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Postdoctoral Scholar
University of Southern California
The Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy at the University of Southern California (USC) is seeking postdoctoral scholar(s) to join our scholarly community ( The scholar(s) will serve on our USC Chan Initiative entitled Responding to Society’s Post-Pandemic Occupational Needs (ReSPONs). ReSPONs was created to address pressing societal needs at the intersection of the public health, economic, and racial pandemics affecting society. The scholar(s) will engage in research that addresses occupational disruptions and health disparities, particularly in disadvantaged, disproportionately affected, or under-represented populations. The primary responsibility is to accelerate the creation of innovations to address the ongoing needs of individuals, families, and communities, as the chronic effects of these pandemics continue to impact health, well-being, and occupational engagement.

Candidates should demonstrate a track record of scholarship and a strong commitment to contributing to socially responsive and community-engaged research and program development. We seek established individuals who thrive in contemporary interdisciplinary academic arenas, can produce impactful findings, and facilitate knowledge translation to critical health or societal issues. Preference will be given to scholars who are recognized experts in occupational science, occupational therapy, health equity/social justice, health promotion, and disability studies.

Applicants must have obtained a research doctoral degree in an area applicable to occupational science or occupational therapy, must articulate existing/potential contributions to these fields through projected research, and should identify potential mentors within our division. Opportunities for seed money and to participate in grantsmanship will be available.

Anticipated hire date: July 1, 2024
Starting salary: $66,000

Program Director, Bachelor of Science in Occupational Science
Saint Louis University
Saint Louis University is seeking candidates for
Program Director, Bachelor of Science in Occupational Science at
the Assistant / Associate Professor Rank (Non-Tenure Track)
The successful candidate will be expected to serve as the Program Director for the Bachelor of Science in Occupational Science, teach in an area of expertise, participate in research as appropriate, and provide service to the Department, College and/or University.
This fulltime university faculty member will fulfill a 9-month contract with a summer stipend while mentoring students, teaching coursework, engaging in faculty development, pursuing scholarly activity, and providing service to the University, the community, and the profession. As a program director, the candidate will participate in recruitment and admissions activities, academic/professional progressions, didactic and clinical curricular activities and
assessment, and ongoing program assessment.
Position Requirements
·Earned doctorate degree (e.g. Ph.D., Sc.D., Ed.D., OTD, DPH) ·Registered occupational therapist eligible for Missouri licensure ·Evidence of ability to teach effectively at the university level
Preferred Experience
·A minimum of 3 years of practice and academic experience ·Experience with academic leadership
How to Apply
For best consideration, application materials should be received by Oct. 30th. All applications must be made online at Interested candidates must complete the online application, and submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three references. Any questions regarding the positions can be directed to:
Sarah Zimmerman, OTD, OTR/L – Search Committee Chairperson Saint Louis University
Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy 3437 Caroline Street
Saint Louis, MO 63104
Phone 314-977-8582
OTD Program Coordinator Assistant/Associate Professor
California State University Dominguez Hills
Assistant/Associate Tenure-Track position.
Email CSUDH Department Chair, Terry Peralta-Catipon, for Position Description at
Link: None
Assistant Professor
Towson University
The Department of Occupational Therapy and Occupational Science invites applications for an Assistant Professor, tenure-track position, beginning August 2024.
Please visit
for more information and to apply! (Search number CHP-3716)

Please direct questions to search committee chair Jennifer Wingrat, ScD, OT/L, at
Link: for more information and to apply! (Search number CHP-3716)
Two upcoming openings: 1) Tenure Track Asst/Assoc Professor focused on Children & Youth and the systems that serve them 2) Clinical Instructor/Asst/Assoc Prof with experience in community outreach
Appalachian State University
A new MSOT program is under development at Appalachian State University in the beautiful High Country region of northwest NC. We will be hiring two additional full time colleagues in the near future to round out the expertise of our current team and welcome our first cohort of students in Fall 2024. We seek partners with experience with children & youth, assistive technology, transitions for young adults with disabilities and / or infant and child mental health. The planned curriculum is focused on instilling a deep understanding of occupation, service delivery in rural and underserved contexts, and collaborative, innovative approaches with those we work with in OT. Official job postings anticipated in November 2023. Please reach out if you are interested in learning more!
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