Job Description This full-time faculty position is a 12 month appointment with primary responsibilities for teaching and research in the School of Occupational Therapy within Touro University Nevada's College of Health and Human Services. This position fulfills duties to further the mission of the department, college and University by participating in student education, scholarly activities, and University service. Faculty members are encouraged to conduct original research/scholarly activities and pursue extramural funding in their areas of interest. Faculty will have opportunities to conduct original research/scholarly activities and contribute to institutional service activities.
Job Duties 1. Touro University Nevada utilizes classroom, experiential lab, community-based practice settings, and technology-based teaching resources to foster student learning. 2. Primary responsibilities of the full-time 12 month appointment is to collaborate with other faculty in course development. 2.1. Advance excellence of the educational curriculum. 2.2. Participate in university, professional and community service activities. 3. Actively engages in the advancement of the University 3.1. Builds collaborative partnership opportunities across and among various entities participating in networking opportunities, [internal and external partners, other colleges and universities, hospitals, local organizations, societies, etc.] promoting relationships with the University. 3.2. Promotes and represents the University at local, state, and national events (attending and participating in conferences, serving as a speaker/presenter, networking with colleagues to foster program development, participating in various community opportunities, etc.) 3.3. Refers to and coordinates in advance with the Office of Advancement/Public Relations team on all media contacts, communications, and/or interactions to include message, promotion, etc. in which asked to serve as an official representative, content expert, or spokesperson on behalf of the University. Coordination in advance with the Office of Advancement on all Touro related legislative issues to include contact with the national, state, and local government officials, whether in official University capacity or with a national, state or local organization. 3.4. Serves on various committees and teams within the University as assigned (attending meetings, contributing to discussions, sharing/exchanging information, and leading constituents toward goal attainment) to include advising and mentoring (Students, clubs, campus organizations) 3.5. Contributes to University's compliance with and in the development of required documentation as related to accreditation of all programs to which departmental content is contributed. (faculty adequacy model, gathering data, self-assessment, peer review, providing input/feedback, etc.) aiding in the attainment of academic compliance 3.6. Is knowledgeable of and remains in compliance with all institutional policies and procedures as outlined in the Faculty Handbook for Touro University Nevada.
Required Qualifications • A doctoral degree is required along with experience in classroom instruction and practice in the identified content areas.
Preferred Qualifications • Preference will be given to individuals with expertise and teaching experience in the following areas: child-based practice, psycho-social/mental health aspects of practice, adult and older adult conditions, and research. • Individuals with expertise in other areas of occupational therapy foundation are also encouraged to apply.
EEO Statement Touro College and University System is committed to providing all persons equal opportunity in education and employment, and to ensuring a safe and non-discriminatory educational and work environment in compliance with Title IX of the Higher Education Amendments of 1972 ("Title IX"), Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Violence Against Women Act ("VAWA"), the New York State Education Law, and other applicable laws. It is the policy of the College to prohibit unlawful discrimination in employment and in the administration of College programs, services, activities, and admissions on the basis of race, religion, sex, color, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.
Posting Detail Information
Posting Number F00254P
Open Date 03/13/2019
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicant Internal applicants will be considered, beginning 3/13/19 through 3/19/19. Both internal and external applicants will be considered beginning on 3/20/19.