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Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Occupational Therapy & Occupational Science
College of Health Professions

Applications are being accepted for a full-time non-tenure track clinical mental health faculty position to begin Fall semester 2014. This is an annually renewable clinical faculty position.

Responsibilities include teaching foundational and clinical courses, advising, participating in departmental, university and community/professional service, and engaging in evidence-based scholarship.

An applicant must be eligible for licensure as an occupational therapist in the State of Maryland; hold a minimum of a Master’s Degree; have a minimum of three years of full-time mental health practice as an Occupational therapist; have experience in clinical instruction (e.g., student supervision) and/ or academic teaching and a strong commitment to excellence in teaching. Preference will be given to
those applicants with recent mental health practice experience, and evidence of or potential for scholarly activities (e.g., presenting at conferences, engaging in evidence-based research project). Salary commensurate with education and experience; Maryland State benefits also available.

General Information:
Founded in 1866, Towson University is recognized by U.S. News & World Report's top public universities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions. Towson is nationally recognized for its programs in the liberal arts and sciences, business, education, communications, health sciences, and the fine and performing arts. The University places a strong emphasis on service learning and civic engagement through such activities as internships, practica, clinical placements, course assignments and student events. As the Baltimore area’s largest university and Maryland’s Metropolitan University, Towson articulates its research and scholarship mission through partnerships that link the University to the economic, educational and cultural life of the state of Maryland and the mid-Atlantic region. Towson enrolls more than 21,000 undergraduate and graduate students in more than 100 undergraduate majors, master’s programs and doctoral programs. Located on a rolling 328 acres, the striking campus is eight miles north of downtown Baltimore and 45 miles from Washington, D.C. The campus and its surrounding cities provide an excellent environment for teaching and supporting the academic pursuits of the 830 full-time faculty who work here.

Application Process:
Applications include a letter of application; curriculum vitae; transcript(s) from degree granting institutions; evidence of initial certification as an OTR; and names, email addresses and telephone number of four references to:

Maggie Reitz, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, Chair, Search Committee
Department of Occupational Therapy & Occupational Science
Towson University
8000 York Road, Towson, MD 21252-0001

Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until filled.

Upon submitting your Curriculum Vitae to indicate that you are an applicant for this position, please be sure to visit http://www.towson.edu/odeo/applicantdata.asp to complete a voluntary online applicant data form. The information you provide will inform the university’s affirmative action plan and is for statistical purposes only and shall not be used to illegally discriminate for or against anyone.

Towson University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.





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