Assistant/Associate Professor of Occupational Therapy

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Assistant/Associate Professor of Occupational TherapySchool/Division:School of Health Professions and Human ServicesOffice:Department of Health ProfessionsFull-Time or Part-Time:Full-TimeAbout HofstraHofstra University is a nationally ranked and recognized private university in Hempstead, N.Y. that is the only school to ever host three consecutive presidential debates (2008, 2012 and 2016). At Hofstra, students get the best of both worlds. Our campus is a leafy oasis just a quick train ride away from New York City and all its cultural, recreational and professional opportunities. We offer small classes and personal attention, with the resources, technology and facilities of a large university. Students can choose from more than 160 undergraduate program options and 165 graduate program options in the liberal arts and sciences, education, health professions and human services, the Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs, the Fred DeMatteis School of Engineering and Applied Science, the Frank G. Zarb School of Business, the Lawrence Herbert School of Communication, the Maurice A. Deane School of Law, the Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies, and the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. Hofstra University is a dynamic community of more than 11,000 students from around the world who are dedicated to civic engagement, academic excellence and becoming leaders in their communities and their careers.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:

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. 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.Tenure Track: YesApplication Instructions: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.
Voluntary Self-IdentificationAll applicants are invited to complete the three (3) voluntary self-identification formsDeadline:Open until filledDate Posted: 01/11/2021Posting Number: 896760




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Posted: 1/12/2021
Application Due: 6/3/2021
Work Type: Full Time