Open Rank of Occupational Therapy - req# 10098
Open Rank of Occupational Therapy
|Faculty Type||Open Rank|
|Hiring Department||Pediatrics Occupational Therapy (497I)|
|Academic Location||School of Medicine|
|Benefits Eligible||The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for more information.|
|Position Summary||The University of New Mexico Occupational Therapy Graduate Program invites applications for a full-time open-rank faculty positions. These positions are outstanding opportunities for early career faculty!|
The University of New Mexico, a research intensive (R1) university, is located in the vibrant and culturally rich city of Albuquerque, which lies in the high desert ecosystem of central New Mexico. The city spans the Rio Grande River and is bordered by the Sandia Mountains on the East and a string of five inactive volcanoes on the West. A number of Native American communities exist near the city. In addition to the world renowned Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, Albuquerque boasts easy access to skiing, golfing and countless hiking and biking trails.
The UNM Occupational Therapy Graduate Program is entering a new period of growth, opportunity and transition. We recently moved into our new state-of-the-art teaching lab and initiated development of a new entry-level curriculum for an occupational therapy doctorate. We seek faculty who are excited and ready to be a part of our team in creating the new curriculum.
A focus on occupation will continue to be the foundation of the curriculum, which includes a strong problem-based learning (PBL) component. The Occupational Therapy Graduate Program is housed administratively in the UNM School of Medicine, within the Department of Pediatrics; however, we are interested in faculty with expertise in teaching in all practice areas across the lifespan. The UNM Health Sciences Center offers opportunities for inter-professional education and collaborations with centers such as the Project ECHO® (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes), Memory and Aging Center, Clinical and Translational Sciences Center (CTSC), and the Brain and Behavioral Health Institute.
Responsibilities will involve collaboration with faculty in teaching and administering the entry-level Master’s program, developing courses, creating the curriculum for the new entry level OTD, engaging in scholarly activity, grant writing, mentoring graduate students, and serving on program and university committees. Rank and tenure status will be commensurate with educational background and experience.
Thisposition is subject to criminal records screening in accordance with New Mexicolaw and clearance by the New Mexico Department of Health is required as acondition of employment.
A complete application must contain a cover letter, CV and three (3) references with contact information.
|For Best Consideration||For best consideration, please apply by 9/21/2019. This position will remain open until filled.|
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