Family Nurse Practitioner Faculty

Loyola University Chicago
Illinois, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Mar 2, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Education Administration & Leadership, Teacher Education, Health & Medicine, Nursing, Administrative, Student Affairs, Health Services
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Details

Job Title Family Nurse Practitioner Faculty Position Title Family Nurse Practitioner Faculty Position Number Job Category University Faculty Job Type Full-Time FLSA Status Exempt Campus Maywood-Health Sciences Campus Location Code SCHOOL OF NURSING (02400A) Department Name SCHOOL OF NURSING Is this split and/or fully grant funded? No Duties and Responsibilities
The Loyola University Chicago Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing ( MNSON ) invites applications for a Family Nurse Practitioner faculty with specialty education and practice in emergency care. This is a non-tenure track position with an appointment at the Clinical Assistant Professor rank or higher.

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. The Family Nurse Practitioner track includes an optional specialization in emergency care.

Within the context of the Loyola University Chicago and MNSON missions, visions, values, and strategic initiatives, the faculty member will:
  • Teach in MNSON programs as appropriate to expertise and program needs.
  • 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.
See Minimum Education and/or Work Experience. Physical Demands Working Conditions Minimum Education and/or Work Experience
Candidates for the Family Nurse Practitioner with specialty education and practice in emergency care position will possess:
  • Doctoral degree in nursing or related field
  • Board Certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner and Emergency Room Nurse Practitioner
  • Eligibility for Advanced Practice Nurse ( APN ) or Advanced Practice Registered Nurse- Full Practice Authority ( APRN - FPA ) licensure in the State of Illinois
  • Clinical expertise as a Family Nurse Practitioner in emergency care
  • Potential to establish and maintain a program of scholarship, consistent with the expectations of rank
Open Date 03/02/2021 Close Date Special Instructions to Applicants
Review of applications will begin in November 2021 and continue until the position is filled. Anticipated start date is January 1, 2022. 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. Lee Schmidt, Associate Professor and Executive Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, and Chairperson of the Search Committee at
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 For information about the university’s focus on transformative education, consult our website at

As part of our Inclusive Excellence initiative to advance the critical role that diversity, equity, inclusion, and antiracism play in our ability to reach even higher aspirations, we seek to increase the diversity of our faculty, staff, and students. Broad diversity, including a wide range of individuals who contribute to a robust academic environment, is critical to achieving our mission of excellence in education, research, educational access and services in an increasingly diverse society. In holistically accessing the many qualifications of each applicant, we would factor favorably an individual’s record of conduct that includes experience with an array of diverse perspectives, as well as a wide variety of different educational, research or other work activities. Among other qualifications, we would also factor favorably experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to an academic career or degrees. Quick Link for Posting Job Number 8501002 Organizational Location HEALTH SCIENCES CAMPUS
Posting Details

Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date 01/01/2022 Position End Date Open Until Filled Yes Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Inclusive Excellence Statement
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you currently hold or are you eligible for RN licensure in the state of Illinois?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you currently hold, or are you eligible for, APN or APRN-FPA licensure in the State of Illinois?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Where did you hear about this position? • Colleague • American Association of Colleges of Nursing • National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties • Midwest Nursing Research Society • Southern Nursing Research Society • National Black Nurses Association • National Association of Hispanic Nurses • Philipine Nurses Association of America • American Academy of Nursing • National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education • Chronicle of Higher Education • Other, please specify:

    (Open Ended Question)

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