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Assistant or Associate Faculty - Physical Therapy, NH

The Department of Physical Therapy at Franklin Pierce University, Manchester New Hampshire campus, invites nominations and applications for two 12-month faculty positions at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor to support our growing program needs. These are open rank, non-tenure track faculty roles in the Department of Physical Therapy, New Hampshire.


Job Summary:

We seek candidates who will contribute to our department and profession through innovative interprofessional teaching and scholarship. Responsibilities of faculty include teaching, advising students, scholarship and service. Successful candidates with research agendas and teaching expertise in musculoskeletal management and pediatrics are needed to join our dynamic team. The selected candidates will enhance the learning opportunities of our well-established Doctor of Physical Therapy program on the Manchester campus.


Experience and Qualifications:

Successful candidates must have:

  • An academic doctorate (PhD, EdD, DSc, (ABD considered)), and
  • Must be eligible for physical therapy licensure in New Hampshire.
  • Previous teaching experience in needed areas of expertise and an established research agenda is preferred.

About Franklin Pierce University:

Franklin Pierce University is an accredited private university in the Monadnock region of New Hampshire that achieves outstanding student success through the integration of liberal arts and professional programs at the undergraduate and graduate level. The University is comprised of 3 colleges: the College of Health and Natural Sciences, the College of Business and the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences across multiple campuses in New Hampshire and Arizona. The 1200-acre residential campus is located in Rindge, New Hampshire and the other colleges have campuses in Manchester and Lebanon, New Hampshire and Goodyear, Arizona. The University offers a wide array of educational offerings to meet student and programmatic needs with degrees offered through the doctoral level.


Franklin Pierce combines academic excellence and experiential learning to provide students with an education that fosters intellectual curiosity, professional discipline and civic engagement. Our community of educators and learners empowers each student to discover and fulfill their unique potential so that they enter the professional world as confident and knowledgeable leaders.   


College of Health & Natural Sciences

Through the College of Health & Natural Sciences, you can earn your academic degrees and certification for healthcare professions that are in high demand. You’ll learn from faculty and staff whose first priority is your success. Graduate degrees include Doctoral Programs in Physical Therapy in Manchester, NH and Goodyear AZ, a Master Program in Physician Assistants, and multi-level Nursing degrees. 


New Hampshire DPT Program:

This two-and-a-half-year, 10 term program includes 38 weeks of full-time clinical experiences and offers coursework derived from theoretical and scientific-based clinical applications that restore, maintain, and promote optimal physical function while preparing graduates to become movement system experts. The system-based curriculum offers multiple collaborative teaching including interprofessional options, faculty led student research projects and service learning/community engagement opportunities. In fact, Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) students in Goodyear, Arizona have completed the National Physical Therapy Licensure Exam (NPTE) with a 100% and Manchester, New Hampshire students with a 98% pass rate for the past five years.


Franklin Pierce University is committed to building a diverse academic community and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply. Experience that contributes to the diversity of the University and College is appreciated.

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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