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Eastern Washington University (WA) - TT Assistant Professor, Occupational TherapyEdit

The Department of Occupational Therapy at Eastern Washington University (Spokane campus) invites applicant candidates for a full-time, 9-month faculty position (tenure track). We are looking for individuals with experience in working in pediatrics, geriatrics, and/or neurorehabilitation settings, and with a background in rural practice, leadership and management, and/or assistive technology. The successful applicants will have a clinical background in one or more areas listed above and be expected to teach in those areas of expertise. The applicant will be expected to engage in scholarly activities, supervise MOT research or capstone projects, and engage in professional and university service.

This position requires a Masters degree in Occupational Therapy or related field; the selected candidate must meet the requirements for promotion to associate professor with tenure within 6 years of hire, which includes an earned PhD, post-professional OTD or other post-professional doctorate degree in a related field.

The Department of Occupational Therapy at Eastern Washington University was recently awarded a 10-year accreditation by the Accreditation Council on Occupational Therapy Education. We are situated within the new College of Health Science and Public Health (CHSPH) and operates in a new and well-equipped campus in the University District near downtown Spokane, Washington. The college includes five other health science programs: Physical Therapy, Communication Sciences and Disorders, Master of Public Health, Dental Hygiene, Health Sciences Administration and pre-Nursing.

Review of applications will begin January 13, 2017. Positions will remain open until further notice. Preferred start date is August 1, 2017. Faculty rank and salary will be commensurate with experience and academic credentials. Please go to: to apply to either of these positions.

Required Qualifications:

  • Masters degree in Occupational Therapy or related field;
  • Ability to meet the requirements for promotion to associate professor and tenure within 6 years of hire which includes an earned PhD, post-professional OTD or other post-professional doctorate degree in a related field;
  • At least 4 year's clinical experience;
  • Eligibility for licensure as an occupational therapist in the state of Washington;
  • Record of success and at least 1 year in university teaching;
  • Evidence of collaboration, collegiality and team building.
  • Candidates must demonstrate interest, ability and/or experience promoting cultural competency or diversity.
  • SPECIAL NOTE to candidates who already possess an earned PhD, post-professional OTD or other post-professional doctorate degree in a related field; and at least 5 years of clinical experience: We are also recruiting for a doctorate-required tenure track/tenured faculty position; please refer to posting 2016019FP for complete details.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Earned doctorate or be within 1 year of completing an earned doctorate;
  • Have more than 5 years of years of clinical experience in one or more of the preferred practice areas;
  • Experience supervising students in research or capstone projects;
  • At least 3 years teaching in an MOT program.


University of Washington (WA) - TT Assistant Professor, Physiology & BiophysicsEdit

The Department of Physiology & Biophysics at the University of Washington announces a search for a full-time faculty member at the assistant professor (tenure track) level with a 12-month service period. We seek an individual (PhD and/or MD or foreign equivalent) with outstanding scholarly achievements and research interests in cardiovascular and/or neurovascular physiology. The individual will be expected to maintain a vigorous research program and participate in the teaching and educational activities of the department.  In addition, we are committed to creating a departmental climate that embraces and benefits from the diversity of all individuals. Candidates should include a statement about how they will contribute to this environment (detailed instructions on our website).

Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.

University of Toronto Scarborough (CAN) - TT Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream - Global Health and Human Biology - Deadline Jan. 09. 2017EditEdit

The Department of Anthropology at the University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) invites applications for a teaching-stream appointment in Global Health and Human Biology. The successful candidate will be part of the Health Studies program. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream and will commence on July 1, 2017.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Human Biology, Biological/Evolutionary Anthropology, or another relevant discipline by the time of appointment or shortly thereafter. Candidates must be able and willing to teach large undergraduate introductory core courses, as well as smaller mid and upper-level courses in their area of expertise. In particular, the successful candidate should be prepared to teach a core course in the biological determinants of health and disease, as well as mid-level courses in infectious and communicable diseases, and chronic diseases. Possible areas of expertise for upper-level courses might include: globalization and its impact on diet, food security, and nutrition; climate change, the human-insect interface, and vector-borne disease; or ethnic conflict, stress, and immune response. Although these examples are diverse, they are intended to illustrate our desire to find an instructor who can convey to undergraduate students with passion and precision how urgent global issues impact human health through specific biological mechanisms. The ability to teach a broad-based, introductory lecture class in health research methods (qualitative and quantitative) is also desirable.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching and to becoming a leader in enhancing undergraduate education in Health Studies at UTSC. Health Studies, currently located in the Department of Anthropology, is a growing and interdisciplinary program whose faculty come from a wide range of disciplinary backgrounds, including public health, sociology, literature, anthropology, and environmental science. Candidates should be comfortable working in a highly interdisciplinary environment and should be able to convey to students the importance of interdisciplinary approaches to understanding human health issues.

Candidates must have a record of excellence in teaching, which can be demonstrated through excellent course evaluations, a coherent statement of teaching philosophy that is linked to evidence of excellent pedagogical practices, strong endorsements from referees, teaching accomplishments highlighted as part of the application, teaching evaluations, and/or syllabi, as well as the teaching dossier submitted as part of the application. 

The appointment is at the University of Toronto Scarborough, which is a research-intensive institution with an interdisciplinary commitment and a multicultural student body. The University of Toronto is fully committed to academic excellence and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply by clicking on the link below. Submission guidelines can be found at: Applications must include the following in a single PDF file: a cover letter, a CV, and a teaching dossier (including a statement of teaching philosophy, sample course syllabi for teaching some of the above possible courses, and teaching evaluations). Application materials must be submitted online. Applicants must also arrange to have three confidential letters of reference (signed and on letterhead) e-mailed directly by the referees to Ann-Marie Smith at If you have questions about the position, please contact Ann-Marie Smith at Deadline for receipt of applications including letters of reference is January 9, 2017.

For more information about the Department of Anthropology, University of Toronto Scarborough, please visit

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

  • Relevant note (not part of the official job ad): Health Studies, currently located in the Department of Anthropology, is a growing interdisciplinary program.


University of Washington (WA) - Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor, Global HealthEdit

The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation and the Department of Global Health within the School of Medicine and the School of Public Health at the University of Washington are recruiting to fill several (up to two) full-time and/or part-time faculty positions at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor without tenure level.

The faculty will become part of the Tobacco Data Team at IHME, a new team created with funding from Bloomberg Philanthropies. The successful applicants will have an MD or PhD in epidemiology, population health, biostatistics, health informatics, health economics, health policy, or foreign equivalent in a related field. The successful applicant will have a proven record of quantitative research in a health-related field and will have at least ten years' experience studying the effects of tobacco use on health.

Incumbents will be responsible for guiding the Tobacco Data Team and driving the intellectual content required to derive burden of disease estimates related to tobacco use and evaluation of policies aimed to reduce use of and burden of disease attributable to tobacco. The incumbent will engage with the broader tobacco control network and will complement and advance the work of measuring tobacco use and burden, as well as the effects of tobacco control policies and interventions.

The incumbent will guide staff members in strengthening IHME's relationships with existing collaborators, expanding IHME's network of collaborators, and interacting with funders to build the network of research related to tobacco usage.

This task will include bridging work undertaken by the Bloomberg global tobacco partners with IHME's cutting edge burden of disease methodology in order to improve burden of disease estimates through improved access to data and methods used to estimate burden. These efforts will aid more rigorous evaluation of the effect of tobacco control measures on tobacco-related health outcomes across populations. The incumbent should be able to both generate the results and critique them in light of trends in the available data and epidemiological and clinical assumptions where appropriate, determine whether adjustments to models or model assumptions should be made, and finalize results in consultation with other faculty. The incumbent will be expected to present the results both internally and externally and to contribute to appropriate peer-reviewed journal articles and policy reports pertaining to them.

Faculty members will also take on an important leadership role in guiding their research team and in mentoring pre-doctoral and post-doctoral fellows working in the field of health metrics. University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research, and service. Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and level of appointment.

This search is open until filled.

The University of Washington is building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from female and minority candidates.

Application link:

University of Washington (WA) - Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor, CardiologyEdit

The Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine at the University of Washington, School of Medicine is recruiting a full-time Electrophysiologist to primarily be based at Harborview Medical Center.  Harborview is a national leader in the care of sudden cardiac death patients.  The successful candidate should have excellent clinical training in all aspects of electrophysiology and ability to build relationships with Medic One and take advantage of the outstanding opportunities for collaboration at the University of Washington.

Applicants must have an MD degree (or foreign equivalent) and be board certified in cardiovascular disease and electrophysiology (or foreign equivalent).  In order to be eligible for University sponsorship for an H-1B visa, graduates of foreign (non-US) medical schools must show successful completion of all three steps of the U.S. Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE), or equivalent as determined by the Secretary of Health and Human Services. The successful applicant must qualify for appointment to the full-time (100% FTE) faculty at the University of Washington at the Assistant (0113), Associate (0112) or Full Professor (0111) level (without tenure due to funding) commensurate with qualifications. These are 12-month, multi-year appointments. University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service.

Position will remain open until filled.

University of Washington (WA) - Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor, Rehabilitation MedicineEdit

The University of Washington Division of Occupational Therapy invites applications for a full-time, 12-month regular faculty position, non-tenure track, at Assistant, Associate or Professor level (depending on qualifications and experience). Candidates must have earned a PhD or foreign equivalent academic degree and must hold or be eligible for occupational therapy licensure in Washington State. Primary responsibilities include research, as well as teaching and advising students in our Master of Occupational Therapy (MOT) Program. Productive scholarship including peer-reviewed publications and extramural grant-funding is expected. The ideal candidate will have an active research program or demonstrate potential to develop grant-funded research activities. The Division of Occupational Therapy resides in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, which is nationally recognized for excellence in education, research, and clinical care. The Department's Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT), Master of Prosthetics and Orthotics (MPO) and PhD in Rehabilitation Science programs provide interdisciplinary research, teaching, and learning opportunities. The Department of Rehabilitation Medicine has an exceptional record of successful extramural research funding with major grants from NIH, NIDILRR, CDC, and DOD. Our Department's highly experienced multidisciplinary faculty are poised to mentor junior applicants and offer collaborative research opportunities. Review of applications will begin on January 11, 2017. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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