Occupational Therapy Pediatric Faculty (Investigator Track)
The Program in Occupational Therapy at Washington University School of Medicine seeks an occupational therapist ready to pursue an independent research career, with an emphasis in pediatrics, as a faculty member on the investigator track.
The criteria for appointment on the investigator track is evidence of academic development and productivity. The applicant should be an early career scientist prepared to obtain a career development award to begin a career to be an independent scientist. Successful candidates will be committed to the Program's mission of teaching education and service and skilled in collaboration and team building. they will join with eight other career scientists and 15 clinician educators who provide mentoring for professional and PhD students. The activities of the Program are diverse and include collaboration with medical and social behavioral scientists in multidisciplinary occupation-based and client-centered work.
Extensive opportunities exist for research collaborations with investigators in the School of Medicine, and in other Departments/Schools at Washington University. Washington University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of and applications from women and members of minority groups, as well as others who would bring additional dimensions to the university's research, teaching and clinical missions. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, protected veteran, or disability status. Please visit our website at http://hr.wustl.edu to view a summary of benefits.
The ideal candidate should be a licensed occupational therapist with training to be a career scientist (PdD with postdoctoral training) and will have a track record of academic productivity associated with the potential to be successful in securing extramural support.
The successful candidates will have focused research interests that can be pursued with the support of the rich sets of resources and academically productive faculty members at Washington University School of Medicine and at other Schools at Washington University.
Please contact Carolyn Baum, Director of the Program of Occupational Therapy with any questions related to this posting.
An Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer
Washington University seeks an exceptionally qualified and diverse faculty; women, minorities, protected veterans and candidates with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.