Doctor of Physical Therapy | Franklin Pierce University

Open Rank Faculty Member for the Doctor of Physical Therapy

Franklin Pierce University, in partnership with the national search firm Scott Healy & Associates, invites applications and nominations for the position of Open Rank Faculty Member for the Doctor of Physical Therapy in New Hampshire. Franklin Pierce University seeks a collaborative faculty member that specializes in Cardiopulmonary and/or Integumentary Care and is committed to the profession of Physical Therapy and the inclusive excellence of our students.

Reporting to the Director of the DPT Program, the DPT Faculty member will play a key role in shaping the next generation of physical therapists. This full-time, 12-month, in person faculty position involves curriculum development, delivery, and assessment, as well as student advisement, leadership in service to the university and profession, community outreach, and scholarly engagement. Additionally, there may be opportunities to serve as a lab instructor or teach modules within courses. New faculty for the DPT in NH will join a well-established in-person program that is committed to providing evidence-based educational practice.


  • Develop, deliver, and assess curriculum for DPT students.
  • Advise and mentor students.
  • Provide leadership in university and professional service.
  • Engage in community outreach efforts.
  • Contribute to scholarly activities.
  • Potentially serve as a lab instructor or teach course modules.


  • Doctoral degree (Ph.D., Ed.D., D.Sc.)
  • Certification and/or experience in cardiopulmonary and/or integumentary care.
  • Physical Therapy licensure in New Hampshire or eligibility (license obtained within 90 days of employment).
  • Minimum of three years of clinical experience.
  • Demonstrate effective and innovative teaching in academia (full-time or adjunct) or in clinical settings.
  • Expertise in physical therapy management of patients with complex medical conditions.
  • Experience in inpatient care management across the continuum of care.
  • Willingness to travel for university-related purposes, if required.

About Franklin Pierce University:

Franklin Pierce University, founded in 1962, has empowered thousands of undergraduate and graduate students to achieve academic excellence and lead meaningful, successful lives. Drawing from our strong foundation in liberal education, FPU offers programs and educational experiences that develop essential intellectual and professional skills; promotes close connections between students, faculty members, and staff; and positions our students to realize their potential through highly personalized, financially accessible academic offerings.

Franklin Pierce encompasses a far-reaching geographic and virtual network, educating a diverse population of residential undergraduates, online learners, and full-time graduate students through our flagship residential campus in Rindge, NH, at our academic centers in Manchester and Lebanon (NH), Goodyear, AZ, Round Rock, TX, and online. FPU continues to explore new educational models and programs that build on a legacy of excellence to help students expand their knowledge, direct their passions, and graduate as qualified, engaged leaders.

At Franklin Pierce University, we believe in establishing a legacy through our unique ability to support and prepare students to thrive as leaders and engaged members of society. To do this, we know that it takes outstanding people from every background imaginable to support our mission.

About the College of Health and Natural Sciences:

The College of Health and Natural Sciencesat FPU prepares students for careers in healthcare, including physical therapy, physician assistant studies, and nursing to meet the highest academic standards in their fields while gaining practical, compassionate experience serving their communities. Our graduate programs are highly regarded for academic excellence, distinguished faculty, responsive staff, and opportunities for hands-on clinical experience. Students learn in small classes, online, and in clinical settings with outstanding faculty.

About the Community:

Manchester, New Hampshirelocated in the heart of New England, is a spectacular combination of a vibrant urban center and the famed natural beauty and abundant recreational opportunities that abound throughout the Granite State. This city’s location is prime—Boston, the Atlantic Coast, and New Hampshire’s scenic White Mountain and Lakes Region are all within an hour’s reach. This city has fast become a first-rate entertainment hub in the Northeast, playing host to the hottest concerts, top acts, and biggest events ranging from theater to sports. With a wide range of shopping and dining options throughout the community, Manchester also has beautiful parks throughout the city, and Lake Massabesic, which is set in the heart of the city, offers boating, gorgeous picnicking locations, and hiking and biking trails.

Application and Nomination Process:

All correspondence relating to the position of Open Rank Faculty Member for the Doctor of Physical Therapy at Franklin Pierce University should be directed in confidence to the University’s executive search consultant:

Danan Tsan, Vice President

Scott Healy & Associates

A complete application should include the following:

1. Cover Letter outlining your interest and qualifications for the position;

2. Updated CV;

3. Three (3) professional references with contact information, title, institutional affiliation, email address and direct phone numbers. (No references will be contacted without written permission from the candidate.)

Applications received by April 26, 2024 will receive priority consideration. The search will remain open until the position is filled.

As an Equal Opportunity employer, Franklin Pierce recognizes the impact of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, backgrounds and perspectives. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, pregnancy, age, disability gender identity and expression, protected veteran status or any other status protected by law.

If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at or 603-899-4075. We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible.

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