The Occupational Therapy Program at Lewis University invites applications for a full-time, tenure track faculty member in the MSOT program, beginning fall 2018.  This is an exciting time at Lewis.  Our program will accept the first MSOT students in fall 2018.  We are looking for an individual who is passionate about OT education and wants to be an integral part of this new and expanding program.  The MSOT Program at Lewis University has started the application process to the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) for program accreditation.

Primary Responsibilities:

·       Teach courses in areas of documented expertise, as required by the program

·       Maintain expertise by participating in scholarship (e.g., scholarship of application, scholarship of teaching and learning) as defined by ACOTE

·       Participate in program evaluations

·       Attend departmental meetings, graduation ceremonies, and other college meetings or events, as required

·       Foster an educational environment that is supportive if the Lasallian Mission

·       Act as a Preceptor for Level I Fieldwork

·       Perform other duties as assigned by the Program Director of the MSOT program

Minimum Qualifications:

An earned doctorate (OTD, DrOT, EdD, PhD) from an institution that is accredited by a USDE-recognized regional accrediting body; minimum of three years documented clinical practice as an occupational therapist with a demonstrated knowledge of current occupational therapy practice; a current and valid driver’s license and reliable personal transportation; superior written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills needed for working with diverse stakeholders on and off campus.  Must be licensed or eligible for licensure as an occupational therapist in the State of Illinois and have initial NBCOT certification.  Applicant should be proficient with computer technology and possess strong organizational skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

Research doctorate, prior university teaching experience, familiarity with adult learning theories, subject-centered philosophy.

How to Apply:

To be considered and for a full description please visit, http://jobs.lewisu.edu/postings/2701

Lewis University, is an equal opportunity employer, and is committed to diversity.  Inspired by the University’s Mission values of Wisdom, Knowledge, Justice, Fidelity and Association, the Lewis Community declares that Lewis is a Sanctified Zone where people are committed to working to end racism, bias and prejudice by valuing diversity in a safe and nurturing environment.

Lewis University, sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, is an equal opportunity employer, and is committed to diversity.  Applicants of a diverse background are highly encouraged to apply, however applications will only be accepted from individuals currently authorized to work on a full-time basis in the United States.


About Lewis University

Located 25 miles southwest of Chicago, Lewis University is a Catholic university in the Lasallian tradition offering distinctive undergraduate and graduate programs to a growing and diverse student population. Sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, Lewis prepares intellectually engaged, ethically grounded, globally connected, and socially responsible graduates. The seventh largest private not-for-profit university in Illinois, Lewis has been nationally recognized by The Princeton Review and U.S. News & World Report. Visit www.lewisu.edu for further information.