Fall 2021 Adjunct Faculty: Human Gross Anatomy - Occupational Therapy Program, Wingate University

North Carolina, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
May 28, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Part Time

Position:  Adjunct Faculty, Doctor of Occupational Therapy Program

Location: Wingate Main Campus

The Department of Occupational Therapy at Wingate University is seeking an Adjunct Faculty member for the developing entry-level Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD) program that began in August 2019. The selected candidate will teach OTD 711 Human Gross Anatomy, a 4-credit course with cadaver dissection lab, scheduled for Fall 2021.


  • Master’s or Doctorate degree from an accredited institution (Doctorate preferred).
  • Minimum of 1 year of teaching experience related to gross anatomy (preferred history of teaching occupational therapy students).
  • Demonstrate excellent organizational and communication (written and oral) skills, and a commitment to student success.
  • Display initiative and a desire for professional learning and growth.
  • Show excellent problem solving, critical thinking, time management, and leadership skills.
  • Show integrity, strong ethics, a heart for service, and respect for others.

To apply, submit the following to Human Resources at careers@wingate.edu and Dr. Melissa Sweetman, OTD Program Director, at m.sweetman@wingate.edu:

  1. Letter of interest
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Contact information for three references

Review of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

The entry-level Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD) program is currently in Candidacy Status with ACOTE and will be eligible for Full Accreditation Status in the Fall of 2021.

Wingate, a comprehensive, independent and growing university, serves more than 3,800 students in North Carolina. Founded in 1896, the University offers 37 undergraduate majors as well as graduate and professional programs. Wingate is home to the Cannon College of Arts and Sciences, the Levine College of Health Sciences, the Byrum School of Business, the Thayer School of Education and the School of Sport Sciences. Wingate blends in-class exploration with out-of-class application to deliver an uncommon and life-changing educational experience. Nearly one-in-five Wingate undergraduate students is preparing to be a pharmacist, physician assistant, physical therapist or nurse, and 60 percent of graduate students are enrolled in health sciences. Wingate currently offers six master’s degree programs and three doctoral degree programs, aside from the newly developed Doctor of Occupational Therapy program. Students are supported by more than 325 endowed scholarships. The University’s motto is “Faith, Knowledge, Service.” View university news and videos at www.wingate.edu.


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