The Department of Occupational Therapy in the School of Health & Human Sciences at IUPUI invites applications for a 10-month clinical track faculty position beginning August 1, 2019. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and level of experience. This is an opportunity to grow and lead as the Assistant Director of the OTD Program will work closely with the Department Chair on a variety of educational initiatives. The Assistant Director must hold the rank of Associate Professor and will serve in a dual administrative/teaching role.
The successful applicant will assist with administration of the OTD program including ACOTE accreditation, the quality of student experience, program assessment, alumni relations, and the expansion of clinical training sites including role emerging settings to foster community-engaged teaching and scholarship.
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 rehabilitation science have earned national recognition and offer numerous opportunities for collaborative, interdisciplinary teaching and research efforts. Notably, the Indiana Center for Musculoskeletal Health, the Center for Translating Research into Practice, and the Diabetes Translational Research Center are all housed on the IUPUI Campus.
Review of applications will begin March 21, 2019 and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The starting date for the position is August 1, 2019. Application materials should include: a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy 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 scholarship. 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 Paige Hummel at firstname.lastname@example.org, in advance.
A minimum of 6 years of documented experience in the field of occupational therapy required. This experience must include:
At least 3 years of experience in a full-time academic appointment with teaching responsibilities at the graduate level.
At least 3 years of clinical practice as an occupational therapist.
Administrative experience including, but not limited to, program planning and implementation, program accreditation activities.
Experience mentoring and advising OTD students
A record of excellence in academic administration and teaching.
Possess the academic and experiential qualifications necessary to meet program objectives and the mission of the Department and School of Health and Human Sciences
A post-professional doctorate in occupational therapy or rehabilitation science
Hold or be eligible for occupational therapy licensure in the State of Indiana.
Current certification with National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT)
1.Experience in adult rehabilitation 2.Experience in curriculum development 3.Experience with Community Engagement
Department Contact for Questions:
For more information on the position, please contact Dr. NiCole Keith (email@example.com). Additional information on the Department of Occupational Therapy housed within the School of Health & Human Sciences can be found at https://shhs.iupui.edu/academics/graduate-professional/doctor-occupational-therapy.html
OAA #: IN-AHLT-OT19001
Appointment Status: Non-Tenure Track
Internal Number: 7494
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.