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Assistant/Associate Professor of Physical Therapy


Regis University




Northwest Denver Campus


Position Type:



Scheduled Weekly Hours:



Requested Start Date for this Position:

05/01/2024 – 3 months to go


Campus Location:

Northwest Denver Campus


Full-time or Part-time:

Full time


Job Summary:

The School of Physical Therapy in the Rueckert-Hartman College for Health Professions at Regis University invites applications for a 12-month faculty appointment at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor. Responsibilities include teaching in assigned areas of expertise, scholarship, student advising, and service at all levels of the University and in the community.


Working at Regis University

As Regis employees, we embrace our Jesuit Catholic values of respect, inclusion and equity, and welcome employees, faculty and students from all faiths and cultures. Together, we perform our duties in alignment with the mission of the University and seek dedicated individuals to contribute to and strengthen that mission and our service to students.


Take a moment to consider our Total Rewards package:

– A generous tuition benefit for employees, spouses, and dependents

– Paid Mission leave to give employees time to volunteer in the community

– Options for flexible work

– Additional time off each year when the University closes for Winter Break

– Medical, dental, and vision insurance


Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please submit a resume, cover letter and list of references with your application. Current employees, please submit an application by logging into Workday. Click on the Career Worklet and access the internal site.


Major Duties and Responsibilities:


The School of Physical Therapy offers an entry-level Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree, a residency in Orthopedic Physical Therapy, a fellowship program in Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy, an undergraduate degree in Health & Exercise Science, and a collaborative partnership Occupational Therapy Doctorate (OTD) program with Creighton University. The integrated DPT curriculum incorporates the study of movement in a systems approach across the lifespan. Faculty members teach in areas of content expertise, actively pursue scholarship, service, and clinical practice. The breadth and depth of our experienced faculty allows for the promotion of inclusive and innovative teaching pedagogy, as well as engagement in our profession and local and global communities. Interprofessional collaboration in teaching, scholarship and service is highly valued and encouraged. This position will involve teaching in the DPT program and, depending on background, in the undergraduate Health & Exercise Science program.


Qualified candidates must have:


• An academic doctoral degree


• A minimum of 5 years teaching experience in physical therapy


• Evidence of scholarship dissemination (peer-reviewed publication or presentation)


• License or licensure-eligible to practice as a physical therapist in Colorado


• Demonstrated commitment to inclusive practices in teaching, scholarship, and service


Preference will be given to candidates:


• Currently at rank of assistant or associate professor


• With expertise in any of the following areas: human/exercise physiology, fiscal management of physical therapist practice, health policy, and/or diagnostic imaging


As a Jesuit Catholic university and a federally-designated Hispanic Serving Institution, Regis University seeks to build a more just and humane world through transformative education at the frontiers of faith, reason, and culture. Regis University School of Physical Therapy is committed to racial justice, inclusion and diversity among its faculty and students. Regis University equips students with knowledge and skills to be discerning persons in solidarity to promote equity, dignity and respect for the most marginalized.


Regis University does not unlawfully discriminate in either the provision of educational services or in employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, creed, ancestry, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, physical or mental disability, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal law. Within this context, Regis University does reserve the right to give employment preference to persons who demonstrate by word and practice a commitment to the University’s mission and educational goals.


The application review process is underway with an anticipated start date of May 4, 2024. Qualified applicants should submit a letter of intent and a CV to


For additional information regarding this position, please feel free to contact the Search Committee Chair: Nancy Mulligan, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT mailto:( or


Pay Rate:

$90,000 to $110,000 commensurate with qualifications


To apply, visit


Since 1877, Regis University has been using our Jesuit background to provide an education for men and women of all ages and faiths and is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission: A Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Inspired by St. Ignatius Loyola, the mission of Regis University is to educate men and women of all ages to make a positive impact in a rapidly-changing global society. We encourage our students to seek truth, live purposeful lives, and continually examine and attempt to answer the question: “How ought we to live?” Regis University’s Northwest Campus is the main campus and administrative hub, located in Denver, Colorado. Regis University has three additional campuses in Colorado Springs, Colorado, Thornton, Colorado and the Denver Tech Center, as well as distance learning initiatives.


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