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Associate/Assistant Professor, Occupational Therapy - Omaha

Creighton University
Omaha, NE
Closing date
May 27, 2023

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Full-time, 12-month (tenure-track), Teaching-Research Faculty position, rank commensurate with experience.

The Occupational Therapy Creighton Faculty position is responsible for teaching, scholarship, and service to the department and the university. Based on the Creighton University Omaha Campus, primary responsibilities include engaging in research and grant activities, teaching research and/or evidence based practice courses in both entry level and post professional OTD programs, and mentoring and collaborating with colleagues on research projects, and serving as research mentor for student capstone projects and to OTD students pursuing the research track in the entry level OTD program.

The faculty is expected to provide services to the Department, School and the University, participate in interprofessional education activities and provide student advisement. This position will report directly to the Creighton University Occupational Therapy Program Director in Omaha, Nebraska.


  • Engage in research and scholarly activities.

  • Teach research and evidence based practice courses.

  • Mentor and collaborate with colleagues on grant and research projects.

  • Advise students regarding academic success and issues.

  • Mentor student capstone projects and students pursuing the research track in the entry level OTD program.

  • Participate in Creighton University committee and community service work.

  • Promote student satisfaction and retention and network with Creighton personnel/resources as appropriate.

  • Promote community relationships with organizations, clinical faculty, and community partners

  • Participate in program evaluation and actions related to program improvement.

  • Perform other duties as assigned to support the Creighton University mission.

Upon completion of the application process, please attach a curriculum vitae and a cover letter explaining your interest in this position as well as a summary of your qualifications. Questions regarding these positions should be directed to Dr. Angela Patterson, Angela Patterson, OTD, OTR/L, FNAP, Chair - Search Committee at

Candidates are strongly urged to familiarize themselves with Creighton's mission and founding principles and review the Faculty Handbook at:


  • Terminal doctoral degree in occupational therapy, or related area of study; PhD, EdD, or ScD

  • Licensed or eligible for occupational therapy licensure in Nebraska preferred, other research-related professions eligible to apply.

  • Three years of experience in academia including research, teaching, and service.

  • Teaching in distance and/or hybrid programs desired.

Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Expressions of initial interest will be treated in strict confidence. To learn more about the university, school, and program, please visit:

Physical Requirements:

Seeing: 75 - 100%

Hearing: 75-100%

Standing/Climbing/Mobility: 25-49%

Lifting/Pulling/Pushing: 0-24% (pound: 10 lbs.)

Fingering/Grasping/Feeling: 75 - 100%

Travel: No and Yes

Exposure to Blood Borne pathogens: No and Yes

AAP/EEO Statement:

Creighton University is committed to providing a safe and non-discriminatory educational and employment environment. The University admits qualified students, hires qualified employees and accepts patients for treatment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or other status protected by law. Its education and employment policies, scholarship and loan programs, and other programs and activities, are administered without unlawful discrimination.

Disclosure Statement:

This description describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Regular, reliable attendance is an essential function and all employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor. Employees may also be required to work in excess of normal working hours as workloads and seasonal activities necessitate. A complete description is available in the Human Resource office located at 3006 Webster Street Omaha, NE. Creighton University reserves the right to modify duties, responsibilities and activities at any time with or without notice.

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