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Lecturer or Assistant Professor, Limited-Term (2 positions) - School of Occupational Therapy HS-266

Western University

Limited-Term - Lecturer or Assistant Professor (One 2-Year Limited-Term & One 1-Year Limited-Term)
School of Occupational Therapy

The Faculty of Health Sciences invites applications for two Limited-Term positions, one for 1-year and one for 2-years. These Limited-Term faculty appointments are Full-Time positions at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor where they will take an active role in both teaching and service. The successful candidate will be required to teach and perform other duties in-person and will be appointed to the School of Occupational Therapy; one of the six Schools in the progressive Faculty of Health Sciences. Salary and rank commensurate with experience and qualifications. The start date of the appointment is July 1, 2024, or as negotiated.

The successful candidates will hold a master’s or bachelor’s degree from an entry to practice occupational therapy program and be registered or eligible for registration with the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario (COTO). A post-professional master’s or doctoral degree is preferred. The candidates are required to have experience in and demonstrate current competencies in occupation-based practice. Teaching and/or practice experience in fieldwork, mental health, pediatrics, and/or environmental and technological approaches would be assets. Candidates should demonstrate a commitment to and experience contributing in meaningful ways to Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Decolonization initiatives. Additional consideration will be granted for an applicant with proficiency related to Canada’s Indigenous and/or marginalized populations.

The accredited School of Occupational Therapy is recognized, nationally and internationally, for leadership in occupational therapy and occupational science. The School is committed to the development of occupational therapy as a science-driven, evidenced-informed, and occupation-focused academic discipline with an established masters (MScOT) entry-level professional program. Our curriculum embodies a commitment to experiential learning, relational learning, reflective learning, transformative learning, and occupation-based inquiry. The School has excellent teaching and research facilities as well as clinical and community facilities to support the development of occupational therapy. The School contributes to bachelor courses in Rehabilitation Science and is a major contributor to the MSc and PhD programs in Health and Rehabilitation Sciences. In partnership with the Graduate Program in Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, the School of Occupational Therapy is the first Canadian program that provides an opportunity to pursue graduate education in Occupational Science and to obtain combined MScOT/PhD degrees.

Western University delivers an academic experience second to none. Western challenges the best and brightest faculty, staff, and students to commit to the highest global standards. Our research excellence expands knowledge and drives discovery with real-world application. Western attracts individuals with a broad worldview, seeking to study, influence and lead in the international community. Since 1878, The Western Experience has combined academic excellence with life-long opportunities for intellectual, social, and cultural growth to better serve our communities.

Interested applicants who meet the above requirements are invited to submit a complete application package, as a single PDF, containing the following:

• Application for Full-time Faculty Position Form (
• Cover letter that outlines their interest and qualifications for the role, and a statement on Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in relation to their academic activities
• Current curriculum vitae
• Teaching dossier
• Names and contact information of three academic referees

The application package can be submitted via email to:

Dr. Lynn Shaw, Director
School of Occupational Therapy
Faculty of Health Sciences
Western University
London, ON N6G 1H1
c/o Sara Jamieson (

The deadline for receipt of applications is March 12, 2024.

Please quote number HS-266 on all correspondence.

Positions are subject to budget approval. Applicants should have fluent written and oral communication skills in English. The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Western is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, members of racialized groups, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression.

In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact. Sara Jamieson (