Faculty (NTT)-Psychiatric Nursing(22-23)

Chicago, IL

DePaul University

Job ID: 96034

Rank/Title: Term Faculty (Non-Tenure Track) – Psychiatric Nursing/MENP (22-23)

College/School: Chicago, IL – College of Science & Health

Position Description:

The School of Nursing in the College of Science and Health at DePaul University seeks to fill one full-time, non-tenure track position at the rank of Instructor/Professional Lecturer, based on candidate qualifications. This position provides a 10-month appointment for the FY22-23 fiscal year, with start date of September 1, 2022.

Responsibilities will include providing didactic and clinical instruction to nursing students in the Master’s Entry into Nursing Practice and/or BSN programs in the area of psychiatric nursing. At least 60% of teaching responsibility will be for clinical instruction.  The faculty member will engage in course development, updating and submission of course syllabi in required format, assessment of student outcomes, research and development of resources for instruction, and utilization and development of instructional design methods that include technology (e.g., simulation). In addition, the faculty member will have an opportunity to serve as lead faculty for main courses and mentor adjunct faculty.  Further, the faculty member will advise students, provide support for departmental and programmatic initiatives and serve on the school committees.

DePaul's School of Nursing offers the RN-MS (online), Master’s Entry into Nursing Practice, DNP, and Nurse Practitioner tracks and certificates.  Nursing Programs are focused on community engagement, service learning in vulnerable communities, social justice and excellent safe quality nursing care. Faculty and students are engaged in Community Based Service Learning experiences in over 60 community sites in the Chicago area. Students are also in clinical sites at over 20 health care institutions.   

About the College of Science and Health

The College of Science and Health is the third largest college at DePaul, enrolling over 3,000 students. The college includes programs in mathematics, psychology, physics and astrophysics, environmental science and studies, chemistry and biochemistry, biology, neuroscience, health sciences and nursing. The College of Science and Health provides high quality, personalized, accessible science and health education to a diverse student body, grounded in the values of St. Vincent de Paul.  Our teaching and research advance knowledge and service to society. The College is located on DePaul’s Lincoln Park campus.

About DePaul University

With an overall enrollment of over 22,000 students, DePaul is the nation’s twelfth largest private non-profit university.  While the university is large, the class size in the department typically does not exceed 40 students. We seek candidates with a demonstrated record of effectiveness as the instructor for a variety of courses or teaching environments and a demonstrated commitment to continued development as an educator.

DePaul University seeks applicants that reflect the diversity of its student body and the city of Chicago. Applicants who have experience working with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students, and who can contribute to an inclusive climate are encouraged to identify their experiences in these areas. Women and members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS / MINIMUM QUALIFICATION:

  • Master’s degree in nursing required
  • Equivalent of three years clinical experience in nursing required
  • Licensed to practice in the state of Illinois or eligibility for same with application in process required.
  • Online teaching experience desired

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Doctoral degree in nursing or related field strongly preferred
  • Expertise in psychiatric nursing is strongly preferred
  • Experience in teaching pre-licensure program preferred

Special Instructions to Applicants:

A complete application should contain the following:

  • A letter of application indicating interest in and qualifications for the position
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Copy of academic transcripts
  • Contact information for at least three professional references. References may be contacted through Interfolio later in the search process to upload reference letters directly.

Interviews will begin June 15th, and the position will remain opened until filled.

For further questions about this position, please contact Dr. Suling Li, School of Nursing search committee chair at sli152@depaul.edu

Applicant Documents

  • Cover Letter(1)
  • C.V.(1)
  • Contact References (3) (Contact information for at least three professional references. References will be contacted through Interfolio to upload reference letters.)
     

Position URL: https://apply.interfolio.com/107086

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

DePaul University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local EEO laws.

Safety and Security Statement – Clery Act

A copy of DePaul University's Safety and Security Information Report and Fire Safety Report is available upon request. The report includes statistics about crimes that occurred on campus and public property immediately adjacent to campus. The report includes institutional policies concerning campus security, sexual assault and other matters. It also includes fire statistics, fire safety practices and standards of the institution. A copy of this report can be obtained by contacting the Crime Prevention Office at 773-325-7775 or by visiting the DePaul Public Safety website at http://publicsafety.depaul.edu.

Title IX Statement:

Federal Title IX policy requires that all colleges and universities make known the contact information for the person responsible for coordinating its efforts to comply with Title IX responsibilities.  At DePaul University, the Title IX Coordinator is Kathryn Statz.  Her office is located in Lincoln Park on the 3rd floor of the Student Center, 2250 N. Sheffield Avenue.  She can be reached at 312-362-8970, or titleixcoordinator@depaul.edu.

Required COVID-19 Vaccination:

Employment at DePaul University is contingent upon receiving all recommended doses of the COVID-19 vaccine including the booster or having a valid religious or medical reason not to be vaccinated.  To request a medical or religious exemption, please email employeerelations@depaul.edu

Required Background Check:

Employment at DePaul University is contingent on passing a background check.  Only final candidates who are extended an offer of employment will undergo a background check. 

Mandated Reporting of Child Abuse & Neglect:

Upon accepting an offer of employment with the university, you will also be required to sign an Acknowledgement of Mandated Reporter Status at the time of hire.  A mandated reporter is required to make a report to the Illinois DCFS Hotline whenever there is a reasonable cause to believe that a child known to them in their professional or official capacity may be abused or neglected.  For more information, please visit the following pages:  

Illinois Department of Children & Family Services (DCFS)

Illinois Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act

Posted: 06/09/2022