Adjunct Faculty - Masters of Occupational Therapy Program

Job description

The Occupational Therapy Program at Elmhurst College in the greater Chicago area invites applications to join the pool of part-time (adjunct) faculty for the 2018-2019 academic year. We welcome candidates who teach across the lifespan.

Successful candidates will demonstrate a commitment to excellence in graduate teaching. Responsibilities for this adjunct faculty position include course preparation, teaching, grading and being available to students who have questions or require extra help.

Minimum Qualifications:

1. Master’s degree or higher in occupational therapy.
2. 3 years clinical experience in occupational therapy
3. A keen interest in engaging students and fostering their learning in the field of occupational therapy.

Preferred Qualifications:

1. Available for daytime teaching.
2. Experience in college-level teaching in occupational therapy.
3. Current Illinois Occupational Therapy license (OTR/L)
4. Doctoral degree in occupational therapy.

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. 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 EO Employer. Elmhurst College prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, creed, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For questions about the positions, please contact Dr. Elizabeth Wanka, Director of Occupational Therapy at [email protected] or at 630-617-5854. Additional information about Elmhurst College may be accessed on our website:




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Posted: 3/20/2018
Application Due: 5/19/2018
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