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Phoenix, Arizona

Creighton University, a Catholic and Jesuit institution, invites applications for a full-time (12 month) faculty position in our innovative Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program in Phoenix, Arizona. This position will be at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level, and will have a Tenure-Track appointment in the Department of Physical Therapy. Creighton seeks a quality educator who is passionate about advancing the profession of physical therapy through innovation, creativity, and a desire to contribute to the scientific evidence in rehabilitation science. Faculty are responsible for teaching in the DPT curriculum, fulfilling a scholarly agenda, and participating in professional and community-based service.


This program is part of Creighton’s new comprehensive Phoenix health science campus that includes academic disciplines in medicine, physician assistant, nursing, pharmacy, and occupational therapy. We are located centrally in midtown Phoenix. In addition to state-of-the-art facilities, the Phoenix campus is home to faculty with contemporary expertise and diverse research agendas, including highly competitive grant-based initiatives. We also collaborate closely with colleagues in our sibling Physical Therapy Department on our Omaha, Nebraska campus.  Information regarding the mission and philosophy of the Creighton DPT programs in Phoenix and Omaha can be found on the following website at:


Candidates must be eligible for licensure as a physical therapist in Arizona and possess an academic doctoral degree (PhD, EdD, DSc, or equivalent; ABD may be considered). A record of (or emerging potential for) generating grants and peer-reviewed publications is required. Preferred areas of expertise include exercise physiology, kinesiology, biomechanics, and/or pediatrics, however, other areas of expertise will be considered. Department and University teaching and service expectations are dependent upon applicant experience and background. Academic rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience. A competitive start-up package is available and dependent upon research expertise and potential for growth. Employment to begin after January 1, 2023.


Expressions of interest and all applications will be treated in strict confidence. Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Application materials should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, 1-2 page teaching/research statement, and contact information of four references. Application materials should be submitted electronically on the Creighton University Human Resources website


Once you have submitted an application, please send a brief email to the search committee chair. Additionally, if you would like more information or have questions regarding the faculty position, please contact Stefany Shaibi, PT, DPT, Search Committee Chair at  


Candidates are strongly urged to familiarize themselves with Creighton’s mission and founding principles and review the Faculty Handbook. Creighton is a Jesuit, Catholic institution that encourages applications from qualified individuals from all backgrounds who believe they can contribute to its distinctive educational tradition. Creighton University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer.


Medical Instructor/Assistant Professor

Doctor of Physical Therapy Division, Duke University


To meet the needs of our growing program, the Doctor of Physical Therapy Division (DPT) at Duke University announces the opening of a full-time, regular rank, non-tenure track faculty position. This position is best suited for a highly motivated, doctoral-trained licensed physical therapist (PhD, ScD, DSc, or DPT) with a diverse clinical background. Specific preferences include those who have teaching experience and interests/experience in cardiopulmonary physical therapy and/or acute care, have demonstrated research productivity, professional service or advocacy, and/or have experience in service learning and leadership. 



  • Clinical or academic doctorate;

  • Licensed physical therapist (or eligibility) in the state of North Carolina;

  • Excellent verbal and written English communication skills;

  • Ability to work independently as well as cooperatively with a variety of faculty;

  • Interest in teaching;

  • Scholarly agenda;

  • A diverse clinical background.


Technical Skill Requirement:

  • Proficient use of dedicated software such as MS Word, Excel, or statistical software;

  • Understanding of pedagogy.



  • Course coordination and teaching in the Doctor of Physical Therapy Division;

  • Providing lab assistantship;

  • Pedagogical support for faculty and curricular staff.

  • Provision of clinical physical therapy services at Duke Health.

  • Contribution to the diversity, equity, and inclusion mission of the division

  • Scholarship contribution through basic, clinical, translational or educational research

  • Service to the division, department and/or University


Duke University and Department of Orthopaedic Surgery is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and are committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, and learners without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status. We consider diversity and inclusion a critical core value of the institution. 


The position is full time, 12 month appointed position. Interested candidates selected for an interview will be asked to present their teaching and research portfolio. All interested candidates should send (in confidence) a cover letter and curriculum vitae by March 15, 2023 including contact information for three references by email to:


Ashley Poole, PT, DPT

Chair, Search Committee

Assistant Professor

Doctor of Physical Therapy Division 

Duke University Medical Centre (DUMC) 

Box 104002, Durham, NC, 27708 



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