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Faculty - Occupational Therapy

Touro College
Calico Ridge, NV
Closing date
Sep 20, 2023

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This full-time faculty position is a 12 month appointment with primary responsibilities for teaching and research in the School of Occupational Therapy within Touro University Nevada's College of Health and Human Services. This position fulfills duties to further the mission of the department, college and University by participating in student education, scholarly activities, and University service. Faculty members are encouraged to conduct original research/scholarly activities and pursue extramural funding in their areas of interest. Faculty will have opportunities to conduct original research/scholarly activities and contribute to institutional service activities.

Located in Henderson, Nevada, approximately twenty-five minutes from the notorious Las Vegas strip, Touro University Nevada is a non-profit medical, health sciences, and education graduate university focused on positively impacting our community in healthcare and education. Our values surrounding social justice, intellectual pursuit, and service to humanity are steadfast and are clearly visible in the actions of our students, faculty, staff, and graduates.

We invite you to apply to our position for consideration to join the ranks of our diverse, talented, and professional staff and faculty. Please visit the website where you can see a comprehensive listing of optional benefits and Human Resources contact information.
  • Touro University Nevada utilizes classroom, experiential lab, community-based practice settings, and technology-based teaching resources to foster student learning.
  • Primary responsibilities of the full-time 12 month appointment is to collaborate with other faculty in course development.
  • Advance excellence of the educational curriculum.
  • Participate in university, professional and community service activities.
  • Actively engages in the advancement of the University
  • Builds collaborative partnership opportunities across and among various entities participating in networking opportunities, [internal and external partners, other colleges and universities, hospitals, local organizations, societies, etc.] promoting relationships with the University.
  • Promotes and represents the University at local, state, and national events (attending and participating in conferences, serving as a speaker/presenter, networking with colleagues to foster program development, participating in various community opportunities, etc.)
  • Refers to and coordinates in advance with the Office of Advancement/Public Relations team on all media contacts, communications, and/or interactions to include message, promotion, etc. in which asked to serve as an official representative, content expert, or spokesperson on behalf of the University.

Coordination in advance with the Office of Advancement on all Touro related legislative issues to include contact with the national, state, and local government officials, whether in official University capacity or with a national, state or local organization.
  • Serves on various committees and teams within the University as assigned (attending meetings, contributing to discussions, sharing/exchanging information, and leading constituents toward goal attainment) to include advising and mentoring (Students, clubs, campus organizations)
  • Contributes to University's compliance with and in the development of required documentation as related to accreditation of all programs to which departmental content is contributed. (faculty adequacy model, gathering data, self-assessment, peer review, providing input/feedback, etc.) aiding in the attainment of academic compliance
  • Is knowledgeable of and remains in compliance with all institutional policies and procedures as outlined in the Faculty Handbook for Touro University Nevada.

  • A doctoral degree is required along with experience in classroom instruction and practice in the identified content areas.

  • Preference will be given to individuals with expertise and teaching experience in the following areas: child-based practice, psychosocial/mental health aspects of practice, adult and older adult conditions, and research.
  • Individuals with expertise in other areas of occupational therapy foundation are also encouraged to apply.

Requisition ID: 2023-10130

Schedule Shift: Varies

Hours Per Week: 38

Travel: None

External Company URL:

Street: 874 American Pacific Drive

FLSA Status: Exempt

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