Assistant/Associate/Full Professor

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Work type: Faculty Full-Time
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Education/Instructional
Department:33030000 - HP-OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY

Classification Title:

Ast/Aso/Full Prof

Job Description:

Applications are being sought for up to two tenure-track faculty positions in the Department of Occupational Therapy. Candidates must have a doctorate in OT or a relevant, related discipline. Licensed as an occupational therapist in the state of Florida or eligibility for licensure is a plus. Successful candidates will have clearly defined expertise in a relevant research area. Successful applicants at the Associate or Full Professor level will have a strong track record of external grant funding. Duties include research in the area of expertise, pursuit of external funding, teaching and mentoring of students, and service to the department. These are 12-month positions, expected to start in Fall 2017 or Spring 2018, and can be filled as part-time (at least .50 FTE) or full-time.  

The Department of Occupational Therapy ( ) is a national leader in occupational therapy education and research. The department has active research programs in the areas of community mobility, driving rehabilitation, and learning disabilities, as well as outstanding academic and training programs that include an entry level Masters in Occupational Therapy program and a Ph.D. in Rehabilitation Science program. The department is a leader in the NIH-funded K12 Rehabilitation Research Career Development consortium and is home to the Florida Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation; Institute for Mobility, Activity and Participation; and the Center for Research on Telehealth and Assistive Technology. The Department of Occupational Therapy is housed within the College of Public Health and Health Professions and is well integrated within the Health Science Center providing a wealth of opportunities for research collaborations.

The University of Florida is a comprehensive doctoral research-extensive university that includes a full range of academic departments and programs ( It has a long history of established programs in international education, research and service and is one of only 17 public, land-grant universities that belong to the Association of American Universities. The College of Public Health and Health Professions is part of the University‚Äôs Health Science Center, which includes the Colleges of Medicine, Pharmacy, Nursing, Dentistry, and Veterinary Medicine.  

Advertised Salary:

Salary is commensurate with experience.

Minimum Requirements:

Applicants must have a doctorate in OT or a relevant, related discipline. 

Preferred Qualifications:

Teaching and research experience is essential. Licensed as an occupational therapist in the state of Florida or eligible for licensure.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Interested applicants must submit an application packet, which includes a CV, letter of interest, and list of references. Positions are open until filled.  The search committee will begin reviewing applications immediately.

Final candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire.  A transcript will not be considered "official" if a designation of "Issued to Student" is visible.  Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) which can be found at

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.

Health Assessment Required: No


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