Physical Therapy


The Division of Physical Therapy has a strong national reputation for and a rich history of providing excellent student education, research, and service to the profession and the community.

At the University of Minnesota, the Division of Physical Therapy offers a unique learning environment in a leading academic health center. The programs provide students, faculty, researchers and clinicians with unparalleled resources for learning, generating new knowledge, developing expert skills, and building leadership talent for the globally competitive healthcare marketplace of the future.

The Division of Physical Therapy at the University of Minnesota is inviting applications from talented and experienced academicians to serve as the 6th Program Director in the rich 75-year history of the program. Please view the position announcement for more information and the application process.

Jack Allison Memorial Lecture

The University of Minnesota Division of Physical Therapy invites you to attend the 17th Annual Jack Allison Lecture:

"Treating the Injured Runner: Time to Challenge our Dogma"
Presented by Irene Davis, PhD, PT, FACSM, FAPTA, FASB
Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School
Director, Spaulding National Running Center

Saturday, November 12, 2016
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Commons Hotel - East Bank Campus

Click HERE for more information and registration

Job Openings

E-mail Liz Goebel to share a job opening, which will be posted for 90 days. Posting the job does not represent endorsement of these opportunities by our program. While this listing is updated on a regular basis, we do not take responsibility for out-of-date information. 

For Faculty

The Division of Physical Therapy in the University of Minnesota's Medical School is inviting applications for a full-time tenure or tenure-track faculty position at a rank commensurate with experience (Assistant Professor through Professor).

Research Assistant & Postdoctoral Openings

The Programs in Rehabilitation Science and Physical Therapy have several opportunities for those individuals interested in pursuing the PhD and those individuals looking for Postdoctoral positions. Current openings include:

Contact us

Phone: 612-624-2662

Send mail to:

Division of Physical Therapy

University of Minnesota

MMC 388

420 Delaware St SE

Minneapolis, MN 55455

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Information night

Interested in a career in physical therapy? Join us for an Informational Session on November 17th, 2016. Download the flyer.

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