• Adjunct Faculty - Occupational Therapy

    Job Location(s) US-NY-Old Westbury
    Posted Date 4 days ago(7/12/2018 5:49 PM)
    Job ID
    School of Health Professions
    # of Openings
    Position Type
    Temporary Part-Time
  • Overview


    Committed to educating the next generation of leaders and to inspiring innovation and advancing entrepreneurship, NYIT enrolls approximately 10,000 students on campuses in North America, China and the Middle East. As a forward-thinking institution NYIT has pioneered educational practices to serve student needs since 1955. NYIT offers 90 undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees in 50 fields of study and is home to students from more than 100 countries and from 50 states. Its seven schools and colleges include: School of Architecture and Design; College of Arts and Sciences, School of Engineering and Computing Sciences; School of Health Professions; School of Management; College of Osteopathic Medicine, and the newly formed School of Interdisciplinary Studies and Education.


    The Occupational Therapy Department at New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) is seeking adjunct professors to teach a number of courses in the Fall 2018 semester and Spring 2019. Courses include topics of Motor Learning, clinical and professional topics in occupational therapy, Interventions in Physical Conditions in Adults, and OT Interventions for Psychosocial Disorders and Group Process. Applicants can apply for any or all eligible courses. The department will work with the adjunct in providing the course syllabus and material.



    • Teach lecture and lab components on the specified dates and times (below)
    • Administer and grade exams assignments and homework
    • Provide feedback as needed
    • Communicate with the students via email, blackboard, and/or in person outside the classroom times to address course inquires, questions, and concerns
    • Communicate with the NYIT primary/designated faculty member
    • Any others necessary activities needed to complete the course (if any)



    The applicants have to be a certified and licensed occupational therapist in NY with clinical experience in the course area and have to have at least a MS degree in Occupational Therapy from an accredited institution. Academic teaching experience is preferred. Applicants have to be available to teach on the scheduled courses times in both semesters.



    Specific Course Needs:

    Fall 2018 Semester:

    • Topic in Occupational Therapy (2 sections): 4-8 credits: Wednesdays and Fridays 8:00am -1:10 pm. Course duration: 9/5/2018-12/22/2018
    • Motor Learning (2 sections)- 2 credit hours: Wednesdays and Fridays 2:20pm-4:20 pm. Course duration: 9/5/2018-12/22/2018.

    Spring 2019 Semester:

    • OT interventions in Physical Conditions Mondays 11:00am -2:00pm & 3:30-5:30. and Thursdays 9:30-11:30
    • OT interventions in Psychosocial Disorders and Group Process: Mondays 10:30am-12:30pm & 2:30pm-5:30pm; Wednesdays: 9:30am-12:00pm & 12:30pm-2:30pm.




     Please submit cover letter & resume for consideration




    EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability


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