Assistant Professor of Clinical Occupational Therapy – (Los Angeles, California, United States)

The Mrs. T.H. Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy at the University of Southern California invites applicants for one full-time 12-month clinical faculty position. The successful candidate will work with the Division’s current faculty members to create and teach course work in the new entry-level occupational therapy doctorate (OTD) program focused on occupational therapy evaluation and intervention for the aging and geriatric population. The primary functions of this position will include teaching and mentoring graduate students; collaborating on curriculum development; teaching the Practice Immersion lecture/lab sections related to Productive Aging and Geriatrics; engaging in scholarship related to work in the Division and in the profession; serving on committees as assigned or requested; and additional teaching of courses as assigned. Qualifications include an earned terminal degree (O.T.D., or Ph.D. in occupational science preferred), experience in providing occupational therapy services in older adult and/or geriatric contexts, experience in curriculum development and/or teaching graduate course work in occupational therapy, and a current license to practice occupational therapy in California.

The pay range for this position is $80,000 – $90,000. 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 is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law or USC policy.

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