The Department of Rehabilitation Sciences in the School of Public Health and Health Professions (SPHHP) is recruiting a state-funded, tenure-track 10-month Assistant/Associate Professor in the Occupational Therapy Program. This position carries a high expectation of scholarship, including procurement of extramural grant funding and peer-reviewed publications. The successful candidate will also understand higher education and contemporary clinical practice and possess excellent teaching and communication skills. Advisement and research mentoring of Occupational Therapy students is expected.
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The Department of Rehabilitation Sciences at UB has a longstanding history of excellence in clinical education in programs leading to the Doctor of Physical Therapy, the BS/MS in Occupational Therapy, and the PhD in Rehabilitation Science, with entry-level and post-professional OTD program in development, and an online Certificate in Assistive and Rehabilitation Technologies. The OT and PT entry-level programs have enjoyed continuous accreditation for more than 60 years. The OT program is highly competitive with a class-size of approximately 50 students, is ranked 3rd in NY State and first among SUNY schools by US News and World Reports, and received a full 10-year accreditation from ACOTE in 2017. Our department highly values diversity among our faculty and students. For more information on the SPHHP Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, please visit: http://sphhp.buffalo.edu/rehabilitation-science.htmlhttp://sphhp.buffalo.edu/rehabilitation-science.html.
UB SPHHP is one of the only schools in the country to include both public health and health professions, providing unique opportunities for collaboration amongst students and faculty. For more information on UB SPHHP, please visit: http://sphhp.buffalo.edu/http://sphhp.buffalo.edu/.
The University at Buffalo is the State University of New York’s largest and most comprehensive research-intensive university and is its primary center for professional education and training. We are Middle States Commission on Higher Education accredited and a member of the Association of American Universities. UB provides a rich environment for collaborative and transdisciplinary research with faculty within the SPHHP and at other schools located in the Academic Health Center (Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Dental Medicine, Pharmacy and Nursing).
Buffalo is the second-largest city in New York State and is located on the shores of Lake Erie, upriver of the majestic Niagara Falls. Buffalo - the City of Good Neighbors - is undergoing a renaissance with a rapidly growing economy, vital academic health sciences center, and affordable cost of living. The Western New York educational system is excellent. Buffalo-Niagara is a region of 1.2 million people, world-class art galleries and museums, a comprehensive city-wide system of parks and green space, a vibrant theater and music community, and major and minor league sports teams.
Annual salary commensurate with qualification and rank of appointment.
University at Buffalo is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.