Assistant/Associate Professor of Occupational Therapy


Position Title

Assistant/Associate Professor of Occupational Therapy


Occupational Therapy, Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences


Full Time/Exempt (Tenure-track)

Position Summary

The Occupational Therapy Program within the Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences invites applications for one 12-month, Tenure-Track faculty position at the Assistant, Associate rank.

Preferred Qualifications

Successful applicants will have strong written and interpersonal communication skills, the ability to maintain an active research/scholarship agenda and teaching proficiency within their area of expertise in support of the developing entry-level Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD) Program at Jacksonville University. Other responsibilities include advising and mentoring graduate students and contributing to university and community service in alignment with institutional missions. Preference will be given to candidates with clinical and/or research expertise in the areas of Neuro-rehabilitation, Assistive Technology or Orthopedics.

Applicants must be licensed or eligible for licensure as an occupational therapist in the State of Florida, have earned a Doctoral degree (OTD, PhD, EdD or equivalent), with three years clinical experience preferred. Salary and rank will be commensurate with the qualifications and experience of the candidate.

Important Note

This is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required for this position. The University reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet organizational needs.

To Apply

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled with intended start date for August 2019.

 Interested applicants should submit a Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae and contact information for three references directed to: Megan Bewernitz, PhD, OTR/L, Search Chair, Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD) Program, School of Applied Health Sciences, Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences, Jacksonville University, 2800 University Blvd North. Jacksonville, FL 32211. Please submit electronically to: