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Physical Therapy Faculty
Clarke University

Date Posted Feb. 6, 2020
Title Physical Therapy Faculty
University Clarke University
Dubuque, IA, United States
Department Physical Therapy
Application Deadline Open Until Filled
Position Start Date Aug. 1, 2020
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  • Assistant Professor
  • Physical Therapy/Rehabilitation

Clarke University, located in scenic Dubuque, IA, invites applications for a full-time faculty position (10 months) in the Physical Therapy Department. Rank will be commensurate with experience in the academic setting. Ideal candidates should possess an earned terminal academic doctorate (Ph.D., EdD., DHS, DSc) or be actively enrolled in a doctoral program of study in physical therapy or a related field. Applicants must be eligible for PT licensure in Iowa. Responsibilities include teaching in area of academic or clinical expertise, advising, and research. Preference will be given for candidates qualified to teach musculoskeletal/orthopedic or research courses. Competitive salary & benefits. Applications will be reviewed upon receipt & considered until the position is filled.

Clarke is a Catholic University rooted in the liberal arts and sciences tradition with professional programs providing an outstanding education for caring and responsible participation in a global world. Founded by the Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the college has for over 175 years served the people of Iowa, the Midwest, and beyond by providing not only an outstanding education to its students but service to its community and leadership for society. People at Clarke – faculty, students, and staff alike – comprise a close-knit community of dedicated individuals. As a family community, Dubuque residents enjoy an outstanding quality of life with the dual advantages of small town living and the cultural amenities of an urban area.

The Clarke University Physical Therapy Department is part of the caring, learning community at Clarke University, committed to excellence in physical therapy education and dedicated to educating individuals who are prepared to contribute to society as physical therapy professionals in a variety of settings. We are part of the supportive environment that encourages personal and intellectual growth, promotes global awareness and social responsibility, and deepens spiritual values. As educators, we will play a significant role in providing continuing education to therapists in the State of Iowa as well as the tri-state region.

To apply, please upload a letter of application, three letters of recommendation with contact information, unofficial graduate transcripts, curriculum vitae, and a teaching philosophy online at Confidential letters of recommendation can be emailed to

Review of applications will begin immediately. The position will begin August 2020.
Note: Faculty will be on-site at the APTA Combined Sections Meeting (CSM) in Denver, CO and would be available to meet with applicants to discuss this opportunity further. For further information please contact: Jennifer Mai, PT, DPT, PhD, Professor and Chair of Physical Therapy. 563-588-8168 or

  • Clarke University is committed to fostering a welcoming campus community that celebrates the unique contributions of each person and promotes an inclusive learning environment. Clarke University does not discriminate against any employee or any applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability or genetic information.

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Contact Information

  • Jennifer Mai
    Physical Therapy
    Clarke University
    1550 Clarke Dr
    Dubuque, IA 52001
  • 563-588-8168


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