The Department of Occupational Therapy in the School of Health
& Human Sciences at IUPUI invites applications for a
10-month tenure-track faculty position beginning Fall 2022.
Salary will be commensurate with experience and academic
credentials. The successful applicant will demonstrate the
ability to teach and mentor both entry-level and
post-professional OTD students, will be responsible for
developing an active research agenda in their area of expertise,
generate external funding, engage in online and classroom teaching,
and provide school and university service. Demonstrated expertise
in adult rehabilitation is strongly preferred.
10% Service/Engagement Basic Qualifications: • An
earned doctorate in a field relevant to occupational therapy such
as but not limited to rehabilitation science, public health,
behavioral health, or health sciences.
• Potential for success in research as demonstrated by
peer-reviewed publications and grant funding.
• Evolving program of research aligned with or complementary to the
School of Health & Human Sciences.
• Teaching experience in graduate education.
• Hold or be eligible for occupational therapy licensure in the
State of Indiana.
• Current certification with National Board for Certification in
Occupational Therapy (NBCOT)
• Experience working as a licensed occupational therapist with the
adult population in a rehabilitation and/or acute care setting.
Additional Preferred Qualifications: • Post-doctoral
• Interdisciplinary, team science approach to
• Experience in mentoring graduate students
The Department of Occupational Therapy is part of a dynamic
academic and research community that includes eight departments in
the School of Health and Human Sciences (SHHS), 15 research labs
and institutes, and over 400 clinical and community
IUPUI is Indiana’s premier urban public research university
and holds a Carnegie Classification for Community Engagement.
It is home to more than 30,000 students pursuing degrees across 17
distinct schools, including the Indiana University School of
Medicine. IUPUI’s innovative practices with respect to health
and life science have earned national recognition and offer
numerous opportunities for collaborative, interdisciplinary
As the state’s premier urban research
institution, IUPUI is committed to being a welcoming
campus community that reflects and enacts the values of diversity,
equity and inclusion that inform academic excellence. We seek
candidates who will not only enhance our representational diversity
but whose research, teaching, and community engagement efforts
contribute to diverse, equitable, and inclusive learning and
working environments for our students, staff, and
faculty. IUPUI condemns racism in all its forms and has
taken an anti-racist stance that moves beyond mere statements to
interrogating its policies, procedures, and practices. We hope to
identify individuals who will assist in our mission to dismantle
racism so that everyone has the opportunity to succeed
The School of Health & Human Sciences is looking for scholars
who will contribute to our commitment to engage the city, state,
nation, and beyond through teaching, research and service, in
consideration of the rich diversity of our campus and city as we
prepare our graduates to enter and lead in an increasingly complex
world. SHHS is committed to the development of an
inclusive multicultural environment. We seek greater diversity in
our faculty and staff to broaden students’ academic experience and
to enrich our school and the university.
Review of applications will begin November 1, 2021.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
The preferred start date for the position is August 1, 2022.
Application materials should include: a letter of interest,
current curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and
names/contact information for three references.
For more information on the position, please contact search
committee chair, Dr. Victoria Wilburn (firstname.lastname@example.org
information on the Department of Occupational Therapy and the
School of Health & Human Sciences can be found at https://shhs.iupui.edu/
Indiana University pledges itself to continue its commitment to the
achievement of equal opportunity within the university and
throughout American society as a whole. In this regard,
Indiana University will recruit, hire, promote, educate, and
provide services to persons based upon their individual
qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination
based on the basis of age, color, disability, ethnicity, sex,
gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital
status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or
veteran status. Indiana University shall take affirmative
action, positive and extraordinary, to overcome the discriminatory
effects of traditional policies and procedures with regard to the
disabled, minorities, women, and veterans.
Individuals who require a reasonable accommodation in order to
participate in the search process should notify the School’s HR
Business Partner, Paige Hummel, at email@example.com
, in advance.