Faculty Position
Teaching-Research Tenure Track 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 teaching-research tenure track position in the Department of Physical Therapy. We seek innovative researchers and educators who can contribute to the discovery, dissemination, and implementation of scientific evidence. Neuroscience and neuroanatomy teaching to physical therapist students is required. Candidates must have an academic doctoral degree (PhD or equivalent; ABD considered). A record of (or emerging potential for) generating grants and peer-reviewed publications is preferred. A competitive start-up package is available. Service expectations are dependent on applicant experience and background. Eligibility for licensure as a physical therapist in Nebraska is preferred. Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The Creighton University Department of Physical Therapy has an excellent national reputation (#15 U.S. News & World Report) and is an integral part of a comprehensive health science campus with a commitment to interprofessional practice. The Department is an established leader in professional education, offering entry-level education, clinical residency programs, nationally-funded research laboratories (https://spahp.creighton.edu/research), and service to the profession and community. More information about the Departmental mission and philosophy can be found on our website at https://spahp.creighton.edu/academics/physical-therapy.

Creighton University is located near downtown Omaha, Nebraska; a dynamic metropolitan area of nearly 1 million people. Forbes Magazine recently named Omaha as one of the top 10 best places to live in the U.S. based on economy and quality of life (www.visitomaha.com). The University has an interdisciplinary research area of excellence in neuroscience (https://www.creighton.edu/research/areas-excellence/neuroscience).

Evaluation of applications will begin immediately and additional applications will be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled. Application materials should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, 1-2 page research statement, and contact information of four references. Application materials should be submitted electronically on the Creighton University Human Resources website (https://careers.creighton.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=58109). If you would like more information or have questions regarding the position, please contact:

Jennifer J. Bagwell, PT, PhD, DPT
Faculty Search Committee Chair
jennybagwell@creighton.edu
(402) 280-5188