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Assistant/Associate Professor of Physical Therapy, Omaha, Non-Tenure Track Clinician Educator

Creighton University Omaha, NE
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Faculty Member

Non-Tenure Track

Doctor of Physical Therapy Program - Omaha, Nebraska

 

 

Creighton University, a Catholic and Jesuit institution, is actively seeking applications for the position of faculty member and member of the clinical education team in our top ranked Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program in Omaha, Nebraska.  You will join visionary national and international leaders in the profession committed to innovation and excellence in education, pursuing research to advance the health of society and practice, and serving the community within the Jesuit tradition. The DPT program supports five accredited (sixth in development) clinical residencies, a clinical practice, and diverse research agendas in multiple areas of scholarship, including a successful platform of education research.  We are searching for an ideal applicant who shares our passion for advancing the program’s mission, improve the human experience and promote physical and mental well-being, by providing exemplary education, contributing to research, and serving those in need. Creighton seeks a quality educator who is excited about clinical education, willing to collaborate and demonstrate effective teamwork, and embraces the Jesuit values.

 

Responsibilities:

·       Serve as a clinical education advisor for a portion of each cohort of students as part of the clinical education team including 4 Professional Practice courses in clinical education

·         Serve as instructor of record for Professional Formation course(s)

·       Communicate effectively with the clinical education team both in Omaha and Phoenix to ensure optimal learning experiences in the clinical setting for students.

·         Teach in the DPT curriculum in areas of department need that align with experience/expertise

·         Perform core faculty responsibilities to include teaching, scholarly activities, and service

 

Qualifications: 

·         Eligible for licensure as a physical therapist in Nebraska

·         Served as a clinical instructor &/or SCCE for a minimum of 3 years

·         Academic rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience

·         Preferred specialty certification

·         Preferred successful completion of credentialed clinical instructor program Level 1 course

 

Required skills:

·         Effective communication, organizational, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills

·         Commitment to the mission of Creighton University: https://www.creighton.edu/about/mission-history and the PT program: https://www.creighton.edu/pharmacy-ot-pt/physical-therapy/creighton-difference/mission-goals-and-program-outcomes

 

About Omaha:

Omaha offers the perfect blend of cosmopolitan sophistication and suburban relaxation. Omaha boasts a thriving economy with a population of almost 1 million in the metro area. The city is home to four Fortune 500 companies, making it a major regional economic hub between Chicago, Denver, Kansas City, and Minneapolis. Omaha remains incredibly affordable, with the cost of living 8% lower than the national average. Most attractions, including the airport are less than a 20 minute drive from Creighton. Omaha offers many amenities, from a thriving food scene, entertainment districts, the renowned-Henry Doorly Zoo and the all-new Peter Kiewit Luminarium. Omaha boasts world-class health care and excellent public and private education throughout the city. We’re on the “Best” lists for affordability, livability, and opportunity.

 

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, a 1-2 page teaching/research statement, and contact information of four references. Application materials are to 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, Nick Weber, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT, at nickweber@creighton.edu.

 

If you would like more information or have questions regarding the faculty position, please contact Nick Weber.

 

 

  • Candidates are strongly urged to familiarize themselves with Creighton’s mission and founding principles and review the Faculty Handbook.

 


Date Posted May 12, 2024
Date Closes May 12, 2025
Requisition 240226
Located In Omaha, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00
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