The University of Central Arkansas
Conway, AR, United States
Healthcare, Occupational Therapy, Education
Clinical Instructor I-Occupational Therapy
345000 - Occupational Therapy
The University of Central Arkansas Clinical Instructor I is responsible for teaching, research and service. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy. The position is non-tenure track and a nine-month appointment.
Job Duties and Responsibilities
We are seeking faculty to teach and advise graduate students in the entry level Doctor of Occupational Therapy program, participate in scholarly activities, and contribute to service and community engagement goals of the department and university.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Expertise in occupational therapy area of practice, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and demonstrated professionalism.
Required Education and/or Experience
An earned doctorate degree in occupational therapy (clinical doctorate accepted) or related field with a license to practice as an OT. Consideration will be given to candidates who are enrolled an in good standing in a doctoral program beginning Fall 2020 with expectation of completing degree in a timely manner. In addition, appropriate licenses for content expertise are required.
Preferred Education and/or Experience
Experience in occupational therapy as a fieldwork educator and/or other teaching experience.
License(s)/Certifications (Required or Preferred)
Applicants must hold a license, or be eligible for a license to practice occupational therapy in Arkansas and provide record of initial certification as an occupational therapy practitioner (if applicant is an occupational therapist).
University, Campus, and Community Description
Founded in 1907,
has an enrollment of approximately 11,500, of which more than 1,800 are graduate students. The university offers 91 undergraduate and 59 graduate certificate and degree programs, including seven doctoral programs. The student body consistently scores above the national average on the
is proud of its tradition of teaching excellence and its contributions in scholarship and creative activities. The campus is widely acclaimed for its beauty.
is located in Conway, Arkansas, a thriving city of approximately 65,000 in central Arkansas, and thirty minutes from Little Rock. Conway is home to several major industries, two private colleges, an excellent public school system, and strong private K12 schools. Residents have easy access to the Ouachita and Ozark National forests and pristine wildlife areas near the Buffalo National River.
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Background Check Statement
This position may be subject to a pre-employment criminal, sex-offender registry, financial history background check and drug screening. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication and/or adverse financial history alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background checks and drug screening information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.
UCA EEO Statement
The University of Central Arkansas is an affirmative action/equal opportunity institution dedicated to attracting and supporting a diverse student, faculty and staff population through enhanced multicultural learning environments and opportunities. In keeping with its nondiscrimination policy in employment, admissions and other functions and programs, the university considers employees and students on the basis of individual merit and will not discriminate against a person on the basis of gender, race or color, ethnicity, religion, spiritual beliefs, national origin, age, familial status, socioeconomic background, sexual orientation, disability, political beliefs, intellectual perspective, genetic information, military status, or other factors irrelevant to participation in its programs.
Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicants
Letters of reference may be requested.
The University of Central Arkansas
Phone : 1.501.450.3181
Fax : 1.501.450.5088
Website : http://www.uca.edu