Faculty, Clinician-Track Educator
The Program in Occupational Therapy at Washington University in St. Louis' School of Medicine seeks an occupational therapist for a faculty position on the clinician-educator track. The position reports to the Director, Division of Professional Education.
70% Teaching Responsibilities, including preparation, grading, advising, mentoring and office hours
20% Scholarly Activity, including publications and presentations
10% Service to the Program and University on committees and special projects as requested.
- Serve as a generalist educator, teaching a wide variety of courses within the Master's and Clinical Doctoral curricula. Teaching activities must be guided by the University Mission, Program Mission, Curriculum Model and ACOTE standards
- Apply teaching philosophy, theory, and learning objectives to the process of education and determine effectiveness.
- Use knowledge to foster the development of student's capacity to employ an occupational performance perspective to OT services to improve participation, health and well-being of people, organizations and communities.
- Link knowledge from the basic, social and occupational sciences to the understanding of occupation and evidence-based approaches to provide students with the skills for their practice that will affect persons, organizations, communities and populations.
- Foster knowledge that has theoretical and clinical application for occupation-based education, and regularly disseminate that knowledge in juried presentations and publications.
- Advise and mentor students to achieve their potential. A measure of effectiveness in this role is student feedback and indication that learning goals have been achieved.
- Work with Program, University and Professional leaders in education to enhance the learning experience through research, shared resources, and innovative models of interdisciplinary learning.
- Collaborate with research and practice divisions to integrate knowledge into practice and education models that can be evaluated for effectiveness. Build effective long-term community-based interventions and learning models.
- Serve on Program, University or Community Consumer-Oriented committees.
- Contribute to the development and evaluation of the curriculum and educational aspects of the Program and contribute to the mission of the Occupational Therapy Program.
- Eligible for or holds occupational therapy licensure in the state of Missouri
- Doctoral degree in occupational therapy or a related field
- Minimum of five (5) years of full-time experience teaching in higher education required, including associated teaching competencies and ability to relate to student learning needs.
- Minimum of three (3) years of clinical experience in occupational therapy practice. Clinical expertise in any areas of occupational therapy practice will be considered.
- An established line of scholarly research and the ability to mentor students through directed clinical/community research or program development projects consistent with a line of scholarly work.
- Ability to mentor and advise students.
- Experience using contemporary instructional technologies to deliver curricula
- Active involvement and/or leadership in local, state, or national professional organizations.
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.