Saint Louis University, a Catholic, Jesuit institution dedicated to student learning, research, health care, and service, seeks applicants for a 9-month Tenure-Track Assistant Professor appointment in the Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy to begin August 20, 2018.
Saint Louis University is a Carnegie R2 (Higher Research Activity) university with state-of-the-art education, research, and clinical facilities, and a current enrollment of approximately 13,000 students 5,000 graduate and 8,000 undergraduate. Faculty are supported by many resources across campus including the Reinert Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning and the Office of the Vice President for Research, which has a robust staff dedicated to providing faculty development, enhancing teaching and research innovation and offering administrative support for research. There are collaborative opportunities on campus including existing and developing innovative centers of excellence, and a recent hospital partnership with a large, local, leading health care system where a new $550M Hospital and Ambulatory Care Center are being built on campus which will open in September 2020. Residing in the Doisy College of Health Sciences on the Medical Campus, the 25th nationally ranked program recently celebrated its 25 year anniversary.
Applicants who model a commitment to occupational science and occupation-based practice are specifically sought. Areas of expertise in adult neuro and physical rehabilitation or assistive technology are desirable. The successful applicant will teach in the Bachelor of Science in Occupational Science, Master of Occupational Therapy and/or Post Professional OTD programs.
About SLU's Occupational Therapy Program At SLU, we engage students in a five-year program combining a freshman-entry bachelor's degree in occupational science and an entry-level master's degree in occupational therapy. We also enroll post baccalaureate students in a two-year master's program. Teaching, research and service are embraced at Saint Louis University and come together in an environment of active learning.
Candidate Requirements Required o Academic doctoral degree (e.g. PhD, EdD, PP-OTD) o Registered occupational therapist eligible for Missouri licensure o Evidence of teaching experience at the university level Preferred o Current occupational therapist license in the United States, Puerto Rico or the US Virgin Islands o Post doctoral fellowship training o A defined research agenda with a record of peer-reviewed publications o Successful record of grant submission and/or funding
Saint Louis University is in the heart of Midtown St. Louis, 5 minutes from the Gateway Arch and downtown St Louis. The campus is adjacent to Grand Center, home to more than 30 art organizations that demonstrate the depth and diversity of St. Louis' cultural life. An international airport and MetroLink transit system are part of a vibrant, diverse, affordable, and family-friendly metropolitan area. St. Louis is home to professional athletic teams and numerous beautiful city parks including Forest Park, one of the largest urban parks in the United States and home of the 2017 USA Today Readers' Choice for Best U.S. Zoo.
Saint Louis University offers a competitive total compensation package, including start-up funds, tuition remission for qualified personnel, and a generous retirement plan. Rank and salary are dependent on qualifications and experience.
Position is available August 20, 2018. Screening will begin on or after November 13, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. All applications must be made online at https://jobs.slu.edu. Interested candidates must complete an application and submit a cover letter and current curriculum vitae. Any questions regarding this position can be directed to:
Beccy Aldrich, PhD, OTR/L Search Committee Chairperson Associate Professor Saint Louis University Department of Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy 3437 Caroline Mall St. Louis, MO 63104 314-977-8577 email@example.com
Saint Louis University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for the position applied for without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, gender identity, or other non-merit factors. We welcome and encourage applications from minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities (including disabled veterans). If accommodations are needed for completing the application and/or with the interviewing process, please contact Human Resources at 314-977-5847.
Saint Louis University(SLU) is a private, co-educational Jesuit university located in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. Founded in 1818 by the Most Reverend Louis Guillaume Valentin Dubourg SLU is the oldest university west of the Mississippi River. The University has campuses in St. Louis, Mo. and Madrid, Spain. SLU values academic excellence, life-changing research, compassionate health care, ...and a strong commitment to faith and service. For nearly 200 years, the University has gone beyond teaching facts and figures, encouraging students to form ideas and identities. Today, SLU students are nearly 14,000 strong. The University has invested vast resources to advance academic programs and enhance the student experience. SLU also is a major research institution where premier researchers tackle local and global challenges. And the University's commitment to community service has earned it national acclaim and bolstered its status as a character-building college.