Coordinator of Health Sciences
Indiana University Bloomington
United States

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Position Details


Title Clinical Assistant Professor & Academic Fieldwork Coordinator- OT
Appointment Status Non-Tenure Track
Department IUPUI Occupational Therapy – School of Health & Human Sciences
Location Indianapolis
Position Summary
The Department of Occupational Therapy in the School of Health & Human Sciences at IUPUI invites applicants for a 12-month clinical track faculty position beginning April 2024. The AFWC is responsible for the development, coordination, and monitoring of student fieldwork experiences in compliance with the standards of the ACOTE accreditation. Additional responsibilities include teaching and mentoring graduate students, engaging in clinical scholarship and providing service to the department, school and university. Rank and salary will be commensurate with experience and academic credentials. 

The Department of Occupational Therapy is part of a dynamic academic and research community that includes eight departments in the School of Health and Human Sciences (SHHS), 15 research labs/institutes, and over 400 clinical and community partnerships.

IUPUI is Indiana’s premier urban public research university and holds a Carnegie Classification for Community Engagement. It is home to more than 26,000 students pursuing degrees across 17 distinct schools, including the Indiana University School of Medicine. IUPUI’s innovative practices with respect to health and life science have earned national recognition and offer numerous opportunities for collaborative, interdisciplinary research efforts.

As an urban-serving institution whose commitment to diversity and community engagement is embodied within its mission and vision, IUPUI is a dynamic campus and an anchor institution within the city of Indianapolis. IUPUI has been recognized for excellence in civic engagement and community partnerships.

Job Duties:
    • 70% Fieldwork/Teaching
    • 10% Scholarship
    • 20% Service/Administration


The School of Health & Human Sciences is looking for scholars who will contribute to our commitment to engage the city, state, nation, and beyond through teaching, research and service, in consideration of the rich diversity of our campus and city as we prepare our graduates to enter and lead in an increasingly complex world.

Review of applications will begin January 15, 2024, and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The preferred start date for the position is April 1, 2024. Application materials should include: a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy and names/contact information for three references.

Indiana University pledges itself to continue its commitment to the achievement of equal opportunity within the university and throughout American society as a whole. In this regard, Indiana University will recruit, hire, promote, educate, and provide services to persons based upon their individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on the basis of age, color, disability, ethnicity, sex, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Indiana University shall take affirmative action, positive and extraordinary, to overcome the discriminatory effects of traditional policies and procedures with regard to the disabled, minorities, women, and veterans.

Individuals who require a reasonable accommodation to participate in the search process must notify the school’s HR Business Partner, Myrna Palacios (, in advance.

Basic Qualifications
  • Entry-Level OTD, Clinical doctorate or Ph.D. in Occupational Therapy awarded by an institution accredited by a USDE recognized regional accrediting body.
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in graduate teaching.
  • Hold or be eligible for occupational therapy licensure in the State of Indiana.
  • Current certification with National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT).
  • At least 2 years of experience working as a licensed occupational therapist.
  • Have professional experience as a clinical fieldwork educator.
  • Commitment to community engagement.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Values and participates in interdisciplinary work.
Department Contact for Questions
For more information on the position, please contact the search committee chair, Dr. Megan Albright at Additional information on the Department of Occupational Therapy, within the School of Health & Human Sciences, can be found at
Additional Qualifications
  1. Active participation in scholarly activity,
  2. Experience mentoring and advising graduate students.
  3. Community-based practice experience
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Posting/OAA # IU-100690-2023

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Letter of Application
  3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  4. List Of References
Optional Documents

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