Employment Opportunities

The IU School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences is committed to providing an atmosphere conducive for learning and success, as well as a diverse environment for students, faculty, and staff.

The School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences is accepting applications for the following positions:

  • Chair, Department of Occupational Therapy

    Indiana University School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences invites applications and nominations for an experienced and visionary academic leader to serve as chair of the Department of Occupational Therapy.

    Reporting to the dean, the department chair is responsible for the vision, leadership, and administration of the educational, research, service, and clinical practice programs, including promoting interprofessional education and practice, program evaluating and developing faculty and staff, fiscal planning, strategic planning, and goal setting for the department in conjunction with the school and university strategic plans.

    Applicants must meet eligibility requirements for appointment at the rank of tenured associate or full professor, hold an earned doctoral degree from an accredited institution, a minimum of 3 years’ experience in a fulltime academic appointment with teaching responsibilities at the post baccalaureate level,  occupational therapy licensure or eligibility for licensure in Indiana, a minimum of 8 years of documented experience in the field of occupational therapy, publications in peer-reviewed journals, and evidence of external funding and administrative experience .  Preference will be given to candidates with a minimum of 3 years supervisory experience; demonstrated ability to mentor graduate students and junior faculty; strong collaborative interpersonal skills; ability to build positive and effective relationships across the academic institution with administrators, faculty, staff, students, and external constituents; ability to promote excellence in classroom/clinical teaching; a demonstrated commitment to diversity; experience with online instruction; familiarity with OT accreditation; and prior experience developing, managing and evaluating entry-level and post professional doctor of occupational therapy programs.

    Academic rank, tenure, and salary are dependent upon academic qualifications, clinical experiences, previous academic teaching, experience, program management experience, and scholarship accomplishments.

    Screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Preferred starting date is July 1, 2016.  Candidates should send a curriculum vita and letter of interest to:

    Dr. Brent Arnold, Health Science Dept. Chair
    School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
    1140 West Michigan Street, CF 120
    Indianapolis, IN  46202
    Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply.
    Indiana University is an EEO employer.
  • Full Time OT Faculty Positions

    The Department of Occupational Therapy in the IU School of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences on the Indiana University - Purdue University at Indianapolis (IUPUI) campus invites applications for two faculty positions (one tenure-track and one clinical track). Indiana University’s occupational therapy program is well established and is ranked 21st, according to US News & World Report. The MS in OT entry-level program is accredited by ACOTE through 2022.

    Responsibilities of these 10-month positions may require teaching in either the Department’s entry-level Master of Science in Occupational Therapy program or the Post-Professional OTD Program (depending on areas of expertise and interest), advising students, engaging in scholarship (research) and involvement in university, school, department and professional service. Candidates should have practice experience in occupational therapy, at a minimum of three years for the clinical track position. Academic teaching experience is preferred. For the tenure-track position, an established line of inquiry is necessary. An earned doctorate is required for both positions. On-line teaching experience is preferred, as the post-professional OTD is delivered as a hybrid program. Salary and rank are commensurate with qualifications and experience. Candidates must be licensed or licensure eligible in the state of Indiana.

    IUPUI is an urban research university created in 1969 in partnership with Indiana University and Purdue University. US News ranked IUPUI seventh in their 2014 Report for “up and coming” national universities. For more information, please visit our website: www.iupui.edu

    Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the names of three references to:

    Chiung-ju (CJ) Liu, PhD, OTR

    Chair, Search and Screen Committee, Department of Occupational Therapy

    IU School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences

    1140 W. Michigan St. CF311    

    Indianapolis, IN 46202     

    Fax: 317-274-2150 or Email to: liu41@iu.edu       

                                         IUPUI is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. M/F/D.

IUPUI is an urban research university created in 1969 in partnerhsip with Indiana and Purdue Universities. U.S. News & World Report ranked IUPUI seventh in their 2014 report for "up and coming" national universities.

Indiana University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply.