The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center College of Allied Health

A unique and exciting opportunity is available for a visionary leader to join strong, established physical therapy and occupational therapy educational programs at The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center (OUHSC). The position is available for someone with a strong record of outcomes-focused leadership.

This 12-month position requires an earned post-professional doctoral degree from an accredited university and preferred professional training in occupational or physical therapy. It is also preferred that the candidate have academic administrative experience and excellent interpersonal/ communica- tion skills. A record of research engagement is preferred. Responsibilities include serving as the Chair of the Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, overseeing departmental activities in research, teaching, and service, providing innovative fiscal management for department growth, and providing adminis- trative oversight to existing and future Department Center(s) of Excellence.

The University provides outstanding opportunities for faculty in an environment that encourages and supports innovation and collaboration. Qualified applicants may be considered for an Endowed Chair. The Department of Rehabilitation Sciences has strong professional education programs with close collaboration between physical therapy, occupational therapy, and other OUHSC units. The entry level programs offer DPT and MOT (transitioning to doctorate) degrees with students and faculty on both the Oklahoma City and Tulsa campuses. The Department has an excellent and established Doctor of Science degree program and an interdisciplinary PhD degree in Allied Health Sciences.

Oklahoma City offers a moderately low cost of living and very good quality of life. Places Rated Almanac cited Oklahoma City as one of the “best places to live in North America.”

We encourage applications, expressions of interest, or nominations of others who may be qualified for this position. While applications and nominations will be accepted until the position is filled, interest- ed individuals are encouraged to apply before November 30, 2018. Applications should include a current curriculum vita, and a letter of application addressing your qualifications to enhance this leadership position. We will treat all applications and inquiries confidentially.

Please direct correspondence and inquiries to:

Allen Knehans, PhD (Search Committee Chair) Dean College of Allied Health
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center 1200 N. Stonewall Ave 3150

Oklahoma City, OK 73117-1215 Ph: (405) 271-2288 allen-knehans@ouhsc.edu

The University of Oklahoma is an EO/AA Institution. Individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

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