The University of Cincinnati Department of Rehabilitation, Exercise, and Nutrition Sciences is searching for a full-time assistant / associate professor who will contribute to the department's teaching research, and service missions. The ideal applicant will be an experienced educator with an established record of scholarly activity and professional service. This is a 12-month per year position with rank and faculty track commensurate with credentials and experience.
Position Responsibilities: The assistant/ associate professor is primarily responsible for teaching, research, and service in the Master of Occupational graduate program was recently granted candidacy status by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE). The anticipated start date for both the position and the program's first cohort is May 2018. Teaching responsibilities include, but are not limited to: course development, primary instruction of didactic courses using traditional classroom and online delivery modalities; participation in recruitment, retention, and admissions activities; participation in program committee work including program evaluation, accreditation tasks, and other tasks as assigned by the Program Director and/or Department Head. While entry-level clinical skill instruction is central to this position, scholarship and service activity is also required consistent with the missions and faculty evaluative criteria of the University, College, and Department.
Graduate of an ACOTE accredited occupational therapy professional program
Terminal doctoral degree (or significant progress towards completion with established completion target date) in an allied health profession, higher education, human movement science, exercise physiology, or related field
Licensed or eligible for licensure as an occupational therapist in the state of Ohio
Record of peer-reviewed publications and / or scholarly presentations
Three years of teaching /academic experience in occupational therapy (clinical education or classroom)
Demonstrated experience with online / distance education instruction
Knowledge and demonstrated clinical expertise in at least two of the following areas: neurorehabilitation, community health, orthopedics, pediatrics, geriatrics, and mental health
Strong organizational skills
Strong interpersonal skills, including communication, problem solving, counseling, conflict management, and follow-through
Ability to work independently
Interest and demonstrated ability to collaborate with an interdisciplinary team
Ability to take direction and coordinate work with colleagues, peers, and community partners
Ability to assist with tasks assigned by Program Director and Department Head
Clinical expertise in pediatric rehabilitation
Active in professional activities
Demonstrated commitment to cultural diversity, equity, and inclusion
Demonstrated student mentorship experience
Experience with the ACOTE accreditation process
Leadership experience in occupational therapy
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