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Ranked Faculty - Occupational Therapy - Graduate Programs
St. Catherine University

Date Posted Aug. 12, 2019
Title Ranked Faculty - Occupational Therapy - Graduate Programs
University St. Catherine University
St. Paul, MN, United States
Department Department of Occupational Therapy
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Occupational Therapy

Ranked Faculty – Occupational Therapy – Graduate Programs

The Department of Occupational Therapy at St. Catherine University invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) Faculty Member on a 9 over 12 month contract in the graduate (MAOT and OTD) programs. Rank and salary commensurate with experience.

The expected candidate must demonstrate a commitment to mission, philosophy, goals, and priorities of the OT Department at St. Catherine University and is expected to have responsibilities in teaching, scholarship, and service. This is a 1.0 FTE position with 6 course loads (18 graduate credits) per academic year. Roles and responsibilities include (1) Collaborating with other faculty teaching in the same area of content expertise to design, teach, evaluate, and revise course content to reflect evidence-based practice, current knowledge in the field, and best practices in teaching, (2) Carry out excellence in teaching and advising with a diverse student population using learner-centered strategies, (3) Provide prompt, quality feedback and advising to students, (4) Establish office hours to accommodate student needs, (5) Attend program events supporting student activities and attend university events including commencement, convocations, faculty meetings, and faculty development events, (6) Engagement in scholarship and professional development activities to keep current in current areas of content expertise and best practices in teaching, and (7) participate in service and leadership at the program, department, university, and professional levels.

Required qualifications:
Doctoral degree earned by September 2019 is preferred, progress toward completion of a doctoral degree by December 2020 required. Minimum of 3 years clinical practice; clinical practice with adults and older adults addressing physical and psychological needs of clients preferred. Some post-baccalaureate level teaching experience preferred. Applicants must be an initially certified occupational therapy and have licensure (or be eligible for licensure) as an occupational therapist in Minnesota. Applicants should demonstrate evidence of a commitment to excellence in research and teaching and expertise in their assigned teaching area.

St. Catherine University seeks creative, adaptable faculty who enjoy working in a university climate that promotes cultural diversity and multicultural understanding. Candidates of color are encouraged to apply. Consistent with the University’s commitment to women, diversity and social justice, preference will be given to candidates who manifest these themes in their teaching, research and service.

To apply:
Please go to the St. Catherine University employment site to apply for this position. Applicants may also visit the University Human Resources office, located in Derham Hall Room 8, to submit an electronic application. Attach an application letter, CV and a statement of teaching interests. Candidates selected for interview will need to provide three references. Official transcripts and background check will be required for employment. For information, contact Stephanie de Sam Lazaro at Review of Applications will begin August 15, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled; however, priority will be given to complete applications received by August 31, 2019.

St. Catherine University
2004 Randolph Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105
EEO/AA/Drug Free Workplace Employer; Tobacco-Free Campuses

  • Our university is a proud member of the Upper Midwest HERC and is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff and assisting dual career couples. For more information and to find other higher education jobs in the Upper Midwest region, visit the HERC website.

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