University at Buffalo, State University of New York
February 6, 2018
Buffalo, New York
Full Time - Experienced
The successful applicant will participate in an interprofessional collaborative research initiative focusing on the ‘Built Environment, Health Behavior, and Health Outcomes’, which includes faculty from the Departments of Rehabilitation Science, Community Health & Health Behavior, Urban and Regional Planning, and Architecture. We are particularly interested in applicants with expertise in one or more related areas: universal design and accessibility of products and environments; assistive technology; home health and function; inequities in transportation, food, and global health affecting older adults and people with disabilities. Eligibility for New York State Occupational Therapy licensure is preferred, but not required for this position.
The applicant must have an earned, research-based post-professional doctorate (e.g., PhD, EdD, or ScD), a strong record of, or potential for, extramural research funding, a strong publication record for rank, and excellence or potential for excellence in teaching. The successful candidate must contribute to the teaching, scholarship and service mission of the University. Research mentoring and advisement of occupational therapy students and Rehabilitation Science doctoral students is expected. Teaching responsibilities will be in our highly successful BS/MS program in OT, PhD program in Rehabilitation Science, and/or our planned post-professional online OTD program and planned on-campus entry level OTD program. The position carries a high expectation for productive scholarship, including procurement of extramural grant funding and peer-reviewed publications, with research time protected in workload.
Additional Salary Information: Salary commensurate with experience.
Internal Number: F1700196
About University at Buffalo, State University of New York
The Occupational Therapy Program is housed within the Department of Rehabilitation Science. Our collegial faculty work with highly motivated and successful students in a supportive interprofessional environment, collaborating with members of the Physical Therapy program, which is also housed in the Rehabilitation Science Department. We collaborate regularly with faculty in five other departments in the School of Public Health and Health Professions (SPHHP). The Department of Rehabilitation Science has achieved over 60 years of excellence with its clinical education programs in Physical and Occupational therapy, as well as its PhD program in Rehabilitation Science. Our Occupational Therapy program recently received a full 10-year accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education. For more information on the SPHHP Department of Rehabilitation Science, please visit: http://sphhp.buffalo.edu/rehabilitation-science.html. UB’s SPHHP is one of the only schools in the country to include both public health and health professions programs within a single school, providing faculty and students with unique opportunities for collaboration. For more information on... UB SPHHP, please visit: http://sphhp.buffalo.edu/. The University at Buffalo is the State University of New York’s largest and most comprehensive research-intensive university and is its primary center for professional education and training. We are accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities. UB provides a rich environment for collaborative interdisciplinary research with faculty within the SPHHP, as well as with faculty at other schools located in the Academic Health Center (Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Dental Medicine, Pharmacy and Nursing), and faculty outside of the Academic Health Center, such as Social Work, Law, Architecture and Planning, Engineering and Applied Sciences, and others. Buffalo Region Buffalo is the second-largest city in New York State and is located on the shores of Lake Erie, upriver of the majestic Niagara Falls. Buffalo – the City of Good Neighbors – is undergoing a renaissance with a rapidly growing economy, vital academic health sciences center, and affordable cost of living. The Western New York educational system is excellent. Buffalo-Niagara is a region of 1.2 million people, world-class art galleries and museums, a comprehensive city-wide system of parks and green space, a vibrant theater and music community, and major and minor league sports teams.