The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences (USAHS) is a graduate institution that emphasizes health and rehabilitative science education through innovative classroom and distance education, and offers degree programs in physical therapy, occupational therapy, nursing, education and health science, as well as continuing education programs. Founded in 1979, USAHS has campuses in San Marcos, California; Miami and St. Augustine, Florida; and Austin, Texas. USAHS is regionally accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges Senior College and University Commission.
San Marcos, California, Campus:
Our flagship campus is less than an hour north of San Diego and a short distance from Pacific Ocean beaches. Nestled in the North County foothills, San Marcos is known as an “Education Hub” with a high-quality medical community. The campus has state-of-the-art research labs and classrooms; a simulation lab; wellness center; and its own facility dog.
What’s it like to work for USAHS?
As an employee of the University of St. Augustine, you will add energy and excitement to the entry-level Occupational Therapy programs. “Clinical Excellence” is our focus, and every day is an opportunity for you to live the mission of developing professional health care practitioners through innovative, individualized and quality teaching methods. Together with the support of fellow faculty and clinical partners, you will contribute to USAHS’s dedication to delivering excellence and innovation in education for our students.
A core faculty member at the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences (USAHS) provides engaging clinically-focused learning opportunities for students in the health science professions, through face-to-face, blended, and online delivery methods. The faculty member is responsible for academic advising and overseeing final program projects. They provide service to the University through committee, curriculum improvement, and advocacy for the profession. The faculty are scholars, being involved in building and integrating knowledge for advancement of the profession and the University.
Candidate’s Background Requirements:
Post-professional or clinical Occupational Therapy doctorate with demonstrated clinical required. Masters of Occupational Therapy plus academic terminal degree will be considered. Terminal degree preferred.
A minimum of 3 years of occupational therapy clinical experience in the area of course content required
Prior teaching experience preferred
Experience with distance learning preferred
Current State Occupational Therapy Licensure required (must be eligible to receive California Occupational Therapy Licensure)
Key Indicators of Success:
This role could be right for you if you are passionate about teaching, scholarly activity, and service. Individuals who are dedicated to student-centered values and the pursuit of continued personal growth will thrive at the University of St. Augustine. As a member of the USAHS team, you will enjoy a competitive salary and attractive benefits, including medical, dental and life insurance; 401k plan; and much more. To learn more about University of St. Augustine, including how to apply, visit www.usa.edu (Employment Opportunities, respond to Job ID: 23712BR) or send your cover letter and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org.
University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences is an equal opportunity employer. EOE.
About University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences
The mission of the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences is the development of professional health care practitioners through innovative, individualized, and quality classroom, clinical, and distance education.
Having campus locations in St. Augustine, FL, San Marcos, CA and Austin, TX, our entry-level degree offerings include: Doctor of Physical Therapy Degree (DPT), the Master of Oc...cupational Therapy Degree (MOT), the Dual Degree Option (MOT/DPT), the Flexible Doctor of Physical Therapy Degree (DPT) and the Flexible Master of Occupational Therapy Degree (MOT). We also offer the Transitional Doctor of Occupational Therapy Degree, the Transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy Degree, the Doctor of Education (EdD), the Doctor of Health Science (DHSc), the Orthopaedic Clinical Residency, the Manual Physical Therapy Fellowship Program, and Continuing Education Seminars and Certifications for currently licensed therapists.