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Occupational Therapy maximizes health, well-being, and quality of life for all people, populations, and communities through effective solutions that facilitate participation in everyday living.


On April 25—New practitioners with fewer than 5 years' experience and OT students in their last year of professional preparation can apply to AOTA's Emerging Leaders Development Program starting April 25Start prepping your application now!

Evidence Byte: New Practice Guideline on Autism Spectrum Disorder: The Occupational Therapy Practice Guidelines for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder is an update of a previously published guideline, and it includes an Executive Summary for ease in translation to practice.  It is now available for purchase from AOTA.

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           Occupational Therapy Faculty Position          




Creighton University, a Catholic Jesuit institution, invites creative and dynamic individuals to apply for (part-time) special faculty positions to teach entry level Doctor of Occupational Therapy students. Special faculty will work closely with faculty at Creighton University in Omaha, NE to teach laboratory components of didactic coursework related to occupational therapy theory and practice in: psychosocial, geriatric, hand therapy, and physical rehabilitation.


The desired candidate should have clinical experience in one or more of the content areas listed, an earned doctoral degree or an established record of professional experience in breadth and depth of experience outside of the classroom in real world situations relevant to the discipline in which the faculty member will be teaching, Alaska licensure or eligibility for licensure in Alaska as an Occupational Therapist, experience in education, teaching or student supervision. Responsibilities include collaborating with Creighton University OT faculty to develop and implement laboratory and classroom experiences related to their area of practice, assist with course development, student assessment and course requirements. Effective communication and interpersonal skills (oral and written) are essential. Screening of applicants will continue until the positions are filled.


For consideration, please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference to:

Alfred G. Bracciano, EdD, OTR/L, FAOTA Coordinator, Creighton University/University of Alaska Distance Pathway Department of Occupational Therapy Creighton University Medical Center School of Pharmacy and Health Professions

2500 California Plaza Omaha, NE 68178

Phone: (402) 280-1864

Fax: (402) 280-5692

For information about our academic program, please visit our website at Creighton University is an equal opportunity employer.