Position SummaryThe Department of Rehabilitation Sciences in the School of PublicHealth and Health Professions ( SPHHP ) is recruiting astate-funded, 10-month Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor inthe Occupational Therapy Program. The successful candidate willcontribute to the teaching, scholarship and service mission of theprogram. Duties may include teaching lecture and laboratorycourses; overseeing service learning in the community; mentoringstudents in clinical research projects, advising students; andcontributing to ongoing curriculum quality improvement.Knowledge of higher education and contemporary clinical practiceare essential along with research experience and excellentcommunication skills. Experience in physical disabilities, mentalhealth, management and/or community-based practice arepreferred.Department, School, and UniversityThe Department of Rehabilitation Sciences at UB has a longstandinghistory of excellence in clinical education in programs leading tothe Doctor of Physical Therapy, the BS/MS in Occupational Therapy,and the PhD in Rehabilitation Science, with a post professional OTDprogram in development. The PT and OT entry-level programs haveenjoyed continuous accreditation for more than 60 years. The OTprogram is highly competitive with a class-size of approximately 50students, and received a full 10-year accreditation from ACOTE in2017. For more information on the SPHHP Department ofRehabilitation Sciences, please visit:http://sphhp.buffalo.edu/rehabilitation-science.html.UB SPHHP is one of the only schools in the country to include bothpublic health and health professions, providing uniqueopportunities for collaboration amongst students and faculty. Formore information on UB SPHHP, please visit:http://sphhp.buffalo.edu/.The University at Buffalo is the State University of New York’slargest and most comprehensive research-intensive university and isits primary center for professional education and training. We areMiddle States Commission on Higher Education accredited and amember of the Association of American Universities. UB provides arich environment for collaborative and transdisciplinary researchwith faculty within the SPHHP and at other schools located in theAcademic Health Center (Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, DentalMedicine, Pharmacy and Nursing).EnvironmentBuffalo is the second-largest city in New York State and is locatedon the shores of Lake Erie, upriver of the majestic Niagara Falls.Buffalo – the City of Good Neighbors – is undergoing a renaissancewith a rapidly growing economy, vital academic health sciencescenter, and affordable cost of living. The Western New Yorkeducational system is excellent. Buffalo-Niagara is a region of 1.2million people, world-class art galleries and museums, acomprehensive city-wide system of parks and green space, a vibranttheater and music community, and major and minor league sportsteams.Annual salary commensurate with qualification and rank ofappointment.University at Buffalo is an affirmative action-equal opportunityemployer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to applyincluding veterans and individuals with disabilities.Minimum Qualifications• Earned post-professional doctoral degree• Current Occupational Therapist, Registered ( OTR )• Eligible for New York Occupational Therapy licensure• Knowledge of higher education and contemporary clinical areessential along with research experience and excellentcommunication skills.Preferred QualificationsExperience in physical disabilities, mental health, managementand/or community-based practice are preferredFor more information, click the “How to Apply” button.