Lecturer - Occupational Therapy
Eastern Washington University and the Department of Occupational Therapy invite applications for an individual to serve as Lecturer in Occupational Therapy. Start date for this position is August 16, 2017.
The position is a .5 FTE Lecturer in Occupational Therapy. The Lecturer is a standard 9-month faculty appointment from mid-August to mid-May.
The Lecturer position will carry a half-time teaching load.
Screening of applications will begin in early August. All materials will be held in strictest confidence; references will not be contacted until candidates have been notified.
Eastern Washington University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Eastern Washington University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.About Eastern Washington University
Eastern is a regional, comprehensive university located in Cheney, 20 minutes from downtown Spokane. In addition to Eastern's Cheney campus, we also offer our Riverpoint campus in Spokane, plus additional teaching/learning centers located in other cities throughout Washington State. Enrollment has reached over 12,000 students. The Cheney-Spokane area is the heart of the Inland Northwest, with excellent restaurants, theater, shopping, skiing, hiking, lakes, a choice of living in a medium-sized city or a small town, and high quality schools and housing.Eastern Washington University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Eastern Washington University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.
- Clinical degree in Occupational Therapy with a minimum of a Bachelor's in Occupational Therapy and evidence of completion of coursework towards a post-professional degree in Occupational Therapy or a related field OR evidence of significant post-degree continuing education in a specialty area.
- Minimum of four years of clinical experience in a variety of practice areas
- Experience as an adjunct instructor and/or guest instructor within an occupational therapy program in the areas of physical disabilities, geriatric care and or mental health
- Experience supervising students in Level I and II fieldwork
- Experience working with inter-professional colleagues
- Licensed or eligible for licensure as an Occupational Therapist in the State of Washington
- Excellent interpersonal communication and problem-solving skills
- Demonstrated high degree of interest, ability and/or experience promoting cultural competency universal accessibility, and diversity.
- Master's degree in occupational therapy and evidence of completion of coursework towards a doctoral degree in occupational therapy or a related field
- Experience (full or part-time) teaching in an MOT program, with experience teaching a variety of courses across the OT curriculum including intervention courses (adult physical disabilities, geriatric care or mental health)
- Evidence of course development experience
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