UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI - SCHOOL OF HEALTH PROFESSIONS DEPARTMENT OF OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSISTANT TEACHING PROFESSOR/OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST
The University of Missouri is seeking applicants for a full-time Assistant Teaching Professor in the Department of Occupational Therapy. The primary responsibility of this non-tenure track position will be to teach undergraduate courses in the Bachelors of Health Science: Occupational Therapy Assistant (BHS-OTA) program. Additional responsibilities include: (1) participating in committee work and service activities to advance the mission and vision of our department, our school, and the university community; (2) participating in all activities required to meet or exceed all of our professional accreditation requirements for the BHS-OTA program; and (3) provide support as needed for other professional academic programs in the department.
Minimum Qualifications: A master's or doctoral degree in Occupational Therapy (OT) at the time of appointment, Missouri licensure as an OT (or eligibility), at least two years of clinical experience as an OT. Candidates will be evaluated on: experience teaching in an OT or OTA professional program, the range of clinical and teaching experience, excellent oral and written communication skills, along with a desire to support a collegial and diverse work environment.
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University of Missouri Aerin Melvin 506a Lewis Hall Columbia, MO 65211
Full consideration will be given to applications received within 30 days.
Founded in 1839, MU is the state's largest university offering more than 300 degrees and certificates to nearly 31,000 students. The School of Health Professions is one of the fastest growing schools at MU. We have 9 undergraduate programs and 5 graduate/professional programs preparing students for careers in a range of health care disciplines. We are committed to improving the health and well-being of Missourians and other communities through excellent teaching, research and service. We believe in educational achievement, diversity and inclusion, collaboration and teamwork, high quality health care, and discovery of knowledge to advance the well-being of others. If you are an individual who would like to help the School of Health Professions advance this mission, we invite you to apply for this position. For information about the School of Health Professions, please visit: http://shp.missouri.edu/index.php . For information about the University of Missouri, please visit: https://missouri.edu/ and https://www.umsystem.edu/ .
Compensation is competitive and commensurate with qualifications of the applicant.
This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits
The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.
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