Search Status: Application material received by June 16, 2023 will receive primary consideration, but the position will remain open until filled.
Saint Francis University, a Division I athletics institution offering a mixture of liberal arts and pre-professional bachelor’s and master’s degrees, invites applications for a full time 12-month non-tenure track position as an Assistant Professor in the department of Occupational Therapy. Successful applicants will begin Fall 2023 and will teach classes to undergraduate and graduate students within the Occupational Therapy program as assigned by the department chairperson. This position includes teaching in the curriculum as assigned; participation in University faculty meetings; service on University, School of Health Sciences & Education, and Department committees as appointed; participation in departmental activities including accreditation activities, curriculum development and evaluation, student research, student advisement, professional development activities; participation in the University’s General Education Program; performs other duties as assigned.
The successful candidate will hold a minimum of a master’s degree in occupational therapy with the intent to obtain a doctoral degree awarded by an institution that is accredited by a USDE recognized institutional accrediting body. A doctoral degree (post-professional OT or other) preferred. (ABD will be considered). The candidate should hold, or provide proof of eligibility for, licensure in Pennsylvania, at least two years post-graduation full time clinical experience including but not limited to experience in supervising and educating OT students, demonstration of prior teaching or lecturing experience is preferred.
To apply, fill out an online application at http://www.francis.edu/employment and submit a (i) letter of application, (ii) C.V., (iii) one-page statement of teaching philosophy, (iv) a brief statement of research interest (v) unofficial transcripts and (vi) three current letters of recommendation to email@example.com
Saint Francis University is committed to diversity of students, staff, and faculty, and encourages applications from historically underrepresented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. AA/EOE.
Saint Francis University, founded in 1847, is a small Masters comprehensive, Catholic University sponsored by the Franciscan Friars. Saint Francis University's scenic 600-acre campus is located about sixty-five miles east of Pittsburgh in the Laurel Highlands region of central Pennsylvania, and provides an excellent learning environment for over 2,100 undergraduate and graduate students.
Saint Francis is an NCAA Division I (FCS) member of the Northeast Conference with additional conference membership with the the Collegiate Water Polo Association (women’s water polo) and The Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association (men's volleyball). Saint Francis sponsors 23 Division I programs (14 women's and 9 men's) in addition to marching band, pep band, dance team and cheerleading.
Following the Franciscan tradition, Saint Francis University's Mission Statement is "A Mind for Excellence, A Spirit for Peace and Justice, and A Heart for Service."