Clinical Assistant Professor

Location
Wisconsin, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Oct 29, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time


Posting Details

Recruitment Number

5329

Working Title

Clinical Assistant Professor

Position Type

Faculty/Instructional

Appointment Percentage

100

Division/College

College of Science and Health

Description of College / Department / Program / Division / Unit

Position Summary

The individual in this position is primarily responsible for teaching within the occupational therapy graduate program. This individual is expected to maintain currency in content areas as related to their teaching assignment. In addition, participation in ongoing professional development is expected along with participation in university and professional service that support the ongoing operation of the occupational therapy program, the health professions department, and the university.

Required Qualifications

• Current NBCOT certification or eligible in US jurisdiction by start date
• Current State of Wisconsin Occupational Therapy license, or eligible by start date
• Minimum of a Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy by start date
• Excellent interpersonal, communication, organizational, and time management skills
• 3+ years clinical experience as an occupational therapist

Preferred Qualifications

• Post-Professional Clinical Doctorate
• Graduate level teaching experience
• Leadership experience
• Experience in the supervision of students (i.e. classroom, lab, or fieldwork settings)
• Experience with mental health or community-based practice, or specialty certifications
• Experience in technology applications for teaching, data collection and analysis
• Participation in scholarly activity

Physical Demands

Working conditions and environment

Miscellaneous Information

Duties/Responsibilities

These are the job duties required for the position.

Responsibility Statement

Instruction and Assessment of Students

Duties to Support Responsibility

• Develop syllabi to meet content objectives assigned as part of the curriculum design.
• Develop course content and teaching methods in compliance with curriculum design and ACOTE standards
• Provide classroom instruction including lectures, labs, active learning
assignments, etc.
• Develop and implement methods to assess student learning, course effectiveness, and teaching effectiveness.
• Collect SEI scores for each class each semester
• Update courses annually incorporating collected assessment information
• Work in collaboration with the Academic Fieldwork Coordinator to develop objectives for Level I Fieldworks, and support student preparation for Level II Fieldwork.
• Maintain regularly scheduled office hours in order to advise and assist students.
• Maintain student records, e.g., grades, advising, attendance, student professional development, etc., and report information as needed.
• Maintain labs, e.g., ordering supplies, updating manuals, etc., as appropriate
for teaching assignment.
• Collaborate as needed with other programs housed in the HSC for physical
(room, equipment, etc.) and educational purposes (joint classes, etc.).
• Advise occupational therapy students on a regular basis for the purposes of professional development.

Percentage Of Time

80

Essential

Yes

Responsibility Statement

Scholarship/Professional Development

Duties to Support Responsibility

Faculty is expected to have an ongoing record of scholarship consistent with institutional decisions related to retention, tenure, and promotion. Scholarly pursuits shall be judged on the quality and quantity of contributions and include scholarship of discovery, teaching, and engagement.

Evidence of scholarship includes, but is not limited to:
• Research articles or abstracts submitted and/or published
• Grant applications and funded grants
• Research consultation
• Professional platform or poster presentations at peer-reviewed conferences
• Books & book chapters

Professional Development
• Complete a Professional Development Plan ( PDP ) annually with goals for teaching effectiveness and teaching currency.
• Self-Assess performance each year as part of professional development plan process
• Maintain teaching effectiveness through participation in continuing education
and/or professional experience.
• Maintain professional license, certification, and membership in the American
Occupational Therapy Association ( AOTA ).

Percentage Of Time

5

Essential

Yes

Responsibility Statement

Service

Duties to Support Responsibility

• Advise pre-OT students.
• Participate in program and department committees as requested, e.g., admissions, dual degree, etc.
• Participate in program assessment and curriculum revision
• Serve on university (or community) committees as indicated in the Professional
Development Plan

Percentage Of Time

15

Essential

Yes

Posting Detail Information

Special Instructions

Posting Date

Close Date

Continuous Recruitment

Yes

Continuous Recruitment First Review Date

11/20/2020

Position Contact Name

Laura Schaffer

Position Contact Email

lschaffer@uwlax.edu
Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Reference Contact Information
Optional DocumentsSupplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. §. 19.36(7).
    • I prefer my identity remain confidential and have read and understand that if I am the successful candidate for this position, my name may be released.
    • I do not request that my identity remain confidential.
  2. * Please provide your most recent employer, supervisor name and contact information, including phone number and email address. (Per UPS Operational Policy: TC 1, UW System requires reference checks related to sexual harassment and sexual violence to be conducted at a minimum with a final candidate’s most recent employer and with all previous UW System institution and State of Wisconsin agency employers from the past seven years.)

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Are you currently employed by or have you been employed by a UW System institution or a State of Wisconsin agency during the last seven (7) years? Please answer yes or no. If yes, provide the institution or agency name, your supervisor and contact information, including phone number and email address.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
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    • Discipline-Specific Publication/Web Site
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    • Job Center of Wisconsin Web Site
    • Minority Publication/Web Site
    • University of Wisconsin - La Crosse Social Media (i.e. Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter)
    • University of Wisconsin - La Crosse Web Site
    • La Crosse Tribune
    • Personal Referral


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