Ranked Occupational Therapy Faculty

Husson University
Bangor, Maine

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This is a full-time, 9-month, ranked faculty position in the School of Occupational Therapy with a primary teaching focus on Functional Anatomy, Research Design/Methodology, Evidence-based practice and Clinical Neuroscience. This position reports to the Chair of the School of Occupational Therapy. The assignment of faculty rank is commensurate with credentials and experience.DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

A faculty member's responsibilities are detailed in the Faculty Handbook with primary focus on: 1. Teaching: Teach a designated load per semester. Teaching load and other assignments are made by the Chair and Dean with the approval of the Provost. 2. Scholarship: Conduct research and/or pursue scholarly interests appropriate to the expectations of the discipline, professional development goals and the accrediting body, ACOTE. 3. Service: Actively participate in service to the School, College, University, and the Professional Community (State and National). This includes contributing to faculty governance activities and committees as well as the work of the School. Within the School this involves participation in addressing accreditation standards, strategic planning and program/curriculum development. This also includes events that may not occur during typically scheduled time such as Open House, New Student Orientation and off site events. 4. Advising: Manage advisees as assigned for the purpose of supporting their academic success and professional growth. 5. Using Assessment/Program Evaluation data in order to: a. Make decisions about curriculum b. Address accreditation standards and improve programmatic outcomes c. Address professional development needs


To perform this job successfully, the faculty member must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. The individual must have the following skills:
  1. Well-developed computer and technology skills appropriate for teaching and related academic tasks.
  2. Possess excellent:
  3. written and verbal communication skills
  4. organizational skills
  5. assessment and evaluation skills
  6. Ability to provide an engaging learning environment for students.
  7. An understanding and willingness to adhere to the current AOTA Occupational Therapy Code of Ethics



Earned doctorate in a behavioral or other science.


1. Minimum 2 years teaching experience in an academic or clinical setting. 2. Demonstrated scholarly agenda. 3. Experience with a human cadaver lab and the ability to supervise student research groups a plus.



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Husson University inspires and prepares students for professional careers in current and emerging fields within the context of an education informed by the sciences and humanities.

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Located in beautiful Bangor, Maine, Husson University is a small school that makes a big impact. With 3,400 undergraduate and graduate students and an average class size of 18, Husson University prides itself on being an institution where everyone focuses on the student. Our students are more than just a number here at Husson.

We have a long-standing commitment to providing affordable and accessible education. Our faculty members are some of the leading experts in their fields. They include Fulbright scholars and numerous leaders of honorary and professional societies.

Husson University dining hallWe have a strong focus on experiential learning. In fact, U.S. News & World Report ranked Husson as one of the top 10 institutions in the country for student participation in internships. (2013 and 2014)

Combined, these attributes have made Husson the “University of Choice” for professional careers in current and emerging fields where students succeed, experiential learning is championed and global understanding is promoted. All of our programs are designed to help students achieve career success. With 54 degree programs and 10 graduate professional programs to choose from, you’ll find Husson graduates in organizations devoted to business, information technology, criminal justice, hospitality, education, healthcare, communications, pharmacy and much more.

Our warm, welcoming campus community is part of Maine’s third largest city. Bangor is located along the banks of the Penobscot River and is part of the Maine Highlands. It offers local residents the perfect balance of arts, culture, shopping, dining, and entertainment, in a town with one of the lowest urban crime rates in America. Husson is easy to access from I-95 and Bangor International Airport.

And if you love the great outdoors, Husson offers you four seasons of adventure. Acadia National Park, Baxter State Park, Moosehead Lake Region, and the Camden Hills area are all just a short drive away. Everything from a relaxing day at the beach, to a thrill-packed mountain bike ride in fall foliage, to world-class skiing, is within reach.Husson University dining hall

If career growth and quality of life are important to you, and if you have a passion for educating the next generation of leaders by transforming students’ lives, then we invite you to learn more about Husson University.

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