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Part-time Lecturer in Occupational Therapy: Occupational Therapy Practice in Psychosocial Dysfunction
Tufts University

Date Posted Dec. 22, 2022
Title Part-time Lecturer in Occupational Therapy: Occupational Therapy Practice in Psychosocial Dysfunction
University Tufts University
Medford, MA, United States
Department School of Arts, Sciences, and Engineering: School of Arts & Sciences: Occupational Therapy
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Occupational Therapy
    Health Sciences - General

The Department of Occupational Therapy at Tufts University is seeking a qualified candidate to teach a graduate level course “OTS 227: Occupational Therapy Practice in Psychosocial Dysfunction for the spring 2023 semester.” This course explores the practice of occupational therapy within the continuum of mental health service delivery including basic knowledge of mental health conditions, treatment settings, frames of references, communication, group dynamics, treatment planning, and role of OT in pharmacological treatment. It explores the health practitioner’s role in the treatment and management of these conditions, and the role of occupational therapy within the interdisciplinary treatment team.



A master’s degree in occupational therapy is required. Doctoral degree and college level teaching experience is strongly preferred.


Application Instructions

All applications are submitted via Interfolio, at . Please send CV, letter of interest, sample course material, and contact information for 2 references. Note that our department is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and candidates’ materials should address how they will promote these priorities in their professional career. Questions may be directed to Uma Patel, Senior Department Administrator, Department of Occupational Therapy, Tufts University, Medford, MA 02155 at

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a background check and meeting the University’s current COVID-19 vaccination requirements.

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