Careers

The Duke Doctor of Physical Therapy program, housed with the Duke Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, offers excellent opportunities to pursue careers within an academic environment.

You will have the benefit of not only being associated with the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, but also with the Duke University School of Medicine.

Duke employees are part of a premier organization dedicated to excellence in education, research, and patient care. By working at Duke, we gain the opportunity and the responsibility to make a real difference in the world.

Take a closer look to find out why and whether you can help contribute to the legacy of great achievement and even greater promise at Duke.

Please check back frequently for job postings and updates within the Doctor of Physical Therapy Division!

Current Openings:

1. Division Chief for the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program

Duke University School of Medicine (SOM) invites applications for the position of Division Chief for the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program.

This Division includes 19 core faculty members, 232 professional students and a Physical Therapy Faculty Development Residency Program. The Duke DPT Program was ranked #10 in the 2016 US News World Report and the program celebrated its 75th anniversary in 2018.

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2. Regular Rank Faculty Position | Assistant or Associate Professor

Doctor of Physical Therapy Division, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Duke University

The Doctor of Physical Therapy Division (DPT) seeks a regular rank faculty member with expertise in neuroscience/neuro-rehabilitation to join our growing faculty. Please click here for more information.


3. Teaching Assistants | PRN

Doctor of Physical Therapy Division, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Duke University 

The Doctor of Physical Therapy Division (DPT) invites applications for consistent weekly part-time teaching assistants to support a variety of laboratory educational needs within our expanding curriculum. Please click here for more information. 


4. Admissions Officer II

Doctor of Physical Therapy Division, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Duke University

Duke University’s Doctor of Physical Therapy program has an immediate opening for an Admissions Officer located in Durham, N.C.  Click here for more information.


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