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Assistant/Associate Professor - Occupational Therapy Program

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Date: Nov 7, 2017

Location: Cincinnati, OH, US

Master of Occupational Therapy Program

Department of Rehabilitation Sciences - College of Allied Health Sciences

Assistant / Associate Professor


The University of Cincinnati Department of Rehabilitation Sciences is searching for a full-time assistant / associate professor who will contribute to the department’s research, teaching, and service missions. The ideal applicant will be an experienced educator with an established record of scholarly activity and professional service. This is a 12-month per year position with rank and faculty track commensurate with credentials and experience.


Position Responsibilities: The assistant/ associate professor is primarily responsible for teaching, research, and service in the Master of Occupational graduate program which is currently in the applicant stage of the accreditation process with an anticipated program start date of May 2018. Teaching responsibilities include, but are not limited to: course development, primary instruction of didactic courses using traditional classroom and online delivery modalities; participation in recruitment, retention, and admissions activities; participation in program committee work including program evaluation, accreditation tasks, and other tasks as assigned by the Program Director and/or Department Head.  Participation in teaching, scholarship, and service activity are required and are consistent with the missions and faculty evaluative criteria of the University, College, and Department.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Graduate of an ACOTE accredited occupational therapy professional program
  • Terminal doctoral degree in an allied health profession, higher education, human movement science, exercise physiology, or related field
  • Licensed or eligible for licensure as an occupational therapist in the state of Ohio
  • Record of peer-reviewed publications and / or scholarly presentations
  • Three years of teaching /academic experience in occupational therapy
  • Demonstrated experience with online / distance education instruction
  • Knowledge and demonstrated expertise in at least two of the following areas: neurorehabilitation, community health, orthopedics, pediatrics, geriatrics, and mental health
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including communication, problem solving, counseling, conflict management, and follow-through
  • Ability to work independently
  • Interest and demonstrated ability to collaborate with an interdisciplinary team
  • Ability to take direction and coordinate work with colleagues, peers, and community partners
  • Ability to assist with tasks assigned by Program Director and Department Head


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active in professional activities
  • Experience with the ACOTE accreditation process
  • Demonstrated commitment to cultural diversity, equity, and inclusion
  • Demonstrated student mentorship experience
  • Leadership experience in occupational therapy


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The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.


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