to the APTE Classifieds

The Department of Rehabilitation Sciences in the School of Natural and Health Sciences at Moravian College invites applications for a full-time 9 or 12 month faculty position in the developing Doctor of Physical Therapy program. This is a tenure track, open rank position for faculty with expertise in the evaluation and treatment of adult patients with neurological conditions. 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.

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 its Application for Candidacy prior to December 1st, 2020.

 The preferred candidate will have an earned academic doctoral degree (PhD, EdD, DSc) and/or DPT with earned ABPTS specialty certification in neurology or geriatrics; will be eligible for PA physical therapist licensure by endorsement; and have an established scholarly agenda. Teaching experience in the area of neurological conditions is preferred. The preferred start date of the faculty position is January 1, 2020. Faculty responsibilities will include program development, teaching in the professional DPT program, course coordination in area of expertise, scholarship and service to the Department, College, and community.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those encountered while performing the essential functions of this job.

The individual is routinely exposed to indoor conditions, minimum outdoor weather and temperature extremes, and moderate noise level.

The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.




August 21, 2019

Company: Moravian College
Location: 1200 Main Street, Bethlehem, PA, USA
Contact: Mary Ann Riopel Email: [email protected]
Phone: 610.625.7120 Website: Click to visit

The Department of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Science (PTRS) within the University of Maryland School of Medicine, invites applications for a 12- month, full-time faculty member at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor in the area of Neurologic Rehabilitation. We seek outstanding applicants interested in contributing to the research and education missions within our entry‑level Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) curriculum and PhD program in Physical Rehabilitation Science (PRS).

Qualifications:   Applicants for this position must possess or be eligible for a Maryland physical therapy license; have doctoral training in a field of study relevant to neurologic rehabilitation science, and a post-professional academic doctoral degree (PhD, EdD, ScD, or DSc).  Applicants should demonstrate a successful record of research and scholarly productivity. Clinical and teaching experience in physical therapy and rehabilitation science is also highly desirable. The successful applicant will contribute to the research and educational programs of the department by conducting sponsored research, teaching and student advising, and through service activities.

Rank and Salary: Assistant or Associate Professor. Rank and salary are commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Applications: Accepted until the position is filled. Submit an application at the link below, search for Job Number 1900014N.   Submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and a teaching portfolio to the Chair of the Search Committee:  Cara Felter, PT, DPT.  Please cite Position Number 03-329-55 in your letter of application and submit your packet at:

About PTRS and the Campus: PTRS is located on the professional campus of the University of Maryland in Baltimore, the founding campus of the University of Maryland system, residing within the research-intensive University of Maryland School of Medicine. The PTRS Department offers the Entry level DPT and a PhD in Physical Rehabilitation Science Extensive opportunities exist for collaborations with researchers and clinicians in PTRS as well as other Departments and Schools including Orthopedics, Neurology, Diagnostic Radiology, Epidemiology and Public Health, Medicine, and with established research and clinical centers on the Baltimore campus including the Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center (OAIC), the Baltimore Hip Studies, the Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center (GRECC) and the Baltimore Veteran’s Administration Medical Center. Additional collaborative links are established with the University of Maryland, College Park, University of Maryland Baltimore County, the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, the Johns Hopkins University, the National Rehabilitation Hospital, and the National Institutes of Health.   PTRS has state of the art facilities which include access to the world class Health Sciences and Human Services Library and the multipurpose SMC Campus Center. The campus is within walking distance of Baltimore’s beautiful Inner Harbor as well as Camden Yards and the Raven’s M and T Bank Stadium. Additionally, it is within a one-hour drive of Washington, DC and is 20 minutes from Thurgood Marshall Baltimore Washington International Airport. 

UMB is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy.


Cara Felter, PT, DPT, Chair, Search Committee

University of Maryland School of Medicine

Department of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Science

100 Penn Street, Baltimore, MD 21201‑1082

E-MAIL: [email protected]


August 19, 2019

Company: University of Maryland School of Medicine
Location: University of Maryland, Baltimore, Penn Street, Baltimore, MD, USA
Contact: Cara Felter, PT, DPT Email: [email protected]
Phone: 410.706.7165 Website: Click to visit

Job Opening Number: 21695

The University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine is accepting applications and nominations for the position of Director for the School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences and Associate Dean of the Morsani College of Medicine to begin in January 2020.

The director position will provide leadership for the school and its faculty, students, and residents. He/she will lead a strong team of twenty-one faculty and over thirty adjunct faculty members from a wide range of specialty areas- including three in leadership roles; 144 students in the DPT program, and two residents in the orthopedic program. Our CAPTE accredited program enjoys strong multi-site access for student rotations that provide excellent experience for our students in clinical care. Our program also benefits from being part of a multi-disciplinary inter-professional team across the care continuum provided by USF Health and the Morsani College of Medicine.

Program Details:

  • 21 faculty members with diverse areas of expertise
  • Research and scholarship accomplishments include:
    • $1.8 million plus in research funding
    • Over 40 scholarly works annually
    • 7 funded researchers
  • 6000 square feet of state-of-the-art Human Functional Performance Lab space
  • USF Health Morsani PT Center with 11 providers, 1,700 annual patients totaling more than 15,000 encounters annually
  • Over 99% NPTE ultimate pass rate for the DPT program


The position will provide leadership resulting in strong operational and financial performance for the department and the practice plan, solid research productivity as measured by federally funded research, educational achievement, NPTE outcomes, as well as collaboration and teamwork amongst department faculty.

The position reports directly to the Dean of the Morsani College of Medicine and SVP for USF Health, and for practice plan and service line development to the Chief Clinical Officer of USF Health Care. This is an exciting opportunity for an education and research leader, along with a strong mentor, that will oversee our clinical, educational, and research areas with a commitment to excellence in patient care and a passion for achieving audacious goals by embracing change and leading transformation.



  • Must be a physical therapist who holds a current license to practice as a PT in any United States jurisdiction and is eligible for licensure in Florida
  • Must have an earned academic doctoral degree or meets CAPTE requirements for exemption
  • Has the rank of associate professor, professor, clinical associate professor, or clinical professor
  • Strong record of peer-reviewed publications and research funding
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and mentor academic and clinical faculty
  • Have a minimum of six years of full-time higher education experience, and a minimum of three years of fulltime experience in a physical therapist education program
  • He/she will have progressive experience in a complex academic health setting and relevant experience as a clinical leader


  • History of recent extramural NIH research funding

Documented experience and accomplishments in inter-professional research and academic endeavors

Information for Applicants

This position is subject to a Level 2 criminal background check.

How To Apply

Click on the Apply Now button. When applying to an opening you will have the opportunity to upload a cover letter and resume.

Apply online by completing the required information and attaching your cover letter and resume. Please include your experience as it relates to the qualifications stated above. YOUR COVER LETTER AND RESUME, PLUS ANY OTHER REQUESTED MATERIAL, MUST BE IN ONE ATTACHMENT. Only online applications are accepted for this position.

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Equal Employment Opportunity

USF is an equal opportunity, equal access academic institution that embraces diversity in the workplace. USF and USF Health considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, an individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does USF or USF Health discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression.

Work Location

USF - Health

USF - Tampa Campus

About USF

The University of South Florida System is a high-impact, global research system dedicated to student success. The USF System includes three institutions: USF; USF St. Petersburg; and USF Sarasota


July 31, 2019

Company: University of South Florida
Location: 4202 East Fowler Avenue, Tampa, FL, USA
Contact: Mark Gallucci, MA, FASPR Email: [email protected]
    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

Faculty Position Announcement

School of Allied Health Professions
New Orleans, Louisiana


The Department of Physical Therapy invites applications for a 12 month, assistant or associate professor position on either the clinical or tenure track. We seek individuals who wish to join a faculty dedicated to teaching in an innovative entry level DPT Program. The curriculum is learner-centered with case-based, independent, and group learning facilitated by the faculty through Socratic discussions, problem-solving, and integrated classroom and clinical experiences. Team teaching is frequently utilized and students regularly rotate through surrounding clinical venues as part of classroom preparation.

The Department of Physical Therapy and the clinical programs within the LSU Health Science Center enjoy an integrated, collaborative relationship. The program also has collaborative relationships with surrounding health care facilities and is part of the LSU Health Care network for South Louisiana, including the new state-of-the-art University Medical Center with a Level 1 trauma center. The department has spacious educational and office spaces with state of the art classrooms and treatment areas. The research lab spaces are equipped with a NeuroComÒ, Biodex, GAITRite System, Sports Motion Video Analysis System, Woodway treadmill, AMTI Accugait Force Platform System and a 16 Channel EMG System. In addition, faculty with pediatric expertise may elect to participate in the Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) program associated with the Human Development Center.


Applicants with scholarly and teaching expertise in foundational physical therapy coursework, pediatric rehabilitation, professional issues, wellness, and practice management are strongly encouraged to apply; however, all qualified candidates are welcome to submit applications for consideration. Teaching responsibilities will be dependent on content expertise along with expertise of current faculty. Faculty will participate in integrated classroom and group learning experiences as well. Other responsibilities include engaging in scholarly activity, student advisement, supervision of student capstone projects, and service.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Earned DPT with ABPTS Board certification or other advanced certification

• Holds or is eligible for Louisiana PT licensure

• Has a minimum of three to five years of clinical experience

Preferred Qualifications:

• Earned academic doctorate degree (Ph.D., Ed.D., etc.)

• Prior teaching experience

• History of involvement in scholarly activities

LSUHSC offers a very competitive salary, an excellent benefits package and retirement plan, and a generous relocation assistance package if coming from outside the area. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, CV and three professional references to


The LSUHSC/SAHP has a strong commitment to the principle of diversity and, in that spirit, seeks a broad spectrum of candidates. Applications will be reviewed beginning immediately and will continue until the positions are filled.

LSU Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer for females, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans


August 19, 2019

Company: LSU Health Sciences Center
Location: LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans, Bolivar Street, New Orleans, LA, USA
Contact: Ha Hoang Email: [email protected]
Phone: 504.568.4288 Website: Click to visit

AdventHealth University

Doctor of Physical Therapy Program

Assistant/Associate Professor

The Doctor of Physical Therapy program at AdventHealth University (AHU) in Orlando, FL, is seeking applications for a full-time faculty position, beginning January 2020. Rank and salary will be commensurate with education and teaching experience.

AHU achieved CAPTE accreditation and graduated our first cohort in May 2019. Faculty and students at AHU enjoy small class sizes (23 per cohort) and access to multiple resources. These resources include a state-of-the art simulation laboratory with use of standardized patients, new PT classrooms and equipment, and a variety of collaborative clinical practice and research opportunities through our association with AdventHeath System’s network. Consistent with its mission as a faith-based institution, physical therapy faculty, staff, and students provide care to underserved individuals within the local and global community. This includes international service learning experiences and interprofessional practice at our pro bono facility, the Hope Clinic, located in nearby Apopka.

Requirements for the successful applicant are: academic doctorate (PhD, EdD, or equivalent) and an established record of teaching and scholarly work. Commitment to the AHU mission is essential. Preference will be given to licensed physical therapists with established expertise to teach in one or more of the following areas: Gross Anatomy (with cadaveric dissection), human physiology, and pathophysiology. All qualified candidates with a commitment to teaching excellence and advancing scholarly work are encouraged to apply.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Qualified candidates should send a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, and contact information for 3 professional references to:

Rose M. Pignataro, PT, DPT, PhD

Physical Therapy Program Director

[email protected]

AHU is an equal opportunity employer. This facility does not discriminate in recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits, layoff, dismissal or other terms and conditions of employment. This facility also prohibits any form of workplace harassment, intimidation or retaliation.



August 8, 2019

Company: AdventHealth University
Location: 671 Winyah Drive, Orlando, FL 32803, USA
Contact: Rose Pignataro Email: [email protected]
Phone: 407.303.9904 Website: Click to visit

Pima Medical Institute is a progressive private school that offers associate degree and certificate programs in numerous allied health professions. Our campus in Seattle, WA is seeking a Program Director for its Physical Therapist Assistant program.  

The Program Director responsibilites include: 

  • Supervise the activities of the department staff.  Prepare teaching assignments.
  • Determine, establish and implement department goals.
  • Monitor the department budget and expenditures.  Make appropriate corrections and changes to maintain a profitable program.
  • Coordinate the clinical and didactic education for the PTA program.  Coordinate and revise the clinical education plan. 
  • Visit clinical sites to review and evaluate students’ clinical performance and progress.  Coordinate with site instructors to ensure clinical education is effective.
  • Ensures Pima notifies CAPTE of all program changes, expected and unexpected to ensure compliance.  Ensures appropriate submission of required fees and documentation.
  • Assist in submission of required fees and supporting documentation, graduation reports, licensing and certification results, and placement statistics for the PTA program with the Director of Regulatory Affairs.
  • Assist in achieving full compliance with accreditation criteria within two years.  Ensure continuing accreditation through the appropriate authorities.  Communicate results of annual report to CAPTE.
  • Develop and maintain a functional curriculum according to approved design.  Evaluate course content and review new texts.  Collaborate with administration in the design and implementation of the PTA program.
  • Perform functions of a Physical Therapist Assistant instructor.


  • Master’s degree required.  
  • Graduate of an accredited Physical Therapist or Physical Therapist Assistant program recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. 
  • Must be a physical therapist or physical therapist assistant. 
  • Five (5) years of full-time or equivalent post licensure experience as a physical therapist or physical therapist assistant that includes a minimum of three (3) full-time years or equivalent of clinical experience.
  • Experience in; clinical practice, didactic and/or clinical teaching, administration, educational theory and methodology (curricular design, development, implementation and evaluation), instructional design and methodology and student evaluation and outcomes assessment. 
  • Nine (9) academic semester credits (or equivalent) of coursework in educational foundation, which must include educational theory & methodology, instructional design, student evaluation and outcome assessment.
  • Two (2) years of documented experience as a clinical instructor and/or center coordination of clinical education (CCCE), including instructing students from the beginning to the end of clinical rotations, for a CAPTE accredited Physical Therapist Assistant or Physical Therapy program, or two (2) years, or equivalent, of full-time experience in teaching, curriculum development, and administration in a physical therapist assistant or physical therapy program. 

Interested applicants may visit our Career site at to learn more about Pima Medical Institute and to apply for the job.  



August 7, 2019

Company: Pima Medical Institute
Location: 9709 Third Avenue NE, Seattle, WA 98115
Contact: Sandy Lopez Email: [email protected]
Phone: 520.323.5960 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.     


Teaching: provides student-centered learning through best practice teaching activities

·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

Scholarship: actively engages in scholarship to advance knowledge

·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

Service: supports shared governance and promoting one’s profession

·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

Administration: supports efficient and consistent practices across all programs

·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

Professionalism:  displays the behaviors of a professional academician and follows expected discipline specific Code of Ethics

·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.



August 6, 2019

Company: University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences
Location: 5010 Riverside Drive, Irving, TX 75039, USA
Contact: Amanda Glancy Email: [email protected]
Phone: 904.770.3577 Website: Click to visit

UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA SCHOOL OF MEDICINE AND HEALTH SCIENCES, Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy, Position #00015426

Compensation and Appointment

Position: Assistant Professor

Salary: $83,000+ per year based on experience and credentials

Benefits: Includes single or family health care coverage (premiums paid for by the university), basic life insurance, EAP, retirement plan, and tuition waiver. Optional benefits available: supplemental life, dental, vision, flexible spending account, supplemental retirement plans.

This position is a twelve (12) month, non-tenure track, special appointment with the University of North Dakota (UND) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), Department of Physical Therapy.

Job Summary and Responsibilities

  • Teaching in areas of acute care and generalist physical therapy practice, including cardiopulmonary care, differential diagnosis, research, and other areas of departmental need
  • Well-defined, ongoing scholarly agenda and dissemination
  • Service to the department, school, university, profession
  • Advising graduate and undergraduate students

Minimum Requirements:

  • Entry-level PT degree with earned academic doctorate or earned clinical doctorate with commitment to pursue an academic doctoral degree appropriate for teaching responsibilities and scholarly activity
  • Minimum of 3 years’ clinical experience
  • Contemporary expertise with experience in acute care and generalist physical therapy practice
  • Current PT license; eligible for Physical Therapy licensure in North Dakota
  • This position is subject to a criminal history record check.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the US and complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Academic doctorate in an appropriate field for physical therapy teaching responsibilities
  • Experience in clinical and/or educational research
  • Certification in a specialty area
  • Membership/involvement in professional associations

To Apply:

Review of applications will begin on September 13, 2019. Position is open until filled. Applications must include the following materials: letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, and contact information for 3 professional references.

To apply visit:

The University of North Dakota (UND) is a public research University established as a Land Grant University in 1883. Founded with a strong liberal arts foundation, UND has grown into a prominent scientific research university, classified by the Carnegie Foundation as having high research activity. UND was recently ranked among the top 100 public and top 25 most innovative universities in the country by U.S. News and World Report, and is widely regarded as among the top universities in the American Northern Plains region. The University boasts 200+ fields of study with nearly 15,000 students.

All information listed in this position announcement will be used by Human Resources, the Hiring Department, and EO/Title IX for screening, interviewing and selection purposes.

Confidentiality of Application Materials
Note: Pursuant to NDCC 44-04-18.27, applications and any records related to the applications that identify an applicant are confidential, except records related to the finalists of the position, which are open to the public after the search committee has identified the top three finalists who will be invited to campus.

EEO Statement
UND is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants will be invited to provide information regarding their gender, race and/or ethnicity, veteran’s status and disability status during the application process. This information will remain confidential and separate from your application.

ND Veteran’s Preference
North Dakota Veterans claiming preference must submit all proof of eligibility by the closing date. Proof of eligibility includes a DD-214 and if claiming disabled status, a current letter of disability from the VA dated within the last 12 months.

Clery Statement
In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the University of North Dakota publishes an Annual Security and Fire Safety Report. The report includes the university’s policies, procedures, and programs concerning safety and security, as well as three years’ of crime statistics for our campus. As a prospective employee, you are entitled to a copy of this report. The report and statistical data can be found online at You may also request a paper copy of the report from the UND Police Department located at 3851 Campus Road, Grand Forks, ND 58202.


August 5, 2019

Company: University of North Dakota
Location: 1301 North Columbia Road Stop 9037
Contact: Alyson White Email: [email protected]
Phone: 701.777.3873  

Faculty Position, Department of Physical Therapy


The Department of Physical Therapy at the University of South Alabama invites applications for a 12-month, tenure track or non-tenure track, full-time appointment at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor effective August 15, 2019. Responsibilities include serving as Director of Clinical Education, teaching in their area of expertise, student advising, clinical practice, scholarship and service to the Department, University, and community.


Candidates must be eligible for physical therapy licensure in Alabama. Minimum requirement of DPT with preference given for academic doctoral degree (PhD, EdD, DSc, etc.) or DPT with specialty certification. Preference will also be given to those candidates that have experience with clinical education, orthotics and prosthetics, integumentary, and/or pediatric physical therapy. Salary will commensurate with credentials and experience.


This position is available for an individual who desires to teach and conduct scholarly activity in a vibrant entry-level DPT program. 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 of Physical Therapy at USA, with a nearly 40-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 Department is housed in the Health Sciences building and includes research labs with a Vicon motion analysis system, BTE Primus, 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, TeamUSA Quality Enhancement Plan, and the Interprofessional Education & Collaborative Practice initiative.


The University of South Alabama is located 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.


For more information about the Department of Physical Therapy at the University of South Alabama, please visit the website at:


Applicant instructions:

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please apply electronically at the following link. Be prepared to attach a cover letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three references.

Direct questions to the Search Committee Chair:


Dr. Blair Saale, Search Committee Chair

University of South Alabama

Department of Physical Therapy

5721 USA Drive North, HAHN Rm 2011

Mobile, AL 36688

(251) 445-9330

email: [email protected]


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.




August 2, 2019

Company: University of South Alabama
Location: 5721 USA Drive North, Mobile, AL 36688, USA
Contact: Blair Saale Email: [email protected]
Phone: 251.445.9330 Website: Click to visit

Texas Health Southwest seeks to hire a Physical Therapist to work PRN.

The address is 6100 Harris Parkway Fort Worth TX 76132
Salary range is Min. $35.44/hr to Max. $53.31/hr – based on relevant experience

Work Schedule
• PRN (As Needed) Days- the ideal candidate would be available to work weekdays as well a mandatory 2-3 weekends per quarter.

• Performs age appropriate patient assessment and establishes plan of care
• Obtains/verifies physician order for therapy and validates for appropriateness
• Reviews available medical records and obtains pertinent medical history from patient or family
• Ensures that patient has given informed consent to treatment
• Evaluates each patient using age and diagnosis appropriate assessment tests and measurements, including appropriate outcome assessment tool(s)
• Integrates assessment results to identify functional problems and prioritizes care needs with patient and family
• Determines plan for care, and/or appropriate therapeutic interventions to achieve stated goals
• Initiates therapy discharge planning in collaboration with care team and patient based on prognosis and expected discharge disposition
• Determines patient response to treatment and evaluates progress (reassessment)
• Responsible for care provided under their direction, including that provided by licensed assistants and therapy technicians
• Documents all aspects of each treatment session in accordance with departmental, TJC, Medicare, and other applicable regulatory guidelines
• Obtains physician signature on all plans care and re-certifications, providing proof of all attempts to obtain signature such as documenting contacts in medical record


The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications
• Bachelor's Degree is required (Completion of a Physical Therapy program)
• PT – Physical Therapist License (TX PT License) required upon hire
• BCLS – Basic Cardiac Life Support required within 60 days of hire


*One year of acute care experience is highly preferred.



• Good verbal and written communication skills in English; Problem – solving ability; Ability to teach others; Time management skills; Good interpersonal and customer service skills, Basic leadership skills.

Why Texas Health Resources?
Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort Worth is a 222-bed full-service facility that includes surgical and imaging services, a 24-hour emergency department, orthopedics and sports therapy, adult critical care, and a Level III neonatal intensive care unit. Texas Health Southwest Fort Worth, which has been serving Tarrant County residents since 1987, has 1,100 employees, 120 volunteers, and more than 600 physicians on its medical staff. The hospital is a Pathway to Excellence® designated hospital by American Nurses Credentialing Center, a designated UnitedHealth Premium Surgical Spine specialty center and has earned Quality Respiratory Care Recognition from the AARC. We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.

Texas Health Highlights
• 2018 FORTUNE Magazine's “100 Best Companies to Work For®” (4th year in a row)
• 2018 Becker's Healthcare "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare" (4th year in a row)
• 2018 Employees' Choice “Best Places to Work” by Glassdoor

Apply here:




July 31, 2019

Company: Texas Health Resources
Location: Fort Worth, TX, USA
Contact: Renee Trudgett Email: [email protected]
Phone: 682.236.6310  

The School of Physical Therapy at MCPHS University invites applications for a faculty member to join our collaborative team. This is a 12-month faculty position for a skilled educator and clinician, engaging in teaching, scholarship, and service.  The School of Physical Therapy at MCPHS University is located in the heart of Central Massachusetts, which offers multiple festivals and community events throughout the year as well as close proximity to multiple health care facilities, colleges and outdoor amenities. 

For nearly 200 years, MCPHS University, formerly known as Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, has been at the forefront of innovation in the healthcare world. We take pride in our history, yet are motivated by a curiosity about the future. Faculty and staff continue to bring their talents and skills to MCPHS University to contribute to our mission of guiding and supporting students toward successful and sustainable careers in health professions including Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Physician Assistants, Optometry, Nursing, Pharmacy and more.


Required Qualifications:

  • Current physical therapist licensure or eligible for Massachusetts state licensure

  • Doctorate (DPT) from a CAPTE accredited institution required

  • Academic doctorate (PhD, EdD, ScD) preferred. Candidates without an academic doctorate would be required to enroll in an academic doctorate program at an accredited institution within 2 years of hire.

  • A minimum of three to five years clinical experience as a licensed physical therapist

  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team and make significant contributions to the success outcome of the projects/assignments

  • Ability to successfully manage multiple priorities in a deadline-driven environment and meet deadlines

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Teaching experience at the post-baccalaureate level required

  • Expertise in at least one of the following areas of teaching: neurologic, pediatric, evidence-based practice or general physical therapy patient /client management; able to teach in a variety of content areas.

  • Completion of APTA-accredited residency and/or ABPTS certification or other advanced certification preferred.

  • Capacity for accepting responsibility without need for follow-up

  • Ability to collaborate with a variety of professionals within the university or clinical setting.


All applications must be submitted to: attach a cover letter and a curriculum vitae. Principals only.

Finalist candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check as a condition of employment. MCPHS University is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants who would enrich the University's diversity are welcome to apply.  MCPHS offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits, including a substantial health/dental insurance subsidy, generous holiday/vacation policy, and a significant pension plan contribution. To learn more about our total rewards, please visit

Information about the School of Physical Therapy at MCPHS University can be found at:

Contact: Dr. Janna Kucharski Howard, Search Committee Chair at [email protected] with questions.

About Us:

MCPHS University, an innovator in health and professional education, is setting the pace in the health science fields. MCPHS has more than 7000 students across campuses in Boston’s Longwood Medical Area, downtown Worcester, MA and downtown Manchester, NH. Here, we are preparing future generations of global leaders and promoting systems to improve the health of the public. In the midst of implementing an ambitious strategic plan that will bring us to our 200th anniversary in 2023, MCPHS offers meaningful work that benefits society overall, provides competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, and fosters a sense of connectedness and collaboration among our employees. We are a fast-moving, data-driven educational institution with a strong entrepreneurial mindset.

Come join us and be a part of a diverse community that is at the forefront of advancing the healthcare landscape!


July 30, 2019

Company: MCPHS University School of Physical Therapy
Location: 10 Lincoln Square, Worcester, MA, USA
Contact: Janna Kucharski-Howard Email: [email protected]
    Website: Click to visit

Physical Therapist Assistant Program Faculty/Academic Coordinator Of Clinical Education


Virginia Western Community College is accepting applications for a full-time Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) faculty to serve as the Academic Coordinator of Clinical Education (ACCE)/Core Faculty member for the developing Physical Therapist Assistant Program. This is a 9-month teaching faculty position with pay and benefits spread across 12 months. This position will have expected summer teaching and clinical coordination duties. It is anticipated that summer hours will be part-time and will vary each year.


As the PTA program is currently in development phase, the initial duties for this position will include program development, course development, clinical site development, and working closely with the program director in preparation of the Application for Candidacy and participating in the onsite accreditation visit. Once the program is implemented, the duties of this position will be two-fold, coordinating the clinical portion of the program and didactic instruction for PTA courses. The ACCE responsibilities will include planning, coordinating, facilitating, administering, and monitoring the clinical components of the academic program. The ACCE will serve as a liaison between the PTA program and the clinical education site as part of his/her responsibilities. The ACCE, in cooperation with other academic faculty, establishes clinical education site and facility standards, selects and evaluates clinical education sites, and facilitates ongoing development of and communication with clinical education sites and clinical faculty. The position also requires regular didactic responsibilities within the program instructing in both a lecture and laboratory format. Responsibilities in this role include: facilitating student learning, service to Virginia Western Community College, professional development, and display of exceptional interpersonal skills and professional behavior.



REQUIRED: Graduate of an accredited physical therapist assistant or physical therapist program, or deemed equivalent program. Earned associate degree as a physical therapist assistant or professional degree as a physical therapist. Licensed Physical Therapist (PT) or Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) with current Virginia PT or PTA license or eligible for licensure in the state of Virginia. License needs to be active, unrestricted, and the applicant should be in good standing with the board of physical therapy of the license-granting state.  Minimum of 3 years of post-licensure clinical experience as a physical therapist assistant or physical therapist. Two years of clinical practice experience must include experience as a Center Coordinator of Clinical Education (CCCE) and/or Clinical Instructor (CI) in physical therapy, or a minimum of two years of experience in teaching, curriculum development and administration in a PT or PTA program. Strong communication, organization, interpersonal, problem-solving, and counseling skills. 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). Knowledge of legislative, regulatory, legal and practice issues affecting clinical education, students, and the profession of physical therapy.  Able to meet the faculty requirements as stated in the Evaluative Criteria for the Accreditation of Physical Therapist Assistant Programs. Member of the American Physical Therapy Association. Able to initiate, administer, assess, and document clinical education programs. Able to work independently and coordinate work with colleagues and peers. Able to travel, as needed.

DESIRED: Prior teaching experience in a physical therapist assistant/physical therapist academic program or equivalent coursework. Earned bachelor degree, enrolled in, or desire to pursue undergraduate studies.  Knowledge of education, management, and adult learning theories and principles. Earned status as an APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor.


TO APPLY: Direct link to VA Jobs posting: Applicants MUST complete the online application in order to be considered during the recruitment process. A cover letter, resume, and transcripts are required. All documents must be received with complete online application by 11:59 pm (EST) on the closing date. 

Questions about the on-line application process, call (540) 857-7282 or 857-7283.


TTY: “711” or 1-800-828-1120. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Acts (ADA and ADAAA), Virginia Western will provide, if requested, reasonable accommodation to applicants in need of access to the application, interviewing and selection processes. Females, minorities, and those with disabilities are encouraged to apply. 

VWCC is committed to EO/AA and Diversity.

Deadline to Apply: 08/31/2019 by 11:59 PM EST


July 29, 2019

Company: Virginia Western Community College
Location: Roanoke, VA, USA
Contact: Sarah Miller Email: [email protected]
Phone: 540.857.7282  

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

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  

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

[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

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

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