General Description

The University of Saint Mary is a Roman Catholic, liberal arts university located in Leavenworth, Kan., just 25 minutes away from Kansas City.  The developing program in Physical Therapy invites applications for full-time, 12 month, tenure track assistant, associate or full professor.  Preference will be given to candidates who have expertise in adult neurological care, in neuroscience/motor control, pediatrics, cardiopulmonary care, geriatrics, or in integumentary care.  Candidates in other specialty areas are welcome to apply and will be considered.  The selected individual will participate in teaching, scholarship, service, program development, and student academic and research advisement.  Program and institutional missions are congruent and parallel in their emphasis and vision on developing God-given potentials, creating value-centered lives, training graduate level professionals who will contribute to the well-being of their society, and on providing service to others.

Education, Experience, and Skills Required

Applicants must be a physical therapist, have a doctorate such as a Ph.D., Sc.D., or an Ed.D., or have a DPT with specialty certification granted by The American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS), or some other recognized professional organization, and must be eligible for licensure in Kansas.  Strong candidates who are in the candidacy phase of the doctoral degree may be considered. 


This is a 12-month, tenure track faculty appointment.  The position start date is negotiable, but a start date of January 1, 2014 is preferred.

Salary and Rank

Commensurate with experience and qualifications.

To  Apply

  1. Submit a cover letter of application that relates your education, teaching and clinical experience to the qualifications listed;

  2. A current curriculum vita or resume;

  3. The name, address, and current telephone number of at least three current professional or academic references;

  4. Official transcripts from all institutions of higher learning attended, to:


Email: (preferred method)

or mail: Dr. Bryan Le Beau, Vice President for Academic Affairs, University of Saint Mary, 4100 South Fourth Street, Leavenworth, Kansas 66048.


Direct questions regarding the program to: Dr. Mark Horacek, Director and Chair of Physical Therapy, or 913-758-6124.

Review of applications is ongoing until the position is filled.

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