Assistant/Associate/Professor of Occupational Therapy


Emory & Henry College invites applications for two faculty positions in the Department of Occupational Therapy. The program has obtained Candidacy for transitioning the current Master of Occupational Therapy (MOT) program to an entry level Doctorate in Occupational Therapy (OTD) Program. The first OTD cohort will begin in August of 2020. In preparation for this transition, the department is adding additional faculty positions. The positions are full-time, 12-month, tenure-track or clinical positions with a preferred start date as soon as possible.


The Master of Occupational Therapy (MOT) program is fully accredited by ACOTE. The last cohort in the MOT program will graduate in December of 2021. The first OTD cohort is expected to graduate August 2023. The occupational therapy department works closely with the community and students are very active in community class projects as well as community service activities. Information about the Occupational Therapy Program can be found at



These faculty positions will be responsible for the following as they relate to the School of Health Sciences and the Department of Occupational Therapy:

  • assist in ACOTE accreditation

  • assist in transition to OTD program

  • teach courses in the program - potential areas of interest or expertise: general adult rehabilitation; anatomy; kinesiology

  • lead student research groups

  • advise students

  • serve on departmental, school and college committees as needed


Applicants must possess an earned doctorate degree from a regionally accredited institution (OTD, PhD, EdD) and be licensed in Virginia (or eligible for licensure) as an occupational therapist. Applicants must also have a minimum of 2 years of clinical practice as an occupational therapist. Previous college/university teaching experience in an accredited occupational therapy program is preferred. 


Emory & Henry College is being assisted by the partners of Hyatt-Fennell. Application materials should be submitted to, please specify the search in the subject line. Applications include a letter of interest, a current curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, contact information for five professional references, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a research statement summarizing the candidates’ scholarship. All applications and nominations will be considered highly confidential. Applications will be reviewed as they are received and continue until the position is filled.  

Cheryl Hyatt


Emory & Henry College is an equal opportunity provider and employer. Emory & Henry is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. Emory & Henry strongly encourages applications from female and minority candidates.

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