The Mrs. T.H. Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy at the University of Southern California invites applicants for one full-time 9-month clinical faculty position. The successful candidate will work with the Divisionâs current faculty members to advance the Divisionâs entry-level occupational therapy education program and the minor program in occupational science (OS). The primary functions of this position will include teaching undergraduate coursework in the OS minor program, specifically with a focus on creativity and applications of occupational science, as well as work with other departments at USC and surrounding community organizations on projects and initiatives that expand the outreach of the Division in order to meet occupational needs.
Qualifications include an earned terminal degree (O.T.D., or Ph.D. in occupational science preferred); teaching experience in undergraduate courses related to occupational science; experience in developing community partnerships; excellent written and verbal communication skills; and current license to practice occupational therapy in California. Experience in successful grant writing preferred.
USC is the leading private research university in Los Angeles—a global center for arts, technology and international business. With more than 47,500 students, we are located primarily in Los Angeles but also in various US and global satellite locations. As the largest private employer in Los Angeles, responsible for $8 billion annually in economic activity in the region, we offer the opportunity to work in a dynamic and diverse environment, in careers that span a broad spectrum of talents and skills across a variety of academic and professional schools and administrative units. As a USC employee and member of the Trojan Family—the faculty, staff, students, and alumni who make USC a great place to work—you will enjoy excellent benefits, including a variety of well-being programs designed to help individuals achieve work-life balance.