Job offer : Assistant or Associate Professor of Occupational Therapy | UdeM

Assistant or Associate Professor of Occupational Therapy

Job Description

The Faculty of Medicine of the Université de Montréal (UdeM) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position to join its dynamic team of the occupational therapy programs in the School of Rehabilitation. The successful applicant will work with a team of scholars committed to the development of occupational therapy and rehabilitation sciences. We welcome candidates who demonstrate interests for the principal domains of intervention in occupational therapy and can contribute to the advancement of the profession of occupational therapy through their research. To learn more about the School of rehabilitation and our programs visit our Website.


As a professor, you will have the opportunity to contribute to the excellence of your School of rehabilitation through your teaching and your research activities. You will also ensure the visibility of your discipline in addition to actively participate in the operation of a renowned institution. As such, you will:

  • Teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels in occupational therapy
  • Teach and supervise graduate students in rehabilitation sciences
  • Pursue successful research activities in a field of expertise
  • Fulfill responsibilities in the department’s academic committees and services
  • Contribute to scientific and professional activities and the department’s visibility

To succeed in this role, you’ll need:

  • A portfolio ensuring eligibility to obtain a permit from the Ordre des ergothérapeutes du Québec.
  • A PhD in a discipline related to the field of rehabilitation or in a discipline related to occupational therapy.
  • Experience as an independent researcher or postdoctoral research training prior to the date of hiring.
  • University-level teaching experience or clinical practice experience in occupational therapy.
  • An excellent publication record.
  • An adequate knowledge of the French written and spoken language or a strong commitment to mastering the proficiency level required, in accordance to Université de Montréal’s Language Policy. An institutional learning support program is offered to all professors wishing to learn French or improve their communication skills.

Submit your application

We invite you to submit a letter outlining your interests and career goals, your resume, a copy of your diplomas, a copy of three (3) recent peer-reviewed publications and three letters of recommendation from professors or supervisors to:

Dr. Bonnie Swaine, Ph.D., Director
School of Rehabilitation, Faculty de Medicine, Université de Montréal
7077 Avenue du Parc local U 402-D,
Montréal, Québec. H3N 1X7
Email :
Phone : 514-343-6417
Website :

Additional information about the position

  • Reference number: MED 09-22/1
  • Application deadline: Until 15 November 2022 inclusively
  • Salary: Université de Montréal offers competitive salaries and a full range of benefits
  • Starting date: As of January 1, 2023

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