Temporary Faculty Pool
Department of Occupational Therapy
College of Health, Human Services, and NursingPosition Description
The Department of Occupational Therapy at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) invites highly qualified, motivated, and well-organized, applicants for a pool temporary of part-time teaching appointments.
At CSUDH, we celebrate and respect diversity in all forms that include every race, religion, gender, ethnicity, veterans, people with varied abilities, and members of the LGBTQ+ community. CSUDH is seeking applications from candidates who can demonstrate experience in teaching and working with individuals from diverse backgrounds and contribute to the University's Mission, Vision, and Core Values.
For more information: Mission, Vision, and Core Values Department of Occupational Therapy
The mission of the CSUDH MS in Occupational Therapy Program is to prepare entry-level clinical practitioners with knowledge, skills, and understanding necessary to practice in traditional as well as emerging occupational therapy roles with an excellent foundation for later specialization and lifelong learning.
The Master of Science in Occupational Therapy Program has been planned with enthusiasm to help prepare students for a professional career focused on helping people achieve skills and utilize resources to live independent and meaningful lives. The program is structured towards producing client-centered therapists with enhanced critical thinking abilities. It aims to produce professionals, who can research, develop, implement, and evaluate procedures utilizing a high degree of independent judgment and to consult where appropriate with other members of the health care team.
For more information: https://www.csudh.edu/ot/ The Position
The temporary faculty pool is continuously open, and positions are filled based on student enrollment and authorized funding. Candidates may need to be available to begin teaching on short notice. The Fall term begins in late August and ends in mid-December; the Spring term begins mid-January and ends in mid-May. Opportunities for teaching during the Summer Sessions may also be available. Responsibilities
- Promote the University's mission, vision, and core values
- Adhere to CSUDH Policies and Procedures including all Guidelines stated on the University Faculty Handbook
- Develop course syllabus on assigned course/s and develop appropriate course evaluations and learning activities that meet course objectives, program learning outcomes, and accreditation requirements
- Provide up-to-date occupational therapy course content in line with current professional trends and practice demands
- Implement appropriate instructional methods and technology that enhance student learning outcomes
- Maintain office hours and be accessible to students, faculty, and staff
- Provide timely, appropriate, and constructive student feedback that elicit critical thinking, enhance clinical reasoning, and promote professional development
- Contribute to curriculum development and the department strategic plan goals
- Participate in faculty meetings as well as department and university events
Qualifications Required Qualifications
- Participate in evaluation processes that determine instructional effectiveness
- Prepares and submits instructional records, reports, and grades according to university policy
- A Bachelor's degree in the field relevant to the curriculum or related discipline.
- Preference will be given to candidates with prior teaching experience at the college or university level and who can furnish evidence of strong teaching.
Employment Requirement - Background Check
- A Master's degree in the field relevant to the curriculum or related discipline.
- A PhD, a Post-professional OTD, or extensive professional experience is required for teaching upper-division core courses (300- or 400-level).
- Applicants must have experience in teaching undergraduates from diverse ages, socioeconomic, cultural, and academic backgrounds.
Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position. Mandated Reporter per CANRA
The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA) and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083, revised July 21, 2017, as a condition of employment. COVID Vaccination Statement
The California State University (CSU) is committed to safeguarding the health and well-being of our students, faculty, staff, administrators, and the communities we serve, as well as maintaining higher education access and attainment for our students, as such, we embrace a comprehensive strategy designed to reduce the likelihood of transmission of the COVID-19 virus. The CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption if eligible. Any candidate advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The system-wide policy can be found at: https://calstate.policystat.com/policy/9779821/latest/
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A complete application is required and must include:
- Current Curriculum Vitae or Resume with contact information
- A one page Cover Letter including a Diversity Statement and Teaching Statement
- List of 3 references with contact information
- Unofficial transcripts (an official transcript will be required upon initial appointment)
For international transcripts, a United States Equivalency certification will be required.
A United States (US) Equivalency certification is required for earned/awarded/conferred foreign terminal degrees, which is from a foreign Academic Institution for foreign studies. The US Equivalency certification is used to validate foreign studies from an academic credential evaluation agency and is evaluated on foreign studies and deemed to be equivalent to degrees from the United States. The certification must translate the information in English, and confirm that your highest terminal degree is US Equivalent to a US terminal degree (i.e., Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate's, Doctor's of Philosophy). The certification can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
or mailed directly to the Office of Faculty Affairs and Development, 1000 East Victoria Street, WH-368, Carson, CA 90747. Closing Statement
California State University Dominguez Hills is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.
For more information: U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Individuals with disabilities requesting accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may call the CSU Dominguez Hills Human Resources Office (310) 243-3771.
Clery Act crime statistics for CSUDH are available at Campus Security Report (Clery)
, or by calling University Police at (310) 243-3639.
Upon appointment, all candidates must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
The California State University is Smoke and Tobacco-Free. Smoking, Vaping and other Tobacco use are Not Permitted anywhere on University property. Education Code 42356, CCR Title 5, Article 9.
For more information see: Smoke & Tobacco-Free
Closing Date/Time: February 20, 2023