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Physical Therapy Faculty Position: Creighton University (Omaha, NE)

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  • Physical Therapy Faculty Position: Creighton University (Omaha, NE)

    Faculty Position
    Assistant/Associate Professor
    Teaching-Research Appointment
    Department of Physical Therapy
    School of Pharmacy and Health Professions
    Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska, USA

    Creighton University, a Catholic, Jesuit institution, invites applications for a full time, 12-month tenure track position in the Department of Physical Therapy. Applicants must be committed to excellence in teaching, scholarship and professional service activities, hold a research doctoral degree with potential for extramural funding. Research related to rehabilitation or movement science is of particular interest to the Department.

    Eligibility for licensure as a physical therapist in Nebraska is required, and teaching expertise in at least one of the following content areas is preferred: Neuromuscular, cardiovascular and pulmonary, differential diagnosis, or prosthetics. Applicants must have a record of scholarly productivity or demonstrated potential for success in generating grants and peer-reviewed publications.

    The Department of Physical Therapy, with 16 full-time faculty members, is an integral part of a comprehensive health science campus. The Department has established itself as a leader in clinical doctoral education, offering entry-level and clinical residency programs, nationally-funded research laboratories ( and service to the profession through academic excellence and scholarship. The faculty educates and mentors the professional development of future physical therapists, contributes to the evolving base of physical therapy knowledge, and serves 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

    Evaluation of applications will continue until the position is filled. 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:

    Teresa M. Cochran PT, DPT, GCS, MA
    Chair, Faculty Search Committee
    Creighton University
    2500 California Plaza, Boyne 114D
    Omaha, NE 68178
    (402) 280-4581

    Creighton University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer.