Colorado State University
Department of Occupational Therapy
Assistant Professor

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. 

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 11 students. 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.


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
Colorado State University

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