Job Description

 The OTD program’s objective is to prepare graduate entry-level therapists who are prepared for current practice as well as for the occupational possibilities for the profession in a variety of systems within and outside of traditional healthcare. 

Responsibilities: The faculty member is responsible for collaboratively developing, implementing, updating, coordinating and evaluating assigned instructional components of the entry-level MS and OTD curricula. The faculty member is also responsible for advising and mentoring students for research and doctoral experiential component (DEC) projects; developing their own scholarship agenda; facilitating experiential/community based components of the MSOT and OTD curriculum with university partners; participating in departmental and institutional committee and other service activities that support the mission of the institution.


Skills/ Requirements


  • A doctoral degree is required. Candidate holding an academic doctoral degree is preferred; clinical doctorates with extensive clinical expertise preferred
  • Licensed/eligible for Arizona OT licensure.
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in occupational therapists’ education.
  • Previous experience as a full-time faculty with teaching responsibilities at the post-baccalaureate level, strongly desired.
  • Desired content expertiseEarly Intervention/Pediatrics; Research Methodology; Mental health and Psychosocial practice; Administration & Leadership.


Important Notes


Interested persons should submit a letter of interest and curriculum vitae. Electronic submission of all materials should be directed to

Please contact Dr. Jyothi Gupta, Chair of the OTD-E Program, with any inquiries about the position at

ATSU is located in Mesa, a large suburb of Phoenix, Arizona. Many cultural offerings, sports events, parks, outdoor recreational activities, and other entertainment are available in the area. In less than a day’s drive, you can be in San Diego, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, the Grand Canyon, and more!  Sunny weather awaits you most of the year!

 ATSU is a culturally rich environment leading the way in whole-person health education with cutting edge technology and instruction. From its inception in 1892, ATSU has had a long tradition of inclusion. By capitalizing on local, regional, national and global community relationships, ATSU has mastered the concept of access and opportunity for culturally proficient faculty and administrators to explore their career interests and enrich the ATSU community as we reflect the communities we serve.


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