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Assistant Professor of Nursing

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Illinois College - Jacksonville, IL
Full Time

The Department of Nursing at Illinois College invites applications for full-time faculty positions in Nursing, to start August 2023. Strong preference for expertise in one or more of the following areas: maternal-child nursing, mental health nursing, and acute care medical- surgical nursing.

The successful candidates will have deep knowledge of and passion for the nursing profession as well as dedication to the education of future nurses. Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion is essential. Teaching duties include all levels of the clinical BSN program, including both classroom and clinical teaching. Faculty members are expected to engage in continuous improvement through assessment at the course and program levels, as well as in ongoing professional development as a practitioner and instructor.

Since 1829, Illinois College has transformed the lives of undergraduate students. Founded by abolitionists, IC was the first college in Illinois to graduate students and hosts a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. The College is focused on student success and provides many opportunities for faculty-student interaction beyond the classroom, including collaborative research projects, international study-travel, and mentoring/advising. The College is committed to ensuring access and equity.

Nursing program offerings at Illinois College include the clinical BSN, the RN-to-BSN completion program (online), and the MSN (online). The Program is CCNE accredited.

Illinois College seeks candidates who have a commitment to working closely with a wide range of students. Currently, our population is approximately one-quarter students of color and 40% first-generation college students. Eagerness and ability to work with these populations is essential.

The College is located in historic Jacksonville, Illinois, 30 miles west of the capital city of Springfield and 70 miles north of St. Louis, Missouri.

Position Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in Nursing (doctorate preferred)
  • Unencumbered RN licensure in Illinois
  • Minimum of two years clinical practice experience
  • Successful college teaching experience strongly preferred; enthusiasm for working toward pedagogical excellence required
  • Evidence of strong clinical skills and the ability to facilitate student learning in a clinical setting

Applicants should submit the following materials in PDF format

  • Letter of application
  • C.V.
  • A statement of teaching philosophy that includes discussion of teaching to a diverse student body
  • Contact information for three references and/or three letters of reference

Review of applications begins March 1, 2023 and continues until the position is filled.

Illinois College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from underrepresented minorities and women.