Occupational Therapy: Tenure Track Faculty Position - Quinnipiac University in Hamden Connecticut

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Quinnipiac University

Hamden, Connecticut 06518-1908

United States

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Detailed Job Description

The Department of Occupational Therapy invites applications for a 12 month tenure track faculty position beginning in fall 2014.  We are seeking an educator with experience in broad teaching methodologies such as classroom, hands-on labs, service learning, and problem-based or case based learning. 

The focus of practice for this position is an ongoing line of student-involved scholarship, grant applications, with qualitative research experienced preferred.  The teaching  priority areas: theoretical concepts of occupation, research and/or community based practice.

Our department is recognized for its creative integration of traditional teaching and learning pedagogies with problem-based learning and service learning in the community, and fieldwork experiences.  This innovative approach to education has led to the development of strong clinical therapists working in diverse practice environments.  The faculty are dedicated to the roles of teacher-scholar-service and actively role model the integration of teacher-scholar-service into practice for the students in the program.


The successful applicant will be responsible for teaching in the combined BSHS-MOT curriculum, student advising, and University and professional service. Opportunities to teach in the post-professional online OTD may also exist.

Qualifications & Special Instructions to Applicants

Qualified applicants should have a Master's degree; PhD degree preferred., A minimum of seven years of clinical practice, experience in higher education.  All qualified applicants will be eligible for State of Connecticut licensure and National Board of Certification.


Application materials must be submitted electronically and should only include:

1.  A letter of interest

2.  A curriculum vitae

Other inquiries may be directed to Catherine Meriano, J.D., M.H.S, OTR/L, Professor, and Director MOT/OTD, Department of Occupational Therapy (Catherine.Meriano@Quinnipiac.edu).

To be assured of full consideration, applications should be received by May, 30 2014; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled. 

Quinnipiac University has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity throughout the university community and we welcome candidates who would enhance that diversity.  Quinnipiac offers a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefit program.


Job code 2014-1478

Keyword Phrases

  • Occupational Therapy - School of Health Sciences
  • Diversity
  • New Programs
  • spirit of community
  • Physical & Occupational Therapy
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Professor
Associate Professor
Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter