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Job Details
Job Order Number
497077
Company Name
University of Maine - USM
Physical Address
Company Worksite
Lewiston, ME 04240
Job Description

Position Title:
Part-time Faculty – Occupational Therapy Program – Spring 2021

Campus:
Lewiston/Auburn

City, State:
Lewiston, ME

Department:
LAC Academic Programs – PACPLA

Bargaining Unit:
PATFA

Statement of Job:

The University of Southern Maine’s Lewiston-Auburn College invites applications for part time occupational therapy faculty members in the Occupational Therapy Program, to begin in January 2021. We live our USM Service Promise Student Focused Every Day and we are looking for employees who understand that promise and support our values: Respect & Care, Integrity, Equity and Responsiveness.

The Occupational Therapy program at the University of Southern Maine takes an integrative and holistic approach in educating students to become occupational therapists. Graduates of this program will be prepared to succeed in the health and community care contexts as ethical, socially responsible, life-long learners who understand the socio-cultural, political, and economic factors that influence the nature of occupation in society and health as well as the profession of occupational therapy. The Occupational Therapy program is located at USM’s Lewiston Auburn campus in Lewiston, Maine’s second largest city, located on the Androscoggin River. For more information about the Occupational Therapy program and the University of Southern Maine visit our website at: .

Courses available in the program include a research methods course and potential doctoral level courses. The final courses will be determined with the finalist candidates.

We are the University of Everyone – committed to building a culturally diverse team of leaders, faculty and staff. We welcome applicants who are multi-lingual. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Part time faculty members are paid on a credit hour basis based on prior college teaching experience. In addition, USM employees, have access to the library, Cigna Employee Assistance Plan, and fitness center (s) with their USM Card. USM also offers Part time faculty the opportunity for development frequently through our Center for Collaboration and Development (CCD), the chance to get an online teaching certification and training through CTEL, in addition to other developmental opportunities open to all staff throughout the year.

Qualifications:

Required:

  • PhD or equivalent doctoral degree to teach research methods course
  • OTD or equivalent doctoral degree to teach doctoral level courses

Preferred:

  • Clinical teaching experience
  • Experience in community engagement
  • Evidence of commitment to diversity, student success and active learning

Other Information:

Materials must be submitted via “Apply for position.” You will create an applicant profile and complete an application. You will need to upload a cover letter, resume/curriculum vitae and provide contact information for three references.

All required materials must be submitted by November 1, 2020. We are not able to consider applicants who require Visa sponsorship support.

Appropriate background screening will be conducted for the successful candidate.

Required Documents:
Cover Letter, CV/Resume

The University of Southern Maine is an EEO/AA employer, and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran’s status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Sarah E. Harebo, Director of Equal Opportunity, 101 North Stevens Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469-5754, 207.581.1226, TTY 711 (Maine Relay System).


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