University of Alberta

Clinical Lecturer

Department of Occupational Therapy

Competition No.  -    A109335680D1
Closing Date  -    Will remain open until filled.

The Department of Occupational Therapy invites applications for a one-year Clinical Lecturer position within the Master’s of Science in Occupational Therapy program (MSc OT), Edmonton campus. The part time/ full time status of the appointment is flexible for the appropriate candidate.  The position will serve as an instructor, facilitator and/or lab instructor for courses focused primarily in the mental health and integration and application curriculum themes. Information on the program, courses and curriculum themes is available on the Department’s website:

The preferred candidate will hold a master's degree in occupational therapy with a minimum of 3-5 years clinical experience in the area of mental health. A baccalaureate degree in occupational therapy with relevant experience will also be considered. All candidates must hold current registration with the Alberta College of Occupational Therapists (ACOT).

The Department is seeking candidates with a strong interest or experience in teaching, demonstrated leadership skills, a good understanding of evidence-based practice, the ability to work well within a team as well as independently, comfort using distance technologies (e.g. videoconferencing) and the ability to accommodate a flexible schedule.  

Interested applicants should apply on-line with a cover letter, resume and list of three professional references. Inquiries regarding this position can be directed to:

Dr. Shaniff Esmail, Associate Chair & Professor
Department of Occupational Therapy
Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine

Telephone: 780-492-0397                  

Salary for this position is based on the Academic Teaching Staff salary scale and will be commensurate with education and experience. Information pertaining to this employment type can be viewed at

How to Apply

Apply Online

Note: Online applications are accepted until midnight Mountain Standard Time of the closing date.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. If suitable Canadian citizens or permanent residents cannot be found, other individuals will be considered.

The University of Alberta is committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified persons. We encourage women; First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression; and all those who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas and the University to apply.