Assistant/Associate Professor, Doctor of Physical Therapy

Assistant/Associate Professor - Doctor of Physical Therapy Program

Fort Wayne, Indiana


The faculty at the Trine University Doctor of Physical Therapy program are seeking a teacher/scholar to join our team.  We are an energetic, innovative, and dedicated to the sucess of our students and our profession.

Highlights of our Program

  • Integrated clinical education courses ensure students are learning in the clinic every semester
  • A robust inter-professional education component enables our students to learn alongside students in OTD, MD, PharmD, PA, and NP programs.
  • We receive strong support from the two major health systems in Fort Wayne.
  • We collaborate with Turnstone (, a center for people with disabilities and a USOC Gold Level Paralympic Sport Club.
  • First class facilities on the Parkview Hospital campus Fort Wayne.
  • Our University is small and responsive, with an action-oriented administration focused on providing quality education.

Education and/or Experience

The successful candidate will have:

  • A terminal academic degree
  • A record of successful teaching and scholarship
  • Eligibility for licensure as a physical therapist in Indiana


The salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Outstanding Benefits

Trine University offers a comprehensive benefit package designed to provide a variety of choices to best fit your needs and the needs of your family. Some benefits offered include:

  • Health – medical, dental, vision, flex spending, HSA accounts
  • Life Insurance – a variety of voluntary life options are available along with an employer paid employee life policy valued at 1½ times annual salary
  • Financial Insurance – employer paid Long Term Disability and voluntary Short-Term Disability, Accident, Hospital Indemnity, and Critical Illness options are available
  • Paid vacation and sick time
  • Retirement – after one year of full-time service you are eligible for an employer contribution of 5% and up to an additional 5% employer match
  • Education – after 6 months of full-time service, undergraduate education benefits are available for employee, spouse, and dependent children



This is a full-time, 12 month position.  Application materials should include a focused letter of interest, a current curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references. All applications and nominations will be considered highly confidential.

Questions can be addressed to Dr. Max Baumgartner, DPT Program Director at

Trine University is an equal opportunity employer.  Applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, genetic information, citizenship status, military status, or any other basis prohibited by law, unless such basis constitutes a bona fide occupational qualification. Trine will comply with its legal obligation to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and for religious beliefs.