The Department of Occupational Therapy, College of Public Health and Health
Professions at the University of Florida, invites applications for a full-time
(1.0 FTE), 12-month non-tenure track Clinical Assistant Professor. The
successful applicant will serve as faculty for the Occupational Therapy
Doctorate degree program and/or the Bachelor of Health Science program, with
primary responsibilities in teaching, secondary responsibilities in research,
and service activities as assigned.
The Department of Occupational Therapy (https:// ot.phhp.ufl.edu/ ) is a top-
ten ranked Department in the USA according to the 2020 U.S. News and World
Report and a national leader in occupational therapy education and research.
The Department offers an interprofessional U.S. Department of Education
training grant for Doctor of Occupational Therapy students. The Department has
active and federally funded research programs in the areas of driving
rehabilitation and community mobility, learning disabilities, and aging. The
Department offers outstanding academic and training programs that include a
Doctor of Occupational Therapy program, a Ph.D. in Rehabilitation Science
program, a BHS-OTD accelerated program and a post-professional certificate in
Driver Rehabilitation Therapy. The Department is a co-leader in the NIH-funded
K12 Rehabilitation Research Career Development consortium and is home to the
Institute for Mobility, Activity and Participation.
The University of Florida is a comprehensive doctoral research-extensive
university that includes a full range of academic departments and programs
(www. ufl.edu). 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
(https: // phhp.ufl.edu/) is part of the University's Health Science Center,
which also includes the Colleges of Medicine, Pharmacy, Nursing, Dentistry,
and Veterinary Medicine and provides a wealth of opportunities for research
Gainesville (https:// www. cityofgainesville.org/ and
https: // www. visitgainesville.com/) is a mid-sized vibrant college town
located in North Central Florida halfway between both coasts of Florida.
Gainesville is a progressive university community with art/cultural
institutions, small local businesses, multiple active spiritual communities,
community policing models, and a diverse school district with K-12 Magnet
programs. Natural areas surround the city, offering many opportunities for
Minimum Requirements : Applicants must have a relevant doctoral degree
and be licensed/license-eligible as an occupational therapist in the state of
Preferred Qualifications : Teaching experience is essential.
The University of Florida's Department of Occupational Therapy seeks to
recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to
serve the diverse people of Florida, to maintain the excellence of the
University, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives,
and ways of knowing and learning. The Department of Occupational Therapy is
especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and
excellence of the academic community through their teaching, research, and/or
To apply, submit an application packet including a CV, letter of interest, and
list of three references or reference letters. Application review will begin
immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Final candidate will be required to provide 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
National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be
found at https:// www. naces.org/.
The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to
building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.
The University of Florida is An Equal Employment Opportunity Institution. If
an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position,
please call 352/392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800/955-8771 (TDD).
Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are
conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.
The University of Florida is committed to non-discrimination with respect to
race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender
identity and expression, marital status, national origin, political opinions
or affiliations, genetic information and veteran status in all aspects of
employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline,
terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training.