Assistant/Associate Professor – Occupational Therapy



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Job description

Division: College of Health Sciences

Department: Occupational Therapy

Number of hours per week: 37.5

Months per year: Fiscal (12 months)

Campus: Main Campus

Position Number: 061170

Advertised Salary: Commensurate with education and experience

Pay Basis: Monthly

Job Description

Faculty are responsible for course development and instructional content delivery to carry out curricular and program objectives and institution mission. Active engagement in scholarly activities, service in university, college, and department committees as well as professional service. Other duties include advising students, mentoring research projects, participating in service-learning and interdisciplinary projects, and assisting with student recruitment and admissions.Minimum Qualifications

Doctoral degree in occupational therapy or a master’s degree in occupational therapy with a doctorate in another field.

  • Eligible for TN occupational therapy license.
  • Current NBCOT certification.
  • At least one year of occupational therapy practice experience and expertise in the area of teaching responsibility.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Teaching experience at the university level
  • Expertise in physical dysfunction and adult rehabilitation.
  • Certification in Physical Agent Modalities.
  • A commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion and student success.

How to apply

Employment is contingent upon successfully completing a criminal background check as mandated by Tennessee State University.

Official transcripts for positions which require a post-secondary undergraduate degree, advanced degree  and/or certification must be presented upon hire.

An unofficial transcript may be attached in the “Transcript” section.
You will be required to provide names and contact information for three references during your application to the posting. If you are the recommended candidate for the position, our online hiring system will automatically generate solicitation for these letters using contact information you provided.Close Date: 06/04/2023

Requisition Number: F053P


Tennessee State University offers eligible employees a competitive benefits package that includes annual leave (vacation), sick leave, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, retirement, flexible benefits plans and more.Quick Link:

Minimum References Required: 2

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Committed to excellence, TSU has been consistently listed in U.S. News & World Report’s “Guide to America’s Best Colleges” for more than a dozen years. Founded in 1912, Tennessee State University (TSU) is a comprehensive, urban, coeducational, land-grant institution. Our Nashville home offers two locations—the 500-acre main campus nestles in a beautiful residential neighborhood along the Cumberland River, and the downtown Avon Williams campus sits near the center of Nashville’s business and government district.