The Department of Occupational Therapy in the School of Health & Human Sciences, Indiana University, on the Indianapolis campus, invites applications for a 10-month faculty position beginning January 7, 2019. Rank and salary will be commensurate with expertise and academic credentials. The successful applicant will have the ability to teach and mentor graduate students (OTD), will be responsible for developing an active and sustainable research agenda in his/her area of expertise, generate external funding, engage in online and classroom teaching, and provide school and university service. Individuals with translational research and/or community engagement experiences are especially encouraged to apply. Content expertise in neuroscience, mental health, addictions, and simulation-based training is strongly preferred.
IUPUI is Indiana's premier urban public research university, home to more than 30,000 students within 19 schools and colleges including the IU Medical School. IUPUI's innovative practices with respect to health and life science have earned national recognition and offer numerous opportunities for collaborative, interdisciplinary research efforts. Notably, the IU Center for Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases, the Diabetes Translational Research Center, and the Indiana Center for Musculoskeletal Health are all housed on the IUPUI Campus.
Review of applications will begin November 1, 2018, and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The starting date for the position is Spring 2019. Application materials should include: a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, a research statement and names/contact information for three references.
Indiana University pledges itself to continue its commitment to the achievement of equal opportunity within the university and throughout American society as a whole. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on arbitrary considerations of such characteristics as age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Indiana University shall take affirmative action, positive and extraordinary, to overcome the discriminatory effects of traditional policies and procedures with regard to the disabled, minorities, women, and Vietnam-era veterans.
The ideal individual will have excellent interpersonal and teaching skills, strong analytical abilities, and enthusiasm in both teaching and research. We also seek candidates with a demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disabled and ethnic backgrounds of the institution's students and employees.
IUPUI is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Individuals who require a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the application process must notify Wendy Iskander at email@example.com a reasonable time in advance.
An earned Ph.D. in a field relevant to occupational therapy such as but not limited to rehabilitation science, public health, behavioral health, or health education.
Demonstrated potential for success in research as demonstrated by peer-reviewed publications and presentations.
Evolving program of research aligned with or complementary to the IU School of Health & Human Sciences.
Teaching experience in graduate education
Hold or be eligible for occupational therapy licensure in the State of Indiana.
A minimum of three years of experience working as a licensed occupational therapist.
1.Post-doctoral training 2.Strong interdisciplinary, team science approach to research 3.Experience in mentoring graduate students 4.Potential to secure independent external funding with collaborative research experience in the field of addictions and mental health.
Department Contact for Questions:
For more information on the position, please contact Dr. Patricia J. Scott (firstname.lastname@example.org). Additional information on the Department of Occupational Therapy housed within the School of Health & Human Sciences can be found at https://shhs.iupui.edu/ .
OAA #: IN-AHLT-OT18001
Appointment Status: Tenure Track
Internal Number: 6957
About Indiana University
Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.