Assistant Professor (TT) - Occupational Therapy - School of Health Professions

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Job ID 28342
Full/Part Time Full-Time
Location Columbia

Job Description

The University of Missouri (MU) School of Health Professions (SHP) - Department of Occupational Therapy, seeks applicants for full-time, 12 month, assistant professor, tenure track position to pursue an aggressive research agenda and engage in teaching and program development activities. This position will include teaching courses in the occupational therapy curriculum relevant to the individual's area of research interest and expertise. This position will also include mentoring PhD students through the School of Health Professions Rehabilitation Science PhD program.


All specialty areas related to occupational therapy research that fit with the Department's mission will be considered for this position.

Candidates will be evaluated on their background and training in occupational therapy research, potential for success with securing external funding, scholarly productivity, and ability to teach in an academic setting.

Application Deadline

Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2018. Applications received after this date may not receive full consideration.

Other Information

MU is situated in the City of Columbia, which has been consistently rated as one of the most desirable places to live in the United States. This college town of 110,000+ residents has the best of both worlds - small-town convenience and warmth with big-city sophistication and amenities. Located halfway between St. Louis and Kansas City, the city boasts affordable housing, moderate cost of living, diverse cultural and economic opportunities, and excellent public schools. For more information about Columbia, see

The MU School of Health Professions is one of the fastest growing schools at Mizzou. We are committed to improving the health and well-being of Missourians and other communities through excellent teaching, research and service. We believe in educational achievement, diversity and inclusion, collaboration and teamwork, high quality health care, and discovery of knowledge to advance the well-being of others. If you would like to help the School of Health Professions advance its mission, please submit your application, CV and letter of interest for consideration. For information about the School of Health Professions, please visit:


Compensation is competitive and commensurate with qualifications of the applicant.

Benefit Eligibility

This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at

Diversity Commitment

The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor of Human Resource Services/Affirmative Action officer at 573-882-4256.

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Disability Inclusion and ADA Compliance Manager at 573-884-7278.


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Posted: 11/1/2018
Application Due: 12/12/2018
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