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    Duquesne University

    Department of Physical Therapy

    The Department of Physical Therapy in the John G. Rangos Sr. School of
    Health Sciences at Duquesne University invites applications for an open 12
    month, full-time faculty position. The responsibilities of the position are
    to teach within the academic curriculum and produce scholarship that is
    commensurate with the expectations of the University and the Commission on
    Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE). The position is a
    tenure-track appointment at the assistant or associate professor level.
    Salary is commensurate with experience. The program offers the doctor of
    physical therapy degree (DPT) and is accredited by CAPTE through 2018.

    Primary Responsibilities

    * Teaching 2-4 courses per year in the entry-level DPT curriculum.

    Content expertise in either Physiology, Orthopedics (with an emphasis on the
    spine), Anatomy or Pediatrics is desired.

    * Conduct and publish research in an area of the candidate's
    * Advise and mentor students.
    * Perform service at the department, school and university levels.


    * Earned or close to completed Ph.D./Ed.D. or other terminal degree.

    * Prior teaching experience.

    Physical plant resources are state-of-the-art including dedicated faculty
    offices, teaching and research facilities. The faculty of the program are
    established academicians/

    clinicians who work together harmoniously to accomplish the mission of the

    Duquesne University is a private, Catholic, co-educational university on a
    private 40 + acre campus located in Pittsburgh, PA. The campus is ranked as
    one of the safest urban campuses in the country and is within walking
    distance of the business, shopping and cultural districts.

    Founded in 1878 by its sponsoring religious community, the Congregation of
    the Holy Spirit, Duquesne University is Catholic in mission and ecumenical
    in spirit. Motivated by its Catholic identity, Duquesne values equality of
    opportunity both as an educational institution and as an employer. The
    successful candidate must be willing to support the Duquesne University
    Mission Statement and be willing to contribute actively to the mission and
    to respect the Spiritan Catholic identity of Duquesne University. The
    mission is implemented through a commitment to academic excellence, a spirit
    of service, moral and spiritual values, sensitivity to world concerns, and
    an ecumenical campus community.

    Please a letter of interest accompanied by their curriculum vitae and names
    of three references to:

    RobRoy Martin, Ph.D., P.T., C.S.C.S.

    Department of Physical Therapy

    Duquesne University

    Rangos School of Health Sciences

    Pittsburgh, PA 15282

    For additional information about Duquesne University and the physical
    therapy department, please visit our website at