Assistant Professor, Non-Tenure Stream Position -- Occupational Therapy and Ophthalmology
1. Brief statement of duties:
This person filling this position will lead a productive program of research in low vision rehabilitation in collaboration with scientists and practitioners in Occupational Therapy, Ophthalmology, and the UPMC Vision Institute. The person will also teach in the graduate professional (OTD), post professional (MS, CScD), and research (PhD in Rehabilitation Sciences; post-doctoral) educational programs supported by the Department of Occupational Therapy.
2. Minimum objective qualifications; other desirable qualifications:
This person must have an earned doctorate in an area relevant to rehabilitation; be licensed (or eligible for license) to practice occupational therapy in Pennsylvania; have a history of funded research; and have 3 years of clinical experience as an occupational therapist.
3. Rank and/or title; salary range or minimum:
Appointment at the academic rank of Assistant Professor is anticipated. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.
To apply, send cover letter and curriculum vitae to Christie Jackson, Executive Administrator, firstname.lastname@example.org For questions, call 412-383-6716.
Please refer to job description. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity, and diversity. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled.
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Required Attachments: Curriculum Vitae
Optional Attachments: Other (see posting for additional details)
Internal Number: 19009339
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