This is an OTD residency opportunity in the Policy and Administration track.
Occupational Science Mobilization Initiative
About the residency
The USC Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy Occupational Science Mobilization Initiative (OS-MI) seeks an OTD resident for January–December 2023, coinciding with the 2022–2023 academic year. This initiative encompasses projects that aim to advance the Division’s contributions to the global occupational science community. The resident will be involved in a range of administration and scholarship-related projects, including but not restricted to the following:
- Planning and executing USC Chan’s 28th Occupational Science Symposium;
- Developing interdisciplinary and international partnerships;
- Assisting with tasks that support the implementation of USC Chan’s Strategy Priority 2.5;
- Organizing and mobilizing occupational science knowledge generated within USC Chan;
- Contributing to peer-reviewed publications and presentations; and
- Searching for applicable funding to support OS-MI projects.
The successful candidate for this position will demonstrate the following qualities:
- A passion for occupational science
- A commitment to supporting an inclusive, accessible, and diverse community of practice around occupational science within the Division
- The ability to multi-task, take initiative, and work independently
- The ability to communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing
- Comprehensive literature review/database search skills
- Creativity and the ability to think “outside the box”
This residency offers a Graduate Assistantship award, including 24 units of tuition coverage plus a paid stipend of $15,000.