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University of Scranton
Assistant Professor – Occupational Therapy

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Elizabeth M. Garcia
Title IX Coordinator
The Office of Equity and Diversity
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(570) 941-6645

University Mission
The University is a Catholic and Jesuit University animated by the spiritual vision and the tradition of excellence characteristic of the Society of Jesus and those who share in its way of proceeding.  All candidates must indicate how they would help communicate and support the Catholic and Jesuit identity and mission of the University. The University’s mission statement and a description of the history and concepts of the Ignatian teaching philosophy may be found at

Diversity & Inclusion
The University of Scranton embraces diversity and inclusion through its mission, Jesuit identity, strategic plans, community outreach programs, and numerous diversity programs. The University of Scranton is an Equal Opportunity employer and actively solicits applications from diverse candidates. Please see our website at for our full non-discrimination statement.All applicants are required to provide a statement that indicates their commitment to diversity and inclusion and how this informs their pedagogy.

Occupational Therapy

Job Purpose:
The University of Scranton Occupational Therapy Department invites applications for a full-time, 9-month, tenure-track position starting in August 2024. Join a dynamic faculty in our accredited 5-year master’s degree program and new OTD degree program.

Essential Duties:
TeachingScholarship ServiceOther responsibilities as outlined in the faculty contract and handbook

Additional Skills Required:
Licensed or eligible to be licensed as an occupational therapist in the Commonwealth of PennsylvaniaStrong commitment to high-quality instruction in a diverse, student-centered environment and the ability to work with students with various learning styles and backgrounds Evidence of scholarly activities and plan to pursue scholarship as required for a tenured faculty member. Commitment to service consistent with the mission of the University of Scranton and the Department of Occupational Therapy.

Minimum Education Requirements:
Earned academic doctorate (e.g. Ph.D., Ed.D.) 

Preferred Education:

Minimum Job Experience Requirements:
Three years clinical experience in any specialty area

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience in OTD programs and Capstones Familiarity with technology Competence in quantitative methods

Full Time/Part Time:

Annual Schedule:

Assistant Professor

Tenure Track

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Please submit a cover letter, current CV, and contact information for three references. All applicants are required to provide a statement that indicates their commitment to diversity and inclusion and how this informs their pedagogy.

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