Assistant, Associate or Full Professor of Occupational Therapy


Position Title

Assistant, Associate or Full Professor of Occupational Therapy


Brooks Rehabilitation College of Health Sciences

Effective Date

August 1, 2024


Full Time/Exempt Tenure Track

Job Summary

The Department of Occupational Therapy within the Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences invites applications for one 12-month faculty position at a Tenure-Track Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor rank. This position will support the entry-level Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD) Program at Jacksonville University.


  • The ability to maintain an active research/scholarship agenda and teaching proficiency within their area of expertise supporting the OTD program.

Required Skills/Abilities

  • Strong written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Preference will be given to candidates with clinical expertise in the areas of Neurorehabilitation, Functional Cognition, Assistive Technology or Low Vision

Education, Certificates, Licenses, & Experience

  • Licensed or eligible for licensure as an occupational therapist in the State of Florida
  • Have an earned Doctorate (OTD, PhD, EdD or equivalent; ABD will be considered) with three years clinical experience preferred
  • Participation is expected in departmental and other institutional service activities supporting the academic mission of the University
  • Salary and rank will be commensurate with the qualifications and experience of the candidate

Physical Requirements


  • Must be able to lift and carry equipment and supplies weighing up to 20 pounds.
  • Must be able to bend, stoop, and reach.
  • Manual dexterity to efficiently operate a computer keyboard and other business machines.
  • Adequate hearing to communicate effectively in person and by phone.

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 position is filled. Interested applicants should submit a Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, a completed JU faculty application, and contact information for three references directed to:

Jacqueline Reese Walter, PhD, OTR/L, CHT, Associate Professor and 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: References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.