Massachusetts Association for Occupational Therapy

Director of Fieldwork/Experiential Education/Assoc. Professor

30 Jun 2018 3:28 PM | Anonymous

Director of Fieldwork/Experiential Education/Assoc. Professor

Western New England University, College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Division of Occupational Therapy, announces an exciting opportunity to participate in the development and implementation of the fieldwork/experiential education component for an Entry-Level Doctoral Program in Occupational Therapy (OTD). We invite applications for a full-time, 12 Month, Director of Fieldwork/Experiential Education/Associate Professor.

Applicants seeking this position, should hold an earned Doctoral degree (e.g. Ph.D, Ed.D or OTD), have full-time academic experience, and possess documented expertise as an occupational therapist.

Academic experience in curriculum development/teaching related to fieldwork education, and administrative experience in implementing fieldwork education is preferred. Individuals seeking this position should embrace: the pursuit of collaborative relationships with practice communities at the local, regional and national levels; outreach to expand student fieldwork opportunities in current and emerging areas of practice; and self-direction in creatively envisioning new models for delivering fieldwork/experiential education.

Applicants must be initially certified by NBCOT, hold current AOTA Membership, and be licensed or licensure eligible in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

More information about the University is available at Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, Curriculum Vitae and the names, addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses of three references.


Doctoral degree (Ph.D., Ed.D., OTD, Sc.D.) from a regionally accredited institution and a history of scholarship (Boyer,1990).

Full-time experience in an academic setting, including fieldwork education and/or teaching, advising, and service on college/university committees.

Documented clinical practice experience in occupational therapy.

Administrative experience including, but not limited to fieldwork education, program planning and implementation, and program evaluation.

Current NBCOT Certification

Current AOTA Membership

Current Massachusetts License to Practice

Valid Driver's License

Excellent fringe benefits including tuition remission for employee, spouse, and dependent children.

Western New England University is a private, independent, coeducational institution founded in 1919. Located on an attractive 215-acre suburban campus in Springfield, Massachusetts, Western New England University serves 3,800 students, including more than 2,600 full-time undergraduate students. Undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs are offered through Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Engineering, and Pharmacy, and School of Law.

Western New England University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We welcome candidates whose background may contribute to the further diversification of our community.

To apply to this position please visit

MAOT - Massachusetts Association for Occupational Therapy, Inc.
57 Madison Road, Waltham, MA  02453 - Phone: 781.647.5556 - Email:

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