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  • Assistant Professor of Prosthetics and Orthotics

    The University of Hartford’s Department of Rehabilitation Sciences seeks qualified applicants to fill a full time, academic year clinical position as Assistant Professor. This position is dedicated to the delivery of a high quality education to students in the Master of Science in Prosthetics and Orthotics (MSPO) and the Transitional MSPO programs. Detailed information about this exciting program can be found at

    The successful applicant must have graduated from an accredited prosthetics and orthotics program, have a minimum of 3 years’ experience working in the field and must demonstrate strong interest in research. Orthotists and/or prosthetists must be certified by the American Board for Certification in Orthotics and Prosthetics and hold a minimum of a master’s degree. Applicants with diverse backgrounds and interest in training underrepresented minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

    The individual selected will be expected to work collaboratively with other faculty members in the Master of Science in Prosthetics and Orthotics programs. S/he is expected to teach courses in prosthetics or orthotic specialties. Preference will be given to those candidates with material science expertise. Additionally the candidate must have a scholarly agenda, participate in professional and academic service, and maintain clinical competency. Administrative/leadership opportunities may exist in these growing programs.

    The University of Hartford is an open and welcoming community, which values diversity in all its forms. In addition, the University aspires to have its faculty and staff reflect the rich diversity of its student body and the Hartford region. Candidates committed to working with diverse populations and conversant in multicultural issues are encouraged to apply. Students at the University of Hartford find success in a learning environment that both challenges and mentors them. Our academic mission is to engage students in acquiring the knowledge, skills, and values necessary to thrive in, and contribute to, a pluralistic, complex world. For the full text of our academic mission and more information about the University, please visit our website (
    The College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions (ENHP) has a long-standing commitment to preparing professionals for service to the community. Our mission's emphasis on preparing teachers, promoters of well-being, and leaders grounds us in a rich past and leads us toward our future. More information about the College can be found at

    Interested candidates should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the name and contact information of three references to Adam Goodworth, PhD., Search Committee Chair, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Hartford, 200 Bloomfield Ave D 312, West Hartford, CT 06117 or electronically to

    Application reviews will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interviews are expected to occur in spring 2015 with an anticipated start date of August 2015.
    The candidate being offered the position will be required to complete a background check prior to the start of employment.
    The University of Hartford is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, Male/Female/Disabled/Veteran. Women and members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. EEO/AA/M/F/D/V.