Search for University Jobs in Health Sciences

Job ID: 172185

Instructor/Assistant/Associate Professor (Job F#146)
Tuskegee University

Date Posted Nov. 15, 2021
Title Instructor/Assistant/Associate Professor (Job F#146)
University Tuskegee University
Tuskegee, AL, United States
Department Occupational Therapy
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
    Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Occupational Therapy

Special Qualifications
In keeping with the President’s commitment to Tuskegee University Becoming "One Tuskegee", the ideal Instructor/Assistant/Associate Professor will possess the willingness to use their expertise in transforming Tuskegee into a leading 21st century living and learning environment.

The Occupational Therapist will have the responsibility for the coordination of learning activities, development of course content and assisting other faculty and students in the teaching, learning process. The Occupational Therapist will be responsible  for providing counseling and guidance to students and conducting formal classes and clinical laboratory sessions as assigned.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

  •     Teach the pre-professional courses assigned in the areas of expertise as documented for qualifications which may be mental health (psychosocial), physical dysfunction, sensory integration, pediatrics or other areas as identified in the occupational curriculum.
  •     Supervise students in clinical/laboratory experiences related to practice areas and other related field experiences  within area of expertise.
  •     Provide academic advisement to students in the pre-professional and professional occupational therapy programs as assigned by the program director.
  •    Contribute to theory base of the profession by conducting research or collaborating in program, departmental,  school or college research projects.
  •     Contribute to professional publications and make scholarly presentations to groups upon request.
  •     Participate in program, department, school, college and University committees as
  •     Participating in programs  of self-development, by attending appropriate workshops, conferences,  seminar, etc.
  •     Maintain membership in professional organizations and eligibility for certification/licensure as appropriate.
  •     Evaluating clinical learning experiences and facilities and making recommendations  to Program Director and/or Academic Fieldwork Coordinator.
  •     Evaluating courses to determine if goals and objective are being met and meeting ACOTE Standards.
  •     Utilizing varied teaching strategies.
  •    Assisting students in applying occupational therapy theories and principles to the practice of occupational therapy.
  •     Keeping the students and Program Director apprised of student needs and progress.
  •     Evaluating effectiveness of own instruction on basis of learner’s achievement and evaluation.
  •     Providing direct health care to clients, which is unrelated to student Fieldwork learning experience.
  •     Participate in writing and securing grants and external funding.


  •     Master of Science Degree in Occupational Therapy; an earned Doctoral Degree is preferred.
  •     A minimum of three (3) current years in the field of Occupational Therapy, including administrative or supervisory experience.
  •     Teaching responsibilities at a college/university level is preferred but not required.

Commensurate with education, training and experience

**The statements contained in this job announcement  reflect general details as necessary  to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility. It should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements.  **

Applications are available at the following link:

Each applicant, including all current/existing employees, must complete and submit a Tuskegee University employment application, resume/CV, a list of (3) letters of reccommendation (with detailed contact information) and copies of unofficial transcripts (official transcript(s) will be required upon hire). Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and submit a completed application packet in order to be considered for the position.  The University reserves the right not to fill the position in the event of budgetary or operational constraints. Application packets with missing information will be considered incomplete and will not be processed.

Human Resources Department
Attn: Employment/Recruitment
101 Kresge Center
Tuskegee University
Tuskegee, Alabama 36088
Email Address:
Equal Employment Opportunity Employer-Male/Female/Veteran/Disabled
Federal law requires identity and employment eligibility verifications on Form I-9 within three (3) business days of employment.
 Must be able to pass a background check.

Please reference in your cover letter when
applying for or inquiring about this job announcement.

Contact Information

Please see the job description for contact details
pertaining to this university job announcement.


Refer this job to a friend or colleague!

New Search | Previous

RSS for the latest higher education jobs
Atom for the latest higher education jobs
Need a Sabbatical Home?