Opportunities in our Occupational Therapy Program

Employment Opportunities

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the University of Minnesota has instituted a temporary hiring pause until further notice. All positions listed below are affected by this temporary situation.

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Occupational Therapy (OT) Teaching Specialist

The University of Minnesota is seeking candidates for a part time Occupational Therapy (OT) Teaching Specialist position. Teaching specialists are practitioners who will support the instruction of individual courses, as laboratory instructors and/ or providing online instructional support. These appointments are short-term with typically small work effort percentages. We accept applications continuously throughout the year. 

This single staff position has two possible campuses, Rochester or Twin Cities: 

  • Job ID 315275 Rochester campus
  • Job ID 315276 Twin Cities campus

Click here to learn more about the position. Visit the U of MN employment system and search for #315275 (Rochester campus) or #315276 (Twin Cities campus).

Occupational Therapy Graduate Assistants

The University of Minnesota is seeking candidates for a graduate AD (TA) position in Occupational Therapy (OT) job code 9511 position 323081. This individual will support instruction in occupational therapy courses as well as assist with research for OT faculty.

Click here to learn more about the position. Visit the U of MN employment system and search for #323081.

Occupational Therapy Graduate Research Assistantship

The University of Minnesota is seeking candidates for a graduate AD (TA) position in Occupational Therapy (OT) job code 9511 position 323267. This individual will support instruction in occupational therapy courses from the perspective of one who has received occupational therapy services in the past.

Click here to learn more about the position. Visit the U of MN employment system and search for #323267.

OT Client Teaching Specialist

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:
• History of receiving occupational therapy services for at least fourteen sessions.
• Demonstrated skill in communicating with adults with or without accommodations.
• Completed bachelor’s degree.
• Proficient in Microsoft word  and web-based communication systems.

Desired Qualifications:
• History of teaching others (within higher education preferred).
• Experience using online learning platforms.

About the Job

Duties:  To support instruction in occupational therapy courses from the perspective of one who has past received occupational therapy services.

Part-time, ad hoc teaching specialist position.

The Center for Allied Health Programs has locations in both Rochester and the Twin Cities. A position may be available on both campuses, the Rochester campus only, or the Twin Cities campus only depending on the needs of the department and the selected candidate.

About the Department

The Program in Occupational Therapy's mission is to enhance the health and quality of life of the people of Minnesota, the nation, and the world through engagement in meaningful occupation. Consistent with the mission of the University of Minnesota, the Program in Occupational Therapy fosters engaged professional and inter-professional discovery, learning, and public service to advance knowledge and to inspire the next generation of leaders in practice, education, and research.

How To Apply

Visit employment.umn.edu. Search for job code 311986

Applications must be submitted online.  To be considered for this position, please click the Apply button and follow the instructions.  You will be given the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach a cover letter and resume.

Additional documents may be attached after application by accessing your "My Job Applications" page and uploading documents there.

To request an accommodation during the application process, please e-mail [email protected] or call (612) 624-UOHR (8647).