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Faculty Position (Assistant/Associate Professor), Master of Science in Occupational Therapy Program,

Thomas Jefferson University
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Dec 8, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Occupational Therapy
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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  • Are you seeking the opportunity to prepare forward-thinking occupational therapists and conduct collaborative research projects with occupational therapy graduate students?
  • Is making a difference in the lives of individual and community clients an important career goal?
  • Would you like to contribute to leading-edge occupational therapy programming?

Consider joining Jefferson’s dynamic occupational therapy department, ranked #6 in the nation by

US News and World Report.

This is a full-time, 12-month teaching position in the Master of Science in Occupational Therapy, East Falls (MSOT-EF) Program, offered at the rank of assistant professor (or associate professor depending on experience,) with start date of July 1, 2022.

The East Falls MSOT program, located in the new state-of-the-art Ronson Health & Applied Science Center, employs a blended-learning format in which students attend on-campus class meetings eight weekends/semester (Friday and Saturday) and complete online learning activities between on-campus sessions using distance education technology.


  • Function as an integral member of the faculty team
  • Teach content in an innovative hybrid (online/on campus) MSOT entry-level curriculum
  • Maintain a scholarship agenda
  • Advise and mentor graduate students
  • Participate in service and program development activities

 In addition, there is potential for undergraduate opportunities within the Department.


Applicants must be occupational therapists with NBCOT certification, current Pennsylvania state license or eligible and terminal doctorate degree, e.g. OTD, PhD, EdD or ScD (applicants will be considered who are currently in a doctoral program and demonstrate a clear plan for completion.)

Applicants must have experience in teaching, scholarship and leadership and demonstrate an interest in working in a student-centered, highly collaborative, interdisciplinary and expansive academic environment that emphasizes excellence and innovation in occupational therapy education.

Interested candidates should submit an on-line application/CV at: Job ID # 9260612

Address additional questions to search committee co-chair: E. Adel Herge, OTD, OTR/L, FAOTA6Professor and Program Director, BS-MSOT-Center City,

For more information on Jefferson, please go to

Conditions of Employment

COVID Vaccination is a requirement for employment at Jefferson for employees working at Jefferson’s clinical entities or at the University. If you are not currently vaccinated you will be required to receive the vaccination prior to hire date if you are offered employment, unless you request and receive an approved medical or religious exemption from Jefferson.

Closing Statement

Jefferson Health delivers state of the art healthcare services to patients throughout the Delaware Valley and southern New Jersey. Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) provides more than 8,400 students from nearly 40 states and 40 countries with 21st century professional education. Combined, we have over 30,000 employees.

Jefferson Health, with 14 hospitals (seven are Magnet designated by the ANCC for nursing excellence) and 40+ outpatient and urgent care locations, offers a broad range of primary and complex, highly specialized care that touches the lives of more than four million patients annually. U.S. News & World Report has ranked Thomas Jefferson University Hospital among the nation’s best in eight specialties. Jefferson Health also includes the NCI designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center; it is one of only 70 such centers in the nation.

Thomas Jefferson University has ten colleges and three schools that offer more than 160 undergraduate and graduate programs. Our University is dedicated to inter-professional and transdisciplinary approaches to learning that offer a vibrant and expandable platform for professional education. Through this unique model, we are preparing our students for current and yet to be imagined careers.

As an employer, Jefferson maintains a commitment to provide equal access to employment. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans.

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