Asst./Assoc. Prof. of O.T./Academic Fieldwork Coordinator

Job description

Founded in 1869, Chatham University is a fully coed institution with an enrollment of over 2,200 students and over 60 undergraduate and graduate programs in our areas of excellence:  sustainability; health & lab sciences; business & communication; and the arts & humanities.  Chatham is the alma mater of environmental icon Rachel Carson (Class of '29), and is recognized as a leader in the field of sustainability, having been selected as one of the Top 50 Green Colleges by The Princeton Review; ranked in the top five nationally for sustainability achievements in the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS); and mentioned in a 2012 Forbes article as one of the places "contributing to Pittsburgh's transformation into a destination for green living."

Building on these accomplishments, Chatham opened in 2014 the world's first fully sustainable campus in higher education, Eden Hall Campus.  Consistently ranked as a best college by U.S. News & World Report in the Regional Universities North category, Chatham consists of the School of Health Sciences; the Falk School of Sustainability & Environment; the School of Arts, Science and Business; and the College for Continuing & Professional Studies.

Chatham University invites applications for a full-time, 12-month renewable term faculty for the primary position of Academic Fieldwork Coordinator.  We are currently in the process of transitioning our Masters of Occupational Therapy Program to an entry level Occupational Therapy Doctorate (OTD), and are seeking candidates to join our group of faculty leaders committed to academic excellence and innovative practice.  Responsibilities include overseeing fieldwork in the curriculum, assisting in development of the doctoral capstone experience, and teaching in areas of expertise.  We provide a collaborative, collegial environment in which to further the program’s excellent reputation for entry-level and post professional education.

The position is based within the School of Health Sciences – which includes undergraduate degrees in Exercise Science and Nursing and graduate degrees in Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant Studies, Counseling Psychology, Athletic Training, and Healthcare Informatics.  The successful candidate will hold an earned doctorate, a minimum of five years of clinical experience, evidence of engagement in scholarly work, and eligibility for occupational therapy licensure in Pennsylvania.  Responsibilities of the position include fieldwork/teaching, student advisement, scholarship, and service to the university and community. 

Chatham University offers a competitive salary, commensurate with qualification and experience, an excellent benefits package, including tuition remission for qualified personnel, and a generous retirement plan.

The anticipated start date is August 1, 2018.

Interested candidates should visit and follow the instructions to complete the application process.  To ensure full consideration, please submit a cover letter addressing the qualifications of the position, resume, and contact information for three professional references.

Chatham University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.




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Posted: 4/11/2018
Application Due: 6/10/2018
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