St. Ambrose University welcomes qualified candidates to apply for a full time, 12-month tenure track position in the Occupational Therapy Department. Candidates will be joining a well-established department focused on educating ethical, innovative, and sensitive occupational therapists who will serve to support the occupational participation of others. Our department values reflective client-centered practice, professionalism, scholarship and service.
The ideal candidates should have experience working in one of the following areas: psychosocial/mental health services, adult/older adult populations, or community based services. Responsibilities of the positions include teaching in areas of expertise, advising and mentoring doctoral students, serving on department and university committees and implementing a scholarship agenda.
Candidates for this position should have an earned terminal doctoral degree (PhD, EdD, ScD, DHS, post-professional OTD); those enrolled in a terminal degree program will be considered if anticipating completion by July 2018. Candidates must be eligible for licensure as an occupational therapist in the State of Iowa. Demonstrated effectiveness in teaching, leadership, evidence of scholarly works and clinical specialization will enhance the candidate’s application.
The Department is one of seven health science departments within the College of Health and Human Services. Multiple interprofessional learning events and numerous outreach services enhance the student experience in Occupational Therapy and promote a culture of team work and advocacy for health and wellness in the Quad Cities.
St. Ambrose University is an independent, comprehensive, and Catholic diocesan university firmly grounded in the liberal arts. An institution of 3,200 graduate and undergraduate students, the University’s Core Values include: Catholicity, Integrity, the Liberal Arts, Life-Long Learning, and Diversity. See www.sau.edu for further information.
For additional information, contact Lynn Kilburg, DHSc, MBA, OTR/L (at (563) 333-6352 or KilburgLynnJ@sau.edu ) or Terry Schlabach, PhD, OTR/L, BCP (at (563) 333-6279 or SchlabachTheresaL@sau.edu ). More information about St. Ambrose University Occupational Therapy Department can be found on our website at www.sau.edu/ot. Interested individuals should apply online at http://www.sau.edu/employment by submitting a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. People from under-represented populations are encouraged to apply. EOE