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Job Posting Job ID : 37206 Location : Vancouver - Point Grey Campus Employment Group : Faculty (Fac Assn) Job Category : Regular Classification Title : Instructor (tenure track) Business Title : Instructor (tenure track) VP / Faculty : Faculty of Medicine Department : OcuptnlScience&OcuptnlTherapy Full / Part Time : Full-Time Desired Start Date : 2020 / 07 / 01 Funding Type : Budget Funded Closing Date : 2020 / 04 / 30 Available Openings : 1 Return to Previous Page The Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy at the University of British Columbia (UBC) invites applications for a full time position at the rank of Instructor (Tenure Track).

The UBC Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy is home to fifteen academic faculty members, nine administrative and technical support staff members, and approximately 300 clinical faculty and associate members.

The Department's mission is to create, inspire and uphold a scholarly community that contributes to the health of individuals and communities through research on occupation and education programs for occupational therapy students, health professionals, and scientists.

Through the continued support of its academic, clinical, student, and alumni community, the Department strives to realize its vision of "health and participation for all.

The MOT Northern Rural Cohort (NRC) program was developed for northern and rural practice in BC to address Occupational Therapy retention and recruitment issues to these areas.

It is a provincially funded initiative developed in partnership with The University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC).

Reporting to the Head of the UBC Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, the incumbent will engage in teaching both theory and clinical practice skills courses using diverse methods and online learning tools, participate in course planning, lead curriculum development, and engage in student evaluation in the Master of Occupational Therapy Program.

The incumbent will participate in administrative and service activities, such as departmental and university committees.

This position also includes development, coordination, implementation and program evaluation of northern and rural fieldwork education under the direction of the Associate Head, Academic Fieldwork Coordinator.

This position will be located in Prince George on the University of Northern British Columbia campus (UNBC) to work with students, staff and faculty involved in the Occupational Therapy Northern & Rural Cohort.

This position will also involve travel to UBC (Point Grey Campus) for teaching and liaison responsibilities, and to the northern & rural communities in BC for placement site development, provision of workshops, and to build capacity with the MOT NRC Program.

The successful applicant must be registered with the College of Occupational Therapists of BC (COTBC) and be a member of the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists - BC (CAOT-BC).

The incumbent will demonstrate evidence of ability and commitment to teaching, and the promise of educational leadership.

The successful applicant will have experience as a fieldwork educator, demonstrate experience in teaching within educational and practice settings, and have excellent interpersonal and written communication skills.

Applicants with academic administrative experience are preferred.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applications, including curriculum vitae and names and contact information for three referees who can speak to the candidate's professional and creative work, teaching, practice competencies, and administrative abilities should be submitted online or sent to :

Susan Forwell, PhD, OT, FCAOT

Professor & Head

Department of Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy, Faculty of Medicine

University of British Columbia


Review of applications will begin on April 1, 2020 and continue until the position is filled. The anticipated start date for this position is July 1, 2020 or upon a date to be mutually agreed.

The University of British Columbia is a global centre for research and teaching, consistently ranked among the top 20 public universities in the world.

Since 1915, UBC's entrepreneurial spirit has embraced innovation and challenged the status quo. UBC encourages its students, staff and faculty to challenge convention, lead discovery and explore new ways of learning.

At UBC, bold thinking is given a place to develop into ideas that can change the world.

Our Vision : To Transform Health for Everyone.

Ranked among the world's top medical schools with the fifth-largest MD enrolment in North America, the UBC Faculty of Medicine is a leader in both the science and the practice of medicine.

Across British Columbia, more than 11,000 faculty and staff are training the next generation of doctors and health care professionals, making remarkable discoveries, and helping to create the pathways to better health for our communities at home and around the world.

The Faculty - comprised of approximately 2,200 administrative support, technical / research and management and professional staff, as well approximately 650 full-time academic and over 9,000 clinical faculty members - is composed of 19 academic basic science and / or clinical departments, three schools, and 24 research centres and institutes.

Together with its University and Health Authority partners, the Faculty delivers innovative programs and conducts research in the areas of health and life sciences.

Faculty, staff and trainees are located at university campuses, clinical academic campuses in hospital settings and other regionally based centres across the province. .

Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged.

We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and / or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.

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