Opportunity Details

Occupational Therapy

Clinician

Commensurate w/Experience

Academic Fieldwork and Capstone Coordinator

The Program in Occupational Therapy at Washington University is currently seeking candidates for a full-time academic fieldwork and capstone coordinator beginning in the 2018-2019 academic year. This is a non-tenured, 12-month faculty-eligible position on the clinician track and is focused on administration and monitoring of level II fieldwork and doctoral capstone experiences and ensuring that the fieldwork/experiential structure and processes meet the philosophy of the Program, curriculum design, and ACOTE requirements. The academic fieldwork and capstone coordinator also teaches the capstone course and professional practice course sequence and contributes to continuous improvement of the educational program and mission. Candidates should be able to apply occupational therapy knowledge, including the Person-Environment-Occupation Performance (PEOP) model to societal issues and influence the preparation of and practice of occupational therapists. Clinical expertise in any area of occupational therapy practice will be considered.

Washington University seeks an exceptionally qualified and diverse faculty; women, minorities, protected veterans and candidates with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Position responsibilities (include but not limited to):

  • Teach the capstone planning course series, professional identity and practice course sequence, and assist in other courses as necessary. Teaching activities must be guided by the University's mission, Program's mission, curriculum model and meet the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) standards.
  • Advise students throughout the academic program and during the fieldwork/capstone experience to develop as professionals and achieve their potential. Work with the Program, University, and professional leaders in education to enhance the fieldwork/capstone experience.
  • Collaborate with research and practice divisions to ensure the fieldwork and capstone experiences are an integral part of the educational curriculum. Serve on Program, University or community consumer-oriented committees.
  • Develop a line of scholarly activity that leads to peer-reviewed publications and presentations.
  • Contribute to the development and evaluation of the curriculum and educational aspects of the Program. 

Position responsibilities (include, but not limited to):

  • Eligible for or holds occupational therapy licensure in the state of Missouri
  • Doctoral degree in occupational therapy
  • Minimum of two (2) years of clinical experience in occupational therapy practice required; clinical expertise in any area of occupational therapy practice will be considered.
  • Three (3) years of full-time experience teaching in higher education preferred, but not required
  • Ability to advise students in fieldwork/capstone situations
  • Ability to communicate with fieldwork educators and capstone site supervisors, including the ability to resolve conflict
  • Experience using contemporary instructional technologies to communicate and deliver curricula
  • Experience using learning management systems to support teaching and administration of the fieldwork and capstone experiences
  • Experience and ability to manage and use data management software programs
  • Ability to supervise administrative staff who assist in the administration of the fieldwork and capstone experiences
  • Active involvement and/or leadership in local, state, or national professional organizations is required
  • Oversight and management of fieldwork/experiential site contracts

Washington University

Home to one of the top medical schools in the nation, Washington University is also ranked among the best places to work in St. Louis. Essential to every aspect of the University's mission, faculty and staff enrich students' learning experiences, discover and build knowledge, advance health, save lives, and support excellence every day. Employees at the School of Medicine reflect the diversity of the surrounding community, and enjoy a rewarding and inclusive work environment that encourages independence, boldness and originality of thought. Washington University recognizes the value in each individual, and great emphasis is put on hiring, training and retention of its employees.

The Program in Occupational Therapy

The Program in Occupational Therapy at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis is ranked as the number one occupational therapy program in the nation by U.S. News and World Report. Located in the heart of the Midwest, the Program offers the finest in occupational therapy education and evidence-based patient care, all built upon a strong foundation of innovative research. Faculty and staff maintain a focus on advancing human health by enhancing people's participation in everyday life activities and work together to bridge biomedical and sociocultural health at the person, community and population levels. 

Salary

Commensurate with experience

Application Information

Applications will be reviewed starting March 1, 2018, and the position will remain open until filled.

Stacy Smallfield, DrOT, OTR/L, BCG, FAOTA

stacy.smallfield@wustl.edu

314-286-1109

1/30/2018

6/1/2018

An Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer

Washington University seeks an exceptionally qualified and diverse faculty; women, minorities, protected veterans and candidates with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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