Part-Time Occupational Therapy Faculty job in Miami
Adjunct (Contributing Faculty) – Occupational Therapy
Institution:University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences
Location: Miami, FL
Category: Faculty – Occupational Therapy Programs
About the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences
At the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences (USAHS) we are committed to the development of professional health care practitioners through innovative, individualized, and quality classroom, clinical, and distance education. The institution has a far reaching presence with campuses located in San Marcos, California; Austin, Texas; St. Augustine and Miami, Florida. USAHS is a member of Laureate International Universities, a network of more than 80 institutions in 29 countries and one of the most significant global higher education providers for health sciences.
What’s it like to work as a faculty member for USAHS?
As a contributing faculty member at USAHS, you help to create the energy and excitement about the Occupational Therapy programs and you contribute largely to the student’s academic success. Clinical excellence is our focus and every day is an opportunity for you to contribute to developing future health care practitioners through innovative, individualized and quality distance education teaching methods. Together with the support of fellow clinical experts, USAHS is dedicated to delivering a top notch education to our students.
The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences seeks contributing faculty members to teach in our Occupational Therapy programs program. Courses are taught face-to-face and/or via the University’s online platform (Blackboard).
Faculty members educate USAHS students by effectively and proficiently using online technology and resources so that knowledge, information, feedback, and critique are imparted to students in thoughtful, carefully formulated, well written, and timely communications.
Using instructional strategies appropriate for the course content and the students’ academic level, faculty help learners develop a deep understanding of course content by blending technology and pedagogy; fostering reflection and inquiry in a manner that binds learners in a collaborative learning community.Candidate’s Background Requirements
The qualified candidate must have a minimum of five years clinical experience as well as previous experience in online teaching. An advanced doctoral degree is preferred, however, candidates with a clinical doctorate or an advanced master’s degree with specialty certification may be considered.
Faculty members are required to have an adequate computer skills to handle an online learning platform. The faculty member must be able to use Microsoft Office products (Word/Excel/PowerPoint), zip software, and Adobe Acrobat and must have reliable Internet access, as well as alternate access in cases where primary access becomes unavailable.