Assistant/Associate Professor of Occupational Therapy - American International College in Springfield Massachusetts

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American International College

Springfield, Massachusetts

United States

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Detailed Job Description


*Clinical doctorate in OT (OTD) or PhD (or other academic terminal degree) in a related field Academic doctorate (e.g. PhD, EdD) *at least five years of teaching experience at a college or university in an OT program; experience teaching online. *Teaching experience in doctoral (entry or post professional) OTD program. *At least five years of clinical experience

*Licensed or eligible to be licensed as an occupational therapist in the State of Massachusetts

*Strong commitment to high quality instruction in a diverse, student-centered environment and the ability to work with students with various learning styles and backgrounds *Interest in active and collaborative learning and enthusiasm for working in an interprofessional setting *Ability to foster a collaborative atmosphere among students, faculty, and staff *Experience using Microsoft Office Suite, Blackboard, and the use of instructional technology to teach traditional, hybrid or online courses as needed and serve as a resource for faculty using these tools. *Enthusiastic, committed teacher-scholar with demonstrated excellence in teaching and scholarship

Essential Functions

Essential Duties and Responsibilities *Teach 10 – 12 credit hours each semester as assigned by director or dean. *Serve as lead faculty for post-professional OTD program. *Advise students in the OTD program and other OT students as assigned by the director. *Engage in scholarly activities appropriate to one's discipline, teaching responsibilities, and other academic responsibilities *Engage in professional development to keep abreast trends in OT doctoral education. *Participate, in accordance with departmental and college need, in the ongoing and continuous implementation of assessment of student learning outcomes and academic program improvement activities in the areas of General Education and the academic major; *attend the AIC assessment workshops *Engage in service to the department, School, and College through committee membership. *Attends required convocations, meetings, commencement, academic awards ceremonies, and workshops and be available to participate in activities that promote the College in a positive manner both on and off campus. *Assists with Student Success and Admissions functions as they relate to departmental programs. *Engage in continuous learning related to online teaching. *Engage and interact with students in positive ways, such as by guiding student research projects, by serving as the advisor to student clubs and organizations, or by mentoring students in other scholarly activities *Hold at least four office hours weekly, scheduled to meet needs of students, and be available to meet with students as needed at other times. *Attend scheduled general faculty, school faculty, and departmental faculty meetings; attend Town meetings and Faculty Assembly meetings *Other duties as assigned by chair/director or dean.

About AIC

American International College is a private, coeducational institution of higher education located on a 70+ acre campus in Springfield, Massachusetts. The campus has 42 buildings on two sites approximately 1/2 mile apart with a total of approximately 660,000 gross square feet. Included in the inventory of buildings are student residences for a resident population of 900 students. Founded in 1885, the College has 3700 graduate and undergraduate students. AIC offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs through the Schools of Business, Arts and Sciences; Health Sciences; and Education. The mission of the College is to transform student lives through career focused learning, with a strong foundation in the liberal arts, a commitment to serving the community, and a high level of involvement in the global economy.

To Apply

Qualified applicants should electronically submit a brief cover letter, current resume, and contact information for three professional references via this online application:

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AIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Keyword Phrases

  • Higher dedication
  • Diversity of our community
  • Student-centered
  • Physical & Occupational Therapy
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Associate Professor
Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Non-Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter