Feb 23, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Description: The Department of Occupational Therapy at East Carolina University is seeking applications for a 12-month, tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor for a Master of Science program with a 10-year ACOTE re-accreditation. A cohort of 26 students is admitted each fall and demonstrates high levels of participation at national conferences to disseminate student research. The first-time pass rates for NBCOT certification exam have ranged from 96-100% over the years. The Department has five dedicated labs with ample equipment and supplies which are all technology-enhanced (e.g., SMART devices, automated lecture capture, videoconferencing). The Department is among nine departments in the College of Allied Health Sciences, the largest academic provider of health-related professionals in the state. The College is attached to the medical library with a college-dedicated librarian for assisting in research and writing, and faculty are supported by an on-site Technology Support Analyst for use of technology for teaching (Qualtrics, Blackboard, Saba, WebEx). The College is within the Division of Health Sciences, along with nursing, medicine, and dentistry. It is also adjacent to a 900-bed, level-1 trauma center, Vidant Medical Center, which offers multiple opportunities to partner with the 20-plus occupational therapy practitioners within their system and shares a single IRB submission process with East Carolina University. East Carolina University, with 29,000 students, is located in Greenville, North Carolina (population of 89,000). On the coastal plains, it has mild winters and is 90 miles from the beautiful Crystal Coast and the Research Triangle (or Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill). It is within driving distance of the District of Columbia, Myrtle Beach/Hilton Head, and the Smokey Mountains. Faculty workloads support a balance of teaching, research, and service. Faculty member responsibilities include teaching, mentoring and advising graduate students in research including projects and/or theses, engaging in scholarly research and funding, and service at the university, community, and professional levels. Start date will be July 1, 2017.

Minimum Qualifications: Occupational therapist with an earned post-professional doctorate in occupational therapy or a related field (PhD, ScD, EdD, DHSc, DSc, OTD, DrOT) Three years of clinical and/or teaching experience in occupational therapy Eligible for licensure as an occupational therapist in the state of North Carolina.

Special Instructions to Applicants: East Carolina University requires applicants to submit a candidate profile online in order to be considered for the position. In addition to submitting a candidate profile online, please submit online the required applicant documents: Curriculum Vitae Letter of Interest List of Three References (noting contact information) For additional inquiries, contact Dr. Young Kim, Chair of Search Committee, at kimyo15@ecu.edu

Date Initial Screening Begins: 03-24-2017

Job Close Date: Open Until Filled

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