Department of Recreation, Park, and Tourism Studies at Indiana University has announced a faculty position in recreaional therapy is available.
Position: Assistant/Associate Professor
(Tenure Track, 10 month appointment beginning no later than Fall 2015)
Engage in a focused line of scholarly inquiry on the contribution of recreational therapy to
enhancing functional health and/or prevention of health conditions. Seek and secure extramural funding for research
focused on the use of recreational therapy in secondary and tertiary health promotion supporting independent
functioning and reduction of health conditions secondary to disability and disease. Provide high quality instruction in
graduate program, departmental core classes, and majors’ courses as assigned. Lead development of Bachelor of
Science in Public Health (BSPH) major in the department. Recruitment and mentoring of graduate students. Provide
service to the department, institution and profession. Engage in collaborative research with School of Public Health
faculty as well as participate in interdisciplinary research across the IU campuses, and in a global context.