Clinician-Track Educator Faculty
- 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 meet ACOTE standards.
- Apply teaching philosophy and learning objectives to the process of education and determine their effectiveness.
- Uses knowledge to foster the development of student’s capacity to employ occupational therapy services to improve the 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.
- Fosters knowledge that has theoretical and clinical application for occupation-based education, and regularly disseminates 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.
- Collaborates with research and practice divisions to integrate knowledge into practice and education models that can be evaluated for effectiveness. Builds effective long-term community-based interventions and learning models.
- Serves on Program, University or Community Consumer Oriented committees.
- Contributes to the development and evaluation of the curriculum and educational aspects of the Program.
- Eligible for or holds occupational therapy licensure in the state of Missouri.
- Doctoral degree in occupational therapy.
- Minimum of three (3) years of full-time experience teaching in higher education preferred; associated teaching competencies and ability to relate to students learning needs.
- Minimum of three (3) years of clinical experience in occupational therapy practice preferred;
- Clinical expertise in all areas of occupational therapy practice will be considered, though those with work experience in pediatrics or mental health conditions may be given preference.
- Ability to mentor students through directed clinical/community research or program development projects consistent with a line of scholarly work; preference may be given to applicants with an established line of scholarly research.
- Ability to mentor and advise students.
- Experience using contemporary instructional technologies to deliver curricula.
- Experience using learning management systems to support teaching role.
- Active involvement and/or leadership in local, state, or national professional organizations is required.
60% Teaching Responsibilities, including preparation, grading, advising, mentoring, and office hours.
30% Scholarly Activity, including publications, presentations, and mentorship of student research projects.
10% Service to Program and University on committees and special projects as requested.
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.