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Chair, Department of Nursing

Tuesday, September 24, 2013  
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Chair, Department of Nursing for Spring 2014

Rockford University Department of Nursing is expanding and seeking to fill one, full-time tenure-track faculty position. The focus of the position is to provide enthusiastic and effective teaching in his/her specialized field of nursing and administrative leadership to the Nursing Department. The successful candidate will be required to participate on committees within the Nursing Department as well as within the university community, student registration and academic advisement.

Doctoral degree in nursing or a related field (PhD, EdD, DNS, DNP) is required along with a minimum of two years of clinical experience in the related teaching area. Licensed as a Registered Nurse by the State of Illinois or eligible for Illinois licensure as a Registered Nurse.

Rockford University is a small liberal arts institution with curriculums grounded in the liberal arts that are complemented and extended by professional and practical experience. Our Nursing program is one of our prime examples of integrating the liberal arts and professional/practical experience with pass rates on the NCLEX exam ranging from 92-100% over the past three years. The successful candidate must be willing to work in a park-like setting that is nestled into a small urban environment that supports three robust medical centers (OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center, SwedishAmerican Medical Center and RockfordHealth System). The Department of Nursing is part of the College of Science, Math and Nursing.

How to Apply / Contact

Submit application letter with statement of teaching philosophy and scholarly potential, curriculum vitae, official transcripts and the names and contact information of three professional references to Andrea Anderson, Search Committee Chair, Nursing Department, Rockford University, 5050 East State Street, Rockford, IL 61108 or email Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Rockford University is committed to being an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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