Assistant/Associate Professor of Occupational Therapy

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  • Pittsburgh, PA, USA
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    Chatham University

    Assistant/Associate Professor of Occupational Therapy

    Founded in 1869, Chatham University has an enrollment of over 2,200 students across over 60 undergraduate and graduate programs in our areas of excellence: sustainability & health, the arts & sciences and business & communications. Chatham has consistently been named a College of Distinction and a "Best College" by U.S. News & World Report, and--as the alma mater of environmental icon, Rachel Carson (Class of '29)--is perennially ranked as one of the greenest colleges in the United States by Sierra Magazine and the Princeton Review.

    Chatham's mission is: "to prepare students to build lives of purpose, value and fulfilling preparing graduates to be informed and engaged citizens in their communities; to recognize and respect diversity of culture, identity, and opinion; and to live sustainably." Building on this mission, Chatham is committed to creating a supportive and inclusive learning, living and working environment for all members of the campus community.

    Chatham consists of the School of Health Sciences; the Falk School of Sustainability & Environment; the School of Arts, Science and Business; and the School for Continuing & Professional Studies.

    Located in Pittsburgh, PA--one of the country's most livable cities and great college towns--Chatham is spread across three distinct locations: the historic arboretum, Shadyside Campus; Chatham Eastside in the fast-growing East End; and Eden Hall Campus, one of the world's most sustainable campuses.

    Chatham University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity. Women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups are highly encouraged to apply. Chatham University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, or national origin.

    Chatham University invites applications for a full-time 12-month renewable term faculty for the position of Assistant/Associate Professor in our entry level OTD program. We are seeking candidates with teaching experience, preferably in leadership and occupation/evidence-based practice to join our group of faculty leaders committed to academic excellence and innovative practice. Responsibilities include teaching in areas of expertise, mentorship of students through capstone projects, and achieving University hallmarks in scholarship and service. 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, experience working with a diverse student population, and eligibility for occupational therapy licensure in Pennsylvania.

    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 July 1, 2020.

    To ensure full consideration, please submit a cover letter including qualifications of the position, resume, and contact information for three professional references.

    Chatham University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively seeks diverse candidates

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    Posted: 12/19/2019
    Application Due: 12/13/2020
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