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Faculty - Physical Therapy - 14HS-PT06

Position Deleted on 2/27/2015. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Denton, TX
Faculty - Health - Physical & Occupational Therapy
Full Time

Professor: job code 14HS-PT06

School of Physical Therapy

Texas Woman's University (TWU) invites applications and nominations for Anatomy Faculty of the School of Physical Therapy, at the Dallas Center. TWU is a publicly funded co-educational institution that is designated as a Doctoral/Research-Intensive University, by the Carnegie Foundation. The main TWU campus is in Denton, with two health science campuses, one in Dallas and one in Houston.

The School of Physical Therapy: The School is a nationally ranked, accredited program. TWU has been awarding degrees in physical therapy for forty years. Currently, TWU School of Physical Therapy is offering the entry level DPT and Transitional DPT. In addition, the school offers a PhD in Physical Therapy, one of only 5 in the country.

The DPT program on the Dallas campus is seeking a strong faculty candidate with a background in gross anatomy and some experience in teaching professional students. A background or interest in biomechanics and motion analysis would be beneficial or is preferred.

Desired Qualifications:

  • An earned post-professional doctorate; PhD, EdD, DSc, ScD
  • Graduation from an accredited physical therapist program
  • Eligible for physical therapist licensure in the State of Texas
  • Excellent mentoring skill with graduate students
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
Setting: The School of Physical Therapy is located in a new state-of-the art, multi-story facility in Dallas. The Dallas Center is located in the heart of the Southwestern Medical District. Close ties to academic and medical facilities in the greater Dallas area contribute to (1) a rich and diverse environment for research and scholarship collaboration, (2) excellence in clinical practice and, (3) exciting teaching opportunities.

Application: TWU seeks a diverse pool of applicants. Nominations, inquiries, and applications should be sent via email to

Chad Swank, PT, PhD, NCS
Chair, Search Committee
Texas Woman's University

Applications should include a letter of interest, a curriculum vita, and the names and contact numbers of four references. Unofficial transcripts of all academic work will be expected before your application can be fully reviewed. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Questions may be directed to Dr. Chad Swank at

Texas Woman's University strives to provide an educational environment that affirms the rights and dignity of each individual, fosters diversity, and encourages a respect for the differences among persons. Discrimination or harassment of any kind is considered inappropriate. TWU is a "Tobacco Free Campus".

Texas Woman's University is committed to equal opportunity in employment and education and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, veteran's status, or against qualified disabled persons.
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