Career Opportunities


Clinical Assistant Professor/Academic Fieldwork Coordinator in Occupational Therapy                 
Cleveland State University   Cleveland, OH

Tenure Track Full-Time
Fall 2020

The Occupational Therapy (OT) Program in the School of Health Sciences, College of Sciences and Health Professions at Cleveland State University (CSU) is seeking to fill a nine-month, tenure-track Clinical Assistant Professor position assuming the role of Academic Fieldwork Coordinator to begin August 17, 2020. CSU has offered an OT Program since 1974 and recently has obtained Candidacy Status from the Accreditation Council of Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) to offer an Occupational Therapy Doctorate (OTD) Program beginning Fall 2020. We seek to attract an active, culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber. It is the policy of Cleveland State University to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

Primary Duties include assuming the role of Academic Fieldwork Coordinator for the OTD Program; supervising clinical experiences and doctoral capstones; teaching courses within the OTD Program; providing service to the Program, School, College, University, and the community; contributing to research; and mentoring/advising students.

Minimum Qualifications: An occupational therapist with strong communication skills, currently licensed or eligible for licensure in the State of Ohio with a minimum of three years of professional experience in occupational therapy. An earned entry-level doctorate in Occupational Therapy or an earned post-professional doctorate in Occupational Therapy or related field from a USDE-recognized regionally accredited university by July 1, 2020. Evidence of experience in clinical supervision of occupational therapy students; evidence of potential in teaching with the ability to teach core courses in the OTD Program in any of following content areas: administration and management, Level I practica, Level II fieldwork, service learning, adult acute care or rehabilitation, assistive technologies, functional cognitive rehabilitation, and/or population health; evidence of potential to assume the role of Academic Fieldwork Coordinator and to contribute to the clinical education program.

Preferred Qualifications: An earned doctorate at time of application. A record of excellence in teaching in higher education in occupational therapy; a record of excellence in supervising occupational therapy students in clinical practica or fieldwork; experience in creating and implementing Level I or Level II fieldwork experiences or innovative clinical experiences for occupational therapy students; strong interpersonal skills; a record of excellence in service, and a record of research commensurate with appointment as a Clinical Assistant Professor; and the ability to contribute to the diversity, cultural sensitivity, and excellence of the academic community.

Application Procedures: Submit a letter of application specifying the position for which you are applying (Clinical Assistant Professor-Academic Fieldwork Coordinator) and addressing the position qualifications; provide brief statements of your teaching and clinical supervision experience, service philosophy, and research; curriculum vitae; and the names and contact information for three references. Cleveland State University is an urban campus serving a racially, culturally, and economically diverse student body. Diversity is extremely important to CSU. In your cover letter explain your experience serving diverse students and how you will make a positive contribution to CSU's diverse community. Applications will be exclusively accepted online at Mailed or emailed application materials will not be accepted. Preference will be given to applications submitted by February 17, 2020.

Salary Range: Commensurate with experience.
Application Deadline: Applications will be reviewed starting February 17, 2020 and the position will remain open until filled.
Starting Date: August 17, 2020
The successful candidate is required to submit an official transcript before their contract can be prepared.

Informal inquiries may be directed to Susan Levy Wayne, M.Ed., OTR/L, Chair of Search Committee, School of Health Sciences at [email protected] or 216-687-3570.

Note: Hiring is contingent on maintaining the existing levels of funding from the state of Ohio. Offer of employment is contingent on satisfactory completion of the University's verification of credentials (including evidence of a PhD) by July 1, 2020 and other information required by law and/or University policies or practices, including but not limited to a criminal background check.

It is the policy of Cleveland State University to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disable status, or genetic information.

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Posted January 27, 2020


 Occupational Therapy – Academic Fieldwork Coordinator

 Wilmington College is currently accepting applications for the position of Academic Fieldwork Coordinator (AFWC) for the new Master of Science (MS) program in Occupational Therapy.  This new program is being uniquely designed to emphasize the specific needs of rural populations.

The AFWC position is a full-time administrator position that includes a faculty rank and is scheduled to begin fall semester in August 2020.  Applicants must be a licensed OTR in good standing.  Applicant must have a minimum of master’s degree with an interest in pursuing a doctoral degree in the near future.  Applicant must also have a minimum of 3 years of clinical experience.  Previous experience in teaching is a plus, support and mentoring in to an educator role will be offered by the department.

We are excited that you are considering a career with Wilmington College! Wilmington College is a career-oriented liberal arts institution affiliated with the Society of Friends (Quakers). Our beautiful main campus is located in southwestern Ohio. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package for full time positions including group medical, dental, vision, life and disability, TIAA-CREF, tuition remission, paid vacation and holidays.

 We encourage you to review our website and learn about our history, what we are doing today and how we are preparing for tomorrow. It is an exciting time here at Wilmington College.

 Interested applicants should submit a detailed cover letter and resume unless otherwise indicated in the position information below. Please specify position of interest in the letter of application and subject line of email (if submitting electronically). For positions requiring degrees, unofficial transcripts of college work are helpful. Submit materials to the Director of Human Resources, Wilmington College, Pyle Center 1187, 1870 Quaker Way, Wilmington, OH 45177-2499 or email to [email protected] or follow instructions in the position information below.

 Wilmington College is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate unlawfully in employment matters on the basis of race, religion, gender, color, ancestry, national origin, age, disability or any other category protected by law. EOE

 Wilmington College conducts background investigations including criminal, work history and credential confirmation on all employees as a condition of continued employment. Some positions may require additional motor vehicle record review and drug screening.

Posted January 24, 2020