DePaul University Occupational Therapy Program invites
applications for a 10-month tenure track faculty position to begin
January, 2023. We seek an innovative and visionary occupational
therapist who can contribute in meaningful ways to our program,
anticipated to begin in the Fall of 2022. The program is located in
the heart of Chicago at the Lincoln Park campus.
The successful candidate will be passionate about and eager to
contribute to our community engaged and occupation focused
curriculum. Responsibilities include teaching, student advising,
research, and service to the department and university. Experience
teaching and/or practicing in the areas with adults, youth,
research, and/or management are preferred.
DePaul University seeks applicants that reflect the diversity of
its student body and the city of Chicago. Applicants who have
experience working with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and
students, and who can contribute to an inclusive climate are
encouraged to identify their experiences in these areas. Members of
historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to
About the College
The College of Science and Health is the third largest college
at DePaul, enrolling over 3000 students. The college includes
programs in mathematics, psychology, physics and astrophysics,
environmental science and studies, chemistry and biochemistry,
biology, neuroscience, health sciences and nursing. The
College of Science and Health provides high quality, personalized,
accessible science and health education to a diverse student body,
grounded in the values of St. Vincent de Paul. Our teaching and
research advance knowledge and service to society.
With an overall enrollment of over 22,000 students, DePaul is
the nation’s twelfth largest private non-profit university. While
the university is large, the class size in the department typically
does not exceed 40 students. We seek candidates with a demonstrated
record of effectiveness as the instructor, a demonstrated
commitment to continued development as an educator, and active
engagement in high-quality research.
Core values that flow from our identity and shape our work
as a university community at DePaul.
- Excellence in Teaching
- Access to Higher Education
- Human Dignity and Vincentian Personalism
- Care for Society’s Most Vulnerable
- Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
- Social and Environmental Justice
- Public Service
- Community and Collaboration
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS / MINIMUM
- A degree in Occupational Therapy;
- A research of clinical doctorate degree;
- Licensure, or eligible for licensure, in Illinois.
- Experience teaching or practicing with adults, youth, research,
- A minimum of 5 years of clinical experience in the field of
- College or graduate level teaching experience.
Individuals from underrepresented groups and people with
disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Applicants who have experience working with a diverse range of
clients, staff, and students and who can contribute to an inclusive
climate are encouraged to identify their experiences in these
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANTS:
The full and complete application should contain the following
- A letter of application indicating qualifications for the
- A curriculum vitae;
- Copy of transcripts;
- Diversity, equity, and inclusion philosophy statement;
- Teaching philosophy statement;
- Contact information for three professional references, who
might be contacted later in the process to provide letters.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue
until the position is filled. Candidates will not be considered
until all the above materials are received. Applications
submitted by July 15th, 2022, will receive priority consideration.
Interviews will begin in September.
For further questions about this position, please contact Dr.
Kate Barrett, search committee chair at email@example.com.
Equal Employment Opportunity
DePaul University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative
Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
national origin, age, martical status, physical or mental
disability, protected veteran status, genetic information or any
other legally protected status, in accordance with applicable
federal, state and local EEO laws.
Safety and Security Statement - Clery
A copy of DePaul University's Safety and Security
Information Report and Fire Safety Report is available upon
request. The report includes statistics about crimes that
occurred on campus and public property immediately adjacent to
campus. The report includes institutional policies concerning
campus security, sexual assault and other matters. It also
includes fire statistics, fire safety practices and standards of
the institution. A copy of this report can be obtained by
contacting the Crime Prevention Office at 773-325-7775 or by
visiting the DePaul Public Safety website at http://publicsafety.depaul.edu.
Title IX Statement:
Federal Title IX policy requires that all colleges and
universities make known the contact information for the person
responsible for coordinating its efforts to comply with Title IX
responsibilities. At DePaul University, the Title IX
Coordinator is Kathryn Statz. Her office is located in
Lincoln Park on the 3rd floor of the Student Center, 2250 N.
Sheffield Avenue. She can be reached at 312-362-8970, or
Required COVID-19 Vaccination:
Employment at DePaul University is contingent upon receiving
all recommended doses of the COVID-19 vaccine or having a valid
religious or medical reason not to be vaccinated. To request
a medical or religious exemption, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Required Background Check:
Employment at DePaul University is contingent on passing a
background check. Only final candidates who are extended an
offer of employment will undergo a background check.
Mandated Reporting of Child Abuse &
Upon accepting an offer of employment with the university,
you will also be required to sign an Acknowledgement of Mandated
Reporter Status at the time of hire. A mandated reporter is
required to make a report to the Illinois DCFS Hotline whenever
there is a reasonable cause to believe that a child known to them
in their professional or official capacity may be abused or
neglected. For more information, please visit the following
Illinois Department of Children & Family Services
Illinois Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act