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Faculty - Occupational Therapy - 14HS-OT02

Institution: Texas Woman's University
Location: Denton, TX
Category:
  • Faculty - Health - Physical & Occupational Therapy
Posted: 06/17/2014
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Type: Full Time
Notes: included on Affirmative Action email
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Texas Woman's University - Denton Campus
Department: School of Occupational Therapy
Title: Academic Fieldwork Coordinator, Assistant or Associate Clinical Professor
Job Code: 14HS-OT02
Date Closed: Review of applications will begin July 1, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled.

TO APPLY:
Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copy of graduate transcripts, and names with email address and phone numbers of three references via email to Facultyjobs@twu.edu (e-mail Header or Subject line must include job title and job code number 14HS-OT02.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Full time 12 month clinical track position at either the assistant or associate rank in the School of Occupational Therapy. Primary role as academic fieldwork coordinator specifically responsible for the occupational therapy program's compliance with the fieldwork requirements of the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education. Responsibilities include clinical teaching, scholarly work and participation in university and School service as is relevant to that role. Qualifications: A doctorate in occupational therapy or related field preferred, will consider master level, must hold or be eligible for licensure as an occupational therapist in the State of Texas.

The School of Occupational Therapy provides MOT programming in Denton, Dallas, and Houston as well as a hybrid MOT Bridging program for COTAs, thus requiring multiple connections to fulfill approximately 275 level II fieldwork placements annually. The Academic Fieldwork Coordinator offices with the fieldwork support staff in Denton, with travel to Dallas and Houston as well as site visits across Texas and beyond. In addition, TWU School of Occupational therapy offers the only post-professional OTD in Texas, and one of three Ph.D. programs in occupational therapy nation-wide.

UNIVERSITY INFORMATION:
Texas Woman's University occupies a notable position in higher education as the nation's largest university primarily for women. Established in 1901, TWU is a doctoral/research-intensive public university which emphasizes the liberal arts and sciences as well as specialized and professional studies in business, nursing, health sciences, and education. The College of Health Sciences has a long history of preparing responsible health professionals to meet the needs of an ever changing health care environment. TWU operates three campuses: Houston, Dallas, and the main campus in Denton (population 115,000), located 40 miles north of the Dallas/Fort Worth area. This metroplex, the nation's fourth largest urban center, has world-class museums, orchestras, opera, ballet, theatre companies, as well as an array of professional and collegiate sports venues. Additional information about the University is available at http://www.twu.edu.

Texas Woman's University, an AA/EEO/VEVRAA employer, supports diversity. Men and women, and members of all racial and ethnic groups, are encouraged to apply. All offers of employment will be contingent on the candidate's ability to provide documents which establish proof of identity and eligibility to work in the United States. All positions at Texas Woman's University are deemed security sensitive requiring background checks.

Application Information

Contact: Texas Woman's University
Phone: (940)898-3555
Fax: (940)898-3566
TDD: (940)898-3555
Email Address: facultyjobs@twu.edu

More Information on Texas Woman's University

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