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Assistant or Associate Professor, School of Nursing (6401)

Northern Illinois University (NIU)
DeKalb, IL

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Health & Medical, Nursing
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Assistant or Associate Professor, School of Nursing (6401)

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Assistant Professor/Associate Professor

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College-Hlth & Human Sci Dean


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NS 190

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Overview :

The School of Nursing, in the College of Health and Human Sciences at Northern Illinois University (NIU), invites applications for an anticipated tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant or Associate professor level in its nursing program to begin August 2023 or sooner.

The nursing program offers a B.S. in Nursing through pre-licensure and degree-completion programs, an M.S. in Nursing with specializations in Family Nurse Practitioner and Nurse Educator, and a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP). The bachelor’s and master’s program are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

The School of Nursing at NIU is led by dedicated faculty who are committed to bringing the most current evidence-based methods of instruction. Our vision is to become leaders in research and practice to improve patient outcomes here in DeKalb, throughout the state and globally.

Position Summary:

This is a full-time (9 months) tenure-track faculty position with teaching responsibilities in both the undergraduate and graduate nursing programs. This position also includes scholarship and service responsibilities commensurate with earning tenure according to school, college and university policies.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities :

The successful candidate may instruct at either the undergraduate or graduate level or both. The position will teach a diverse student population and will include online, in person, and hybrid course delivery along with travel to off-campus locations. Research, and professional service, and student advising are also essential duties and responsibilities.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Clinical experience gained through varied healthcare settings
  • Teaching in person, on line, and hybrid models
  • Demonstrated use of classroom technologies
  • Experience with Electronic Health Records

Anticipated Appointment Start Date:

August 16, 2023 or sooner

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Commensurate with experience and qualifications; position includes a robust benefits package.

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Commensurate with experience and qualifications; position includes a robust benefits package.

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Application Procedure:

For full consideration, please visit to create an application profile and upload all required documents by October 23, 2022. Applications received after this date are welcomes, but will be considered as needed.

Required Materials:

  • Current CV
  • Cover Letter
  • List of (3) References
  • Unofficial Transcripts (official required upon hire)

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EEO Statement Summary:

In accordance with applicable statutes and regulations, NIU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, religion, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, political affiliation, or any other factor unrelated to professional qualifications, and will comply with all applicable federal and state statutes, regulations and orders pertaining to nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action.

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Ethics and Compliance Officer, Title IX Coordinator
Health Services 230
[email protected]

Visa Policy:

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

ADA Accommodation:

NIU remains committed to ensuring that its recruitment and application procedures include full opportunities for applicants with disabilities. Employment opportunities will not be denied to anyone because of the need to make accommodations for a person’s disability during either the application or interview process. An applicant who believes they require an accommodation to participate in the employment process due to a disability may request that accommodation through the Accommodation Request Form. For further assistance, please contact the office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity (AAEO) at [email protected].

Safety Information:

NIU provides annual reports on campus security and fire safety.

Read the Annual Safety and Security Report. Contact the Ethics and Compliance Office at 815-753-1649 for a hard copy.

Read the Fire Safety Report. Contact the Department of Environmental Health and Safety at 815-753-0404 for a hard copy.


Northern Illinois University is a comprehensive research university offering programs from the baccalaureate through the doctorate. Colleges include business, education, engineering and engineering technology, law, liberal arts and sciences, health and human sciences, and visual and performing arts. On-campus enrollment is approximately 18,000 students. The university also offers more than 200 extension courses each semester to students in communities throughout northern Illinois.

The main campus is located in DeKalb, 65 miles west of Chicago's "Loop" and 40 miles southeast of Rockford. In addition to the main campus, NIU has three education centers in Hoffman Estates, Rockford, and Naperville. DeKalb/Sycamore, with a population of about 50,000, is a modern paradox, a rural/urban community. It is simultaneously recognized for its manufacturing and rich farmlands. The site of the first manufacture of barbed wire and the development of hybrid seed corn are evidence of its diversified history. The blend of industry and agriculture, coupled with the cultural and recreational facilities of the university and supplemented by easy access to Chicago and Rockford, provide an enjoyable environment in which to live.

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