The School of Rehabilitation Therapy, Faculty of Health Sciences at Queen’s University invites applications for two Tenure-track faculty positions, both at the rank of Assistant Professor and with a preferred starting date of January 1, 2020. Candidates must have a background in occupational therapy that can contribute to building the School’s educational and research excellence in community rehabilitation and/or collaborative care.
Candidates must have a PhD or equivalent degree completed by the start date of the appointment. The main criteria for selection are academic and teaching excellence. The successful candidates must provide evidence of strong potential for outstanding teaching contributions in a graduate level entry-to-practice occupational therapy curriculum, high quality scholarly output that demonstrates potential for independent research leading to peer assessed publications and external research funding, and an ongoing commitment to academic and pedagogical excellence in support of the Occupational Therapy Program. Completion of a successful post-doctoral research period is an asset. Demonstrated engagement with the Occupational Therapy profession is required as demonstrated through current registration as an occupational therapist, several years of clinical experience, and/or current membership in the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists or a parallel occupational therapy professional organization. Candidates with direct knowledge of occupational therapy practice in Canada and expertise working with clients who experience occupational limitations due to personal (particularly physical or cognitive-neurological) or environmental factors will be considered an asset. Persons with experience in non-traditional settings are encouraged to apply.
Responsibilities of the position include teaching in the entry level occupational therapy program and the research graduate programs (Rehabilitation Science, Aging and Health, and/or Rehabilitation and Health Leadership), and contributing to the scholarship and community outreach activities of the School. The successful candidate will be expected to supervise and mentor graduate students. Preference will be given to candidates whose research fits with the strategic mission of the School, particularly with respect to building our capacity for community rehabilitation and/or collaborative care, and building academic excellence in our curricula. Candidates must provide evidence of their ability to work collaboratively in an interdisciplinary and student-centred environment. The successful candidate will be required to make substantive contributions through service to the School, the Faculty, the University, and/or the broader community. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Review of applications will start on July 8, 2019. Applicants are encouraged to send all documents in their application package electronically as PDFs to Dr. Marcia Finlayson at email@example.com, although hard copy applications may also be submitted.
For more details please visit: https://www.rehab.queensu.ca/about/positions/tenure_ot
Le Département d’ergothérapie de l’Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières (UQTR) invite les personnes
qualifiées à poser leur candidature pour le poste de professeur régulier en clientèle personne âgée,
dont l’embauche est sous réserve de l’approbation des instances.
Date d’entrée en fonction : le 1er août 2019 ou autre date à convenir avec l’Université.
- Être titulaire d'un doctorat (Ph. D.) en sciences de la réadaptation ou dans une discipline connexe à l’ergothérapie. Post-doctorat dans une discipline connexe à l’ergothérapie est un atout.
Le candidat recherché doit être ergothérapeute (membre de l’Ordre des ergothérapeutes du Québec et de l’Association canadienne des ergothérapeutes) et avoir pratiqué l’ergothérapie auprès de personnes âgées dans une installation dispensant des services de santé et des services sociaux, privé ou public, dans un ou plusieurs des secteurs suivants : promotion de la santé, prévention, évaluation, développement ou maintien des capacités, adaptation de l’environnement, soutien à domicile, gestion de cas, ressource communautaire, consultation ou gestion. Plus spécifiquement, en lien avec les éléments de la fonction, il possède des compétences en :
- Enseignement : avoir des expériences d’enseignement dans un contexte universitaire dans une approche programme par compétences;
- Recherche : avoir une programmation de recherche claire et porteuse touchant le vieillissement et les enjeux vécus par les personnes âgées, être membre d’un regroupement officiel (laboratoire, groupe,…), avoir soumis ou collaboré à l’élaboration de demande de fonds, avoir participé à la vie d’une équipe pour un projet donné;
- Services à la collectivité : avoir établi des liens ou être impliqué auprès d’organismes de la communauté concernant les aînés serait un atout;
- Direction pédagogique : avoir occupé des activités de gestion dans une structure institutionnelle serait un atout.
Note : La connaissance du français est exigée pour ce poste.
La personne choisie aura comme tâches l’enseignement, la recherche, le service à la collectivité et la direction pédagogique.
Autres informations/Comment postuler :
Consultez notre site web pour la description complète et les détails de postulation au www.uqtr.ca/postesofferts
Date de fermeture : Seules les candidatures reçues avant 17 h le 28 mai 2019 seront retenues.
À propos de nous :
L'UQTR est une jeune université à dimension humaine solidement implantée dans son milieu et
résolument branchée sur le monde scientifique. Avec plus de 280 programmes, dont certains exclusifs
au Québec et au Canada, l'UQTR se démarque grâce au dynamisme de sa communauté et à l'expertise
de son corps professoral.
Nous souscrivons à un programme d'accès à l'égalité et nous encourageons les femmes, les minorités visibles, les
minorités ethniques, les Autochtones et les personnes handicapées à présenter leur candidature. Des mesures
d'adaptation peuvent être offertes aux personnes handicapées en fonction de leur besoin. La priorité sera toutefois
accordée aux personnes ayant le statut de citoyen canadien ou de résident
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
Project Management Services
The Association of Canadian Occupational Therapy Regulatory Organizations (ACOTRO)
Solicitation Number: CORECOM - 001
Date of Issue: April 8, 2019
Closing Date: April 23, 2019 – 12 noon
The Association of Canadian Occupational Therapy Regulatory Organizations (ACOTRO), the Association of Canadian Occupational Therapy University Programs (ACOTUP) and the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists (CAOT) form the Steering Committee that will govern the project. CORECOM is the name given to the project to reflect its focus on core competencies. The project is built on a solid foundation of collaborative relationships across the three national organizations and each organization possesses unique and relevant expertise to ensure a successful project outcome. Project funding has been secured and ACOTRO will serve as the primary contact for administration and funding purposes.
Goal & Objectives
CORECOM is a two-year project - March 2019 to March 2021
Goal: To develop one competency document for occupational therapists in Canada that will outline entry to practice competencies and describe competencies expected throughout the practice career for occupational therapists.
- Create one set of competencies that are expected of Internationally Educated Occupational Therapists (IEOTs) and Canadian-educated Occupational Therapists, tested at entry to practice, and used by 14 universities to inform curricula, and all 10 regulators to develop standards and quality assurance programs;
- Advance a clear and fair process for IEOTs who currently have their credentials evaluated with one set of competencies and must pass the national entry level exam that was developed using a different set of competencies;
- Enhance the public’s understanding of the competencies required of Occupational Therapists;
- Ensure consistent competency language and definitions to benefit members of the profession, their employers and the public;
- Avoid duplication of effort across organizations, maximize efficient use of time and resources; and
- Continue to enhance partnerships across the three national occupational therapy organizations.
Click here to read the full RFP.
Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream - Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy, Fieldwork Education - 1900376Posted on: February 22, 2019
The Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto, invites applications for one full-time teaching stream appointment in the area of fieldwork education. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2019, or shortly thereafter.
We are seeking candidates with scholarship and experience in occupational therapy fieldwork education. The successful candidate will demonstrate evidence of excellence in teaching, achievements in educational scholarship, and effective professional leadership within the occupational therapy community. We are seeking individuals with a demonstrated interest in creating and fostering community partnerships, and adopting, implementing and evaluating innovative models for occupational therapy fieldwork education.
Applicants will have a PhD in a field relevant to occupational therapy practice, by the time of appointment or shortly thereafter, three years of experience as an occupational therapy fieldwork 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 teaching expertise in an entry-level Master of Occupational Therapy program, including lecture preparation and delivery, curriculum development, and development of online material/lectures. Additionally, candidates must possess a demonstrated commitment to excellent pedagogical practices and a demonstrated interest in teaching-related scholarly activities.
The closing date is April 4, 2019, 11:59pm EST
For more information about this position and instructions for applying visit https://utoronto.taleo.net/careersection/10050/jobdetail.ftl?job=1900376&tz=GMT-05%3A00
Assistant Professor - Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy, Musculoskeletal/Neurological – 1900364 / Associate Professor - Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy, Musculoskeletal/Neurological - 1900369Posted on: February 22, 2019
The Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto invites applications for one full-time tenure stream appointment in the area of occupational performance with musculoskeletal or neurological conditions. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2019, or shortly thereafter.
We are seeking exceptional candidates with scholarship in occupational science or occupational therapy focused on musculoskeletal or neurological conditions affecting children and youth, older adults, or populations across the lifespan. Scholarly work focusing on enabling occupational engagement and inclusion of people at risk for, or living with musculoskeletal or neurological conditions is required. The successful candidate’s scholarship will situate occupation as a key determinant of health and well-being across their program of research and creative professional activities. Research on new models of service delivery, measurement, and effective practices will complement our existing departmental strengths.
Applicants must have a PhD in occupational science or occupational therapy, rehabilitation, social or health science, or a related field at the time of appointment; will have completed a post-doctoral fellowship or equivalent, such as a scientist role at a university or research institute, for a minimum of one year; and will be registered or eligible to register with the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario.
The closing date is April 4, 2019, 11:59pm EST
For more information about this position and instructions for applying visit
SCHOOL OF OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY, FACULTY OF HEALTH
Instructor/Senior Instructor Position
The School of Occupational Therapy, Faculty of Health at Dalhousie University invites applications for a career stream position at the rank of Instructor or Senior Instructor for fieldwork coordination, teaching, and scholarship commencing August 1, 2019. This is an academic position that encompasses teaching, scholarship and administration in the MSc (Occupational Therapy) entry-to-practice program and the School of Occupational Therapy. This position reports to the Dean of the Faculty of Health, through the Director, School of Occupational Therapy
The Instructor for fieldwork coordination must hold an entry-to-practice qualification in occupational therapy. A Master’s degree is essential. A PhD or equivalent is an asset. Eligibility for licensure with the College of Occupational Therapists of Nova Scotia is essential. It is essential that applicants have relevant experience in the supervision of occupational therapy fieldwork students (at least three years is preferred); teaching experience; and familiarity with the following: occupational therapy education and accreditation requirements, national accreditation standards for fieldwork, the Profile of Occupational Therapy Practice in Canada 2012, the current Canadian Guidelines for Fieldwork education in Practice, and the Essential competencies of practice for Occupational Therapists in Canada.
Applicants are preferred that are passionate about fieldwork and student learning. Applicants are preferred who have experience in fieldwork evaluation, training and mentoring of preceptors and students, and student accommodation. Applicants are preferred that have successful experience in establishing and maintaining of fieldwork relationships and agreements (e.g. local, national and / or international), development of emerging independent community placements, and development of short-term and long-term sustainable placements. Applicants are preferred that demonstrate fieldwork innovations in interprofessional fieldwork, simulation, and evidence informed evaluation processes.
Applicants must be willing to establish/maintain involvement in scholarly/professional activities; and be dedicated to excellence and innovation in curriculum delivery.
It is required that applicants have exceptional time management, administrative management and organizational skills, ability to prioritize, effective oral and written communication skills, leadership skills; the ability to take initiative, be flexible, and work independently.
Interested applicants are asked to submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and an outline of clinical and teaching fieldwork experience, administrative abilities, relationship building and networking abilities, teaching focus/experience, and an overview of scholarship in fieldwork and/or in the profession. Applications must include a completed Self-Identification Questionnaire, available at www.dal.ca/becounted/selfid.
All application materials should be submitted to:
Chair of the Appointments Committee c/o Angie Mitchell
School of Occupational Therapy, Faculty of Health, Dalhousie University 5869 University Avenue, PO Box 15000 Halifax, Nova Scotia CANADA B3H 4R2
Applications will be considered starting January 30th, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. This position is subject to final budgetary approval. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian and permanent residents will be given priority. Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The University encourages applications from Aboriginal people, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.
School of Occupational Therapy, Faculty of Health Limited Term Position
Applications are invited for one Limited Term Position (0.5 FTE) at the Instructor level in the School of Occupational Therapy, Faculty of Health for a two year term starting May 1st, 2019 (pending budgetary approval). This is an academic position that encompasses teaching and administration. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. This position reports to the Dean of the Faculty of Health, through the Director, School of Occupational Therapy.
This instructor must hold an entry-to-practice qualification in occupational therapy. A Master’s degree is essential. A PhD or equivalent is an asset. Candidates are required to hold or be eligible for an Occupational Therapy license with the College of Occupational Therapists of Nova Scotia. A minimum of two years of relevant experience in clinical skills based training/tutoring and/or fieldwork supervision of occupational therapy students is required. It is preferred that the applicant have 3 years clinical expertise and knowledge in occupational therapy practice.
It is essential to have the ability to support teaching in fieldwork and in the entry-to-practice curriculum of occupational therapy practice including knowledge, skills, and professional behaviors of enabling occupation across the life span. It is essential that the applicant have ability to develop and teach courses, coordinate labs, tutor, and conduct student evaluations.
It is preferred that applicants have clinical expertise in clinical competencies of occupational therapy practice, ability to teach using online, face to face, and simulation methods, and ability to support interprofessional education.
It is highly desirable that applicants have: exceptional time management, organizational and prioritization skills, effective oral and written communication skills, leadership skills, passion and commitment to teaching and student learning, and the ability to take initiative, be flexible and work independently.
Inquiries welcome! Consideration of applications will begin January 30, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching and fieldwork experience, confirmation of occupational therapy license in Nova Scotia. Applicants must include a self-identification questionnaire (available at www.dal.ca/becounted/selfid). All application materials should be submitted to:
Chair, Appointments Committee c/o Angela Mitchell
School of Occupational Therapy, Faculty of Health
PO Box 15000
Halifax, Nova Scotia CANADA B3H 4R2
Ph: 902-494-8804; fax: 902- 494-1229
Subject to budgetary approval. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian and permanent residents will be given priority. Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The University encourages applications from Aboriginal people, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis invites applications and nominations for the position of Executive Director, Program in Occupational Therapy. The Executive Director will be charged with leading the educational, clinical and research endeavors for one of the most distinguished occupational therapy programs in the United States. The Executive Director is responsible for overseeing all activities that support the program’s commitment to education, evidence-based clinical and community practice, and innovative research while maintaining and ensuring quality and integrity in compliance with accreditation, university and professional standards. The Executive Director fosters a culture of diversity, inclusion and innovation among students, faculty and staff. The Executive Director functions as the key representative and ambassador for the Program to the Executive Faculty of Washington University School of Medicine and on sub-committees of the Executive Faculty. The Executive Director also serves as the face of the Program at local, national and international levels.
About the Program
Washington University School of Medicine’s Program in Occupational Therapy has advanced knowledge, cultivated leaders, empowered lives and engaged communities in the field of occupational therapy for 100 years and is ranked as the number one occupational therapy program in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. Educational programs include master and doctoral programs, joint degree programs and a PhD in Rehabilitation and Participation Science. Program faculty engage in innovative, world-class research that enhances individual and population health. The Program’s community practice provides occupational therapy services to individuals who have limited function in performing activities that are central to maintaining health or engaging in family, work, and community life.
Qualifications, desired skills and traits
The successful candidate will be an occupational therapist or a rehabilitation, public health or social scientist with expertise that focuses on improving the everyday lives of people with developmental disabilities, neurological injuries, mental illness, chronic health conditions or disabilities. We are seeking a visionary and strategic leader with an earned doctorate and a deep knowledge of the field of occupational therapy and how it relates to emerging population health trends, the health care system and the future of medicine. Candidates should have significant leadership experience in research and/or education, as well as a deep commitment to promoting scholarship/research opportunities for students and faculty members. Those with 10 or more years of progressive professional experience ideally in an academic setting and those with strong management and leadership skills in areas of strategic planning, financial management, policy development, effective communication and marketing will be most competitive. The ability to recruit, develop, mentor and manage professional faculty and staff across the clinical, research and education missions is essential.
Candidates may apply online at https://facultyopportunities.wustl.edu/Posting/Detail/1010326; or email a CV/resume and cover letter with statement of interest to:
Mark Prosperi, MHA
Executive Director, Talent Management
Washington University in St. Louis
7509 Forsyth, Suite 150 | Campus Box 8002 | St. Louis, MO 63105
Office Phone: 314-935-2844
Cell Phone: 314-705-7629
Human Resources website: http://hr.wustl.edu
SCHOOL OF OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY, FACULTY OF HEALTH
The School of Occupational Therapy, Faculty of Health at Dalhousie University invites applications for a full-time probationary tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor commencing July 1, 2019. Dalhousie's School of Occupational Therapy is one of 10 units within the Faculty of Health, committed to achieving five strategic directions including engaging in transformational teaching and learning, growth of the research enterprise, fostering citizenship, cultivating partnerships and mobilizing supports for innovation. The Faculty of Health is home to one of the largest number of health professions programs at a Canadian University, including 11 masters level and two doctoral level research training programs (Faculty of Health Research: https://www.dal.ca/faculty/health/research.html).
The School of Occupational Therapy, Faculty of Health offers an entry-level Master of Science in Occupational Therapy (MSc OT) program as well as a Post Professional Master of Science program, online certificate program in Disability Management, undergraduate courses in Occupation, and graduate certificates in Diversity and Inclusion, Chronic Condition Management and Aging and Continuing Care. Faculty members are eligible to supervise students in the Masters post -professional degree, Faculty of Health PhD program and the Interdisciplinary PhD program.
The School of Occupational Therapy, Faculty of Health has a research focus on everyday living that includes research improving wellbeing and lives through occupation and an emerging focus on teaching and research through simulation. The Faculty of Health has a focus on research on collaborative health solutions in primary care, musculoskeletal, resilience, neuroscience and rehabilitation (e.g. neurorehabilitation, cognitive rehabilitation etc.) with particular emphasis on the wellbeing of people, families, communities and populations. The successful candidate’s research program will complement the Faculty of Health’s research in Collaborative Health Solutions in improving health through occupation in addition to expanding our academic program in the School of Occupational Therapy.
The successful candidate will hold a PhD from a recognized and accredited University, and will demonstrate clear promise of future academic and professional accomplishment. Of particular importance will be the ability to obtain research funding and produce deliverables related to the applicant’s area of research focus through teaching and research activities, including knowledge translation. Post-doctoral experience is an asset. Candidates must be eligible to hold a license to practice Occupational Therapy in Nova Scotia and have experience in Occupational Therapy practice.
Responsibilities will include establishing and operating an influential and sustainable research program, teaching and mentoring in the entry-level Masters of Occupational Therapy, bachelors and thesis-based programs, and contributing to the academic life of the School, Faculty and University. The successful applicant will understand the issues facing Occupational Therapy practice and will be committed to excellence in education, research and service both within and outside the Dalhousie community.
Interested applicants are asked to submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and an outline of research directions and teaching focus. Applications must include a completed Self-Identification Questionnaire, available at www.dal.ca/becounted/selfid. All application materials should be submitted to:
Chair of the Appointments Committee c/o Angie Mitchell
School of Occupational Therapy, Faculty of Health, Dalhousie University 5869 University Avenue, PO Box 15000
Applications will be considered starting January 30th, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. This position is subject to final budgetary approval. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however Canadian and permanent residents will be given priority. Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The University encourages applications from Aboriginal people, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.
Dalhousie University’s Faculty of Health is the most programmatically diverse and interprofessional health faculty in Canada, with more than 35 programs. The Faculty is comprised of 10 units — eight schools, one college and one program — and offers undergraduate, masters, doctoral, diploma, certificate and professional programs. Its 200 faculty, 80 staff and over 3000 students are committed to improving the well-being of individuals, families, communities and populations through innovative health programming, collaborative research and strong community partnerships.
Dalhousie University is seeking a new Dean of Health, to build on the Faculty’s strength as a regional, national and international leader in interprofessional education and high-impact health research. The Dean will provide vision and leadership that will inspire students, faculty and staff to achieve health and social system innovation, guided by the Faculty’s Strategic Plan (2017-2022). Reporting to the Provost and Vice-President Academic, the Dean plays a crucial role in maintaining the standards, integrity, effectiveness and efficiency of the academic enterprise, contributing to fundraising efforts, and aligning the financial operations of the Faculty with its academic mission. The Dean will lead by example, fostering a collegial and respectful environment, all with attention to issues of equity, diversity and inclusion.
As the ideal candidate, you are a trusted and inspirational leader with outstanding communications and community engagement skills, and a holistic understanding of health and social systems. You hold an advanced degree in a relevant field of study, have significant leadership experience in a complex environment, and bring with you a track record of research excellence with impact on health and wellness. You foster a collegial and supportive environment that embraces innovation, technology, growth, and the pursuit of academic excellence. You understand the evolving health needs of the population and the corresponding innovation required in health and social systems. You are willing and able to be a champion of the Faculty and will work to balance the demands of academic rigour with the mental health and well-being of students, faculty and staff. You have the required business and financial acumen to lead a large faculty, are comfortable with revenue generation activities from fundraising to government and industry partnerships, and are ready to pursue the capital expansion needs of the Faculty.
Located in the vibrant, coastal city of Halifax, Nova Scotia, on the traditional, unceded territory of the Mi’kmaq, Dalhousie University is Atlantic Canada’s leading research university. With nearly 19,000 students and 6,000 faculty and staff, we are a national and international institution that helps drive our region’s intellectual, social, and economic development.
Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Indigenous people, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.
Consideration of candidates will begin immediately. Nominations or applications should be submitted in confidence to Jane Griffith or Sarah Adams at firstname.lastname@example.org. A complete application will include a Self-Identification Questionnaire, which is available at www.dal.ca/becounted/selfid.