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University Faculty Openings

Full-Time Faculty Openings

Physics and Engineering Faculty Opening

The Department of Physics and Engineering at North Park University seeks applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty member to begin Fall 2014. Rank is open.

We are seeking an energetic, creative candidate to help the department move in a new direction as we move into our new facilities. The department continues to offer both a BS and BA in physics as well as support for a 3-2 engineering program.  Starting in the fall the department will also offer a BA in engineering as well as a cooperative engineering program with the University of Illinois at Chicago.

The person hired to fill this position will teach a 6-course load of classes and labs each year. Courses may include introductory and upper division engineering courses as well as courses for non-science majors in the Core Curriculum program. Additional responsibilities will include advising and mentoring students and participation in university service. The preferred candidate would be involved in the equipping and supervision of the new machine shop. The ability to supervise on-site student research will be an asset. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Qualifications

  • Doctoral degree in Mechanical or Civil Engineering preferred. Suitable candidates with a doctoral degree in Experimental Physics or Materials Science will also be considered.
  • Demonstration of successful teaching at the university level.
  • Ability or willingness to learn to use instructional technology efficiently.
  • Ability or willingness to teach interdisciplinary classes to satisfy Core Curriculum requirements is encouraged.
  • Ability to supervise students in on-site research projects will also be encouraged.
  • Communication of the Christian faith and ability to demonstrate the integration of faith into the classroom.

Application Instructions: In order to be considered for this position, please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three (3) letters of recommendation, statement of teaching philosophy, completed North Park University Faculty Application, and unofficial transcripts to:

Linda McDonald
Chair, Department of Physics and Engineering
North Park University
3325 W. Foster Ave.
Chicago, IL 60625
lmcdonald@northpark.edu

The North Park University faculty application is found here. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

School of Business and Nonprofit Management Faculty Openings

Management/Leadership Professor

The School of Business and Nonprofit Management seeks applications for a full-time faculty position in management/leadership who will be responsible to teach at the undergraduate and graduate level.

Rank dependent upon qualifications. Masters in the area of management/leadership with extensive work experience required. Preference will be given to candidates with an earned doctorate. An interest in and ability to teach nonprofit management/leadership is a plus. Ideal candidates will have demonstrated excellence in teaching and a commitment to active involvement in professional associations and service to the university community.

Interested applicants should submit a letter of intent, current vita, and three references to:

Wesley E. Lindahl
Dean, School of Business and Nonprofit Management
3225 W. Foster Avenue, Box 27
Chicago, IL 60625

wlindahl@northpark.edu

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. We encourage candidates from under-represented groups to apply.

Operations Management Professor

The School of Business and Nonprofit Management seeks applications for a full-time faculty position in operations management who will be responsible to teach at the undergraduate and graduate level.

Rank dependent upon qualifications. Masters in the area of operations management with extensive work experience required (prefer both nonprofit and for-profit experience). Preference will be given to candidates with an earned doctorate. An interest in and ability to teach statistics and information technology is a plus. Ideal candidates will have demonstrated excellence in teaching and a commitment to active involvement in professional associations and service to the university community.

Interested applicants should submit a letter of intent, current vita, and three references to:

Wesley E. Lindahl
Dean, School of Business and Nonprofit Management
3225 W. Foster Avenue, Box 27
Chicago, IL 60625

wlindahl@northpark.edu

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. We encourage candidates from under-represented groups to apply.

School of Nursing Faculty Position Opening

The School of Nursing invites applicants for a tenure-track position in the graduate nursing  program starting August 2014. The qualified candidate must be a certified Adult Nurse Practitioner or an Adut/Gero Nurse Practitioner and hold an earned doctorate. This individual must have a current APN license in the State of Illinois. The primary teaching responsibilities for the position will be courses with in the nurse practitioner program.

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. Trudy Dewaters
Associate Professor of Nursing
North Park University
3225 W Foster Avenue Box 22
Chicago, IL 60625
tdewaters@northpark.edu

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:

Chemistry Department

The Chemistry Department has teaching needs in the following areas for the 2014–2015 academic year:

  • Survey of Chemistry
  • Survey of Organic Chemistry
  • Survey of Biochemistry. 
Interested applicants should send curriculum vitae electronically to:

Dr. Anne Vazquez
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
North Park University
3225 W. Foster Avenue Box 57
Chicago, IL 60625
avazquez1@northpark.edu

School of Adult Learning

Contact Judson Curry for general adjunct inquiries.

The School of Adult Learning welcomes inquiries from potential part-time faculty members.  The School of Adult Learning offers coursework in Business, Management, Nonprofit Management, Psychology, Criminal Justice, Information Systems, and general education areas.  Successful adjunct instructors will have experience teaching adult students in both face-to-face and online settings.  Instructors are expected to act in a professional manner in all activities related to the academic role and in interactions with colleagues, students, and peers. A commitment to North Park’s mission of Christian higher education is required.

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. Immediate needs within the SBNM are for instructors with expertise in these areas:

  • Finance
  • Economics
  • Nonprofit Management and Fundraising

Contact the School of Business and Nonprofit Management

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 (January 13, 2014 to May 9, 2014). This is a course designed for Sociology and Criminal Justice students.

Contact Dr. Frank Steinhart regarding  this opening.

North Park University Faculty Openings