Visiting Clinical Instructor I – Department of Occupational Therapy

The University of Central Arkansas (UCA) invites applications for a Clinical Instructor I position in the Department of Occupational Therapy for a nine month position for the 2014-15 academic year. The successful candidate will teach and coordinate fieldwork experiences in a variety of graduate courses. Additionally, candidates will be expected to contribute to the scholarship of the profession and service to the department, university and public.

Department:   The entry-level graduate occupational therapy program at the University of Central Arkansas is dedicated to educating practitioners to be competent and skilled in providing occupational therapy services to individuals and populations who are limited by physical or psychosocial situations that compromise independence and wellness. The departmental faculty includes 9 full-time instructors.

Qualification:  The ideal candidate will hold a minimum of a master’s degree in occupational therapy and all degrees must be awarded by an institution that is accredited by a USDE-recognized regional accrediting body.  The candidate must be currently licensed in the state of Arkansas.  Preference will be given to persons with evidence of excellence in teaching.

University: Founded in 1907, UCA is an accredited, comprehensive university with approximately 11,500 students and high academic standards.

Community: Located just 30 minutes away from Little Rock, the capital of Arkansas, Conway is home to two colleges, one university, and a premier medical center complex. Offering an array of arts, culture, and entertainment, residents of Conway will find many ways to connect to the community.

Application: A complete application will contain a letter of interest, (including a statement of teaching philosophy and previous teaching experience), curriculum vitae, and contact information of three references to Dr. Jennifer Moore, Interim Chair and Associate Professor, Department of Occupational Therapy, University of Central Arkansas, 201 Donaghey Ave., Suite 100, Conway, AR 72035.

Screening of applications will begin February 1, 2014 and continue until the position is filled. The anticipated start date is August, 2014. The University of Central Arkansas is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

AVID: UCA dedicates itself to Academic Vitality, Integrity, and Diversity