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jthrelkeld48
01-22-2008, 05:13 AM
Looking for a faculty position with great research opportunities?

Creighton University's PT Search Committee members are available to meet
with you at the Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical
Therapy Association, Feb. 6-9, 2008 in the Opryland Convention Center in
Nashville, Tennessee:

- Julie Ekstrum PT, DPT, CCS (Search Chair), jekstrum@creighton.edu

- Bob Sandstrom PT PhD (Dept chair), RobertSandstrom@creighton

- Joe Threlkeld PT PhD (C.U.Re.S. lab director) jthrel@creighton.edu

Feel free to contact us at the Opryland hotel or by cell phone @
402-690-0139 or by e-mail.



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