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Assistant Professor, Occupational Therapy

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Position Details

Position Title Assistant Professor, Occupational Therapy
Position Status Full-time
Tenure Tenure Track
Rank Assistant Professor

Position Summary Information

Job Description Summary

Full-time, tenure track faculty position in the MSOT program

Responsibilities

Responsible to model the University Mission through dedicated job performance, service excellence to constituencies, respectful collaboration and active support of the University’s Mission and Catholic and Lasallian higher education.

-Teach courses in areas of documented expertise, as required by the program
-Maintain expertise by participating in scholarship (e.g., scholarship of application, scholarship of teaching and learning) as defined by ACOTE
-Participate in program evaluations
-Attend departmental meetings, graduation ceremonies, and other college meetings or events, as required
-Foster an educational environment that is supportive if the Lasallian Mission
-Act as a Preceptor for Level I Fieldwork
-Perform other duties as assigned by the Program Director of the MSOT program

Minimum Qualifications

An earned doctorate (OTD, DrOT, EdD, PhD) from an institution that is accredited by a USDE-recognized regional accrediting body; minimum of three years documented clinical practice as an occupational therapist with a demonstrated knowledge of current occupational therapy practice; a current and valid driver’s license and reliable personal transportation; superior written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills needed for working with diverse stakeholders on and off campus. Must be licensed or eligible for licensure as an occupational therapist in the State of Illinois and have initial NBCOT certification. Applicant should be proficient with computer technology and possess strong organizational skills.

Preferred Qualifications

Research doctorate, prior university teaching experience, familiarity with adult learning theories, subject-centered philosophy

Essential Duties
Work hours

Full-time, academic year

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F00104
Posting Date 10/19/2017
Closing Date
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions Summary

When submitting application materials, submit proof of licensure and initial NBCOT credential in the “Other Documents” category.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have an earned doctorate (OTD, DrOT, EdD, PhD) from an institution that is accredited by a USDE-recognized regional accrediting body?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have a minimum of three years documented clinical practice as an occupational therapist?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Are you legally authorized to work in the United States without employment visa sponsorship (e.g., H-1B status)?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcripts
  4. Other Documents
  5. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Optional Documents