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Clinical Assistant Professor or higher (multiple openings)

Company: Loyola University Chicago
Location: Downers Grove
Posted on: March 16, 2023

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Clinical Assistant Professor or higher (multiple openings)

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Clinical Assistant Professor or higher (multiple openings)

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University Faculty

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Maywood-Health Sciences, Roger's Park-Lake Shore, and/or Downers Grove Campuses

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The Loyola University Chicago Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing (MNSON) invites applications for multiple clinical track faculty positions. We are especially interested in faculty engaged in teaching and scholarship in the following areas: *

  • Simulation, which also requires a clinical area of expertise, such as medical-surgical nursing, maternal-child nursing, or psychiatric-mental health nursing
  • Medical-surgical nursing, psychiatric-mental health nursing, obstetric nursing, or pediatric nursing for the hybrid learning option of the accelerated BSN track
  • Foundational sciences, with expertise to teach anatomy, physiology, chemistry, or microbiology

    These are non-tenure track open rank positions, for appointment at the Clinical Assistant Professor rank or higher based on the applicant's program of scholarship.

    The MNSON enrolls over 1400 students across three sites and includes 71 full-time faculty. Programs include a BSN degree with 4 study options, a MSN degree in nursing and healthcare administration, a DNP degree with tracks for preparation in nurse practitioner and clinical nurse specialist roles, and a PhD in Nursing degree.

    Within the context of the Loyola University Chicago and MNSON missions, visions, values, and strategic initiatives, the faculty members will:

    • Teach in undergraduate and graduate programs as appropriate to expertise and program needs; these positions will have primary responsibilities in the undergraduate nursing program
    • Employ a variety of teaching/learning strategies in classroom, online, laboratory, and clinical settings
    • Collaborate with faculty on curriculum and course planning, improvement, and evaluation
    • Develop and disseminate scholarship that advances nursing practice and education
    • Engage in service activities consistent with the mission and strategic vision of the MNSON, University, and nursing profession
    • Contribute to the MNSON and University goals for inclusive excellence and antiracism

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      Minimum Education and/or Work Experience
      Candidates for these faculty positions will possess:
      * Doctoral degree in nursing or a or a field related to primary teaching responsibilities

      * Eligibility for licensure as a registered nurse in the state of Illinois (not required for foundational science position)

      * Potential to establish and maintain a program of scholarship, consistent with the expectations of rank.

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      Special Instructions to Applicants
      Review of applications will begin in November 2022 and continue until the positions are filled. Applicants are asked to submit (1) a cover letter describing interest in and qualifications for the position, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) the names and contact information of three individuals prepared to provide professional references (references will be contacted for finalists only), and (4) an Inclusive Excellence statement addressing past efforts and future plans to advance diversity, equity and inclusion.

      The Inclusive Excellence statement should address the following:
      * Understanding of barriers: Describe your understanding of the barriers that exist for historically under-represented groups (URGs) in nursing. URGs include under-represented ethnic or racial minorities; men; lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer individuals; people with disabilities; and undocumented immigrants.
      * Past activities: Discuss past activities contributing to diversity, equity and inclusion. Examples may include teaching/curriculum, mentoring/advising/tutoring; outreach efforts; committees, task forces, and boards; scholarship and/or research, and other initiatives.
      * Future plans: Describe how you plan to contribute to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the MNSON including activities you would pursue and how they would fit into your teaching, scholarship, and service.

      Direct applications to:

      Inquires about this position may be directed to Dr. Dian Squire (, Associate Professor, Chairperson of the Search Committee. For more information about the School of Nursing visit:

      Loyola University Chicago is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer with a strong commitment to hiring for our mission and diversifying our faculty. As a Jesuit Catholic institution of higher education, we seek candidates who will contribute to our strategic plan to deliver a Transformative Education in the Jesuit tradition. To learn more about LUC's mission, candidates should consult our website at .

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      8500167, 8501157, 8501159, 8501179, 8501176, 8501158

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Keywords: Loyola University Chicago, Downers Grove , Clinical Assistant Professor or higher (multiple openings), Education / Teaching , Downers Grove, Illinois

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