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Faculty Open Rank - Therapeutic Recreation (Health Sciences)
Lehman College, CUNY


Date Posted Aug. 1, 2018
Title Faculty Open Rank - Therapeutic Recreation (Health Sciences)
University Lehman College, CUNY
Department Health Sciences
Application Deadline open until filled
Position Start Date upon appointment
 
  • Bronx, NY
    United States
 
  • Lecturer/Instructor
    Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
    Professor
  • Health Sciences - General
    Rehabilitation Counseling
    Occupational Therapy
 
 

The Department of Health Sciences at Lehman College invites applications for a tenure-track Instructor or Assistant, Associate, or Full professorship beginning Spring, 2019. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate level courses in Therapeutic Recreation and Recreation Education; engage in research/scholarship and professional organizations; advise students; and provide service to the department, college, university, and community.

The Program currently enrolls over 150 undergraduate and 50 graduate students. As the only public BS degree program in Recreation Education and Therapeutic Recreation in New York State within 200 miles, and only one of two Master’s degree programs in NYS, the program attracts students from a widespread area and keenly feels its mission to provide quality education in the discipline and profession. The Program enjoys an outstanding reputation in the region, has an extensive alumni network and close relationships with many professionals and agencies for intern sites, job opportunities for students and graduates, and collaborative endeavors. For more information, please visit our website: http://lehman.edu/academics/health-humanservices-nursing/health-sciences.

The Lehman College campus is located in Bronx, New York and is a Senior College within the City University of New York (CUNY) system. Lehman is the only four-year public college in the Bronx and is recognized as a Hispanic Serving Institution. The college serves mainly undergraduate students preparing them for employment, the professions and further study. Service to the college, university and community is part of the mission as is a clear commitment to student engagement including advisement. Teaching is reduced for junior faculty over the first five years for scholarly development and all faculty are actively encouraged to seek external funding. Opportunities are available for faculty development and travel awards. Lehman College and CUNY internal funding is available through competitive grants for scholarship support.

QUALIFICATIONS
Candidates must have an active record of research/scholarship/creative works and a strong commitment to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

For Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor:
Terminal Ph.D. degree or equivalent in Therapeutic Recreation/ Recreation/Leisure studies or closely related academic field is required on commencement of the appointment. Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS) is required. Required are the ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.

For Instructor:
Master’s degree in Therapeutic Recreation or closely-related academic field is required, and progress toward a Doctorate or equivalent is preferred. Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS) is required. Required are the ability to teach successfully, interest in productive scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.

Preferred Qualifications:
- Practical experience in the field of Therapeutic Recreation
- Successful college-level teaching experience
- Experience advising undergraduate students and supervising practicum work
- Professional involvement at the local and national levels
COMPENSATION
Commensurate with education and experience.

CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.
HOW TO APPLY
From our job posting system, select "Apply Now", create or log in to a user account, and provide the Visit www.cuny.edu, access the employment page, log in or create a new user account, and search for this vacancy using the Job ID or Title. Select "Apply Now" and provide the requested information.

Candidates must attach a resume, cover letter, and three professional references (name, title, organization, and contact information).

For technical issues:
Contact the service desk by email: service.desk@cuny.edu. If you can, provide screenshots. Please do not provide your User Account password; it is not needed to investigate any issue.

For other questions:
For questions about the content of any job posting, please contact the Human Resources department: Recruiting@lehman.cuny.edu.
CLOSING DATE
Review of applications will begin September 4, 2018 and continue until a candidate is identified.
JOB SEARCH CATEGORY
CUNY Job Posting: Faculty
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.


  • EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
    CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.


 
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Contact Information

 
  • Lehman College, CUNY
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  • 7189608940

 

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