VCU’s Department of Occupational Therapy in the School of Allied Health Professions welcomes applications for a full-time, tenure-eligible Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor position. VCU is a premier urban, public research university located in Richmond, Virginia with both research-intensive and community-engaged designations from the Carnegie Foundation. In 2019, the VCU School of Allied Health Professions will move into its new LEED-Silver designed eight-story building which will house the school’s nine academic units, five of which are ranked in the top 20 by US News and World Report.
Please contact Dr. Virginia Chu if you have questions concerning this position, Nov. 11-15, 2017 at the Society for NeuroScience Conference, (312) 918-1926.
Earned research doctorate
Ability to complement and expand existing Departmental expertise:
Assistant Professor candidates will have an established research agenda and clear potential for external funding.
Associate and Full Professor candidates will have a well-developed scholarly/research portfolio with evidence of interdisciplinary applications and external funding.
OT licensure or eligibility for licensure in Virginia
Strong written and interpersonal communication skills
Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU
Post-doctoral research training and/or a strong history of grant-funded research
Background and experience in research, clinical practice, & teaching in mental health or adult physical disability occupational therapy intervention
As the premier urban, public research university in Virginia, VCU’s mission is to advance knowledge and student success through its commitments to: an engaged, learner-centered environment that fosters inquiry, discovery and innovation in a global setting; research that expands the boundaries of new knowledge and promotes translational applications to improve human health; interdisciplinary collab...orations that bring new perspectives to complex problems; health care that strives to preserve and restore health for all people, to seek the cause and cure of diseases through groundbreaking research, and to educate those who serve humanity; diversity that provides a climate of inclusion, a dedication to addressing disparities wherever they exist, and an opportunity to explore and create in an environment of trust and sustainable, university-community partnerships that enhance the educational, economic and cultural vitality of the communities VCU serves. Ranked among the top programs in allied health in the country by U.S. News and World Report, VCU's School of Allied Health Professions is one of only a few institutions in the country that provides education in the major allied health professions. The Department of OT has been educating occupational therapists since 1942, and is now educating entry-level OTs at the Occupational Therapy Doctorate (OTD) level. VCU OT is ranked 17th in the nation by U.S. News and World Report.