Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy (OPEN RANK) – (Los Angeles, California, United States)

The USC Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy at the University of Southern California is seeking talented tenure-eligible faculty to join our scholarly community at the rank of Full Professor or Associate Professor. The Chan Division ( and USC provide dynamic, diverse, innovative, and internationally-recognized academic communities to cultivate transformative, interdisciplinary, and impactful scholarship. We have ongoing active, externally-funded, research programs and are strongly networked with clinical, social, and academic programs in the Los Angeles area. The Chan Division continues to thrive under new leadership and is implementing a new strategic plan that is grounded in our tripartite mission of leading innovation in research, education, and practice. We are seeking applicants who are poised to substantively contribute to our endeavors and benefit from the affordances of our enriching environments. Candidates should demonstrate a strong track-record of funded research and scholarship, and a commitment to excellence in predoctoral, doctoral, and postdoctoral education. We are seeking established career scientists who thrive in contemporary interdisciplinary academic arenas, can lead innovative research teams, produce impactful findings, and facilitate knowledge translation to critical health or societal issues.

Candidates should demonstrate their commitments and expertise related to mentorship, grantsmanship, collaborative/team science, and dissemination. Preference will be given to scholars who are recognized experts in aging and Alzheimer’s, health services research, mental health, spinal cord injury, neurorehabilitation, clinical intervention research, occupational science, health equity/social justice, and disability studies.

Applicants must have a research doctoral degree or equivalent (e.g., PhD, ScD) in an area applicable to occupational science or occupational therapy and be able to articulate existing/potential contributions to these fields.

The annual base salary range for this position is $130,000 – $170,000. When extending an offer of employment, the University of Southern California considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidate’s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, federal, state, and local laws, contractual stipulations, grant funding, as well as external market and organizational considerations.

USC values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment. Women and men, and members of all racial and ethnic groups are encouraged to apply.

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