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We are pleased to announce that the Duke University Occupational Therapy Doctorate (OTD) Division is hiring a Capstone Coordinator and a Regular Rank Faculty member with a focus on education. These new team members will help refine, implement, and evaluate a novel curriculum centered on the core concept of occupation as a mechanism of health. We anticipate welcoming the first cohort of occupational therapy students in the summer of 2022.


Duke University
 is a private, non-profit, research university located in Durham, North Carolina. Founded by Methodists and Quakers in the present-day town of Trinity in 1838, the school moved to Durham in 1892. In 1924, tobacco and electric power industrialist James Buchanan Duke established The Duke Endowment, at which time the institution changed its name to honor his deceased father, Washington Duke.

Duke’s campus spans over 8,600 acres (3,500 hectares) on three contiguous campuses in Durham as well as a marine lab in Beaufort. The main campus—designed largely by architect Julian Abele—incorporates Gothic architecture with the 210-foot (64-meter) Duke Chapel at the campus’ center and highest point of elevation. The first-year-populated East Campus contains Georgian-style architecture, while the main Gothic-style West Campus 1.5 miles (2.4 kilometers) away is adjacent to the Medical Center.

Duke is ranked 8th in the U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges Ranking and 22nd in the U.S. News & World Report Best Global University Ranking. In 2017, Forbes lists Duke among the top ten universities to “produce the most Forbes 400 billionaires”.[10][11][12] In a corporate study carried out by The New York Times, Duke’s graduates were shown to be among the most sought-after and valued in the world,[13] and Forbes magazine ranked Duke 7th in the world on its list of ‘power factories’.

As of 2019, 13 Nobel laureates and 3 Turing Award winners have been affiliated with the university. Further, Duke alumni include 40 Rhodes Scholars and 25 Churchill Scholars. The university has produced the 5th highest number of Rhodes, Marshall, Truman, Goldwater, and Udall Scholars of any American university between 1986 and 2015. In 2018, the Wall Street Journal ranked Duke first (tied with Harvard and Yale) for graduate outcomes. As of 2018, Duke also holds a top-ten position in several national rankings

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual’s age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.