: The Mercer Physical Therapy clinic welcomes over 350 patients per month, providing on-campus practice and research opportunities. Our faculty, staff, and students regularly engage in interprofessional education and research with our other College programs (Physician Assistant Studies, Clinical Psychology, Public Health, Athletic Training, and Kinesiology) and with other academic units including Nursing, Pharmacy, and Medicine.

Mercer University’s Department of Physical Therapy strives to hire people of diverse backgrounds and to promote policies to retain faculty. We urge people of diverse backgrounds to apply. Diverse backgrounds include but are not limited to race, cultural identity, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or veteran status.

Selection of the final candidate is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.

Interested applicants will need to complete the brief online application and attach a 1) letter of interest (please indicate your commitment to diversity and inclusion), 2) current curriculum vitae, 3) teaching philosophy, 4) description of research agenda, and 5) the names and contact information for three references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

More information on Mercer University can be found at Questions regarding this position may be directed to Dr. Jeannette Anderson,, 678.547.6247.

EEO Statement: AA/EEO/Veteran/Disability. Mercer University recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds.


July 28, 2021

Company: Mercer University
Location: 3001 Mercer University Drive, 100 Davis Building, Atlanta, GA 30341
Contact: Jeannette R Anderson Email:
Phone: 678.547.6247 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 energetic, innovative, and dedicated to the success of our students and our profession.

Program Highlights

  • Integrated clinical education courses ensure students are learning in the clinic every semester
  • Robust interprofessional education component enables our students to learn alongside students in OTD, MD, PharmD, PA, and NP programs.
  • Strongly supported by the two major health systems in Fort Wayne.
  • Collaboration with Turnstone (, a center for people with disabilities and a USOC Gold Level Paralympic Sport Club.
  • First class facilities on the Parkview Hospital campus in Fort Wayne.
  • Responsive, modest sized University with an action-oriented administration focused on providing quality education.

The Successful Candidate Will Have:

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

Salary: Competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.

This is a full-time, 12-month position with a preferred start date of May 2021. 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 Max Baumgartner, DPT Program Director at


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.


July 22, 2021

Company: Trine University
Location: 1819 Carew Street, Fort Wayne, IN, USA
Contact: Max Baumgartner Email:
Phone: 260.203.2917 Website: Click to visit

Applications are invited from physical therapists interested in joining a dynamic Faculty of an established physical therapist education program to teach an entry-level Doctor of Physical Therapy degree curriculum in Brooklyn, NY. The candidate is required to have New York State Physical Therapist licensure and at least five years’ clinical experience as a physical therapist. The candidate should have a strong neuromuscular PT background (NCS or advanced degree in Motor Control/Motor Learning preferred) with a research doctoral degree (PhD, EdD or DSc). Also required are strong organizational, collaborative, written and interpersonal skills.

The position is a 12-month, tenure-line, full-time, 1.0 FTE position. It involves teaching in Neuromuscular PT track and other required curricula according to the faculty member's content expertise. Other responsibilities for the position include involvement in scholarly activities, including research; participation in program activities including student recruitment, selection and advisement; mentorship of student capstone projects; curriculum revision and program evaluation; and rendering of professional service to the program, university, and the community.

Review of applications will commence immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a letter of intent and curriculum vitae with three professional references to:

Department of Human Resources
SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University

The State University of New York Downstate Health Sciences University is an equal opportunity/ affirmative
action/IRCA/ADA Employer.


July 16, 2021

Company: SUNY Downstate Healath Sciences University
Location: 450 Clarkson Avenue, Brooklyn, NY, USA
Contact: Joanne S. Katz, PT, DPT, PhD Email:
Phone: 718.270.7718 Website: Click to visit

How to Apply: Find application on link:

Required Qualifications:       

  • Ph.D. in Physical Therapy, or a related field
  • California Physical Therapy licensure, or eligibility. (Licensure in CA must be obtained within the first two years of employment)
  • Two years or more of licensed physical therapy patient care, including experience across the lifespan in people with either neurological, orthopedic, cardiopulmonary, or pelvic floor disorders.
  • Demonstrated potential to teach graduate courses
  • Demonstrated potential for conducting scholarly research
  • Demonstrated commitment to department and university missions of equity and inclusion
  • Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population

Preferred Qualifications:                  

  • A minimum of four years of clinical practice as a physical therapist in diverse patient populations and environments, including rehabilitation of complex patients.
  • Teaching experience in a graduate program for physical therapy students in topics such as orthotics and prosthetics, geriatrics and management of patients with complex diagnoses  
  • Demonstrated research activity in rehabilitation science
  • Licensure in clinical electroneuromyography or experience in ultrasonic imaging of soft tissue or clinical specialty certification
  • Membership in the American Physical Therapy Association and associated academies
  • Demonstrated experience successfully working with diverse students
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise student research 


  • Teach professional-level doctoral physical therapy [DPT] courses such as geriatrics, orthotics and prosthetics. [Mode of instruction may include in-person, hybrid, online, and/or any combination thereof.]
  • Maintain and conduct research, scholarly and creative activities
  • Supervise and advise DPT graduate students in physical therapy including directed research projects, where the students remain with the faculty for 1.5 years to complement his/her/their research
  • Collaborate inter-professionally in teaching and research
  • Develop potential opportunity to participate in multi-disciplinary collaboration with Kinesiology, Engineering, and other departments
  • Potential opportunity to collaborate in community outreach via Osher’s Life-Long Learning Institute (OLLI), Orthopedic Faculty Practice and/or neurologic pro bono clinic which is included in a two-semester course sequence.
  • Participate in service to the department, college, university governance, and community

CSULB seeks to recruit faculty who enthusiastically support the University’s strong commitment to the academic success of all of our students, including students of color, students with disabilities, students who are first generation to college, veterans, students with diverse socio-economic backgrounds, and students of diverse sexual orientations and gender expressions. CSULB seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the People of California, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students a rich variety of expertise, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning. 

Physical Therapy Department: Within the College of Health and Human Services, Physical Therapy offers an entry level Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree program. The DPT curriculum is a three-year program. The Physical Therapy Department is currently comprised of nine highly motivated core faculty members engaged in a variety of clinical, service, and scholarly activities with a common goal of providing an outstanding educational experience for our students. Annually, a cohort of 38 students are accepted, taught and mentored by a dedicated and experienced faculty and staff.

Information on excellent benefits package available to CSULB faculty is located here:


How to Apply: Find application on link:

How to Apply - Required Documentation:                          

  • An Equity and Diversity Statement about your teaching or other experiences, successes, and challenges in working with a diverse student population (maximum two pages, single-spaced). For further information and guidelines, please visit:
  • Letter of application addressing the required and preferred qualifications
  • CV
  • A copy of most recent reprints/preprints of scholarly writing (Ex: journal publications or conference abstracts or grant proposals or dissertation)
  • Recent syllabi sample(s)
  • Copy of Physical Therapy License (including License Number)
    IMPORTANT: If not licensed to practice in California at the time of application, need to additionally submit all licensure eligibility application materials, including requirements for licensure for foreign trained, if applicable, physical therapists.
  • Three references (to be contacted for confidential letters of recommendation should you reach the finalist stage)
  • Finalists should be prepared to submit an official transcript (e-transcript preferred, if available) 

July 16, 2021

Company: California State University, Long Beach
Location: California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, CA, USA
Contact: George J Beneck Email:
Phone: 562.985.1974 Website: Click to visit

The Department of Physical Therapy in the School of Health & Human Sciences at Indiana University invites applications for a 10-month tenure-track faculty position. The successful applicant will be responsible for developing an active research agenda, teaching in their area of expertise within an entry-level DPT program, and professional and university service.  Faculty rank and salary commensurate with experience and academic credentials. The position is a 10-month appointment with research start-up funds available.

Required Credentials:

  • Academic doctorate degree (DPT, PhD, EdD, ScD); PhD preferred
  • Licensure as a Physical Therapist or eligibility for Physical Therapy licensure in the state of Indiana
  • A record of success in research, teaching, and service in the applicant’s area of expertise

Additional Preferred Experiences:

  • Post-doctoral research training 
  • Clinical specialization
  • Demonstrated evidence of success in research through peer-reviewed publications and presentations and grants
  • Developed programmatic line of research aligned with or complementary to the IU School of Health and Human Sciences
  • Demonstrated potential to secure independent external funding with collaborative research experience in the health sciences and related fields.

The Department of Physical Therapy is part of a dynamic academic and research community that includes eight departments in the School of Health and Human Sciences (SHHS), 15 research labs and institutes, and over 400 clinical and community partnerships.

IUPUI is Indiana’s premier urban public research university and holds a Carnegie Classification for Community Engagement.  It is home to more than 30,000 students pursuing degrees across 17 distinct schools, including the Indiana University School of Medicine.  IUPUI’s innovative practices with respect to health and life science have earned national recognition and offer numerous opportunities for collaborative, interdisciplinary research efforts.

As the state’s premier urban research institution, IUPUI is committed to being a welcoming campus community that reflects and enacts the values of diversity, equity and inclusion that inform academic excellence. We seek candidates who will not only enhance our representational diversity but whose research, teaching, and community engagement efforts contribute to diverse, equitable, and inclusive learning and working environments for our students, staff, and faculty. IUPUI condemns racism in all its forms and has taken an anti-racist stance that moves beyond mere statements to interrogating its policies, procedures, and practices. We hope to identify individuals who will assist in our mission to dismantle racism so that everyone has the opportunity to succeed at IUPUI.

The School of Health & Human Sciences is looking for scholars who will contribute to our commitment to engage the city, state, nation, and beyond through teaching, research and service, in consideration of the rich diversity of our campus and city as we prepare our graduates to enter and lead in an increasingly complex world.  SHHS is committed to the development of an inclusive multicultural environment. We seek greater diversity in our faculty and staff to broaden students’ academic experience and to enrich our school and the university.

Review of applications will begin October 1, 2021.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  The preferred start date for the position is August 1, 2022. Application materials should include:  a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and names/contact information for three references.

For more information on the position, please contact search committee chair, Dr. Keith Avin (  Additional information on the Department of Physical Therapy and the School of Health & Human Sciences can be found at

Indiana University pledges itself to continue its commitment to the achievement of equal opportunity within the university and throughout American society as a whole.  In this regard, Indiana University will recruit, hire, promote, educate, and provide services to persons based upon their individual qualifications.  Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on the basis of age, color, disability, ethnicity, sex, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.  

Indiana University shall take affirmative action, positive and extraordinary, to overcome the discriminatory effects of traditional policies and procedures with regard to the disabled, minorities, women, and veterans.

Individuals who require a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the search process must notify the School’s HR Business Partner, Paige Hummel, at, in advance.


July 14, 2021

Company: Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
Location: Indianapolis, IN, USA
Contact: Keith Avin Email:
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Assistant / Associate Professor, Doctor of Physical Therapy


About Western Kentucky University:

Western Kentucky University (WKU): Founded in 1906, WKU is located in Bowling Green, Kentucky, an ethnically and racially diverse city of 61,500 people, about 110 miles south of Louisville and 65 miles north of Nashville. More than 50 different languages are spoken in and around Bowling Green and people from 35 nationalities call the area home. We seek to attract research- and teaching-active faculty, as well as staff members, from academically and culturally diverse backgrounds. The university's population of approximately 20,000 students includes 35% first generation university/college, 15% underrepresented minority and 6% international students. A regional comprehensive university, WKU is student-centered and focuses on applied research that expands knowledge; improves learning; and serves the region, state and nation.

Please view our current openings to see how you can be a part of the Western Kentucky University community. We offer a very attractive benefits package including health, dental, life and long-term-disability insurance; retirement; flexible spending accounts; EAP services; and generous vacation, medical and holiday paid time off. We also offer an outstanding tuition remission policy for employees, their spouses and dependents.

Job Description:

The Department of Physical Therapy at Western Kentucky University invites applications for an 11 month, tenure track appointment at the rank of Assistant / Associate Professor. Responsibilities include teaching in the entry-level Doctor of Physical Therapy Program, research and other scholarly activities, and service to the department, college, university, and profession.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities for Essential Success (areas revised on 7-12-21)

Ability to teach in one or more of the following areas: anatomy, pathophysiology, neuromuscular, musculoskeletal, diagnostic imaging, and/or health promotion and wellness.


Successful candidates will meet the following criteria:

  • Graduation from a CAPTE-accredited physical therapist program.
  • Eligible for licensure by the Kentucky Board of Physical Therapy.
  • Minimum of 3 years clinical experience as a physical therapist.
  • A doctorate in physical therapy or an earned academic doctorate in a related field (PhD, EdD, DSc, etc.). Applicants who are ABD-status will also be considered.

Additional Information:

Kentucky state law requires all public institutions of postsecondary education to conduct pre-employment criminal background checks to determine suitability for employment.

Western Kentucky University (WKU) is committed to a policy of providing equal employment and educational opportunities to all candidates. Western Kentucky University will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnic origin, national origin, creed, religion, political belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, age, uniformed services, veteran status, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, or physical or mental disability in admission to career and technical education programs and/or activities, or employment practices in accordance with Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Revised 1992, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

Persons with disabilities, who need reasonable accommodations to participate in the application and/or selection process, should notify the office of Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/University ADA Services (EEO) at (270) 745-5121.

Application Instructions:

The following items must be submitted through the electronic talent management system by September 15, 2021 (formerly October 1, 2020), although expressions of interest may be considered until the position is filled:

  • Letter of Intent
  • Curriculum Vita
  • Unofficial Transcripts
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy

Names and contact information of three reference providers will be collected during the application process. Reference letters will be requested by the Search Committee through an online process at a later date.

You will receive email confirmation once you have successfully completed the application process.


July 13, 2021

Company: Western Kentucky University
Location: Bowling Green, KY, USA
Contact: Eric Lazowski Email:
Phone: 203.549.0060 Website: Click to visit

Masters degree in health related field required. Applicant holds a current license/certification to practice as a Physical Therapist or Physical Therapist Assistant in the State of Florida with good standing. A minimum of five years (or equivalent), full time, post licensure experience that includes a minimum of three years (or equivalent) of full time experience; didactic and/or clinical teaching experience; experience in administration/management; experience in educational theory and methodology, instructional design, student evaluation and outcome assessment, including the equivalent of nine credits of coursework in educational foundations. Applicant must pass verification of background check, employment reference and drug screening This position is a part of the United Faculty of Florida union at SJR State and thus is included in the collective bargaining unit. This position is not eligible for Veteran’s preference.


July 8, 2021

Company: St. Johns River State College
Location: 283 College Drive, Orange Park, FL, USA
Contact: Christopher Brown Email:
Phone: 904.808.7465 Website: Click to visit

Job Description

Charleston Southern University (CSU) invites applications to complete the inaugural team of faculty in our developing Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program in Charleston, SC. A twelve (12) month academic appointment is available at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, with tenure or non-tenure track appointment, determined by the candidate’s training and experience. Our Program provides a very competitive salary and benefits package, generous financial support for professional development, and reimbursement for APTA membership and state licensure dues. Come join our team of recognized experts in teaching scholarship and service and be empowered to integrate the Christian faith in your teaching, research, and service.


At CSU DPT, excellence in teaching will be your primary responsibility, with remaining effort divided across scholarship and service. Opportunities for effort devoted to clinical practice also exist. The Physical Therapy Research Lab is a state-of-the-art facility including a 12-camera Qualisys Miqus Hybrid motion capture system capable of marker based and markerless tracking. This system is integrated with 4 embedded Bertec forceplates and an instrumented 3DI Treadmetrix treadmill to allow for robust collection and analysis of kinematic and kinetic data.


Qualified candidates will be a licensed physical therapist with a minimum of five (5) years of full-time practice, demonstrate contemporary expertise in their area of instruction, and exemplify the tenets of a Christian life in aiding CSU in becoming a Christian university nationally recognized for integrating faith in learning, leading and serving. The Department of Physical Therapy joins well developed programs in Physician Assistant, Kinesiology, Public Health, and Athletic Training in the College of Health Science.


Located in historic Charleston, South Carolina, CSU is a comprehensive institution offering a liberal arts curriculum to over 3,600 students and offers 60 majors and graduate programs in a variety of fields, including the growing areas of aeronautics, cybersecurity, health care, and engineering. CSU also boasts 16 highly competitive NCAA Division I teams competing in the Big South Conference. Charleston is ranked the best city in the U.S. by Travel + Leisure magazine. So, whether you are looking for world class cuisine, a warm and friendly conversation, or an outdoor adventure, this city has something for everyone. For more information about the University, please visit


Minimum Qualifications


Preferred Qualifications

  • Academic doctoral degree (PhD, EdD, DSc, etc) from a USDE regionally accredited institution.
  • Clinical Specialist Certification through the ABPTS.
  • Record of active involvement in the APTA.
  • Well-defined, scholarly agenda in area of interest.
  • Record of effective teaching in professional physical therapy education.


How to Apply

To be considered as an applicant for this position, you must apply online at:


Application materials should include:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Contact information of three professional references.


Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until filled.


Anticipated appointment date: On or before December 1, 2021.


For more information related to this position, please contact Dr. Jacob Thorp, DPT Program Director, at or 843-863-7181, or Kevin Brueilly, PT, PhD at or 704-280-7923.


July 6, 2021

Company: Charleston Southern University
Location: 9200 University Boulevard, North Charleston, SC, USA
Contact: Jacob Thorp Email:
Phone: 843.863.7181 Website: Click to visit

The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth (HSC) Department of Physical Therapy is housed within the School of Health Professions (SHP) which also includes a Physician Assistant Studies Program and an online Master of Science in Lifestyle Health. HSC is dedicated to excellence in education, research, primary care and community service. HSC has a strong commitment to the success of the Physical Therapy department relying on a culture of clear values: integrity, collaboration, respect, serving others first, and to be visionary in creating solutions for a healthier community. We develop and deliver these solutions in an interprofessional, team-based environment that promotes patient-centered care. We are seeking a faculty member who recognizes the importance of values-based leadership and whose vision is consistent with emerging health care delivery.


The Department of Physical Therapy at the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth is seeking faculty at the Assistant or Associate Professor Rank for a 12-month appointment, beginning in the summer 2021. Ideal candidates will have clinical and teaching experience in foundational courses such as therapeutic interventions, evidence-based practice, psychosocial aspects of healthcare, and neurologic and musculoskeletal physical therapy, and prosthetics and orthotics. Duties and responsibilities include teaching, advising, research/scholarship activities, and service in the entry-level Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program, fostering interprofessional education and practice through collaboration and engagement with academic faculty within the university, school, program, and faculty in the HSC Health clinical practice, supporting the mission and vision of the department to create solutions for a healthier community, and abiding by all relevant university and /or department procedures and policies.

The successful candidate will possess the following:

        • A DPT degree from an accredited physical therapy program
        • Licensure or eligibility to obtain a licensure as a physical therapist in Texas
        • Minimum of three (3) years clinical experience in physical therapy practice.
        • Strong communication, interpersonal and problem-solving skills
        • Active participation in professional activities at the local, state, and/or national level
        • Verbally commits to:
    • Working collaboratively and professionally with individuals from diverse communities and cultures within and outside the University
    • Providing and maintaining a respectful and nurturing learning environment that promotes patient-centered care
    • Modeling professionalism inside and outside of the classroom setting
    • Contemporary clinical expertise in one or more of the following areas: neurologic and musculoskeletal physical therapy, foundational skills such as therapeutic interventions and examination, evidence-based practice, psychosocial aspects of healthcare, and prosthetics and orthotics.
    • A terminal academic degree (PhD, DSc, EdD or equivalent) is desired
    • ABPTS Certification is desired
    • Evidence of an established or a developing research agenda is desired
    • Evidence of service in professional organization at state and/or national level is desired
    • Teaching experience in an academic higher learning environment is desired in one or more of the following areas: neurologic and musculoskeletal physical therapy, pathophysiology, foundational courses such as therapeutic interventions, evidence-based practice, psychosocial aspects of healthcare, and prosthetics and orthotics.
    • Required License/Registration/Certification:• Licensed to practice in Texas or license to practice in Texas by the time of hire
    • Ability to communicate, Sitting, Standing, Walking, Writing, Grasp
    • This is a security sensitive position.
    • The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.
    • Special Instructions to Applicants

    • Cover letter expressing interest in the position, experience as a physical therapist and/or in related field of higher education emphasizing teaching experience, scholarship, and service.

    • The contact information should include professional reference’s position, email, phone number and relationship to the applicant. For Other Document, please attach PT License.

    • Inquiries can be directed to Dr. Kenneth L Miller, Chair of the Search Committee at Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

    • Required Documents

    • Cover Letter

    • Curriculum Vitae

    • List of Names and Contact Information for 3 references
    • Other Document - PT License
    • Optional Documents
    • Transcripts
    • Letter of Recommendation



July 5, 2021

Company: UNT Health Science Center
Location: 3500 Camp Bowie Blvd, Fort Worth, TX, USA
Contact: Shelley Smith Email:
Phone: 817.735.2952 Website: Click to visit

Position Title:  Two Open Full-time Faculty Positions in the Physical Therapy Department at Azusa Pacific University (F131 & F697)

School/College:  School of Behavioral and Applied Sciences

Department: Physical Therapy 


About APU:

Azusa Pacific University is a comprehensive, evangelical, Christian university located 26 miles northeast of Los Angeles, California. As a leading Christian university in California, Azusa Pacific University grounds rigorous academics on a solid spiritual foundation. With an intentional focus on scholarship, faith integration, diversity, and internationalization, APU provides high-quality academic programs within a tight-knit community of disciples and scholars. APU is classified by the Carnegie Foundation as an R2 Doctoral University, recognizing APU’s high level of research activity. A leader in the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities, APU is committed to excellence in higher education. Offering more than 100 bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral programs on campus, online, and at seven regional locations across Southern California, APU continues to be recognized annually as one of America’s Best Colleges by U.S. News & World Report.


The Department of Physical Therapy at Azusa Pacific University invites applications for two open full-time faculty positions. We are seeking candidates with a strong background in teaching and scholarship.  Preference for one of the two positions will be given to those in the area of neuro-rehabilitation.  For the other open position we are seeking candidates with a specialization in primary, cardiopulmonary, acute and/or geriatric care.  We are seeking a physical therapist with an earned terminal academic doctorate (Ph.D. EdD. DHS, DSc) in physical therapy or a related field of study is preferred. All candidates without an earned post-professional degree must have an established plan of study for obtaining this degree.


Additional Information:  

Candidates must align with Azusa Pacific University's Christian identity. Faculty members are expected to sign a Statement of Faith (available at, to adhere to the policies outlined in the Faculty Handbook, and to integrate the Christian faith in teaching and scholarship.


Azusa Pacific University is a Christ-centered, multicultural community that values and seeks faculty and staff who are committed to diversity, work effectively with diverse populations, and engage others in ways that honor our rich cultural mosaic and biblical foundation.  


Azusa Pacific University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.


Azusa Pacific University conducts background checks on all final candidates.


Application Procedure:

To review the complete job descriptions and to apply, visit Review of applications will begin immediately, and the position will remain open until filled.


July 1, 2021

Company: Azusa Pacific University
Location: 901 East Alosta Avenue, Azusa, CA, USA
Contact: Haley Phillips Email:
    Website: Click to visit

The Department of Physical Therapy at Thomas Jefferson University invites applications for a 12-month faculty position. The candidate will join a productive team of senior and junior teacher scholars. The diverse translational and clinical research activities across the Thomas Jefferson University community and Jefferson Health System afford opportunities for collaboration. Currently the faculty are engaged in musculoskeletal rehabilitation, neurorehabilitation, translational, and clinical research, as well as education research inclusive of the scholarship of teaching and learning. The Department features research laboratory spaces with state-of-the-art instrumentation in addition to 10,000 sq. feet of classrooms and teaching laboratories.

The faculty within the Department of Physical Therapy embrace a culture of academic and clinical excellence through interprofessional education and practice, innovative teaching in the Hamilton Clinical Simulations Center, and integrated experiential learning across the Jefferson Health system. The Department of Physical Therapy consists of 15 full-time faculty, clinical laboratory instructors, and student enrollment of 180 students. The Department of Physical Therapy is an integral part of the Jefferson College of Rehabilitation Sciences which also includes the departments of Exercise Science (inclusive of Athletic Training), Occupational Therapy, and Speech Language Pathology. The College offers a variety of advanced practices certificates and two ABPTRFE accredited residencies in neurologic and orthopedic physical therapy.

Thomas Jefferson University has ten colleges and three schools that offer more than 160 undergraduate and graduate programs. Our University is dedicated to inter-professional and transdisciplinary approaches to learning that offer a vibrant and expandable platform for professional education. Through this unique model, we are preparing our students for current and yet to be imagined careers. Jefferson College of Rehabilitation Sciences is an integral part of Thomas Jefferson University committed to educating future healthcare professionals of the highest quality and ethical standards for contemporary practice in the global community.

Candidates with expertise in neurology, pediatrics, movement science, evidence-based practice, and related topics are particularly encouraged to apply. All candidates with research interests relevant to rehabilitation will be fully considered. Candidates must have an earned doctorate. Preference will be given to candidates with an academic doctoral degree (PhD, EdD, DSc, etc.) The ideal candidate will also possess board certification in a clinical specialty and be eligible for licensure in Pennsylvania. Academic rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications. Expectations for teaching and service are negotiable relative to level of extramural funding.

Review of applications will begin immediately. The position will remain open until filled.

Interested candidates should submit on-line application/CV/Cover Letter: Job ID #9246029

Please also submit contact information for three references and questions to


Jefferson Health delivers state of the art healthcare services to patients throughout the Delaware Valley and southern New Jersey. Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) provides more than 8,400 students from nearly 40 states and 40 countries with 21st century professional education. Combined, we have over 30,000 employees.

Jefferson Health, with 14 hospitals (seven are Magnet designated by the ANCC for nursing excellence) and 40+ outpatient and urgent care locations, offers a broad range of primary and complex, highly specialized care that touches the lives of more than four million patients annually. U.S. News & World Report has ranked Thomas Jefferson University Hospital among the nation’s best in eight specialties. Jefferson Health also includes the NCI designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center; it is one of only 70 such centers in the nation.

Thomas Jefferson University has ten colleges and three schools that offer more than 160 undergraduate and graduate programs. Our University is dedicated to inter-professional and transdisciplinary approaches to learning that offer a vibrant and expandable platform for professional education. Through this unique model, we are preparing our students for current and yet to be imagined careers.

As an employer, Jefferson maintains a commitment to provide equal access to employment. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans.


June 13, 2021

Company: Thomas Jefferson University
Location: 1101 Market Street, 23rd Floor
Contact: Suzanne Zielinski Email:
Phone: 215.503.2742 Website: Click to visit


Thomas Jefferson University is seeking a Chairperson to lead the Department of Physical Therapy in the College of Rehabilitation Sciences. The Department seeks a visionary leader with the ability to advance education, service, and scholarship within the framework of the Department’s strategic plan.

Successful candidates should possess prior academic and leadership experience, excellent communication skills, and a proven ability to collaborate with staff, faculty, and the college/university leadership team. We desire an innovative colleague who will be an active facilitator of faculty success, is team-oriented, and shows a genuine appreciation of educational best practices.


Expectations for the Position:


  • Provide leadership and direction to the Department faculty on curriculum, instruction, service, and scholarship.
  • Evolve the scholarly capacity of the Department by supporting faculty to obtain funding and increase scholarly output.
  • Foster interprofessional engagement in education, research, clinical, and service opportunities.
  • Develop and implement strategies to ensure a continuous stream of highly qualified applicants into the program.
  • Manage expenditures and revenues to create a balanced operational budget.
  • Advocate on behalf of faculty, students, and staff to meet the collective needs of the program.
  • Cultivate a culture of assessment to advance Department’s strategic initiatives.




Candidate must possess or be eligible for licensure as a physical therapist in Pennsylvania, be eligible for appointment at senior faculty rank, possess an academic doctoral degree from an accredited institution in a relevant field, and have depth and breadth of experiences as a faculty member in a CAPTE accredited entry-level doctor of physical therapy program. The ideal candidate should have administrative experience in higher education, the acumen to work collaboratively in a dynamic and evolving academic medical center, the ability to implement data-driven changes, and knowledge of accreditation processes.



Applicants are requested to submit an on-line application/CV: Job ID # 9251907

Please also send via email CV, cover letter, and contact information for three references to

For additional information, please contact Catherine V. Piersol, PhD, OTR/L, Search Committee Chair at


Closing Statement

Jefferson Health delivers state of the art healthcare services to patients throughout the Delaware Valley and southern New Jersey. Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) provides more than 8,400 students from nearly 40 states and 40 countries with 21st century professional education. Combined, we have over 30,000 employees.

Jefferson Health, with 14 hospitals (seven are Magnet designated by the ANCC for nursing excellence) and 40+ outpatient and urgent care locations, offers a broad range of primary and complex, highly specialized care that touches the lives of more than four million patients annually. U.S. News & World Report has ranked Thomas Jefferson University Hospital among the nation’s best in eight specialties. Jefferson Health also includes the NCI designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center; it is one of only 70 such centers in the nation.

Thomas Jefferson University has ten colleges and three schools that offer more than 160 undergraduate and graduate programs. Our University is dedicated to inter-professional and transdisciplinary approaches to learning that offer a vibrant and expandable platform for professional education. Through this unique model, we are preparing our students for current and yet to be imagined careers.


As an employer, Jefferson maintains a commitment to provide equal access to employment. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans.


June 13, 2021

Company: Thomas Jefferson University
Location: 1101 Market Street, 23rd Floor
Contact: Suzanne Zielinski Email:
Phone: 215.503.2742 Website: Click to visit

Butler University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences invites qualified applicants for two non-tenure track, 10-month faculty positions in the Health Science Department. 

The mission of the Health Science Department is to develop graduates who improve the world’s health.  Our vision is to be the premier destination for undergraduate health education. We value collaboration, community, inclusivity, integrity, and student, faculty, and staff wellbeing. 

The Health Science Department currently supports two undergraduate majors: Health Science, and Healthcare and Business.  We are exploring the development of a third undergraduate major related to medical humanities and are in the process of optimizing our curricular offerings.  We are a growing program, with ~ 330 total students, approximately 95 of which will be incoming first year students in fall 2021.


  • Teaching Responsibilities
    • Course assignments will be made based on successful candidates’ skill sets and departmental needs.  Current departmental needs include courses in evidence-based medicine, healthcare communication, healthcare quality and safety, healthcare systems and policy, as well as elective courses in the areas of public/community health, nutrition, and others.
    • Provide support or instruction into other courses as needed.
    • Provide academic advising and professional mentoring to students in our majors.
  • Service
    • Participate in committees/work groups within the Department of Health Sciences, College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, and/or University as needed.
    • Serve professional organization(s) at the local, state, and/or national level.
    • Potential for involvement in community outreach and internship programs.
  • Scholarship
    • Research and publish per individual interests and expertise.
    • Mentor and advise undergraduate student research.


  • Doctorate or terminal degree in a healthcare profession or health science related field
  • Teaching experience in related coursework preferred
  • Demonstrated commitment to innovation in teaching and research
  • Strong organizational abilities
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment, including interdisciplinary engagements
  • Commitment to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives within the Butler University community  


Interested applicants should submit the following as a single pdf document to Ms. Tina Vawter at

  • Letter of interest
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Statement of teaching philosophy  
  • Names and contact information for three professional references
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion statement describing past experiences, current interests/activities, and/or future goals for promoting a campus climate of diversity, equity and inclusion


Initial review of applications will begin on July 1, 2021 and continue until the positions are filled. Background checks will be required.

Butler University, founded in 1855 by attorney and abolitionist Ovid Butler, is home to approximately 4,500 undergraduate and 1050 graduate students in six colleges and more than 75 academic majors. Located in Indianapolis, Indiana, a thriving metropolitan area of over 2 million people in the country’s 29th largest city, Butler occupies over 300 acres in a vibrant and diverse neighborhood near the White River on the northwest side of Indianapolis. The University’s mission and strategic direction is described at

Butler Univeristy is an equal opportunity employer.  We celbrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive and equitable envionrment for all employees.  We welcome applications from all individuals, regardless of age, gender, gender identity, sex, race, religtion, color, disability, protected veteran status, sexual oritation, national origin, or any other legally protected category.


June 10, 2021

Company: Butler University
Location: 4600 Sunset Avenue, Indianapolis, IN, USA
Contact: Tammy Pressler Email:
Phone: 317.940.2056 Website: Click to visit

Title: Assistant/Associate Professor – Physical Therapy

Position Summary:

The Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science (RFUMS), College of Health Professions, Department of Physical Therapy is seeking to fill two full-time, 12-month, Doctor of Physical Therapy Program faculty positions at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor, beginning in the Fall Quarter of 2021.

The successful candidates shall demonstrate expertise in teaching in areas associated with the individual’s specialty area and experience, possess a developed research agenda with the potential to contribute to our department’s research and scholarship. In addition, candidates shall embody congruency with our mission and values of altruism, excellence, integrity, social responsibility, and civility; and exhibit readiness to uphold the University’s and Program’s focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion.

If interested, please apply online at:

Who We Are:

RFUMS is the only graduate health sciences University in the United States named after a woman scientist. Comprised of five postgraduate health professions schools and colleges, RFUMS places a unique emphasis on interprofessional training and practice. The university is located in the city of North Chicago, Illinois, between Chicago, Illinois and Milwaukee, Wisconsin. As such RFUMS is centered in a richly diverse community that boasts a broad cultural, religious, and ethnic heritage.

RFUMS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and is dedicated to creating and fostering a diverse academic environment. We are especially seeking and encouraging applications from individuals belonging to groups underrepresented in their respective fields, as well as others who would enrich and add unique perspectives to the University.

Full-Time Faculty Expectations:

All full-time faculty members employed by RFUMS are expected to engage in activities that are considered core to their primary role as a faculty member. These activities include teaching, scholarly activity, and service.

Teaching responsibilities vary and may include:


  • Direct instruction
  • Curriculum management
  • Assessment
  • Advising and mentoring students


Scholarly activities vary and may include:


  • Original scholarship
  • Grant procurement
  • Research mentoring


Service activities vary and may include internal and external contributions through:


  • Committees
  • Contributions to the profession
  • Recruitment
  • Direct patient care


Scholarly activities and/or clinical activities are negotiated and determined at the department level and are primarily based upon the faculty track.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Teaching in the candidate’s area(s) of expertise
    • Position 1: neurologic physical therapy
    • Position 2: neurologic physical therapy, pediatrics, research, basic science, or other area(s)
  • Participating in the design, implementation, and evaluation of the curriculum.
  • Student advising
  • Contributing to the departmental research aligned with a well-defined scholarly agenda
  • Participating in professional service activities at the program, college, university, or professional level
  • Participating in admission interviews
  • Promoting effective working relationships among faculty, staff, and students
  • Contributing to efforts of maintaining compliance with CAPTE accreditation standards
  • Attending department meetings


Required Education and Experience:

  • Graduation from an accredited CAPTE program and eligibility for licensure in Illinois with the expectation of obtaining an Illinois license within 6 months of employment
  • Earned terminal academic doctoral degree (PhD, DSc, DHS, EdD, or equivalent).  
  • Must achieve a background check clearance

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to embrace and promote diversity, equity, and inclusion
  • Ability to work in an interprofessional collaborative setting
  • Effective teaching skills
  • Effective written and verbal communication
  • Research experience
  • Sound work ethic and sense of integrity

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior academic DPT teaching experience in a specialty area
  • Knowledge of effective classroom teaching strategies and assessment methodologies
  • Background in clinical or rehabilitation research
  • Publication record

Typical Physical Demands and Working Conditions:

  • Selected candidate must have the mental and physical ability to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.
  • Work environments include on-site (classroom/laboratory and office) activities, and remote teaching, which all require extensive use of computer and related technologies.



June 7, 2021

Company: Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
Location: 3333 Green Bay Rd North Chicago, IL 60064
Contact: Mary Rahlin Email:
Phone: 847.578.8766 Website: Click to visit

The Department of Physical Therapy at Augusta University (formerly known as Medical College of Georgia) in Augusta Georgia, invites applications for a full-time, 12-month position as a core faculty member of the Doctor of Physical Therapy program, rank of Assistant/Associate Professor.

We are seeking physical therapy educators with expertise in pediatrics and neurology. Responsibilities will include teaching in the candidate’s area of expertise, maintaining a productive scholarly agenda, and providing service as required by the department, college or university. Participation in a faculty practice environment is also available.   

Opportunities exist to participate in the department’s developing pediatric residency program, and PhD in applied health sciences program. Tracks toward tenure or non-tenure are available and rank is negotiable based on the candidate’s credentials and experiences. Candidates must be committed to student-centered education as well as working cooperatively with faculty and staff.

Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have a terminal academic degree (PhD, EdD, DSc) in physical therapy or in a related field. Candidates with board certification are preferred. Applicants must have a minimum of 3 years of clinical/professional experience and must be eligible for physical therapy licensure in Georgia. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Effective communication and interpersonal skills with diverse populations and ability to work in a collaborative, problem-solving manner are required.

Search committee: Faculty candidates will be reviewed with on-campus interview invitations provided to top candidates

Conditions of Employment:

All candidates are required to successfully pass a background check review.  For specific positions, the final candidate may be subject to a (pre-employment) physical and drug screen.

The final candidate will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree as well as post-secondary coursework in the form of original transcripts.  

How to Apply

Applicants should apply by submitting a letter of interest in the position, curriculum vitae, and names of three references to (Job ID# 227658) Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. Position is available immediately. 


June 6, 2021

Company: Augusta University
Location: Augusta, GA, USA
Contact: colleen hergott Email:
Phone: 706.721.2141 Website: Click to visit

The Department of Physical Therapy in the University of the Pacific’s School of Health Sciences welcomes applications from individuals interested in joining our faculty in one of two full-time 11-month tenure track positions at the rank of Assistant Professor. 

The primary teaching responsibilities for these positions are specific to content knowledge and clinical expertise in areas including neuroscience, exercise physiology, cardiovascular and pulmonary rehabilitation, critical care physical therapy, electrotherapeutic and thermal agents, pediatrics, integumentary physical therapy, and/or management of lymphedema.  In addition to fulfilling and excelling in teaching responsibilities, the successful faculty members must be productive scholars with a commitment to university service.

Minimum qualifications:

  • Earned academic doctorate (PhD, EdD, DSc, etc.) or clinical doctorate
  • 3 years of contemporary clinical experience as a Physical Therapist treating patients in with dysfunction directly related to teaching content
  • Valid PT license in any state (PTLA will be considered if progress toward licensure indicates eligibility within one year while employed as a fulltime faculty member)

Preferred qualifications:

  • University level teaching experience teaching content related to one or more of the following: neuroscience, exercise physiology, cardiovascular and pulmonary rehabilitation, critical care physical therapy, electrotherapeutic and thermal agents, pediatrics, integumentary physical therapy, and/or management of lymphedema
  • Evidence of peer-reviewed dissemination of research
  • American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS) certification (or other specialist credentials) reflecting expertise aligned with teaching needs
  • Advanced academic training in physiology or related field
  • Valid California PT license

University of the Pacific is a nationally ranked university with three distinct campuses united under one common goal: to educate and prepare the leaders of tomorrow through intensive academic study, experiential learning, and service to the community. The university offers more than 80 undergraduate areas of study in 11 schools and colleges, more than 30 graduate and professional programs and 12 accelerated programs.  The university's distinctive Northern California footprint includes its Stockton Campus, widely recognized as one of the most beautiful private university campuses in the West.  Building on our long-standing reputation for preparing health care professionals, University of the Pacific’s School of Health Sciences has degree programs in Stockton, Sacramento, and San Francisco.  The doctor of occupational therapy and master’s in clinical nutrition, nursing, social work, and physician assistant studies are offered in Sacramento. The doctor of physical therapy, and programs in athletic and speech-language pathology are offered in Stockton. The doctor of audiology is offered in San Francisco. The School of Health Sciences is joined by two other renowned schools offering professional health care degrees: Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy and the Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry.

University of the Pacific is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity. In compliance with applicable law and its own policy, Pacific is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff and does not discriminate in its hiring of faculty and staff, or in the provision of its employment benefits to its faculty and staff on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, sex/gender, marital status, military and veteran status, sexual orientation, medical condition, pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression, or mental or physical disability.

For additional information or to apply, please use the weblink:

Dr. Cathy Peterson, Search Committee Chair:; 209-946-2397



June 4, 2021

Company: University of the Pacific
Location: Doctor of Physical Therapy, 3601 Pacific Avenue, Stockton, CA 95211, USA
Contact: Cathy Peterson Email:
Phone: 209.946.2397  
Minimum Requirements
• Graduate of an accredited physical therapist professional program.
• Minimum of 5 years’ experience as a licensed physical therapist.
• Minimum of 3 years of clinical teaching and/or clinical coordination experience.
• Strong communication, organization, interpersonal, problem-solving, and clinical mentoring skills.
• Able to initiate, administer, and assess clinical education programs.
• Able to work independently and coordinate work with colleagues and peers, especially with colleagues involved with clinical education.
• Licensed or eligible for licensure in the state of California.
• Knowledge of legislative, regulatory, legal, and practice issues affecting clinical education, students, and the profession of physical therapy.
• Able to meet faculty requirements as stated in the Evaluative Criteria for Physical Therapist Education Programs.
• Participate in independent and/or collaborative research in clinical education or related areas.
• Current knowledge and skill in the use of information and computer technology (e.g., word processing, e-mail, database) or proven ability to learn these skills.
• Able to work with students with special needs based on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
• Member of the American Physical Therapy Association.
• Able to travel within and outside of the state of California, as needed.

Preferred Requirements
Possess all minimum requirements, and:
• Demonstrate visionary and futuristic thinking in Clinical Education program development, modification, and implementation
• Prior experience as a Director or Associate Director of Clinical Education
• Prior experience as a Site Clinical Coordinator of Clinical Education
• APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor
• Prior teaching experiences in a physical therapist academic program and/or administrative experience in clinical practice.
• Knowledge of educational, management, and adult learning theory and principles.
• Active in clinical practice, especially as applicable to clinical education.
• Active in professional activities at local, state, and/or national levels.
Reporting to the Department Chair, the DCE provides leadership to the Clinical Education team, holds a faculty (clinical, non-tenure track) appointment and has administrative, academic, service, and scholarship responsibilities consistent with accreditation standards and the mission and philosophy of the Department of Physical Therapy, Chapman University.

As the Clinical Education team leader, the DCE will be able to shape and modify the existing Clinical Education program with an eye toward meeting future needs and responding to evolving trends in physical therapist education and practice.
The DCE also will work collaboratively with faculty and the Clinical Education team (e.g., Associate and Assistant DCE and Administrative Support Staff) to oversee the clinical education program for our two-cohort curricular model. The successful candidate will be responsible for all aspects of the clinical education experiences of students enrolled in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program, including the organization, administration, continuous review and revision of clinical education experiences, and development of new affiliate relationships.

The DCE will also assist the Program Director in strategic planning; implementing changes based on evolving practice standards; assessment of student learning outcomes and overall programmatic success; and maintenance of programmatic and institutional accreditation, specific to clinical education.

As a faculty member, the DCE may also have responsibilities in the area of Clinical Practicum and Clinical Experiences and service to the Department, the Crean College, the University, the Community and the profession. The DCE may have opportunities for teaching in their area of expertise, mentoring physical therapist students, and participating in inter-professional educational experiences and professional/academic service, including maintaining clinical competency, if applicable.
Contact Information
Qualified candidates should electronically submit copies of a faculty application, letter of application, curriculum vitae, reprints of publications or other examples of scholarly work at: 

Further inquiries can be directed to the Faculty Search Coordinator, Ms. Christine Dumaual at, or to: Dr. Emmanuel John, Search Committee Chair/Chair, Department of Physical Therapy, at
Application reviews will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The position start date is November 1, 2021, but negotiable. Salary is competitive and will be commensurate with experience.This position is contingent on final budget approval. Successful completion of a criminal background check is required for the final candidate.
Download a copy of the Chapman Faculty Application for Employment here.



June 1, 2021

Company: Chapman University, Department of Physical Therapy
Location: 9401 Jeronimo Rd, Irvine, CA 92618, USA
Contact: Emmanuel B John Email:
Phone: 714.744.7906 Website: Click to visit

Simucase is seeking expert clinicians to assist in contributing clinical simulations and sharing/capturing patient videos, designed to enhance clinical competency. Acute care content is a plus. If your clinical simulations or videos are selected, you will receive an honorarium for your time and expertise. 

Simucase combines the power of simulation-based learning along with a comprehensive patient video library. Our patented simulation technology for physical therapy allows users to observe, assess, diagnose, make recommendations, and provide intervention for virtual patients in a safe learning environment.

To learn more, please visit:



May 14, 2021

Company: Simucase, LLC
Location: Virtual Offering
Contact: Emily Gherghel Email:
Phone: 570.506.8380 Website: Click to visit

The Division of Physical Therapy at Southwest Baptist University is seeking to fill an open faculty position. The ideal candidate will be a licensed physical therapist who possesses a doctoral degree in physical therapy (DPT or equivalent) with university level teaching experience. An earned academic doctoral degree (PhD or equivalent), ABPTS specialty certification, and established research agendas are recognized pluses.

The responsibilities of the successful candidate will include: leading courses commensurate with experience and academic preparation; writing, presenting and publishing scholarly papers; advising graduate students; serving on Division, College, University, and Professional committees as appointed; and participating in special assignments as appointed.

The position is full time employment position (9-month) faculty member of the division of physical therapy with expected start date of August 9, 2021. Must be eligible to work following all appropriate employment rules and regulations of the university and the State of Missouri.

Southwest Baptist University is a Christ-centered, caring academic community preparing students to be servant leaders in a global society. The Physical Therapy Division at Southwest Baptist University is dedicated to preparing future doctors of physical therapy to deliver care in a global society while integrating Christian faith. The graduate will be a clinician generalist who is prepared to provide physical therapy services for a diverse population in an evolving society and health care environment. SBU is located in Bolivar, Missouri, a town of 10,000 people with a low crime rate and strong community values. Located in the heart of southwest Missouri, Bolivar is just 30 minutes north of Springfield, 2 1/2 hours south of Kansas City, and 3 1/2 hours west of St. Louis. The candidates must be evangelical Christians with preference given to Southern Baptists.

Applications will be accepted until the position are filled or closed, however, review of applicants will begin May 1, 2021. Interested individuals should go to to apply.  Applications will include professional resume or CV, three letters of recommendation, and academic transcripts. Letters of recommendation may be sent confidentially to



Dr. Josh Layman

Southwest Baptist University

Department of Physical Therapy Search Committee

1600 University Avenue

Bolivar, MO 65613



April 30, 2021

Company: Southwest Baptist University
Location: 1600 University Avenue, Bolivar, MO, USA
Contact: Joshua Charles Layman Email:
Phone: 417.328.1472 Website: Click to visit