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Sandra Edwards Colloquium 2020

Register Now for the 2020 Sandra Edwards Colloquium on Saturday, February 1, 2020. The keynote speaker will be Professor Sharon Cermak, Mrs. T.H. Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy at the University of Southern California.

Research Assistant Professor – I-MAP

The Department of Occupational Therapy, College of Public Health and Health Professions at the University of Florida, invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month non-tenure track Research Assistant Professor position. The successful applicant will conduct research within the Institute for Mobility, Activity, and Participation with a focus on driving rehabilitation science and connected/autonomous/shared/electric vehicles and how they apply to vulnerable populations, including older adults and people with disabilities.

2019-2020 UFOT Greater Good Report

I invite you to learn more about our mission in our 2019-2020 UFOT Greater Good Report. This issue celebrates our recent achievements and demonstrates our commitment in meeting the occupational needs of people, organizations and populations. - Dr. Sherrilene Classen, OT Department Chair

Postdoctoral Associate – YELL

Seeking a Postdoctoral Associate to be an integral part of our mission to design and evaluate best practices in partnership with transition age youth and young adults with developmental disabilities. This position is located in the Youth and Young Adults Empowerment, Leadership, and Learning (“YELL”) Lab located in the Department of Occupational Therapy, College of Public Health and Health Professions at the University of Florida. We develop theory-driven assessments and interventions/curriculum that empower youth and young adults with developmental disabilities to participate in education, work, independent living, and their community. Director of the YELL Lab, Dr. Jessica Kramer, has received funding from NIH, NIDILRR, and PCORI and is published in the fields of developmental medicine, occupational therapy, and special education. The Postdoctoral Associate will receive individualized mentoring and gain experience in grant writing, project management, research design, qualitative and quantitative analysis, and dissemination/ knowledge translation. The Postdoctoral Associate will also have the opportunity to pursue independent funding and refine their teaching and mentorship skills with graduate/professional and undergraduate students.