Assistant Professor - Master of Arts in Occupational Therapy

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Saint Paul, MINNESOTA

Posting Details

Position Information

St. Catherine University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution, committed to excellence through diversity in education and employment. St. Catherine University strongly encourages applications from those who identify as diverse in terms of gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status and/or religion. St. Catherine University in St. Paul/Minneapolis, Minnesota, is a comprehensive Catholic university and home to one of the nation’s largest colleges for women, with associate and graduate programs for both women and men. Founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet in 1905, the University integrates liberal arts and professional education within the Catholic traditions of intellectual inquiry and social teaching. Committed to excellence and opportunity, St. Catherine enrolls over 5,000 students in certificate, associate, baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral programs in traditional day and evening/weekend/online formats.

Job Title Assistant Professor - Master of Arts in Occupational Therapy
Primary Campus St. Paul
Posting Number 20170023-FAC

Position Summary Information

Position Responsibilities

The Department of Occupational Therapy invites applicants for a full time rolling contract Assistant Professor faculty position beginning August, 2017 in our Master of Arts in Occupational Therapy Program, pending budget approval. Rank and salary commensurate with education and experience.
Responsibilities: Accountable for student learning in the Department of Occupational Therapy including teaching in the Master of Arts in Occupational Therapy Program. May also teach in the online Occupational Therapy Doctorate program. Must demonstrate the commitment to mission, philosophy, goals, and priorities of the OT Department and St. Catherine University, abide by the AOTA Code of Ethics and follow University policies and procedures as stated in the St. Catherine University catalog and the faculty and student handbooks. Teaching and service expectations and responsibilities are related to the primary needs of the programs and are focused on student success and satisfaction. Expected to participate in scholarship and service to the department, University, profession or community.

Position Qualifications

Requirements: Candidate must have completed, or be near completion (ABD or within a year of expected completion) of a Doctoral degree. A minimum of 3 years clinical practice in adult rehabilitation is required with demonstrated knowledge of current occupational therapy practice. Prior college level teaching experience is preferred. Must be eligible for or hold current OT licensure in Minnesota.
St. Catherine University seeks creative, adaptable faculty who enjoy working in a university climate that promotes cultural diversity and multicultural understanding. Candidates of color are encouraged to apply as are those who will contribute to a diverse candidate pool. Consistent with the university’s Catholic identity, its commitment to women, diversity and social justice, preference will be given to candidates who manifest these themes in their teaching, research and service.

Special/Other Requirements Summary

To apply: Please go to the St. Catherine University Employment Site to electronically apply for this position. That website link is: Position number is: #20170023-Fac. Applicants may also visit the University Human Resources office, located in Derham Hall Room 8, to submit an electronic application. Attach an application letter, CV and a statement of teaching interests. Candidates selected for interview will need to provide 3 references. Official transcripts and background check will be required for employment. For information, contact Karen Sames at Review of applications will begin on July 15, 2017 and the position will remain open until filled.
St. Catherine University
2004 Randolph Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105
EEO/AA/Drug Free Workplace Employer
Tobacco-Free Campuses

Our university is a proud member of the Upper Midwest HERC and is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff and assisting dual career couples. For more information and to find other higher education jobs in the Upper Midwest region, visit:

Posting Detail Information

Posting Start Date 06/14/2017
Close Date
Hiring Manager Name Karen Sames
Hiring Manager Email

View or Apply

Similar Positions