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Nursing Clinical Instructor, Biobehavioral Nursing Science
University of Illinois Chicago

Date Posted Jan. 3, 2024
Title Nursing Clinical Instructor, Biobehavioral Nursing Science
University University of Illinois Chicago
Chicago, IL, United States
Department Biobehavioral Nursing Science
Application Deadline Feb. 12, 2024
Position Start Date Aug. 12, 2024
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Nursing - Clinical (all categories)
    Nursing - General

The College of Nursing at the University of Illinois Chicago is one of the premier nursing schools in the nation, with four degree programs ranked in the top 15 by U.S. News & World Report and a research enterprise ranked No. 9 for NIH funding among U.S. nursing schools. Our mission is to transform health, healthcare and policy through knowledge generation and translation, and also through education of future nurse leaders from diverse backgrounds. More than 1,500 students are enrolled in bachelor's, master's and doctoral programs at six Illinois campuses: Chicago, Peoria, Rockford, Quad Cities, Springfield and Urbana. We count among our current and emeriti faculty: eight members of the Sigma International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame; 33 fellows of the American Academy of Nursing (AAN); and six former deans and professors named "Living Legends" of the AAN. All this at the University of Illinois Chicago, which has seven times received the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine. Learn more at


Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Teaching: Clinical Associates/Instructors teach at the undergraduate level. Undergraduate teaching consists of giving traditional classroom lectures, seminars, online/distance learning, and simulation-based education as well as supervising small groups for clinical instruction and precepting. Clinical Associates/Instructors also participate in scholarly activities (e.g., developing evidence-based learning objectives and tools).
  • Scholarship/Research: Evidence of scholarly activities includes giving conference presentations, writing practice- and education-focused publications, and participating in clinical guideline development. Nursing scholarship spans broad content areas and diverse methodological designs, including those associated with the biological and social sciences as well as the humanities.
  • Practice/Service: Clinical Associates/Instructors contribute to the service mission of the university, commensurate with their percent of allocated time. Service activities are conducted in a culturally safe manner that demonstrates value for the principles of diversity, equity, inclusion, and social justice. Participation may include service at local, regional, national, and international levels (e.g., membership in professional organizations, representation on clinical practice committees, and practice in area of specialization).
  • Applicants should demonstrate a commitment to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion in their practice, teaching, and/or service activities because we openly embrace these important values. We encourage individuals from historically under-represented groups to apply for this position.




Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum education is a master’s degree in nursing.
  • Candidates should demonstrate teaching and clinical experience and be licensed registered nurses in Illinois (or be eligible for an Illinois license).


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Teaching experience in health professions preferred.
  • Adult-Gerontology Acute Care NP or Adult-Gerontology Primary Care NP board certified preferred. 

  • The University of Illinois System is an equal opportunity employer, including but not limited to disability and/or veteran status, and complies with all applicable state and federal employment mandates. Please visit Required Employment Notices and Posters to view our non-discrimination statement and find additional information about required background checks, sexual harassment/misconduct disclosures, COVID-19 vaccination requirement, and employment eligibility review through E-Verify.

    The university provides accommodations to applicants and employees. Request an Accommodation

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Contact Information

  • Dr. Anne Fink
    Biobehavioral Nursing Science
    University of Illinois Chicago
    845 S. Damen Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60612


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