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Assistant Professor 10 Months, Occupational Therapy, Fall 2022
Kean University


Date Posted Oct. 7, 2021
Title Assistant Professor 10 Months, Occupational Therapy, Fall 2022
University Kean University
Union, NJ, United States
Department
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Assistant Professor
  • Occupational Therapy
 
 
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Nathan Weiss Graduate College

Department of Occupational Therapy

*Occupational Therapy *- to teach general and advanced Occupational Therapy and research-related courses in the MS and OTD curriculum. Faculty will mentor student research projects; provide service to the university and community; and have active involvement in clinically relevant research and scholarship. Scholarly activities, such as publishing and presenting on a regional and national platform are a plus. Participation in community projects and our on-campus occupational therapy clinic is required.

Qualifications: Doctorate in Occupational Therapy or a related field; State of NJ licensed or eligibility for NJ State Occupational Therapy licensure; and a minimum of three years of relevant clinical experience is required. Previous teaching experience and research is preferred.

Positions are ten-month, full-time, tenure-track assignments at the rank of Assistant Professor effective for the Fall 2022 semester, unless otherwise indicated. Teaching assignments and related responsibilities may include day, evening, weekend and online courses. Courses may be taught at the Union campus, Kean Ocean, Kean Skylands or other locations. Faculty positions located in the Nathan Weiss Graduate College may require evening hours for graduate course assignments.

All tenure-track faculty are expected to demonstrate a commitment to teaching excellence and an on-going program of research and publication or creative and performance activity.  Participation in curriculum development, student advisement and service at the departmental/school, college, university and community level is also required.  Interest or experience in using advanced instructional technologies to improve the teaching/learning process is highly desirable. Proficiency in the Learning Management System, Blackboard and Online Learning Pedagogy is required, consistent with University guidelines. Kean may offer free voluntary Blackboard workshops to otherwise qualified applicants. 

Please submit cover letter, resume, statement of teaching philosophy and contact information for three professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Official transcripts for all degrees are required before appointment.  Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. A comprehensive benefits package is included. 

Additional Information
Kean University complies with the  http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/2010/Bills/PL11/70.PDFNew Jersey First Act (Senate Bill No. 1730, P.L. 2011, Chapter 70). Any individual newly hired by Kean University will be required to abide by this law and establish a principal residence in New Jersey. New employees will have a full 365 days to establish such residence, from the effective date of hire.
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position, please refer to Section III.A. of our  https://www.kean.edu/media/reasonable-accomodationsReasonable Accommodations Policy & Procedures.  

Diversity & Non-Discrimination Statement
Kean University is committed to establishing and maintaining a diverse campus community through inclusive excellence and equal opportunity.  Kean’s commitment to access and equity is designed to prepare each graduate to not only thrive, but climb higher in a diverse world.  As an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution we work to support a campus-wide agenda to foster a community that both values and promotes the diversity and equity of all students, faculty, staff, administrators, and beyond.

EEO/AA Statement
Kean University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer


 
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