The occupational therapy department requires the addition of a faculty member to teach in a growing program. Knowledge of accreditation standards, program development, research and grant writing background is indicated. Responsibilities include teaching in a part-time evening, combined BS/MS OTA bridge program, and a part time evening, MS direct-entry program.
Salem State is a teaching university, committed to our students' learning and growth, many of whom are the first in their family to go to college. Collegiality, student success, collaboration, initiative, continuous improvement and accountability are highly valued in our organizational culture and we seek a colleague who shares those values and wants to be part of our community.
Candidates are required to perform duties in accordance with the MSCA contract. Duties include teaching, advising, scholarship and contributions to continuously improve the department and university. The standard teaching load is 12 credit hours per semester. The position is subject to available funding.
Master's degree in occupational therapy or bachelor of science in occupational therapy with a master’s degree in occupational therapy or related field; and registration as an occupational therapist with a minimum of five years clinical practice experience.
Preferred Qualifications include:
A PhD or OTD in occupational therapy or doctorate in related field (candidates enrolled in doctoral programs will be considered); experience in and commitment to teaching in a multiracial, multi-ethnic environment; and experience with online learning and instructional technologies
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please apply online and attach curriculum vitae, cover letter and transcripts.
Employment is contingent upon a completed background and CORI check satisfactory to the university. Internal candidates are not subject to background check.
Salem State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Persons of color, women and persons with disabilities are strongly urged to apply.
Please Note: If there is no application deadline associated with a position, it may come down at any time. Once a posting is removed, additional applications will not be accepted.