Detailed Job Description
The Department of Occupational Therapy invites applications for a 9.5-month, clinical assistant professor faculty position beginning in fall 2012.
The successful applicant will be responsible for teaching in the combined BSHS-MOT entry-level curriculum, student advising, departmental committees, continuing scholarly or creative endeavors, and professional service.
Required Minimum Qualifications
Qualified applicants will have an earned master's degree; however, a doctoral degree is preferred. Evidence of professional work that would support the mission of the University and experience in collaborative teaching or professional activities is essential. An interest in developing interprofessional learning opportunities is preferred. At least seven years of clinical practice, documented experience in teaching in higher education, eligibility for State of Connecticut licensure, and evidence of continuing professional development are all required.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Our department is recognized for its creative integration of traditional teaching and learning pedagogies with problem-based learning and service learning in the community, and fieldwork experiences. This innovative approach to education has led to the development of strong clinical therapists working in diverse practice environments. The faculty are dedicated to the roles of teacher-scholar-service and actively role model the integration of these roles into practice for the students in the program.
Application materials should include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references. Other inquiries may be directed to Kimberly Hartmann, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, Professor, and Chair, Department of Occupational Therapy (firstname.lastname@example.org).
To be assured of full consideration, applications should be received by January 27, 2012; however, applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.