Benedictine University, Nursing and Health

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Position ID:Benedictine University-Nursing and Health-ASTPROFNURSANDHEALTH06072019 [#13872]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Nursing and Health
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Lisle, Illinois 60532, United States [map]
Subject Area: Nursing
Appl Deadline: finished (2019/06/07, finished 2020/01/13, listed until 2019/12/07)
Position Description:    

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Benedictine University

Department of Nursing and Health

 Full-Time, Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor

2019 Fall Semester


Founded as a Catholic university in 1887, Benedictine University is located in Lisle, Illinois just 25 miles west of Chicago, and has a branch campus in Mesa, Arizona.

We are Catholic. All are welcome. Benedictine University seeks employees who understand and contribute to the University’s mission and vision. Inspired by our Catholic Benedictine mission and identity, our academic community is committed to inclusion. As an institution, we express our commitment to our identity as a Catholic and Benedictine institution through our values as they are manifested throughout the University. As such, all employees are expected to support the University’s Catholic Benedictine mission and identity and to contribute to its distinctive intellectual life in an effort to help each student and each other to thrive academically, professionally, and personally in our religiously and culturally diverse academic community.


Position Description: Benedictine University Department of Nursing and Health invites applications for a full-time, 9-month, tenure-track faculty appointment as Assistant Professor. Position involves teaching in an innovative, adult accelerated RN to BSN completion program delivered online and in a hybrid modality at off-site cohort locations. Areas of teaching include, but are not limited to, Health Promotion/Families, Communities, Populations and Professional Leadership. Appointment date is August 2019.



·        Teach courses in an online and hybrid RN to BSN program

·        Collaborate with faculty teaching RN to BSN population health and leadership courses in coordinating/facilitating clinical learning experiences

·        Serve as a course coordinator for selected courses in the RN to BSN program

·        Participate in, and assume selected leadership roles in curriculum development, implementation, and revision

·        Participate in the systematic evaluation processes of the Department of Nursing and Health programs

·        Participate in scholarly, professional, and community activities

·        Participate in academic activities at Department, College, and University levels



Minimum Qualifications:

·        Earned doctorate in Nursing or related field from a regionally accredited institution

·        Master’s degree in nursing

·        Current, unencumbered Illinois registered nurse (RN) license

·        Five years of clinical nursing experience

·        Experience with teaching in hybrid and online delivery modes at the undergraduate and/or graduate levels

·        Ability to interact successfully within a multicultural environment and to work harmoniously with colleagues, students and the community

·        Evidence of scholarly/research accomplishments


Preferred Qualification:

·        Certification as a nurse educator and/or in a practice area in nursing

Application Deadline: Review of applications begins immediately. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.  

Application Process: Interested applicants should submit a cover letter describing current teaching experience,curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, statements of teaching philosophy and research/scholarly interests, and contact information for three references.

Any questions should be directed to:  Ellen Sojka, Coordinator of BSN Advising and Office Operations, Department of Nursing and Health, College of Education and Health Services, Benedictine University, 5700 College Road, Lisle, IL, 60532; Phone 630-829-1152; Fax 630-829-1154; e-mail Must have legal authority to work in the U.S. permanently. An EEO employer.


Candidates who are offered a faculty position at Benedictine University must present Official Transcripts and Curriculum Vitae (CV) in order to be considered for the position, and must present them to Human Resources before the position starts.

Benedictine University does not discriminate in its admissions or educational policies, programs or activities; scholarship and loan programs; athletic and other University administered programs or employment practices on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, military or veteran status, marital status, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. The laws applicable to Benedictine University include constitutional and statutory protections of the University's rights as a religiously sponsored institution.  This policy of equal employment opportunity applies to all employment and personnel practices including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, promotion, training and compensation.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire. 

Benedictine University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Benedictine University
5700 College Road
Lisle, IL 60532

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