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Clinical Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy

The Division of Occupational Therapy at Western New England University announces an exciting opportunity to join the faculty team in the Entry-Level Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD) Program. With our first cohort of students scheduled to graduate in August, 2020, the OTD Program invites applications for a clinical faculty appointment (non-tenure track). This is a 12-month position that is currently available. The start date for this position is negotiable. Individuals seeking the Clinical Assistant Professor (renewable term) appointment, will have a vision for providing experiential opportunities that foster student self-reflection and transformative learning, and should be self-directed toward the development of collaborative relationships with local practice communities. Interested applicants should have clinical experience, be prepared to creatively initiate interprofessional practices in fieldwork settings, and embrace a situational leadership approach in the supervision of fieldwork students at on-site locations. Academic and clinical supervisory experience with Level I or Level II fieldwork students is preferred.

Our search committee is currently interviewing for this position. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, Curriculum Vitae and the names, addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses of three references.

Applicants seeking to join our current faculty team should hold an earned doctoral degree demonstrated significant progress towards earning a doctoral degree. Applicants must possess a minimum of 3 years of documented clinical expertise as an occupational therapist with a strong clinical background in one of the following areas: adult & aging practice (acute/chronic physical disabilities or mental health); infants, children & youth practice (medical conditions/chronic disabilities or mental health and learning/developmental disabilities); or population-based community health, wellness and prevention.

Applicants must be initially certified by NBCOT, hold current AOTA Membership, and be licensed or licensure eligible in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Excellent fringe benefits including tuition remission for employee, spouse, and dependent children.

Western New England University is a private, independent, coeducational institution founded in 1919. Located on an attractive 215-acre suburban campus in Springfield, Massachusetts, Western New England University serves 3,800 students, including more than 2,600 full-time undergraduate students. Undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs are offered through Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Engineering, and Pharmacy, and School of Law. 

Western New England University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We welcome candidates whose background may contribute to the further diversification of our community.