Gwynedd Mercy University — Assistant / Associate Professor for Occupational Therapy Program 

The Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy at Gwynedd Mercy University invites applications for two Assistant or Associate Professors, non-tenure track positions. These are 12-month appointments beginning in the spring of 2018. Rank and salary will be commensurate with education and teaching experience.

Responsibilities: Developing and teaching graduate occupational therapy and undergraduate occupational science courses; advising students; engaging in scholarship; participation in Division, School, University, and community service; and contributing to the development of our future OTD Program.

Qualifications: The preferred candidate will hold a post-professional doctoral degree, initial certification by NBCOT®, and eligible for licensure as an occupational therapist in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Applicants should have 5 or more years of clinical experience and demonstrated experience in teaching in his or her own area of expertise. Applicants who have made significant progress towards doctoral completion may be considered.

Application: All application materials must be submitted through the University careers webpage at Applicants should be prepared to submit a completed application and upload all documents during the inital application process. Please upload a cover letter addressed to Thomas Mernar, PhD, OTR/L, Program Director, Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy; CV; a statement on teaching experience; a statement on interests and philosophy; and a list of three references, including contact information.

Gwynedd Mercy University: The Occupational Therapy Master’s Program is housed within the Frances M. Maguire School of Nursing and Health Professions and has applied for Candidacy status through ACOTE®. Gwynedd Mercy University is a Catholic University in the Mercy tradition of service to society. Gwynedd Mercy University believes that diversity in our campus community enriches the educational experience of its students by providing them with the opportunity to learn from individuals of various backgrounds. The University strongly encourages individuals from traditionally underrepresented groups to apply. Please visit for information regarding our mission, core values, and beliefs.