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College of Education and Health Sciences - Tenure Track Assistant Professor Department of Physical Therapy and Health Science

The Department of Physical Therapy and Health Science at Bradley University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor. This appointment is for a nine-month contract with a possible required summer contract beginning in August 2021.  Primary teaching responsibilities include courses in the clinical doctorate (DPT) and courses in the undergraduate Kinesiology and Health Science program.  We are especially interested in individuals with substantial experience in orthopedics and one or more of the following areas: exercise prescription and healthcare management (marketing, use of health informatics for patient care/clinic growth, reimbursement).

Candidates must be a Physical Therapist eligible for licensure in the state of Illinois, possess an academic doctorate (PhD, EdD, DSc), or be enrolled in an academic doctoral program. Candidates without an earned academic doctorate will be considered, but are only eligible for tenure-track status upon completion of the required terminal academic degree.  Preference will be given to those with an earned academic doctorate degree (PhD, EdD, DSc) or a DPT. 

The Department of Physical Therapy and Health Science is comprised of a dynamic and collaborative faculty actively engaged in a student-centered learning environment. Responsibilities include teaching, scholarship and service to the Department, College, University, profession, and community.

Qualified candidates should submit a letter of interest addressing the qualifications for the position, current vita, teaching philosophy statement, research interests/agenda statement, and complete contact information for a minimum of three professional references. The information should be submitted electronically to Stacie Bertram, PhD, PT, Chair of the Search Committee (

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Employment with Bradley University is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check. 

Bradley University is a top-ranked, private university in Peoria, Illinois, offering nearly 6,000 undergraduate and graduate students the opportunities, choices and resources of a larger university and the personal attention and exceptional learning experience of a smaller university.  Bradley offers a comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate academic programs in business, communications, education, engineering, fine arts, health sciences, liberal arts and sciences, and technology. The University is located on an 85-acre campus in the largest metropolitan area in central Illinois. 

For additional information about the University and the Department of Physical Therapy and Health Science visit:  Bradley University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The administration, faculty and staff are committed to attracting qualified candidates from underrepresented groups.