Assistant or Associate Professor of Occupational Therapy
Job Details
Methodist University Location - Fayetteville, NC
Full Time Faculty
Doctorate Required

Position: Full-time/Tenure Track Assistant or Associate Professor of Occupational Therapy


Salary: Commensurate with degree and experience


The Department of Occupational Therapy at Methodist University seeks highly qualified applicants for a full-time, tenure-track appointment to begin January, 2021. The position includes teaching graduate level occupational therapy courses, with priority selection given to those applicants with expertise in multiple areas of occupational therapy practice, to include: mental health, cognitive rehabilitation, and/or assistive technology. In addition to teaching responsibilities, the successful candidates will be expected to provide service to the University as well as to the community and develop an agenda relative to research and/or scholarly activity.



Review of applications will begin Dec 1, 2020 and continue until the position is filled. Completion of the search is dependent upon available funding at the time of hire. Qualified candidates are invited to submit a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy statement, and concise equity and diversity statement about teaching or other experiences, successes, and challenges in working with a diverse student population.


For inquiries, contact Meredith Gronski, OTD, OTR/L, OT Department Chair, 910-480-8594 or


Methodist University reserves the right to authenticate academic and professional credentials and to consult public records prior to extending offers of employment.


Doctorate in occupational therapy or related field (enrollment in a terminal degree program may be considered if completion is expected before June 2021) with evidence of scholarly activity. The ideal candidate will be able to work independently and coordinate work with colleagues and peers to develop, facilitate, assess, and document learning in doctoral-level OT students. Appointment at the Assistant/Associate level is possible based upon qualifications.

The successful applicant will possess and maintain a thorough understanding and knowledge of evidence-based inquiry and application as it applies to the professional education of occupational therapists and contemporary clinical practice. National registration through NBCOT and be licensed (or eligible) through the State of North Carolina as an occupational therapist is required. Minimum of three years’ prior experience working full-time as an occupational therapist is required. Special consideration will be given to applicants with teaching and scholarly experiences that align with the Methodist University commitment to fostering equity and inclusion in all of our university practices.

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