Clinical Research Position in Occupational Therapy (IHP)

Boston, MA
Apr 05, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
The MGH Institute of Health Professions in Boston is seeking to fill a full-time (12-month) research faculty position. The primary responsibilities include conducting high-quality clinical research in areas related to occupational therapy, establishing a program of extramurally-funded research, participating in an innovative Interdisciplinary Rehabilitation Sciences PhD and Doctor of Occupational Therapy Programs, and supervising/mentoring student and faculty research. 

The position is funded by the MGH Institute and includes a very competitive salary as well as start-up funding to establish required laboratory facilities and cover other costs associated with fostering a successful research program. 

Excellent opportunities for collaboration and joint appointments are available at affiliated world-class hospitals including the Massachusetts General Hospital and Spaulding Rehabilitation Network. Current research faculty members also collaborate with other leading institutions in the Boston area, including MIT and Harvard Medical School.

MGH Institute of Health Professions is a fully accredited graduate school located in the historic Charlestown Navy Yard overlooking downtown Boston. The Institute is the only degree-granting member of MassGeneral Brigham (the largest health care provider in New England). Many of our graduate programs are highly rated by U.S. News & World Report.

The Institute has announced an organization-wide anti-racism initiative to think boldly about race and bring together all members of the IHP community to address systemic racial injustice as well as oppression more broadly. The plan seeks to create a supportive and inclusive campus environment and better support the diverse communities the school serves. We are excited about this new initiative and are hiring employees who are committed to justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion and will contribute to our anti-racism and anti-oppression approach. 

Requirements for this position are a PhD degree as well as an established record of external research grant funding and peer-reviewed publications. In addition, applicant must submit a cover letter (including area of expertise and research focus) and curriculum vitae.  Current occupational therapy license or eligibility for licensure in Massachusetts is required.

Interested individuals should apply online at to requisition 3151870.

For more information contact Dr. Regina Doherty at [email protected] or visit our website at

Primary Location: MA-Charlestown-MGH IHP
Work Locations:
MGH IHP (MGHCharlestownIHP)
36 First Avenue
Charlestown, 02129

Job: Teaching/Faculty
Organization: Massachusetts General Hospital(MGH)
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Employee Status: Regular
Job Posting: Apr 4, 2021

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