Clinical Assistant Professor and Academic Fieldwork Coordinator of Occupational TherapyPosition Number:
School of Health Professions and Human ServicesDepartment:
Allied Health and KinesiologyFull-Time or Part-Time:
Hofstra University’s Department of Allied Health and Kinesiology in the School of Health Professions and Human Services invites applications for a full-time Clinical Assistant Professor and Academic Fieldwork Coordinator of Occupational Therapy. This faculty appointment begins on September 1, 2023.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- All aspects of the Fieldwork Education and maintaining compliance with ACOTE standards as delineated in Section C.
- Assigning and supervising level I and Level II students.
- Maintaining a sufficient number of fieldwork site agreements to make sure students complete required coursework on time each semester.
- Ensuring Level II students are supervised by a currently licensed or otherwise regulated occupational therapist who has a minimum of 1 year of full-time practice experience following the initial certification.
- Communicating with the fieldwork site supervisors.
- Maintaining required documentation and submitting reports required for the accreditation.
- Teaching occupational therapy-related courses as assigned by the Program Director.
- Attend committee, department, college, and university meetings as approved by the program director.
- Maintain regular approved office hours.
- Follow established protocols for providing timely feedback, academic advising, and assessment of student learning.
Preferred Quals Summary:
- Candidates must be certified by the NBCOT, eligible for licensure in the State of New York, and must have a minimum of 3 years of experience in occupational therapy practice.
- Candidates must have an earned advanced degree (e.g., OTD, EdD, PhD, ScD).
- A commitment to academic excellence, scholarship, and professional growth is expected.
- Knowledge of ACOTE standards, legislative, regulatory, legal, and practice issues, and current trends in occupational therapy is expected.
- Skills to advise, instruct, manage, motivate, and evaluate students for clinical placements and work effectively with faculty, colleagues, and students are required.
- Faculty reports directly to the Occupational Therapy Program Director.
- Successful candidates will have demonstrated a commitment to promoting equity, diversity and inclusion in an educational environment.
- Demonstrated teaching experience and fieldwork Level 1 and Level II supervision are preferred.
Applications should be submitted electronically and include the following: a letter of application, CV, and the names and contact information for three professional references. Successful candidates will be required to provide official academic transcripts and professional letters of recommendation.Deadline:
All other questions can be directed to Dr. Vidya Pingale, Program Director, at [email protected]. Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.
Open until filledTenure Track:
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.