QUALIFICATIONS: This position will have responsibilities in the Allied Health major. Candidates must have an earned doctoral degree or master’s degree in a health-related field. Two to three years of college teaching experience is preferred and candidates must demonstrate experience using technology as well as a variety of instructional strategies; and course development is preferred. The ideal candidate should possess clinical experience in a healthrelated field. The ideal candidate should possess experience in undergraduate advising and supervision of undergraduate level research or capstone projects. Administration and recruiting skills are also preferred to ensure continued growth of both programs. The ideal candidate must possess superior communication, leadership and organizational skills, and an ability to work effectively with students, faculty, and staff from diverse communities and cultures. Candidates seeking tenure track status must be able to maintain an active research agenda and engage in professional and university service activities.
STARTING DATE: August 2019
RESPONSIBILITIES: This is a full time, tenure track or non-tenure track position with commensurate expectations for teaching, scholarship, and service. Candidates will teach 21 credits per academic year if tenure track and 24 credits per year if non-tenure track. Potential courses include Human Anatomy and Physiology, Kinesiology, Introduction to Allied Health, and Fundamentals of Nutrition. Additional courses may include graduate level courses in our Masters' of Science in Allied Health program and supervision of Allied Health interns.
DEPARTMENT: The Department of Health and Sport Sciences has ten (10) full-time faculty, five (5) part-time faculty, and eight (8) adjunct academic teaching staff. Our mission is to “prepare students to become competent, self-directed professionals through sound curricular programming, dedicated faculty, and appropriate facilities and equipment.” To learn more about the Department of Health and Sport Sciences please visit our website at http://www.otterbein.edu/public/Academics/Departments/HealthandSportSciences.aspx . HR Posting_Asst Prof Allied Health_final 11/29/2017
OTTERBEIN UNIVERSITY Otterbein University is a private university nationally recognized for its intentional blending of liberal arts and professional studies through its renowned Integrative Studies curriculum and its commitments to experiential learning and community engagement. Otterbein’s commitment to opportunity started with its founding in 1847 as one of the nation’s first universities to welcome women and persons of color to its community of teachers and learners. Otterbein remains committed to its relationship with the United Methodist Church and its spirit of inclusion, and to extending its legacy of recruiting a heterogeneous faculty, student body, and staff; to fostering a climate that doesn’t just accommodate differences, but engages with them; and to providing rich opportunities for learning from those differences. Otterbein is a recipient of the 2015 Carnegie Community Service Classification; a finalist for the 2014 President’s Award for Economic Opportunity Community Service; and has been honored With Distinction by the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll since the list’s inception in 2006. It stands in its category’s top 10 percent in U.S. News & World Report’s guide to “America’s Best Colleges.” Otterbein’s student population includes 2,400 undergraduate and 500 graduate students. The University offers more than 70 undergraduate majors; seven master’s programs; and a doctorate in nursing practice (DNP). In addition, Otterbein is home to The Point — a science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM) innovation center — which is a one-of-a-kind resource that combines academics with the business and manufacturing needs of our community.
WHERE: Otterbein University is located in Westerville, Ohio, a suburb of Columbus that has been ranked the fifth friendliest town in America by Forbes and Nextdoor.com in 2012 and 15th on Money Magazine’s 2009 list of Best Places to Live. Westerville has a population of approximately 36,000 people and combines the beauty and convenience of a medium-sized community with the cultural, educational, and economic benefits of Columbus, the state capital; a thriving and diverse metropolitan area of 1.4 million people. Central Ohio is the fastest growing area in the state with stability provided by a diversified economy. To learn more about Otterbein, visit www.otterbein.edu.
APPLICATION: Send letter of interest, curriculum vitae, three (3) current letters of recommendation and a diversity statement in which, in no more than one single-spaced page, you address the following two questions: How do you incorporate diversity into your classrooms? How do notions or values of diversity, equity and inclusion influence you as a teacher or scholar? Send application materials to Dr. Barbara Schaffner, Dean, School of Professional Studies, Otterbein University, One South Grove Street, Westerville, Ohio 43081 or submit via e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org. E-mail submission preferred. Note that we are leaving the position open until filled, but candidates who apply before February 15, 2019 will have the best opportunity for consideration. Semi-Finalists for the position will be asked to submit official transcripts for their highest degree earned. To learn more about the School of Professional Studies, please visit us at www.otterbein.edu/ProfessionalStudies.
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About Otterbein University
Historically progressive. That is the hallmark of Otterbein University and those connected to this private university nestled in the picturesque, historic Uptown Westerville district in central Ohio. Otterbein University was established in 1847 and named for Philip William Otterbein, a founder of the United Brethren Church. Shaped by its historic relationship with the Church, a set of deeply rooted values still guide this model community of leaders and learners. Otterbein has set the pace by providing an educational experience that is progressive, innovative and inclusive. Today Otterbein University enrolls 2,480 undergraduate students in more than 70 majors and 456 graduate students working toward one of six master’s degrees or a doctor of nursing practice degree. Students come from towns throughout Ohio and represent 42 states and 11 countries, enriching the campus through their individual and collective diversity. Integrity, humane values and an inherently just, moral compass have guided Otterbein’s forward-thinking vision and actions—from its curriculum to its responsibilities as a member of academic, regional and global communities.