Associate Professor or Professor - College of Health and Human Sciences

Colorado State University
Fort Collins, Colorado, United States
29 Mar 2017
End of advertisement period
26 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Description of Work Unit

The Department exists to optimize human performance and participation in everyday occupations and contexts across the life span, a mission that guides its teaching, research, service and community outreach and engagement efforts. The Department currently offers three degrees, the M.OT and M.S., to prepare entry-level occupational therapists and an interdisciplinary Ph.D. in Occupation and Rehabilitation Science.

The Department is home to a Center for Community Partnerships, an Assistive Technology Resource and a Center for Occupational Therapy Education. Students are actively engaged in these programs and with faculty members’ programs of research in occupational and rehabilitation science.

The Department resides in the College of Health and Human Sciences at CSU. Colorado State is a Land Grant university, a Carnegie Research university, and has been designated a Carnegie Community Engagement university.

Position Summary

The faculty member in this position will teach and advise at the graduate level; lead and administer the Center of Community Partnerships; and engage in service.

Required Job Qualifications

• PhD in occupational therapy or related degree
• Experience working with occupational therapists
• Record of teaching experience at the graduate level
• Record of mentoring graduate students
• Record of maintained scholarly productivity related to participation in everyday occupations and contexts
• Record of successful leadership
• Record of successful experience in administration, program development, fiscal and budget management
• Record of successful funding procurement
• Evidence of strong collaborations within and outside the profession
• Evidence of commitment to diversity and multicultural perspectives

Preferred Job Qualifications

• Eligible for licensure in Colorado
• Evidence of national/international professional reputation

Special Instructions to Applicants

To apply, submit a CV and cover letter directly to this posting. References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.

Background Check Policy Statement

Colorado State University (CSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.

EEO Statement

Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy and will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.

Diversity Statement

Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Search Contact Pat Sample/

Essential Duties

Job Duty Category Research Duty/Responsibility

Participate actively with a team of researchers engaged in research and scholarly activities, particularly related to activities of the Center of Community Partnerships (CCP): contribute to planning and implementation of research, present findings in research/scholarly articles and at professional conferences; secure funding

Percentage Of Time 40 Job Duty Category Administration Duty/Responsibility

Administer the CCP, overseeing personnel, program evaluation, budget management and funding procurement

Percentage Of Time 30 Job Duty Category Teaching Duty/Responsibility

Teach at the graduate level including the advising/mentoring of graduate students

Percentage Of Time 20 Job Duty Category Service Duty/Responsibility

Participate actively in departmental, university, professional, and government- or community-based activities and committees