• Adjunct Faculty - Occupational Therapy

    Job Location(s) US-NY-Old Westbury
    Posted Date 1 year ago(7/12/2018 5:49 PM)
    Job ID
    School of Health Professions
    # of Openings
    Position Type
    Regular Part-Time
  • Overview

    New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) offers 90 degree programs, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees, in more than 50 fields of study, including architecture and design; arts and sciences; education; engineering and computing sciences; health professions; management; and medicine. A non-profit, independent, private, and nonsectarian institution of higher education, NYIT has more than 9,000 students worldwide.


    Since 1955, NYIT has pursued its mission to: provide career-oriented professional education, give all qualified students access to opportunity, and support research and scholarship that benefit the larger world.


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    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


    NYIT is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity


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