The University of Jamestown Doctor of Physical Therapy Program (DPT) is expanding our faculty. We are now accepting applications for a new position of Assistant or Associate Professor of Physical Therapy. The University of Jamestown DPT Program is located in Fargo, North Dakota.

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The successful candidate will join a dynamic, exciting faculty committed to excellence and innovation in education, service and research. The candidate will participate in the program’s ongoing development and assessment.

The successful candidate will be required to engage in service, research, and teaching activities consistent with the Program’s expectations and productivity guidelines.
Minimum qualifications include:
• An academic doctorate (i.e., PhD, EdD, ScD); candidates nearing degree completion will be considered
• Active membership in the APTA
• Experience as a successful academic or clinical educator
• Current physical therapy license, and be eligible for licensure in North Dakota

Teaching responsibilities: teaching in the entry-level DPT program in area of expertise.

Research responsibilities: engage in scholarly, evidence-based research consistent with areas of expertise and interest; meet CAPTE requirements

Service responsibilities: participation in appropriate professional organizations, clinically related service, or volunteer work in the community

Additional responsibilities:
• Mentor and advise DPT students

The greater Fargo area is a dynamic, growing, urban center of approximately 200,000 people and is the cultural, retail, manufacturing, educational, and healthcare center of the region. Forbes has previously rated Fargo #1 in Small Places for Business and Careers. North Dakota is ranked as one of the best states to live in; Fargo is the #9 fasted growing mid-size city in the US. Located 40 miles from Minnesota lakes country, it is close to exceptional outdoor recreational opportunities.

Application review will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For questions about the position, contact Chair of the Search Committee, Dr. Sara Voorhees at
or 701-356-2136 x 5903.

A letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the contact information of three references should be sent to Dr. Sara Voorhees via email to, or

University of Jamestown Physical Therapy Program
4190 26th Ave S
Fargo, ND, 58104

Any offer of employment is contingent on the verification of credentials and other information required by law or university policies. UJ is an EO/AA employer.

University of Jamestown at a glance

Financial Aid

  • Academic Scholarships
  • Athletic Scholarships
  • Fine Arts Performance Awards
  • Journey Awards

Campus Demographics

Placement Rate

1,100 students from 30 states and 20 countries
(Undergraduate 2017)

Student to Faculty Ratio - 12:1