Term Faculty (Non-Tenure Track) Professional Lecturer - Simulation and Nursing Laboratories (21-22)

Illinois, United States
Salary Not Specified
Jul 22, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time


The School of Nursing at DePaul University seeks to fill the position of Instructor/Clinical Assistant Professor and Simulation Educator. This is a 12-month, non-tenure track faculty position. The Simulation Educator provides instruction and evaluation of basic and advanced nursing skills for all programs in the School of Nursing. The Educator is a member of the Nursing faculty and reports to the Director of the School of Nursing.


  1. Provides instruction during scheduled and open practice time in the Nursing Learning Laboratories
  2. Participates in the design, implementation, and evaluation of student learning experiences that ensure the safe, effective best practice of nursing skills in the clinical laboratory
  3. Arranges workshops and other programs to address special learning needs of faculty and nursing students related to simulation and nursing skills
  4. Help ensures that Learning Lab equipment, supplies, computers, and audiovisuals are secure and maintained in good order
  5. Attends faculty meetings as necessary to support curricular and instructional needs
  6. Assists laboratory instruction for courses as needed
  7. Participates in committees

School of Nursing

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.  

College of Science and Health

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.

DePaul University

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.


Minimum Qualifications

  1. Registered Nurse (IL)
  2. Master’s degree in Nursing
  3. Minimum of 2 years nursing practice experience in relevant areas
  4. Advanced computer skills required
  5. Licensed to practice in the state of Illinois or eligibility for same with application in process

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Experience in patient simulation scenarios
  2. Broad generalist background with curriculum development experience
  3. Experience in teaching pre-licensure program

Application Instructions

Please provide CV, Cover Letter, and 3 contacts for Confidential Letters of Recommendation that will be contacted electronically by the Interfolio site.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applications submitted by August 10, 2021, will receive priority consideration. Interviews will begin by early September.


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.

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