Assistant/ Associate Professor in Occupational Therapy

Alabama, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Feb 01, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The University of South Alabama invites nominations and applications for an Assistant or Associate Professor Faculty position in the Department of Occupational Therapy. The University of South Alabama (USA) is a doctoral/research-intensive institution offering a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs. USA is located in the historic southern city of Mobile on beautiful Mobile Bay close to the Gulf Coast beaches and a short drive to New Orleans. This innovative Occupational Therapy (OT) program is organized around occupational performance areas and has an outstanding reputation.

 Qualifications: Applicants must have an earned doctorate in Occupational Therapy or a related field (OTD, PhD, EdD, etc.). Successful candidates must be eligible for O.T. licensure in Alabama. Clinical expertise in areas of hand therapy, adult physical dysfunction, anatomy, and electronic documentation is preferred. Previous teaching experiences also desirable. This is a twelve-month nontenure track position with expectations for research development. Qualified applicants should be team-oriented and have an established practice area. The successful candidate will teach courses in areas of expertise and in general OT topics, advise students, and direct graduate research projects. Candidates should possess excellent interpersonal, organizational, and problem-solving skills. Salary is competitive and dependent on qualifications and experience.

 This 12-month position is available beginning June 1, 2021. Review of applications is on-going and will continue until the position is filled.

 Please apply electronically and be prepared to submit a cover letter of interest, curriculum vitae, unofficial college transcripts, and contact information for three references to Dr. Tara Thompson:

For more information contact:  Dr. Tara Thompson, Search Committee Chair, University of South Alabama, HAHN Bldg. Room 2027, 5721 USA Dr. North, Mobile, AL  36688, email or phone 251-445-9222

 The University of South Alabama is an EO/AA employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression), religion, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

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