Summary: Grand Valley State University (GVSU) in Grand Rapids, Michigan is currently accepting applications for two full-time tenure-track faculty positions, at the rank of assistant/associate professor based upon qualifications and experience, in the Department of Occupational Science and Therapy (OST). The department is housed in the new Raleigh J. Finkelstein Hall, a state-of-the-art facility in Grand Rapids.
Required Qualifications and Education:
A Doctorate degree with no experience or a Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy or related field with at least three years of full-time related work experience after the Master’s degree was awarded.
Within the previous two years must have any one of the following: Oversight of 2+ student group activities in a clinic or community setting, OR 1 guest lecture presentation taught to an entry-level occupational therapy or occupational therapy assistant program, OR supervising 3+ occupational therapy fieldwork students
If highest degree is Master’s, must be willing to enroll in a Doctoral degree program
Michigan Occupational Therapy licensure or eligibility
Preferred Qualifications and Education:
Earned doctorate degree or evidence of enrollment in a doctoral program
An identified program of scholarship
Teaching experience at the graduate level
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Area of expertise that complements current faculty; preference for those with expertise in Older Adult, Mental Health, and Qualitative research.
Experience in or demonstrated understanding of social justice education and/or initiatives, and/or inclusion, diversity, and/or intercultural training.
Responsibilities – Essential Functions:
Teaching in the OST graduate program. In addition to the primary focus of teaching, all faculty members must demonstrate scholarly activity, advise/mentor students, and provide service to the department, university, community, and the profession.
Salary: Highly competitive and commensurate with experience and degree.
Department/Division: Occupational Science and Therapy, College of Health Professions
Campus: Grand Rapids Health Campus
Application Deadline: This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but it will remain open through April 20, 2019.
How To Apply: Apply online at jobs.gvsu.edu and select "Apply now". Please include a cover letter and resume. The online application will allow you to attach these documents electronically. On the application, you will be required to provide names, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses for three professional references. If you have questions or need assistance, call Human Resources at 616-331-2215.
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