The Mrs. T.H. Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy at the University of Southern California invites applicants for one full-time 9-month clinical faculty position. The successful candidate will work with the Divisionâs current faculty members to advance the Divisionâs minor program in occupational science (OS) and curricular and co-curricular offerings to meet the wellness needs of undergraduate students. The primary functions of this position will include teaching undergraduate coursework in the OS minor on the history of occupational therapy and occupational science as well as serving as a member of the THRIVE course team to promote and deliver this first-year experience addressing well-being and connection at USC.
Qualifications include an earned terminal degree (O.T.D., or Ph.D. in occupational science preferred); experience in teaching undergraduate course work in occupational science, in providing mentoring and support to graduate-level classroom assistants or facilitators, and in recruitment efforts to increase undergraduate student enrollment, as well as excellent verbal communication skills and a current license to practice occupational therapy in California.
USC is the leading private research university in Los Angeles—a global center for arts, technology and international business. With more than 47,500 students, we are located primarily in Los Angeles but also in various US and global satellite locations. As the largest private employer in Los Angeles, responsible for $8 billion annually in economic activity in the region, we offer the opportunity to work in a dynamic and diverse environment, in careers that span a broad spectrum of talents and skills across a variety of academic and professional schools and administrative units. As a USC employee and member of the Trojan Family—the faculty, staff, students, and alumni who make USC a great place to work—you will enjoy excellent benefits, including a variety of well-being programs designed to help individuals achieve work-life balance.