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Nursing Open Rank Non-Tenure Track, Biobehavioral Nursing Science
University of Illinois Chicago

Date Posted Jan. 3, 2024
Title Nursing Open Rank Non-Tenure Track, 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
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • 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 20 by U.S. News & World Report and a research enterprise ranked No. 10 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:

  • Demonstrate teaching excellence in undergraduate or graduate courses, which may involve traditional classroom and hybrid instruction, clinical supervision and precepting, or simulation-based education. Applicants should demonstrate experience with a range of teaching activities (e.g., lecturing, precepting, and mentoring students), expertise in their area of specialization, the ability to use evidence and research in designing learning activities, and a commitment to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion in their teaching philosophy and approaches.
  • Articulate a program of scholarship and perform scholarly activities, such as developing evidence-based tools. Nursing scholarship spans broad content areas as well as diverse research designs and methodological strategies, including those associated with the biological and social sciences and the humanities. Evidence of scholarly activities includes publications, regional or national or global presentations, and clinical guideline development.
  • Engage in clinical practice and service to the profession, such as serving on clinical practice committees. Faculty contribute to the service mission of the university commensurate with their percent of time allocated to UIC Nursing. Service activities are conducted in a culturally safe manner that values diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Applicants should demonstrate a commitment to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion in their research, teaching, and/or service because we openly embrace these values. We encourage individuals from historically under-represented groups to apply for this position.



Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum education is a doctoral degree (e.g., DNP or PhD in health related sciences), which must be awarded by the time of appointment. 
  • Applicants should have at least two years of clinical nursing or teaching experience.
  • Candidates should be licensed registered nurses in Illinois (or be eligible for an Illinois license).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Teaching experience in Nursing.
  •  Board certification (AG-ACNP-BC or AG-PCNP-BC).

  • 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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