Clinical Assistant Professor/Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy (Clinical/Tenure Track, 2 Positions)

  • Old Dominion University
  • Norfolk, VA
  • Jul 18, 2022
Full time Health Sciences/OT/PT/Kinesiology Nursing

Job Description



Position Number: F1004A1, F1005A1

Job Description

Old Dominion University (ODU) invites nominations and applications for two full time, ten-month positions at the assistant professor (tenure track) or clinical assistant professor level in the Doctor of Occupational Therapy Program within the School of Rehabilitation Sciences in the College of Health Sciences (, appointment effective July 25, 2022. The school offers a professional Athletic Training program, a Doctor of Physical Therapy program, and a Kinesiology and Rehabilitation doctoral program and also participates in a college-wide Health Services Research doctoral program. We are committed to maintaining a diverse and stable faculty.

Successful applicants will have teaching and research responsibilities in content areas that match the applicant's scholarship, clinical expertise, and the needs of the program. In conjunction with the Program Director and other faculty, they will assist in the development of curricular design and content. admissions, strategic planning, and capstone coordination of the program and School. The individual will also contribute to mentoring occupational therapy capstone experiences and projects and doctoral students within the Kinesiology and Rehabilitation and/or the Health Services Research programs. Other responsibilities include advising and mentoring graduate students and taking an active role in department and university service and professional development.

Position Type

Full Time 

Minimum Qualifications - knowledge, skills, and abilities

1. Familiarity with ACOTE accreditation standards
2. Previous experience teaching in occupational therapy program and mentoring student projects.
3. Research experience and a plan for scholarly activities are desirable.

Minimum Qualifications - Education or training

Earned PhD, clinical doctorate or equivalent academic degree from an accredited institution.

Minimum Qualifications - Special licenses, registration or certification

  1. Initial certification with National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT);
  2. Licensed or eligibility for licensure as an occupational therapist in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Record of research publications in high quality peer-reviewed journals;
  2. Experience teaching entry-level occupational therapy content;
  3. Mentorship of graduate student research.

Application Review Date: 06/15/2022

Special Instructions to Applicants / Additional Materials Required

Applicants can submit all required application materials (letter of application addressing interest in and qualifications, a current curriculum vitae, statements of scholarly interests and accomplishments and teaching philosophy and approaches, unofficial graduate transcripts, and the names, email addresses and telephone numbers of three references from academic and professional sources) through

Interested applicants may also contact the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Patricia Laverdure (, directly for further information. Application review will begin June 15, 2022 and continue until the position is filled.

Telework Friendly: No

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