Professor, Occupational Therapist Assistant and Physiotherapist Assistant

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Professor, Occupational Therapist Assistant and Physiotherapist Assistant

Post by cdetlor » Thu Jan 07, 2021 2:21 pm

TITLE: Professor
CLASSIFICATION: Full-time Faculty
DIVISION/DEPARTMENT: School of Health, Human and Justice Studies
PROGRAM: Occupational Therapist Assistant and Physiotherapist Assistant (OTAPTA)
LOCATION: Main Campus, Belleville, ON
POSTING DATE: January 7, 2021
CLOSING DATE: January 21, 2021
START DATE: March, 2021
STARTING SALARY RANGE: $66,555 - $115,378 (Academic salaries are determined by a calculation based on qualifications and years of related experience as detailed in the Collective Agreement for Academic Employees)

Professor, Occupational Therapist Assistant and Physiotherapist Assistant:

Reporting to the Dean, School of Health, Human and Justice Studies, the incumbent facilitates the delivery of a range of theory and practice courses in the Occupational Therapy Assistant/ Physiotherapy Assistant program. The incumbent will incorporate a variety of teaching, learning and assessment strategies that are designed to meet the needs of learners. The incumbent will also participate in applied research and scholarship initiatives as presented.

Professor Responsibilities:

• Implements a range of delivery strategies, which complements the varied learning styles represented in a current college classroom and encourages a cooperative learning climate, incorporating evidence-based practice and best practice guidelines
• Develops and implements course learning outcomes and assessment strategies, ensuring that they reflect program goals
• Defines, evaluates and validates learning outcomes for courses and programs, ensuring that students are aware of relevant learning outcomes, strategies and assessment techniques
• Participates in the scholarship of teaching and learning
• Supports student progress in assigned courses through individual tutorial and academic counseling
• Participates as a Loyalist College OTAPTA Program representative on related provincial planning committees
• Engages in ongoing faculty development opportunities and effectively liaises with colleagues and other College and community partners to maintain a collaborative and relevant learning environment
• Contributes to program development by participating in the Provincial Program Review and National Accreditation processes and maintenance of the program accountability portfolio
• Assists in program awareness and program recruitment activities
• Assists with the creation and supervision of student field placements as assigned
• Incorporates appropriate technological tools that support the learning environment


• Must possess a Master of Science Degree in Occupational Therapy MSc(OT) or Master of Science Degree in Physical Therapy MSc(PT)
• Must be a practicing occupational therapist or physiotherapist in good practice standing with either the College of Occupational Therapist of Ontario or the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario
• A commitment to excellence in teaching and learning demonstrated through at least five (5) years’ experience
• In addition to teaching experience, evidence of recent, relevant occupational therapy or physiotherapy practice experience is required
• Evidence of scholarship in practice and research artifacts are required.
• An ability to develop and review appropriate curriculum that conveys the current knowledge, skills and attitudes that are aligned with best practices in the field
• Computer literacy and a willingness to learn and utilize learning tools (such as Blackboard) employed at the college to enhance student success
• Experience with simulation technology in interprofessional education is preferred
• A demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with a range of internal and external partners including other members of the faculty team
• Successful completion of a Vulnerable Sector Check required prior to hiring

TO APPLY: Applications must be submitted quoting the competition # ACA20-06R in the email subject line. Please send a covering letter and a resume in MS Word or PDF format to:

Human Resources

In accordance with the Collective Agreement for Academic Employees, first consideration will be given to applicants as defined in Article 27.11B.

In support of a diverse and inclusive college community, Loyalist College encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, racial/visible minorities, and indigenous peoples. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), Loyalist College is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process. At any stage of the hiring process, Human Resources Services will work with applicants requesting accommodation.

Please note: Following an offer of employment, candidates with Canadian credentials will be required to provide official transcripts from the granting educational institution(s). Those candidates with international credentials must provide World Education Services (WES) evaluation (at their own cost) confirming Canadian equivalency of their credentials.

We thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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