Assistant/Associate Professor, Psych-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Track/Program Coordinator

Job description

The Position

The College of Nursing and Health Professions at Lewis University, invites applications for a half-time, non-tenure track faculty member to teach and facilitate continued program development and implementation in the Department of Graduate Studies, with a focus on the Psych-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner track. Lewis University serves a diverse student population and community and we invite applications from individuals that embody a commitment to diversity.

The primary responsibilities of this position include teaching, curriculum development, implementation and evaluation, academic advising, research/scholarship and service, as well as the overall coordination of the Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Program and clinical placements of students in the specialty.  This position is at the Assistant or Associate 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. The equivalent of three years of full-time clinical nursing experience plus three years of full-time equivalent psych-mental health nurse practitioner experience also required. Licensure as an advanced practice psych-mental health nurse practitioner (APN) in the state of Illinois or eligibility for same with application in process also required. Certified by ANCC as a Psych-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner required.  Teaching experience in an academic setting is preferred. 

Application Process

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

Inspired by the University’s Mission values of Wisdom, Knowledge, Justice, Fidelity and Association, the Lewis Community declares that we are 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, serves a diverse community and is committed to promoting diversity and inclusion on our campus as an equal opportunity employer.

We invite applications from individuals that embody a commitment to diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status and other protected status as required by applicable law. We are fully dedicated to providing opportunities for development of the whole person. To demonstrate this commitment, Lewis University wishes to build a culturally diverse workforce which strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans.




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Job No:
Posted: 1/29/2019
Application Due: 3/30/2019
Work Type:
Salary: Competitive