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Term Faculty (Non-Tenure Track) - Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) - Prelicensure Programs

DePaul University
Illinois, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Aug 2, 2023

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Nursing
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The School of Nursing in the College of Science and Health at DePaul University seeks to fill a full-time, non-tenure track faculty position for the prelicensure programs. This 10-month, non-tenure track, full-time position will be at the rank of Instructor/Professional Lecturer, depending on qualifications. The start date will be September 1, 2023 for the 2023-2024 academic year.

Responsibilities will include providing didactic and clinical instruction to nursing students in the BSN and/or Master’s Entry into Nursing Practice (MENP) program in the area of medical-surgical/critical care nursing. Approximately 60% of the teaching responsibility will be in clinical instruction. The faculty member will engage in course development, updating and submission of course syllabi in the 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 an opportunity to serve as lead faculty member for main courses and to mentor adjunct faculty. The faculty member will advise students, provide support for departmental and programmatic initiatives, and serve on the school committees as well.

DePaul's School of Nursing offers BSN, Master’s Entry into Nursing Practice (MENP), MSN-specialty, RN-MSN (online), DNP, and Nurse Practitioner tracks and certificates.  Nursing Programs emphasize community engagement, service learning in vulnerable communities, social justice, and excellent safe quality nursing care. Students are in clinical sites at over 50 health care institutions.   

About the College
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.

About the 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, and a demonstrated commitment to continued development as an educator.

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.

  • Master’s degree in nursing required.
  • Doctoral degree in nursing or related field strongly preferred. 
  • Equivalent of three years clinical experience in nursing required.
  • Licensed to practice in the state of Illinois or eligibility for same with application in process required. 
  • Expertise in medical-surgical nursing/critical care nursing will be the primary focus. 
  • Experience in teaching pre-licensure program preferred.
Application Instructions

A complete application should contain the following: 

  • A letter of application indicating interest in and qualifications for the position;
  • A curriculum vitae;
  • Contact information for three professional references, who will be contacted by the Interfolio application system to upload their recommendation letters directly.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates will not be considered until all the materials are received. Applications submitted by August 1, 2023, will receive priority consideration. Interviews will begin after August 1.

For further questions about this position, please contact Dr. Stephanie Byrd, Associate Director of the BSN Program in the School of Nursing: 



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, martial 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.

Safety and Security Statement - Clery Act:

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 .

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

Required Background Check:

Employment at DePaul University is contingent on passing a background check.  Only final candidates who are extended an offer of employment will undergo a background check. 

Mandated Reporting of Child Abuse & Neglect:

Upon accepting an offer of employment with the university, you will also be required to sign an Acknowledgement of Mandated Reporter Status at the time of hire.  A mandated reporter is required to make a report to the Illinois DCFS Hotline whenever there is a reasonable cause to believe that a child known to them in their professional or official capacity may be abused or neglected.  For more information, please visit the following pages:  

Illinois Department of Children & Family Services (DCFS)

Illinois Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act

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