The College of Allied Health Professions (CAHP) at the University of Nebraska, is seeking applicants for a full-time, 12-month faculty position in the Occupational Therapy Program at either the Omaha or Keaney, Nebraska campus. This position provides teaching and clinical education support to students on both CAHP campuses.
Assist in clinical skills, research, management and administration policies. Evaluations and student experiences focused on clinical reasoning as a medical provider.
Assist in clinical site recruiting.
Assist in clinical phase student evaluation.
Engage in research in area of clinical/educational expertise.
Hold a doctoral degree from an institution accredited by a USDE-recognized regional accrediting body. (For degrees from institutions in countries other than the United States, ACOTE will determine an alternative and equivalent external review process.)
Prior experience designing significant learning experiences and assessing outcomes
Documented expertise in content area of teaching responsibility
Knowledge of content delivery methods, including distance delivery
Demonstrated professional leadership (local, regional or national)
Strong community networking skills and team collaboration
Strong communication and problem-solving skills
Valid driver's license
The well qualified applicant will hold a clinical or academic Doctoral degree, Be an occupational therapist with NBCOT certification
Licensed or eligible for licensure in Nebraska
Minimum of 5 years occupation-centered practice
Experience as an academic educator
A terminal academic degree (PhD, EdD, ScD, etc.)
Clear research agenda with history of scholarly achievement
A vital enterprise in the nation’s heartland, the University of Nebraska Medical Center has its eye on improving the future of health care in Nebraska and beyond. As Nebraska’s only public academic health sciences center, UNMC is committed to the education of a 21st century health care work force, to finding cures and treatments for devastating diseases, to providing the best care for patients, and to serving our state and its communities through award-winning outreach. UNMC also is committed to embracing the richness of diversity, and is a major economic engine for the state of Nebraska. Led by Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., UNMC has six colleges, two institutes and a graduate studies program, serving nearly 4,000 students in more than two dozen programs. Our physician assistant program was recently ranked ninth in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, and our primary care program was ranked 17. The university’s physical therapy, pharmacy and public health programs also are ranked among the top in the country.
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