Masters of Occupational Therapy Faculty

Austin, Travis County
Aug 07, 2014
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Position Start: May, 2015 - Now reviewing applicants UNIVERSITY OF ST. AUGUSTINE FOR HEALTH SCIENCES First Professional Program Core Faculty Member MOT Faculty Responsibilities include - monitoring the student’s progress; - giving feedback and advisement as necessary; - facilitating student participation in learning activities; - assessing student performance on practical and/or examinations; and - providing data for outcome assessment. Other duties include advising entry-level students as assigned and establishing and implementing an approved scholarship plan as prescribed by accreditation standards. This includes participating in activities that enhance scholarship and professional development. As a professional University representative this person participates in university governance, curriculum planning, programmatic and institutional assessment activities, and functions to support development and growth of the institution. This includes supporting the University’s mission and core values; modeling professional behaviors inside and outside the classroom setting; and participating in professional development activities to maintain knowledge of contemporary practices in education. Qualifications (Competencies): - Expertise and currency in the area being taught - Excellent organization and time management skills - Accountable for actions and outcomes and follows through on commitments - Excellent oral and written communication skills - Professional role model - Provides a nurturing, respectful learning environment with a focus on clinical excellence - Responsive to adult learner needs - Working knowledge of educational theory and methodology - Works effectively in a team environment, respectful of the inter-professional approach - Provides, accepts and applies constructive feedback External Requirements Education/Experience: A Doctoral degree is preferred, however, candidates with an advanced Master’s degree, specialist certification or extensive teaching, and/or clinical experience will be considered. Must be licensed, or eligible, for Florida occupational therapy licensure - Collegiate teaching experience preferred - Doctoral degree preferred (will consider post-professional masters) - Strong professional values with a minimum of 5 years clinical experience - Current or eligible for Florida Occupational Therapy license - Excellent communication skills and ability to work in a team setting - Example of a healthy and productive lifestyle - Promotes professionalism by modeling such behaviors inside and outside the classroom settings To apply, please click the following link and search openings. The quickest way to get to our University is to select Austin under the City search field: