The College of Nursing at the University of Illinois Chicago is one of the premier nursing schools in the nation, with undergraduate and graduate programs ranked in the top 20 by U.S. News & World Report and a research enterprise ranked No. 1 in the Midwest and No. 8 nationally for NIH funding. Our mission is to transform health, healthcare and policy through knowledge generation and translation, and also through education of future nurse leaders from diverse backgrounds. More than 1,500 students are enrolled in bachelor's, master's, and doctoral programs at our six Illinois campuses: Chicago, Peoria, Rockford, Quad Cities, Springfield, and Urbana. We count among our outstanding faculty: seven members of the Sigma International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame; 30 fellows of the American Academy of Nursing (AAN); and six former deans and professors named "Living Legends" of the AAN. All this at the University of Illinois Chicago, which has six times received the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine. Learn more at nursing.uic.edu.
We invite exceptional and promising nurse leaders to apply for tenure track faculty positions in the Department of Population Health Nursing Science (Population Health), University of Illinois Chicago (UIC), College of Nursing.
The Population Health department is one of three departments in the UIC College of Nursing. Tenure track faculty in the department advance research on multilevel determinants of health (psychosocial, behavioral, environmental, and systems) and translate this research into practice, care delivery, and policy to improve the health of individuals, families, communities, organizations, and populations. We value diversity and demonstrate this commitment through a variety of initiatives. We encourage individuals from historically under-represented groups to apply. Visit our website to learn more about us at:
Minimum education is a Doctor of Philosophy or comparable research-focused doctoral degree in nursing or related sciences at time of appointment with an active and competitive program of research, as indicated by funding and publication record, is expected. Two-year postdoctoral experience is preferred. Applicant's rank (assistant professor, associate professor, professor) and salary will be commensurate with experience and education.
Evaluation of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled. For fullest consideration, please complete an electronic application, including a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, nursing licenses and transcripts for graduate degrees by December 10, 2021.
The University of Illinois at Chicago is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity and is particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people. We are committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.
The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act. The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit
University of Illinois faculty, staff and students are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. This employment offer is contingent on your timely submission of proof of your vaccination. If you are not able to receive the vaccine for medical or religious reasons, you may seek approval for an exemption in accordance with applicable University processes.