Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in the Masters of Occupational Therapy Program
Elmhurst College invites applications for an Assistant Professor in the Masters of Occupational Therapy Program at Elmhurst College in Elmhurst, Illinois. This is a 12 month full time tenure track position with a start date of August 2018.
A core faculty member in the MOT program provides engaging clinically-focused learning opportunities for occupational therapy students through face-to-face and online course delivery. The Master's Program in Occupational Therapy enrolled its first cohort in 2016, and recently completed its onsite visit as part of the ACOTE initial accreditation process. The occupational therapy program is located on the Elmhurst College campus, and includes newly constructed laboratory and clinical teaching spaces. In addition, the program is building strategic relationships with the College's department of Nursing, including access to the 4,600-square-foot, state-of-the-art Elmhurst College Simulation Center located at nearby, newly constructed Elmhurst Memorial Hospital. Performs other duties as assigned.
Applicants must have a research or post-professional clinical doctorate (e.g., PhD, EdD, ScD, OTD), experience in occupational therapy practice for 5 years or more, current NBCOT certification, eligibility for Illinois licensure; and at least 3 years academic teaching experience.
Recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce is a critical component of the College’s mission, vision and core values. Our commitment stems from the belief that an institution of higher learning is enriched by the presence of diversity. Elmhurst College is an AA/EO Employer. Elmhurst College does not discriminate on grounds of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, creed, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, disability, or other classification protected by applicable law with respect to all aspects of employment.
Elmhurst College offers more than 60 undergraduate majors, 17 graduate programs, degree-completion programs for busy adults, and the acclaimed Elmhurst Learning and Success Academy for young adults with developmental disabilities. Elmhurst College is one of the Top 10 Colleges in the Midwest, according to U.S. News & World Report; and U.S. News, Money and Forbes magazines consistently rank Elmhurst as one of the Midwest’s best values in higher education.
Please, submit a letter of application, CV, unofficial graduate transcripts (official transcripts will be requested at a later date), and names and addresses of three references, at least one of which should address teaching. Additional information about Elmhurst College may be accessed on our website: http://www.elmhurst.edu
For questions about the position, please contact Susan Charnley, Chair OT Program Search Committee, at [email protected]