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Adjunct Faculty-Occupational Therapy Program (Oakland Campus)

Company: Sutter Health
Location: Oakland
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Job Summary:

Samuel Merritt University welcomes applications for part time adjunct faculty in the Occupational Therapy Department. of our Master and Doctoral Occupational Therapy (MOT & OTD) program. Samuel Merritt University, a health sciences-focused university, has a long history of educating ethical, caring, compassionate, highly skilled health professionals in occupational therapy, as well as undergraduate nursing, and graduate programs in Family Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Anesthesia, Doctor of Nursing Practice, Doctor of Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant, and Podiatric Medicine.

Our students, faculty and staff are dedicated to serving our diverse communities and transforming their experiences of health and health care. Our University is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion, as clearly defined in our Strategic Vision for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion. Our Occupational Therapy Department is proud that it has one of the nation's most diverse student bodies. The main Oakland campus, where the OT program is located, is in the east side of the beautiful and diverse San Francisco Bay area and houses the state-of-the-art Movement Analysis Research Center (MARC) and a robust, accredited Health Science Simulation Center (HSSC).

Responsibilities: Teach entry-level MOT & OTD students in areas of expertise.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Applicants must be licensed or currently eligible for occupational therapist licensure in California.
  • Applicant must have a minimum of a Bachelor's degree in occupational therapy, or a closely related discipline.
  • A Master or Doctoral degree is preferred.
  • Prior academic faculty experience is preferred but not required.

Our current teaching needs are in the following areas:

  • Assist with lab in pediatric community participant lab
  • Assist with lab in adult community participant lab
  • Assist with lab in psychosocial community participant lab
  • Assist with Kinesiology lab
  • Physical disability interventions
  • Normal development across the lifespan
  • Activity analysis
  • Capstone guidance with individual students
  • Research with small groups of students

Timeline: Application reviews will begin immediately and continue until we fill the position. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Rank is commensurate with experience and credentials.

To be considered for this position, all applications and materials must be submitted through the employment portal link included in our university website faculty jobs posting at: https://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs.

For additional information please contact:

Kate Hayner, EdD, OTR/L

Professor and Chair

Search Committee Member

Department of Occupational Therapy

450 30th Street

Oakland, CA 94609


Cell: (415) 244-5475

The University has an institution-wide commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive to build a welcoming and supportive campus environment, and acknowledge that diversity is an educational imperative to achieve excellence.

Keywords: Sutter Health, Oakland , Adjunct Faculty-Occupational Therapy Program (Oakland Campus), Other , Oakland, California

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