Assistant/Associate Professor, MSN and DNP Program

Job description

The Position

The College of Nursing and Health Professions at Lewis University, invites applications for a full-time, tenure track faculty member to teach in the Department of Graduate Studies, with a focus on the MSN and DNP program.  Lewis University serves a diverse student population and community and we invite applications from individuals that embody a commitment to diversity.

Primary responsibilities of this position include teaching, curriculum development, implementation and evaluation, research/scholarship and service.  This position is at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank.

Lewis University

Located 25 miles southwest of Chicago, Lewis University is an innovative and forward-thinking Catholic university offering market-relevant undergraduate and graduate programs to 6,500 students. Sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, Lewis University has been nationally recognized for preparing intellectually engaged, ethically grounded, globally connected and socially responsible graduates. In addition to our main campus in Romeoville, Illinois, we have a growing number of fully on-line programs and locations in Oak Brook, Tinley Park and Albuquerque, NM.

Salary is negotiable and commensurate with skills and experience. Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. Lewis University provides tuition benefits, health plans and retirement benefits that add to your bottom line. For additional information on Lewis as an institution, please see our website at

The College of Nursing and Health Professions

The College of Nursing and Health Professions offers bachelor's, master's and DNP degrees in an environment of personalization, with small class sizes and individualized attention to students.  The College’s faculty promote Lasallian and Catholic values by creating an environment which fosters critical thinking, enlightenment, compassion, and community in all teaching, learning and service.


Doctorate in nursing or related field required. Master’s of Science in Nursing required. Licensure as a registered nurse in the state of Illinois or eligibility for same with application in process also required.  The equivalent of three years full-time clinical nursing experience plus two years of full-time teaching experience preferred. Clinical expertise in gerontology is preferred.

Application Process

For full consideration, interested applicants can view a full description of this position and apply online at

Inspired by the Universities 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 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.




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Job No:
Posted: 10/16/2018
Application Due: 12/15/2018
Work Type:
Salary: Salary commensurate with skills and experience