Assistant Professor - AZ - Physical Therapy Program

Midwestern University Glendale , AZ 85301

Posted 2 months ago

The Physical Therapy Program at Midwestern University, Glendale, Arizona invites applications for a full-time 12-month tenure track faculty appointment. Rank is negotiable and dependent upon applicant's qualifications.

Position responsibilities include teaching in the areas of musculoskeletal rehabilitation, electrophysical agents, and therapeutic exercise. Additional responsibilities will include student advising, assisting in residency development, focused scholarship, and service within the department, university, and the profession. A startup funding package may be negotiated based on the candidate's needs and record of scholarly production.

Midwestern University is an independent, not-for-profit organization that provides graduate and postgraduate education in the health sciences. Midwestern University has two campuses, one in Glendale, Arizona and a second in Downers Grove, Illinois.

The Glendale campus includes the College of Health Sciences, College of Graduate Studies, Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine, College of Pharmacy-Glendale, College of Dental Medicine-Arizona, Arizona College of Optometry, and College of Veterinary Medicine. The College of Health Sciences includes programs in Cardiovascular Perfusion, Clinical Psychology, Nurse Anesthesia, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant, Speech Language Pathology, and Podiatric Medicine. The University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission, a Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Visit

The Physical Therapy Program is accredited by CAPTE and offers the entry-level Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. The Program is housed in Glendale Hall which was completed in 2008 and contains state of the art classrooms and laboratory spaces.

Job Requirements:

The preferred candidate will have (1) a Ph.D. or equivalent post-professional doctorate degree, (2) at least five years of clinical experience in musculoskeletal physical therapy, (3) eligibility and willingness to secure physical therapy licensure in Arizona, (4) experience working with physical therapy students and residents, (5) the ability to work effectively as a collaborative team member with faculty, staff, and students from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds, and (6) either orthopedic or sports specialist certification. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Relocation assistance is available.

Please submit your application packet through MWU's online job board. Your online profile should include:

  • Cover letter that support your qualifications to teach musculoskeletal rehabilitation, and your teaching philosophy (upload as an attachment or inserted as text)
  • CV (upload as an attachment or inserted as text)
  • Application (you will be prompted to complete the online application)

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. If you have questions, feel free to contact the Chairperson of the Search Committee.

Dr. Mia Erickson

Professor and Assistant Director

Search Committee Chair

Physical Therapy Program

College of Health Sciences

Midwestern University
19555 N. 59th Avenue

Glendale, AZ 85308

Phone: 623/572-3926

Fax: 623/572-3929

Midwestern University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not discriminate against an employee or applicant based upon race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, or veterans status, in accord with 41 C.F.R. 60-1.4(a), 250.5(a), 300.5(a) and 741.5(a). Midwestern University complies with the Smoke-Free Arizona Act (A.R.S. 36-601.01) and the Smoke

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Assistant Professor - AZ - Physical Therapy Program

Midwestern University