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Assistant/Associate Professor - Occupational Therapy Program

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Date: Feb 8, 2018

Location: Cincinnati, OH, US

Master of Occupational Therapy Program

Department of Rehabilitation, Exercise, and Nutrition Sciences College of Allied Health Sciences

Assistant / Associate Professor

(Final Rank/Title commensurate w/Education & Experience)


The University of Cincinnati Department of Rehabilitation, Exercise, and Nutrition Sciences is searching for a full-time assistant / associate professor who will contribute to the department’s teaching research, 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 was recently granted candidacy status by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE).  The anticipated start date for both the position and the program’s first cohort is 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.  While entry-level clinical skill instruction is central to this position, scholarship and service activity is also required 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 (or significant progress towards completion with established completion target date) 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 (clinical education or classroom)
  • Demonstrated experience with online / distance education instruction
  • Knowledge and demonstrated clinical 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:

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




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.


REQ: 25241


Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

Job Segment: Occupational Therapy Assistant, Geriatric, Neurology, Rehabilitation, Orthopedic, Healthcare

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