Nursing - Faculty
Faculty/Clinical Faculty | Rush University College of Nursing | Nursing

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. 

Rush University Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or Protected Veteran status.

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Faculty Recruitment
Faculty Recruitment
Faculty Recruitment

Why Rush?

Best HospitalsRush University Medical Center is an elite medical community recognized for excellence in patient care, medical discovery and clinical expertise. Our continued pursuits have earned Rush University Medical Center the distinction of being on U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals Honor Roll for 2020-2021. This places the Medical Center amongst the top 20 of the 3,000 hospitals evaluated. U.S. News & World Report has also recognized 11 Rush programs amongst the nation’s best, including top five national rankings for orthopedics, neurology and neurosurgery.

These accolades, along with many others that include a decade of Magnet® designation, are a reflection of the collective efforts and commitment to excellence demonstrated by our physicians, advanced practitioners, nurses and medical staff.


Rush is united by diversity, inclusion and a commitment to health equity. Rush is also a perennial “Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality.”

Quality of life

Chicago offers an excellent selection of homes in downtown, suburban and rural locations, as well as public and private schools and colleges. Local museums, entertainment, culture and the arts are world-class. Celebrated restaurants, craft breweries and local distilleries abound.

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Research at Rush

Rush is currently involved in more than 1,600 research studies, many NIH-funded. Rush’s long tradition of discovery dates back to determining the causes of scarlet fever, heart attacks and sickle cell anemia. Today we’re also leaders in neurosciences, cancer, immunology, infection, regenerative medicine and more. Join us in spearheading life-changing research at the national level.