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Occupational Therapy Faculty Position at the Medical University of South Carolina

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  • Occupational Therapy Faculty Position at the Medical University of South Carolina

    The Division of Occupational Therapy at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) seeks to fill a 12-month tenure-track faculty position, rank commensurate with experience. The faculty member will have primary duties devoted to development of his/her independent, extramurally funded research program and scholarly activity. Additional responsibilities will include teaching in the MSOT (ACOTE accredited) educational program and Health and Rehabilitation Science Doctoral program. The candidate will have opportunity to work with an expanding junior and senior faculty core at the Center for Rehabilitation Research in Neurological Conditions. This is an emerging center which supports collaborative rehabilitation science and health services research, provides mentoring opportunities for junior faculty, and offers research infrastructure. The successful candidate must possess an earned PhD or its equivalent. Post-doctoral (or similar) training is preferable. Preference will be given to candidates with relevant clinical experience, those eligible for OT licensure in South Carolina, a history of extramural funding, and an established line of scientific investigation in an area related to rehabilitation science or health services research. Start-up resources are available.

    The OT Division operates within the Department of Health Professions and within the College of Health Professions. It has been accredited for more than 35 years and is currently ranked #21 by U.S. News and World Report. The Division offers the only entry level OTR program in the State ( MUSC, founded in 1824, is South Carolina's only comprehensive academic medical center and with strong ties to VA Research. MUSC is recognized nationally for excellence in interprofessional education, encouraging collaborations across its 6 colleges, medical center and research institutes (

    With a rich 300 year history, Charleston is a beautifully preserved architectural and historical treasure. The city offers a wide variety of history, culture, art, and recreational opportunities as well as beautiful beaches. Charleston has been named both Top U.S. City and Top Destination in the World by Condé Nast Traveler and Bon Appetit magazine named Charleston’s Husk “Best New Restaurant in America.” In addition to MUSC, Charleston is home to 3 other institutions of higher education, as well as The Citadel, American College of the Building Arts, Art Institute, Joint Base Charleston (Air Force and Navy) and Boeing.

    Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interested and qualified candidates may apply online at the MUSC Human Resources website ( Questions may be directed to:

    Michelle L. Woodbury PhD, OTR/L
    Search Committee Chairperson


    Craig Velozo PhD, OTR/L
    OT Division Director

    MUSC is an EE0/AA Employer.