Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream Opportunity in OS&OT

Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream –¬†Clinical Education in Occupational Therapy

The Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, in the Temerty Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto, invites applications for a full-time continuing teaching-stream appointment in the area of occupational science and occupational therapy. The successful candidate will be appointed as Director of Clinical Education. This position will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream and will start on January 1, 2024 or shortly thereafter.

The successful candidate must have a PhD or other doctorate degree in occupational science, occupational therapy, rehabilitation science, or a related field at the time of the appointment or shortly thereafter; will have a degree in occupational therapy from a World Federation of Occupational Therapists (WFOT)-approved educational program; at least three years of experience as an occupational therapy educator, and at least five years of experience as a practicing occupational therapist. Eligibility for registration with the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario is required. Candidates must have a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching and evidence of excellence in innovative scholarship, as well as teaching expertise in an entry-level Master of Occupational Therapy program, including lecture preparation and delivery, and curriculum development. Additionally, candidates must possess proven leadership abilities and a demonstrated commitment to excellent pedagogical practices and teaching-related scholarly activities. Teaching will include clinical education as part of the MScOT program. Candidates must also convey a demonstrated commitment to, and appreciation of, equity, diversity and inclusion issues impacting student mental health, learning experiences and access to the program.

Visit the University of Toronto Careers website for the full job description and instructions to apply for Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream – Clinical Skills and Theory in Occupational Science & Therapy (Req. ID: 28814).

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