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University Faculty Openings

Full-Time Faculty Openings

Assistant Professor of Biblical and Theological Studies, Tenure-Track

The College of Arts and Sciences Division of Humanities and Social Sciences and the North Park Theological Seminary invite applications for a full-time tenure track faculty position. This position will teach both Bible and Theology with a 2/3 course load at the undergraduate level in the Department of Biblical and Theological Studies and a 1/3 course load at the graduate level, ideally in Theology, in the Seminary. This position will focus on Latino/a Theology and/or Bible classes strongly incorporating Latino/a perspectives. The selected candidate will become a Faculty Fellow in the Office of Diversity as the advisor for the Latin American Student Association (LASO). In this role of Faculty Fellow, the selected candidate assists in supporting retention efforts of a growing Latino/a undergraduate student population. Candidates should have a strong commitment to academic scholarship, the ability to communicate well with students and colleagues. For the Seminary portion, the candidate should have the commitment to work with a strong program of ministerial formation that includes care for students. For more information on the North Park Theological Seminary please click here.

A Ph.D. in a field of Biblical and/or Theological studies is required at the time of appointment. To be able to incorporate teaching insights drawn from Latino/a studies and cultural perspectives is desired.

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

Dr. Liza Ann Acosta
North Park University
3225 W. Foster Ave., Box 36
Chicago, IL 60625

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

School of Education Faculty Opening

The School of Education seeks applications for a full-time, professional faculty position beginning in Fall 2015. The candidate will be responsible for teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, providing supervision for students in clinical experiences, and collaborating with local schools. Preference will be given to candidates who have expertise either in mathematics education or early childhood education.  

Rank will be dependent upon qualifications. A master’s degree, teaching licensure, and experience in teaching are required. Preference will be given to candidates with an earned doctorate in education.

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

Dr. Rebecca L. Nelson, Dean
School of Education
3225 W. Foster, Box 29
Chicago, IL 60625

Questions may be addressed to Ms. Dru Sabres, Office Assistant

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

Assistant Professor of U.S. and Public History, Tenure Track

North Park University invites applicants for an assistant professor of U.S. and Public History beginning in August 2015.  Successful candidate will develop courses and mentor students in American and public history, integrating the rich resources of Chicago. Further specialization is open. In addition to introductory U.S. survey courses, desirable areas of teaching are: American pluralism, industrialization and urbanization, methods of public history, curatorial studies, local history, women and gender. Candidates shall have completed a PhD and show evidence of teaching effectiveness and scholarly promise.

Interested candidates should review the North Park Faculty Application and prepare a letter of intent, a curriculum vitae, the required essays, transcripts, and three letters of recommendation. All materials should be submitted to:

Susan Rabe, Chair, Department of History
North Park University
3225 W. Foster Avenue, Box 52
Chicago IL 60625

Deadline for completed applications is March 15, 2015

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.

Assistant Professor of Sociology, Tenure-Track

The College of Arts and Sciences invites applicants for a tenure-track position in sociology (with a focus in criminal justice and deviance), beginning in August 2015.  The primary teaching responsibilities for the position are undergraduate courses in criminal justice and deviance or other courses as appropriate.  The candidate will also have responsibility for reaching out to stakeholders in both the internal and external communities.

The qualified candidate will have a PhD in sociology or criminal justice, and at least three years (or the equivalent) of college/university teaching in the areas included in the position.  The candidate will also have strong and collaborative leadership and administrative skills; proven success in applied and classroom settings; and experience with recruitment.

Interested candidates should review the North Park Faculty Application and prepare a letter of intent, a curriculum vitae, the required essays, and should arrange for three letters of reference to be sent independently.  All materials should be submitted electronically to:

Dr. Frank Steinhart
Professor, Sociology Department
North Park University
3225 W Foster Avenue, Box 21
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:

Psychology Department

The Department of Psychology is in need of multiple adjunct instructors to teach during the fall and spring terms of 2015-16.  Instructors qualified to teach one or more of the following courses are desired:

Introductory courses –

  • Introductory Psychology (PSYC 1000), fall or spring
  • Research Methods in Psychology (PSYC 2100), fall or spring

Upper division lab courses –

  • Psychology of Gender & Sexuality (PSYC 3250), fall
  • Learning & Cognition (PSYC 3100), fall
  • Perception (PSYC 3800), fall
Developmental Psychology (PSYC 3150), spring

Psychology of Language (PSYC 3900), spring

The times for the course are flexible within the University teaching schedule until registration opens for fall (March 23, 2015) or spring (October 26, 2015).

We seek gifted educators who have experience teaching these courses.  We welcome advanced graduate and post-doctoral students to apply. The positions will be filled as soon as possible.

Please contact Elizabeth Gray, PhD with interest. Please include a cover letter and current curriculum vita.

 

School of Adult Learning

The School of Adult Learning 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.

Modern Languages Department

The Modern Languages Department is seeking adjunct faculty to teach French, starting this fall semester (August 25). The three classes are listed below:

  • Beginning French I: Monday/Wednesday/Friday, 11:45 am–12:50 pm
  • Beginning French I: Monday/Wednesday/Friday, 1:00–2:05 pm
  • Intermediate French I: Tuesday/Thursday, 11:40 am–1:20 pm

Interested candidates should contact Dr. Charles Peterson, dean of the college, at cpeterson@northpark.edu.

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

Contact Dr. Rebecca Nelson regarding possible needs.

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.

Sociology

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