Assistant/Associate Professor of Occupational Therapy


: $105,235.00 - $127,670.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Healthcare - Allied Health

Assistant/Associate Professor of Occupational Therapy
Posting Number
Position Type
Faculty - Tenure Track
Unionized Position Code
Hours may vary based on operational needs.
Main Campus, Utica NY
Date Position Available
Posted Salary
Position Summary Information
Position Summary
This position is a tenure track faculty appointment. While the full complement of duties is determined in consultation with the Dean of Health Professions and Education, this position is based primarily on the needs of the specific Occupational Therapy courses and personnel being served. The basic qualifications and responsibilities are as follows.
Utica, NY
Application Deadline
*Full consideration by*:
Open Until Filled
Major Responsibilities
A. Curriculum: Collaborate with other occupational therapy faculty for curriculum development, delivery and program assessment. Responsibilities include collaborating with adjunct faculty and working closely with the Chair of Occupational Therapy.
B. Teaching: Responsible for designated courses in the program. Teaching duties will be established in consultation with Dean of Health Professions & Education. Adherence to the Best Practices document to establish a productive, engaging, online and on campus learning environment is essential.
C. Professional Development/Research: Continue/develop active role in scholarship congruent with American Associate of University Professors Utica College (AAUP-UC) contractual agreement and professional interests.
D. Accountability: Report directly to the Dean of Health Professions & Education. Attend on campus meetings and events as outlined by the AAUP-UC contract. Attend department and School meetings. May perform other related duties as assigned, including participating on committees, teams, or task forces.
Driving Responsibilities
No supervisory duties, unless assigned by the Dean of Health Professions and Education.
Education Required
Certification Required
Education & Experience Qualifications
Ph.D. is preferred; however, other doctoral prepared candidates with a strong interest in collaborative research are encouraged to apply.
Applicants must be eligible for licensure in New York.
At least five years of experience as an Occupational Therapist with a background in practice with children.
Previous teaching experience desirable.
Minimum Skills/Abilities
Must possess well-developed writing and verbal skills. Demonstrated teaching ability, evidence of scholarly potential and interest.
Applicant Documents Instructions
Candidates are asked to submit an additional reflective statement about teaching in the required applicant document titled diversity statement. Since Utica College strives to be a diverse and inclusive community, it is essential that you include in this statement a reflection on the kinds of experiences you have had, and the kinds of approaches you would take, teaching and working with a diverse student body. (For the definition of diversity that we use at Utica College, please see the following web page:
Applications that do not address diversity will be considered incomplete.
In line with the Colleges Affirmative Action Policy, there is no requirement or expectation that a candidate disclose their identity or membership in any protected class or group, either in the diversity statement or in other application documents submitted to the search committee. For additional information on what to provide in your diversity statement please reference the diversity statement guide at the following link:
Reference letters will be solicited
EEO/AA Statement
Utica College is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify or expression, age, domestic
violence victim status, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.
Commitment to a Diverse and Inclusive Campus Community
Our community of students, faculty and staff reflect a diversity of experiences, opinions, and cultural backgrounds shaped by biology, society, history, and choice. Our community includes members who are diverse by
virtue of their race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, ability, religious and/or spiritual affiliations, and socio-economic status, as well as the number of other ways in which who we are influences how we see the
world. Furthermore, we value and celebrate diversity, and this results in a commitment to multiculturalism. We believe that within the community of human persons, all cultures, perspectives, and beliefs about faith, ideals,
taste and lifestyles are of equal value. Our diversity deepens our commitment to nurture a multicultural environment in which we engage with others and blend perspectives, to learn about diverse cultures, to explore
who we are and where we come from and to accept one another without prejudice. The Utica College Mission and Values Statement includes a commitment to fostering diversity in perspective, background, and experience within an environment that is dedicated to the freedom of expression and the open sharing of ideas.
Commitment to Supporting and Hiring Veterans
Located in the heart of central New York, Utica College is a comprehensive,
independent, private institution founded in 1946 to offer options for college study to veterans returning from the second world war. More than seventy years since veterans returned from WWII, this tradition of serving
veterans is still held in high regard here at UC, and we are proud to welcome veterans as students and as valued members of our faculty and professional staff.
Posting Specific Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
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How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
+ (HERC Higher Ed Recruitment Consortium)
+ Observer Dispatch (Utica OD)-newspaper
+ Ithaca Journal
+ Personal Referral
+ Utica College Website
+ Albany Times Union
+ Binghamton Press & Sun
+ (Chronicle of Higher Ed website)
+ Elmira Star Gazette
+ Utica College Online Employment Website
+ (Diverse Issues in Higher Education
+ Historically Black Colleges and Universities
+ Current UC Employee
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+ Referred by a non UC Employee
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+ LinkedIn-Job Posting
+ LinkedIn-Recruited by Utica College HR
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+ Albany Times Union-newspaper
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Please provide more details regarding the source of your referral?
(Open Ended Question)
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
+ Resume / Curriculum Vitae
+ Cover Letter
+ Statement of Teaching Philosophy
+ NYS Registration & License to Practice
+ Contributions to diversity
Optional Documents
+ Letter of Reference #1
+ Letter of Reference #2
+ Letter of Reference #3
Associated topics: cht, certified occupational therapy assistant, cota, ffs, newborn care specialist, occupational, occupational therapist, occupational therapist ot, therapist, therapist ot * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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