Overview

The School of Occupational Therapy at the University of Indianapolis is seeking applications for two ten-month, full-time, tenure or non-tenure-track faculty position at the rank of assistant or associate professor. Teaching responsibilities are distributed across three academic semesters. Rank, tenure, and salary are commensurate with experience. Start date based candidate availability: January 2019 or August 2019.  Position open until filled.

The University of Indianapolis (UIndy) is a private university of higher education located on the south side of Indianapolis. Students are drawn from around the world to the University’s academically challenging undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral programs and its nationally ranked health science programs.

The mission of the Entry-Level Occupational Therapy programs within the School of Occupational Therapy is to develop caring and competent occupational therapy practitioners who are lifelong learners and leaders within local and global communities. Our students evolve into practitioners who link education, research, and practice as critical thinkers with the ability to apply evidence and uphold high standards of professionalism. The Entry-Level Master of Occupational Therapy (MOT) and Entry-Level Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD) programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE).  The School of Occupational Therapy maintains an above-average first time new graduate pass rate on the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) Examination. Additional program information is located at http://ot.uindy.edu.

Primary responsibilities include teaching within the entry-level OT programs (MOT & OTD), providing research supervision (entry-level and/or postprofessional), and being part of the experiential education components including fieldwork and the doctoral capstone.  Additional responsibilities include: academic advising, participating in scholarly endeavors, and providing service within the University and community.

Qualifications: An occupational therapist with an earned research doctorate (i.e. PhD, EdD) or in progress.  Individuals with a clinical postprofessional doctorate may be considered pending experience.  Additional qualifications include: experience in scholarly activities, teaching, research advising, professional service, current certification with National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT), and current or eligible for Indiana licensure. Knowledge of current occupational therapy theory and clinical practice required. Individuals with a variety of clinical knowledge are encouraged to apply.

Apply electronically at https://jobs.uindy.edu. Review of applications is on-going and continue until the position is filled.

About University of Indianapolis

The University of Indianapolis (UIndy) is a private university of higher education located on the south side of Indianapolis. Students are drawn from around the world to the University’s academically challenging undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral programs and its nationally ranked health science programs.

The University of Indianapolis is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, creed, sex, sexual orientation or identity, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. The University of Indianapolis does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission as required by Title IX.