Clinical Assistant Professor Occupational Therapy at University of Arkansas
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Type: Full Time
Location: Fayetteville, Arkansas
SUMMARY OF JOB DUTIES
The Clinical Assistant Professor will work with the program director and OT faculty in this developing OTD program to design the curriculum, develop course content and lab activities, and establish relationships with community partners. This is a 12-month non-tenure faculty position with significant teaching, student advisement, and mentoring responsibilities. Service, participation in student projects, and some scholarship are also required.
All faculty in this program will be expected to participate in practice and in the supervision of students in the clinic or the community. All faculty will participate in the fieldwork process and may do site visits. Travel may be required for this position.
Students will not be admitted into this program until 2019-2020 academic year so this is a rare opportunity for a forward thinking individual to have dedicated time to collaborate with a core group of incoming faculty to create an OTD program grounded in occupation and innovation, to build or further a scholarship agenda, and engage in faculty practice.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: PLEASE ENSURE THAT ALL RELEVANT APPLICATION MATERIALS INCLUDE DETAILS ADDRESSING THE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS. APPLICANTS NOT MEETING THE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS WILL BE DISQUALIFIED FROM CONSIDERATION.
* Doctoral degree from an accredited institution (must be conferred by date of employment)
* Licensed/eligible for Arkansas OT license
* At least three years of clinical experience
* Experience teaching at the graduate level
* Excellent communication skills and ability to work collaboratively in a team setting
* Evidence of scholarly activity
* More than five years of clinical experience
* Experience as a full-time faculty with teaching responsibility
* Evidence of scholarly publications/presentations
* Previous applications for grant funding
PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES ASSOCIATED WITH THIS POSITION
The following physical activities are associated with the position and will be performed with or without an accommodation. All individuals are encouraged to apply.
* Manipulate items with fingers, including keyboarding
* Repetitive motion
The worker is required to have visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; and/or visual inspection at distances close to the eyes.
TYPES OF BACKGROUND CHECKS REQUIRED
Criminal felony and misdemeanor and national registered sex offender check
PRE-EMPLOYMENT SCREENING REQUIREMENTS
The University of Arkansas is committed to providing a safe campus community. We conduct background checks for applicants being considered for employment. Background checks include a criminal background check and a sex offender registry check. For certain positions, there may also be a financial (credit) background check, a Motor Vehicle Registry (MVR) check, and/or drug screening. Required checks are identified in the position listing. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication or adverse financial history information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.
The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to age, race, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.