Rush University is seeking faculty members for our College of Nursing, which is currently ranked #18 out of 552 graduate nursing schools by U.S. News & World Report's Top Health School rankings, including five specialties ranked in the top 6. In this role, you will contribute to the mission of the college by integrating the roles of teacher, researcher, clinician, and leader. The faculty portion will be negotiated with the respective Department Chairperson, based on the needs of the Department, as well as on your expertise and interest. Opportunities are available in Adult Health & Gerontological Nursing, Community, Systems & Mental Health Nursing, Women, Children and Family Nursing and Nurse Anesthesia.
To qualify, candidates must possess a minimum of a Master's degree in Nursing and maintain national specialty certification, as appropriate. Candidates must have current licensure as a Registered Nurse in Illinois, have licensure in another state with the ability to acquire Illinois licensure, or if working remotely, have current RN licensure in their state of residence. Candidates will be eligible for a faculty appointment, commensurate with their experience and accomplishments in Rush College of Nursing.
Rush University System for Health (RUSH) is an academic health system whose mission is to improve the health of the individuals and the diverse communities it serves through the integration of outstanding patient care, education, research and community partnerships. RUSH comprises Rush University Medical Center, Rush University, Rush Copley Medical Center and Rush Oak Park Hospital, as well as numerous outpatient care facilities. Rush University, with more than 2,500 students, is a health sciences university that comprises Rush Medical College, the College of Nursing, the College of Health Sciences and the Graduate College. Rush 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 2021-2022. This places the Medical Center amongst the top 20 of the 3,000 hospitals evaluated. U.S. News & World Report has also recognized nine Rush programs amongst the nation’s best, including top ten national rankings for neurology and neurosurgery and orthopedics. T...hese 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 University Medical Center has received Vizient's Quality Leadership Award, ranking first among 99 academic medical centers across the country. For the second consecutive year, all three Rush University System for Health hospitals have earned the LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leader designation in the Healthcare Equality Index.