Assistant Professor/Occupational Therapy

Colorado State University in Colorado

Deadline March 17, 2017
Date Posted February 10, 2017
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Commensurate with experience
Employment Type Full-time

The Department of Occupational Therapy at Colorado State University is seeking applications for a tenure-track faculty member at the assistant professor rank. This 9-month tenure-track appointment will begin August 16, 2017, or as negotiated.

Selected faculty will be responsible for (a) conducting and disseminating research related to human performance and participation in everyday occupations and contexts; (b) teaching and mentoring graduate students who are pursuing MOT, MS-OT, and Ph.D. degree options; and (c) providing service at departmental, university, community and professional levels.

Required Qualifications:

• Earned doctorate
• Demonstrated promise for excellent scholarship related to the study of human performance and participation in everyday occupations and contexts
• Commitment to building a focused program of research
• Record of dissemination of scholarly work
• Record of experience in, or demonstrated potential for, graduate-level teaching
• Commitment to diversity and multicultural perspectives

Preferred Qualifications:

• Expertise or demonstrated interest in research of equine-assisted activities or therapies
• Eligible for licensure as an occupational therapist in Colorado
• PhD or equivalent (research doctorate)
• Experience collaborating with others to advance shared goals pertaining to education, research, or community-based practice and engagement
• Record of mentoring students in a research capacity
• Record of teaching innovation

Applicants must electronically submit a letter of application attesting to strengths in required and preferred qualifications and a current curriculum vita. Applicants must provide the names, addresses, e-mail addresses and phone numbers of three references; these references will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates. For full consideration, application deadline is March 17, 2017; however, position will remain open until filled. Confidential inquiries regarding the position or the application process may be directed to:

Matt Malcolm, PhD, OTR
Chair, Search Committee
Department of Occupational Therapy

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CSU is an EO/EA/AA employer and conducts background checks on all final candidates.

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