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Full-Time Faculty Position Available. 
Accepting Applicants through June 30

The University of Mississippi Medical Center, School of Health Related Professions, Department of Occupational Therapy in Jackson, Mississippi is seeking a full time faculty member to join our dedicated team. The candidate should have a desire to engage in teaching, scholarship, and service for the Department of Occupational Therapy as well as the profession at large; however, the emphasis for this faculty position will be teaching in the Doctor of Occupational Therapy Program.  

Required Qualifications:

  • Current Mississippi occupational therapy license or eligibility for license

  • Doctorate degree in occupational therapy (i.e., OTD) or a related field (e.g., EdD, DSci, PhD)

  • Minimum five years of clinical experience, including fieldwork supervision

  • Current professional memberships at national and state level (e.g., AOTA, MSOTA)

  • Demonstrates outstanding professionalism (e.g., organization, communication, collegiality)

Other Desirable Qualifications

  • Classroom teaching experience and/or other instructional experience
  • Experience with online learning environments (e.g.., Canvas; Blackboard)
  • Leadership and/or management experience
  • Record of scholarship (e.g., research, professional presentations, publications)
  • Ability to mentor and coordinate people or programs

All interested candidates with required qualifications are encouraged to apply.  This position will be onsite at the UMMC campus.  Rank and salary depends on qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits package included.  Please send curriculum vitae with three letters of reference to:

Dr. Megan Ladner, Chair
Department of Occupational Therapy
School of Health Related Professions
University of Mississippi Medical Center
2500 North State Street
Jackson, MS 39216-4505


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