The Department of Occupational Therapy at Ithaca College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-eligible assistant professor position to teach undergraduate and graduate courses beginning August 16, 2020. We encourage applications from candidates with a commitment to issues of equity and inclusion in higher education who would like to join us in creating opportunities for successful teaching and mentoring of all occupational therapy students, including first-generation college students, students with disabilities, racial and ethnic minority students, LGBTQ students, and low-income students. The successful candidate will teach within their area of expertise, advise and mentor students, maintain a line of scholarly inquiry, and participate in the life of the college through service to the college, department, and profession.
Being a faculty member in the Ithaca College Occupational Therapy Department allows for engagement in many possible opportunities, including:
Developing experiential learning activities in the classroom and in onsite pediatric and adult clinics
Engaging with the community through affiliated clinical settings and service learning activities
Collaborating on research with undergraduate and graduate students
Participating in interprofessional teaching and scholarship activities
Contributing to curriculum design and development.
The successful candidate will also have access to campus and community opportunities including:
Working with collegial and supportive colleagues at the program, school, and college level
Engaging with undergraduate and graduate level students at a college with a strong commitment to teaching excellence and a liberal arts core curriculum
Accessing teaching and technology support and training through the Center for Faculty Excellence and the Teaching and Learning Center
Living in the beautiful Finger Lakes Region, with numerous art, cultural, and outdoor activities available year round
Instructions for submitting your application:
Interested applicants must apply online at http://ithaca.edu/jobs/ and attach a CV/resume, cover letter (which should include the reasons for your interest in the position, your teaching philosophy and experience, and your scholarly interests), and a list containing contact information for three professional references. Questions about the online application may be directed to the Office of Human Resources at 607-274-8000. Position specific questions may be directed to the chair of the search committee, Kim Wilkinson, PhD, OTR/L (firstname.lastname@example.org or 607-274-1860). Screening of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.
Internal Number: 17093
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To provide a foundation for a lifetime of learning, Ithaca College is dedicated to fostering intellectual growth, aesthetic appreciation, and character development in our students. The Ithaca College community thrives on the principles that knowledge is acquired through discipline, competence is established when knowledge is tempered by experience, and character is developed when competence is exercised for the benefit of others. A comprehensive college that since its founding has recognized the value of combining theory and performance, Ithaca provides a rigorous education blending liberal arts and professional programs of study. Our teaching and scholarship are motivated by the need to be informed by, and to contribute to, the world's scientific and humanistic enterprises. Learning at Ithaca extends beyond the classroom to encompass a broad range of residential, professional, and extracurricular opportunities. Our undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, staff, and alumni all contribute to the learning process. Ithaca College is committed to attracting a diverse body of students, faculty, and staff. All members of the College community are encouraged to achieve excellence in... their chosen fields and to share the responsibilities of citizenship and service in the global community.