50% teaching/50% Program development for Community Therapy Center. 12- Month contract.
Join our dynamic and innovative Occupational Therapy Department and help shape and refine our 24 month entry-level Master of Science Occupational Therapy curriculum, as well as develop and implement innovative programs for children and youth. This person will work with faculty, students, and the community to establish practice experiences.
The OT program’s mission is to develop competent, compassionate occupational therapy practitioners and scholars through a dynamic, student-centered, occupation-based educational program. Key responsibilities include teaching and practice development focused on occupational performance of children and youth. Expertise in traditional and emerging areas of practice with youth and children is required. Additional responsibilities include course development, student and research project advisement, professional and university service, and interprofessional collaboration.
The OT program is part of the Westbrook College of Health Professions that also includes academic programs in nursing, dentistry, physician assistant, physical therapy, social work, nurse anesthesia, athletic training and exercise science and is located in Portland, Maine.
We are seeking an individual with:
- Masters degree; earned or movement toward doctorate preferred (PhD, OTD, EdD, DHSc, etc).
- Previous practice development, teaching, and scholarship experience.
- Experience with program development.
- Occupational therapy certification and eligibility for Maine state licensure.
- Experience in traditional and emerging areas of OT practice with children and youth.
Please send letter of intent to apply, curriculum vitae, and names of three professional references.
* Background check may be required.
- 3 Letters of Recommendation
- Cover Letter
Application Review Date
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Human Resources Office
University of New England
The University of New England is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and welcomes female and minority candidates.