The Lewis School of Health Sciences is looking to fill an Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Occupational Therapy to begin on or around August 8, 2022. This is a full-time clinical track or tenure track position, depending on qualifications. The selected person will maintain a teaching load appropriate for their rank, participate in departmental committees, university and professional service, and student advisement. Research is encouraged for clinical track faculty and required of tenure track faculty. The faculty member will teach on campus in Potsdam, New York.
With programs in Bioethics, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Physician Assistant Studies, the Lewis School of Health Sciences (LSHS) is a national leader in preparing graduates to meet rural and distance-challenged healthcare needs. Situated in Potsdam, New York, the LSHS allows students the unique experience of providing healthcare with a variety of populations and settings, from working with individuals who sustain farming injuries to serving athletes who use the Lake Placid Olympic facilities.
The Occupational Therapy Department consists of six core and three affiliated faculty from multiple disciplines, including occupational therapy, sociology, anthropology, and neuroscience. The programmatic scholarly foci include rural health, interprofessional practice, pedagogy, technology, and innovation. The department is the home of the Assistive Technology Resource and Education Center (ATREC), which serves the campus, local, and regional communities. Adjunct and clinical faculty are affiliated with Canton-Potsdam Hospital, Lawrence Avenue Elementary School, Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center, and the St. Lawrence Psychiatric Center.
Minimal qualifications/experience: Candidates must have completed a Master's Degree in a relevant field of study. The University expects and will support candidates to obtain their Terminal Degree. All candidates must be eligible for New York State licensure as an Occupational Therapist, and must acquire the license before the position start date.
Preferred qualifications/experience: Individuals with either an earned clinical doctorate (i.e., OTD, EdD, or comparable) or an earned/near completion in a Ph.D. program (A.B.D.). Individuals with a clinical background in the areas of adult rehabilitation, geriatrics/SNF, or cognition.
Ability to complete essential classroom functions. Clarkson is committed to complying with the guidelines set forth under the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Applications received by May 8, 2022 will receive full consideration.
Applicants should arrange for and provide contact information for 3 references. References will be solicited at the Campus Interview stage of the application process. The full application package should include as attachments the list of references, a cover letter, curriculum vitae and diversity statement.
An equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, Clarkson University actively seeks and encourages applications from minorities, women and people with disabilities.
All offers of employment are subject to the applicant successfully passing a background check (including, but not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, and criminal records).