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Temporary Faculty Pool, Orthotics & Prosthetics

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Work type: Instructional Faculty - Temporary/Lecturer
Location: Dominguez Hills
Categories: Unit 3 - CFA - California Faculty Association, Temporary, Time Varies, Faculty - Health Sciences

 

Temporary Faculty Pool

Department of Orthotics and Prosthetics

College of Health, Human Services, and Nursing

Position Description

The Department of Orthotics and Prosthetics at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH), invites highly qualified, motivated, and well-organized, applicants for a pool 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 Orthotics and Prosthetics

The Masters of Science degree in Orthotics and Prosthetics (O&P) and the O&P Assistant program provides educational opportunities for students to evaluate and create treatment interventions for patients who require orthopedic braces and artificial limbs.  Formal instruction in orthotics and prosthetics theory and application, research design, and allied health related courses enable students to learn how to design appropriate orthotic or prosthetic treatment plans; to fit and fabricate devices, to implement the treatment plan, and to provide follow-up care.  Evidence from research and clinically relevant outcomes measures are integrated with findings from visual examination, oral history, palpation, motion and strength testing, and gait observation to develop the optimum treatment plan. The Orthotics and Prosthetics Department seeks to provide the highest quality education possible within the scope of the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Programs’ (CAAHEP) Standards and Guidelines for an Accredited Educational Program for the Orthotist and Prosthetist. 2017.

For more information: Orthotics & Prosthetics

The Position

The temporary faculty pool is continuously open, and positions are filled as needed, based on student enrollment and 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

  • Managing instructional material and course content for courses assigned. 
  • Delivering course content
  • Managing and posting evulations and assessments for course
  • Attending O&P faculty meetings
  • Utilizing CSUDH correspondence with students and faculty
  • Being a positive influence to the students, the program and the University
  • Assisting in program activities, evaluations, reports and meetings. 

Qualifications

Required Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s  or terminal degree and/or nationally accredited certification in the field relevant to the curriculum to be covered.
  • Proof of prior teaching or instructional experience at the college, university, or professional level.
  • Applicants must have experience in teaching undergraduates from diverse ages, socioeconomic, cultural, and academic backgrounds.

Preferred Qualifications

  • A Master’s degree or Doctoral degree in the field relevant to the curriculum to be covered.
  • Extensive professional experience related to O&P greater than 5 years.
  • Prior experience instructing upper-division University courses (300-, 400-, or 500-level).

Employment Requirement – Background Check

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.

How to Apply- To apply for this position, please click the "Apply Now" button on this page.

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 facultyaffairs@csudh.edu 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

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