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Limited Term Position ‑ School of Occupational Therapy

Posted by School of Occupational Therapy on March 31, 2016 in Job Postings

Occupational Therapist
Limited Term Position                            

Applications are invited for one Limited Term Position at the Instructor level in the School of Occupational Therapy starting July 1, 2016 (pending budgetary approval). This is an academic position that encompasses teaching and administration. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. This is a fixed term position of one year with no expectation for renewal.

This instructor must be licensed to practice occupational therapy in Nova Scotia, have a completed master’s degree and practice experience in enabling occupational performance, in particular, the experience required to coordinate and teach courses related to neuroscience, neurological conditions, physical rehabilitation and disability.  S/he has experience teaching, tutoring or supervision of students. S/he demonstrates excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, effective oral and written communication skills, leadership skills and the ability to take initiative, be flexible and work independently.

As the Instructor of Record, this instructor will take full responsibility for OCCU 6140.05(Neuroscience for Occupational Therapy) including all teaching/learning activities and student evaluation. The Instructor will also contribute to and evaluate student performance in up to 3 courses, during each of three of the four School semesters with particular involvement in the laboratory program including: tutoring, interprofessional health education (IPHE), simulated client exams, organization of events and resources such as the Mobility Fair and take responsibility for teaching resources such as the Simulation Suite, the Electronic Assessment Library and therapeutic equipment. S/he will contribute to the fieldwork program as a preceptor, student advisor and liaison to clinical settings; and contribute to the scholarly and administrative duties in the School of Occupational Therapy. This position reports to the Director, School of Occupational Therapy. 

Inquiries welcome! Please contact the Director at Consideration of applications will begin on April 8, 2016. Submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching experience, confirmation of eligibility for an occupational therapy license in Nova Scotia and three confidential letters of reference forwarded by the referees to:

Chair, Appointments Committee
School of Occupational Therapy
Dalhousie University
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, Canadian 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 qualified Aboriginal people, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and all qualified candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.