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The Program in Occupational Therapy at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis is ranked as the number one occupational therapy program in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. Located in the heart of the Midwest, the Program offers the finest in occupational therapy education and evidence-based patient care, all built upon a strong foundation of innovative research. Faculty and staff maintain a focus on advancing human health by enhancing people’s participation in everyday life activities and work together to bridge biomedical and sociocultural health at the person, community and population levels.

Home to one of the top medical schools in the nation, Washington University is also ranked among the best places to work in St. Louis. Essential to every aspect of the university's mission, faculty and staff enrich students' learning experiences, discover and build knowledge, advance health, save lives, and support excellence every day. Employees at the School of Medicine reflect the diversity of the surrounding community, and enjoy a rewarding and inclusive work environment that encourages independence, boldness and originality of thought. Washington University recognizes the value in each individual, and great emphasis is put on hiring, training and retention of its employees.


Director of the Division of Research

The Program in Occupational Therapy at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis is seeking candidates to join our faculty as director of the Division of Research. The director provides research leadership, general supervision and guides the development of early and mid-career investigator track faculty. The director chairs the Rehabilitation and Participation Science (RAPS) PhD program and is actively involved in curriculum design and instruction. The director develops and implements programs and procedures to support the effective and productive activities necessary to advance the science of occupational therapy and participation. In addition, the director furthers the scientific rehabilitation agenda at Washington University and actively participates in local, national and international scientific communities.

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Clinical Research Coordinator I

The Program in Occupational Therapy at Washington University is currently seeking applicants for a Clinical Research Coordinator I for the Neuroscience and Rehabilitation Laboratory. The position assists the investigator(s) as coordinator of a basic to moderately complex clinical research study; may be responsible for multiple research studies simultaneously, acting as a liaison with the school, sponsoring agency, community and the study participants; responsible for managing and recording all phases of study protocol as required by sponsoring agency to ensure compliance.

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Secretary II

The Participation, Environment and Performance Laboratory at Washington University in St. Louis is currently seeking applicants for a Secretary II position. This position prepares and maintains various documents (curriculum vitae, abstracts, reports, etc.), manages information, handles scheduling, responds to research participants, uploads reports and documents, and other administrative tasks as assigned. 

Apply online (use keyword search "46221")


Postdoctoral Research Associates

The Participation, Environment and Performance Laboratory at Washington University in St. Louis is recruiting two full-time postdoctoral research associates. These individuals will be a part of a highly collaborative and collegial team of scientists and trainees from diverse backgrounds. The primary task of the Postdoctoral Research Associate will be to conduct research in the area of function and the environment for cognitively normal older adults aging in place. The role involves working in a team-based environment and collaborating with different researchers on a range of projects.

Apply online (use keyword search "45920")


Physical Therapist

The Program in Occupational Therapy at Washington University is currently seeking applicants for a Physical Therapist. This position provides multidisciplinary physical therapy care to patients and works with physicians to execute responsibilities within a team framework of exchange, open communication and a common treatment philosophy.

Apply online (use keyword search "44700")


Occupational Therapist (PRN/Chesterfield)

The Program in Occupational Therapy at Washington University is currently seeking applicants for an Occupational Therapist PRN at our Chesterfield location. This position is responsible for performing evaluations, establishing goals and planning occupational therapy treatment programs for children/youth/adults with hand and upper extremity conditions. Position may also assist with clinical program development, evaluation and related performance improvement activities as assigned by Clinical Practice manager. Position is 100% clinical.

Apply online (use keyword search "45449") 


Occupational Therapist (Chesterfield)

The Program in Occupational Therapy at Washington University is currently seeking applicants for an Occupational Therapist at our Chesterfield location. This position is responsible for performing evaluations, establishing goals and planning occupational therapy treatment programs for children/youth/adults referred to occupational therapy by the physician or community partners. Position may also assist with clinical program development, evaluation and related performance improvement activities as assigned by the Clinical Practice Manager. Position is 100% clinical.

Apply online (use keyword search "45379")


An Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer

Washington University seeks an exceptionally qualified and diverse faculty; women, minorities, protected veterans and candidates with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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