Nursing Full-Time Tenure Track Faculty

Palatine IL
Feb 26, 2018
Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical, Nursing
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Community College

Schedule Information:  Per course schedule; maintains a minimum of 15 contact hours of teaching and 10 office hours per week for student consultation; evening and weekend instruction may be required.  Serves on college committees; participates in departmental and division initiatives.

Weeks per fiscal year:  Faculty are covered under a 9-month contract period (August thru May) - this position requires an additional commitment for the Capstone experience from May thru June. Additional compensation will be awarded for this time period. 

Benefits:  Health, Dental, Life & Disability Insurance; Sick and Holiday pay; Personal Business; Educational Assistance: Tuition Waivers at Harper & Professional Expense

Position Description and Duties:  This position involves didactic and clinical instruction of nursing students in the Nursing program.  The person hired will also assist with the ACEN accreditation process.  Instructional responsibilities include:  course development, updating and submission of course syllabi in required format, assessment of student outcomes, research and development of resources for instruction, and utilization and development of instructional design methods that include technology (simulation).  Timely evaluation of students including reporting of student grades and progress is required.

The successful candidate will participate in and contribute to program, divisional and institutional committees, assignments and activities.  Committee work will include assignment to a faculty nursing committee.  Ten office hours per week for student consultation and advisement and participation in professional development, both internal and external, to remain credentialed in nursing and to advance in the instructional role are required.

Educational Requirements:  Master's Degree with a major in Nursing is required. Medical Surgical Experience is required. Candidates must have a current unencumbered Registered Nurse license (Illinois) or eligibility for Illinois license.

Experience Requirements:  Two years of teaching experience preferred. 

Application Review Date:  Applications are accepted until the position is filled though priority will be given to applications received on or before: March 19, 2018.

Special Notes:

*You will not be able to complete the application without attaching the following documents:

  • Cover letter
  • CV/Resume (Does not substitute for completed application)
  • Copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts from Regionally accredited institutions
  • Copy of current unencumbered Registered Nurse license
  • A one page single-spaced statement of your teaching philosophy. In your teaching philosophy, please include how you approach classroom management, how you assess students, and how you use instructional technology.

*Official transcripts required upon hire.

*Employment is contingent upon a Criminal Background Check

*Employment Sponsorship is not available

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