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Clinical Assistant Professor/Academic Fieldwork Coordinator, Occupational Therapy (2579)

Idaho State University
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Occupational Therapy
Clinical Assistant Professor/Academic Fieldwork Coordinator, Occupational Therapy (2579)

Institution Information

Idaho State University, established in 1901, is a Carnegie-classified doctoral research and teaching institution, with a culture built on trust, compassion, stability, and hope. ISU serves over 12,000 students in Pocatello, Meridian, Twin Falls, and Idaho Falls. Students and faculty at ISU are leading the way in cutting-edge research and innovative solutions. We are proud to offer exceptional academics nestled in the grand, natural beauty of the West. We invite you to apply to be a part of our University community!

Job Description

The Department of Occupational Therapy in the College of Health (COH), Kasiska Division of Health Sciences (KDHS) at Idaho State University is seeking an innovative and dynamic faculty member to join our collaborative and entrepreneurial community. The Occupational Therapy Program recently celebrated its 20th anniversary and is transitioning to a newly created Department of Occupational Therapy. The program has two locations in the state of Idaho.

Idaho State University is designated as the health care university for the state of Idaho and offers 75% of the state's health profession degrees. The COH has 12 departments and 4 programs with 18 associated health care clinics. Faculty enjoy close collaborative relationships with access to a diverse body of colleagues committed to inter-professional scholarship, teaching and service. The COH through it's associated clinics and rural health mission serves a diverse population including the indigenous peoples of Idaho.

The COH is partnering with colleges across the university to establish an innovation culture that supports faculty and student exploration of new ideas, technology, and projects. We are seeking entrepreneurial faculty who are committed to engaging in a culture of innovation and design. Opportunities exist to work across disciplines and to develop intellectual property.

The occupational therapy department is currently seeking an academic fieldwork coordinator/clinical assistant professor to be based on our Meridian, Idaho campus. Candidates with terminal degrees may negotiate for a tenure-track position.

Key Responsibilities

The allocation of responsibilities is mutually determined by the Program Director and the faculty member in consultation with the Department Chair. This process occurs on an annual basis as a part of workload planning.

Administration 60-70%
Teaching 10-15%
Research 5-10%
Service 10-15%

Minimum Qualifications

Credentials to qualify for an academic or clinical appointment at the level of assistant professor or higher;
  • Track record of teaching, service, and scholarly endeavors in higher education and/or clinical education.
  • Evidence of management capabilities.
  • Maintains OT Licensure and/or Certification as required by the Accreditation body.
  • At least 2 years of clinical practice experience as an occupational therapist.
  • Hold a minimum of a master's degree awarded by an institution that is accredited by the USDE-recognized institutional accrediting agency.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Terminal degree; appointment at the level of assistant professor or higher.
  • Track record of excellence in teaching, service, and management in occupational therapy.
  • Evidence of strong mediation, facilitation and assessment capabilities.
  • Experience with academic accreditation.
  • Evidence of program development and evaluation.
  • Knowledge of contract law and database management.
Additional Information

You must submit your CV/resume, cover letter, and list of three (3) professional references, including current contact information. This position will remain open until it is filled; however, priority consideration will be given to applications received prior to March 20, 2024. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. Benefits include comprehensive health, dental, and vision; life insurance; disability plan; employee assistance program (EAP); excellent retirement options and company contribution; and generous paid time off/sick leave accrual. All offers of employment are conditional pending the successful completion of a background investigation, provided by HireRight.

Posting Number: req2135
Type: Working 12 months per year
Position: Faculty Non-Tenure Track
Division: Division of Health Sciences

The State of Idaho is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, political affiliation or belief, sex, national origin, genetics, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws.

The State of Idaho is committed to access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities, auxiliary aids and services are available upon request. If you require an accommodation at any step in our recruitment process, you are encouraged to contact (208) 334-2263 (TTY/TTD: 711), or email

Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.

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