Instructor/Assistant Professor in Occupational Therapy

Colorado State University
Fort Collins, Colorado
09 Jul 2018
End of advertisement period
06 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Description of Work Unit

Colorado State University is a Carnegie I research institution and the Occupational Therapy Department is designated as a Program of Research and Scholarly Excellence. The Department’s mission is to optimize human performance and participation in everyday occupations and contexts across the life span through research, teaching, and community-based practice. The Department currently offers two degree options, the M.OT and MS, to prepare entry-level occupational therapists. Its entry-level program is ranked nationally among the top-ten programs by U.S. News & World Report.

The Department’s PhD in Occupation and Rehabilitation Science currently has 10 students. Consistent with CSU’s culture of excellence, faculty in the Department have a strong commitment to integrative scholarship and have established a record of innovative program development, as well as extramural funding to support research, education, and community-based practice and engagement. Students are actively engaged with faculty members’ programs of research and in two practice and outreach arms: the Assistive Technology Resource Center and the Center for Community Partnerships. To learn more about the Department, visit our web site at

Tenure/Tenure Track? % Research 0 % Teaching 100 % Service 0 % Administration Open Posting Date Open Until Filled No To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on 06/30/2019 Number of Vacancies Desired Start Date Position End Date

Position Summary

The Department of Occupational Therapy seeks applications throughout the year from individuals who are interested in obtaining temporary teaching positions within the department. The department provides instruction of graduate students.

Conditions of Employment Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires)

Required Job Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy or a related field is required for an instructor-level position.
  • Ph.D. in Occupational Therapy or a related field is required for an Assistant Professor-level position.

Preferred Job Qualifications

  • One or more years of university-level
    teaching experience.

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.

This pool is valid through June 30, 2019. Individuals wishing to be considered beyond this date must reapply.

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.

The Title IX Coordinator is the Executive Director of the Office of Support and Safety Assessment, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523 -2026, (970) 491-7407.

The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Associate Vice President for Human Capital, Office of Equal Opportunity, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836.

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

Barb Ball,