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Assistant/Associate Professor - Occupational Therapy (M.S.)
Thomas Jefferson University East Falls Campus

Date Posted Jan. 4, 2021
Title Assistant/Associate Professor - Occupational Therapy (M.S.)
University Thomas Jefferson University East Falls Campus More About This Institution...
Philadelphia, PA, United States
Department College of Rehabilitation Sciences More About This Department...
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Jul. 1, 2021
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Occupational Therapy

Are you seeking the opportunity to prepare forward-thinking occupational therapists and conduct collaborative research projects with occupational therapy master’s level (MSOT) 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.

full-time, 12-month

This is a full-time, 12-month teaching position for the Master of Science in Occupational Therapy (MSOT) Program located on our beautiful East Falls campus, in the new state of the art Ronson Health & Applied Science Center. This position is offered at the rank of Assistant professor (or Associate Professor depending on experience) starting July 1, 2021.

The East Falls MSOT program is offered in a blended-learning format with intensive weekend delivery. Students attend on-campus class meetings eight weekends/semester (Friday and Saturday, generally every other weekend). Between on-campus sessions, students complete online learning activities through distance education technology.

Functioning as an integral member of the faculty team; teaching content in an innovative hybrid (online/on campus) MSOT entry level curriculum; maintaining a scholarship agenda; advising and mentoring graduate students; participating in service and program development activities. In addition, there is a potential for undergraduate opportunities (advising undergraduates who plan to transition into occupational therapy graduate program).

Qualified applicants must be Occupational Therapists with NBCOT certification, current Occupational Therapist state license, and Pennsylvania license eligibility.
The position requires completion of a terminal doctorate degree (e.g., OTD, PhD, EdD or ScD).
Candidates must have experience in teaching, scholarship and leadership. Applicants should demonstrate an interest in working in a student-centered, highly collaborative, interdisciplinary and expansive academic environment which emphasizes excellence and innovation in occupational therapy education.
Interested candidates should submit an on-line application/CV at Job ID #9245706
Additional questions can be addressed to search committee co-chair: Mary Beth Thomas, DOT, OTR/L, Assistant Professor and Fieldwork Coordinator
For more information on Jefferson please go to

Application Procedure:
Job ID 9245706
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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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Contact Information

  • Mary Beth Thomas
    College Rehabilitation & Science Education
    Thomas Jefferson University East Falls Campus
    4201 Henry Avenue
    Philadelphia, PA 19144


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