The desired candidate will have an earned doctoral degree in OT or related field with the potential to develop (or continue) a program of externally-funded research and/or demonstrated record of achievement in teaching, applied clinical research and service. Strong support from the department, college, and the university in the form of release time, assigned graduate assistants, startup funding, mentorship, assistance in forming collaboration within FIU and local community are readily available. The college and the university also provide grant writing assistance, and strong pre-award and post-award support. The department is an exciting, forward thinking department that has established strong collaborative research partners. Our designated Academic Health Center is widely recognized and offers a setting rich in innovative resources, technology and teaching environments. A successful candidate will also have been certified by the National Board of Certification in Occupational Therapy as an OT, and be eligible for licensure in the state of Florida.
The mission of the College is to: (a) prepare diverse healthcare professionals who are providers and leadership in the delivery of high quality, accessible, culturally-competent, and compassionate care within a highly technological and global environment; (b) to teach, conduct research and practice in service to the community through inter-professional collaboration; (c) to create, promote, expand and validate scientific knowledge and evidence-based practice through interdisciplinary research.
Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply at facultycareers.edu and attach a curriculum vitae and a letter of interest. Candidates will requested to provide names and contact information for at least three references who will be contacted as determined by the search and screen committee. Applications and required materials should be received by June 1, 2017. Application review will continue until position is filled. For questions or additional information, please contact Dr. Lynne Richard, Interim Chair of the Occupational Therapy Department at firstname.lastname@example.org or ph. 305-348-2921.
FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin,disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.