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Assistant Professor, Health & Exercise Science


Regis University




Northwest Denver Campus


Position Type:



Scheduled Weekly Hours:



Requested Start Date for this Position:

08/01/2024 – 8 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 seeks applicants for a 9-month faculty appointment (August 1 to April 30) at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Health & Exercise Science Program. 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:


Qualified candidates will have an academic doctoral degree (PhD, EdD, DSc) as well as evidence of collegiate teaching, scholarship dissemination, and a commitment to inclusive practices. Doctoral candidates will be considered, pending anticipated completion within 12 months of start date. Those with a master’s degree in public health will also be considered. Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in any combination of the following areas: human physiology, human anatomy, movement science, research design and statistics, social determinants of health, and biomechanics.


As a Jesuit Catholic university, 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.


The School of Physical Therapy has five programs including an undergraduate degree in Health & Exercise Science, an entry-level Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree, an orthopaedic physical therapy residency, a fellowship program in orthopaedic manual physical therapy, and a collaborative partnership Occupational Therapy Doctorate (OTD) program with Creighton University.


Our Bachelor of Science in Health and Exercise Science (HES) combines the following principles to optimize physical, mental, and social wellbeing: behavioral health, biomechanics, exercise physiology, motor behavior, nutrition, and health psychology. The HES degree lays the foundation for careers in health professions including occupational therapy, physical therapy, personal training, athletic training, and community health. Within the course work included in this degree is an internship for students to gain practical experience in community health, individual fitness, or health policy settings.


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.


Applications are now being accepted with an anticipated start date of August 1, 2024. Qualified applicants should submit a letter of intent, curriculum vitae at For additional information regarding the position, please feel free to contact Dr. Erin Choice, the Search Committee Chair by email mailto:( or


Pay Rate:

$63,500 / annually


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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