Open Rank OT Faculty

Charleston, South Carolina
Nov 10, 2020
Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical, Medicine
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Division of Occupational Therapy at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) seeks to fill a 12-month faculty position, rank commensurate with experience. The faculty member will have primary responsibilities teaching in the Occupational Therapy Doctoral (OTD) Entry-Level and Post-Professional programs and will be in the academic educator track. The candidate also will have the opportunity to work with enthusiastic faculty colleagues on scholarship and research.

The Division of Occupational Therapy is housed in the Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, College of Health Professions. The College consists of four departments and twelve health professions and is housed within an academic health science center known for excellence in education, clinical care and research. The College is a national leader in education, scholarship, and research, including the Center for Rehabilitation Research in Neurological Conditions. Start-up resources are available to support research development.

The MUSC Division of Occupational Therapy is among the nation's finest, ranked in the top 10 percent (#13) by US News and World Report. The program offers an Entry-Level OTD curriculum which culminates with an individualized capstone experience and project. The curriculum is full-time, year-round and takes 3 years to complete.

The MUSC Division of Occupational Therapy also offers a Post-Professional OTD designed for experienced occupational therapists who desire to advance their careers. The program is currently part-time, completed online with three in-person sessions during the program, and takes 5 semesters to complete.

Duties of the Faculty Member

Teach courses in the Entry-Level and Post-Professional OTD programs. Content expertise in psychosocial/behavioral health, pediatrics, and/or musculoskeletal conditions is preferred.

Develop and maintain a program of scholarship/research within and/or outside of the Division, Department, College, and the MUSC enterprise.

Provide service to the Division, Department, College, MUSC enterprise, and the profession of occupational therapy.

Opportunities for clinical practice are available.

Qualified applicants for this full-time faculty position must have:

Terminal doctoral academic degree (e.g., OTD, PhD, EdD, DSc).

Experience in academic occupational therapist education.

At least 3 years of clinical practice experience.

History of research/scholarly activity relevant to occupational therapy practice, rehabilitation science, health services, or education.

Active licensure as an OT with potential to transfer license to SC.

Qualified applicants may apply until December 31, 2020 or until a successful candidate is selected. Applications must include: a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and a list of 3 professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. All inquiries will be confidential. For more specific information related to the duties and responsibilities in this posting, please contact D’andra Roper-Shine at [email protected] or Dr. Hazel Breland, Search Committee Chair at [email protected].

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