Faculty (Rank TBD) - Occupational Therapy/Fort Lauderdale - 998506

Nova Southeastern University
Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Florida

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Number: 500707
Work Type: Full Time with Full Benefits
Location: Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Florida
Department: Master of OT (MOT), FTL
Categories: Faculty - Health Professions

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Job Title:Faculty (Rank TBD) - Occupational Therapy/Fort Lauderdale - 998506Location:Fort Lauderdale-Davie, FloridaWork Type:Full Time with Full BenefitsJob Category:ExemptHiring Range:Commensurate with experiencePay Basis:


Subject to Grant Funding?:No Essential Job Functions:1. Teach graduate Occupational Therapy course(s) as assigned.

2. Select teaching and evaluation strategies appropriate to the students and setting.

3. Present ideas clearly.

4. Create a climate that is conducive to learning.

5. Stimulates intellectual curiosity.

6. Provide and maintain a reliable schedule of office hours for student advising, tutoring, remediation and consultation.

7. Participate in department and college-wide committees and meetings.

8. Engage in curriculum development related to current and new courses.

9. Maintain a personal professional development plan, which may include research and/or other creative activities, to assure growth and currency within the academic field.

10. Display behavior consistent with professional ethics.

11. May manage subordinates in the classroom or laboratory.

12. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the University's policies and applicable laws.

13. Adaptability and willingness to teach courses and/or perform special duties as assigned.

14. Participate in state and/or local community service that is a recognized form of career development.

15. Mentor and/or orient new faculty as assigned.

16. Educate Occupational Therapy graduate students in entry-level and post-professional programs, with a focus on occupation- and evidence-based practice.

17. Proficient with face to face, as well as online teaching formats.

18. Collaborate with fellow faculty members within the department, college, and division to develop and participate in courses, research projects, and community service.

19. Teach courses in foundations as well as a specialty practice area.

20. Mentor graduate research at both entry- and doctoral level, serve on or chair dissertation committees.

21. Serve on program, college, division, and university committees.

22. Advise students.

23. Engage in scholarly activities within and outside of the department.

24. Performs other duties as assigned.Marginal Job Functions: Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:1. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals.

2. Ability to effectively present information to students, public groups, or professional organizations in the English language.

3. Ability to work with appropriate mathematical concepts specific to the particular discipline.

4. Ability to apply concepts to practical situation.

5. Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems.

6. Ability to deal with nonverbal symbolism (formulas, scientific equations, graphs, etc.).

7. Adaptability and willingness to teach courses and/or perform special duties as assigned.

8. Participate in state and/or local community service that is a recognized form of career development.

9. Mentor and/or orient new faculty as assigned.Job Requirements: Required Certifications/Licensures:Current National Board Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) and State of Florida licensure required as of date of hire.Required Education:Master's DegreeMajor (if required): Required Experience:1. Completion of terminal degree, (Ph. D., Ed.D, OTD, PsyD, Sc.D., or other related terminal degree) in appropriate area of specialization, within twelve (12) months of start date.

2. Minimum of five (5) years of related clinical and/or teaching experience, as well as evidence of scholarship.

3. Must be a graduate of an accredited Occupational Therapy program.Preferred Qualifications:Terminal degree (Ph. D.M.D., D.O., or O.T.D., or other related terminal degree) in appropriate area of specialization.Is this a safety sensitive position?No Background Screening Required?No Pre-Employment Conditions:

To ensure a safe learning environment for students and staff, as a condition of employment the selected candidate will need to provide proof of a completed COVID-19 vaccination prior to commencement of employment or an approved exemption and reasonable accommodation for medical or religious reasons.

Sensitivity Disclaimer:Nova Southeastern University is in full compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and does not discriminate with regard to applicants or employees with disabilities, and will make reasonable accommodation when necessary.

Advertised: Sep 10, 2021 Eastern Daylight Time
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