Faculty Position Announcement

Website Bellarmine University

The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at Bellarmine University invites applications for a 12-month tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor or Associate Professor level. This new position will join a department of 16 dynamic core faculty. The core faculty collectively holds nine ABPTS specialization certifications in six certification areas. The successful candidate will value the University’s Catholic identity and tradition, and will support the University’s vision and mission, commitment to service and hospitality, and the intellectual, ethical and moral development of all students.

We are seeking innovative professionals with expertise in the areas of musculoskeletal physical therapy, human movement/biomechanics, and medical screening/differential diagnosis. Candidates with foundational physical therapy skills and other areas of established expertise that complement the current faculty will be considered.

Requirements: At a minimum the candidate should possess:

  • An earned academic doctorate (PhD, EdD, DHSc, DSc), and/or DPT with ABPTS certification.
  • Candidate must be licensed in a United States jurisdiction as a physical therapist.
  • Evidence of peer-reviewed scholarship, at a minimum invited presentations such as poster or platform at professional conferences. pPblications in peer-reviewed journals, authorship of books or chapters, and grant activity will be considered as higher forms of peer-reviewed scholarship.
  • Experience teaching in an academic environment, at a minimum as adjunct faculty. Higher consideration may be given to those with previous full-time faculty experience.
  • Experience mentoring students in research, either formally or informally. 

    The DPT Program is proud of their state-of-the-art facilities and extensive curricular integrated service-learning activities and international experiences. The Program is located in a collaborative and collegial environment and is part of the School of Movement and Rehabilitation Sciences in the College of Health Profession. The DPT Program is CAPTE accredited (thru 2024) and receives significant community and administrative support. Additional unique features of the DPT Program include a state of the art human gross anatomy laboratory, an externally funded physical therapy leadership development program, endowed on- and off-campus service-learning clinics, and two collaborative ABPTRFE accredited residency programs (Neurological and Geriatric). These residency programs will continue to be an instrumental component in Louisville emerging as the Aging Care Capital.

Bellarmine University is a dynamic, growing university with a strong liberal arts focus in the Catholic higher education tradition and a bold vision for the future. Bellarmine has undergraduate and graduate enrollment of nearly 4,000 students, and continues to add new academic programs while maintaining personal attention to students. Bellarmine is listed in the Princeton Review’s Best 382 Colleges, is one of the top 15 Southern regional universities in U.S. News and World Report’s 2018 college rankings, and is a top university in Forbes’ list of America’s best colleges. In a survey by The Princeton Review, students praised Bellarmine as a place that is “welcoming to every single person and makes an effort to include everyone.” Bellarmine students, faculty and staff engage in more than 25,000 cumulative hours of service each year, in Louisville and around the nation and world.

Bellarmine is located on a scenic 175-acre campus in the Highlands neighborhood of Louisville, KY, which Glassdoor recently recognized as one of the nation’s top 10 cities where pay goes the furthest, and National Geographic calls it a top 10 food city. ZipRecruiter calls Louisville a top 10 city for job seekers, thanks in part to its central location and low unemployment. Louisville is within a day’s drive of two-thirds of the U.S. population.

Bellarmine is an equal opportunity employer and encourages persons of diverse backgrounds to apply for positions.

Applications are being accepted now and review will continue until the position is filled. Starting date is negotiable. Qualified applicants may apply through Interview Exchange (www.Interviewexchange) and include a cover letter, C.V., and provide names of three professional references. Inquiries may be directed to Dr. Sonja Bareiss, DPT Program, Bellarmine University, 2001 Newburg Road Louisville, KY 40205-1877; email: sbareiss@bellarmine.edu .

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