Twelve-month faculty position open in Occupational Therapy

Occupational TherapyApplication deadline has been extended to March 18, 2018. Start date has been updated to Sept. 1, 2018.  

The Department of Occupational Therapy at Colorado State University is inviting applications for a 12-month non-tenure track assistant professor to serve as the academic fieldwork coordinator.  Desired start date is May 16, 2018 – Start date has been updated to Sept. 1, 2018.

The academic fieldwork coordinator develops, oversees, coordinates and manages the required master’s level fieldwork component of entry-level education ensuring that it integrates the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education standards and supports and enhances the academic curriculum. The current academic fieldwork coordinator will provide initial mentorship to support a smooth transition.

Required qualifications include:

  1. Must be an occupational therapist with an entry level degree
  2. Have an earned doctorate in occupational therapy or a related field
  3. Be certified by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy
  4. Eligible for licensure by the Department of Regulatory Agencies
  5. Have a minimum of two years clinical practice experience
  6. Show evidence of good consultative, conflict resolution, communication and collaborative skills
  7. Have teaching experience at the college or university level
  8. Show evidence of commitment to diversity and multicultural perspectives

Preferred Qualifications include:

  1. Demonstrated expertise in the area of occupational therapy fieldwork education
  2. Experience as a fieldwork educator for occupational therapy students
  3. Experience as a doctoral capstone supervisor
  4. Knowledge of the occupational therapy doctorate
  5. Experience with program development, innovative approaches to fieldwork education
  6. Record of scholarship

Application Procedure

For full consideration, applications should be submitted to by Feb. 2, 2018 – Application deadline has been extended to March 18, 2018.  

Applicants must submit a cover letter which addresses how professional experiences align with identified required and preferred qualifications of the position, a curriculum vitae and the names, e-mail addresses and telephone numbers of three professional references. References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.


Contact Wendy Wood, professor/search chair at, (970) 491-1882.

The University and Department of Occupational Therapy is committed to creating a community which values and supports diversity; individuals who contribute to such commitment are strongly encouraged to apply. CSU is an EO/EA/AA employer and conducts background checks on all final candidates.

The Department of Occupational Therapy is part of CSU’s College of Health and Human Sciences.