The Department of Occupational Therapy at Misericordia University, located in Dallas, PA, is currently accepting applications for a full-time (10 month) faculty position to begin August 2017. Rank, tenure-track status, and salary are dependent upon the applicant’s experience and qualifications.
The Department of Occupational Therapy is a fully accredited program that includes a five-year professional entry-level master’s degree program and a weekend college program for individuals already possessing a baccalaureate degree in another discipline. We also offer a post-professional pediatric certificate program, a post-professional master’s degree and a post-professional clinical doctorate in occupational therapy.
Misericordia University is a teaching centered institution with a commitment to community service. The curriculum has a strong foundation in occupation, evidence-based practice and community-based practice. Successful candidates will join an experienced faculty with diverse clinical and educational backgrounds.
- Earned academic doctorate (PhD, EdD, DSc) from an accredited institution preferred.
- NBCOT certification and eligible for Pennsylvania licensure.
- Minimum of five years of clinical experience.
- Teaching experience in higher education and online curriculums is preferred.
- Expertise in psychosocial dysfunction, adult physical rehabilitation and geriatric practice are preferred.
- Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
Responsibilities include teaching in areas of expertise and supervising graduate research projects, active participation in scholarly activities, student advisement, and service to the University, community, and profession.
Misericordia University is located adjacent to the Pocono Mountains region of Northeastern Pennsylvania, approximately 2-3 hours from New York City, Philadelphia, and Baltimore. The University was founded in 1924 by the Sisters of Mercy, and has a long history of providing the community with health care practitioners who are compassionate, well educated, and able to deal with the challenging demands of health care in today’s society. The Occupational Therapy program supports the mission of Misericordia University and its core values of mercy, service, justice and hospitality.
Misericordia University is committed to student, faculty and staff diversity and values the educational benefit this brings to campus. Candidates should indicate any experience and/or leadership that contribute to this goal.
For confidential consideration, please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and names of three references online or by mail addressed to the Office of Human Resources, Misericordia University, 301 Lake Street, Dallas, PA 18612. Review of applications will begin in May 2017 and continue until the position is filled.