Academic Fieldwork Coordinator/Clinical Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy

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School of Health Professions and Human Services

Department of Health Professions

Academic Fieldwork Coordinator/Clinical Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy

Hofstra University's School of Health Professions and Human Services, Department of Health Professions, is seeking applications for an Academic Fieldwork Coordinator and Clinical Assistant Professor beginning September 1, 2019 in the Master of Science in Occupational Therapy program. The Hofstra University entry-level Master of Science in Occupational Therapy program joined the Department of Health Professions, which includes professional preparation programs in Public Health, Health Administration, Health Informatics, Sport Science, Athletic Training, Exercise Science and Health Science. For more information about the program please visit our website:


Candidates must be certified by the NBCOT, eligible for licensure in the State of New York, and must have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in occupational therapy practice. Candidates must have an earned advanced degree (e.g., OTD, EdD, PhD, ScD). Demonstrated teaching experience and Level 1 and Level II supervision is preferred. A commitment to academic excellence and the ability to work effectively with faculty, students and colleagues is expected, as well as fostering an educational environment that is conducive to learning, respect, integrity, teamwork and professionalism.


The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the fieldwork component of the MS in Occupational Therapy program, including selecting, developing and maintaining fieldwork sites, scheduling and supervision of fieldwork experiences, overseeing administrative requirements (i.e. fieldwork contracts and student health records), managing community relationships, maintaining compliance with ACOTE standards for fieldwork education , OT program data collection, and analysis related to academic fieldwork as needed for the OT program assessment and ACOTE accreditation, coordination of fieldwork curriculum, supervision of student evaluation processes, and ongoing publication of the OT Student Academic Fieldwork Policy Manual.  The AFWC will provide support for student academic advisement and mentoring.  Additional responsibilities include teaching courses in the area of expertise, as required by the program and in subordination of the primary responsibilities for the management and supervision of the fieldwork portion of the program, and serving on program, departmental, and university committees and service. Faculty report directly to the Occupational Therapy Program Director.

To apply, please send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendations from references that can speak about fieldwork supervision, teaching, research and service and professional accomplishments via email to

Dr. Corinne Kyriacou, PhD, MPH

Associate Professor and Chair

Department of Health Professions

School of Health Professions and Human Services

Hofstra University

[email protected]

Candidates should email their letter of interest and curriculum vitae in a single pdf file.

References may email their letters of recommendations to Dr. Kyriacou.

Hofstra University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering diversity in its faculty, administrative staff and student body, and encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community.




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Job No: 897126
Posted: 12/14/2018
Application Due: 2/12/2019
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