Occupational Therapy Instructor position 0.5 FTE 10 month contract
This instructor must hold a Master in Occupational Therapy and a research Master’s degree. The instructor must be eligible for licensure with the College of Occupational Therapists of Nova Scotia. Demonstrated ability to teach in the enabling competencies in occupational therapy is essential. Applicants must have a minimum of two years of relevant professional practice teaching experience which can include teaching assistant, tutoring and the supervision of occupational therapy fieldwork students. Demonstrated ability to develop courses, coordinate labs, tutor and teach using online, face-to-face and simulation techniques and conduct student evaluations is required, as are demonstrated exceptional time management and course preparation skills; effective oral and written communication skills; leadership skills; and the ability to take initiative, be flexible and work independently. Candidates must have a demonstrated commitment to teaching and student learning, and demonstrated ability to teach in interprofessional education, bachelor’s courses and in the Master of Science (Post Professional).
It is preferred that the instructor have a PhD or EdD, and be familiar with occupational therapy education and accreditation requirements. It is preferred that the instructor demonstrate a willingness to establish and maintain involvement in scholarly and professional activities and be dedicated to excellence and innovation in curriculum delivery.
Inquiries welcome. Consideration of applications will begin on August 19, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching experience, confirmation of eligibility for an occupational therapy license in Nova Scotia, contact information of three references and a completed self-identification questionnaire, available at www.dal.ca/becounted/selfid, to:
Chair, Appointments Committee
School of Occupational Therapy
PO Box 15000
Halifax, Nova Scotia CANADA B3H 4R2
Ph: 902-494-8804; fax: 902- 494-1229
Subject to budgetary approval. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Aboriginal people, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.