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jthrelkeld48
12-19-2007, 06:54 AM
Faculty Position

Department of Physical Therapy

School of Pharmacy and Health Professions

Creighton University

Omaha, Nebraska



Creighton University, a Catholic and Jesuit institution, invites applications for a full time, 12-month tenure track faculty position in the Department of Physical Therapy.



Applicants must be a physical therapist committed to excellence in teaching, scholarship and service activities, hold a research doctoral degree with potential for extramural funding, or have completed a postdoctoral research fellowship. The Department is looking to build its research capacity in movement science (http://cures.creighton.edu). In addition, the Department will actively consider persons who can strengthen our interdisciplinary research in health services (http://chrp.creighton.edu ) or community engagement in underserved communities (http://oisse.creighton.edu). Eligibility for licensure as a physical therapist in Nebraska is required. All areas of clinical expertise will be considered.



The Department of Physical Therapy with 16 full time and 2 part time faculty members is an integral part of the Creighton University Medical Center which is an academic health center campus. The Department of Physical Therapy has established itself as a leader in clinical doctoral education, offering entry-level and transitional DPT programs, an accredited clinical residency program and service to the profession through academic excellence and scholarship. The faculty educate and mentor the professional development of future physical therapists, contribute to the evolving base of physical therapy knowledge, and serve the community by being "men and women for and with others". More information about the departmental mission and philosophy can be found on our website at http://spahp2.creighton.edu/PT . Evaluation of applications will continue until the position is filled and academic rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience.



Interested applicants are encouraged to send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae and the names of four references to:



Julie Ekstrum, PT, DPT, CCS

Chair, Faculty Search Committee

Department of Physical Therapy

Creighton University

2500 California Plaza

Omaha, NE 68178

(402) 280-5676

jekstrum@creighton.edu



Creighton University is an Equal Opportunity Employer