The Clinical Assistant Professor is a non-tenure track position with responsibilities for clinical education and service. Clinical faculty may participate in research or other scholarly or creative activities.
Description of Primary Duties:
The primary teaching responsibilities of this position are to work collaboratively with other OT faculty members to coordinate and teach OT courses and train students. The position involves working effectively with a team of faculty to deliver a high-quality, engaging, and consistent experience across the OT program. Duties also include advising students, collaborate in developing and providing OT clinical services to train students. Clinical track faculty are not required to develop an active research program but are expected to be involved in scholarship activities and to utilize evidence based practice and teaching. Service responsibilities include collaborating with all members of the department to obtain and maintain accreditation and clinical placement sites. Additional services includes serving on university, college, and departmental committees and participating in activities that contribute to the community and the public affairs mission of the university.
Minimum Acceptable Qualifications:
The minimum acceptable qualifications for the Clinical Assistant Professor rank are determined by the department and approved by the Dean and the Provost. Clinical Faculty must be qualified as defined by professional/discipline standards, have practical experience appropriate for the responsibilities assigned, and must maintain appropriate professional credentials. The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required.
Required qualifications include: minimum of a master's degree; clinical practice as an occupational therapist; certification as an occupational therapist by the National Board of Certification in Occupational Therapy and eligibility for license in the state of Missouri; effective interpersonal and communication skills needed to lead a team toward goal achievement; successful candidate will have skills consistent with effective use of technology, working collaboratively with multiple constituents, and effective teaching. Successful candidate will demonstrate knowledge and understanding of multicultural and diversity issues.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Review of applications to begin July 18, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled. Official transcripts required at time of hire. Documentation of appropriate license and certification will be required at the time of hire. Please attach an updated, detailed curriculum vitae.
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