Ministry Employment

Physical Therapy Faculty

Azusa Pacific University
Azusa, California, United States (on-site)
27 days ago


About APU:

Azusa Pacific University is a comprehensive, evangelical, Christian university located 26 miles northeast of Los Angeles, California. As a leading Christian university in California, Azusa Pacific University grounds rigorous academics on a solid spiritual foundation. With an intentional focus on scholarship, faith integration, diversity, and internationalization, APU provides high-quality academic programs within a tight-knit community of disciples and scholars. APU is classified by the Carnegie Foundation as an R2 Doctoral University, recognizing APU’s high level of research activity. A leader in the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities, APU is committed to excellence in higher education. Offering more than 100 bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral programs on campus, online, and at seven regional locations across Southern California, APU continues to be recognized annually as one of America’s Best Colleges by U.S. News & World Report


The Department of Physical Therapy at Azusa Pacific University invites applications for a faculty position in our Doctor of Physical Therapy program. We are seeking candidates with a strong background in teaching and scholarship with a preference for those in areas of acute care and cardiopulmonary practice.


  • Teach, design curricula, and carry out research in their area of expertise
  • Serve on departmental and university committees
  • Coordinate and organize classroom support staff and student Teaching Assistants
  • Responsible for daily electronic timekeeping as it applies to the scoop of this position
  • Regular, punctual attendance as required by the supervisor based on department needs
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the supervisor
  • May be needed to work at alternative Regional Campuses or Sites.



  • A physical therapist with an earned terminal academic doctorate (Ph.D. EdD. DHS, DSc) in physical therapy or a related field of study is preferred. All candidates without an earned post-professional degree must have an established plan of study for obtaining a degree.
  • Applicants must be licensed or eligible for PT licensure in California; a defined research agenda and record of publications; a strong Christian commitment.
  • Ability to organize classroom materials and schedules
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to manage details and follow through.
  • Must be collaborative and an effective team member and team builder.


  • Prior academic or clinical teaching experience and specialization are valued assets as well as an earned post-professional (academic) degree.
  • 3-5 years of higher education teaching experience preferred;
  • 3-5 years of clinical experience as Physical Therapist in area of specialty preferred

Additional Information:  

Candidates must align with Azusa Pacific University's Christian identity. Faculty members are expected to sign a Statement of Faith (available at, to adhere to the policies outlined in the Faculty Handbook, and to integrate the Christian faith in teaching and scholarship.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 67584456
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Azusa, California, United States
  • Company Name For Job: Azusa Pacific University
  • Position Title: Physical Therapy Faculty
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: Ph.D.
  • Min Experience: 3-5 Years
  • Required Travel: None

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