Research Assistant Professor (tenure eligible)- Department of Physical Therapy
August 27, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
Creighton University, a Catholic, Jesuit institution, is now accepting 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 demonstrate strong potential to contribute to the discovery, dissemination, and implementation of scientific evidence in rehabilitation science.
Candidates must have an academic doctoral degree (PhD, EdD, DSc, or equivalent; ABD considered). A record of (or emerging potential for) generating grants and peer-reviewed publications is required. Department and University service expectations are dependent on applicant experience and background. Eligibility for licensure as a physical therapist in Nebraska is preferred. 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.
The Creighton University Department of Physical Therapy has an excellent national reputation (Ranked #15 U.S. News & World Report) and is an integral part of a comprehensive health science campus with a commitment to interprofessional education. The Department is an established leader in multiple areas including: Professional (entry-level) Physical Therapy education; Residencies in clinical orthopaedics, pediatrics, geriatrics, neurologic, and women’s health; Nationally-funded research laboratories; and Service to the profession and community. The University has an interdisciplinary research area of excellence in neuroscience.
Creighton University is strategically located near downtown Omaha, Nebraska; a dynamic metropolitan area of nearly 1 million people, and home to the NCAA College World Series, a nationally ranked zoo and aquarium, and Headquarters for the US Strategic Air Command (Offutt Air Force Base). In addition, Omaha supports many high-quality public and private institutions of education, and an outstanding culture of museums, theater, music, the arts, and other entertainment appealing to all generations. 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).
Applications are requested by no later than October 1, 2018. 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 (http://ow.ly/gsMI302FO53). If you would like more information or have questions regarding the position, please contact: