The UBC Rehabilitation Science Online Program is inviting applications for the position of Director, Rehabilitation Sciences Online Program (RSOP). This is a .6 FTE (part-time) position for a 3-year term with the possibility of renewal, subject to satisfactory review. The anticipated start date of this position is May 1, 2023, or upon a date to be mutually agreed.
The UBC Rehabilitation Science Online Programs (RSOP) are a joint endeavor of two departments in the Faculty of Medicine: the Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy (OSOT) and the Department of Physical Therapy. Our online programs attract international learners from many health professions who are outstanding clinicians, managers and leaders in rehabilitation practice. In general, they pursue graduate studies to update their knowledge and gain further expertise to impact care, shape practice, and advance their careers. Together they address the complex needs of individuals seeking rehabilitation.
The Director, RSOP, reports to the Heads of the Department of Physical Therapy, and Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy. The incumbent works closely with both departments, administrators, instructional teams, and staff.
The successful candidate will hold a Masters in Rehabilitation Sciences, PhD preferred. The successful candidate will have demonstrated strong leadership and program management skills, proven ability using relevant technology to effectively deliver online programs, and demonstrated competency in online teaching.
A more detailed job description is available in the Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy for those who wish to review it. Please enquire at the email below.
A letter of application that addresses current and past administrative and teaching service, experience fostering collaboration, inclusiveness, equity, and diversity, accompanied by a detailed curriculum vitae, and the names of three references, should be directed to:
Dr. Susan Forwell, Professor & Head
c/o Elsie Chau, Executive Assistant
Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
email: email@example.com (subject line: Director, RSOP)
Review of applications will begin March 15, 2023 and continue until the position is filled. The anticipated start date for this position is May 1 2023 or upon a date to be mutually agreed.