Clinical Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy

Boston University
Boston , Massachusetts, United States
04 Dec 2017
End of advertisement period
02 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

The Department of Occupational Therapy at Boston University is seeking a dynamic clinical faculty member to teach and advise students in our programs. Primary responsibilities will include teaching theory and practice courses and advising in the entry-level graduate professional program (OTD). Additional responsibilities may include mentoring post-professional doctor of occupational therapy (OTD) student doctoral projects and teaching in the undergraduate Behavior and Health (BSBH) program. Engagement in research and/or scholarship is required and supported.

The Department of Occupational Therapy is part of a vibrant academic and research community that includes the College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, other academic units of Boston University, and the metro Boston area. In addition to the entry-level professional OTD program, we offer an undergraduate program in Behavior and Health, a post-professional OTD program via distance education, and we participate in the interdisciplinary PhD program in Rehabilitation Sciences. The Department has a strong tradition of excellence in professional education and active involvement in national and international professional activities, as well as the development and dissemination of knowledge that contributes to the health and well-being of individuals and society.

Required Skills

Candidates must have an earned doctoral degree, current certification as an occupational therapist, and eligibility for Massachusetts licensure. A minimum of four years of experience in any area of occupational therapy is required. The ideal candidate will have experience with teaching either in an academic or practice setting and will have an established program of scholarship.


The appointment begins in Fall 2018, for a term of 3 years, renewable. This is a 9-month appointment at the rank of Clinical Assistant Professor, non-tenured. Salary is commensurate with experience. For more information, please visit

Interested candidates should send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references to:

Ellen S. Cohn, ScD, OTR/L, FAOTA (Email: )

Search Committee Chair, Department of Occupational Therapy

Boston University College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College

635 Commonwealth Avenue

Boston, MA 02215

Review of applications will commence upon receipt and will continue until the position is filled.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job Location Boston , Massachusetts, United States

Position Type Full-Time/Regular

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