Clinical Assistant Professor, Occupational Therapy, Sargent College Tracking Code2640 Job Description
The Department of Occupational Therapy at Boston University is seeking a dynamic clinical faculty member for a full-time, renewable, non-tenure track faculty position to have responsibility for the Level 1 fieldwork placement, and to teach and advise students in the Entry-level Doctor of Occupational Therapy (EL-OTD) program. This is a 9-month appointment and will start in Fall 2022. Primary responsibilities will include identifying Level 1 Fieldwork placements for OTD students, maintaining excellent relationships with fieldwork sites, and teaching theory and practice courses, assisting with admissions, student advising, and other Departmental needs as they arise. Engagement in research and/or scholarship is required and supported.
Boston University is an AAU institution with a long and distinguished tradition of inclusion and social justice. The College of Health &d Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College includes diversity as one of our strategic goals. We are especially committed to increasing the participation of underrepresented groups at BU and throughout our professional organizations.
Members of the department of Occupational Therapy believe that the diversity of our faculty, staff, and students is vitally important to the continuing excellence of our distinguished research and academic programs. We are looking for colleagues who support our ongoing commitment to ensuring that BU is inclusive, equitable, diverse, and a place where everyone is fully supported in pursuing their goals.
The Department of Occupational Therapy is part of a vibrant academic and research community that includes the College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences, other academic units at Boston University, and the metro Boston area. The Department has a strong tradition of excellence in professional education, active involvement in national and international professional activities, and development and dissemination of knowledge that contributes to the health and well-being of individuals and society. We emphasize developing a holistic understanding of clients’ occupational lives, needs and goals with a unique, integrated EL-OTD curriculum.
Candidates must have an earned doctoral degree, current certification as an occupational therapist, and eligibility for Massachusetts licensure. A minimum of four years of experience in any area of occupational therapy is required. The ideal candidate will have experience teaching either in an academic or practice setting and will have an established program of scholarship. For more information about the Department and Sargent College, visit .bu.edu/sargent/ot.
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Interested candidates should send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references no later than December 15, 2021 to:
Robin Newman, OTD, OT
Search Committee Chair,
Email: [email protected]
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
Job Location BOSTON, Massachusetts, United StatesPosition TypeFull-Time/Regular