Occupational Therapy Faculty Position
Date Posted: January 29, 2014
The UTHSCSA Department of Occupational Therapy invites applications for a full-time 12-month, tenure-track faculty appointment at assistant or associate professor level. Position is available until filled.
The faculty member will be responsible for curricular components of occupational therapy pediatric interventions. This includes teaching occupational therapy theory, assessments, and interventions for children with disabilities and within the environments and contexts of their daily lives. Collaboration in clinical research is required. Participation in the faculty clinical practice plan is required. Other responsibilities include teaching of additional courses, student advisement, professional and departmental activities, and university and community service and engagement.
The Occupational Therapy Department has 6 full time faculty members and 4 adjunct faculty members. The faculty members are committed to graduating students with strong theoretical foundations and the accompanying strong clinical skills for successful evidence-based occupational therapy practices. The curriculum is designed to provide numerous clinical and community experiences for the students in this 31 month program, in which 40 students are admitted each year. Faculty members are actively engaged in clinical practice, educational research, community service, and professional activities.
A doctoral degree in Occupational Therapy or related field is required. Individuals near completion of a doctoral degree will be considered. A minimum of three years of clinical experience is required in pediatric occupational therapy. Experience and interest in clinical research are desirable. Teaching proficiency and professional presentation experience are required. Eligibility for Texas Occupational Therapy licensure is necessary.
UTHSCSA and the School of Health Professions
The Department of Occupational Therapy is within the School of Health Professions, which provides support and opportunities for interprofessional faculty activities and growth. There are 5 other departments in the School of Health Professions: Clinical Laboratory Sciences, Emergency Health Sciences, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant Studies, and Respiratory Care. The UTHSCSA includes a Dental School, School of Health Professions, School of Nursing and School of Medicine with a total enrollment over 3,000 students.
Search Committee will begin reviewing applications immediately. Position will remain open until a suitable candidate is identified. Interested candidates may send curriculum vitae and contact information for three references to:
Autumn Clegg, MSOT, OTR
Search Committee Chair
Department of Occupational Therapy - Mail Code 6245
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
7703 Floyd Curl Drive
San Antonio, Texas 78229-3900
Phone: 210 567 8913
Fax: 210 567 8893
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