Assistant/Associate Professor of Nursing

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General Description:

The School of Nursing and Health Sciences at North Park University seeks applications for a full-time, professional or tenure-track faculty member at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor, to begin Fall 2019.  This position includes teaching 12 credit hours each semester based on the qualifications of the candidate and expertise in medical-surgical/ fundamentals of nursing. Additional responsibilities include advising and mentoring students in their progression through the nursing program; coordinating and supervising student clinical experiences in the medical-surgical area; overseeing clinical adjunct faculty, and participation in university-wide service.  Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience.


  • Minimum of a master’s degree in Nursing, Doctorate preferred
  • License as an RN in the state of Illinois
  • Certification in the area of medical-surgical nursing preferred
  • At least five years of clinical experience as an RN
  • Successful experience teaching in the academic environment
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to incorporate the university’s city centered, intercultural, and Christian distinctives into teaching and service

This individual will report to the Dean of the School of Nursing and Health Sciences and will work closely with other faculty in the School of Nursing and Health Sciences.

Application Instructions

In order to be considered for this position, please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, 3 letters of recommendation, statement of teaching philosophy, and unofficial transcripts to:

Dr. Linda Duncan, Dean of the School of Nursing and Health Sciences

North Park University

3225 W. Foster Ave.

Chicago, IL 60625-4895

[email protected]

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

About North Park

Founded in 1891, North Park University is a Christian university of over 3,200 students from around the country and the world. The institution is owned by the Evangelical Covenant Church, and we seek applicants for employment with a personal commitment to intercultural community, the city of Chicago, and our mission of Christian higher education. We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage individuals from underrepresented groups to apply. 




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Job No:
Posted: 3/25/2019
Application Due: 5/24/2019
Work Type:
Salary: Commensurate with experience