Tennessee Wesleyan University seeks an Adjunct/Part-time Clinical FW Faculty Member with appropriate qualifications in OT student supervision. This non-core faculty member will contribute to the MOT program team and assist with the facilitation of the fieldwork courses and other courses as per education, work experience, and areas of expertise. This person will assist with the collaboration between the healthcare academic and clinical program offerings of TWU and the Covenant Health System, and surrounding educational affiliation opportunities in the surroundings areas of Knoxville, Tennessee, and serve on committees to further facilitate the development of the new MOT Program towards its initial accreditation through ACOTE. A commitment to the values of TWU and the MOT Program of Inquiry, Community, Diversity, Excellence, Engagement, Sustainability, and Service is required.
All graduate faculty members are expected to be active participants in the professional and community life of the University. They advise and mentor graduate/adult students and contribute to a vibrant and growing academic program through participation in professional/scholarly activities, curriculum planning and development.
Bachelors, Masters, or Doctorate Degree awarded from an institution that is accredited by a United States Department of Education recognized regional accrediting body;
License as an OT in the state of Tennessee
Minimum Work Experience:
A minimum of 5 years of full-time work as an Occupational Therapist with Level-I and Level-II OT student supervision experience.
Minimum Licensure/Certification Qualifications:
Licensed Occupational Therapist in the state of Tennessee.
Initially certified by the National Board for Certification for Occupational Therapy (NBCOT)
Leadership / Other Qualifications
Provides leadership to faculty and students through FW committee work; Demonstrates an understanding of university and department policies and procedures; Demonstrates an understanding and commitment to the program’s and institution’s Mission, Vision, and Values.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
Exceptional organization and course facilitation, planning skills, and experience with teaching at a post-secondary level preferred;
A history educating occupational therapy students (i.e., in the classroom setting, in Lab, or on fieldwork.
Willingness to take on new challenges related to program opportunities, involvement, and development.
Additional Salary Information: N/A
Internal Number: MOT PT-S2021
About Tennessee Wesleyan University
Near the center of Athens, Tennessee, Tennessee Wesleyan University provides experiences one expects from a major university with the attention and nurturing a liberal arts education offers.Since its founding in 1857, TWU has been dedicated to helping students live a meaningful life. Offering more than 30 undergraduate and graduate programs, students prepare for in-demand careers in industries like business, science, health professions and education. Faculty and staff are dedicated to assisting students in the realization of their full potential through holistic and transformational learning experiences in the classroom, the field and the community. A multitude of service learning opportunities provide all TWU students the chance to grow as leaders and set a foundation for lifelong meaningful achievement.As a part of the TWU family, the southeast Tennessee community plays an important role in the development of this region’s future leaders. Main campus is located two blocks from the town center, with easy access to the surrounding area. Additional locations in Knoxville and Cleveland provide convenience to students in the nursing program, management excellence degree completion pro...gram and the new Master of Occupational Therapy program. In addition, some programs and classes are offered online. No matter where a student chooses to take their classes - they will find learning experiences and a supportive community to help them grow personally and professionally.Through strong academic programs, service-learning opportunities, student organizations and athletics, TWU helps students become enlightened servant leaders who believe in serving others, pursuing knowledge and leading by example. Tennessee Wesleyan is a member of the Appalachian Athletic Conference of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) and features more than 20 athletic teams for men and women. In addition to athletics, students can participate in more than 25 clubs and student organizations, providing all students opportunities to grow their leadership skills and foster relationships with fellow classmates.[NOTE: Positions posted for OT are located at the downtown Knoxville, TN location.]