Assistant/Associate Professor, Occupational Therapy Doctorate Program (Ruskin)

Gannon University
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Dec 3, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Education Administration & Leadership, Health & Medicine, Kinesiology, Exercise Physiology & Physical Education, Occupational Therapy, Other Health & Medicine, Physical Therapy
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Assistant/Associate Professor, Occupational Therapy Doctorate Program (Ruskin, FL)

Gannon University's Morosky College of Health Professions and Sciences invites applications for a new faculty member at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in the entry-level Occupational Therapy Doctorate Program. The appointment for this twelve-month, tenure track position begins August 2022. Experience in physical disabilities, neurology/neuro-rehabilitative techniques, research, and supervising doctoral student activities, including the doctoral experiential component and capstone project is preferred. The successful candidate will be expected to work collaboratively with colleagues, support an interprofessional learning environment, advise students, and participate in service activities to support the University, community, and profession. Qualified candidates will be expected to engage in scholarly activities in keeping with the Boyer Model of Scholarship as is appropriate to the application and receipt of tenure and promotion at Gannon.

Qualified candidates are required to have an earned doctoral degree (e.g. Ph.D., Ed.D., D.H.S., D.Sc., O.T.D.) granted by an institution accredited by a US Department of Education recognized regional accrediting body and five-to-seven (5-7) years of clinical experience. Licensure or eligibility for licensure in Florida as an Occupational Therapist is required; NBCOT certification or eligibility for certification is required. Candidates who are able to provide evidence of effective teaching (two years or more) and scholarship in higher education are preferred. Ideally, candidates will have experience using course management systems for purposes of instruction and advising. Candidates must be able to support and promote the University's inclusive Mission, its Catholic identity, and its liberal arts and professional education traditions.

Gannon is a comprehensive Masters L institution that is committed to student-centered learning, with an emphasis on professional education integrated with liberal-learning student outcomes. Ruskin is located along the Gulf Coast of Florida in the Tampa Bay/St. Petersburg/Bradenton area. The OTD program is housed within the School of Rehabilitative Sciences in the Morosky College of Health Professions and Sciences.

Gannon University seeks excellence through inclusiveness and invites women and members of underrepresented groups to apply. Application Procedure: Submit a cover letter, resume/C.V., evidence of effective teaching methods and productive scholarship in your respective field, and the contact information for three professional references to Review of applications will begin immediately and this position will remain open until filled. The finalist will be required to submit an original transcript from the institution awarding his/her terminal degree. For more information about Gannon visit Gannon University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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