- 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
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
- Function as an integral member of the faculty team
- Teach content in an innovative hybrid (online/on campus) MSOT
- 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: http://hr.jefferson.edu/human-resources.html 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, Adel.Herge@jefferson.edu
For more information on Jefferson, please go to Jefferson.edu/OT.
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.
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
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
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.