Physical Therapy Tenure Track Position

University of Mount Union Department of Physical Therapy invites applications for a full-time tenure track position.

Responsibilities: The Department of Physical Therapy is seeking a full-time faculty member who is energetic and committed to graduate teaching and research to serve in a developing physical therapy program. The candidate will be responsible for meeting all faculty roles and expectations in addition to, assisting in development, management, and implementation of a new Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) curriculum.

Qualifications: Applicants must hold or be eligible for PT licensure in Ohio. Other qualifications for the position include:

  • A doctoral degree (Ph.D., Ed.D., D.Sc. or advanced practice DPT with ABPTS certification)
  • 3-5 years of college or university experience
  • History of scholarship, established research agenda
  • Proficient computer/technology skills
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills

Available: Fall 2014

Compensation: Competitive, based upon qualifications. Fringe benefits include a 10% contribution by the University to TIAA/CREF after one year of service; contribution by the University toward hospitalization, major medical, disability, and group life insurance; tuition discount for spouse or children attending Mount Union.

Academic Rank: Tenure-track position.  Assistant Professor anticipated, but rank commensurate with experience.

Equal opportunity: Mount Union has a strong commitment to nurturing a culturally diverse faculty and student body. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. The University of Mount Union is an equal opportunity employer.

The University of Mount Union, a private institution founded in 1846, offers a rigorous and relevant academic program that is grounded in the liberal arts tradition. Mount Union’s 2,200 students can select from 59 broad-based and career-specific undergraduate majors as well as a graduate program in physician assistant studies.  Known for its personal approach, the institution boasts a 13:1 student-faculty ratio and a curriculum delivered almost entirely by full-time faculty members who hold terminal degrees in their fields. 

Throughout the course of the past decade, more than $100 million has been invested in the construction and renovation of modern facilities including a natural sciences building, recreation center, welcome center and apartment-style housing options.  Primarily residential in nature, Mount Union’s picturesque 115-acre campus is located in Alliance, OH (population 23,000), within 80 miles of both Cleveland and Pittsburgh.  An additional 142-acre nature center is located six miles away.  The University’s endowment is in excess of $130 million.

The University, affiliated with the United Methodist Church, is committed to providing a student-centered approach and an exceptional educational experience, offering an array of activities for cultural, civic and social development.  Students experience outstanding opportunities for success after graduation, both in the workforce and graduate study.

For more information, visit In addition, Mount Union’s strategic plan is available at

To apply, submit the following documents:

  • A letter of interest
  • Teaching philosophy
  • Resume, including the names and phone numbers of three current references

Send application materials to:
Phyiscal Therapy Faculty Search Committee
Office of Human Resources
University of Mount Union
1972 Clark Avenue
Alliance, OH 44601

Email Consideration of applicants will begin immediately.

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