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Clinical Instructor I-Occupational Therapy

University of Central Arkansas
Conway, AR 72032
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Position Information

Posting Number F0672019
Working Title Clinical Instructor I-Occupational Therapy
Department Org 345000 - Occupational Therapy
Position Summary

The University of Central Arkansas Clinical Instructor I is responsible for teaching, research and service. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy. The position is non-tenure track and a nine-month appointment.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

We are seeking faculty to teach and advise graduate students in the entry level Doctor of Occupational Therapy program, participate in scholarly activities, and contribute to service and community engagement goals of the department and university.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Expertise in occupational therapy area of practice, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and demonstrated professionalism.

Required Education and/or Experience

An earned doctorate degree in occupational therapy (clinical doctorate accepted) or related field with a license to practice as an OT. Consideration will be given to candidates who are enrolled an in good standing in a doctoral program beginning Fall 2020 with expectation of completing degree in a timely manner. In addition, appropriate licenses for content expertise are required.

Preferred Education and/or Experience

Experience in occupational therapy as a fieldwork educator and/or other teaching experience.

License(s)/Certifications (Required or Preferred)

Applicants must hold a license, or be eligible for a license to practice occupational therapy in Arkansas and provide record of initial certification as an occupational therapy practitioner (if applicant is an occupational therapist).

University, Campus, and Community Description

Founded in 1907, UCA has an enrollment of more than 10,000, of which more than 15% are graduate students. The university offers more than 90 undergraduate and 60 graduate certificate and degree programs, including doctoral programs in five disciplines. The undergraduate student body consistently scores above the national average on the ACT exam. UCA is proud of its tradition of teaching excellence and its contributions in research, scholarship, and creative activities. The campus is widely acclaimed for its beauty. UCA is located in Conway, Arkansas, a thriving city of approximately 65,000 in central Arkansas, and thirty minutes from Little Rock. Conway is home to several major industries, two private colleges, an excellent public school system, and strong private K12 schools. Residents have easy access to the Ouachita and Ozark National forests and pristine wildlife areas near the Buffalo National River.

Desired start date 08/16/2020
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Background Check Statement

This position may be subject to a pre-employment criminal, sex-offender registry, financial history background check and drug screening. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication and/or adverse financial history alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background checks and drug screening information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

UCA EEO Statement

The University of Central Arkansas is an affirmative action/equal opportunity institution dedicated to attracting and supporting a diverse student, faculty and staff population through enhanced multicultural learning environments and opportunities. In keeping with its nondiscrimination policy in employment, admissions and other functions and programs, the university considers employees and students on the basis of individual merit and will not discriminate against a person on the basis of gender, race or color, ethnicity, religion, spiritual beliefs, national origin, age, familial status, socioeconomic background, sexual orientation, disability, political beliefs, intellectual perspective, genetic information, military status, or other factors irrelevant to participation in its programs.

Open Date 11/18/2019
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Letters of reference may be requested.

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