Full-time Lecturer (Academic Fieldwork Coordinator)
Department of Occupational Therapy
College of Health, Human Services, and Nursing Position Description
The Department of Occupational Therapy at California State University Dominguez Hills invites applications for a full-time position at the rank of 12-month Lecturer A or Lecturer B with the appointment starting in Summer 2023.
At CSUDH, we celebrate and respect diversity in all forms that include every race, religion, gender, ethnicity, veterans, people with varied abilities, and members of the LGBTQ+ community. CSUDH is seeking applications from candidates who can demonstrate experience in teaching and working with individuals from diverse backgrounds and contribute to the University’s mission, vision, and core values.
For more information: Mission, Vision, and Core Values The Position
This is for one 12-month full-time Lecturer B position in the Department of Occupational Therapy to take on the responsibilities of the Master of Science in Occupational Therapy (MSOT) Academic Fieldwork Coordinator and teaching in the OT Department.
This 12-month full-time position comes with the following responsibilities:
• Teaching and advising.
• Conducting scholarship in line with the mission of the department, college, and university.
• Contributing to service for the department, college, and university.
• Contributing to curriculum and program development.
• Take on the responsibilities of the MSOT Academic Fieldwork Coordinator for the Entry-Level MSOT Program as required by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE). The AFWC is specifically responsible for the program’s compliance with the fieldwork requirements of the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) Standards Section C.1.0. Qualifications
- Applicants must have experience in teaching and working with colleagues from diverse age, socioeconomic, cultural, and academic backgrounds.
- An earned Masters degree.
- 2 years of clinical practice in occupational therapy.
- Eligible for occupational therapy (OT) licensure in California.
- Qualified to teach courses at both entry-level as well as advanced clinical-level courses.
- Demonstrate a commitment to teaching and mentoring with ongoing or potential research projects that can foster student involvement and career opportunities.
- Demonstrate a record of professional leadership and scholarship.
- An earned post-professional doctoral degree (e.g., PhD, EdD, OTD).
How to Apply
- 5 years of clinical practice in occupational therapy.
- 2 years of teaching experience.
- Experience in OT curriculum and course development.
- Experience in fieldwork coordination in occupational therapy education, including student placements, development of affiliation agreements and fieldwork objectives, and collaboration with fieldwork sites.
- Experience in supervision of students’ fieldwork experience.
- Experience in community outreach, advocacy, leadership, and/or program development and management.
A completed online application must be received by electronic submission to be considered. To apply, please visit CSUDH career-opportunities . Application Deadline Date
The position is open until filled. Review of applications will begin in September 2023. For full consideration, please submit your completed application with the required materials no later than September 15, 2023.
- Current Curriculum Vitae with contact information
- Cover letter
- List of 3 references with contact information*
- Unofficial transcripts (an official transcript will be required for the finalist)**
- A Statement on Teaching
- Sample Publications or Evidence of Creative/Scholarly Activity
- Statement on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (2 pages maximum)***
- Teaching Evaluations (if available)
*This position requires three letters of recommendation (LORs). Please do not upload your LORs with your application. Your list of references will be notified at the appropriate time during the search process. They will receive a request via email along with information on uploading the LOR. You will be able to verify that each letter has been received by CSUDH by logging back into your applicant portal.
**For finalist with International transcripts, a United States Equivalency certification will be required.
A United States (US) Equivalency certification is required for earned/awarded/conferred foreign terminal degrees, which is from a foreign Academic Institution for foreign studies. The US Equivalency certification is used to validate foreign studies from an academic credential evaluation agency and is evaluated on foreign studies and deemed to be equivalent to degrees from the United States. The certification must translate the information in English, and confirm that your highest terminal degree is US Equivalent to a US terminal degree (i.e., Bachelor’s, Master’s, Doctorate’s, Doctor’s of Philosophy). The certification can be emailed to email@example.com or mailed directly to the office of Faculty Affairs and Development, 1000 East Victoria Street, WH-368, Carson, CA 90747.
***Given CSUDH’s commitment to diversity and inclusion for all students, faculty, staff, and administrators, describe your individual commitment and experiences in advancing diversity and inclusion and how they relate to your future teaching and research.
If you have questions regarding the position, please contact:
Terry Peralta-Catipon, PhD, OTR/L
Search Committee Chair
Tperalta@csudh.edu Department of Occupational Therapy
The mission of the CSUDH Occupational Therapy Program is to prepare entry-level clinical practitioners with knowledge, skills, and understanding necessary to practice in traditional as well as emerging occupational therapy roles with an excellent foundation for later specialization and lifelong learning.
The Occupational Therapy Program has been planned with enthusiasm to help prepare students for a professional career focused on helping people achieve skills and utilize resources to live independent and meaningful lives. The program is structured towards producing client-centered therapists with enhanced critical thinking abilities. It aims to produce professionals, who can research, develop, implement, and evaluate procedures utilizing a high degree of independent judgment and to consult where appropriate with other members of the healthcare team.
For more information: https://www.csudh.edu/ot/ Additional Information
Lecturer A (12-Month) classification salary range is $5,168 to $6,946 per month (12 monthly payments per academic year). The anticipated hiring salary is $6,667 to $6,917.
Lecturer B (12-Month) classification salary range is $6,190 to $13,797 per month (12 monthly payments per academic year). The anticipated hiring salary is $8,334 to $ 8,750.
This position will be commensurate with experience and current CSUDH faculty salaries in the academic department/discipline. Faculty salaries are subject to budgetary authorization and any California State University System faculty contract increases. Moving expenses may be available.
An excellent comprehensive benefits package is available that includes: health/vision/dental plans; spouse, domestic partner and dependent fee-waiver; access to campus child-care; and a defined-benefit retirement through the state system along with optional tax sheltering opportunities. For a detailed description of benefits, please visit: https://www.csudh.edu/hr/benefits/ .
Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.
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The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA) and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083, revised July 21, 2017, as a condition of employment.
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Closing Date/Time: Open until filled