Assistant Professor, Occupational Therapy - Academic Program Coordinator (Phoenix, AZ Campus)

200052 Requisition #


Occupational Therapy Creighton Phoenix On-Site Academic Program Coordinator

Full-time, 12-month (tenure-track), Teaching-Research Faculty position, rank commensurate with experience – target start date July 1, 2020

  • Terminal doctoral degree in occupational therapy, or related area of study; PhD, EdD, or post-professional OTD preferred.
  • Three years of experience as an occupational therapist.
  • Three years of leadership, management, program development, and/or student supervision experience preferred.
  • Experience in academia including teaching in distance and/or hybrid programs, service, and scholarship preferred.
  • Evidence of excellent interpersonal and communication skills with interprofessional stakeholders.
  • Occupational therapist with active Arizona license or eligibility for Arizona licensure.



Creighton University invites creative and dynamic individuals who are comfortable working, or willing to learn to work, in a hybrid teaching and learning environment to apply. This position, based at the Creighton University Phoenix Health Sciences Campus, will support the occupational therapy departmental growth and expansion of our entry-level OTD program to a hybrid pathway located in Phoenix, Arizona. We are looking for doctoral-prepared individuals who enjoy a progressive and dynamic environment to join our active, creative, and engaged faculty of 28; dedicated to expanding the scope of occupational therapy practice and education and challenging our students to actively reflect the University’s unique Ignatian values. Creighton University was the first occupational therapy program to offer the OTD degree and, as such, is nationally and internationally recognized for its vision and academic rigor in occupational therapy education. The Department has strong administrative and institutional support for its programs and creative initiatives. The Phoenix academic site of the Creighton University OTD program has obtained ACOTE accreditation and will admit students beginning in the fall of 2021.


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 this position and to apply, please visit: To learn more about the university, school, and program, please visit: 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:


Angela Lampe, OTD, OTR/L

Chair - Search Committee

Department of Occupational Therapy

School of Pharmacy and Health Professions

Creighton University

2500 California Plaza

Omaha, NE  68178
Phone: (402) 280-5557

Fax: (402) 280-5692


Creighton is a Jesuit, Catholic institution that encourages applications from qualified individuals from all backgrounds who believe they can contribute to its distinctive educational tradition.

 Creighton University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer.


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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