Professor, Pediatric Faculty
Faculty/Clinical Faculty | Rush University College of Nursing | Pediatrics

Position Highlights:

The faculty member of the College of Nursing contributes to the mission of the college by integrating the roles of teacher, researcher/scholar/clinician, and leader. The details of the faculty's workload distribution will be negotiated with the Chairperson, based on the needs of the College of Nursing, as well as on candidate's expertise and interest. Workload is determined one year in advance and annual reviews are done based on college needs and/or faculty requests.

Position Responsibilities:


  • Directs the learning of students in clinical and classroom settings.

  • Participates in the student advisement process.

  • Contributes to College and University student recruitment and marketing efforts.

  • Contributes to the development and evaluation of responsive curriculum.

  • Supports and facilitates a culturally, racially, and ethnically diverse educational environment.

  • Supports and, when appropriate, contributes to the Medical Center-wide interdisciplinary programs.

Clinical Practice, Research and Leadership

  • Generates grants and conducts research.

  • Applies research findings in own practice and teaching.

  • Facilitates research activities of students, colleagues, and members of related disciplines.

  • Disseminates research-based knowledge through publications and presentations.

  • Functions as an expert clinician in area(s) of specialization.

  • Supports continuous quality improvement in patient/client care.

  • Supports faculty practice through expression of clinical expertise via consultation, education, research or practice within and outside of the Medical Center.

  • Supports and facilitates the goals of Rush University, the college, and clinical setting.

  • Participates in departmental, and college strategic planning and decision-making, and evaluation.

  • Participates in and supports a faculty governance structure.

  • Supports and practices university/corporate team philosophy.

  • Supports a continuous quality improvement and cost-effective environment.

  • Supports cultural, racial, and ethnic diversity within the College of Nursing.

  • Participates in the College of Nursing Evaluation program.

Position Qualifications:

  • A Doctoral Degree in Nursing

  • Maintains National Certification as appropriate

  • At least two years of experience in clinical nursing practice

  • Current licensure in the State of Illinois. If working remotely, current RN licensure in home state of residence is required.

Company Highlights:

  • Rush was recently ranked first for Quality and Accountability among 102 leading academic medical centers in the US in a study conducted by the health care services company Vizient.

  • Ranked among the top academic medical centers in the country, Rush University Medical Center is an outstanding place to enhance your career. Everything we do centers on one goal: improving patient care.

  • Rush offers a competitive salary, and valuable healthy living benefits including: health, dental and vision to help you maintain and improve your health. Rush also offers several ways to invest in your future.

Rush is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

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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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.

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