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Occupational Therapy Clinical Assistant Professor
University of Michigan, Flint

Date Posted Jan. 3, 2019
Title Occupational Therapy Clinical Assistant Professor
University University of Michigan, Flint
Flint, MI, United States
Department Occupational Therapy
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Fall 2019
  • Assistant Professor
  • Occupational Therapy

The Occupational Therapy Department at the University of Michigan-Flint is currently searching for a 12-month Clinical Assistant Professor for the first entry-level Doctor of Occupational Therapy program in the state of Michigan. The OTD program is a professional (or clinical) doctorate, which is the highest level of academic preparation that an entry-level occupational therapist can obtain. Our program preparation for the entry-level OTD exceeds that of an entry-level master’s degree. Being on the forefront of this professional movement allows our students to be among the most coveted graduates regionally and nationally. The proposed start date for the Doctorate of Occupational Therapy program is Fall 2019.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Teaching on-campus, off-campus and on-line courses
Lecturing in classrooms
Instruction in laboratory courses
Supervising students on scholarly activities
Serving on capstone, theses and dissertation committees
Supervising independent studies
Supervising and/or involvement in students’ clinical/practicum or internship education where the focus and location of the education is in the clinical or applied setting
Advising and mentoring of students
Supporting student organizations

Maintains personal scholarship according to the College of Health Sciences scholarship requirements for Clinical-Track Faculty.

All CHS faculty members are expected to provide service to the University, college, department, profession and the community. Consistent with the mission of CHS and the University, professional service contributions to the Flint and regional community are valued as well as national and international contributions. Engagement in service activities at multiple levels is required. The quality and impact of service contributions is more important than the number of different service activities.

Required Qualifications
DrOT, OTD, or equivalent clinical doctoral degree in Occupational Therapy or health related field awarded by an institution that is accredited by a USDE recognized regional accrediting body.
2 years minimum clinical experience in assigned teaching area.
Demonstrated effectiveness in teaching and student assessment.
Commitment to community engagement.
Values and participates in interdisciplinary work.
Licensed OT in Michigan or in a U.S. jurisdiction or is eligible for licensure in Michigan.

Background Screening
The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

How to Apply
To be considered for this position, interested candidates must attach a resume which includes a cover letter along with their work and education history. Complete the online application and upload the curriculum vitae. Since this is a faculty position, also mail copies of transcripts to UM-Flint, Occupational Therapy Department, 2130 William S. White Building, 303 E. Kearsley St., Flint, MI 48502, Attention: Dr. Nancy Vandewiele Milligan.

For additional information contact:
Melissa Richardson, HR Administrator-College of Health Sciences, 3180 William S. White Building, 303 E. Kearsley St., Flint, MI 48502, (810) 424-5574,

Application Deadline
Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

  • The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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