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EWU OT Adjunct Posting

Position Title: Adjunct Faculty

Company: Eastern Washington University – Department of Occupational Therapy

City, State: Spokane Campus

Population/Practice Setting: Academia & Higher Education

Job Description: The Department of Occupational Therapy at Eastern Washington University is seeking individuals who may be interested in an adjunct faculty position.

Adjunct faculty are hired to fulfill the preparation and delivery of relevant course content through a variety of teaching methods in order to ensure that students achieve mastery of stated learning objectives.

Pay: Adjunct faculty assigned to semester-based programs will be compensated at the rate of $1,051.50 minimum per credit (however this may vary depending on the department).

 Benefits: PEBB insurance benefits are available beginning the second consecutive term – but are solely for appointments over 50%.

Essential Job Functions

  • All faculty are expected to engage in effective teaching and assessment of student learning.
  • Teach assigned course(s) by delivering appropriate course content to students, preparing course materials and lesson plans, and address student’s questions and/or concerns.
  • Maintain accurate records of student attendance, academic achievement, and performance in accordance with university policies and procedures.
  • Distribute to each student, in each course, a university approved syllabus that includes course objectives, texts, attendance policy and materials required for course and evaluation criteria.
  • Communicate early with any student in danger of failure or in need of individual advising.
  • Refer students to appropriate university sources as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
    • Adjunct faculty responsibilities will be specified in their letter of appointment.
    • Additional, duties may be outlined through the workload and the letter of appointment.
  • Qualified candidates must live within the Spokane area to provide in-person instruction.

Required Qualifications

  • Minimum of a Master’s degree in occupational therapy.
  • Two or more years of experience working in a non-academic capacity associated with a clinical setting.
  • Eligible to be licensed in the state of Washington.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply a culturally responsive and flexible approach that is supportive to the diverse needs, including universal access of our students, faculty, staff, and the public.

Preferred Qualifications

  • One or more years of prior teaching experience in higher education.
  • Entry-level occupational therapy degree (master’s or doctorate) or terminal doctorate (ppOTD, PhD, ScD, EdD, etc.), and/or entry-level Bachelor’s degree in occupational therapy plus a Master’s degree.

Current departmental needs consist of knowledge/expertise in:

  • Group Process and Treatment
  • Interprofessional and Inter-Cultural Practice
  • Mental Health
  • Older Adults
  • Pediatrics
  • Theory & Foundations
  • Research and Evidence-based Practice
  • Health Care Informatics
  • Lifestyle Medicine and Occupational Therapy practice

Applications are accepted for adjunct faculty appointments on a continuous basis in order to create an adjunct pool. Individuals wishing to be employed as an adjunct are required to submit a formal application which is accessible at . It is important to note that individuals are not exempt from these requirements due to previous service at the University. Please note you will specifically need to apply for the adjunct position no matter, which discipline you are applying for.

Uploaded applications must include:

  • Letter of application that addresses how you meet the qualifications of the position and your interest or what courses you might be interested in teaching.
  • Curriculum vitae (or resume)
  • Diversity Response – As an equal opportunity employer with a multicultural staff and student population, we are interested in how your qualifications prepare you to work with diverse faculty, staff, and student populations representing various cultures and backgrounds that may be different from your own. Please describe how you will apply an approach that is supportive to the diverse needs, including universal access, of our students, faculty, staff, and the public.

If you have any questions, regarding the application you can contact Sheryl Denney at 509.359.4716 or or the main Human Resources Office at 509.359.2381.

If you have any questions, regarding the positions or duties, you may contact the chair of the occupational therapy department Dr. Lucretia Berg at 509.359.1405 or


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