Midwestern University Assistant Professor -AZ - Occupational Therapy in Glendale, Arizona


The Midwestern University, Occupational Therapy Program has an exceptional opportunity to join an established occupational therapy professional master’s degree program. Become a part of an experienced and innovative faculty on the beautiful and spacious Glendale, Arizona campus located just 15 minutes from downtown Phoenix with an excellent climate for outdoor activities as well as a wide array of cultural events and professional sports.

Applications are invited for a full-time, year round faculty position. Successful applicants must possess 1) an earned doctorate, ABD, or evidence of significant progress in a post-professional doctoral program; 2) eligibility for NBCOT certification and licensure in Arizona; 3) at least 3 years of clinical experience; and 4) instructional experience in an academic program. A record of scholarly productivity or potential to develop an active research program and/or professional service will enhance the candidate’s application. Preference will be given to candidates whose background and experience complements the expertise of our current faculty members.

Midwestern University is an independent, non-profit, institution of higher education committed to the education of health care professionals. The Occupational Therapy Program, along with the Physical Therapy, Speech/Language Pathology, Physician Assistant, Clinical Psychology, Nurse Anesthesia, Podiatric Medicine, Cardiovascular Science (Perfusion), Bioethics, Health Professions Education, and Biomedical Sciences Programs comprise the College of Health Sciences. While our principal scholarly activity is teaching, varied service and research opportunities are available and participation is strongly encouraged.

The salary and benefits are competitive. Rank, salary and tenure status is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Interested applicants should submit your application packet through Midwestern University’s online job board at:


The online profile should include a letter of application outlining interest in the position (uploaded as an attachment), curriculum vitae (uploaded as an attachment), and the names and contact information of at least three professional references.

Please send any additional questions to:

Catana Brown, Ph.D., OTR/L, FAOTA

Search Committee Chair

Midwestern University

19555 N. 59th Avenue

Phone: (623) 572-3663 Fax: (623) 572-3635

EMAIL: cbrown2@midwestern.edu

Learn more about our dynamic community of health care professionals. Visit our website at

http://www.midwestern.edu._ _

Midwestern University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not discriminate against an employee or applicant based upon race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, or veterans status, in accord with 41 C.F.R. 60-1.4(a), 250.5(a), 300.5(a) and 741.5(a).

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Functional Expert:Considered a thought leader on a subject

Enthusiastic:Shows intense and eager enjoyment and interest

Dedicated:Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity



Ability to Make an Impact:Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization



Doctorate or better



Earned doctorate, ABD, or evidence of significant progress in a post- professional doctoral program

Eligibility for NBCOT certification and licensure in Arizona

At least 3 years of clinical experience and instructional experience in an academic program

Posted: August 2, 2016