Career Opportunities


Associate Professor or Professor and Program Director
Master of Occupational Therapy Program
Department of Rehabilitation, Exercise and Nutrition Sciences

 College of Allied Health Sciences
(Final rank and title commensurate with education and experience)

The University of Cincinnati Department of Rehabilitation, Exercise, and Nutrition Sciences is searching for a full-time faculty member who will contribute to the department’s teaching, service, and research missions. This is a 12-month per year position with rank and faculty track commensurate with education and experience.

Position Responsibilities: This position is primarily responsible for teaching, service, and directing the Master of Occupational Therapy program in the Department of Rehabilitation, Exercise, and Nutrition Sciencesand College of Allied Health Sciences. This program has achieved accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE).

 Teaching and service responsibilities include, but are not limited to, course development, primary instruction of didactic courses; participation in student recruitment, retention, and admissions activities; participation in program committee work including program evaluation, accreditation tasks, and other activities as assigned by Department Chair.  While student instruction is central to this position, service and scholarship activities are also required consistent with the missions and faculty evaluative criteria of the University, College, and Department. As program director, responsibilities include, but are not limited to, leading curriculum development/review, ensuring curriculum maintains alignment with accreditation standards, leads review of mission and goals, and provides long-range planning and development.

 Minimum Requirements:

  • Terminal doctoral degree
  • Demonstration of 5 years of full-time college level teaching and relevant work-related experience OR an equivalent of more than 8 years of relevant full-time work-related experience and at least 3 years of experience in a full-time academic appointment with teaching responsibilities at the post-secondary level
  • Demonstrated administrative/leadership experience
  • Licensed or eligible for licensure as an occupational therapist in the state of Ohio
  • Strong organizational skills; strong interpersonal skills including communication, problem solving, counseling, conflict management, and follow-through
  • Ability to assist with tasks assigned by Department Chair
  • Demonstrated commitment to cultural diversity, equity, and inclusion
  • Current knowledge and skill in the use of computer technology and educational learning management systems
  • Evidence of professionally relevant service 
  • Evidence of participation in scholarly activities 
  • Ability to work independently
  • Interest and ability to collaborate with an interdisciplinary team

Preferred Qualifications:

  • At least 3 years of administrative / leadership experience
  • Demonstrated student mentorship experience
  • Research experience

 Please apply online at


The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

 As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.