Employment Type: Faculty
Pediatrics Occupational Therapy (497I)
School of Medicine
The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for more information.
Recent retirement of faculty members provides opportunities to join the Division of Occupational Therapy at the University of New Mexico. Applications are invited for the position of Division Chief. This full-time position offers a competitive salary and a supportive environment.
The UNM Occupational Therapy Graduate Program is an R-1 Institution located in the vibrant and culturally rich city of Albuquerque, which lies in the high desert ecosystem of central New Mexico. In addition to the world-renowned Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, Albuquerque boasts easy access to skiing, golfing and countless hiking and biking trails. The program emphasizes cultural richness with a diverse student body seeking to serve the rural communities of our state. The UNM Health Sciences Center offers opportunities for inter-professional education and collaborations with centers such as the Project ECHO® (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes), Memory and Aging Center, Clinical and Translational Sciences Center (CTSC), and the Brain and Behavioral Health Institute.
The Occupational Therapy Graduate Program is entering a new period of growth as approval was recently obtained to initiate a post professional occupational therapy doctorate degree in fall 2023. A 10-year re-accreditation was just received for the entry level MOT degree program through 2032/33.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Leadership and administration of the program including: curriculum development, budget and fiscal management, facilities/academic reports and records management,
- Serving as professional liaison with the university and national/local communities,
- Teaching courses at the MOT and ppOTD levels, graduate student thesis/project advising and research mentoring, committee work, and scholarly and service activity.
- Recruitment and management of nine core faculty, two administrative staff, and a diverse student body (approximately 80 students total).
- Doctoral degree
- Academic credentials for appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor
- Four years of full-time faculty experience
- Two years of occupational therapy clinical experience
- Eligibility for licensure as an occupational therapist in the state of New Mexico
- Research doctoral degree
- Experience in program administration and management
- Evidence of teaching and/or curriculum development experience and effectiveness
- Evidence of scholarly activity
- Success in obtaining research and/or programmatic funding
- Evidence of organizational and/or professional leadership
- A demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion and student success, as well as working with broadly diverse communities
How to apply
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A complete application must contain a cover letter and CV. Three professional references will be requested when contacted for an interview. For additional information, you may contact Dr. Trish Siegel at
or Heidi Sanders at
For Best Consideration
For best consideration, please apply by 6/30/2023. This position will remain open until filled.
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