Assistant/Associate Professor, Occupational Therapy, Position #14889

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UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA SCHOOL OF MEDICINE AND HEALTH SCIENCES, Assistant Professor, Occupational Therapy, Position # 00014889

Compensation and Appointment
Position: Assistant/Associate Professor
Salary: $85,000+
Salary is commensurate with education and experience. Applicants must have sufficient experience and education to qualify for a faculty appointment at the appropriate rank in SMHS.
Benefits: Includes single or family health care coverage (premiums paid for by the university), basic life insurance, EAP, retirement plan, and tuition waiver.  Optional benefits available: supplemental life, dental, vision, flexible spending account, supplemental retirement plans. 
Twelve (12) month, full-time, non-tenured track, special appointment position.
Job Summary and Responsibilities:
Teaching Courses in both MOT and OTD curriculum in area of expertise. Support for teaching, service, and scholarship mission of the department. This position includes curriculum development, grading, and advisement of students. Dedicated attention to professional development to support the growth and development of the program
Minimum Requirements: 

  • Degree in Occupational Therapy
  • Doctoral degree
  • Two years’ clinical experience
  • Current Certification by NBCOT
  • Eligible for License in North Dakota and Wyoming 
Preferred Requirements:
  • Teaching experience in higher education
  • Teaching experience in fieldwork
  • Teaching experience in professional seminars/workshops
  • Experience advising students
  • Active in Professional Association at State or National Level
  • Demonstrated Experience in Curriculum Design
  • Demonstrated Experience in Course Development
This position is subject to a criminal history record check

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the US and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire
Review of applications to begin 2/28/2020, position open until filled.  Applicants must submit the following documentation:
  • A cover letter of application highlighting your qualifications for the position
  • A statement of your philosophy of teaching and research interests (not to exceed 2 pages)
  • A complete current curriculum vita
  • Names and contact information for three references
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The University of North Dakota (UND) is a public research University established as a Land Grant University in 1883. Founded with a strong liberal arts foundation, UND has grown into a prominent scientific research university, classified by the Carnegie Foundation as having high research activity. UND was recently ranked among the top 100 public and top 25 most innovative universities in the country by U.S. News and World Report, and is widely regarded as among the top universities in the American Northern Plains region. Currently, the University boasts 200+ fields of study with nearly 15,000 students.
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Note: Pursuant to NDCC 44-04-18.27, applications and any records related to the applications that identify an applicant are confidential, except records related to the finalists of the position, which are open to the public after the search committee has identified the top three finalists who will be invited to campus.

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ND Veteran’s Preference
North Dakota Veterans claiming preference must submit all proof of eligibility by the closing date. Proof of eligibility includes a DD-214 and if claiming disabled status, a current letter of disability from the VA dated within the last 12 months.
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