Full-time Lecturer, Occupational Therapy (Academic Fieldwork
Instructional Faculty - Temporary/Lecturer
Unit 3 - CFA - California Faculty Association,
Temporary, Full Time, Faculty - Health Sciences, On-site (work
in-person at business location)
Full-time Lecturer (Academic Fieldwork Coordinator)
Department of Occupational Therapy
College of Health, Human Services, and Nursing
The Department of Occupational Therapy at California State
University Dominguez Hills invites applications for a full-time
position at the rank of 12-month Lecturer A or Lecturer B with the
appointment starting in Summer 2023.
At CSUDH, we celebrate and respect diversity in all forms that
include every race, religion, gender, ethnicity, veterans, people
with varied abilities, and members of the LGBTQ+ community. CSUDH
is seeking applications from candidates who can demonstrate
experience in teaching and working with individuals from diverse
backgrounds and contribute to the University's mission, vision, and
For more information:
Mission, Vision, and Core Values
This is for one 12-month full-time Lecturer B position in the
Department of Occupational Therapy to take on the responsibilities
of the Master of Science in Occupational Therapy (MSOT) Academic
Fieldwork Coordinator and teaching in the OT Department.
This 12-month full-time position comes with the following
Applicants must have experience in teaching and working with
colleagues from diverse age, socioeconomic, cultural, and academic
An earned Masters degree.
2 years of clinical practice in occupational therapy.
Eligible for occupational therapy (OT) licensure in
Qualified to teach courses at both entry-level as well as
advanced clinical-level courses.
Demonstrate a commitment to teaching and mentoring with ongoing
or potential research projects that can foster student involvement
and career opportunities.
Demonstrate a record of professional leadership and
An earned post-professional doctoral degree (e.g., PhD, EdD,
- Teaching and advising.
- Conducting scholarship in line with the mission of the
department, college, and university.
- Contributing to service for the department, college, and
- Contributing to curriculum and program development.
- Take on the responsibilities of the MSOT Academic Fieldwork
Coordinator for the Entry-Level MSOT Program as required by the
Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE).
The AFWC is specifically responsible for the program's compliance
with the fieldwork requirements of the Accreditation Council for
Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) Standards Section
How to Apply
- 5 years of clinical practice in occupational therapy.
- 2 years of teaching experience.
- Experience in OT curriculum and course development.
- Experience in fieldwork coordination in occupational therapy
education, including student placements, development of affiliation
agreements and fieldwork objectives, and collaboration with
- Experience in supervision of students' fieldwork
- Experience in community outreach, advocacy, leadership, and/or
program development and management.
A completed online application must be received by electronic
submission to be considered. To apply, please visit CSUDH
Application Deadline Date
The position is open until filled. Review of applications will
begin in September 2023. For full consideration, please submit your
completed application with the required materials no later than
September 15, 2023.
Current Curriculum Vitae with contact information
List of 3 references with contact information*
Unofficial transcripts (an official transcript will be required
for the finalist)**
A Statement on Teaching
Sample Publications or Evidence of Creative/Scholarly
Statement on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (2 pages
Teaching Evaluations (if available)
*This position requires three letters of recommendation (LORs).
Please do not upload your LORs with your application. Your list of
references will be notified at the appropriate time during the
search process. They will receive a request via email along with
information on uploading the LOR. You will be able to verify that
each letter has been received by CSUDH by logging back into your
**For finalist with International transcripts, a United States
Equivalency certification will be required.
A United States (US) Equivalency certification is required for
earned/awarded/conferred foreign terminal degrees, which is from a
foreign Academic Institution for foreign studies. The US
Equivalency certification is used to validate foreign studies from
an academic credential evaluation agency and is evaluated on
foreign studies and deemed to be equivalent to degrees from the
United States. The certification must translate the information in
English, and confirm that your highest terminal degree is US
Equivalent to a US terminal degree (i.e., Bachelor's, Master's,
Doctorate's, Doctor's of Philosophy). The certification can be
emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
or mailed directly to the office of Faculty Affairs and
Development, 1000 East Victoria Street, WH-368, Carson, CA
***Given CSUDH's commitment to diversity and inclusion for all
students, faculty, staff, and administrators, describe your
individual commitment and experiences in advancing diversity and
inclusion and how they relate to your future teaching and
If you have questions regarding the position, please contact:
Terry Peralta-Catipon, PhD, OTR/L
Search Committee Chair
Department of Occupational Therapy
The mission of the CSUDH Occupational Therapy Program is to prepare
entry-level clinical practitioners with knowledge, skills, and
understanding necessary to practice in traditional as well as
emerging occupational therapy roles with an excellent foundation
for later specialization and lifelong learning.
The Occupational Therapy Program has been planned with enthusiasm
to help prepare students for a professional career focused on
helping people achieve skills and utilize resources to live
independent and meaningful lives. The program is structured towards
producing client-centered therapists with enhanced critical
thinking abilities. It aims to produce professionals, who can
research, develop, implement, and evaluate procedures utilizing a
high degree of independent judgment and to consult where
appropriate with other members of the healthcare team.
For more information: https://www.csudh.edu/ot/
Lecturer A (12-Month) classification salary range is $5,168 to
$6,946 per month (12 monthly payments per academic year). The
anticipated hiring salary is $6,667 to $6,917.
Lecturer B (12-Month) classification salary range is $6,190 to
$13,797 per month (12 monthly payments per academic year). The
anticipated hiring salary is $8,334 to $ 8,750.
This position will be commensurate with experience and current
CSUDH faculty salaries in the academic department/discipline.
Faculty salaries are subject to budgetary authorization and any
California State University System faculty contract increases.
Moving expenses may be available.
An excellent comprehensive benefits package is available that
includes: health/vision/dental plans; spouse, domestic partner and
dependent fee‐waiver; access to campus child‐care; and a
defined‐benefit retirement through the state system along with
optional tax sheltering opportunities. For a detailed description
of benefits, please visit: https://www.csudh.edu/hr/benefits/
Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal
records check) is required for employment. CSU will make a
conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the
background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is
discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified
information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background
check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee
who was conditionally offered the position.
CSU COVID-19 Vaccination Policy
The California State University (CSU) is committed to safeguarding
the health and well-being of our students, faculty, staff,
administrators, and the communities we serve, as well as
maintaining higher education access and attainment for our
students, as such, we embrace a comprehensive strategy designed to
reduce the likelihood of transmission of the COVID-19 virus. The
CSU strongly recommends that all individuals who access any
in-person program or activity (on- or off-campus) operated or
controlled by the University follow COVID-19 vaccine
recommendations adopted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and
Prevention (CDC) and the California Department of Public Health
(CDPH) applicable to their age, medical condition, and other
relevant indications and comply with other safety measures
established by each campus. The systemwide policy can be found at
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Mandated Reporter Per CANRA
The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated
reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting
Act (CANRA) and is required to comply with the requirements set
forth in CSU Executive Order 1083, revised July 21, 2017, as a
condition of employment.
CSUDH is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We
consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to
race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender,
gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic
information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or
protected veteran status.
For more information: U.S. Equal Employment
Individuals with disabilities requesting accommodations under the
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may call the Human Resources'
Office (310) 243-3771.
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Upon appointment, all candidates must furnish proof of eligibility
to work in the U.S.
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Vaping and other Tobacco use are Not Permitted anywhere on
University property. Education Code 42356, CCR Title 5, Article
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Open until filled
To apply, visit: https://careers.csudh.edu/en-us/job/529433/fulltime-lecturer-occupational-therapy-academic-fieldwork-coordinator