Position Title OT Clinical Assistant Professor-12 month appt
Work Location Springfield Campus
Department Occupational Therapy
HR Home Department 020520 OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY
Pay Grade Unclassified
Position only available to current, regular, full-time Missouri State
University employees? No, Position is available to all applicants.
Faculty Appointment Type Non-Tenure Track
Term (if applicable) 12 month
Begin Date of Appointment 01/05/2022
The Clinical Assistant Professor is a non-tenure track position with
responsibilities for clinical education and service. Clinical faculty may
participate in research or other scholarly or creative activities.
Description of Primary Duties
The primary teaching responsibilities of this position are to work
collaboratively with other OT faculty members to coordinate and teach OT
courses and train students. The position involves working effectively with a
team of faculty to deliver a high-quality, engaging, and consistent experience
across the OT program. Duties also include advising students, collaborate in
developing and providing OT clinical services to train students. Clinical
track faculty are not required to develop an active research program but are
expected to be involved in scholarship activities and to utilize evidence-
based practice and teaching. Service responsibilities include collaborating
with all members of the department to obtain and maintain accreditation and
clinical placement sites. Additional services includes serving on university,
college, and departmental committees and participating in activities that
contribute to the community and the public affairs mission of the university.
Minimum Acceptable Qualifications
The minimum acceptable qualifications for the Clinical Assistant Professor
rank are determined by the department and approved by the Dean and the
Provost. Clinical Faculty must be qualified as defined by
professional/discipline standards, have practical experience appropriate for
the responsibilities assigned, and must maintain appropriate professional
credentials. The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to
engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required.
Required qualifications include: an earned doctorate (Ph.D., EdD, OTD, or
equivalent in a related
field); ABD will be considered, with expected completion by August 2022;
clinical practice as an occupational therapist; certification as an
occupational therapist by the National Board of Certification in Occupational
Therapy and eligibility for a license in the state of Missouri; effective
interpersonal and communication skills needed to lead a team toward goal
achievement; the successful candidate will have skills consistent with
effective use of technology, working collaboratively with multiple
constituents, and effective teaching. The successful candidate will
demonstrate knowledge and understanding of multicultural and diversity issues.
Link to Job Description
https:// www. missouristate.edu/human/jobdescriptions/126101.htm
Open Date 10/04/2021
Close Date (If Close Date is blank then the posting is considered open until
Special Instructions to Applicants
Review of applications to begin October 25, 2021, and will continue until the
position is filled. Official transcripts are required at the time of hire.
Documentation of appropriate licenses and certifications will be required at
the time of hire. Please attach an updated, detailed curriculum vitae.
EO/AA and Diversity Statement
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The University emphasizes the dignity and equality common to all persons and
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basis of race, color, national origin (including ancestry, or any other
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(including marital status, family status, pregnancy, sexual orientation,
gender identity, gender expression, or any other subcategory of sex recognized
by applicable law), age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or
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activity offered or sponsored by the University. Sex discrimination
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prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972.
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the Armed Forces of the United States of America.
The University maintains a grievance procedure incorporating due process
available to any person who believes he or she has been discriminated against.
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Employment will require a criminal background check at University expense.
Posting Number 20210056FTF
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