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Tenure-track Faculty Position, Open Rank
University of New Hampshire

  • Jul. 5, 2017
  • Tenure-track Faculty Position, Open Rank
  • Department of Occupational Therapy
  • University of New Hampshire
    Durham, NH
    United States
  • Open until filled
  • August 2018
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Occupational Therapy
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Tenure-track Faculty Position, open rank
Department of Occupational Therapy, University of New Hampshire

The Department of Occupational Therapy at the University of New Hampshire invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty, open rank, position to begin August 2018. The position has a 9-month academic year. Candidates with a strong foundation in occupational science, and a defined research program are encouraged to apply. The Department actively promotes a scholarly, enriching environment in which faculty integrate their research activities with teaching and service. The Department of Occupational Therapy is housed in the College of Health and Human Services within a research-high, liberal arts, land grant institution. UNH provides a dynamic learning environment in which qualified individuals of differing perspectives and cultural backgrounds pursue academic goals with mutual respect and shared inquiry.

Enjoy the beauty and tranquility of New England while being in close proximity to the world-class historic city of Boston. The UNH campus is in a spectacular location with easy access to gorgeous ocean beaches, majestic White Mountains, quintessential New England towns, wooded forests, and serene lakes. The quaint university town of Durham is an ideal place for raising a family. It has a highly ranked school system that is considered one of the very best in New England. Boston is less than an hour away by drive or by non-stop train from our campus.

We welcome applications from candidates with the following credentials and experiences:
 A Ph.D or research doctorate in occupational therapy or related field
 A well-defined program of scholarship with some refereed publications; post-doctoral experience is desirable
 At least 3 years of OT practice preferably in the area of geriatrics or adult mental health
 An occupation-focused perspective, with teaching experience preferred
 Eligibility for NBCOT certification and NH state OT licensure

Responsibilities include: a) Teaching undergraduate and graduate coursework in a program that awards a BS in Occupational Science and a MS in Occupational Therapy. Teaching load is dependent upon external funding supporting the faculty’s research. b) Implementing a defined program of research with ongoing dissemination; c) Student academic advising and service activities within the Department, University, community, and occupational therapy profession.

Review of applications begins Monday, October 16, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should upload the following: curriculum vitae, cover letter, recent publications, and contact information for three (3) professional references to Three confidential letters of recommendation should be uploaded by your referees. Once your application is complete and submitted, your list of references will be notified to submit letters via the portal.
For more information regarding this position contact Shelley Mulligan (603) 862-3528,

The University seeks excellence through diversity among its administrators, faculty, staff, and students. The university prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged.

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