Assistant Professor

Updated: about 2 hours ago
Location: Fort Collins, COLORADO
Deadline: 15 Aug 2022

Posting Details
Posting Detail Information

Working Title Assistant Professor
Position Location Fort Collins, CO
Posting Number 202200180F
Proposed Annual Salary Range $75,000-$80,000
Employee Benefits
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Position Type Faculty
Work Hours/Week 40
Description of Work Unit
Colorado State University is a Carnegie I research institution. The Occupational Therapy
Department’s mission is to optimize human performance and participation in everyday occupations and contexts across the life span. U.S. News & World Report ranks the entry-level program among the top-ten in the U.S. and Colorado State University designates the Department as a Program of Research and Scholarly Excellence. We offer an entry-level OTD and a PhD in Occupation and Rehabilitation Science. Consistent with CSU’s culture of excellence, faculty in the Department have an established record of innovative education, research and community-based practice and engagement. In addition to the academic unit, the Department comprises two outreach and research 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? Yes
% Research 40
% Teaching 40
% Service 20
% Administration 0
To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on 08/15/2022
Number of Vacancies 2
Desired Start Date 08/15/2023
Position End Date
Position Summary
Nine-month, tenure track regular full-time faculty member at the rank of Assistant
Professor to conduct and disseminate research; teach and mentor entry-level (OTD) occupational therapy graduate students; and provide service to the Department, College and University.
Conditions of Employment Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires)
Required Job Qualifications
• Eligible for licensure as an occupational therapist in Colorado
• Earned research doctorate
•Active engagement in scholarship related to the study of participation in everyday occupations and/or human performance that supports participation
•Commitment to establishing a successful research program, including disseminating scholarly work
• Demonstrated potential for excellence in graduate-level teaching
• Evidence of commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion
• Evidence of collaborations that advance shared education, research, and/or community outreach goals
Preferred Job Qualifications
• Occupational therapy practice experience in: adults or older adults with a range of conditions/impairments; and/or mental health; and/or community-based practice, and/or assistive technology
• Experience conducting research in assistive technology
• Record of funding for research
• Record of successful mentoring of research students
• Record of teaching innovation
Special Instructions to Applicants
To apply, please submit a CV and cover letter directly to this posting. Emailed applications will not be accepted. References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.
Background Check Policy Statement
Colorado State University 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 for the finalist before a final offer. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will also 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/expression, or pregnancy in its employment, programs, services and activities, and admissions, and, in certain circumstances, marriage to a co-worker. The University 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 and equal access institution and 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 Director of the Office of Title IX Programs and Gender Equity, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-1715, .
The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Director of the Office of Equal Opportunity, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836, .
The Coordinator for any other forms of misconduct prohibited by the University’s Policy on Discrimination and Harassment is the Vice President for Equity, Equal Opportunity and Title IX, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, Co. 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836, .
Any person may report sex discrimination under Title IX to the Office of Civil Rights, Department of Education .
Diversity Statement
Personal or professional commitment to diversity and inclusion as demonstrated by persistent effort, active planning, allocation of resources and/or accountability for diversity and inclusion outcomes.
Search Contact Dr. Aaron Eakman,

Essential Duties

Job Duty Category Research
Conduct original research, write and submit grants, disseminate discovery through
Percentage Of Time 40
Job Duty Category Teaching
Teach required courses and advise/mentor entry-level (OTD) and PhD students.
Percentage Of Time 40
Job Duty Category Service
Provide service / outreach to the unit, college, University, and community.
Percentage Of Time 20

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