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Occupational Therapy Pediatric Faculty Opportunities (Open Rank)

University of Texas Medical Branch
Job Location:
Galveston, Texas
Occupational Therapy

University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB)

UTMB opened in 1891 as the nation’s first public medical school and hospital under unified leadership. What began as one hospital and medical school building in Galveston is now a major academic health sciences center of global influence, with medical, nursing, health professions and graduate biomedical schools; a world-renowned research enterprise; and a growing, comprehensive health system with hospitals on four campuses and a network of clinics.

The UTMB School of Health Professions

For over a century, UTMB has dedicated its efforts toward improving people’s health in Texas and beyond. In addition to designing and implementing innovative ways to deliver instruction to students at distant locations, the school continuously explores opportunities to expand its program offerings and interprofessional learning. The UTMB School of Health Professionals offers certifications, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral health profession programs. In addition to classroom lectures, our programs offer clinical training opportunities in a variety of settings to ensure our students have exposure to a multitude of professional opportunities.

The UTMB Department of Occupational Therapy

The mission of the Department of Occupational Therapy is to foster a community of educators, scholars, evidence-based practitioners, and leaders in the profession of occupational therapy who will generate, apply, and disseminate innovative knowledge about participation in everyday life for individuals, groups, and populations.

Occupational Therapy Pediatric Faculty - The University of Texas Medical Branch is actively seeking faculty level Occupational Therapists with experience in Pediatric OT at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. Academic rank and emphasis of duties will be commensurate with the candidate’s experience and productivity to date. We offer one Pediatric OT faculty position and one Pediatric OT faculty position that will also include fieldwork coordination responsibilities.

Responsibilities may Include:

  • Teaching and mentoring.
  • Research and scholarly work.
  • Serving on departmental, school, and university committees. 
  • Faculty practice.
  • Fieldwork coordination. 

Position Requirements:

  • Earned OTD or PhD or equivalent doctoral degree in occupational therapy, rehabilitation sciences, or other related discipline or within one year of completing a doctoral degree.
  • Eligible for appointment at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. 
  • An occupational therapist (OT) eligible for licensure in the state of Texas.
  • Clinical practice experience. 

Preferred Skills/Qualifications:

  • Faculty member or teaching experience in an occupational therapy program. 
  • 3 years of practice in Occupational Therapy is preferred. 

Income Package: Salary will be commensurate with Academic rank, qualifications, experience, and educational background. In addition, UTMB offers a superior benefits package, an excellent retirement program, a relocation allowance as well as many other potential incentives.

Living in South Houston and Galveston, Texas: Galveston Island is home to approximately 50,000 residents and is known for its 32 miles of Gulf Coast beaches, temperate climate, wide array of leisure and cultural activities, and affordable cost of living – all just south of Houston, the 4th largest city in the US. More information about UTMB and Galveston can be found on the UTMB Living Website:

Interested candidates should submit a Cover Letter and current Curriculum Vitae (CV) to Skott Harrington via email, Please be sure to include a preferred contact method.
UTMB Health strives to provide equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, or veteran status. As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, UTMB Health takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veteran’s and individuals with disabilities.
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