Occupational Therapy Assistant/Associate Professor

  • University of Michigan, Flint College of Health Sciences
  • University of Michigan-Flint, East Kearsley Street, Flint, MI, USA
  • Jan 09, 2020
Full time   Health Sciences, OT, PT, Kinesiology

Job Description

The Occupational Therapy Department at the University of Michigan-Flint is currently searching for possibly two, 12-month Assistant and/or Associate Professors for the first entry-level Doctor of Occupational Therapy program in the state of Michigan.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:


Teaching on-campus, off-campus and on-line courses

Lecturing in classrooms

Instruction in laboratory courses

Supervising students on scholarly activities

Serving on capstone, theses and dissertation committees

Supervising independent studies

Supervising and/or involvement in students' clinical/practicum or internship education where the focus and location of the education is in the clinical or applied setting

Advising and mentoring of students

Supporting student organizations


Maintains personal scholarship according to the College of Health Sciences scholarship requirements for Tenure-Track Faculty.


All CHS faculty members are expected to provide service to the University, college, department, profession and the community. Consistent with the mission of CHS and the University, professional service contributions to the Flint and regional community are valued as well as national and international contributions. Engagement in service activities at multiple levels is required. The quality and impact of service contributions is more important than the number of different service activities.

Preferred and Required Qualifications

Required Qualifications

Ph.D. or equivalent academic doctoral degree in Occupational Therapy of health related field that has been awarded by an institution that is accredited by a USDE recognized regional accrediting body.

2 years minimum clinical experience in an assigned teaching area

Demonstrated effectiveness in teaching and student assessment

Experience and demonstrates a track record in research and scholarly activity

Commitment to community engagement

Values and participates in interdisciplinary work

Licensed OT in Michigan or in a U.S. jurisdiction or is eligible for licensure in Michigan

To be considered for an Associate level clinical or tenure-track position, the following qualifications are required

  • Eligibility for Associate Tenure-Track Professor upon hire. College review process required.
  • Demonstrated scholarly productivity for Associate tenure-track position

Desired Qualifications:

  • Senior faculty status

Application Details

Background Screening

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

How to Apply

To be considered for this position, interested candidates must attach a resume which includes a cover letter along with their work, education history, a copy of your transcripts (copy is fine, does not have to be original) from the institution in which your highest degree was earned and a statement on your contributions to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) . Complete the online application at  http://apply.interfolio.com/56768 and upload the required documents.

For additional information contact:

Melissa Richardson, HR Administrator-College of Health Sciences, 3180 William S. White Building, 303 E. Kearsley St., Flint, MI 48502, (810) 424-5574, memrich@umflint.edu 

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.


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Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended.