Occupational Therapy – Adjunct Faculty

Dominican University New York’s Occupational Therapy Program is seeking adjunct faculty members to join us in teaching courses across our curriculum in either our well-established nontraditional weekend format or our new one-weekday-per-week format (primarily on Wednesdays). These positions will work closely with the full-time OT faculty members for the same courses. The curriculum is primarily structured to address clients and occupational performance according to the human lifespan.

Dominican University New York is a private institution with approximately 1,400 students and over 300 faculty and staff. Our heritage stresses the humanistic value of a Liberal Arts education, a commitment to social justice, and a strong belief in the need for integrity and community engagement, all in the service of preparing students to reach their potential as responsible citizens who enrich the world in which we live.

Requirements for a successful candidate:

  1. Occupational therapist with initial NBCOT OTR certification
  2. Minimum of three years of recent clinical experience and expertise with children, adolescents, and/or adults with a variety of issues impacting occupational performance across contexts
  3. Minimum of an earned Master’s degree
  4. Knowledge of current evidence-based practice, the current Occupational Therapy Practice Framework: Domain and Process, and occupation-based conceptual models of practice and frames of reference
  5. Current New York OT license or eligibility
  6. Be available outside of classroom teaching hours to communicate and meet with students and the full-time faculty

Additional preferred qualifications:

  1. Knowledge and experience in using Blackboard LMS or other LMS
  2. Knowledge and experience in the use of Office 365
  3. Knowledge and experience in post-secondary teaching
  4. Those who make themselves available for the weekday course sessions will be given hiring priority.
  5. Bilingual or multilingual skills a plus

Qualified candidates should email their cv to: humanresources@duny.edu and place job title in subject line.

Dominican University New York is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to excellence through equity and inclusion, and, in this spirit, particularly welcomes applications from members of historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected category in accordance with applicable law.

Salary: $3,600 or $7,750 per course depending upon the total number of credits.