Assistant Professor, College of Nursing

Lewis University in Illinois

Date Posted August 28, 2014

A full-time tenure track position in the Department of Graduate Studies in Nursing is available for an enthusiastic individual, who is experienced in research, scholarship and healthcare leadership.  Lewis Universitys graduate nursing program offers Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP), Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) and Dual Degree (MSN plus MBA) Programs. The DNP program focuses on leadership while the MSN programs offer four specialty tracks: Nursing Education (NE), Healthcare Systems Leadership (HSL), Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner and Family Nurse Practitioner specialty tracks. This position provides the candidate an opportunity to teach in both MSN and DNP programs, develop a program of research and explore new teaching methodologies.


Lewis University College of Nursing and Health Professions offers bachelors, masters and doctor of nursing practice degrees in an environment of personalization, with small class sizes and individualized attention to students.  Core courses of the MSN programs and NE and HSL specialty track courses are offered in an accelerated format to meet the unique needs of the working professional nurse.  Selected courses and programs are offered both online and face-to-face.  Multiple locations throughout the northern Illinois area include on-site programs at area healthcare organizations and at the Lewis campuses in Oak Brook, Tinley Park, Hickory Hills, Chicago, Shorewood and Romeoville.  The College of Nursing and Health Professions faculty promote Lasallian and Catholic values by creating an environment which fosters critical thinking, enlightenment, compassion, and community in all teaching, learning and service. 


The successful candidate for this position will have the following qualifications:

  • PhD, EdD, or DNP, or doctoral candidate, in nursing or related field
  • Masters degree in nursing required
  • Active or eligible for Illinois RN licensure
  • Equivalent of minimum of three years of full time clinical nursing required
  • Two years of teaching experience in the academic setting preferred
  • Evidence of scholarship productivity
  • Experience in healthcare leadership positions preferred


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Lewis University, sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, is an equal opportunity employer, and is committed to diversity.  Applicants of a diverse background are highly encouraged to apply.  

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