The Department of Occupational Therapy at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans invites applications for a 12-month, clinical instructor/assistant professor position as Academic Fieldwork Coordinator. Primary responsibilities of fieldwork administration and education for the program (65%) include creating and updating department policies procedures and records, development and mentoring of fieldwork education, collaboration with faculty, staff and the practice community, and meeting compliance of the program’s fieldwork accreditation standards. The position also requires teaching (25%) a fieldwork seminar course and in areas of expertise, advisement of occupational therapy students, and scholarly activity (10%), including individual projects and mentoring of student capstone projects. Additional opportunities may consist of participating in departmental, school, institutional, and community service, and practicing in the Department of Occupational Therapy’s Clinic.
- Earned post-professional masters’ degree in occupational therapy or a related field from a regionally accredited institution
- Holds or is eligible for Louisiana licensure
- Has a minimum of 3 years’ practice experience as an occupational therapist
- Previous experience as a fieldwork educator
- Prior teaching experience
- Earned doctorate in OT or a related field (Ph.D., post-professional OTD, or the like) from a regionally accredited institution
ADDITIONAL POSITION INFORMATION
Salary and rank are commensurate with education and experience.
ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT/INSTITUTION
The Department of Occupational Therapy at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans offers a Master of Occupational Therapy (MOT) degree program. The program accepts one cohort of 35 students per year, beginning in January. The program consists of 90 credits, completed within 27 months. The Greater New Orleans metropolitan area provides many opportunities for faculty and students to participate in research and develop programming through community service, including a student-led clinic.
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center is a leader in providing research, academic, and clinical education within the Schools of Allied Health Professions, Dentistry, Nursing, Public Health, Medicine, and Graduate Studies. New Orleans is a dynamic international city that has been ranked as a top ten city for relocation by Forbes and for best places to live and work for young professionals by Next Generation Consulting.
LSU Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer for females, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans
Location/Region: New Orleans