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Assistant Professor - Physical Therapy Tenure Track

Company: Creighton University
Location: Phoenix
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Faculty Tenure Track

Doctor of Physical Therapy Program

Phoenix, Arizona

Creighton University, a Catholic and Jesuit institution, invites applications for a full-time (12 month) faculty position in our innovative Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program in Phoenix, Arizona. This position will be at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level, and will have a Tenure-Track appointment in the Department of Physical Therapy. Creighton seeks a quality educator who is passionate about advancing the profession of physical therapy through innovation, creativity, and a desire to contribute to the scientific evidence in rehabilitation science. Faculty are responsible for teaching in the DPT curriculum, fulfilling a scholarly agenda, and participating in professional and community-based service.

This program is part of Creighton s new comprehensive Phoenix health science campus that includes academic disciplines in medicine, physician assistant, nursing, pharmacy, and occupational therapy. We are located centrally in midtown Phoenix. In addition to state-of-the-art facilities, the Phoenix campus is home to faculty with contemporary expertise and diverse research agendas, including highly competitive grant-based initiatives. We also collaborate closely with colleagues in our sibling Physical Therapy Department on our Omaha, Nebraska campus . Information regarding the mission and philosophy of the Creighton DPT programs in Phoenix and Omaha can be found on the following website at: .

Candidates must be eligible for licensure as a physical therapist in Arizona and possess an academic doctoral degree (PhD, EdD, DSc, or equivalent; ABD may be considered). A record of (or emerging potential for) generating grants and peer-reviewed publications is required. Preferred areas of expertise include exercise physiology, kinesiology, biomechanics, and/or pediatrics, however, other areas of expertise will be considered. Department and University teaching and service expectations are dependent upon applicant experience and background. Academic rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience. A competitive start-up package is available and dependent upon research expertise and potential for growth. Employment to begin after January 1, 2023.

Expressions of interest and all applications will be treated in strict confidence. Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Application materials should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, 1-2 page teaching/research statement, and contact information of four references. Application materials should be submitted electronically on the Creighton University Human Resources website .

Once you have submitted an application, please send a brief email to the search committee chair. Additionally, if you would like more information or have questions regarding the faculty position, please contact Stefany Shaibi, PT, DPT, Search Committee Chair at .

Candidates are strongly urged to familiarize themselves with Creighton s mission and founding principles and review the Faculty Handbook .

Creighton is a Jesuit, Catholic institution that encourages applications from qualified individuals from all backgrounds who believe they can contribute to its distinctive educational tradition. Creighton University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer.


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    AAP/EEO Statement

    Creighton University is committed to providing a safe and non-discriminatory educational and employment environment. The University admits qualified students, hires qualified employees and accepts patients for treatment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or other status protected by law. Its education and employment policies, scholarship and loan programs, and other programs and activities, are administered without unlawful discrimination.

    Disclosure Statement

    This description describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Regular, reliable attendance is an essential function and all employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor. Employees may also be required to work in excess of normal working hours as workloads and seasonal activities necessitate. A complete description is available in the Human Resource office located at 3006 Webster Street Omaha, NE. Creighton University reserves the right to modify duties, responsibilities and activities at any time with or without notice.

Keywords: Creighton University, Phoenix , Assistant Professor - Physical Therapy Tenure Track, Healthcare , Phoenix, Arizona

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