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Faculty Position – Oklahoma City Campus
University of Oklahoma

Date Posted Jul. 22, 2021
Title Faculty Position – Oklahoma City Campus
University University of Oklahoma
Oklahoma City, OK, United States
Department Department of Rehabilitation Sciences
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Core Faculty
  • Occupational Therapy


Department of Rehabilitation Sciences
Occupational Therapy Program
Faculty Position – Oklahoma City Campus

Title and Rank: Consecutive term, Assistant Professor or above

Required Qualifications:

  • Occupational Therapist with an earned entry level OTD or post-professional doctoral degree or an Occupational Therapist with a Master’s degree who is already accepted into an accredited post-professional doctoral program to be completed by 2023.
  • Candidate must be licensed in Oklahoma or meet all eligibility requirements for Oklahoma Occupational Therapy licensure.
  • Commitment to and alignment with our values of innovation, excellence, collaboration, interprofessionalism, compassion, and investment in diversity, equity and inclusion; contributes positively to team dynamics across students, OU employees and community partners.
  • The successful candidate will contribute to interprofessional teaching and research/scholarship across academic programs in the Department of Rehabilitation Sciences with an emphasis on the interprofessional occupational therapy, physical therapy, and post-professional Doctor of Science programs.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Post Professional degree completed (e.g., PhD, EdD, DSc, DrPH, OTD)
  • Experience with promoting social justice, eliminating health disparities, or building an inclusive environment for all.
  • Contemporary knowledge in the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework, occupational therapy theory, and practice models.
  • 3-5 Years of teaching experience in an academic setting
  • 3-5 Years of clinical experience.
  • Experience with educational training grants
  • Evidence of research/scholarly contributions to the profession (i.e. presentations and/or publications at local, state or national level).
  • Educational, clinical or research experience in pediatrics across diverse practice settings (e.g., hospital, schools, early intervention), assistive technology and leadership/management.
  • Evidence of innovative solutions in teaching, practice, or research.
  • Record of involvement in professional associations
  • Demonstrates effective communication skills through engagement and reflection.
  • Experience in distance technology and learning management platforms.
  • Strong computer skills and openness to new technologies.

Responsibilities: Supports the development of the Department of Rehabilitation Sciences through teaching, research/scholarship and service activities.

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Job Description:
a) Teach and participate in development, implementation and evaluation of the interprofessional Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Doctor of Science curricula.
b) Actively participate in the OTD curriculum design and accreditation process.
c) Student advisement and mentoring.
d) Supervision of students in the campus interprofessional education programs.
e) Support and promote a collaborative and positive learning environment for students.
f) Work closely with the Occupational Therapy Program Director to ensure courses aligned with curriculum design and to measure student outcomes.
g) Deliver innovative and evidence-based teaching strategies.

Research/ Scholarship:
a) Participate and maintain a consistent record of scholarly activities related to interprofessional practice, occupational therapy, and/or education.
b) Mentor students in capstone, scholarly and community projects.
c) Active member in pursuing, creating, implementing and evaluating educational training grant activities that support the Doctor of Science program.

a) Participate in University, College, Department, and Program committees.
b) Participate in and supervise clinical service activities that support the mission of the institution.
c) Participate in the development of innovative and interprofessional outreach programs.
d) Record of involvement in AOTA, OKOTA, and other professional associations.

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  • The University of Oklahoma is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

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