Assistant/Associate Professor - Occupational Therapy - Tenure Track
Western Michigan University
Location: Kalamazoo, Michigan
Internal Number: 344
-Teaches courses (including research courses) offered to students enrolled in the occupational therapy doctorate program and the occupational therapy assistant program
-Provides mentoring in OT research projects and advising to students enrolled in the OT Programs.
-Service to the Department, the University, the profession, and the community
-Contributes to an interdisciplinary environment of research, instruction, and community collaborations
-Sustained productivity and growth in research and grant writing
-Continued growth in teaching instruction
Short Job Description:
-Candidates must be eligible for Occupational Therapy licensing in the State of Michigan and Registered through NBCOT
- Earned PhD or EdD in Occupational Therapy or related field such as rehabilitation, applied neuroscience, or related social sciences such as sociology, psychology or anthropology. A post-professional OTD will be considered provided significant research skills are evident.
-At least five years of clinical experience
-Demonstrated potential to maintain an active program of scholarly research and grant writing.
One of the top-100 public universities in the United States, Western Michigan University is committed to being learner centered, discovery driven and globally engaged. Founded in 1903, what was once Western Michigan College became Michigan's fourth public university in 1957. Since then, WMU has undergone dramatic growth in size and stature. Today, the University offers more than 240 academic programs to students pursuing degrees through the doctoral level. More than 20 percent of its 25,000 students are enrolled in graduate course work, studying in disciplines ranging from atomic physics and graph theory to medieval literature and blind rehabilitation. Of 101 graduate offerings available, 30 lead to a doctoral degree.