University Faculty Openings

Full-Time Faculty Openings

Assistant/Associate Professor of Health Sciences

The School of Nursing and Health Sciences at North Park University seeks applications for a full-time, professional or tenure-track faculty member at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor, to begin Fall 2016. This position includes teaching 12 credit hours each semester based on the qualifications of the candidate, with preferred expertise in health systems management, administration, finance, policy, or closely related field. Additional responsibilities include: advising and mentoring students in their progression through the health systems management track; coordinating and supervising student practicum experiences; and participation in university wide service. Rank and salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.


  • Minimum of a master’s degree in a business or health-related discipline; doctorate preferred
  • License and/or certification in relevant health field, if applicable
  • At least five years of experience in the health care marketplace
  • Successful experience teaching in the academic environment
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to incorporate the university’s urban, intercultural, and Christian distinctives into teaching and service

This individual will report to the director of the health sciences department, and will work closely with other faculty in the School of Nursing and Health Sciences.

Application Instructions

In order to be considered for this position, please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, 3 letters of recommendation, statement of teaching philosophy, and unofficial transcripts to:

Suzen Moeller, PhD – Search Chair
North Park University
3225 W. Foster Ave.
Chicago, IL 60625-4895

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Assistant Professor of Nursing and Health Science    

The SON/HS is seeking a faculty person who is qualified to coordinate and teach medical surgical content in the undergraduate nursing program and has a background in simulation education.  Minimally this person must hold a master’s degree in nursing and a current license in the State of Illinois. It is preferred that this individual has previous teaching experience and is nationally certified in a medical surgical sub-specialty area. Doctoral preparation is preferred.

Interested applicants should review the North Park Faculty Application and submit a letter of intent, current vita, three references, and official transcripts to:

Dr. Linda Duncan, Dean
School of Nursing and Health Sciences
3225 W. Foster, Box 22
Chicago, IL 60625
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Part-Time Instructor Openings

Listed below are current and possible future part-time instructor openings in various areas. Please contact the specific person listed if interested in exploring one of these opportunities:

The Department of Chemistry

The Chemistry Department is looking for an instructor to teach our general education (non-majors) GE course: "Survey of Chemistry" with lab during the 2016–2017 school year. The department also seeks an instructor to teach several lab sections each of our introductory courses: "Survey of Organic Chemistry," "Survey of Biochemistry," and "General Chemistry I & II." A master's degree or PhD is required. If interested, please send a resume to contact Dr. Jon Reinstra-Kiracofe.

School of Professional Studies

The School of Professional Studies welcomes inquiries for adjunct faculty positions from individuals with appropriate academic preparation and professional experience, as well as a commitment to nontraditional learners in an intentionally Christian context. Contact Judson Curry to inquire. 

School of Business and Nonprofit Management

The School of Business and Nonprofit Management (SBNM) is always seeking highly qualified part-time instructors to add to its existing pool of adjuncts, and we welcome your inquiries. Minimally, a master’s degree is required. Interested candidates should contact Rochelle Robinson-Levant, director of operations for SBNM, by email at rrobinson-levant@northpark.edu. Please attach a CV and cover letter details expertise and teaching experience to your inquiry in order to be considered.

School of Education

The School of Education is looking for an adjunct professor to teach  EDUC 3330: Principles and Practice of Play and Language.  The course will be taught in Fall 2016 during Quad A from 8/29 to 10/17 on Monday evenings from 6:30 PM to 9:50 PM.  Please submit a resume to Dr. Rebecca L. Nelson, Dean, School of Education.

School of Nursing

Current openings include: adjunct clinical faculty in med surg and most of the subspecialties. Minimally a master’s degree in nursing is required, and a current Illinois RN license. Salary is based on qualifications and experience. Interview, CV, and letters of recommendation will be needed.

Dr. Linda R. Duncan
Dean of the School of Nursing
North Park University
3225 W Foster Ave
Chicago IL 60625

Contact Dr. Linda Duncan by e-mail by May 1. Applications will be considered in order received.


The Sociology department is seeking an instructor for a course in Urban Sociology which will be taught in the Spring semester. This is a course designed for Sociology and Criminal Justice students.

Contact Dr. Frank Steinhart regarding this opening.

North Park University Faculty Openings