Assistant/Associate Professor of Occupational Therapy

Job description

Hofstra University's School of Health Professions and Human Services, Department of Health Professions, is seeking applications for an anticipated full-time tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor beginning September 1, 2021 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:

Qualifications: 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 with content expertise in assistive technology, cognition, and physical disabilities 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.

Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be responsible for developing, teaching and maintaining curriculum in areas of expertise as determined by the Program Director, serve as academic advisor  for students, engage in scholarly activity, e.g., contribute to scholarship through research, presentations and /or publications, grants, and mentorship of student research;   maintain currency in the academic discipline through continuing study, research, and/or participation in professional activities,  and positively contributing to committee service within the  program, department, university, and the profession.  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 and indicate “Full-Time Assistant/Associate Professor of OT” in the subject heading. 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: 896760
Posted: 1/11/2021
Application Due: 3/12/2021
Work Type: Full Time

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