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Nursing Non-Tenure Track Faculty,
Human Development Nursing Science
University of Illinois Chicago
Chicago, IL USA

Requisition ID: 1016273
Posting Close Date: February 15, 2023
About the University of Illinois Chicago

UIC is among the nation’s preeminent urban public research universities, a Carnegie RU/VH research institution, and the largest university in Chicago. UIC serves over 34,000 students, comprising one of the most diverse student bodies in the nation and is designated as a Minority Serving Institution (MSI), an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPSI) and a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI).

Through its 16 colleges, UIC produces nationally and internationally recognized multidisciplinary academic programs in concert with civic, corporate and community partners worldwide, including a full complement of health sciences colleges. By emphasizing cutting-edge and transformational research along with a commitment to the success of all students, UIC embodies the dynamic, vibrant and engaged urban university. Recent “Best Colleges” rankings published by U.S. News & World Report, found UIC climbed up in its rankings among top public schools in the nation and among all national universities. UIC has nearly 260,000 alumni and is one of the largest employers in the city of Chicago.
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. 7 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; 31 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 nursing.uic.edu.
The University of Illinois Chicago (UIC) College of Nursing invites exceptional and promising nurse leaders to apply for part-time and full-time Clinical Track Open Rank Non-Tenure Track Faculty positions in the Department of Human Development Nursing Science. All campuses (Chicago, Peoria, Rockford, Quad Cities, Springfield, and Urbana).
We seek doctorally prepared (Ph.D. or DNP) candidates to teach within the DNP and prelicensure nursing programs and supervise students in clinical and simulation areas within the Department of Human Development Nursing Science. The successful candidate will have expertise to contribute to our one of the following Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) specialties: Pediatric - Primary Care, Pediatric - Acute Care, Nurse-Midwifery, or Women’s Health. 
Duties & Responsibilities:

Teaching: Clinical/teaching faculty participate in teaching at the undergraduate and/or graduate levels. Undergraduate and graduate teaching consists of traditional classroom lectures, seminars, distance learning and small groups for clinical instruction.
  • Demonstrates a range of teaching activities (e.g., teaching assistantships, lectures, courses taught, hours and nature of direct student teaching, numbers of students).
  • Demonstrates practice expertise in area of specialization (e.g., national certification/credentials as appropriate).
  • Uses current knowledge and/or research in teaching.
  • Demonstrates principles of diversity, equity and inclusion in teaching philosophy and approaches.
Scholarship/Research: Nursing scholarship and research span broad content areas, diverse research designs and methodological strategies, including those associated with the biological and social sciences as well as the humanities.
  • Articulates a plan for a program of scholarship related to practice.
  • Evidence of scholarly activities (e.g., presentations, publications, guideline development).
  • Affirms commitment to principles of equity, inclusion, and diversity in their practice and scholarship.
Practice/Service: Clinical/teaching faculty may contribute to the service mission of the university commensurate with their percent of time allocated to the College. Service activities are conducted in a culturally safe and appropriate manner that demonstrate value for the principles of diversity, equity, inclusion, and social justice. Participation may include service at local, regional, national and international level.
  • Participates in professional organizations.
  • Defines and develops a practice area.
  • Supports healthcare needs of diverse individuals.
The Department of Human Development Nursing Science (HDNS) is one of three departments in the UIC College of Nursing. HDNS faculty advance scholarship on multilevel determinants of health (psychosocial, behavioral, environmental, and systems) and work to translate scholarship into practice, care delivery, and policy to improve the health of individuals, families, communities, organizations, and populations. Student learning is facilitated by cutting-edge educational approaches, e.g., flipped classrooms, simulation learning, online learning, as well as traditional face-to-face classrooms.  HDNS houses five Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) specialties including: Pediatric - Primary Care, Pediatric - Acute Care, Neonatal, Nurse-Midwifery, and Women’s Health.

  • The UIC Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Primary Care (PNP-PC) program prepares graduates to provide primary care to infants, children, adolescents and young adults. The program emphasis is on health promotion, maintenance and prevention, as well as management of acute, episodic and stable chronic illnesses. PNPs work in pediatric offices and clinics, school-based health centers, emergency departments and subspecialty practices. They provide routine health maintenance including well-child exams and developmental screenings, diagnose and treat common illnesses, provide anticipatory guidance regarding common health concerns, provide immunizations, perform school physicals, interpret results from lab and diagnostic tests, and order medications and therapeutic treatments.
  • The UIC Pediatric Nurse Practitioner - Acute Care (PNP-AC) program prepares graduates to provide care to infants, children, adolescents and young adults with acute, complex, critical and chronic illness in a variety of healthcare settings. PNPs work as part of an interprofessional team to provide care for these patients who may have life-threatening illness and organ dysfunction or failure. Practice settings include hospitals, intensive care units, subspecialty clinics, emergency departments and the patients' homes.
  • The UIC nurse-midwifery (CNM) program prepares midwives to care for pregnant people and their families across the lifespan. Midwives perform physical exams, prescribe medications including contraceptive methods, order laboratory tests as needed, provide prenatal care, gynecological care, labor, and birth care, as well as health education and counseling to women of all ages. Nurse midwives practice across all practice settings from small private practices to larger, hospital-based practices to out-of-hospital settings like a birth center or a home-birth practice.
  • The Women’s Health Nurse practitioner (WHNP) program prepares graduates to provide continuing and comprehensive healthcare for people across their lifespan. WHNP’s provide well-person care, reproductive and gynecological care, and prenatal and postpartum care The WHNP program prepares graduates to provide continuing and comprehensive healthcare for people across the lifespan.
We value diversity and demonstrate this commitment through a variety of initiatives. We encourage individuals from historically under-represented groups to apply. Visit our website to learn more about us at: https://nursing.uic.edu/about/academic-departments/human-development-nursing-science/

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum education is a doctoral degree in nursing (DNP) or related sciences and/or PhD by the time of appointment and at least two years of clinical experience.  Teaching experience in health professions preferred. Candidate should be licensed as a registered nurse in Illinois or be eligible for an Illinois license.

Applicant’s rank (Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical Associate Professor, Clinical Professor, Teaching Assistant Professor, Teaching Associate Professor, Teaching Professor) and salary will be commensurate with experience and education.

How to Apply:

Evaluation of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled. For fullest consideration, please complete an electronic application here: https://uic.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/1/home/requisition/2723?c=uic , including a letter of interest describing your practice experience and scholarship plan (research and publications), and preferred campus location (Chicago, Peoria, Quad Cities, Rockford, Springfield, and Urbana), your curriculum vitae, nursing licenses, a minimum of three professional references, and transcripts for graduate degrees.
Questions regarding the search may be directed to Crystal Patil, Ph.D. Professor, at cpatil@uic.edu. 
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.

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Position: Faculty
Organization: University of Illinois Chicago
Location: Chicago,  IL 
United States
Posting Start Date: 1/13/2023
Date Posted: 1/13/2023
Status: This listing expires on: 2/12/2023
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University of Illinois Chicago

Chicago,  IL 
United States
Crystal Patil, Ph.D. Professor