Assistant or Associate Professor in the School of Occupational Therapy
The School of Occupational Therapy at Pacific University invites applications for an 11-month, full-time, extended-term or tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in our entry-level Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD) program. The position is available beginning in the 2020/2021 academic year. Salary and rank are commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Candidates must be committed to transformational student-centered education and community practice, as well as working supportively with faculty and staff in the School, College, and University. Responsibilities: (a) Teach occupational therapy coursework commensurate with professional experience and the current needs of the program. (b) Academic Advising. (c) Advising of student doctoral capstone project and experience. (d) Contribute to the development and evaluation of the curriculum and objective assessment of the student’s performance. (e) Scholarship activities. (f) Service at all levels of the University and service to the profession (specific service assignments are dependent upon program and university needs).
Occupational therapist with NBCOT certification
Eligibility for licensure in Oregon
Doctorate degree in occupational therapy or a related field (PhD, EdD, post-professional OTD)
Minimum of 3 years clinical experience as an occupational therapist
Demonstrated clinical and disciplinary expertise
Excellent communication and problem-solving skills
Successful completion of clear federal background check upon hire
Minimum of 3 years teaching experience as a full-time faculty member and/or Scholarship of Teaching and Learning focus
Demonstrated record of scholarship and service
Demonstrated knowledge and skills in instructional technology
Health care administration/management and/or community-based program development education/experience and/or M.B.A. or equivalent
Demonstrated inter-professional collaboration
International perspective/experience and/or population level practice experience
Application review and screening will commence immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
General Information: The School of Occupational Therapy at Pacific University offers education for entry into the profession. Pacific University is a comprehensive, independent university located 18 miles west of Portland, Oregon. The University is comprised of the Colleges of Health Professions, Optometry, Business, Education, and Arts and Sciences, serving approximately 2,000 graduate and 1,900 undergraduate students. The College of Health Professions consists of the Schools of Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy and Athletic Training, Physician Assistant Studies, Dental Hygiene Studies, Healthcare Administration and Leadership, Graduate Psychology, Pharmacy, and Audiology. Pacific University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Consideration will be given to candidate’s contribution to the diversity of the faculty in the College’s quest to promote equity.
Applications: To apply, submit via email a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and names, addresses and phone numbers of three references to: Suzie@pacificu.edu
Sean Roush, OTD, OTR/L
Interim Program Director & Associate Professor
School of Occupational Therapy
College of Health Professions
190 SE 8th Ave., Suite 361
Hillsboro, OR 97123
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