Clinical Assistant Professor - Occupational Therapy

Employer
Sargent College Department of Occupational Therapy
Location
Boston, Massachusetts
Salary
Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Aug 10, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Occupational Therapy
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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The Department of Occupational Therapy at Boston University is seeking a dynamic clinical faculty member to teach and advise students in our entry-level Doctor of Occupational Therapy (EL-OTD) program. Primary responsibilities will include teaching theory and practice courses and advising in the entry-level graduate professional program. Engagement in research and/or scholarship is required and supported.

Boston University is an AAU institution with a long and distinguished tradition of dedication to inclusion and social justice. The College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College includes diversity as one of our strategic goals. We are especially committed to increasing the participation of underrepresented groups at BU and throughout our professional organizations.

Members of the department of Occupational Therapy believe that the diversity of our faculty, staff, and students is vitally important to the continuing excellence of our distinguished research and academic programs. We are looking for colleagues who support our ongoing commitment to ensuring that BU, its fieldwork and Capstone partners, and the profession of occupational therapy are inclusive, equitable, diverse places where everyone is fully supported in pursuing their professional and educational goals.

The Department of Occupational Therapy is part of a vibrant academic and research community that includes the College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, other academic units of Boston University, and the metro Boston area. The Department has a strong tradition of excellence in professional education, active involvement in national and international professional activities, and development and dissemination of knowledge that contributes to the health and well-being of individuals and society. We emphasize developing a holistic understanding of client’s occupational lives, needs and goals with a unique, integrated EL-OTD curriculum.

Candidates must have an earned doctoral degree, current certification as an occupational therapist, and eligibility for Massachusetts licensure. The ideal candidate will have 4 years of clinical experience, experience teaching either in an academic or practice setting and will have a program of scholarship. For more information about the Department and Sargent College, visit bu.edu/sargent/ot.

The appointment begins in January 2023, for a term of three years, renewable. This is a 9-month appointment at the rank of Clinical Assistant Professor, non-tenured. Salary is commensurate with experience.

Interested candidates should send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statement of how your teaching and/or scholarship aligns with inclusive practices, and contact information for three references to:

 

Tatiana Pontes, PhD, OTR

Search Committee Chair

Email: tpontes@bu.edu

 

Boston University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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The Department of Occupational Therapy is housed on the main campus of Boston University in the College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College. The department offers an undergraduate degree in Behavior and Health; both entry-level and post-professional Occupational Therapy Doctorate programs; and participates in the interdisciplinary PhD program in Rehabilitation Sciences. The internationally recognized Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation is also affiliated with the department. Our graduate program is ranked #1 by US News & World Report and our faculty are internationally known for their contributions to occupational therapy research and scholarship and leadership in education and professional service. We have a highly collaborative environment that also includes faculty from diverse interest areas within Sargent as well as across the University. In addition, the Boston area includes many highly regarded health care and educational institutions and offers numerous opportunities for interdisciplinary work. For more information about the Department and Sargent College, visit www.bu.edu/sargent/ot.

 

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