MCPHS

  • Faculty - Occupational Therapy - Pediatric / Mental Health

    Job Locations US-NH-Manchester
    ID
    2018-2979
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Faculty 12 Mo
  • Overview

    For nearly 200 years, MCPHS University, formerly known as Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, has been at the forefront of innovation in the healthcare world.  We take pride in our history, yet are motivated by a curiosity about the future.  That’s why we are constantly updating our state-of-the-art labs, innovating our curriculums, and adding programs to coincide with the needs of an ever-changing healthcare landscape. 

     

    Faculty and staff continue to bring their talents and skills to MCPHS University to contribute to our mission of guiding and supporting students toward successful and sustainable careers in healthcare. Whatever position an employee holds, their efforts make an important impact on the overall quality of campus life. Employees are an integral part of a community that is proud of its heritage and the accomplishments that make MCPHS University a first-class educational institution.

    Responsibilities

    Faculty report directly to the Occupational Therapy Program Director, and this position is assigned to the School of Occupational Therapy on a full-time basis.

     

    • Develop, teach and maintain departmental curriculum in areas of expertise as determined by Program Director
    • Instruct courses as determined by employment contract during 12-month period
    • Assist with program applicant review
    • Participate in the self-study and review process for ACOTE
    • Participate in scheduled faculty and other departmental meetings and committees
    • Participate in university committees as appropriate
    • Maintain state licensure and other required certifications
    • Maintain professional development plan on a yearly basis related to teaching excellence, scholarship, research, professional service and community engagement
    • Advise students
    • Maintain departmental outcomes and reports required by ACOTE, NEASC, & MCPHS
    • Maintain classroom and laboratory space in a safe and efficient manner
    • Participate in national and state wide health related positions in area of expertise when appropriate and in alignment with professional development plan

    Additional responsibilities may be assigned by the supervisor.

     

    Rank is commensurate with education and experience.

    Qualifications

    Required:

     

    • A master’s degree (earned doctoral degree preferred) in Occupational Therapy from an accredited institution; a bachelor's degree will be considered if applicant is in final year of master or clinical doctorate program.
    • Initial certification from NBCOT and eligibility for NH occupational therapy license
    • Possess documented expertise in one's area(s) of teaching responsibility and knowledge of the content delivery method
    • Clinical practice expertise as an occupational therapist in one or more of the following practice areas: mental health, pediatrics, geriatrics, community-based practice or physical disability as determined by program needs

    Desired:

     

    • General pediatric experience is preferred, and pediatric/mental/behavioral health experience will be given priority.
    • Teaching experience at the college level

     

    MCPHS offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits, including a substantial health/dental insurance subsidy, generous holiday/vacation policy, and a significant pension plan contribution.

     

    Please attach a cover letter and a curriculum vitae. No phone calls, please. Principals only.  Finalist candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check as a condition of employment. MCPHS University is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants who would enrich the University’s diversity are welcome to apply.

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