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 (AFWC).  Desired start date is September 1, 2018.  The AFWC develops, oversees, coordinates, and manages the required master’s level fieldwork component of entry-level education, ensuring that it integrates ACOTE standards and supports and enhances the academic curriculum. The current AFWC will provide initial mentorship to support a smooth transition.

Required Qualifications: Must be an occupational therapist with an entry level degree, have an earned doctorate in OT or a related field, be NBCOT Certified and eligible for DORA Licensure, have a minimum of two years clinical practice experience, show evidence of good consultative, conflict resolution, communication and collaborative skills, have teaching experience at the college or university level, and show evidence of commitment to diversity and multicultural perspectives.

Preferred Qualifications: Demonstrated expertise in the area of occupational therapy fieldwork education, have experience as a fieldwork educator for OT students and as a doctoral experience capstone supervisor, have knowledge of the Occupational Therapy Doctorate, experience with program development, innovative approaches to fieldwork education, and a record of scholarship.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: For full consideration, applications should be submitted to https://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/52738 by 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.

INQUIRIES ABOUT THE POSITION SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO:  Dr. Wendy Wood, Professor/Search Chair; wendy.wood@colostate.edu | (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.

About Colorado State University

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT OF OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY:  The Department at CSU is a top-10-ranked program preparing occupational therapists to optimize client/patient performance and participation in everyday occupations and contexts. Our mission guides teaching, research, service, and community outreach and engagement efforts. The Department prepares entry-level occupational therapists and Ph.D. students in Occupation and Rehabilitation Science and plans to move to the OTD within the next five years. It 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. Colorado State is a Land Grant university, a Carnegie Research university, and has been designated a Carnegie Community Engagement university. To learn more about the Department, visit our web site at www.ot.chhs.colostate.edu.