Term Faculty (Non-Tenure Track) - Nursing (21-22)

Location
Illinois, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Jul 14, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Description

The School of Nursing within the College of Science and Health is searching for a non-tenure track full-time faculty member for the 2021-2022 Academic Year who is able to teach students at the graduate level.

Responsibilities include providing didactic and clinical instruction to nursing students primarily in the Master’s Entry into Nursing Practice program.  The faculty member is expected to engage in course development, updating and submission of course syllabi in required format, assessment of student outcomes, research and development of resources for instruction, and utilization and development of instructional design methods that include technology (e.g., simulation). In addition, the faculty member will have opportunity to serve as lead faculty for main courses and mentor adjunct faculty.  Further, the faculty member will advise students, provide support for departmental and programmatic initiatives and serve on the school committees.

Our instructors may teach at both the Lincoln Park Campus as well as the North Chicago Extension site of the Nursing program. The successful candidate will begin teaching in Fall Quarter 2021.

DePaul's School of Nursing offers the RN-MS (online), Master’s Entry into Nursing Practice, DNP, and Nurse Practitioner tracks and certificates.  Nursing Programs are focused on community engagement, service learning in vulnerable communities, social justice and excellent safe quality nursing care. Faculty and students are engaged in Community Based Service Learning experiences in over 60 community sites in the Chicago area. Students are also in clinical sites at over 20 health care institutions.  

The College of Science and Health is the third largest college at DePaul, enrolling over 3,000 students. The college includes programs in mathematics, psychology, physics and astrophysics, environmental science and studies, chemistry and biochemistry, biology, neuroscience, health sciences and nursing. The College of Science and Health provides high quality, personalized, accessible science and health education to a diverse student body, grounded in the values of St. Vincent de Paul.  Our teaching and research advance knowledge and service to society. The College is located on DePaul’s Lincoln Park campus.

With an overall enrollment of over 22,000 students, DePaul is the nation’s twelfth largest private non-profit university.  While the university is large, the class size in the department typically does not exceed 40 students. We seek candidates with a demonstrated record of effectiveness as the instructor for a variety of courses or teaching environments, ability to teach graduate-level courses in analysis and/or applied mathematics, a demonstrated commitment to continued development as an educator, and active engagement in high-quality research.

DePaul University seeks applicants that reflect the diversity of its student body and the city of Chicago. Applicants who have experience working with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students, and who can contribute to an inclusive climate are encouraged to identify their experiences in these areas. Women and members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.

Qualifications

Preferred candidates will have earned a PhD in Nursing or Doctor of Nursing Practice. Those with a Master's degree in Nursing with significant experience teaching at the graduate level are also encouraged to apply. All applicants must be eligible for Illinois licensure as a Registered Nurse. A minimum two years’ full-time clinical experience as a Registered Nurse is required. Teaching experience including classroom, clinical, lab, and online as well as significant experience with curriculum development and evaluation are preferred.

DePaul seeks candidates with demonstrated cultural competencies to include teaching, service and research in diverse learning communities.

Application Instructions

A complete application should contain the following:

  1. A letter of application indicating interest in and qualifications for the position;
  2. A curriculum vitae;
  3. Contact information for three professional references

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates will not be considered until all the above materials are received.  Applications submitted by August 1, 2021, will receive priority consideration. Interviews will begin after August 1st.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

DePaul University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, martical status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local EEO laws.

A copy of DePaul University's Safety and Security Information Report and Fire Safety Report is available upon request.  The report includes statistics about crimes that occurred on campus and public property immediately adjacent to campus.  The report includes institutional policies concerning campus security, sexual assault and other matters.  It also includes fire statistics, fire safety practices and standards of the institution.  A copy of this report can be obtained by contacting the Crime Prevention Office at 773-325-7775 or by visiting the DePaul Public Safety website at http://publicsafety.depaul.edu.

Title IX Statement:

Federal Title IX policy requires that all colleges and universities make known the contact information for the person responsible for coordinating its efforts to comply with Title IX responsibilities.  At DePaul University, the Title IX Coordinator is Kathryn Statz.  Her office is located in Lincoln Park on the 3rd floor of the Student Center, 2250 N. Sheffield Avenue.  She can be reached at 312-362-8970, or titleixcoordinator@depaul.edu.