Clinical Assistant Professor

Gainesville FL
Aug 26, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Classification Title:

Clinical Assistant Professor

Job Description:

The Department of Occupational Therapy, College of Public Health and Health Professions at the University of Florida, invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month non-tenure track Clinical Assistant Professor position. The successful applicant will serve as faculty for the Bachelor of Health Science degree program and Occupational Therapy professional courses, and engage in teaching, research and service activities as assigned.

The Department of Occupational Therapy ( ) is a national leader in occupational therapy education and research. The department has active research programs in the areas of driving rehabilitation and community mobility, and learning disabilities, as well as outstanding academic and training programs that include an entry level Masters in Occupational Therapy program, a Doctor of Occupational Therapy program to start in Fall 2018, and a Ph.D. in Rehabilitation Science program. The department is a leader in the NIH-funded K12 Rehabilitation Research Career Development consortium and is home to the Florida Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation; Institute for Mobility, Activity and Participation; and the Center for Research on Telehealth and Assistive Technology.

The University of Florida is a comprehensive doctoral research-extensive university that includes a full range of academic departments and programs ( It has a long history of established programs in international education, research and service and is one of only 17 public, land-grant universities that belong to the Association of American Universities. The College of Public Health and Health Professions is part of the University’s Health Science Center, which also includes the Colleges of Medicine, Pharmacy, Nursing, Dentistry, and Veterinary Medicine and provides a wealth of opportunities for research collaborations.   

Advertised Salary:

Salary commensurate with experience.

Minimum Requirements:

Applicants must have a relevant doctoral degree and be licensed/license-eligible as an occupational therapist in the state of Florida.

Preferred Qualifications:

At least 3 years of clinical experience in pediatrics, adult rehabilitation, or mental health are essential.

The ideal applicant will have experience teaching in an occupational therapy graduate program.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Interested applicants must submit an application packet, which includes a CV, letter of interest, and list of references. 

Application review will begin on September 8, 2017 and will continue until a suitable applicant pool has been established. 

Final candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire.  A transcript will not be considered "official" if a designation of "Issued to Student" is visible.  Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida’s Sunshine Law.

Health Assessment Required: No

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