Nursing Faculty Position


Rush University is seeking faculty members for our College of Nursing, which is currently ranked #18 out of 552 graduate nursing schools by U.S. News & World Report’s Top Health School rankings, including five specialties ranked in the top 6. In this role, you will contribute to the mission of the college by integrating the roles of teacher, researcher, clinician, and leader. The faculty portion will be negotiated with the respective Department Chairperson, based on the needs of the Department, as well as on your expertise and interest. Opportunities are available in Adult Health & Gerontological Nursing, Community, Systems & Mental Health Nursing, Women, Children and Family Nursing and Nurse Anesthesia.

To qualify, candidates must possess a minimum of a Master’s degree in Nursing and maintain national specialty certification, as appropriate. Candidates must have current licensure as a Registered Nurse in Illinois, have licensure in another state with the ability to acquire Illinois licensure, or if working remotely, have current RN licensure in their state of residence. Candidates will be eligible for a faculty appointment, commensurate with their experience and accomplishments in Rush College of Nursing. 

More about Rush University Medical Center:

Rush University Medical Center is an academic medical center that encompasses a 669-bed hospital serving adults and children. In January 2012, Rush opened a new 376-bed hospital building, known as the Tower, which is part of the Medical Center’s major renovation of its campus.

Rush University is home to one of the first medical colleges in the Midwest and one of the nation’s top-ranked nursing colleges, as well as graduate programs in allied health, health systems management and biomedical research. The Medical Center also offers more than 70 highly selective residency and fellowship programs in medical and surgical specialties and subspecialties.

Rush is consistently ranked as one of the nation’s top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Rush is ranked in 7 of 16 categories in U.S. News & World Report's 2018–2019 “America's Best Hospitals” issue, and is one of the two top-ranked hospitals in Illinois overall.

Rush was one of four hospitals in the country that the American Hospital Association honored for equity of care in June of 2018.

Rush was the first hospital in Illinois serving adults and children to receive Magnet status—the highest honor in nursing—and the first in Illinois to earn a fourth four-year designation.

Rush has been ranked among the country's top 100 hospitals—and 15 major teaching hospitals—four times by Truven Health Analytics, a leading provider of health care data and analytics.

The Human Rights Campaign, a civil rights organization that advocates for equality for people who are gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and/or queer/questioning named Rush University Medical Center a leader in LGBT Health Equality for the tenth consecutive year.

Faculty Recruitment

Faculty Recruitment

Faculty Recruitment

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